India to conduct joint exercise with Myanmar

Umroi, November 18 (IANS): Indian and Myanmar armies will conduct their maiden joint exercise in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, an army official said on Saturday.   The five-day exercise slated to start on November 20 will be held at the newly-inaugurated state-of-the-art Joint Training Node at Umroi Cantonment, about 25 km from Shillong, the […]

KU Aboi unit flays delay in construction

Dimapur, November 18 (MExN): The Konyak Union Aboi unit today said that 11th IRB Camp Aboi was in a “pathetic condition” as the construction of the camp had stopped nearly a decade ago.   In a press note issued by its President N. Wanglem Konyak, the unit expressed its disappointment with the concerned minister and […]

Unpaid since July, ANHTU appeal for salary

Kohima, November 18 (MExN): The All Nagaland Hindi Teachers Union (ANHTU) today urged the concerned department and the State Government to release the salary of 1379 Hindi teachers pending since July. Bring a quick and favourable solution to the suffering of those discriminated teachers, a press note from ANTHU President Rometo Sema and General Secretary […]

PCC SIT-IN PROTEST: Nagaland Govt brokers deal with ‘gentlemanly assurance’

PCC SIT-IN PROTEST: Nagaland Govt brokers deal with ‘gentlemanly assurance’

Morung Express News Dimapur | November 18 The Nagaland Government, on Friday, brokered a temporary respite from the agitating public after giving ‘gentlemanly assurance’ to the charter of demands submitted by the Public Coordination Committee (PCC), which spearheaded the sit-in protest.   The 3-day sit-in protest was “temporarily suspended” in response to the “gentlemanly assurance” […]

KPU proposed stir on hold

Dimapur, November 18 (MExN): The Kandi Public Union (KPU) has put on hold its scheduled indefinite agitation from November 20 after the Government of Nagaland decided to constitute a 4-member committee on RD Block Chunlikha imbroglio and an appeal made by the concerned department. It was decided during its emergency meeting held on November 18, […]

No protest etc during festive season, APO’s EC reaffirms decision

Dimapur, November 18 (MExN): The Executive Council (EC) of the Angami Public Organization has reaffirmed the press statement issued by the Governing Body of the organisation on November 11 and 15 which restricted “any kind of protest, agitation or disruption under its jurisdiction during the festive season.”   The decision unanimously was agreed upon during […]

Educational bodies must adapt to newer technologies: President

Educational bodies must adapt to newer technologies: President

President of India Ram Nath Kovind giving away certificates at the 94th convocation of the University of Delhi. (President of India@rashtrapatibhvn/Twitter).   New Delhi, November 18 (IANS): Calling for an “inter-disciplinary” approach to answer the requirements of the future, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said leading educational institutions will need to adapt to the […]

Cement bag costs Rs 8000 at this border town in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, NOVEMBER 18 (AGENCIES): Believe it or not, people living in Vijoynagar town of Arunachal Pradesh pay Rs 8,000 for one bag of cement, that too if it is available.   Vijoynagar, a sub-divisional town under Changlang district with just 1500 residents, has no proper surface communication. People have to walk for five days from […]

Insurgent-called strike affects normal life in Manipur

IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 18 (IANS): An indefinite strike called by the Maoist Communist Party (MCP) demanding the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in the state affected normal life in Manipur on Saturday.   Shops, commercial establishments, government offices were affected. Public transports remained off the road.   Many people could not attend a public meeting […]

Wanted miscreant arrested, arms and ammunition seized

HAFLONG (ASSAM), NOVEMBER 18 (PTI): The security forces during a search operation arrested a wanted miscreant and seized arms and ammunition in Dima Hasao district today.   Superintendent of Police, Ankur Jain, said the arrested miscreant, Resley Langthasa alias Konet was wanted by the police for his involvement in a number of cases of extortion, […]

Rio-led NPF downplays Shürhozelie’s invitation

Kohima, November 18 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) led by Neiphiu Rio in response to the statement of Dr. Shürhozelie published on November 17 has stated that the latter calling the “majority NPF (TR-NR) to return to minority group…is absurd, shallow and without logic.”   A rejoinder from Press and Information Cell of Rio-led […]

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