Freedom to be Happy

Freedom to be Happy

Aheli Moitra “Clap along if you know what happiness is to you!” In the first half of 2014, Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ was already played 571,000 times on the United States’ terrestrial radio stations. It reached a total audience of about 3.3 billion. ‘Happy’ went on to become the most successful song of 2014 and continues […]

Milla Jovovich said yes to ‘Hellboy’ for this reason

Milla Jovovich said yes to ‘Hellboy’ for this reason

Actress Milla Jovovich says she fell in love with the complicated nature of her role of Nimue in “Hellboy”. “What got me right away was that I thought she was right-on with what she stands for — and she was immediately challenged and betrayed. Her points are valid, but she’s defeated. So I was fascinated […]

Netflix in talks to buy Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre

Netflix in talks to buy Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre

Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. (Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty Images) Online streaming platform Netflix is in negotiations to purchase the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood from American Cinematheque. The proposed deal would likely play out with Netflix programming on weekday nights while the non-profit Cinematheque would programme screenings, lectures and festivals on weekends, reports variety.com. Also, the transaction […]

Governor appeals citizens to vote

Governor appeals citizens to vote

Governor PB Acharya. (File Photo) Kohima, April 10 (MExN): Nagaland State Governor, PB Acharya, has appealed to all citizens, particularly first-time-voters who are above 18 years to “participate in the biggest festival of democracy in the world,” and not “let your vote go waste.” Terming voting a right and a duty, the Governor stated in […]

SSPN holds investiture ceremony

SSPN holds investiture ceremony

Investiture ceremony of Sainik School Punglwa on April 10. (Photo Courtesy: SSPN) Peren, April 10 (MExN): Investiture ceremony of Sainik School Punglwa (SSPN) for the academic session 2019-20 was held on April 10 at the school premises. Colonel Udai Bhanu Commandant 41 Assam Rifles, Medziphema graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The investiture ceremony signifies […]

Disbursement of WW-II Veteran Pension & Welfare Fund

Kohima, April 10 (MExN): Payment of 2nd World War Veteran Pension, Book Grant, Distress grant, Funeral grant, marriage grant and medical treatment for serious disease from State and ESM Welfare Fund will be disbursed as per details given below: Payment shall be made to the veterans only on production of Pension Book or to the […]

Nagaland: News in brief

Nagaland: News in brief

V&V annual picnic on April 12 Kisama, April 10 (MExN): The Vice President of Vi mu Vikehie (V&V) club has informed that the annual picnic will be held on April 12, 11:00 am at Kisama. All the members have been requested to attend the programme without fail. SW-80 virus microlite aircraft trial flight held Dimapur, […]

CYF informs on banned activities in its jurisdiction

Phek, April 10 (MExN): The Chakhesang Youth Front (CYF) conducted a surprise checking on the April 5 and 6 in all the Chakhesang inhabited areas of Phek District to check the various activities banned by the CPO: fishing, hunting, burning of forests, and collection of medicinal plants and illegal import of pigs. The CYF had […]

The Watchman’s Whistle and the ‘Thud’ of his Cane

Azenla Longchar Dimapur In my second year of my Master’s degree a lot of changes occurred in the college where I studied. One of those changes was the replacement of the old security people with younger ones. There was this thing the previous night Watchman did, at the struck of midnight he would blow his […]

Are over-weight school bags still a problem

Motsuthung Yanthan Chumukedima, Dimapur Looking out my window in the middle of the day here in Dimapur, I just noticed a small kid, just 8-10 years, dragging a huge school bag under the scorching heat of the sun. It’s obviously sympathetic. Now, I can’t complain about the heat of the sun. But I know something […]

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