Everything you need to know about Naga Ghuli Kanaigaon: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Naga Ghuli Kanaigaon: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is so busy with her projects in hand that she has decided not to sign any new film this year.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action-drama "Thadaka", feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): The northeast has a rich pool of talent, especially in the sporting arena. Recently, the 27th edition of the Northeast Games 2013, a big sporting extravaganza, was organized in Manipur and attracted the enthusiastic participation of sportspersons.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Telugu actor Sushant, who grooved to the title track of his upcoming Telugu romance "Adda" at a recent Indian Premier League (IPL) match, says it was an adrenaline-pumping experience.
Tamenglong (Manipur), April 7 (IANS) They don't wear blue helmets nor are they uniformed, but their attempt to maintain peace in Manipur's most backward district of Tamenglong - riddled with internecine clashes - is somewhat akin to that of a United Nations Peacekeeping Force in a war-torn nation.
Dimapur, Apr 5 (ANI): The threshold of Nagaland- Dimapur - which is popularly known as the state's 'commercial hub' has become an attractive destination for many entrepreneurs and traders, both nationally and internationally.
Kohima, March 14 (IANS) Chotisuh Sazo of the ruling Naga People's Front was Thursday unanimously elected as the Nagaland assembly speaker.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Alobo Naga & The Band (ANB) from Nagaland regaled the crowd at a cultural event held at the Jamia Millia Islamia here. Their lyrics are mostly based on youth, society and love.
Kohima, Mar 5 (ANI): Neiphiu Rio will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland for the third consecutive term today.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) French documentary filmmaker Diego Bunuel has had an experience of a lifetime. He spent time at the ongoing Maha Kumbh, which takes place here every 12 years, and says he was surprised to see the "good" infrastructure.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The ruling formations in three northeastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya are all set to form new governments on Thursday as counting of votes for assembly polls is still going on.
The results of assembly elections which have been displaying in three north east states, clearly showing that Left is all set to return in power in Tripura. The assembly polls will decide the electoral fate of 345 contestants,
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Counting of votes began in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland amidst tight security on Thursday.
Imphal, Feb 24 (ANI): Nagas in Manipur recently celebrated their annual seed sowing festival of Lui-Ngai-Ni, unique to their cultural.
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Known for singing hit title songs for Telugu films "Gabbar Singh" and "Jalsa", rapper Baba Sehgal has sung yet another song for upcoming Telugu action drama "Shadow".
Kohima, Feb 23 (IANS) Voters came out in large numbers Saturday to cast their ballots for elections to the 60-member Nagaland assembly, an official said.
Dimapur/Shillong, Feb. 23 (ANI): Polling for the assembly elections in two north-eastern states, Nagaland and Meghalaya, has begun.
Dimapur, Feb. 22 (ANI): Authorities stepped up security ahead of the Nagaland assembly polls on Friday with para-military personnel and police officials being deployed to ensure smooth elections.
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The bombs that went off at Dilsukhnagar here in the Andhra Pradesh capital Thursday evening, which killed at least 12 people and injured over 50 others, were kept on two bicycles, police said.
Kohima, Feb 21 (IANS) It is six decades old. But the unresolved Naga issue is a major factor in Saturday's elections in the once insurgency-hit Nagaland.
Kohima, Feb 21 (ANI): Campaigning for the Nagaland assembly elections will come to an end this evening.
Kohima, Feb 20 (ANI): Electioneering for the Nagaland assembly polls has reached its peak as campaigning comes to an end tomorrow.
Elections to the Nagaland state assembly are slated for Feb 23. Some facts at a glance:
Amid the seizers of cash amount and weapons from his vehicle, Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L. Imchen has resigned from the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) government. He has send his resignation submitted to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Unlike in the past where the shadow of insurgency loomed large during any elections in the northeast, the run up to the polls in the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland have been peaceful - a heartening development considering that the region was always riddled by a myriad violent insurgencies.
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Multi-starrers are in vogue again. Buoyed by the overwhelming success of Telugu family drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC)", several more Telugu multi-starrers are in the offing with filmmakers hoping to cash in on the trend.
Kohima, Feb 12 (IANS) Stating that he spoke for the rights of the Naga people, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said Tuesday that he was willing to go to jail for their sake. He was reacting to the Manipur government's decision to seek action against him for making a "hate speech" last week.
Kohima, Feb 10 (IANS) Nagaland's ruling party, the NPF Sunday criticised the Manipur cabinet for terming the statement of its Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio against his Manipuri counterpart as "hate speech".
There are management lessons for leaders in large gatherings and events. Look at an event like the Kumbh Mela in India and explore what makes it a success. This largest gathering on earth has naked sadhus to Wall Street bankers floating in a temporary city created every 12 years at the confluence of three holy rivers in Allahabad. The temporary city is laid out on a grid, constructed and deconstructed within a matter of weeks.
Kohima, Feb 9 (IANS) A total of 188 candidates, including two women, will contest in the Feb 23 election to the 60-member Nagaland assembly, an eElection Commission official said Saturday.
Kohima, Feb 9 (IANS) Poll-bound Nagaland finds itself in a catch-22 situation as state chief secretary Alemtemshi Jamir and additional chief secretary Banou Z. Jamir have gone on leave to ensure a fair play as their son is contesting the state assembly elections.
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Manipur cabinet has decided to approach the Election Commission to initiate action against Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for the "hate speech" he made against his counterpart Okram Ibobi Singh, a minister said here Saturday.
Mokokchung, (Nagaland), Feb 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday said here the central government is committed to finding a solution to the six-decade-old Naga problem and taking the peace process forward.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India must commemorate the heroes and heroines of its villages who strive against odds in the belief they can make a positive difference for their community - without any fanfare or hope of recognition, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday.
Kohima, Jan 26 (IANS) Nagaland Governor Nikhil Kumar Saturday said the central government and political leaders of the state are trying their best to resolve the six-decade-long Naga insurgency problem.
Kohima, Jan 25 (ANI): The Zeliangrong Tribe of Nagaland recently celebrated "Gaan Nagai", 'a post-harvest festival', here with great enthusiasm.
Guwahati, Jan. 25 (ANI): People from all across the country, be they former freedom fighters, teachers, or from the media, are making their presence felt in India's north east through their socio-economic contributions.
Kohima, Jan 18 (IANS) An apex tribal council of Nagaland Friday demanded a lasting solution to the six-decade-old Naga insurgency before elections in the state.
Imphal, Jan 18 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has asked the central government to amend Article 3 of the constitution to ensure that the boundaries of Manipur state are not altered in attempts made to resolve the six-decade Naga insurgency problem.
Imphal, Jan 16 (IANS) The Manipur government Wednesday exuded confidence that the central government will not take any decision against the territorial integrity of the state while resolving the six-decade-old Naga insurgency issue.
Allahabad, Jan. 14 (ANI): Hindu hermits of the Naga clan marched in procession to the Ganges river for their first 'Shahi Snan' (royal bath) during the Kumbh Mela at Allahabad on Monday.
Allahabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The world's largest gathering of people, the 55-day Kumbh congregation, began in this north India town Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ash-smeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at the Sangam - the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers.
Imphal, Jan 11 (IANS) Three weeks after a leader of the Naga insurgent outfit NSCN-IM allegedly molested a Manipuri actress, the Manipur government Friday made his photo public.
London, Jan 5 (ANI): A doctor in UK started hallucinating half way through in his attempt to eat the world's hottest curry - 10,000 times hotter than tabasco sauce.
Dimapur, Jan 4 (ANI): The Election Commission of India has reviewed the poll preparedness in Nagaland where assembly polls are due in March.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) BJP chief Nitin Gadkari wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging the central government to ask Manipur to take immediate steps to restore normalcy in the state following protests over the police's inability to arrest an NSCN-IM cadre accused of molestation.
Imphal, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated with great gusto and merriment in Manipur Tuesday as authorities lifted the curfew in the four valley districts of the state.
Imphal, Dec 25 (IANS) The Manipur government Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.5 lakh for information leading to the arrest of a Naga rebel who sexually molested a film actress, even as authorities have lifted curfew in the four valley districts of the state.
Imphal, Dec 24 (IANS) Protests against the Naga militant outfit NSCN-IM, presently observing a ceasefire, continued in Manipur Monday, even as five policemen were suspended over the firing incident a day earlier at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai area in Imphal that left a television journalist dead.
Imphal, Dec 23 (IANS) Curfew was re-imposed Sunday in the Manipur capital and around after a journalist was killed in police firing on protestors demanding the arrest of a member of National Socialist Council of Nagalim-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) for sexually assaulting a film actress.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): As the Christmas and New Year festivities have begun across the country, New Delhi was recently enthralled by musicians during the concert - Gloria Deo 2012, under the theme of "peace and unity".
Kohima, Dec.16 (ANI): To promote tourism and preserve the socio-cultural heritage of the Nagas, Kohima played host to the 13th Hornbill Festival of Nagaland recently.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked Solicitor General Rohinton Nariman to assist it in the hearing on a petition seeking abolition of caste, region and religion-based recruitment in the Indian Army.
Dimapur, Dec 2 (ANI): To foster the spirit of unity, oneness and togetherness among the people, the sumi tribe of Nagaland recently celebrated 'Ahuna', a post harvest festival in Dimapur with great enthusiasm.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): In an endeavor to promote peace, friendship and unity through games, the Tanghkul Naga Society Delhi recently organized the sixth annual Tamchon Football tournament.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited to join the international jury at the Cairo International Film Festival that starts Tuesday.
London, Nov. 19 (ANI): A chef suffered a severe reaction after tasting a sauce made from Naga Jolokia chillies, prepared for a Brit restaurant's 'Man v Food'-style hot wings challenge.
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Upcoming Telugu action-romantic "Okkadine" will be laced with sentiment, says producer C.V. Reddy.
Itanagar, Oct 31 (ANI): India and Myanamar have added a new chapter in their bilateral relations with the first border liaison officers (BLOs) meeting held at Jairampur in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district. They have decided to hold such meetings from time to time relating to local security, crime and other border issues.
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct.30 (ANI): Incessant loud burst from automatic rifles by underground elements for around two hours rent the air shattering the Sunday evening silence of Borduria and Kaimai villages in Tirap district as security forces watched helplessly.
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) After releasing a white paper on the foreigner influx issue, the Assam government is now planning to institute a commission to find out details of the unemployment problem in Assam and ways to end it, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Friday.
Shillong, Oct 20 (IANS) Weavers and craftsmen in the northeastern state of Meghalaya know the styles of Ritu Kumar and Sabyasachi Mukherjee well and hope designers with such a wide reach will help them broaden their work base and increase their crafts' popularity around the world.
Shillong (Meghalaya), Oct 20 (IANS) Bright colours, traditional fabrics and dominance of western designs - the first edition of the Shillong Fashion Week began on the promising note of promoting northeastern style and talent.
Shillong (Meghalaya), Oct 20 (IANS) Bright colours, traditional fabrics and dominance of western designs - the first edition of the Shillong Fashion Week began on the promising note of promoting northeast style and talent.
Imphal, Oct 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Friday flew to Delhi to meet Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to discuss the peace talks with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM).
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 18 (IANS) Veteran Naga secessionist leader Thuingaleng Muivah Thursday said that it is now up to the Indian government to work a way out to end the six-decade-long Naga separatist movement.
Kohima, Oct 16 (IANS) There could be an early settlement to the six decades Nagaland conflict, Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Monday led a 19-member delegation of legislators, including Leader of Opposition Tokheho Yepthomi, from his state to meet union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde here to thrash out the final contours of a peace settlement with Naga insurgent groups.
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Whether it is fashion, sports, politics or art, youth from India's northeast are making their presence felt in every sphere. Recently, a fashion designer from Nagaland livened up the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi with his design collection.
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Fashion designer Atsu Sekhose presented a collection
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The bhut jolokia from India's Assam state, once the world's hottest chilli, has some competition now. The Bedfordshire Super Naga is reportedly the hottest commercially grown chilli pepper in Britain.
London, Oct 3 (ANI): UK's hottest commercially grown chilli pepper - the Bedfordshire Super Naga, can now be found on supermarket shelves, complete with a warning not to handle with bare hands.
London, Sept 26 (ANI): The new Naga Chilli Vodka is so hot that it comes with a special health warning.
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood.
Kohima, Sep 16 (IANS) Shuli Daiho Mao, a senior journalist in Nagaland, died Sunday after being attacked by a swarm of bees. He was 37.
New Delhi, Sept 5 (ANI): Spreading the message of peace and unity, Alo Wanth, a 31-year old musician from Nagaland performed at a concert here recently.
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said here Tuesday.
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen Monday said the situation in the clash-hit area of Dimapur is slowly returning to normalcy after clashes between the Sumi and Angami Naga tribes.
Kohima, Sep 2 (IANS) The army Sunday staged a flag march in Dimapur district in Nagaland after clashes a day earlier between Naga tribes Sumi and Angami, an official said.
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted by suspected Naga rebels.
Kohima, Aug 29 (IANS) The Thailand government has donated a condom vending machine to the Nagaland government to ensure that people can easily access condoms at controlled prices, Nagaland Health Minister Kuzholuzo Nienu said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran has, in a written reply to Parliament, said that the government is aware of reports that Indian Insurgent Groups (IIGs) have been using Myanmar territory for safe sanctuary.
Kohima, Aug 27 (IANS) Nagaland is known as a hub of musical talent. There are songs of love, there are even songs of war here. The rich musical tradition of the state could now become a source of revenue.
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A light aircraft carrying the interior secretary of the Philippines crashed Saturday in the country. While an aide was rescued, the secretary and two pilots were missing, Xinhua reported.
Kohima, Aug 16 (IANS) Chekrovolu Swuro, the archer from Nagaland who took part in the London Olympics, has been honoured with the first T. Ao State Sports Award.
Kohima, Aug. 5 (ANI): Taking a cue from illustrious mates like M.C. Marykom, Shiva Thapa and Devendro Singh, Naga youth here are keen on taking up boxing as a full time career option.
Kohima, July 31 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.25 lakhs for archer Chekrovolu Swuro for becoming an Olympian.
Kohima, July 24 (ANI): The Nagaland Government, in its bid to increase agricultural productivity and promote agro-entrepreneurship, recently distributed farm machinery to unemployed youth in the state.
Film: 'Tuneega Tuneega'; Cast: Sumanth Ashwin, Rhea Chakraborty, Naga Babu, Prabhu Ganeshan, Shafi, Seetha, Sayaji Shinde, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam and M.S.Narayan; Writer and Director: M.S.Raju; Producer: Maganti Ramachandra; Music: Karthick Raja; Rating: **
Shillong, Jul 19 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday said that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee would garner more votes in the northeastern states than his rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma.
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The vast swathe of land in India's northeast is still restive with eddies of turbulence. Writer-columnist Sudeep Chakravarti says northeastern India has remained an 'outland'-a region which is out of sight of the majority of Indians living 'inland' and, therefore, outside any digestible construct.
Dimapur (Nagaland), July 9 (ANI): Student bodies and teachers in Nagaland are now openly raising their voices against Naga insurgent outfits trying to collect illegal taxes from educational institutions.
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has won the support of all key regional parties in the northeast, Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro said here.
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir Thursday, a defence officer said.
Moreh (Manipur), July 2 (ANI): With the Myanmar Government gearing to flush out northeast based insurgents from their soil, the Centre has beefed up security here, as the region borders the eastern neighbour, to prevent infiltration.
Kuki (Manipur)/ New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Several students from the northeast, like every year, have applied for admissions to various Delhi University colleges this year too.
Senapati (Manipur), June 21 (ANI): Hundreds of people from Kangpopki village gathered at Thomas Ground here to witness the final match between the Saikul Club and Kwu Club.
Puri, June 8(ANI): The ongoing three-day tribal festival of 'Naga Yatra' was celebrated here with great fervour and joy.
Dimapur (Nagaland), May 27 (ANI): Keen to boost cricket as a sport in Nagaland, the state government has built a stadium to promote the game.