NST announces chopper service to Longleng

Dimapur, March 13 (MExN): The Nagaland State Transport has informed all concerned that in pursuance to Government approval, the State Helicopter service shall start operating a weekly helicopter service to Longleng w.e.f. April 1, 2015 in order to facilitate the travelling public. This was stated in a press release issued by NST General Manager Senti […]

DHS Longleng conducts health camp

Longleng, March 13 (MExN): The District Health Society Longleng conducted a ‘Special Women’s Health Camp’ in commemoration of International Women’s Day from March 10 to 12 at District Hospital Longleng. A press release from the office of the National Rural Health Mission (NHM) Longleng informed that the team was led by Dr. Imnameren, Gynecologist, District […]

Vital issues discussed in DCs and SPs conference

Kohima, March 13 (DIPR): A conference for DCs and SPs was held today at the Zonal Council Hall, Kohima. The first session was held under the chairmanship of Nagaland Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar where matters relating to law and order scenario were deliberated upon. The Chief Secretary directed the DCs and SPs to enforce law […]

Apple watch lookalikes on sale, $30 each

Apple watch lookalikes on sale, $30 each

Beijing, March 13 (IANS): Shortly after the launch of Apple Watch by Apple Inc., imitation products are on sale in south China’s Shenzhen City, a hub for copycat manufacturing. In the Huaqiangbei mall, smartwatches named “U Watch” or “D Watch” boasting similar look and function to Apple Watches are being sold at around 200 yuan […]

IndianOil Celebrates IWD

IndianOil Celebrates IWD

Tanusree Shankar inaugurating the program in presence of Goutam Bose, GM I/C (RS), ER and Mr. Arup Bhattacharjee GM (HR), ER- IndianOil. Kolkata, March 13 (MExN): International Women’s Day 2015 was celebrated at Indian Oil Bhavan, Marketing Division, Kolkata on 10th March, 15 on a grand scale with full hearted participation from all. Keeping in […]

Mobile towers no health threat: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS): Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday that fears of mobile towers being hazardous to health are not true, adding that reports from the World Health Organisation do not substantiate the claim. Replying to supplementaries in the Rajya Sabha, Prasad said government is talking to private telecom companies for […]

Government plans radical changes in EPF law

NEW DELHI, March 13 (TNN): The government is looking at sweeping changes to the law governing Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and has suggested doing away with the mandatory 12% contribution by employees in certain cases, while retaining the outgo for employers. At the same time, the labour ministry is expanding the scope of wages beyond […]

Northeast Briefs

Another one-horned rhino killed in Kaziranga, horn taken away Guwahati, March 13 (IANS): A day after the forest department in Assam killed a poacher in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, poachers have killed yet another rhino in the famous park and made away with its horn. Park officials said that the carcass of the rhino was […]

‘Roadmap needed to boost Arunachal-Myanmar ties’

Itanagar, March 13 (PTI): A road map is needed to boost trade and cultural ties between Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar, Indian Ambassador in Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhyay has said. Mukhopadhyay, who met with the state Chief Minister Nabam Tuki at New Delhi yesterday, said he would lead a high level delegation from that country to the […]

Roadmap for repatriation of Brus

Aizawl, March 13 (PTI): Mizoram government has chalked out a roadmap for resumption of repatriation of Brus lodged in the six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura district and submitted a proposal for expenses of over Rs 68 lakh for the purpose, a senior official said today. State additional secretary for home Lalbiakzama told PTI […]

Assam CM shows concern on cut in Central funds

Guwahati, March 13 (PTI): Assam government today said it was “concerned” over gradual cut in central assistance to the state, but asserted that it would not move back to “darker days” prior to 2001. Replying to discussions on the state budget for 2015-16 in the Assembly, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi sought help from all stakeholders, […]

March 15: World consumer rights day

Kohima, March 13 (MExN): The Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) informed all the wards under KMC jurisdiction that Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) in collaboration with KMC, Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organization and Kohima Law College will be observing World Consumer Rights Day on March 15 at DC Conference Hall, Kohima at 2:00 PM on the […]