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Tamil Nadu government provides relief to Nagas

Dimapur, May 30 (EMN): Many stranded Nagas in various districts of Tamil Nadu have started receiving assistance from the government. The assistance came about following an appealed made to SJ Chiru, Northeast nodal officer for Covid-19 and the commis...

30 May 2020

Naga task force provides shelter to homeless in Bengaluru

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 29 (EMN): Naga Task Force Bengaluru for Covid-19 has provided shelter to stranded people in Karnataka, who were rendered homeless following deferment of the state-arranged special train. The special train was scheduled to...

29 May 2020

Stranded Nagas in Manipur leave for home

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 29 (EMN): A total of 20 Nagas from Nagaland, who were stranded at Yairipok in Thoubal district of Manipur, left for Dimapur today at around 9:30 am. This was informed to Eastern Mirror by the president of All Naga Student...

29 May 2020

‘Test after test’ but there is no stopping this Naga woman from flying

‘Don’t be judgemental but help each other in whichever way possible’ Thejoto NienuKohima, May 25 (EMN): The government-owned airline, Air India, is being used by the central government for repatriation of stranded Indian citizens in foreign cou...

25 May 2020

Student leader reaches out to a Naga youth with TB in Rajasthan

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 22 (EMN): Ishak Konyak, a 23-year-old youth from Nagaland, has been suffering from tuberculosis (TB) for more than a month in Rajasthan. Konyak, who works as a waiter at Komachi hotel at Alwar district in Rajasthan has lo...

22 May 2020

1735 stranded persons have reached Nagaland till date

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 21 (EMN): A total of 1735 returnees from different parts of the country have already arrived in Nagaland so far. Sources from Empowered Group, Dimapur informed Eastern Mirror that till 5 pm on Thursday, 162 returnees from...

21 May 2020

Nagaland House Delhi continues with humanitarian service

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 19 (EMN): Nagaland House in Delhi continues to cater to the needs of the distressed people who were stranded due to the nationwide lockdown following the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the nationwide lockdown, Nagaland House Ne...

19 May 2020

A Naga doctor harassed in West Bengal; house owner stands up for him

Our ReporterDimapur, May 14 (EMN): From working in shifts and overtime to scraping weekly offs to social stigmatisation, frontline workers have faced it all but they have been ploughing along diligently to serve and protect the people from the deadly...

14 May 2020

Government notifies stranded persons to stay back

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 13 (EMN): With the announcement to provide an assistance of INR 10,000 for those stranded in other parts of the country, Nagaland government has notified all those stranded persons to stay back wherever they are stationed...

13 May 2020

A message to the people of Nagaland from Rome

Menuse-O Max Khieya Though we are told to remain a metre apart, we can still “be present” for each other. We know and perceive that even seemingly small acts of generosity have an enormous impact on our lives and community. Rev. Fr. James...

10 May 2020

Deceased Nagas laid to rest in Bengaluru

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 5 (EMN): The two Nagas namely Ruopfüvino Terhuja (23) and Sanchiu Khiamniungan (around 44 years), who passed away in Bengaluru on May 2 and 3 respectively, were laid to rest at Indian Christian Cemetery in the city on Tu...

05 May 2020

No government relief for stranded students in Guwahati

Our ReporterDimapur, May 1 (EMN): Student bodies, particularly those outside Nagaland, have been contributing and helping the government in identifying those in need of relief and keeping a track of the students during this lockdown. However, the Nag...

01 May 2020

Stranded people find ways to beat lockdown

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 30 (EMN): Switching to music, tuning to Netflix or playing online games and Ludo apart from attending household chores and personal work are some activities people from Nagaland stranded outside do to spend their time d...

01 May 2020

Uncertainty puts stranded Nagaland citizens in dilemma

“We should not fight the novel coronavirus emotionally but thoughtfully” Our CorrespondentKohima, April 27 (EMN): Thousands of people from Nagaland have been stranded in various parts of the country due to the sudden nationwide lockdown impos...

28 Apr 2020

NAP personnel in Delhi extend humanitarian service

Dimapur, April 25 (EMN): Nagaland Armed Police (NAP) posted in Delhi donated an amount of INR 1.5 lakh for providing rations to the stranded Naga brothers and sisters in Delhi and NCR areas on April 24. Deputy Commandants Thepuzhoyi Tenyi and Khriebe...

26 Apr 2020

Voices from the other side: Nagas tending to Covid-19 patients elsewhere

Menuse-O Max KhieyaKohima, April 25 (EMN): “We are given seven days of continuous work, and (for) another 14 days we will go for quarantine because we are getting many patients,” said 30-year-old Dr. C Manpa Phom who is pursuing MD degree at Gand...

25 Apr 2020

Delhi Nagaland House comes to the rescue of state’s citizens in capital region

Dimapur, April 20 (EMN): As one of the initiatives of the government of Nagaland, the Nagaland House at New Delhi is helping passengers stranded in the country’s capital, and health patients and other citizens of Nagaland who have been facing diffi...

20 Apr 2020

Naga student unions of Delhi acknowledge state govt. efforts

Dimapur, April 20 (EMN): Nagaland student unions of Delhi including the Delhi Eastern Naga Students Union, Ao Students Union, Lotha Students Union, Nagaland Zeliang Students Welfare Delhi, Rengma Students Union Delhi, and Angami Students Union Delhi,...

20 Apr 2020

Naga scholars seek timely action from CM

“This crisis should serve as an eye opener for the government and public alike” Dimapur, April 18 (EMN): A group of alumni and research scholars from Nagaland at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, have written an open letter to the chi...

18 Apr 2020

Angami students form emergency centre

Dimapur, April 17 (EMN): As many students stranded in various cities are going through difficult times in procuring essential commodities and financial resources to meet their daily needs following the nationwide lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 pand...

17 Apr 2020

Help website for Nagas stranded outside Nagaland

Our ReporterDimapur, April 15 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has come up with a website that will provide help and assistance to Nagas outside Nagaland who may be requiring help during the lockdown. The website is iamstranded.nagaland.gov.in. The ...

15 Apr 2020

Nagaland House and volunteers extend emergency relief in Delhi

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 8 (EMN): Nagaland House in New Delhi has been handing over relief rations and essential commodities to people from Nagaland who are stranded in Delhi because of the lockdown initiated to contain the spread of novel coro...

08 Apr 2020

Many Nagas in Bengaluru lose jobs; alternative shelters needed

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 6 (EMN): The Naga Task Force Bengaluru (NTFB) for Covid-19 is reaching out to thousands of Nagas residing in Bengaluru with essential commodities, as the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (C...

06 Apr 2020

‘No foul play’ in Naga youth’s death, says co-worker in Bengaluru

Our ReporterDimapur, March 26 (EMN): When social media platforms are abuzz with not only news of Covid-19 pandemic but also of Northeast people getting harassed and facing racial discrimination in other parts of India, the death of a young Naga secur...

26 Mar 2020

Legislator cautions students against ‘BJP Delhi police’

Our CorrespondentKohima, March 1 (EMN): Nagaland Opposition legislator Kuzholuzo Nienu has said that Delhi is ‘no more safe for the people of Northeast and minorities’ and that the Delhi police is ‘purely BJP’ which ‘may not be of any help ...

01 Mar 2020