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Sweet success: Nagaland to observe honeybee day on Dec. 5

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 16: Nagaland was the first state in the country to have an independent apiculture undertaking when it launched the Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM) in Oct., 2007 under the initiative of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and the then Chef Secretary Alemtemshi Jamir, who was the brain behind the mission. […]

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Long wait for freedom is over

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 16: The Nagaland home department received clearance from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Nov. 12 for deportation of the Nigerian national, Nweze Raymond Chinenyeuba to his native country, who has been confined to Dimapur jail since Sep. 7, 2016. Consequently, the Nagaland Home Commissioner Ramaiah Ramakrishnan met […]

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MRV campaign extended

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Dimapur, Nov. 16 (EMN): The directorate of Health and Family Welfare has extended the measles rubella vaccination campaign (MRVC), which was scheduled to end on Nov. 17, by another 10 working days. “All responsible parents are therefore requested to take your child, if still unvaccinated, to the nearest health facility (district hospital, CHC, PHC and […]

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National Press Day: Challenges in journalism in digital age

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 16 (EMN): Challenges on journalistic ethics and increasing questions on issues of copyright, source credibility and authenticity in an era where the rising digital revolution has paved way for easy creation and distribution of information were the crux of the discussions at this year’s National Press Day event held at Kohima […]

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Sri Lankan Parl. disrupted again, adjourned until Monday amid political crisis

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Sri Lankan Parl. disrupted again, adjourned until Monday amid political crisis

Colombo, Nov. 16 (PTI): Rival Sri Lankan lawmakers threw chilli powder and furniture at each other and disrupted the proceedings of Parliament for a second day Friday, forcing Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to summon police inside the House and adjourn the session until Monday. The brawl occurred a day after the Speaker announced there is no […]

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Protests against Citizenship Bill planned across NE states

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Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): In a fresh move to demand total withdrawal of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Foreigner (Amendment) Order 2015, Passport (Entry in to India) Notification 2015 and long-term visa, the North East Students’ Organisation (Neso) has announced a series of agitations in all the NE state capitals and in New Delhi beginning Nov. […]

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Thuwuni festival: Fourth version celebrates unity, identity

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Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): Governor PB Acharya inaugurated the 4th edition of the three-day Thuwuni festival at the Pughoboto local ground on Thursday. According to a DIPR report, the governor was the chief guest of the occasion. “While delivering his message, the governor said that the festival is celebrated to thank god expressing unity of […]

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Elephant menace: Terrified Wokha villagers flee harvest

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 15: Wild elephants have been venturing into human settlements every year and the residents of New Riphyim village in Wokha seem to be the worst affected as destruction by the herd of elephants in their cultivation land has forced the villagers to stop harvest of crops. In a press release […]

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Lone satellite-tagged Amur falcon alive, visits Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 15: The lone surviving satellite-tagged Amur falcon from Nagaland, named ‘Longleng,’ has passed through the state after a solitary-day stay. The information was provided by the Nagaland Chief Wildlife Warden, Satya Prakash Tripathi on Thursday. “‘Longleng’ came to Nagaland on Oct. 20 and stayed around Hakhezhe area at Nuiland and […]

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Kohima: 893 IPC cases registered in five years, second only to Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 15: Kohima with a population of over 99,039 is the second most populated district of the state after Dimapur, according to the 2011 census. It covers an area of 1,463 sq km, out of the total area of 16,579 sq km, making it the seventh largest district of the state. […]

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