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  • Teachers Day: A tribute to the pioneers of change
    Teachers Day: A tribute to the pioneers of change
    A teacher interacting with her students at Blossom Pre School, Mokokchung. (Morung Photo)   Chizokho Vero Kohima | September 4 Marking the observation of Teachers’ Day which falls on September 5, The Morung Express reached to different sections…
  • Ayim Longchar: Calling out all ‘Warrior’
    Ayim Longchar: Calling out all ‘Warrior’
    Akangjungla There are moments in life, just in a spark of moment, something really special happens and for that one thing you drop everything to see it through to completion. For Ayim Longchar, one of the most power-packed and dynamic performers…
  • IT sector in Nagaland to receive boost
    IT sector in Nagaland to receive boost
    An artist impression of the floor plan for a section of the startup incubation centre which is set to be launched in Kohima this month.    State of the art start-up incubation centre to be launched in Kohima this month   Ketholeno Neihu  Kohima |…
  • Experiencing the Zhavame culture
    Experiencing the Zhavame culture
    (Left) Some of the NSF delegates & students and citizens of Zhavame village seen here during the unveiling of the monolith at Kapamodzu peak. (Right) During the trek to Kapamodzu peak.   Morung Express News Zhavame | September 1  Traditional…
  • What are your cooking experiences outside Nagaland or North East?
    What are your cooking experiences outside Nagaland and North East?
    The 'recipe for disaster' from the trailer, 'Axone.' (screengrab: BFI/YouTube)   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 30    With the trailer of ‘Axone’ – the film based on a Naga’s favourite cuisine generating huge buzz across various social…
  • Aren Sayer: Living more than the music
    Aren Sayer: Living more than the music
    It is not every day that someone with great musical potential would turn away from the aspiration to be popular and famous or make a living out of it. But that is exactly the attitude of well known worship leader and singer, Aren Sayer.  With the…
  • Indigenous food
    Indigenous food systems provide us continuity
    (Left) Kholar, an indigenous beans. (Centre) An elderly man dries maize in the sun after harvesting in Kiphire Town. (Right) Millet store in cane basket at a granary. (Morung Photo)   P Achumse Yingbithongrü Kiphire  The Sangtam Nagas, a tribe…
  • ‘Axone’ dishes out bittersweet memories
    ‘Axone’ dishes out bittersweet memories
    Screengrabs from movie trailer of ‘Axone’ written and directed by Nicholas Kharkongor. The 96-minute feature, dealing with experiences of North Easterner in major cities outside the region, is slated to screen at the prestigious 63rd BFI London…
  • A day in the life of a woman traffic police
    A day in the life of a woman traffic police
    A female traffic policewoman manning a traffic point in Kohima town. (Morung Photo)   Atono Tsükrü Kense Kohima | August 27 When the traffic policewomen were first deployed into the line of duty in regulating traffic rules in the state, they…
  • Narrative
    Teacher Sulekha Sen
    Easterine Kire   My day started with an email from an unfamiliar name. It was nothing out of the ordinary. The writer was reviewing a book of mine and requested some answers to questions. She piqued my interest when she mentioned that she had…
  • On a 20-year old scooter, mother-son duo  reach Nagaland as part of their pilgrimage
    On a 20-year old scooter, mother-son duo reach Nagaland as part of their pilgrimage
    40-year old D Krishna Kumar with his 80-year old mother, Chudarathana outside The Morung Express office, Dimapur on August 21. The mother-son duo, currently on a pilgrimage tour across the country on a scooter has travelled more than 44,000 km so…
  • Nagaland music industry set to conquer bigger stage
    Nagaland music industry set to conquer bigger stage
    In conversation with Theja Meru, advisor, Task Force for Music & Arts   Vishü Rita Krocha Nagaland, the first ever state in India to have recognized music as an industry, is all set to conquer bigger stage with the rebranding of the Music…
  • ‘Hard work, patience and respect’
    ‘Hard work, patience and respect’
    Yosa shares about his pursue of carpentry as profession   Morung Express News Kohima | August 20 For 29 years old Vingosa Yosa, nothing in his profession satisfies him more than watching his work complete and the joy gained from one’s own work of…
  • Librarian scarcity in Nagaland
    Librarian scarcity in Nagaland
    11 out of 12 govt libraries without librarians   Imkong Walling Dimapur | August 18 Were public libraries ever really a thing in Nagaland? Save the ones attached to educational institutions, the State Central Library in Kohima run by the…
  • A few fine cobblers
    A few fine cobblers
    (Left to Right) Toyi Swuro, Votalu Luruo and employees of ‘Craft Gallery.’ (Morung Photo)   ‘Changing the lives of poor children by mending shoes’   Vishü Rita Krocha Kohima | August 13  The sight of school children in tattered shoes struck…
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