Planning Dept replies to PDR queriesTop Stories

Planning Dept replies to PDR queries

Dimapur, August 21: Responding to the clarifications sought on double withdrawal and financial assistance under CMCF by People for Democratic Rights (PDR), the Planning & Coordination Department today stated that during 2016-17, an amount of Rs 20 lakh was earmarked…

India, China handling differences with ‘sensitivity & maturity’: ModiTop Stories

India, China handling differences with ‘sensitivity & maturity’: Modi

New Delhi, August 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India and China are handling their differences with “sensitivity and maturity” by not allowing them to become disputes and this was evident from peace in border areas. Modi also termed…

NEET 2018: NSF, ANCSU reiterates standTop Stories

NEET 2018: NSF, ANCSU reiterates stand

Dimapur, August 20: The Naga Students’ Federation and All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) have reiterated its stands on not allotting seats to non- indigenous inhabitant of Nagaland for undergoing MBBS, BDS and other professional courses under the State quota.…

Governor stresses on  importance of local dialectTop Stories

Governor stresses on importance of local dialect

Dimapur, August 20: Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya today said newspapers as the fourth estate can play a great role in changing the mindset of the society. Interacting with editors of vernacular papers at Police Guest House Chumukedima today, the…

Govt sets up committee to streamline ILPTop Stories

Govt sets up committee to streamline ILP

Dimapur, August 20: The Government of Nagaland has set up a committee headed by Abhishek Singh, Commissioner and Secretary to the Chief Minister, to prepare a comprehensive action plan and mechanisms to streamline ILP and to effectively curb illegal immigrants…

DoSE takes initiatives to reduce school dropoutsTop Stories

DoSE takes initiatives to reduce school dropouts

Dimapur, August 20: The Department of School Education is taking initiative to reduce the number of dropouts at the Upper Primary level. The Department reasoned that high dropout rates are due to hardships faced by parents in identifying upper primary…

India ready for constructive  engagement with Pak: Modi to ImranTop Stories

India ready for constructive engagement with Pak: Modi to Imran

New Delhi, August 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, conveying New Delhi’s commitment to pursue “meaningful” and “constructive” engagement with Islamabad and emphasising the need to work for a terror-free South…

Flood death toll touches 239 as Kerala faces long road to recoveryTop Stories

Flood death toll touches 239 as Kerala faces long road to recovery

Kochi and New Delhi, August 19: Rescuers struggled to reach some pockets still cut off by landslides and raging rivers in Kerala, and the government turned its focus to counting losses and launching a rehabilitation drive that could last months,…

Over 6,000 apply for 10 Jt Secy posts in govt’s lateral entry moveTop Stories

Over 6,000 apply for 10 Jt Secy posts in govt’s lateral entry move

New Delhi, August 19: Over 6,000 people have applied for 10 posts of joint secretaries in the central government offered to private sector specialists as part of the Modi government’s bid to bring in fresh talent in bureaucracy, officials said…

PDR seeks clarity on Rs 45 lakh  released for UPSC candidatesTop Stories

PDR seeks clarity on Rs 45 lakh released for UPSC candidates

Dimapur, August 19: The People for Democratic Rights (PDR) has revealed that the Nagaland Finance Department (B&MC) released a total of Rs 45 lakh on two occasions as “financial assistance to UPSC candidates” who have cleared the UPSC prelims. The…