Assam tea body slam ‘chaiwala’ Modi

Guwahati, December 9 (IANS): The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a “chaiwala”, for not being considerate towards the state’s tea garden workers’ plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs 350 before the new year starts.   The […]

An Alternative Hornbill Festival for 2019

An Alternative Hornbill Festival for 2019

There is a stark contrast between the portrayal of Naga culture at the Hornbill Festival, and what it is on a daily lived basis. Can there be an alternative to the Hornbill Festival that celebrates the daily lives of Naga people? (Morung Photos)   Dolly Kikon After the Hornbill Festival 2018, once we are done […]

A sustainable industry

Corruption is a complex social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries undermining democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability, the United Nations stated on the occasion International Anti-Corruption Day, December 9.   It attacks the foundation of democratic institutions by distorting electoral processes, perverting the rule of law and creating […]

TODAY in HISTORY: DECEMBER 10

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Dec 10   1902 – The original Aswan Dam, built by the British to control the Nile flood, was completed in Egypt.   1936 – Britain’s King Edward VIII officially abdicated in order to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson. His brother succeeded him as […]

India China to resume military drills after one year gap

India China to resume military drills after one year gap

Chinese and Indian border guards stand at the Nathu La mountain pass, between Tibet and the tiny northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, July 6, 2006. Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a brutal frontier war shut down the ancient route. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CHINA)   […]

Do you agree with the Nagaland Chief Minister‘s assertion that a ‘lasting peace’ is needed for all-round development? Why?

Do you agree with the Nagaland Chief Minister‘s assertion that a ‘lasting peace’ is needed for all-round development? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Without peace, there can never be progress. To establish peace, the Naga Christians should be real Christians who practices Christ’s teaching in offices and not only in the church.   • Yes, he just got up from his lasting sleep that all hype […]

Naga fighters win at X-1international Chennai

Naga fighters win at X-1international Chennai

In picture (L) to (R): Kekhrieneitso Angami, Longtsukumba Ao, Khriemelie Metha (coach) and K. Mungling Konyak.   Dimapur, December 9 (MExN): Kekhrieneitso Angami won his featherweight bout against Ankur Patel from Mumbai by unanimous decision while K Mungling Konyak beat Sameer Jhanjotra from Chandigargh via knockout in the first round itself at the X1 international […]

Hornbill Angling Festival 2018 concludes

Hornbill Angling Festival 2018 concludes

Winners along with departmental officials of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and festival organising officials at the conclusion of Hornbill Angling Festival 2018 at Lavi Lake, Dimapur on Saturday.   Kohima, December 9 (MExN): The Hornbill Angling Festival 2018 which kicked off on December 3 last at Tsuza Eryu, Doyang, Wokha culminated at Lavi Lake, Dimapur […]

Vijay Merchant (U-16) Boys trophy: Nagaland lose to UP in pre-quarters

Dimpur, December 9 (MExN): Nagaland (U-16) team which qualified from its zone in the Vijay Merchant (U-16) trophy lost the four-day match in the pre-quarterfinal-I against Uttar Pradesh at Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur today.   Electing to bat, Nagaland were bowled out for 157 in 1st innings.   In reply, Uttar Pradesh declared their 1st innings […]

Hornbill Festival Christmas Concert…

Hornbill Festival Christmas Concert…

Hornbill Festival Christmas Concert was held at the main arena in the evening. Vocalists and song writer, Mengu Suokhrie and Project Psaltery, an 8 member band from Chakhesang Baptist Church Minister’s Hill Kohima (CBCMHK) and Prarthana Sarkar, Fbb Femina Miss India West Bengal 2018 performed at the event. Classic Christmas songs and carols were the […]

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