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Crafts initiative sculpting welfare of underprivileged women

By   /  July 29, 2018  /  Mirror Exclusive, Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Crafts initiative sculpting welfare of underprivileged women

Esther Verma Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated writer once said, “Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby”. Today, a  Naga girl, with a mass communication degree, is living her life as a successful entrepreneur and also creating employment opportunities for other women, showing what it means […]

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Naga woman is first to ascend Stok Kangri in 24 hours

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Naga woman is first to ascend Stok Kangri in 24 hours

  Esther Verma Dimapur, July 23 (EMN): On July 9, a lone Naga woman defeated all odds and brought pride not just to Nagaland but to the country too by becoming the first woman to summit Mount Stok Kangri in 24 hours. Sangke Konyak from Nagaland is the first woman in the country to scale […]

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Mon’s super teens have a lesson in breaking stereotypes

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Mon’s super teens have a lesson in breaking stereotypes

Dimapur, July 11 (EMN): The phrase ‘it’s a man’s world’ did not stop 17-year old Pongam N Konyak from Wangti village in Mon district to break a stereotype. In a field where men stand, she has taken upon her slender shoulders, with another feisty teen 16-year old Nginlei Konyak, the way of the martial arts […]

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Menace of ‘illegal parking’ plaguing the roads of Dimapur

By   /  July 8, 2018  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Menace of ‘illegal parking’ plaguing the roads of Dimapur

Dimapur, July 8 (EMN): Illegal parking along busy areas in Nagaland is rampant. This may cause for some areas a lot of chaos that can be quiet taxing for the traffic police to control. Apart from private cars, many auto rickshaw drivers act errantly too for which the traffic police in Dimapur have stipulated timings […]

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Revamped science centre in Dimapur aims to produce innovators

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Revamped science centre in Dimapur aims to produce innovators

Esther Verma Dimapur, June 22 (EMN): The Nagaland Science Centre in Dimapur, which is of the department of Science and Technology, is finally wearing a fresh look with two new projects established in it. The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) at Kolkata, under the Indian Ministry of Culture, has funded an ‘innovation hub’ and […]

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Cyber crime: A bigger threat than we imagine

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Cyber crime: A bigger threat than we imagine

Esther Verma Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Almost everyone on the planet using the internet is vulnerable to cyber crime – the most common being scams to dupe money off victims. Although Nagaland may not rank among the top spots for cybercrime, as the people get more exposed to technology, the threat also gets more real, […]

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Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  Mirror Exclusive, Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school drop-outs in the region. This was where Regina Pamma Maram from Maram Khullen village in […]

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Mega Food Park project irks village council in Dimapur

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Mega Food Park project irks village council in Dimapur

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 31 (EMN): A food processing project segment of the central government in Nagaland in the form of the long-touted Mega Food Parks (MFP) is causing concerns for a village in Dimapur district. The village,  Bamunpukhuri 1, concerned with questions of proper spacing for an approach road that is said to […]

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Stone artist looks beyond the conventional

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Stone artist looks beyond the conventional

Esther Verma Dimapur, May 8 (EMN): For some artists, the first rule of art would never be to use the word “cannot” as it kills creativity. For artist Renn Mhonbemo Kikon the word does not exist. Kikon is not just ordinary “paint and brush artist” but somebody who likes to think out of the box. […]

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Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  Mirror Exclusive, Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

  Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful library set up in Dimapur where he and his “pensioner friends” can […]

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