North-East

  • Late NNC leader laid to rest at ancestral village
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 5 (MExN): The mortal remains of late Tsovori Rose, ‘Angh (governor), Chakhesang Province’ of the erstwhile ‘Naga National Freedom Movement’ was laid to rest at Thipüzumi village, Phek district on February 4. Thipüzumi village is the ancestral village of the late NNC leader. Late Tsovori Rose, alongwith ‘captain’ Vatsühi of Kikrüma village, was killed by the Indian Armed Forces on March 19, 1961 at Hongku, present
  • Link Workers Scheme consultation meet held
    Dimapur, February 5 (MExN): A consultative meeting on the progress of the Link Workers Scheme on HIV/AIDS was held at Wokha on February 1. The district implementing agency, Agape Youth Welfare Organisation organised the meet informed a press note issued by N-Naga DAO Unit, Wokha district Convenor, James Murry. The meeting was attended by the AYWO board members, the newly inducted District Resource Persons (DRPs) and members of N-Naga DAO unit of Wokha District.The Chairman of AYWO, Thu
  • AR civic actions continue
    Dimapur, February 5 (MExN): The 13 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (North) provided an LCD television set and a Tata Sky DTH under DGAR civic action project to the people of Kami village under Phek district in a function organized by the village council on February 1. The chairman and head GB of the village expressed their heart felt gratitude to the Assam Rifles for undertaking such initiative for the socio-economic growth and awareness of the villagers, stated a p
  • 9th Triennial Conference of NSU held
    Dimapur, February 5 (MExN): The 9th Triennial Conference of Nallong Students’ Union Manipur was held from January 17 to 19, 2011 at Nallong village. A press note issued by N.K Karaigenbou, general secretary NSU (M) stated that N.K Tanlinbou, compounder, Civil Hospital Peren was the chief guest, while S.P Tagumbo, vice-president Liangmai organization Peren and Joshua Pamai also graced the fashion show cum talent display and valedictory function as chief guest respectively. Moreove
  • Bangladesh delegation explore NE trade potential
    Guwahati | February 5 : Bangladesh has expressed its willingness to have more trade ties with the North Eastern states through border trade points and river ports. This was highlighted by high-powered delegation led by Bangladesh commerce minister Muhammad Faruk Khan who conveyed to Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday.“The trade centres along the India-Bangladesh border are picking up. But the volume of trade can be increased to a great extent through the river ports. It
  • Pol parties corner each other ahead of Manipur by-poll
    Imphal, February 5 (NNN): "By supporting the Independent candidate in the forthcoming by-election, the Manipur units of Janata Dal-Untied (JD-U) and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) are not fighting to overthrow the Congress (INC) but are obliquely supporting it", said the president of Manipur Pradesh Trinamool Congress (MPTC), Kim Gangte today in a political slug-fest just 10 days ahead of the polls. If JD-U and CPI-M can not perform better job in soothing the suffer
  • Christianity transformed Nagas: Pusa
    Kohima, February 4 (MExN): Former president of the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) KV Pusa has attributed the ‘transformation of Naga society’ to the emergence of Christianity in Nagaland. Speaking at the introductory session of the ongoing Southern Angami Students’ Union in Pfuchama village this evening, Pusa said the Naga society was introduced to the outside world through Christianity. The Congress leader was speaking on the theme ‘Western impact o
  • ASHA 6th module traning from Feb 23
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The ASHAs under Zunheboto District has been informed that the 6th Module of the ASHA training will be held from February 23 to 26 at their respective Block Headquarters. Therefore, all the ASHAs are directed to attend the training without fail. For further details contact: 1. Zunheboto Block - ASHA Co-ordinator - 9863612923, 2. Satakha Block - Block Programme Manager –9863507817 - ASHA Co-ordinator - 9612374144, 3. Aghunato Block -  Block Programm
  • DSSU on Indian Idol audition bid
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The organizer of the Indian Idol concert – Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU)has disclosed today that it will be requesting the Sony Entertainment Television (SET) to hold audition in Dimapur for the next upcoming Indian Idol.The union in a press note today issued by its president H Toniho Achumi and organizing secretary Hutoshe Kits stated that Shreeram Chandra – Indian Idol 2010, Bhoomi Trevedi – finalist Indian idol 2010 and ancho
  • Liroyimti Model village inaugurated
    Liroyimti/Mokokchung, February 4 (MExN): Parliamentary Secretary for RD & REPA, S Pangyu Phom today inaugurated the ‘Liroyimti’ (Model) village here today in the presence of a host of villagers from Yaongyimsen, Chuchuyimlang, Akhoya, Yachem and government officials some nearly sixty kilometers away from Mokokchung town.This Liroyimti (Model) village is established in the land of Yaongyimti village under Mokokchung district. The chief guest, Parliamentary Secretary Pang
  • FGN bids adieu to late Vatsühi
    In this photograph released to the media, the  mortal remains of late ‘captain’ Vatsühi Thira, FGN at the funeral service today at local ground, Kikruma. Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The "belated funeral service" of late ‘captain’ Vatsühi Thira, FGN of Kikrüma was held today at local ground Kikruma. The service was started with scripture reading and prayer by Thenuzuhu Puro, head deacon of Kikrüma Baptist Church followed by
  • ZNBA inauguration programme starts today
    Dimapur, February 4 (MExN): The Zeme Baptist Union, Assam, Manipur & Nagaland is organizing Zeme Baptist Association inauguration programme from February 4 to 6, 2011 at Zeme Baptist Church, Jalukie town, Nagaland with the theme- “Arise and Build”. A press note issued by Sahingmak, general secretary, ZBU (AM&N) informed that Rev Dr. Phuveyi  Dozo, founder president, MRC, Dimapur will the chief guest while Rev Dr. Rabbi Pame, Rev D. Heutui  Zeme and  D
  • 3 Corps celebrates Raising Day
    Dimapur, February 3 (MExN): On the occasion of ‘26th  Raising Day’ of 3 Corps Lt Gen N K Singh, UYSM, AVSM, VSM GOC 3 Corps has extended warm greetings and best wishes to all ranks, civilians and families of the Spear Corps. He also recalled the contribution by the retired fraternity and their families on this momentous occasion.A press note stated that HQ 3 Corps was raised on February 4, 1985 in Rangapahar to maintain peace and security in the North Eastern States of
  • Illegal liquor and ganja destroyed in Kma
    Kohima, February 3 (MExN): As directed by the Addl. Dist. & Session Judge, Kohima the seized exhibits of cases in connection with Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act and Narcotics Drugs Psychotropic Substance Act (both disposal and pending trial) were destroyed in the New KMC Dumping site on February 3 in the presence of M.T. Therieh, Civil Judge (Jr)/JMFC, Vikyato Sumi, APP and Inspector Puchel Sothu, P.I & other staffs.  The Civil Judge (Jr)/JMFC informed in a press re
  • PGST Temporary Board informs
    Dimapur, February 3 (MExN): The NPSC selected PGST candidates of 2010 are informed to collect the Antecedent & Character Certificate from the Department of School Education, Civil Secretariate Nagaland on February 4 onwards and get the form duly filled from Deputy Commissioner/S.P./Police Station of their respective districts and submit the same to the department within 10 days. For further informations, contact Chairman (9206138788) and Secretary (9436075673), informed the chairma
  • JYO informs on Puliebadze
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The Jotsoma Youth organisation (JYO) has informed that a tourist spot is being developed in the Jotsoma Community Reserved Forest at Puliebadze Chaheki, a place where one can enjoy the serene beauty of nature. The place is well connected by road and is only about 8 kms from Kohima Town.The JYO in a press note issued by its president Vilhubilie Peseyie stated that the people of Jotsoma are well preserving this forest since many years for the welfare of everyo
  • REGION Briefs
    DMC directs advertisement agencies to renew permitDimapur, February 2 (MExN): The Dimapur Municipal Council in a press note has informed the advertising agencies who are displaying hoardings/kiosks/retailer nboards etc under its jurisdiction are hereby directed to renew their advertisement permit on or before February 15. Failing to comply with the directive action shall be initiated by imposing penalty as per the Nagaland Municipal Act 2001.Dimapur DIS notifiesDimapur, February 2 (MEx
  • NNC observes 65th Foundation Day
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The Naga National Council (NNC) remembers its 65th year of formation, on February 2, with a call to the people “rise up and shoulder the responsibilities of the Naga nation in defense of our birth right as bestowed by the Almighty God.”The NNC came into existence with on February 2, 1946 with T Aliba Imti Ao as the president. “The formation of NNC was based on clear identity ground of God’s creation of the Naga race, history, traditio
  • GPRN/NSCN Angami region warns imposters
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 2 (MExN): Concerned over, what it called, “unscrupulous groups and individuals collecting tax as well seeking donations” in the name of the Angami region, the GPRN/NSCN warned those carrying out these “anti-national” activities.Neibu Nakhro Angami, chairman, Angami region, GPRN/NSCN today clarified his office never entrusted any individual or group to represent Angami region for collecting regional tax or donations within their jurisdiction. He
  • Govt. reprimands advocate on job comments
    Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms has objected to what was said to be the statement on the state’s ‘job reservation quota case’ and results of the LDA-computer assistant examinations, made by one advocate Mayangtemjen in the press on February 2. The department clarified today on his statement in a press release appended by Chubasangla Anar, Joint Secretary to the Government of Nagaland. The department said that the Ch