• AHOD/HOD meeting on July 7
    Kohima, July 5 (DIPR): A meeting of Administrative Heads of Department and Heads of Departments will be held on July 7 at 1 p.m. in the Secretariats Conference Hall. The meeting will discuss the following agenda: Programme and works distribution for celebration of Independence Day at Kohima on 15th August 2011; Progress of E-Governance in Nagaland (IT&C Department will make Power-Point presentation); Procedure for writing ACR/APAR in the new format (P&AR to make a short present
  • LOCAL Briefs
    Consultative Meeting postponed Dimapur, July 5 (MExN): Consultative Meeting of the committee to scrutinize Parliamentary law for application to Nagaland on ‘Separation of Judiciary from the Executive” and “The Nagaland Registration of Marriage Bills 2007” scheduled to be held on July 7 has been postponed to July 8 due to unavoidable circumstances. Venue and time remains the same.  NLA Secretary A. E Lotha in a press release has requested all the concern com
  • SBI pledge to provide better customer service
    From left: Yimnazulu Ao, IInd World War Veteran, Lungbe Zeme ex-MLA, Ashok Kr Das, AGM, Regional Office, Dimapur, Bedangla Ao, president BACAY’s women and child welfare society during the State Bank Day’ on July 1.  Dimapur, July 5 (MExN): The State Bank of India, Dimapur Branch celebrated the ‘State Bank Day’ on July 1, 2011 with a pledge by its employees to provide better customer service. It was followed by distribution of pen and tea to all its customer
  • Red Cross donates cash
    Dimapur, July 5 (MExN): A team of the Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland State Branch visited the children who were affected by food poisoning during the Summer Camp held at Cathedral, Kohima.  While some of them have been discharged from the hospitals, 61 of them are still being treated in the hospitals at Kohima. The IRCSN team visited Bethel Hospital, Oking Hospital and Naga Hospital Authority Kohima on 5 July while expressing its concern and donated token cash relief to the aff
  • Legal Awareness Campaign to empower citizens
    Kohima | July 4 : Legal Awareness Campaign was launched in colleges and higher secondary schools today at Red Cross Conference hall, organized by Law College Kohima in collaboration with Nagaland Legal Services Authority (NLSA) and Nagaland Voluntary consumers’ organization (NVCO). Secretary Legal Service Authority and Additional District Session Judge Kohima, Mayang Lima was the main speaker at the function.Addressing the gatherings Lima said NLSA provides free legal services to
  • ATMA Tsg advances handicraft, handloom
    Dimapur, July 4 (MExN): Handicraft and Handloom occupy a prominent place for the people in Tuensang towards income generating enterprise. With an aim to boost this enterprise, ATMA Tuensang organised a one day district level handicraft exhibition-cum-competition on June 30 at the town hall. In the exhibition the thrust events were competition on tribal Shawls, Meghalas, Waist coats, Bamboo & Cane crafts and wood crafts. More than a thousand items were registered for the competition
  • Call for strict implementation of EIA
    Dimapur, July 4 (MExN): Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) should be implemented strictly for the sustainability of the people and the ecosystem, Green Succession of Nagaland State (Green-SONS) stated today while acknowledging the concern government and people of the state on the application of Article 371A. Green-SONS, chairman Jess T Murry in a press communiqué said that the application of Article 371A in any part of the state or in Changpang Oil Filed for exploration of crud
  • Tragopan Club conducts tree plantation
    Members of Tragopan Club participating in the tree plantation drive conducted at Viswema village on Saturday, July 2, 2011.Kohima, July 4 (MExN): Tragopan Club, Viswema village with a view to protect land from erosion and deforestation and also taking up the challenge of fighting the impact of climate change conducted tree plantation drive in and around the village on Saturday. Led by Club President Vitsorel Lcho more than 100 members actively participated in the plantation drive by pl
  • Citizens’ Forum denounces violence
    Dimapur, July 4 (MExN): The Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) has strongly condemned the attack on Hazadisa Village and the villagers on June 17 by villagers of Khkiho Village, attack on United Naga Village (Inavi) and the bomb attack at Y. Enterprise, 3rd Mile on June 30. The Form while sharing the grievances with the bereaved families, the affected people and the villager, said that in all the attacks, harm was caused to the innocent citizens, loss of properties and even
  • Christian youth worship progress for change
    Left: A miming skit by the Aoyimti Baptist Church youth department and (Right) a scene from the play of ‘True Love Waits’ presented by Dimapur Ao Baptist Church youth ministry on Sunday, July 4. (Morung Photos)  Dimapur | July 4 : This time like previous years, thousands of young people from across the different areas of Dimapur district gathered at the Dimapur Ao Baptist Church to celebrate the annual event of Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang (ABAM) youth Sunday on July 4 la
  • LOCAL Briefs
    Sumi Tuluni on July 7 – 8Kohima, July 4 (MExN): The Sumi Hoho will be organizing a grand celebration of Sumi Tuluni from July 7 to 8 at Zunheboto. The general meeting (Baghi Hoho) will be held on July 7 at 1:00 PM while the main celebration will take place on July 8 from 9:00 AM onwards under the theme “Peace, unity and reconciliation.” The celebration will be graced by Assu Isak Chishi Swu as Tuluni father follow by a word of exhortation from Kitovi N. Zhimomi. The p
  • Nagaland Singing Ambassadors mesmerizes Shillong audience
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): Conductor & Composer Lipokmar Tzudir being renowned for his unique musical artistry, his name had preceded him even before he reached the Shillong shores with his choir, the ‘Nagaland Singing Ambassadors’. With much anticipation and abated breath, the people waited for their performance on of June 28, 2011 at the Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong (State Central Library). Lou Majaw the most popular musician from Shillong hosted the show and introduce
  • GIS based micro-watershed map layers released
    Neise Mich (extreme left), Director, Department Land Resource Development   releasing the GSI maps. (inset) Director handing over  the map to the Chairman, Watershed committee, Rüsoma village. Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The Department of Land Resources has released the GIS maps consisting of various micro watershed map layers, generated by the DoLR GIS cell for implementation of the IWMP in Kohima Project II. The first of its kind in the State, the maps were relea
  • Communitisation programmes ineffective in Phomching area
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The Phomching Area Students’ Union (PASU) under Mon district has raised concerns about poor healthcare facility, power supply, road connectivity, and problems of schools run by a single teacher in the area. Taking serious note of the problems, PASU general secretary, Khatwang Wangsa in a press note stated that during the Sanitation Week observed from June 25 to June 30, the union visited the entire jurisdiction covering 12 federating units. The union state
  • Octogenarian couple’s house razed
    Mokokchung | July 3 : A house was completely destroyed by fire today at Süngratsü village, about 18 kilometres north of Mokokchung town. The house, belonging to an octogenarian couple, was primarily a wooden building and the cause of the fire that razed down the house to ashes is not known. However, the villagers ascertain that the fire could have been caused by a electrical short circuit. The owner of the two-storey wooden building, Kilangtemjan Imchen, 82, said that he and
  • Bengali Samaj pays last respect to bomb blast victim
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): Dimapur Bengali Samaj (DMS) attended the ‘shardha’ (funeral) of late Niranjan Das employee of M/S. Y Enterprises, who was killed in a grenade attack on June 30 at 3rd Mile, Dimapur.  A press note from the Organising Secretary, Chandan Biswas stated that the Samaj, under the leadership of K.K. Paul, donated an amount of Rs. 5,000 to the next of kin and assured the family members further assistance in the future. The Samaj has appealed all its com
  • LOCAL Briefs
    NNC Sumi region informs Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): NNC Sumi region President, Ghosuho Tuccu has informed all kilonsers, deputy kilonsers, tatars and commanders of Naga Army NNC (non-accord) to attend an emergency  meeting convened on July 5, to discuss some important issues. All concerned persons are requested t attend the meeting without fail.   New president of 11th NA II ACCCKohima, July 3 (MExN): Pfurhicha Rüpreo has been unanimously appointed as the new president
  • Political will required to ensure citizen’s safety
    Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): Naga Council Dimapur has condemned the attack on Inavi/United Naga villages inside Intangki National Park by unidentified armed miscreants on June 30 which resulted in the death of its chairman Inashe and assistant GB Vikeshe Sumi, further injuring atleast two others. Naga Council, President, Savi Liegise said that the attack is unfortunate and despicable, uncivilized and completely against democratic norms of settling issues. The miscreants should be hunted dow
  • Giving with love spread smiles...
    Members of Ao Baptist Arogo Darogapathar Youth department distribute morning meals to the street children on the eve of ABAM Youth Sunday. Every year churches under ABAM observes Youth Sunday under different theme. This year the theme is “Nenok Kü Kulitem” (You are my witness).
  • School children avails free spectacles
    Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): The medical department Tuensang distributed free spectacles to school children under the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) on May 31 at Shamator and June 2 in Longkhim respectively.A press note said that in Shamator, 22 students from Government High School Shamator, Sangkor Middle School Shamator and Government Primary School (GPS) Station B were distributed free spectacles. The medical team in Shamator was led by Deputy CMO Tuensang Dr. Thangho