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Mnp. govt. names world champion pugilist Mary Kom ‘Meethoi Leima’

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Mnp. govt. names world champion pugilist Mary Kom ‘Meethoi Leima’

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec 11 (EMN): Manipur government on Tuesday felicitated six times world champion pugilist M C Mary Kom by giving the title Meethoi Leima (Victorious lady) to honour her “superlative achievement” in boxing in international arena. Mother of three, Mary Kom became the most successful boxer in the history of women’s world championships […]

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Manipur: Shelina crowned Miss Orange Queen 2018

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur: Shelina crowned Miss Orange Queen 2018

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec 11 (EMN): Shelina Saikhom was declared as the new Orange Queen 2018 title at a beauty pageant held as part of the three-day 15th orange festival which concludes in Tamenglong district headquarter on Monday night.

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Sungratsu village has a new tourist lodge now

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Sungratsu village has a new tourist lodge now

Mokokchung, Dec. 11 (EMN):  A lodge called ‘Poksungjen Tourist Lodge’ was inaugurated on Tuesday at Sungratsu village in Mokokchung district. The new place was dedicated by I Kilen Longchar, pastor of Sungratsu Baptist Arogo, in the presence of village council members and well-wishers from the village. The lodge will be run by three upcoming young […]

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Flash mob in Kohima to end domestic violence against women

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Flash mob in Kohima to end domestic violence against women

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): The students of Kohima College threw a surprise to the citizens of Kohima town on Monday with a flash mob, and it was done for a cause – to spread awareness on protection of women from domestic violence and to prevent harassment of women in the society.

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New Market Youth Organisation celebrates 45th Foundation Day

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on New Market Youth Organisation celebrates 45th Foundation Day

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): The New Market Youth Organisation (NMYO) celebrated its 45th Foundation Day under the theme, “Gentle in manner, faithful in deeds with one mind” at new market panchayat hall on Monday.

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Hornbill 2018: It’s curtains at Kisama

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Hornbill 2018: It’s curtains at Kisama

  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): On the closing day of this year’s Hornbill Festival, Nagaland received a much-needed nod of approval from the Italian Consul General Damiano Francovigh. Coming from an official of a country ranked among the top five countries visited by international tourists, the consul general was all praise and suggested […]

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Unsung heroes who kept the show running

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Unsung heroes who kept the show running

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): Behind the daily Hornbill spectacle, there were some groups of people—who went largely unnoticed—but were instrumental in ensuring the visitors’ comfort every day. They were responsible for the ‘little things’ that create noiseless but major impact. Two of those groups were the restroom attendants and the sweepers—the unsung heroes […]

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Cultural troupes: The face of Hornbill Festival

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Cultural troupes: The face of Hornbill Festival

They met as strangers. They leave as friends Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): Dance performances and folk songs steeped in indigenous lore are some of the identities of the ethnic Naga people. The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland began with 17 cultural troupes from Nagaland entertaining visitors and spectators in Kisama village, in Kohima district. They continued […]

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Nagaland Police parades force’s old arsenal

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Nagaland Police parades force’s old arsenal

Kohima, December 10 (EMN): Visiting the Nagaland Police’s ‘archive stall’ at Kisama in Kohima was a unique experience. During the ten-day long Hornbill Festival, the section was abuzz with visitors especially the young, who wanted a glimpse of the real deal they had been seeing only on TV or computer and mobile games. According to […]

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Rice beer, the beverage of the Naga lore

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Rice beer, the beverage of the Naga lore

Kohima, Dec. 10: Fermented rice beer continues to be a popular beverage for the Naga people for centuries, and a cultural staple from the headhunting era. Every Naga tribe has its own unique method and ingredients to making the perfect white, rice brew. During this year’s edition of the Hornbill Festival at Kisama in Kohima, […]

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