Nagaland

  • Merama initiates project to protect endangered species
    Kohima | March 13 : In compliance to Angami Youth Organisation (AYO)’s resolution restricting hunting and jungle burning in the entire Angami region, the Merama Khel of Phesama village, Kohima on March 12, 2011 initiated a project to protect the endangered species by imposing total ban against hunting with immediate effect.As part of the initiative, the Merama Youth Society, Phesama released some of the home reared animals and jungle fouls and poultry into Kipidzü reserve fo
  • “More emphasis has to be laid on women for their upliftment”
    Kohima | March 13 : Parliamentary secretary for social welfare & women development Chotisüh Sazo on Saturday said that Nagaland has adopted a policy for women empowerment to ensure women in their rightful place in society as equal partners with men and to bring about the advancement, development and empowerment of women in the state.He strongly felt that, as such, more emphasis has to be laid on women for their upliftment and also to facilitate active involvement of women in d
  • Front line staff trained on awareness of Forest fire
    Dimapur, March 13 (MExN): The State Environment & Forestry Training Institute (SEFTI), Nagaland, Dimapur conducted one day awareness training on “Forest Fire and its Control Measures” for the Frontline Staff of Forest dept. at Nagaland Zoological Park, Rangapahar on March 13, 2011. A press note informed that the day-long training started with an inaugural function chaired by Chasayi, Deputy Director, SEFTI, welcome address to the participants was given by Tongpang, Dire
  • Nagas not united because leaders not humble: K V Pusa
    Kohima, March 13 (MExN): Former President of Pradesh Congress Committee and MLA, K V Pusa said all human beings have weakness and that politicians were always in the line of public fire for corruption and lack of honesty. Speaking at the Nagaland Day of Prayer and Fasting, organized by Nagaland Baptist Church Council yesterday, Pusa however argued that charges of corruption was not specifically related only to politicians but which also included ordinary people and spiritual leaders wh
  • Nagaland to observe World Consumer Rights day
    Kohima, March 13 (MExN): Along with the rest of the world, Nagaland will be observing World Consumer Rights Day on March 15, 2011 with the theme “Consumers! Discharge your responsibilities and assert your right.”The Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organization (NVCO) along with Jalukie Valley Voluntary Consumers’ Organization (JVVCO) is observing the day at Jalukie with Kezhokhoto Savi, president NVCO as the main speaker. JVVCO was launched by NVCO just a year ago
  • Memelenshiba Khrista Uludaktsüdi
    The jubilee choir of the Aoyimkum Baptist Church (ABC), Dimapur is seen presenting a worship song during the Sunday mass held on March 13, which was also part of the silver jubilee celebrations. The church commemorated its 25th year of foundation (1986-2011) over two days on March 12 and 13. The silver jubilee was themed: ‘Memelenshiba Khrista Uludaktsüdi’ (Extol Further the Unchanging Christ). Reverend O. Alem, secretary of the Ao Baptist Churches’ Forum (ABAM),
  • Cultural troupe from Myanmar enthrall Mkg
    From Myanmar to Mokokchung: The cultural troupe from Myanmar performing at the Town Hall Mokokchung on March12, 2011. Dimapur, March 13 (MExN): A 12 member cultural troupe from Myanmar visited Mokokchung and performed at the Town Hall on March12, 2011.  Dressed  in exquisite costumes, they gave a spell-binding performance of various dances, showcasing the rich culture of Myanmar that left the audience mesmerized during the two-hour show to a packed audience and in their
  • ‘Lead people in educational, eco progress’
    Parliamentary secretary Chotisüh Sazo (seated center) along with others during the17th general session of Chakhesang Gazetted Officers’ Forum (CGOF) held on March 12. (Morung Photo)  Kohima | March 12 : Parliamentary secretary for social welfare & women development Chotisüh Sazo today challenged the Chakhesang gazetted officers to lead the people in educational and economic progress. “I want to make a sincere impression upon you that as the cream of our s
  • ‘Citizenship’ rules unfairly for women
    Dimapur, March 12 (MExN): The Eastern Theological College, Jorhat on March 8 celebrated International Women’s Day with the College administration declaring holiday for the day to mark the Occasion. A press note received here informed that a seminar was organized by Women’s Study Centre ETC. An academic paper was presented by Dr. L. Imsutoshi Jamir, Professor in the department of Communication and Media Studies on the theme, “Morality of inter-subjectivity: Toward Incl
  • MGHSS to celebrate Science Day
    Dimapur, March 12 (MExN): The science club of Mayangnokcha Government Higher Secondary School (MGHSS), Mokokchung is celebrating National Science Day 2011 will be held on March 14 with Kesonyu Yhome, IAS (Civil) Mokokchung as the chief guest. The theme of the celebration is ‘Chemistry in everyday life.’ The School in a press release said that the celebration is aimed at commemorating the achievement of the of the great Indian Physicit & Nobel Laureate in Physics Dr. C.
  • Waiting shed at Pyotchu village inaugurated
    Dimapur | March 12 : Former IPR minister and member, General Council (NIEPMD) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, N. Thomas Ngullie, inaugurated a waiting shed at Pyotchu village under 39 Sanis A/C, Wokha district, on Saturday.Addressing Pyotchu villagers, the former minister who funded the waiting shed, said that the objective of the waiting shed was to give shelter as well as rest to villagers on their to and fro journey. Pyotchu village located some 30km from
  • PSC to empower women’s role
    Dimapur, March 12 (MExN): The Phom Students’ Conference (PSC) on March 8 commemorated 100 years celebration of International Women’s Day at Lempong Convention Hall, Longleng. A press note issued by the PSC stated that Kuplong, Women Pastor, Dimapur Phom Baptist Church said women is a special creature endowed with great potential and responsibility, but women herself suppressed by inferior feelings and traditional influence. They are also not given the ground where they can
  • NEZCC to hold Northeast Spring Fest
    Dimapur, March 11 (DIPR): Director NEZCC, Som Kamei IPS in a press note informed that this March, the varied flavours of the Northeast are all set to erupt in the form of the North East Spring Festival – a mega Northeast-centric carnival capturing the mood and brilliance of springtime organized by North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) will be held from March 16 to 20 in the NEZCC grounds, Dimapur. With more than 500 artistes participating, the festival will showcase the biggest
  • KCH mourn Lechutso’s demise
    Kohima, March 11 (MExN): The Kohima Chakhesang Hoho expressed shock at the demise of Lt. Lechutso Lasuh on March 8 last. Lechutso Lasuh served as the president of Kohima Chakhesang Hoho will the time of death. He was one of the pioneering Chakhesangs who settled down early in Kohima and has since then worked and sacrificed a lot for the welfare of the Chakhesang community in particular and for the welfare of the Nagas in general. “In his death the Chakhesang people have lost a wi
  • Mission intercultural research vision focus night
    Kohima, March 11 (MExN): The Kohima Baptist Pastors’ Fellowship and the Mission Intercultural Research Centre, Dimapur is jointly organizing an evening programme called “Mission Intercultural Research Vision Focus Night 2011 on March 18 at 4:00 PM at the Chakhesang Baptist Church Kitsubozou. Resource persons will be from Missiological Research Centre, Dimapur. All senior pastors, pastors, associate and assistant pastors, youth, men and women and children ministry leaders, i
  • Naga Missionary Forum consultation held at CTC
    Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): The 6th consultation of the Himalayan region Naga Missionary Fellowship (NMF) was held at Clark Theological College (Clark) during March 8 to 10. The consultation was hosted by CTC. Altogether 40 missionaries attended the meetings, stated a press note received here. There were also participants from the Ethnos Asia, Bangkok, the Naga Mission Movement (NMM) and Clark. Initiated in 2001 by Naga Missionaries themselves at Kathmandu, the fellowship has been meetin
  • ANCSU wants Prez to remove VC
    Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has demanded immediate removal of the unpopular Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University, Prof. K Kannan who continues to function even under numerous charges of corruption and financial mismanagement. The ANCSU issued a copy of  memorandum addressed to the president of India demanding the removal of the VC, among other demands.“The present Vice Chancellor Prof. K Kannan has no moral right to continue
  • ATMA Kma Farmers Award ceremony held
    Director SAMETI, ATMA Nagaland, T.V Holo handing out awards to the farmers during the Farmers Award ceremony at Kohima. (Morung Photo) Kohima, March 11 (MExN): Farmers Award ceremony cum website launching and release of news bulletin organized by ATMA Kohima was held today at Hotel Japfü this morning. Awards were certified in various categories-Agriculture, Veterinary & animal husbandry, Horticulture, land resources, Sericulture and soil conservation.Director SAMETI, ATMA
  • LOCAL Briefs
    CHDD condoles Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): Chakhesang Hoho Dimapur District (CHDD) has express deep sorrow and grief over the sudden demise of Late Liechütso Lasou, President Chakhesang Hoho Kohima who passed away on March 8. CHDD in a condolence message said that Late Lasou was a social worker who has selflessly contributed for the welfare of Chakhesang tribe. The Hoho prays to God to grant strength and comfort to the bereaved family members.DC Mkg informs commutersMokokchung, March
  • IRCS Kiphire organise health talk
    Kiphire | March 11 : The Kiphire branch of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) today gave a health talk at Good Shepherd High School with Dr. Kibang, District Immunization Officer Kiphire & Senior Deputy Director, and Dr. Keviyani, medical Officer Civil Hospital Kiphire as resource persons.  Dealing at length on various diseases, Dr. Kibang pointed out various diseases faced by children and also informed on common diseases. Dr. Kibang called upon the students to be immunized so as