Minister accused of ‘vote bank politics’

Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Unit Congress Committee, Phek Town allege that Nagaland’s Minister for Health & Family Welfare Küzholüzo Nienu, has stooped down to an all-time low by playing ‘petty vote bank politics’ in the distribution of medicated mosquito nets in Phek town. A press note issued by Vetsohu Chuzoh, president and Senokha, general […]

Chang Union Dmr celebrate ‘Puanglüm’

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 12 (MExN): The Chang community of Dimapur celebrated ‘Puanglüm’ – a post-harvest festival – on Wednesday, January 12. Hosted at Duncan Basti, the celebration was graced by Member of Parliament CM Chang as the chief guest. Addressing the gathering the MP called upon the community to bear in mind the pioneers, those whose […]

SDSA reaffirms over NE fest ban

Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) and its units have reaffirmed that they will adhere by their decision effectively to stop the NE Youth Festival 2011 to be held in Senapati District. The event has been organised by Youth Initiative Foundation (YIF). According to the press statement by the union’s president […]

Another ULFA leader released on bail, way paved for talks

Guwahati, January 12 (AGENCIES): The last of the eight top leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa), Chitraban Hazarika, was released on bail on Wednesday, brightening hopes of curtains coming down on the more than three-decade old violent insurgency in Assam. Self-styled Ulfa finance secretary Chitraban Hazarika was released on bail from […]

Womenfolk attack BSEM staff

Imphal, January 12 (NNN): Hundreds of womenfolk of Kakwa Naorem Leikai who are also members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the killing of Dr Kunjabihari, chairman of the State education board, clashed today with the staffs of the education board who were staging sit-in-protest against the killing of the official. The incident occurred […]

Unattended waste pile spawns health hazard

Kohima, January 11 : With the increasing population in Kohima town and to meet the requirements of the people, consumption has increased generating more waste. And in order to maintain a healthy environment, the administration and other government agencies had carried out various strategies, like providing equipments to different wards to clear garbage as dirty […]

Padah Recordings concert at Wokha

Dimapur, January 11 (MExN): 2010 has been an eventful year for Padah Recordings. Jamir, who is the lead singer and partner Sangita of Padah Recordings have been working together in ministering to several Malaysian churches. Many of the churches in Malaysia were for the homeless, drug addicts, abused and the destitute. Jamir with her soulful […]

Army truck collides with passenger van

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 11 (MExN): Eleven persons were injured when a heavy duty Army recovery truck collided with a passenger taxi – AS 11 3978 (Tata Winger) near Viswema village, Kohima on Tuesday, January 11. According to Kohima traffic police, the mishap occurred around 10:30 am today. The taxi was ferrying 12 persons, including the driver […]

Regional News

NPCC general secretary informs DIMAPUR, JANUARY 11 (MExN): The NPCC general secretary (admn) Medokul Sophie has informed that V. Narayanasamy, General Secretary-AICC i/c Nagaland along with Secretary –AICC, Sanjay Bapna will be having a meeting with PCC office bearers, MLAs, Frontal Chiefs and DCC Presidents. The meeting will be held at Dimapur DCC office at […]

WASA 50th anniversary makes colourful start

Sechü Zubza | January 10 : A weeklong 50th year anniversary of Western Angami Sports Association (WASA) got underway here this morning at WAPO Ground under the theme “Enhance your vision from the past” with Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) speaker Kiyanilie Peseyie as the chief host.Speaking on the occasion, Peseyie asserted that sports is fast […]

REGION Briefs

ULFA chairman meets Baruah’s mother Jeraigaon (Assam), January 11 (PTI): ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa today visited the outfit’s elusive ”commander-in-chief” Paresh Baruah’s mother Miliki Baruah, who insisted that her son and others be brought back for the peace talks. "As all of you went out together on your struggle 30 years ago, now bring Paresh […]

Garos in Nagaland appeal for M’laya-Assam peace

Dimapur, January 11 (MExN): Garo organizations in Nagaland today appealed for peace between the Garo and Rabha communities in the Meghalaya-Assam border where the two are currently locked in ethnic conflict. Garo organizations in Nagaland called the conflict a ‘most unfortunate and mutually damaging event.’ The Nagaland Garo Tribal Council (NGTC) and the Garo Students’ […]