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Elephant kills one in Wokha

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: One person was killed and the other severely injured by a wild elephant on Nov. 16 at around 9:20 pm, at Mekokla village in Wokha district, while they were sleeping inside a farmhouse in terraced paddy field, some 6 kilometres away from the village. Crops, plantation, and farmhouses were […]

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Kohima leads the way towards plastic-free Nagaland

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Following the declaration of December deadline to “free the state of plastic waste” by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio during the World Environment Day celebration on June 5 this year in Kohima, various NGOs and individuals have been campaigning to fight the menace of plastic pollution. Towards this end, Kohima […]

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Students adopt Dimapur road for cleanliness project

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: The Dimapur Eastern Nagaland Students’ Union (Densu) has committed to adopt the stretch of road between Metro Hospital and Fellowship (colony) junction; and look after the cleanliness of this stretch of road. This commitment is part of the Dimapur Municipal Council’s ‘A Better Dimapur’ project. To mark the partnership, […]

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Naga film wins at Kolkata International Film Festival

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: A short film titled “Look At The Sky” directed by Ashok Veilou, a Poumai Naga from Manipur, won the Best Film award at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (Kiff) held from Nov. 10 to 17th. “Look At The Sky” beat 11 other films, including Shaqyo’s “Head,” Gaurav Madan’s […]

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Pedalling his way into record books

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: A 23-year-old man from India, Aftab Faridi, is vying for the world record of cycling the longest distance across a single country, currently held by an Australian who covered 18,000 km in eight months. Faridi reached Dimapur on Saturday riding his dream of covering 30,000 km on a bicycle […]

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Election Watch: Litmus test for BJP, Congress ahead of Lok Sabha elections

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: This year has been an eventful one for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), going from strength to strength and managing to form governments in northeastern states of Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya with its allies, despite criticisms against the party from several quarters. It was also the single largest winning […]

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Special police for tourists’ safety during Hornbill

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on Special police for tourists’ safety during Hornbill

Orientation programme for tourist police underway at PHQ, Kohima Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): As the countdown for the mega Hornbill Festival nears an end, the state government is trying to leave no stones unturned to make the visiting tourists enjoy a pleasant and memorable stay. Among this is the deployment of tourist police […]

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NSCN (IM) clarifies on Nov. 9 abduction and ransom case

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  Nagaland  /  Comments Off on NSCN (IM) clarifies on Nov. 9 abduction and ransom case

Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): NSCN (IM) secretary of ‘Union Territory,’ Ghokuto Chishi, on Nov. 17 issued a clarification in connection with the Nov. 9 incident involving an alleged kidnapping of a Naga salesgirl from a Pharmacy at Purana Bazaar in Dimapur.

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Tea Board of India for consolidation of cultivation in Nagaland

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Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): In what could be a huge impetus for the tea farmers and tea industry in Nagaland, the director of ‘tea development’ from the Tea Board of India (TBI), S. Soundararajan was on a two day visit to the state recently and interacted with the state government officials, the tea farmers and […]

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Wokha administration organises seminar on wellbeing of girl child

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Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): Under the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ social scheme, the Wokha district administration organised a one-day seminar on the ‘wellbeing of girls with special emphasis on menstrual hygiene’ at Town Hall, Wokha on Nov. 17.

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