North-East

  • For those who chose to work for God’s mission
    Chungtia | January 9 : For those who believe, perhaps there can be ‘miracles’. Ninety two year old Rev P Chuchang who was in the Lord’s service for the past more than 50 years and now retiring in his native village, it was a gift from the God, as one officer in Mokokchung who he had baptized way back in 1977 turned up in his village and offered to pay a pension of ` 1000 every month for an unlimited period. But it was not only the generosity of the officer that impres
  • 'Bond of friendship more important than winning'
    Sazo Yoshu and others with participants of Thevonu Football Trophy in Chetheba on January 8. (Morung Photo) Chetheba | January 9 : Parliamentary secretary for social welfare & women development Chotisüh Sazo today asserted that the bond of friendship is more important than winning prizes in the tournament.Speaking at the Thevonü Football Trophy here today between Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) and Chokri Area Youth Sports Association (CAYSA) in the discipl
  • VAT directive for transporters issued
    Dimapur, January 9 (MExN): The Commissioner of Taxes of Nagaland today directed all owners or persons of taxable goods to adhere to statutory provisions of taxes and present declaration Value Added Tax (VAT) forms when required before officer in-charge at taxation check posts. The Taxes administration took strong note that in spite of wide circulation of the provisions, persons engaged in transpiring taxable goods into the state or from the state statutory provisions and requirements a
  • Assam ethnic clashes: Fresh firing at the border
    Guwahati, January 9 (NDTV):  After two days of relative calm at the  Assam-Meghalaya border fresh firing was reported between two groups on Sunday morning. More violence erupted on late Saturday night as three houses were set on fire.The two communities - Garos and Rabhas - have been clashing along ethnic lines in Assam's Goalpara District and bordering Meghalaya since the beginning of the last week of December 2010. More than thirty thousand people have been displaced and 34
  • BJP aims to attack UPA's scam record to win in 2014
    Guwahati, January 9 (Agencies): The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day national executive meeting concluded Sunday with a clear message that the party was eyeing power in the 2014 parliamentary elections by going hammer and tongs against the Congress-led UPA government over corruption and scandals rocking the country.'I would say 2010 is a turning point in the history of independent India and we need to ensure that we are able to capitalise on this (corruptions and scams during the
  • 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