North-East

  • Verification of Census in Mon
    Mon, February 25 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner, Mon, Dinesh Kumar, IAS along with ADC Aboi, Anden Konyak and EAC Mon, Ilika Zhimomi carried out an inspection tour of the ongoing Census Phase II exercise in Aboi Circle on February 22. The DC had a meeting with the enumerators and supervisors and the public leaders at Aboi Hq and Aopao Village.  The DC and his team went for house to house verification both in Aboi as well as in Aopao Village. On February 25, the DC along with ADC
  • Police commandos in Imphal acquires hovercrafts
    IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 23 : As part of its modernization process and to add more teeth to its arsenal, Manipur police commando is almost set to induct United States of America (USA) made hovercraft in Loktak lake in Manipur to ‘flush out’ rebel outfits who have made the area a safe haven for waging war against the state.From March this year, the hovercrafts that have been acquired by the State police from the United States of America will be conscripted in the police force for a
  • Meities leave Kuki areas following tension
    IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 23 : Following the alleged 'quit notice' served on the Meitei community residing in certain places of Sardar Hills by the Kuki National Front-President (KNF-P), around 100 people have left Motbung, Saparmeina and other areas of the Sardar Hills and they are now taking shelter at Sekmai this evening. Following this incident, the Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) has strongly condemned the act of KNF(P) saying it is 'barbaric'.Informing to Newmai News Network tonight,
  • Assam bandh partially affected
    KOKRAJHAR (ASSAM), February 23 (PTI):  Normal life was partially affected in several districts of the state following a 12-hour Assam Bandh sponsored today by the All Adivasi Students’Association of Assam in protest against the killing of its President Bosco Charmaco yesterday, official sources said.The bandh affected parts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Sonitpur, Darrang, Chirang and Karbi Anglong districts with vehicular traffic remaining off the roads and most shops, business es
  • Refresher course in Chemistry underway
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The UGC-Academic Staff College and the Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong have jointly organized a Refresher Course for College and University Teachers which started from today, February 23 to March 15.  The Inaugural Function held today in the Academic Staff College, North-Eastern Hill University and was presided over by Prof. B. Myrboh Head, Department of Chemistry, stated a press note issued by Director of UCG-Academic
  • College teachers in ‘Manipur’ on strike over salary
    IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 23 (ANI): Teachers in Manipur are on strike over a demand for a hike in their salaries. The teachers who have gathered under the banner of the Federation of College Teachers Associations of Manipur (FECTAM) called for a review of the cabinet decision of November 4, 2010. FECTAM President L. Randhoni Devi said teachers both experienced and new, were being paid very low salaries.The teachers have also gathered under the banner of the Council of Teachers' Association and
  • Meghen seeks plebiscite, peacekeepers in ‘Manipur’
    Guwahati, February 23 (The Hindu): The jailed chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), Rajkumar Meghen alias Sanayaima, on Monday renewed the offer made to the Centre that the outfit would lay down arms before United Nations authorities if the Centre allowed a plebiscite in Manipur in the presence of UN representatives and arrange for the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces in the troubled State.Mr. Meghen told The Hindu when he was brought by the National Inv
  • NU teachers renew demands
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The Nagaland University Teachers’ Association has demanded the intervention and action of the Chief Rector of Nagaland University, also Governor of Nagaland, into a number of issues that has been plaguing the embattled university. The demands include fresh, free and impartial Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigations against the vice chancellor, appointment of pro-vice chancellors, acting-Registrar and Controller of Examination and‘re
  • Polio Sunday on Feb 27
    Dimapur, February 23 (MExN): The Department of Health & Family Welfare has scheduled second round of IPPI (polio) Sunday 2011 on February 27 in all the districts.Principal Director, Department Of Health & Family Welfare Dr TL Nakhro in a press statement said that the department is all geared up to administer polio drops to over 2.6 lakh children (0-5 years) in the State in 2,604 polio booths to be manned By 10, 416 vaccinators and 512 supervisors along with vaccines and other l
  • Deputy Commissioner Mon notifies
    Mon, February 23 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner Mon has issued an order to all the Head of the officers that all Saturday will be a working days now onwards except on second and fourth Saturdays. In this connection, all HODs are directed to keep their office open excluding second and fourth Saturdays. Government employees are also directed to attend their respective office on all the working Saturdays as mentioned above. As per the direction issued by the Director Census, the DC has a
  • March on with positive attitude: Yitachu
    Yisisotha (Phek) | February 23 : Parliamentary secretary, Tourism, law & Justice, Yitachu inaugurated Wazeho Tourist complex on February 20 at Yisisotha village under Phek District.Speaking at the inaugural function, parliamentary secretary said that the State Government cares for the citizens but the blame is sprayed upon political issue, when it fails to take care of the necessities, be it education, health care, employment.“We don’t have much education, we are not aw
  • BSNL prepaid customers re-verification
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): Telecom giant BSNL starts re-verification of Prepaid Mobile Customers in Nagaland SSA. All prepaid customers are required to submit a fresh CAF form along with recent four colour photographs with identity proof and address proof. The new machine numbered Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) will be available at respective Customer Service Centre (CSC) at District Head quarters and at the respective Telephone Exchanges in rural areas of Nagaland. BSNL-Nagaland ha
  • Regional News
    Guv summons 9th session of 11th NLAKohima, February 23 (DIPR): His Excellency the Governor of Nagaland, Nikhil Kumar, “In exercise of the Power Conferred by Clause-I of Article 174 of the Constitution of India”, has summoned the Ninth Session of the Eleventh Nagaland Legislative Assembly to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 2, in the Assembly Hall Kohima. Therefore all the Government departments are directed to submit the respective Annual Administrative Reports on or bef
  • ATSUM relaxes its chain of agitations
    IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 22 : All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has temporarily suspended its chain of agitations against the State government’s indifference to their charter of demands on account of the “Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011” set to begin at Ukhrul from March 4 next. The tribal students' body will withhold its series of agitation for the time being on account of the “Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011” to be held at Ukhrul head
  • Tripura sounds alert on bird flu
    AGARTALA, FEBRUARY 22 (AGENCIES): The apparent hysteria related to bird flu (H5N1) that had ebbed since its peak in 2006 has raised its ugly head once again after the virus was confirmed in the state-run duck farm at R K Nagar in Agartala, the capital city of Tripura. Following the outbreak of the deadly avian influenza, an alert has been issued and surveillance intensified in Tripura on Saturday. Principal Secretary of Animal Resource Development department Sriram Taranikan stated, &#
  • Teachers intensify stir; 200 join fast until death today; more volunteering
    IMPHAL, FEBRUARY 22 (NNN): Government teachers of Manipur under the aegis of Council of Teachers Association (COTA) have intensified their ongoing fast until death stir with 200 more teachers volunteering to break into a striking mode—more waiting in the anvil to join their colleagues—at the face of stark reality following total apathy by the government to their demand for the implementation of central 6th revised pay commission recommendation in toto. Teachers under C
  • Adivasi call bandh in Assam
    GUWAHATI, FEBRUARY 22 (NNN): In an apparent assembly election related violence in Assam, an Adivasi student leader was killed this morning in western Assam’s Kokrajhar district.The Adivasi students have announced to call Assam bandh on Wednesday in protest against the murder of the student leader.Today's incident has been seen as the first politics related violence in the poll bound state of Assam. According to reports received, unidentified motorcycle-borne persons shot Bos
  • MP denies making 'bloody Indian' remark to Ramdev
    NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 22 (Agencies): The Congress lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh, who has been cused of calling yoga guru Baba Ramdev a "bloody Indian" and a "dog", has offered to resign from Parliament if the charges are proved to be true.Ninong Ering told ANI in an exclusive interview on Tuesday that he had only told Baba Ramdev not to use a socio-religious platform to preach politics, which resulted in a heated confrontation between the two.Ering strongly denied t
  • Campaign highlights need to conserve rich biodiversity
    Seen in picture is Director, Legacy Explorers Irangbui Hingleu (Inset) and the members of PEN at the one-day biodiversity conservation campaign in Old Jalukie, Peren. Dimapur, February 22 (MExN): A one-day biodiversity conservation campaign in partnership with Nagaland Pollution Control Board sponsored by Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India, concluded at Old Jalukie, Peren district. Organized by Legacy Explorers in association with People’s Education Ne
  • Region news
    Rio to open Tsutsung MI projectKohima, February 22 (MExN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will inaugurate Tsutsung Minor Project at Longsa village, Moalenden, Mokokchung on February 24, 11:00 am. The function will be chaired by T. Nungsang Ao, joint secretary, irrigation & flood control department.Veterinary department informs   Phek, February 22 (DIPR): District Vety. & AH Officer, Phek Dr. Mudozo Sahire inform to all those who have applied for live stock and poultry producti