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Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school d...

09 Jun 2018

Road-less Karbi Anglong village wants govt. to bridge the gaps

Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 30: A small village in Karbi Anglong in Assam is caught between two maladies that they wish the authorities of the area would address: a bridge and a road or the lack of them. The lack of said facilities for the area c...

31 May 2018

Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri ...

20 May 2018

From HSLC topper to pipping UPSC, Dimapur lad looks to making impact

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 2: Swapneel Paul (28) from Dimapur secured the 64th rank in the recently declared Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) results. Prior to his success, Paul had been serving as an assistant commissioner at the...

03 May 2018

How a weaver in KA is weaving success

Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 2 (EMN): The growth of interest towards the love for traditional attires in the Northeast region are seen on the rise. The demand for vibrant colourful traditional attires of various tribes of the region has increased ...

02 May 2018

Turning Nagaland’s plastic waste into durable roads

S. Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 29 (EMN): The use of plastic has become a primary feature of our lives today but it carries with it disadvantages if we are not responsible with the use of plastic. A government order in November 2015 made it mandatory f...

29 Apr 2018

Image rebranding: This Naga is changing the ‘face’ of people’s image

Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 8 (EMN): Image consulting is a growing professional field that works at improving the image of clients personally or professionally by developing personality aspects such as appearance, behaviour, and communication. It̵...

09 Apr 2018

Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

  Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful librar...

05 Apr 2018

Dr. Dolie: An icon of compassion, humility and passion to serve

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, April 3 (EMN): It is rightly said that medical profession is all about compassion, altruism and credibility as they serve the humanity through restoration of patients’ health and give quality of life. Of late, much has been d...

04 Apr 2018

Naga lad selected for international Taekwondo c’ship faces financial constraint

Kohima, March 20 (EMN): 15-year-old Heutingyi got selected to represent India at Hammamet 2018 World Taekwondo Junior Championships from April 6 to 7 and the World Taekwondo Qualification Tournament for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to be hel...

21 Mar 2018

Another Naga trooper joins new breed of league footballers

‘I want to show that sports can be a good career’ Kohima, Feb. 21 (EMN): With the likes of footballers from Nagaland Kivi Zhimomi and James Kithan debuting in the Indian League 2017-18, another has joined the brood: Temjenwati Longkumer. ...

21 Feb 2018

Will 2018 be watershed for Naga women in state politics?

Alice Yhoshü Kohima, Feb. 14 (EMN): Fifty-four years after the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) was formed, the voice of women in the assembly remains is still missing from the house of 60—Nagaland is yet to elect any representative from ...

14 Feb 2018

Nagaland elections then and now

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Feb. 11 (EMN): “Elections before and during my time in the 1980s were conducted smoothly without much fanfare or disturbances of public tranquillity (sic),” Dr. Dietho Yhoshü, a former member of the Nagaland Legislative As...

11 Feb 2018

Forced ending for a proponent of clean elections

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN): Hopes were flying high when Rev. Dr. Mazie Nakhro, a theologian from Jostoma Village from 8th Western Angami constituency announced his decision to contest the Nagaland assembly election on Jan. 14 last. People, ...

18 Jan 2018

Palliative care: Key to quality life, yet unknown in Nagaland

‘Dept. requires more manpower, support from govt. and people’ S Henlly Phom Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Palliative care is an approach that seeks to improve the quality of life of patients and families facing problems associated with life-threatening...

17 Jan 2018

Kivi Zhimomi debuts at I-League for Gokulam Kerala FC

Kohima, Jan. 8 (EMN): Kivi Zhimomi, the striker for Gokulam Kerala Football Club (GKFC) debuted at the I-League match against Minerva Punjab FC at the EMS Stadium in Calicut on Jan. 6. The 22-year-old Kivi Zhimomi became the 4th person from Nagaland ...

08 Jan 2018

Major tribes still dominate list of civil servants in state

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 29: Despite fears by most of the so-called advanced tribes in Nagaland about their decreasing numbers in the much sought-after government jobs, data indicates that the major tribes are still way ahead of the rest amo...

30 Dec 2017

Meet the three Naga footballers in the Hero Indian League

Zhovezo Resu Kohima, Dec. 29: Kwethelhi Thopi debuted with Aizawl FC to become the first player from Nagaland to play in the Hero Indian League for the 2015–16 season. Then James Kithan, goalkeeper for Churchill Brothers Sporting Club in Goa follow...

29 Dec 2017

50 years of apathy: School with 3 teachers set for ‘golden’ jubilee

Atono Tsukrü Kohima, Dec. 4 (EMN): Amid apathy and negligence by the department of School Education and subsequent state governments, the government primary school (GPS) of Peducha under Kiruphema village jurisdiction, located in Sechü Zubza of Koh...

04 Dec 2017

Hand-crafted: Rengma youth find use in the art of ceramics

Alice Yhoshü Kisama, Dec. 2 (EMN): “Where are these from?”; “What are these made of?”; “Who made these?”; are some of the frequently-asked questions by visitors to stall 39 at the Bamboo Pavilion at Kisama, the venue of the ongoing Hornb...

03 Dec 2017

Easterine Kire’s ‘Son of the Thundercloud’ wins Tata Lit Award

Alice Yhoshü Kohima, Nov. 19 (EMN): Award-winning Naga poet and author Easterine Kire has once again made the Naga name proud by winning the Book of the Year Award for fiction at the Tata Literature Live Awards 2017 with her book ‘Son of the Thund...

19 Nov 2017

Nagaland’s own NStCB scripts success story; rarity among state’s undertakings

50 years of transforming rural masses and have-nots Henlly Phom Dimapur, Nov. 9 (EMN): The Nagaland State Cooperative Bank Limited (NStCB) which was conceived with the twin objectives of putting in place a banking system that encompasses the cooperat...

09 Nov 2017

Diligent Phek youth clinch NPSC top spot sans ‘backward’ quota

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Nov. 6 (EMN): For Riku Khutso, the results of the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) couldn’t have come at a better time: he turned 29 on October 30, the day the result was declared. The day called for double celebrati...

07 Nov 2017

The long ride to the learning centres beyond River Chathe

Henlly Phom The next time you choose to whine about taking public transport to school, college or workplace along the potholed road in the scorching weather of Dimapur, you may perhaps want to put yourself in the shoes of the students, teachers and s...

18 Aug 2017

Villagers rescue bear cubs from Sendenyu forest in Nagaland

Alice Yhoshü Kohima, March 8: Two cubs belonging to the Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus) family, also known as the moon bear, Asiatic black bear and white-chested bear, were recently rescued in the jungles of Sendenyu village under Kohima distric...

08 Mar 2017