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R N Ravi appointed as new deputy National Security Advisor

R N Ravi, the former Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), has been redesignated as the deputy National Security Advisor (NSA). He is also the Central government interlocutor for talks with Naga insurgent group National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) and will continue to be the centre’s interlocutor for Nagaland. He has been shaping ..

Eminent Gandhian Natwar Thakkar passes away

Eminent Gandhian Natwar Thakkar (86), popularly known as ‘Nagaland’s Gandhi’, has passed away in Guwahati on October 7, 2018. The social activist had founded the Nagaland Gandhi Ashram at Chuchuyimlang village in Mokokchung district. His efforts to spread Gandhian philosophy and peace had earned him the sobriquet ‘Nagaland’s Gandhi’. He has also built a library ..

Neiphiu Rio to be new Chief Minister of Nagaland

Neiphiu Rio, the senior leader of President of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) & currently a Member of Parliament (MP) from Nagaland Lok Sabha constituency, will be sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland on March 8, 2018. He has to prove his majority on the floor of the House “on or before March ..

18th Hornbill festival 2017 started in Nagaland

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 18th Hornbill festival 2017 and the 54th Statehood Day celebrations of Nagaland at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on December 1, 2017. The 10-day Hornbill fest is the perfect showcase of rich Naga culture and traditions, preserved over the years in the form of music, dance and food. It ..

MP Govt partners with Nagaland and Manipur under “Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat”

As per Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat scheme, the Madhya Pradesh Government has partnered with Nagaland and Manipur to strengthen cultural relations between them. For this, the MP Govt has made its Higher Education Department as a nodal department to execute the scheme. The team of MP will participate in Sangai Mahotsav which is being organized in ..

Assam Regiment celebrates Platinum Jubilee Ceremony

The Assam Regiment celebrated its 75th Raising Day (Platinum Jubilee). The regiment was raised on 15 June 1941 in Shillong by Lt.Col. Ross Howman. Key facts The Assam Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. The regiment was raised to defend Eastern borders of India and counter the threat of the Japanese invasion ..

News Today : November 24, 2011

Shoes thrown at others, Pawar first to be assaulted Hitherto, prominent personalities have had footwear thrown at them but without contact being made. Union Agriculture Minister is the first dignitary to be assaulted. Pawar was slapped by a turbaned Sikh man, Mr. Harvinder Singh, who also took out his Kirpan when security guards tried to ..

News Today – November 2, 2009

Quick Head Lines: Barrie Osborne, the producer of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ is planning to make an epic film on Prophet Mohammad. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd will set up 30,000 broadband kiosks in rural and remote areas in the next two years on a franchisee basis.BSNL is the largest broadband Internet service provider in ..