Freedom of the press

Aheli Moitra “I can’t wait to go to my newsroom.” Wa Lone, a 33-year-old journalist from Myanmar, said this on being released from prison alongside his colleague, Kyaw Soe Oo (29) on May 7. The two Reuters journalists were jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act and spent more […]


Following are some of the major events to have occurred on May 09 Reuters 1901 – Australia’s first parliament opened in Melbourne. 1926 – Americans Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett became the first people to fly over the North Pole. 1927 – Canberra replaced Melbourne as the capital of Australia. 1978 – The body […]

MCCI for stricter vetting process before issuing ILPs

DIMAPUR, MAY 8 (MExN): The Mokokchung Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI) today called for a thorough vetting process before Inner Line Permits (ILP) and other permits. This came as the MCCI today discovered eight persons “selling substandard merchandise holding ‘Temporary Permit’ issued by the Mokokchung Municipal Council.” A press note from the MCCI stated […]

NH 29 landowners union meets DC

NH 29 landowners union meets DC

NH-29 Land Owners Union with the Deputy Commissioner and other officials on May 8. (Photo Courtesy: NH-29 Land Owners’ Union) Dimapur, May 8 (MExN): The NH-29 Land Owners’ Union (Purana Bazaar to Chümoukedima) met with the Deputy Commissioner in the presence Engineer, PWD (NH), Kohima Division, Revenue Officer, Dimapur, Land Record and Survey Officer Dimapur […]

NPF functionaries from 6 constituencies resign en masse

Kohima, May 8 (MExN): The NPF Party functionaries of 46, 47, 48, 49, 53 and 54 Assembly constituencies including representative to Central and Division offices has resigned en masse stating inability “to digest the functioning of party high command for taking hasty decision” and the surrender of the party’s “principles to National political parties.” In […]

Take cognizance of environmental defacement: CVC appeals DA

Dimapur, May 8 (MExN): The Chümoukedima Village Council (CVC) has appealed the district administration to take cognizance of “defacement of its environment at the hands of unmindful construction companies.” The CVC had earlier directed the contractors/constructors of the ongoing four lane highway not to dump the debris and loose soil in the river from Khuokhi […]

Job Fair at Mon Town on May 16

Mon, May 8 (MExN): The Emporium Skill Training Institute will conduct a job fair at the Council Hall, Mon Town on May 16, 11.30 am. Deputy Commissioner Mon, Thavaseelan K, IAS, in a circular has informed that Emporium Skill Training Institute is an empanelled training partner of the Department of Labour & Employment, Skill Development […]

Eco club informed on seed money

Kohima, May 8 (MExN): The Eco Clubs of all schools and colleges have been that the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India has made it mandatory for the Eco Club seed money to be released directly through the school and college bank accounts under the EAT module of Public Financial […]

Love all those in need, Nagaland Governor on WRCD

Kohima, May 8 (MExN): As Nagaland joined the world in celebrating the World Red Cross Day (WRCD) on May 8 which also marked the birthday of its founder Jean Henry Dunant, the Governor P B Acharya in an message expressed his gratitude to the founder for giving the world such a wonderful organization. “This day […]

Nagaland: News in brief

Nagaland: News in brief

Dimapur DEO informs Dimapur, May 8 (MExN): The Deputy District Education Officer in a circular informed that the attendance for all GPS and GMS teachers undergoing training on LO (Learning Outcomes) in 5 EBRCs under Dimapur district has been monitored in all seriousness by district monitoring team. The notice further stated that no work no […]

Missing wombs: The health scandal enslaving families in rural India

Missing wombs: The health scandal enslaving families in rural India

An operation theatre in a roadside clinic in Karauli, India, January 28, 2019. (Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava) Roli Srivastava Thomson Reuters Foundation Farm labourer Dharmendra Meena’s first year of marriage with his wife Vaijanti in northwest India was “beautiful and carefree”. But their first pregnancy changed everything. First came the infection during childbirth, then the […]

Nagaland Veteran Inter District Football C’ship

Nagaland Veteran Inter District Football C’ship

Players in action on day four of 9th Nagaland Veteran Inter District Football Championship on May 8. Wins for Dimapur and Kohima districts Our Correspondent Kohima | May 8 The Dimapur and Kohima districts veteran XI teams today won their respective matches on day four of the ongoing 9th Nagaland Veteran Inter District Football Championship […]

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