Men need to understand need of menstrual hygiene: Akshay Kumar

Men need to understand need of menstrual hygiene: Akshay Kumar

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS): Actor Akshay Kumar says men should understand the need of menstrual hygiene for the women in their lives.   Akshay also featured in “Pad Man”, which tells a story of social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham’s journey to make affordable sanitary napkins.    Directed by R. Balki, “Pad Man” is based on a short […]

Lessons from the Karnataka Episode

X Chophika Sumi Dimapur The largest democratic country in the world was put to test following the Karnataka Governor’s abrupt decision to allow the BJP which emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka election to form the Government when the Governor clearly knew that the BJP did not have the requisite number to […]

Nagaland: News in Pictures

Nagaland:  News in Pictures

A total of 65 teacher trainees (second semester) from Mokokchung College of Teacher Education (MCTE) undertook a field trip to the villages of Longkhum and Mopugchuket on May 18 and 19. At Longkhum, they visited the famous ‘Longlangba’ or stone bridge, witnessed the footprints of Jina and Etiben on the rocks, and explored the ‘Mongzu […]

Nadal back on top ahead of French Open bid

Nadal back on top ahead of French Open bid

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the final against Germany’s Alexander Zverev (REUTERS)   LONDON, MAY 21 (REUTERS): Rafa Nadal returned to the top of the world rankings on Monday after winning his eighth Italian Open title at the weekend to confirm once more his status as the king of the clay court.   Sunday’s 6-1 […]

Nature conservation for community and schools encouraged at Kikruma

Nature conservation for community  and schools encouraged at Kikruma

Students of St Peter School, Kikruma with village council leaders and officials during the workshop held at at Kikruma.   Kikruma, May 21 (MExN): Nagaland Forest Department organised a seminar cum workshop, sponsored under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Community Reserve of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, New Delhi […]

‘SHGs should be nodal agents to strengthen society’

‘SHGs should be nodal agents to strengthen society’

Governor Acharya along and others along with members of SHG Jakhama Block at Raj Bhavan on May 21.   Kohima, May 21 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya held an interactive meet with Nagaland Rural Livelihood Mission SHG Members and SVEP entrepreneurs of the State represented by the SHG members of Jakhama Block on […]

LASU rue plight of govt schools in Longmatra

LASU rue plight of govt schools in Longmatra

Longmatra Area Students’ Union team during its four day educational tour to all the government schools held from May 9 to 12.   Kiphire, May 21 (MExN): The epidemic afflicting government schools in Nagaland continues as number of student bodies highlights the plights with much concern.   In one such case, the Longmatra Area Students’ […]

Teachers attend workshop on waste management & zero waste

Kohima, May 21 (MExN): Fernwood School in collaboration with Sustainable Development Forum Nagaland (SDFN) organized an ‘awareness workshop on waste management and zero waste’ at Fernwood School, Kohima on May 15.   The SDFN team, Executive Director Amba Jamir, Programme Officer, Thejaneinuo Kaco and Account and Admit Officer Sukhavi oversee to the workshop sessions.   […]

SET Nagaland University organises 8th parting social

SET Nagaland University organises 8th parting social

Students and faculty of SET, Nagaland University during the parting social held on May 19.   Dimapur, May 21 (MExN): The School of Engineering and Technology (SET), Nagaland University organized its 8th Parting Social on May 19 at NU Residential Complex, Landmark Colony, Dimapur.   According to a press release, Prof SK Sharma, Dean of […]

Iniesta, Torres given emotional send-offs on final day of season

Iniesta, Torres given emotional send-offs on final day of season

Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta and team mates celebrate after the match (REUTERS)   BARCELONA, MAY 21 (REUTERS): Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta lifted a ninth Liga title after his side beat Real Sociedad 1-0 on Sunday in an emotional final game for the midfielder at the Nou Camp while Fernando Torres scored twice in his final game […]

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