Category Archives: Nagaland

NSCN(K) nexus with Nagaland govt officers? NIA arrests three govt officers in extortion case

KOHIMA, April 26: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested three Nagaland Government officers for providing substantial amount to National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN (K)) by contributing government funds to them in official capacity. The NIA officials arrested Joint Director/DDO, ...Read More

Nagaland govt bans ‘red beacon’ for government vehicles

KOHIMA, April 26: Nagaland cabinet decided to ban the use of beacon on government vehicles in the state with effect from May 1, 2017. The decision comes in the aftermath of the central government announcement of similar ban on April 19 ...Read More

Assam: Rejection of sexual advances causes mother to lose her child!

GUWAHATI, APRIL 26 2017: Police arrested an Assamese for kidnapping the child of a woman hailing from Assam after she rejected his sexual advances. Udyeshwar Saikia (26), a native of Joyrampur village in Dhemaji district of Assam, is the accused. ...Read More

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Northeast India

SHILLONG, April 25: A minor earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck parts of Northeast India. The depth of the earthquake was 10 kilometers and epicentre in East Garo Hills, Meghalaya. No injuries were reported. Further details are ...Read More

From being a BBA graduate to a Belly Dance instructor, meet Assam’s Jyotsna Borgoyary!

This interview is for all those youngsters who presume life to be the toughest with a raging desire to get in the crowds of majority, forgetting one's true passion or primarily food for soul. This is a must read story ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW How Dimapur got its name?

Dimapur is said to have been named after Hidimba. Dimapur is a corruption of Hidimbapur, meaning the city of Hidimba of Mahabharata, who is believed to be the progenitor of the Kacharis. Later Hidimbapur devolved to Dimbapur and then finally ...Read More

On being an Indian Gorkhali or a Nepali in Northeast India- the identity crisis continues!

Often as I walk down the memory lanes to recall the advent of Nepalese in India, it irks me to know how I am still referred to as being a Nepali from Nepal rather than being a Nepali speaking Gorkha ...Read More

Assam: Video of ULFA celebrating Bihu in Myanmar with NSCN(K) members surfaces!

April 25, 2017: With ULFA(I) setting up its new general headquarters at  Hakiyot, a dense forest 25-30km inside Myanmar, videos of the rebel group celebrating Bihu has emerged from Myanmar along with the NSCN(K) members. ULFA celebrates bihu in Myanmar along ...Read More

Heavy rainfall likely to occur in Northeast India

Northeast India seems to be under the spell of pre-Monsoon showers. In the last 24 hours many parts of the region has witnessed rainfall in varied intensity. This continuous spell of rainfall can be attributed to the presence of cyclonic ...Read More

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