Miss Peru contestants take stand against violence towards women

Miss Peru pageant contestants shared statistics on gender-based violence instead of measurements. On Sunday, the contestants, who represent different parts of the South American country, boldly skipped sharing their body measurements (bust/waist/hips) as is traditionally done, instead announcing statistics on violence against women in Peru, reports people.com.   Each woman stepped forward with the standard […]

Niall Horan lands first solo No. 1 album on Billboard

Niall Horan lands first solo No. 1 album on Billboard

Niall Horan scored his first chart-topping album as a solo artist on Monday, the third member of boy band One Direction to achieve the feat. Horan’s album “Flicker” sold 152,000 album units in its first week from music sales and streaming activity, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.   It follows on the heels of […]

Thousands attend ‘Aoli Asentenshi’ mega revival

Thousands attend ‘Aoli Asentenshi’ mega revival

Sungkomen Baptist Church Choir presenting a special song on the opening night of the Aoli Asentenshi revival programme at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung on November 1. (Photo Courtesy/ Sashi Jamir)   Morung Express News Mokokchung | November 1   It was a sea of humanity as more than ten thousand believers packed the venue at […]

TechAura- technical festival 2017 begins

TechAura- technical festival 2017 begins

Director, Life Sports, Colo Mero lighting a torch during the opening ceremony of TechAura 2017 in Dimapur on Wednesday. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | November 1 The annual TechAura – a technical festival organized by School of Engineering and Technology (SET) – NU began on Wednesday at its campus near DC Court […]

NCS probationers encouraged to serve in remote areas

NCS probationers encouraged to serve in remote areas

Land Resources, secretary, Kikheto Y Sema and Dr. Hovithal Sothu with NCS probationers on November 1. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | November 1 Land Resources, Secretary, Kikheto Y. Sema today called upon the NCS probationers to opt for posting at remote area of the state at the initial stage. He asked them to […]

A Look at Consumerism in Naga Society

A Look at Consumerism in Naga Society

The Compact Oxford Dictionary which I have describes ‘Consumerism’ as “the preoccupation of society with buying goods”. If that is the definition of Consumerism, I have absolutely no hesitation in saying that the present Naga society is a full-fledged consumerist society. Yes, most Nagas are habitual buyers. We don’t engage ourselves in doing productive works […]

Intersectionality

Aheli Moitra What is common to an indigenous woman, a child, a person with a disability, a transgender person, a person living under military rule, a dalit person and a migrant worker?   They are often the oppressed in a society ruled by the privilege of gender, ability, caste, class or origin. They are repressed […]

Climate change harms health worldwide as millions swelter

Alister Doyle Reuters Climate change has caused severe harm to human health since the year 2000 by stoking more heat waves, the spread of some mosquito-borne diseases and under-nutrition as crops fail, scientists said on October 31.   Scant action to slow global warming over the past 25 years has jeopardised “human life and livelihoods”, […]

PTYS launches paper bags at Phek town

PTYS launches paper bags at Phek town

DC Phek Kovi Meyase launches the paper bags (thonga) at Phek Town on November 1. (DIPR Photo)   Phek, November 1 (MExN): The Phek Town Youth Society (PTYS) under the Clean Green Operation formally launched the paper bags (thonga) at Phek on November 1.   Launching the thonga, DC Phek Kovi Meyase lauded the PTYS […]

Meeting discuss preparation for upcoming Hornbill Festival 2017

Meeting discuss preparation for upcoming Hornbill Festival 2017

DC Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS, senior SP Kohima, Joseph Hesso and ADC Kohima, Kiusumong at the meeting for preparation of Hornbill Festival at DC’s Conference Hall on November 1. (DIPR Photo)   Kohima, November 1 (DIPR): An emergency meeting in regard to discuss the preparation for the upcoming Hornbill Festival 2017 was held on November […]

Highland Hall School celebrates 10th anniversary

Highland Hall School celebrates 10th anniversary

Highland Hall School students welcoming guest during the celebration of its 10th anniversary cum parents’ day held in the school on October 31.   Dimapur, November 1 (MExN): Highland Hall School, Naga United Village, Dimapur observed the 10th anniversary cum parents’ day in the school on October 31 with V. Lovitoly Sema, ADC Niuland as […]

Naga Entrepreneurs Conclave on Nov 17-18

Organizers addressing media persons in Dimapur on Wednesday. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | November 1 With the sole objective of promoting local entrepreneurs, Native Trends Nagaland and Ethnic Trendzanda are organizing an event named, ‘Naga Entrepreneurs Conclave’ (NEC) from November 17-18, 11 am to 8 pm at Urban Haat, Dimapur.   Briefing […]