NLTP: The elephant in the room

NLTP: The elephant in the room

Moral contest, propensity to consume and dud Imkong Walling Dimapur | January 22 The Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition (NLTP) Act 1989 has remained at best the proverbial elephant that no one wants to stroke. Apparently a conscientious victory, utter failure to implement the law since then has not only diluted the underlying moral cause but […]

Just Noodles- The new food corner in the town

Just Noodles- The new food corner in the town

(Left) The view of the restaurant ‘Just Noodles’ located in Duncan, Dimapur. (Right) The area of self cooking option provided in ‘Just Noodles’. (Photo Courtesy/Instagram) Limeka Achumi Dimapur | January 17 Upon entering Duncan’s newly welcomed restaurant ‘Just Noodles’, one will be greeted by the aroma of a scrumptious delicacy, which will for time without […]

Reading skills among Nagaland students above national level: ASER report

Reading skills among Nagaland students above national level: ASER report

The Variance: Proficiency levels among students in private schools increases but shows decline in govt school Morung Express News Dimapur | January 16 While the proficiency levels in basic arithmetic of Nagaland students made for poor reading in the recently released Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) – 2018 report, they however did very well […]

Nagaland: ‘Only half of Class VIII students can do division’

Nagaland: ‘Only half of Class  VIII students can do division’

Morung Express News Dimapur | January 15 Only 51.5 percent of class VIII students in Nagaland State can perform division of numbers, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2017-18 which was released today. The report, based on an annual survey that aims to provide reliable annual estimates of children’s schooling status and […]

Small steps towards a greater, greener cause

Small steps towards a greater, greener cause

Local vegetables stacked at the Green Shelves store located at Lhomithi Colony, Dimapur. (Morung Photo) Limeka Achumi Dimapur | January 15 Four years back, a lightning idea struck a group of young people’s minds to bring alive their vision in the development of the state’s local economy. It was named ‘Green Shelves Society’, which will […]

Nagas Without Borders: New Year Festival underway in Layshi Town

Nagas Without Borders: New Year Festival underway in Layshi Town

Nagas of Myanmar begin the celebration of the New Year Festival underway in Layshi Town, Naga Self Administered Zone, Myanmar, from January 14-16. (Morung Photo) Achumse Yingpithonger Layshi | January 14 Naga inhabitants of Myanmar from different regions and some Naga communities from India, living across the international border, gathered here today to celebrate the […]

Young people’s hopes for Nagaland in 2019

Young people’s hopes for Nagaland in 2019

CALLING OUT FOR CHANGE IN 2019: Young people enjoying a concert in Dimapur. Young people from Nagaland spoke to The Morung Express about their hopes and expectations from 2019. (Morung File Photo: For Representational Purposes Only) Ketholeno Neihu Dimapur | January 11 From infrastructure to education and immigration to environmental concerns, young people of Nagaland harbor hopes […]

The wild apple tree as a bride

The wild apple tree as a bride

This winter there are many reports that the wild apple trees are fruiting abundantly. That can only mean one thing. The wild apple tree has wed and given ‘birth’ to many children. In the village, that is how they put it poetically. In the years when the wild apple tree is barren, they say she […]

Beethoven bakers and baristas in Nagaland

Beethoven bakers and baristas in Nagaland

(Left) The wall of knowledge and encouragement of Hope Café located in Midland, Dimapur. (Right) Khareimy focused in her work, Hope Café, Dimapur. (Morung photo) Limeka Achumi Dimapur | December 30 One glance at the Hope Café in Midland, Dimapur can easily make anyone fall in love with its structure and interior designing. However, the […]

Teenage girls Status in Nagaland: Healthier but less skill savvy, says report

Teenage girls Status in Nagaland: Healthier but less skill savvy, says report

State scores overall 6th in all India TAG survey Morung Express NewsDimapur | December 18 How do teenage girls in Nagaland stand when compared with their cohorts from other states in different health, life skills and other issues concerning the age group. They are healthier, more educated, aspirational and have better access to other facilities, […]

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