Assam bandh partially affected

KOKRAJHAR (ASSAM), February 23 (PTI):  Normal life was partially affected in several districts of the state following a 12-hour Assam Bandh sponsored today by the All Adivasi Students’Association of Assam in protest against the killing of its President Bosco Charmaco yesterday, official sources said.The bandh affected parts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Sonitpur, Darrang, Chirang and Karbi […]

Refresher course in Chemistry underway

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The UGC-Academic Staff College and the Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong have jointly organized a Refresher Course for College and University Teachers which started from today, February 23 to March 15.  The Inaugural Function held today in the Academic Staff College, North-Eastern Hill University and was presided over by […]

College teachers in ‘Manipur’ on strike over salary

IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 23 (ANI): Teachers in Manipur are on strike over a demand for a hike in their salaries. The teachers who have gathered under the banner of the Federation of College Teachers Associations of Manipur (FECTAM) called for a review of the cabinet decision of November 4, 2010. FECTAM President L. Randhoni Devi said […]

Meghen seeks plebiscite, peacekeepers in ‘Manipur’

Guwahati, February 23 (The Hindu): The jailed chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), Rajkumar Meghen alias Sanayaima, on Monday renewed the offer made to the Centre that the outfit would lay down arms before United Nations authorities if the Centre allowed a plebiscite in Manipur in the presence of UN representatives and […]

NU teachers renew demands

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The Nagaland University Teachers’ Association has demanded the intervention and action of the Chief Rector of Nagaland University, also Governor of Nagaland, into a number of issues that has been plaguing the embattled university. The demands include fresh, free and impartial Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigations against the vice chancellor, […]

Polio Sunday on Feb 27

Dimapur, February 23 (MExN): The Department of Health & Family Welfare has scheduled second round of IPPI (polio) Sunday 2011 on February 27 in all the districts.Principal Director, Department Of Health & Family Welfare Dr TL Nakhro in a press statement said that the department is all geared up to administer polio drops to over […]

Deputy Commissioner Mon notifies

Mon, February 23 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner Mon has issued an order to all the Head of the officers that all Saturday will be a working days now onwards except on second and fourth Saturdays. In this connection, all HODs are directed to keep their office open excluding second and fourth Saturdays. Government employees are […]

BSNL prepaid customers re-verification

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): Telecom giant BSNL starts re-verification of Prepaid Mobile Customers in Nagaland SSA. All prepaid customers are required to submit a fresh CAF form along with recent four colour photographs with identity proof and address proof. The new machine numbered Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) will be available at respective Customer Service Centre […]

March on with positive attitude: Yitachu

Yisisotha (Phek) | February 23 : Parliamentary secretary, Tourism, law & Justice, Yitachu inaugurated Wazeho Tourist complex on February 20 at Yisisotha village under Phek District.Speaking at the inaugural function, parliamentary secretary said that the State Government cares for the citizens but the blame is sprayed upon political issue, when it fails to take care […]

Regional News

Guv summons 9th session of 11th NLA Kohima, February 23 (DIPR): His Excellency the Governor of Nagaland, Nikhil Kumar, “In exercise of the Power Conferred by Clause-I of Article 174 of the Constitution of India”, has summoned the Ninth Session of the Eleventh Nagaland Legislative Assembly to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 2, […]

ATSUM relaxes its chain of agitations

IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 22 : All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has temporarily suspended its chain of agitations against the State government’s indifference to their charter of demands on account of the “Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011” set to begin at Ukhrul from March 4 next. The tribal students’ body will withhold its series of […]

Tripura sounds alert on bird flu

AGARTALA, FEBRUARY 22 (AGENCIES): The apparent hysteria related to bird flu (H5N1) that had ebbed since its peak in 2006 has raised its ugly head once again after the virus was confirmed in the state-run duck farm at R K Nagar in Agartala, the capital city of Tripura. Following the outbreak of the deadly avian […]