Nagaland legislators want Naga issue settled before elections

DIMAPUR | Dec 7 : The Nagaland Legislators Forum (NLF) comprising the sitting MLAs of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly in its ‘consultative meeting’ held today resolved to urge the Government of India and other “stake holders” to resolve the Naga political problem well before the next assembly election of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly. The NLF […]

Main fear is that framework may affect state’s administration: Joykishan

IMPHAL | Dec 7 : MLA, Kh. Joykishan said that the main fear of the people of the state is that the framework agreement may bring two administrations in the state which will break the relationship between the people of hills and valley. He was addressing protesters today during a sit-in protest organised by Thangmeiband […]

Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh’s gracing Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival would create positive development

By Oken Jeet Sandham When Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang with his Cabinet colleagues pitching the longstanding Naga issue settled before the Christmas or at least before the next State Polls due early next year, Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh’s coming to Nagaland and gracing the fifth-day of the 10-Day Hornbill Festival as Chief […]

AMWJU seeks PM intervention on alleged highhandedness of BJP Manipur

IMPHAL | Dec 5 : The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union, AMWJU, has asked the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi for urgent intervention over the alleged high handiness and tyrannical attitude of state unit BJP leaders against the journalist union’s president Wangkhemcha Samjai. A memorandum was submitted during a sit-in staged at Keishampat street, […]

President Kovind confident Naga solution will be found soon

KOHIMA | Dec 1 : President of India, Ram Nath Kovind while commenting on the Naga political issue expressed confidence that solution will be found soon. The President of India said this while inaugurating the Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, near Kohima today. Ram Nath Kovind expressed hope and confidence that “a final […]

President, PM hail Mirabai’s feat Mirabai Chanu wins gold at World Weightlifting Championships

California, Nov 30: Mirabai Chanu became only the second Indian (after Karnam Malleswari) to win the gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim (California), USA on Thursday. This was after she lifted a new world record of 194kg (85 snatch and 109 C&J) in women’s 48kg category. Thailand’s Sukcharoen Thunya won the silver […]

Salvaging artists’ lost space

With much pomp and gaiety the annual Sangai festival has begun. With the president of India inaugurating it, this edition of the festival has drawn more significance. The praises on the beauty and potentials of the state showered by the dignitaries were received with resounding applauses by the jam-packed audience. We are sure the heart […]

President Ramnath Kovind pays tribute to INA soldiers at Moirang

IMPHAL | Nov 22: The President of India Ram Nath Kovind today visited the Indian National Army Memorial Complex, Moirang, the place where the Indian Tricolour flag was hoisted for the first time on the Indian soil on April, 14, 1944. On the occasion, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes at […]

President of India hails Manipur as ‘Paradise’

Sangai Festival begins with fanfare and gaiety amidst general strike. IMPHAL |Nov 21 : Despite the general strike called by the CorCom, President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017, watched by several hundred delegates and over a thousand spectators at the Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT), Imphal. In his address, […]

Manipur to host 1st North East Development Summit

Imphal, Nov. 19 (EMN): Manipur is all set to host the first ever North East Development Summit (NEDS) 2017 in Imphal from November 21-22. NEDS 2017 which will be jointly organised by state government in collaboration with Union commerce ministry and India Foundation will be also formally inaugurated by the President of India Ram Nath […]

CM N Biren Singh attends to about 500 complaints on Peoples’ Day

Imphal, November 17 2017: Thousands of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to highlight their grievances to the Chief Minister N.Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as 500 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm. On […]

CM N Biren Singh attends to about 500 complaints on Peoples’ Day

Imphal, November 17 2017: Thousands of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to highlight their grievances to the Chief Minister N.Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as 500 complaints and personally met nearly 1500 people from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm. On […]

CorCom boycotts Indian President visit to Manipur; calls General Strike

Imphal, November 16 2017: Conglomerate of rebel groups of the region Co-ordinating Committee while boycotting the visit of the President of India Ram Nath Kovind to the state of Manipur has called general strike across the state from 5 am of November 21 till 8 am of November 22 . Indian President Ramnath Kovind is […]

Nagaland: HORNBILL FESTIVAL 2017

With Hornbill Festival just a month away, a Meeting to discuss and improvise activities for the upcoming ‘Festival of Festivals’ was today convened at State Banquet Hall chaired by Chief Minister, TR Zeliang. The 10 day Festivity from 1st to 10th December celebrated every year, is likely to be cut-down to 7 day event this […]

Govt cancels Keibul opening ceremony

Imphal, October 27 2017: The State Government’s plan to open the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017 at Keibul Lamjao has been aborted due to certain problems. Rather, President Ram Nath Kovind would open the festival at BOAT here. Chief Minister N Biren today reviewed the ongoing preparations for the annual festival . N Biren who presided […]

Sangai Festival from Nov 21 : State looks to Japan, Kohima to be partners

Imphal, September 30 2017: The State Government has requested Japan to be a partner country for Sangai Festival, which will begin from November 21, and has also asked Nagaland and Madhya Pradesh to be partner States as well . According to an official source, the State Government has requested Japan to be a partner country […]

MDS scam will be handed over to CBI: CM

Imphal, September 08 2017: The Manipur Development Society (MDS) scam of Rs 185.79 crore would be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) once the ongoing preliminary enquiry conducted by police is completed, stated Chief Minister N Biren . Speaking to media persons at 1st MR banquet hall where he attended a State […]

TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Neiphiu Rio met Ram Nath Kovind

Chief Minister, TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio today met President, Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his landslide victory in the recently held Presidential election. Zeliang appraised the President about the Naga political issue and the need to resolve it before Christmas in order to bring peace […]

Ram Nath Kovind is the 14th President of India

The polling was marked by cross-voting in various states where many opposition members favoured Mr. Kovind. Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was on Thursday elected as India’s 14th President receiving an overwhelming majority of votes from the country’s lawmakers. Mr. Kovind defeated opposition’s Meira Kumar, a former Lok Sabha speaker, garnering more than 65 […]