North-East

  • Lions activities in NE not lagging behind
    KOHIMA, February 13 (NEPS): Lions Club International (LCI) is a proud voluntary and philanthropic organization today in the world having 1.33 million members in 206 countries in the world. Disclosing this in a function of Annual Official Visitation of Kohima Lions Club (KLC) held here at Hotel Japfu today, Lion Dr Animesh Baruah, District Governor, said the LCI had 45,700 clubs all over the world and further stated that India had the highest membership with 1.95 lakh members. Explainin
  • State Fire & Emergency Services: Media one sided
    Dimapur, February 13 (MExN): Reacting to criticism received after the recent fire that broke out at Chief Minister’s official residence at Kohima, the Fire & Emergency Services Department while appreciating the constructive criticism by the press, requested that in future, the media will not only be one-sided but also count the fire personnel and enquire about their response before going for publication, when such incident occurs.  “It is expected that the media wi
  • LEFI Special Evening with Dr. Joshua Daniel
    KOHIMA, FEBRUARY 13 (MExN): Hundreds of believers attended the Special Evening with Dr. Joshua Daniel, Global Evangelist of Laymen’s Evangelical Fellowship International which started this evening at State Academy Hall, Kohima. Bringing his message, he said that our job as Christians is to show Jesus. Stating that “if Jesus is hid, there will be no peace in your family, our churches will be entertainment halls, and there will be no hope for you and me”, he urged the c
  • Imchen to grace Sekrenyi celebration at Mkg
    Kohima, February 13 (MExN): Minister for home Imkong L. Imchen will grace the first Sekrenyi -cum- cultural celebration under the aegis of Tenyimi Students’ Union, Mokokchung (TSUM) on February 26 at Mokokchung Town Hall under the theme “Our Culture, Our Identity.” The programme will start from 10:30 am onwards. Kedoroko Casavi will chair the function while presidential address will be delivered by Heutwalung James Hau. Greetings will be shared by Tol Pucho while Keso
  • India’s eastern most only rainforest on festive mode
    Guwahati | February 13 : Any reason is good enough for a festival in India. Jeypore perhaps beats them all – for being India’s only wet evergreen rainforest with the most species of wildcats. Jeypore Reserve Forest, part of the 111 sq km Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary, is sited 60 km southeast of this eastern Assam town. It is one of a troika of Indian rainforests, the other two being Silent Valley in Kerala and the Andaman Islands.But Jeypore, says DFO Anurag Singh, is i
  • Medical camp at Thanamier conducted
    Dimapur, February 13 (MExN): A free medical camp was organized by 7 Assam Rifles under 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (North) at Thanamier village of Kiphire District from February 4 to 6.  A press note issued by the AR informed that a team comprising of two doctors and para medical staff from the unit conducted the three-day camp in the remote area in close proximity to the international border. A few surrounding villages like Penkin were also covered and 352 patients were examine
  • Forsaken by govt, villagers decide to fight for justice
    Imphal, February 13(NNN): Fighting on with grits and determination against alleged government apathy to their water plight, Thungcheng Youth Club (TYU) of Chandel’s Thungcheng village has expressed incidence of grubby nexus between government engineering officials and chairman of the area chief association. HT Walngam, chairman of Western Valley Chief Association, had clarified in some local newspaper on Feb 4 last that the reservoir tank constructed at Thungcheng village is unde
  • NPF aim: Acceptable solution to Indo-Naga political issues
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The working president of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Apong Pongener has stated that the aims and objectives of the NPF is to bring acceptable solution to the Indo-Naga political issues, “to bring peace to our land and to work for unity and integrity of the Naga people by integrating all contagious Naga inhabited areas under one administrative roof”.He said that in his message at various meetings with party workers in Kiphire, Tuensang a
  • REGION Briefs
    Laymen’s EFI meeting from today Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Laymen’s Evangelical Fellowship International will hold Special Evening Meetings at State Academy Hall, Kohima from February 13-15 with Global Evangelist, Dr. Joshua Daniel as the Speaker. In this regard, it has invited everyone to come and be part of it. The Fellowship also telecasts God's word in Naga Cable and Central Cable, Multi Channel and Crystal Cable every Sunday from 8:00-8:30 am and 6:00-6:30 pm res
  • Dmr police arrests four
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): A mobile patrol party of Dimapur police on February 10 caught two extortionists from NRL petrol station, NH 29.The Superintendent of Police (SP), Dimapur in a press note informed that the extortionist were identified as Hoshito Chishi (34 years) , s/o Khezevi of Khermito village, Zunheboto and Akai Zhimo (26 years), S/o Kashito of Setami village, Zunheboto. The accused were arrested while threatening and forcibly demanding money and the vehicle documents fr
  • Arms dealers apprehended
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The personnel of 164 Inf Bn (TA) (H&H) NAGA apprehended three arms runners near Oriya Basti, Walford Colony in  Dimapur on February 12. The PRO of IGAR (N) in a press note informed that one AK rifle and one SLR rifle with ammunition were recovered from the arrested men. Moreover, a Maruti Van used for transshipping these weapons was also impounded and handed over to the East Police Station, Dimapur.
  • BJP pays tribute to Deendayal Upadhayay
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Nagaland State BJP unit observed the 43rd anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhayay on February 11 at its party head office in Dimapur. Speaking on the occasion the state president  M.Chuba Ao stated that Deendayal Upadhyaya was one of the founders of the forerunner of the BJP, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951, and led the party from 1953 to 1968, stated a press note issued by the BJP spokesman.It also stated that Upadhyaya firmly believed that the
  • Guru Swami Ramdevji to visit Dimapur and Kohima
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The internationally acclaimed Yog Guru Sawmi Ramdevji is visiting Dimapur and Kohima as part of his Bharat Swabhiman Yatra.The Patanjali  Yog Samiti & Bharat Swabhiman (NYAS) in a press note issued by Devika Roy, Mahila Rajya Prabhari stated that the guru will addressing a press conference after the Yog Camp at DDSC, Dimapur from 8:00 am to 8:30 am on February 25.“Along with conducting health awareness camp and promoting age old Ayurved form
  • NCSU for implementation of govt standing order
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Nagaland Contractors & Suppliers Union (NCSU) has acknowledged the Director General of Police, Kohima for responding in implementing the government standing order for inviting tender.  NCSU Secretary Imsunok Jamir in a press note stated that the union has requested many times to all department for observing the State government order for contract and supply works, “but inspite of repeated plea most of the department has turned a deaf ear.
  • Census is a tool for planning, says Hekali
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Census awareness meeting conducted under the aegis of census director and organised by Naga council and Dimapur Naga Women Hoho was held today at Town hall, Dimapur.A press note stated that around 400 people attended the meeting. All presidents and secretaries of tribal hohos, chairmen of village councils in Dimapur district, chairmen of colony councils in Dimapur urban, chairmen, conveners, presidents of various communities, GBs in sadar and district,
  • Lui-Ngai-Ni to boost Hunphun as tourist destination
    Imphal, February 12 (NNN): All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) has conveyed greetings to the Nagas in the present state of Manipur on the auspicious seed sowing Lui-Ngai-Ni, the seed sowing festival. The festival is slated to be held on Feb 15 next in Hunphun (formerly Ukhrul) and the AMTU has pitched for the district to be developed as a tourist hotspot.AMTU general secretary Romeo Bungdon sent greetings to the Nagas of Manipur on the occasion of LUI-NGAI-NI celebration, the sole Naga see
  • Water scarcity problem in Mizoram
    Aizawl | February 12 : Shortage of water has become a reason for a nightmare to hundreds of villagers across Mizoram. The winter indeed is a nightmare for majority of the Mizos as the state experiences water scarcity problem every year.  In Aizawl, many localities cannot get water supply every week. The state capital is one of the worst affected places since only one single source of supply caters to about five lakh people. PHE department in the capital informed NNN that it is due
  • Mizoram journalists visit ARTC&S Sukhovi
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): A group of vernacular journalists of Mizoram which is on an excursion tour  sponsored by DGAR under a military civic action programme of 23 Sector Assam Rifles visited ARTC & S, Sukhovi on February 10. A note received here stated that these journalists starting from Aizwal, have travelled Serchip, Silchar, Imphal, Kohima, Dimapur and will continue journey to Guwahati, Shillong, Cherapunji and back to Aizwal. The delegation have visited and stayed a
  • PM fund helps NE get its first film archive
    Guwahati, February 12 (NNN):  Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated Northeast India’s first film archive in the Panjabari locality in Guwahati on Saturday. Much of the archive was provided from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s MPLAD fund. Dr Manmohan Singh represents Assam in the Rajya Sabha.“Films are part of our lives and they are our assets. It is our bounden duty to preserve them for posterity,” Gogoi said. “Apart from Assamese films, films
  • Meetei puya enthusiasts meet in London
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 11 (MExN): UK based Puya Readers Club organized a discussion session of the rare Puya manuscripts as enthusiasts came together in London recently to understand the underlying philosophies and anthropological values of the ancient tradition. They met at the residence of Naoroibam Nilmoni.A release on behalf of the The Puya Readers Club (PRC) issued by Laishram Tiken and Elangbam Bishworjeet said it wished to appreciate Puya enthusiasts, who have joined the evening disc