North East

Rio calls for unity

KOHIMA, Nov 16 : Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday said that even if the Central Government and the Naga Political Groups (NPGs) signed a final peace accord or settlement, there will be no real peace if the Nagas cannot act as one people.Th..

CAA implementation in North East should not be a problem for Centre, says MoS RK Ranjan

Kolkata, Nov 12 Minister of State For External Affairs Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Friday while lauding India’s Atmanirbhar Bharat approach, said that the implementation of the Citizen Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 in the Nation specially North East..

Gadkari reviews NH projects

GUWAHATI, Nov 11 Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, on Friday, chaired a review meeting of the national highway projects in the Northeast States of Tripura, Aruna-chal Pradesh, Mizoram and Manipur.Gadkari reviewed the national highw..

MHA: 60% of international borders in NE porous

GUWAHATI, Nov 10 Over 60% of India’s international borders in the North East with China, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan is porous, which along with internal socio-economic and historical factors has caused a “fragile security situation” ..

Nagaland: Sec 144 along Peren Chumoukedima border amid violence

KOHIMA, Nov 7Tension erupted at the disputed areas along Peren-Chumoukedima border over land issues on Monday, compelling the imposition of Section 144 Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) on both sides of the border.Police sources confirmed to EastMojo that th..

Meghalaya Opposition leader Mukul Sangma gets emotional

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Nov 7:  Leader of Opposition Mukul Sangma today got emotional while stating the reason behind his personal attachment with the Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Promotion (IBDLP) programme.“I understand th..

We decided not to campaign but to work first for Naga solution, says Rio

Dimapur, Nov 5Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said though the Assembly election in the State is approaching, “we” have decided not to go for campaigning but to work first for the solution of the Naga political issue”.Rio said the Gov..

One from Thoubal held with 60,000 Yaba tablets worth Rs 15 cr in Assam

Guwahati, Nov 5 Continuing its efforts to curb drug menace and smuggling of contraband items, the Guwahati Police in Assam’s Kamrup district seized a huge quantity of illicit Yaba tablets valued over Rs 15 crore in the outskirts of the city on Novem..

President pays homage at war cemetry, visits Naga village

Newmai News NetworkKOHIMA, Nov 3: President of India, Droupadi Murmu, visited the Kohima War Cemetery at Kohima today to pay her homage to the "brave soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice while defending the Nation and also laid a wreath to show her hon..

GNF petitions Murmu on ‘all Naga territories in India and Myanmar’

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Nov 2: Global Naga Forum (GNF) has appealed to the President Droupadi Murmu, to help in the "ongoing negotiations for a peaceful resolution of the seventy-five years old Indo-Naga political problem".The GNF said this in a memor..

Nagaland rolls out red carpet for visiting President

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Nov 2: President of India, Droupadi Murmu, while stating that the ‘Act East Policy’ of the Government of India focuses on the overall development of the North-East Region, said that the inauguration of several roads..

Three moth species new to science found in Shirui Hills

Guwahati, Oct 29Three moth species new to science have been reported from Manipur this time.Three moth species new to science – Cleapa ukhrulensis, Spatalina rimbiensis and Hexafrenum tangkhula – have been discovered in Manipur by Jatishwor Si..

Nagaland lacks development due to unresolved Naga political issue: CM Coming together of NSCN (IM), NNPGs noted

Kohima, Oct 28 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday said that the State has been lagging behind in all forms of development due to the “unresolved” Naga political issue.The Nagas must unite and resolve the protracted issue to usher in..

2,500 kg ganja worth Rs 15 crore seized Manipur named as place of origin

GUWAHATI, Oct 28Assam Police seized a huge quantity of ganja brought from Manipur, valued at Rs 15 crore on Thursday, officials said.The seized ganja weighed around 2,500 kg.A senior police officer said that this is one of the biggest seizures of ganja in..

BJP gears up for Meghalaya Assembly poll

Newmai News NetworkSHILLONG, Oct 28: BJP Meghalaya state president, Ernest Mawrie today said that his party has geared itself to fight fiercely in the upcoming Meghalaya assembly elections with its social media team leading from the front to counter the a..

Naga peace talks to resume soon in Delhi

Kohima, Oct 26 The National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) would soon resume the peace talk with the Government representative for Naga talks, AK Mishra in Delhi, officials said on Tuesday.An official in Kohima said that NSCN (IM) general secr..

Ntangki : NSCN refutes senior citizens

Kohima, Oct 26A week after the Senior Citizens’ Association of Nagaland (SCAN) alleged the “siege” of Intangki (also spelt as Ntangki) National Park at Peren by the Isak-Muivah-led Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM), the ..

Nearly 1100 people affected in Assam

GUWAHATI, Oct 26Nearly 1100 people in Assam were affected by the cyclone Sitrang.Nearly 1100 people in 83 villages across Assam were affected by the cyclonic storm Sitrang.Sitrang lashed many parts of Assam on Tuesday.Many houses were damaged due to the s..

Shillong Engineering College to be inaugurated soon

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Oct 26: The Meghalaya Government has set a target to inaugurate the much-awaited Shillong Engineering College and the cancer wing of the Shillong Civil Hospital by December this year.This was informed by Chief Minister Conrad ..

Nagaland Govt issues weather advisory

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, OCT 25: The Nagaland Home Department said today that information has been received from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati, Assam, Indian Meteorological Department (Ministry of Earth Science), Government of India conc..

Seminar cum workshop on PMFME to be held at Phek

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, OCT 25: Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, along with Nagaland State Government will organize a seminar cum workshop on CSS- Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprise (PMFME) in ..

Cyclone Sitrang intensifies Heavy rain alert for Bengal, North East

KOLKATA/Ghy, Oct 24 The Weather Department has predicted heavy rain and strong winds in West Bengal and the North East as cyclonic storm 'Sitrang' intensifies and moves towards Bangladesh.In Manipur, the Department of Relief and Disaster Management n..

Demand for separate Nagaland State "not wrong": Rio

Kohima, Oct 22 :  Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday said the demand for a separate State by the people of the eastern part of the State is "not wrong".Eastern Nagaland comprises six districts — Mon, Tuensang, Kiphire, Longleng, Nokl..

Heroin seized

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Oct 21: In a major operation by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) against organised drug syndicates operating in the North Eastern region, 2.21 kgs of heroin was seized at Mawryngkneng village in East Khasi Hills d..

NPF hails move of NSCN (IM), NNPGs

Newmai News NetworkKOHIMA, Oct 20: The Naga People’s Front (NPF), while appreciating the recent meeting between the NNPGs and the NSCN (IM) in Kolkata on October 17 and 18, has termed it as a "bold and outright decision which is very welcoming as th..

NSCN (IM), NNPGs meet, strike common stand

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 19 : The Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) held a two-day dialogue in Kolkata and have decided to form the Council of Naga Relationships and Cooperation.In a join..

‘NSCN (IM) has taken over National Park’

GUWAHATI, Oct 19 An organisation of senior citizens in Nagaland has slammed the State Government for ostensibly failing to prevent the extremist National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) from encroaching upon a 202.02 sq. km National park.The NSCN is b..

BT Airport to get world-class terminal building

Guwahati, Oct 19Construction of a new Integrated Terminal Building (NITB) with Technical Block cum Air Traffic Control tower and Apron Linked Taxiway and Associated City side works will be taken up at Manipur’s Bir Tikendrajit International Airport ..

Nagaland gears up for grand Hornbill Fest

Kohima, Oct 18Preparations were on in full swing in Nagaland for the famed Hornbill festival, which will be held with much grandeur this time after two years of subdued celebrations, an official said on Tuesday.The festival will be held from December 1 to..

Call for Frontier Nagaland gets louder 20 MLAs to be asked to quit office

KOHIMA, Oct 17Ahead of the 2023 State Assembly polls, the demand by the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) for a separate State ‘Frontier Nagaland’ is getting louder. The apex body of the Eastern Nagas has now decided to deman..

Will remove AFSPA only after installing peace: Amit Shah

Guwahati, Oct 8 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government would remove Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) only after installing peace in Northeast India."Rahul Gandhi gave Congress an agenda to re..

Meet extends support to September Joint Accordant

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 8: "Naga apex organizations and the Church" came together today "with a realization that Naga people must change by acting in hope and acknowledging one another as people of common belonging in the moment for the future".Re..

ENSF stages walkathon for ‘Frontier Nagaland’ State

Dimapur, Oct 7The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) kick-started the first phase of its agitation in the form of a public walkathon to demand a “Frontier Nagaland” State on Friday.The walkathon was held in support of the Eastern N..

Curtain Raiser of Manipuri Poetry Day-2022 at St Joseph University, Nagaland

KOHIMA, Oct 7The Department of English, St. Joseph University, Nagaland organised 'Curtain Raiser of Manipuri Poetry Day-2022' today at the Seminar Hall of the varsity.The event was participated by Dr Thokchom Sunanda Devi, Head of the Department of Engli..

Nagaland: Cong, NPF slam Centre for extending AFSPA

KOHIMA, Oct 6 : The Congress and the Naga People’s Front on Thursday denounced the Centre’s decision to extend the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in parts of Nagaland.Criticising the Central government for extending the AFSPA ..

Naga Hoho demands AFSPA repeal

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 5: The Naga Hoho, while demanding the complete withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), has expressed its dismay over what it called the devilish design of the Government of India for the false promises an..

Twelve new bat records found during survey

GUWAHATI, Oct 4 Researchers from the Zoological Survey of India have reported on 12 new records of bats during a study on small mammalian fauna in Manipur.The study has been published in the Journal of Threatened Taxa.Three mammalian orders – Chirop..

Naga peace talks to resume after Puja

DIMAPUR, Oct 4 Government of India’s representative for Naga talks, AK Mishra and the Naga Political Groups (NPGs)-NSCN (I-M) and Working Committee(WC) of the NNPGs, are to resume discussions for drafting of the agreement for Naga political solution..

Drugs worth Rs 1 Cr seized from Ghy bound truck

Guwahati, Oct 4 Assam police seized drugs worth Rs 1 crore from a toll gate near Guwahati city on Tuesday, officials said. The drugs were recovered while checking the vehicles before they entered the city at a toll gate located in the Sonapur area on the ..

Nagaland schools cautioned on child lifting issue

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 4: In view of cases of reports of child lifting/kidnappings,  directives have been issued by the Directorate of School Education (DoSE), Government of Nagaland, for strict adherence by all schools functioning within th..

Popular Front of India footprints distinct in North Eastern States

GUWAHATI/IMPHAL, Oct 2Exactly a year after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma demanded a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) claiming that the organization was involved in the violence in Darrang district during an eviction drive, the Central Go..

Quakes jolt NE

GUWAHATI, Sep 30 : Two earthquakes jolted parts of North East early on Friday, an official report said. One had its epicentre in the neighbouring country of Myanmar, the second in Manipur.A report by National Centre for Seismology said a 5.2-magnitude ear..

ENSF announces walkathon for separate ‘Frontier Nagaland’Focus back on Statehood demand

DIMAPUR, Sep 26The Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF) announced a “mass public walkathon movement” on October 7 in support of the August 26, 2022, resolution of the Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO) to abstain from parti..

RSS chief underlines oneness of India

Shillong, Sep 25Dr Mohan Bhagwat,  the Sarsanghchalak of RSS has underscored the oneness of India saying that ‘unity in diversity’ is the speciality of India.Addressing a public meeting at U Soso Tham auditorium in Shillong today, Dr Moha..

DMO fails to collect Rs 10.56 crore in cess

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Sep 25: The Divisional Mining Officer, Jowai in Meghalaya, has failed to collect mineral cess amounting to Rs 10.56 crore from cement companies in Jaintia Hills region.This was revealed by the Comptroller and Auditor General o..

Quake jolts

Guwahati, Sep 23 : An Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Moirang in Manipur early Friday morning, said National Center for Seismology (NCS).According to NCS, the earthquake had an epicenter 100 km South East of Moirang town in Manipur..

Drugs from State seized in Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Sep 23: Nagaland Police personnel of Narcotic Cell arrested three persons along with suspected opium.According to police, around 9 am while conducting surprise MVCP at NH-2, police intercepted one Mahindra Scorpio (Pearl white ..

Ready to pave way for Naga solution : Rio

Newmai News NetworkKOHIMA, Sep 22: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio reiterated today that "we will pave the way in the event of Naga political solution that is honourable, acceptable and inclusive.“We are all aware that the State Government is no..

NSCN (IM) ‘not happy’ with Interlocutor... But agrees to talks after Amit Shah, Himanta intervention

Guwahati, Sep 20 (The Print)Naga rebels of the NSCN (IM) have agreed to resume peace talks this week with the Central Government following a series of meetings involving Naga political leaders, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union Home Minis..

Flag non-negotiable : NSCN (IM)

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Sep 20 : The latest edition of the NSCN (IM)’s monthly bulletin, which was released today, said that “the God given Naga National Flag is non-negotiable in the name of Naga political solution”. The NSCN (IM)'s..

Naga Hoho hails

DIMAPUR, Sep 20: The Naga Hoho said today that the political settlement can only come about only when the Nagas earnestly pursue together with mutual respect and understanding, reports NNN. Therefore, the Naga Hoho said that the need of the hour is for th..

NSCN (IM) set to resume talks with Centre from today

Dimapur, Sep 18Nagaland's United Democratic Alliance Chairman TR Zeliang claimed that the NSCN (IM) has agreed to resume peace talks with the Centre to try to resolve irritants to the Naga peace talks.Mr Zeliang, who is also the co-chairman of the State G..

1,50,000 tablets seized

KOHIMA, Sep 15 : In a major operation against drug menace, the Nagaland police intercepted one Guwahati-bound vehicle near a bridge in between Khuzama and Viswema Village on Wednesday and confiscated a massive stash of contraband substances, neatly concea..

Works on to settle Naga issue : Nadda

Kohima, Sep 15 BJP president JP Nadda on Thursday said that since 2015 works are going on to resolve the Naga political issue like various accords signed in other North Eastern States.The BJP president said : "There are certain issues of the Naga pol..

NSCN (IM), NNPGs resolve to ‘work together’

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Sep 14 : In an encouraging development, the NSCN (IM) and the NNPGs have “renewed to work together in the spirit of love," and desist from all forms of armed violence and refrain from indulging in violence of words throug..

Mizoram logs 91 new cases

Aizawl, Sep 13 Mizoram registered a total of 91 fresh Covid-19 cases and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, an official said.The State reported 9 COVID-19 cases on Monday.The single-day positivity rate increased to 12.94 per cent from 8.57 per cent on th..

Meghalaya awaiting Centre’s response on ILP : Conrad

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Sep 12 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said that the State Government is awaiting the response of the Government of India on the resolution for implementation of the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) in Meghalaya...

Peace process between New Delhi and NSCN (IM) and NNPGsShah to be given July 16 resolution

DIMAPUR, Sep 11Though unconfirmed, yet reliable sources privy to political decisions, have informed Nagaland Post that the July 16, 2022 resolution adopted by the Core Committee on Naga Political Issue (CCoNPI) has yet to be officially communicated to the..

Naga Constitution to be incorporated into Indian Constitution: Reports

Kohima, Sep 9 Even as the Isak-Muivah-led Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) maintains its stand on the Naga Constitution (Yehzabo) and Naga Flag in the ongoing Naga political talks with the Government of India (GoI), reports now claim tha..

Heroin seized

DIMAPUR, Sep 9 : The Nagaland Police recently recovered 840 grams of suspected heroin near Viswema Y-Junction of Kohima-Pfutsero-Imphal along National Highway-2; and apprehended two individuals in connection with the matter.According to a press release is..

Extortion highest in Nagaland... Naga Hoho calls it ‘loyalty tax’

GUWAHATI, Sep 8  Nagaland recorded the highest rate of crime under ‘extortion and blackmailing’ in 2021 at 7.6 per cent against the National average of 0.8 per cent but the State’s apex tribal organisation Naga Hoho said what the Go..

Naga political talks Core committee lines up meet with Amit Shah, Sarma

DIMAPUR, Sep 7 In a big development in connection with the Naga peace talks, the Core Committee on Naga Political issue is slated to meet the North-East Democratic Alliance or NEDA Convenor and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union Home Minis..

Manipur second in death tally in North East Assam tops in Covid deaths in NE

Guwahati, Sep 7 (East Mojo)Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya have logged the highest COVID-19 death toll among all States in North East India as of Tuesday, as per the Union Health Ministry.As of Tuesday, Assam reported a cumulative number of 8,033 COVID-19 de..

20 years RI for sexual assault of minor in Phek

PHEK, Sep 6 The Court of the Special Judge, POSCO Act, Phek has sentenced a 76 year old man to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for the sexual assault of a minor girl.A press release from the Special Public Prosecutor, POCSO Act, Phek, Samuel Ritse identifi..

Mizoram now home to 30,401 Myanmar refugees

Aizawl, Sep 7As many as 30,401 people from Myanmar have taken refuge in different parts of Mizoram since the military seized power in the country in February last year, Home Minister Lalchamliana informed the State legislature on Tuesday.Lalchamliana stat..

59th Indo-Naga Ceasefire Day observed at Chedema Demand of a separate Flag, Constitution upheld

DIMAPUR, Sep 6 Naga National Council (NNC), Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) and NBCC leaders observed the 59th Indo-Naga Ceasefire Day on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 am at Peace Camp, Chedema, Angami region. The FGN, Ministry of Rali Wali through a pr..

Fresh influx in Mizoram as clashes intensify

Aizawl, Sep 6 A fresh wave of refugees from Myanmar crossed into Mizoram for shelter after the Myanmar armed forces launched a fresh offensive against civilians and Arakan Army militants, officials said on Tuesday.District officials said that during the p..

Mizoram logs 16 new cases

AIZAWL, Sep 5Mizoram registered a total of 16 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of State Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been reporte..

Nagaland Reading Festival launched

Newmai News NetworkKOHIMA, Sep  5: Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio launched the Nagaland Reading Festival, Digital Teachers’ Diary, and ASSET-Question-A-Day (AQAD) at Capital Cultural Hall, Kohima today.The Nagaland Reading Festival is a s..

MePWU launches second phase of agitation

Newmai News NetworkSHILLONG, Sep 5: The Meghalaya Progressive Workers' Union (MePWU) today demanded a deadline for the upcoming policy to regularize the contractual employees of Meghalaya Electricity Corporation Limited (MeECL). The MePWU today began thei..

Eastern Nagaland

Kohima, Sep 4 : The clamour for a separate State in eastern Nagaland has gained momentum ahead of the Assembly polls due early next year, with 20 MLAs from the region extending support to the call not to take part in any election until the demand was met...

3 held with ganja

DIMAPUR, Sep 2 : Three persons from Manipur were arrested by Nagaland police on Thursday while transporting ganja, reports NNN.Police said that around 9 pm on that day, Nagaland police personnel of Narcotic Cell mobile unit, performing routine frisking an..

Framework Agreement, Agreed Position Rio again demands early settlement

DIMAPUR, Aug 31 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, demanding an early settlement of Naga political issues, said that his State Government would not obstruct but would pave the way in Naga wisdom and resign for the interim Government.Inaugurating the Lot..

Mizoram gives nod to sale of locally made wine

Aizawl, Aug 31 The Mizoram Cabinet on Tuesday allowed the locally grown grapes to be processed as wine and sold in the market freely, an official statement said.The development came three months after a public outrage triggered by the seizure of Mizoram-m..

NTC seeks early solution to Naga political issue

Dimapur, Aug 29The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC) drew the attention of the Government of India to the prevailing situation in Nagaland, saying the inordinate delay in finding a political solution to the Naga issue has become a bane of miseries to the comm..

Rio convenes meet on border row

Kohima, Aug 29: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who heads the State Assembly’s select committee on border dis-putes, has convened a meet- ing of the committee with districts bordering the neigh-bouring State on September 1 to examine the Nagala..

Assam CM moots five capitals

Guwahati, Aug 29: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday proposed five National capitals, one for each zone, to end regional disparity in the country.The senior BJP leader, in a series of tweets, continued his tirade against Delhi Chief Minist..

ENPO threatens to boycott Nagaland polls

KOHIMA, Aug 28The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has threatened to boycott the Nagaland Assembly elections 2023 if its demand for a “separate State” is not fulfilled.The ENPO, since long, has been demanding carving out a s..

Centre must be forthcoming on Naga political problem: NNPGs

Kohima, Aug 28Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) have said that the Centre must be more forthcoming to find a solution to the decades-old Naga problem, which it claimed is more important than the State election due next year.The NNPGs, which is compos..

Assam Govt installs statues of NE freedom fighters

Guwahati, Aug 26 The Assam Government’s move of installing statues of freedom fighters from other Northeastern States at a newly inaugurated park in Guwahati has drawn applause from the Chief Ministers of the neighbouring States.The Chief Ministers ..

'Naga National Workers' demand unified Nagalim

DIMAPUR, Aug 26The Naga National Workers while addressing a meeting held at the Agri Expo, 4th Mile, Nagaland stated that they confirm the stand for a unified Nagalim. The body of members have also acknowledged that they generously follow the ideologies l..

165 kg patient undergoes knee replacement surgery

GUWAHATI, Aug 25Dr Vikram Shah and his team at Shalby Hospitals in Ahmedabad performed a knee replacement surgery on both knees of a 60-year-old Sudanese woman weighing 165 kg, the heaviest person ever to undergo a knee replacement surgery.Samia..

Oil palm cultivation: Godrej Agrovet signs MoUs with Assam, Manipur and Tripura

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 : Diversified agri-business firm Godrej Agrovet on Tuesday said it has inked MoUs with Assam, Manipur and Tripura governments for development and promotion of oil palm cultivation under a central scheme. Godrej Agrovet NSE 1.58 % is the ..

Over 30,000 Myanmar refugees in Mizoram ID card issued to identify refugees

Aizawl, Jul 17 As many as 30,316 Myanmar Nationals, including 11,798 children and 10,047 women, have taken refuge in different parts of the State since the military seized power in the neighbouring country on first February last year, a senior officer in ..

Mizoram reports 175 new Covid cases

AIZAWL, Jul 17Mizoram reported 175 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest single-day spike since April 5, pushing that tally to 2,30,589, a Health Department official said.The State had registered 175 COVID-19 cases on April 5.The COVID-19 death toll r..

Assam logs 672 new cases, 2 deaths

Guwahati, Jul 17Assam registered a nearly 5 per cent fall in new COVID-19 cases with 672 more people testing positive, the National Health Mission (NHM) said.One person each died in Charaideo and Kamrup Metropolitan districts due to COVID-19 on Saturday, ..

Flag, Constitution ‘main obstacles’ : Y Patton

Kohima, Jul 16 Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister Yanthungo Patton has said that the “main obstacle” in the way of solution of the Naga political issue is the demand of the NSCN (IM) for a separate Flag and Constitution for the Nagas.Speaking to ..

Assam logs 707 new cases, records 2 deaths

Guwahati, Jul 15 Assam has reported 707 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in the last five months, and two persons have died due to the infection during the past 24 hours, according to the National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin on Friday.The two deaths took..

Assam logs 590 cases, highest in over 5 months

GUWAHATI, Jul 14 Assam on Thursday recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in over five months as 590 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.After a gap of four days, one person succumbed to the infection, th..

Mizoram records 142 new cases, highest in 3 months

Aizawl, Jul 13 Mizoram reported 142 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest single-day spike in three months, taking the State’s tally to 2,30,124, a Health Department official said.The State reported 120 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The death to..

Assam reports 434 new cases, highest since Feb 7

GUWAHATI, Jul 13Assam registered 434 more coronavirus cases on Wednesday, an over 26 per cent rise since the previous day and the highest in over five months, a bulletin stated.The test positivity rate decreased to 10.44 per cent from 11.58 as 4,157 sampl..

344 new cases logged in Assam

GUWAHATI, Jul 12Assam has recorded 344 more Covid-19 cases, the highest in the last five months, taking the tally to 7,26,855, the National Health Mission said on Tuesday.The test positivity rate rose to 11.58 percent and 2,970 samples were tested in the ..

Nagas are one people : Naga Hoho

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jul 12: The Naga Hoho today said that Nagas are "bound to be together till eternity" and added, "Let us remember that Nagas are one people wherever they are, which is not by circumstances but by blood". The Naga Hoho also said ..

89 new cases in Mizoram

AIZAWL, Jul 11Mizoram registered a total of 89 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been reported..

Assam logs 86 more cases

GUWAHATI, Jul 11Assam’s COVID-19 tally rose to 7,26,541 on Monday as 86 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.No fresh fatality was recorded in the last 24 hours.The number of fresh infections has dipped from 211 on t..

JE kills 8 in Assam

GUWAHATI, Jul 10 : At least eight people have died and 82 have been infected with Japanese Encephalitis in flood-hit Assam in the past nine days. This has prompted the Health Department to ask district authorities to constitute District Rapid Response Tea..

Demonic force must be removed: SC Jamir

Kohima, Jul 10Former CM of Nagaland Dr SC Jamir believes “a very strange phenomenon in the political dialogue” has created a fear psychosis in the minds of Nagas.In an exclusive interview with EastMojo, the veteran politician said, “I th..

GoI pushing edited version of 16-Point Agreement : NSCN (IM)

KOHIMA, Jul 10The NSCN (IM), on Sunday, accused the Government of India of “desperately trying to push through a new edited version of 16 Point Agreement,” saying it is at the cost of betraying the Framework Agreement (FA) signed with the grou..

Assam logs 211 new cases

Guwahati, Jul 10 Assam’s COVID-19 positivity rate rose to 12.4 per cent, as the State logged 211 fresh cases, pushing the tally to 7,26,455, the National Health Mission (NHM) said on Sunday.There has been no death recorded due to the virus in the la..

‘Landslides can be curbed, not avoided’

GUWAHATI, Jul 8In the backdrop of the landslide in Manipur that left 48 people dead, a senior geologist of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation said such incidents can be curbed but not avoided in the North East since it is an earthquake-prone area where s..