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Construction workers in Nagaland unaware of welfare schemes, least bothered about safety

Henlly Phom OdyuoDimapur, Nov. 11 (EMN): Construction workers in Dimapur go about their day quite early in the morning to earn their livelihood; some take their children along with them to work site. Despite being deprived of basic facilities like sh...

12 Nov 2022

Noklak lads build ‘electric bike’ from scratch

Our ReporterDimapur, Nov. 10(EMN): Two lads from Noklak –Tumong and P Khuming — have built an electric bike under the “Innovative Noklak” initiative founded by Superintendent of Police (SP) Noklak, Pritpal Kaur. Speaking to Eastern Mi...

10 Nov 2022

Walkathon held to endorse participative elections ahead of assembly polls in Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 9 (EMN): In Nagaland, the voting percentage is “very high” in rural areas but “very low” in towns and urban areas during election, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Kohima, Shanavas C on Wednesday, stressing on t...

09 Nov 2022

We talk about Naga solution but still harbor ‘ism’, laments Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio

Dimapur, Nov. 7 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio, on Monday, shared that the way various tribes of the state celebrate their respective festivals is getting better with each passing year and that it helps revive the culture and traditions....

08 Nov 2022

Nagaland sees decrease in student enrolment; improvement at national level

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 4 (EMN): Nagaland state saw a decrease in the enrolment of students during the academic year 2021-22, registering a total of 44, 3796 students being enrolled at primary, upper primary, and higher secondary levels of school ...

04 Nov 2022

Nagaland Governor urges Naga youths to pursue entrepreneurship

Our Reporter Dimapur, Nov. 3 (EMN): Governor of Nagaland, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, on Thursday, asserted that self employment can usher in more development in Nagaland, and encouraged Naga youths to be entrepreneurs and job creators. He stated that there...

03 Nov 2022

ABAM adopts five SQC resolutions

Dimapur, Nov. 3 (EMN): The three-day Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang (ABAM) sesquicentennial celebration concluded at Impur on Thursday. During the celebration, ABAM adopted five resolutions which are as follows: ABAM SQC 2022 Resolutions SQC Resolution 1:...

03 Nov 2022

Women will give new dimension to development journey of Nagaland, says President Murmu

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 2 (EMN): President of India, Droupadi Murmu, on Wednesday said Nagaland has come a long way in terms of development since the attainment of statehood on December 1, 1963, and urged the people to “rededicate” themsel...

03 Nov 2022

Nagaland: Chief Information Officer Meyionen Jamir pushes for financial support to coffee farmers

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 1 (EMN): Chief Information Officer, I Meyionen Jamir, asserted that the initial enthusiasm for coffee plantations in the state might slow down unless the department does something more to bail out the coffee farmers, as...

01 Nov 2022

Former Nagaland MP KG Kenye calls for suitable policies to tackle challenges of 4th industrial revolution

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 30 (EMN): Former Member of Parliament (MP) KG Kenye has called policy makers to develop suitable mechanisms to address the technical and societal challenges of the fourth industrial revolution. In his virtual address at...

30 Oct 2022

Nagaland Governor says children should be taught in mother tongue till primary level

Dimapur, Oct. 29 (EMN): Education is not just about bookish knowledge; children up to primary standard should be taught in mother tongue and imbibe “our own culture and tradition” in them to create a feeling of unity and patriotism for the greate...

29 Oct 2022

Collective responsibility needed to push sports in Nagaland to higher level— Neiphiu Rio

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 27 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said the Northeast Olympic Games 2022 will be a launching pad and an opportunity for the sportspersons of the state to grow. Speaking at a send-off programme for the Nag...

27 Oct 2022

Nagaland celebrates Tribal Festival after 8 years; legislator laments fading of Naga culture

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 26 (EMN): The Advisor of Art and Culture and Tourism, H Khehovi Yepthomi, on Wednesday, said preserving Naga culture is the responsibility of all and should be one’s way of life in order to protect it for the future g...

26 Oct 2022

Dengue alert: 59 cases reported in Dimapur

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 25 (EMN): Dimapur district has registered 59 cases of dengue in the months of September and October, according to District Vector Borne Disease Consultant, Dimapur, Peter Sangtam. Sangtam informed Eastern Mirror that out of...

25 Oct 2022

Construction workers in Nagaland deprived of basic facilities

Henlly Phom Odyuo Dimapur, Oct. 24 (EMN): Housed in a temporary room with no walls and kitchen, Jiten lives with 10 other workers at a construction site. A makeshift bed, chullah and some clothes are the only items seen in a cramped shared space. The...

24 Oct 2022

The curious case of child labour, poverty and law in Nagaland

Henlly Phom Odyuo Dimapur, Oct. 22 (EMN): A construction site in Dimapur was abuzz with the monotonous movement of workers laboriously carrying cement, sand and gravel on their heads on a sunny day, a scene not uncommon in a town that’s bustling wi...

23 Oct 2022

Union minister flags off 16 mobile veterinary units in Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 21 (EMN): Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala, flagged off 16 mobile veterinary units (MVUs) in the presence of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio at Secretariat Plaza in Koh...

21 Oct 2022

Nagaland medical college progressing satisfactorily, observes High Court

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 20 (EMN): The Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench has observed that the progress of establishing the medical college in Kohima is “satisfactory” so far and on the “right track”. This was observed by...

21 Oct 2022

Nagaland Police issues advisory to prevent cyber frauds, crimes

Dimapur, Oct. 20 (EMN): Nagaland Police has warned the public against various cyber frauds and crimes prevalent in the state and urged to be aware of the widespread operation of cyber fraudsters. Superintendent of Police (Crime) & PRO, PHQ Nagala...

20 Oct 2022

Nagaland private college teachers not ‘satisfied’ with their jobs, reveals study

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 18 (EMN): A research study has revealed that a majority of private college teachers in Nagaland are not ‘satisfied’ with their current job, while salaries and benefits were found to be the most influencing factors i...

18 Oct 2022

Nagaland to make Hornbill Festival 2022 grander and different; preparations begin

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 17 (EMN): Nagaland is set to celebrate the 23rd edition of the Hornbill Festival in a grand and different manner after being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Oting killing incident in the last two editions. Du...

17 Oct 2022

Weaving a livelihood in Nagaland: Valuing skills and knowledge of rural women

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 15 (EMN): Stating that town dwellers are inclined to believe that they are better than their counterparts from the rural areas, Theyiesinuo Keditsu, Assistant Professor of Kohima College, insisted on dismantling the ide...

15 Oct 2022

Chief Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme rolled out

Our CorrespondentKohima, Oct. 14 (EMN): The Chief Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme (CHIMS), a state-specific welfare scheme aimed at providing universal health coverage to the citizens of Nagaland, was launched at the State Banquet Hall in Kohima...

15 Oct 2022

‘Naga women being empowered is a myth’

Our Reporter Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): Much progress has been made in the field of education and employment, especially in the urban areas, yet empowerment in the real sense is debatable as Naga women do not have real decision making powers within thei...

14 Oct 2022

National Highway-2 construction: High Court orders contractor to appear in person

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 12 (EMN): Taking serious note of the lack of improvement of the road condition along National Highway-2, between Kohima and Mao, the Kohima bench of Gauhati High Court on Wednesday directed the contractor to appear bef...

12 Oct 2022