NAGALAND: News in brief

KNK Phaipijang condemns murder Dimapur, July 9 (MExN): Kuki Nute Kiloikhom (KNK) Phaipijang has condemned the murder of a young girl on July 1 at Phaipijang village, Dimapur. “We are too shocked at the merciless killing of the girl and no words can suffice to express our sadness, anger and shock. The incident has left […]

Congress demands settlement of border dispute with Myanmar

Imphal, July 9 (IANS): The Congress is against fencing the India-Myanmar border before a final settlement is brought about, former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Monday.   Village elders in Kwatha Khunnou have said that the border pillar No. 81 had been shifted within Manipur encroaching over three kilometres of land.   […]

FATYCM questions centre on removal of 6 projects from NEC

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | JULY 9   Federation of All Tribal Youth Clubs, Manipur (FATYCM) has apprised Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on the alleged “removal of key iconic projects and institutes from the North Eastern Council (NEC) and putting on hold awarded projects mid-way”.   In a representation to the Union Home Minister, […]

ISL: FC Goa rope in goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte

ISL: FC Goa rope in goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte

Panjim, July 9 (IANS): FC Goa on Monday announced the signing of 25-year-old Mizoram goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte from Bengaluru FC.   Ralte is a young, agile goalkeeper who started his senior career with Shillong Lajong in 2011 and debuted against Churchill Brothers the same year.   He contributed to Shillong Lajong’s success, taking them to […]

Mizoram “task team” begins border survey

Newmai News Network AIZAWL  | JULY 9   The “task team” of the Core Committee constituted by the Mizoram government to survey and inspect Assam-Mizoram border area has begun its task from Monday.   The Core Committee was constituted by the state government of Mizoram during a meeting of government officials and leaders of state apex […]

Modi government committed to northeast’s socio-economic development: Rajnath

Shillong, July 9 (IANS): Stressing India’s northeastern states suffered from lack of adequate private investment, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government is committed to ensure socio-economic development of this region as per its potential and to also ensure peace and prosperity to the citizens.   “Our Government is […]

No political violence in Tripura: BJP

Agartala, July 9 (IANS): Asserting that there is no political violence in Tripura, the state’s ruling BJP on Monday dismissed CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury’s claim that total lawlessness prevailed in the state and four Left cadres were murdered under the new regime.   “Sitaram Yechury’s claim was completely false and malicious… (and meant) to […]

Arunachal CM, Governor condole Jacob’s death

Itanagar, July 9 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have condoled the sudden demise of Congress leader and former governor of Meghalaya M M Jacob who breathed his last yesterday.   Mishra, in a message to the bereaved family members, conveyed his condolencs and prayed for […]

FIR against former VC of Assam University

Guwahati, July 9 (PTI):  An FIR has been registered here against former vice chancellor of Assam University at Silchar, Tapodhir Bhattacharjee for allegedly promoting enmity between different groups and communities, a police officer said today.   The FIR was filed against Bhattacharjee at Dispur Police Station in Guwahati yesterday and it has been registered under […]

Taxis also an unregulated business in Nagaland?

C Akum Jamir Kohima   Taxis are predominantly used by people with mobility problems and people who do not own cars to perform trips which would have otherwise been impossible. This section of people comprises more than 80 percent of the population. Bus services particularly the Nagaland State Transport is expected to cater to a […]

Response to ‘Know Your Scholarship Entitlement’

Kudethito Lohe Hope Institute of Theology, Dimapur   I on behalf of the aggrieved theological students hereby express our gratitude and thanks to the retired director of Higher Education, AM Toshi Jamir for disclosing some of the probable reasons as to why the post matric scholarship to the theological students in our state has been […]

Response to proposed Bill scrapping UGC

Rev. Dr. Sebastian Ousepparampil M.A., M.P.H., PhD. Principal, St. Josephs College, Jakhama, Nagaland.   The Government of India has proposed a bill introducing Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of UGC) Bill 2018 with deep implications and serious consequences. The MHRD made public the proposed the HECI Bill on 27th June, 2018 and set the […]

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