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(Placename) a city in NE India, capital of Nagaland, near the Burmese border: centre of fierce fighting in World War II, when it was surrounded by the Japanese but not captured (1944). Pop: 78 584 (2001)


(ˈkoʊ hiˌmɑ)

the capital of Nagaland, in E India. 67,200.
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Moreover, barring the Governor, Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Speaker and Deputy, the use of pilots and security escorts by all the government functionaries has been banned within the capital city Kohima and Dimapur.
Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha said that repoll will be held in at least five booths - three in Phek district and two in Kohima.
1 -- We have come to know that Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will lay the foundation stone of a new railway line from Dimapur (Dhansiripar) to Kohima on August 1 at Dimapur Railway Station.
Since then, scrub typhus has been reported from other districts such as Kohima, Peren, Phek, and Mon.
Visit local museums to learn about its history and don't miss Tuophema village What: From Kohima State Museum's invaluable treasures to Tuophema's priceless souvenirs at the Tourist Village, the story of Nagaland's tribal people is best understood at the museums and monuments of the state.
The new teaser of the show that went on air a few days ago has brought a contestant from the north-eastern city of Kohima to prominence.
The epicenter was located about 45 kilometres (28 miles) southeast of Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.
The Tenyimia community is the largest group of Nagas covering the districts of Kohima, Phek, and Peren in Nagaland; Senapati and Tamenglong districts in Manipur; and the part of Cachar district in Assam that adjoins Tamenglong district.
Villagers who gathered at the site said they saw the chopper flying very low and suddenly it crashed into the hill, near Viswema, 21km from Kohima.
A new Indane Gas distributorship in Kohima was inaugurated on Monday under the label Yhome Gas Agency at Lhisemia Commercial Complex, Government High School junction, Kohima.
Instead of a statue of Rhodri Morgan, I would suggest a Roll Of Honour Board & Memorial Plate bearing the Kohima Prayer, read at the end of a remembrance service.
The Battle of Kohima marked the turning point in the Burma Campaign.