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Congress makes strides in Hindi heartland; TRS and MNF win

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Congress makes strides in Hindi heartland; TRS and MNF win

New Delhi, Dec. 11 (PTI): A resurgent Congress Tuesday made significant gains in the Assembly elections, dealing a body blow to the BJP in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and was locked in a cliffhanger in Madhya Pradesh. The reverses for the BJP in the Hindi heartland threw wide open the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which until […]

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Nagaland Congress finds lifeline in results

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Nagaland Congress finds lifeline in results

Dimapur, Dec. 11 (EMN): Clearly buoyed by the stunning results declared elsewhere on Tuesday, the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) claimed that the “resounding victory of Indian National Congress” heralds the beginning of a new era under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the NPCC–strangely— congratulated the state Congress units […]

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Rio lauds Tourism advisor after Hornbill success

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Rio lauds Tourism advisor after Hornbill success

Dimapur, Dec. 11 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday congratulated the advisor to Tourism, Art and Culture, Khehovi Yepthomi “on the successful conduct” of the 19th edition of the Hornbill Festival. “This year’s event has been an overwhelming success with a record number of visitors and tourists from different parts of the world. The […]

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Peace rally for early settlement of Naga political issue today

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Peace rally for early settlement of Naga political issue today

Dimapur, Dec. 11 (EMN): A state-wide peace rally will be held today to demand the government of India for early settlement of Naga political issue that has been dragged on for years. The Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) has said that ‘the proposed rally in all the district headquarters of the state and two sub-divisions […]

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Worth the treble: Why Hornbill’s music showpiece deserves to be an annual staple

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Worth the treble: Why Hornbill’s music showpiece deserves to be an annual staple

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 11: To a soundtrack of adrenaline pumping electronic dance music (EDM), ten days of passionate music revelry ended late Tuesday night amid merry chatter at the 32 quaint stalls at Agri Expo site in Dimapur. This year’s Hornbill International Music Festival closed the show to the beats of DJ Siana […]

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Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

New Delhi, Dec. 11 (IANS): The government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das, who as Economic Affairs Secretary steered the monetary situation post-demonetisation, as the new RBI Governor, a day after Urjit Patel resigned amidst a tiff with the government on the RBI’s autonomy. “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shaktikanta […]

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Hornbill 2018: It’s curtains at Kisama

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Hornbill 2018: It’s curtains at Kisama

  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): On the closing day of this year’s Hornbill Festival, Nagaland received a much-needed nod of approval from the Italian Consul General Damiano Francovigh. Coming from an official of a country ranked among the top five countries visited by international tourists, the consul general was all praise and suggested […]

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Dimapur bandh amidst rising extortion concern

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Dimapur bandh amidst rising extortion concern

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 10: The 12-hour bandh called by the Public Action Committee (PAC) under the aegis of Naga Council Dimapur on Monday crippled normal life in Dimapur; proving a hassle to travellers although the bandh went off peacefully. The reason for the bandh on Monday was to protest multiple taxation and extortion […]

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Unsung heroes who kept the show running

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Unsung heroes who kept the show running

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 10 (EMN): Behind the daily Hornbill spectacle, there were some groups of people—who went largely unnoticed—but were instrumental in ensuring the visitors’ comfort every day. They were responsible for the ‘little things’ that create noiseless but major impact. Two of those groups were the restroom attendants and the sweepers—the unsung heroes […]

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Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor, setting off a crisis

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor, setting off a crisis

  Mumbai, Dec. 10 (IANS): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel resigned from his post on Monday with immediate effect, citing “personal reasons”, setting of a major crisis in India’s politico-economic sphere. Patel’s resignation comes in the backdrop of the ongoing tiff between the government and the central bank over the liquidity […]

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