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Harsh Vardhan lays foundation of Nagaland's 2nd medical college
Kohima, Feb 26 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday laid the foundation stone of the Mon Medical College, the second medical college in the northeastern state along Myanmar.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Health/Medicine
Steps to resolve Naga issue not yet fructified: Nagaland Guv
Kohima, Jan 26 (IANS) Nagaland Governor R.N. Ravi on Tuesday said that the Centre's several political initiatives to resolve the Naga issue could not be fructified in the last 24 years due to the unrealistic intransigence of some people who are unwilling to forsake the politics by gun.
2021-01-26
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
2-week long wildfire in Dzukou Valley doused, damage assessment soon
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 11 (IANS) The two-week long wildfire in Dzukou Valley on Nagaland-Manipur borders has been doused, and no fresh fire or smoke was visible on Monday, officials said.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Dzukou Valley wildfire 'almost under control', efforts to continue
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 9 (IANS) The 12-day long wildfire in the famous Dzukou Valley on Nagaland-Manipur borders is "almost controlled" as no fresh fire or smoke was visible on Saturday, officials said.
2021-01-09
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Operation to douse wildfire in Dzukou Valley to continue for 2 more days
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 8 (IANS) The fire fighters, including the IAF and the NDRF, would continue their operation for another two days to fully douse the 11-day long wildfire in the famous Dzukou Valley on Nagaland-Manipur, officials said on Friday night.
2021-01-08
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Dzukou Valley wildfire likely to be fully doused in 24 hours: Officials
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 7 (IANS) The authorities in Nagaland on Thursday expressed confidence that the 10-day long wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on Nagaland-Manipur border would be fully doused within the next 24 hours even as the IAF, NDRF and other agencies continued their battle to tame the inferno.
2021-01-07
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Battle to douse wildfire in Dzukou Valley on for 9th day
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 6 (IANS) The wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on Nagaland-Manipur border continued for the ninth day on Wednesday, even as the Indian Air Force (IAF), Army, NDRF, state agencies and locals continue their efforts to douse the fire.
2021-01-06
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Fight against wildfire on in Nagaland-Manipur, NDRF man found dead
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 5 (IANS) The Indian Army, Indian Air Force (IAF), paramilitary forces, state authorities, along with hundreds of volunteers and locals, continued their battle against the wildfire in the famous Dzukou Valley on the Nagaland and Manipur borders for the eighth day as the blaze raged on, officials said.
2021-01-05
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Week-long battle against wildfire continues in Nagaland, Manipur
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) The combined forces of Army, Indian Air Force (IAF), para-military and state authorities along with hundreds of volunteers and locals on Monday continued to battle the raging week-long wildfire in the famous Dzukou Valley on the Nagaland and Manipur borders, officials said.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Battle against wildfire in Nagaland, Manipur continues
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 3 (IANS) The Army, Indian Air Force (IAF), numerous state authorities, hundreds of volunteers accompanied by local people on Sunday continue to battle the raging week-long wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on the Nagaland and Manipur borders, officials said.
2021-01-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Nagaland hopeful of containing Dzukou Valley wildfire within 2 days
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 2 (IANS) The Nagaland authority on Saturday expressed hope that the raging week-long wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on its border with Manipur will be brought under control within two days, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters, over 300 volunteers and personnel of many departments continuing their efforts to extinguish the inferno at the biodiversity hotspot.
2021-01-02
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Dzukou Valley wildfire: Shah calls up Manipur CM, assures all help
Kohima/Imphal, Jan 1 (IANS) The Nagaland government on Friday asked the Indian Air Force (IAF) to deploy at least three more helicopters to control the raging wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on its border with Manipur, officials said.
2021-01-01
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IAF copter deployed to battle Dzukou Valley wildfire
Kohima/Imphal, Dec 31 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and state authorities are battling the raging wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on the border of Manipur and Nagaland, that has so far caused huge damage to the environment.
2020-12-31
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Disturbed area' Act promulgated in Nagaland, Manipur (Ld)
Kohima/Imphal, Dec 30 (IANS) The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which allow security forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without any prior warrant, was promulgated in Nagaland and Manipur in view of the "disturbing situations", officials said on Wednesday.
2020-12-30
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
NIA file chargesheet against 5 NSCN (IM) cadres in extortion case
Kohima, Dec 29 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed chargesheet in Special Court in Nagaland against five cadres of Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) in an extortion case.
2020-12-29
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NSCN-K announces ceasefire, wants peace talks afresh after five years
Kohima, Dec 23 (IANS) The Naga insurgent group NSCN-K, on Wednesday, after more than five years, announced a ceasefire and has contacted the officials of the central government for initiating peace talks, the outlawed outfit said in a Press statement.
2020-12-23
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NSCN-IM reprimands its cadre for marching with Indian, Naga flags
Kohima, Dec 22 (IANS) The Isak-Muivah faction of the NSCN, which is now holding peace talks with the Central government after signing a ceasefire pact in August 1997, has reportedly reprimanded one of its members for taking out a peace march carrying the Indian tricolour flag and the 'Nagalim flag, government officials and NSCN-IM sources said on Tuesday.
2020-12-22
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Respecting Naga customary laws, Constitution exempts Nagaland from Panchayati Raj: CM
Kohima, Dec 17 (IANS) Highlighting the unique role the village councils (VCs) play in the Naga context, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said on Thursday that respecting the Naga customary laws, the Indian Constitution exempts the state from the Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI).
2020-12-17
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland Guv hails Mahatma Gandhi as one of greatest disciples of Christ
Kohima, Dec 13 (IANS) Nagaland Governor RN Ravi has hailed Mahatma Gandhi as one of the greatest disciples of Jesus Christ, an official release said.
2020-12-13
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland's famous Hornbill Fest goes virtual
Kohima, Dec 5 (IANS) The Naga Heritage Village, the epicentre of the world famous Hornbill Festival is quiet this year with the celebrations turned online due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-05
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
After Nagaland Guv rejects separate constitution, flag, NSCN-IM remains undeterred
Kohima, Dec 1 (IANS) Hours after the Nagaland Governor and Government of Indias chief negotiator for the Naga peace talks, R.N. Ravi, rejected the demand of separate flag and constitution for the state, the NSCN-IM on Tuesday told Ravi that "it is undeterred by his threat".
2020-12-01
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland people known for their courage and kindness: Modi
Kohima, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the people of Nagaland are known for their courage and kindness.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
No separate constitution and flag for Nagaland: Governor
Kohima, Dec 1 (IANS) Nagaland Governor and the Central Government's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks R.N. Ravi has rejected the demand for a separate flag and constitution for the state as demanded by the NSCN (IM).
2020-12-01
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Army chief reviews security situation in NE India
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov 25 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reviewed the security situation in northeast region of India, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday. General Naravane, who is on a three-day visit to northeastern states, inaugurated a new residential facility -- Kohima Orphanage and Destitute Home (KODH) on Wednesday in Nagaland's capital city.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Defence/Security
First in NE : Kohima North police station gets ISO Certification
Kohima, Nov 23 (IANS) The 87-year-old Kohima North police station has become the first police station and government facility in the entire northeastern region to receive the International Standard Organisation (ISO) 9001 Certification for a quality management system, officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now tension on Assam-Nagaland border after 'anti-encroachment' stir
Kohima, Nov 17 (IANS) Different organisations, led by the Karbi Students Association (KSA), on Tuesday began an indefinite economic blockade on the highway to Nagaland in Assam's Karbi Anglong district over "encroachments" by the neighbouring state.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Covid-19: Nagaland Secretariat sealed for 48 hours
Kohima, Nov 16 (IANS) Following the detection of several Covid-19 cases, the Nagaland Civil Secretariat was sealed on Monday for 48 hours, officials said.
2020-11-16
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Health/Medicine
Over 80% turnout in Nagaland bypolls, polling peaceful
Kohima, Nov 3 (IANS) Over 80 per cent voting was recorded in the bypolls to the two Assembly seats in Nagaland on Tuesday amid adequate security measures and strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, election officials said.
2020-11-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
'One Solution' for Indo-Naga political issue: Nagaland CM
Kohima, Oct 15 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said on Thursday that the Central government has made it clear that there will be only "One Solution" for the Indo-Naga political issue.
2020-10-15
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Govt-NSCN talks: Nagaland calls meeting with all stakeholders on Oct 15
Kohima/Guwahati, Oct 13 (IANS) Amid talks between the Central government and the NSCN (IM), the Nagaland government has called a "consultative meeting with all the stakeholders" here on Thursday, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-10-13
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
NSCN-IM wants Naga peace talks in 3rd country involving PM
Kohima, Oct 6 (IANS) The NSCN-IM, which has been negotiating with the government to resolve its long pending issues, has demanded the involvement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the talks for faster determination of their demands, insisting that the negotiations be held in a "third country".
2020-10-06
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Covid-19: Nagaland begins livelihood scheme for migrant workers
Kohima, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first among the eight northeastern states, the Nagaland government has launched a programme to give skill development training on livelihood to migrant workers who have been forced to return to the state from other states due to the outbreak of Covid-19, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Health/Medicine
Insurgent killed in Nagaland
Kohima, Sep 10 (IANS) A cadre of NSCN (K-NK) was killed and another apprehended by security forces in Nagaland, Army sources said on Thursday.
2020-09-10
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
1 dead, 4 hurt as World War II-era bomb explodes in Nagaland
Kohima, Sep 8 (IANS) A scrap picker was killed and four others were seriously wounded on Tuesday when a suspected World War II-era bomb exploded in Nagaland's commercial city Dimapur, police said.
2020-09-08
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nagaland BCC warns against Chinese cult 'Church of Almighty God'
Kohima, Aug 22 (IANS) The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) has warned the church leaders in Nagaland against a cult called the Church of Almighty God from China. The NBCC said this is a dangerous cult as they are actively spreading false Gospel and false teachings.
2020-08-22
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Religion
Nagaland CM for early solution to Naga political issue
Kohima, Aug 15 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday urged upon the need for an early and honourable solution to the Naga political issue so that peace, stability and all-round development can prevail in the State.
2020-08-15
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Amid fresh government-NSCN (IM) talks, old issues resurface
Kohima/Itanagar/New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Amidst the fresh Central government-NSCN (IM) negotiations, numerous issues including the role of the government's interlocutor and Nagaland Governor R.N. Ravi and inclusion of Naga inhabited areas resurfaced.
2020-08-12
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Controversy over govt staff declaration about kin in insurgent groups
Kohima, July 25 (IANS) The controversy over the Nagaland government employees' self-declaration, in writing, on whether they have any family members or close relatives in the insurgent groups, is hotting up even as various organisations slammed the state governor.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Nagaland,National
After hullabaloo, Nagaland finally bans dog meat trade, consumption
Kohima/Aizawl/Agartala, July 3 (IANS) Taking a cue from neighbouring Mizoram, the Nagaland government has banned the trade and consumption of dog meat. State Chief Secretary Temjen Toy in a tweet on Friday said: "The State Government has decided to ban commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked. Appreciate the wise decision taken by the State's Cabinet (on Thursday)." The Chief Secretary tagged his tweet with former union minister and well known animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi, who is currently a Member of Parliament belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
All Nagaland declared 'disturbed area', AFSPA extended 6 mths
Kohima, July 3 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for another six months, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Armed people have tried to undermine peace in Nagaland: Governor
Kohima, Jan 26 (IANS) Nagaland Governor Ravindra Narayana Ravi on Sunday said that "some people with guns" have tried to undermine the historical reality of Nagaland and its unique constitutional status.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Nagaland,National
NDPP assures Governor of support to resolve Naga insurgency
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) A delegation of Nagaland's ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) on Tuesday called on new Governor R.N. Ravi and assured him of all assistance and cooperation towards achieving peace through an honorable and acceptable political solution to the vexed Naga insurgency problem.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland govt supports integration of Naga-inhabited areas
Kohima, Aug 15 (IANS) Reiterating his support for integration of all contiguous Naga-inhabited areas, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday appealed to the neighbouring states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to recognise the democratic rights of the Naga people.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
New dawn of peace beacons Nagaland: Governor
Kohima, Aug 14 (IANS) Governor R.N. Ravi on Wednesday said a new dawn of peace and prosperity is beaconing Nagaland.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
NSCN-IM apprehensive of govt's commitment to Naga issue
Kohima, Aug 8 (IANS) The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) has expressed apprehension over the Centre's commitment to solve the Naga political issue.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland CM urges all stakeholders to support RIIN
Kohima, Aug 8 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday urged all the stakeholders to come forward and support the exercise for listing indigenous inhabitants in the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN).
2019-08-08
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nagaland CM welcomes Governor's assurance on Art 371 (A)
Kohima, Aug 6 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday welcomed the statement of the Governor R. N. Ravi, who had assured the people of the state that the central government have no plans to abrogate the special provisions under Article 371 (A) in the Constitution.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
'Nagaland's Register of Indigenous Inhabitants after consultations'
Kohima, July 11 (IANS) The Nagaland government on Thursday said that the guidelines for listing indigenous inhabitants in the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) will be finalised after consultations with civil society & traditional tribal organisations.
2019-07-11
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Lone JD (U) MLA merges with ruling NDPP in Nagaland
Kohima, June 24 (IANS) The Janata Dal (United) on Monday suffered a major setback when its lone legislator in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Two Manipuri drug traffickers held in Nagaland
Kohima, April 12 (IANS) Two Manipuri drug traffickers have been arrested along with 900 grams of brown sugar and four live rounds of ammunition in Khuzuma in Nagaland, officials said.
2019-04-12
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident