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Hokivi Chishi laid to rest amidst rich tributes

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Dimapur, August 5 (EMN): Hokivi Chishi, the president of Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) who passed away at Eden Medical Centre in Dimapur on August 4 after a brief illness was laid to rest at his residence, at Sematilla, Dimapur on Saturday. Thousands of mourners thronged the private residence of late Chishi to […]

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Pattinson ruled out of Australia’s tour of Bangladesh

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Melbourne, August 5 (IANS): Australia pacer James Pattinson has been ruled out from the upcoming tour of Bangladesh due to an injury with Jackson Bird replacing him in the squad. Pattinson is suffering from inflammation in the back. With fast bowler Mitchell Starc also ruled out, having failed to recover fully from a long-term foot […]

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Liezietsu, Kenye accused of conspiring to banish Zeliang and Rio

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Dimapur, August 5 (EMN): The war of words between two sections of legislators claiming ownership over NPF party continues to rage on even as the group in support of chief minister TR Zeliang, and ‘interim president’ of NPF, Neiphiu Rio has accused former chief minister Dr Shürhozelie Liezietsu of trying to sideline both Zelaing and […]

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Economist Rajiv Kumar appointed NITI Aayog vice chairman

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New Delhi, August 5 (IANS): Economist Rajiv Kumar has been appointed the vice chairman of NITI Aayog in place of Arvind Panagariya, said informed sources. Panagariya, an academician on leave from Columbia University, resigned as the NITI Aayog vice chairman on August 1. Kumar, a senior fellow at Centre for Policy Research (CPR), is also […]

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Therie predicts end of NPF dominance

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Dimapur, August 5 (EMN): The extended infighting within NPF – for so many years, the undisputed power centre of Nagaland politics – has more or less spelled the end of the party’s dominance in Nagaland, according to the president of NPCC, K Therie. A press release from the Congress leader on Saturday stated him as […]

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Eastern Naga students reiterate 25% job reservation

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Dimapur, August 5 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has asked the state government to either implement the 25% job reservation for “eastern Nagas” against the vacancies it had advertised in the newspapers on April 5 this year, or ‘re-advertise the same’ in the event of ‘anomalies’. In a letter addressed to the director […]

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KADCC condemns stone pelting attack on Rahul Gandhi’s vehicle

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Diphu, August 5 (EMN): Karbi Anglong District Congress Committee (KADCC) has condemned the stone pelting on Rahul Gandhi’s vehicle and injuring his security personnel. “It was a pre-plan attack by BJP, the RSS to stop the rising popularity of Gandhi and its INC in the State. Such condemnable and shameful act was practise by the […]

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Health minister distributes prize

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Imphal, August 5 (EMN): Health and Family Welfare Minister L Jayantakumar Singh has expressed about the importance, utility and value of medicinal plants specially found in the state. Attending a prize distribution ceremony which was organised by the Manipur State Medicinal Plant Board under the Directorate of Ayush, Manipur, he maintained that medicinal plants in […]

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SKSA opposes demand of Masjid-Committee, Hamren

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Diphu, August 5 (EMN): The news regarding the demand of the Masjid-committee, Hamren; that has surfaced in dailies of Karbi-Anglong, who has submitted an application to the Officer of Special Duty (OSD), Branch-Secretary Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) Hamren, West Karbi Anglong. The application appealed the parcelling of two kathas of land for the purpose […]

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BPAM organises interactive session on breastfeeding

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Imphal, August 5 (EMN): Breastfeeding Promotion Alliance of Manipur (BPAM) and GP Women’s college jointly organised an interactive session to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies at premises of the college here on Saturday. State education minister Th Radheshyam, Principal Dr B Lalhari Sharma of GP Women’s college and advisor Dr Ksh Chourjit, […]

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