Nagaland

  • ‘Folktales from the North East India’ launched
    (Left to right) Dr. Lanusangla Tzudir, Hekali Zhimomi IAS, Som Kamei IPS during the launching of the Floktales from the North East of India by NEZCC & Heritage Publishing House. Also seen in the picture in Joel Nillo Kath. Dimapur | February 5 : A book called ‘Folktales from the North East India’ was launched today at NEZCC. A short programme was organized at the premise which was chaired by Joel Nillo Kath. The book was formally released by Som Kamei, IPS, Directo
  • YAA 45th general conference held
    Kohima, February 5 (MExN): The 45th general conference of Yimchunger Akheru Arihako (YAA) was held from January 11 to 14 last at Chessore village under the theme “My Society, My Responsibility” with minister for health & family welfare Kuzholuzo Nienu and parliamentary secretary for RD & REPA Pangnyu Phom as chief guests, Torechu, parliamentary secretary for CAWD Nagaland and R. Tohanba, parliamentary secretary for IPR, economics & statistics as guest of honour.
  • Naga Hoho prez to grace Lui-Ngai-Ni
    Tahamzam, February 5 (MExN): “Lui-Ngai-Ni”, the Naga Seed Sowing Festival is being organized at Hunphun (Ukhrul) on February 15 under the aegis of the United Naga Council with the theme “Sowing Seeds of Change”. The Convenor of the Organising Committee, Somimayar Awungshi in a press note said that the festival will be hosted by the Tangkhul Naga Long and graced by Keviletuo Kiewhuo, President Naga Hoho as the chief guest and Thangkhosei Haokip, President, Kuki I
  • LOCAL Briefs
    ANTA informs Kohima, February 5 (MExN): The president of All Nagaland Taxi Association informed all private vehicles owners and drivers to stop operating/plying as private taxis in the state. It also informed that action will be taken against such defaulting private vehicles as per the earlier decision of the Association. Further, all the district unit presidents have been directed to take action against such defaulters plying in their respective districts. Henceforth, the owners of al
  • Training on RTE on Feb 11
    Kohima, February 5 (MExN): District  Education Officer Kohima, Zaveyi Nyekha informs to all the concerned that there will be one day Training Programme under Kohima District on Right to Education (RTE), on February 11 at 10.am at Institute of World language (Old Kohima college building auditorium). The Head teachers, teacher in-charge of government middle schools, government primary school and all the personals are informed to attend the said training programme positively.
  • Consultation Workshop for BRGF Planning held
    Kohima, February 4 (MExN): The State Level Consultation Workshop for BRGF Planning was held on February 4 at Hotel Cimorh, Kohima.A press release issued by N. Neibou Sekhose, Assistant Director, Rural Development said that the function was chaired by Tungdeno, Deputy Director (RD), V. Sakhrie, Commissioner & Secretary (RD) addressed the gathering. D. K Manavalan, IAS Rtd addressed on the present district planning exercise and salient features of the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act
  • Delay in issuing free text books annoy ANSTA Peren
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The All Nagaland School Teachers’ Association Peren (N) has express disappointment on the delay of issuing free text books for students of government schools. All the government schools under Peren district had re-opened from January 20 as per the order from the department concerned. The Association in a press note issued by its president Tonga Hangsing stated that “to their utter dismay till now no news of text books had come up which is a main
  • ‘Youth Brigade 2011’ underway
    Health Minister Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu addresses on the second day of the Phek Area Baptist Christian Youth Endeavor ‘Youth Brigade 2011’ . Lanezho | February 4 : The Phek Area Baptist Christian Youth Endeavor ‘Youth Brigade 2011’ entered second day here at Lanezho on the banks of the Lanye River. Minister for Health & Family Welfare, government of Nagaland Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu attended the programme as the “competition declarer guest.”Quoti
  • Dept asked to submit materials for budget speech
    Kohima, February 4 (DIPR): The Finance Department has requested all departments to furnish material for the budget speech of the Finance Minister for the incoming Budget Session schedule to be held in March 2011.The material may be limited to one page in 14” size font in A-4 size paper, accompanied by a soft copy in CD. Only significant achievements with key physical and financial details along with gist of new projects and policy initiatives of the coming year may be furnished.
  • Senators reminded on ministry of reconciliation
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The last day of the Board of Theological Education of the Senate of Serampore College (University) meeting at Clark Theological College (CTC) started with devotion led by Rev. Dr Temjen Jamir, Dean of Post-graduate Studies, CTC.The speaker was Rev. Manmashi Ekka, Principal of Gossner Theological College, Ranchi. On the basis of Matthew 5:10, he shared on the importance of the ministry of reconciliation, which has its source in the reconciling work of God in
  • PFFA Mkg foundation day on Feb 9
    Mokokchung, February 4 (DIPR): The 5th foundation day of the Passion Fruit Farmers’ Association, Mokokchung will be held on February 9 at Salangtem Community Hall, Mokokchung. The main speaker at the function will be DFO Mokokchung, T. Yashi Jamir while DHO Mokokchung and Chief Manager SBI Mokokchung will deliver short speeches. According to the President of the Association, report from the building construction committee and Bank committee will also be taken at the programme.
  • Mini dam for water harvesting inaugurated
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): A mini dam for water harvesting at Dzüdü and Agri. Link Road to Chüza constructed under MGNREGS by the VDB Thipüzu under Kikruma Block, Phek District was inaugurated by Neposo Theluo, Project Director, DRDA Phek on February 2, 2011. The church road and footsteps constructed under the same programme were also inaugurated by Japra Swuro BDO, R.D Block Kikruma on the same day. A press note informed that after inauguration of the projects, a
  • ‘Students should have clear career goals’
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The ICFAI University Nagaland (IUN) organised a talk on career in Corporate Sector, on February 4. IUN Dean Dr. C. P. Alexander in a press release said that speaking on the occasion Meyabi Arho Niphi, Sr. Manager, Personnel & Team Leader, ERP_HR Module of Oil India, Duliajan said that students should have clear career goals. “Every student must have specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time bound (SMART) career goals,” he said. He
  • ACEPD meeting on February 9
    Kohima, February 4 (MExN): The Association of Civil Engineers of Power department notified all the members that there will be an emergency general meeting on February 9 at 12:00 noon at the office chamber of SE (Civil) Circle, Kohima. All the members have been informed to attend the said meeting without fail.
  • LOCAL Briefs
    41 AR informs on firing practiceWokha, February 4 (DIPR): The 41 Assam Rifles will carry out day/night firing practice from February 7 to 12 at the following times: Day Time-0800 hours to 1700 hours, Night time-1800 hrs to 2000 hours. In this regard public and residents in an around the firing range area are requested to keep away from the firing range in order to avoid loss or injury to human lives, lives stock and materials.Census training at Chiephobozou held   CHIEPHOBOZOU, Fe
  • Senate meeting of Serampore College enters second day
    Rev. Dr. Wati Longchar (Left) releasing the book Annual Magazine of Clark Theological College with the theme “Ministry of Reconciliation”, Morung Speaks: Cultural Values and Elements for the Enrichment of Naga Christian Community authored by Mar Pongener (right). Dimapur, February 3 (MExN): The Senate of Serampore College (University) meetings at Clark Theological College (CTC) entered the second day with devotion led by Dr Akumla, Dean of Practical Ministries, CTC. A
  • APC visit NABARD’s funded projects
    (Left) H. K. Khulu, IAS, at Rural Marketing Sheds in New Jalukie, Peren. (Right) Villager lineup to interact with the visiting officials. Dimapur, February 3 (MExN): The Principal Secretary and Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Nagaland H.K. Khulu IAS, along with Secretary, APC Cell, GoN, Benjamin Newmai and other officers of Agriculture Department visited Wadi (horticulture) based integrated development project for small, marginal and landless farmers in Peren Di
  • DC Mon insist to impart proper training on Census
    Mon, February 3 (DIPR): The Mon District Planning & Development Board meeting was held at DC’s conference hall on January 17 under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner & Vice Chairman DPDB, Mon Dinesh Kumar, IAS. The chairman while welcoming the members present, announced to the members about the 2nd Phase of Census population which would be taken up from February 9 to 28 with a revision round from March 1 to 5. In this connection he asked all the Census Charge Officer
  • ASHA module 6th training at Phek
    Dr. C.W. Tungoe Dy. Chief Medical Officer, resource person along with ASHA Trainees during the 6th module Training Phek.  Phek, February 3 (MExN): The Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) module 6th training commenced today in Phek District at CMO Conference hall with Deputy Chief Medical officers, Phek, Dr. C.W. Tungoe as a guest during the inaugural programmed. The training will be held from February 3 to 7.Speaking on the occasion Dr. C.W. Tungoe, Deputy CMO called upon the
  • Doing their part in conservation through deeds
    Lanu Zunga Chuchuyimpang releasing wild pigeons and pheasants and nelgai at the Longrangdang forest, Chuchuyimpang on January, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Aso Imsong)  Mokokchung, February 3 (MExN): No act however small towards biodiversity conservation goes wasted, but this venture of the ‘Lanu Zunga’ of Chuchuyimpang village under Mokokchung district surely will go a long way in maintaining ecological balance in the environment. This Lanu Zunga (Lanu in Ao dialect means Y