Durga Puja clash: Meghalaya HC orders arrest of priest, headman

Shillong, October 17 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court has ordered police to arrest the headman and the priest of the 500-year-old Nartiang Durga temple in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills district if they create problem during Durga puja rituals.   The order came on a petition filed by villagers, after a midnight clash broke out at […]

MIZORAM ELECTION: Will strictly observe SC ruling on decriminalisation of politics, says CEC

A close watch would be kept on bank accounts of candidates to detect suspicious transactions, states Rawat   Aizawl, October 17 (PTI): Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on decriminalisation of politics would be strictly observed and candidates have to clearly mention the stages of criminal […]

I feel proud to be a Manipuri: CM N Biren Singh

I feel proud to be a Manipuri: CM N Biren Singh

Biren Singh launches official website of Sangai Photo Festival 2018   Newmai News Network Imphal | October 17   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched the official website of the inaugural edition of Sangai Photo Festival 2018. The launching function was held at Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat n Imphal today.   Speaking […]

BJP to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram: Amit Shah

Aizawl, October 17 (IANS): Mizoram would celebrate Christmas under the BJP-led state government, said Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday, adding the party would field candidates in all the 40 Assembly seats of the state where polls are due on November 28.   “People of Mizoram would celebrate the next Christmas in the […]

A pinch of the feminine

Aheli Moitra Autumn has dawned and celebration of female divine power is underway. From birthing to nurturing and protection, the feminine in our lives is a symbol of the light that ignites our collective way forward. At home, the feminine has mended the fragile; on field, she has fortified the foundation of human society.   […]

GHS Kigwema declared ‘plastic free’

GHS Kigwema declared ‘plastic free’

DFO Kohima, Rongsenlemla Imchen, IFS, department officials and students of Government High School Kigwema on October 15. (DIPR Photo)   Kohima, October 17 (MExN): Government High School Kigwema was declared ‘Plastic Free’ on October 15 during a function at Kigwema village with the initiative of Kohima Forest Division. DFO Kohima, Rongsenlemla Imchen, IFS thanked the […]

Nagaland MRV Campaign: The Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign was successfully conducted in Tuensang

Nagaland MRV Campaign: The Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign was successfully conducted in Tuensang

The Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign was successfully conducted from October 3 to 15, 2018 in Tuensang district. According to District Media Officer Tuensang Apheang, said that, the targeted children from 9 months to 15 years were 47346 children, out of which 35959 with 76% children were vaccinated in day 13. The medical department Tuensang […]

District quality control task force inspects petrol pumps at Wokha

District quality control task force inspects petrol pumps at Wokha

District Quality Control Task Force team inspecting a petrol pump at Wokha on October 17. (DIPR Photo)   Wokha, October 17 (MExN): The District Quality Control Task Force team from District Administration, Police, Food & Civil Supplies, Legal Metrology & Consumer Protection and DPRO conducted inspection at the two petrol outlets at Wokha on October […]

Dimapur Durga Puja festival

Dimapur Durga Puja festival

A priest prepares for rituals before a clay idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a makeshift worship venue on the eve of Durga Puja festival in Lhomiti Colony Dimapur, on October 16. (Morung Photo by Soreishim Mahong)

DC Phek informs landowners, beneficiaries

Phek, October 17 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Phek, Orenthung Lotha has informed all the landowners and beneficiaries (as submitted in the list) affected by the construction of 2-Laning of Pfutsero to Phek Road (SARDP-NE) that damage compensation shall be paid in the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Phek on October 25 for areas/villages under Pfutsero Sub-Division […]

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