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Legislator vouches for young leaders in politics

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Legislator vouches for young leaders in politics

Dimapur, Dec. 16 (EMN): Without undermining the older leaders, parliamentary secretary of social welfare Merentoshi Jamir has vouched for young people in politics. According to Merentoshi it becomes difficult to communicate as they belong to different generation even in the assembly. With six young legislators comprising 10% of the total legislators for the first time […]

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Nanoparticles May Be Solution Against Antibiotic Resistance

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Nanoparticles May Be Solution Against Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists have succeeded in developing an effective method to treat the often lethal airway infections with nanoparticles that transport the antibiotics more efficiently to their destination. Mucoviscidosis, also known as cystic fibrosis, is an inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. The lung is so significantly damaged that patients often die or […]

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Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease Risk

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease Risk

Young men suffering from erectile dysfunction may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease — the leading cause of death among men worldwide, finds a study. The findings suggested that erectile dysfunction — afflicting more than half of men aged 40-70 years and greater than 70 per cent of men over age 70 […]

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Facebook Admits it Can Make People Feel Worse

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Facebook Admits it Can Make People Feel Worse

Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse — while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect. Citing scientific research on well-being and social media, Facebook on […]

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D Block wins award for cleanest ward

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on D Block wins award for cleanest ward

Kohima, Dec. 16 (EMN): D Block (Ward No. 6) under Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) was declared as the cleanest ward for the year 2017. The declaration was made during the 7th annual inter-ward cleanliness competition-cum Pre-Christmas celebration of the Kohima Municipal Council held on the theme “Cleanliness is next to godliness” in its office premises […]

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Doubling farm income to make farming sustainable, says Arun Jaitley

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Doubling farm income to make farming sustainable, says Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec. 16 (PTI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable. Observing that India has a huge population dependent on agriculture for livelihood, he said, “therefore, increase in the purchasing power of this group is extremely important […]

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Another face-lift to Zeliang’s ministry

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Another face-lift to Zeliang’s ministry

Topsy-turvy distribution of power continues in the run-up to 2018 elections Kohima Bureau Kohima, Dec. 16 (EMN): Barely three months before the next general elections in Nagaland– scheduled for February / March 2018—Chief Minister TR Zeliang has on Saturday inducted six new members into his cabinet. The oath of office and secrecy was administered by […]

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MCCI appreciates police

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Dimapur, Dec. 16 (EMN): Mokokchung Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) has appreciated the ever vigilance of the Mokokchung Police in arresting two individuals allegedly involved in siphoning of domestic LPG fuel on December 14 who were now in their custody. MCCI president Tsukti Longkumer and the general secretary Limalenden Longkumer have sought proper investigation […]

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ENCSU demands scholarship released

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on ENCSU demands scholarship released

Dimapur, Dec. 15 (EMN): The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has made a final call to the Department of Higher Education to release full scholarship to the students as per the assurance given by the State chief secretary on December 7. In a joint statement, ENCSU president M Longre Chang and the general secretary […]

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Japu village repairs road

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Dimapur, Dec. 16 (EMN): Japu village under Mangkolemba sub-division in Mokokchung district has undertaken the work to repair the approach road leading to the village with its own funds. The two-km road has never been black-topped and the poor quality of the road has been posing inconveniences to the villagers for several years. The metalling […]

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