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KU demands site in Mon for Oting monolith

Dimapur, Dec. 12 (EMN): Konyak Union on Sunday has demanded the administration to allocate a site to erect a monolith in honour and respect for the victims of the Oting incident. The site will be used as ‘Genocide Park’ in order to mark the day 1...

12 Dec 2021

Oting Council rejects ex-gratia money

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec. 12 (EMN): The Oting Village Council on Sunday stated that an amount of INR 18, 30, 000 was brought before the council as ex-gratia on Dec. 5 through Minister Paiwang Konyak and deputy commissioner of Mon on behalf of the Na...

12 Dec 2021

Nagaland killings: Her husband left home to earn money for Christmas shopping never to return

Our CorrespondentMon, Dec. 11 (EMN): The Oting incident may have happened a week ago but there are many more heart-wrenching stories that simply can’t be left untold; of shattered dreams, pain and despair that many have to face for no fault of thei...

12 Dec 2021

Dimapur civil bodies submit memorandum to Nagaland Governor over Mon killings

Dimapur, Dec. 11 (EMN): Various civil society organisations (CSOs) in Dimapur have submitted a memorandum to the governor of Nagaland, through the deputy commissioner of Dimapur, in connection with the recent killing of 14 innocent villagers in Nagal...

11 Dec 2021

Nagaland killings: Son of army man recounts how he ran for his life

Our CorrespondentMon, Dec. 10 (EMN): Son of an army personnel who takes pride in his father’s service to the nation would have not imagined that he would one day run for his life because of firing by those who are supposed to protect. Ironically, i...

11 Dec 2021

Nagaland killings: Konyaks urge SIT to complete probe before Christmas

Dimapur, Dec. 10 (EMN): The Konyak civil society organisations (CSOs) have demanded the government of India (GoI) and the special investigation team (SIT) to book those responsible for the “intelligence negligence” that led to the loss of 14 civi...

10 Dec 2021

In Memorium: Tribute paid to victims of Nagaland firing incident

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 9 (EMN): A tribute programme in honour of the 14 innocent civilians killed by the paramilitary forces in Mon district, was held at Capital Cultural Hall in Kohima on Thursday. Speaking at the event, Chief Minister of Na...

10 Dec 2021

Nagaland: ‘Why did they kill my husband? Bring him back,’ she demands

Our Correspondent Mon, Dec. 9 (EMN): “When I give birth, whom shall my child call as the father?” asked Eli Konyak, who is in her fifth month of pregnancy. Her husband Leiong Konyak, 34, from Chi village was killed during a protest against th...

10 Dec 2021

Nagaland killing: SIT requests public to share any information related Oting incident

Dimapur, Dec. 9 (EMN): The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to probe the killing of 13 civilians near Oting village in Mon district on Thursday issued a public notice requesting the people to share them any information related to the inci...

09 Dec 2021

Nagaland killings: Konyak Union says media politicising, twisting Oting incident

Our Correspondent Mon, Dec. 9 (EMN): The Konyak Union (KU) has claimed that media from outside Nagaland are “politicising” and “twisting” the Oting incident. The union had on Wednesday asked the press fraternity not to “...

09 Dec 2021

Nagaland: Konyak Union restricts media at Oting

Dimapur, Dec. 8 (EMN): As the 7-day mourning over the loss of lives in Mon enters the second day with flags at civil organisation offices flying at half mast, students wearing black badges, and business establishments and vehicles putting up black fl...

09 Dec 2021

Oting’s future appears grim with no source of joy, says survivor’s mother

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec. 8 (EMN): Oting village has always celebrated joyous occasions and mourned losses together but now, the future appears grim ‘with no source of joy’ in sight, shared Amkhao Konyak, a mother of one of the injured civilians...

09 Dec 2021

Candlelight vigil held in Mon town as curfew partially lifted

Our Correspondent Mon, Dec. 8 (EMN): Residents of Mon town on Wednesday came out in the streets to hold a candlelight vigil in commemoration of the 14 civilians killed on Dec. 4 and the 5th, after curfew was partially lifted on Tuesday. Deputy Commis...

08 Dec 2021

Tizit Area Students’ Union condemns killing of civilians by Indian armed forces

Dimapur, Dec. 8 (EMN): The Tizit Area Students’ Union condemned the killing of 13 innocent coal miners at Oting in Tizit sub-division by the 21 para commandos on December 4 and killing of one more civilian by the 27 Assam Rifles during a protest on...

08 Dec 2021

Nagaland killings: Report submitted in parliament ‘false and fabricated’, say Oting villagers

Dimapur, Dec. 8 (EMN): Breaking their silence four days after the para commandos killed 13 of their youths, the people of Oting village on Wednesday rubbished the statement made in the Parliament about the alleged circumstances that led to the botche...

08 Dec 2021

Mortal remains of 14 slain civilians laid to rest; Nagaland CM demands repeal of AFSPA

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec. 6 (EMN): The mortal remains of 14 civilians, who were killing by the Indian security forces on December 4 and the 5th in Nagaland’s Mon district, were laid to rest at the Helipad Ground in Mon on Monday. The funeral servi...

06 Dec 2021

Konyak Union declares ‘Black Day’, non co-operation to Indian security forces

Dimapur, Dec. 6 (EMN): The Konyak Union (KU) on Monday declared seven days of mourning and to observe December 4 and the 5th as “Black Day” every year after 14 civilians were killed by the India security forces in Mon district over the two days. ...

06 Dec 2021

Government of India expresses regret over Nagaland firing incident

New Delhi, Dec. 6 (PTI): Expressing regret over the Nagaland firing incident, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) will be completed within a month and asserted that all agencies must ensure such happen...

06 Dec 2021

Security forces reportedly killed 10 persons in Mon

Paudi Renta Dimapur, Dec. 4 (EMN): In an unprecedented incident, the Indian security forces reportedly killed 10 civilians from Oting village under Longkhao area of Tizit sub-division in Mon district, and several others were injured on Saturday eveni...

05 Dec 2021

Tobu District Demand Committee lauds Nagaland government

Dimapur, Oct. 22 (EMN): The Tobu District Demand Committee (TDDC) on Friday lauded the government of Nagaland for constituting a five-member committee headed by the commissioner of the state as the chairman, to look into the proposals related to upgr...

22 Oct 2021

Mon district receives customised ambulance

Dimapur, Oct. 3 (EMN): Mon district became the first to receive a customised 4×4 ambulance from ‘Medical Oxygen For All’ (Mofa) on October 1. According to a DIPR report, ‘Medical Oxygen For All’ is a team of Indians from across the world...

03 Oct 2021

KSU appeals to deploy adequate teachers

Dimapur, Sep. 30 (EMN): Konyak Students’ Union (KSU) has urged the concerned authority to immediately appoint/ deploy adequate number of teachers at the earliest for the welfare of the student community.   An update from the union stated that a c...

30 Sep 2021

Mindtree Foundation donates 50 desktops to Mon district

Dimapur, Sep. 22 (EMN): With the initiative of the deputy commissioner of Mon, Thavaseelan K, a Bengaluru-based Mindtree Foundation donated 25 desktops to Wangkhao Government College (WGC) in Mon on September 20. The desktops were donated with an aim...

22 Sep 2021

Mon DPDB approves proposals for projects in Nyahnyu village, Tizit

Dimapur, Sep. 13 (EMN):  Mon District Planning and Development Board on Monday approved various proposals to be forwarded to concerned departments during its monthly meeting. The meeting was held at the conference room of the office of Deputy Co...

13 Sep 2021

Atma conducts training for farmers in Mon

Dimapur, Sep. 12 (EMN): Mon block of the Agricultural Technology Management Agency (Atma) conducted a two-day training and demonstration on “Value addition in Naga king chilli” and “Nursery bed preparation of cabbage” on September 9 and 10 in...

12 Sep 2021