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Road accidents: 20 deaths in Dimapur this year

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Road accidents: 20 deaths in Dimapur this year

Staff Reporter Dimapur, June 27 (EMN): Advisor of Urban Development, SI Jamir, who was half an hour late to a road safety awareness programme on Monday in Dimapur, described his ordeal with Dimapur traffic on his way as ‘unfortunate’ that gave him an idea about the magnitude of the traffic issue in Dimapur. The legislator […]

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Minor girl raped at Chuchuyimpang

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Minor girl raped at Chuchuyimpang

Our Correspondent Mokokchung, June 27 (EMN): In yet another gruesome incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 32-year-old man on Monday afternoon at Chuchuyimpang village, located some 10 kilometres away from Mokokchung town. In this connection, Mokokchung police have arrested one person identified as Imnasungkum, aged 32 and hailing from Chuchuyimpang village, at […]

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Morcha burns GTA accord papers, Trinamool Congress dubs it ‘theatrics’

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Morcha burns GTA accord papers, Trinamool Congress dubs it ‘theatrics’

Darjeeling, June 27 (IANS): In a symbolic move to show snapping of all ties with the West Bengal government and protest against the development board of the north Bengal hills, protesters on Tuesday burnt documents of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) agreement. The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists gathered at Chowk Bazar and publicly set […]

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‘Pre-trial’ destruction of liquor on June 29

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on ‘Pre-trial’ destruction of liquor on June 29

Staff Reporter Dimapur, June 27 (EMN): Another consignment of illicit liquor seized would be ‘destroyed’ on Tuesday by the district authorities at DMC dumping ground, Burma Camp. This was notified through an order issued by the chief judicial magistrate of Dimapur on Tuesday. The order did not specify from where or when the consignment was […]

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China lodges protest, asks India to withdraw troops

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on China lodges protest, asks India to withdraw troops

Beijing, June 27 (IANS): China on Tuesday said it has complained to India about Indian troops “trespassing” the Chinese boundary, hinting that pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar won’t resume until the soldiers were withdrawn. Indian and Chinese troops reportedly faced off along the border in Sikkim, the reason Beijing has attributed to stopping 47 Indian pilgrims […]

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Nagaland remains a conduit for drug traffickers

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Nagaland remains a conduit for drug traffickers

Kohima, June 26 (EMN): While the number of drug users in Nagaland may have declined in the recent years, the state continues to be a conduit route for drug traffickers due to its close proximity to the so called Golden Triangle, especially with Myanmar. Making this observation at an event marking the International Day against […]

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RTI reveals malpractices in Excise department

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on RTI reveals malpractices in Excise department

Dimapur, June 26 (EMN): Close on the heels of RTI exposures on discrepancies in the state PWD through local newspapers, similar instances have surfaced in the Excise department pertaining to backdoor appointments, besides illegal retaining of government vehicles by officers already retired. 22 persons, including 3 on compassionate ground, were recruited directly since 2015, while […]

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NISC appeals Naga groups to overcome differences

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on NISC appeals Naga groups to overcome differences

Dimapur, June 26 (EMN): While congratulating Khango Konyak on his recent ascension to the NSCN (K) chairmanship, the Naga International Support Centre (NISC) has reminded the former of the need to work out what it stated was “differences” among the armed Naga political groups. A press release from the NISC on Monday reminded Konyak that […]

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Angami Public Organisation meets leaders from 6 Naga groups

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on Angami Public Organisation meets leaders from 6 Naga groups

Dimapur, June 26 (EMN): The Working Group of 6 Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) on Monday met representatives of Angami Public Organisation (APO) at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur. This was informed through a press release from the working group’s media cell. It claimed that the APO appreciated the formation of the working group. “APO conveyed that […]

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GJM delegation hands over resignation from GTA to Governor

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on GJM delegation hands over resignation from GTA to Governor

Kolkata, June 26 (IANS): A three-member delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi here on Monday to formally submit their resignation letters from the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the developmental board in the northern West Bengal hills. “MLA from Darjeeling Amar Singh Rai, ex-GTA chairman Roshan Lama and Deputy Chairman […]

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