Naga wrestling goes global

Nagaland Wrestling Association launches website opening door to global participation Our Correspondent Kohima | March 2 In a move to popularize the sport of Naga wrestling, the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) today launched its website www.nagalandwrestlingassociation.org at a function held at Ura Hotel. The website features detailed information on Naga wrestling, photo galleries, personalities, events […]

9th person succumbs to injury after Wokha fire

Kohima, March 2 (MExN): Another person has succumbed to injuries from the Wokha Town fire case on February 24. Chibeno Ezung (62) succumbed to her injuries early morning of March 2 at Naga Hospital Kohima. She was from Longsachung Village. Her death has taken the death toll due to the blast and subsequent inferno to […]

Swine Flu: Nagaland Health Department urges alertness

DIMAPUR, MARCH 2 (MExN): The Nagaland state Health Department today stated that while the status of the Swine Flu epidemic in Nagaland is under control, “we should remain vigilant and alert.” A press note from the Nodal Officer, IDSP, Dr Tiasunep Pongener informed that all cases in the state were imported from outside. However, he […]

Dimapur DC terms March 4 auto strike as unauthorised

Dimapur, March 2 (MExN): Dimapur Deputy Commissioner, Wezope Kenye today informed the public that the indefinite strike called by the General Autorickshaw Drivers from March 4 is unauthorised and illegal. The DC informed in a public notice that appropriate action would be taken against those defaulters who try to create law and order situation. The […]

Reconstructing ‘life worlds’ of the NE

National Workshop in Delhi to inaugurate the North East India Studies Programme DIMAPUR,marCH 1 (MExN): Delhi University is scheduled to conduct a national workshop on March 12 to deliberate on current issues and challenges being encountered in or by the North East region. The workshop, which also marks the inauguration of the North East India […]

One shot dead in Dimapur

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 1 One person was shot dead by unknown assailants in Dimapur on March 1. The shooting occurred sometime between 8:00 – 9:00 pm, Sunday night at Naga Gaon, Signal Basti. The deceased was identified as one GM Rongmei (around 50 years of age), a Sub-divisional Engineer at the BSNL. […]

No dearth of Swine Flu meds in Nagaland: Health Minister

• Cautions against travelling to outbreak areas • Calls for collective effort to fight Swine Flu KOHIMA, MARCH 1 (NEPS): As the Nagaland state Health Department continues to keep a close vigil to contain the outbreak of Swine Flu in the state, the state Minister for Health and Family Welfare, P Longon has informed that […]

Embrace peace building measures, urges Tohanba

Morung Express News Shamator | March 1 Parliamentary secretary for CAWD and Economics & Statistics, R Tohanba, has called upon the Yimchungrü people to abjure violence and pursue the path of peace and reconciliation. “I earnestly appeal to the Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC) and our Yimchungrü community to shun violence and fully cooperate in the […]

Indefinite bandh called in Longkhim from March 2

DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): The Longkhim Division Students’ Union and the Town Students Union Longkhim have called for an “indefinite bandh” within Longkhim jurisdiction, under Tuensang district from March 2.  A press note from the two unions informed that bandh has been called due to the lack of “positive response” to an ultimatum submitted to […]

Heavy load shedding in some areas of Dimapur

DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): The Nagaland state Power Department today informed that “heavy load shedding” has been imposed in the areas of Chekiye, Thilixu, PGCIL, Electrical Colony and Naharbari due to the damage of the 5 MVA, 33/11 Kv transformer at Nagarjan on February 28. A press note from the Executive Engineer, Dimapur Electrical Division, […]

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 […]

Inter-collegiate Entrepreneurship Competition

A customer purchasing locally made items on a busy street in Dimapur from a team participating in the Inter-collegiate Entrepreneurship Competition organized by YouthNet in partnership with Department of Youth Resources and Sports. The 2-week activity-based program started on February 11 with around 15 colleges from Kohima and Dimapur participating in the event. Photo by […]