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May 23: A Day to Celebrate India’s Democracy

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on May 23: A Day to Celebrate India’s Democracy

On May 23, the seven-week long Indian election process will come to an end. The votes will be counted and a winner will be declared. No matter who wins, the real winner will be India’s democracy. I say this as an Indian American who has had the privilege of living in the two largest – […]

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Olympic 100 m Record Will Even Out in Some Time: Performance Enhancement Specialist

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Olympic 100 m Record Will Even Out in Some Time: Performance Enhancement Specialist

It’s taken over 120 years to shave the Olympic 100 metres record from 11.4 seconds to the current 9.06 seconds and globally renowned Global Sports Scientist and Performance Enhancement Specialist Tim Gabbett says it’s got to even out sometime.

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Ensuring Food for Everyday for Everyone

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Ensuring Food for Everyday for Everyone

By Dr B K Mukhopadhyay The very broad question that looms large before the entire world today is how to feed a hungry, growing population with climate change already knocking at the door. At the very outset let us have a look at some specific observations made on the food front: “We have a billion people […]

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Give Citizens Comfortable Transportation Facilities

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Give Citizens Comfortable Transportation Facilities

An Open Letter to the Minister, Transport, Civil Aviation and Railways, Land Resources. Sir, Good morning. Recently I happened to travel to Manipur and for my homeward return I decided to board the Nagaland State transport facility. Upon interaction with the staff out there I was enlightened about the facility which has been running for […]

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Speeches on 69th Naga Plebiscite Day May 16

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Speeches on 69th Naga Plebiscite Day May 16

Senka Ao, Vice President, Naga National Council My dear Naga brothers and sisters, I greet you all in the name of our Almighty God. Today is a historic day for the Naga people for it was on this day in 1951 that the Nagas under the aegis of the Naga National Council boldly stated, openly […]

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Respect For a Mother

By   /  May 12, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Respect For a Mother

Celebration of International Mother’s Day is not just to honour mothers but to instil the virtue of respect in persons who are not mothers. The sense of satisfaction to be a mother will differ greatly depending on one’s family atmosphere, financial soundness, societal acceptance and religious adherence. In some religious traits, motherhood may be considered […]

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Congress and BJP: How Different Are Their Attitudes Towards Muslims?

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Congress and BJP: How Different Are Their Attitudes Towards Muslims?

If Indira Gandhi had won the 1977 general elections, it would have been a popular endorsement of her Emergency regime. Why would NarendraModi’s return after the elections be seen differently from Indira Gandhi’s after the Emergency? There is a list of failures – the economy, rural distress, record unemployment, the nightmare of demonetization, GST, throttling […]

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The Fault in Our Tribes

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Fault in Our Tribes

By Al Ngullie | EMN My childhood had its village moments. The sincerest advice in my community were instructions about honouring parents, showing compassion to the poor, and avoiding Ao women like the plague. The environment of community conversations amid which we grew up came dressed in noble intentions but coloured by a touch of […]

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Prayer: Thy Will Be Done is What Really Matters

By   /  April 27, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Prayer: Thy Will Be Done is What Really Matters

By Chichanbemo Patton SDB “Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays” says Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. Prayer is bound up with human history, for it is the relationship of humankind with God in the events of life. Prayer, for every religion is the most important element. Religion would be incomplete without prayer. […]

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Business in Today’s World: Customer Service Betterment is the Key to Success

By   /  April 27, 2019  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Business in Today’s World: Customer Service Betterment is the Key to Success

By Dr B K Mukhopadhyay At the very outset let me refer to few days’ back incidents. I was visiting a local private sector bank branch, when one senior citizen customer was asking for issuance of a pass book related to his SB Account opened a few months back. The concerned officer, not to speak of […]

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