Nagaland collected Rs 121 crores as direct taxes in 2018-19

Third lowest ITRs filed, third lowest PAN cards registered Morung Express News Dimapur | July 10 Nagaland State managed to collect Rs 121.21 crores in the form of direct taxes for the financial year 2018-19. This was informed by the Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Singh Thakur in Parliament while replying to a question […]

Homework, who’s it for?

Imlisanen Jamir Here’s the routine of a 12-year-old girl studying in Dimapur. She gets out of school at 2:45 and gets home at around 4:00. I know that might seem like a huge gap but it is not really, considering she takes the bus, the traffic etc. Then she does her chores, rarely gets a […]

An opportunity for healthcare

Aheli Moitra Very often, in Nagaland, people with no healthcare benefits consider a visit to the local kobiraj, or indigenous healer, when they detect health discrepancies. And, as in most places in India, when people do visit doctors and are diagnosed with major health conditions, they seek a second opinion. The GOQii India Fit 2018 […]

Governor interacts with ‘service providers’ at Raj Bhavan

Governor interacts with ‘service providers’ at Raj Bhavan

Governor Acharya with newspaper hawkers and other service providers of Kohima during an interaction held at Raj Bhavan Kohima on February 27. (Photo Courtesy: PRO to Governor) Kohima, February 27 (MExN): On the initiative of the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya an interactive meeting with ‘service providers’, including cobblers, barbers, dhobis, vegetable vendors, tailors, street […]

PDA government ‘building castles in the air’

Our Correspondent Kohima | February 26 Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Monday rained a barrage of criticism on the State budget 2019-20 which Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio presented in the Assembly on February 25. The leader of opposition TR Zeliang pointed out anomaly in the Goods and Services Tax (GST), stating that the growth […]

Government establishes Investment & Development Authority of Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima | February 26 Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said that the state government has established the Investment & Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) with a policy of single window clearance “so that we can create a congenial environment to make Nagaland an investment destination.” Investment conferences, partnerships with multilateral agencies and United […]

India air strike in Pakistan territory killed 300 militants: government source

NEW DELHI, February 25 (Reuters): An Indian airstrike in Pakistani territory killed 300 suspected militants, a senior Indian government source said on Tuesday. The strikes on a training camp run by a Pakistani-based militant group have dramatically escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, who have fought three wars against each other. Pakistani villagers say one […]

Startup India acceleration provides platform for innovative ideas

Startup India acceleration provides platform for innovative ideas

Winners of the Startup India Nagaland Yatra with Commissioner & Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Lithrongla G. Chishi and others at Kohima on February 25. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, February 25 (MExN): The finale of the acceleration programme of Startup India Nagaland Yatra was held at the Capital Convention Centre, Kohima on February 25. Peihauding Team won […]

‘India first or family first’, Modi targets Congress at war memorial opening

New Delhi, February 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the previous Congress governments of playing with national interest, saying that there was a concept of “family first” instead of “nation first.” Modi also slammed the Gandhi family, stating that the probe into all the major defence scams leading to one family says a […]

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