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Meghalaya govt encouraged by public participation in improving education: Conrad Sangma

SHILLONG | Jun 14 The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has expressed the feeling of encouragement that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) feels “when looking at the high degree of public participation that is being seen in attempts to im.....

Mizoram to soon commission two micro hydro electric power projects

AIZAWL | Jun 14 The Mizoram government will soon commission two micro hydro electric power projects, which will generate 0.20 MW power, according to Power minister R. Lalzirliana who told the state legislative assembly on Friday. Construction of a 0.....

‘Nation building is not an easy task’

Lorho Pfoze speaks during felicitation ceremony organised by Mao Council at Tadubi Town Hall, Senapati

SENAPATI | Jun 10 Lorho Pfoze, the newly elected Lok Sabha MP from Outer Parliamentary constituency of Manipur, said on Monday that nation building is not an easy task. The Lok Sabha MP sought the responsibility of all to “uphold him, to support hi.....

Mizoram sounds swine flu alert

AIZAWL | Jun 10 The Mizoram government has sounded alert following the outbreak of ‘African swine fever’ in some South-east Asian countries. Officials of state Animal Husbandry and Veterinary (AH&Vety) department said there is possibility of the out.....

BJP rebuffs Mizo National Front over alliance

AIZAWL | Jun 9 The BJP, Mizoram unit, rebuffed chief minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) president, Zoramthanga over the latter’s remarks that his party did not support and has never become an alliance partner with the BJP. In a strong rebuttal, .....

Meghalaya organisations to discuss CAB

TURA | May 26 The resounding victory of the BJP as well as comments of certain leaders from the party to pursue the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016 has raised alarm bells among organisations in Meghalaya. The matter came up for discussion dur.....

Nagaland govt on Naga issue

DIMAPUR | May 25 The State Government of Nagaland has “re-emphasized” its support of the “legitimate” demand of the Naga people for integration of “all Naga inhabited areas” under a single administrative umbrella as has been unanimously resolved on fiv.....

More Naga organisations condemn Myanmar situation

DIMAPUR | May 21 Many Naga organisations have expressed their concern on the “ongoing Myanmar’s military aggression against the Nagas in Naga Self-Administered Zone (NSAZ) in Myanmar”. The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC), the Naga Hoho and the Naga St.....

NSCN-IM expresses concern on Myanmar situation

DIMAPUR | May 19 The NSCN-IM has expressed concern over the reports of “military action” by the Myanmar Army allegedly in “collaboration with the Indian security forces” in Nagas areas in Myanmar. While strongly condemning the alleged incidents, the.....

Girls outshine boys in class 12 exams, 78.94% students passed

AIZAWL | May 14 With 80.36 pass percentage, girls outshone boys in Mizoram’s Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination, the results of which were declared by Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) on Tuesday. The overall pass pe.....

Organisations in Nagaland gear up for ILP implementation

DIMAPUR | May 11 Organisations in Nagaland are gearing up to give further pressure to the concerned authority to implement the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in the State. In this regard, the Joint Committee on Prevention of Illegal Immigrants (JCPI) has con.....

Neiphiu Rio on Naga political issue

DIMAPUR | May 9 Nagaland chief minister, Neiphiu Rio said that, at the top of his government’s agenda is the resolution of the Indo-Naga political conflict. “Our people have suffered for too long and the political conflict has created challenges and hu.....

Ao Naga “national workers” on Nagaland BJP minister’s comment

DIMAPUR | May 9 The Ao “national workers” of NSCN-IM said they are abashed at the statement made by Minister and Nagaland BJP President, Imna Along that “Nagas are Indians and Nagas are proud to be a part of this great country”. Issuing a statement .....

Mizoram to soon launch inter-state bus services to Manipur, Tripura

AIZAWL | May 3 The Mizoram government will soon launch inter-state bus services between Mizoram and Zampui range in Tripura and Manipur’s Churachandpur district, State Transport minister, T.J.Lalnuntluanga said on Friday. Addressing a meeting at Miz.....

NSCN-IM reacts to PIB (Defence Wing)

DIMAPUR | May 2 The NSCN-IM said that it “is relieved” that the Sihai Camp episode “is finally resolved amicably”, as for nearly a week “we stood our ground” waiting for the matter to be handled at an appropriate political level “as Indo-Naga issue is .....

NSCN-IM speaks out on prevailing situation in Ukhrul district

Newmai News Network DIMAPUR | Apr 30 On the ongoing impasse at Sihai village in Ukhrul district between the Assam Rifles and the NSCN-IM, the latter organisation has termed it as the “hostility displayed by the Indian security forces”. In a press.....

Over 80 villages of Mizoram affected by infestation of Fall Armyworms (FAWs)

AIZAWL | Apr 28 Mizoram, a highly agriculture depending state, has been presently invaded by Fall Armyworms (FAWs), a dangerous crop damaging pest, creating fear among farmers, who constituted more than 70 per cent of the total population. The farmers.....

NNC (Non-Accordist) no longer exists: NSCN-IM

DIMAPUR |Apr 25 The NSCN-IM has said that the NNC (Non-Accordist) no longer exists “in the political scenario of Nagalim fighting for Naga political rights” as they have already merged with the NSCN-IM. Narrating the turn of events, the NSCN-IM, in .....

BJP trying to establish religious based kingdom in the country, alleges Lal Thanhawla

AIZAWL | Apr 12 Former Mizoram Chief Minister and state Congress president, Lal Thanhawla on Friday accused the BJP of attempting to establish a “religious based kingdom” in the country. Addressing a political session at the Congress Bhavan here, th.....

PRISM announces candidate for LS polls

AIZAWL | Mar 18 The People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM), an anti-corruption watchdog turned political party, on Monday announced its candidate to be fielded in the lone Lok Sabha constituency of Mizoram. Lok Sabha poll.....

NSCN-IM accuses Kuki militants, Assam Rifles of forming unholy nexus

DIMAPUR | Mar 12 The NSCN-IM has accused the Assam Rifles and Kuki militants of forming “unholy nexus” to target the Nagas. “Despite the progress of Indo-Naga political talks, there had been regular provocations and confrontations with calculated at.....

Liangmai women celebrate Women’s Day

IMPHAL | Mar 8 Liangmai women on Friday observed International Women’s Day at Namdilong in Kanglatongbi with colourful items. The event was organized by Liangmai Pui Naga Ruangdi, Manipur (LPNR-M). The programme was held at CHAMS auditorium. Present.....

Tribal language Council threatens to call bandh

IMPHAL | Feb 26 The Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) has threatened to impose Manipur State-wide bandh any day from now while accusing the State Government of ignoring the tribal languages in the recently presented.....

Naga organisations “boycott” RN Ravi meetings

DIMAPUR | Feb 26 The plan of the Government of India’s Interlocutor for Naga peace talks, R N Ravi for holding series of consultative meetings with various Naga organizations in Nagaland is being given the cold shoulder as many important Naga organizat.....

It is an anti-tribal and anti-State integrity budget, says CTLLSM

IMPHAL | Feb 25 The Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) has expressed its unhappiness on the recently tabled budget of Manipur State Government. It termed the budget as “most ugly” one. “Manipur State Budget tabled.....

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Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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