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80th Anniversary of the Battle of Kohima commemorated

KOHIMA — The 80th anniversary of the Battle of Kohima was commemorated at the Kohima War Cemetery, where Viscount Mark William Rawdon Slim of the United Kingdom recounted the pivotal events of the battle. During the brief service, Slim highlighted ...

04 Apr 2024

Clean bowled: Nagaland skipper Limatola Ao on cricket as a career

DIMAPUR — A cricketer by profession, affiliated with the Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA), Limatola Ao admitted that it was a stroke of luck that led her to this career path, as her initial passion was basketball. It was in 2019 when Wati Imsong,...

03 Apr 2024

Blooming success: Watila’s petal-powered entrepreneurial journey

DIMAPUR — Not many people would quit a government job to start their own business, especially in the context of Nagaland state where only government jobs are typically considered as a ‘real job.’ But that is exactly what Watila Longkumer did! A...

02 Apr 2024

World Autism Awareness Day: Nagaland catching up in spreading awareness

DIMAPUR — The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared on April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day in 2007 to promote and affirm the full realisation of human rights and fundamental freedoms for autistic people on an equal basis with others Sev...

01 Apr 2024

World War-II hero from Mizoram Subedar Thanseia dies at 102

DIMAPUR — India mourned the loss of Subedar Thanseia from Mizoram, a distinguished World War-II veteran of the Indian Army’s Assam Regiment, who passed away on March 31, after a brief illness. He was 102. The funeral service saw an overwhelming t...

01 Apr 2024

AFSPA extended in Nagaland for 6 more months 

KOHIMA — The Government of India has once again tagged eight districts and 21 police stations in five other districts of Nagaland as ‘disturbed area’ under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958 for another six months with effect from Ap...

28 Mar 2024

Dimapur-Furkating section sees increase in stone-pelting cases, say Railway police

DIMAPUR — Incidents of crime at Dimapur Railway Station are relatively low compared to other locations, but there has been a notable increase in stone-pelting cases along the Dimapur-Furkating section in 2024, according to railway officials. In Jan...

27 Mar 2024

What to do after completing Class 12 (Commerce stream)?

DIMAPUR — In 2023 HSSLC exam, the overall pass percentage in Commerce stream was 85.83%, as compared to 74.39% in 2021. However, the number of students opting for this stream is relatively lower compared to other streams. So, how well-informed are ...

27 Mar 2024

Is Commerce a job-oriented course?

Do you have a business plan or do you love numbers? If so, you won’t be sorry if you decide to major in commerce. When compared to other subjects, there are comparatively few commerce students in our state (Nagaland), in view of the fact that s...

26 Mar 2024

Nagaland recorded 4284 active TB cases in 2023

ZHADIMA — Nagaland recorded a total of 4,284 active Tuberculosis (TB) cases in 2023, achieving an 86% notification rate, with 4,300 cases notified out of the allotted target of 5,000. This translates to a notification rate of about 204 cases per la...

24 Mar 2024

Everybody is a stakeholder in safeguarding children, says Alun Hangsing

KOHIMA — The paramount importance of safeguarding children’s rights was underscored during a one-day state-level workshop on cyber safety and security of children held at Hotel Japfu, Kohima, on Friday. Addressing the workshop, chairman of the Na...

22 Mar 2024

Nagaland witnessed 770 fire incidents in last 5 years

DIMAPUR — With the onset of the windy season, a tiny spark can snowball into a major inferno, whether it is forest fire or fire caused due to electrical short circuit, LPG leakage, etc., leading to loss of lives and property. The most recent fire i...

21 Mar 2024

Nagaland Chief Minister requests ENPO not to boycott Lok Sabha election

DIMAPUR — Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday appealed to the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) to refrain from boycotting the general election to the Lok Sabha, saying that the issue could be revisited after the election. Address...

21 Mar 2024

Why Science stream? – with a focus on Class 12 students

DIMAPUR — In schools, when students are asked about their ‘aim in life’, many enthusiastically mention professions like doctor, engineer, pilot, or scientist. However, when it comes to choosing academic streams, there are often stereotypes abou...

20 Mar 2024

Science: An unending world of opportunities

“We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them.” Jean-Jacques Rousseau Science is a vast field of study and is an entire world in itself comprising diverse branches like Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Earth Scienc...

20 Mar 2024

Breaking barriers: 28-year-old baker Tasensola’s sweet success story

“Since I’m hearing impaired, I too face difficulties when it comes to communication. I have kind people around me who help me with my communication with my clients,” shares baker Tasensola DIMAPUR — Tasensola Imsong, a 28-year-old woman f...

18 Mar 2024

Grow and let others grow, SC Jamir tells students

DIMAPUR — Former Nagaland Chief Minister SC Jamir on Friday said that in today’s world of the Nagas, ‘distance lends charm in the scene but as one gets nearer, the ugly spots become clearly visible, and the euphoria evaporates, yielding place t...

15 Mar 2024

Teachers should embrace change first, says Official of Nagaland School Education department

KOHIMA — Commissioner and Secretary of School Education and SCERT, Kevileno Angami on Friday underscored the need for teachers and educators to embrace change in learning first before teaching students. She was addressing the workshop on ‘Social ...

15 Mar 2024

Neivitso Vitsu: Naga sculptor on his award-winning work of Narendra Modi and more

KOHIMA — A 26-year-old sculptor and painter from Viswema village in Kohima district, Neivito Nicholas Vitsu, also known by the name Ato, won the spotlight with his recent triumph at the 7th North East Youth Festival in clay modelling competition in...

13 Mar 2024

Why should you take Arts stream after Class 12?

DIMAPUR — As the new academic year is set to begin with the boards having conducted Class 12 examination and results are expected to be declared in a few weeks, students may feel anxious about selecting a career path. To help them make an informed ...

13 Mar 2024

The Epiphanous Transit

The epiphany hit me while posing to be photographed with a group of final year students. “Sir, you always look like a figure with a fixed smile. Why don’t we all make ‘hearts’ while we pose for this photo? Being a good sport, I make the bigge...

12 Mar 2024

GNF appeals for caution amid Kezoltsa dispute

DIMAPUR — The Global Naga Forum (GNF) has issued a public appeal to the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO) and Angami Public Organisation (APO) as well as the Mao Council regarding the ongoing dispute over the Kezoltsa area, urging for ‘e...

11 Mar 2024

Investing in women a driver of social and economic progress, says Nagaland Minister Kruse

KOHIMA — Asserting that investing in women is not only a moral imperative but also a driver of social and economic progress, Minister for Women Resource Development (WRD) and Horticulture, Salhoutuonuo Kruse, called for continued efforts towards pr...

08 Mar 2024

Nagaland Catholics urge Assam to uphold constitutional principles

DIMAPUR — The Catholic Association of Nagaland (CAN) has expressed concern over the rise of religious intolerance in the country, particularly in the neighbouring state of Assam and called for peace and dignity for all citizens, regardless of their...

08 Mar 2024

SCERT Nagaland unveils new indigenous counselling curriculum

KOHIMA — A new curriculum on indigenous counselling and integrated alternative therapies was unveiled at the State Institute of Educational Management and Training (SIEMAT) SCERT in Kohima on Wednesday. This innovative curriculum, based on Naga ind...

06 Mar 2024
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