North-East

  • BSNL 3G net service in Nagaland down
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 8 (MExN): Despite much fanfare surrounding the launching of 3G internet service in Nagaland by telecom giant BSNL last year, hundreds of 3G subscribers in the state are unable to access the internet. Except for some areas, most of the subscribers in Dimapur have no use for their 3G modem due to non-availability or poor network.The silence on the part of BSNL Dimapur office has not helped in alleviating the woes of the customers either. 3G customers who come to enquire
  • Mushroom production at high altitude areas in Phek: Study
    Dimapur, January 8 (MExN): Phek district, with about 94% rural population, lies between 94035’18” to 94038’09” E, and 25037’37” to 25039’47” N in the south-east of Nagaland, at the altitude ranging from 520 to 2900m. Population of Phek was 148246 (2001 census) and it was sparsely populated with population density of 73 person/sq. km. The climate of Phek was temperate to sub-tropical with average rainfall of about 200 cm. The district was
  • Tu Nehi album release...
    Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur Maongwati Aier is seen releasing a Hindi music album titled ‘Tu Nehi’ on Saturday, January 8 at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur. The music album written, composed and produced by Sohel Acharjee of Dimapur has contribution from big name Bollywood playback singers like Rajyoti Konwar and Tarali Sharma of Assam as well as talented upcoming artistes from Nagaland and Assam. Raju Shah of Assam, Arun Raj, Nabin Kachari, Shikaho Awomi and Sohel Acharjee are th
  • Kohima Club honors Divine Connection
    The band members of Divine Connection with Kohima Club president during the felicitation programee at Chedema. (Morung Photo) Kohima | January 8 : Kohima Club felicitated the achievement of ‘Divine Connection’ for winning the ‘Kurkure Desi Beats Rock On with MTV 2010’ in Mumbai recently. Kohima Club, a group of high school friends  coming and working towards promotion of young upcoming talents and those involved in sports, music and social activities g
  • Farewell accorded to BDO Zunheboto block
    Zunheboto, January 7 (DIPR): A warm farewell was accorded to the outgoing Block Development Officer, RD Block Zunheboto, Kupto by the block staff on January 5 and also welcomed the new incumbent C. Khuvung in the office premises of BDO Zunheboto Block, Zunheboto. Outgoing BDO thanked and lauded the Staff of RD Block Zunheboto for their unflinching support and cooperation rendered towards him during his stay as BDO. Further, he impressed upon the staff to continue to give their best ser
  • Nagaland’s healthcare “improved”
    Dimapur, January 7 (MExN): Nagaland state has shown remarkable improvement in the healthcare delivery sector in the past two years and is currently rated third among the states in terms of healthcare delivery, according to survey conducted by a leading magazine.This was disclosed by Nagaland Minister for Health & Family Welfare Kuzholuzo Neinu at the two-day general council meeting of Centre of Medical & Sales Representatives’ Union (NER), which got underway Friday in Dim
  • Gwayhunlo becomes third priest from Rengma tribe
    Kohima, January 7 (MExN): Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing was ordained priest on January 4 by Most Rev. Joseph Mittathany, Arch Bishop Emeritus of Imphal at St. Joseph Parish, Tseminyu village.Rev. Fr. Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing is now the third priest from the Rengma tribe. Arch Bishop in His sermon said the church in North East is growing fast, adding the unlike recent past now the north east have priest and missionaries from its own soil. Today, he said, Fr. Lawrence has become a priest acco
  • India’s failed Highway diplomacy
    New Delhi, January 7 (ENS): Losing out to China in the construction of an important stretch of the historic Stilwell Road, that once connected Ledo in Assam to Kumming in China, is a setback to the geopolitical calculations India has been making in its eastern neighbourhood. This section links the Pangsau Pass on the Arunachal Pradesh border to Myitkyina in Myanmar’s Kachin state. New Delhi’s shortsightedness is an open book. Yet, in this case, India had expressed its eager
  • Mokokchung DC tours border villages
    Mokokchung, January 6 (MExN): 2011: Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung Lithrongla G. Chishi today visited Lirmen-B village, Aonokpuyimsen, Shihapumi and Satsukba village in Mokokchung near the Assam-Nagaland border and held interactions with the villages’ functionaries.   The deputy commissioner was accompanied by, among others, ADC of Mangkolemba Temsu Longkumer.At Lirmen-B village, DC Chishi exhorted the village’s VDBs and urged the communalization committees to
  • 'Stressed out' Assam Rifles turn to Yoga
    Dimapur, January 6 (MExN): Underscoring the effects of a long drawn counter insurgency exercise waged against her ‘enemies’, the Assam Rifles  India’s leading para-military force is conducting a week long Art of Living capsule, including yoga classes for its personnel deployed in Nagaland. A defence release said benefits of yoga and meditation are known ‘stress busters’ and method of attaining both physical as well as mental well being. Keeping this i
  • 'Stressed out' Assam Rifles turn to Yoga
    Dimapur, January 6 (MExN): Underscoring the effects of a long drawn counter insurgency exercise waged against her ‘enemies’, the Assam Rifles  India’s leading para-military force is conducting a week long Art of Living capsule, including yoga classes for its personnel deployed in Nagaland. A defence release said benefits of yoga and meditation are known ‘stress busters’ and method of attaining both physical as well as mental well being. Keeping this i
  • TDCA mourns
    Dimapur, January 6 (MExN): The Tuensang District Cricket Association (TDCA) has mourned the untimely demise of Deepak Sinha, Govind Pradhan and Deepal Shestra of Nagaland Cricket Association on a tragic road accident on December 24. The TDCA general secretary L. B Ussuk in a message has conveyed condolence to the bereaved family members and prays that Almighty God would grant peace to the departed souls.  
  • Upgradation of soil & water conservation training centre
    Kohima | January 6 : The soil & water conservation training, research & demonstration centre at Zubza which was established in the year 1971 has been imparting training to field level/village level workers and farmers on scientific conservation farming technology and natural resources conservation and management since then.According to an annual administrative report of the soil & water conservation, till the date the Centre could provide two years pre-service training cour
  • Upgradation of soil & water conservation training centre
    Kohima | January 6 : The soil & water conservation training, research & demonstration centre at Zubza which was established in the year 1971 has been imparting training to field level/village level workers and farmers on scientific conservation farming technology and natural resources conservation and management since then.According to an annual administrative report of the soil & water conservation, till the date the Centre could provide two years pre-service training cour
  • One killed, four injured in road mishap
    Kohima, January 6 (MExN): An IR jawan was killed while four others injured when a bus bearing registration number NL11- 0683 in which they were travelling met an accident on January 4 at around 9:50 PM near the petrol pump of Police New Reserve.The deceased was identified as Kevechiyi Tetseo of 9th IR C-Coy while four injured were rushed to hospital. Source said there were 21 jawans in the bus, who were returning to report to Police New Reserve after having completing their training fr
  • Tension in Meghalaya
    Shillong, January 6 (NNN): A day after the Khasi Students Union (KSU) has asked the nascent armed outfit of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) to release the abducted Khasi youth safe, the proscribed outfit, the Khasi militant outfit Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) questioned the Garo outfit on the abduction.While expressing concern over the abduction of the young Khasi businessman and coal dealer, Rimidu Sutnga, the HNLC wants to know the grounds for his abduction
  • Parikrama to perform at Tahamzam NE Youth Fest
    Imphal | January 6 : India’s minister of Water Resources Mr. Vincent H. Pala will grace the North East Youth Festival at Tahamzam (formerly Senapati) while New Delhi based 'Rock and Roll' band Parikrama will enthral the crowd. The North East Youth Festival organised by Youth Initiative Foundation (YIF) will kick start from January 17 evening and concludes on January 19 evening.Liangmai popular folk singer Thiusongbou Pamei, Naga cultural ambassador Guru Rewben Mashangva, Imphal p
  • Khing graces PKR Golden Jubilee celebration
    Kohima | January 5 : The Phenshünyu-Khenyu and Rümensinyu Students’ Union (PKRSU) has celebrated its golden jubilee at Phenshünyu village under the theme “Forging ahead.” Addressing the celebration on January 4, Parliamentary Secretary for Horticulture R.Khing stressed the need for introspection and retrospection of the achievement and failure in the last 50 years.“We are celebrating what the pioneers have sown 50 year ago and we have seen the ach
  • Habitual thieves in police net
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 5 (MExN): Three burglars, involved in a robbery, which occurred on December 20, 2010, were arrested by the police on January 4. According to a press release from the Additional Superintendent of police, Dimapur the stolen goods were also recovered alongwith two others, who received the looted items. The robbery was cracked after police actively pursued the case, the release added.  The burglary had occurred on the night of December 20 at a shop located at Station
  • BJP blames govt. on ENPO demand
    Dimapur, January 5 (MExN): The BJP Nagaland today said it is upset on the Nagaland Government’s failure in delivering justice to all, in developmental affairs and leading the state into another ‘chaotic stage.’ On the issue of the Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organization (ENPO) demanding separate state, the party stated that it is not just simple reason and the (DAN) government cannot ignore ENPO resentment but need to study thoroughly before it is too late. A pre