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GBs Federation criticises state govt. on Citizenship Bill

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on GBs Federation criticises state govt. on Citizenship Bill

Dimapur, Jan. 21 (EMN): The Nagaland GBs Federation has expressed apprehension on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, saying that it could be dangerous once it is made an act. “At present situation in Nagaland, illegal immigrants issue is of grave concern. At this juncture, the state cabinet’s decision to appeal for a review and […]

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Plastic-free Nagaland: Kohima residents adapting to ‘change’

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Plastic-free Nagaland: Kohima residents adapting to ‘change’

  Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 21 (EMN): The public response—at least here in the state’s capital Kohima—to the Nagaland government’s ‘plastic-free’ declaration in December last year has been a mixed one so far. Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the administrator of Kohima Municipal Council (KMC), Kovi Meyase said the council had “sensitised” the residents of all […]

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‘Church in social action’: Longleng town gets makeover

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on ‘Church in social action’: Longleng town gets makeover

Dimapur, Jan. 21 (EMN): In a mass social work initiated by the Phom Baptist Christian Association (PBCA) on Monday at Longleng town, residents cleaned the surroundings of, and built fencings around, 11 government schools and the district hospital. The staff of PBCA and Longleng Town Baptist Church then repaired the roads by filling up potholes […]

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PDA to field candidates from NDPP to LS and Aonglenden elections

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on PDA to field candidates from NDPP to LS and Aonglenden elections

Dimapur, Jan. 21 (EMN): In a significant decision, the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) on Monday unanimously resolved to field the alliance’s consensus candidates under the banner of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) to the by-elections to 26th Aonglenden assembly constituency as well as the Nagaland Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency. The decision was taken during […]

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India’s first all-women’s party launched, to contest LS polls

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on India’s first all-women’s party launched, to contest LS polls

Mumbai, Jan. 21 (IANS):  India’s first-ever all-women political party — the National Women’s Party (NWP) — was launched on Monday in Mumbai and it will contest half — 283 — of the 545 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 elections. The NWP, described as “a party of mothers”, has been founded by a medico and […]

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Kamala Harris to run for US president in 2020

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Kamala Harris to run for US president in 2020

Washington, Jan. 21 (IANS): Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, launched her campaign for the White House on Monday while appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America. In a brief video from her campaign that was released on the social media at the same time she appeared on the show, […]

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Indian billionaires’ wealth grew daily by INR 2,200 cr. last year— Oxfam

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Indian billionaires’ wealth grew daily by INR 2,200 cr. last year— Oxfam

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 21: The fortunes of Indian billionaires grew by an astronomical 35% per day last year, which is INR 2,200 cr. daily; while the poorest 10% of the country continued to remain in debt since 2004, according to an Oxfam report ‘Public Good or Private Wealth’ released on Monday. The report […]

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Indo-Naga talks: JLF to consult Naga groups

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Indo-Naga talks: JLF to consult Naga groups

Dimapur, Jan. 21 (EMN): The Joint Legislators’ Forum (JLF) on Naga political issue on Monday resolved to have consultations with all the Naga groups engaged in the Indo-Naga dialogue and meet central leaders “either with all the 60 members/PWC members or by the leader of the House, deputy chief minister and the leader of opposition […]

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May seeks to break Brexit deadlock with ‘Plan B’

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on May seeks to break Brexit deadlock with ‘Plan B’

London, Jan. 21 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to present her Brexit Plan-B on Monday in a desperate attempt to overturn last week’s humiliating Commons defeat and convince Tory Brexiteers to support her withdrawal deal with the EU. May will address the House of Commons, explaining how she intends to proceed and […]

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Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya celebrate 47th Statehood Day

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya celebrate 47th Statehood Day

  Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 21 (EMN): Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya on Monday celebrated their 47th Statehood Day. The erstwhile princely states of Manipur and Tripura became full-fledged states on January 21, 1972. Meghalaya was part of Assam before becoming a full-fledged state under the North Eastern Region (Re-Organisation) Act, 1971. Addressing the gathering on […]

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