North-East

  • Auto driver arrested for assault, robbery
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 22 (MExN): An autorickshaw driver identified as one Suno Ali was nabbed while in the act of assaulting and robbing passengers on February 21 last. According to a press note from the Additional Superintendent of Police, Dimapur, Ali was arrested by an IRB patrolling party from the New Dhansiri Bridge while the latter alongwith an accomplice (also said to be a driver) first assaulted and looted  some passengers their three-wheeler were ferrying. The unwary passenge
  • DC Dimapur on second phase census
    Dimapur, February 22 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur Maong Aier, who is also the Principal Census Officer has informed that the 2nd Phase of Census 2011 is been carried out in all the areas/jurisdiction within the district from February 9 to 28. “In case if any Households has been left out or if enumerators has not come for enumeration, please contact the following officers for any clarification related to 2nd Phase of Census 2011,” stated the DC in a circular.&#
  • BJP rallies against inflation, shows sympathy for COTA
    IMPHAL | FEBRUARY 21 : Manipur Pradesh BJP today staged a rally and submitted a memorandum to the Governor in protest against 'unnatural' and astronomical price rise in the State under the Congress led Secular Progressive Front (SPF) government.  The rally that took off from its Nityaipat Chuthek office in Imphal wound up in front of Raj Bhavan where the top BJP constituents waited for almost 20 minutes before they were granted an audience with the Governor. The memorandum submitt
  • Successful story of Hunphun IGNOU Center
    HUNPHUN | February 21 : Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) is a success story in Hunphun. Hunphun is seemingly looking one of the most important centres of learning. It is a unique university offering varied courses to every age group on dozens of subjects - all this at a low cost and a leisurely time frame.  Distance education has now offered a new way of acquiring knowledge and sharpen existing knowledge. This can be done at home with less monetary involvement. The certificat
  • Tribute to decades of service to students
    Mokokchung, February 21 (MExN): Fazl Ali College (FAC) today organized and elegant felicitation programme in honour of its senior faculty and non teaching staff who were awarded with the Department of Higher Education Meritous Award. Associate Professor Limatula Zulu who is also the Head of Department of English Department of Fazl Ali College and Repela Laboratory Assistant of Physics Department were awarded the Commendation Certificate by the Department of Higher Education for their c
  • Injured Lahorijan man admitted at Dimapur
    Dimapur, February 21 (MExN): One person has been injured when a dagger was used to attack him after he reportedly refused to pay extortion money to one Bijay Boruah.The incident occurred at AK bazaar in Lahorijan, in neighbouring Assam on February 20 at about 11.45 am, when the Bijay, the accused started demanding ` 200 each from the shopkeepers. In the process, Hori Thousen, the person incharge of the Petroleum & Land Transport Workers’ Federation of India (PLTWFI) informati
  • REGION News
    TLA Editor informs readersDimapur, February 21 (MExN):  The editor of the weekly newspaper ‘The Letter Age’ has informed that this week’s issue will not be published. He has appealed the readers to bear with the inconvenience. However, the publication will resume from next week.GPRN/NSCN informsDimapur, February 21 (MExN):  A Tata mobile and an auto three-wheeler in the custody of GPRN/, Union territory –I Office, Khehoi and has informed the rightful o
  • Associate Pastor(Women) ordained today
    Associate Pastor (Women) of Mokokchung Town Baptist Church, I.Amenla, was ordained today, February 20, by the ABAM Ordination Council at Mokokchung Town Baptist Church (MTBA). Rev.I.Amenla, hailing from Molungyimsen village, is the fifth women to be ordained by Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang. She had been serving at MTBA from February 1, 1980. (Morung Photo)
  • 17th Tenyimi Day on February 22
    Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): Tenyimi Peoples' Organization, Nagaland, Manipur & Assam states president, Z. M. Sekhose on the occasion of the 17th Tenyimi Day celebrated on February 22 called upon each and every Tenyimi to be positive in their outlook and aim to excel and not to forget our inherent values and rich heritage that have been passed down to us by our great forefathers.  “On this occasion, I also call upon each and every Tenyimi wherever they are, to observe th
  • KMVBC Silver jubilee Celebrated
    Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): Keltomi Model Village Baptist Church (KMVBC), under Aghunato sub-division celebrated Missionary Sponsoring Silver Jubilee on February 15 to 16, 2011 at Keltomi village. A press note issued by L.K Achumi, chairman mission board, KMVBC informed that Rev. Wati Longkumer, director, Nagaland Missionary Movement and Rev. Dr. Yehevi Zhimo, were the main speakers. D.C Zunheboto Kiheto Zhimo exhorted the jubilee celebration. Also, L.K Achumi, Rtd. District & Ses
  • Differentiate census account from electoral enumeration, says official
    Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): Central census observer from  government of Nagaland, incharge of Phek district, Norman Putsure, IAS  visited and interacted with the census charge officers, master trainers, supervisors and enumerators of Phek sadar, Khuza circle and Phek town. Later on the same day he also visited Chizami and Pfutsero had meeting with charge officers and other census functionaries. As part of his inspection tour he had also visited Meluri on February 17, stated
  • ADC appeals for accurate census
    Chiephobozou, February 20 (DIPR): A meeting relating to census was held at Chiephobozou on February 18. ADC Chiephobozou, Martha R. Ritse who chaired the meeting gave an introduction about the census operation. She appealed to all the members to bring out with an accurate and genuine census report and requested all the Chairman of Village Council, GBs, and NGOs to cooperate with the enumerators and supervisors without missing a single household. She also asked them to enroll all the ha
  • 17th Tenyimi Day on February 22
    Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): Tenyimi Peoples' Organization, Nagaland, Manipur & Assam states president, Z. M. Sekhose on the occasion of the 17th Tenyimi Day celebrated on February 22 called upon each and every Tenyimi to be positive in their outlook and aim to excel and not to forget our inherent values and rich heritage that have been passed down to us by our great forefathers.  “On this occasion, I also call upon each and every Tenyimi wherever they are, to observe th
  • REGION News
    World brotherhood/sisterhood dayKohima, February 20 (MExN): The state headquarters staff of Nagaland Bharat Scouts and Guides will celebrate the birthday of Lord & Lady Baden Powell on February 22 at the state headquarters’ office at Bayavü Hill,Kohima at 12:00 noon. All the concerned have been cordially invited to the programme. Flag hoisting will be held at 11:45 AM follow by invocation prayer by Khyomo Lotha, welcome address by Zakieo Metha, state secretary, significa
  • 154 Military General Hospital Zakhama conducts med camp
    Dimapur, February 20 (MExN): The Military General Hospital for the Civil Fraternity of Kigwema village conducted a medical camp 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 action programme. The venue of the medical camp was the Makhuma volleyball ground in Kigwema village. The aim of the medical camp conducted was to provide free medical che
  • GK Pillai pledges road link to L Pabram village of Tamenglong
    Imphal, February 20 (NNN): A remote village in Tamenglong district of Manipur has remained inaccessible for as long as memory can recollect. Being cut off from the outside world had creating a fertile ground for the germination of hardboiled militants during the chaotic late 1980s and early 1990s. For L Pabram village located 15 km. away from Tamenglong district headquarters, all that is soon expected to change with Union Home Secretary GK Pillai promising to roll out motorable road li
  • Mizo organisation for good governance
    Aizawl, February 20 (NNN): In order to check the rampant corruption cases in various government offices and misuse of funds meant for development projects, the Mipui Tangrual Pawl (MTP), literally meaning peoples’ organisation of Mizoram is of the view that Mizoram needs good leaders who dare to run the administration with firm conviction. This view was highlighted in a seminar organised by the MTP in Aizawl Press Club after presentation of a paper on ‘Who is most important
  • Aizawl hospital becomes first ISO certified in NE
    Aizawl, February 20 (NNN): The Civil Hospital of Aizawl in Mizoram has become the first ISO 9001:2008 certified hospital in entire north-east amongst the government hospitals. An announcement to this effect was made on Friday at a function by the Mizoram health minister Lalrinliana at a celebration held on Saturday in Aizawl.The celebration for this purpose was held after a certificate received from International Organisation for Standardization (ISO). In this connection, the state hea
  • MC Ngayo walks away with Luira Miss 2011 Title
    Hunphun | February 20 : Hunphun ”Luira”  ends gracefully with gusto and fan fare yesterday night in a jam packed KK. Leishiphanit ground with the main attraction as ‘Miss Luira’ 2011.Hunphun luira which begin since February 14 and last till February 18th has been noted as one of the most successful and memorable celebration with a blissful hodgepodge of enchanting songs, dances and varied traditional games.Earlier in the morning function of the celebration
  • Tea growers irked by state’s apathy
    Dimapur, February 19 (MExN): The Kisan & Khet Mazdoor of the Congress unit of Nagaland is unhappy at the “repeated failures of the concerned authority with the reports of incomplete inspection of plantations in all the districts by the development officers of the board.” Chairperson of the cell M. Shami Angh appended the “open letter” which was received here, addressed to the Tea Board of India and “concerned authority in Nagaland.” The letter sa