Tales of hope, resilience from Pamban Island

Tales of hope, resilience from Pamban Island

Bhavana AkellaIANS   Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone’s throw from neighbouring Sri Lanka, this is an island steeped in historical significance, and with some of the most resilient people alive.   One of the longest sea bridges in the country, the […]

Hidden gems in Missionary literature

Hidden gems in Missionary literature

Excuse the cliché. But I keep finding many hidden gems in missionary literature from the Naga hills. I’m reading Narola Rivenburg’s “The Star of the Naga Hills” for the fourth or fifth time. The dedication says that it is “a memorial to the consecrated lives and work of her parents in Assam.” The book is […]

Assam govt employees who dump parents will lose part salary

Guwahati, September  15 (IANS): The Assam Assembly on Friday passed a bill that makes it mandatory for state government employees to take care of their parents and needy siblings or face a cut in their income.   The Assam Employees Parental Responsibility And Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill was passed unanimously, with almost […]

Naga woman, six foreigners arrests by Meghalaya Police in cyber fraud case

Shillong/New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS): Meghalaya Police’s Cyber Crime wing personnel on Tuesday arrested six foreign nationals and an Indian woman on charges of a cyber-fraud case from different locations in New Delhi, an officer said.   “We have arrested seven people including five Nigerians and a Equatorial Guinean national in connection with a cyber-fraud […]

Manipur on high alert to check possible influx of Rohingyas

Imphal, September  13 (PTI): The police in the hill districts of Manipur, bordering Myanmar, are on high alert due to apprehension of Rohingya Muslims trying to enter the state by crossing the border illegally.   Patrolling has been intensified in the last three days, the police said today.   Till today, no illegal immigrant has […]

Darjeeling limps back to normalcy as several shops open

Darjeeling (WB), September 13 (PTI): A large number of shops opened in Darjeeling today signalling normalcy that had eluded the hills for the past three months due to indefinite strike called by the GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland.   The situation in the hills remained tense but incident- free despite threats and intimidation […]

UNC raises awareness on age-old traditional boundaries

Newmai News Network Chandel | September 13   Nagas in Manipur under the aegis of United Naga Council (UNC) have started concerted awareness campaigns to understand their age-old “friends and traditional boundaries”.   Under these campaigns the UNC is making efforts to make the Nagas understand as to “who are our historical friends” and who […]

IAF to hold AFCAT for candidates who missed original test

Kohima, September 13 (MExN): The Indian Air Force has decided to hold Combined Air Force Common Admission Test for candidates who could not take the test on the original date, a release from the Press Information Bureau (Defence) informed.   Those candidates who were allotted exam centres in North East India for AFCAT 02/2017 on […]

CAN Youth New Office inagurated

CAN Youth New Office inagurated

Moa Sangtam, Administrator Dimapur Municipal Council along with P. Gangte, Manager Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), GB Akhu Gangmei, Information Secretary, Nagaland GB Federation, Pastor Naro, Dunamis Life Church, Burma Camp and Jenpu Rongmei, Founder CAN Youth during the inauguration of CAN Youth New Office, Near Burma Camp Traffic Police Junction and launching […]

Turning difficulties into responsibilities: Phek Town colonies to adopt medical wards

Turning difficulties into responsibilities: Phek Town colonies to adopt medical wards

Doctors and Phek Town Youth Society teams while visiting the adopted medical wards.   Phek, September 13 (MExN): The Phek Town Youth Society (PTYS) and the District Hospital Welfare Committee Phek held a co-ordination meeting on September 13, where difficulties and cognitive factors confronted by the Department in various channels were discussed.   Consequently, the […]

Public hearing under MGNREGA for Wokha dist

Public hearing under MGNREGA for Wokha dist

Project Director, Thungdeno Mozhui speaking at the hearing of under MGNREGA for Wokha district held on September 13. (DIPR Photo)   Wokha, September 13 (DIPR): Society for training and research on Rural Development, Social Audit Unit (SAU) and public hearing under MGNREGA for Wokha district was held on September 13 at WDVDB & WDVCCA multi-purpose […]