Garud commandos, porters on way to AN-32 crash site on foot

New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI): The operation to retrieve the bodies of the 13 air warriors on board the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh remained suspended Tuesday, even as a ground team comprising Garud commandos, civilian porters and hunters was on its way to the site on foot, IAF officials said. Shillong-based […]

2001 ‘mass uprising’ remembered in Imphal

Newmai News Network Imphal | June 18 A large number of people on Tuesday turned up in Imphal’s Kekrupat to pay homage to those who died in the movement for protection of territorial integrity of Manipur in 2001. Eighteen people lost their lives in indiscriminate firing by security personnel to control a massive violent agitation […]

Agartala airport to be 3rd international airport in northeast

Agartala, June 18 (IANS): After Guwahati and Imphal, the Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the northeastern region by the end of this year or by early 2020, a Minister said here. “The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has informed us that their ongoing works to make Agartala’s Maharaja Bir […]

Manual Scavenging in Shillong abolished

Newmai News Network Shillong | June 18 The practice of manual scavenging has been abolished with immediate effect as informed by the Chief Executive Officer, Shillong Municipal Board on June 18. This has been done in pursuance of the order of the Supreme Court of India in W.P. (Civil) No. 583 of 2003 and in […]

Mizoram police rescues 8 minor Rohingya girls

Aizawl, Jun 18 (PTI): Eight Rohingya girls, suspected to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued from a village near the Mizoram-Myanmar border in Champai district, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police of Northern Range Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said here Tuesday. The girls, all of them minors, were rescued from Dungtkang village on Monday, the DIG […]

Mizoram students ask govt to resolve border dispute

Newmai News Network AIZAWL | JUNE 18 Mizoram’s apex student body, Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) on Tuesday asked the state government to resolve the long standing inter-state border dispute between Mizoram and Assam. The executive meeting of the student body held on June 18 here slammed the Mizo National Front (MNF) government for allegedly not […]

Nagas in Manipur pray for early solution

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | JUNE 18 Naga ‘tribe hohos’ under the aegis of the United Naga Council (UNC) organized prayer programmes in their respective offices in Naga areas in the State of Manipur on Tuesday for the settlement of the Indo-Naga peace process at the earliest “based on the unique history of the Nagas […]

Red alert in areas of North Sikkim, Bengal after cloudburst

Gangtok, June 18 (PTI): A flood alert has been sounded in a number of areas in north Sikkim and parts of neighbouring north Bengal after a cloudburst inundated the upper reaches of Teesta River. The Teesta river is flowing above the danger mark after the cloudburst, officials in Sikkim capital Gangtok, said. A cloudburst was […]

Tripura CM seeks special package for tribal council

Agartala, June 18 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has sought a special economic package from the Centre for the development of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) during his meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi, an official release said. TTAADC constitutes one-third of the Tripura’s territory and is […]

mjunction signs MoU with Tea Board for Jorhat e-auction

Kolkata, June 18 (PTI): B2B e-commerce major, mjunction Tuesday said it has signed an MoU with the Tea Board to design, develop, implement and maintain their e-auction platform at Jorhat in Assam. The e-auction platform will be in place in three months and will be handling up to 200 million kg of tea per year. […]

Celebrate Tribal Diversity Not ‘Tribalism’

Celebrate Tribal Diversity Not ‘Tribalism’

Soreithing Ramror, B.A. 5th Semester (Pol Sci. Hons.) “Our Naga culture has started to vanish gradually. So for the past few years, Nagas have been facing many tribal and cultural problems. And so sometimes we need an external organisation which can give us a platform to discuss and share about what is going on. We […]

An Appraisal on the LAN Agreement

An Appraisal on the LAN Agreement

The NPGs highest level leaders are seen in this file photo with FNR members after signing the Lenten Agreement (March 2014). In this Agreement the leaders committed to “overcoming our mistakes, while also recognizing and uplifting our achievements and contributions made at various stages of our political history, a steppingstone towards the common Naga future.” […]