Transport dept clarifies on Dmr rail line

Dimapur, February 25 (MExN):  The Nagaland department of Transport has clarified on matters related with the proposed railway line for Dimapur.  Secretary to the government of Nagaland N Hangsing issued a press release in clarification to a number of points that mentioned in a story in this daily earlier on February 24.   The department said […]

Court paralyzed due to power disconnection

Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): Work in the Court of District and Sessions Judge Dimapur has come to a standstill due to disconnected power lines. It is learnt that the District Court has been reeling under darkness since Monday due to non-payment of electric bill by the Department of Law and Justice. The Court is virtually […]

REGION Briefs

IGAR (N) greets Angami community Dimapur, February 25 (MExN):Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, AVSM, SM, VSM, IGAR (N) and all ranks of Assam Rifles extends “very warm greetings to the people of Angami tribe on Sekrenyi festival”. Lt Col, R P Velu, (PRO), HQ IGAR (N) in a greeting message while wishing the tribe prosperity in […]

Verification of Census in Mon

Mon, February 25 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner, Mon, Dinesh Kumar, IAS along with ADC Aboi, Anden Konyak and EAC Mon, Ilika Zhimomi carried out an inspection tour of the ongoing Census Phase II exercise in Aboi Circle on February 22. The DC had a meeting with the enumerators and supervisors and the public leaders at […]

Police commandos in Imphal acquires hovercrafts

IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 23 : As part of its modernization process and to add more teeth to its arsenal, Manipur police commando is almost set to induct United States of America (USA) made hovercraft in Loktak lake in Manipur to ‘flush out’ rebel outfits who have made the area a safe haven for waging war […]

Meities leave Kuki areas following tension

IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 23 : Following the alleged ‘quit notice’ served on the Meitei community residing in certain places of Sardar Hills by the Kuki National Front-President (KNF-P), around 100 people have left Motbung, Saparmeina and other areas of the Sardar Hills and they are now taking shelter at Sekmai this evening. Following this incident, the […]

Assam bandh partially affected

KOKRAJHAR (ASSAM), February 23 (PTI):  Normal life was partially affected in several districts of the state following a 12-hour Assam Bandh sponsored today by the All Adivasi Students’Association of Assam in protest against the killing of its President Bosco Charmaco yesterday, official sources said.The bandh affected parts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Sonitpur, Darrang, Chirang and Karbi […]

Refresher course in Chemistry underway

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The UGC-Academic Staff College and the Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong have jointly organized a Refresher Course for College and University Teachers which started from today, February 23 to March 15.  The Inaugural Function held today in the Academic Staff College, North-Eastern Hill University and was presided over by […]

College teachers in ‘Manipur’ on strike over salary

IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 23 (ANI): Teachers in Manipur are on strike over a demand for a hike in their salaries. The teachers who have gathered under the banner of the Federation of College Teachers Associations of Manipur (FECTAM) called for a review of the cabinet decision of November 4, 2010. FECTAM President L. Randhoni Devi said […]

Meghen seeks plebiscite, peacekeepers in ‘Manipur’

Guwahati, February 23 (The Hindu): The jailed chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), Rajkumar Meghen alias Sanayaima, on Monday renewed the offer made to the Centre that the outfit would lay down arms before United Nations authorities if the Centre allowed a plebiscite in Manipur in the presence of UN representatives and […]