Nagaland: Process on to cancel defunct cooperative societies

Our Correspondent Kohima | March 26 Nagaland has undertaken stringent steps to identify and cancel non-functioning/defunct cooperative societies, which did not commence working, have ceased to work or comply materially with any condition as per the Cooperatives Acts, Rules or Bye-Laws.   The state’s department of cooperation embarked on the exercise following a state cabinet’s […]

Nagaland amends act on road safety

With more than 3.30 lakh registered vehicles as of March 2015, road safety has become a major concern Our Correspondent Kohima | March 26 The Nagaland Road Safety Authority Act, 2013 (1st Amendment) Bill 2018 was passed today on the floor of the State Assembly.   The Bill was moved by Minister for Transport, Civil […]

Prominent citizen Saku Ao passes away

Prominent citizen Saku Ao passes away

Saku Ao. File Photo   Funeral service on March 27 at 9:00 am and 11:00 am Dimapur, March 26 (MExN): Saku Ao, a prominent citizen of Dimapur and one of the pioneers of Dimapur from the Ao community, passed away on the night of March 25 at Eden Hospital here after a brief illness. He […]

Revoke decision to split Zeliangrong community into different tribes, LCF to NSCN (IM)

Dimapur, March 26 (MExN): Luangdimai Citizens Forum (LCF) has opposed the NSCN (IM)’s directive to “duly process for official recognition” of Zeme, Liangmai and Rongmei saying it is “not acceptable to the Zeliangrong people.”   The directive was reportedly issued by Secretary to the Vice-President of NSCN (IM) on March 17, 2018 and approved by […]

BJP Chizami seeks justification from church

• Demands expulsion of church leaders involved in elections process • Impeachment of NDPP Phek Division president Pfütsero, March 26 (MExN): The BJP 17th Chizami Mandal has demanded actions with regard to some activities that happened during the recent State general election.   In its meeting held along with BJP Phek division and village units […]

World TB Day: Call to work together to end TB

World TB Day: Call to work together to end TB

Medical staff with others during the World Tuberculosis Day observed in Mokokchung at IMDH hall.   Mokokchung, March 26 (MExN): World Tuberculosis Day was observed in Mokokchung under the theme, ‘WANTED: Leaders for a TB Free World’ at IMDH hall with Dr SS Akaba Longchar, Chief Medical Officer, Mokokchung as the guest of honour.   […]

LOU/DHEP clarifies on union election

Wokha, March 26 (MExN): Land Owners’ Union, Doyang Hydro Electric Project (LOU/DHEP) has clarified that the election of the union held on January 16, 2018 was in consonance with the judgement order of Guwahati High Court, Kohima Bench dated April 20, 2017 and June 7, 2017.   The said order set aside the Executive Order […]

News in brief

DC & DEO Wokha notifies Wokha, Mach 26 (DIPR): DC & DEO, Wokha Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon (IAS) has informed all the vehicle drivers/owners whose vehicles had been requisitioned for use during the 13th Nagaland Legislative Election 2018 in Wokha district to collect their vehicle documents from the office of the Deputy Commissioner & DEO, […]

Zhaleo Rio elected unopposed as NLA Deputy Speaker

Zhaleo Rio elected unopposed as NLA Deputy Speaker

Zhaleo Rio. File Photo   Our Correspondent Kohima | March 26 Two-time MLA from Ghaspani-II, Zhaleo Rio of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) was elected as Deputy Speaker of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) unopposed on Monday.   Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshü announced that Rio’s candidature was proposed by CM Chang and seconded by […]

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un visits China – Bloomberg

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un visits China – Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country’s founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo   BEIJING, March 26 (Reuters) – North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has visited China, Bloomberg reported on Monday citing […]

Framework agreement: An observation

Dr Salikyu Sangtam St. Joseph University Whenever a society is at a crossroad, numerous claims touted to be objective facts begin to emerge. Citizens begin to develop their own opinions about the issue, whatever it may be. The opinions may either be formed by assessing the relevant facts and information or they may be formed […]

Ex-governor of Jakarta to stay in jail as Indonesia court rejects appeal

Ex-governor of Jakarta to stay in jail as Indonesia court rejects appeal

Jakarta’s Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (L), popularly known as Ahok, speaks to his lawyers after his sentencing during the guilty verdict in his blasphemy trial in Jakarta. (REUTERS File Photo)   JAKARTA, March 26 (Reuters): Indonesia’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Christian ex-governor of Jakarta to review his conviction for insulting […]

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