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Why Are We So Anxious About 666 But Do Not Worry About Our Bad Way of Life?

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Why Are We So Anxious About 666 But Do Not Worry About Our Bad Way of Life?

Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666. One day, a woman showed to me a depiction in a pen, and asked me inquisitively, “Is this not the sign of satan’s number, 666”? Somebody told her that […]

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Why Are Communication Skills Important For Students

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Why Are Communication Skills Important For Students

By Apem Hongvah Communication plays a vital role in our life. There are various reasons why communication skills are important for students. Communication skills help students in their study, to secure an interview, to advance in their career, to do their job well and of course for social networking etc. Communication can be categorised into three […]

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Unique History in Line of Generation GAP

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Unique History in Line of Generation GAP

The Govt. of INDIA in sequence of two/three prime ministers, during their own leadership tenures outspokenly pronounced without any hesitation that Nagas have a unique history. Even during the parliamentary discussion in the Lok sabha the then prime minister of India Shri. Jawahar Lal Nehru boldly convinced the house that basing on their quality and […]

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Getting Your Beach Bod for the Summer (The Funny Side)

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Getting Your Beach Bod for the Summer (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi | IANS My wife’s magazines make me laugh. On the cover, one headline is always something like “Learn To Love Yourself As You Are”, another is “Lose 5 kg In Two Weeks” and a third is “New Pasta Recipes”. It seems these days we all want to slim. One colleague shared a […]

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Rampant Coal Mining in Tiru, Nagaland: Adverse Prospects for the Future of Local People and Environment

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Rampant Coal Mining in Tiru, Nagaland: Adverse Prospects for the Future of Local People and Environment

By Anna-Maria Toastbread In a few minutes after crossing border with Assam and heading more into the inner part of Mon district in Nagaland it is becoming obvious that the Tiru mining area is located just a few kilometres ahead. The traffic of fully loaded trucks carrying coal becomes dense and spacious coal deposits can be […]

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Why Frontier Nagaland?

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Why Frontier Nagaland?

By Rev. Fr. Benjamin Chang The present four Eastern Districts was an un-administered area and was part of North East Frontier Agency (NEFA). The Eastern Nagas were never under the rule of the Britishers and was free up to the stage when India got its Independence. It was only in the year 1948, a year after […]

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Media Power- Are We Utilising its Full Potential?

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Media Power- Are We Utilising its Full Potential?

By Nyanbemo Lotha Naga I recall an incident in Shillong way back in 2010 when some hired labourers dug up the side of the street to install OFC lines and left it without covering up with the earth causing much inconvenience to the public in the already congested road typical of the city. This ignorance went […]

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India Heading for Comprehensive Healthcare Crisis — Amartya Sen

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on India Heading for Comprehensive Healthcare Crisis — Amartya Sen

India spends just a little over one per cent of its GDP on healthcare and this is leading the country into “a comprehensive healthcare crisis”, according to Nobel laureate and noted economist Amartya Sen, who has called for greater allocation on healthcare in India and highlighted what he calls “three general failures” in the country’s […]

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Monopolies in Digital Space are Bad for Media and Entertainment Industry

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Monopolies in Digital Space are Bad for Media and Entertainment Industry

Amit Kapoor | IANS It was not very long ago that the daily dose of entertainment for the average Indian household came from the soaps that ran like clockwork at dinner time. Now, it is not uncommon to find those rituals replaced with discussions of the latest show on Netflix. The digital media company has […]

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Reimagining Employability in India: A Singular Imperative

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Reimagining Employability in India: A Singular Imperative

Amit Dasgupta | IANS The singular expectation from university education is guaranteed employability and, thus, a return on investment. When this fails to happen, it is because the quality of education does not respond to market demand. Drawing on data from 60,000 graduates pan-India, an employability solutions company noted that around 47 percent of Indian […]

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