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Scrutiny ends; Konyak to contest as Independent

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Scrutiny ends; Konyak to contest as Independent

Our Correspondent Kohima, March 26 (EMN): The scrutiny of nominations to the ensuing elections to Lok Sabha and 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency came to a close on March 26, as per the directives of the Election Commission of India. Following the scrutiny, Lok Sabha candidate Dr. MM Thromwa Konyak will not be allowed to represent the […]

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Axing from PDA membership was expected — NPP

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Axing from PDA membership was expected — NPP

Dimapur, March 26 (EMN): The National People’s Party (NPP), Nagaland unit has expressed amusement at the state government’s decision to axe the PDA membership of three NPP leaders and “withdrawal of namesake ‘minister of state’ status to the NPP leaders.” A press statement from the party on Tuesday claimed that the PDA government was feeling […]

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Newbie Tungoe makes tall promises

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Newbie Tungoe makes tall promises

Our Correspondent Kohima, March 26 (EMN): Following the filing of nomination as Lok Sabha candidate of the Conrad Sangma led-National People’s Party (NPP) on March 25—the last day for filing of nomination— Hayithung (Bill Lotha) Tungoe said that he will fight for the cause of northeast people, particularly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill of 2016. […]

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Social media main news source for young Indians

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Social media main news source for young Indians

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS): Online news generally and social media specifically have outpaced print as the main source of news among English-speaking young Indian news users, showed a new report. People over 35 still mix online and offline media to a great extent, according to the Oxford University’s Reuters Institute India Digital News Report. […]

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NPF issues notice to six rebel MLAs

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on NPF issues notice to six rebel MLAs

Dimapur, March 26 (EMN): The opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) has directed six of its seven legislators who declared support to the ruling People’s Democratic Alliance governance on March 25 to show cause as to why the party should not initiate disciplinary action against them. They have been directed to submit their replies before April […]

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Rapist gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Rapist gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment

Dimapur, March 26 (EMN): The principal district and sessions judge, Dimapur on March 25 sentenced a rapist named Bongpha to ten years rigorous imprisonment while imposing a penalty of INR 500. A press statement from the public prosecutor’s office on Tuesday informed that the judge had found the accused guilty of raping a physically challenged […]

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Night shifts during pregnancy increase miscarriage risk

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Health, Top News  /  Comments Off on Night shifts during pregnancy increase miscarriage risk

London, March 26 (IANS): Women who do two or more night shifts a week during pregnancy are likely to have an increased risk of miscarriage, says a new study. This is because women working at night are exposed to artificial light which disrupts their circadian rhythm or body clock and decreases the release of melatonin […]

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‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  Mirror Exclusive, Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on ‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 26: The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol lamented that most people today are dependent on products, including rice, that come from outside the state instead of cultivating food on their own like in the past. The DC was speaking during the inaugural function of the 10-day zonal-level […]

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7 NPF MLAs declare support to PDA

By   /  March 25, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on 7 NPF MLAs declare support to PDA

Dimapur, March 25 (EMN): Seven NPF legislators from the eastern districts of Nagaland have sprung a virtual revolt on Monday after they openly declared their support to the People’s Democratic Alliance government and its consensus candidate for the Lok Sabha elections; and protested that the NPF’s decision to support the Congress candidate was against the […]

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Sharingain youngest among Aonglenden aspirants

By   /  March 25, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Sharingain youngest among Aonglenden aspirants

Our Correspondent Mokokchung, March 25 (EMN): Thirty-eight-year-old Sharingain Longkumer of NDPP is the youngest among the four candidates contesting the by-election to 26 Aonglenden assembly constituency in Mokokchung district. The polling will be held simultaneously with that of the Lok Sabha on April 11. Next on the list is O Tinu Lkr, aged 47, who […]

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