North East

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..

Mizoram logs 112 new cases

Aizawl, Apr 23 (PTI) Mizoram reported 112 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 2,26,702, a Health Department official said on Saturday.The State did not report any new COVID-19 death for the third consecutive day on Saturday and..

Interlocutor Mishra meets Muivah at Camp Hebron For first time Camp Hebron hosts talk

DIMAPUR, Apr 19Government of India’s Interlocutor for the Naga peace talks AK Mishra, on Tuesday, met NSCN (IM) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah at the outfit’s Camp Hebron in Nagaland for “informal talks”.This was for the firs..

German push for women in Manipur, Nagaland

GUWAHATI, Apr 19The German development agency–Deutsche Gesell-schaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)’s project, Her&Now, announced the launch of first-of-its-kind women entrepreneur networks in Manipur and Nagaland.Since 2018,..

Mizoram logs 61 new cases; 35.26 pc TPR

AIZAWL, Apr 18Mizoram registered a total of 61 new COVID-19 cases, and zero fatality in the last 24 hours, as informed by the latest report from the State Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).Besides, the daily positivity rate has been ..

Fourth wave scare as cases increase across country

Guwahati, Apr 16 After people in India relaxed hoping that the COVID-19 terror has ended, a spike in cases across major cities has hinted towards a possible fourth wave.The major cities include Delhi and Mumbai.COVID-19 cases saw a sudden spike across the..

Cannot be part of NNPGs solution : NSCN (IM)

DIMAPUR, Apr 15The NSCN (IM) has stated that it “cannot be a part of the NNPGs solution” on the Naga political issue.NSCN (IM) said that the Agreed Position signed by the NNPGs with the Government of India is “betrayal to the Naga people..

Mizoram reports fresh spike in cases

AIZAWL, Apr 15Mizoram has reported a fresh spike in Covid infections, with as many as 61 new cases reported from the State today.With this, the State’s positivity rate now stands at 9.67%. Furthermore, with one fresh Covid fatality reported during t..

Man admits to cannibalism

Guwahati, Apr 15 A man was allegedly caught eating human flesh in a crematorium in Assam’s Bongaigaon district. The man is a resident of Bongaigaon. The matter came to light, when villagers saw the man taking portions of a dead body at a local Hindu..

Heroin worth over Rs 2 crore seized

SHILLONG, Apr 15 : Police in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya have recovered and seized heroin worth over Rs 2 crore. The heroin consignment was recovered from the chassis of a Bolero that had come from Manipur. Three persons have also been arrest..

Peace process : NSCN (K) seeks united push

GUWAHATI, Apr 12 The chief of the Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland, or NSCN (K), has said a solution to the “Indo-Naga political issue” would be possible if all the Naga political groups come together with a commo..

GNF opposes Hindi "imposition"

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, APRIL 12: Global Naga Forum (GNF) has  issued a "public statement today against the imposition of Hindi in the Naga homeland"."How does the Home Ministry in Delhi get to impose Hindi in the schools of the Northeast?," aske..

Hindi compulsory only till Class 8 : Nagaland Edn Dept

KOHIMA, Apr 11After Union Home Minister Amit Shah's controversial remark stating that the North East States have agreed to make Hindi compulsory in schools up to Class X, drawing opposition from various quarters in the region, the Nagaland School Educatio..

NPF opposes imposition of Hindi

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Apr 10 : Naga People's Front (NPF) president, Dr Shürhozelie Liezietsu has expressed his opposition to the use of Hindi as an alternative to English in Nagaland.In a statement, the NPF leader said that even after 40 years,..

NSCN-IM lashes out at RN Ravi again

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Apr 10: NSCN-IM has asked today, in a statement, whether the Indo-Naga talk really concluded on 31st October, 2019. It further said the Nagas at large appeared to be still haunted by the "misadventure" of RN Ravi with his "conf..

Mizoram issues identity cards for Myanmar Nationals

Aizawl, Apr 9The Mizoram Government has issued identity cards to Myanmar Nationals taking shelter in different parts of the State,  a State Home Depart-ment official said on Friday.The identity cards, that indicate the Myanmar Nationals as being prov..

Naga peace talks coming BJP will do well in next year's Assembly polls : S Konyak

KOHIMA, Apr 7 As the first woman Rajya Sabha member from Nagaland, S Phangnon Konyak predictably generated plenty of interest when she took oath in Parliament on April 4. The president of the BJP Nagaland Mahila Morcha, who stood as the consensus candidat..

Muivah fit now

DIMAPUR, Apr 7 : The NSCN (IM) has expressed gratitude to the people, institutions and organisations for their prayers, "support and the love" for Thuingaleng Muivah, reports NNN.The NSCN (IM) leader was airlifted from Hebron camp to a hospital in Dimapur..

NSF condemns, demands complete AFSPA repeal

DIMAPUR, Apr 3While condemning the “high handedness” of the armed forces at Chasa village of Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh, the Naga Students Federation (NSF) has demanded complete repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) fr..

CMs of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland hail AFSPA reduction; call it ‘historic’

GUWAHATI, Apr 1 : The Chief Ministers of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland on Thursday hailed the Centre's decision to reduce 'disturbed areas' in each of their States that come under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). The move to reduce coverage of..

JICA implemented in Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkKOHIMA, MAR 29: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is "satisfactorily" implemented in Nagaland. This was stated by Nagaland chief secretary J Alam during a review meeting of the High Power Committee, Nagaland Forest Managemen..

Shillong hosts workshop on child rights

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Mar 29: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in collaboration with the Meghalaya State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) and the Seva Bharati Purbanchal (SBP) today organised a one-da..

Allow medicine transportation : NDMA to SAPO

DIMAPUR, Mar 28 The Nagaland Medical Dealer Association (NDMA) has appealed the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO) to allow passage of medicines transportation to Manipur.The NDMA, while understanding the sentiments of SAPO, requests the organisat..

Hoho slams

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Mar 27 : Irked by the reported comment of Nagaland Minister Imna Along on the issue of Naga flag and Naga Constitution, Naga Hoho has said today that every sensible Naga must condemn such a person "who is acting as an enemy to ..

Sadon Blah to represent HNLC in peace talks

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Mar 27: The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has appointed the Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF) president Sadon K Blah as its representative to communicate with the interlocutors appointed by th..

Resolve boundary dispute by traditional means: Tribal body

Kohima, Mar 26 The Tenyimi Peoples' Orga-nisation (TPO), an apex body of the Tenyimi tribes in Nagaland and Manipur, said that the best way to resolve the boundary dispute be-tween the two Northeastern States is to respect the traditional ownership.In a s..

Drugs from Manipur worth Rs 100 Cr seized in Assam; 2 held Sarma hails ‘war on drugs’

Guwahati, Mar 16 Drugs worth Rs 100 crore in the international market have been seized and two persons arrested in Assam's Kamrup Metropolitan district, police said on Wednesday.Acting on a tip-off, Guwahati Police intercepted a truck coming from Manipur ..

Centre’s ‘last word’ on Naga issue sought

DIMAPUR, Mar 13The core committee on Naga political issue will seek the ‘last word’ from the Centre on the Naga issue.United Democratic Alliance chairman TR Zeliang told a Guwahati-based TV channel on Saturday that he, along with Chief Ministe..

Thrust given to coal exploration in NE

Guwahati, Mar 13 As sporadic coal mining remains the biggest hurdle in streamlining coal exploration in the North East, the Union Coal Ministry has initiated the process of expediting organized coal extraction by roping in private parties.Of the 50 identi..

Nagalim Voice states stand on Naga issue

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, MAR 13: The editorial of the latest edition of NSCN-IM's mouthpiece, "Nagalim Voice" asserted that Nagas will stand by the 'Naga constitution' (Yehzabo), and that they will not compromise the Naga flag.The mouthpiece of the NSC..

Ball in BJP's court: Conrad Sangma on alliance in Manipur

Guwahati, Mar 12Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, who is also the boss of the National People's Party (NPP), has indicated that his party might ally with the BJP, in Manipur. "Our winning candidates have met and we have left it to them to decide the..

NPF ups hopes in support to new BJP Govt

KOHIMA, Mar 12The Naga People’s Front (NPF) party has extended its support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party for the formation of a new Government in Manipur, Achumbemo Kikon, NPF Secretary General informed on Friday.While the BJP received a..

Bridge economy gaps, NE entrepreneurs told

GUWAHATI, Mar 11 Entrepreneurs in North East India should see opportunities in areas like warehousing, aggregation of local produce, and last mile connectivity and seek the help of banks to tap export markets, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told busi..

Interlocutor appointed for talks with Khasi outfit HNLC

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Mar 10: The Meghalaya Government today announced the appointment of retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Peter S Dkhar as the interlocutor for facilitating the peace talks with the banned Khasi rebel outfit ..

Four honoured with MykiFest award

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Mar 8 : Nagaland's prestigious MykiFest Award 2021-2022 was conferred on Sesino Yhoshü, Zakilhounuo Tepa, Abi Humtsoe, and Sibeule Zeliang at a ceremony held on International Women’s Day at Sakhrie Park, Upper AG Col..

Far and away from Manipur, Irom Sharmila says... ‘I get the political system now… It’s corrupt’

GUWAHATI, Mar 6 Following the elections in March 2017, when all eyes were on the high-stakes political drama a hung Assembly had thrown up, Irom Sharmila made a quiet exit from Manipur after her upsetting electoral loss.Five years have passed since, and a..

Petition in Gauhati HC for unlocking blocked biometrics taken during NRC drafting

Petition in Gauhati HC for unlocking blocked biometrics taken during NRC drafting..

Muivah ‘critical’, airlifted from Camp Hebron

DIMAPUR, Mar 4 General secretary of the NSCN (IM), Th Muivah, was reportedly airlifted and rushed to a private hospital in Dimapur on Friday.Muivah was airlifted to Dimapur from Camp Hebron and then rushed to Christian Institute of Health Sciences & R..

North East MP Forum urges External Affairs Ministry

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Mar 2: President of the North East MP Forum and Congress MP from Shillong, Vincent H Pala has urged the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to ensure safe return of all students from North East region, who are stranded in Ukrai..

Mizoram Cong accuses CM of asserting himself as ‘financial dictator’

AIZAWL, Feb 27Mizoram opposition Congress on Saturday blamed the state annual budget as ‘finance minister centric’ and accused Chief Minister Zoramthanga, who holds the finance portfolio, of asserting himself as ‘financial dictator’..

Panel to examine AFSPA withdrawal from Nagaland....Misses deadline to submit report

KOHIMA, Feb 23A high-level committee instituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to look into repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958 from the North Eastern State of Nagaland has missed its deadline to submit its detailed report.The p..

Integration integral part of FA : NSCN (IM)

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Feb 22 : The NSCN (IM) said today that it is aware of the presence of N Kitovi Zhimomi, Convener of the Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) in Delhi when he interacted with a select media. "He was desperately trying to prope..

Surveys carried out for demarcation : Sangma

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Feb 22: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said surveys are being carried out for proper demarcation of the boundary of Meghalaya and Assam.“Surveys are being done and different agencies are being involved. S..

New political party to walk to save Nagaland

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, Feb 18: The Rising People’s Party (RPP), a recently floated political party in Nagaland, said today that it will be undertaking the task of walking around Nagaland under the theme “A Walk to Save Nagaland.” Th..

Shillong Science Centre to organise festival

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Feb 18: The office of the State Council of Science Technology and Environment (SCSTE) Meghalaya in partnership with Vigyan Prasad and in association with Shillong Science Center will be organising a week-long festival from Feb..

Kohima hosts multi stakeholder conclave for women entrepreneurs

Newmai News NetworkDIMAPUR, FEB 18: An evidence-based policy consultation on enabling women entrepreneurship- a multi-stakeholder conclave was organized by the Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) today at Capital Convention Centre in K..

Biplab Deb

AGARTALA, Feb 17 : Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb would hit the BJP's campaign trail in Manipur on Friday.Deb, who is currently in Delhi, is scheduled to campaign for the party in Manipur and return on Saturday, a BJP leader in Agartala said."The..

Sangma notes threats to NPP candidates

Newmai News NetworkShillong, Feb 9: National People’s Party (NPP) National president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said he would seek the Central Government's intervention to provide proper security to the party candidates who a..

Mizoram logs 1,806 new cases, 3 deaths

Aizawl, Feb 9Mizoram reported 1,806 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday–418 less than the previous day–taking the State’s tally to 1,89,915, a Health Department official said.The State reported 2,224 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, he said.Accord..

Drought declared

DIMAPUR, Feb 8: Naga-land has been declared a drought hit State today, reports NNN.According to an official statement, the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), having taken into account the conditions as arising from rainfall deficiency a..

Rio to campaign

Kohima, Feb 8 : Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio is set to campaign for candidates of Naga People’s Front (NPF) party for the upcoming Manipur Assembly polls.Government spokesperson and Planning and Co-ordination Minister Neiba Kronu informed tha..

Over 22K Myanmar refugees in Mizoram now

Aizawl, Feb 6 With fresh influx of around 8,000 refugees in the last one week following the violent clashes between the Myanmar army and the local civilian defence forces in Chin State of the neighbouring country, the number of Myanmarese who crossed over..

‘New scheme for NE to be launched’

New Delhi, Feb 1 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday proposed to launch a new scheme, the PM Development Initiative for North East, to promote the growth of the region.She also said that villages on the northern border of India will be covered ..

Nagaland records 54 Omicron cases

KOHIMA, Feb 1Since the outbreak of COVID-19, several mutations and variants continue to emerge with “Omicron variant” which is believed to incorporate a high transmissibility rate, thereby escalating tensions among medical fraternities. In a m..

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..