• ANDESA emergency meeting on Jan 19
    Kohima, January 14 (MExN): The All Nagaland Diploma Engineer Service Association (ANDESA) will hold its emergency meeting on January 19 at the Conference Hall of Chief Engineer Power, Kohima from 10:30 AM onwards. Stating this in a release, ANDESA General Secretary Er. N. Thiya Jamir said the meeting will discuss matter relating to service matter of the Association. All the central executive members have been requested to attend the same without fail.
  • Confluence of Cultures to mark Shilp Utsav 2011
    Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): Guwahati is all set to witness one of the greatest confluences of cultures that make up the rich and diverse Indian fabric this January. The 5th edition of Shilp Utsav 2011 has been scheduled to be held in Shilpgram from January 15 to 19 next. NEZCC, Director Som Kamei) IPS in a press release said that with more than 200 folk artistes from across the country sharing performances space with regional performers and the best of folk and fusion music, besides lo
  • LOCAL Briefs
    2 Dimapur-II A/C office bearers assignment  Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): The newly elected office bearers of 2 Dimapur-II A/C for the tenure 2010-13 along with their assignments are as follows: president S. I. Tangit; vice presidents-Koching Zeliang attached to president; Daniel Jamir establishment; Sedi Angami enrolment; Rambi polling booth & frontal; Khekevi publicity; general secretaries-Thungdemo Adm & publicity; Zumomo establishment; Among enrolment; secretaries-Limawa
  • AR conducts medical camp at Tanga village
    The 9 Assam Rifles with the villagers of Thanga village during the free medical Camp conducted on January 6.  Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): The 9 Assam Rifles conducted free Medical Camp at Thanga Village on January 6 under aegis of Headquarters 7 Sector Assam Rifles. A team comprising of one doctor and medical staff conducted the camp. A total of 287 patients including ladies and children received free medical treatment & free medicines. The camp was conducted from early mornin
  • Monolith erected to strengthen cordial relationship
    The representatives of Tai Ahom Yuba Parishah, Assam Sivasagar, District Committee and the Tanhai village council during the inauguration of the monolith on January 5. Dimapur, January 13 (MExN): The Tai Ahom of Assam and the Konyak Nagas had cordial relationship from ancient time. Giving an account of their relationship, Ponwang Ahng of Tanhai Village and H. Thanglong, Chairman, Tanhai Village Council in a joint press release said that the legend of Tai Ahom King Godhadar Hingo e
  • ‘Puanglüm’ – a post-harvest festival
    An elder man of the Chang community leads the troupe and others in a cultural dance during the celebration of ‘Puanglüm’ – a post-harvest festival - on January 12 last in Dimapur. The festivity was organised the Chang Union Dimapur and sponsored by CM Chang. (Morung Photo) 
  • “Dmr or Du” for Dimapur
    Dimapur, January 13 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of the Dimapur District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) for the month of January 2011 was held on January 5 in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner Dimapur.  During the meeting, the board also decided to pursue for official short form, the name for Dimapur district, which can be called as “Dmr or Du” after approval. The DC informed the house that the second phase of the census 2011 will start from February
  • PWD to penalize officer for demolition
    Dimapur, January 13 (MExN): The department of Public Works issued a notice informing of “proceedings” against an SDO (PWD) for demolishing a government building to encroach land. The PWD (Housing) division of Dimapur today alleged that the engineer who was a SDO (PWD) of National Highway division Kiphire had demolished without authorization a government building, at PWD colony in Dimapur. The said SDO was a former occupant of the building, the notice from Er. Kahuli Sema, E
  • Seminar on HIV & AIDS held at Aliba
    Participants at the one day seminar on HIV & AIDS which was conducted for youths and married couples up to the age of 50 years at Aliba village on January 12.  Dimapur, January 13 (MExN): A one day seminar on HIV & AIDS was conducted for youths and married couples upto the age of 50 years at Aliba village on January 12. It was organized by Aliba village Health Committee under Aliba village council and the resource persons were from Care & Support Society and NMP+, Moko
  • Students encouraged giving more effort
    Thonoknyu, January 13 (DIPR): The 47th Khiamniungan Students Union General Session was held in the Session Conference Hall at Peshu Village on January 11. Minister for Soil and Water Conservation, Land Resource Development, P. Longon was the chief guest of the Session. Speaking on the occasion, he appreciated the KSU for organizing such programmes and called on the students to be sincere, hardworking and dedicated. Stating that a student’s life is a short period, he urged the stu
  • Chakhesang community prepares for Sukrenye
    Cultural troupe from Phek Village performing cultural dance on the occasion Sukrenye in 2010 at local ground Phek village on January 15.  Phek Village | January 13 : With the approaching of the much awaited Chakhesang’s premier festival Sukrenye which falls on January 15, almost the entire community is engaged in hectic preparation for the forthcoming festivals at their respective places.Sukrenye which can be split in two words ‘Sukre’ which mean purification of
  • LOCAL Briefs
    WASU General conference on Jan 18Kohima, January 13(MExN): The 39th General conference of the western Angami students’ union (WASU) will be held on January 18th at Kohima Science College Auditorium, Jotsoma under the theme “Edifying the civic values”. An information note issue by President, Keviuchütuo Kuotsu and General Secretary, Rü-ünguso mentioned, Trustee, friends of Moral Re-Armament (India), Trustee, centre for North East studies and Research pol
  • VGs to participate in Republic Day function
    Kohima, January 13 (DIPR): For the first time, six contingents from the Village Guards will be participating at the State level Republic Day function at Secretariat Plaza, Kohima on January 26 2011. The VGs contingents from Longleng, Kiphire, Meluri, Tuensang and Mon will be dressed in their traditional attires including Kiphire VG Brass Band.  The other contingents to take part in the ceremonial parade on Republic Day include: 16th Assam Rifles, 16th Assam Rifles School, 164 Naga
  • Nagaland wins ‘Special Display Award’
    Dr. Moa Walling, DHO Tuensang (Right) receives the ‘Special Display Award’ which was awarded to the Horticulture department, Nagaland during the 3rd International Horti Expo-2011.  Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The State Horticulture department has been awarded with a ‘Special Display Award’ in the recently conclude 3rd International Horti Expo-2011 which was held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from January 7 to 9.The expo was organised by the Media Today Group
  • National Handloom Expo
    A woman admiring the indigenous designer wears at National Handloom Expo at Local ground Kohima. The Expo 2011 is organized by Nagaland handloom & Handicrafts Development corporation ltd, Dimapur and sponsored by office of the development commissioner (Handloom) Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi. More than 50 stalls have been set up for the expo that will last till January 22. The expo will remain open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. (Morung Photo)
  • Tsg DPDB discusses varied topics
    Tuensang, January 12 (DIPR): The Tuensang District Planning & Development Board meeting was held on January 11 under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Tuensang, Y.L. Jami, IAS in the DC’s Conference Hall. The DC extended his warm welcome to the members present at the meeting and urged all responsible officers to cooperate and execute their duties and responsibilities as expected by the people. The board discussed about the 2nd Phase Census operation 2011 and discussed a
  • Imkong graces 2nd day of AKTM at Longpa
    Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen after he was presented with some traditional items at the 39th AKTM General Conference & Sports Meet at Longpa village on January 12. (Photo courtesy: Sashimeren Jamir)  Longpa, January 12 (MExN): The 39th Asetkong Kaketshir Telongjem Mungdang (Asetkong Students’ Union Conference) got underway on January 11, 2011 at Longpa village. The second day of the conference was graced by Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen as the chief gue
  • Jericho-II Phek 2nd colony day held
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Jericho-II Colony, Phek town held its ‘2nd Colony Day’ on January 11, 2011 at the Colony Panchayat Hall with Seyieveto Lohe (finance secretary C.Y.F) as chief guest. A press note informed that the program was chaired by Chikhopa Soho while, Mudovoyi pronounced the opening prayer followed by a welcome song from Zavekho and friends. Neilo Koza delivered the general secretary report while Zachihu (head G.B) exhorted the gathering to up-lift the
  • LOCAL Briefs
    CSU condemns sexual assault incidentsDimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Chakhesang Students’ Union has strongly condemned the heinous act meted to two girls from Leshemi village on January. The girls were assaulted and molested by five youth from Khezhakeno village. The union has also flayed the rape of a minor girl (15-years-old) by one Tsahuyo, a former Nagaland wrestling champion, at Kirkruma village under Phek district on January 3.  A  press release jointly issued by
  • Longleng dist supports ENPO demand
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The public rally on the issue of “Demand for Separate State-Frontier Nagaland” called by ENPO was also held at Longleng district, at the Local Ground, Longleng Town on January 7. Around 5000 public from all the Phom villages with council members and students attended the same. The rally was organised by PPC under the aegis of the ENPO.PPC Executive Member, Y. B Angam chaired the rally. PPC President Hamyei Phom delivered the welcome address. ENPO