VAT directive for transporters issued

Dimapur, January 9 (MExN): The Commissioner of Taxes of Nagaland today directed all owners or persons of taxable goods to adhere to statutory provisions of taxes and present declaration Value Added Tax (VAT) forms when required before officer in-charge at taxation check posts. The Taxes administration took strong note that in spite of wide circulation […]

Assam ethnic clashes: Fresh firing at the border

Guwahati, January 9 (NDTV):  After two days of relative calm at the  Assam-Meghalaya border fresh firing was reported between two groups on Sunday morning. More violence erupted on late Saturday night as three houses were set on fire.The two communities – Garos and Rabhas – have been clashing along ethnic lines in Assam’s Goalpara District […]

BJP aims to attack UPA's scam record to win in 2014

Guwahati, January 9 (Agencies): The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) two-day national executive meeting concluded Sunday with a clear message that the party was eyeing power in the 2014 parliamentary elections by going hammer and tongs against the Congress-led UPA government over corruption and scandals rocking the country.‘I would say 2010 is a turning point in […]

BSNL 3G net service in Nagaland down

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 8 (MExN): Despite much fanfare surrounding the launching of 3G internet service in Nagaland by telecom giant BSNL last year, hundreds of 3G subscribers in the state are unable to access the internet. Except for some areas, most of the subscribers in Dimapur have no use for their 3G modem due to non-availability […]

Mushroom production at high altitude areas in Phek: Study

Dimapur, January 8 (MExN): Phek district, with about 94% rural population, lies between 94035’18” to 94038’09” E, and 25037’37” to 25039’47” N in the south-east of Nagaland, at the altitude ranging from 520 to 2900m. Population of Phek was 148246 (2001 census) and it was sparsely populated with population density of 73 person/sq. km. The […]

Tu Nehi album release…

Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur Maongwati Aier is seen releasing a Hindi music album titled ‘Tu Nehi’ on Saturday, January 8 at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur. The music album written, composed and produced by Sohel Acharjee of Dimapur has contribution from big name Bollywood playback singers like Rajyoti Konwar and Tarali Sharma of Assam as well as talented […]

Kohima Club honors Divine Connection

The band members of Divine Connection with Kohima Club president during the felicitation programee at Chedema. (Morung Photo)   Kohima | January 8 : Kohima Club felicitated the achievement of ‘Divine Connection’ for winning the ‘Kurkure Desi Beats Rock On with MTV 2010’ in Mumbai recently. Kohima Club, a group of high school friends  coming […]

Farewell accorded to BDO Zunheboto block

Zunheboto, January 7 (DIPR): A warm farewell was accorded to the outgoing Block Development Officer, RD Block Zunheboto, Kupto by the block staff on January 5 and also welcomed the new incumbent C. Khuvung in the office premises of BDO Zunheboto Block, Zunheboto. Outgoing BDO thanked and lauded the Staff of RD Block Zunheboto for […]

Nagaland’s healthcare “improved”

Dimapur, January 7 (MExN): Nagaland state has shown remarkable improvement in the healthcare delivery sector in the past two years and is currently rated third among the states in terms of healthcare delivery, according to survey conducted by a leading magazine.This was disclosed by Nagaland Minister for Health & Family Welfare Kuzholuzo Neinu at the […]

Gwayhunlo becomes third priest from Rengma tribe

Kohima, January 7 (MExN): Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing was ordained priest on January 4 by Most Rev. Joseph Mittathany, Arch Bishop Emeritus of Imphal at St. Joseph Parish, Tseminyu village.Rev. Fr. Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing is now the third priest from the Rengma tribe. Arch Bishop in His sermon said the church in North East is growing […]

India’s failed Highway diplomacy

New Delhi, January 7 (ENS): Losing out to China in the construction of an important stretch of the historic Stilwell Road, that once connected Ledo in Assam to Kumming in China, is a setback to the geopolitical calculations India has been making in its eastern neighbourhood. This section links the Pangsau Pass on the Arunachal […]

Mokokchung DC tours border villages

Mokokchung, January 6 (MExN): 2011: Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung Lithrongla G. Chishi today visited Lirmen-B village, Aonokpuyimsen, Shihapumi and Satsukba village in Mokokchung near the Assam-Nagaland border and held interactions with the villages’ functionaries.   The deputy commissioner was accompanied by, among others, ADC of Mangkolemba Temsu Longkumer.At Lirmen-B village, DC Chishi exhorted the village’s VDBs […]