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Nagaland

Legal services host speech competition on Fundamental Duties

Kohima, Feb. 24 (EMN): District legal service authorities (DLSA) in Nagaland conducted extempore speech competitions based on the topic of Fundamental Duties, with ‘legal literary’ clubs in the districts. The district legal services issued a pres...

24 Feb 2020

Dimapur’s Sewak road gets ‘improvement’ after decades

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): Citizens who use the Sewak road in Dimapur have been enduring bumpy rides for long due to the condition of the road especially during the monsoon season. However, things may be changing now with some work being don...

24 Feb 2020

NRLM offers updates on progress of mission

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): The annual administrative report 2019-20 of the Rural Development department of Nagaland reports that the Deendayal Antyodya Yojana (Day) National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) has been remarkable for the year f...

24 Feb 2020

College students explore options at Career Expo 2020

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): A career event, Education and Career Expo 2020, was conducted for final year students of different colleges in and around Dimapur, was organised by ‘Educentre’ in collaboration with ‘knowledge Centre’ on Fe...

24 Feb 2020

Four-lane road project: NHIDCL says grip on cash flow has loosened

Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): The National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (NHIDCL) has maintained that the issue of shortage of fund leading to the delay of the four-lane road project between Dimapur and Kohima has been ...

24 Feb 2020

Check flow of liquor in Dimapur — Zhaleo Rio

Dimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): Terming the recent ultimatum from Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) a ‘wakeup call for the department’, the advisor to Excise, Sericulture and Minority Affairs, Zhaleo Rio has directed ‘immediate action to curb the f...

24 Feb 2020

Naga politician’s request threatens ‘ethnic conflict’ in Myanmar

Eastern Mirror DeskDimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): A senior Myanmarese Naga politician’s request to the country’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her maiden visit to the Naga self-administered zone (SAZ) to include two adjacent territories into...

24 Feb 2020

Pan-Naga Hoho will downgrade state’s powers — Therie

Our CorrespondentMokokchung, Feb. 24 (EMN): Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president, K Therie on Monday said that the party was against the proposed pan-Naga Hoho as it will ‘downgrade’ the state’s power if additional featu...

24 Feb 2020

Union serves 7-day ultimatum to end riverbed mining in Chathe

Dimapur, Feb. 24 (EMN): Citing contamination of drinking water, the Naga Tribal Union Chümoukedima Town has asked authorities concerned to stop riverbed mining in Chathe River within seven days. In a press release issued on Monday, the union stated ...

24 Feb 2020

Northeast has potential to become global tourism hotspot — Yepthomi

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 24 (EMN):  The advisor to Tourism, Art and Culture, H Khehovi Yepthomi on Monday stated that Northeast has the potential to become one of the major hotspots for tourism, not just in India but in the world, as it is...

24 Feb 2020

Coffee, honey can boost state’s economy — Neiba Kronu

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 23 (EMN): Minister for Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue, and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu along with Advisor to Water Resources Namri Nchang and Dr. Longrineken, Advisor to Treasuries and Accounts, National...

23 Feb 2020

Missing trader returns home

Dimapur police probing a case shrouded in mystery Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): The proprietor of Nagaland Cold Drinks, Parimal Ghosh who went missing on the evening of February 21, reportedly returned home on Saturday, February 22 at around 1...

23 Feb 2020

Indo-Naga talks: Working committee to meet Ravi today

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): An 18-member working committee of Naga National Political Groups (NNPG) led by its convener N Kitovi Zhimomi will meet with the government of India’s interlocutor for Naga talks, RN Ravi on February 24 in New Delhi to “fin...

23 Feb 2020

The Right to Public Services legislation for prosecuting erring officials

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): The Right to Public Services legislation in India comprises statutory laws which guarantee time-bound delivery of various public services to citizens. It provides mechanisms for punishing errant public servants if they are def...

23 Feb 2020

Zeliangrong community rejects ‘pan-Naga Hoho’

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): The Zeliangrong Baudi of three states in the Northeast region and its frontal organizations have rejected the demand of the NSCN (IM) for a “pan Naga Hoho” declaring that “The Zeliangrong people living in the artificial ...

23 Feb 2020

Bank officers urged to ‘fight for positive change’

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): Former general secretary of the All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC), Dr. DT Franco, has urged banking institutions to reach out to the community and to collaborate with customers in ‘fighting for a common cause ...

23 Feb 2020

Former legislator advocates unity in society

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): Former parliamentary secretary Dr. Nihoshe Yepthomi has advocated inculcating the spirit of willingness towards one another and to set a trend of unity in society for the younger generations to emulate. Yeptho stated this at t...

23 Feb 2020

59 children tested HIV positive in 2019

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 23 (EMN): The department of Health and Family Welfare, in its annual administrative report for 2019-2020, informed that 59 children (14 years and below) tested HIV positive (April 2019- December 2019) in Nagaland. It al...

23 Feb 2020

Health agencies assess persons with disabilities for free aids

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): A two-day assessment camp for free distribution of various aids and assistive devices to persons with disabilities was conducted at the Dimapur District Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) of the district hospital, on Feb...

23 Feb 2020

Scouts and Guides observe ‘World Thinking Day’

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): Bharat Scouts and Guides in Kohima district observed “World Thinking Day” also known as the “Founders Day” on February 22 at the Nagaland State Bharat Scouts and Guides State headquarters, Bayavü Hill, Kohima, on the ...

23 Feb 2020

Landowners order SARDP-NE contractor off construction area

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): Land owners and beneficiaries of the 2-lane road of the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North East (SARDP-NE) have issued a statement declaring a “final representation and ultimatum for the ongoing SARDP-N...

23 Feb 2020

Too much negativity in society, difficult for people to grow’

Dimapur, Feb. 23 (EMN): The condition of the society has become such that it is rife with criticism because of which people find it difficult to grow. This was one of the points of discussions during a programme on peace building that was conducted b...

23 Feb 2020

Mild tremors felt in Assam, Nagaland

 Guwahati, Feb. 23 (IANS): Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, an official said. According to the official of the India Meteorol...

23 Feb 2020

Nagaland’s projected population for 2020 is more than 22 lakh

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 22: The annual administrative report of the Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for 2019-20 reports that the projected total population of Nagaland for 2020  is 22, 84,226 (11,83,007 males and 11,01,219 females). This wa...

23 Feb 2020

Temjen Toy urges students to not feel inferior

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb 22(EMN): Nagaland’s Chief Secretary Tali Temjen Toy wants students to not have fear in their endeavours as they are at par with anyone else in the world. The only thing for them is to break the barrier of ‘feeling in...

23 Feb 2020