We’ve ignored child labour for too long

Imlisanen Jamir The recent arrest of a couple by the police in Kohima on charges of assaulting a 13 years old girl child is only one example of the precarious situations that many children live in most Naga homes. Domestic child labour is rampant in Nagaland, especially in the towns, and discourse on cruelty to […]

TODAY in HISTORY: APRIL 16

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Apr 16 Reuters 1912 – Harriet Quimby, the first American woman to gain a pilot’s licence, became the first female to fly a plane across the Channel from England to France. 1941 – In World War Two, German troops entered Sarajevo in Yugoslavia and […]

The Cross – Decoration or discipleship?

Mathew 16: 21-28 Rev. Dr. Wati Longchar Dimapur Churches all over the world observe Good Friday. It is a time of prayer and contemplation on the suffering of our Lord Jesus Christ. Good Friday challenges us to retrospect our commitment and our calling as Christian. It is also a special moment of prayer to recommit […]

Thunderstorm in Manipur: 3 dead, over 40 injured

Thunderstorm in Manipur: 3 dead, over 40 injured

In the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm that hit Manipur on April 15, several casualties were reported. Three persons were killed and several injured. Several properties were also damaged. (NNN Photo) Newmai News Network Imphal | April 15 A thunderstorm on Monday killed three women in Manipur and injured over 40 people, including 30 students. […]

Houses damaged in Mizoram-Assam border, Meghalaya

Newmai News Network Aizawl | April 15 More than 75 houses were damaged when a violent wind hit Mizoram on Monday morning, officials of state Disaster Management and Rehabilitation department said. However, no casualties were reported. At least 41 houses were destroyed in Vairengte in the Northeastern part of Mizoram bordering Assam. Of the 41 […]

NPF Manipur unit files complaint with DEO

Imphal, APRIL 15 (NNN): The Manipur state unit of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) has lodged a complaint with the District Electoral Officer (DEO), Churachandpur district, alleging that the Strong Rooms in respect of Saikot assembly constituency, Singhat assembly constituency and Churachandpur assembly constituency- all in Churachandpur district were opened a day after the polling […]

Khasi students shut down estbs for flouting state holiday

Khasi students shut down estbs for flouting state holiday

KSU activists shuts down banks and private offices in East Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi district on April 15. (NNN Photo) Newmai News Network Shillong | April 15 Flouting the state holiday as has been declared by the state government on the occasion of the Shad Suk Mynsiem festival has prompted influential Khasi Students’ Union […]

Meghalaya orgs to observe Black Flag Day over ILP

Shillong, April 15 (NNN): With no headway being made on its demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in Meghalaya, the Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) has decided to observe black flag day on April 23. CoMSO is a conglomerate of several organisations in Meghalaya. This decision was arrived at […]

Motor racing: Mercedes look more dominant than ever

Motor racing: Mercedes look more dominant than ever

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, April 15 (Reuters): The first three races of the Formula One season have made a mockery of pre-season predictions that Ferrari would set the pace and leave Mercedes struggling to keep up. The standings may not tell the full story, and luck has played a […]

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