North-East

  • PCC member remarks on comment of ENPO issue
    Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): Reacting to statements made earlier by MP and the NPF party president who also is the senior most minister in the present DAN ministry’ made on the ENPO issue, PCC member, Sevotso Seyie through a press note said that the statements made, have surprised everyone beyond comprehension. “What has prompted them to make such blank statements-no comment on the ENPOs issue on the pretext of not having seen the memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister o
  • MB examination for confirmation of service
    Kohima, January 24 (MExN): The chief medical officer Kohima district informed all the head of departments that the medical board examination for confirmation of service, invalidation and commutation pension etc. for Grade-III & V staff only will be held (scheduled; see box) in the office of the Chief Medical Officer, Kohima (Para Medical Colony) under the chairmanship of CMO, Kohima.The medical board will sit on the next day of holiday fall on the dates mentioned.All the concerned
  • Load shedding hits Mkg
    Mokokchung, January 24 (MExN): Mokokchung district has been hit by recurrent load shedding due to the damage of power line – Doyang to Mokokchung 75 mega watts. It has been reported that the power line was damaged on Saturday, around 3:00 pm while clearing forest for New Pangti village. As a result there has been frequent load shedding in Mokokchung, Mon, Zunheboto and Longleng. Also Tuensang is affected as the 25 mega watts Likimro Hydro Project is sharing its power with the oth
  • 60th Annual Council of Chakhesang Baptist Church Council
    A section of the congregation at the 60th Annual Council of Chakhesang Baptist Church Council . Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): The Chakhesang Baptist Church Council successfully concluded its 60th session from January 21 to 23 with the theme:  “Being rooted in the Word of God”. The session was hosted by the Lekromi Baptist Church which was attended by all the 94 churches under CBCC. A total number of 567 delegates including speakers and CBCC staff along with students
  • REGION Briefs
    ULFA claims encounter was fakeGUWAHATI, JANUARY 24 (UNI): The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) today claimed that the two youths killed by the Army and police in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district yesterday were not its cadres. In a statement e-mailed to the local media, ULFA publicity wing commander "second lieutenant" Arunudoy Duhotia alleged that the youths were innocent civilians and not its cadres, as claimed by the security forces.  Two youths wer
  • R-Day preparation amid boycott by banned outfits
    Imphal, January 24 (NNN): In the run up to India’s Republic Day celebration, Manipur wears the look of a heavily militarized State following the boycott call led by three banned armed underground outfits United National Liberation Front (UNLF), Peoples’ Liberation Army/Revolutionary Peoples’ Front (PLA/RPF) and Peoples’ Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) under the banner Manipur People's Liberation Front (MPLF).As is the wont, on January 20 the permanent
  • Assam heading for early polls
    Guwahati | January 24 : Assembly elections in Assam will probably be held ahead of Rongali Bihu with both ruling Congress and opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) favouring early polls.The parties on Monday said they favoured the polls ahead of Bihu and they were up for the battle of ballots. “We want the polls ahead of Bihu,” AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary told journalists. “The Congress also wants the election ahead of Bihu,” Pradesh Congress president Bh
  • Dimapur TOLIC discusses progressive use of Hindi
    Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): The first biannual meeting of Dimapur TOLIC (Town Official Language Implementation Committee) was held at ARTC & S, Dimapur under the Chairmanship of Colonel N N Singh, CO No. 2 Training Battalion of ARTC & S. Ashok Kumar Mishra, Assistant Director (Implementation) of Official Language Regional Implementation Office, Guwahati also attended the meeting as a representative of GoI, Official Language Department. N. K Solanki, Assistant General Manager SI
  • State NSS-Unit attends Winter Adventure Prog
    Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): The NSS-Unit, Nagaland attended the Rajiv Gandhi Winter Adventure Programme for NSS volunteers and Programme Officers at Ooty, Tamilnadu from January 6 - 15 organized by the National Service Scheme, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, GoI in collaboration with National Adventure Foundation, Ooty (Tamilnadu). Bendangnungsang, Programme Officer, NSS, Patkai Christian College and I. Meren Yaden, Programme Officer, NSS, Tetso College along with 20 volunteers
  • Nagaland GIS & RS centre at geospatial caravan
    Kohima, January 24 (DIPR): Geospatial World Forum 2011 was held from January 18-21, at Hyderabad, INDIA, under the theme “Dimensions and Directions of Geospatial Industry”. The Geospatial World Forum is a unique and innovative platform to define dimensions and give directions to the Geospatial industry. The conference facilitates meaningful discussion and dialogue among the various stakeholders of the geospatial industry including the developer, professionals, end users and
  • Training on mechanic skill upgradation held
    Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): The department of Agriculture, government of Nagaland attended the mechanic skill upgradation intensive training programme organised in collaboration with STIHL Germany Co & GREAVES Cotton Ltd, Kolkata, India. The training was held from January 10 to 19.  STIHL is a Germany Company HQ based at Pune India where mini machineries are mostly available and training on chain saw MS-171/MS-180/MS-200/MS-250/MS-350/MS-441 etc and mini reapers (brush cutters
  • List of parade contingents for Republic Day 2011
    Kohima, January 24 (DIPR): The following contingents will be participating during the State level Republic Day celebration at the Secretariat Plaza, Kohima on 26th January 2011.1. Parade Commander: Dy. Commandant Menagmeren, 14th NAP (IR)2. Parade 2 i/c: Asst Commandant Ado Yanlem Konyak, 13th NAP (IR) 3. 16 AR: Platoon Commander:  Nk Subedar Himmat Singh4. 78 CRPF: Platoon Commander: Sub Inspector Subash Kumar5. 4th NAP: Platoon Commander: ABSI Vikuzo Nosweo6. 14 IR: Platoon Comm
  • Kronu appeals ENPO to reconsider demand
    Kohima | January 23 : State Planning Board (SPB) deputy chairman Neiba Kronu today appealed to ENPO to reconsider their demand for ‘Frontier Nagaland’ in the interest of Naga unity.Talking to media persons at his official residence here this evening, Kronu felt that at this transitional period of time, unity and understanding is the most important thing.He said that under the able leadership of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio “we have given enough attention to eastern Naga
  • Mkg ADC launches 1st Phase IPPI
    Mokokchung, January 23 (MExN): The First phase of Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) was successfully launched in Mokokchung on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Imlong Place with ADC & MMC Administrator, Mokokchung R. Asenla Keitzar administering the first polio drops. This first phase of IPPI will be carried out till January 25; during this two days, IPPI volunteers would be conducting house to house visit covering both urban and rural areas in the district. Meanwhile, speaking
  • CSSD seeks rejoinder
    Dimapur, January 23 (MExN): The Consumer Society Dimapur District (CSDD) has sought rejoinder from the owners or their authorised representatives under the knowledge of the competent authority, approved Fair Price Shops (2010-11) in Dimapur district at the earliest convenient time, from the date of publication.In a press note issued by its general secretary Khekivi Z Wotsa and press secretary Pradip Sethi stated that why the CSDD in the interest of protection of deserving consumers rig
  • Director of DIER to grace book launching in Chennai
    Dimapur, January 23 (MExN): NOEL MANUEL, Director of Dimensions Institute for Education & Research will grace the book launching of ‘Rhythms & Reasons’ at Oxford Book Centre at Chennai on February 5 as guest of honour. DR.A.M. Chinnappa, SDB Archbishop of Chennai-Mylapore diocese will grace the programme as chief guest. A press note stated that the book has been designed and foreworded by Noel Manuel, who also has taken up the publishing rights under the banner of D
  • Zutovi village gets new head GB
    Dimapur, January 23 (MExN): N. Victo Achumi, son of late Nikishe Achumi, Head GB Zutovi has been elected as the new head GB of Zutovi village on January 20. The programme started with an invocation prayer by pastor Hekeshe Zhimo, Zutovi Baptist Church. Nithashe Achumi, head GB bestowed repsonsibiities to N. Victo Achumi, brother of Nitashe, head GB of Zutovi village on January 20, 2011 at Zutovi village.The function was exhorted by various leaders. Apeto Chishi HD GB president SKH INO
  • Pro-talk ULFA and Paresh Barua differ
    GUWAHATI, JANUARY 23 (NNN): The pro-talks faction of banned United Liberation Front of Assam (Ulfa) on Sunday demanded the ouster of the chief of anti-talks faction Paresh Baruah for his decisions on the issue of peace talks, flouting organizational discipline.“When the whole central committee (of the Ulfa) is meeting to take a final call on the issue of peace process, he (Baruah) is trying to derail the peace process,” pro-talks leader Mrinal Hazarika told journalists. The
  • Seven KCP cadres nabbed
    Imphal, January 23 (NNN): Seven KCP (Lalheiba faction) cadres involved in the January 21 night Tellipati IED blast have been arrested by the police. Talking to media persons this afternoon, additional superintendent of police (Imphal West) AK Jhalajit disclosed that based on the specific information received, the Imphal West district police commandos swung into action and arrested two cadres first including a woman cadre from Imphal's Sagolband area at around 9: 45 am today. Acting bas
  • Dimapur in the radar of Northeast Shuttles
    MUMBAI, JANUARY 23 (PTI): As a part of its efforts to enhance air connectivity in the country's north-east region, non-scheduled operator--Northeast Shuttles--plans to acquire three more aircraft this year at a cost of $ 7.5-million, a top company official said.  The private operator currently provides air services across Assam, Manipur and Mizoram with three small aircraft. "We are in talks with some aircraft manufacturers to acquire three new aircraft," Northeast Shutt