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BJP leaders urge candidates to bring glory to party

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Nagaland, State  /  Comments Off on BJP leaders urge candidates to bring glory to party

  Dimapur, Jan. 18: The Nagaland unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held an interaction with the party’s candidates besides launching their election campaign on Wednesday, at Hotel Saramati in Dimapur. Addressing the programme, the BJP unit’s president Visasolie Lhoungu, felicitated the 13 candidates from the party. He acknowledged them for taking the decision […]

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Congress steps back from DMC elections

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Frontpage  /  Comments Off on Congress steps back from DMC elections

Dimapur, Jan. 17: The four Congress candidates for DMC elections have withdrawn their candidatures for what the party claimed was ‘respect of the will of the people’. This decision to withdraw candidature was announced on Tuesday by the party’s convener of selection committee for ULD elections Dimapur unit, KL Chishi to media persons at Congress […]

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Food & Civil Supplies chief suffers heart attack at program

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Nagaland, State  /  Comments Off on Food & Civil Supplies chief suffers heart attack at program

  Dimapur, Jan. 16: Nagaland’s Secretary and Commissioner for Food and Civil Supplies Ramongo Lotha suffered a heart attack during the inaugural programme of the SAKSHAM 2017- Oil and Conservation awareness drive in which he was attending as the event’s chief guest at Unity College in Dimapur. Following the incident, the official was rushed to […]

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Tokheli Kikon to prioritise restoring security in Dimapur

By   /  January 14, 2017  /  State  /  Comments Off on Tokheli Kikon to prioritise restoring security in Dimapur

Dimapur, Jan. 14: The much anticipated Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections 2017 continues to be going through a tug-of-war between State government and tribal hohos concerning the 33% women reservation. However, women candidates from Dimapur have defied those odds and are determined to make their presence by filing nominations for the ULB elections. Many women […]

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Anglers clean Chathe river near PHED dam

By   /  January 14, 2017  /  State  /  Comments Off on Anglers clean Chathe river near PHED dam

Dimapur, Jan. 14: The Anglers Association of Nagaland (AAN) on Saturday morning initiated a cleanliness drive at Chathe river near the PHED dam at New Chumukedima village. AAN members were joined by youth from New Chumukedima village in cleaning the area and planting tree saplings. Saturday’s initiative was part of the AAN’s ‘Clean water bodies’ […]

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National conclave on floriculture begins in Medziphema

By   /  January 14, 2017  /  State  /  Comments Off on National conclave on floriculture begins in Medziphema

Governor PB Acharya inaugurating the three-day national conference at CIH, Medziphema on Friday.

Dimapur Jan. 13: The Central Institute of Horticulture, Medziphema is hosting 3-day national conference on ‘Advances in Indian Floriculture with focus on North East and Hill region’. The inaugural session of the conference was held on Friday, with governor PB Acharya as chief guest. In his address, the governor said that it was a ‘big […]

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Mech Kacharis celebrate Aai Sagi

By   /  January 14, 2017  /  State  /  Comments Off on Mech Kacharis celebrate Aai Sagi

Girls from the Mech Kachari community celebrate Aai Sagi festival on Friday in Purana Bazaar in Dimapur.

Dimapur, Jan. 13: The post-harvest festival of the Mech Kacharis, the Aai Sagi festival, was celebrated by the community members here on Friday at Mandeville Garden, inside Purana Bazaar in Dimapur. Aai Sagi signifies offering of thanks to the deities for a plentiful harvest, and merry making. celebration was organised by the Mech Kachari Public […]

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Five tribes unite in Dimapur to oppose ULB elections

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  Frontpage  /  Comments Off on Five tribes unite in Dimapur to oppose ULB elections

Dimapur, Jan. 12: Mutual opposition to the State government’s bullish attempt to conduct elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in Nagaland with 33% seat reservation for women candidates has brought the three constituent tribes of Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) together with the Western Chakhesang Hoho (WCH) and the Chakroma Public Organisation (CPO). The five […]

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GSUD annual sports meet concludes

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on GSUD annual sports meet concludes

Dimapur Jan. 11: The three-day annual sports meet of Gorkha Students Union (GSU) held at Government Higher Secondary School ground, Half Nagarjan, Dimapur concluded on a high note with tough competition among the players in football and volleyball category. During the closing ceremonial speech, Ganesh Limbu, president of Peren Gorkha Union, stressed on continuing such […]

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Azo advocates unity in Naga society

By   /  January 10, 2017  /  Nagaland, State  /  Comments Off on Azo advocates unity in Naga society

Ao Students’ Union Diphupar commemorates 25th anniversary      Dimapur, Jan. 10: Ao Kaketshir Telungjem Diphupar (Ao Students’ Union Diphupar) celebrated its silver jubilee on the theme “Unifying to liberate” on January 10 at Amphitheatre Stone Garden, NEZCC, Dimapur. MLA Kuzholuzo (Azo) Neinu addressing the student community exhorted that jubilee is time for reconciliation in […]

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