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Neiphiu Rio’s resignation accepted by Lok Sabha Speaker

DIMAPUR | Feb 23 (NNN) : Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan has accepted the resignation of Neiphiu Rio as MP with effect from February 22, 2018. This was informed by the joint secretary, Lok Sabha Secretariat, in a letter addressed to the former c.....

JCCTOM submits memorandum

IMPHAL | Feb 22 (NNN) : The Joint Co-ordination Committee of Tribal Organisations Manipur (JCCTOM) has submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister of India apprising him not to pay heed to the demand for the inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in the Scheduled Tr.....

‘Beware of the onslaught of alien forces’

KOHIMA | Feb 21 : “A day may come when the unique identity of the Nagas and their faith could be destroyed by forces alien to the Naga people unless we stand firm, speak the truth and protect and preserve our identity and faith”, said NPF President, Dr. S.....

Tripartite talks

SENAPATI | Feb 21 : The next round of tripartite talks on the district creation issue slated for February 23 is likely to be deferred for few more days. Sources said that there are various factors, including the ongoing Manipur legislative assembly sessio.....

Don’t let money over-power our identity: Dr Shurhozelie

DIMAPUR | Feb 19 : With barely a week to go before Nagaland goes to the polls, President of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu today called upon the Naga people to choose between “preserving our identity and money”. “We should not.....

Rio assures to restore good governance in Nagaland; ‘Better changes are coming’

KOHIMA | Feb 17 : Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Chief Ministerial candidate Neiphiu Rio exuded confidence that with God’s blessings and the people’s support, the NDPP-BJP Alliance would storm to power with an absolute majority and vowed .....

NDPP bereft of programmes and policies: TR Zeliang

DIMAPUR | Feb 17 : Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang said the newly floated political party Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is totally bereft of programmes and policies for the people of Nagaland and that “its one-point Manifesto for the .....

Neiphiu Rio resigns as Lok Sabha MP

DIMAPUR | Feb 16 : Consequent upon his election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly from Northern Angami-II assembly constituency unopposed, Neiphiu Rio has tendered his resignation as Member of Parliament (MP) in the Lok Sabha to Sumitra Mahajan, S.....

NPF will form next govt: TR Zeliang

TUENSANG | Feb 15 : Nagaland chief minister and NPF chief ministerial candidate, TR Zeliang on Thursday asserted and termed that the Naga People’s Front (NPF) “being ‘the oldest and longest surviving regional party in North-East India that has guided the .....

BJP out to warp Naga minds charges Nagaland Congress

DIMAPUR | Feb 14 : The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) alleged that, “today, the BJP in the garb of development agenda is slowly attempting to condition” the minds of the Naga people. “We wish to remind the people of Nagaland to be wary of the.....

BJP fires salvo at Congress in Nagaland

DIMAPUR | Feb 13 : The BJP said today that the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) is in “ICU and on the verge to the grave”. According to the BJP, “constant provocation” by Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) towards BJP in recent times has.....

Neiphiu Rio declared winner; 32 withdraw, 195 candidates remain

Neiphiu Rio declared winner

DIMAPUR | Feb 12 : Three time chief minister of Nagaland and sitting Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) was declared as winner of the Northern Angami-II assembly constituency by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Abhji.....

22 file nomination papers

DIMAPUR | Feb 6 : After five days of waiting and with just one more day remains for the lapsing of nomination filing period, 22 candidates from various political parties filed their nomination papers today to contest in the ensuing Assembly polls of Nagal.....

NSCN-IM on the prevailing situation in Nagaland

DIMAPUR | Feb 4 : The NSCN-IM said today that it will stand by its decision of supporting the “Naga people for solution” and not for election. “We will stand by this decision to the end,” the NSCN-IM asserted. “The National Socialist Council of Nagalim.....

Naga Committee accuses BJP of violating declaration

DIMAPUR | Feb 3 : The Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organizations (CCNTHCO) accused the BJP of violating the “January 29 Declaration” in connection with the Nagaland assembly election, thereby putting the Indo-Naga peace talks in “seri.....

NPF for early solution to Naga problem

DIMAPUR | Feb 2 : The Naga People’s Front (NPF) said today that “if all the Naga NGOs and political parties could not arrive at a consensus on deferment of elections, the NPF as a recognized political party, cannot be an exception to participating in the .....

Nagaland bandh today

DIMAPUR | Jan 31 : Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organizations (CCNTHCO) has reiterated its dawn to dusk Nagaland bandh on February 1 (Thursday) saying the decision to call for a Nagaland bandh on February 1 was taken on January 29 in .....

UNC submits memorandum

DIMAPUR | Jan 31 (NNN) : The United Naga Council (UNC) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi urging him to settle the Indo-Naga political issue at the earliest. The UNC submitted the memorandum on January 30. In its memorandum, th.....

NSCN(IM), NNPGs say no to Nagaland poll

DIMAPUR | Jan 28 : The NSCN(IM) and the six NNPGs in a joint meeting today in Dimapur resolved that no one should “indulge in election process” with regard to the Nagaland State assembly election. “When Naga people as a whole have made the collective d.....

‘Solution’ is about the future of the Nagas: Rh Raising

DIMAPUR | Jan 27 : NSCN-IM leader Rh Raising said that ‘solution’ is about the future of the Nagas whereas election is about the Indian Constitution. Rh Raising who is also the convenor of Steering Committee, the NSCN-IM’s highest decision making body, st.....

Naga Hoho meets RN Ravi

DIMAPUR | Jan 22 : The Naga Hoho met New Delhi’s Interlocutor for Naga talks, RN Ravi in New Delhi today and expressed regret over the announcement of the election schedule of Nagaland state. The Naga Hoho also urged RN Ravi to help settle the Naga politi.....

NSF slams Centre over poll schedule

DIMAPUR |Jan 19 : The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has questioned the sincerity of the Government of India, saying that, the latter’s announcement of election schedule for the State of Nagaland against the “wish of the Naga people is a big disappointme.....

Hoho team to consult people after returning from Delhi

DIMAPUR| Jan 18 : With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the date of Nagaland State assembly poll today, the Naga Hoho will return to Nagaland in a day or two from New Delhi. The Naga body has been camping since Wednesday in the national c.....

Naga Hoho team leaves Dimapur for New Delhi

DIMAPUR | Jan 17 : A team of Naga Hoho has left Dimapur for New Delhi today to apprise the Government of India for the postponement of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, 2018. Before leaving Dimapur, the Naga Hoho issued a press note urging t.....

788 people infected with dengue in Mizoram since 2012

AIZAWL | Jan 16 (NNN) : At least 788 people have been infected with dengue in Mizoram in six years since the first case was detected in the state in 2012. However, no death due to disease has been reported so far, officials of the State Health department .....

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Over Rs 569 crore spent in Nagaland 2008 elections. What will be the amount in 2018 elections?

KOHIMA | Feb 23 (NEPS) : In the Nagaland 2008 Elections, an approximate amount of Rs 569, 96,00000/- (Rupees five hundred and sixty-nine crores and ninety-six lakhs) was spent to buy votes and to muscle man power during the election. This was disclosed by.....

IMA Bharat Yatra

IMPHAL | Feb 23 : Indian Medical Association (IMA) informed that the medical profession today is confronting the issue of National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill as it has the potential to adversely change the character of medical education and healthcare .....

24-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biren to seek two more IRB battalions from Rajnath

IMPHAL | Feb 23 : Leader of the House, N. Biren Singh today told the members of the state Assembly that he would press the Union home minister, Rajnath Singh for announcing the raising of two more Indian Reserve Battalions for Manipur during his visit to .....

24-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Neiphiu Rio’s resignation accepted by Lok Sabha Speaker

DIMAPUR | Feb 23 (NNN) : Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan has accepted the resignation of Neiphiu Rio as MP with effect from February 22, 2018. This was informed by the joint secretary, Lok Sabha Secretariat, in a letter addressed to the former c.....

CWRU condoles the sudden demise of Khamchinthang

CCPUR | Feb 23 : Churachandpur Working Reporter Union (CWRU) has expressed its deepest condolence on the sudden demise of young reporters and dynamic journalist of the district, Khamchinthang Valte alias KK Valte. Khamchinthang left for his heavenly ab.....

Northeast India-Myanmar Exim conclave launched

North East India-Myanmar EXIM Conclave

IMPHAL| Feb 23 : A 2-day North East India-Myanmar EXIM Conclave was launched today at the conference hall of Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The conclave is organised by Norh Eastern Foundation with the support of DoNER ministry and Myan.....

24-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Water scheme handed to Suangkuang village

IMPHAL| Feb 23 : A Water Supply Scheme was today handed over to the villagers of Suangkuang village by Khuga Battalion. Suangkuang village is one of the remotest villages of Churachandpur district and was without permanent source of water. The village.....

24-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Moody Evolutions

In every aspect, Manipur’s own way of celebration is transforming with the change in time. Either the change is cultural, traditional or personal attitude but many things have evolved in the last two decades. People who were born during late 1970s and 198.....

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