• NSF 24th general conference from April 27 at Pfutsero Town
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): The 24th general conference of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) is scheduled to be held from April 27 to 30 at Pfutsero Town which is being hosted by the Chakhesang Students’ Union under the theme ‘Reaching Out.’  NSF, general secretary, O. Wati Jamir in a press release informed that the inaugural function of the conference will be graced by Pu Zoramthanga, former chief minister of Mizoram and Biswajit Diamary, Member of Parliam
  • Longwa villagers receives medical attention
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): Family Planning Association of India, Nagaland unit organized a medical health camp at Longwa, the village right on the international boundary between India and Burma (Myanmar). The association travelled 966 Kms back and forth to observe the occasion of World Health Day 2011 at Longwa. ‘Most border villages of Nagaland still remain most in need of medical care and facilities particularly maternal and child care, basic immunizations and health check-ups f
  • Advocacy Campaign on HIV and AIDS
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): The NNP+ and the Yingli Mission Society (YMS) with support from Legislators’ Forum on HIV and AIDS will hold Advocacy Campaign on HIV and AIDS with the key stakeholders on April 13 at Tamlu Town. A press note issued by Lanu Aier, General Secretary, NNP+ stated that the campaign will be held with P. Dako Phom, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport & Communication, Mechanical Engineering as guest speaker on the theme “Together we can!” The
  • LOCAL Briefs
    NHAK doctors observe ‘flash strike’Kohima, April 11 (MExN): In protest against the attempted robbery and intimidation at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare on the 8th of April 2011, the Doctors of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima observed as ‘flash strike’ where the Routine OPD services were suspended on the 11th April. However in order not to inconvenience the patients, routine indoor and Emergency Outdoor Services functioned normally. Inconvenience cau
  • Threats to DDO condemned
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): The Confederation of All Nagaland State Services Employees Association (CANSSEA) has flayed the behavior of the miscreants who attempted robbery and threatened the DDO at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare on Friday afternoon.The CANSSEA in a condemnation note issued by its president DR.K.David Sema and general secretary Vekho Vero  has stated that it supports the H&FW Department without any restraint, as the attempt on the “officers w
  • Government in process of accrediting polytechnics
    Kohima | April 10 : With a view to enhancing the quality and standard of Technical Education in Nagaland, the department of technical education has initiated the process of accrediting the polytechnics by the NBA for which consultants from EQUATE who have vast experience in technical education projects have been roped in for preparing DPR, conducting training and guiding the polytechnics in all related matters for NBA accreditation.The state has now three technical institutes- Khelhosh
  • Nagaland Pentecostal Church, model village dedicated
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): The Nagaland Pentecostal Church, Model village 5th Mile NH-29, Dimapur was officially dedicated under the aegis of the Nagaland Pentecostal Church Council on April 3.  Representatives and members from the different member churches attended the dedication service, including representatives from other denominations. Pastor Kuosielie led the significant service and pastor Venücho officially “dedicated the church to the Lord”, stated a press
  • Don Bosco University launches Ph.D studies in 24 areas
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN):  From May this year, India’s first Don Bosco University (DBU) is launching Ph.D. programmes in 24 thrust areas. The Ph.D programme covers seven major streams  - Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Systems, Embedded Systems), Electronics & Communication Engineering (Optoelectronics), Computer Science &  Engineering (Natural Language Processing), Physics (Nanophysics, Astrophysics, Forensic Science), Chemical Sciences (Gr
  • 50 years later, peace affirmed between villages
    The ‘Peace Treaty Flag’ being hoisted by Mhondamo Ovung, CE of PHED at Wozuro. (Morung Photo) Wokha | April 10 : Peace is requisite for humankind. Fifty years ago, villagers of Phiro and Phenshünyu were in conflict with each other; fear and fighting reigned in the lives of the area’s people considering the strain of antagonism between the two villages. The unrelenting character of both the villagers coupled with disputes over pockets of unmarked boundaries i
  • Tata plans to hike capacity for Nano
    New Delhi, April 9 (PTI):  Tata Motors on Saturday said it will look for fresh capacity for its small car Nano as it expects the Sanand plant in Gujarat to run at full capacity “within a few months“. “The Nano sales have been very good. Last month, we sold over 8,700 units and within a few months time we will be running the full capacity of 20,000 units per month at the Sanand plant,” said Mr R Ramakrishnan, Vice-President (Commercial), Passenger Car Busine
  • Kire appeals people of Jakhama to share water
    DGP K.Kire (right) seen along with Kaisa Rio during the inauguration of Porütso Kethüki (Dormitory) and Tsiikhwe (Tower/Thehouba) at Jakhama village, today. (Morung Photo) Jakhama | April 9 : Commenting on the acute shortage of water faced in Kohima, Director of General Police (DGP), K.Kire, IPS said that the increase of water scarcity grows along with the increase in population because of which talks are on, about shifting the capital Kohima due to this unsolved problem
  • Stop exploitation of Earth: Greens SONS
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Green Succession of Nagaland State (Greens SONS), while reiterating its effort to sensitize fellowmen, calls for a halt to exploitation of Mother Earth for the sake of ‘Future Generations’ who otherwise will be left with ‘Barren Earth’. The organization stated that the International Union for Conservation of Nature reported the loss of 40% of all organisms on the surface of the Earth and ascribed the reasons to various factors which
  • ‘To provide quality health services for all segments of population’
    Dimapur, April 9 (DIPR): The Department of Health & Family Welfare organized a one-day health mela popularly known as “Parivar Kalyan Avam Swasthya Mela” at Niuland Sub-Division, under Dimapur District on March 8, 2011. The main objective of organizing such melas is for providing quality services, with converging and integrated delivery of services for all segments of population.Local MLA Representing 4 Ghaspani 1 A/C, Y. Hewoto Awomi speaking as the chief guest thanked
  • 13 houses gutted to ashes at Kiphire
    Kiphire | April 9 : Barely a month after a house of a prominent citizen was burned down at Kiphire, 13 houses were gutted down at Longya ward Kiphire, today which was caused due to short circuit of electricity. The fire started at around 11:30 am, which was brought under control by public, police personnel, administration and local water vendors. Except for few things, all livestock granaries and belongings were burned down to ashes.  IRCS Kiphire, District administration and well
  • Chakhesang Mission Society Week in progress
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Chakhesang Mission Society week has just begun since Monday April 4th, and it will culminate on Sunday, April 10, where all the 95 CBCC churches will dedicate themselves to the ministry of reaching the unreached. The year 2011 has been declared as CBCC year of Mission Awakening   A press note issued by Kedoungulo Mero, Director, Chakhesang Mission Society, CBCC informed that resource persons mostly drawn from the laity are deputed to all the local
  • State witnessing peaceful situation due to people’s determination: Pusa
    Senior Congress MLA, K V Pusa addressing the gathering of Rachu Union (Viswema), Kohima, today at Naga Heritage Village Kisama. Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Senior Congress MLA, K V Pusa today urged Naga people to inculcate societal obedience to usher in a harmonious society. Addressing the gathering of Rachu Union (Viswema), Kohima, today, at Naga Heritage Village Kisama, former president of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee Pusa urged people of Rachuma and Nagas to continue to work for
  • INTCWS celebrates 8th Foundation Day
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The India Northeast Tribal Community Welfare Society (INTCWS), Dimapur under the aegis of Libra Consultancy celebrated its 8th Foundation Day on April 9, 2011 at its office premises at Notun Basti in a simple, yet impressive function. The programme started with an invocation by Anthony Richa. A press note stated that the director, Atsei Sekhose delivered the main speech by acknowledging the support and contribution of the members’ and profusely thanking t
  • LOCAL Briefs
    April 14, holiday for all Central govt offices Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): It is for general information that April 14, 2011 Thursday, has been declared as a closed holiday for all Central Government Offices situated in Kohima, Nagaland on account of the birthday of Dr. B. R Ambedkar in addition to the holiday list notified by the Central Government Employees Welfare Co-ordination Committee (CGEWCC), Kohima, Nagaland. This has been informed in a press note issued by Mukesh Kr. Lal, Deputy
  • Women & children educated on ensuring their social security
    School students’ and women are seen participating at the seminar ‘Women & Children Ensuring their social security’ at Imagine Nagaland Hall, ATI, Kohima on April 8. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, April 8 (MExN): The NCS and AEO probationers (2009) supported by Department of  Women Development, today organized a seminar for college and higher secondary students under the topic’ Women and children- Ensuring their Social Security’ at ATI. The resource per
  • Naga Women Hoho demand legal justice
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): Dimapur Naga Women Hoho has named two persons for two separate instances of rape in March and another in April.  In the first instance, the Naga Women Hoho stated, the victim was a mentally challenged minor girl. One Muslim person, one Emam Ali by name, raped the minor girl in the Sugar Mill area, the ‘hoho’ stated in a note today. In the other rape case, on April 1, the ‘hoho’ named one Ranjit Choudhury, a Bengali house owner resid