• Compassion in the workplace 
    Akangjungla With the increasing number of functioning workplaces, there is a shift in the work culture and working environment within. More attentions are drawn towards making workplaces fundamentally better
  • Beyond the landfills
    Imlisanen Jamir An estimated 20 million laborers around the world endure distressing conditions as they gather refuse and recycle materials outside of formal waste management systems. These individuals, know
  • Is Morality Necessary?
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Hobbesian State of Nature brings an image of the “war of every man against every man,” a constant and violent condition of competition in which each individual has a natural rig
  • NPSC must restore faith 
    Moa Jamir Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC), the constitutional body responsible for conducting examinations for appointments in the State services, among others, finds itself once again under intens
  • Trade as Peace – An interplay of Geography, History and Politics 
    Part I - A Conceptual Framework  The interplay of geography, history and politics has been central in determining the nature and scope of relations between cultures. Historically, trade was the confluen
  • Doorways
    Imlisanen Jamir The most interesting things happen at doorways; at the borders, right along the edges. Ancient fishermen learnt to sail where the warm water met the cold. The little fish would reach the e
  • Kindness is a choice 
    Akangjungla Finding kindness and resilience were two human characteristics which prevailed above the loss and misfortune during the covid-19 pandemic and its imposed lockdown. There was continuous stream of
  • Fire and Emergency Preparedness
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Going by statistics, it is reported that Nagaland loses Rs 1.04 cr every month due to fire disaster. While the loss is heavy it is heartening to see the inadequacy of just 21 fire stations
  • Farce ‘Preparation’
    Moa Jamir On May 4, the citizens of the state were informed that Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also heads the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), presided over a “monsoon preparedne
  • Walking the environment talk
    Imkong Walling The World Environment Day (WED) turned fifty this June. As the United Nations’ principal outreach programme for promoting and harmonising environmental initiatives, the event has seen ph
  • The algorithm of ethics
    Imlisanen Jamir In 2018, researchers from MIT Media Lab, Harvard University, the University of British Columbia, and Université Toulouse Capitole conducted a significant moral experiment known as the
  • Time to reset govt schools 
    Akangjungla ‘Education is the important instrument for inclusive growth and education serves as an engine for development of everyone’ - Union Minister of State for Education, Dr RR Singh reitera
  • Electricity Woes
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Currently, the State’s power availability is reported to be around 147 MW out of a peak demand of 180 MW. From this figure, the deficit is the cause of the current power woes especia
  • NIRF 2023: Takeaways for Nagaland
    Moa Jamir In a concerning note, the ranking of Nagaland University (NU), the sole central university in the state, has dropped even further in the latest release of the National Institutional Ranking Framewo
  • Identity Politics and the need for organic thinking
    In today’s context, identity politics means different things to different people and can be construed accordingly to one’s own interests. John Bruton, former Irish prime minister, says ‘Identi
  • Symbolic Representation
    Imlisanen Jamir A lot of what passes for empowerment these days is within the facade of symbolic representation. That means we have a lot of people from under-represented and oppressed communities who are to
  • Normalise Periods 
    Akangjungla With the commitment to promote good menstrual health and hygiene, the Menstrual Health Day was observed on May 28 last worldwide. With the theme, ‘Making menstruation a normal fact of life
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Just when the CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) for Undergraduate Programme which was introduced in 2022 by Nagaland University was settling in, under the NEP 2020, Nagaland University is a
  • Harnessing positive trends 
    Moa Jamir The results of 2023 High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations in Nagaland, declared on May 24, have shown positive trends for often
  • Property tax
    Imkong Walling In the Naga village of time immemorial, life was simple, barring trophy head-hunting. There was no organised government, as it is known today, tasked with handling day to day affairs like fina