Framing “Politics” through Word mirror

Thepfulhoukho Kuotsu The calendar year 2018, as we know, has been quite a revelation and a telling one so far. The unfolding of multiple events and the fiasco revolving around the state general election have been a great reminder of how we are still very much part of the fallible world. Well, before we forget […]

Khelo India for PwDs

Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): The Khelo India for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) will begin on March 13 in Nagaland as per the schedule given below. A press release from Special Olympics Nagaland (SON) which is organizing the event informed that Khelo India will provide t-shirts, medals and certificates to all participants, while PwDs coming from […]

Social media in Indian democracy: Kaliyug dharma

Prof Mithilesh Kumar Sinha Nagaland University, Lumami After ‘tech savvy’ it is the ‘social media savvy’ that has become synonymous with today’s generation. Social Media is the kaliyug dharma. Social Media is the major tool of democracy. Used positively will deliver positive results for the political parties – at elections and at other times too. […]

Pan-NE rally to sensitize on cancer

ITANAGAR, March 11 (ANI): A marathon pan-North-East bike rally and run to create awareness on cancer is in offing as a collaborative initiative of Tata Trusts in collaboration with Silchar-based Cachar Cancer Hospital; Research Centre and National Cancer Grid.   The 2200-km 11-day pan-NER Bike Rally from March 12 covering seven NE states has been […]

8 GNLA rebels to surrender in M’laya

Tura (Meghalaya), March 11 (IANS): As many as eight rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) are set to surrender before Meghalaya Home Minister James Sangma on Monday, an official said on Sunday.   The 8 rebels – Klubirth Sangma alias Keke, Chonbirth Ch. Marak, Rahul S. Sangma alias Nikam, Sujit G. Momin […]

Demolishing Icons

Kahuto Chishi Sumi Akukau, Hevishe Village I shared an image, on Facebook, of some Right Wing Hinduvta Goons destroying a statue of Lenin at Agartala in Tripura with the caption, “Height of Barbarism”. What surprised me were some people defending the act, giving reasons varying from the fact that Lenin was not an Indian so […]

News in brief

Workshop in Kohima Kohima, March 11 (MExN): A one day workshop on ‘New accreditation framework – quality indicator framework’ for principals and coordinator of secular colleges will take place on March 13 at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima at 10:00 am. Prof. R.C. Gupta, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Nagaland University, Kohima Campus, Meriema will be the chief guest. […]

AR battalions immunize children in Nagaland

AR battalions immunize children in Nagaland

AR personnel administers polio drops to a child in Dimapur on March 11. (Soreishim Mahong Photo)   Kohima, March 11 (MExN): Assam Rifles battalions under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted pulse polio vaccination drives in various locations across the state of Nagaland on the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) day on March 11. […]

It’s not just theatre: U.S. officials defend Trump-Kim meeting

It’s not just theatre: U.S. officials defend Trump-Kim meeting

FILE PHOTO – A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Donald Trump posing for a photo in New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA handout via Reuters/File Photo & REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo   WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) – U.S. officials […]

Putin says grandfather cooked for Stalin and Lenin

Putin says grandfather cooked for Stalin and Lenin

MOSCOW, March 11 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s paternal grandfather worked as a cook for both Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, the president said in a film posted on the internet on Sunday.   In the two-hour documentary, called Putin, the president said Spiridon Putin was a valued member of Stalin’s staff. The wartime Soviet leader, […]

China’s Xi joins Russia, Zimbabwe in global autocrat club

China’s Xi joins Russia, Zimbabwe in global autocrat club

FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, March 1, 2018, journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)   BEIJING, March 11 (AP) — With China’s rubber-stamp parliament voting to allow President Xi Jinping to stay in power […]

‘Wings of Passion’ collection of play released

‘Wings of Passion’ collection of play released

Som Kamei, IPS, Director Postal Service, Meghalaya releases Arenla Subong’s book ‘Wings of Passion.’   Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): Minkong Ola, a variety show was held on March 10 at Abiogenesis Centre in Dimapur The highlight of the evening was the launch of Arenla Subong’s book ‘Wings of Passion’ which is a collection of four […]

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