Rio to launch Nagaland Tourist Police on Nov 26

Rio to launch Nagaland Tourist Police on Nov 26

Kohima, November 23 (MExn): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will formally launch the Nagaland Tourist Police on November 26 at PHQ, Kohima.   Nagaland will be the 2nd state in the North East to launch Tourist Police for maintaining the safety and security of the tourists during Hornbill Festival, starting from December 1.   Nagaland Police […]

Divided by war, Israel and Gaza’s Instagrammers tell their own stories

Divided by war, Israel and Gaza’s Instagrammers tell their own stories

Israeli teens, Meshy Elmkies (R), 16, Liam Yefet (C), 16 and Lee Cohen, 17, co-managers of Instagram account, Otef.Gaza, play with a dog near a barrier which borders the Gaza Strip, in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom in southern Israel November 11, 2018. Picture taken November 11, 2018. (REUTERS/Amir Cohen)     ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER, November 22 (Reuters): […]

Government vehicles for official purpose only: Transport dept proposes, EAC Wokha disposes

Government vehicles for official purpose only: Transport dept proposes, EAC Wokha disposes

A Nagaland Government vehicle.  (Morung Photo: For representational purposes only)   Wokha, November 19 (MExN): In a first, the Wokha district administration has notified all officials under its jurisdiction to prevent “unauthorized or illegal use of government vehicles” by children or other unauthorized persons.   The Extra Assistant Commissioner (EAC), Wokha Tumpen P Tsanglao “brought to […]

Nagaland to launch Tourist Police unit

Nagaland to launch Tourist Police unit

Image for representational purposes only.  Personnel of the 15 NAP (IR) Mahila taking part in the drill competition on the final day of the XXXVI Nagaland Police duty-cum-sports meet 2015 held at NAPTC ground, Ch?moukedima on November 20. (Morung File Photo)   24-hour Control Room has been activated; To be manned by 12 dedicated police personnel […]

Dimapur: Drugged, assaulted and left for dead, Truck driver survives bid on life

Dimapur: Drugged, assaulted and left for dead, Truck driver survives bid on life

Image for representational purposes only. (Photo: https://pixabay.com/en/)   DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 17 (MExN): One truck driver – drugged, assaulted and left for dead – survived to tell the tale. The victim, whose name was withheld by the police, was found injured at the Chathe river, Chümoukedima on November 13. The victim, who is in his 40s, […]

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

Stan Lee arrives for the World Premiere of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” in Los Angeles, California June 28, 2017. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni File Photo)   LOS ANGELES, November 12 (Reuters):  Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with […]

SC decriminalizes Section 377, victory for the LGBTIQ community

SC decriminalizes Section 377, victory for the LGBTIQ community

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)   New Delhi, September  6 (IANS): In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised homosexuality between consenting adults […]

Brazil mourns blaze at National Museum, seeks answers to ‘tragedy foretold’

Brazil mourns blaze at National Museum, seeks answers to ‘tragedy foretold’

People watch as a fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 2. (REUTERS Photo)   RIO DE JANEIRO, September 3 (Reuters):Brazil on Monday mourned a fire that destroyed its National Museum, a cherished historical repository that lacked a sprinkler system and was reeling from years of financial […]

Bridging or Dividing:  Denied entry to meet their CMs, Northeast students in JNU protest

Bridging or Dividing:  Denied entry to meet their CMs, Northeast students in JNU protest

Members of North-East Students’ Forum (NESF) during their silent march on August 29 at JNU campus, New Delhi. (Photo: With special arrangement) ABVP’s ‘Ishan Uday – Bridging the Heart’ turns into major row   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 30   The North-East Students’ Forum (NESF) observed a ‘Silent Protest March’ on August 29 […]

Meghalaya CM wins by-election, defeats Congress

Meghalaya CM wins by-election, defeats Congress

  Tura (Meghalaya), August 27 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister and National Peoples Party (NPP) candidate Conrad Sangma on Monday won the by-election from the South Tura Assembly constituency by a huge margin.   But former Speaker Martin Danggo, who resigned from the Congress and joined the NPP, lost to Pius Marwein of the United Democratic […]

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