Training on rubber tapping & processing held

Peren, January 25 (MExN): The Department of Land Resources, Peren in collaboration with the Rubber Board Regional office, Dimapur conducted four days training from January 9 to 12 on scientific rubber tapping and processing at Lilen village for IEMP-1 (Batch-1) villages – Lilen, Phijol, Vongkithem, Inbung, Peihang, Bongkolong, New Beisumpui, and New Chalkot.   A […]

LOU, DHEP presidential election questioned

Wokha, January 25 (MExN): The recent presidential election of Land Owners’ Union, Doyang Hydro Electric Project (LOU, DHEP) has been questioned in a rejoinder received here.   Stating that the matter is still pending in the court, the rejoinder from R Yanthan, Land Owner, LOU, DHEP asked how a president can be elected when there […]

Manipur: Need for healthy communication

Witoubou Newmai Lack of communication, for that matter, the lack of healthy communication between the Meiteis and the Nagas are cause for enough and more to despair in Manipur. Besides, using the media as the only platform to communicate between the two communities has so far created many unwanted situations, drifting them further apart.   […]

News in brief

China says has goodwill towards Taiwan, but won’t allow separation BEIJING, January 25 (Reuters): China is willing to show utmost goodwill towards self-ruled Taiwan but won’t allow its separation from China, the country’s defence ministry said on Thursday after Taiwan’s president said she does not rule out the possibility of a Chinese attack. Taiwan President […]

Sao Chang College students visit Gangtok

Sao Chang College students visit Gangtok

SCC principal, RUSA members and the vocational course students during the exposure visit to Gangtok, Sikkim.   Tuensang, January 25 (MExN): Vocational course students of Sao Chang (Government) College (SCC), Tuensang went to Gangtok, Sikkim for three-day training cum exposure visit on ‘Floriculture’ from January 16 to 18.   Organized in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan […]

BJP Longleng district resolves on party ticket

Longleng, January 25 (MExN): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Longleng district held a meeting on January 22 regarding the party’s recommendation for ticket to contest in the forthcoming elections to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly scheduled for February 28.   The meeting resolved that the recommendation in regards to the district should be made by concerned […]

Thai women’s prison highlights need for reform, drug policy rethink

Thai women’s prison highlights need for reform, drug policy rethink

Women prisoners attend a computer class at Chiang Mai Women’s Correctional Institute, in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 24. (REUTERS Photo)   CHIANG MAI, January 25 (Reuters): A visit by a Thai princess to a women’s prison on Thursday spotlighted the need for reform in a country that houses some of the world’s most crowded […]

SE Asian states launch intelligence pact to counter Islamist threat

SE Asian states launch intelligence pact to counter Islamist threat

Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen inside Marawi city, Philippines. (REUTERS File Photo)   JAKARTA/NUSA DUA, January 25 (Reuters): Six Southeast Asian nations launched an intelligence pact on Thursday aimed at combating Islamist militants and improving co-operation on security threats, overcoming what analysts described as a high level of distrust.   Under the […]

Spike in 2014-16 temperatures largest since 1900 says study

Between 2014 and 2016, researchers have found a tremendous rise in average global temperatures, by almost 25 per cent. New York, January 25 (IANS): Global surface temperatures increased by a record amount from 2014 to 2016, boosting the total amount of warming since 1900 by more than 25 per cent in just three years, new […]

KDLSA officials visit district jail

KDLSA officials visit district jail

DC Kohima, NSLSA Member Secretary, KDLSA members and Kohima district jail officials.   Kohima, January 25 (MExN): Officials of Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) visited Kohima district jail on January 23.   They also had an Under Trial Prisoner’s (UTP) Review meeting with Deputy Commissioner of Kohima, Rajesh Soudararajan and SDPO South.   It […]

Dr. Fr James Poonthuruthil SDB laid to rest at Dimapur

Dr. Fr James Poonthuruthil SDB laid to rest at Dimapur

DIMAPUR, January 25 (MExN): The mortal remains of Dr. Fr James Poonthuruthil SDB was laid to rest on January 23 at the Salesian Cemetery in the Salesian College campus, Dimapur.   The Requiem Mass was presided over by Bishop James Thoppil DD of Kohima Diocese in the Salesian College Chapel. He was assisted by Bishop […]

BJP 2nd phase booth-level workers’ training concludes

Zunheboto, January 25 (MExN): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland unit has concluded its second phase of booth-level workers’ training programme. It ended with a training at 31 Akuluto A/C of Zunheboto district on January 18,   More than 350 people attended the training, which was led by BJP Booth Level Training Convener K. James […]

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