TODAY in HISTORY: APRIL 10

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Apr 10 Reuters 1919 – Mexican government troops ambushed and killed revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata. 1932 – German Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg received 19 million votes in presidential elections, beating Adolf Hitler’s 13 million. 1987 – Pope John Paul II attends open-air mass […]

Dalai Lama, 83, hospitalised with chest infection

Dalai Lama, 83, hospitalised with chest infection

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Patron of Children in Crossfire, gestures during a press conference in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on September 11, 2017. (REUTERS File Photo) MUMBAI, April 9 (Reuters): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was admitted to a New Delhi hospital on Tuesday with chest infection, an aide said, adding that the […]

NPF has taken right decision to support K L Chishi: Kikon

NPF has taken right decision to support K L Chishi: Kikon

Achumbemo Kikon and other addressing press conference in Kohima on April 9. (Morung Photo) Our Correspondent Kohima | April 9 Naga People’s Front (NPF) spokesperson Achumbemo Kikon today said the NPF has in no way made a mistake by supporting the Congress candidate KL Chishi in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland. “We have […]

Baffled by NPF’s accusation on ‘faked docs’: NDPP

Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) said that it is compelled to speak up against the recent statements made by the opposition parties and their leaders on the fake and forged letters that was circulated in various social media platforms. The party in a communiqué issued by its Media & Communication […]

NPF, NPCC flay BJP’s Manifesto

Jalukie, April 9 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) today shared similar sentiments over the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) manifesto released on April 8. While the former termed it as “dangerous plans” the latter called the manifesto “anti-minority and ant-diversity”. Speaking at the last day of election campaign […]

Modi government praised in north, east; gets thumbs down in south: IANS-CVOTER Poll Tracker-I

Modi government praised in north, east; gets thumbs down in south: IANS-CVOTER Poll Tracker-I

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a sideline event ahead of the Group 20 summit called “Yoga por la paz” (Peace through Yoga) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares/Files New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Voters are most satisfied with the performance of the Narendra Modi government in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and […]

APO reiterates WSH stand on usage of Naga name

Kohima, April 9 (MExN): The Angami Public Organisation (APO) expressed its appreciation and full support to the Western Sumi Hoho (WSH) for taking bold steps regarding the usage of Naga names and surnames by the non- Nagas. The WSH had earlier cautioned the use of Naga names and surnames by non Nagas and “questioned the […]

Shortage of 64,779 textbooks in Dimapur unmet to date

Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): With mid-term examinations due in the first week of May, the Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) has expressed dismay over the delay by the Department of School Education (DoSE) in meeting a shortfall of 64,779 textbooks for students. This, despite the Dimapur Education Office’s notification no.EDN/SDEOD/EST-20/2018-2019/ to the DoSE on February […]

Nagaland University slips in NIRF ranking

Morung Express News Dimapur | April 9 Nagaland University’s (NU) position in the latest National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has slipped from 95th spot last year to 101-150 rank-band in 2019. The fourth edition of India’s top university rankings was released by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on April 8. NU, which entered […]

Nagaland: News in brief

Nagaland: News in brief

MTC bans single use plastics Kohima, April 9 (MExN): The Government of Nagaland has notified the policy of restricting the use of plastics in Nagaland with a view to eradicate the menace of plastic and the serious environmental and ecological challenges posed by rampant use of plastic. The Medziphema Town Council (MTC) in its coordination […]

BJP Nagaland clarifies on resignation of members

Kohima, April 9 (MExN): The Nagaland State BJP stated that the resignation of 37 former members of BJP on grounds of delaying Naga political issue, CAB and Hindutva policy is nothing more than “excuse to resigning.” The BJP in a press release issued by Kuputo Shohe Chief Spokesperson,Nagaland BJP stated that the party is shocked […]

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