Hornbill Festival without a Hornbill!

Meyabi NiphiDuliajan, Assam Naga millennials today believe that the hornbill is a mythological bird because they have never seen one in Nagaland. They wonder how the black and white feathered bird got embedded into their traditional attire and more so, how the beak and feathers became an integral part of the Naga culture. Going by […]

Nagaland ranks 25th in Swachh Survekshan 2019

Nagaland ranks 25th in Swachh Survekshan 2019

A field photo of Kohima featured in the Swachh Survekshan 2019, which ranked Nagaland fourth last nationally. (Photo Courtesy: Swachh Survekshan 2019) Phek best town council in Nagaland, nationally 23rd Morung Express News Dimapur | March 11 Nagaland ranked a lowly 25th in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 report which was released recently by the Government […]

NH shutdown dismissed as rumour

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 11 The reported closure of the Patkai Bridge-Kukidolong stretch of NH 29 to vehicular traffic has been dismissed as rumour. A report circulated on social media on March 11 claiming that vehicular movement in the said stretch of the highway will be barred for a period of 45 days […]

CEO issues order against booth capturing

DIMAPUR, MARCH 11 (MExN): The Chief Election Officer (CEO) Nagaland has issued an order against booth capturing. The order stated that as per Section 135A of Representation of the People Act 1951 on ‘Offence of Booth Capturing,’ whoever commits an offence of booth capturing shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not […]

Becoming proud inheritors and propagators of culture

Becoming proud inheritors and propagators of culture

Women farmers from Ghatashi village in Pughoboto examine and attempt to identify the seeds they received from Akhegwo village farmers, Phek, during the seed exchange program at the 10th Biodiversity Festival held in Chizami on March 7-8. They munched on some of the seeds while discussing which part of their land would be most suitable […]