North East

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..

Mizoram logs 62 new cases

AIZAWL, Jul 7Mizoram registered a total of 62 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of the State Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been rep..

45 stolen bikes recovered

SHILLONG, Jul 7 : The police in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya have recovered as many as 45 stolen motorcycles.It was, by far, the largest recovery of stolen motorcycles made by the Meghalaya police.17 persons have also been arrested by the West Ga..

Assam logs 210 new cases; highest in past 5 months

GUWAHATI, Jul 6Assam reported 210 new COVID-19 cases – the highest single-day infections recorded in the past five months, bringing the total caseload to 7,25,481.Since June 19, the State has counted at least 1,146 new cases.Kamrup (Metro), which co..

Mizoram adds 91 new cases

AIZAWL, Jul 6Mizoram registered a total of 91 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 reported..

Night curfew

DIMAPUR, Jul 5 : The Nagaland Government has informed the public through that night curfew is still on along the Nagaland-Assam border in Sivasagar district of Assam.Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Sivasagar, Assam, has reinforced night curfew from 6..

Mizoram registers 138 new cases; 1 fatality

AIZAWL, Jul 5Mizoram registered a total of 138 new COVID-19 cases, and one 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 ..

"Friend died after saving Me" Landslide survivor recounts horror

Guwahati, Jul 4Romen Phukan, 35, still can't believe he is alive.Haunted by the screams for help after the landslide hit their camp in Manipur last week, he recounts how the horror unfolded - and that he saw his friend die in front of him moments after he..

NE witnesses surge in Covid cases

GUWAHATI, Jul 4  The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human lives and poses an unparalleled threat to public health. Its unprecedented rise across the North Eastern regions during the last few days has raised an alarming concern among ..

Nagaland road mishapTruck from Manipur kills 5, injures 3

KOHIMA, Jul 3A vehicular hit-and-run incident took place along the NH-29 on Saturday as a truck from Manipur crashed into a regional taxi carrying passengers, killing five persons and injuring three.ADCP (W&J) Dimapur, Commissioner of Police (Crime) &..

Two from Manipur held with drugs

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jul 2: Nagaland Police arrested two persons from Manipur for carrying suspected banned drugs, yesterday. A case in this regard has been registered.According to Nagaland Police, based on specific input, Nagaland Police personnel..

Former Meghalaya MLA formally joins BJP

Newmai News NetworkSHILLONG, Jun 30 :  Former legislator from South Tura, John Lesslee K Sangma has officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.Sangma was welcomed by the BJP state president Ernest Mawrie in presence of cabinet minister Sanbor Shull..

Myanmar Army abandons Taga, HQs of NE insurgent groups, after 3 years

GUWAHATI, Jun 28The Tatmadaw or Myanmar Army has left the Taga areas of Sagaing, Myanmar, which were captured on January 29, 2019 from the North East-based insurgent groups, according to sources.A top insurgent leader from Sagaing confirmed: “The My..

Over 6 lakh people affected in Meghalaya

Newmai News NetworkSHILLONG, Jun 24: More than six lakh people have been impacted by the prevailing inclement weather conditions and flash floods in Meghalaya. In addition to affecting individuals, the weather-related calamities also adversely affected 94..

Nagaland killings Accused army men not to undergo civil trial

KOHIMA, Jun 22The soldiers of the 21 Para Special Forces of the Indian Army, who were allegedly involved in the December 4 killings at Oting in Nagaland, won’t undergo any kind of civil trial.The Army will try the special forces troopers, who were a..

Another body to press for resolution of Naga issue

Dimapur, Jun 22 Naga civil society organisations, tribal bodies, public leaders and intellectuals of Nagaland Tuesday resolved to constitute an action committee to press for a solution to the Naga political issue.The decision was taken at a meeting initia..

Flood situation worsens in Assam as death toll rises to 62; Cachar faces food scarcity

GUWAHATI, Jun 19At least out of the eight recent deaths, three were buried alive due to a landslide, and six died in the floods. Recent deaths have been reported from the districts of Darang, Barpeta, Karimganj, Haila-kandi and Sonitpur. Floods and landsl..

Integration not a choice, asserts NSCN-IM

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jun 17: Member of 'Collective Leadership' cum care-taker of 'Ministry of Kilo (Home) Affairs' of the NSCN-IM, Rh Raising has on Friday said that integration of all Naga ancestral domains under one political roof is a must and n..

Suspected brown sugar seized

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, JUNE 17: One person from Manipur was apprehended by Nagaland Police in Dimapur for carrying suspected brown sugar, according to police.Based on a reliable input about a drug smuggler arriving from Manipur with drugs on June 15,..

Pan Naga Hoho does not undermine any democratic political institution: NSCN-IM

Guwahati, Jun 16 The NSCN-IM on Thursday said that the Pan Naga Hoho (PNH) does not warrant wild speculation as it is still in the incubation stage.A section of media recently reported that the proposed post of ‘chairman’ of the PNH would be m..

NSF urges PM Modi to be 'sincere'

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jun 14 : The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be "sincere in matters relating to the Indo-Naga political issue".In a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister today, the apex Naga stude..

'Naga Solidarity Walk' on July 28-29

KOHIMA, Jun 13The Global Naga Forum (GNF) – a civil society group, connecting Nagas across physical borders is all set to host the ‘Naga Solidarity Walk 2022’ on July 28-29.Organized under the theme “One People, One Destiny”,..

Botched Nagaland ambush: 30 soldiers named in chargesheet

Guwahati, Jun 11Thirty Army special forces soldiers have been named in a Nagaland Police chargesheet over a botched ambush last year that killed 14 civilians. The state police chief said their Special Investigation Team, or SIT, has given the chargesheet ..

Nagas rally for peace at Delhi

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jun 11: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) in collaboration with the Naga Students’ Union, Delhi (NSUD) organised ‘A Peoples Rally’ under the theme “Call for Peace” in New Delhi today with a..

Now, Zeliangrong Nagas of Assam and Manipur back Kitovi-led NNPGs

New Delhi, Jun 8 Two days after N Kitovi Zhimomi-led NNPGs got a morale booster as Arunachal Pradesh-based Naga organi-sations backed it in the ongoing peace parleys process, on Tuesday the 'Zeliangrong Naga organi-sations' of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland ..

NE marching : Sonowal

Itanagar, Jun 8  : As Congress neglected the North East for the last 60 years, the BJP-led Government at the Centre had to face challenges in accelerating the development of the region, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday.Speaking to ..

Naga peace talks Govt, NSCN (IM) should not back out : Zeliang

Kohima, Jun 7 The ruling United Democratic Alliance (UDA) in Nagaland has urged the Centre as well as the Naga groups including NSCN (IM) not to back out from what has been committed, in writing and otherwise, during the last 25 years.The Naga political i..

Final pact won't be inked secretly : TR Zeliang

KOHIMA, Jun 6Former Nagaland Chief Minister and Chairman of the UDA Government in the State–TR Zeliang has clarified that the much awaited Naga peace accord “won’t be inked secretly”.“One should not believe that such a comple..

Naga-Peace Talks NNPGs gains support from ‘Nagas of ArP’

DIMAPUR, Jun 6The Naga National Political Groups (NNPG) leaders have claimed to have garnered immense support from the Nagas residing in Arunachal Pradesh–a major blow to the National Socialist Council of Nagalim-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM).They have opte..

Rain forecasted

GUWAHATI, Jun 6 : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that an intense spell of rainfall is likely to continue over North East India and Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next five days.Already several parts of the countr..

Pressure grows on NSCN-IM to agree to solution

DIMAPUR, Jun 4In Nagaland, where it occu-pies the singular position of leading the longest-running insurgency in the country, the NSCN (I-M) is used to being treated with kid gloves by parties – a far cry from the criticism that has been directed at..

Ongoing political talks with NSCN (IM), NNPGs Sarma meets Nagaland CM

Dimapur, Jun 3Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma held a crucial meeting with the Nagaland Government's Core Committee on Naga Political Issue, sources said on Friday.Mr Sarma, the convener of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), arrived in Dim..

Next move of NSCN (IM) not yet clear

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jun 3 : After the NSCN (IM)'s 'emergency National assembly' adopted a strong resolution to protect and uphold the 'Naga National principle at any cost' on May 31, guessing works have intensified as to what situations may arise ..

Wary of plot to impose another accord : NSCN (IM)

GUWAHATI, Jun 2 The Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) is not going for any agreement with the Government of India, which will betray the historical rights of the Naga people, the group has announced. Member of the ..

Delphi Oinam tops in 10th, Subhansu in 12th

New Delhi, May 31 Delphi Oinam topped the HSLC examination, 2022 conducted by the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) the results of which was announced today. Results of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) exams were also announ..

Crucial NSCN (IM) meet today

Kohima, May 30 The all important Emergency National Assembly of the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) will be held on Tuesday at General Headquarters Church, Naga Army, at Hebron Camp, the designated camp of the do..

Muivah to share report on peace talks on May 31 after key meeting

DIMAPUR, May 29An important four-hour long meeting was held between Nagaland Core Committee of State legislators and an NSCN (IM) delegation yesterday near Dimapur where issues critical to the peace talk were discussed.At the meeting VS Atem led the NSCN ..

9 major projects for NE in the pipeline : Sitharaman

GUWAHATI, May 29 The Centre is implementing nine major projects in the North East, three of them alone entailing costs of over Rs 1.34 lakh crore, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday.Once executed, the projects will boost road, rail a..

Don’t ‘go overboard’ : NSCN (IM) warns Naga MLAs

Kohima, May 27 The NSCN (IM) on Friday advised the elected leaders of the State to resist the temptation of going overboard with the Naga political issue and from further creating confusion at this sensitive juncture.  “While we appreciate the ..

Fate hangs in balance as NSCN (IM) rejects Centre's offer

GUWAHATI, May 26 The fate of the Naga peace process hangs in the balance as the Isak-Muivah faction of the major insurgent group National Socialist Council of Nagalim or NSCN (IM) on Thursday said in clear terms that it would not accept the "Naga Nat..

There’s a solution to every problem: Nagaland Govt

Kohima, May 26 Igniting hope for a solution to the long pending Naga political issue, Nagaland Government’s spokesperson Neiba Kronu on Wednesday said the Centre “happens to understand” the issues of the Naga people.Following a meeting o..

Naga issue not a cultural issue : TNR

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, MAY 26: The Naga Rising (TNR) said that the Naga issue is not a cultural issue. As such, TNR urged the Government of India not to treat the issue as a cultural issue.In a statement today, TNR said that after all these years of ..

Low rain predicted in NE in next few days

GUWAHATI, May 25There will be no let off in rain in the coming days for the North East, as the region looks set to receive low to moderate showers in the coming weeks.According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) report, a cyclonic circulation above ..

Any possible solution should be studied : NPF

DIMAPUR, May 24The Naga People’s Front (NPF) said any possible solution to the Naga issue that may be arrived at out of the ongoing political negotiation between the Government of India and the Naga negotiating groups needs to be seriously examined ..

Row between NSCN (IM) & Jamir will do more harm than good to Nagas : Ao Senden

Dimapur, May 23 The Ao Senden, the apex body of the Ao Naga tribe, on Sunday said the re-emergence of war of words between the NSCN (IM) and former Nagaland Chief Minister Dr SC Jamir in recent days is not healthy and will do more harm than good to the Na..

Naga attires

KOHIMA, May 23 : The first of its kind, a Nagaland State level consultative meet with all tribal hohos (bodies) on documentation of traditional attires, motifs, designs, and ornaments was held at Capital Convention Centre in Kohima today, reports NNN.Chie..

Peace talks with NSCN (IM), NNPGs Many doubt settlement before 2023 State polls

Kohima, May 22 The Nagaland Government and all the political parties have been urging the Central Government and all other stakeholders to settle the much expected Naga peace talks before the Assembly elections, due in January-February next year.But the p..

BJP ended ‘culture of corruption’ in NE: Shah

Namsai (ArP), May 22 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday claimed that the BJP has ended the “culture of corruption” in the North East and funds meant for development work now get percolated to the last man, whereas middlemen siphoned off m..

‘Taxes’ will vanish after solution : NSCN (IM)

GUWAHATI, May 21 Stating that it is not opposed to an early solution to the protracted 'Naga political problem', the National Socialist Council of Nagalim or NSCN (IM) on Friday said people would get respite from multiple factions and illegal taxes once t..

Swine fever lands in Nagaland

Dimapur, May 20The Nagaland Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department on Friday confirmed African swine fever cases in pigs in three districts of the State.The Directorate said confirmed cases of the occurrence of African swine fever have been e..

Consultation with NSCN (IM) is on : Rio

DIMAPUR, May 19Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday said that consultation with the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) is underway to resolve the Naga political issue. Rio's remarks came after he met Un..

Unity first : NSCN-K (Niki Sumi)

Dimapur, May 18 The Niki Sumi faction of the NSCN (K) made a clarion call to all the Naga tribal leaders to be more committed and active in uniting all the Naga political groups and the people at large. It said no solution to the Naga issue is likely to b..

Govt decides to follow Centre's law on street vendors

Newmai News NetworkShillong, May 18: The Meghalaya Government has decided to do away with The Meghalaya Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 in order to follow the Central law pertaining to street vending.Th..

Army completes Court of Inquiry into killing of Nagaland civilians

Guwahati, May 17 The Indian Army’s Eastern Command chief on Monday said that the force has completed the Court of Inquiry into the firing incident in Nagaland where soldiers gunned down over 12 civilians in December last year.Following the killings ..

NSCN (IM) goes ballistic against SC Jamir

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, May 16 : Once again flatly rejecting the 16 Point Agreement and pointing its fingers at former Chief Minister of Nagaland SC Jamir, the NSCN (IM) today said, “SC Jamir is the only living person today who is still kicking ..

Manik Saha named as Tripura CM

Agartala, May 14 The BJP named State presi-dent and Rajya Sabha MP Dr Manik Saha as the new Chief Minister of Tripura after Biplab Kumar Deb submitted his resignation to Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya at the Raj Bhawan in Agartala on Saturday.Deb, who had ..

Key NSCN-IM leader passes away

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, MAY 14: One of the tallest NSCN-IM leaders, AK Lungalang passed away in Dimapur on Friday evening. He was a member of Collective Leadership of the NSCN-IM till he breathed his last. AK Lungalang joined the Naga national movemen..

Gold worth Rs 8 Cr seized on Imp-Dpr route

New Delhi, May 13 Revenue Intelligence officers have seized 15.93 kg of foreign-origin gold valued at over Rs 8 crore smuggled through the India-Myanmar border, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.In an operation code-named 'Gold on the Highway', the Dire..

FCRA Scam Presbyterian Church of NE named in FIR

GUWAHATI, May 13In a big development, the Manipur-based Reformed Presbyterian Church North East India has been named in the FIR filed in the alleged Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) scam case.The Manipur-based Reformed Presbyterian Church Northe..

Heavy rains to batter NE till May 15

GUWAHATI, May 12While most parts of India have been enduring scorching heatwave conditions since the start of summer, the North Eastern States have remained wet since May began. Now, these conditions are getting further exacerbated due to Cyclone Asani, w..

AFSPA may soon be revoked from entire Assam: Amit Shah

Guwahati, May 10  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said improved law and order and peace accords with militant outfits led to the partial withdrawal of AFSPA in Assam, and that he was confident it will be revoked soon from the entire State.Sh..

BJP factor behind ‘merger’ of Nagaland parties Hands played to keep out ‘third party’

NEW DELHI, May 9Preventing the BJP from “taking advantage” of a possible split in their votes may have made most MLAs of one regional party to “merge” with another in Nagaland.On April 29, all but four of the 25 MLAs of the Naga Pe..

ULFA-I awards death sentence to two cadres for ‘spying’

Guwahati, May 7Proscribed rebel outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) is said to have killed two of its cadres for allegedly “spying” on the outfit at the instruction of Assam Police.The two cadres were identified as Dhan..

Declared ‘Indian’ by FTs once can’t be declared foreigner again: Gauhati HC

Guwahati, May 7The Gauhati High Court has ruled that if a person has been declared an Indian citizen by a Foreigners Tribunal in Assam, they cannot be tried for a second time in the tribunal and declared a foreigner.A Division Bench of Justice N Kotiswara..

NESO, AASU oppose Home Minister Amit Shah's assertion on CAA implementation

GUWAHATI, May 6 : A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) would be implemented in the country once the COVID-19 pandemic ended, two students' organizations in the northeast on Friday vowed to oppose any mo..

Will implement CAA after Covid subsides: Amit Shah

Siliguri, May 5: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented as soon as Covid tapers off, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today in Bengal, making it clear that the controversial citizenship law is back on the Centre's agenda.Addressing a pu..

Forum for Naga Reconciliation appeals for justice

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, May 5: With regard to the December 4 and 5 killings of Oting village and Mon in Nagaland last year, the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) insisted that the Government delivers justice at the earliest. The FNR also said that "..

Mizoram logs 40 new cases; 8.10% TPR

AIZAWL, May 2Mizoram registered a total of 40 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..

3 women feted

DIMAPUR, May 2 : Three Naga women achievers-Neithonuo T Liegise, Sali Kez Ngully and Vilivi Sheqi-were felicitated during the North East Festival, 2022 at Agartala on May 1, 2022. The programme was held under the theme "Role of Women in the Development of..

ICAR holds seminar on potential of North East in Agri-Horticulture

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, May 2: Commemorating the 75th year of independence 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav ', a seminar on monetizing Agri-Horti organic potentials of North East through value chain development was held today at N.E Agri- Expo 'Angh House' in..

Mizoram logs 83 new infections

Mizoram on Saturday reported 83 new COVID-19 cases, 16 less than the previous day, pushing the tally to 2,27,419, a Health Department official said.The COVID-19 death toll remained at 696 for the third consecutive day on Saturday as the State did not repo..

After 21 MLAs defect, NPF to claim Ministerial berth

Kohima, Apr 30 A day after 21 MLAs from the Naga People’s Front (NPF) party joined Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio-led Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), NPF president Dr Shürhozelie Liezietsu said that the party will reclaim ..

Meet backs FA

DIMAPUR, Apr 30: To keep abreast of the ongoing Indo-Naga political talks, "Zailad Region of NSCN-IM and Jadonang Brigade, Naga Army", organized an awareness programme at Aben, Tousem sub-division, Tamenglong on April 26, according to NSCN (IM) in a state..

ENPO takes stand

DIMAPUR, Apr 30: The Eastern Nagaland Peoples' Organization (ENPO) said it has "temporarily withdrawn all forms of non-co-operation to Indian security forces," reports NNN.It can be mentioned here that after the Oting killing incident, the ENPO had declar..

Come together : Liezietsu to NSCN (IM), NNPGs

Kohima, Apr 29 (PTI) NPF president Shurhozelie Liezietsu has said that efforts should be made to bring together NSCN (IM) and the Working Committee of Naga National Political Groups for a common front on the Naga peace talks as the Centre may not con..

Mizoram logs 99 new cases; 10 pc TPR

AIZAWL, Apr 29Mizoram registered a total of 99 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of the State's Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been ..

Efforts on to completely remove AFSPA from NE : Modi

Diphu (Assam), Apr 28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said efforts are on to remove AFSPA completely from the North East region.Addressing a 'Peace, Unity and Development' rally here, he said the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act could be withdra..

Insurgency down by 80 pc in NE : MHA

Guwahati, Apr 28 Insurgency activities in the North Eastern region have been reduced to 80 percent in the last eight years while casualties of security forces have come down by 75 percent, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in its annual report 2020-..

Mizoram logs 102 new Covid cases

Aizawl, Apr 26 Mizoram on Tuesday reported 102 new COVID-19 cases, five less than the previous day, pushing the tally to 2,26,988, a Health Department official said.Of the 102 fresh cases, Saitual district reported the highest at 45,  followed by Kha..

PM has best vision for NE : Munda

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Apr 25 : Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda said today that it is the vision of the Prime Minister to see that the North Eastern States come at par with the developed States of the country. He added that the Governm..

Nagaland bans

DIMAPUR, Apr 25 : The Government of Nagaland has imposed a “ban on single-use plastics in Nagaland” to fight the menace of plastic and the serious environmental and ecological challenges posed by rampant use of plastics, reports NNN. "The ban ..

Mizoram logs 107 fresh cases

Aizawl, Apr 25 Mizoram reported 107 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, 30 more than the previous day, taking the State’s tally to 2,26,886, a health official said.The death toll rose to 695 as an 88-year-old woman from Mamit district succumbed to the i..

‘Solution to be based on FA’

KOHIMA, Apr 24The Centre's Interlocutor Akshaya Kumar Mishra on Saturday held a third round of talks with NSCN-IM and assured it that the final solution to the vexed Naga political issue will be based on the Framework Agreement of 2015.The assurance was g..

Work of removing AFSPA underway since 3-4 years : Rajnath Singh ‘Result of durable peace and stability’

Guwahati, Apr 23 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a day-long visit to Assam, on Saturday lauded the Centre and the State Government for significantly reducing the footprint of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the North East.Speaking..