“Issor jana manu”?

Last Updated on March 29, 2020 at 9:15 pmThe novel Coronavirus has emphatically reiterated the gaping holes and fissures in our health care delivery system all over again ~ which ought to shame our Government. And, even if not publicly,…

Unprecedented times

Last Updated on March 28, 2020 at 9:09 pmIt has not been an easy decision to suspend our print edition from March 25, 2020, but times are difficult, different and unprecedented. Because the media remains the primary channel of communication…

Stay home

Last Updated on March 27, 2020 at 7:58 pmIt is the considered opinion of medical experts that if precautionary measures are not strictly followed, the corona virus pandemic can wipe out people in hordes. It means we are responsible collectively…

A major challenge

The Centre’s decision to increase test laboratories facilities to meet the challenge of massive level coronavirus tests to check how far the virus has spread at the community level is significant. The government is both faced with the problems of…

Learning crisis

It is clear that year after year we add to the existing huge army of unskilled personal, inappropriate for the knowledge society of the 21st century. The disquiet has engulfed our environs and the blame for this is typically heaped…

Life threatening situation

The day the State Government announced to close down schools as a measure to ward off coronavirus outbreak, the problem started sounding real. Although the initial reactions were mixed, and some people thought that the administration should have waited some…

COVID-19 challenge

The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country as on Friday has risen to 223, including 32 foreign nationals. According to reports, at least 50 fresh cases were reported on Friday, making it the largest single-day jump since the…

Environmental development

When it is said that injustice anywhere in the world amounts to injustice everywhere in the world, it is not just playing with words, or creating good sounding rhymes. It is what humans have learnt through experience. In a similar…

Work culture

We all have been brought up with some aspiration about our careers. Since childhood we get a sketch of a career we want to adapt. The sketch is quite clear in our minds; either we want to pursue medicine or…

Be alert

It is good to see that the Government of Nagaland is taking all precautionary measures to ensure that the coronavirus outbreak do not reach the State. Gearing up mechanisms and strategies to prevent the virus from reaching our part of…