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Disinfection booths ready at Dimapur railway station

Our ReporterDimapur, May 22 (EMN): Agriculture Production Commissioner Y Kikheto Sema inaugurated automatic disinfection booths at the Dimapur railway station on May 22. The disinfection facilities were donated by the Confederation of Nagaland Chambe...

22 May 2020

Covid-19: 1001 samples sent for testing till date

Dimapur, May 21 (EMN): The total number of samples sent for suspected Covid-19 testing from Nagaland crossed the thousand mark on Thursday. According to Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha, the total number of sample stood at 1001, out of which 978 have ...

22 May 2020

ANCSU wants exam centres in all districts

Dimapur, May 21 (EMN): Citing the All India Council of Technical Education notification to conduct exams, the All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has appealed to the state’s Directorate of Technical Education to open exam centres in all ...

22 May 2020

Dimapur lockdown from 12 noon to midnight

Our ReporterDimapur, May 21 (EMN): The Dimapur administration went into defensive move on Thursday, implanting a protective shield that will become operational around Friday noon even as a train carrying around 1400 Nagaland citizens is scheduled to ...

22 May 2020

Special train from Chennai arriving today; officials take stock of arrangements

Dimapur, May 21 (EMN): As the first special train carrying stranded citizens of Nagaland is expected to arrive from Chennai today, May 22, officials from Dimapur visited the Dimapur Railway Station to oversee the arrangements and logistic in place fo...

21 May 2020

NPCC minority wing observes Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary

Dimapur, May 21 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) minority wing on Thursday observed 29th death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, by distributing ration and refreshments to the needy people in Dimapur. According to an update, minority ...

21 May 2020

Nagaland Covid-19 update: 985 samples sent for testing

Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): A total of 985 Covid-19 suspected samples have been sent for testing from Nagaland so far; out of which 952 samples have returned negative and results of 33 are awaited, according to an official update. Home Commissioner Abhiji...

21 May 2020

Autorickshaw drivers from Dimapur finally home

Our ReporterDimapur, May 20 (EMN): After embarking on a journey covering 924.6 km from Dimapur to Bihar, several migrant autorickshaw drivers who had left Dimapur recently, finally reached their home district Purnia in Bihar on Wednesday, at around 5...

21 May 2020

Covid-19 relief distribution to daily wage earners concludes in Dimapur

Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): Distribution of Covid-19 relief for daily wage earners and labourers in Dimapur concluded on Wednesday at the Holy Cross Higher Secondary School. Additional Deputy Commissioner V Lovitoly Sema inspected the distribution centre ...

21 May 2020

Western Sumi organisations to sponsor 200 returnees

Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): Responding to the appeal made by the empowered committee, Dimapur, the Western Sumi Baptist Akukuhou Kughakulu (WSBAK) and Western Sumi Hoho (WSH) has came forward to sponsor 200 returnees arriving from outside the state. The t...

20 May 2020

Private schools face tough option on fees collection

Our ReporterDimapur, May 19 (EMN): As reported in the previous edition of Eastern Mirror, the Covid-19 pandemic has left many private schools, which are dependent on fees for its operations, with tough options to make. Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the...

19 May 2020

DNSU destroys liquor worth INR 29 lakh

Our ReporterDimapur, May 19 (EMN): Dimapur Naga Student’s Union (DNSU) officials destroyed seized Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth INR 20 lakh at DMC dumping site, Burma Camp, on May 19. The destruction was carried in the presence of represe...

19 May 2020

Special train from Chennai likely to reach on May 22

Dimapur, May 18 (EMN): A special train ferrying almost 1500 Nagaland citizens stranded in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, is expected to arrive in Dimapur on May 22. According to a DIPR report, Y Kikheto Sema, the bureaucrat in charge of Covid-19 activities in ...

19 May 2020

More migrants leave Dimapur

Our Reporter Dimapur, May 17 (EMN): Another batch of drivers left for their home state Bihar on their autorickshaws from Dimapur on Sunday. The president of Dimapur District Auto Drivers Union (DDADU), Tito Yepthomi, informed that 16 of them, includi...

18 May 2020

Fraudster exposed online; Dimapur police probing case

Our Reporter Dimapur, May 17 (EMN): Multiple complaints were received from social media users on May 17 about a particular person messaging them from an unknown number claiming to know them and asking to transfer money. “This person messaged me fro...

17 May 2020

Natural calamities wreak havoc on agriculture crops

Dimapur, May 16 (EMN): A total of 522.45 hectares of agricultural land was damaged in different parts of the state due to the torrential rains, thunder squalls and hailstorms in the past few, weeks causing huge loss to the farmers. Following the natu...

17 May 2020

Accommodation for 3500 returnees identified in Dimapur

Kikheto Sema appeals to churches, tribal hohos to be mentally prepared Dimapur, May 16 (EMN): The accommodation committee of Dimapur for stranded people has identified accommodation for about 3500 returnees. This was informed by the committee members...

17 May 2020

NDPP-BJP alliance will grow stronger — Konyak

Dimapur, May 16 (EMN): The president of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), Chingwang Konyak, has expressed hope that his party’s partnership with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will continue to flourish in the days to come. On the o...

16 May 2020

Dimapur-based Christian forum launches Covid-19 campaign

Dimapur, May 15 (EMN): Christian Forum Dimapur (CFD) launched the Covid-19 campaign on May 15 at Bishop’s House, Dimapur, on the theme ‘Protect yourself to prevent others.’ During the campaign, CFD would create awareness, distribute 50,000 mask...

15 May 2020

Book exploring plight of women in socio-economic aspects released

Our ReporterDimapur, May 15 (EMN): A book titled ‘Women in socio-economic and cultural aspects of Nagaland,’ edited by Eneingulo-u Lasuh, was released on online by Rozelle Mero, founder and managing director of The People Channel, on May 15.On th...

15 May 2020

NPF cries foul of CM’s meeting with civil societies

Dimapur, May 14 (EMN): Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) party has accused Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio of “engaging in politics” during his meeting with civil society representatives in Dimapur on May 13. In a press release issued on Thursday...

15 May 2020

More than 700 stranded persons leave Dimapur

Our Reporter Dimapur, May 14 (EMN): Following a one-day extension of the inter-district travel period, 717 stranded persons left Dimapur for their home districts on Thursday. The one-day extension was permitted after many stranded people, especially ...

15 May 2020

As citizens return, all eyes on Dimapur

Health official says everyone arriving from outside will be considered potential Covid-19 carrier Our Reporter Dimapur May 14 (EMN): As the government of Nagaland prepares for the arrival of citizens stranded in other states, Health officials in the ...

14 May 2020

City student leaders appeal for transparency in transportation arrangement for stranded Nagas

Says announcement of one-time financial assistance of INR 10,000 discriminatory Dimapur, May 14 (EMN): The All Cities Covid-19 Task Force for Nagaland has appealed to the government of Nagaland for transparency in arrangement of transportation for th...

14 May 2020

We can’t disown our own people — Rio

Seeks suggestions to efficiently handle possible influx of stranded citizens Dimapur, May 13 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday said there are chances of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) coming to Nagaland, which is until now a g...

14 May 2020
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