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Dimapur’s courier companies: Big names, poor services?

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 2: Nagaland, without exception, is part of the growing window of consumerism with people shopping online from the comfort of their homes. However, in what is supposed to be a smooth transition between placing the ord...

02 Jul 2019

First instalment released for NHAK cancer centre

Our Correspondent Kohima, July 2 (EMN): Nagaland Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) will be receiving INR 23 cr. for setting up a Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC) from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. This will be the first instalment...

02 Jul 2019

‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 26: The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol lamented that most people today are dependent on products, including rice, that come from outside the state instead of cultivating food on their own l...

26 Mar 2019

Noah’s Ark: Where abandoned animals find love

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 10: As a young girl, Imlisenla Pongen would always bring home lost dogs or puppies and kittens, and nurse them in her room. This love affair with homeless animals never faded; and her mind was made up on opening an a...

11 Nov 2018

Daily market for local produce established in Dimapur

Dimapur, Sep. 4 (EMN): An organic marketplace by the name ‘Local Products Daily Market’ was inaugurated by the principal secretary for Horticulture MK Mero at the Supermarket in front of the Mokokchung bus and taxi stand in Dimapur on Tuesday. Th...

05 Sep 2018

World War II brunt: Nun seeks to meet relatives after 75 years of separation

Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): Sister Blanche Bernice Bouche’s life story reminds you of the child character in Roberto Benigni’s comedy-drama Life Is Beautiful that has World War II as its backdrop. The reel character was united with her mother and rela...

02 Sep 2018

Dimapur and Its Crowds!

An analysis of crowd counting, and its estimation in Dimapur By Reyivolü Rhakho, Muzhaba Jamir, and Haichikambe Pame | EMN All around the world crowd counting is always dicey affair. The difficulty is in balancing variable claims and counter claims...

01 Aug 2018

Crafts initiative sculpting welfare of underprivileged women

Esther Verma Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated writer once said, “Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby”. Today, a  Naga girl, with a mass communication degree, is living her life as a successful entrepren...

29 Jul 2018

A ‘stubborn’ baker in an ‘unfriendly society’

Dimapur, July 29 (EMN): Many women in Nagaland who wish to follow their aspiration have to be ‘stubborn’ to overcome the struggles of being independent entrepreneurs. In a field dominated by men, the refusal to quit their entrepreneurial ...

29 Jul 2018

Fish ban hits vendors and suppliers in Mokokchung

Imrongkumba Aier Mokokchung, July 10 (EMN): The fish business in Mokokchung district has gone down since the past one month after the authorities clamped down on formalin-laced fish, coupled with consumers’ fear of chemically enhanced food, and its...

10 Jul 2018

Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school d...

09 Jun 2018

Road-less Karbi Anglong village wants govt. to bridge the gaps

Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 30: A small village in Karbi Anglong in Assam is caught between two maladies that they wish the authorities of the area would address: a bridge and a road or the lack of them. The lack of said facilities for the area c...

31 May 2018

Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri ...

20 May 2018

From HSLC topper to pipping UPSC, Dimapur lad looks to making impact

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 2: Swapneel Paul (28) from Dimapur secured the 64th rank in the recently declared Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) results. Prior to his success, Paul had been serving as an assistant commissioner at the...

03 May 2018

How a weaver in KA is weaving success

Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 2 (EMN): The growth of interest towards the love for traditional attires in the Northeast region are seen on the rise. The demand for vibrant colourful traditional attires of various tribes of the region has increased ...

02 May 2018

Turning Nagaland’s plastic waste into durable roads

S. Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 29 (EMN): The use of plastic has become a primary feature of our lives today but it carries with it disadvantages if we are not responsible with the use of plastic. A government order in November 2015 made it mandatory f...

29 Apr 2018

Image rebranding: This Naga is changing the ‘face’ of people’s image

Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 8 (EMN): Image consulting is a growing professional field that works at improving the image of clients personally or professionally by developing personality aspects such as appearance, behaviour, and communication. It̵...

09 Apr 2018

Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

  Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful librar...

05 Apr 2018

Dr. Dolie: An icon of compassion, humility and passion to serve

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, April 3 (EMN): It is rightly said that medical profession is all about compassion, altruism and credibility as they serve the humanity through restoration of patients’ health and give quality of life. Of late, much has been d...

04 Apr 2018

Naga lad selected for international Taekwondo c’ship faces financial constraint

Kohima, March 20 (EMN): 15-year-old Heutingyi got selected to represent India at Hammamet 2018 World Taekwondo Junior Championships from April 6 to 7 and the World Taekwondo Qualification Tournament for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to be hel...

21 Mar 2018

Another Naga trooper joins new breed of league footballers

‘I want to show that sports can be a good career’ Kohima, Feb. 21 (EMN): With the likes of footballers from Nagaland Kivi Zhimomi and James Kithan debuting in the Indian League 2017-18, another has joined the brood: Temjenwati Longkumer. ...

21 Feb 2018

Will 2018 be watershed for Naga women in state politics?

Alice Yhoshü Kohima, Feb. 14 (EMN): Fifty-four years after the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) was formed, the voice of women in the assembly remains is still missing from the house of 60—Nagaland is yet to elect any representative from ...

14 Feb 2018

Nagaland elections then and now

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Feb. 11 (EMN): “Elections before and during my time in the 1980s were conducted smoothly without much fanfare or disturbances of public tranquillity (sic),” Dr. Dietho Yhoshü, a former member of the Nagaland Legislative As...

11 Feb 2018

Forced ending for a proponent of clean elections

Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN): Hopes were flying high when Rev. Dr. Mazie Nakhro, a theologian from Jostoma Village from 8th Western Angami constituency announced his decision to contest the Nagaland assembly election on Jan. 14 last. People, ...

18 Jan 2018

Palliative care: Key to quality life, yet unknown in Nagaland

‘Dept. requires more manpower, support from govt. and people’ S Henlly Phom Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Palliative care is an approach that seeks to improve the quality of life of patients and families facing problems associated with life-threatening...

17 Jan 2018
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