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Akbar resigns amid #MeToo storm; more than 2,500 cases in past four years

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Editor-turned-politician MJ Akbar on Wednesday resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs amid sexual harassment and molestation allegations levelled against him by more than a dozen women. He had initially refused to resign and filed a criminal defamation case against one of the complainants, claiming the allegations […]

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Khango Konyak in Nagaland, not averse to ceasefire with GoI

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Former chairman of the NSCN (K), Lt. Gen. (Retired) Khango Konyak, has reportedly arrived at Yongkhao village under Tobu sub-division in Mon district and a welcome programme for him was held on October 16. It is learned that representatives from civil societies and NGOs from Eastern Nagaland were present […]

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Gov. extends durga puja, dussehra greetings

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Our Correspondent Kohima Oct. 17 (EMN): Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra. In his message, Acharya said that Maa Durga is perhaps the most-widely worshipped deity of Shakti. Durga means one who is difficult to […]

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Nagarjan Bridge: Reopening being awaited

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: The bridge across Dhansiri River at Kuda ‘B’ khel of Nagarjan in Dimapur has been facing many problems during the past one year, forcing commuters on National Highway 29 to experience unpleasant rides besides disturbing traffic. There is no respite for the public as the bridge remains closed. The […]

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Conman dupes Dimapur businessman of INR 10 lakh

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: The Dimapur Police arrested a 35-year-old man last week for duping a Dimapur-based businessman of INR 10 lakh. The accused named Ashutosh Srivastava from Delhi was arrested from Danapur in Patna with the help of Railway Protection Force after a complaint was lodged on Aug. 21 by the victim, […]

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Amur falcon: Lone satellite-tagged survivor on its way to Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Out of the eight amur falcons that were tagged with satellite transmitters, the lone surviving ‘winged guest’ by the name ‘Longleng’ is on its way to Nagaland, according to an official. The wildlife warden in Dimapur, Caroline K Angami, and district forest officer in Wokha, Zuthunglo Patton, had earlier […]

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Measles drive in good stead; 3 lac children vaccinated, says NHM

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Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The vaccination campaign against German measles or Rubella, across Nagaland has reported progress. Updates from the National Health Mission on Wednesday stated that the campaign—“measles-rubella” as dubbed by the state’s health agencies—has ‘crossed three lakh coverage’ with 3,05,948 children having been vaccinated.

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Business group throws in weight behind one tax

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Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The East Dimapur Business Association (EDBA) has expressed full support and cooperation to the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hardware Merchants’ Association of Dimapur to stop multiple taxation in a single product as well as excess collection at DMC gate by the lessee in the name of entry […]

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Sangkor school has no science teacher

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Dimapur, Oct.17 (EMN): A government high school at Sangkor village in Tuensang district doesn’t have an assistant headmaster or a science teacher, according to two student organisations that reportedly visited the school.

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Kigwema school declared plastic-free

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Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The government high school at Kigwema in Kohima district has been declared plastic-free on October 15 during a function at Kigwema village with the initiative of the Kohima Forest Division, the DIPR informed on Wednesday.

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