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New Government and Economic Priorities

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on New Government and Economic Priorities

The biggest festival of democracy was over on 19th of May. Campaigns are run on promises but governance is judged by performance. Former New York governor Mario Cuomo put it more eloquently: “One campaigns in poetry but governs in prose. India is a classic example of this political truism. It is a good time to […]

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This is Nagaland

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on This is Nagaland

When we look into moral and political philosophy, we are told from the outset that our society is the reflection of our mindset; that the kind of society we live in simply reflects the kind of people we are. This was first put to us by the Greek philosopher, Plato. According to him, if we […]

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The Need of the Hour

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Need of the Hour

This happened in the year 1993. While serving as one of the Joint Secretaries of All India Chess Federation, I was appointed as Team Manager of the Senior Indian Chess Team that was selected to represent India in the Asian Team Chess Championship which was held in Kualalumpur, Malaysia from 15th June to 25th June […]

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Lack of Sense of Direction in our State’s Music Industry

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Lack of Sense of Direction in our State’s Music Industry

In a recent article in Forbes Magazine, it was projected that by the year 2017-18, social media platforms like Apple Music, Spotify, Sound Cloud and YouTube were beginning to heavily dominate the music industry world-wide through their streamlining services which stood at 63% of overall industry revenue. Meanwhile, paid downloads and CDs are continuing their […]

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The Political Implications of the 1951 Plebiscite

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Political Implications of the 1951 Plebiscite

The Naga national Plebiscite of May 16, 1951 was not an internal political event undertaken by our fathers to state their stand to us and our children. Secondly, though there were still many Animists among us at that time, the Plebiscite was not a religious event where our fathers affirmed to be a Christian country […]

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Tribalism: A Menace to Naga Society

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Tribalism: A Menace to Naga Society

What is tribalism? Ism has more evils in its message. It is an exclusive attitude of a person making him feel proud of whom she/he is in the given society. It can also be termed as a social evil and vice that destroys human cordiality and relationship in the society. In the Naga context, tribalism […]

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Has There Been Peace in Nagaland?

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Has There Been Peace in Nagaland?

Lieut. General (Rtd) Shokin Chauhan, Chairman of Ceasefire Monitoring Group(CFMG) stated in the recent interview that Nagaland has come through complete peace for a year now. His assessment on the prevailing situation in Nagaland was based on the report of no physical conflict between the Indian armed forces and the Naga armed groups during the […]

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Protective Thinking: The Current Status of Naga-Kuki Relations in Manipur (Part-I)

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Protective Thinking: The Current Status of Naga-Kuki Relations in Manipur (Part-I)

The Nagas’ and Kukis’ in Manipur are in a state of political hangover thanks to intense contest for winning the Outer Manipur Lok Sabha seat and may not want to be distracted by other topics except on election. Elections will come and go but will the Nagas and Kukis stays forever in Manipur deemed by […]

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Culture: The Need for Dissemination and Preservation, with Special Reference to Moatsu Mong

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Culture: The Need for Dissemination and Preservation, with Special Reference to Moatsu Mong

Culture refers to shared knowledge, beliefs, values and attitudes amongst a group of people. Culture is a symbol of communication and imitation from one generation of the next. It is also the practice on a daily basis. Nagasare known for their diversified culture and unique identity. Moatsu Mong festival is celebrated by the Ao Naga […]

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To Ban or Not to Ban the Single Use Plastics in Total

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on To Ban or Not to Ban the Single Use Plastics in Total

The Government of Nagaland, through the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) is organising a major state wide social work on 4th May 2019. The purpose of this social work is to mitigate the onslaught of disasters (natural and man-made) that may occur with the arrival of the next monsoon. Last year the state had witnessed […]

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