Tension between Culture and Religion

Dr. Asangba Tzüdir Recently, a baby sanctification and certification programme initiated by Women Ministry of a certain Church in Nagaland created a huge debate on social media. A point under the nota bene becomes the center of controversy. The point, roughly translated, reads, “Adopted, surrogate babies and the likes will not be given certificates.” Instantaneously, […]

Will confront any endeavour to derail Framework Agreement: UNC

Newmai News Network Senapati | August 7   The United Naga Council (UNC) strongly asserted today that it will confront any endeavour which is working to derail the finalization of the “Indo-Naga Framework Agreement” in any form.   “While the whole Naga people are hopefully and prayerfully waiting for the finalisation of the historic Indo-Naga […]

Mizoram gets its first medical college

Mizoram gets its first medical college

  Newmai News Network Aizawl | August 7   In what may be termed as a milestone in the history of  Mizoram, the state’s first medical college, Mizoram Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER),  was inaugurated at Falkawn village, about 16 km south of Aizawl today.   Mizoram Chief Minister, Lal Thanhawla inaugurated the […]

Series of bandhs in Manipur

Newmai News Network Imphal | August 7   Series of bandhs have been lined up in Manipur on various issues starting from August 8.   In the first case, Kuki Inpi, Manipur (KIM) said it is imposing a 24-hour bandh in “Kuki inhabited areas” of Manipur from 6:00 am of August 8 in protest against the alleged failure of the […]

2nd Kohima Football League 2018

2nd Kohima Football League 2018

Players in action during a match between New Market FC and Vanguard FC on August 7. (Morung Photo)   New Market FC beats Vanguard FC 2-0   Our Correspondent Kohima | August 7 New Market FC today defeated Vanguard FC Tseminyu 2-0 in the 7th round of the ongoing 2nd Kohima Football League here at […]

Are we social rebels?

Nyanbemo Lotha Naga Wozhuro Town, Wokha Yes indeed, we are in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to abiding by the law. We are so used to being stubborn that we often and unconsciously make and follow our own rules. Say something like, what you do is wrong but the same thing becomes […]

MUSICIANS’ STUDIO: Learning Music the Right Way

MUSICIANS’ STUDIO: Learning Music the Right Way

Kezevilie Zinyu, proprietor of ‘Musicians’ Studio’ talks about his passion for music and the journey so far with the brainchild he had nurtured since high school days   Rongseninla Walling Dimapur | August 7 Kezevilie Zinyu’s love affair with music stretches back to his childhood days. Today he owns one of Kohima’s largest music academy […]

Ao Naga Choir promotes world peace through music

Ao Naga Choir promotes world peace through music

The Ao Naga Choir representing India at The World Peace Choral Festival in Vienna, Austria held from July 26 to 29.   Represents India at The World Peace Choral Festival in Vienna   The Ao Naga Choir was invited to attend The World Peace Choral Festival in Vienna, Austria from July 26 to 29 to […]

Spider-Man in a thong? Indian artist redraws comic covers to call out sexism

Spider-Man in a thong? Indian artist redraws comic covers to call out sexism

Indian artist Shreya Arora recreates famous comic book covers showing (L-R) Iron Man and Spider-Man to highlight sexism. Credit: Shreya Arora/Reuters   Critics have long accused the male-dominated comic book industry of representing women as hypersexualised objects of desire   NEW DELHI, August 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fancy seeing Spider-Man in a thong? Or […]

Need to move ahead with electric mobility: Minister

New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) Union Minister Anant Geete on Tuesday said the country needs to “move ahead with E-Mobility” and to go from low emissions to no emissions.   The Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises spoke at the national conference and technology display on “Electric Mobility – Scaling up Auto Component Industry […]

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