On keeping Dimapur clean

Dear Madam, The intiatives of Better Dimapur & Clean Dimapur in association with Dimapur Municipal Council to keep the city clean and maintain it is highly appreciable. But unless the people of this commercial hub take it seriously, things cannot…

On punishment for rape

Dear Madam, This is with reference to your editorial, “Inadequacies of laws” (NP, July 6, 2018). There are inadequacies of laws, inadequacies of implementation of existing laws and more importantly inadequacies of social awareness to identify machismo as a primitive,…

On getting offended by social media posts

Dear Madam, It has become a very frequent phenomenon for the people of the state to see public apologies in newspapers for making comments or posts in social media platforms. It makes me wonder sometime whether the line to determine…

Control population to achieve Eco & human development

Dear Madam, World Population Day is observed on July 11 every year. It is about time we must acknowledge the fact that population is a resource and not a liability. It is a popular misconception that population has crossed the…

The Emperor & the Lion King

Dear Madam, Hans Christian Anderson told a very instructive tale of how a weaver had taken everyone including the emperor and his advisors for a ride by dressing the emperor with “invisible” clothes. Only a little child could discover the…

How safe are dry fish?

Dear Madam, The recent seizure of fish treated with formalin and ban on such fish products is a welcome step as it is dangerous for health. But how safe are the dry fish? Have any tests done on such fish…

Appreciation

Dear Madam, I, the undersigned, would like to express my sincere Dimapur District Administration, Police personnel, DMC Officials, representatives from Dimapur Naga Council Chairman Union, GBs Union Dimapur (Sadar), Chumukedima Town Council and the various fish vendors for their tireless…

On erratic electricity

Dear Madam, The issue of electricity in the state is a long standing problem that the people are facing and despite of many assurances from different governments over the years regarding the solution of the problem, it has remained the…

On slow pace of road construction

Dear Madam, It has been months now that a small stretch of road at West Yard Colony has been under construction and yet we are nowhere close to getting it done. The under construction road has been creating much inconvenience…

On Framework Agreement

Dear Madam, It is almost three years now that the Framework Agreement was signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM and yet we are to get any update about the contents of the agreement. Yes we often hear about…