‘Mission Clean Dzükou’

Kohima, June 8 (MExN): Commemorating World Environment Day, the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) in collaboration with the Kohima District Legal Services Authority, Kohima Law College and the Southern Angami Youth Organisation undertook a cleanliness drive at Dzükou Valley on June 5.   ‘Mission Clean Dzükou’ with the theme Beat Plastic Pollution was flagged-off […]

More observes WED 2018

Phek Students’ Union: Phek Students’ Union observed World Environment Day under the aegis of Chakhesang Students’ Union. The occasion was marked by tree plantation and cleaning up of plastic litters in the vicinity at Phek village.   Dainty Buds School: Dainty Buds School, Kohima celebrated the World Environment Day by organizing an awareness programme on […]

Biren meets village leaders of Chandel district

 Newmai News Network  Imphal | June 7   Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh interacted with the village authority leaders and villagers of 21 different villages of Khengjoi Sub-Division of Chandel district at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal today.   The interaction session was organised on ‘special request’ from 19 Assam Rifles, which is […]

Drug smuggler arrested in Manipur

Imphal, June 7 (IANS): An international drug smuggler wanted in India and abroad was arrested in Thoubal district of Manipur, police said on Thursday.   Superintendent of Police (Narcotics and Affairs of Border) W. Basu said that many law-enforcement agencies were after Mohammad Masle, who was arrested on May 30 at Lilong.   Basu said […]

ASCPCR takes cognizance of cruelty to girl child during

Guwahati, June 7 (PTI): Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) has taken suo-moto cognizance of alleged cruelty to a girl child by members of a political party during a protest in North Lakhimpur district.   The Commission took cognizance of media reports that a girl child aged about 7-9 years was used […]

Assam Rifle battalions plant over 16000 saplings across Nagaland

Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): World Environment Day was celebrated across 81 places in Nagaland under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North).   Large scale plantation drives were carried out wherein 16000 saplings were planted. Several other activities including Go Green march, Run for Fun, awareness lectures on global warming, painting competitions and an innovative lecture […]

Mizoram’s second longest bridge inaugurated

Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 7   Mizoram Chief Minister, Lal Thanhawla inaugurated Mizoram’s second longest  bridge (Pre-Stressed Concrete Bridge) over Tlawng river in Bairabi along the Mizoram-Assam border. The bridge was constructed by the state PWD with fund from NEC.   Inaugurating the Rs 1413.03 lakh cost concrete bridge, Lal Thanhawla said that […]

Tennis: Halep hoping to be fourth-time lucky

Tennis: Halep hoping to be fourth-time lucky

PARIS, June 9 (Reuters): World number one Simona Halep gets a fourth chance to finally win a Grand Slam title when she starts as favourite in the French Open final against American Sloane Stephens on Saturday.   The 26-year-old has pedigree on clay, knows what it feels like to step out on Court Philippe Chatrier […]

Thiem reaches French Open final

Thiem reaches French Open final

Austria’s Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning his semi final match against Italy’s Marco Cecchinato (REUTERS)   PARIS, JUNE 8  (Reuters): Austrian Dominic Thiem’s rise to the top continued when he ended unheralded Italian Marco Cecchinato’s run to reach the final of the French Open with a 7-5 7-6(10) 6-1 win on Friday.   The seventh […]

Oram promised to include 5 tribes in ST list: Arunachal MP

Itanagar, June 7 (PTI):  Union Minister Jual Oram has given an assurance of including five tribes of Arunachal Pradesh in the list of Schedule Tribes (ST), Member of Parliament Ninong Ering claimed.   In an official release issued by his office, the Congress MP from Arunachal East constituency said the assertion came from the Union […]

New flower species named after former Arunchal CM

Itanagar, June 7 (PTI): An Arunachalee scientist has dedicated a new species of flower that he discovered last year to former chief minister Dorjee Khandu, an official statement said.   Krishna Chowlu, a scientist with Botanical Survey of India (BSI), discovered the wild flower, which is white at the base and violet on the top, […]

Codification of Naga Customary Law: Need of the Hour?

Naomy Sale Research Assistant Institute of Naga Studies, Dimapur     In Nagaland, customs and traditions play a primary role in defining ones identity; it regulates the social life as they are self-accepted rules. They bind people together, assimilate their actions to the accepted standards and control their purely egoistic impulses. People follow customs and […]