Northeast Briefs

Another one-horned rhino killed in Kaziranga, horn taken away Guwahati, March 13 (IANS): A day after the forest department in Assam killed a poacher in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, poachers have killed yet another rhino in the famous park and made away with its horn. Park officials said that the carcass of the rhino was […]

‘Roadmap needed to boost Arunachal-Myanmar ties’

Itanagar, March 13 (PTI): A road map is needed to boost trade and cultural ties between Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar, Indian Ambassador in Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhyay has said. Mukhopadhyay, who met with the state Chief Minister Nabam Tuki at New Delhi yesterday, said he would lead a high level delegation from that country to the […]

Roadmap for repatriation of Brus

Aizawl, March 13 (PTI): Mizoram government has chalked out a roadmap for resumption of repatriation of Brus lodged in the six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura district and submitted a proposal for expenses of over Rs 68 lakh for the purpose, a senior official said today. State additional secretary for home Lalbiakzama told PTI […]

Assam CM shows concern on cut in Central funds

Guwahati, March 13 (PTI): Assam government today said it was “concerned” over gradual cut in central assistance to the state, but asserted that it would not move back to “darker days” prior to 2001. Replying to discussions on the state budget for 2015-16 in the Assembly, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi sought help from all stakeholders, […]

March 15: World consumer rights day

Kohima, March 13 (MExN): The Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) informed all the wards under KMC jurisdiction that Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) in collaboration with KMC, Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organization and Kohima Law College will be observing World Consumer Rights Day on March 15 at DC Conference Hall, Kohima at 2:00 PM on the […]

DPDB meeting discusses development of Zunheboto

Zunheboto, March 13 (DIPR): The monthly Zunheboto DPDB meeting was held on March 12 at DC’s Conference Hall under the chairmanship of DC & Vice Chairman DPDB Zunheboto, Temsu Longkumer. While chairing the meeting the DC welcomed Parliamentary Secretary for Jail & Home Guard, Er. Picto Shohe new chairman of DPDB Zunheboto and welcomed all […]

Kros College Inter Collegiate Gospel Beat begins

Our Correspondent Kohima | March 13 The Inter Collegiate Gospel Beat Contest organized by the KROS College, Kohima under the theme “Celebrating In Sync” began on March 13 with Dr. Neikesalie Nicky Kire, Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology as the Chief Guest. The program was chaired by Mimi Suohu, Chaplain, KROS College with an […]

Workshop on Mission Indradhanush held in Kohima

Kohima, March 13 (MExN): Office of the Chief Medical Officer Kohima, along with District Health Society, Department of Health & Family Welfare, NHM held a district level workshop on Mission Indradhanush at CMO’s conference hall on March 13. Kingson Shimray, Co-ordinator (UNICEF) Nagaland, chaired the programme. Dy.CMO Dr. Kechongol Sophie delivered keynote address. The programme […]

Nagaland power sector to get World Bank aid

AGARTALA, MARCH 13 (IANS): Nagaland will be receiving Rs 729 crore as soft loan from World Bank to develop and expand its infrastructure in the power sector. The World Bank would is providing the major share of Rs 5, 111 crore project to develop and expand infrastructure in the power sector in six NE states, […]

July 4, 2014 murder: Demand for justice

DIMAPUR, MARCH 13 (MExN): The Longkhum Lanur Telongjem (LLT) today demanded that justice be served with regard to the gruesome murder of a 34 year old woman in Dimapur on July 4, 2014. The LLT, in a representation to the Nagaland state Chief Minister, informed that the victim was a citizen and a permanent resident […]

ECI hearing on NPF imbroglio held

DIMAPUR, MARCH 13 (MExN): As scheduled, the Election Commission of India (ECI) today gave the final hearing to arguments presented by legal representatives of Noke Wangnao and Dr Shürhozelie Leizeitsu led NPF groups on the issue of its party leadership and symbol recognition.  The hearing which began at 3:30pm was attended by Chief Election Commissioner […]