Nagaland

  • LOCAL Briefs
    SASU 61st biennial conference from todayKohima, February 3 (MExN): The 61st biennial general conference of Southern Angami Students’ Union (SASU) will take place from February 4 at Pfüchama village under the theme “Be the difference that makes a difference.” Introductory session has been scheduled from 5:30 PM onwards on February 4 with MLA K.V. Pusa as the introductory guest. The introductory session will be marked by extempore speech, solo and duet competition.
  • Oldest lady in Lakhuti passes away
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): Lakhuti Students’ Union (LSU) has expressed condolence at the demise of Late. Rosemary Humtsoe, the oldest lady in Lakhuti, who passed away at the age of 97 on February 1, 2011 at Dimapur. The Union conveys sympathy to the bereaved family members and prays for the eternal rest of the departed soul.
  • ABAM to educate farmers, the Korean way
    Dr Kim Bum-il, President Canaan Farmers School, South Korea (3rd from R) and ABAM Executive Secretary Rev O Alem (5th from left) after the foundation stone of CFS, Nagaland was laid by Dr Kim at ABAM Farm on January 31, 2011. (Morung Photo)  Tuli, February 2 (MExN): What can we learn from the Korean people besides the weird hairstyles, ultra-tight jeans and canvass shoes, perhaps, their way of sustainable farming methods through education at farmer’s schools? The Ao Baptist
  • Serampore College Convocation underway
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The Serampore College convocation began on February 2 at Clark Theological College (CTC) with devotion led by Dr. Mar. Pongener, Academic Dean of CTC. The message was delivered by Dr. Roger. Gaikwad, General Secretary of National Council of Churches of India (NCCI). He pointed out four responses to contemporary concerns of the ecumenical world: positive masculinity, just democracy, transparency and accountability in service, and caste resistance. The challen
  • Second batch of BASE at Kohima
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The formal inauguration of the Second batch of BASE (Bosco Academy for Skills and Employment) –was held at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Kohima, Nagaland. Fr. Theotimus Lakra in a press release informed that Mhalezothie Khezie, Additional Director of Administrative Training Institute, Kohima, Nagaland was the chief guest. In his speech he emphasised on the need to focus our attention on the development and the opportunities those that are available to us. Al
  • LOCAL Briefs
    DPDB Zbto meeting on Feb 8Zunheboto, February 2 (DIPR): The monthly District Planning and Development Board meeting for Zunheboto district has been fixed on February 8. The DPDB meeting will be held at Satakha Town Hall. All the Heads of Offices under Zunheboto district are requested to attend the meeting without fail.DRFCB meeting on Feb 5Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The Dhansiri River Flood Control Board (DRFCB) has convened a general meeting on February 5 at 10:00 am at its office. T
  • Changkikong Senso Mungdang celebrates 75 yrs
    Minister for PHE, Dr. Nganshi K. Ao with I. Imkong, MLA (on his left), former inister Chubatemjen and officials of Changkikong Senso Mungdang after unveiling of the Memorial Stone at Mongchen Village on February 2. (DIPR Photo) Mokokchung, February 2 (DIPR): Changkikong Senso Mungdang (Changkikong Citizens Union), Mokokchung district, celebrated its Platinum Jubilee at Mongchen village with Nagaland Minister for PHE, Dr. Ngangshi K. Ao as the chief guest. The Minister, who arrived
  • NPBCA wishes students
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The Nagaland Police Baptist Churches Association (NPBCA) has wished good luck and good health to all HSSLC, HSLC and all who are going to write higher board exams. The NPBCA Chumukedima, executive secretary Rev. Dr. N Mong Lotha in a press release has directed all its churches to hold special prayer on February 6 (Sunday) for Police Unit School children who are sitting for various exams. The release also informed that the 2nd NPBCA Foundation Day with Unit F
  • Sand mining
    A labour loads sand into the truck at a sand mining site at Dansari River, Dimapur on  February 1. With the booming of construction in Nagaland, sand mining is increasing day by day alone the Dansari river. The Dansari river, the biggest river in Nagaland, is a home of high concentration of local sand for construction. (Caisii Mao Photo)
  • Massive HIV/AIDS sensitization drive
    Mokokchung, February 1 (MExN): The Network of Mokokchung District People Living with HIV and AIDS (NMP+) have been conducting sensitization programmes on HIV and AIDS in villages of Mokokchung district since November 28, 2010. These sensitization programmes are being conducted in collaboration with Bharti Infratel Ltd (NESA) as the sponsors. The sensitization programmes have been started with the mission to share information on HIV and AIDS and related issues in villages of Mokokchung
  • Demise of SDO (C) Tsg mourned
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The ACS & Commissioner Nagaland, officers, and staff of the District Administration Nagaland expressed shock over the untimely demise of S. Nongothung Ezung, NCS, who was serving as SDO (C) Tuensang. “We offer our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family at this hour of bereavement and pray to Almighty God to give them strength and solace,” a release received here said today. Parliamentary Secretary, Geology & Mining, Irrigation &
  • ENSF emergency meeting on Feb 5
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The Eastern Nagaland Students Federation has convened an emergency meeting on February 5 at ENSF head office Tuensang starting from 10.00 hrs. In this regard all present officials and Advisors of ENSF and Federating Unit Presidents are informed to attend the same without fail
  • Youths avail cane & bamboo tech course
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The 16 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (N) is organizing and sponsoring local youths for a Cane and Bamboo Technology Course, from February 2 to March 3 at Guwahati. The Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre (CBTC) at Guwahati organises and runs month long trainings, informed a press note issued by Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N).The note stated that as part of the civic action project, 25 youth from Viswema, Phesama, Khonoma, Mezoma and Pheuscham
  • PGST NPSC candidates 2010 notifies
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): NPSC selected PGST candidates of 2010 batch held an emergency meeting on February 1 at NSF Conference Hall at 1:00 pm. Altogether 30 candidates attended the meeting. PGST 2010 Chairman in a press release informed the house unanimously formed a Temporary Board and selected the following candidates as office bearers; Thonsenlo Magh, Chairman (9206138788) and Orenthung Ngullie, Secretary (9436075673) with members including Rukuzo Hoshi, Meguosielie, Lanutoshi,
  • 46 A/C NPF welcome congress members
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The 46 A/C NPF party has welcomed all the village council members, the GBs lead by Tingkem, chairman Village Council and Pheiwang, Secretary VDB from Totok Chingkho Village for joining NPF party from congress (I) party. 46 A/C NPF party presidents Y. Tingtong Konyak in a press release stated the resigned members have joined NPF to work under the leadership of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and NPF Nagaland President Dr. Shurhozelie. They have also exten
  • LOCAL Briefs
    2nd phase of immunization of ThonoknyuTHONOKNYU, February 1 (DIPR): The 3-day training programme for Enumerators and Supervisors for the 2nd Phase started on February 1 and will continue till 3rd February 2011 at Thonknyu Town Hall. The trainers were Master Trainer, Tokeho, Nodal Officer, Vivokho and M. Mhamo, EAC Sardar under Tuensang district. The welcome address was delivered by SDO (C) Thonoknyu, Letrongla. Around 40 trainees from Thonoknyu attended the training programme.DMC Dimap
  • NOBODY CARES...
    Despite this pole lying bent for nearly a year, nobody really knows who is responsible for rectifying this. The pole is held on by a finger sized wire that is perhaps the electrical wire used to light the street lights. This picture taken in early January is supposed to be of a high tension electrical wire meant for the street lights which have also become ‘history’ now as dark roads welcome Dimapur citizens, especially during load shedding. (Morung Photo)
  • Concert in aid of diabetes awareness camp
    Dimapur | January 31 : Dimapur District Diabetes Awareness, an NGO, organized a concert at IMC on January 31 in aid of Dimapur district diabetes awareness camp. Two gospel singers from Mizoram, Maggie and Pennsy were roped in to enthrall the crowd besides other children artist who presented dance items. Speaking to this reporter, Dr. Abemo Ezung, Associate Director (North East) of Indian Council for Diabetic Care (ICDC) said that the NGO, which focuses on prevention, management and con
  • NU SASRD participates in All India Agri Unifest
    Dimapur, January 31 (MExN): A 19 member team of B. Sc (Ag) students from NU SASRD Medziphema Campus participated in the 12th All India Agri Unifest held from January 17-21, 2011 at Anand Agricultural University (AAU), Anand in the state of Gujarat. The team was lead by Dr. K. K. Jha, Team Manager & Programme Officer, NSS Unit SASRD. All together 35 Agricultural Universities participated in the Agri Unifest which encompassed competition in the events of music, theatre, folk dance, l
  • New GPS Building at Moayimti inaugurated
    (Extreme Right) ACS & Development Commissioner, Alemtemshi along with others during the inauguration of the new GPS building at Moayimti village on January 29. (DIPR Photo)  Mokokchung, January 31 (DIPR): The new Government Primary School building at Moayimti village under Mokokchung District was inaugurated on January 29 by Additional Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner Nagaland, Alemtemshi. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest lauded the Moayimti villagers fo