State chess players looted

Dimapur, June 24 (MExN): The Nagaland Chess Association is participating at the 49th National Chess Challenger 2011 at Aurangabad Maharastra. However, on the fifth day of the tournament, June 22, some unidentified persons broke the lock of the room and stole items worth Rs.1,40,000.The items that were stolen – Two lap-tops costing Rs. 90,000/-, three […]

Probe ordered in Assam’s violent protests

GUWAHATI, June 23 (Agencies): Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered an investigation into violent demonstrations over a government eviction drive which saw three people shot dead by police. "We have ordered an inquiry into the mob violence and will take necessary action against those guilty or those involved in the vandalism," Gogoi said.Three […]

Many support hill bandh from June 24

Imphal, June 23 (NNN): Several organisations have endorsed the the 60-hour bandh in Manipur hill districts to be called from June 24 evening by Committee on Protection of Tribal Areas Manipur (COPTAM) in protest against the failure of the state government of Manipur to fulfill the "rightful and genuine demands". The bandh will begin from […]

287 Ukhrul schools receive uniforms and textbooks under SSA project

Rita Leiyaphi, AC Ukhrul along with ZEO Ukhrul N.Everest and his staffs distributing school uniforms and textbooks at Ukhrul Higher Secondary School.   Ukhrul | June 23 : Under Sirva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) educational project, many school uniforms and textbooks were distributed at Ukhrul Higher Secondary School, today. Concern village-school Headmasters from all over 287 […]

NPUI speaks out against eviction of Naga River Colony

Imphal, June 23 (NNN): Naga People’s Union Imphal (NPUI) has appealed to the state government of Manipur for a stay order to the eviction of the residents of Naga River Colony to make way for the proposed upgrading of the Hotel Imphal to a five-star hotel. The proposed upgrading of Hotel Imphal to a five-star […]

CSIR-NEIST signs MoU with Thailand

Dimapur, June 23 (MExN): A 11 member delegation from the Thailand’s principal public sector agency responsible for fostering and coordination of research in Science & Technology and also for its application, the Agricultural Research Development Agency (ARDA), led by its Director Dr (Ms) Napavarn Noparatnaraporn are paying an official visit to the CSIR-North East Institute […]

NSF tour team reaches Phek, Meluri

NSF president, Kelhouneizo Yhome addressing a consultative meeting at Meluri on Thursday. NSF general secretary, N.  Ejanthung Ngullie (in blue shirt) is also seen. (Morung Photo)   PHEK | JUNE 23 : Fruitful and healthy deliberations have been the feature of the NSF goodwill tour to various district headquarters meeting and seeking the opinions of […]

Ex-members of five VCC responds to allegations

Dimapur, June 23 (MExN): Resigned members of five Village Congress Committee (VCC) issued a clarification note stating to be necessitated by ‘the fallacious press statement’ branded by the 36th ACCC, Satakha leaders on June 22. On behalf of the resigned members, the note was appended by Qhiveto Jimo ex-chairman, Xukhepu VCC, Yeshika Jimo, ex-chairman, Zungti […]

‘Allegation on IRB at Kakiho is unfounded’

Dimapur, June 23 (MExN): In response to the allegation levied upon the IRB personnel stationed at Kakiho, the Additional Superintendent of Police, Dimapur has issued a rejoinder stating that claim is unfounded and false. Stating that the security force was deployed to prevent untoward incidents from taking place as a result of the simmering tension […]

UNESCO lauds Manas’ revival story, removes danger tag

The outstanding universal value, for which Manas was inscribed in the World Heritage list, has recovered from damages sustained during ethnic unrest in the site. (Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar/File)   New Delhi, June 22 (PTI): Acknowledging the great revival story, UNESCO has removed the ‘danger tag’ imposed on the famous Manas National Park of Assam […]

Parliamentary Secy appeals DGFT to set up information centre

Kohima | June 22 : Parliamentary Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Dr. K. C. Nihoshe fervently appealed to the Director General Foreign Trade (DGFT) to set up an information centre in the department of Industries and Commerce as it is the main department responsible for export activities.Addressing at the “Symposium on Export Prospects and concerns in […]

Land claim row continues

Dimapur, June 22 (MExN): The Chakro Angami Kuda Youth Organisation has issued a counter statement to the DC Dimapur and to the continuous agitation by the “six colonies” mob within the Industrial village polling station 11 & 12 for EPIC. Stating that just for a single individual, whether having good or bad character of his/her […]