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A Grave In The Woods

They fought bitterly most of the days now. They had no willingness to want to overcome their bitterness towards each other. The words they said to each other had no mercy for the other’s sentiments. One such day she cried tears that ran deep etches into her heart and ran out the front door. She had... 

Nagas With Attitude

Where was I? India? Gay porn and Christian forgiveness? I don’t know whether there is any way to tie these loose ends together on a Friday afternoon before I lose my head completely, but I’m going to try. I’ll start with Gandhi: I do not believe in forced unions. If you (Nagas) do not... 

Inspection Report

When the price to get a job or to be promoted is listed like rice, dal, salt and oil, it could be because I didn’t spend a rupee, that even after I saw the promotion order I was still doubtful. There are reasons why I didn’t grease palms. All my friends have forged ahead. They only included... 

Transculturalism: Rejuvenating Globalization

Transculturalism is the phenomenon that has been brought out by the interactional aspect of cultures made inevitable by globalization. Globalization, a techno-political assimilative arrangement which is giving the cultures across the world a time to revisit and rethink indigenous and new approaches to... 

Romancing The Tribal Culture Via Modern Theatre ‘”An Experience With Khenjonglang At Sandang Shenba Maring Khun

It was the first ever Maring modern play in its true sense of the term. A play, based on Maring cultural life that the audience witnessed on the evening of 2nd October, 2010 at the village of Sandang Shenba Maring Khun, a picturesque village, perched on the famous Nongmaiching ranges, to the east of... 

No ‘˜Money For Nothing’

MY MONGOLOID looks resembling those of foreign tourists from East Asian countries is an added advantage while strolling around Delhi where I’ve been staying over the last 15 years. Though I travel everyday on dusty Blueline city buses, my hyper-artistic beard and accent slightly laced with American... 

Why I Am Not A Believer!

Religious bigotry and fanaticism have recently become more widespread in certain sections of Muslims of the world, and among the American Christians, which are offensive propaganda to the secularist viewpoint. We are familiar with the jihadis. What is least known is that in the United States the propaganda... 

International Year Of Biodiversity ‘”State Level Seminar on ‘˜Tourism and Biodiversity’

Image by planeta via Flickr As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as ‘International Year of Biodiversity‘ the United Nation World Tourism Organization is happy to announce that 31st World Tourism Day (WTD) celebration is hosted officially this year at Guangdong province in... 

Extinction Is Forever

On this surface of the earth, where evolution is in operation, extinction of unfit and rarity of less fit in natural selection is an evolutionary necessity. Therefore, extinction is not an abnormal process in the life of a species. Extinction is generally considered to be the death of the last individual... 

Hiroshima: Greatest Tragedy

Why Hiroshima Day? At 8.15 am august 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb dropped in history exploded approximately 580 meters above the city of Hiroshima. In an instant, it reduced the city to a scorched plain, wiping out countless precious lives and inflicting devastation on all city structures. This unprecedented... 

Clash of Civilizations- Real Issues at the Heart

Samuel Huntington wrote the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and said Islam poses the greatest danger to the West and Christianity as a civilization. The root of the matter lies in injunctions of the religious Scriptures- the Bible, the Quran and also the Torah of the Jews all which have the same... 

Theatrical Performance Depicts Stinking Nambul

Panthoibi Natya Mandir dares shouldering the responsibility to carry out jobs concerning theatrical performance for the last thirty-four years with art loving and participation oriented spirit from many ends. While producing theatrical performances, this performing group has attained a remarkable position...