North-East

  • Chief Minister attends VG 'barakhana'
    Kohima, January 27 (DIPR): In view of the Republic Day celebrations a 'barakhana' was held at the IG Stadium for the VG parade contingents at 6:00 pm on January 26, which was also attended by the Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio along with senior officers of the state including the chief secretary, Lalthara, ACS & commissioner Nagaland, Banuo Z. Jamir,  DGP Nagaland, Kire, ACS & Dev Commr, APC, H.K.Khulu and the home commissioner. The ACS & commissioner Nagaland, Banuo Z. J
  • Children introduced to ‘weapons’, courtesy R-Ray
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 27 (MExN): The Sectors and Units under HQ IGAR(South) celebrated  India’s 62nd Republic Day and organized various events  on January 26 in their respective locations with a section of locals. At Joupi, a pipe band display was conducted by 37 Assam Rifles followed by health checkup of the children of the area by a medical team. Besides a “Know your Army” exhibition was also organized to “motivate” the youth of the area. Similar fu
  • Cancer claims more lives than any other diseases in Mizoram
    Aizawl, January 27 (NNN): Among various diseases that claim lives in Mizoram, cancer claims more lives than any other diseases if the reports by Mizoram Economics & Statistical department is to be based. In the book, ‘Statistical Abstracts of Mizoram 2009’ prepared by the said department cancer had claimed more lives than other diseases like malaria, cholera, TB etc. The book highlighted numbers of death during the year 2004-2008. During the year 2004, 593 died of cance
  • ATSUM serves ultimatum
    Imphal | January 27 : The federating units of the aggrieved All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) have served a “joint ultimatum” to the State government of Manipur on the matter of alleged negligence of tribal rights and have asked for rectification from the government, failing which democratic agitations will be launched by the Union from February 1, 2011.The federating units of ATSUM are aggrieved and compelled to issue a joint ultimatum against the State gove
  • Assam Rifles organise medical & eye camp
    Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): A medical and eye camp was organised by 13 Assam Rifles and 24 Assam Rifles under  5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (North) at Zeizou Village and Dhansiri Village on January 24 and 23 respectively. Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N) informed in a press release that the camps were held at the behest of the village communities. Approximately 719 villagers including ladies and children were benefited from these free camps. The chairmen of the Village Councils and
  • NEWS FILE
    DIS Dimapur informs Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): In continuation with the previous press release all Adhoc G/T, P/T & H/T who have already submitted their documents are to re-submit their original educational documents along with photostat copy to the DIS Dimapur on or before January 31. This is in compliance to the Directorate of School Education order No.ED/MISC-4/2010-11, Dated Kohima, the 17th Dec 2010. DDGWTU meeting on Jan 29Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): The Dimapur District Gar
  • Don Bosco Alumni mourns demise of Rev. Fr. John
    In this photograph released to the media, Rev. Fr. John Med sdb (13.4.1916 – 25.1.2011) at Don Bosco Chingmeirong, Imphal where he breathed his last. His funeral will be held at 10:00 am at the Salesian College, Kuda Village, Dimapur Dimapur, January 26 (MExN): Don Bosco Alumni Dimapur Provincial Federation condole the demise of Rev. Fr. John Med sdb. The association has conveyed its deepest sympathy to the bereaved relatives, friends, well-wishers, students and the Salesian
  • Governor on health sectors, employment opportunities
    Kohima, January 26 (DIPR): The state has made remarkable progress in implementation of health insurance scheme for BPL workers and has been named the best performing state in the entire country in terms of enrolment. This was stated by the Governor of Nagaland, Nikhil Kumar at the celebration of the 62nd year of India’s Republic at Kohima. Stating that the government is focusing on augmenting the health delivery facilities across the state, the Governor noted the partnership with
  • GPRN/NSCN issues termination orders against six national workers
    DIMAPUR, JANAURY 26 (MExN): In pursuant of the directive of the collective leadership, the civil and military authorities, GPRN/NSCN has issued the termination orders of six national workers for what it described as “willfully and blatantly tarnishing the image of the Naga Nation through indulgence in various activities detrimental to the sacred national cause”. As per a press note issued by MIP GPRN/NSCN the persons include Tokuho Zhimomi son of Heshito Zhimomi, hailing fr
  • REGION Briefs
    EAC Chumu informs on census trainingDIMAPUR, JANUARY 26 (MExN): All the supervisors and enumerators under the jurisdiction of EAC Chumukedima have been informed that the training for the second phase of Census Operations 2011 shall be held from January 27 to 29  at GHSS Chumukedima from 9.30 am onwards. Hence, all concerned are hereby directed to report in time positively. Absentees shall be penalised as per the provisions under the Census Act and the Citizenship Act 1955. This wa
  • 13 Assam Rifles seize contraband ganja
    Dimapur, January 26 (MExN): The 13 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (North) seized 210 kgs of contraband ganja from two residents of Pfutsero Town as they were travelling from Zuketsa to Pfutsero in a Maruti Gypsy at around 7:15 pm on January 22. The recovered Ganja and individuals were handed over to Pfutsero Police station at 08:30 pm on the same day, informed a press release issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N).
  • Don Bosco Alumni Dimapur to host Centenary Celebrations of World Confederation on Jan 29
    Dimapur, January 26 (MExN): Dimapur Provincial Federation of Don Bosco Alumni is hosting the Indian National Congress cum Centenary Celebrations of World Confederations of Don Bosco Alumni at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh from January 29 to 31.The event that will be inaugurated by the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh at 10:00 am on January 29 will facilitate hundreds of old students of Don Bosco institutes, schools and colleges from all over the country for a re-union as Bosconians and inte
  • NSCN/GPRN for Swu’s reception
    Dimapur, January 25 (MExN): The Collective Leadership conveyed its deepest appreciation and gratitude to the Naga community living in Delhi for what it termed as “the unstinted support” towards organizing the civic reception programme accorded to Isak Chishi Swu, Chairman, NSCN on his arrival in Delhi. The overall arrangement was highly admirable and praiseworthy, stated a press note from the MIP, NSCN/GPRN. The press note expressed its indebtedness to the Naga StudentsR
  • Youth association recovers stolen bikes, arrests four
    Dimapur, January 25 (MExN): The Botsa Youth & Sport Association, also acting as a Vigilante Organisation, on receiving information of theft of some motorbikes, swung into action, and nabbed four accused along with stolen bikes.A press note from the general secretary, Botsa Youth & Sports Association, Kechangulie Kense stated that on interrogation all the four accused namely one Azeu, one Chabeizolie, one Thejangulie and “the Kingpin” one David alias Kevi confessed t
  • Marcofed LPG Service, Kma on new connection
    Dimapur, January 25 (MExN): The Marcofed LPG Service, Kohima has informed its customers that new LPG connections are available across the table with two cylinders on submission of the required documents identity proof, residential proof and affidavit on Rs.20 non judicial stamp to this effect. In a press note, it has informed that the existing consumers with single cylinders till July 31, 2010 are informed to collect the additional cylinders producing original Subscription Voucher(SV)
  • Regional Briefs
    GOC,3 corps greets on R-DayDimapur, January 25 (MExN): On the occasion of Republic Day 2011, Lt Gen NK Singh,UYSM,AVSM,VSM, GOC 3 Corps,  has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to all the people of Nagaland and all  the ranks of security forces.  “Over the years Armed Forces along with the people and various Government agencies have worked together  for overall growth and development of the region. On this solemn and auspicious occasion of the Republic Day
  • Chozuba demands better BSNL service
    Kohima | January 24 : Following the poor service of BSNL at Chozuba for the last past couple of months back, and subsequently official approach to the concerned authority for the enhancement of the same which stays unattended till date, the subscribers of the BSNL expressed its discontentment over the total negligence of the subscribers genuine plead.Talking to the Morung Express, Lhuyisa, the president of Chozuba Town Chakhesang Students’ Union (CTCSU) said, the tower which was
  • REGION News
    Drugs seizedDIMAPUR, JANUARY 24 (MExN): A mobile patrol party of D/12 IR and Dimapur Police arrested four big time habitual drug peddlers and smugglers of illegal drugs from across the border on January 24 and recovered 10,198 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon and 100 tablets of Nitrosun from their possession. The arrested persons are Limasashi Jamir (Longjang village), Raju Talukhdar (Fellowship Colony), Hussain Ahmad (Purana Bazar) and Md. Habib Ur Rahman (Nagaon, Assam). A case has been r
  • ITI for women upgraded under DoNER
    Kohima | January 24 : In keeping with the government policy for providing special opportunities for women, an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) exclusively for women was established in Dimapur and upgraded under DONER scheme. Altogether, 44 candidates are undergoing trainings during the year, according to the annual administrative report of employment and craftsmen training, Nagaland (2009-2010). Number of trainees admitted in women ITI, Dimpur during 2009-2010 includes; COPA- 14, Ha
  • Nagaland Bio – Resource Mission at glance
    Kohima | January 24 : The Nagaland Bio- Resource Mission (NBRM) has been constituted by the state government to promote and develop the bio-resources of the state that will provide an alternative source of livelihood for the people.The NBRM aims to adopt holistic approach to conserve, develop and utilize bio-resources of the state under the three main objectives- conservation of bio-resources, sustainable use of bio-resources and equity sharing benefits. To achieve the objectives, the