Attractions 

Explore Nagaland

Nino Zhasa is redefining the tourism industry. You can count on an RTX collaborator to stray off the beaten track. This week, we’d like you to meet Nino Zhasa, founder of Explore Nagaland and a woman with big plans for tourism in the North-east. Nino is involved in rural tourism in Nagaland. She promotes rural homestays and building the local tourism trade with the local youths and SHGs [Self Help Groups]. In her own words: “My vision is to let the local community benefit and take pride in their surroundings,…

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Brands 

‘Celebrating culture & identity’ at Chakaan Gaan Ngai festival

Dimapur, January 18 (MExN): Chakaan Gaan Ngai, the post-harvest festival of the Rongmei people was celebrated on January 17 with Advisor Power, Government of Nagaland and Chairman, DPDB Dimapur Tovihoto Ayemi as special guest at Chungaizaeng Rongmei Colony, Burma Camp Dimapur. The festival was organized by Rongmei Council Nagaland under the theme ‘Celebrating culture and identity.’ Secretary, Chakaan Gaan Ngai 2019, Organizing Committee in a press release stated that Ayemi in his speech urged the gathering to preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of Rongmei people who are indigenous people…

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Brands 

First generation couple pickle and wine maker thinking outside the barrel.

Some entrepreneur think outside the box, but meren and his wife thinks outside the barrel-the pickle and the wine barrel, that is. Meren and his wife is a first -generation Pickle and wine maker and founder of Nagaland Delicacies & Flavors of Nagaland. Nagaland delicacies products -which include home made pork intestines smoked pickle(hot selling), chicken pickle , smoked beef chutney,Axone chutney (fermented soyabean) , fried pork skin ,etc. and Flavors of Nagaland products include home made wine made of strawberry, sticky rice, grapes,java plum, etc are sold at 24…

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Young people’s hopes for Nagaland in 2019

CALLING OUT FOR CHANGE IN 2019: Young people enjoying a concert in Dimapur. Young people from Nagaland spoke to The Morung Express about their hopes and expectations from 2019. (Morung File Photo: For Representational Purposes Only) Ketholeno Neihu Dimapur | January 11 | Morung Express From infrastructure to education and immigration to environmental concerns, young people of Nagaland harbor hopes to see a better year in 2019. Speaking to The Morung Express about their aspirations and expectations for Nagaland in the new year, several young professionals, activists and academics hoped that the…

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Happenings 

Third product from Nagaland to get GI tag after Naga King Chilli & Tree Tomato

The Chakhesang Shawls became the latest and third goods from Nagaland to be granted the Geographical Indication (GI) Registration after the Naga Mircha and Naga Tree Tomato.   While the ‘Chakhesang Shawl’ is listed under the category of ‘Handicrafts,’ the other two is registered under ‘Agricultural’ product under Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999.   The application for the GI tag for the Chakhesang Shawls was filed by the Chakhesang Women Welfare Society which has its registered office at T. Chikri, Pfutsero, Phek District. Naga Mircha (application…

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Happenings 

Breakfast with Chief Minister of Nagaland “Revealing the Pandora Box”

With the objective to strengthen the government-citizen relationship, Nagaland chief minister, T.R. Zeliang on Saturday held an interactive session with young entrepreneurs and students of Nagaland over breakfast at the CM’s official residence, Kohima. CMO media cell said 11 young bloggers, who had been posting positive suggestions, ideas and opinions on a regular basis with regard to local governance were hand-picked for an interactive discussion with chief minister. The 11 youngsters were Jenpu Rongmei, a social worker and chief functionary of CAN Youth; Temsusenla Kichu, Proprietor of Fusion Store, Dimapur;…

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Attractions People 

Nagaland State

Nagaland /ˈnɑːɡəlænd/ is a state in Northeast India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assamto the north, Burma to the east, and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur. It has an area of 16,579 square kilometres (6,401 sq mi) with a population of 1,980,602 per the 2011 Census of India, making it one of the smallest states of India. The state is inhabited by 16 tribes — Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Kachari,   Khiamniungan, Konyak, Kuki, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi, Yimchunger, and Zeme–Liangmai (Zeliang) Each tribe is unique in character with its own distinct customs, language and dress. Two threads common to all are…

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Health Icons People 

Naga Lady Dr. Mozhui Awarded $418,000 Grant to Study Epigenetics of Aging

Khyobeni Mozhui,PhD, an assistant professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $418,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the epigenetics of aging. The two-year award will support the project, titled “DNA Methylation and Gene Expression Study of Aging and Lifespan Differences.” Dr. Mozhui will use her new NIH grant to study the epigenetics of aging.(Photo provided by Khyobeni Mozhui) Dr. Mozhui is collaborating with UTHSC’s…

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Attractions 

The Makers Market Nagaland

AIKO GREENS DIMAPUR, NAGALAND In the vicinity of Purana Bazar, Dimapur, Nagaland, at Aiko Greens Resort, every year since 2016, Markers Market is a place for families and loved ones to relax and enjoy the day with tasty food and local made products. Hosted by a collaborated team from Zatara pvt. Ltd., Bambusa, and Aiko Greens. It has been a great success since the past year as people in large numbers particularly families and young friends are attracted by the concept of making a local market. The organizers largely believe…

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Mompreneurs People 

Story of a Seasoned Mompreneur

When one can identify an opportunity and create a product that not only meets requirements and demands but open doors to a whole new industry at a more professional level is when we can call true entrepreneurship. Meet Mrs. Suolahie-u Keditsu, a pioneer in the homemade meat pickle manufacturing business since the year 1996 under the brand name “Aru’s Choice”, no wonder had become the “People’s Choice” all over Nagaland and beyond. With the support of her husband, the business had been successfully running until a tragic accident of her…

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