• Cong provides evidence of Edu graft to Governor
    Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): Backed by details and figures alleging murky dealings and corruption, the Congress party in Nagaland has demanded removal of the Minister for School Education Nyeiwang Konyak and investigations launched. According to an elaborate statement addressed to the Governor of Nagaland, the minister is under the cloud for “missing” funds amounting to crores as well as murky dealings relating to the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). The missing fun
  • Govt employees to open bank account compulsorily
    Mokokchung, April 21 (DIPR): In compliance with the government order, Senior Treasury Officer Mokokchung, Alemla Aier has informed all concerned DDOs under Mokokchung district to ensure all regular employees to open their Bank Account for salary payment. It is to be noted that as per the government guidelines, salaries of all government servants (Regular) has to be drawn only through Bank Account. In addition to this, Chief Manager SBI Mokokchung has informed all DDOs in the district t
  • Children take their first step towards preserving earth
    Preschoolers of Apple Kindergarten and Preschool, Dimapur with a watering can during the Earth Day Campaign observed from April 1 to 20, 2011.  Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): With the help of Resource Centre, Dimapur and Earth Day Network International, the Apple Kindergarten and Preschool, Dimapur hosted Earth Day Campaign from April 1 to 20, 2011. Emphasis was held on Eco friendly topics in the curriculums, sensitizing children about the effects of pollution, creating environmental a
  • Numbers Vs Rhetoric – Cong responds
    Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): The NPF continual ‘testing the intellect’ of the Naga people is criticized by the Congress party considering the former continues to ‘blindly’ defend ministers who regularly come under the cloud of corruption. “If the NPF thinks dharna is an alien culture, isn’t corruption alien to Nagas?” the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) challenged the NPF in response today. NPCC chief SI Jamir appended the statement. &#
  • “A billion acts of green”
    (Right) Aheto Sumi, Principal of CHSS plants a tree with the help of students during the occasion ‘World Earth Day’ observed in the school premises on April 19.  Schools show the way to save the earth Dimapur, April 20 (MExN): A one month long “save the earth campaign initiated by Resource Centre, Dimapur in partnership with Earth Day Network culminated with the commemoration of Earth Day 2011 today.  The campaign which received ample support from educationa
  • DUDA 4th batch vocational training concludes
    Alan Gonmei, Director, Department of Underdeveloped Areas (DUDA) distributes tools and sewing machines to trainees during the fourth batch valedictory function of the Vocational Training held on handicrafts and tailoring for Border Area Development Programme (BADP) 2010-11 on April 20.  (Morung Photo) Dimapur, April 20 (MExN): The Department of Underdeveloped Areas (DUDA) concluded its fourth batch of Vocational Training on carpentry and tailoring for Border Area Development
  • Sazo exhorts women to have a new vision
    Tuensang, April 20 (DIPR): The 2nd General Conference of Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation got underway at Tuensang local Ground on April 18 and it will conclude on April 20. The programme was hosted by Changsao Thangjam Satshang, Tuensang Town. Parliamentary Secretary for Social welfare, Child and Women Development, Nagaland Kohima, Chotisuh Sazo was the chief guest on April 19. Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, he congratulated the women for playing a vital role in the f
  • LOCAL Briefs
    NSF to debate ‘Nagas are economically stable’Kohima, April 20 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has set aside “Nagas are economically stable” as topic for debating hour during its 24th general conference scheduled at Pfutsero in Phek district from April 27. Advocate Joshua Sheqi will host the debate hour while greetings will be shared by Naga Mother’s Association and Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights. The participants from treas
  • DHS conducts street play on family planning
    Artistes from the Associates of Performing Arts and Theatricals (APAT), Mokokchung presenting a play on family planning at Sapangya (some 35 kilometers away from Mokokchung town) on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. The District Health Society Mokokchung in partnership APAT conducted street plays and educated the people on family planning in the society.  (Photo courtesy: Olemla Jamir)  Mokokchung, April 20 (MExN): With an aim to promote family planning in the society, the District
  • Nagaland achieves nation target rate of RNTCP
    Dimapur, April 20 (MExN): The Biannual Review Meeting with NGOs cum 1st Quarterly Review Meeting of the Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) was held on April 19 at the Conference Hall, Directorate of Health& Family Welfare, Kohima. The Commissioner & Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Menukhol John in his opening remark lauded the Programme for its commendable performance, yet at the same time challenged the State and District Staff to strive harder to achieve th
  • Free cataract, IOL implantation eye camp held
    Dimapur, April 19 (MExN): A free cataract and IOL implantation eye camp was successfully conducted from March 28 to 31 at the District Hospital Phek which was organized by District Health Society Phek under the National Programme for Control of Blindness. Villagers from in and around Phek availed the free treatment, where a total of 25 major cataract operations with IOL implantation and 17 minor cases were performed. Altogether 228 outdoor patients were treated whereby providing them w
  • ‘Responsible officer should act as catalyst’
    (3rd from left) Advisor Sericulture and Co-operaton, Azhito Zhimomi along with Additional Director & OSD (SW) Khevito Shohe, SDO (C ) Dhansaripar, Anoop Khinchi, IAS and others after the inauguration of the CDPO ICDS office new building at Dhansiripar. (DIPR Photo) Dimapur, April 19 (DIPR): The Department of Social Welfare inaugurated Child Development Programme Officer (CDPO) office at Dhansiripar Sub-Division on April 19.MLA and Advisor Sericulture and Co-operation Azhito Zh
  • “decaying electrical post”
    In this image released to the media, a “decaying electrical post” is seen on the road side of Phaipijang Village, Dimapur, posing a threat to the life of the villagers and many School Children. The road that goes through Phaipijang village is a link road between Full Nagarjan and the National Highway. School children of Delhi Public School, Pilgrim School and Greenwood Higher Secondary School pass through this electrical post which can collapse at any time. (Photo Courtesy:
  • ‘Nagaland needs revival’
    Kohima, April 19 (MExN): The Nagaland Christian Revival Church Council (NCRCC) celebrated its pre-golden celebration from April 15 to 17 with the theme “To make ready a people prepared for the Lord” coinciding with the special prayer moment for the Naga leaders. The programme was held at Mission Centre Chetheba organized by Council of Chakhesang Christian Revival Church. The speakers of the celebration included; Rev. Onyekwere, National overseer from Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Neike
  • Jakhama church gospel camp
    Kohima, April 19 (MExN): The Youth department of Jakhama Baptist church is conducting a Gospel Camp with the theme “Follow Me, I will make you for men”, Mark 1:17 from 21st to 24th April at John Government High school Viswema (Boys Hostel) during the Good Friday and Easter Sunday vacation with Rev. Puthavil Neikha, Eli. Neino Zhotso, Dr.Kezhalezo Angami and Dr. Kechongol Sophie as the main speaker. About 70-80 youth are expected to attend the gospel camp as campers preparin
  • Training prog for Farmer Friends held
    Dimapur, April 19 (MExN): A one day Orientation Training Programme for Farmers Friends under ATMA- New Extension Reforms, Kohima district was conducted on April 19, 2011 at the District Agriculture Office. During the Training programme, Nosezole Zao District Agriculture Office & PD (ATMA-Kohima) deliberated that the Farmers Friend will help in attaining the much needed village based bottom up planning process and should serve as vital link between Extension System and Farmers at vi
  • Entrepreneurship development prog underway
    Dimapur, April 19 (MExN):  The Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) Dimapur, a national institute under the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India is organising a two weeks entrepreneurship development programme under PMEGP scheme from April 19 to 30 at IIE Branch Office, Dimapur. The programme is being sponsored by Khadi & Village Industry Commission, Dimapur. A press release issued by Pranjal Kr Das, PIO, IIE Dimapur informed that more t
  • Submission of village wise population extended to May 15
    Dimapur, April 19 (MExN): ’Kilonser’, Ministry of Information & Publicity and Chief Election Commissioner of Nagalim A.Z.Jami has notified through MIP to all Central Administrative Officers (CAOs) of Nagalim that the submission of village wise population in their respective regions has been extended to May 15. Failure to do so by any CAO will be treated seriously, the MIP stated in a press note.
  • OTC Yangli 12th Commencement Exercises held
    Graduates of Oriental Theological College, Yangli during the 12th Commencement Exercises conducted on April 19.  Dimapur, April 19 (MExN): The 12th Commencement Exercises of the Oriental Theological College, Yangli has successfully conducted on April 19. Fourteen B.Th and one C.Th students were graduated. The Commencement speaker Rev. Pinlang the Executive Secretary of KBCA encouraged graduating students to “Go, Teach the World” further he continues that you will go to
  • Local news
    PPVC general meeting on April 24 Dimapur, April 19 (MExN): The Padum Pukhuri Village Council (PPVC) on April 18 had a consultative meeting and decided that there will be a general public meeting on April 24 at 9:00 am at Council hall. The Council chairman, Vitoka Katty in a press release has informed that the meeting will discuss regarding development and welfare of the general public and therefore, all concerned public are requested to attend the meeting without fail. PWD Area Sumi Co