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Is Nagaland Prepared?

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Is Nagaland Prepared?

War of words, blame game and mudslinging between political parties is not uncommon in India, even during natural calamities. Many politicians prefer to take a dig at each other when they should be working together to help the victims. We have witnessed this on several occasions in the past, including the 2013 devastating floods in […]

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Dare to Dream Big

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Dare to Dream Big

Nagaland has come a long way since attaining statehood more than five decades ago. The leap it has made in the field of education is remarkable with literacy rate increasing from 10.52% in 1951 to 66.59 percent in 2001. According to 2011 census, the state’s literacy rate is 80.11 percent, higher than the national average […]

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We Must Not Bring the Gun Back

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on We Must Not Bring the Gun Back

Just when some degree of peace and tranquillity is slowly returning to Nagaland and other Naga-inhabited areas in the country for some time, a pall of gloom and fear has descended after the recent firing incidents at two residences of the functionaries of the ruling government in Nagaland. Although the Special Investigating Team is yet […]

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It is the Mindset

By   /  June 9, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on It is the Mindset

It’s time now for the rest of the country to take a page out of the book of Northeast on how to show respect to women. No matter how much they protest, how many stringent laws they make or how many women they accommodate both at political and administrative hierarchy, crimes against women will continue […]

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Let Lokayukta Nail the Guilty

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Let Lokayukta Nail the Guilty

The commotion that unfolded in the state capital city Kohima after the All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) spearheaded an indefinite hunger strike earlier this week, demanding the state government to act on several issues including the alleged misappropriation of State Technical Scholarship funds, has become a hot topic for debate among the people of […]

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Just Another Stunt?

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Just Another Stunt?

As the saying goes, desperate situation calls for desperate measures. However it needs to be noted that such measures should not be suicidal. To get out from a hopeless situation, everyone needs to be cautious enough so that precautionary measures do not land anyone in to further trouble. One should always remember that two wrongs […]

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Cons of Plastics Outweigh Pros

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Cons of Plastics Outweigh Pros

On this day, a year ago, the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)-led People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government announced that single-use plastic items would be banned in the state. The declaration was made on World Environment Day last year. Lots of awareness programmes on the ill-effects of plastic items have been conducted across the state by […]

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The Fall Back Options

By   /  June 3, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Fall Back Options

It is safe to say that many, if not all, Nagas aspire and are inspired by their parents/seniors to secure a government job and become government officers. Government jobs are popularly characterised as the most stable and an easy source of income in the state, and thus many aim for it. According to the Directorate […]

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Neglect of Economic Priorities

By   /  June 2, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Neglect of Economic Priorities

India’s growth rate has gone below six for the first time in two years. In the process the nation has lost the tag as the fastest growing economy in the world. Unemployment rate is the highest in the last 47 years. Along with these two blows, India will cease to be the most favoured nation […]

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Crucial Second Innings

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Crucial Second Innings

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 began on the same day Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers took oath of office at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of high-profile world leaders and prominent personalities from the country. The cricket-crazy nation was glued to the television screens on Thursday evening to watch Modi […]

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