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Our Lives Are Shaped by Errors, Some Camel-Sized (The Funny Side)

By   /  February 25, 2017  /  Feature, OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Our Lives Are Shaped by Errors, Some Camel-Sized (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi About two years ago, I tried to remove a bubble from my smartphone protective screen and accidentally bought a camel. Luckily, I managed to back out from the purchase by switching the phone off and turning around three times for luck, a useful trick I learned from my children. For research reasons […]

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The Great Hornbill… Let the Real Story be Told!

By   /  February 25, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Great Hornbill… Let the Real Story be Told!

By Col S.S Cheema (Retired) It is a beautiful bird. Beautiful, large, elegant and impressive. It is one bird that has one of the most important place in the history of Nagaland. The Great Hornbill is perhaps best known for its beauty, alertness and grandeur. This one is the only bird that has had most […]

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A Flashback

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on A Flashback

Looking back over the last four months of 2016, one gets a clear flash back of the turmoil that piled up one after another as our leaders in power remained unapologitic to their erroneous ways; unrelenting in their inadvertent actions and unreceptive to pragmatic ideas and common people’s thought. This callousness and insensivity incensed the […]

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Can This be a Beginning?

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Can This be a Beginning?

By Z. Lohe For the first time in the history of the State of Nagaland and in its 54th year of existence, a Chief Minister was removed from office by the power of the general public. The former Chief Minister Sri. TR Zeliang was ousted by the ordinary people, the common man. The power that […]

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The Fallout of the Bandh

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Fallout of the Bandh

By Tali Longkumer (IAS Rtd)  Having completed the first stage of Ho Ho of celebration on the new ministry, consisting of Old Wine in new bottles, we are now on to the next stage of Bo Bo of reactions emitting out from different quarters on the performance of the new team manned by old hands. […]

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Nagas and Their Duty to God and Their Country

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Nagas and Their Duty to God and Their Country

By Kaka D. Iralu The patriotic words “For God and Country” for which many people have laid down their lives in the defense of their countries is known to one and all. But many Naga Christians think that Naga patriotism or Naga politics has nothing to do with their Christian faith. Some even think that […]

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The Present Crisis

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Present Crisis

Nagaland heaves a great sigh of relief. This relief however, as we all know is only interim. The larger and transcending issue still remains unresolved. The logical step to follow could be a series of consultations and discussions. Threadbare discussion can only be meaningful when there is clear understanding and enlightened awareness among the stakeholders. […]

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Naga Feminist Reflections

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Naga Feminist Reflections

The Measure of Gender Justice in Naga Society What is the meaning of gender? What is the meaning of Justice? Which comes first in Naga society and how do we understand it? Like many nationalist societies around the world, the issue of gender justice and rights have remained marginal for a long time. We were […]

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The Road Ahead

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Road Ahead

The Naga are an ancient people, but new to the modern world and its concepts, faiths and ideologies. Our Educated think that education is the means to obtaining a government job; not an opening up of one’s intellectual capabilities to the uncountable ways to make a good living without being corrupt. Our Legislators run for […]

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Annals of Christianity in Ukhrul District of Manipur

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Annals of Christianity in Ukhrul District of Manipur

By Pamkhuila Shaiza  Christian conversion in colonial era was never an outcome of intellectual appeal; rather, it was an appeal to a new social-economic system that empowers people towards cultural re-invention, thereby syncing with the western ways of life. Although Christian missionaries failed in other Hindu dominated areas of India during the British Imperialistic regime, […]

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