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NDWM Nagaland Region demands relief to domestic workers

Dimapur, September 24: All Nagaland Domestic Workers' Union (ANDWU) legal advisor, Limanochet on Thursday said that domestic workers in the state do not have accurate job descriptions and do whatever they are being asked to do by their employers, which he said leads to exploitations. He also termed the scenario as modern day slavery. Interacting with the media persons here at Directorate of Assisi Centre for Integrated Development (ACID) Hall, Dimapur, coinciding with the nationwide protest called by the National Platform of Domestic Workers (NPDW), Limanochet said that domestic workers...

Centre allows states to spend up to 50% of disaster response fund to fight COVID-19

New Delhi, September 24: The Centre has allowed states to spend up to 50% money from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to boost infrastructure such as quarantine facilities, testing laboratories, oxygen generation plants and purchase of ventilators and PPE kits to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. The move came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told chief ministers of the seven worst affected states on Wednesday that his government has increased the states' limit to spend the SDRF to boost infrastructure to fight the pandemic. In a communication to chief secretaries...

CBCMH, Kohima conducts ‘Revival on wheels’

Kohima, September 24: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chakhesang Baptist Church Ministers' Hill (CBCMH), Kohima has conducted 'Revival on Wheels-a devotional worship service, on streets of the state capital Kohima on Thursday. Rev. Dr Vevo Phesao, The senior pastor at CBCMH, Kohima, said that Nagaland, particularly Kohima have become a "very big mission field" and there is a need to share the love of God. People need to hear the voice of the church leaders to re-assure citizens that all is not lost yet, he said. Through the programme, the...
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