NPF no longer has any connection with BJP/NDA, says Shürhozelie

NPF no longer has any connection with BJP/NDA, says Shürhozelie

Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu handing over NPF party ticket for the Lok Sabha bye-election to Apok Jamir in Kohima on May 9.   Kohima, May 9 (MExN): Naga People’s Front (NPF) president, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu today reiterated that the party no longer has any connection whatsoever with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Nagaland.   In […]

Zeliang People’s Organisation to boycott tribal hohos meeting

Peren, May 9 (MExN): “Disgruntled” and “aggrieved,” the Zeliang People’s Organisation (ZPO) Nagaland has stated that it will not attend the tribal hohos meeting called by the Political Affairs Committee (PAC), Government of Nagaland on May 11 in Kohima.   The organization further asserted that it will not be a party to any decision or […]

Rio releases PDA’s Common Minimum Programme

Rio releases PDA’s Common Minimum Programme

Neiphiu Rio and others during the release of PDA’s Common Minimum Programme in Kohima on May 9. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | May 9   Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today released the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) of the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) here today.   A broad guideline for the PDA government to […]

Toil for Change: CCF session cum sports meet held

Dimapur, May 9 (MExN): The Concerned Chee Forum (CCF) held its second session cum sports meet at Sheanghah Tangten in Mon district from May 3 to 6 under the theme ‘Toil for Change’.   Participated by the five villages of S/Chingnyu, S/Tangten, S/Wamsa, S/Mokok, and S/Lokyo, the event saw the presence of P Pohwang Konyak, […]

Nagaland: News in Brief

ANGDA to attend convention in Imphal Kohima, May 9 (MExN): The All Nagaland Government Drivers’ Association (ANGDA) (CC) will participate in the 3rd North Eastern State Government Drivers’ Forum Convention scheduled to be held from May 12 to 13 in Imphal (Manipur). The 29-member team from the association representing Nagaland State will be led by […]

NPP to go all out for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

NPP to go all out for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

National People’s Party NPP legislators and members from North East during a felicitation programme at U Soso Tham Auditorium on May 9.   SHILLONG, MAY 9 (NNN): The National People’s Party (NPP) is going all out in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls, having decided to contest all the seats in the North East region. […]

Wokha declares 2018 as ‘Year of Cleanliness’

Wokha, May 9 (DIPR): The Wokha District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) Hhas declared 2018 as the Year of Cleanliness for Wokha under the theme ‘Clean Wokha-Beautiful Wokha.’ The proposal was submitted by MLA from 38th Wokha A/C Dr Chumben Murry.   This was announced during the monthly DPDB meeting held on May 9 at […]

Kiphire Annual Music Fest brings huge crowd

Kiphire Annual Music Fest brings huge crowd

One of the bands perform at the first ever Kiphire Annual Music Fest organised by 7 Assam Rifles Kiphire which kicked off on May 8. (Morung Photo)   The first ever Kiphire Annual Music Fest hailed as one of the best festivals that Kiphire has ever seen drew a crowd of more than 5000 at […]

NTA honours Taekwondo fighter Heutingyi

NTA honours Taekwondo fighter Heutingyi

Nagaland Taekwondo Association (NTA) members led by NTA President, Pele Khezhie posing for the lens with Heutingyi, who represented India at World Junior Taekwondo Championship held from April 9 to 13 at Hammamet, Tunisia.   DIMAPUR, MAY 9 (MExN): The Nagaland Taekwondo Association (NTA) on Tuesday felicitated Heutingyi, who represented India at World Junior Taekwondo […]

Nagaland out of Junior Nat’l Basketball C’ship

DIMAPUR, MAY 9 (MExN): In their final group league match of the 69th Junior National Basketball Championship on Wednesday, Nagaland boys were defeated by Jharkhand 42-37in an entertaining game.   A press release informed that the Nagaland team had a lacklustre opening quarter trailing 00-10 as the opponents seized control at the start. The Nagaland […]

The Free Naga Woman Speaks

Alokali Swu, Dimapur When you are born, you are always the most beautiful baby. Your parents take you home knowing that you will be a perfect little girl. And for a while, you are. You are content playing in the backyard with the neighbours’ kids.   In fact, all goes fine until you’re 10 years […]

Naga community pride sans humility!

‘We can apologize without being guilty and be guilty yet unapologetic’   Peter Rutsa Nagaland has too many clans, khels, villages and tribes which will consider even random, non-premeditated act of injustice received by it’s members from a member of another community as an insult, challenge or as targeting the whole community befitting a public […]

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