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Kohima celebrates Christmas with Boney M: December 11

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Kohima celebrates Christmas with Boney M: December 11

Kohima,  (Nagaland) Nov 7 : ‘Hooray Hooray, It’s a Happy Holiday’. Popular German vocal group Boney M will perform here on December 10 at the Hornbill festival. Making the announcement during a press conference at Rattle and Hum here, Convenor of Nagaland Outdoors Club (NOC) Kethosituo Elvis Mepfuo said Boney M would feature the band […]

Nagaland Students say Aadhar is threat to Naga Customary Law

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Nagaland Students say Aadhar is threat to Naga Customary Law

The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has expressed its apprehension that the imposition of the Aadhaar card or UID number in Nagaland would be a threat to the Naga customary law and identity. The apex students’ body in the north-eastern state, in a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister T R Zeliang yesterday, said, “Special provisions granted […]

Nagaland primary teachers on strike from today

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Nagaland primary teachers on strike from today

Having not received salaries for almost six months, around 2,600 aggrieved teachers under the Nagaland Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers’ Association (NSSATA) on Tuesday launched second phase of stir against the State government at the Directorate of School Education (DoSE) here. The aggrieved teachers, who were on first phase of agitation boycotted classes till yesterday since […]

Nagaland educator creates 15,000 jobs

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Nagaland educator creates 15,000 jobs

GUWAHATI: – A former college lecturer who helped create over 15,000 jobs across the north-east by training youths to become entrepreneurs has won an award from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Neichute Doulo, a former lecturer in Economics at Baptist College in Nagaland, won the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016’ given by […]

First time in Nagaland: World Music day celebrations

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First time in Nagaland: World Music day celebrations

From 4:30 pm on Tuesday, World Music day erupted in Kohima. “In times of rain and bad roads, to keep our spirit high” noted Musician Theja Meru said while announcing that the World Music Day 2016 would be celebrated in Kohima for the first time on June 21, 4.30 pm at RCEMPA Jotsoma. “This is […]

Young Nagas: waking up from the ‘Nagalim’ Dream?

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Young Nagas: waking up from the ‘Nagalim’ Dream?

Since August 1947, peace and stability have been rare commodities in Nagaland and Manipur. In the past two decades, peace talks have produced little in the way of progress. Ceasefire agreements with the various warring groups have at least provided a relative peace. ‘Nagalim’ is the major obstacle to peace in the Northeast. Briefly, the […]

The Seven Sisters are not a quiet, peaceful, hymn singing bunch!

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The Seven Sisters are not a quiet, peaceful, hymn singing bunch!

The North East of India has been a troubled region long before I was born. Grandparents in the region tell us of the 1950s when India literally waged a war against the tribal areas, using all kinds of tactics to consolidate their power after the British left. Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Aruncahal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and recently […]