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NSCN-IM appoints new chairman, vice-chairman

A statement issued by NSCN said that the appointment was held during its National Hoho at the outfit’s headquarter, camp Hebron at Dimapur, Nagaland.

10 parties from northeast, JD(U) to oppose Citizenship Bill: Meghalaya CM

Ahead of the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his party will always protect the interests of Assam. Taking to Twitter, he also thanked the people of the state for supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party in elections to three tribal autonomous councils.

Peace talks: Key Naga group says no headway

FNR also gave a call to “re-imagine the Indo-Naga Peace Process,” a call for a complete overhaul which signals a dead-end for the ongoing peace process. But the Centre’s interlocutor for Naga talks and Deputy National Security Advisor, R N Ravi, denies that the talks have reached a dead-end.

MHA agrees to discuss Naga outfit’s separate state demand

The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has been demanding the creation of a separate state comprising the four eastern districts of Tuensang, Mon, Longleng and Kiphire for over a decade now.

2018 fails to realise Nagaland’s dream

The chorus for a resolution before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew louder during the year. It also became a major issue before the assembly elections in February.

How Naga chants came to set the rhythm for a musical

Arenla Subong’s film Enter My World is set to the tunes of a homegrown genre of world music that infuses jazz, rock and pop with tribal Naga chants

In Nagaland, a designated day to celebrate its bees

Once a traditional hobby, today beekeeping in Nagaland has become a sustainable source of income for its villagers.

A forgotten tale: how the first Nagamese book is seeking a reprint

Navamalati Chakraborty’s “Nagaland” was the first Nagamese book ever written, and subsequently forgotten. It might be brought back to life.

Nagaland: Police to act as tourist guides for Hornbill Festival 2018

Ahead of the ten-day-long Hornbill Festival 2018, Nagaland officially launches Tourist Police — a specialised police unit that will be on-call for tourists 24X7

Why this all-kids starrer is a turning point in Nagamese filmmaking

Children’s film Nani Teri Morni — arguably the first Nagamese film to garner national attention — had its world premiere at the ongoing International Film Festival of India in Goa. 

In Nagaland, ‘cradles’ of hope for abandoned babies

Part of a pilot project called Cradle of Hope by State Child Protection Services, the cradles which will be placed in police stations, hospitals, clinics, anganwadis etc, aim at helping young mothers “to surrender their child in a responsible manner.”

Centre should make public contents of framework agreement with NSCN-IM : Former Nagaland CM

On August 3, 2015, the central government and the NSCN-IM signed the framework agreement. But neither side released its details. The separatist group has been in talks with the government since 1997 after the signing of a ceasefire agreement.