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The Himalayan Cleanup Campaign: Kohima leads drive for cleaner Nagaland

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Our Correspondent Kohima, May 25 (EMN): Around 2000 volunteers from seven districts of the state braved the rains on Saturday to beat plastic pollution, which has become a matter of global concern due its deleterious effect on human health and environment. The cleanliness drive was conducted in most parts of the state as part of […]

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Two AR personnel killed in Mon

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 25: Two personnel of the 40 Assam Rifles were killed, and four injured, when suspected militants ambushed their convoy at a place between Thannyak village and Changlangshu village in Tobu area, Mon district. The incident occurred on Saturday at around 1.50 pm, according to the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Tobu, […]

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Modi named Prime Minister; invited to form government

By   22 hours ago

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tendered resignation of his Council of Ministers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday invited him to form the next government. “Exercising powers vested in him under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution, the President on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi to the office of […]

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Citizenship Amendment Bill turned into ‘propaganda tool’— Yepthomi

By   22 hours ago

Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Responding to criticisms of his statement on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), Lok Sabha member Tokheho Yepthomi has stated that the Bill has been misconstrued and turned into a “propaganda tool.” The MP issued statement on Saturday citing the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on CAB, 2016. The JPC was […]

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After defeat, Chishi says there is unfinished business

By   22 hours ago

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 25: Despite suffering a loss described as “heart-rending” by his party, Congress candidate in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, KL Chishi on Saturday put on a brave front and maintained that though he might have lost the battle, the war was far from over. Addressing media persons at his […]

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Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president

By   24 hours ago

Johannesburg, May 25 (PTI): Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the African National Congress, was sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president on Saturday after being elected unopposed by Parliament following the sixth general elections this month. Ramaphosa, 66, swore allegiance to the Constitution in the presence of thousands of dignitaries and citizens […]

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UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where May failed on Brexit

By   24 hours ago

London, May 25 (PTI/AFP): The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU. But European leaders insisted they had made their final offer during months or acrimonious negotiations that resulted in an unpopular […]

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Trump arrives in Japan with N. Korea, Iran on agenda

By   24 hours ago

Tokyo, May 25 (IANS): US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit — with the President to become the first foreign leader to meet the newly-crowned Emperor Naruhito. The US leader will hold his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]

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EU votes as far right challenges Macron

By   24 hours ago

Brussels, May 25 (PTI/AFP): Voters were called out for a third day in EU parliamentary elections on Saturday as the far right hoped to win a major breakthrough and deny a pro-Europe victory for French President Emmanuel Macron. Polls were open in Malta, Slovakia and Latvia, with most of the bloc’s 28 member states — […]

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PDA thanks voters; applauds NDA win

By   2 days ago

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) has expressed deepest appreciation to the people of Nagaland for reposing their faith on the PDA consensus candidate Tokheho Yepthomi in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections. In a statement issued on Friday, the PDA media cell stated that the Election Commission of India, the state’s […]

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    Modi named Prime Minister; invited to form government

    By   22 hours ago

    New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tendered resignation of his Council of Ministers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday invited him to form the next government. “Exercising powers vested in him under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution, the President on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi to the office of […]

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    EC submits list of elected candidates to Prez; formations of 17th LS initiated

    By   22 hours ago

    New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): The Election Commission on Saturday submitted a list of newly-elected MPs to President Ram Nath Kovind, an official statement said, setting in motion the process for constituting the 17th Lok Sabha.

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    Mamata offers to quit as CM, party rejects

    By   22 hours ago

    Kolkata, May 25 (PTI): Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Saturday offered to quit as chief minister of West Bengal following her party’s drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls but the TMC rejected it. Addressing her first press conference after the election results were declared, she accused the BJP of polarising the people on religious lines […]

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    We will now begin a new journey to build a new India — Modi

    By   22 hours ago

    New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): All set for a second term as prime minister, Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government will now begin “a new journey to build a new India with new energy” and asked newly elected MPs of the NDA to work without any discrimination, including on the basis of faith and […]

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    Andhra Pradesh: Jagan elected YSRC legislature party leader, stakes claim to form government

    By   23 hours ago

    Vijayawada/Hyderabad, May 25 (PTI): Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, who led his party to a thumping victory in both Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Andhra Pradesh, staked claim to form the government in the state after he was elected leader of the YSRC legislature party on Saturday. Reddy is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra […]

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    After BJP’s massive victory, all eyes on govt. formation

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    Saffron party amasses 303 seats out of 542; Congress manages only 52   New Delhi, May 24 (PTI): As the BJP swept to power with a spectacular performance for a second term, all eyes are now on government formation, amid speculation that several new faces including party president Amit Shah may be brought into the […]

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    300 new faces; 14 lesser than 2014

    By   2 days ago

    New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): The 17th Lok Sabha will have 300 first-term members, compared to 314 in 2014, as 197 members of the outgoing House have got re-elected while 54 others were members of previous houses. According to PRS Legislative Research, which tracks the work of parliament, the average age of members in the […]

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    A day after poll rout, resignations fly in Congress

    By   2 days ago

    New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): A day after Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, party’s Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar, Karnataka’s H.K. Patil, Odisha’s Niranjan Patnaik and Amethi district head Yogendra Mishra sent in their resignations to the high command owning moral responsibility for the drubbing. Owning moral responsibility for the […]

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    PM meets President, tenders resignation of Council of Ministers

    By   2 days ago

    New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday and tendered resignation of the entire Council of Ministers, a mere formality before he is sworn-in for the next term. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the President has accepted the resignation and requested the Prime Minister and the Council […]

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    Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy’s son for six years

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    Kolkata, May 24 (IANS): A day after suffering reverses in the Lok Sabha battle, West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday suspended its MLA and BJP leader Mukul Roy’s son Shubhrangshu Roy for six years alleging that he was “demeaning the party”. The party cracked the whip hours after Roy junior expressed doubts over whether […]

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      Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president

      By   24 hours ago

      Johannesburg, May 25 (PTI): Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the African National Congress, was sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president on Saturday after being elected unopposed by Parliament following the sixth general elections this month. Ramaphosa, 66, swore allegiance to the Constitution in the presence of thousands of dignitaries and citizens […]

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      UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where May failed on Brexit

      By   24 hours ago

      London, May 25 (PTI/AFP): The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU. But European leaders insisted they had made their final offer during months or acrimonious negotiations that resulted in an unpopular […]

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      Trump arrives in Japan with N. Korea, Iran on agenda

      By   24 hours ago

      Tokyo, May 25 (IANS): US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit — with the President to become the first foreign leader to meet the newly-crowned Emperor Naruhito. The US leader will hold his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]

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      EU votes as far right challenges Macron

      By   24 hours ago

      Brussels, May 25 (PTI/AFP): Voters were called out for a third day in EU parliamentary elections on Saturday as the far right hoped to win a major breakthrough and deny a pro-Europe victory for French President Emmanuel Macron. Polls were open in Malta, Slovakia and Latvia, with most of the bloc’s 28 member states — […]

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      US envoy calls for Beijing ”dialogue” with Dalai Lama

      By   24 hours ago

      Beijing, May 25 (PTI/AFP): The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a “substantive dialogue” with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday. Terry Branstad visited northwest China’s Qinghai province — home to many Tibetans — as well as the Tibet […]

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      US will send 1,500 more troops to Middle East, says Trump

      By   24 hours ago

      Washington, May 25 (IANS): US President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country will send about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East amid escalating tension with Iran. Trump told reporters at the White House that the extra deployment, which is “relatively small number of troops,” is mainly a protective measure, the Xinhau news […]

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      US judge blocks Mississippi’s 6-week abortion ban

      By   24 hours ago

      Washington, May 25 (IANS): A US federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that banned abortion after six weeks of pregnancy — before many women know they’re pregnant. Judge Carlton Reeves, a Barack Obama appointee, ruled on Friday that the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s rights, especially considering most women do not seek abortion […]

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      Increased US presence in Middle East dangerous, says Iran

      By   24 hours ago

      Tehran, May 25 (IANS): The US decision to deploy additional troops to the Middle East region was “dangerous”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday. “Increased US military presence in our region is extremely dangerous and it threatens international peace and security,” Zarif was quoted as saying by Iranian state TV. Such a […]

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      Families demand return of missing relatives in Bangladesh

      By   24 hours ago

      Dhaka, May 25 (IANS): Family members of hundreds of people who disappeared between 2009 and 2019 in Bangladesh, took to the streets in the Bangladeshi capital on Saturday demanding the authorities to return their relatives immediately. Local human rights defenders, members of the civil society and academic scholars expressed solidarity with the families during a […]

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      N Korean missile tests violated UN sanctions — US NSA

      By   24 hours ago

      Tokyo, May 25 (IANS): North Korea’s missile launches earlier this month violated UN Security Council resolutions, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Saturday in an apparent change in Washington’s stance on the tests. Trump initially declared he was “not happy” with the missile tests carried out on May 4 and 9 but then […]

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        Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh planning to set-up permanent bases in eastern states — MHA

        By   23 hours ago

        Agartala, May 25 (PTI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sounded an alert about plans of terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) making permanent bases within 10 kilometres of the India-Bangladesh border in the eastern states of Tripura, Assam and West Bengal. A gazette notification, issued by the MHA Joint Secretary Piyush Goyal on Thursday, […]

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        NE India sends 3 women to Lok Sabha, one more than 2014

        By   23 hours ago

        Agartala/Guwahati, May 25 (IANS): Northeast India, comprising eight states, is sending three women to the Lok Sabha — one more than the 2014 general election. Of the three women, elected for the 17th Lok Sabha, two are new faces and belong to the BJP: Queen Oja (from Guwahati parliamentary seat) and Pratima Bhowmik (Tripura West). […]

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        Chamling says he is ready to discharge role of opposition

        By   23 hours ago

        Gangtok, May 25 (PTI): After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader. Chamling was the chief minister since December 1994. His party, the Sikkim Democratic Front, has been defeated […]

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        Arunachal Assembly will have 20 first time MLAs

        By   23 hours ago

        Itanagar, May 25 (PTI): As many as 20 first timers won the Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh this time with a majority of them belonging to the ruling BJP. Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from Janata Dal (United), two from National People’s Party (NPP) […]

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        No new Sikkim MLAs have criminal background — ADR

        By   23 hours ago

        New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): None of the winners of the just concluded Sikkim Assembly elections have any serious criminal cases against them, as per their sworn affidavits. “It’s the first time since 2009 that the Sikkim Assembly will have members with no criminal background making laws for the people,” said the Association for Democratic […]

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        Chief secretary among 16 senior officials transferred in Tripura

        By   23 hours ago

        Agartala, May 25 (IANS): In a major administrative reshuffle a day after the Lok Sabha election results were announced, the BJP government in Tripura has transferred the Chief Secretary, 11 IAS officers, two IPS officers and two Tripura Civil Service officers, officials said on Saturday. “While campaigning for the elections, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb […]

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        Khandu thanks the people for reposing faith in his government

        By   23 hours ago

        Itanagar, May 25 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday thanked the people of the state for reposing faith in the policies and performance of his government and electing 41 BJP MLAs in the recently held state polls. The BJP won 41 seats in the 60-member Assembly while the Janata Dal (United) bagged […]

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        Meghalaya HC sets aside controversial ‘Hindu country’ verdict

        By   23 hours ago

        Shillong, May 25 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement made by Justice S R Sen, its former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ‘Hindu country’ after partition. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir found the judgement “legally flawed” and inconsistent with the constitutional […]

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        Two arms dealers held in Manipur

        By   23 hours ago

        Our Correspondent Imphal, May 25 (EMN): Assam Rifles claimed to have arrested two arms dealer during the operation at Kakching in Manipur on May 22. Based on the input received regarding a weapons deal at Kakching Garden area, troops of Assam Rifles established multiple mobile vehicle check posts in the area, Assam Rifles (South) PRO […]

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        SKM leaders meet Sikkim governor, stake claim to form government

        By   23 hours ago

        Gangtok, May 25 (PTI): A Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) delegation led by its president P S Golay on Saturday called on Governor Ganga Prasad and staked claim to form the next government in the state. The SKM leaders, however, were tight-lipped about the name of their legislature party chief. The SKM, founded in 2013, won […]

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          Defiant Naga Shopping Arcade tenants reject hike in rent

          By   21 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 25: Irked by the indifferent attitude of the Development Authority of Nagaland (DAN) towards maintenance of the buildings coupled with the recent hike in rent, the Tenants’ Association of Naga Shopping Arcade (TANSA) has resolved to maintain status quo (old rate) on payment of rent till it fulfils its demand. […]

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          WSH urges reality check within community

          By   21 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Newly elected president of Western Sumi Hoho (WSH), Dr. Kakheto Zhimomi, has urged all the village chiefs, village councils, colony councils, tribal hoho leaders and churches within its jurisdiction to unite and work together to bring about positive social change. Dr. Kakheto Zhimomi stated this at its first executive council meeting […]

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          State to launch Rota virus vaccine in July

          By   21 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Taking into account 78,000 deaths in India that is caused by Rota virus infection annually, Nagaland will launch the Rota Virus Vaccine (RVV) in July. This was disclosed by DPO (RCH-UIP), Dr. Rupert Peseyie, at the meeting of Kohima District Task Force held on May 24 in the office chamber of […]

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          NEFIP condemns May 21 incident

          By   21 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): North East Forum for Indigenous People (NEFIP), a conglomerate of civil society organisations for the protection of endangered rights of the marginalised indigenous people of North East, expressed shock over the inhumane killing of Tirong Aboh, MLA of Khonsa West Assembly, his son Longgem and nine others on May 21. “Differences […]

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          Yimchunger Union Kohima celebrates jubilee

          By   21 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, May 25 (EMN): Yimchungrü Union Kohima (YUK) celebrated its 25th anniversary at NBCC Convention Hall on May 25. Advisor of Rural Development, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire, who graced the occasion as special guest, congratulated the union and urged them to re-dedicate themselves to God besides the celebration. Stating that Nagas claimed to be […]

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          State JD (U) congratulates national president

          By   21 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Nagaland unit of Janata Dal (United) has congratulated its national president and chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, for the landslide victory of NDA (BJP-17, JDU-16 and LJP-6) by winning 39 seats out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. “The thumping victory by sweeping the state was based on the […]

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          PDA Mon fetes Tokheho and Sharingain

          By   21 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): Mon unit of the Progressive Democratic Alliance (PDA) has congratulated Tokheho Yepthomi for his victory in the Lok Sabha election for the second consecutive time and Sharingain Longkumer for his victory in the by-election from 26 Aonglenden AC. President of Mon unit NDPP, S Khoiwang Wangsa, and the president of BJP […]

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          The Himalayan Cleanup Campaign: Kohima leads drive for cleaner Nagaland

          By   22 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, May 25 (EMN): Around 2000 volunteers from seven districts of the state braved the rains on Saturday to beat plastic pollution, which has become a matter of global concern due its deleterious effect on human health and environment. The cleanliness drive was conducted in most parts of the state as part of […]

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          Normalizing idea of disability a bigger need, says disability comm.

          By   22 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, May 25 (EMN): People with disabilities are the “largest group of minorities in the world, the loneliest and poorest section with no ample opportunities of employment and inclusion,” Nagaland’s Commissioner for Disability Diethono Nakhro says. Nakhro was speaking on the topic of “disability and inclusion” at a seminar on inclusion-creating support systems, […]

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          Prodigals’ Home: Training the young in social realities

          By   22 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 25: As society becomes more complex with time, issues from different corners arise. Most issues are often ignored due to the presence of restrictions or social stigma that come with it. But there are groups of people who bridge the space between the society and those ignored.

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            Valencia stun Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

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            Seville (Spain) May 26 (IANS): Valencia were nearly flawless defensively and opportunistic on the counter-attack in a 2-1 victory over heavily favoured FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final, a memorable achievement for a side marking their 100-year anniversary. For Barca, Saturday’s loss was a second major disappointment this month, coming just 18 days […]

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            Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros

            By   1 day ago

            Paris, May 25 (PTI/AFP): Serena Williams heads into this year’s French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years, with questions surrounding her fitness after a poor start to the season, while Naomi Osaka looks to solidify her position at the top of the women’s game […]

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            I used sun screen, zip, mints while bowling — Panesar

            By   1 day ago

            London, May 25 (IANS): Former England spinner Monty Panesar made shocking revelations about ball tampering, saying he would use sun screen, mints and also the zip of his trouser to make the ball reverse swing. In an excerpt of his book ‘The Full Monty’, which appeared on the Daily Mail, Panesar said he was told […]

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            DDCA informs on U19 cricket tournament

            By   1 day ago

            Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): The Dimapur District Cricket Association (DDCA) has issued a notification informing all the Higher Secondary Schools, colleges and clubs that it will conduct the U-19 cricket tournament at the NCA stadium in Sovima in the first week of June to select the district team. Interested teams may contact DDCA official Choba […]

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            We did what we had to, won’t change a thing — Armstrong

            By   1 day ago

            Kolkata, May 25 (IANS): Tainted former American cyclist Lance Armstrong said he would not change the way he acted during his doping ordeal that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles. All of Armstrong’s titles between 1999 and 2005 were taken away by the International Cycling Union six years […]

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            Smith, Warner booed by fans in WC warm-up game

            By   1 day ago

            London, May 25 (IANS): Australia’s David Warner and Steve Smith were subject to boos by the crowd during Saturday’s pre-World Cup warm-up match against England at the The Rose Bowl in Southampton. Warner, who opened the innings with captain Aaron Finch, made 43 runs off 55 balls before falling to Liam Plunkett. According to reports, […]

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            Nagaland Premier Badminton League from May 29

            By   2 days ago

            Our Correspondent Kohima, May 24 (EMN: For the first time, the Nagaland Badminton Club under the aegis of Nagaland Badminton Association is organising the Nagaland Premier Badminton League (NPBL). The first NPBL 2019 will begin on May 29 till the 31st at the Indoor Badminton Stadium in Kohima. This was announced by the Nagaland Badminton […]

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            Kohli, Buttler, Warner: Waugh’s top 3 batsmen for WC

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                                Melbourne, May 24 (IANS): Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh has picked the top three ODI batsmen he would be looking forward to in the upcoming World Cup beginning on May 30 in England and Wales. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the first choice of Waugh. […]

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            Wives, families of Pak players not to travel with team

            By   2 days ago

            Lahore, May 24 (IANS): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to ensure its players stay focused during the upcoming World Cup and has banned wives and families of the cricketers from accompanying them during the course of the showpiece event beginning May 30 in England and Wales. This comes after Pakistan lost the just concluded […]

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            Champions League final to generate 123 million euros

            By   2 days ago

            Madrid, May 24 (IANS): The UEFA Champions League final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid will generate an economic impact of 123 million euros ($137 million), of which at least 66 million will be invested in the Spanish capital across sectors like leisure, accommodation, gastronomy and souvenirs, according to […]

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              ‘Parasite’ wins Palme d’Or, Banderas best actor award

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              South Korean film “Parasite”, a dark comedy by Bong Joon-ho, won the coveted Palme d’Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, where Quentin Tarantinos “Once Upon A Time” was praised highly but returned empty handed. At the Cannes closing ceremony, on Saturday night, Joon-ho got a standing ovation and a loud cheer from the audience […]

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              Fourth batch of Musik-A’s sound course graduates

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              Music school Musik-A held its graduation ceremony  for live sound management  trainees, fourth batch, at the school’s premises on Fri. May 24. 19 students were conferred with certificates. Three were female candidates. Like the previous years this year had the students coming from Manipur and Assam, a press release stated. A special guest on the […]

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              When I’m gone, he’s gone: Harrison Ford on Indiana Jones

              By   47 mins ago

              Actor Harrison Ford has commented on the future of the Indiana Jones franchise amidst rumours that Chris Pratt may take over the role. “Nobody is gonna be Indiana Jones! Don’t you get it? I’m Indiana Jones. When I’m gone, he’s gone. It’s easy,” Ford, 78, said on a show, reported people.com. “This is a hell […]

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              Priyanka, Nick celebrate a year of togetherness

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              Star couple Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas on Sunday marked their first anniversary since they met and the actor-singer made sure it was special for his wife. Nick wrote an emotional post on Instagram for Priyanka whom he married last December. “One year ago, today, I went to go see ‘Beauty and the Beast’ […]

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              John Abraham injured during ‘Pagalpanti’ shoot

              By   1 day ago

              John Abraham was injured while shooting for an action scene for his upcoming film “Pagalpanti”. A source close to the development said the actor has suffered a muscle injury and will be unable to shoot for the next few days. “It is a muscle injury on his left bicep. It’s a tear so he has […]

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              Lamar Odom admits to threatening to kill Khloe

              By   1 day ago

              Basketball player Lamar Odom was once so high during his marriage to reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian that he threatened to kill her. According to Radar Online, Odom in his upcoming memoir “Darkness to Light” said that he once threatened to kill Khloe before destroying their home with a golf club. Odom shared that it […]

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              Karan Johar to host dating show ‘What The Love?’ on Netflix

              By   1 day ago

              Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to host dating show “What The Love? With Karan Johar” on Netflix. The director, who turned 47 on Saturday, will be sharing his thoughts on love and relationships, but with an unexpected twist, the streaming giant said. “This is probably not how presents work but on the occasion of his […]

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              Will start shooting of film under my production house by this year— Kaif

              By   1 day ago

              Actress Katrina Kaif who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film ‘Bharat’, hopes that she will start shooting of the film under her production house by this year. Katrina was interacting with the media to promote ‘Bharat’ on Friday in Mumbai. There were reports that Katrina Kaif has bought the rights of […]

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              Spice Girls hit the wrong note on reunion tour

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              The Spice Girls have kicked off their long-awaited reunion tour. But some furious fans complained the sound was so bad they couldn’t hear the band and some even walked out after paying 146 pounds for tickets to the first day of their tour. The iconic band took to the stage for their first performance here […]

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              ‘PM Narendra Modi’ makes nearly INR 3 crore on day 1

              By   1 day ago

              “PM Narendra Modi”, a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raked in nearly INR 3 crore on the first day of its release. A tweet posted by trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Saturday read: “‘PM Narendra Modi’ had a lukewarm start in the morning, but picked up speed as Day 1 progressed. Evening shows witnessed […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Temsukala Lemtur

                By   3 days ago

                  Stage name ‘Temsuclover’, Temsukala Lemtur is a passionate music lover and a composer who is passionate about art and its aesthetics. Lemtur from Dimapur, who holds a graduate degree in Agriculture, plans to study further whilst also working on her music. The young artist says unavailability of platforms is one issue that needs to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nourhe Khate

                By   1 week ago

                  The multi talented Nourhe Khate is a violinist and guitarist who plays both instruments with equal passion. Khate’s relationship with the violin was introduced to him by his parents, which he says he didn’t have any enthusiasm for in the beginning. But the mystery of learning something new drew him closer to the violin. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sungti Alinger

                By   2 weeks ago

                    An upcoming musician from Nagaland, Sungti Alinger released his debut cover of  ‘Your Man’ by Josh Turner on YouTube and later on Facebook. This has earned him recognition and listeners are carried away by his deep manly vocals. Alinger,  who has keen interest with the country music genre, is greatly influenced by country […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nash Longkumer

                By   3 weeks ago

                      Nash Longkumer is a rock guitarist. He won the best guitarist prize at the 2018 edition of the Hornbill Rock Festival. He is a member of rock band, UDX. For those who haven’t discovered Longkumer yet, he may be one of the finest guitarists Dimapur has. He is not exactly a rookie […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mc Gruff

                By   1 month ago

                  Kezevilie Kintso commonly known as “Mc Gruff’ on stage is an 18-year-old rapper based in Kohima. Inspired by famous rappers like Big Sean, Asap Rocky, Xxxtentacion and YG, Mc Gruff started this genre of music during his early teenage years. Kintso, who loves writing lyrics, says that he writes lyrics depending on his mood, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnainla Jamir

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                    Learning to play musical instruments needs years of practice, study, technique, and dedication. At just 17 years of age, Imnainla Jamir from Mokokchung became an internet sensation in Nagaland. The reason: Videos and images of her playing the electric rock guitar among a population that has not many females who play complex, highly […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

                By   1 month ago

                    NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                By   2 months ago

                Ato Nienu, from Kohima is an upcoming musician from the Chakhesang tribe. Nienu, who has recently released his debut gospel album, ‘I Will Come,’ says his interest in music grew after listening to famous musicians like Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi and Petra. Nienu, who won the Hornbill Solo Competition in the year 2015, described winning […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yellow Beacon

                By   3 months ago

                        The Yellow Beacon is a funk/ alternative rock band from Dimapur. The inspiration of their music and the roots of the band certainly talks about the suffering and obstacle we face in life. The four-member band was awarded as the Winner of Ekarithin 2017, individual winners in various events and headliners […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Lindi

                By   3 months ago

                    Lindi is a singer-songwriter based in Kohima, the talented artist learnt to play his first musical instrument from his mother — A chord on the guitar. Lindi’s debut ‘Chasing The New’ is an emotional song about moving on from a pretty low place to a better place mentally, emotionally and spiritually. He opines […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

                  By   1 month ago

                      NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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                  ‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

                  By   2 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 26: The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol lamented that most people today are dependent on products, including rice, that come from outside the state instead of cultivating food on their own like in the past. The DC was speaking during the inaugural function of the 10-day zonal-level […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                  By   2 months ago

                  Ato Nienu, from Kohima is an upcoming musician from the Chakhesang tribe. Nienu, who has recently released his debut gospel album, ‘I Will Come,’ says his interest in music grew after listening to famous musicians like Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi and Petra. Nienu, who won the Hornbill Solo Competition in the year 2015, described winning […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                  By   3 months ago

                  Meet Tokaholi Chishi from Dimapur who not only sings but is an aspiring writer as well. Chishi describes herself to be a ‘bedroom singer’ who loves to tell stories and write poems. | She believes that words are more powerful when merged with melody, and that a simple honest song can lift the burden off […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keneisenuo Sorhie

                  By   4 months ago

                    Meet Keneisenuo Sorhie, a 19-year old musician from Kohima who is garnering attention on Social Media for her music. This young musician has performed at various prominent events in Nagaland. With no formal education in music, Sorhie has covered four cover songs so far: ‘Scared to be Lonely,’ ‘That’s Christmas to me,’ and ‘Make […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Savage Slaughter

                  By   4 months ago

                    Savage Slaughter is a thrash metal band based in Mokokchung. It was formed in 2017. The band is Senti Longkumer on the vocals, Sanen Longkumer and Tongzuk Longkumer on the guitar, Chuba Longkumer on the bass and Imlinok on the drums. Heavily influenced by classic metal bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Megadeth, […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nungshitula Pongener

                  By   4 months ago

                      Remember when you had the link of a “Happy New Year,” a cover song performed by siblings Nungshitula Pongener, Merenyangla Pongener and Rϋmen Pongener forwarded on social media and got tempted to forward it to your friends? The video has 1,71,910 views till date—an achievement of viral level considering that the singers have […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Featherheads

                  By   4 months ago

                    Featherheads Haokui, an indigenous Naga band based in Ukhrul, Manipur are pumped to inspire and resurrect the dying culture and traditions which was once followed by our ancestors through their music. A blend of alt-folk-rock, the Featherheads describe music as a universal language with no barrier. “Through music we are spreading our culture and […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                  By   5 months ago

                              Here’s introducing Trance Effect, a creative three-member indie rock band from Nagaland. The group was formed in 2017 with a female vocalist.  It was not for money or for fame but for their mutual love to perform live music and to create more music. This drew them into forming […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nyimlon Konyak

                  By   5 months ago

                  Meet Nyimlon Konyak  the winner of “Anybody Can Sing” Season 1 (2017) Mon.  Having performed in several occasions and stage with no formal education, her passion for music made her win the Anybody Can Sing Season 1 in Mon and has released her first song “You call me found”. Read on to know more about […]

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