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J-K govt. collapses after BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP

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New Delhi/Srinagar, June 19 (PTI): The three-year Jammu and Kashmir government, wracked by bitter political feuds and worsening security challenges, collapsed today with the BJP pulling out of its alliance with the PDP setting the stage for yet another round of governor’s rule. BJP general secretary Ram Madhav made the surprise announcement after the party […]

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Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years

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Moscow, June 19 (IANS): Senegal celebrated their return match to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years with a narrow 2-1 win over Poland in a Group H clash here on Tuesday. An own goal from Thiago Cionek in the 37th minute and a quick counter-attack goal from M’Baye Niang in the […]

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Temjen Imna Along appointed as president of Nagaland BJP

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 19: Nagaland’s minister for Higher and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along was appointed as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland unit on June 19. The news of the appointment of Along, initially circulated in social media platforms, was signed by the BJP national general secretary and headquarter in-charge […]

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Japan make history with World Cup win against 10-man Colombia

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Saransk, June 19 (PTI/AFP): Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. Osako’s 73rd-minute winner meant the Japanese avenged their 4-1 mauling in the group stages of Brazil 2014 as Colombia […]

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‘Lies, deceit and propaganda’: NDPP’s call on NPF policy

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Reminds opposition party of being led by a ‘misleading liar and a president on bail’ Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has expressed shock at what it stated as “the policy of the so-called oldest regional political party resorting to a strategy of lies, deceit and spread of false propaganda (sic).” […]

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Cyber crime: A bigger threat than we imagine

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Esther Verma Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Almost everyone on the planet using the internet is vulnerable to cyber crime – the most common being scams to dupe money off victims. Although Nagaland may not rank among the top spots for cybercrime, as the people get more exposed to technology, the threat also gets more real, […]

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Acharya condemns Aboi killings

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Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Governor PB Acharya has condemned the firing incident that took place at Aboi in Mon district on June 17. A Raj Bhavan statement on Tuesday stated the governor as saying that such violence has no place in the society. He has appealed the NSCN (K) to shun violence and restore ceasefire […]

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Six more die in Assam floods; over 5.5 lakh still marooned

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Guwahati, June 19 (IANS): With six more deaths reported from Cachar and Karimganj districts on Tuesday, the death toll in the first wave of floods in Assam has reached 17 as 5,64,074 people continued to be affected by the deluge in five districts on Tuesday. While the flood situation has improved in Golaghat and East […]

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Now, ‘ad hoc teachers’ begin agitation

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Our Correspondent Kohima, June 18 (EMN): Even before the dust had settled at the directorate of School Education following the sit-in protest called by SSA teachers, another group of teachers called the All Nagaland Ad hoc Teachers Group (ANATG), batch of 2015, has started an indefinite protest demanding regularisation of their services. On Monday, 1166 […]

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Chiethu Greenfield Airport: Technical team for final assessment soon

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Dimapur, June 18 (EMN): The Union minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has assured to send a technical team soon to ‘do all the necessary assessment for the final approval at the earliest’ with regard to the proposal for a Greenfield Airport at Chiethu in Kohima. A press release from […]

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    J-K govt. collapses after BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP

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    New Delhi/Srinagar, June 19 (PTI): The three-year Jammu and Kashmir government, wracked by bitter political feuds and worsening security challenges, collapsed today with the BJP pulling out of its alliance with the PDP setting the stage for yet another round of governor’s rule. BJP general secretary Ram Madhav made the surprise announcement after the party […]

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    Congress needs to learn art of story-telling — Khurshid

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    Mumbai, June 19 (PTI): The Congress needs to learn theart of story-telling as it is gearing up to take on the BJP in the 2019 general election, senior party leader Salman Khurshid said today, flagging a gap in the party’s effort to communicate effectively its message to the people. Speaking at a panel discussion and […]

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    Kejriwal ends sit-in, IAS officers attend meetings

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    New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday walked out of Raj Niwas here after nine days of an unprecedented sit-in protest after IAS officers began attending meetings called by his government.

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    Plea in SC for power to president, governors to disqualify Parliament members

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    New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to vest in the President and Governors powers to disqualify a sitting member of Parliament or state Assembly under anti-defection law after consulting the Election Commission (EC). Seeking to strip the Speaker and the Chairperson of their power to […]

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    France, India commit to increasing trade to 15 bn. euros by 2020

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    Paris, June 19 (IANS): The dynamism infused in the Indo-French relations during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India in March seems to be building up as the two countries have committed to raising their bilateral trade from 9 billion euros to 15 billion euros in the next two years official sources said.

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    Open to discussions: Delhi officers after CM’s assurance on security

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    New Delhi, June 18 (PTI): IAS officers of the Delhi government on Monday welcomed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s assurance that he would ensure their safety, saying they are open to formal discussions with the chief minister on the matter The officers said that they look forward to “concrete interventions” for their security and dignity, a […]

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    Won’t tolerate data misuse to influence polls — Prasad

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    New Delhi, June 18 (IANS): IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday warned social media companies against misusing users’ data to influence the outcome of elections, saying this will not be tolerated.

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    ‘Despite alert, Nirav Modi travelled on revoked passport to five countries’

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    New Delhi, June 18 (IANS): Nirav Modi, the prime accused in a INR 13,500 crore fraud at the Punjab National Bank (PNB), travelled multiple times to Britain, US, China, Cuba and France on a revoked Indian passport with additional booklets, despite his details shared on the “central database of Interpol internationally”, according to inputs given […]

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    Muthalik’s ‘dog remark’ on Gauri murder case triggers row

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    Bengaluru, June 18 (PTI): Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to respond each time a “dog dies in Karnataka”, Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik asked in a reference to the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, drawing a furious reaction from the Congress today. Muthalik made the comment during an interaction with the public here […]

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    Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women

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    Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS): Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University.

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      Kim meets Xi to work out future course of action after summit with Trump

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      Beijing, June 19 (PTI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un today briefed Chinese President Xi Jinping on his historic summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore, underscoring Beijing’s “important role” in the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. President Xi and Chairman Kim exchanged views on the current development of China-North Korea relations and the situation […]

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      68.5 million people forcibly displaced in 2017 — UN

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      Geneva, June 19 (IANS): The number of people forcibly displaced due to wars, other violence and persecution worldwide reached a new high in 2017 at 68.5 million, 2.9 million more than the year before, UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. It was the fifth straight year of increase and was also the “biggest” in […]

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      1 dead, 94 missing after boat sinks in Indonesia

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      Jakarta, June 19 (IANS): At least one body was found as rescuers continued to search on Tuesday for at least 94 people who are still missing after a boat capsized in Lake Toba on Indonesia’s Sumatra island a day earlier, officials said. Kapal Motor Sinar Bangun boat sank at 5.30 p.m. on Monday after departing […]

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      Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports, Beijing calls it ‘blackmail’

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      Washington, June 19 (IANS): US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in a escalating trade row with Beijing, which on Tuesday accused Washington of “blackmail” and warned it would “strike back hard”. The White House said on Monday evening that if China goes through […]

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      South Korea, US suspend major military exercise

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      Seoul/Beijing, June 19 (IANS): South Korea and the US have decided to suspend the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise slated for August amid dialogue efforts to denuclearize North Korea, officials of the two countries said on Tuesday. Shortly after his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, US President Donald Trump […]

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      Pakistan has more nuclear warheads than India — SIPRI

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      London, June 19 (PTI): Pakistan continues to be ahead of India when it comes to possessing nuclear warheads, with China having double the quantity, according to a report by a leading Swedish think-tank. Pakistan is believed to have 140-150 nuclear warheads this year, 10 more than last year. In contrast, India is said to have […]

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      US first ladies criticise Trump’s controversial child separation policy

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      Washington, June 18 (PTI): President Donald Trump’s policy of separating immigrant parents and their children on the US border has evoked sharp criticism from his own wife, as well as a former first lady, who described the move to warehouse children in detention centres as “cruel” and “immoral.” President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, nearly 2,000 […]

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      Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban end ceasefire

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      Kabul, June 18 (PTI/AFP): Dozens of peace protesters arrived in Kabul today after walking hundreds of kilometres across war-battered Afghanistan, as the Taliban ended an unprecedented ceasefire and resumed attacks in parts of the country.

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      Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants

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      Munich, June 18 (PTI/AFP): Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc today gave her a two-week ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching Germany into a political crisis that would also rattle Europe. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer’s CSU party at a meeting unanimously backed his call to give Merkel a fortnight to find a […]

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      Three dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

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      Tokyo, June 18 (PTI/AP): A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan today, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

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        Tax free, deficit less INR 16, 387 crores budget presented in Tripura

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        Agartala, June 19 (IANS): The Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Tuesday presented INR 16, 387.21 crore tax-free budget for financial year 2018-19.

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        Curtain raiser for joint seminar held at Srikona

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        Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Assam Rifles, in collaboration with the Assam University Silchar will be conducting a seminar on ‘convergence of security forces and mass media towards nation building’ at Silchar on June 23. Updates on Tuesday informed about the programme. The seminar aimed to seek answers to numerous queries confronting India as a […]

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        Sena backs Asom Gana Parishad on Citizenship Bill

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        Mumbai, June 19 (PTI): A day after backing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s sit-in at the lieutenant governor’s office, the Shiv Sena today extended its sympathies to the Asom Gana Parishad which is opposing the Centre’s Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

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        Stranded goods trucks in Manipur resumes after landslide

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 19 (EMN): Nearly 400 goods trucks which were stranded along the Imphal-Jiribam sector of the National Highway 37 following landslide, managed to move towards Imphal after completion of road repairing, sources said. Most of the goods trucks have already reached Imphal.

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        Gov. Acharya congratulates Mizo. bronze medalist

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        Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has congratulated Nutlai Lalbiakkima for winning bronze medal at the Kazakhstan President’s Cup in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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        Manipur’s CM, governor responds to MU crisis

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 19 (EMN): The governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla and the Manipur’s Chief Minister N Biren Singh have assured the Manipur University Students Union (Musu) delegation that they would look into the ongoing crisis in Manipur University (MU) at their respective levels to bring a long lasting solution. The governor and […]

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        Manipur observes ‘Great June Uprising Unity Day’

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 19 (EMN): The 17th ‘Great June Uprising Unity Day’ was observed on June 18 by paying floral tributes in the memory of eighteen persons who lost their lives during the public movement to protect the territorial integrity of Manipur.

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        Six more die in Assam floods; over 5.5 lakh still marooned

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        Guwahati, June 19 (IANS): With six more deaths reported from Cachar and Karimganj districts on Tuesday, the death toll in the first wave of floods in Assam has reached 17 as 5,64,074 people continued to be affected by the deluge in five districts on Tuesday. While the flood situation has improved in Golaghat and East […]

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        Manipur flood: Raj Bhavan staff led by gov. to donate a day’s salary

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 18 (EMN): Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla has once again appealed to the people of Manipur and beyond to donate generously if they want to share the sufferings of the flood-affected people in the region. Governor Dr. Heptulla made the appeal while receiving donations from various private sector organisations and […]

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        PAC pulls up officials of PWD & BAD over irregularities

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        Shillong, June 18 (PTI): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Meghalaya Assembly today pulled up officials of the public works department (PWD) and border area development (BAD) over “irregularities” in the implementation of projects and schemes in the past 10 years. Speaking to reporters after its sitting held here, PAC chairman Charles Pyngrope said […]

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          NPF Central Youth Wing criticises Rio’s statement

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) Central Youth Wing has censured Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for, what it termed, “sanctimoniously” stating in New Delhi on June 12 that it was not possible to physically integrate Naga contiguous areas thereby leaving many baffled, shattered and disgraced.

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          Tsarü Baptist Church centenary celebration concludes

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            Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The grand centenary celebration of Tsarü Baptist Church (TBC) under Tuensang district was successfully held. A press release issued by the media & documentation team of Tsarü Baptist Church Centenary’ informed that the executive secretary of USBLA, Rev. C Lima unveiled a centenary monolith on June 14 at the Centenary […]

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          Group of people attack Model village

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): A group of people along on June 9 allegedly entered and attacked the 7th Mile Model village in Dimapur and vandalised a house. In a press release jointly appended by the village council Chairman Imkong Tsudir, Secretary Kevi Meru and GBs received here on Tuesday, stated that ‘a group with Dr. […]

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          Sakshi circle road restoration under process by villagers

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          Dimapur June 19 (EMN): With the initiatives of the EAC in charge of Sakshi, Robi Sangtam EAC Longleng, the four village councils and the church leaders of Yangching, Auching, Sakshi and Yongphang under Sakshi circle have been renovating the 35 KM lone roads from Sakshi to Longleng headquarter since June 15.

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          YouthNet–Godrej open salon to empower women

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): In the first of its kind the YouthNet in collaboration with the Godrej opened the ‘Salon-I Fellowship’ with the aim to empower women entrepreneurs in the area of beauty and wellness through life skills and gender sensitisation.

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          India records 50% annual increase in cybercrimes

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          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, June 19 (EMN): Cybercrimes in India is increasing at a rate of 50 percent every year. They also said that 70 percent of the crimes are committed by young people between the age group of 16-35 years who indulge in the crime either intentionally or unintentionally.

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          Scholars open regional unit

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Naga Scholars’ Association (NSA) has opened its unit in Kohima, named Kohima Regional Unit on June 17. The opening programme and installation for the executive council was held at Heritage in Kohima. The unit will be led by Dr. Zavise Rume and Dr. Kholia as the president and the general […]

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          Temjen Imna Along appointed as president of Nagaland BJP

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 19: Nagaland’s minister for Higher and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along was appointed as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland unit on June 19. The news of the appointment of Along, initially circulated in social media platforms, was signed by the BJP national general secretary and headquarter in-charge […]

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          ‘Lies, deceit and propaganda’: NDPP’s call on NPF policy

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          Reminds opposition party of being led by a ‘misleading liar and a president on bail’ Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has expressed shock at what it stated as “the policy of the so-called oldest regional political party resorting to a strategy of lies, deceit and spread of false propaganda (sic).” […]

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          Cyber crime: A bigger threat than we imagine

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          Esther Verma Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Almost everyone on the planet using the internet is vulnerable to cyber crime – the most common being scams to dupe money off victims. Although Nagaland may not rank among the top spots for cybercrime, as the people get more exposed to technology, the threat also gets more real, […]

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            Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years

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            Moscow, June 19 (IANS): Senegal celebrated their return match to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years with a narrow 2-1 win over Poland in a Group H clash here on Tuesday. An own goal from Thiago Cionek in the 37th minute and a quick counter-attack goal from M’Baye Niang in the […]

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            Costa Rica captain wants to beat Brazil

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            Saint Petersburg, June 19 (IANS): Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz on Tuesday said his team aimed to defeat Brazil in their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash, in which Los Ticos must avoid a loss in order to qualify for the tournament’s round of 16. At a press conference ahead of Friday’s match, the 32-year-old […]

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            Japan make history with World Cup win against 10-man Colombia

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            Saransk, June 19 (PTI/AFP): Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. Osako’s 73rd-minute winner meant the Japanese avenged their 4-1 mauling in the group stages of Brazil 2014 as Colombia […]

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            World Cup: Kane double guides England past Tunisia

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            Volgograd (Russia), June 19 (IANS): Captain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G campaign opener at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday. The Tottenham centre-forward gave England the lead in the 11th minute but Ferjani Sassi converted a penalty to pull Tunisia […]

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            No truth in Schweinsteiger deal, says ATK

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            Kolkata, June 19 (PTI): Two-time Indian Super League champions ATK on Tuesday denied speculations that they are in an advanced stage of reaching an agreement with 2014 World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany. ATK’s denial came after reports in a vernacular daily claimed that the former Bayern Munich star midfielder may be seen in […]

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            Nagaland U-19 cricket tourney

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            Wins for Dimapur and Peren Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): In the opening match of the Nagaland U-19 Inter district cricket tournament organised by Nagaland Cricket Association at the NCA stadium Sovima, Dimapur, Kohima lost to Dimapur by 43 runs and in the second match Peren defeated Tuengsang by five wickets in group A encounters. Tuesday’s […]

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            Root back for T20Is against Australia, India

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            London, June 19 (IANS): England have announced a 14-man squad for the T20I series against Australia and India, with Test skipper Joe Root returning to the shortest format for the first time since September 2017. The squad also includes brothers Tom and Sam Curran, raising the possibility that they might become the first pair of […]

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            Midfielder Balmuchu joins Jamshedpur FC

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            Jamshedpur, June 19 (IANS): Jamshedpur FC on Tuesday announced the signing of Indian midfielder Sanjay Balmuchu in a three-year deal. Born in Jharkhand, Sanjay is a local talent with a pedigree of representing some top clubs both in the I-League and the Indian Super League. An, ex-Tata Football Academy cadet, Sanjay started his professional career […]

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            For me, Arjun will be like any other player — U-19 bowling coach Sanath

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            New Delhi, June 19 (PTI): All eyes will be on Arjun Tendulkar when Indian colts start their campaign against Sri Lanka but for Under-19 team’s new bowling coach Sanath Kumar, “he will be like any other member of the team”. A revered coach in domestic circuit, Kumar will guide the fresh batch of India U-19 […]

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            No SNS, WAGs for S. Korea during Russia World Cup

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            Saint Petersburg, June 19 (IANS): They can meet their family members but are not allowed to be accompanied by them. They can play with their smartphones but are not allowed to post on their social network service (SNS) accounts. These are things that South Korean footballers can and cannot do during the ongoing FIFA World […]

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              Zayn Malik considering running for political office in US

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              After migrating from the UK to California, British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik is loving life in the US so much that he is considering running for office in his adopted country one day. During an interview with GQ magazine, the 25-year-old said that he was “a bit shocked” at first by the friendliness of Americans, and […]

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              Why Sandra Bullock wanted to be fired from a film

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              Actress Sandra Bullock asked to be dismissed from a movie early in her career because of a “situation” she found herself in with a figure of authority. “Very early on in my career I had a situation on a film, which was hard. It came from a person of authority. I kept deflecting it with […]

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              ‘Black Panther’, ‘Stranger Things’ dominate MTV Movie and TV Awards

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              Film “Black Panther” and hit TV show “Stranger Things” reigned at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, winning the most film awards and dominating the television field. The show was hosted by Tiffany Haddish, who too took home an award herself for Best Comedic Performance in “Girls Trip”, reports variety.com. The highest honours of […]

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              Angelina Jolie ‘deeply upset’ over shoe-string donations for Syrian refugees

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              Hollywood star Angelina Jolie called on Sunday for a larger focus on conflict prevention rather than responding to its repercussions, during a visit to Iraq with the UN refugee agency. “I hope that we can find the strength to find a better way forward together: so that we move into a new era of preventing […]

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              Kangana Ranaut becomes face of Vogue Wedding Show 2018

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              Actress Kangana Ranaut has been roped in as the face of the forthcoming sixth edition of The Vogue Wedding Show (VWS). “It’s totally incredible to be the face of the sixth edition of the Vogue Wedding Show. I had a great time shooting with all the gorgeous outfits and jewellery and if the roster of […]

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              I still can’t take acting seriously, says Johnny Depp

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              Hollywood star Johnny Depp has revealed he suffers from “depression” for a short period of time after filming every project. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor said he does not take acting “seriously” but he enjoys being in character because as a “shy person” he feels more comfortable to hide behind a different identity. “The […]

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              I enjoy being in front of the camera, says Manushi Chillar

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              Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she has discovered her love for the camera […]

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              Anupam Kher helps people fight depression

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              Actor Anupam Kher says depression is still considered to be a taboo, and he hopes to bring a change by doing his bit. The actor has released a video on YouTube encouraging people to overcome depression and not shy away from coming out in the open about the issue. “There is still a taboo associated […]

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              When Nick Cannon’s son tricked him, bought a dog

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              American TV show host Nick Cannon’s 7-year-old son, Moroccan, tricked his father and bought a dog online. It happened when singer Mariah Carey was making an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”,and Cannon was watching their son at home. “He’s a mini conniving mastermind,” Cannon told etonline.com. “He came up to me so innocently and he […]

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              #MeToo campaign futile in B’wood if seniors don’t speak up, says Huma

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              Actor Huma Qureshi believes the #MeToo campaign worked in Hollywood because a lot of senior female actors came forward with their stories of sexual harassment, something which has not happened in the Hindi film industry. The campaign, which sparked off a movement in Hollywood late last year, top actors like Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Angelina […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dieze Sothu

                By   5 days ago

                Mirror shares an interview with a young musician who has recently graduated from St. Joseph’s College. Dieze Sothu says, ‘writing and composing is something that I really love and I hope someday I can help dreamers like me achieve their goals.’ The singer has recently released his debut single “Twist and turns” on indihut. He […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Storyline

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                  Storyline is a Christian band comprising young believers with a common vision to bring you a band that relates a Christian life.  The band follows their passion to sing and make use of it for God’s glory and by objective not for fame. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Storyline talks about their love and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pelenuo Yhome

                By   3 weeks ago

                  In recent years, a bunch of young singers/songwriters have emerged from the state with a sound that sounds nothing like anything we have heard before, and much better than their predecessors. Pelenuo Yhome is a part of that bunch and she just might be the cream of the crop. Pelenuo’s voice weaves charming melodies […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aosunep Jamir

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                It was during the 90’s when Aosunep Jamir’s love for rock music began to grow. Aosunep who hails from Mokchung district is a government servant by profession and a music lover by passion. He recalls his early years when he first got involved into music as a vocalist for a band. Jamir was also adjudged […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

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                  Administrative officers of the Nagaland Civil Service are doing something different besides governance — music. They are venturing into music making with a band of their own. It’s been a while though. They have formed the ‘Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) band’ in July 2017 with seven members who shared the same passion for music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

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                Bors Im Bey from Priloo in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam makes his living performing at various private events in restaurants and bars. He moved to Goa in 2015 and started performing shows in various entertainment events there too. Bors is categorised as an upcoming singer from Karbi Anglong. He was part of the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mhachen Yanthan

                By   2 months ago

                Mhachen Yanthan a.k.a Achen is a 23-year old musician from Nagaland who is at present pursuing his music degree at Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christian College. Achen credits music and mother as his two biggest inspirations who have always been his companions and comforters through all times. His musical journey started at a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Syphilectomy

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                Syphilectomy is a three-member death metal band from Kohima. They were formed in early 2007 with Toshi (bassist / vocalist) and Asetuo (guitarist) as a duo. They were joined by Akhrielie (drummer). The band released their first demo ‘Sadomasochistic Haemophilia’ in 2013 and was later signed by an Italian label called Death Metal Industry. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

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                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sharktail Audio House

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                  Sharktail Audio House is a creative retreat for recording artists of all streaks. The for-musicians facility was founded by duo Jabez Zeliang and Henok Phom. Musicians at heart, they are also involved in a Dimapur-based band called the “Echoes Hill,” which was formed as a bow to country music. Sharktail Audio House is a […]

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                  Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

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                  Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school drop-outs in the region. This was where Regina Pamma Maram from Maram Khullen village in […]

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                  Road-less Karbi Anglong village wants govt. to bridge the gaps

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                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 30: A small village in Karbi Anglong in Assam is caught between two maladies that they wish the authorities of the area would address: a bridge and a road or the lack of them. The lack of said facilities for the area continues to trouble especially Borlangpher model village, particularly […]

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                  The long winding road of a Nagamese singer from Mon

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                  Musician is the subject of a local heritage project   Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): It was in the ’90s and early 2000s that a new wave of ‘Nagamese’ music was the trend of local musicians in Nagaland. It was before reality singing contests, social media, or mobile phones came into the picture. […]

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                  Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

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                  Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri Ramakrishna Society at Duncan Bosti in Dimapur into a treat for eyes. There, as a testimony to […]

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                  From HSLC topper to pipping UPSC, Dimapur lad looks to making impact

                  By   2 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 2: Swapneel Paul (28) from Dimapur secured the 64th rank in the recently declared Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) results. Prior to his success, Paul had been serving as an assistant commissioner at the Indian Revenue Service. Born and brought up at Netaji Colony in Dimapur, Paul is the son […]

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                  How a weaver in KA is weaving success

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                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 2 (EMN): The growth of interest towards the love for traditional attires in the Northeast region are seen on the rise. The demand for vibrant colourful traditional attires of various tribes of the region has increased but with very few who are capable of presenting hand woven goods. Basapi Tokbipi, […]

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                  Turning Nagaland’s plastic waste into durable roads

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                  S. Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 29 (EMN): The use of plastic has become a primary feature of our lives today but it carries with it disadvantages if we are not responsible with the use of plastic. A government order in November 2015 made it mandatory for all road developers in the country to use plastic […]

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                  Image rebranding: This Naga is changing the ‘face’ of people’s image

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                  Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 8 (EMN): Image consulting is a growing professional field that works at improving the image of clients personally or professionally by developing personality aspects such as appearance, behaviour, and communication. It’s all about, simply put, making people ‘look good.’ The most visible presence the field has is in entertainment, fashion and […]

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                  Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

                  By   3 months ago

                    Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful library set up in Dimapur where he and his “pensioner friends” can […]

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                  Dr. Dolie: An icon of compassion, humility and passion to serve

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                  Atono Tsükrü Kohima, April 3 (EMN): It is rightly said that medical profession is all about compassion, altruism and credibility as they serve the humanity through restoration of patients’ health and give quality of life. Of late, much has been debated and written about the lack of dedication by professionals in the field of medicine […]

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