ANGPTA calls for state specific RTE plan

    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 25 (MExN): The All Nagaland Government Primary Teachers’ Association (ANGPTA) today submitted a representation to the School Education Minister, calling for the formulation of state specific plan while implementing the Parliament Act Section 23(2) of the Right to Education.   It felt that the requisite 50% marks at Higher Secondary level […]

Worst monsoon floods in years kill more than 1,200 across South Asia

Worst monsoon floods in years kill more than 1,200 across South Asia

  BHUBANESWAR, India/DHAKA, August 25  (Reuters) – The death toll from floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, officials said on Friday, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years.   All three countries suffer frequent flooding during the June-September monsoon […]

ACAUT accuses CM of withholding RTI info

  DIMAPUR, AUGUST 24 (MExN): The ACAUT Nagaland today alleged that Nagaland State Chief Minister is “withholding information” with regard to drawal authorities issued by the Finance Department on additional funds allocated during 2016-17 and funds released to flagship programmes during 2016-17.   A press note from the ACAUT informed that it had on April […]

‘Voting cannot be bound by customary laws’

Petitioners fighting for voting rights seeks Nagaland CS intervention Alleges MVC defying direction of the High Court on candidate selection   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 24   Is the Clean Election Campaign initiated by the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) taken at all seriously by concerned stakeholders? Not really, if one has to […]

Rs 200 notes to be issued on Friday: RBI

Rs 200 notes to be issued on Friday: RBI

  Mumbai, August 24 (IANS) The new Rs 200 notes will be in circulation from Friday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on Thursday.   The Rs 200 denomination banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series will bear the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel and will be initially issued by select RBI […]

Nagaland facing fish deficit of around 70%

  Our Correspondent Kohima | August 23   Two-day long skill upgradation programme on ‘Recent advances in development of aquaculture and fisheries’ under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana 2016-17 and organised by Department of Fisheries, Nagaland got underway at Hotel Japfü, Kohima on August 23.   Gracing the inaugural function as the chief guest, Agriculture Production […]

Anava Hospital: For quality health care & education

Anava Hospital: For quality health care & education

  Morung Express News Mokokchung | August 22   A modern medical facility is in the offing in Mokokchung district at Settsü village, some ten kilometers away from Mokokchung town, which will tentatively be functional from 2019.   The medical facility, to be called as Anava Hospital, is being initiated by Anava Welfare Society which […]

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike

  New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai/Kolkata, August 22 (IANS) Banking operations across the country were hit on Tuesday as over 10 lakh bank employees in more than 1,30,000 branches pan-India struck work — protesting against reforms in the banking sector among other issues — thereby affecting cheque-clearing activity.   An official of the United Forum of Bank Unions […]

If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

  Beijing, August 22 (IANS) China on Tuesday said there will be “utter chaos” if its troops entered India on the pretext that Indian border infrastructure posed a threat to Beijing.   The Chinese Foreign Ministry said India’s logic that Chinese road building in Doklam on the border posed a threat to New Delhi was […]

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