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Sharingain in driver’s seat as two rivals pledge support

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Sharingain in driver’s seat as two rivals pledge support

EM Bureau Dimapur/Kohima/Mokokchung, March 28: In what could yet turn out to be a political masterstroke—given Nagaland politics’ existing fragile numerical equation, and the sentimental prestige that comes attached with 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency—two intending candidates on Thursday pulled out of the by-election race; and assured their respective support to the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) […]

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State-wide shutdown brings Nagaland to standstill

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on State-wide shutdown brings Nagaland to standstill

    A collage of pictures showing deserted streets, and commercial establishments of Nagaland with their shutters down on Monday during the state-wide shutdown.    Eastern Mirror Bureau   Dimapur, Feb 11: The state-wide shutdown on Monday to protest the government of India’s move to pass the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, brought normal life to […]

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Unity runs mark ‘National Unity Day’ in the state

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Unity runs mark ‘National Unity Day’ in the state

EM Bureau Kohima/Dimapur, Oct. 31: Combined state level function was held at the Civil Secretariat on October 31 in observance of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas – National Unity day, commemorating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and Rashtriya Sankalp Diwas – National Re-dedication Day in commemoration of the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira […]

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Nationwide healthcare scheme takes flight in Nagaland too

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Nationwide healthcare scheme takes flight in Nagaland too

EM Bureau Dimapur/Mokokchung/Wokha Sep. 23: Recognising the importance of increasing access by all in critical health services for achieving universal health coverage, the department of Health and Family Welfare launched the Ayushman Bharat, national health protection mission along with the rest of the country on September 23 at the District Hospital, Dimapur. The scheme seeks […]

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DMC inspects fish markets

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on DMC inspects fish markets

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 25 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has inspected fish markets at Railway Bazaar and New Market in Dimapur on June 25. The inspection was carried out according to the directive issued by the Nagaland State Food Safety Commissioner. In the wake of the news outbreak about formalin-laced fish making […]

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Agri. weaving 2025 food security goals around localised targets first

By   /  May 6, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Agri. weaving 2025 food security goals around localised targets first

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 6 (EMN): The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) aims to remove world’s hunger by 2050. In the small tribal community of Nagaland in India’s Northeast region the state’s department of Agriculture has a target too: achieve food security by 2025 with a vision toward feasible and economically viable agriculture production […]

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New chapter: Dimapur has a library now

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on New chapter: Dimapur has a library now

Dimapur, May 4 (EMN): Dimapur has a public library now. The nascent library is located at the Industrial Estate, Firing junction in Dimapur. The library came into existence out of an aspiration by a group of people who had in them a love for books and reading. The seed that sprouted into a library was […]

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Big Dunking Tasks: New basketball team to represent Nagaland at junior nationals

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports  /  Comments Off on Big Dunking Tasks: New basketball team to represent Nagaland at junior nationals

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 30 (EMN): A new basket ball association in the form of the Dimapur District Basketball Association (DDBA) was launched at Hotel Saramati in Dimapur on Mon. April 30. The new association looks to growth with the motto ‘strive for excellence’—a pursuit that has led the association to instate a team […]

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Officials visit project sites in Phek

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Officials visit project sites in Phek

Kohima Bureau Kohima, April 3 (EMN): Secretary Land Resources and Finance, Y Kikheto Sema, accompanied by a host of officers from Land Resources and Finance Department visited Integrated Watershed Management Project (IWMP) at Tsupfume and Chizami villages in Phek district on April 3. The team visited Kiwi farms in Tsupfume village, also known as vegetable […]

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Naga culture mesmerises students from MP

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Naga culture mesmerises students from MP

Kohima, March 20 (EMN): As part of the grand scheme known as “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” announced by the Prime Minister on October 31, 2015, on the occasion of 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a team comprising four assistant professors and 12 students including five girls and seven boys from various colleges in […]

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