North-East

  • Farewell to outgoing Chief Information Commissioner
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 28 (MExN): State Information Commissioner of Nagaland Rev. Dr. Pongsing Konyak has lauded the effort of outgoing Chief Information Commissioner P. Talitemjen Ao, IAS (Retd) describing him as a “clean officer, man of integrity, honesty and God fearing”. “Being so the entire Naga people have trust and confidence in you. We have seen with our own eyes that you are such a person and what a privilege it is for us to be working with you”, stated a fa
  • Kidnapped 10-year-old boy released
    Imphal | February 28 : The proposed 24-hour bandh in Sadar Hills area of Senapati district from midnight today called by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) formed against the kidnapping of a minor non-local from Saparmaina has been called off following his release by the captors.Sagar Prashad, son of a hardware merchant Suresh Prashad, a class 9 student of KT higher secondary school in Kangpokpi was kidnapped reportedly by a militant group on February 19 from Sapermaina in Senapati distr
  • Custodial torture leads to death of an “innocent”
    IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 28 (NNN) : In a blatant violation of human rights endemic to the State of Manipur, a civilian has succumbed today to his “custodial torture” injury inflicted by the police. Condemning the inhuman act of the police, the local MLA N Mangi said that anti social minded police who have tarnished the image of the men in uniform must be rooted out of the society in order that people may live in peace and security. The convulsive incident happened in Kumbi Nap
  • Pistols seized in Mizoram
    AIZAWL, FEBRUARY 28 (NNN) : In a joint operation, Mizoram police and Assam Rifles seized 3 unlicenced pistols. According to police sources, two point 22 pistols were seized on Sunday morning from C. Lalrinkima, 36, a resident of Champhai Vengthlang. His wife, Lalawmpuii who is believed to have involved in the clandestine arm running was also picked up by the police for interrogation.In another successful haul, the joint team also seized an unlicenced 9 mm pistol from Ningsiamniangi, 25
  • Naga women in South appeal parties to the reconciliation process
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 28 (MExN): Naga Women Union (NWU) today said no “Naga Political party” should opt out of the Naga reconciliation process.  “The NWU fully supports the FNR (Forum for Naga Reconciliation) and the High Level meeting and let no party opt out from the commitment given to the Nagas,” said Aram Pamei, President, NWU. The union said no Naga Political party should withdraw from the process, when Nagas are fully committed to build a future. “
  • NEWS FILE
    Rotary Club Dimapur observes peace dayDimapur, February 28 (MExN): The Rotary Club of Dimapur observed 106th Rotary Birthday Celebration and World Understanding and Peace Day Celebration at Rotary Centre, Midland, Dimapur. The guest speaker was Rev. Candid Sareo. Candid Sareo, Public Relations Officer at Patkai Christian College for the last 26 years. Rtn. Surinder Anand spoke on Rotary India to arrange 5000 Heart Surgeries for poor kids. Rtn. Manoj Kumar Jain on Rotary History and rel
  • Rev Clark’s contribution towards Ao literature
    Rev. C.Walu Walling, ABAM Literature & Education Secretary, pronouncing a prayer with the original manuscript of the Ao Naga Dictionary compiled by Rev.Dr.EW Clarck in 1911. After 100 years of its first publication, ABAM is set to release the Second Edition of the dictionary on November 18, 2011, during the next ABAM Conference. (Morung Photo) Mokokchung | February 27 : The first Christian missionary to the Ao Nagas, American Rev.Dr.EW Clark, was also the first person to compi
  • LKM deliberates on various issues
    Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): The Langpangkong Range Students’ Conference (LKM) held an Executive cum consultative meeting with seniors, at Asangma village on February 26, where several issues pertaining to the forthcoming 30th LKM General Conference cum Tournament to be hosted by the Asangma village and other important issues relating to Langpangkong Range as a whole were discussed.A press note received here today issued by its president Moatemsu Imsong and general secretary Tosh
  • Seminar on all-round self development
    Programme administrator, Sarita Sharma of TGF is seen interacting with the participants during the seminar. (Morung Photo) DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 27 (MExN): A seminar on the subject matter: ‘How To Live a Fearless life’ was organised by the Tej Gyan Foundation (TGF) in collaboration with the Rotaract Club and Maple Society, Chumukedima on Sunday, February 27. The seminar, particularly targeted at the youths was conducted at the office of the Maple Society, Chumukedima. Prog
  • STATE News in Brief
    Teachers' recruitment examination rescheduled Dimapur, February 27 (DIPR): The Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mon, Sarah R Ritse informs to all concern that as per the direction of the Government, the Teachers Recruitment Examination has been rescheduled to February 28 at Government Higher Secondary School, Mon. All candidates are requested to set for the recruitment examination as rescheduled above.  ZTC bans ‘gutkha’Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): The Zunheboto Town Co
  • 'Stop selling adulterated oil'
    Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): The Dimapur Municipal Council, Dimapur has directed “Petroleum Pump Dealers” in Dimapur to "stop selling adulterated oil". A press note issued by DMC’s chief executive officer Nikhashe Sema stated: “…it has been brought to notice of the undersigned that there has been practice of selling adulterated petrol, diesel and SK Oil by the Petroleum Pump Dealers in Dimapur which is illegal and against the norms. Hence, all su
  • 1 AR donates sintex tanks to Pesao village
    Dimapur, February 27  (MExN): The 1 Assam Rifles has inaugurated two Sintex tanks of 5000 litre capacity each, at Pesao Village, Mon district on February 16 last. The project was executed by 1 Assam Rifles, as part of DGAR Civic Action Proj under the aegis of Headquarter 7 Sector Assam Rifles. A press note issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) stated that the people of Pesao village expressed their heartfelt gratitude to 1 Assam Rifles for doing a magnificent job and completing
  • Project ‘Miles of Smiles’ inaugurated
    Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): Project Miles of Smiles 7 Sector AR Mother & Child preventive oral health care initiative was inaugurated by Lt. Gen Rameshwar Roy, UYSM, AVSM,YSM, DGAR along with Luxmi Roy, president ARWWA in presence of Maj. Gen. Sandeep Singh ,AVSM, SM, VSM, IGAR (N),Brig H. S.Faujdar ,Commander 7 Sector AR and Raje Faujdar, President ARWWA 7 Sect AR. A press note issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) stated that during the inaugural speech Capt Abhishek Mishra, O
  • 154 Military General Hospital conducts med camp at Mima
    In this photograph released to the media, Capt Khushboo (Right) of 154 Military General Hospital examines a patient at the free medical camp at Mima village. Kohima, February 27 (MExN): A medical camp was conducted today by the Military General Hospital for the Civil Fraternity of Mima village today. The free medical camp was organized under the aegis of Spear Corps and the Formidable Fifty Six Army formation, as part of the health-care activities, under the ongoing military civic
  • Naga MLA told to take part in Manipur budget session
    Imphal | February 27 : A social organisation from Tamenglong district has urged a resigned Naga MLA to participate in the forthcoming Manipur assembly budget session.Citizens’ Forum of Tamei Assembly Constituency has said that N. Awangbow, the MLA of the constituency, should partake in the forthcoming budget session of the State in the interest of the public which is scheduled to begin from March 8 next.Significantly, MLA Awangbow and several other Naga MLAs had tendered their re
  • Union Home Secretary Pillai will stoke the amber of tribal unity
    Imphal | February 27 : Union home secretary GK Pillai will be participating in the 2nd Manipur Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011 set to be celebrated from March 4-6, 2011, in Ukhrul district headquarters.  The cultural fete which is being organized under the theme “enlivening our cultural dynamics” has a stated objective of bridging the bond between various tribal groups of the State of Manipur.  Cultural troupes from Churachandpur, Chandel, Tamenglong, Senapa
  • AR provides solar lights
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 27 (MExN): The HQ IGAR(S) distributed 9 Solar lights in the adjoining Villages of HQ IGAR(S) Mantripukhri in Nagaching, Panthilong and Napali Basti  on 26 Feb 11. Brig HPS Pall, DIG,  HQ IGAR(S) graced the occasion as the chief guest. In another occasion, 37 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(S) has distributed six Solar lights to Hollengjang village in Samtal area of Chandel district  near to  Indo-Myanmar Border.
  • Army provides health care
    A medical camp was organized by 4003 Field Hospital under the aegis of HQ 3 Corps at Sarbura Government Middle School, Kashiram village on February 26. Seen in the picture is a civilian availing health care from a dentist. Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): A medical camp was organized by 4003 Field Hospital under the aegis of HQ 3 Corps at Sarbura Government Middle School, Kashiram village on February 26. The Army in a press release has stated that this medical camp provided free medic
  • Seven persons injured in blast at Imphal
    Imphal, February 27 (NNN): At least seven persons including two traffic police personnel were injured in a blast in Imphal on Sunday afternoon. Reports said miscreants hurled a grenade towards a shop from a moving car  at Hatta area in New Checkon of Imphal at around 12: 40 pm. The grenade landed near a hardware shop. It is still not clear whether the miscreants were attacking the shop. A Maruti Gypsy carrying some traffic police personnel was passing behind the moving car used by
  • NLSF appeal to avoid communal tension
    Dimapur, February 26 (MExN): The Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) fervently made an appeal to conflicting parties Jalukielo village and Kakiko, K. Xekiye village to settle the issue peacefully and amicably without taking up their own course of action as there is always a law and appropriate authority to deal the situation and to avoid communal tension. The Federation in a press release issued by its publicity & Information Secretary Pikuto K. Hiho appealed to the dist