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Kohima seeks to ‘uplift’ women street vendors

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 13 (EMN): A common sight in Kohima town is women vendors who throng the footpaths of the town selling different food products as a source of livelihood to sustain the livelihood of their respective family. While vending has become the main source of income for many Naga women, while providing access […]

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NE states urge Centre for power transmission lines via Bangladesh

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Agartala, Oct. 13 (IANS): Northeastern states have urged the central government to erect power transmission lines via Bangladesh to connect the region with the national grid to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply, a Tripura Minister said here on Friday. “Power ministers of the northeastern states at a meeting in Shillong resolved to urge the central government […]

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Diphu food poisoning: 18 more hospitalised

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Our Correspondent Diphu, Oct. 13 (EMN): Another 18 people were reported to have been admitted to Diphu civil hospital in nearby Assam, reportedly after consuming unhygienic food – taking the total to 35 people since the case of food poisoning was first reported on October 10. It is widely suspected that the source of this […]

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Dmr struggles to combat dengue

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Staff Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): A total of 168 fresh cases of dengue were reported over the last month (September) at in District Hospital Dimapur (DHD), taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 62, according to Assistant Director of Urban Vector Borne Disease Scheme (UVBDS) Kikolul Khieya. Of the 168 […]

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Strike balance between national interest, Rohingyas – SC to Centre

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New Delhi, Oct 13. (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to strike a balance between national security, economic interests and humanitarian considerations with regard to the Rohingya women and children, and the old, sick and infirm. “We have to strike a balance between national security and economic interests and humanitarian considerations” involving […]

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NIA arrests four Nagaland officials for funding rebels

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New Delhi/Kohima, Oct. 13 (IANS): The National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested three Nagaland government officers and a retired official for allegedly diverting government funds to various rebel groups, including the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K). “We have arrested three Nagaland government officers and a retired government official for extortion government funds […]

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Mithun service providers get hands-on training

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Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): A three day training programme for Livestock Service Providers (LSP) of Tuensang and Kiphire district was conducted by ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema in collaboration with Northeast Initiative Development Agency (NEIDA), an initiative of TATA trusts from Oct. 11 to 13 at NRCM, Medziphema.

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Xchange Northeast youth NGO summit underway

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Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): A four day 2nd Xchange Northeast Youth NGO summit got underway on Oct. 12 at the Pastoral Centre in Shillong with Chief Secretary Meghalaya Y Tsering as the chief guest. In his address, Tsering encouraged the young NGOs participating in the summit not to be depended on others for charity and […]

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SDPDB Pughoboto constitutes teams for ‘clean verification’

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Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Pughoboto Sub-Division Planning& Development Board (DPDB) monthly meeting was held under the Vice Chairman of SDPDB and ADC, Pughoboto Avelu Ruho at the Customary Court hall on Oct. 13. After reviewing the last meeting minutes, the house deliberated on various agendas including repair and

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First legal literacy club at Dr. Neilhouzu Kire GHSS

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Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) initiated the launch of the first ‘Legal Literacy Club’ in the state among the schools at Dr. Neilhouzu Kire Government Higher Secondary School Kohima on Oct. 13.

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