News Archive

Kohima Revisited
Gordon and Betty Graham, along with Robert and Sylvia May visit Kohima sixty years after the battle. Full story

‘After the War My Father Didn't Recognise Me'
Lieutenant Masao Hirakubo was a young Japanese soldier fighting in Burma when news came through that Emperor Hirohito had ordered an unconditional surrender. Now 84, he lives in Britain and has been awarded an OBE for his reconciliation work. Full story

KET Scholarship Awards
Sixteen KET sholarships were awarded in Kohima at a ceremony organized by the Treasurer of the Kohima Educational Society... Full story

Halnan Fund Takes Shape
Funds donated by friends and admirers of the late Keith Halnan are being put to use in various ways. Full story

Battlefield Painting Unveiled
A new painting, portraying battlefield action at Kohima in 1944, was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor of Nagaland. Full story

Inauguration of the Kohima Reference Library
Sylvia May, one of the trustees, together with her husband Robert visited Kohima again during November 2005... Full story

Visit to Phek
The headmaster of the Baptist High School in Kohima, made it possible to undertake the very difficult journey to Phek, located 75 miles (121 km) east of Kohima. Full story

Lt Col Andy Waller runs the 2010 London Marathon for KET
Andy raises £1761.20 for the Kohima Educational Trust
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The Next Generation of Trustees?
Thee boys from school visit Kohima to see social and educational systems for themselves
Full Story with photographs

Bones of the Fathers: The Battle of Kohima Remembered
The epic story of the last grand battle of Europe
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Col D F Easten MC visits Kohima
The only surviving company commander of the 4th Royal West Kents at the battle of Kohima, ninety-year-old Colonel Donald Easten MC visited Kohima along with members of his family in the second week of March 2008. Full story

Handover of the Chairmanship of KET
19 March 2009

Robert Lyman, Secretary of the Kohima Educational Trust since 2006, has been elected Chairman.
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KET is now nearly four years old and has recently welcomed the Kohima Educational Society as an equal partner in its work of providing educational support to the children of Nagaland... Full story & picture

First Assamese Lady receives Award in UK
On 18 July 2009, Rini Kakati was presented with the prestigious "Glory of India Award" from the India International Society.
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Kohima Reunion day in York 2008
The Kohima reunion day is held annually in York. All veterans of the battle of Kohima are invited to attend a service in York Minster. Full story