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Refrain from undemocratic practices — ANCSU to State Govt.

Dimapur, Jan. 20 (EMN): All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) on Thursday appealed to the Nagaland government to ‘refrain from undemocratic practices,’ in reference to the directive which mandates educational institutions to give adm...

20 Jan 2022

No place for discrimination in India, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 20 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that today we are creating a system in which there is no place for discrimination and building a society that stands firmly on the foundation of equality and social justice. Pri...

20 Jan 2022

India successfully test-fires Brahmos missile

Balasore, Jan. 20 (PTI): India successfully test-fired supersonic cruise missile Brahmos off the Odisha coast here on Thursday, DRDO sources said. With new added technologies, including the control system, the missile was test-fired from the Integrat...

20 Jan 2022

Mulayam’s brother-in-law, Cong’s ‘ladki hoon’ poster girl join BJP

Lucknow, Jan. 20 (PTI): Former Samajwadi Party MLA Pramod Gupta, relative of the party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and Priyanka Maurya, the face of Congress’ ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ poster in Uttar Pradesh, joined the BJP her...

20 Jan 2022

Foundation stone laid for new DC office at Zunheboto

Dimapur, Jan. 20 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday laid the foundation stone for a new deputy commissioner’s office complex in Zunheboto. Speaking during the programme, Rio stated that the government aims to establish a DC office comple...

20 Jan 2022

SC ropes in State Legal Service Authorities to facilitate payment of Covid ex-gratia to families

New Delhi, Jan. 20 (PTI): Taking a cue from the Gujarat High Court order passed in the aftermath of the 2001 earthquake in the State, the Supreme Court has directed all the States to share the particulars of registered death due to Covid along with d...

20 Jan 2022

Sangma, Himanta to meet Amit Shah over Assam-Meghalaya boundary issue

Shillong, Jan. 19 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Wednesday that he along with Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to submit the recommendation of the two north-eastern states for resolving the...

20 Jan 2022

Nagaland government approves creation of Shamator district, recognition of Tikhir tribe

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 19 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has approved the creation of Shamator district and recognition of Tikhir as a separate Naga tribe, updated Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha on Wednesday. The move came 10 days after t...

19 Jan 2022

Nagaland village builds 5000-capacity makeshift arena

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 19 (EMN): In yet another example of community effort, Thipuzu village under Phek district has built a makeshift arena in less than 15 working days to host a wrestling meet and the structure can accommodate about 5000 pe...

19 Jan 2022

Karbi Anglong: JCCPA stages sit-in against MoS clause on reservation of seats

Our Correspondent Diphu, Jan. 19 (EMN): 2021 Joint Coordination Committee for Protection of Autonomy (JCCPA) organised sit in at Semon Sing Ingti Memorial Park on Tuesday opposing clause 2.3 of the MoS, which was signed by six armed organisations of ...

19 Jan 2022

Nagaland student bodies against ‘forced vaccination’

Principal Director of School Education says no one can force anyone to take vaccine Our Reporter Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Wednesday stated that it had received complaints about educational institutions making C...

19 Jan 2022

Reschedule phase-1 polling date of Manipur Assembly Elections —MPCC to ECI

Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 19 (EMN): Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has appealed to reschedule the polling date of the Phase-I of Manipur Assembly Elections on February 27 as it falls on a Sunday, which is a day of worship for the Christian c...

19 Jan 2022

Veterinary dept. launches Brucellosis vaccination

Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences has launched the Brucellosis vaccination on January 19. Speaking at the launch event, the department director Dr. Budhi Lama urged upon all the field officials to sincerel...

19 Jan 2022

Age limit increased for govt. job aspirants in Meghalaya

Shillong, Jan 19 (IANS): The Meghalaya government on Wednesday extended the upper age limit of government job aspirants from 27 years to 32 years for non-tribals and the upper age limit for the job seekers belonging to the tribals would be 37 years, ...

19 Jan 2022

CCA holds lay leaders conclave in Thenyizumi

Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Chakhesang Catholic Association (CCA) held its lay leaders conclave on January 19 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Thenyizumi village under Phek district on the theme “Let the wise listen and add to their learning and le...

19 Jan 2022

Rotary Club Kohima organises send-off function

Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Rotary Club Kohima has organised a brief send-off function for Kautav Ghosh and Ann Laxmi from Rotary Club of Navi Mumbai Sunrise, who were on 101 days pan India road trip called ‘The Great Indian Travel’ at Hotel Blue Bay...

19 Jan 2022

No new Covid restrictions in Assam yet — Himanta Sarma

Haflong (Assam), Jan. 19 (PTI): Even as Assam logged record number of new Covid-19 cases over the last two days, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that no new restrictions related to the pandemic will be imposed as long as the hos...

19 Jan 2022

Three persons arrested with drugs and liquor

Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Kohima Police personnel manning Khuzama check gate, during routine checking of vehicles, intercepted a Maruti Vitara Breeza bearing registration No. GJ08BN3810 and recovered 15 packets of suspected opium weighing one kilogram ...

19 Jan 2022

Farmers trained on post harvest management in Dimapur

Kohima, Jan. 19 (EMN): Mission Organic Value Chain Development- North East Region (MOVCD-NER) under the supervision of Agriculture department and the service provider Green Caravan conducted a training for farmers on post harvest management as well a...

19 Jan 2022

ED raids due to political rivalry — Channi

Chandigarh, Jan. 19 (IANS): In the run-up to polls, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Wednesday said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids in a sand mining case were happening due to political rivalry. He said the BJP was using central forc...

19 Jan 2022

Aparna Yadav joins BJP

New Delhi, Jan. 19 (IANS): Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav on Wednesday joined the BJP just three weeks ahead of the first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh. She joined the BJP in presence of Uttar Pradesh state unit president Sw...

19 Jan 2022

Pfizer chief Albert Bourla wins $1 million Genesis Prize

Jerusalem, Jan. 19 (PTI/AP): Albert Bourla, chairman and chief executive of global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc., was awarded on Wednesday the prestigious Genesis Prize for his efforts in leading the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. The 1 millio...

19 Jan 2022

Nagaland reports 114 new Covid-19 cases, one death; 2.82 lakh infections in India

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Nagaland reported 114 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the tally to 33,167 and active caseload to 515. The state’s death toll due to the coronavirus has increased to 688 with one fresh fatality rep...

19 Jan 2022

US boosts military aid to Ukraine as Russia tensions soar

Kyiv (Ukraine), Jan. 19 (PTI/AP): As US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine, the Biden administration said Wednesday it’s providing an additional USD 200 million in defensive military aid to the country amid soaring fears of a Russ...

19 Jan 2022

Nagaland Governor, Chief Minister extend Khaozaosie-Hok-Ah greetings

Dimapur, Jan. 19 (EMN): Nagaland Nagaland Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio have greeted the Khiamniungan community and the people of the state on the occasion of Khaozaosie-Hok-Ah festival. “This festival advocates peacef...

19 Jan 2022