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Drowning in Plastic

By   /  October 1, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Drowning in Plastic

On October 2, 2019, India will be undertaking a massive campaign to collect and segregate plastic waste. It is a part of the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign by the department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India. The problem of plastic pollution is a universal issue that transcends religious divide, […]

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The Potential of Tourism

By   /  September 27, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Potential of Tourism

The world observes World Tourism Day on September 27 every year with the aim to foster awareness on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value to the general public. This year, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation had chosen India to host the occasion on the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: […]

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Formidable India

By   /  September 26, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Formidable India

India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was a leading light of the non-aligned movement (NAM). Nehru along with some other countries like Yugoslavia, Egypt, and Indonesia made a formidable group of state which maintained equidistance from the two superpowers of that time, USA and USSR. Nehru’s model of diplomacy formed the basis of India’s foreign […]

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The Consequences of Inaction

By   /  September 25, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Consequences of Inaction

Youths around the globe are visibly angry with world leaders for their “all hat and no cattle” attitude towards Climate Change; and for preaching about the need to act but yet not taking concrete action. They are aware that their leaders are not doing enough to secure their future and the generations to come. The […]

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Nagaland’s Infamous Roads and Bridges

By   /  September 24, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Nagaland’s Infamous Roads and Bridges

The people of Nagaland have endured deplorable road conditions for decades now. Bad roads and bridges have become synonymous to the state. From Dimapur’s Purana Bazaar pothole-filled road that is now hosting hour-long traffic jams even on Sundays, to Longleng district’s Lasong Bridge that was reportedly in a “pathetic condition and threatening the lives of […]

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The Two Indias

By   /  September 22, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Two Indias

The most populous state in India, with the most number of parliamentary seats, Uttar Pradesh has now really turned into Ulta Pradesh (opposite or failed state). Rape victims are not getting justice, whilst every effort is being made to protect the offenders. Journalists, reporting the facts are being sent to jail. Important leaders of the […]

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Land Greed at the Cost of Brotherhood

By   /  September 20, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Land Greed at the Cost of Brotherhood

Two unfortunate incidents took place in Naga-inhabited areas this month. One was at Lamhai Namdi village in Peren district and the other at Makhan Bridge in Senapati district. It created chaos and a sense of insecurity in the minds of the people. The incidents that happened just a few days apart bear uncanny resemblance. In […]

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Congress in Troubled Waters

By   /  September 18, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Congress in Troubled Waters

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi was right when she asked her party leaders to be more visible on the ground, rather than being always present on Twitter. But if one thinks that by following the instructions of the top leader, the century-old party of India will show any urgency to make a comeback in the […]

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Alternatives to Government Jobs

By   /  September 18, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Alternatives to Government Jobs

Most people should be aware by now that Nagaland state will get into a deep trouble if the current trend of over-dependence on government jobs continues. With employment in the public sector already saturated, as repeatedly stated by government officials, the most feasible way to avoiding a possible economic crisis in the state is entrepreneurship. […]

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Deadline Expired

By   /  September 17, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Deadline Expired

After almost a year of intensive awareness programmes on the need to curb use of plastic products and the colossal harm its waste can have on the environment and living organisms, single-use plastics will be totally banned in the entire start starting today. The government of Nagaland had informed through an official gazette notification on […]

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