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‘People’s Bridge’ in Tuensang inaugurated

CM stresses on convergence of govt. and community for development Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 9 (EMN): The convergence of effort from the community, government and non-government organisations helped build the ‘People’s Bridge’ — a 10 ...

09 Nov 2021

Land owners oppose privatisation of Doyang Hydro-Electric Plant

Dimapur, Nov. 9 (EMN): The Land Owners’ Union of Doyang Hydro-Electric Plant (DHEP) has strongly objected to the alleged move of the Indian government to privatise the hydropower plant in Doyang, saying that it will go against the interest of the 1...

09 Nov 2021

Naga issue: Signing of new pact to bring new developments, says Rio

Kohima, Nov. 9 (PTI): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday said the signing of a new agreement between the Centre and any of the negotiating groups to find a solution to the vexed Naga issue would bring new developments and make the state &...

09 Nov 2021

Core committee on Naga political issue meets to discuss way forward

Plans to meet leaders of NSCN (IM) and WC NNPG soon Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 9 (EMN): The Core Committee of the Parliamentary Committee on Naga Political Issue held a meeting at the residence of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, at Sovima in Dim...

09 Nov 2021

Nagaland records 13 fresh Covid-19 cases; 10,126 in India

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 9 (EMN): Nagaland recorded a single-day rise of 13 fresh Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday, taking the tally to 31,951, while active caseload stands at 180. The state’s cumulative recoveries have increased to 30,035, wit...

09 Nov 2021

Nagaland government issues revised SOP for travellers, tourists

Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): In view of the Covid-19 situation improving over the past few months and the increasing coverage of vaccination across the country, the government of Nagaland has issued a revised standard operating procedure (SOP) for travelle...

08 Nov 2021

Nagaland sees increase in Primary Health Centres; more doctors required

Our ReporterDimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): The Rural Health Statistics 2019-20 released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has revealed that the number of Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Nagaland increased from 87 in 2005 to 137 as on Marc...

08 Nov 2021

Nagaland records single-day rise of 3 Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): Nagaland recorded a single-day rise of three Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the tally to 31,938, while active caseload dropped to 181 following recuperation of 13 patients. The state last recorded single...

08 Nov 2021

SC Jamir receives Padma Bhushan; Nagaland Chief Minister, others congratulate

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov 8 (EMN): President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented the Padma Bhushan — India’s third highest civilian award – to former Chief Minister of Nagaland SC Jamir and seven others for their service in public a...

08 Nov 2021

Over 33 lakh children in India malnourished, 17.7 lakh of them severely malnourished

New Delhi, Nov. 7 (PTI): Over 33 lakh children in India are malnourished and more than half of them fall in the severely malnourished category with Maharashtra, Bihar and Gujarat topping the list, the WCD ministry has said in response to an RTI query...

07 Nov 2021

121 arms, 3270 ammo seized in Nagaland last year

Our ReporterDimapur, Nov. 7 (EMN): A total of 121 arms and 3270 ammunition were seized under Arms Act during 2020 in Nagaland, according to the data released by the National Crime record Bureau (NCRB). It comprised four arms as licensed/factory-made ...

07 Nov 2021

NPP opposes nomination of members to ULBs

Dimapur, Nov. 7 (EMN): National People’s Party has opposed the decision of the state government to nominate members to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) for an interim period, stating that it is neither ‘constitutional nor democratic.’ A press statemen...

07 Nov 2021

Nagaland reports 13 new Covid-19 cases

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 7 (EMN): As many as 13 fresh Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Nagaland on Sunday, taking the tally to 31,935.  The state’s cumulative recoveries have increased to 30,008 with 10 more recoveries on Sund...

07 Nov 2021

Unlock 8 announced: More relaxations from Nov. 1

Dimapur, Oct. 28 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has extended the existing lockdown measures from November 1 to December 15 with further relaxations and re-opening of more activities including resumption of classes for primary sections.  The d...

06 Nov 2021

State records 13 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 28 (EMN): Nagaland recorded a single-day rise of 13 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 31,772 and active caseload to 210. The state’s cumulative recoveries rose to 29,844 following recuperation of 22 more...

06 Nov 2021

Storytelling enables people to empathise with others — Yhoshü

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 28 (EMN): Sensino Yhoshü, a jury member for the 67th National Film Awards in the ‘non-feature films’ category, shared that storytelling helps to start meaningful conversations and enables the people to empathise with o...

06 Nov 2021

Officers told to work smart, attend office regularly

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 28 (EMN): Advisor for Fisheries and Aquatic resources, Evaluation and Economic and Statistics, L Khumo told the officers of the department ‘to work smart, be sincere and be regular to office’, as it is the nodal age...

06 Nov 2021

Work for development of villages — Union minister

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 28 (EMN): Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj, Kapil Moreshwar Patil on Thursday stated that formation of the all-party government in Nagaland revealed its desire for development and termed it as a step towards progr...

06 Nov 2021

Dimapur blank firing incidents: Police arrest 3 persons

Dimapur, Oct. 28 (EMN): TheDimapur police have arrested three persons in connection with firing incidents at several locations in the city on Wednesday. An update from the office of Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, informed that three cadres belongin...

06 Nov 2021

Nagaland has great potential in handloom sector, says Rastogi

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): The Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles, Sanjay Rastogi, has assured to promote commercialisation of handloom products from Nagaland in a bigger way to help the people earn more. Rastogi, wh...

06 Nov 2021

‘Gender-based violence increasing at alarming rate in Nagaland’

Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): The chairperson of Nagaland State Commission for Women, Khrienuo Tachü, on Wednesday said that cases of gender-based violence are increasing at an alarming rate in the state. She was speaking at the virtual ‘Consultative Me...

06 Nov 2021

State detects 12 new Covid-19 cases, 15 recoveries

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): Nagaland recorded 12 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the tally to 31,759, while active caseload declined to 222 following recuperation of 15 patients. The total number recoveries have increased to 2...

06 Nov 2021

9th Session of NLA on Nov. 25

Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): The governor of Nagaland, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, has summoned the ninth session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) next month. “In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (1) of Article 174 of the Constitution ...

06 Nov 2021

10 MVA Referral Sub-Station in Dimapur inaugurated

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 6 (EMN): Advisor for Power department, H Tovihoto Ayemi on Saturday stated that sufficient power supply is indispensable for development of an area and demand increases with urbanisation. He stated this during the inaugurat...

06 Nov 2021

Naga Students’ Federation undertakes education tour

Expresses concern over students consuming tobacco and alcohol Dimapur, Oct. 27 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Wednesday expressed concern over the rising number of students who consume tobacco products and alcohol and sought immediat...

06 Nov 2021