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Chakhesang women protest ‘misuse’ of tribe’s apparel

Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): A Chakhesang organisation has accused Indian designer Ritu Beri for “making a mockery of our traditionally woven shawls without our permission and misused them which were developed and preserved over the years by the Chakhes...

20 Feb 2020

Nagaland remembers workers on the fringes of its local economy

Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): In probably for the first time for the state of Nagaland, the administration has assured to conduct a survey about the population of manual scavengers in the state and their “wellbeing.” Innumerable announcements and inaug...

20 Feb 2020

College students in Mon learn emergency drills

Dimapur, Feb. 28 (EMN): The Home Guards& Civil Defence of Mon in collaboration with the Disaster Management Committee of Wangkhao College conducted a drill demonstrating emergency tactics and rescue action on February 20 at Wangkhao College’s c...

20 Feb 2020

ENCSU opposes contract appointment of lecturers

Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has objected to the education authorities reportedly appointing a teacher on contract for Wangkhao College. The ENCSU issued a press release on Thursday stating its di...

20 Feb 2020

Kohima’s Smart City offers work updates, Ease of Living Index

Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): The Kohima Smart City Development Limited has offered updates on the various activities concerning the Ease of Living Index Survey in the capital town.  Kovi Meyase, chief executive officer of Kohima Smart City Developmen...

20 Feb 2020

Dimapur forms committee to check industrial units in public areas

Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): The district administration of Dimapur has noted issues concerning the presence of industrial units such as brick kilns and quarries in and around residential areas and educational institutions.  The department of Information...

20 Feb 2020

What women need to know about cervical cancer

Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): India is the capital of cervical cancer where every seven minutes one Indian woman dies. According to the World Health Organisation 4 52,000 new cases are detected every year. This was informed by Dr. Mhasiseno T ...

20 Feb 2020

Facing racial jibes, Nagaland girl seeks refuge in TISS hostel

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): A student from Nagaland has decided to stay put in the campus of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) fearing racial jibes at her suburban Mumbai home. The student has written to the TISS SC/ST ...

20 Feb 2020

Over 76k quintal of rice a month for Nagaland

Our CorrespondentKohima, Feb. 20 (EMN): Nagaland receives 76321.10 quintal of rice monthly from the central pool under National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA 2013). This was contained in the annual administrative report 2019-2020, department of Food ...

20 Feb 2020

The only Sanskrit-speaking Indian among 12 lakh Nagas

Dimapur Feb. 19 (EMN): In 1991 there was one person— out of more than a population of 12 lakh—in Nagaland then who spoke Sanskrit, an Indian classical language and the liturgical medium of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Again, there were seven ...

20 Feb 2020

Health camp diagnoses 57 children with congenital heart disease

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb.19 (EMN): A total of 107 children of the 0-18 years of age availed free heart OPD and screening camp organised by the National Health Mission of Nagaland. Out of the total number of 107 children who were screened, 57 wer...

19 Feb 2020

Railways told to redress landowners’ compensation claims

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Railway Landowners Union of Dimapur has expressed displeasure at what it stated was the remark of an Indian Railways official that ‘Dimapur railways’ cannot be “adequately developed owing to work hindrance from the l...

19 Feb 2020

Phed takes water supply projects to rural areas

Our ReporterDimapur, Feb. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland Public Health Engineering department’s (Phed) annual administrative report for 2019-20 stated that the department is engaged in rural water supply schemes in 109 habitations, besides working on provi...

19 Feb 2020

Police recruitment: Chakhroma youths want corruption out

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Chakhroma Youth Organisation has expressed displeasure at the alleged “random backdoor appointments in the police department” and queried how ‘people with questionable appointments or persons appointed through unfair...

19 Feb 2020

Mid-day meal questions: NPRAAF demands answers

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) has demanded clarifications from the education authorities concerning a number of issues related to implementation of the mid-day meal scheme. The group issued a p...

19 Feb 2020

Women trained in mushroom, horti production

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Central Institute of Horticulture organised a training programme on mushroom production and value addition of horticultural crops for rural unemployed youths and farmers of Dimapur and Peren district on February 18 and the...

19 Feb 2020

Agri department works on ‘climate-smart’ farming for marginal farmers

Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The department of Agriculture has initiated a project called the ‘fostering climate-resilient upland farming in the north east’ (Focus) Nagaland funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (I...

19 Feb 2020

Plywood-making units in Dimapur ‘reprimanded’

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Three plywood production units in Dimapur namely Changki Valley Forest Products at Tenyiphe, M/s Angami Ply at Tenyiphe, and Akash Wood Products at 7th Mile were ‘reprimanded’ on Wednesday by a team of forest officials led...

19 Feb 2020

ENNWA opposes Pan Naga Hoho

Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): Eastern Naga National Workers’ Association (ENNWA) has decided not to accept the ‘so-called’ Pan Naga Hoho without land integration saying, “Naga freedom struggle cannot end with a Naga cultural body.” It maintained ...

19 Feb 2020

Youth sensitised on ‘Nagaland victim compensation scheme’

Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): District legal services authorities under the aegis of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) conducted awareness programme on “Nagaland victim compensation scheme 2012” with youth and women organisations in d...

19 Feb 2020

Moatoshi inaugurates Lengri bridge

Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): A newly reconstructed bridge connecting Boro Lengri to LRC colony and Notun Basti was inaugurated on February 18 by Moatoshi Longkumer, MLA from 2 Dimapur II AC. Delivering a brief speech on the occasion, Longkumer thanked God...

19 Feb 2020

KMC organises health camp for Karamcharis

Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): An awareness-cum-free medical health camp for Karamcharis (sanitary workers) was organised by the Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) in the presence of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis chairman, Manhar Valji Bhai Zala, an...

19 Feb 2020

ENSF supports efforts to root out proxies

Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has appreciated the directorate of School Education (DoSE) for its move to ‘detect’ proxy teachers in the districts. The ENSF issued a press release on Tuesday. ‘The ENSF wh...

19 Feb 2020

Nagaland’s economic demographics in data wilderness

Lack of data equates to poor policy decisions. Nagaland needs to start a culture of building data not as an economic tradition but as an institutional imperative. Dimapur , Feb. 18 (EMN): There are a little over two lakh Scheduled Caste (SC) members ...

19 Feb 2020

Around 63,000 benefit from social assistance programme

Our CorrespondentKohima, Feb. 18 (EMN): Nagaland has 63,140 beneficiaries of the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) funded by the Ministry of Rural Development and the department of Social Welfare. According to the annual administrative repo...

18 Feb 2020