Miss Dimapur 2017

Miss Dimapur 2017

The Ethnic Group of Nagaland (EGoN), the official organizers of the prestigious Miss Dimapur pageant conducted the audition for Miss Dimapur 2017 on October 10 at IMC reception Hall, Dimapur. About 15 aspiring contestants appeared for the auditions from Dimapur and various parts of the State. Seen in the picture are some of the aspiring […]

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Myanmar

YANGON, October 10 (Reuters): Myanmar authorities said there was no sign of attacks by Rohingya Muslim militants on Tuesday as a one-month insurgent ceasefire came to end.   The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) announced the ceasefire from Sept. 10 in order, they said, to facilitate aid deliveries to Rakhine State, where their attacks on […]

Spain on edge before possible Catalan secession declaration

Spain on edge before possible  Catalan secession declaration

A man holds up a sign during a march in downtown Barcelona, Spain, to protest the Catalan government’s push for secession from the rest of Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday’s rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain’s top court had suspended and the […]

Financial literacy awareness held at Longleng

Financial literacy awareness held at Longleng

Chief Manager (Cr & Rvy) Bendangnungsang speaking at the Financial Literacy Awareness for the cooperative societies held at DC’s conference hall, Longleng on October 10. (DIPR Photo)   Longleng, October 10 (DIPR): The Nagaland State Co-operative Bank Ltd. (NSCB) organized one day Financial Literacy Awareness for the cooperative societies at DC’s conference hall, Longleng on […]

‘Gender disparity prevalent in Longleng district’

‘Gender disparity prevalent in Longleng district’

DC Longleng Y. Denngan Avennoho, Nuklu Phom, Executive Secretary, PBCA and others along with the girl students at DC’s office chamber during the launch programme held on October 9. (DIPR Photo)   Longleng, October 10 (DIPR): Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) programme was officially launched at Longleng by the Deputy Commissioner, Y. Denngan Avennoho Phom […]

CIH Nagaland conduct farmer’s interface meet

CIH Nagaland conduct farmer’s interface meet

The stalls at the exhibition displays various product during the farmer’s interface meet organized by Central Institute of Horticulture, Nagaland at its campus in Medziphema on October 6 and 7.   Dimapur, October 10 (MExN): A farmer’s interface meet was organized by Central Institute of Horticulture, Nagaland at its campus in Medziphema on October 6 […]

Training on ‘Transforming the skill landscape’ at Mon

Training on ‘Transforming the skill landscape’ at Mon

Members of YouthNet, Alder Tours and Travels with officials and trainees during the training on ‘Transforming the skill landscape’ held at District Executive Hall, DC office complex, Mon on October 10. (DIPR Photo)   Mon, October 10 (DIPR): The ‘Homestay’ training, organized by Youth Net, in collaboration with I Love My Mon Town (ILMMT) and […]

Nagaland: Know Your Districts – An overview -II

Since last year, The Morung Leaning has been running a series ‘Know Your Districts’ highlighting basic information about each district in Nagaland. As the conclusion of the series, broad overviews of the eleven districts are highlighted in a three-part article. After Dimapur, Longleng and Kiphire in Part –I, Kohima, Mon and Wokha are covered in […]

Union Christian School Pfutsero held Skills Exhibition

Union Christian School Pfutsero held Skills Exhibition

The Union Christian School, Pfutsero, gave a new vent to their creativity at the skills exhibition held at the school auditorium on October 7.   With massive participation of the students, every stall was presented conceptually where the students demonstrated practically, their works to the visitors under the guidance of their teachers.   Students were […]

Building Roads, Bridging Communities

Dr. Asangba Tzüdir   In Nagaland, what is statistically classed as a road is hard to be considered a road in reality. Similarly, a road full of potholes cannot be called a road but more appropriately, a stretch of potholes.   While people in the urban areas suffer from the deplorable condition of ‘roads’ filled […]

What’s new about social enterprise?

Lee Mannion Thomson Reuters Foundation   As New Zealand’s most disadvantaged group, Maoris are finding new ways to tackle poverty and crime by setting up businesses that aim to do good.   They have a strong track record, too, with generations of Maori ventures that set out to achieve way more than profit.   “The […]

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