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Stories that made Nagaland news in 2019 | NagalandExpress year-end recap

(A village under Dimapur district decorated for the New Year 2020)

Our Bureau,

Kohima, December 31 (NE): Unlike any other year, Nagaland stories that made news in 2019 is trending even in National media perhaps Nagaland news were followed by national media this year like never before. Focus more on women instead of cow, Naga peace talks, Nagaland Police practice drills to the tunes of Bollywood songs, ILP to Dimapur, Staff Selection Board, Citizenship Amendment Bill, Happy birthday PM Modi song from 4 kids of Ungma village, Hornbill Festival 2019, Full tank fuel, Wedding photo & video with guns were the trending news among the many others in 2019. As the year 2020 knocks at the door, one thing must be noted undoubtedly, many had left us on our journey creating a vaccum for Nagaland which can’t be filled.

Nagaland Police has always been on the headline for their dedication, fitness and unique style of practice drills to the tunes of Bollywood songs are seen even among the National headlines. Nagaland Armed Police March at Maharashtra during the Assembly election had made many feel that, Nagaland Police fitness is best among the country.

4 kids from Ungma village, Mokokchung, Nagaland singing Happy birthday song for Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi and ‘Focus on women instead of cows;’ message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Miss Kohima 2019 runners up, were the Nagaland news which took the National media as well by storm.

Since the time, the interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, Shri.RN Ravi took oath as new Governor of Nagaland on August 1, 2019, Naga peace talk has always been on the main headline in the second half of the year 2019, perhaps the most discussed topic on social media in the year 2019 in Nagaland.

Towards the last quarter of 2019, Citizenship Amendment Bill protests hits again in North Eastern states and aftermath of the violent protests has been seen in Nagaland also- ‘Full Tank’ was the trending phrase in the fuel outlets for a week.

Start up Nagaland, Online Inner Line Permit service, MyGov Nagaland are among the many other projects launched by the Government of Nagaland in the year 2019.

Nagaland music industry has seen another chapter with the rebranding of Music Task Force as Task Force For Music and Arts (TaFMA), under it’s new advisor, Theja Meru – Nagaland music and arts are scripting a new chapter with more Naga youths getting a platform to express, explore and flourish in their gifted talents.

Nagaland Tourism has taken up Hornbill Festival 2019 to another level, hosting more than 2.8 lakhs people from around the world in 2019. Use of social media by the Department especially the Advisor to the tourism, arts and culture, H. Khehovi had really worked out good in getting maximum publicity. Also through partnership with Jio TV, Airbnb etc, it helped Nagaland to be on the limelight like never before.

In sports, Nagaland has achieved much in the year 2019. U-15 girls football team, SC Nagaland represented India in the Gothia Cup 2019 at Sweden, Nikesa Sakhrie represented India at the World Archery Youth Championships in Spain, Ratobe Poireng joining Sweden club become the first Naga to play for any European football club, U-14 Nagaland boys team played at Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2019, are among the many sports headlines of the year 2019. .

Many Naga individuals has achieved great in their respective fields in 2019 making the whole Nagaland proud. It is almost an impossible task to list down all the headlines of the year 2019 in a single report. NagalandExpress team wishes them the best.

Nagaland receives surprise snowfall after decades. Breathtaking videos and pictures are the latest trending news from Nagaland.

As Nagaland is about to say goodbye to 2019 and getting ready to embrace a new year 2020, NagalandExpress team takes this opportunity to thank each and everyone for their continuous support and wishes all a happy and prosperous 2020.