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North East Artist Network (NEAN)

“NEAN NLTP Initiative” (Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act) Ever since NLTP Act was introduced in the year 1989, its enforcement for the last thirty years has only been partially successful. It has neither observed in Total nor has it been abl...

29 Mar 2019

Are Women in India Empowered Enough?

On 8 March 2019, along with the rest of the world, India too will be celebrating International Women’s Day Lectures, cultural events are routine, while politicians of various party colours will invariably mouth platitudes and clichéd resolutions a...

06 Mar 2019

Framework Agreement is the Rally Point for the Nagas

Speech of Mr. Rh. Raising at the Joint Consultative Meeting With MLAs and MPs, 27th February, 2019 Respected Chairman, JLF, honorable Chief Minister and his council of Ministers, opposition leader, MPs and MLAs, and my dear colleagues present here. I...

01 Mar 2019

How carpentry inspired a rags-to-riches story in Nagaland

Dimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): Twenty-seven-year-old Ruovilhoukho Chuzo, a resident of Medziphema, experienced poverty early in life, at times even going to bed without a meal in the day. Things have changed now, but he still remembers clearly how it used t...

24 Feb 2019

Vaduvoor: A Tiny Village Luring and Feeding Global Birds

By Vasudevan Sridharan | IANS “When some visitors ask, ‘How do the birds know this lake is full?’, I simply tell them that I telephone the migratory birds and inform them,” said Ramesh mockingly as he sits at the tip of a lak...

11 Jan 2019

In Assam’s Villages, a Low-Cost, DIY Technology is Battling Contaminated Water

By Azera Parveen Rahman | IANS In a village called Aam-bagan in Nagaon district of Assam, Sumitra Biswas summoned her grandson to help her pour water into the filter kept in the courtyard of their house. The filter — three buckets, fitted with ...

11 Jan 2019

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in a Male World: How an All-Women Construction Group Built a Kerala House

By Sanu George | IANS In a small, tucked-away village in Kerala stands a 475-square feet house which is known across the region not because of who owns it, but because of those who built it. And it’s not a building constructed by some famous archi...

16 Dec 2018

Advisory to Bakeries

1. The premises shall be clean and maintain overall hygienic environment. 2. All equipments shall be kept clean, washed, dried and stacked at the close of business to ensure freedom from growth of mould/fungi and infestation. 3. The drainage system s...

16 Nov 2018

School with a difference: Where students learn Naga artistry and folklore

“From time to time, older folks from the village were invited to share folk tales with the students” Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 7: Amid the trend of young minds from remote villages coming to towns and cities like Kohima and Dimapur for be...

08 Nov 2018

Zika Virus Advisory

• Zika virus disease (ZVD) is an emerging viral disease transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, the same mosquito that transmit Dengue. • Zika virus was first indentified in Uganda in 1947. Outbreaks of ZVD have been recorded ...

15 Oct 2018

Basic Animal Rights

Today is World Animals Day 04th October; let us spread some awareness about Animal Basic Rights. Animal are asset of our society. They have feeling and emotion like human being; therefore it is the responsibility of every human being to love, care an...

03 Oct 2018

Babar Ali’s Inspiring Story: How a Nine-Year-Old’s Zeal Brought Education to Bengal’s Poor

By Bhavana Akella | IANS Walking home from school in a small town in West Bengal, a nine-year-old boy saw some of his friends work as rag-pickers. The thought that his companions were unable to study like him because they were poor so agonised the y...

30 Sep 2018

MR (Measles & Rubella) Infection and its Maladies

What is measles? Measles is a very contagious respiratory infection. It causes a total-body skin rash and flu-like symptoms. 20 million cases happen worldwide every year. With about 50,000 deaths in India due to Measles and rubella Measles (also call...

29 Sep 2018

How India’s Sports Stars Overcame Tough Personal Odds to Achieve Success

By Ajeyo Basu | IANS Ever since she was a kid, Hima Das woke up every morning before the crack of dawn and would go to the local grazing ground in a remote Assam village. With no proper gear or even a playground, she practiced running at this grazin...

16 Sep 2018

Resilience amid disaster: Despite all, life goes on

Bridges collapsed, roads washed away or blocked. Vehicles stranded here and there. Lives were lost.  Nagaland was virtually brought to a standstill this monsoon season. The abnormal rains this monsoon caught the citizens of Nagaland off guard; the s...

16 Sep 2018

SC: People Without Shelter Can’t Be Left to Fend for Themselves

Taking the government to task on the issue of urban homeless, the Supreme Court on Friday said that people without shelter cannot be “left to fend for themselves” as there were “grand plans” which were not implemented. Noting that housing was...

07 Sep 2018

Redemption inside the cage: A fighter’s tale of combat and hardship

Dimapur, Aug. 3 (EMN): Though widely popular across the globe, the combat sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has taken some time to make its presence felt in Nagaland. ‘Combat’ is very much in the Naga nature and we even have an indigenous sport of ...

03 Aug 2018

Dimapur and Its Crowds!

An analysis of crowd counting, and its estimation in Dimapur By Reyivolü Rhakho, Muzhaba Jamir, and Haichikambe Pame | EMN All around the world crowd counting is always dicey affair. The difficulty is in balancing variable claims and counter claims...

01 Aug 2018

In a First, Scientists Satellite Collar a Dhole – A Species on Verge of Extinction

By Kushagra Dixit | IANS In a first, wildlife scientists have collared a dhole, the Indian wild dog, with a satellite transmitter to understand the ecology of this endangered species that is considered as important as tigers in keeping the balance i...

19 Jul 2018

How a Grenade Blast Survivor Overcame Disability to Inspire Change

By Bhavana Akella | IANS Malvika Iyer was a charming 13-year-old girl in 2002 when a grenade accidentally blew up in her hands, ripping her forearm and paralysing her legs, in Bikaner, Rajasthan, where she lived with her parents. An accident that co...

16 Jul 2018

Women Riders Aim to End Male Domination in Motor Racing

By Tridib Baparnash | IANS Who said Indian women have a long way to go to catch up with their male counterparts in a sport like motor racing? Meet these young ladies from various walks of life who have become the cynosure of all eyes during the open...

09 Jul 2018

National Crafts Museum: Perfect Amalgamation of Culture, Art and Peace

By Chhavi Gola | IANS Admist the hustle and bustle of city life, there is at least one place in the capital where a wall separates you from the rest of the world. Once you cross that wall, you can find the path to nirvana, or, as Mahatma Gandhi once...

08 Jul 2018

Some Gain, Some Pain for Realty Under New Taxation Regime

GST completes one year on June 30th By Vinod Behl | IANS Amidst teething troubles and glitches in the implementation framework, the landmark reform of Goods & Services Tax (GST), ushering in a unified tax regime, has helped in speeding up real e...

29 Jun 2018

Inspired by Super 30, ‘Jindagi’ Realising Dreams of Medical Aspirants in Odisha

By Chinmaya Dehury | IANS He could not become a doctor himself, but is now pulling out all stops to ensure that others fare better. This year, 18 students from Odisha made it to medical school thanks to the initiative of Ajay Bahadur Singh, who once...

29 Jun 2018

Users are no guinea pigs, Mr. Facebook

By Nishant Arora | IANS A couple of months back, when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked if users data on his platform was at risk, he unambiguously said ‘No, adding that there was no way the data of his users could be breached or “impro...

12 Jun 2018