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3 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir

  Srinagar, August 9 (PTI): Three local militants, who were part of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Gazwatul Hind – an offshoot of al-Qaeda, were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.   A teenaged…

Par panel to place report on Surrogacy bill tomorrow

  New Delhi, August 9 (PTI): A parliamentary standing committee on Health will present its report on the surrogacy bill tomorrow.   The bill was introduced in November last year in the Lok Sabha. In January, the Rajya Sabha Chairman…

Nagaland plagued by poor cellular connectivity

    APO appeal service providers to positively rectify problems at the earliest   Kohima, August 9 (MExN): The Angami Public Organisation (APO) today expressed resentment over the extremely poor services of cellular connectivity across the state of Nagaland. Of…

Time for Action

  Aheli Moitra   An afternoon in Dimapur: A scooter and an autoricksha collide mildly. The drivers are furious. As the dust settles, they unmount their vehicles. Passersby, their eyes squinting, hold shirts and hankies to their noses as they…

Why was I born in Nagaland, the “so called” Christian state?

  – A wishful thinking of a young Naga boy   Jevito Shohe   Why was I born in a state where people have sold out their rights for a bottle of whiskey and long-filtered cigarette just for a few…

The World Needs Indigenous Communities to Steward Their Lands

  Manipadma Jena Inter Press Service   “Showing them a picture-book crow, I intone ‘kaak’ in Bengali, the State language. While others repeat in chorus, the tribal Santhali first-graders respond with a blank look. They know the crow only as…

Kohima College celebrates golden jubilee

Kohima College celebrates golden jubilee

  Our Correspondent Kohima | August 9 On attainment of 50th glorious years, Kohima College today celebrated its golden jubilee with Governor P.B Acharya as the chief guest. Mentioning the contributions and visionary ideas of the great pioneers, the Governor…

Amplifying the voices of Indigenous people through the lens of women – Biodiversity, Livelihoods & Climate Change

  Monalisa Changkija The word “Indigenous” basically means native, original, aboriginal, home-grown, local, etc., and is the antonym of foreign or alien. For centuries, peoples and communities have either been born to certain lands and areas or have marked out…

‘Freedom from Open Defecation week’ in Kiphire, Mkg, Peren

‘Freedom from Open Defecation week’ in Kiphire, Mkg, Peren

  Morung Express News Kiphire | August 9   The launching programme cum rally on ‘Freedom from Open Defecation Week’ was held at the conference hall of the DPDB with Sedevikho Khro, DC Kiphire as the chief guest on August…

Nagaland Progresses at Night

  Mapu Jamir (I.A.S. Retd) Nagaland grows at night when the government sleeps. This is a reality-suggesting that someone may be rising despite the state government. But would it not be wonderful if Nagaland also grows during the day? In…

Comedy film acting is landing two girls to life imprisonment!

  Thepfulhouvi Solo, IFS Retd (RR 68) Retd. Principal Secretary, Nagaland The Bible teaches: ‘Do not let your right hand know what your left hand has given’; a Pangan traditional Angami woman would ask the Giver: ‘why do you give…

Praise & worship concert with Bob Fitts in Kohima

Praise & worship concert  with Bob Fitts in Kohima

    The Youth Department of Christian Revival Church, Bayavu Hill Kohima is organising a praise and worship concert from January 19 to 21 next year with renowned international praise and worship leader Bob Fitts.   The purpose of organising…

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