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Minneapolis cop who knelt on man’s neck charged with murder

Minneapolis (US), May 30 (PTI/AP): The white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck was arrested and charged with murder on Friday, and authorities imposed an overnight curfew to try to stem three nights of often-violent pr...

30 May 2020

We are terminating relationship with WHO, says Trump

Washington, May 30 (IANS): While addressing the breifing in the White House Rose Garden, US President Donald Trump said the US will be terminating relationship with the WOrld Health Organisation (WHO) right away. In his today’s briefing, he als...

30 May 2020

The Dimapur Covid-19 kitchen

Dimapur, May 29 (EMN): Dimapur being the entry point for all the stranded people of Nagaland who were stuck in different parts of the country due to Covid-19 lockdown, the everyday challenges faced by officials assigned for taking care of the homecom...

29 May 2020

As Covid-19 cases rise, legislator calls for extra effort

Dimapur, May 29 (EMN): In view of the rise of Covid-19 cases in the state, advisor to Horticulture and Border Affairs, Mhathung Yanthan, on Friday called on the Nagas to put extra efforts to contain the spread of the virus. Stating that the state is ...

29 May 2020

New waterways linking NE India, Bangladesh to start in three months

Agartala, May 29 (IANS): New waterways between Tripura and Bangladesh would start within three months and it would boost trade and numerous economic activities, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Friday. Deb said that a temporary jetty w...

29 May 2020

Differing versions emerge as Tuensang searches for answers

Our ReporterDimapur, May 28 (EMN): The detection of Covid-19 infection among four of those who were sent to Tuensang from Kohima prior to their test being confirmed, and their alleged mistreatment, has raised a public outcry in the state. As ever, th...

29 May 2020

Domestic violence on rise as Covid-19 keeps people at home — Study

New York, May 28 (IANS): Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found an increase in the incidence of domestic violence reports in two US cities, Los Angeles and Indianapolis since stay-at-home orders were put into effect. So far, many coun...

28 May 2020

Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on India Covid patients

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS): Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that it will commence another new Phase 3 clinical trial on a combination of two anti-viral drugs Favipiravir and Umifenovir in hospitalized patients of moderate Covid-19 in Indi...

26 May 2020

Nagaland issues fresh protocols for institutional quarantine centres

Kohima, May 26 (EMN): The government of Nagaland’s Covid-19 War Room has issued a notification containing protocols to be followed at quarantine centres. It has directed all returnees to the state after May 18, irrespective of place of origin, to m...

26 May 2020

Global Covid-19 cases cross 5.5 million: Johns Hopkins University

Washington, May 26 (IANS): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases on Tuesday surpassed the 5.5 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 346,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Currently, the total number of cases s...

26 May 2020

Ensure safety, basic amenities to our children returning home, say Naga mothers

NMA demands immediate inquiry into the violent incidents in Bihar Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Concerned over several issues reportedly being faced by the citizens of Nagaland, who are returning home due to the ongoing lockdown, the Naga Mothers’ Associa...

25 May 2020

Tragic exodus: Almost 2500 migrant workers have left Kohima

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 22 (EMN): The nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has left millions with no means of livelihood, forcing a reverse migration of workers, especially daily wage earners, in the process....

22 May 2020

Covid-19 hits Zee Media, employee testing to be completed on Saturday

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): Zee Media is reeling under the Covid-19 crisis, after 28 employees tested positive earlier this week, and its office, newsroom and studios were sealed for sanitisation. Currently, the media house is conducting mass testing o...

22 May 2020

China introduces new security bill in parliament to tighten controls over Hong Kong

Beijing, May 22 (PTI): China on Friday introduced the draft of a controversial national security law in Hong Kong in its parliament to tighten Beijing’s control over the former British colony, in what could be the biggest blow to the territory&...

22 May 2020

Tamil Nadu not for resumption of flight service from May 25

Chennai, May 22 (PTI): With the spike in Coronavirus cases weighing heavily upon it, the Tamil Nadu government is not in favour of restarting domestic air services connecting cities in the state till this month-end and might take up the matter with t...

22 May 2020

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

Social isolation may up heart attack and death risk

London, May 22 (IANS): Researchers have revealed that people who are socially isolated are over 40 per cent more likely to have a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, than those who were socially integrated. The study also found th...

22 May 2020

RBI ramps up economic support; cuts interest rates, extends loan moratorium

Mumbai, May 22 (PTI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday slashed interest rates, extended moratorium on loan repayments and allowed banks to lend more to corporates in an effort to support the economy which is likely to contract for the first ...

22 May 2020

Nagaland: State’s first BSL-3 laboratory operational

Another milestone in state’s healthcare, says Rio; best in the Northeast, claims Pangnyu Our CorrespondentKohima, May 21 (EMN): Nagaland’s first referral BSL-3 virology laboratory at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima was inaugurated by Chief Ministe...

22 May 2020

Nagaland: Ferocious pest threatens to affect income of potato farmers

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 21 (EMN): Pest infestation has left potato farmers of Khonoma village worried as it has threatened to affect the yield of their farms. A large number of pest, known as semiloopers, is said to have destroyed potato leaves ...

21 May 2020

Yediyurappa chides minister for verbally abusing woman

Bengaluru, May 21 (PTI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday openly reprimanded his senior cabinet colleague J C Madhuswamy for verbally abusing a woman representing a farmers’ organisation, saying his behaviour is “unbec...

21 May 2020

People in containment zone not allowed air travel

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS): As domestic flight services resume on May 25 with one-third of capacity, it will not allow people staying in containment zones to board a flight as they will not be eligible for travel. The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thur...

21 May 2020

Catching the special train for Nagaland: ‘We feel safe now’

Menuose-O Max KhieyaKohima, May 20 (EMN): Around 1320 stranded people set off their journey onboard Shramik special train to Nagaland at around 11:30 pm on Tuesday night after they were screened by a team of medical personnel from Chennai Central rai...

21 May 2020

Amritsar rescue: Naga girls safe, in the care of church

Our ReporterDimapur, May 20 (EMN): A day after nine Naga girls who were working at Amritsar in Punjab were rescued from their rented flat — the house owner allegedly had locked them for their inability to pay the rent — the Church of North India ...

20 May 2020
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