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One successful Hornbill Festival spin-off dampened this time

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on One successful Hornbill Festival spin-off dampened this time

Kohima Night Carnival Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Dec. 7 (EMN): The Kohima Night Carnival which is considered as the most successful spin-off of the Hornbill Festival that attracts a huge number of visitors both tourists and locals every year is quite deadened this time with less visitors and lower sales reported by the vendors. The 10-day […]

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50 years of apathy: School with 3 teachers set for ‘golden’ jubilee

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on 50 years of apathy: School with 3 teachers set for ‘golden’ jubilee

Atono Tsukrü Kohima, Dec. 4 (EMN): Amid apathy and negligence by the department of School Education and subsequent state governments, the government primary school (GPS) of Peducha under Kiruphema village jurisdiction, located in Sechü Zubza of Kohima district, is set to celebrate 50 years of existence. The ‘jubilee celebration’ with the theme ‘towards new horizon’ […]

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Bag burden weighing down school students’ health

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Bag burden weighing down school students’ health

Lack of set schedule breaking children’s backs Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Nov. 15 (EMN): This is a common sight: school children carrying heavy school bags, with shoulders slouching under the weight of the books, and struggling to walk and climb up and down to school every single day. Besides the numerous textbooks and notebooks, school students […]

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Diligent Phek youth clinch NPSC top spot sans ‘backward’ quota

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Diligent Phek youth clinch NPSC top spot sans ‘backward’ quota

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Nov. 6 (EMN): For Riku Khutso, the results of the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) couldn’t have come at a better time: he turned 29 on October 30, the day the result was declared. The day called for double celebrations as Khutso topped the civil service exam to the post of EAC […]

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Honest sweat and glory: Green vendor’s son takes NPSC top post

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Honest sweat and glory: Green vendor’s son takes NPSC top post

Youth’s NPSC success a lesson for shortcut dreamers Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Oct. 26 (EMN): Here is a story of a young man who has achieved success, one which many from his age group can only dream about. His achievement by itself is not an extraordinary feat—it is the humility, sincerity and dedication behind his success […]

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HIV+ woman tells her story of stigma and discrimination; and how she overcame it

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on HIV+ woman tells her story of stigma and discrimination; and how she overcame it

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Oct. 16 (EMN): Due to misconceptions associated with HIV and AIDS, people living with HIV (PLHIV) are condemned to live lives many have referred to as ‘death sentence’. Existing ‘stereotyped societal norms’ become an obstacle for the PLHIV to live a fulfilling life like any other person. While many thinks being HIV+ […]

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Naga youths find values of morung through social media

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Naga youths find values of morung through social media

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Sept 19 (EMN): Catching up with the rest of the world, the social networking sites have taken a strong a foothold even among the Naga youths and in an way have replaced the good old culture of the Naga morung, at least in a positive way. The morung system was the only […]

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Govt. doctors in private sector: More than just a question of ethics?

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Govt. doctors in private sector: More than just a question of ethics?

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Sep. 12 (EMN): Medical doctors employed in government departments and hospitals are given an allowance called ‘non practising allowance’ (NPA) by the government to discourage private practice by those doctors. While NPA is given to doctors to ensure their availability at the hospital, however, it is an open knowledge that many government […]

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All is not well at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on All is not well at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima

Atono Tsukru Kohima, July 15 (EMN): Nagaland Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) has been serving the people, not only from Kohima district but the whole of the state, especially those from rural areas who cannot afford to go to private clinics and hospitals for treatment. However, it is very unfortunate that the doctor in charge of […]

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Mega church buildings at the cost of the poor and the faithful?

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Mega church buildings at the cost of the poor and the faithful?

Kohima, June 30 (EMN): Church – the most sacred place of worship is becoming more of a ‘showpiece’ and a ‘prized possession’ for the people of Nagaland with 90% Christian population. The biggest, largest and tallest buildings in the towns and villages are the churches. The present trend of building mega church buildings better than […]

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