Nagaland

  • DDLSA legal awareness prog
    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 13 (MExN): Dimapur District Legal Service Authority (DDLSA) organized a legal awareness programme on Saturday, August 13 at the Deputy Commissioner’s office. The interactive program today was aimed to generate awareness on legal rights while empowering the citizens with the knowledge of their legal rights and duties as enshrined in the constitution.Some of the most prominent legal experts from the state presented papers on certain laws and Acts. The lectures focus
  • Little Tunes: Young ambassadors of music
    Sashi Kichu (center), founder of the children singing group ‘Little Tunes’ with some of the group members.Dimapur | August 13 : Music can be defined as the art of combining vocal or instrumental sound (or both) to produce beauty of form, harmony and expression of emotion. Since time immemorial it has been used as a creative medium to carry messages and tidings of all kinds. It is the language of the soul and people of all faiths have used it to appeal to the human heart.Wit
  • Highway Unrest
    A portion of the highway at Chumukedima Police Check post after the mud/rockslide on Saturday, August 13.  (Morung Photo)   
  • Nagaland launches next leg of MMC on HIV/AIDS
    Menukhol John, commissioner and secretary speaks at the launching programme of MMC-A Red Ribbon Super Star Campaign 2011-12 at Heritage Kohima on August 12. Project Director Music Task Force Gugs Chishi (left) and Project Director NSACS Dr N Changkija (right) are also seen. (DIPR Photo) Kohima | August 12 : Buoyed by the positive impact generated from the last multi media campaign- a red ribbon superstar campaign on HIV and AIDS, Nagaland once again launched the next leg of Multi-
  • Directives for Ao students in Delhi
    Kohima, August 12 (DIPR): The Delhi Ao Students’ Union (DASU) has released some important articles from their Constitution for information to all Ao students in Delhi for strict compliance by all members, that: Ao Students studying in Delhi & NCR from class 7 upwards will become a member of Delhi Ao Students Union; Ao Students studying and also working (if their main aim is to study further) in Delhi and NCR must become a member of Delhi Ao Students Union; Ao students studyin
  • Farmers gain knowledge on technical awareness
    Dimapur, August 12 (MExN): One day training on technical awareness of IPM was held at Suhoi Village on August 10. The programme was chaired by SK Khemprai, SDAO (HQ). The Chairperson said that trainings are basically exchange of technical know-how because there are several ITK’s playing vital role in the agricultural sector. While informing this in a press note,   Ahovi Sema, DAO & PD (ATMA) Dimapur stated that “Chemicals do play a role in agriculture but sole
  • KLCSU annual general election
    Kohima, August 12 (MExN): The annual general election of Kohima Law College Students’ Union for the tenure 2011-12 will be held on August 16 at the college premises. In this regard, all the bonafide students have been requested to participate positively and exercise their franchise, failing which, necessary action will be taken against them, according to a release issued by KLCSU president Keleseho S. Tsükrü and general secretary Tingnon Konyak.
  • Mokokchung gears up to celebrate I-day
    Mokokchung, August 12 (DIPR): In Mokokchung Town all arrangements have been made to celebrate the Independence Day on Monday, August 15. Nagaland Minister for School Education & SCERT, Nyeiwang Konyak will unfurl the National Flag at the ceremonial function at Imkongmeren Sports Complex followed by address to the people of Mokokchung district. The Chief Guest will also inaugurate exhibition stalls after the ceremonial function. Impressive ceremonial march-past, presentation of Gove
  • ANEFWA emergency executive meeting on August 17
    Kohima, Aug 12 (MExN): The All Nagaland Electricity Field Workers Association (ANEFWA) will hold an emergency executive meeting on August 17 at Hotel Bonanza, Old NST Kohima. The Association requested the president and secretary of the respective zonals to attend the meeting without fail. The meeting will discuss matter on regularization of W/C staff by way of post creation, enhancement of risk allowance, enhancement of uniform allowance and delay/non-payment of w/c salaries and other
  • DYC appoints officials
    Dimapur, August 12 (MExN): In the Interest of the youth Congress to strengthen the DYC Mokokchung in particular and the Nagaland Pradesh Youth Congress (NPYC) in general and on seeing the energetic workmanship and able leadership qualities, the president of DYC, Mokokchung has appointed the existing DYC officials to the higher post with immediate effect. The officials are: vice presidents - Sanen Imchen, Imtisanen and Toshinungba and general secretaries - T. Merentemsu, Saoyang Imlong
  • LOCAL Briefs
    ADC Kohima directsKohima, August 12 (DIPR): ADC, Kohima, Kovi Meyase has directed all concerned to remove construction materials dumped along the main roads in the State capital before August 15. Defaulters will be penalised as per provisions of the law.New commissioner of excise Dimapur, August 12 (DIPR): Maongwati Aier has taken over charge of the Office of Commissioner of Excise Nagaland Dimapur on the forenoon of the 1st August 2011. Therefore all confidential and D.O letters
  • Highlights of I-day celebration at secretariat plaza
    Kohima, August 11 (DIPR): The State capital will be celebrating Indian Independence day on August 15 at Nagaland Secretariat Plaza, Kohima. The highlights of day’s programme are as follows:- hoisting of National Flag in all Government Offices, Institutions/ Public & Private Buildings at 6:a.m.At Secretariat Plaza Nagaland DGP will review the Parade at 8:55, Chief Guest address, presentation of Awards and March Past consisting of 24 Contingents including Para Military, Police,
  • Rain Harvest
    Farmers uproot paddy sapling for plantation at a paddy field at Dimapur.Today, the majority of all rice produced comes from China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, and Japan. Asian farmers still account for 92% of the world’s total rice production. (Caisii Mao/Photo)
  • PAPO office dedication cum general meet held
    Sovenyi, President, Chakhesang Public Organisation addresses during the PAPO office dedication cum general meeting on August 11. (DIPR Photo) Phek, August 11 (DIPR): The Phek Area Public Organisation (PAPO) held its office dedication cum general meeting on August 11 at PTC office complex with Sovenyi, President, Chakhesang Public Organisation as guest speaker. The programme which was chaired by Zechete, Vice-President, PAPO, began with an invocation prayer by Husapa, Pastor, follo
  • More orgs flay Aug 6 incident
    Dimapur, August 11 (MExN): The Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation (ENWO) has condemned the murder of Seopi Sangtam at Supermarket bus station on August 6 in Dimapur. The ENWO in a press note issued by its president and joint secretary stated: “We urge the Government and appeal to all law and order agencies to take the matter seriously and leave no stone unturned to apprehend the culprit at the earliest. We also convey our condolences to the bereaved family.”In a separate n
  • YAN summons JK Mech
    Dimapur, August 11 (MExN): The Youth Association of Nagaland (YAN) has issued another notice to JK Mech in connection of cheating case and non-repayment of loan by mortgaging the land patta no. 1012/189 Dag no. 427, 103/1033 area 02B-02k-00LS situated at Block no. 6 at Mech Estate, Nagarjan Dimapur.  YAN, spokesperson Athrongba Sangtam in a notice said that after a thorough deliberation and case study as per the Association fact finding record has summoned JK Mech in the Associati
  • Disaster awareness campaign trail in college
    Students of Model Christian College getting hands on training on how to tackle disasters. Seen also are the Home Guards assisting the students. This programme was held on August 10. DIMAPUR, AUGUST 11 (MExN): The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in collaboration with the Home Guards, conducted another awareness campaign at Model Christian College in Kohima. The programme began with a short introductory speech by the Principal Anthony Richa afte
  • New DC Longleng takes charge
    Dimapur, August 11 (MExN): A public farewell was accorded to the outgoing DC Longleng C K Nihekhu Sema on August 6 in the PPC Hall Longleng which was attended by head of the offices, leading NGOs of the district, public leaders and general public. The outgoing DC thanked the leaders and public for their cooperation and called them to continue with the same spirit of cooperation with the new incoming DC Longleng. K Libanthung Lotha, NCS, who took over the charge of the DC administration
  • Demise of Central Committee Member of NNC lt Yevecho mourned
    Dimapur, August 11 (MExN): The Naga National Council, Urra is saddened on hearing the demise of Yevecho S/o Hunezo of Upper Kho Village, Phek Sub-Region. He is most dedicated senior Naga leader, who became Central Committee Member of NNC as a choice and entrustment thereof on the instance of 26th February, 2010. He represented his Sub-Region people in particular and Naga people at large and dedicatedly and bravely served the Naga nation through out his life that inspired us and surely
  • Special Handloom Expo at Mangkolemba
    ADC Mangkolemba, Temsu Longkumer interacts with the participants after inaugurating the Special Handloom Expo at Mangkolemba on August 10. (DIPR Photo) Mangkolemba, August 11 (DIPR): A special Handloom Expo for the Self Help Groups (SHGs) under Mangkolemba sub-division is underway, sponsored by the Development Commissioner (Handloom) Ministry of Textile, New Delhi and organized by the Department of Industries & Commerce, Nagaland. The Expo was inaugurated by ADC Mangkolemba Te