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‘The Sea Riders’ expedition reaches Kisama

Our CorrespondentKisama, Dec. 6 (EMN): Indian Navy motorbike team dubbed as ‘The Sea Riders’ is embarking on a motorcycle expedition with an objective to motivate youth to join the armed forces. On reaching Kisama on Tuesday, the team in coll...

06 Dec 2022

Traditional fire-making competition held

Our CorrespondentKisama, Dec. 6 (EMN): Traditional fire-making competition was held on day-six of the ongoing Hornbill Festival here at the Amphitheater, Kisama. All the nine participants were given a candle each to light it once the fire ignited. Wh...

06 Dec 2022

Four contestants in the race for Naga Chef title

Dimapur, Dec. 6 (EMN): After the initial elimination rounds, four contestants will vie for the coveted title ‘Naga Chef’ and win cash prize of INR 2 lakh. The four contestants are Keneilhoubei-ü Kense, Kazusangba Jamir, Yashimenla Longkumer, and...

06 Dec 2022

China blasts US report, reiterates ‘no 1st use’ nuke policy

Beijing, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): China strictly adheres to its policy of no first use of nuclear weapons “at any time and under any circumstances,” its Defence Ministry said on Tuesday in a scathing response to a US report alleging a major build...

06 Dec 2022

Ukraine leader defiant as drone strikes hit Russia again

Kyiv, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): Drones struck inside Russia’s border with Ukraine on Tuesday in the second day of attacks exposing the vulnerability of some of Moscow’s most important military sites, observers said. Ukrainian officials did not for...

06 Dec 2022

India calls for collective action on multilateral reforms

Udaipur, Dec. 6 (PTI): India on Tuesday pitched for “collective action” by G20 member nations on issues such as multilateral reforms to better capture the needs and ambitions of all regions and countries across the globe. The first substa...

06 Dec 2022

Financial support ‘lifeblood’ of terrorism; greater priority needed to counter terror financing — NSA Doval

New Delhi, Dec. 6 (PTI): The NSAs of India and Central Asian countries on Tuesday called for collective action to deal with use of terrorist proxies for cross-border terrorism, terror financing and radicalisation and asserted that Afghanistan must no...

06 Dec 2022

North Korea fires artillery again over South’s drills

Seoul, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): North Korea on Tuesday fired a barrage of artillery rounds into waters near rival South Korea for the second consecutive day in a tit-for-tat for ongoing U.S.-South Korea live-fire drills in an inland border region. South Kore...

06 Dec 2022

Nagaland: Kaito and others condole Tokishe Kiba’s demise

Dimapur, Dec. 6 (EMN): Minister of Agriculture and Cooperation, G Kaito Aye, has condoled the demise of Tokishe Kiba, director of IPR, who passed away in Dimapur on December 5. In a condolence message, Kaito has described Tokishe as a sincere and hum...

06 Dec 2022

Nagaland: Organisations condemn murder of youth

Dimapur, Dec. 6 (EMN): The Lotha Students’ Union (LSU) and Kohima Lotha Youth Organisation (KLYO) have condemned the ‘cold blooded murder’ of Thungchibemo Humtsoe on November 30 at Leriechazou, Kohima. LSU, in a condemnation note, demanded that...

06 Dec 2022

Taliban: Roadside bomb kills 6 people in north Afghanistan

Islamabad, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): A roadside bomb went off near a bus with government employees during rush hour on Tuesday morning in northern Afghanistan, killing six people, a Taliban official said. Mohammad Asif Waziri, the Taliban-appointed spokesman ...

06 Dec 2022

Russia claims Kyiv hit its air bases, fires more missiles

Kyiv, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory, the Kremlin said on Monday, shortly before Russian forces unleashed a massive missile barrage in Ukraine that struck homes and buildings and killed civilians....

06 Dec 2022

Indonesia’s Parliament votes to ban sex outside of marriage

Jakarta, Dec. 6 (PTI/AP): Indonesia’s Parliament unanimously passed a long-awaited revision of the country’s penal code on Tuesday that criminalises sex outside of marriage for citizens as well as foreigners, prohibits promotion of contra...

06 Dec 2022

Nobody should go to sleep empty stomach, governments duty to ensure foodgrains reach the last man — SC

New Delhi, Dec. 6 (PTI): It is our culture to ensure nobody goes to sleep empty stomach, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday and asked the central government to see to it that foodgrains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) reaches the last man....

06 Dec 2022

ENPO’s meeting with Amit Shah in limbo

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec.5 (EMN): The proposed meeting between the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) delegation and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi seems to be in limbo as it could not be held as scheduled due to Gujarat ele...

06 Dec 2022

New species of orchid discovered in Nagaland’s Longleng district

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): A new species of orchid called “Gastrochilus pseudocalceolaris” was discovered from Yingyushang Mountain in Longleng district, Nagaland. The new species was collected by researchers of Kohima Science College (K...

06 Dec 2022

Hornbill Festival Day-5: Telling stories through photography

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 5 (EMN): From telling stories of HOME to stories of Jerusalem, photo exhibitions took centre stage on day-5 of the ongoing Hornbill Festival at Kisama and Kohima. A photograph exhibition called HOME by a group of four i...

06 Dec 2022

59% turnout till 5 pm in second phase of Gujarat assembly polls

Ahmedabad, Dec. 5 (PTI): A voter turnout of 59.19 per cent was recorded till 5 pm on Monday across 93 seats in the second and final phase of the Assembly elections in Gujarat, said the Elections Commission (EC), down from nearly 70 per cent polling r...

05 Dec 2022

Purpose of charity should not be religious conversion, says Supreme Court

New Delhi, Dec. 5 (PTI): Asserting the purpose of charity should not be conversion, the Supreme Court reaffirmed on Monday that forced religious conversion is a “serious issue” and against the Constitution. The court was hearing a plea fi...

05 Dec 2022

Hornbill Festival 2022: Various tribes perform cultural dance, songs

Our Correspondent Kisama, Dec. 5 (EMN): The ongoing 23rd edition of the Hornbill Festival 2022 entered day-5 on Monday with scores of tourists and visitors witnessing the display of dances and songs at the main arena in Kisama. President of All India...

05 Dec 2022

Nagaland news in brief: ANCSU appeals for early disbursement of scholarship

ANCSU appeals for early disbursement of scholarship Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has appealed the departments concerned to ensure that the second installment of CSS-PMS ST 2021-2022, is disbursed to the st...

05 Dec 2022

4th Nagaland Honey Bee Day observed

Our ReporterDimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The 4th Nagaland Honey Bee Day 2022, organised by Nagaland Beekeeping & Honey Mission, was held on Monday at NBHM, Multi-utility Centre, 6th Mile, Chümoukedima. Addressing the event as chief patron, Agriculture...

05 Dec 2022

Lohe wins stilt bamboo walk competition

Our CorrespondentKohima, Dec. 5 (EMN): Ngorayi Lohe representing the Chakhesang tribe emerged as the winner of the bamboo stilt walking competition held at the Amphitheater, Kisama, on day-5 of the Hornbill Festival. Lohe was awarded INR 6000. Tachih...

05 Dec 2022

Local entrepreneurs launch ‘Naga Digital’ portal

Our ReporterDimapur, Dec. 5(EMN): ‘Naga Digital’, a new portal offering services including business, ecommerce and advertisement, was officially launched on Monday by Moatoshi Longkumer, MLA, at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur. Temjen Jamir, one of the l...

05 Dec 2022

First batch trainees pass out from Unnati Training Center

Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): Unnati Skill Centre set up in IDAN, Kohima, held a valedictory programme for its first batch passed-out trainees on December 2 at the training center. An update stated that, additional director, department of Technical Educatio...

05 Dec 2022