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Nagaland records zero Covid-19 cases for first time in 7 months

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): Nagaland recorded no fresh Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the first in more than seven months. The state last recorded zero case on April 6 this year. The state’s Covid-19 tally and death toll remained unchanged at...

20 Nov 2021

Nagaland ranks sixth in cleanliness ranking among states with less than 100 ULBs

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): Nagaland has ranked sixth in the overall cleanliness ranking of states with less than 100 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the recently declared Swachh Survekshan 2021 results, announced by the Union Housing an...

20 Nov 2021

Lockdown can’t be ruled out if vaccination target not met, says Nagaland Health minister

Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): Nagaland should achieve Covid-19 vaccination target before Christmas or else the state could be compelled to undergo lockdown again in future, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom reminded district officials o...

20 Nov 2021

Systematic research on NLTP Act imperative, say Dimapur elders

Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): Expressing fear over the possibility of history repeating itself if the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition (NLTP) Act is repealed, the Dimapur Christian Elders’ Voice has requested the government of Nagaland to conduct an in-...

20 Nov 2021

Governor tells Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland to be prepared for any eventuality

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Nagaland Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, who is also the president of Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland (IRCSN), said that in a scenario when economic, educational and social differences could impede the smooth...

17 Nov 2021

Govt. will do what is best for indigenous non-Naga inhabitants of Nagaland — CM

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday acknowledged the contribution of Gorkhas in rebuilding the state capital post World War-II and assured that the government would look into the possibility of no...

17 Nov 2021

CNCCI lauds govt. for banning ULBs from collecting taxes

Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CNCCI) has lauded the state government for prohibiting the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) from collecting taxes under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The fede...

17 Nov 2021

Nagaland Bar Association opposes Dobhasis’ demand for customary courts

Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland Bar Association (NBA) has opposed the demand of the Dobhasis to constitute customary courts in the state, claiming that ‘Dobhasis’ courts are products of law as opposed to customary institutions and customary ...

17 Nov 2021

Nagaland reports 6 new Covid-19 cases, no fatalities

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): As many as six new Covid-19 cases were detected in Nagaland on Wednesday, pushing the tally to 21,024, while active caseload declined to 144 following recuperation of nine patients. The cumulative recoverie...

17 Nov 2021

Nagas have become unpredictable, dangerously grumbling — Iralu

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 16 (EMN): Peace activist Niketu Iralu on Tuesday said the world has been confronted with unrelenting challenges today and the ‘response to challenge is the most difficult, complicated thing to do for human beings and ...

17 Nov 2021

Economic development, social reformation neglected in pursuit of politics — SC Jamir

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 16 (EMN): Former Chief Minister of Nagaland, Padma Bhushan SC Jamir on Tuesday said that Nagas have completely neglected economic development and social reformation in the pursuit of politics, and urged the people to ‘esc...

17 Nov 2021

Rio inaugurates 200-bedded Acute Care Hospital Block

Our ReporterDimapur, Nov. 12(EMN): A 200-bedded fully equipped Acute Care Hospital Block at Christian Institute of Health and Science Research (CIHSR) was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio on Friday. The pre-engineered health faci...

12 Nov 2021

There is no substitute for alertness and sensibility in cyber world, says Rupin Sharma

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 12 (EMN): Sensibility, patience and not being greedy can help avoid most cyber crimes amid growing such cases across the world, advised the Director General Prisons, Home Guards, Civil Defence and SDRF, Rupin Sharma, on...

12 Nov 2021

India needs good research journalists on environment and wildlife issue, says Menon

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 12 (EMN): India has lost half of its forests with 40% of its mangrove and large area of wetlands vanishing, numerous species of plants and animals going extinct and human-animal conflict brewing as encroached land shrinks a...

12 Nov 2021

Nagaland reports 7 fresh Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 12 (EMN): Nagaland recorded seven fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally to 31,973, while active caseload declined to 167 with recuperation of 12 patients. The state’s cumulative recoveries have increased to 30,...

12 Nov 2021

Nagaland law students demand High Court, Govt. Law College, Directorate of Prosecution

Dimapur, Nov. 12 (EMN): The Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) has appealed to the government to establish a separate High Court, Government Law College and Directorate of Prosecution under section 25 A Cr Pc in Nagaland. The federation state...

12 Nov 2021

Fire destroys more than 100 houses in Dimapur

Our ReporterDimapur, Nov. 11 (EMN): A massive fire broke out at Khermahal, near Tata Parking in Dimapur, around 8 pm on Thursday, destroying dozens of houses. An officer from the state’s Fire and Emergency Services informed this newspaper that more...

11 Nov 2021

Nagaland suffering from ‘markism’, NU Prof. on state’s education scenario

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 11 (EMN): Educationist Buno Liegise, a professor in the department of Education, Nagaland University, on Thursday called for an examination of the education scenario in the state, to re-commit and bring about improvemen...

11 Nov 2021

‘Government agencies engaged in civil works should pay 1% cess’

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 11 (EMN): The Nagaland Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (NBOCWWB) on Thursday said government agencies engaged in civil works should pay 1% cess of the total project cost. “Any governme...

11 Nov 2021

Fire destroys two morungs at Kisama just days ahead of Hornbill Festival

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 11 (EMN): In an unfortunate incident, two morungs at Kisama were destroyed by fire that broke out in the early hours of Thursday, hardly 20 days before the much-awaited Hornbill Festival begins. Officials from Kohima Fi...

11 Nov 2021

Elderline to make positive difference in lives of senior citizens

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 11 (EMN): Programme Manager of National Helpline for Senior Citizens (NHSC), Neithonuo Liegise on Thursday informed that Elderline, a national helpline for senior citizens, is being set up to make a positive difference in t...

11 Nov 2021