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Jeopardised

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Jeopardised

The second latest crisis of the NPF party has again brought to light the fierce rivalry between the members within the party. The NPF was founded only in 2002 but used the symbol and the motto of the oldest regional party in the state and it also derives it ethos from the regional party that […]

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Earthquake preparedness…?

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Earthquake preparedness…?

Concerns surrounding earthquakes in the northeast, particularly that of a great one with the region being situated in Seismic Zone V, are manifold and alarming. We have limited knowledge about earthquakes but we all know they are the least predictable of natural disasters and possibly the most catastrophic. Geologists are apprehensive that a high magnitude […]

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Make it work

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Make it work

The revival of the Nagaland Pulp and Paper Company Limited has been around for nearly ten years now but the actual revival now seems bleak for various of reasons but nothing definite where to point the finger at. The NPPCL was commissioned in 1982 and was running till the early nineties when it was closed […]

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Ranada

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Ranada

With the demise of Santosh Mohan Dev, the Northeast has not only lost one of its famous sons, but also a voice that made its presence felt in Delhi. The departed politician, who was more popular as Ranada was always ready to help the fellow North-Easterners whenever approached. Besides, he was a very straight forward […]

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Roads and drains

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Roads and drains

It has become a recurrent feature every monsoon  that the pages of all kinds of media in the state is replete with the road conditions of the state. Whether it is blockade due to landslides, potholes, swept away culverts and the recent addition of crumbling bridges there seems to be no easy solution in sight. […]

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Education versus employment

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Education versus employment

As another new minister takes charge of the school education department in the staet, like his predecessors he has also quite honestly said that the department has genuine problems. Besides the various unethical practices that has been plaguing the schools, the minister also touched on a very sensitive but undoubtedly relevant area in his statement […]

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Breastfeeding awareness

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Breastfeeding awareness

Today, August 7, is the last day of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 to 7), observed in more than 170 countries, is coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organisations concerned with the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide based on […]

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Precious winter

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Precious winter

The chief minister after getting a second chance to sit in the top chair on July 19 has finally managed to visit the flood affected areas and the dilapidated bridges around Dimapur district. The announcement for contingencies with regard to the bridges and the road condition is a welcome step but at the same time […]

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Double decade

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Double decade

August 1, 2017 marked the twentieth anniversary of the ceasefire agreement between the Government of India and the NSCN(IM). Much water has flowed under the bridge in the last two decades since the ceasefire and the negotiations started. The first noticeable change was the suspension of operations by both the groups though instances of violations […]

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Honour fallen

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Honour fallen

We honour leaders that dedicate their lives to serving the people and protecting the Naga way of life. However the characteristics that we hold up such as intelligence, good democratic judgement, integrity in one’s words and actions, and compassion for the people seems to be in limited supply in our state. We have elected leaders […]

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