• The ‘You’ age
    Imlisanen Jamir It is difficult to not notice a shift in the way businesses and advertisements address their customers. The tag lines read something like ‘You are the most important customer I will ser
  • Comparison can be unhealthy
    Akangjungla The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) declared its HSLC examination 2023 and HSSLC examination 2023 results on May 24. With a qualified percentage of 70.32%, out of 24361 candidates, a to
  • The Real Media Explosion 
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Connecting Nagaland The flow of information defines our times today. It is also attested by the way in which social media came into our everyday life. There is social media explosion and
  • From customary rhetoric to action
    Moa Jamir Nagaland's unique floral and faunal biodiversity acts as insurance against the adverse impacts of climate change, as emphasized by the Nagaland State Biodiversity Board on the eve of the Intern
  • From oral to written literature
    Vishü Rita Krocha Remember the time you sat down with your grandparents by the traditional kitchen hearth, listening to fascinating legends and tales? Many of us grew up with our beloved elders regaling
  • ‘Cyberloafing’
    Imlisanen Jamir In today's digital age, the allure of online distractions has infiltrated workplaces, resulting in a phenomenon known as cyberloafing. From scrolling through social media feeds to explori
  • HYPERTENSION RISK: Control It, Live Longer
    Akangjungla With more than 245 million people above 30 years estimated to have raised blood pressure, the burden of hypertension is massive in the WHO South-East Asia Region. In the region, ‘nearly hal
  • A Dangerous Precedent
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The recent incidences of violence in Manipur is very disturbing not simply because of the cause of the violence leading to loss of many lives, or the history of ethnic clashes in the region
  • Maharashtra lesson
    Moa Jamir The Supreme Court's May 11 Judgement on the political crisis that first occurred in June 2022 in the State of Maharashtra has far-reaching implications beyond the state. The decision by a five-
  • ‘Oily’ conundrum
    Imkong Walling The prospect of revenue motivated Nagaland to dabble in petroleum exploration over half a century ago. The irony has been that the same subject of revenue has haunted oil production in the sta
  • From Reflection to Action
    Imlisanen Jamir As we survey the state of the world today, it is easy to feel a sense of despair. The forces of reaction and regression seem to be ascendant. And yet, for all of our handwringing and lamentat
  • Nagaland Tobacco Free Home Campaign: A recap
    Akangjungla Among many social habits, tobacco use is not considered ‘unsafe’ in the Naga society. The fact that it is commonly used as a mouth freshener, and often shared among the family members
  • Snake or Rope?
    Dr Asangba Tzudir “The general population doesn’t know what’s happening, and it doesn’t even know that it doesn’t know.” – Noam Chomsky The above quote by Chomsky
  • On critical empathy 
    Moa Jamir On May 7, much to the relief of family members and state citizens alike, a total of 676 people from Nagaland, who were stranded in violence-hit Manipur, were safely brought back to the state capita
  • ‘Ripeness for Peace’
    Understanding why Peace Agreements fail – Part II The North East region, including the Nagas, has been yearning to find resolutions to their political question and to live in peace with their dignity a
  • Church & money
    Akangjungla The topic of church and money is a difficult one. Nobody wants to talk about giving to the church and money in the Church. Giving to the church is an act of commitment for Christians. People give
  • Journalism in Nagaland: Traditional to Dynamic
    Imlisanen Jamir World Press Freedom Day is a momentous occasion that is celebrated on May 3 every year. It is a day that commemorates the fundamental principles of press freedom and celebrates the essential
  • Time to lift the NLTP Act?
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The NLTP Act has been a hotly debated topic of discussion over the years and the chorus tilts largely towards lifting of the act. Once again the ongoing debate begs the question – Is
  • Age ‘Matters’
    Demographic changes require policymakers’ attention Moa Jamir In an innovative initiative, Friends of 80plus Kohima village celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on April 30 by emphasizing the Naga tra
  • ILP again
    Imkong Walling For the unfamiliar, the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regulation is a British colonial legacy, resulting from the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (BEFR), 1873.  A regulation enacted unbeknow