• SSA staffs to give quarterly progress reports
    Zunheboto, May 5 (DIPR): The first Quarterly Review Meeting of District Mission Authority of Sirva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) was held on May 5 at Deputy Commissioner’s Conference Hall Zunheboto. Deputy Commissioner Zunheboto, T. Kiheto Sema while chairing the programme said that the government servants should give priorities to their services wherein they earn their livelihood. He also said that from now onwards every staff under SSA should give quarterly progress reports to the auth
  • Internal Quality Assurance Cell workshop on May 10
    Kohima, May 5 (DIPR): A one-day workshop on ‘Internal Quality Assurance Cell’ for Principals and Coordinators of secular colleges will be held on May 10 at Hotel Japfu Kohima. Minister for Higher & Technical Education, Urban Development, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu will grace the workshop as the chief guest while Additional Chief Secretary Alemtemshi Jamir, IAS will be the Guest of Honour. Assistant Advisor, NAAC Bangalore, Dr. Ganesh A. Hegde will be the resource pe
  • Two lane road project between Changtongya and Longleng inaugurated
    Host of officers and public leaders during the launching programme of two lane road construction between Changtongya and Longleng was held on May 5.  Dimapur, May 5 (MExN): Launching programme of two lane road construction between Changtongya and Longleng was held on May 5 at Yongnyah Junction (Police Check Post). The two lane road project taken up under SARDP will be executed by GAYATRI Project Limited.A press release relieved here informed that the start off programme was attend
  • State LFA visit Australia for ‘Harm Reduction Studies’
    Members of Legislators Forum on AIDS with Professor Alex Wodak, and his Assistant Ms. Leah McLeod during their visit to Sydney and Melbourne from April 17 to 23.  Dimapur, May 5 (MExN): A team of five members of Legislators Forum on AIDS led by Kuzholuzo, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, accompanied by Ralanthung, Deputy Speaker, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire MLA, Joshua Achumi MLA and Dr. Vinito L. Chishi, State Coordinator, visited Sydney and Melbourne from April 17 to 23, 2011 an
  • LOCAL Briefs
    Flush out operation conductedDimapur, May 5 (MExN): With a view to create a congenial atmosphere for free and fair electoral process to the bye-election to 26th Aonglenden A/C, a flush out operation was conducted on May 4, 2011 in the wards of Mokokchung town by the combined forces of District Police, NAP(IR), CRPF and District Administration. A press note issued by the Superintendent of Police, Mokokchung, informed that the exercise commenced at 6: 30 hours and concluded at 9: 00 hour
  • Two Dimapur schools assessed
    Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): The Mayangnokcha Award Trust has completed grading two more schools in Dimapur, Government Higher Secondary School, Chumukedima and St. Mary Montessori & High School. Mayangnokcha Award Trust under the “Year of Capacity Building” of the Nagaland government first initiated the school assessment programme during 2008-09. This is a voluntary programme and that only those schools that wish to be assessed, and submits the requisite information leading
  • Dimapur Lirmen Union celebrate Moatsü
    Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): The Dimapur Lirmen Union celebrated Moatsü festival on May 3 at the residence of T. Sosang Longchar, IFS, Dimapur. DLST secretary Aolepden Longchar in a press release informed that the occasion was graced by Er T Saku Aier, parliamentary secretary Housing, Labour & Employment. In his speech, Er Saku highlighted on the past of our forefathers practice of celebrating Moatsü for 6 days after completing all the jhuming and sowing in the field invoking b
  • MTLT refuse to give up on Mkg DC’s statement
    Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): In response to the press statement issued by the Watsü Mungdang in regard to the apology tendered by Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung Lithrongla G Chishi, the Mokokchung Town Lanur Telungjem (MTLT) felt that “the Watsü Mungdang is not the right body to clarify on the individual’s behalf.” “With all due respect to the Watsü Mungdang, the Mokokchung Town Lanur Telungjem (MTLT) has no motive of questioning the intention of the
  • Free admission counseling on May 7
    Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): The India Northeast Tribal Community Welfare Society (INTCWS) Dimapur, under the aegis of Libra Consultancy, its educational wing will be conducting a free admission counseling and guidance at the office of the Angami Students’ Union, Kohima, near All India Radio Station on May 7 from 10:00 am onwards. Counseling for direct admission to various courses like MBBS, BDS, Nursing, Engg-all branches, MBA, MCA, MA, Horti, Vety, forestry, diploma and lateral entry
  • Enable sensitize teachers on children with special needs
    Kohima, May 4 (MExN): As part of part of its initiative to sensitize teachers about the issues of people and especially children with special needs, Enable visited Baptist Higher Secondary School and Chandmari Higher Secondary School on April 28 and 29 last.“…schools need to adopt and create methods to facilitate learning for the special child”The resource persons for both the programmes were Kopelo Mero, special educator and former consultant of FIVE Centre, Chennai
  • LOCAL News
    AYO wishes new team of NSF Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): The Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) congratulates the new team of office bearers of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on their election for the tenure 2011-2013 in the 24th General Conference of the NSF which was held in Pfütsero, Phek. A press note issued by Khrielievi Chusi, AYO president stated that the AYO would also like to specially congratulate Kelhouneizo Yhome on being elected as the President of the Naga Students&
  • LOCAL Briefs
    BKD mass social work on May 7 Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): Benreului Kangbau Dimapur (BKD) would be having a mass social work on 7th May, 5: A.M at BKD Plot Nagarjan opposite Kuda Baptist church. All have been requested to attend the social work and bring spade, sack and other equipments.Committee on Public Accounts meeting Dimapur, May 4 (MExN): The first meeting of the Committee on Public Accounts, Nagaland Legislative Assembly will be held on May 11 at 11:00 am in the Assembly Committee R
  • ‘If you want to boast, do it for the Lord’
    Guest of Honour Tokheli Kikon with board members, faculty and graduating students of Agape College. (Morung Photo)  Dimapur, May 3 (MExN): “Humility is our strength, which is when God begins to make use of us,” Youth Secretary of the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC), Iringtie Kauring said in his convocation message at Agape College in Dimapur today. Kauring told students that they will feel insignificant in the world flooded with degrees, titles, positions and ma
  • LMS Wokha records their biggest achievement
    Kohima | May 3 : The lesser known and smaller schools are proving to be competition for the more older and reputed schools especially private institutions, which is evident by securing top ranks in the recent annual HSLC results. Upcoming School, Libemo Memorial School (LMS) Wokha is also one among the hundreds of school, under Wokha District with the first batch that secured highest percentage with a record of 96%, and two toppers in the recently declared HSLC result, unlocking the ke
  • ‘Strike a healthy balance between modernity and ethnicity’
    Two young boys dance to the rhythm of Moatsü in Süngratsü village, about 17 kilometers from Mokokchung town, May 2. Along with the rest of Ao country, the premier festival was celebrated with much pomp and gaiety in Süngratsü. The festival was organized jointly by the Süngratsü Village Council and the Süngratsü Students’ Union (SSU) as part of SSU’s yearlong Platinum Jubilee Celebration (1936-2011) with Naiba Konyak, Parliamentar
  • Ambassador of France to India visits Nagaland
    Jerome Bonnafont, the Ambassador of France to India is seen here at Mon district. The Ambassador of France to India was in Nagaland from April 17 to 25. Dimapur, May 3 (MExN): Jerome Bonnafont, the Ambassador of France to India was in Nagaland from April 17 to 25, 2011. After visiting Kohima and Mokokchung districts, his last leg to Nagaland was Mon district. Upon his arrival at Mon district on April 22, he was received by the SDO (civil) HQ Hiazu Meru. The Ambassador visited Shangnyu,
  • Festival brings people together: Rio
    Chuchuyimlang, May 3 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio today celebrated Moatsu festival at tourist village Chuchuyimlang and conveyed a message in tune with the slogan ‘Nagaland: Land of Festivals’, Rio asserted that festivals brings the people together. The chief minister, who was accompanied by a host of his cabinet colleagues and high government officials, expressed deep satisfaction on seeing the Moatsu festival being celebrated at Chuchuyimlang in a bigger a
  • NBDA promotes technique of Pit Method charcoal production
    Dimapur, May 3 (MExN): A three days training on Bamboo Charcoal making was conducted from April 26 to 28 at Kiphire town by the Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency. Nagaland Bamboo Mission, Dimapur Er Lipongse in a press release informed that the training programme was organized in pursuant to the objective of the agency to promote and facilitate bamboo applications for economic benefits of the people, stated a press release received here. The training focused on promotion of Pit Method
  • NTHSS Chumukedima soaring higher
    Kohima | May 3 : The school’s management, teachers and students of North Town Higher Secondary School, Chumukedima have a great reason to rejoice with the good performance of the school in the HSLC and HSSLC examinations this year. In this regard, a felicitation programme took place today by awarding the successful students with prizes. Teachers who helped make the distinctions and the senior teachers responsible for administration were presented cash incentives for the good harv
  • Neiphiu Rio adds colour to Moatsü festival
    Men folk accords a warm traditional welcome upon the arrival of State Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio at Khar village to celebrate Moatsu Festival on May 2. (Caisii Mao/Photo) Khar | May 2 : A foggy morning weather and growing uncertainty over the visit of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to celebrate Moatsü – the premier festival of the Ao Nagas – finally cleared up; and the chief guest escorted by two of his cabinet colleagues and others did not disappoint the Khar village