String for the garland

String for the garland

Aheli Moitra Last weekend, the Heritage Publishing House in Dimapur released two new books, one by its oldest author and one by its youngest author. On Saturday, February 16, it launched Prof. Temsula Ao’s ‘Songs Along The Way Home’, her sixth book of poems; on Sunday, February 17, it launched 12-year-old S. Yusenti Jamir’s ‘A […]

TODAY in HISTORY: FEBRUARY 21

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Feb 21 Reuters 1919 – International Socialist and Bavarian Premier Herr Kurt Eisner shot and killed. 1948 – NASCAR founded in Daytona Beach, Florida. 1972 – Richard Nixon became the first serving U.S. president to visit China, ending over two decades of Sino-U.S. enmity. […]

Holocaust survivors chide Austria’s Kurz on anti-Semitism effort

Holocaust survivors chide Austria’s Kurz on anti-Semitism effort

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks at a news conference in Seoul, South Korea on February 14, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) VIENNA, February 20 (Reuters): A group representing Austrian Holocaust survivors voiced outrage on Wednesday over staffing shortages in a government department dealing with Nazi-related crimes, calling on Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to take action. Kurz, a conservative […]

Piglets distribution cum animal health camp at Samzuiram

Piglets distribution cum animal health camp at Samzuiram

Beneficiaries avail free piglet during the distribution cum animal health camp held at Samzuiram, Peren district on February 20. (Photo Courtesy: College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry) Peren, February 20 (MExN): The College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry Jalukie in collaboration with ICAR-NDRI-ERS Kalyani conducted free piglets distribution cum animal health camp at […]

Nagaland: Justice Uma Nath to take oath as Lokayukta

Nagaland: Justice Uma Nath to take oath as Lokayukta

File Photo: Justice Uma Nath Singh. (Photo Courtesy: Live Law/Twitter) Kohima, February 20 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya will administer the Oath of Office to Justice Uma Nath Singh, former Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, as the Lokayukta of Nagaland on February 22, Friday, at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan Kohima at 6:30 […]

NPP disapproves Amit Shah’s remark

NPP disapproves Amit Shah’s remark

Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): The National People’s Party (NPP) Nagaland State Unit has expressed its displeasure at the recent statement of Amit Shah, President BJP promising to re-introduce and implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill if voted back to power in 2019. The party in a press release today, appealed to the BJP leadership “to be […]

ICC expects India-Pakistan game to go through despite tensions

ICC expects India-Pakistan game to go through despite tensions

Fans of Pakistan’s cricket team (L) and India’s (R) cheer in the stands before Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup match against India in Adelaide, February 15, 2015. (Reuters File Photo) LONDON, February 20 (Reuters): The International Cricket Council is confident the June 16 World Cup match between Indian and Pakistan will go ahead despite last week’s […]

‘Fooled once but will not allow twice’: NPCC on Paswan’s ‘Solution after election’ (re)assurance

‘Fooled once but will not allow twice’: NPCC on Paswan’s ‘Solution after election’ (re)assurance

Kohima, February 20 (MExN): The assurance of ‘Naga Solution after Lok Sabha Election’ by Dr. Sanjay M. Ram Paswan, MLC and Member of BJP Election Manifesto team, “confirms that there will be no solution before election,” stated the President of the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC), K Therie, in a press release today titled ‘fooled […]

Status of Poshan Abhiyaan in Nagaland

PM’s overarching scheme for holistic nourishment Our Correspondent Kohima | February 20 In Nagaland, Poshan Abhiyaan was initially rolled out in Kiphire and Tuensang in March 2018 as part of first phase. In June 2018, it was extended to Mokokchung, Zunheboto, Peren, Mon and remaining five districts were covered in September 2018. Talula Pongen, Additional […]

Tseminyu town, Kandi-Asükega get new transformers

Tseminyu town, Kandi-Asükega get new transformers

KPU and Power Department officials at the newly installed transformer site. (Photo Courtesy: KPU) Kohima, February 20 (MExN): The Power Department installed 2500 KV and 1600 KV Transformers for Tseminyu town and Kandi-Asükega area respectively in the interest of public service. A press release from Kandi Public Union (KPU) said in the past years, the […]

Nagaland: News in brief

Nagaland: News in brief

YTC urges for road completion before monsoon Tuensang, February 20 (MExN): Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC) Shamator team visited the ongoing road construction between Kiphire and Tuensang, NH – 202 landslide area near high bridge on February 20. The Council in a press release said the team found the ongoing works satisfactory and urged competent authority […]

ATMA Jakhama trains on low cost vermicomposting

ATMA Jakhama trains on low cost vermicomposting

Trainees engaged in the hands on demonstration on low cost vermicomposting method held at Guava Farm School, Pfuchama on February 15. (Photo Courtesy: ATMA Jakhama) Kohima, February 20 (MExN): With the objective to add nutrients to the soil with natural fertilizer, ATMA Jakhama Block conducted training cum hands on demonstration on low cost vermicomposting method […]

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