Words of appreciation from NSCN/GPRN

DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): The Government of the People’s Republic of Nagalim has expressed “a hearty gratitude to all individuals, civil organizations and schools, who have extended their invaluable services of solidarity with fervent prayers and painstaking reception of homecoming of His Excellency, the Yaruiwo,  Isak Chishi Swu, on his arrival at the Dimapur Airport, […]

Eye on polls, Gogoi pledges 1000cr package for Barak

SILCHAR, March 1 (AGENCIES): Keeping in mind the coming assembly elections,  Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, promised the Barak Valley a Rs 1,000-crore package if the Congress wins in all the 15 segments of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi. “I will not mind if we fall short of two or three seats. But we want your […]

Centre’s initiative for peace working in NE

Guwahati, March 1 (ANI): If we follow a chronological order of events, the past 18 months have been good for the Northeast with regard to improvement in the security situation, especially in Assam and Nagaland. Both United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah or NSCN (IM), two of the biggest […]

KCP cadres arrested with incriminating items

Imphal,  March 1 (NNN):  A combined team of Imphal West police commando, 116 Bn. BSF and 5 Assam Rifles arrested two cadres of the proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) in a span of 12 hours with incriminating articles. While briefing media persons at Imphal West commando complex after the operation, the Dy. SP (Cdo), Imphal […]

But what about floods, erosion & development?

GUWAHATI, March 1 (AGENCIES): The Union Budget of 2011-12 has failed to make opposition parties in the state happy. According to AGP, the budget lacked new ideas and infusion of fresh impetus for development in the northeast. “Apart from some increase in allocations, I haven’t seen any new idea or directions for development in the […]

REGION Briefs

Scientists to replace cement with clay New Delhi, March 1 (AGENCIES): Imagine clay replacing building material like cement, metal, wood and plastic in the near future! Scientists are working to use Bentonite, a certain clay, to make sturdy, new-age construction material that is sustainable and eco-friendly. Found only in four states in India-Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka […]

Nukhu for chemist post in art & culture dept for State Museum

Kohima | February 28 : Lamenting over the acute shortage of manpower in the field of chemistry, civil engineering and food technology in the state, Deo Nukhu, advisor science & technology, NER, art & culture today encouraged the students to pursue such lines in keeping with the requirement in this advanced and modern society. “We […]

Jotsoma Eco-Tourism Centre road closed from today

Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): The vehicular road to Jotsoma Eco-Tourism Centre at Puliebadze will be closed for about 10 days. The convenor of Jotsoma Nature Conservation and Eco-Tourism Trust has informed in a press release recieved here today that the road will be closed to the public due to construction works, which will start from […]

IMFL and contraband ganja confiscated

Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): The Dimapur police personnel seized a consignment of about 150 cases of IMFL from a truck bearing R/No NL 01D9138 on February 27, which was intercepted, from NRL Petrol Pump area on NH 29.The Additional Superintendent of Police, Dimapur in a press note has informed that the driver and the co-driver […]

'Cancel Jamabandi within village'

Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): The chairman & head village chief, Industrial village Razhuphe, Dimapur, T.L Angami has reported that some outsiders trespassed into the village land with Jamabandi and threatened some of the villagers to leave their land. In a note addressed to the E.A.C (Rev), office of the D.C Dimapur, T.L Angami requested the […]

‘Women are not fighting for equality with men’

Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): The Nagaland Women Commission(NWC) has successfully conducted sub-division level women seminar with the theme “Towards a new horizon” at Pughoboto in Zunheboto district on February 18 and Tuli under Mokokchung district on February 25 with the co-ordination of Sumi Totimi Hoho and Watsü Mundang respectively.In her keynote addressed at both the […]

Farewell to outgoing Chief Information Commissioner

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 28 (MExN): State Information Commissioner of Nagaland Rev. Dr. Pongsing Konyak has lauded the effort of outgoing Chief Information Commissioner P. Talitemjen Ao, IAS (Retd) describing him as a “clean officer, man of integrity, honesty and God fearing”. “Being so the entire Naga people have trust and confidence in you. We have seen […]