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  X Chophika Sumi Bank Colony, Dimapur   Nagas are gullible- that is usually what the non-locals attributes us. Ever since we attained our Statehood, we’ve been relying completely on the grants/aids from the Central Government for our survival. There were times when some industries and factories flourished during the nascent stage of our statehood […]

‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Glen Campbell dies at age 81

‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Glen Campbell dies at age 81

    Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family said. He was 81.   Campbell’s family said the singer died Tuesday morning in Nashville and publicist Sandy Brokaw confirmed the news. No cause was immediately given. Campbell announced […]

Nagaland CEO appeals to promote SVEEP

  Kohima, August 9 (DIPR): Capsule for future voters Interactive Social Engagement was held on August 9 at Ruzhukhrie Government Higher Secondary School, Kohima, with Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha as resource person.   The CEO, Abhijit Sinha, in his presentation, informed that the main purpose of the capsule was to have Interactive Social […]

Suu Kyi turns to state media amid fears for newly gained freedoms

Suu Kyi turns to state media amid fears for newly gained freedoms

MYAETINEKAN VILLAGE, August 9 (Reuters): Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has turned to state-run media inherited from the former junta in an overhaul of her PR approach, after warnings her agenda is being swamped by crises and amid fears among rights groups of eroding free speech. The Nobel laureate came to power last year […]

A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US and North Korea tension

A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US and North Korea tension

    TOKYO, August 9 (AP): Amid growing tension between Washington and North Korea, the mayor of Nagasaki said Wednesday that the fear of another nuclear bomb attack is growing at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of his city. Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue urged nuclear states to abandon such […]

JSS Vidya Bharati celebrates Raksha Bandhan

  Dimapur, August 9 (MExN): Janjati Shiksha Samiti (Vidya Bharati) celebrated Raksha Bandhan on August 7 in their institutions of HVBS Jalukie B, GVBS Dhansiripar and Dimapur. Piyongtemjen Jamir, James Vijo, Pankaj Sinha and Assistant Professor, Sanjukta Bhattacharjee spoke during the programme. Walenniba Jamir delivered the vote of thanks. After Vandematram chant, the participants tied […]

19 killed in China 7-magnitude quake

19 killed in China 7-magnitude quake

    Beijing, August 9 (IANS): A 7.0-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 19 people and injured 247 in China’s Sichuan province, authorities said on Wednesday. The earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou county, a popular tourist destination, at 9.19 p.m. on Tuesday at a depth of 20 km, Xinhua news agency cited China Earthquake Networks Centre as […]

‘Understanding GST from Nagaland Perspective’

‘Understanding GST from Nagaland Perspective’

    Kohima, August 9 (MExN): The Department of Economics, Alder College organised a talk on ‘Understanding GST from Nagaland Perspective’ with the Department of Taxes, Government of Nagaland on August 9 at Dr. Setu Memorial Hall.   Kholi Lohrii HOD, Economics Dept Alder College delivered the welcome note and presented the keynote address. The […]

News in brief

Petroleum dealers’ body president issues directive   Dimapur, August 9 (MExN): President of Petroleum Dealers Association Dimapur, Neingutuolie Kenguruse has directed the members not to entertain any shop registration from Naga Political Groups (NPGs) apart from Dimapur Municipal Council. Further, Neingutuolie in a press release directed the association’s members/retail outlets not to entertain any kind […]

Skill oriented training held

  Longleng, August 9 (MExN): ICAR KVK Longleng organised 5-days skill oriented training programme for rural youths of Hukphang village on ‘entrepreneurship development through piggery and poultry farming’ from July 29 to August 2.   The technical sessions included entrepreneurship development through piggery and poultry farming, scope of poultry and pig farming in Longleng district, […]

Farmers Advisory Committee meet held

  Dimapur, August 9 (MExN): ATMA Dimapur district conducted a meeting for the District Farmers Advisory Committee on August 9 at ATMA training hall. The meeting was chaired by Janet Chishi, DPD.   Tonikali Achumi, DPD highlighted and updated the members on the activities conducted by the agency for the year 2016-17 at block level. […]

R&B minister inspect D block

  Kohima, August 9 (MExN): Minister Roads and Bridges, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire visited D block colony, Kohima and inspected the drainage system, road, footpath, colony government primary school, landslide area of the colony on August 5 during colony mass social work in view of the forthcoming Independence Day. Minister was accompanied by colony leaders, KMC […]