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By Z. Lohe
2014 August 2nd local papers carried a condemnation item given by Dimapur Longsa Youth Forum(DLYF) in connection with the purported threat on the life of its citizen Jonah Achumi by one Salehk Arkham, son of Mostin, Vice Chairman of Dimapur Muslim Public Forum. What prompted Salehk Arkham to opt for such ‘life threat’ is better known to parties involved. So far no rejoinder has come from Salehk, and perhaps he has better reasons to remain so. Read the rest of this entry »


History beckons Neiphiu Rio

Posted by: Yan Murry in Yan Murry's Space

Narendra Modi with Neiphiu Rio in Gandhinagar

If all goes well, three time Chief Minister of Nagaland and veteran politician Neiphiu Rio will join Narendra Modi’s council of ministers this month. Rio is second only to the present Odisha Governor SC Jamir to occupy such a position. Jamir was Union Deputy Minister of Railways, Labour & Rehabilitation in 1961. Read the rest of this entry »

I though we should share this with our blog readers. We received an email from Mr Dipak Dutta from Bangalore who wished to share with us pictures of Nagaland statehood memorabilia received by his dad. His dad Mr D.U Dutta was a Government official Read the rest of this entry »

It’s not just about the looks. Kehto has a strong mind. After a series of photographic challenges, breathtaking tasks and intense competition, Ketholeno Kense , has won the ultimate crown and the opportunity to be a part of the coveted Kingfisher Calendar 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

By Paul(us) Pimomo
A Review of Abraham Lotha’s The Raging Mithun, Challenges of Naga Nationalism. Barkweaver, Tromso, Norway, 2013.

Why can’t Nagas forget it? Yes, it: nationalism. They cannot because, in the present circumstances, that would be like bleeding themselves to death. Read the rest of this entry »

First Naga lady Olympian and archer Chekrovolu Swuro is among the 14 sports persons selected for the Arjuna Award this year to be presented at ceremony in New Delhi on August 29.

Overjoyed and excited to receive the news she has thanked the Almighty for all the blessings besides expressing gratitude to her parents and the Nagas for their constant support and prayer. Read the rest of this entry »


Promising: 12 yr old Imtilaya Jamir

Posted by: Yan Murry in Videos

Alobo Naga mentors Imtiyala Jamir, a 12 year old girl from Dimapur. The duo comes out with this cover – Skyscraper by Demi Lovato. A promising talent this. Read the rest of this entry »

By Dr. Paul Pimomo
Reverend Fr. John Larrea, S.D.B., a Catholic priest and missionary, passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, India, on April 17, 2013, at the age of 92. He was born into a devout Catholic family in Spain in 1921 and lived there till the age of 18, when he left for India as a Salesian seminarian to become a missionary. In the early 1950s, the young Spanish priest asked his Italian superior in Assam, The Rt. Rev. Bishop O. Marengo, to be a missionary among the Nagas. Read the rest of this entry »


Winners & Losers: Elections 2013

Posted by: admin in In the News

The Naga People’s Front (NPF)  stormed back to power for its third consecutive term with an absolute majority, along with its alliance partners. It won a massive 38 seats in the 60-member Nagaland Legislative Assembly and, for the first time in the State’s electoral history, Chief Minister Niephiu Rio retains his position as Chief Minister of the State for the third consecutive term. See winners list. Read the rest of this entry »

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kohima

By Rukmini Shrinivasan | TNN
It’s early yet in the day but Dr Yangerla is off on her rounds. After a full career as a government doctor and then a medical administrator, 56-year-old Yangerla is going door to door again, this time around with no medical advice to offer, but to listen and ask for support. Read the rest of this entry »