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Kohima

Kenye suspended

Dimapur, Jan. 8 (EMN): In the face of widespread public criticism of Naga MPs voting in favour of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Naga People’s Front (NPF) has suspended its Rajya Sabha MP KG Kenye from both primary and active membership o...

08 Jan 2020

Rio lists state’s fiscal problems to FC members

Dimapur, Jan. 8 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday shared with members of the Fifteenth Finance Commission some of the problems the state face due to its remote location; and the financial handicap following the change in the system of fi...

08 Jan 2020

State postal division joins nationwide strike; service affected

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 7 (EMN): The state postal service took to hit on Wednesday as the staff from the department joined the nationwide strike called by the central trade union protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government b...

08 Jan 2020

‘Most child trafficking victims in Nagaland are domestic workers’

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan.8 (EMN): Hundreds of children have been trafficked to Nagaland on the pretext of jobs, education and some family relation with the trafficker or employer, and most of them end up as domestic workers or are even abused an...

08 Jan 2020

Civil society groups, NPF decry AFSPA extension

Kohima, Jan. 4 (PTI): Various Naga civil society groups, state government officials and opposition parties have expressed displeasure over the extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 in Nagaland by another six months. The Centre issu...

04 Jan 2020

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio bereaved

Our CorrespondentKohima, Jan. 2 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s mother, Kevilhouü Rio passed away on January 1 at a private hospital in Kohima. She had been undergoing treatment since December 8 at Oking Hospital in Kohima. She was 91. A funer...

02 Jan 2020

AFSPA extension diabolic —NSF

Dimapur, Jan. 2 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has condemned and denounced the extension of the “draconian and unconstitutional” Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for another six months. “The NSF is appalled that...

02 Jan 2020

Legal Metrology, NVCO advocate consumer rights

Dimapur, Dec. 29 (EMN): One of the significances of National Consumer Day is that on December 24 in the year 1986, the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 had received the assent of the president of India. The Act is considered to be a historic milestone...

29 Dec 2019

‘Good education a prerequisite for any job’

Kohima, Dec. 29 (EMN): Stating that good education is a prerequisite to getting any job, youth general secretary of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Vecüto Tenyi has advised students to be serious with their academic careers. Teny...

29 Dec 2019

Displeased NPF to summon rebel MPs

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 28 (EMN): The Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC) of Naga People’s Front (NPF) was “not satisfied” with the reply made by its two Members of Parliament (MP). Accordingly, the committee “is going ...

28 Dec 2019

‘Naga society has too many leaders’

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 28 (EMN): Former chairman of the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) Kehupoyo Puro says that the Naga society has too many leaders that it becomes a problem for the society to progress. Puro was addressing the 66t...

28 Dec 2019

Nienu advocates hard work, service

Kohima, Dec. 28 (EMN): Claiming that the Nagas are ‘known for hard work and honesty,’ member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Kuzholuzo Nienu has emphasised that hard work will surely enable a person to become successful and be an asset to th...

28 Dec 2019

Raj Bhavan celebrates pre-Christmas event

Our CorrespondentKohima, Dec. 22 (EMN): An advent Christmas celebration programme was held at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Sunday. ‘Christmas tidings’ were delivered by Kedo Peseyie, pastor at City Church Kohima. The event was marke...

22 Dec 2019

CRBC convention underway in Tesophenyu

Dimapur, Dec. 20 (EMN): A three-day general conference of the Council of Rengma Baptist Churches (CRBC) 2019, hosted by Tesophenyu Lorinyu Baptist Church, got underway at Tesophenyu village with the theme “Let us rebuild, word and prayer” (Nehemi...

21 Dec 2019

DIPR reaches out to ‘Life Connect’

Dimapur, Dec. 20 (EMN): Officials of the department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), led by its director Limawati Ao visited the office of ‘Life Connect,’ Kohima, on December 19 and interacted with its members and some of their family ...

21 Dec 2019

Kenye resigns from NPF post

Says there is a difference between ‘CAB of 2016 and CAB of 2019’ Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 20 (EMN): Stung by being issued a ‘show cause’ notice by his own party, the NPF’s Rajya Sabha MP, KG Kenye on Friday resigned from his position ...

20 Dec 2019

Kohima task force checks in on shops

Dimapur, Dec. 20 (EMN): Personnel of the Kohima district task force for total ban of single-use plastic conducted on December 19 its third checking and “confiscation exercise” covering Kohima town. The task force comprises members from the distri...

20 Dec 2019

Koinonia Baptist starts the festivities with food

Dimapur, Dec. 20 (EMN): In celebration of Christmas, members of the Koinonia Baptist Church went on to the streets to give “local-made Muodi” (a local food) packs to traffic police and security personnel in Kohima town on December 19, updates sta...

20 Dec 2019

Kohima village gets new stadium

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 19 (EMN): Opposition legislator Khriehu Liezietsu inaugurated Dapfhiitsumia Indoor Stadium on December 19 at the D Khel ground in Kohima. In his address at the programme, Liezietsu urged sports lovers to make best use o...

19 Dec 2019

Therie trains CAB-gun on Nagaland MPs

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 12 (EMN): In an interesting choice of words, the president of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) K Therie, on Thursday ‘derided Christian legislators’ for voting in favour of the controversial Citizenship Am...

19 Dec 2019

Shops gutted in Kohima fire

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 12 (EMN): Four shops located adjacent to Big Bite café at Jail Colony in Kohima caught fire—suspected to be caused by an electrical short-circuit—on the night of December 11. The officer-in-charge of South Fire sta...

19 Dec 2019

PHED accused of funds misappropriation

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 12 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Youth Congress (NPYC) on Wednesday levelled allegations against the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), for “misappropriation of funds” and poor implementation of various rura...

19 Dec 2019

Legislator urges farmers to enhance productivity

Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): The advisor for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, and Women Resources Development, R Khing has insisted application of modern technology in agriculture to double the productivity of farmers and reduce import of food gr...

18 Dec 2019

Gorkha revisit WW II experience, history in Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Kohima of the Second World War, a souvenir that also contextualised the settlement of the Gorkha people was published by the Gorkha Public Panchayat of Kohim...

18 Dec 2019

Daily devotional book released

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): A book titled ‘Turn your first five minutes,’ was released on December 18. The book is authored by 22-year-old Vevolu Bernice Tunyi. Dr. Loso Chalia released the book during a ceremony on Wednesday at the ...

18 Dec 2019