Nagaland

  • Her Departure...
    President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil prior to her departure from Dimapur Airport aster two day state visir. The president is being see-off by Minister of Agriculture and DC Dimapur Maong Aier. (DIPR Photo)
  • Angami areas push Green agenda
    Dimapur, March 10 (MExN): The “decennial celebration” of Khonoma Wildlife Conservation will be on March 16 at Khonoma village. Originally scheduled for March 15, Khonoma will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its wildlife conservation initiative. The village community hall will be the venue for the celebrations, which is set to commence from 10 am. Various competitions such as essay writing and drawing will mark the day. A publication on the history of conservation in
  • LOCAL Briefs
    Farmers award ceremony todayKohima, March 10 (MExN): The ATMA, Kohima is organizing a programme for farmers award ceremony- cum- website launching and release of news bulletin will take place on March 11 at Hotel Japfu, Kohima at 10:30 AM. T.V. Holo, director, SAMETI, ATMA, Nagaland will be the chief guest while G. Ikuto Zhimomi, District Agriculture Officer & PD (ATMA- Kohima) will chair the function. Dr. Deepak Chetri, joint director agriculture will release ATMA news bulletin.Wo
  • NEZCC Outreach Cultural prog to Mkg
    Dimapur, March 10 (MExN): As a precursor to the forthcoming North East Spring Festival, the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) will be organizing “Outreach Cultural Exchange Programme” at New Town Hall, Mokokchung on March 12, 2011 at 3.00 p.m.A press note issued by Som Kamei, IPS, director, NEZCC informed that the Outreach Programme is part of the effort of the NEZCC to bring national as well as international folk artistes troupes to all far flung areas of the North E
  • Renovation of Phek-Chozuba 45 kms road nears completion
    Phek | March 9 : To have the stretch of 45 kms road from Phek to Chozuba via Thuvopisu road, renovated, has been a wish for so long for commuters from Phek to Kohima. The renovation would mean easing the duration of traveling to a great extend that lays unattended for more than five decades. Despite several assurances to enhance the road connectivity of the said lane by elected legislators from 19th Phek A/C, it turned out to be empty promises and indeed leaves the commuters, especiall
  • President of India vist Nagaland
    President of India, Pratibha Patil is being received by Nagaland Governor Nikhil Kumar and Chief Minister Nagaland Neiphiu Rio on her arrival to Nagaland Kohima Assam Rifle helipad on March 9. (DIPR Photo)  
  • Govt declares transaction days
    Kohima, March 9 (DIPR): In view of the ending of Financial Year 2010-11 and the heavy transactions involved the Government has declared that the Wednesday of March 23 and 30 and Saturday March 26 as transactions days for all Treasuries and Sub-Treasuries in the State. This was stated in a notification by Finance Department, Treasuries and Accounts Branch.
  • ‘Naga society desires peace and unity’
    Phek | March 9 : Minister for Health & Family Welfare, government of Nagaland Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu yesterday asserted that population is an asset of the society. Peace and unity is the common desire of the Naga society and the responsibility of achieving the common desires lies with the common people of the society, Nienu said and urged the people to maintain brotherhood among the different sections of people. The Health Minister was addressing the 2011 Kuzhami Welfare Organi
  • CMO Wokha on PFA license
    Wokha, March 9 (DIPR): The Chief Medical Officer Wokha has informed to all concern that, no person shall manufacture, sell stock, distribute or exhibit for sale of any article of Food, including prepared food or ready to serve food except under license. The District Health Authority therefore, direct all food establishments, manufacturers, dealers, food vendors/hawkers in an around Wokha town to obtain/renew the PFA license and Medical Fitness certificate from the office of the Chief M
  • ‘Dimapur is vulnerable to inundation’
    Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): Government officials from various department led by Amit Jain, Managing Director, IRG Systems South Asia Private Limited, Consultants in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources arrived at Dimapur Municipal Council office on March 8 and visited various places in Dimapur in order to make action plan on climate change in Nagaland.Visiting experts take stock on Nagaland climate change A press note informed that officials from departments of Urban Planning, Urban
  • ‘Huge quantity of pineapple and ginger go wasted’
    Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): A one day seminar cum capacity building programme on Ginger and Pineapple was held on March 7 at ATMA Training Hall, DAO’s Office Dimapur. A press note issued by N. Wetsah DAO & PD (ATMA) Dimapur that the programme was jointly organized by NERAMAC (North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd) and ATMA-Dimapur on PPP mode sponsored by Ministry of Food Processing Industries GOI and facilitated by Jeevan Initiatives.N. Wetsah, DAO &
  • Tuensang Kisan Mela receives good response
    Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): ATMA Tuensang conducted three days long programme in the district. On March 2 District Level Exhibition cum Competition and Block Level Kisan Mela cum Competition were held at Tuensang town public ground on where Y. L. Jami, IAS DC and Chairman GB ATMA was the chief guest. DHO & PD ATMA Tuensang Dr. Moa Walling in press release said that the exhibition was organized for the general public under which competition was conducted for 21 items and 126 prizes wer
  • DABA celebrates first ever Women’s Day
    (Left) Women hold hands in prayer as they celebrate the first ever International Women’s Day at Dimapur Ao Baptist Ao Arogo. (Right) Flower items are displayed outside the church during the flower show which was organised as part of the event. (Morung Photos) Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): The Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo (DABA) today celebrated its first ever International Women’s Day on the theme ‘Celebrating Women’. Atula Imsong expounded on the significance of th
  • Sümi Naga book release on Mar 12
    Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): The Indigenous Cultural Society Nagaland under the aegis of Government of India is releasing its third Sümi Naga oral narratives documentary book on March 12 at 10:00 am at Conference hall Indigenous Cultural Society, Dimapur. C.K. Nihekhu Sema, Deputy Commissioner Longleng will grace the programme and release the book entitled ‘Sümi Naga Tishetiye Xülhe’ (Genealogical Narratives of Sümi Naga). This was informed in a press note b
  • Fire incident at Mon
    Mon, March 8 (DIPR): A kitchen was partially damaged by the fire that broke out from a gas cylinder at Thamnan Ward of Mon town in the morning March 8. According to the housewife of the owner, a pin of the gas cylinder came out along with the cover when she was opening a new cylinder at the kitchen. The cylinder caught fire instantly before she could do anything but she managed to move the burning cylinder near the corridor, which prevented further damage of the kitchen. Fortunately th
  • Dimensions to launch 33rd publication
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 8 (MExN): Som Kamei IPS, Director NEZCC will release ‘Idioms & Phrases’ - the 33rd publication of Dimensions Institute for Education & Research (DIER) on Saturday March 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dimensions Naharbari Centre Dimapur. Authored by Noel Manuel, the book includes common idioms, phrases, jargons, confusing words and single descriptive words. “The book is a result of the assessments made during our teaching experiences over the last many
  • Donating blood should be ‘self motivated’
    (Left) Principal school of nursing, V.Kechu handing out awards to student blood donors. (Right) Resource person, Dr.V. Khamo, addressing during the seminar on blood donation at NHAK. (Morung Photos) Kohima | March 7 : A two days seminar on blood donation drive and awareness at school of nursing, Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) was held at its conference hall today. Resource person, Dr. V. Khamo, Blood bank in-charge Pathology department NHAK refreshed the importance on donat
  • BOB installs first ATM in Kma
    Dr. Kevichusa Nedithru seen along with BOB officials after the installation of Bank of Baroda ATM at Kohima on March 7. (Morung Photo) Kohima, March 7 (MExN): Bank of Baroda (BOB) installed its first ever ATM boot here at the state capital this morning. This is reported to be the first BOB ATM opened in Nagaland. The Booth was formally inaugurated by Dr. Kevichusa Nedithru, State programme officer NRHM. The bank officials also disclosed that there will be openings in Mokokchung an
  • NPF’s sanitary project bring cheers to villagers
    Thüvopisü village | March 7 : In a welcome step to maintain proper sanitation within the village and also to help respite the travelers passing through the village, the Naga People Front (NPF) Thüvopisü village Unit of 19th Phek Assembly Constituency has completed the construction of the community toilet shed and the same was formally inaugurated by Vezoto (Jack) Dozo, senior PS to minister for health &family welfare at a function held on March 5. Thüvopis&
  • Conservation of Library Materials workshop underway
    Dimapur, March 7 (MExN): A five day workshop on Conservation of Library Materials and Book Binding is underway at Centre for Community Transformation (CCT), Walford Road, Dimapur. The workshop is being organised by the department of Art & Culture, government of Nagaland and sponsored by National Library of India, Kolkata. “I’m told, the state of libraries in Nagaland is not very good,” said Som Kamei, Director NEZCC who graced the inaugural function of the worksho