North East

Mizoram logs 2223 cases; 22.17% TPR

AIZAWL, Jan 25Mizoram registered a total of 2223 new COVID-19 cases, and five deaths 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 report..

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More Myanmar refugees flood Mizoram

AIZAWL, Jan 22Over 2,000 people from Myanmar’s Chin State have crossed over into the border villages of Mizoram since January 5, according to Government sources in the North-Eastern State and NGOs providing assistance to the displaced persons.Among ..

Protect Naga culture, tradition through art: Nagaland CM to artists

Tuophema, Jan 22Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday urged the need to protect and preserve the rich culture and tradition of the Nagas through art and music.Addressing artists and students during the valedictory function of the Art residency p..

Tripura logs 1,385 new cases

Agartala, Jan 19 Tripura registered its biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases as 1,385 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.Four more patients have succumbed to the infection, taking the State’s toll in the last..

NSF says no to 'forced' vaccination

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jan 19: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has said that no authority or educational institution should force students to take COVID-19 vaccination. According to the NSF, it has been receiving multiple complaints of educ..

NE on wheels : 75 riders to travel across 7 NE States in 8 days

NEW DELHI, Jan 18Taking on the initiative to showcase the beautiful and resourceful North East India, the NEW Expedition (North East on Wheels) was launched in New Delhi on Tuesday.The event was graced by Meenakshi Lekhi, Minister of State for Culture &am..

Mizoram logs 1280 new cases, 17.03% TPR

AIZAWL, Jan 18Mizoram registered a total of 1280 new COVID-19 cases, and one 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 repor..

Assam, Meghalaya Chief Ministers have final say if Special Session of Assembly is needed: Dy CM

Newmai News NetworkSHILLONG, Jan 18: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said today that it is up to the two Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya to decide whether to call for a special session or an all-party meeting to discuss the final ..

NGT monitoring illegal mining in Meghalaya

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Jan 18: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong today said the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is monitoring the illegal mining activities and there is no need for setting up an independent inquiry into the matter. &nbs..

Quakes jolt NE

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Two earthquakes of magnitude 3.5 and 3.8 hit parts of the North East region in a span of 30 minutes on Monday, the National Centre for Seismology said.There was no immediate report of any loss of life or damage to property, officials s..

Nagaland killings at Oting in Mon district in December last year Tribal bodies give State Govt 10-days deadline

Kohima, Jan 17  Civil groups in Nagaland have given the Government a 10-day extension to a December ultimatum as they battle for justice for 14 civilians killed during a botched Army op in the North Eastern State.An umbrella body of several Konyak tr..

BJP plans to contest in all 60 seats

GUWAHATI,  Jan 16The ruling BJP is planning to contest all the 60 seats in Manipur, although it is also in discussion with some parties for possible tie-ups.Manipur will go to Assembly elections on February 27 and March 3.“We are in discussion ..

Mizoram registers 842 new cases

AIZAWL, Jan 15 Mizoram registered a total of 842 new COVID-19 cases, and three fatalities 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 r..

5 NE States have highest pc of forest cover in India : Govt Data

NEW DELHI, Jan 14 Five North East States in India have the highest percentage of forest cover with reference to the total geographical area, official data shows. In terms of forest cover as a percentage of total geographical area, the top five States are ..

Mizoram records 1046 new cases, 14.36 pc TPR

AIZAWL, Jan 14Mizoram registered a total of 1046 new COVID-19 cases, and one 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 repor..

Nagaland Mon killings of December 4, 2021 SIT to submit report after forensic results

KOHIMA, Jan 14 The Special Investigation Team (SIT) will submit the final report to the Court after receiving the forensic results of the killings of 14 civilians by security forces in Mon district on December 4 and 5 last year.The SIT was constituted by ..

Nagaland reports outbreak of African Swine Fever

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jan 14: The Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Government of Nagaland, has notified to the general public that the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has re-occurred in some parts of the state of Nagal..

Mizoram logs 1,054 new Covid cases

AIZAWL, Jan 13Mizoram on Thursday reported 1,054 new COVID-19 cases on—174 more than the previous day—taking the State’s tally to 1,49,492, a Health Department official said.This is the second time after three months the State reported o..

Jettwings Group of Institutes celebrates 15th convocation day

GUWAHATI, Jan 12The Jettwings Group of Institutes celebrated its annual convocation for the 15th consecutive year to confer the degrees on the eligible graduates of the Academic Year 2020-21 at its Central Campus at Guwahati on January 10.The event was gr..

Mizoram logs 1513 new cases

AIZAWL, Jan 11Mizoram registered a total of 1513 new COVID-19 cases, and one fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report of Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been reported to..

Nagaland killings of December 4 SIT submits preliminary report

GUWAHATI, Jan 11The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to probe the killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district submitted its preliminary report to the State Government on January 9, four days after its stipulated time.A senior offi..

Nagaland’s big March demanding AFSPA repeal culminates in Kohima

Kohima, Jan 11A day after over 200 people started off the Walkathon from Dimapur against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), protestors reached the Raj Bhavan in Kohima where their demands in the form of a memorandum were submitted to the Prime M..

70-km walkathon staged against AFSPA

DIMAPUR, Jan 10Hundreds of Nagas from different walks of life on Monday joined the two-day walkathon from Nagaland’s commercial hub Dimapur to State capital Kohima, a distance of more than 70 kms, demanding the repeal of AFSPA, and justice for the 1..

Mizoram logs 518 new cases

AIZAWL, Jan 10 : Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally soared to 1,46,045 on Monday as 518 more people tested positive for the infection, 385 less than the previous day, a health bulletin said.The North Eastern State’s coronavirus death toll rose to 561 as..

Mizoram reports 903 new cases

AIZAWL, Jan 9Mizoram registered the highest single-day spike in nearly three months for the second straight day as 903 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the State’s tally to 1,45,527, a Health Department official said on ..

Nagaland civilian killings Anti-AFSPA march planned from Dpr to Kohima

KOHIMA, Jan 8 Recent killings of innocent civilians across the Mon district of Nagaland due to the incessant spraying of bullets by Indian Army has led to extreme rage across North Eastern regions. Amid the escalating clamour to repeal the Armed Forces Sp..

Covid War Room of Nagaland re-activated

DIMAPUR, Jan 8 : In view of the onset of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, and the rapid surge in COVID-19 cases, the Nagaland State Level War Room on COVID-19 has been re-activated with the Chief Secretary & Chairperson of State..

Train connecting Tripura with Manipur flagged off

AGARTALA, Jan 8 Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off the Jan Shatabdi Express between Badharghat railway station in Tripura and Jiribam railway station in Manipur through video conferencing on Saturday.The Railway Minister said at the inaugural c..

2 Omicron cases detected in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 5Assam has detected two cases of Omicron variant, one of which is from Sonapur, while the second one is from Hojai district, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said today.“We have detected two cases of Omicron: one from Sonapur and other f..

Mizoram reports 347 cases

AIZAWL, Jan 4 : The Covid-19 cases in Mizoram have increased to 1,42,248 following 347 more people testing positive for the virus.The Covid fatalities in the State also rose to 552 as six more patients succumbed to the infection, said a health official.Th..

5 Omicron cases detected in Meghalaya, alert sounded

SHILLONG, Jan 4 At least five cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Meghalaya.Three case have been detected in East Khasi Hills district.One of the three cases detected in East Khasi Hills district, has been reported from Laitumkhrah ..

Vaccination drive kicks off for kids at Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Jan 3: Along with the rest of the country, Nagaland Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Pangyu Phom officially launched the COVID-19 vaccination for 15 to 18 years age group today at District Hospital Dimapur.Informing th..

BJP will form Govt on its own in Manipur : Sarma

GUWAHATI, Jan 2 Assam CM and Neda convener Himanta Biswa Sarma said the BJP on its own will form the next Government in Manipur, where polls are likely to held in March, and asserted that the BJP is here to stay in the North East and its electoral victori..

NSCN (IM) backs call to repeal AFSPA

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 28 : The editorial of the latest edition of NSCN (IM)’s mouthpiece ‘Nagalim Voice’ said that it is “time for AFSPA, 1958 to go”.The editorial of ‘Nagalim Voice’ said that it is high..

Good Governance Index : Mizoram shows highest incremental change

GUWAHATI, Dec 28Mizoram registered the highest incremental change in the Good Governance Index among North East States, while Manipur registered the highest decline.This was revealed in the Good Governance Index 2021 report released on Good Governance Day..

Probe progressing expeditiously : Army

GUWAHATI, Dec 26  The Army on Sunday said its probe into the December 4 incident of civilian killings at Oting in Nagaland’s Mon district was progressing expeditiously and all efforts were being made to conclude it at the earliest.“We hav..

Withdraw AFSPA demand at Nagaland Centre forms panel; to submit report in 45 days

Guwahati, Dec 26 Amid the growing clamour for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Nagaland in the aftermath of the civilian killings, a State Government release Sunday said that a committee to look into the demand will be instit..

Mere vaccination is not enough against omicron: Health Ministry

GUWAHATI, Dec 25Nine among 10 persons who tested positive for the omicron variant of Covid-19 are fully vaccinated, an analysis of 183 omicron cases by the Union Health ministry said.Sharing the result of the analysis Friday, the Health Ministry said that..

Centre likely to partially lift AFSPA from Nagaland soon

GUWAHATI, Dec 25The Union Home Ministry is likely to explore the possibility of partially lifting the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Nagaland and some other Northeastern States.The move follows after Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a late..

'Christmas of Grief': Nagaland villagers mourn 14 killed in army op

Kohima, Dec 25Christmas - a season of joy and festivities - has turned sour for residents of Naga-land's Oting village, who are in mourning for the 14 men killed this month in an Army op that went tragically wrong. Villagers organised a midnight prayer - ..

Repeal AFSPA demand Rio, Patton, Zeliang, Sarma meet Amit Shah to discuss issue

KOHIMA, Dec 24In a crucial development, late on Thursday evening, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio along with Deputy CM Y Patton and NPF leader TR Zeliang met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is a..

Assam Governor notes potential of NE

Guwahati, Dec 22 Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday said the North East region of the country has the potential to become a future hub of organic products, renewable energy, international tourism, and the country's gateway to ASEAN countries. The Cen..

Top CRPF official reviews Nagaland security situation

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 22 : In view of the "volatile security scenario in Nagaland especially after killing of innocent civilians" in Mon district, ADG North East Zone CRPF, Sanjeev Ranjan Ojha alongwith Mahabir Singh Shekhawat, IG of Manipur &am..

Kawimaningsiliu named Miss Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 21 : Kawimaningsiliu from Peren district was crowned Miss Nagaland 2021 in a ceremony held at Regional Centre of Excellence for Music & Performing Arts (RCEMPA) on Monday evening. She also won the sub-title ‘Queen..

Nagaland Assembly resolves to demand AFSPA repeal from NE

KOHIMA, Dec 20 The Nagaland Assembly has “unanimously resolved” to demand the Centre for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the North East.  “The Nagaland Legislative Assembly unanimously resolves to demand t..

Demand for AFSPA removal raised

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, DEC 19: A public gathering organised by the Forum of Naga Reconciliation (FNR) at Dimapur has demanded the immediate removal and repealing of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958.The public gathering was organised ..

Leaders of UNC, ANSAM, NWU visit Oting village

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 14 : Leaders of the United Naga Council (UNC), Naga Wom-en Union, Manipur (NWU-M) and All Naga Students’ Association, Mani-pur (ANSAM) visited Oting village in Mon district of Nagaland today.A nine-member delegation o..

49 gold bars from State worth Rs 4 cr seized in Assam

GUWAHATI, Dec 12In a major breakthrough, police have seized over 8 Kg of smuggled gold from a four-wheeler on NH 36 near Dillai Tiniali in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district.The consignment was recovered on Saturday from a Hyundai Venue car bearing regi..

Suspected Omicron variant detected in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 12: In a major development, Assam has detected its first case of suspected COVID-19 variant Omicron in Sonitpur district. Reportedly, on Saturday, the suspect individual was identified as Suryabahadur Tamang. He returned from Saudi Arabia an..

Naga Hoho visits NC Hills, Assam

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 12: A Naga Hoho team led by its president HK Zhimomi visited NC Hills, Assam on December 10 to attend an event organised by Zeliangrong civil societies at Lodi village, Halflong.Addressing a public meeting during the visit,..

Naga Hoho visits Oting village

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 8: The Naga Hoho delegation led by its president HK Zhimomi paid a visit to Oting village, Mon on December 7 to extend solidarity and to support the victims of 21 Para commandos and also to gather first hand information.In ..

Repeal AFSPA summarily : Naga Hoho

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Dec 7: In the aftermath of the Mon district incidents of Nagaland, the Naga Hoho has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today through the Governor of Nagaland demanding that the Government of India makes its..

Post Oting massacre, clamour grows for repeal of AFSPA from NE

GUWAHATI , Dec 6After the killing of 15 civilians by security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district, clamour grows for the repeal of the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the Northeast.Several political parties and organisations of ..

15 civilians killed in Nagaland as security op goes horribly wrong

New Delhi, Dec 5 Security forces opened fire on civilians killing 15 and injuring several others in Nagaland's Mon district in two consecutive incidents of firing, police said, adding that it is investigating whether the incident was a case of mis-taken i..

8 groups withdraw from Hornbill Fest

GUWAHATI , Dec 5: At least eight groups in Nagaland have decided to withdraw from the annual Hornbill Festival which is going on at Kisama near State capital Kohima protesting the killing of civilians in Mon district.Expressing strong resentment over the ..

Dances, music mark 2nd day of Hornbill Fest

DIMAPUR, Dec 2 : Folk dances, songs and indi-genous games marked the second day of the 10-day Hornbill Festival at the Heritage Village at Kisama near Kohima on Thursday.The tribes which enthralled the audience with their colourful traditional dances and ..

Naga peace talks Nagaland, Assam CMs to meet with Amit Shah soon

Kohima, Nov 24The Nagaland Government is going “all-out” to facilitate Naga peace talks, said Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday. He is likely to meet with Union Home Minister Amit Shah after the two-day Nagaland Legislative Assembly sessio..

'NPF will secure more seats in Assembly polls'

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Nov 23: Leader of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) legislature wing and former Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang expressed his confidence today that NPF will secure more seats in the coming Manipur Assembly elections.He the..

Assam Down Town University renders yeoman service in field of education

Guwahati, Nov 23Assam down town University (AdtU) located at Panikhaiti, Chandrapur, one of the leading universities of North East India has successfully served as the gateway for professional and personal development for students from not only the North ..

Drugs worth Rs 4 cr seized in Assam, two from Manipur detained

GUWAHATI , Nov 20The Guwahati and Kamrup Police in a joint operation seized a truck and recovered drugs worth Rs 4 crore at Byrnihat.The drugs, identified as heroin, were seized by the police team on Friday under the leader of the Joint Commissioner of Po..

NHRC to hold public hearing on human rights violations in 5 NE States

GUWAHATI , Nov 19The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) would hold a public hearing in December on grievances of the people on the alleged violation of human rights in five northeastern States — Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Manipur and Si..

No absolute mandated organisation, says Naga Hoho

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, NOV 16: The Naga Hoho said today that “as there is not a single absolute mandated Naga Organization at the moment, it is illogical to denounce each other based on vested and regional interest leaving aside the larger Naga..

AR gun down three NSCN (K-YA) cadres

Tinsukia, Nov 15Three suspected cadres of NSCN (K-YA) were killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on Monday.The development came within 48 hours of a deadly ambush on a convoy of Assam Rifles killing the command..

Nagaland Governor condemns Manipur ambush that killed Naga soldier, 6 others

KOHIMA, Nov 15Nagaland Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday condemned the ambush by militants on the convoy of the 46 Assam Rifles at Sialsi village under Churachandpur district in Manipur on November that killed Naga soldier Rfn Khatnei Konyak and six others..

NE experiences higher burden of cancers: ICMR

NEW DELHI, Nov 7 :The North Eastern States have been experiencing a higher burden of cancers in both men and women, said an Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) report.The ICMR report released on Sunday said that a total of 1.39 million was estimated..

Mizoram opposes oil palm plantations

GUWAHATIAfter Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur, the Centre’s push for oil palm plantations in the North East has met with opposition in Mizoram.Three Mizoram NGOs, which work in the field of conservation of the environment, cautioned the State Governmen..

Cong asks Nagaland Assembly to withdraw resolution on Naga talks

DIMAPUR, Nov 2 The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has demanded that the Nagaland Assembly withdraw its five-point resolution adopted on August 3.In a release on Tuesday, the Pradesh Congress said the State Assembly, ignoring all the agreements..

Held for fraud

GUWAHATI, Nov 1 (NE NOW) : Meghalaya police has arrested a Nigerian man and a Naga woman from Delhi in a cyber-fraud case.Sources said a team of police from the East Garo Hills district nabbed the duo from Delhi’s Tilak Nagar area on Sunday with the..

Held with drugs

Shillong, Nov 1: Two persons were arrested along with a huge cache of heroin from Mawiong-Rim in Shillong, reports NNN.T Ginlienthan and Lamminthang Paongam were arrested on October 29, East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police, Sylvester Nongtnger said.T..

High turn out in 3 NE States recorded

GUWAHATI, Oct 30High voting percentages were recorded during by-elections to nine Assembly seats in the North East on Saturday.Five Constituencies in Assam, three in Meghalaya and one in Mizoram went to the polls, necessitated either by the deaths of sitt..

Heroin worth Rs 8 crore seized in Assam, 1 from Manipur arrested

Diphu/Nagaon, Oct 26 Heroin worth Rs 8 crore was seized in Assam’s Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts with one of the suspected drug peddlers injured in exchange of fire with the police, officials said on Tuesday.Acting on a tip-off that three-four ..

Over 1900 Myanmar refugee children enrolled in Mizoram schools: Official

Aizawl, Oct 26 More than 1,900 Myanmarese children, who fled the trouble-hit country with their families and took refuge in Mizoram, have been enrolled in various schools of the State, where they receive free education, a senior official said on Tuesday.E..

COVID-19: Mizoram showing downward trend, say officials

AIZAWL, Oct 25 With daily COVID-19 cases falling below 1,000 for at least 11 consecutive days since October 15, Mizoram Health officials believe the State’s COVID curve has started to show a downward trend. The North Eastern State on Monday rep..

747 new cases

AIZAWL, Oct 23 : Mizoram continues to see a dip in its daily Covid-19 tally as 747 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the last 24 hours, pushing the State’s tally to 1,16,689, a Health Department official said.With this, the State registered belo..

Myanmar refugees pour into Mizoram

Aizawl, Oct 23 More refugees from Myanmar’s Chin State continue to enter Mizoram’s southern and eastern border districts due to continuous clash between the Myanmar military and local civilian militia members, a police officer said on Saturday..

Mizoram invited

DIMAPUR, Oct 23Advisor to Nagaland Chief Minister, Abu Metha, who is on an official visit to Mizoram on the invitation of the Mizoram Youth Commission, called on the Mizoram Chief Minister, Zoramthanga today.  According to a DIPR report, Metha, who i..

Heroin worth Rs 4 crore seized

DIPHU, Oct 21 : Two persons were arrested and heroin worth Rs 4 crore was seized from their possession in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Thursday, police said.During a regular vehicle-checking drive at Laharijan, police seized 584 gm of heroin pa..

One killed in factional clash

Guwahati, Oct 18 : A militant was killed in a factional clash between two groups of NSCN in Nagaland’s Peren district.The firing between NSCN-K (Niki Sumi group) and NSCN-Unification took place near Khehoi camp area in Peren district on Sunday night..

Hoho for integration of ‘ancestral homeland’

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 15: The first Federal Assembly of Naga Hoho (2019-2023) held today in Dimapur resolved that it "stands firmly on the foundation of Naga Movement and our historical rights". The Naga Hoho said it "believes that Nagas are one..

Cannot forgo flag, Constitution : NSCN (IM)

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 15: The NSCN (IM) has asserted today that it would not follow the "forbidden route to the Naga solution that is linked to forgoing the Naga National flag and Constitution". The statement of the NSCN-IM is significant as it ..

Flag can be pursued post solution : NNPGs

DIMAPUR, Oct 15 The Government of India assured of giving the Naga flag appropriate respect and position it deserves, claimed convener of the working committee of Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs), N Kitovi Zhimomi.Clarifying on the unresolved matter..

3 terrorists arrested by Assam Rifles near Indo-Myanmar border: Report

DIMAPUR, Oct 14Three hardcore terrorists of the banned NSCN-K (YA) outfit were arrested from Mon town of Nagaland in an intelligence-led counter-insurgency operation by the Assam Rifles after they crossed over to India from Myanmar, sources in the securit..

Prominent leader of NSCN (IM) V Horam no more

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 13 : V Horam, a prominent NSCN (IM) leader, passed away at Dimapur today due to a certain illness. He was reportedly under medication for a long time. He died in a hospital early Wednesday.V Horam was a soft spoken NSCN (IM..

Mizoram records 1,224 new cases, 4 deaths

Aizawl, Oct 13Mizoram continues to register a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases as 1,224 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, 206 less than the previous day.The State tally has reached 1,08,790 on Wednesday, a Health Department official said. The dea..

Covid claims 4

Shillong, Oct 10: Meghalaya recorded four more COVID-19 deaths today taking the number of fatalities in the State to 1,421, reports NNN.According to Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War, two deaths each were reported from East Khasi Hills district..

Niki Sumi-led NSCN-K meets Centre's Interlocutor in Delhi

DIMAPUR, Oct 7 The Niki Sumi group of NSCN-K led by its president Niki Sumi met the Government of India’s new Interlocutor for Naga peace talks AK Mishra in New Delhi on Thursday.  The group conveyed its commitment to peace and the Naga peace t..

HNLC cadre surrenders

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Oct 7: A hardcore cadre of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) today surrendered before Meghalaya police at Khliehriat in East Jaintia Hills district.Informing this, Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Ry..

Cigarettes worth Rs 1.5 Cr seized

KOHIMA, Oct 7 : A Dimapur bound truck from Manipur carrying illegally imported foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1.5 crore was intercepted by the Kohima police on Wednesday.PRO DEF Kohima informed that the Kohima Police manning Khuzama interstate check gate had..

NSCN (IM) leaders in Delhi for next round of talks

New Delhi, Oct 6Senior leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), including T Muivah, have arrived in the National capital to hold further talks with the Centre to resolve the decades-old Naga issue, Government sources sai..

Gold worth Rs 22 Cr seized at Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Oct 5: The Narcotic Cell of Nagaland police seized gold worth Rs 22 crore on October 3.According to Additional Director General of Police (ADGP-Administration) Sandeep M Tamgadge, gold bars were seized from a vehicle at Narcoti..

BJP nominates Newmai News Network

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Oct 4: The BJP today decided to nominate Kingstone B Marak, who is presently the vice president of the party in West Garo Hills district, as the candidate for the by-election to the Rajabala Assembly seat, slated for October 3..

"North Eastern States have potential to become growth engines of Country": M Venkaiah Naidu

SHILLONG, Oct 4Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday laid the foundation for upgrading a road that connects Meghalaya capital with Dawki town, along the Indo-Bangladesh border, and stressed the need for improving connectivity in the northeastern regio..

Hope of breakthrough in decades old Naga peace talks before Christmas

IANSKohima, Oct 3 : Involving the Chief Ministers of Assam and Nagaland, the renewed talks between the Government and the NSCN (IM) would soon start in Delhi. All the stakeholders seem keen to achieve a breakthrough in the decades-old Naga peace process b..

Mamata Banerjee back in Bengal Assembly with Bhabanipur win

KOLKATA, Oct 3 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee won the Bhabanipur Assembly bypoll on Sunday by a record margin of 58,832 votes against her nearest rival Priyanka Tibrewal of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).This victory makes Banerjee a membe..

Mizoram to have RT-PCR labs in all districts

AIZAWL, Sep 30: The COVID-19 situation continues to remain grim in Mizoram as 1,741 new cases and one fatality were reported on Thursday, Government sources said.The State’s COVID-19 count has now reached 93,660, while the death toll rose to 307, it..

NSCN (IM) invited to continue talks : Rio

KOHIMA, Sep 27The Centre is keen on resolving the Naga political issue and has invited the NSCN (IM) to New Delhi to continue the dialogue, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said on Monday.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an official programme ..

Nagaland for intensive testing within schools

DIMAPUR, Sep 26 Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department has called for a high level of testing and contact tracing for Covid-19 within schools to ensure the safety of all students and faculties. The State Government has permitted the schools to resu..

World Tourism Day: 7 offbeat villages in NE India

GUWAHATI, Sep 26 Tourism has been gaining importance in recent decades with its increasing socioeconomic, geopolitical, and ecological contributions. North East India is quickly becoming a popular destination for globetrotters. The mesmerising views of mo..

1 falls to COVID on Sunday in Meghalaya

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Sept 26: Meghalaya on Sunday recorded one more COVID-19 related death, mounting the number of fatalities to 1,392 in the state.According to Director of Health Services (MI) Dr Aman War, the death was reported from West Jaintia..