North-East

  • Guru Swami Ramdevji to visit Dimapur and Kohima
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The internationally acclaimed Yog Guru Sawmi Ramdevji is visiting Dimapur and Kohima as part of his Bharat Swabhiman Yatra.The Patanjali  Yog Samiti & Bharat Swabhiman (NYAS) in a press note issued by Devika Roy, Mahila Rajya Prabhari stated that the guru will addressing a press conference after the Yog Camp at DDSC, Dimapur from 8:00 am to 8:30 am on February 25.“Along with conducting health awareness camp and promoting age old Ayurved form
  • NCSU for implementation of govt standing order
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Nagaland Contractors & Suppliers Union (NCSU) has acknowledged the Director General of Police, Kohima for responding in implementing the government standing order for inviting tender.  NCSU Secretary Imsunok Jamir in a press note stated that the union has requested many times to all department for observing the State government order for contract and supply works, “but inspite of repeated plea most of the department has turned a deaf ear.
  • Census is a tool for planning, says Hekali
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): The Census awareness meeting conducted under the aegis of census director and organised by Naga council and Dimapur Naga Women Hoho was held today at Town hall, Dimapur.A press note stated that around 400 people attended the meeting. All presidents and secretaries of tribal hohos, chairmen of village councils in Dimapur district, chairmen of colony councils in Dimapur urban, chairmen, conveners, presidents of various communities, GBs in sadar and district,
  • Lui-Ngai-Ni to boost Hunphun as tourist destination
    Imphal, February 12 (NNN): All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) has conveyed greetings to the Nagas in the present state of Manipur on the auspicious seed sowing Lui-Ngai-Ni, the seed sowing festival. The festival is slated to be held on Feb 15 next in Hunphun (formerly Ukhrul) and the AMTU has pitched for the district to be developed as a tourist hotspot.AMTU general secretary Romeo Bungdon sent greetings to the Nagas of Manipur on the occasion of LUI-NGAI-NI celebration, the sole Naga see
  • Water scarcity problem in Mizoram
    Aizawl | February 12 : Shortage of water has become a reason for a nightmare to hundreds of villagers across Mizoram. The winter indeed is a nightmare for majority of the Mizos as the state experiences water scarcity problem every year.  In Aizawl, many localities cannot get water supply every week. The state capital is one of the worst affected places since only one single source of supply caters to about five lakh people. PHE department in the capital informed NNN that it is due
  • Mizoram journalists visit ARTC&S Sukhovi
    Dimapur, February 12 (MExN): A group of vernacular journalists of Mizoram which is on an excursion tour  sponsored by DGAR under a military civic action programme of 23 Sector Assam Rifles visited ARTC & S, Sukhovi on February 10. A note received here stated that these journalists starting from Aizwal, have travelled Serchip, Silchar, Imphal, Kohima, Dimapur and will continue journey to Guwahati, Shillong, Cherapunji and back to Aizwal. The delegation have visited and stayed a
  • PM fund helps NE get its first film archive
    Guwahati, February 12 (NNN):  Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated Northeast India’s first film archive in the Panjabari locality in Guwahati on Saturday. Much of the archive was provided from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s MPLAD fund. Dr Manmohan Singh represents Assam in the Rajya Sabha.“Films are part of our lives and they are our assets. It is our bounden duty to preserve them for posterity,” Gogoi said. “Apart from Assamese films, films
  • Meetei puya enthusiasts meet in London
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 11 (MExN): UK based Puya Readers Club organized a discussion session of the rare Puya manuscripts as enthusiasts came together in London recently to understand the underlying philosophies and anthropological values of the ancient tradition. They met at the residence of Naoroibam Nilmoni.A release on behalf of the The Puya Readers Club (PRC) issued by Laishram Tiken and Elangbam Bishworjeet said it wished to appreciate Puya enthusiasts, who have joined the evening disc
  • ‘Life skills help youth translate knowledge’
    Kohima, February 11 (MExN): Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kohima has conducted Life Skills training programme for the youth of Zubza area at Don Bosco School, Zubza from February 7 to 11.All together 62 youth gathered for the training programme. NYKS across the country is carrying out this hurricane task  of building youth capacity as Life skills help young people translate knowledge, develop appropriate attitudes and inculcate values that would help them acquire the ability to reduce expose
  • Venue changed for blood donation camp
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN):  The Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU) has informed that it has changed the venue for the Voluntary Blood Donation Camp to Civil Hospital Dimapur from DDSC stadium. The union in a press note stated that the change would be the convenient for blood donors and for security measures.The blood donation will start from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on February 14. It also informed that the entry for the blood donors are free subjected to the production of cer
  • DNSU inspects exam centres
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN):  The officials of Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) had visited some examination centres within its jurisdiction to inspect the ongoing NBSE examination.The officials while pursuing its activity remarked that almost every examination centres were conducted “in a well equipped environment”. It said that, the officials while interacting with the institutions’ authorities have found “no untoward or malpractices incidents ha
  • Venue changed for blood donation camp
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN):  The Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU) has informed that it has changed the venue for the Voluntary Blood Donation Camp to Civil Hospital Dimapur from DDSC stadium. The union in a press note stated that the change would be the convenient for blood donors and for security measures.The blood donation will start from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on February 14. It also informed that the entry for the blood donors are free subjected to the production of cer
  • Community Monitors to begin census duty
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN):  All concerned GBs/ Chairmen/ public leaders of villages under Dimapur District are informed that Naga Council along with Dimapur Naga Women Hoho will be visiting the following villages starting from February 15 to 22 as part of its duty as Community Monitors for the Census 2011. A press release issued by Bangerloba, Vice President, Naga Council stated that the Community Monitors will be checking the activities of the enumerators for phase 2, 2011 cens
  • REGION Brie
    ISO 9001:2008 certification ceremonyKohima, February 11 (MExN): The ISO 9001:2008 certification ceremony of the Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima will be held on February 15,11:00 am. Minister for health & family welfare Küzholüzo Nienu will grace the occasion as chief guest. The programme will be chaired by Menukhol John, commissioner & secretary health & family welfare. Keynote address will be given by Dr. Vizolie Suokhrie, MS, NHAK. Vote of thanks will be propose
  • Phungyar demands separate district
    Imphal | February  11 : In a wind of change, Phungyar Assembly Constituency (43 AC) from Ukhrul district South has raised a demand for a separate assembly constituency and has demanded it is declared as a separate district. The District Demand Committee, Phungyar constituency, has decided to exert pressure on the government and submit a memorandum to the chief minister in this regard.The District Demand Committee (formed recently headed by MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing as convener and
  • 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