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Democracy under threat

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Democracy is not all about winning elections. Democracy means much more than majority rule. Democracy is not about grabbing power. Democracy means equal sharing of power. But do our leaders and their respective political parties believe this very essence of democracy? Certainly not. If they happened to be believers of democracy, the idea of either […]

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2017 is set to be in top three hottest years: WMO report

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It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heatwaves and drought, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday. It also said that long-term indicators of climate change such as increasing carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level rise […]

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News in Brief

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DEO Mon notifies on special drive Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer (DEO), Mon, W Honje Konyak has notified that the Election Commission of India has extended the period for filing claims and objections to Nov. 30, for maximisation of registration, improving the fidelity of electoral rolls, and to provide better electoral services. A special […]

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Smoking, drinking may cause failures in dental fillings

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Indulging in drinking alcohol or smoking may not only damage your teeth but also lead to increased incidences of failure in dental fillings, warned researchers. The findings, led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, showed that within two years of the dental procedure, fillings failed more often in patients who drank alcohol, while the […]

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IMI 2nd round from Nov. 7

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): The Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, has informed that the 2nd Round of Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 2017 will commenced from Nov. 7 to 14th. In this regard, all the concerned ward chairman and village council chairman have been asked to inform their respective Urban Health Committee (UHC) and Village Health […]

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TDLSA visits Kohdi Children Home

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): Tuensang District Legal Services Authority (TDLSA) visited Kohdi Children’s Home on Nov. 3 and interacted with the children. The team led by N Kano, judicial magistrate first class and secretary TDLSA with panel lawyers interacted with the staff regarding infrastructures, their activities and functioning of the home, and said to have […]

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New Anganwadi building inaugurated at Khar

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): The newly constructed Anganwadi building at Chitu Centre, Khar village was inaugurated today (6th November, 2017) by the Mokokchung District Welfare Officer Bendangkokba. According to DPRO Mokokchung report, the building was constructed under Convergence Programme of Social Welfare and Rural Development department. During the inaugural programme, short speeches were delivered by […]

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UNB-NCC constitutes new members

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN):The United North Block-Naga Colony Council, Burma Camp have reconstituted the colony council office bearers for the tenure a term 2016-2020.

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H&TE department response to ENCSU on scholarship

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): In response to the Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union’s (ENCSU) press release dated Nov. 4, the department of Higher & Technical Education stated that the department had received the 1stinstalment of Scheduled Tribes students’ scholarship from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, and the same has already been deposited […]

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Phek DTF meet for Intensified Mission Indradanush

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Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): The Peren District Task Force (DTF) meeting on Intensified Mission Indradanush was held on Nov. 3, under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner and Chairman, District Task Force Committee, Zarenthung at DC’s office chamber, New Peren. Officials from Chief Medical Office, Social Welfare, administration and representative from ZBA attended the meeting. While […]

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