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1st phase of ‘Love In A Box Movement’ ends with smiles as love triumphs

The ‘Love In A Box Movement’ was a movement that began with two friends, Kathyinla Jamir and Vitono Gugu Haralu, visiting a remote hamlet in April of last year, and has resulted in one of the most beautiful success stories of love.   The concept was simple. They asked children and parents to pack goodies …

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Lavoriyi Theluo signs two year contract with Minerva Punjab FC as coach

His dream of becoming a professional football player was shattered because of an injury he picked up during the final match of inter-district Dr T Ao Football Championship – an injury that changed the course of his life       Lavoriyi Lavos Theluo, the first and only AFC-C license coach from Phek district, has …

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Small but mighty Akhoya hosts AKM general conference for the second time

YARDEN JAMIR | Mokokchung | January 17     After a gap of 75 years since it last hosted it, Akhoya village is set to host a general conference of the apex Ao Kaketshir Mungdang (AKM) for the second time now. Akhoya is a comparatively small village in the Langpangkong range of Mokokchung district near Changtongya …

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Outlook and concerns of young women on the indigenous loin loom weaving

Imtisenla Jamir | Mokokchung | January 11   Almost all the Naga women used the loin loom or back-strap loom, a traditional weaving method, to weave the vibrant ethnic inspiration. Each Naga tribe has its own distinctive motifs on its traditional clothing. Professional weavers have also revolutionized traditional clothing by eclipsing more contemporary styles.   …

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In Mokokchung, 7 friends venture out to beat plastic pollution by introducing biodegradable products

Searching for a solution to the plastic waste crisis, a group of 7 college friends from Mokokchung who have now completed their studies ventured out with an aim to contribute to the society and the environment at large.   In their search for an alternative, the group found a company in Tamil Nadu that makes …

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Motorsport: 4 from Mokokchung to compete at INAC 2022 Grand Finals in Bangalore

Mokokchung district has been in the forefront of motorsports events in the state since the early ‘90s but for the very first time, four young racers from the district are set to compete in the prestigious Indian National Autocross Championship (INAC) 2022 Grand Finals to be held from 27th to 29th January 2023 in Bangalore. …

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Lack of Awareness on Physical Fitness is Worrisome – and How ‘Wellness 10:31 Gym’ is benefitting Mokokchung

Mokokchung Times Exclusive | January 4   Wellness 10:31 Gym in Sangtemla Ward, Mokokchung is planning its first outdoor fitness challenge for 2023 in P Shilu Park beginning at 12:30 p.m. The competition will include Squat, Push Press, Chin up, and Skipping for both men and women.   Vin Lolly Vashum, Certified Fitness Trainer ESA, …

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