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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

Nine Naga girls rescued

Our ReporterDimapur, May 19 (EMN): Nine Naga girls were rescued from their flat in Amritsar where they had been locked in by the house owner for their inability to pay monthly rent, according to an official of the Naga Students’ Union Punjab (NSUP)...

19 May 2020

Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias passes away at 74t

Eastern Mirror DeskDimapur, May 19 (EMN): Just two months after being diagnosed with cancer, renowned Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias passed away today, May 19 at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife Margaret and their three children. In earl...

19 May 2020

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over subservience to China

Washington, May 19 (IANS): Accusing the World Health Organization (WHO) of “alarming lack of independence from” China, US President Donald Trump has threatened to pull out of the agency and end its funding if it did not institute reforms ...

19 May 2020

Ensure no migrant resorts to walking — Centre to States

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS): The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday issued a fresh Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) directing all Ministries, States and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that “no migrant worker has to resort to walking on roads or ...

19 May 2020

WHO chief warns of long road to travel as Covid-19 risk remains high

Geneva, May 19 (IANS): The majority of the world’s population remains susceptible to Covid-19 and there is a long road to travel as the risk remains high, the chief of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. “This is a dangerous enemy, ...

19 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0 relief begins in Kohima

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 15 (EMN): Kohima district administration and District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) have started its first phase of Lockdown 4.0 relief distribution to daily wage earners at Kohima local ground on Friday. Hundreds ...

15 May 2020

List of coronavirus-free states and UTs in India: Nagaland, Sikkim, Mizoram and more

Eastern Mirror DeskDimapur, May 15 (EMN): As the world continues to witness an alarming surge in the number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infections with Worldometer putting the total worldwide cases over 4.5 million and death toll more than three ...

15 May 2020

Centre to amend Essential Commodities Act to ensure better prices for farmers

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS): In a bid to enable better price realisation for farmers. the Centre has decided to amend the Essential Commodities Act whereby agriculture produce including pulses, onion, potato and cereals would be deregulated. Edible oil...

15 May 2020

Covid-19: Samples of elderly Naga allegedly misplaced by GMCH

Our ReporterDimapur, May 15 (EMN): In a shocking incident and what may be deemed a complete lapse from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Assam, samples of an elderly Naga man that were meant to go for Covid-19 testing were allegedly ...

15 May 2020

Covid-19: World Bank announces US $1 billion aid package for India

New Delhi, May 15 (PTI): The World Bank on Friday approved $1 billion ‘Accelerating India’s Covid-19 Social Protection Response Program’ to support the country’s efforts for providing social assistance to the poor and vulnerable ...

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

Standard Operating Procedure for people entering Nagaland

Dimapur, May 14 (EMN): State government, in a notification by the ACS and Finance Commissioner and convenor of Empowered Group, Sentiyanger Imchen, has informed on the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for people entering Nagaland. By road on arriva...

14 May 2020

Mumbai returnee tests Covid-19 positive in Manipur

Our Correspondent Imphal, May 14 (EMN): A new Covid-19 case has been reported in Manipur, taking the total cases in the state to three so far, according to an official update. The state was recently declared coronavirus-free after its two patients we...

14 May 2020

Why people are less likely to conceive during Covid-19 pandemic

London, May 8 (IANS): Over 80 per cent of people are not planning to conceive during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, perhaps putting to rest suggestions that the lockdown could lead to a rise in birth numbers, say researchers. The main reasons t...

08 May 2020

Thousands of Nagas reach home districts

Our Reporter/Correspondent Dimapur/Kohima May 7 (EMN): One hundred and six buses were pressed into service to ferry a total of 2,434 persons stranded in Nagaland to their respective districts, on the first of the three-day inter-district travel windo...

08 May 2020

Covid-19 Nagaland: ‘Plough the way to recovery’

In the face of unprecedented economic crisis, Nagaland government digs for answer in agriculture activities Our Correspondent Kohima, May 6 (EMN): As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to create havoc across economies, Nagaland is no exception in feelin...

07 May 2020

More than 6000 applicants for inter-district exits in Kohima

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 6 (EMN): Two days after inter-district movement for distressed and stranded persons was permitted by the state government, thousands of applications were received at the facilitation cell at the local ground in Kohima. Ti...

07 May 2020

Women entrepreneurs profit from lockdown

Our ReporterDimapur, May 6 (EMN): During these trying times, two mothers from Kiyeto village in Dimapur district have been selling savouries for livelihood during the lockdown. In order to earn for the family, Lovino Swu and Lovily Aye started their ...

06 May 2020
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