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Saturday, November 28, 2020


Enter My World, Arenla Subong, Moa Subong

How Naga chants came to set the rhythm for a musical

December 19, 2018 9:26:11 am

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

Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission

In Nagaland, a designated day to celebrate its bees

December 7, 2018 5:01:24 pm

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

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

November 29, 2018 6:00:46 pm

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

November 27, 2018 1:48:57 pm

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

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In Nagaland, ‘cradles’ of hope for abandoned babies

November 22, 2018 9:23:09 pm

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.”

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

November 26, 2018 2:06:59 pm

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. 

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

September 16, 2018 11:48:07 am

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.

Police Ke Pathshala, Nagaland

Nagaland’s Police Ke Pathshala schools students in law and order

September 4, 2018 6:31:41 pm

A Nagaland Police initiative attempts to bridge the gap between the police and student community by holding interactive sessions on law, crime and policing across schools and colleges in the state.

Nagaland Kiphire Nagaland floods

Nagaland district cut off by rains and landslides limps back to life

September 4, 2018 11:54:48 am

Kiphire — which was completely cut off from the rest of Nagaland due to the landslides caused by rains — is returning to normalcy, with the help of government aid as well as public concerts and donation drives.

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Nagaland requires Rs 800 crore for flood restoration work: Government official

September 3, 2018 8:42:43 pm

Home and State Disaster Management Authority, secretary, Rovilatuo Mor said that the series of disasters during this monsoon season have disrupted the roads in multiple locations, rendered many people homeless and damaged agriculture.

Nagaland floods: PM assures support, CM says Rs 800 crore needed for restoration

September 2, 2018 2:48:49 am

In a statement, the government said that over 2.6 lakh people — roughly 13 per cent of its total population — are affected in 532 villages. Over 5,000 acres of agricultural land has been affected.

Nagaland rains: 12 killed, thousands forced to leave home

Nagaland floods: CM Neiphiu Rio sends out a plea for help on Twitter

September 1, 2018 10:28:59 am

Since July 26, at least 5,386 families have had to leave their homes. Some have moved to relief shelters. Over five hundred villages have been affected and 300 locations hit by landslides.

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Nagaland floods: Rajnath speaks to CM, NDRF teams being rushed to state

August 31, 2018 5:59:30 am

More than 1,200 people have died, including 11 in Nagaland, due to rains, floods and landslides across eight states during the monsoon season so far, according to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. 

Framework agreement signed for peaceful co-existence with shared sovereignty: NSCN (IM)

August 26, 2018 8:48:31 pm

The framework agreement which guarantees to safeguard the future of the Nagas also mutually benefitting both the entities, in return, for it will solve the chronic problem of India, which is her security in the eastern frontier, the NSCN asserted.

Nagaland, Music, Colored Keys

Northeast for Kerala: how musicians from the region are raising funds for the flood-ravaged state

August 23, 2018 8:09:48 pm

Musicians in Nagaland, Shillong and Arunachal Pradesh, have organised concerts — both big and small — to raise funds for the flood victims of Kerala

How a Naga professor’s handle filters tradition on to Instagram

July 10, 2018 10:30:06 pm

For Theyie Keditsu, a Kohima-based English professor, #supportlocal and #ootd are more than just hashtags. They are a bid to save traditional Naga attire from slipping into obscurity.

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A crowdsourced library opens a new chapter for the inmates of a Nagaland prison

July 8, 2018 11:19:10 am

The 120-odd inmates of the Dimapur District Jail now have their own library courtesy a Delhi-based NGO’s initiative to set up a hundred across Northeast India.

Bam Hum, Abiogenesis, Nagaland, Moa Subong

Nagaland: The world’s ‘easiest’ musical instrument seeks a patent

July 7, 2018 9:34:12 am

Dimapur-based Moa and Arenla Subong make music by humming into a self-made bamboo instrument, the notes of which transcend musical genres and geographical borders.

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In Nagaland, a school teaches urban kids to get their hands dirty, for all the right reasons

July 4, 2018 9:53:34 pm

In Nagaland’s Phek district, an annual farm school teaches the urban millennial the value of food on their plates.

Integration of Naga areas in northeast part of peace talks: NSCN-IM

July 2, 2018 12:20:31 am

Seeking to allay concerns of the three northeastern states, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had announced on December 8, 2017 that the territorial integrity of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur would not be compromised while inking the final Naga peace accord.

Bookaroo Children's literature festival

India’s popular children’s literature festival finally flips open a Northeast chapter

June 29, 2018 8:52:00 am

Arguably India’s first dedicated children’s literature festival, Bookaroo, will make its Northeast debut in Nagaland this October.

Sahitya Akademi honour for author who tells tales from the ‘other Nagaland’

June 28, 2018 11:09:49 am

Naga author Easterine Kire’s English novel, Son of the Thundercloud, wins the Sahitya Akademi’s children specific award, the Sahitya Bal Puraskar 2018.

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Nagaland: Campaign to retain ‘people’ DGP’ as Govt seeks replacement

June 19, 2018 8:54:23 pm

The issue of 1992 batch Nagaland-cadre IPS officer Rupin Sharma continuing as the DGP became a bone of contention between the government and civil society groups ever since the government wrote letters to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in March seeking Sharma's replacement.

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Two Assam Rifles personnel killed in ambush with Nagaland militant outfits

June 19, 2018 7:38:19 am

Although the joint statement by the militant outfits claims that four security force personnel were killed and six others injured, an Assam Rifles spokesperson confirmed only two deaths and added that two were struggling for life.

The security men retaliated the attack, but casualty on the other side was yet to be ascertained. (Representational)

Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in Nagaland ambush, four injured

June 18, 2018 1:58:21 am

The incident occurred around 3 pm near Aboi when armed cadres ambushed a team comprising six Assam Rifles personnel, said the PRO to the Inspector General of Assam Rifles.