Bible to the rescue: Nagaland’s animal adoption campaign

Bible to the rescue: Nagaland’s animal adoption campaign

“Isaiah 43:20-21 – The wild animals honor me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the desert and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen, the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise” reads lines from the Holy Bible in one of the […]

Amur falcons: The ‘esteemed guests’ of Nagaland

Amur falcons: The ‘esteemed guests’ of Nagaland

Pangti village is the largest village in Wokha district of Nagaland, but its name is known and famous for a different reason. It is one of the first villages in Wokha district that took the step of conserving the Amur falcons, earning the prestigious Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Earth Heroes Award, 2014 in “Save the species […]

Why Nagaland’s health care facilities are a cause of concern

Why Nagaland’s health care facilities are a cause of concern

In the recent statement made by the Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare, P Longon, about the health care facility centres in Nagaland, he admitted that despite having 566 health care centres in the state, the health care delivery system is far from being satisfactory. Longon may be true to a certain extent if we look […]

Seeking to revive Naga tattoo culture

Seeking to revive Naga tattoo culture

Naga tribes have an old and rich tattooing culture. But such traditional art forms are now all but extinct and Mo Naga, a 29-year-old northeastern youth, is on a mission to revive this “unique” heritage. Khaling, or Mo Naga, as he prefers to be referred to, is a design graduate from the National Institute of […]

Scarier than Witchcraft!

Scarier than Witchcraft!

By Monalisa Changkija This happened in the summer of 1998. I had gone to Guwahati by road with a friend for a couple of days. While returning, as we approached Kaziranga, our Driver suddenly braked and stopped our vehicle. I asked him, “What happened?” He replied, “A cat crossed the road. Shall we return to […]

Two Northeast women missing from Delhi

Two Northeast women missing from Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two women from Northeast, residing in rented accommodations in Delhi have reportedly gone missing for the past four days, police has said. This is the second such incident in the last one month after a 26-year old woman from Nagaland residing with her boyfriend who was a foreign national went missing on October […]