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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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Plight of the Naga women vendors in Nagaland

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Plight of the Naga women vendors in Nagaland

Atono Tsukhru Kohima, June 19 (EMN): A large number of Naga women are seen engaged in vending both forest and locally grown products as a source of livelihood to sustain their family. Most of them are found to be from rural background with low economic status and are either school drop-outs or illiterate. Though they […]

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Nagaland highly susceptible to soil displacement

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Nagaland highly susceptible to soil displacement

Kohima, May 28 (EMN): Geologically, the state of Nagaland is said to be highly susceptible to soil erosion as only 8.48% of the total geographical area of 16,579 square kilometres can be considered plain. The rest is constituted by undulating and hilly terrain with altitudes varying from 200m to 3840m. Nagaland is highly prone to […]

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Capital woes: Kohima’s perennial traffic snarls

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Capital woes: Kohima’s perennial traffic snarls

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, May 16 (EMN): The ever rising traffic congestion is an inevitable condition which keeps getting worse with every passing day. Commuters have to spend frustrating hours in the traffic jam helplessly staring blankly at the car in front of them. There has been an increase in the growing numbers of vehicles, with […]

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KSC: Caught between the fire and the NAAC

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on KSC: Caught between the fire and the NAAC

Kohima, April 10 (EMN): The timing could not be any worse for Kohima Science College (KSC), with two of its laboratory rooms reduced to ashes on the night of April 3, and the team from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) having arrived today for their second phase of assessment. Talking to Eastern Mirror, principal […]

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State Excise: From regulator to enforcer

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on State Excise: From regulator to enforcer

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, April 5 (EMN): With the introduction of the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act 1989, the revenue of the Excise & Prohibition Department has been drastically reduced. This was mainly because the chief functions of the department underwent a sea of change from regulatory role to enforcement. The functions and duties of the […]

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Coffee farmer in Wokha is brewing a tasteful future

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Coffee farmer in Wokha is brewing a tasteful future

Kohima, April 3 (EMN): 55-year-old Phanbem Kithan, a progressive farmer from Wokha village, in Wokha district, has been growing coffee for the past 15 years. He tried his hands at coffee plantation in 2002. Since then, he has devoted his life to growing the crop. The harvest from his crops has been increasing with each […]

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