Working towards better livelihoods

Working towards better livelihoods

Farmers in Enhulumi village reap benefits from plum cultivation Our Correspondent Phek | March 9     Enhulumi village in Phek district of Nagaland, located by the roadside of NH-29, is known for its specialization in terrace rice cultivation. In order to sustain themselves, farming households also practice Jhum or slash and burn agriculture, in […]

Chirping birds & the buzz of Burmese chainsaws

Chirping birds & the buzz of Burmese chainsaws

In Phokhungri, under Meluri sub division, villagers use Burmese chainsaws to increase their earnings Morung Express News Phokhungri/ Meluri | March 2 Nagaland’s vast virgin forests, which stretch as far as the eye can see, may vanish in decades, with the rising demand of timber and domestic fuel and also with the arrival of a […]

Sekrenyi: A ‘cleansing of the soul’

Sekrenyi: A ‘cleansing of the soul’

Elderly Angami men singing folk songs at the Sekrenyi celebrations of the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO), which was held at the Kezol forest, Khuzama on February 25. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Kohima | February 25 “Sekrenyi is a celebration with our spirit and God. In this celebration, our thoughts need to be […]

Struggling for an education

Struggling for an education

A view of Washelo village in Meluri sub division under Phek district. In Washelo village, structural changes in govt schools pose a challenge for many children in their pursuit of education Lipichem Washelo/Meluri | February 9 Overlooking the Shilloi Lake is a scenic hamlet surrounded by beautiful mineral rich mountains, which feed the rumbling brook […]

Clearing the air: What we breath in

Clearing the air: What we breath in

Air pollution in Dimapur is increasing each year, surpassing the national permissible limit. The WHO says that around 7 million deaths in 2012 were caused by both indoor and outdoor pollutions.  Photo by Caisii Mao   Air pollution on the rise in Dimapur Morung Express News Dimapur | February 2 The World Health Organization (WHO) […]

Transforming lives through MGNREGA

Transforming lives through MGNREGA

Project Director DRDA Dimapur along with other officials and BDOs and Dimapur VDB Association officials during the celebration of MGNREGA Day on Monday. Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Dimapur combined with staff and officers of all six RD Blocks under Dimapur and village development board (VDB) secretaries of more than […]

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