LFW: Northeast designers call for material, livelihood schemes

LFW: Northeast designers call for material, livelihood schemes

The Northeast designers, who represented the region as a part of 13th edition of Sustainable Fashion Day at the Lakme Fashion Week, raised concerns about the dearth of material, livehood schemes and government support.   Designers Richana Khumanthem (Manipur), Daniel Syiem (Meghalaya), Sonam Dubal (Assam), Arunachal Pradeshs Jenjum Gadi presented his clothing line with Nagalands […]

A.R. Rahman’s score to be played at Oscar Concert

A.R. Rahman’s score to be played at Oscar Concert

Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman’s hit score from “Slumdog Millionaire” has been included in the line-up planned for the Oscar Concert. In the run-up to the 90th annual Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is collaborating with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for The Oscar Concert on February 28 at Walt Disney Concert Hall […]

Jennifer Lawrence to host politically charged show

Jennifer Lawrence to host politically charged show

Actress Jennifer Lawrence will host “Unrigged Live!” appearing alongside Tig Notaro and Nikki Glaser in a politically charged variety show of comedy and music. The acts will cap off a three-day political summit at Tulane University in New Orleans, reports variety.com.   Lawrence, Notaro and Glaser will be joined by the New Orleans band The […]

Gender equality a human issue: Sonam Kapoor

Gender equality a human issue: Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor says gender equality is a human issue. Sonam on Friday retweeted a post by the Senate of Canada. It pointed out how Canada’s Senate has stood for making the country’s national anthem gender-neutral by deleting the word “sons” and changing it for “us”. Applauding this, the “Neerja” actress tweeted: “Gender Equality is […]

Time for Nagas to be more practical

Liberal Democratic People of Nagaland Nagas have learned a lot during a brief span of time: negligence of common cause – putting personal above common interest; reluctant over practicality; conversing without acknowledging the importance of details; of being usurping the attitude of “come what may” without resolve, clarity and answer. Without acceptance we become our […]

Budget 2018: An attempt to help the farmer, common man and smes

Prof Mithilesh Kumar Sinha Finance Officer Nagaland University, Lumami Middle-class hopes from a “poll-bound” Budget 2018 were dashed with no change in the personal income tax structure. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced standard deduction Of Rs 40,000 for salaried employees in lieu of transport and medical expenses. Signalling that fiscal prudence has gone off track, […]

No paper submitted on third day of nomination-filing in

KOHIMA, FEBRUARY 2 (PTI): No candidate filed papers today, the third day of filing of nominations for the February 27 Nagaland Assembly election, officials said.   The filing of nominations in the north-eastern state started following the issuance of the poll notification by the Election Commission (EC) on January 31.   The Chief Electoral Officer […]

NPF, BJP, Congress to participate in Nagaland polls

Kohima, February 2 (IANS) Three major political parties in poll-bound Nagaland — the ruling Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF), the BJP and the Congress — have done a U-turn on the joint poll boycott decision and are now gearing up for the forthcoming polls.   The ruling Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) on Friday issued a statement […]

Trump slams FBI, Justice Department over memo row

Trump slams FBI, Justice Department over memo row

Washington, February 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI and the Justice Department on Friday for “politicising the sacred investigative process”, ahead of the possible release of a highly-controversial Republican memo alleging the agency abused its surveillance tools.   “The top leadership and investigators of the FBI and the Justice Department […]

First randomization of political parties at Pughoboto

First randomization of political parties at Pughoboto

First Randomization of all recognised Political Parties under the 13 Pughoboto A/C to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly was held at Pughoboto on February 2. (DIPR Photo)   Pughoboto, February 2 (DIPR): First Randomization of all recognised Political Parties under the 13 Pughoboto A/C to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly was held at Pughoboto on […]

EO inspects expenditure monitoring teams in Kiphire

EO inspects expenditure monitoring teams in Kiphire

Expenditure Observer for the Kiphire district, Dr. S. Periyannan, IRS with others during the inspection held for 59 AC and 60 Assembly Constituencies. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Kiphire | February 2   The Expenditure Observer, Dr. S. Periyannan, IRS for the Kiphire district, which consist of two Assembly Constituencies i.e. 59 AC and […]

Labour dept notifies on payment of wages

Kohima, February 2 (DIPR): In exercise of the power conferred under Section 6 of the Payment of Wages (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016, the Government has declared the following establishments as industrial or other establishment wherein the employer shall pay to every person employed, their due wages only by cheque or by crediting the wages in his […]

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