Towards holistic and quality education

Mokokchung finally gets a new college   Morung Express News Mokokchung | May 28   The long felt need for a new college in Mokokchung has finally been fulfilled. Jubilee Memorial College, established under the aegis of the Mokokchung Town Baptist Arogo in pursuance of its Platinum Jubilee resolution adopted in 2012, will formally open […]

Vet&AH dept considers shutting down non performing farms

Our Correspondent Kohima | May 28   The Nagaland state Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Department is set to review the overall status of farms in the state and take necessary steps on non performing farms.   Commissioner and Secretary for Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, LH Thangi Manen today informed that it is considering shutting down […]

Assam Police intrusion into Akochisa continues

DIMAPUR, MAY 28 (MExN): There appears to be no let up in the stand-off between Assam and Nagaland over Akochisa Pok, located near Yajang ‘C’ in Mokokchung district along the inter-state boundary. Sources from Yajang said that Assam Police are preventing villagers from cultivating the land despite the Jorhat and Mokokchung district administration mutually agreeing […]

Zeliang for continuation of special status of NE states

Dimapur, May 28 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Thursday said the decision of the CM’s panel to remove the special status of the North East States, along with the financial benefits and concessions would come as a great disappointment for the people of Northeast.   “If the Central government is to discontinue with […]

World No Tobacco Day 2015 — May 31

World No Tobacco Day 2015 — May 31

Combating Illegal Tobacco Trade Kohima, May 28 (MExN): “One in every 10 cigarettes consumed is illicit, making them cheaper and more accessible to people from low-income groups, as well as to children,” the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned ahead of this year’s World No Tobacco Day, devoted to combating the illegal tobacco trade.   […]

‘Nagas are living in a cultural crossroad’

‘Nagas are living in a cultural crossroad’

    Ura Academy Platinum Jubilee Postlude Celebration underway     Morung Express News Kohima | May 28   “Whose culture are we living today?” questioned Sovenyi Nyekha, President, Chakhesang Public Organisation during the 45th Tenyidie Annual Seminar-cum-Platinum Jubilee Postlude Celebration of the Ura Academy which began on May 28 and continue till May 29. […]

ECI clarifies on Aadhaar

DIMAPUR, MAY 28 (MExN): The Chief Electoral Officer for Nagaland, Sanjay Kumar today informed that according to the Election Commission of India, furnishing of Aadhaar number is not mandatory; but only optional and may be furnished voluntarily, as clarified by the Supreme Court. No electoral service will be denied to any elector on the ground […]

Nukhu expounds Nagaland higher & technical education

Our Correspondent Kohima | May 28   Sensing the special feature of the Naga tribes, parliamentary secretary for higher & technical education, Deo Nukhu hoped that Nagaland University will develop higher education by recognizing the essence of Naga tribes and its culture.   “This is our special feature as Naga Tribes and I hope Nagaland […]

Removal of Special Category status will leave NE States in a lurch: NPCC

Kohima, May 28 (MExN): The discriminatory attitude of the BJP government towards the NE states is plainly evident despite their “rhetoric’s and jumla’s” (gimmicks) at every given opportunity, the NPCC stated today, decrying the removal of ‘special category status’ by the centre.   The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) in an acerbic press note issued […]

ANSTA welcomes NBSE Compartmental Exam

Kohima, May 28 (MExN): The All Nagaland School Teachers Association (ANSTA) has expressed its “sincere appreciation” to Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) for introducing compartmental examination for the detained students of HSLC examination.   Opining that its introduction by NBSE is a “thoughtful and wise humanitarian measure,” the association in a press note issued […]

IVR voiced out against Aadhaar and land encroachment

Dimapur, May 28 (MExN): Maintianing that the identity card issued to the villagers by the “competent authority” like the Commissioner office of Dimapur or elsewhere, is ample enough, the IVR council has unanimously decided not to take Aadhaar Card as compulsory but as an “individual choice.”   Hence, “To obtain a Aadhaar Card from another […]