Nagaland: 6 arrested for assault on Doctor

Nagaland: 6 arrested for assault on Doctor

DIMAPUR, December 2, 2017: A group of six non-Nagas have been arrested on December 1 on charges of assaulting one Dr. Angukato, a resident of Pudampukhri. When contacted PRO, Dimapur Police said six people had been arrested so far. No further details could be ascertained. NCD condemns: Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) has strongly condemned the […]

World AIDS Day: Northeast India stands on the brink of HIV crisis- Denial, a major problem!

World AIDS Day: Northeast India stands on the brink of HIV crisis- Denial, a major problem!

December 1, 2017 Living with HIV is not a joke, especially if the society around the patient is one that looks upon them in utter disgust instead of being supportive and helping them combat it with strength by providing them emotional support. In Northeast India, there are thousands (only as per statistics not inclusive of […]

Northeast India’s dream for Olympics not distant after National Muaythai Championship 2017 held in Meghalaya!

Northeast India is gradually setting a new benchmark after the national Muaythai Championship 2017 recently concluded in Meghalaya. A group of people from this part of the region have come together to become catalysts to take the regions's Muay Thai talents to a whole new level!

Northeast India’s dream for Olympics not distant after National Muaythai Championship 2017 held in Meghalaya!

By Shweta Raj Kanwar | December 1, 2017 For the first time ever in its history, Meghalaya hosted the 3rd MBAI India National Muaythai & Muay Boran Championship, 2nd India National Pro-Am Muaythai Title Belt Championship, 2017 from November 2 to 5 at Shillong, Meghalaya in an attempt to bring the Muaythai talents from Northeast India into […]

Solution to decades-old Nagaland insurgency is near: President Kovind

"Today Nagaland is at the edge of making history. After years of insurgency, there is hope. With the support of the people of the state, of civil society institutions and all stake-holders, there is an opportunity for lasting peace," said President Kovind

Solution to decades-old Nagaland insurgency is near: President Kovind

Kisama (Nagaland), Dec 1, 2017: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said a solution to the decades-old Naga insurgency is near. On August 3, 2015, the Modi government and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) signed a Framework Agreement. The separatist group has been in talks with New Delhi since 1997 after signing a […]

CULTURE | Five Facts on Hornbill Festival

CULTURE | Five Facts on Hornbill Festival

1. ‘Hornbill’ derived its name from a bird which is one of the largest festival celebrated by the indigenous warrior tribe of Nagaland. This festival is particularly respected by the Nagas which also reflects their tribal folklore, colorful dances and soothing folk songs. This festival is celebrated every year from December 1-10. The Hornbill festival […]

Nagaland: Newly built Tapi Bridge to connect 40+ villages

Nagaland: Newly built Tapi Bridge to connect 40+ villages

Kohima, December 1, 2017: Advisor of DUDA & NEPED, S.Pangnyu Phom inaugurated the newly constructed Tapi Bridge on November 29. The bridge will effectively connect more than 40 villages including Tobu areas and Tuensang District. It will also reduce travelling time to Mon by more than three hours. Moreover, the valley around the bridge which […]

‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

New Delhi, November 30, 2017: With assembly elections likely to be held in Tripura before March next year, the Bharatiya Janata Party has gone creative with its depiction of Bharat Mata. To woo the large tribal population in the state, the BJP, in its campaign material, has depicted Bharat Mata in the traditional attires of the state’s four […]