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Nagaland

Poanglüm Hornbill Festival concludes

Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The Chang community’s Poanglüm Hornbill Festival has concluded after three days of grand celebrations in Tuensang. The advisor for Tourism, Khehovi Yepthomi, attended the third-day events of the festival, a press release fr...

17 Jan 2020

Police issue new traffic regulations for NLA session

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): In view of the 5th session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 17, the police have issued several traffic regulations to be enforced in Kohima town as part of security arrangements. A press release from ...

17 Jan 2020

2 IRB personnel apprehended for firing in busy market place

Our ReporterDimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Several civil society organisations from Peren town have condemned the gun firing in public, allegedly by two Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) personnel on Thursday, and demanded the authorities to terminate their se...

17 Jan 2020

SKK wants NPSC candidate off the results

Says neither ST nor indigenous Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): The All Sumi Students’ Union (SKK) has demanded from the government authority nullification of the result of a person who is said to have cleared the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) e...

17 Jan 2020

Tsungkam mini-Hornbill festivities continue

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): The second day of the Tsungkam mini-Hornbill Festival began with a marathon from Thyiang village to Mundün Heritage village. The marathon was flagged off by Bharat Laxman Markod, police superintendent of Tuensang. Hundreds of...

17 Jan 2020

Motor Vehicle dept. spreads road safety message

Our CorrespondentWokha, Jan. 16 (EMN): The Motor Vehicle department of Wokha observed on Thursday the 31st National Road Safety Week which is from January 11 to the 17th, with the theme ‘bring change through youth power.’ To spreading the message...

17 Jan 2020

Peren to conduct cleanliness drive

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): In view of the forthcoming Republic Day programme to be conducted on January 26, a cleanliness drive will be conducted on the 23rd from 9 am at the DC complex in new Peren. The government publicity agency the department of Inf...

17 Jan 2020

State gears up for polio immunisation on Jan. 19

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Department of Health and Family Welfare is all geared up to administer polio drops to all eligible children from 0-5 years throughout the state in 2274 polio booths to be manned by 9096 health personnel and 441 supervisors alo...

17 Jan 2020

NBSE to discuss school examinations

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has informed that a meeting of all the centre superintendents of the HSLC and HSSLC examinations for 2020 will be conducted on January 28 at 11 am in the conference hall of the NBS...

17 Jan 2020

Longleng board sets work agenda for district

Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): The Longleng District Planning & Development Board conducted a meeting on January 15 in the deputy commissioner’s (DC) conference hall during which issues of officers not being regular, among other matters, were discusse...

17 Jan 2020

Official lists out defects in Nagaland’s school education

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 15 (EMN): Most people in Nagaland have the misconception that government schools are availed mostly by economically backward sections, whose parents have low income. The public think that the infrastructure and educatio...

16 Jan 2020

Dimapur team discusses immunisation drive

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): In view of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme (IPPI) on January 19 and National Deworming Day on February 10, a meeting of the district task force on the IPPI, NDD and WIFS was conducted in the DC conference ha...

16 Jan 2020

Kenye explains why he voted in support of CAA

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Rajya Sabha MP KG Kenye on Wednesday issued a statement explaining the reason for supporting the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 in the Winter Session of Parliament. The clarification came a week after the Nag...

15 Jan 2020

Government servants serving their own interests — Temjen Toy

Our CorrespondentKohima, Jan. 15 (EMN): The chief secretary of Nagaland, Temjen Toy on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the government servants, stating that most of them were serving their own interests. Toy was addressing the meeting of admini...

15 Jan 2020

Time for Nagas to build future ‘together’ — Rio

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has said that “time has come for the Nagas to shed all differences, to unite, to reconcile, to forgive and to forget” in order to build the future in oneness and in harmony – “togeth...

15 Jan 2020

It’s our fault for not implementing ILP properly, says Along

Our Correspondent Khar (Mokokchung), Jan. 15 (EMN): Minister for Higher and Technical Education, and Tribal Affairs Temjen Imna Along on Wednesday stated that he was not saying “ILP will completely protect us from CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) bu...

15 Jan 2020

Burma teakwood worth INR 2 crore seized in Dimapur

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Troops of Assam Rifles seized smuggled Burma teakwood worth more than INR 2 crore during mobile vehicle checking near Pherima in Dimapur district on January 11. A defence release stated that basing on specific input, the troop...

15 Jan 2020

MHA allocates INR 3 cr. for publicity in Northeast

Our ReporterDimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) maintained that keeping in view the peculiar problems of the Northeast namely militancy, infiltration, and perceived feeling of alienation, it has implemented advertisement and pu...

15 Jan 2020

Nagaland records lowest ‘crime against women’ cases

Eastern Mirror DeskDimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Nagaland was reportedly the state with the lowest number of crime against women for the year 2018, in the recently released report by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The total rate of crimes agains...

14 Jan 2020

Ravi seeks fast-tracking of NHIDCL projects

Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Union Minister for Road and Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari has directed the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) to provide appropriate technical solutions in order to ensure that adequate slo...

14 Jan 2020

Ravi, Rio extend Sükrünye greetings

Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Governor RN Ravi and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio have greeted the Chakhesang community on the occasion of Sükrünye festival. In a message issued on Tuesday, Ravi stated that Sükrünye is one of the most significant festivals...

14 Jan 2020

‘Terror funding’ case: NIA raids in Manipur, Nagaland

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted searches at five places in Manipur and Nagaland in connection with National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM) (NSCN-IM) terror funding case, officials said. The a...

14 Jan 2020

Along re-elected Nagaland BJP president

Our ReporterDimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Minister for Higher and Technical Education, and Tribal Affairs Temjen Imna Along was unanimously re-elected as president of the Nagaland unit of BJP for the 2020-23 tenure on Tuesday. Minister of Transport, Civil ...

14 Jan 2020

Nagaland police to be armed with Tavor X95 assault rifles

Our ReporterDimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Nagaland police is all set to add a new weapon to its armoury as a “few hundred” Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Tavor X95 assault rifles will be arriving shortly in the state. The Director General of Police (DG...

14 Jan 2020

Mech Kachari tribe celebrates Aai Sagi

Our Reporter Dimapur, Jan. 13 (EMN): The post-harvest festival of the Mech Kachari tribe, Aai Sagi, was celebrated by community members on Monday at the Kushiabill-Darogajan village ground in Dimapur. Aai Sagi signifies an offering of thanks to deiti...

14 Jan 2020