Primary target

Even as the quality of education imparted in our schools and colleges continues to be questioned from different quarters, there is on the other hand the mushrooming of schools and colleges in our land. Most of this institutions apparently are…

Assembly polls result

The results of four Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Andhra Pradesh, which also went to polls alongside the Lok Sabha elections over the last two months hold special political signals for all the contesting parties. These four…

Biodiversity under threat

On May 22 we celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). It is a United Nations-sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues marked every year. The main aim of celebrating the day is to make people aware…

Alarming trend

This year’s World No Tobacco Day is fundamentally important for Nagaland because this year’s theme “Tobacco and lung health” resonates well with the rise of lung cancer here. Cancer of any organ is evil, nefarious and pitiless predisposition to miseries.…

Sewage disposal

The scenario of sewage disposal in our State presents a very dismal picture. Almost all sewages are drained into water bodies without being treated. Massive urbanization of towns has manifold demand, stressing urban local bodies to cope up with demands…

Unapologetically 20

Where does one begin to tell of a twenty-year-old journey? What words does one use to describe the trials and triumphs of this journey, which meets a destination every day and every hour of the day? In fact, what does…

Bigger verdict

The elections of 2019 to elect 16th Lok Sabha shall go down in the history of India’s democratic process as the most gripping, fascinating- yet extremely challenging elections, ever fought since independence. The verdict of the people given so overwhelmingly…

Ensure safety

When a structure is raised with the purpose of providing specialized service to the public, the practice is that it has to obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC) from a number of Government agencies including the Fire and Emergency Services Department.…

Polluting nature

We should not be surprised at various kinds of natural calamities recurrently befalling us as the time cycle moves without break. For many of these tragedies, scientists and geologists bring forward the laws of cause and effect. After all natural…

Modi wins

With the BJP getting a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted “India wins yet again”. Leads show that the BJP will again get a clear majority on its own bettering the 282 seats…