• NNP+ Secretariat new office inaugurated
    Additional Chief Secretary & Commissioner, Nagaland, Bano Z Jamir, inaugurates NNP+ Secretariat new office, which is located at Old Secretariat Complex (old DUDA Office) on January 18.  Kohima, January 18 (MExN): The NNP+ Secretariat new office which is located at Old Secretariat Complex (old DUDA Office) was inaugurated by Additional Chief Secretary & Commissioner, Nagaland, Bano Z Jamir, on January 18, 2011. Madam Bano in her short speech appreciated the members of NNP+
  • NSCB 41st AGM held
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 18 (MExN): The 41st Annual General Meeting of the Nagaland State Cooperative Bank (NSCB) Ltd. was held on Tuesday, January 18. The annual meet was held at the bank’s administrative headquarters located at Khermahal, Dimapur. Delegates from affiliated cooperative societies from the districts, including shareholders, the board of directors, the vice chairman, and the bank’s officials were in attendance. The present chairman of the NSCB Toshi Aier, IAS, Additi
  • LOCAL Briefs
    CM to release EA’s CM corpus seed loanKohima, January 18 (MEKN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will grace the function for release of Entrepreneurs Associates’ Chief Minister Corpus Seed Loan to entrepreneurs on January 19 at Hotel Japfu, Kohima at 11:00 AM. The programme is part of the year of entrepreneurs 2010- 2011. The function will be chaired by Neingulie Nakhro while Niechüte Doulo, coordinator EA, Nagaland will highlight about the background of EA’s CM Corpu
  • Levis Signature outlet opens in Dimapur
    Proprietors of Levis Strauss Signature outlet, Elvin Newmai and Jenny Newmai, at the store located in Eros Lane, Dimapur. (Morung Photo)  Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): Another global apparel brand makes its foray in Dimapur. Iconic denim brand, Levi Strauss Signature of San Francisco California had its outlet inaugural at Dimapur today. Ashis Gupta, sales manager, North eastern states, for Levis Strauss (India) Pvt Ltd, said that ‘Levis Signature’ is targeted at the yout
  • CANSSEA on need for activation of units
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): The CANSSEA has brought to notice that except few active district and divisional units of CANSSEA the remaining units at district and sub-division needs to be reorganized and activated immediately in order to conduct official activities smoothly. CANSSEA president, Dr. K. David Sema in a press release has informed that the central office bearers of CANSSEA entrusted the following officers of different departments senior officers such as; Chief Medical Office
  • Local News
    Meeting on Public Undertaking Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): A meeting has been called by L. Temjen Jamir, MLA and Chairman of Committee on Public Undertaking on January 24 at 11:00 am in the Committee Room of the Assembly Secretariat for adoption of the 32nd Report of the Committee on Public Undertaking. A press release issued by A. E Lotha, Secretary, NLA has requested all the concerned Committee members to make it convenient to attend the meeting. NLA Speaker calls meeting Dimapur, Jan
  • ‘Education is the only way to bring a change’
    Tuensang, January 17 (DIPR): The valedictory programme of the 45th Yimchungrü Akherü Aihako (YAA) and the Chessore Village Students’ Union Golden Jubilee was graced by Parliamentary Secretary for RD & REPA, Pangnyu Phom as the chief guest and Parliamentary Secretary for IPR & Economics & Statistics, R. Tohanba as the guest of honour on January 14, 2011.Speaking on the occasion, Pangnyu said 50 years of Chessore Students’ Union celebration need to be qu
  • LOCAL Briefs
    SAKK emergency meeting on Jan 20Kohima, January 17 (MExN): An emergency meeting of Sumi Aphuyemi Kuphimi Kuqhakulu (SAKK) will be held on January 20 at the Sumi Aphuyemi Baptist Church, Kohima (SABCK) meeting hall at 10:30 AM. All the executives, advisors and action committee members have been requested to attend the same. In a separate release, SAKK expressed grieved at the sudden demise of Lt. P. Inaho Swu of Shesulimi village under Pughoboto Sub Division who expired on January 13. E
  • Dental camp held at Wakching
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): 6 Assam Rifles conducted free Dental camp at Wakching Village on January 9, 2011 under aegis of Headquarters 7 Sector Assam Rifles. A team comprising of two Doctors and medical staff conducted the camp. A press note issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) stated that a total of 160 patients including ladies and children received free dental treatment and free medicines. The camp was conducted from early morning till late evening, to attend to the patients wh
  • 9 AR conducts medical camp at Waromong village
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): 9 Assam Rifles conducted free Medical camp at Waromong Village on January 10, 2011 under aegis of Headquarters 7 Sector Assam Rifles. A team comprising of one Doctor and medical staff conducted the camp. A press note issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) stated that a total of 210 patients including ladies and children received free medical treatment & free medicines. The camp was conducted from early morning till late evening, to attend to the patient
  • ZBCCYD Peren Triennial Conference concludes
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): The Zeme Baptist Church Council, Youth Department (ZBCCYD), Peren Triennial Conference was held during the January 14-16, 2011 under the theme “Youth are the arrows of the Church” hosted by New Peren Baptist Church along with the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Church. ZBCCYD Secretary, D. Anui in a press release informed that Namnabi Hegui, President, ZBCCYD and Rev. Kieyievikiele Executive Director, of the Angami Baptist Church Council
  • NLA Speaker encourages eco-tourism projects
    Kohima, January 17 (DIPR): The Kohima District Planning & Development Board held its first meeting for the year 2011 at Pulie Badze Base camp on January 14, 2011.A short programme was held with Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Bei-u Angami NCS as the leader. Speaker, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kiyaneilie Peseyie said the invocation and also delivered a short speech where he thanked the Kohima DPDB for their visit and briefed on the eco-tourism projects that are being taken up by va
  • CBCC 60th session from Jan 21 to 23
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): Bearing the theme “Being rooted in the word of God”, the 60th Session of the Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) will be held from January 21 to 23, 2011 and hosted by Lekromi Baptist Church. A press note issued by Rev. Vezopa Tetseo, executive secretary, CBCC informed that the session speakers include Nüngoyi Khüsoh, President, CBCC, Rev. Dr. Phuveyi Dozo, Proprietor, MRC, Dimapur, Rev. Khrotso Mero, Pastor, CBCK, Sülüve
  • CONFU identifies broom as important commercial item
    Kohima | January 16 : Broom is God’s gifted natural resources for Naga people but the people are not aware of its economic value and its importance, said the Confederation of Naga Farmers Union (CONFU) and identified broom as one of the commercial items. For the last few years, brooms are collected from the foothills areas of the state and marketed outside the state by businessmen. CONFU said that broom worth crores of money is wasted in the wild.It has conducted market survey an
  • MBC centennial celebration concludes
    (Left) Centenary choir, presenting special number during the devotional service at Meriema centenary celebration. (Right)  Senior pastor, Baptist mission church, Rev. Kiezotuo Zhale, delivering sermon during the devotional service at Meriema 100 years centenary celebration. (Morung Photos)  Meriema | January 16 : The three day long centennial celebration of Meriema Baptist Church concluded today, here at Meriema village. Senior pastor, Baptist Mission Church, Rev. Kiezotuo Zh
  • Traditionally too Cool...
    A village elder with traditional headwear during the Glory Day-cum-Silver Jubilee celebration of Zhaimai (Liyai) Ahra Niih Teithi at Liyai village held on January 6, 2011. 
  • Free phonetics course for Church workers
    Dimapur, January 16 (MExN): Dimensions – School of Phonetics & Spoken English will provide a free 14 day crash course in phonetics for pastors and reverends beginning from February 21, 2011. However, books and other materials related to the course will have to be purchased at a discounted price. A press note informed interested pastors and reverends to get in touch with Noel Manuel at 09436019342 for more details relating to the free course. Seats are limited.  
  • Highway crisis...
    A vehicle plods on National Highway 155 that connects Tuensang with Assam via Mokokchung. This highway is the main lifeline for the people living in Tuensang district and also some of the villages along the highway, which are in pathetic condition even at this time of the dry season. Potholes are plenty along the narrow highway and one cannot imagine what the road condition would be like once the monsoon starts. (Morung Photo)
  • ‘HoDs are the main culprit’
    Dimapur, January 16 (MExN): The 55th AC Naga People’s Front (NPF) Tobu, in a meeting held on January 11, 2011 discussed with serious concern, the irregularities of the office staff posted at Tobu under various departments. A press note issued by C. Nangba Konyak, president and P. Shamaoh Konyak, general secretary, NPF 55 A/C Tobu stated that the responsibility for this miserable condition of office transaction falls on respective head of every department placed at Tobu ADC HQ and
  • Chaste Hindi, a way for Naga musicians?
    Kohima | January 16 : Divine Connection, MTV Rock On winner’s story is perhaps a wake up call to learn Hindi. Their success has brought much joy to the Naga society and the youth ought to learn a thing or two. Divine connection has made inconceivable efforts learning Hindi, the official language of Indians, to overwhelm nine most popular bands in India and win the coveted prize. Most Nagas are least bothered about Hindi. From primary to middle, middle to high school, the subject