North-East

  • Dimapur Gorkha union condemns
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN): The Dimapur Gorkha union strongly condemned the firing incident by Indian armed force during the peaceful procession organised by Gorkha Janmurti Morcha (GJM) on the demand of Gorkhaland. The Dimapur Gorkha Union, chairman, Kumar Subba in a condemnation note urged the government of West Bengal and Government of India to enquire into the matter and award punishment to the persons involved in the killing of students and injury of many people. “The deman
  • COPTAM: State govt ‘reducing’ tribal population
    IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 11(NNN): Sensing suspicious intention of the government of Manipur—census officials to be precise—in matters related to census in tribal areas, Committee on Protection of Tribal Areas Manipur (COPTAM) has alleged that the second phase of the national census operation which began on February 9 is craftily engaged in reducing the decadal population of tribals in some areas of Manipur. The general secretary of COPTAM Thangkam Lupheng today informed to New
  • Power cuts continue to peeve students
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN):  Students preparing for their examinations are worried that the power cuts, or the complete lack of electricity, would hamper their performance. “Every year these area reels under darkness when the examination approaches by the end of the year for school going and during these days for the board and university exams,” according to two former students leaders. Former ENSF executive T Rongli Sangtam and former SSU leader Dekhingchem Sangtam s
  • UGs demand same yardstick as ULFA
    GUWAHATI| FEBRUARY 11 : Rebel outfits have stepped up pressure on the Assam government for the release of their leaders. They have also pointed out that there is more to militancy in the state of Assam than the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). The government had in the past few months released several ULFA leaders including its Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa to facilitate peace talks. The release raised hopes that leaders of lesser outfits – each catering to a specific tribe &
  • Child molester sent to 10 yrs imprisonment
    Aizawl | February 11 : In a significant verdict on child rapist, a 44-year old man has been sentenced to 10 years after he was found guilty of raping a minor. Lalengliana was accused of molesting and raping minors in different hamlets of Aizawl in the past. The high court in Aizawl has been investigating his case for many days and delivered verdict on Thursday which the Court pronounced that his crime was heinous. Lalengliana was further accused of sexually molesting some of the school
  • ATM at Mao Gate...
    The United Bank of India (UBI) installed an ATM at Mao Gate, a first, and put the popular highway town on the development map of India’s North East.  K. Moses Chalai IAS Commissioner (Hort & SC and Hr. Edu), Government of Manipur along with Dr. Lorho S Pfoze, MD, INPL inaugurated the facility on the February 10.  (Morung Photo)
  • Tangkhul Naga Long exhorts Rio
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 11 (MExN): Tangkhul Naga Long said the official residence of Nagaland state’s Chief Minister stands for every Naga, both across the states within India and abroad. The official residence of the Chief Minister stood “for the honour and prestige not only of the Nagas of Nagaland, but also the whole Nagas living across the state of India and abroad”, the apex Tangkhul body said today.  The Tangkhul body said the spirit of oneness and solidarity of
  • Dr. Shurhozelie feted for award
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN): Nagaland State Bharat Scouts & Guides (NSBSG) congratulates Minister for Higher Education & Urban Development Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu on his being awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Dr. Shurhozelie is also the president of  the Nagaland State Bharat Scouts & Guides.“It is our sincere prayer that Almighty God will grant him long life
  • Act as a catalyst: ACS to head of offices
    Dimapur, February 11 (DIPR): Additional Chief Secretary & Commissioner (ACS&C) Nagaland, Banuo Z. Jamir IAS after assuming charge for Administration pays her maiden visit to Dimapur District on February 9 to asses flagship programme undertaken by various departments in the district.While interacting with the various Divisional & Head of offices, Village representatives and GBs at Dhansaripar Sub-Division, Banuo said that she deliberately choose Dhansaripar sub- division to
  • NHAK to host Kohima DPDB on February 15
    Kohima, February 11 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of Kohima District Planning & Development Board for the month of February shall be hosted by the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) on February 15 in its auditorium at 12:30 p.m.The resource persons from the Hospital Authority shall be delivering talks on Lifestyle Disease and Health Seeking Behaviour and will also conduct a Master Checkup for all the DPDB members of Kohima with 50% of health checkup test cost will be borne by DPDB
  • Volunteers donate blood
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN): The NSS-Unit of Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) under the guidance of Bendangnungsang, Programme Officer, NSS, organized a blood donation camp under the theme “Donate Blood, Save Lives” on February 5 at the college Health Clinic Centre. The Programme Officer in a press release stated that Dr. Temsu, Medical Office, in charge of Blood Bank, civil hospital, Dimapur was the resource person. He exhorted the NSS volunteers by giving a brief pre
  • VHC communitization conference held
    Tuensang, February 11 (MExN): A communitization conference of the chairmen and secretaries of Health Centre Management Committee, Sub-centre Village Health committee, Village Health Committee of Village Health and Sanitation Committee under Tuensang district was held on February 9 at the conference hall of the Chief Medical Officer’s office, Tuensang.A note received here stated that the meeting was attended by deputy director NSG, Maryangla and deputy director Amongla. Chairing t
  • Appeal for police outpost at Nsong
    Peren, February 8 (DIPR): The Addl. Chief Secretary & Commissioner Nagaland, Banuo Z. Jamir toured Nsong and Tening on February 7. The Public of Nsong area accorded warm welcome to the Commissioner and her entourage at Nsong Town. A public meeting was held at Nsong Town where the Commissioner interacted with the Heads of Departments of Education, Power, Medical, Social Welfare and others. In the meeting the public of Nsong area submitted a memorandum to the Commissioner for establi
  • Exam underway peacefully
    Mokokchung, February 11 (DIPR): Higher Secondary School Leaving certificate examination 2011 being conducted by the Nagaland Board of School Education has begun on February 9 in Mokokchung district peacefully. A total of 609 candidates in three streams i.e. Arts, Commerce and Science are appearing the examinations in three examination centers of Mokok-A, Mokok-B and Tuli. Besides, there are 169 candidates who are appearing the HSSLC examination in Old course. District Administration ha
  • Road connectivity concern talk in Wokha DPDB
    Wokha, February 11 (DIPR): The monthly Wokha DPDB meeting for the month of February was held on the 9th at DC Conference Hall, under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Rovilatuo Mor. The meeting begun with a review of the last meeting minutes. With regard to improvement of road connectivity from Mokokchung via Wokha, Newland, the Deputy Commissioner requested the EE (PWD) R&B, Baghty Division to have an early meeting with Mokokchung EE for further course of action. Rural road
  • ‘I will work for youth employment’
    Mokokchung, February 10 (MExN): Indenting NPF candidate for the 26 Aonglenden Assembly Constituency, Toshipokba today expressed his plans if he is elected as the people’s representative from the constituency; he said that he will look forward for youth employment and the general development of the whole constituency while also work for the whole Naga people. Interacting with some media persons at his private residence here today, the intending candidate Toshipokba, who hails from
  • NSF: Review quota policy
    Dimapur, February 10 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation has reiterated its long-standing demand: total review of the job reservation policy. The future of unemployed youths should not be jeopardized the NSF said with special reference to those who are on the ‘verge of overage’“The Naga Students’ Federation has explicitly demanded for total review of the existing policy on job reservation for the backward tribes of Nagaland since 2007,” the NSF sta
  • Former speaker Ndang feted by Nagaland NCP
    Peren | February 10 : People from all sections of the society in Nagaland and Peren district in particular poured in their gratitude and appreciation to the newly selected NCP president, Neiba Ndang, former Speaker and Medical Minister of Nagaland, who is also the present secretary general of NCP (North East), for his appointment as president of NCP (Nagaland). The jubilant crowds here in Peren district were all out in the streets with shouts and exclamations rejoicing at the news repo
  • Sumi Totimi Hoho mourns
    Dimapur, February 10 (MExN): The Sumi Totimi Hoho Nagaland has expressed shock over the sudden and untimely death of Niholi Shohe who passed away on February 6. According to Kitoli Naje, president of the apex women hoho,  Niholi Shohe was a dedicated woman who worked tirelessly for the upliftment of women's status in the society besides being a government servant. Her death is a loss not only for her immediate family but for the entire society as well, informed a condolence note.
  • DMC reviews rate of pork
    Dimapur, February 10 (MExN): The Dimapur Municipal Council has reviewed the rate of pork for whole sale and retail sale (dressed and cut meat) to  ` 95 per kg and ` 120 per kg. DMC chief executive officer Nikhashe Sema in an order stated that the new prescribed rate is the maximum amount fixed by DMC which has to be strictly followed by the merchants; however, they are at liberty to sell below the said rate. Further, it is informed to all the traders that no increase of prices wil