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Assisted in over 1000 child births, nurse retires at 80

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Shillong, Dec. 12 (PTI): Eighty-year-old Kyiek Mukhim, a nurse-cum-midwife who assisted in the delivery of over 1000 babies and attended to innumerable medical emergencies in the remote villages of Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district, has finally taken voluntary retirement. Kyiek, lovingly known as Kong Kyiek in her locality, had worked full time at Kharang Rural […]

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New deputy chairman KAAC elected

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Diphu, Dec.12(EMN): Ritish Enghi, MAC from Noomati constituency was on Tuesday elected unopposed as the new deputy chairman of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council. In the election process that started earlier, none of the councillors filed nomination paper till Dec. 11 and was elected unopposed during the 229 session of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council […]

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Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa — Assam DGP

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Guwahati, Dec. 12 (IANS) : A day after the anti-talk faction of Ulfa shot dead a father and his son, the Assam Police chief on Tuesday said the help of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland will be sought to take on the insurgent outfit if needed. “Operations have already been intensified against the militants and we […]

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Tata Trusts to train 1 lakh youths annually on various skills

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Guwahati, Dec. 12 (PTI): Philanthropic organisation Tata Trusts today said it will reach its target of training one lakh youths annually on various vocational skills across the country after two years. “Last year, we had fixed a target to train one lakh youths nationally every year on various skills. However, we could train only 20,000 […]

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Nongkrem Dance Festival celebrated with pomp and gaiety

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Smit (Meghalaya), Dec. 12 (PTI): The annual Nongkrem Dance Festival was celebrated here amid fanfare and gaiety with young Khasi men and women swaying to traditional folk music to appease goddess Ka Blei Synshar, in the hope of a rich bumper harvest. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, in his message to the people on the occasion, […]

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2 municipalities from NE joins forum for waste segregation

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Our Correspondent New Delhi, Dec. 12(EMN):In an effort that could provide the much needed impetus to campaign for waste segregation at source across the country, two municipal bodies from two Northeast states along with 18 municipalities from 11 other Indian states joined hands and floated a ‘Forum of cities that Segregate’ on Tuesday. The two […]

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Kikheto underscores the need for visionary people to lead Nagas

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Dimapur, Dec. 12 (EMN): Citing a passage from the Bible (Proverbs 29:18) “when there is no vision the people perish” Secretary LRD & Finance Y Kikheto Sema underscored the need for visionary people to lead the Nagas. He also called for an end of division amongst tribe, clan and other alike if the society has […]

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News in Brief

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Gov. to grace NSBSG golden jubilee Governor and chief patron of Nagaland State Bharat Scouts Guides, PB Acharya will be gracing the NSBSG golden jubilee celebrating on Dec. 15, 10 a.m. at State Training Centre, Phezha, Nerhema, under the theme “One world, one goal.” Parliamentary secretary YRS and president NSBSG, K Khekaho Assumi will chair […]

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Phek DPDB approves district website

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Dimapur, Dec. 12 (EMN): The monthly meeting of Phek District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) was held at DPDB conference hall, Phek on Dec. 12, under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman, Shanavas C. The meeting reviewed the last meeting minutes and approved the development of Phek District website for which the departments […]

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NStCB installs ATM at Chozoubo

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Dimapur, Dec. 12 (EMN): The Nagaland State Cooperative Bank (NStCB) has installed its 17th ATM Booth at Chozouba on Dec. 11 and was inaugurated by Kekhwangule Lea, vice chairman of the NstCB. The vice chairman in his inaugural address enlightened the leaders and people of Chozuba area that they are fortunate to have the NStCB […]

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