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Nagaland govt. employees want NIA out of the state

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• Says payments to NNPGs are made under duress, and fear of life and limb • Says payments to NNPGs are made under duress, and fear of life and limb • Fears the NIA will spare no govt. officials ‘if the present state of affairs continues’ • Says officials are held to ransom at gunpoint; […]

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Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president after 37 yrs

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Harare, Nov. 21 (PTI): Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect today after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. “My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of the people of Zimbabwe and my desire for a smooth, […]

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More power cuts across 4 districts

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Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): The state’s power department continues to reel off public notifications announcing power cuts and disruptions to be affected in various districts of Nagaland. On Tuesday the executive engineer of transmission division, Dimapur issued a statement informing about yet another damage to machinery, stated to be a ‘major fault’. “This is for […]

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Acharya seeks speedy adoption of Lokayukta

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Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya has written to Chief Minister TR Zeliang with the suggestion to accelerate the establishing of Lokayukta in Nagaland. This was informed through a press statement from the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. “He also expressed his concerns regarding problems of payment of compensation for land acquisition for […]

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Striking truckers refuse to call off Mokokchung bandh

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Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): The ‘indefinite’ bandh on movement of commercial vehicles in Mokokchung district began on Tuesday even as the Mokokchung district administration’s attempt at persuading the truckers to ‘postpone’ their strike remain futile. A press release from the Mokokchung District Truck Owners’ Association (MDTOA) – the group spearheading the protest – informed that […]

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PLHIVs in Dimapur protest poor treatment facilities at ART centre

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Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): A group of more than 80 persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in Dimapur staged a protest outside the antiretroviral therapy (ART) centre at District Hospital Dimapur on Nov. 20 last. The protest, according to a press release received here on Tuesday, was to register the PLHIV community’s resentment at the constant […]

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Power woes spread to Kohima, Peren and Medziphema

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Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): It would appear that for the next three days, a powerless Kohima would be following the charred footsteps of its snarling, long-suffering sibling who responds to the name of Dimapur. Even as residents of Dimapur town, in recent times, have been made to suffer powerless hours in the aftermath of a […]

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Traunt doctors: Mokokchung youths pull up department

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Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): Doctors playing truant at designated government hospitals continue to represent a major stumbling block to citizens of the state from receiving proper medical treatment. The Mokokchung Town Lanur Telongjem (MTLT) – an extremely vocal youth group from Mokokchung – has raised alarm over what it stated was ‘irregularities’ of doctors at […]

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Geology and Mining dept. asserts right to tax on minerals

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Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): The department of Geology & Mining and Environment, Forest and Climate Change has once again asserted its right to ‘regulate, control and monitor all minerals including coal, petroleum and natural gas in the state’. A press release from the department on Monday cited a ‘joint meeting of the departments of Geology […]

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Mokokchung truckers begin ‘indefinite’ strike today

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Dimapur, Nov. 20 (EMN): The Mokokchung District Truck Owners’ Association (MDTOA) has reiterated its decision to stay off Mokokchung-bound roads, starting 6 am of November 21. The truckers association issued another press statement on Monday announcing its decision to ‘strongly enforce the chakkha bandh from Tuesday, November 21 2017 from 6 am onwards’. “This chakka […]

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    Political solution is key to present crisis: Nuklutoshi

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Nov. 22 (EMN): With unprecedented unrest on all fronts- politically and socially in the State, Advisor of Food and Civil Supplies, Nuklutoshi, opined that solving the Naga political issue is the only answer to the present crises. Addressing the annual executive meeting of NPF, Mokokchung division on November 22, Nuklutoshi, who is […]

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    NPF Mon holds executive meet

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    Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): Advisor of State Lottery and NBDA, Naiba Konyak has appealed the NPF party workers under Mon division to continue their support to its president Neiphiu Rio and the chief minister TR Zeliang stating that the party has a majority support of legislators and constitutionally right. Naiba made this appeal during the […]

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    Nagaland’s first international trade expo from Nov. 24

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    Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov 22: The Business Association of Nagas (BAN) is organising the state’ first ever International Trade expo (NITex). The event, being organised with the support of the government of Nagaland, is set to begin on Nov 24 and will continue till Nov 30. The event will be from 11 am till […]

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    NPF Dimapur endorses clean election

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    Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 22: NPF Dimapur division on Wednesday extended its unreserved support to the just cause of “Clean Election Campaign” of the Nagaland Christian Forum led by Nagaland Baptist Churches Council (NBCC) in its fight against the undesirable and unwanted elements which frequently takes place during election. The support for “Clean Election […]

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    News in Brief

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    Media ID cards for president’s visit In view of the president of India’s visit to Nagalaland from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, it has informed that there will be photographic session for issue of photo ID cards for personnel on duty w.e.f. Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. at Room No. 326, PHQ, Kohima. In this […]

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    Dr. Ben Wati legacy talk held in Jorhat

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    Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): The 2nd Rev. Dr. I Ben Wati Legacy Talk organised by ELIM Resource Centre (ERC), Guwahati in partnership with Eastern Theological College, Jorhat was held on Nov. 18 at ETC Campus, Jorhat, Assam. Representatives from Clark Theological College (Aolijen), Manipur Theological College (Manipur), Oriental Theological Seminary (Dimapur) and host Eastern Theological […]

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    Mokokchung, Peren bid adieu to outgoing DCs

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    Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): Mokokchung district organised a farewell programme for the outgoing Deputy Commissioner Mokokchung, Sushil Kumar Patel on Tuesday at Town Hall, Mokokchung. The outgoing DC in his speech said Mokokchung is a place where everyone could feel at home because of the hospitality of its people. During his stay in Mokokchung as […]

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    ANDMSA district units endorse pen-down agitation

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    Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): The All Nagaland Ministerial Service Association (ANDMSA) Kohima unit, as directed by the ANDMSA, general meeting held on Nov. 21, resolved to support the proposed pen-down and computer shut down state wide agitation from Nov. 27 to 29 due to indifferent attitude of the state government towards the genuine demands made […]

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    CM pitches creation of NE tourist circuit

    By   23 hours ago

    Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): State chief minister, TR Zeliang, has called for the creation of a tourist circuit for North-East India in order to connect each festival of the eight states in the region, adding such initiative would not only help in economic transformation of the region but also address the challenges of insurgency and […]

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    Government trying to improve income of farmers: CS

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    Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): Stating that income of the farmers through jhumming has been a way of life for decades, State chief secretary Pankaj Kumar said the government is trying to make the process more fruitful to the farmers. Delivering a concluding remark of the two-day ‘Roundtable on sustainable management of jhum in Northeast India,’ […]

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      CEMs of two hill districts meet Sonwal

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Nov. 22 (EMN): The two hill districts of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), Chief Executive Member (CEM), Tuliram Ronghang and Dima Hasao Autonomous Council (DHAC), Chief Executive Member (CEM), Debola Gorlosa attended a conclave convened by Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonawal at Secretariat, Dispur on Nov. 21 Tue. According to sources, Ronghang […]

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      Student bodies of Assam agitate against ‘Nagalim’

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Nov. 22 (EMN): In continuation of the agitation against the issue of ‘Nagalim’, the Diphu Regional Students Union (DRSU) and All Assam Students Union (AASU) organised a two hours sit in demonstration infront of the office of Deputy Commissioner on We. The student bodies submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister of […]

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      Two-day Northeast summit concludes in Manipur

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 22 (EMN): The two day North East Development Summit (NEDS) which was held with an objective to showcase the existing economic potential and to attract outside investors in terms of food processing industry, bamboo industry, fisheries, real estate etc, concluded at City Convention Centre on Wed. NEDS was jointly organised by […]

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      Tripura journalist shot dead by trooper

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      Agartala, Nov. 21 (IANS): A journalist was gunned down on Tuesday by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper during an altercation in western Tripura, raising political tensions and triggering widespread anger. TSR Second Battalion Rifleman Nandu Kumar Reang opened fire from his AK-47 assault rifle, killing Sudip Datta Bhowmik, 50, in Bodhjung Nagar, a police […]

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      President Kovind inaugurates Manipur Sangai Festival

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      Our Correspondent IMPHAL, Nov. 21(EMN): President of India Ram Nath Kovind accompanied by Governor Dr Najma Heptulla, Chief Minister Pema Khandu of Arunachal Pradesh,Chief Minister N Biren of Manipur, Chief Minister TR Zeliang of Nagaland and Union tourism minister of state(Independent in charge) K Alphons inaugurated the the much awaited 8th edition of the Manipur […]

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      MEPA, Shillong Press Club condemn killing of Tripura journalist

      By   23 hours ago

      Shillong, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Meghalaya Editors’ and Publishers’ Association (MEPA) and the Shillong Press Club on Tuesday condemned the murder of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik in Tripura. Bhowmik, a reporter of “Syandan Patrika” and television channel “Vanguard”, was shot dead by the bodyguard of the Tripura State Rifles Second Battalion Commandant on Tuesday. In […]

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      President underlines development of north eastern states

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      Imphal, Nov. 21 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday underlined the need for the overall development of the northeastern states and said the region’s connectivity with the outside world through air and waterways will be improved. The President said that as much as Rs 90,000 crore investment was earmarked to link Arunachal Pradesh and […]

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      Sonowal urges Bangla minister for Dhaka-Guwahati flights

      By   23 hours ago

      Guwahati, Nov. 21 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged Bangladesh Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon for steps to introduce direct flight from Dhaka to Guwahati. This would boost connectivity in the region and improve trade and commerce, Sonowal told Menon on board while returning from Manipur after attending the North East Development […]

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      Manipur trade and expo centre inaugurated

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 21(EMN): Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated Manipur Trade and Expo Centre at Lamboi Khongnangkhong in Imphal on Tuesday morningy. The inauguration ceremony was organised under the supervision of Department of Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Government of Manipur. Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Ksh. Bhabananda Singh, Chairman of MANIDCO Dr Y. […]

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      Northeast of 2017 is much different: Arunachal CM

      By   23 hours ago

      Imphal/Itanagar, Nov. 21 (IANS): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said that northeast region in 2017 is much different from what was said and written about it 2-3 decades ago. “For those in the rest of India, the north-east is associated with ethnic conflict and insurgency. However, in the last one decade, much […]

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        Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a bill in the winter session of Parliament banning “triple talaq” (instant divorce), government sources said on Tuesday. For this, the government plans to set up a group of ministers to work out the modalities of the legislation and its various implications. […]

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        Dalai Lama gets ‘KISS Humanitarian Award’

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        Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 (IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here on Tuesday. The award citation recognised his “concern for the oppressed human beings all over the world in need of compassion”. Saswati Bal, President, KISS, and Achyuta Samanta, […]

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        Rahul should clear stand on Rohingyas, Kashmir autonomy — Amit Shah

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        Bhavnagar (Guj), Nov. 21 (PTI): BJP president Amit Shah today asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to make his stand clear on Rohingya Muslim refugees as well as on the issue of autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Gujarat, he said Gandhi and the Congress should state what the situation in […]

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        Only ‘Brahma’ Modi knows about date of House session: Congress

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Congress on Tuesday alleged that the government is delaying the winter session of Parliament to avoid questions from the opposition on issues like unemployment, corruption, GST and allegations against Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah, which could expose them in the Gujarat polls. The party leaders also called Prime Minister […]

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        Constitution doesn’t envisage Delhi as a state, Centre tells SC

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Delhi can never be considered as a State as the Indian Constitution never envisaged such a status for it and doing so would lead to an “inevitable chaos”. “What is not provided in the Constitution specifically can’t be conferred on the […]

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        Haryana orders probe on Fortis after girl’s death

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        Chandigarh, Nov. 21 (IANS): Taking note of the death of a seven-year-old girl at Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital and the subsequent bill of Rs 18 lakh slapped on the family, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said a senior officer will investigate the case. Stressing that action will be taken if required, Nadda said that […]

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        Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM orders probe

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        Ludhiana, Nov. 21 (IANS): The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in this Punjab city has risen to 11 and some people are still feared trapped under the debris, Punjab government officials said here. However, Ludhiana Fire Officer D.S. Sandhu told media that 15 bodies had been recovered from the debris […]

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        Sharad Yadav’s JD-U faction move HC against EC

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, acting President of Sharad Yadav faction of the Janata Dal (United), on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission order of granting the party’s “arrow” symbol to the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Commission on November 17 had rejected Sharad […]

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        Nation news in brief

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        IANS/PTI Modi lauds Bhandari on ICJ re-election New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Justice Dalveer Bhandari for his re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “I congratulate Justice Dalveer Bhandari on being re-elected to the International Court of Justice. His re-election is a proud moment for us,” the […]

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        India, China have no option but to live peacefully — Dalai Lama

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        Bhubaneswar, Nov. 20 (IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and help each other. On to the strained ties between the two countries in the wake of the Doklam standoff, the Nobel Peace laureate said that is not an important issue. “Both […]

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          Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president after 37 yrs

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          Harare, Nov. 21 (PTI): Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect today after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. “My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of the people of Zimbabwe and my desire for a smooth, […]

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          Iran declares ‘victory’ over IS

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          Tehran, Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today declared “victory” over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory. Iran is one of the main international backers of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and has sent military advisers and thousands of “volunteers” to […]

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          Huge victory for India as Justice Bhandari re-elected to ICJ

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          United Nations, Nov. 21 (IANS):  In a major diplomatic victory for India, Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. “I am grateful to all […]

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          Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians

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          Washington, Nov. 21 (IANS):  President Donald Trump’s administration has announced that it was ending a humanitarian programme that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the US since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, media reports said. The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti will end by July 2019, the […]

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          Syria military operation ‘wrapping up’, Putin tells Assad

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          Moscow, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus shifting to a search for a political solution, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he hosted his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi. Putin met Assad on Monday ahead of a trilateral summit with the leaders […]

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          Syria military operation ‘wrapping up’, Putin tells Assad

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          Moscow, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus shifting to a search for a political solution, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he hosted his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi. Putin met Assad on Monday ahead of a trilateral summit with the leaders […]

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          New York Times to suspend journalist over sexual misconduct

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          New York, Nov. 21 (IANS): The New York Times announced that it will suspend Glenn Thrush, one of its most prominent journalists, after he was accused of sexual misconduct. The move came after the news site Vox on Monday published a report containing allegations from four female journalists that. Thrush, 50, who was appointed by […]

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          US sanctions ‘network’ accused of forging money for Iran

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          Washington, Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  The United States has imposed sanctions on a network individuals and companies accused of forging money to help Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, officials announced. The sanctions targeted four companies and two individuals involved in printing counterfeit Yemeni currency to benefit Iran, including Iranian national Reza Heidari and Mahmoud Seif, whose nationality was […]

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          Drone strike ‘kills four Qaeda suspects’ in Yemen

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          Aden (Yemen) Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  A drone strike has killed four suspected Al-Qaeda fighters in central Yemen , a local official said. The United States is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen. “A car carrying four fighters was hit as it drove on a mountain road” in Bayda province, the official […]

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          Myanmar, Bangladesh to meet on Rohingya crisis

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          Nay Pyi Taw, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Myanmar and Bangladesh will hold a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian crisis faced by thousands of Rohingya refugees, according to an announcement on Tuesday at the conclusion of the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting. The meeting will take place on Wednesday here, reports Efe news. Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul […]

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            Oren Mozhui releases new single ‘Choice of The Lotha’s

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            After the success of songs like “ LOVE IS SHARING’ a song based on sick and disabled persons, ‘Christmas Is a Heartache For The Poor’ a song encouraging to help the needy people during Christmas time, ‘We Will Meet Again’ for the people who lost their lives in the Wokha bomb blast and ‘Naga Heroes’ […]

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            Oscar winner wants India to ban elephant rides

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            Moved by a photograph showing an Indian elephant and her baby desperately trying to outrun flaming projectiles being thrown at them by a mob, Academy Award winning actress Anjelica Huston has urged India’s tourism ministry to ban elephant rides. Huston has sent a letter to the tourism ministry on behalf of animal rights organisation People […]

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            Mewe-u Mero is Miss Phek 2017

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            Miss Phek beauty pageant was held on Sat. Nov. 18 at Phek town. Twenty-year old Mewe-u Mero was crowned Miss Phek while 19-year old Ravolu Chuzho and 19-year Pewe-u Tunyi were adjudged as first and second runners up respectively. A press release issued by the organisers mentions that 14 contestants vied for the coveted title. […]

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            ‘Mr & Miss Fame’ contest on Nov. 25 at Hotel Acacia

            By   2 days ago

            The Fashion Trendsetter Nagaland (FTN) will be organising ‘Mr & Miss Fame’ for the first time at Hotel Acacia, Dimapur on Nov. 25 A press release issued by the organisers mentions that after a series of auditions, the final audition was held at Dimapur on Nov. 18. During the final audition, nine male models and […]

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            Selena Gomez accused of lip syncing at AMAs

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            Singer Selena Gomez has been slammed for allegedly lip-syncing at her gig at the American Music Awards (AMA) 2017. This was her first performance since undergoing a life-saving kidney transplant. Gomez, 25, performed live, teasing her collaboration with DJ Marshmello “Wolves”, here. Showing off blonde hair, dressed in a white silk slip and trainers, Gomez […]

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            Honya Yanlem releases debut single

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            Honya Yanlem has released her debut single ‘Caught in The Middle’. Honya Yanlem is a vocal artiste from Mon district. Her single ‘Caught in The Middle’ is said to be composed and directed by Moba Inggang and audio recorded at Music Bakery, Dimapur. The song is said to have been released at YouTube and Indihut […]

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            12 bands shortlisted for NSACS, Multi Media Campaign 2017

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            12 bands including Tune up channel, Pay the rent, Trans effect, Yellow beacon, Since 90’s, Plan P, Dynamic Cardioid, DK Entertainment, Distinct Theory, and Happy feet have been shortlisted to compete at the State level band competition which will be held under the theme “Life Now, Yes Life, No HIV.” Apart from these top 10 […]

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            Bruno Mars, Keith Urban win big at American Music Awards

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            Singer-musician Bruno Mars walked away with seven awards, and Keith Urban scored a hat- trick with three honours at the American Music Awards (AMA) ceremony, which saw over a dozen performances by artistes including Diana Ross. Mars wasn’t present at the Microsoft Theater here for the gala on Sunday, but he dominated the winners list […]

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            Will Smith coming to Mumbai for ‘Bright’ India premiere

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            Hollywood megastar Will Smith is set to visit Mumbai in December for the India premiere of his film “Bright” and is bringing co-stars Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace along with him. Director David Ayer will also join Smith in Mumbai for the promotions of the Netflix action thriller on December 18, a statement from the […]

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            ‘Perfect’ Sheeran wins the hearts of Mumbaikars

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            Dressed in blue kurta and jeans, hanging the guitar with the logo of his latest album “Divide” painted over it, the blue-eyed English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran touched all the right cord to make thousands of Mumbaikars to sing their lung out on a cold Sunday evening on the occasion of his much-awaited India Tour of […]

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              ‘Naga wrestling is for the purification of man’

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              Jamshedpur, Nov. 22 (IANS): If the Western world resorted to duels when two “honorable” men found their egos slighted, similar dispute-resolution can be found in one of India’s own warrior tribes — though the preference is for closer combat. They sorted out differences with a wrestling match. The tribals of Nagaland have not forgotten that […]

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              6 NAP are champions in football event at Nagaland police meet

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              Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): The 37th Nagaland Police Meet on Nov. 22 saw some exciting play in volleyball bronze and final match. In the bronze medal match, 2 NAP came out victorious after beating 12 NAP (IR). The match was evenly poised between holder 10 NAP (IR) and the runners up holder CP Dimapur. Both […]

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              BCCI, Sports Ministry discuss NADA and Pakistan

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              New Delhi, Nov. 22 (PTI): At loggerheads with the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on the testing of Indian cricketers, the BCCI today discussed the matter with Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and also sought the government’s view on playing arch-foes Pakistan in the planned ICC Test Championship. NADA wants to bring Indian cricketers in its […]

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              India B thrash England in Polo

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              Imphal, Nov. 22 (EMN): India B comprising of players from Manipur thrashed England 8-3 in the opening match of the 11th Manipur Polo International at the Mapal Kangjeibung ground, the oldest polo ground in the world in the heart of Imphal town on Wednesday. India B’s L Atangba scored four goals; P Ojit scored two […]

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              Five Indians storm into women’s Youth Worlds semis

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              Guwahati, Nov. 22 (IANS): India assured themselves of five bronze medals in the AIBA womens World Youth Boxing Championships with local star Ankushita Boro, Shashi Chopra, Sakshi, Nitu and Jyoti cruising into the semi-finals here on Wednesday. The other Indian on show in the morning session, Niharika Gonella, however missed out on her medal opportunity, […]

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              Australia, England gear up for another Ashes battle

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              Brisbane, Nov. 22 (IANS): England and Australia are all set to renew their traditional cricket rivalry when the two sides face off in the first of the five-match Ashes contest at the Gabba here on Thursday. Led by new captains in Joe Root and Steven Smith, both sides present largely youthful and uncertain batting orders […]

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              Saina, Sindhu, Prannoy enter second round of Hong Kong Open

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              Kowloon, Nov. 22 (PTI): Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy made positive starts to their campaign, progressing to the second round of USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series here today. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina staved off a spirited challenge from World No. 44 Mette Poulsen of Denmark before emerging […]

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              St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 launched

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              New Delhi, Nov. 22 (IANS): Former India opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday launched the inaugural edition of St.Moritz Ice Cricket 2018. The two-day event, which will be held in St.Moritz in Switzerland on February 8 and 9 set against the serene and breathtaking backdrop of the Swiss mountains, will host […]

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              Ankushita leads India’s surge in women’s Youth boxing Worlds

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              Guwahati, Nov. 21 (IANS): Local favourite Ankushita Boro led the surge in the AIBA World women’s Youth Boxing Championships as four other Indian pugilists also made it to the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Guli Jyoti (flyweight), Shashi Chopra (featherweight) and Ankushita (light welter) stole the limelight in the afternoon while Nitu (light-flyweight) and Sakshi (bantam) […]

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              President calls Manipur sports capital of India

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              Imphal, Nov. 21 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said “nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions”. Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there are many indigenous games in the state which […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keziah Semy

                By   6 days ago

                Upcoming music talent Keziah Semy, a finalist of VON Season 2 (2015) is a new artist that the music industry of Nagaland can be proud of. At the age of 22-years old, Semy a songwriter and composer has released her original single “Hope”, through which she is sharing the  message of hope, strength and never […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aren Jamir

                By   2 weeks ago

                Aren Jamir who is at present serving as a youth pastor at Kangtsung near Tuli town is also a gifted singer, he made his debut into the music industry with the release of his single “Beautiful with Jesus” recently. His first experience with singing goes back to as early as his class 10th performance when […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Fireflood

                By   3 weeks ago

                Fireflood a Bangalore based gospel band founded on May that perform a mixture of rock & roll and blues music. The seven member band are all professional musicians uniting to infuse an essence of deep fellowship with Christ and bring their audience closer to God through their music. The band members consist of Jeven John […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Awarthanga Chiru

                By   4 weeks ago

                Awarthanga Chiru, talented vocalist of the rock band ‘Blending Chords’ from Manipur presently based at Delhi first fell in love with music at a rock concert that his dad took him to. Chiru has recently released his solo album titled ‘Live As One’ that explores a range of sounds from pop, rock, country to Gospel […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Switch Blade

                By   1 month ago

                SWITCH BLADE, is a multi-faceted five-member band that experiments with Alternative, Progressive and Metal music genres. They have been together for almost seven years and to their accolades “Switch Blade” were the winners of “Best of the Best” All Nagaland Rock Contest 2011 and 2nd runner-up of “Let’s Rock” 2010. The band members were also […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ronald Meckhrii

                By   1 month ago

                Ronald Mech known as Echognize onstage is a young rapper/singer from Dimapur who started singing at a tender age of 12. Influenced by underground rappers like Techn9ne, Wu tang clan, Immortal Technique, etc, the young artist describes ‘rap’ as ‘portraying your story’ His song ‘Mustafa’ is about giving oneself a break from one’s daily struggles […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Soyingo Kikon

                By   2 months ago

                Soyingo Kikon singer/song-writer from Kohima, Nagaland, a native of Mungya Village, Wokha, found his love and passion for music when he started singing and playing music during sunday school, and ever since and music has been an integral part of his life. As a usual Naga he picked up guitar as the first musical instrument […]

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                Rhythm of Love; In conversation with Chusi Rhakho

                By   2 months ago

                Chusi Rhakho, a young budding singer-rapper and songwriter started his romance with music as a frontman for the band ‘detoxified’ during his high school days. Rhakho believes that it’s important to have dedication and belief in oneself without which one can never excel in life be it music or any other profession. Rhakho who grew […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Renbithung Ngullie

                By   2 months ago

                Renbithung Ngullie a young upcoming indie electronic producer from Wokha, Nagaland is an artist to look out for with his unique blend of music, especially for EDM genre enthusiasts. Drawing inspirations from Getter and Excesion, Lowly Palace, The Chainsmokers, and Marshmello, this 19-year old student of BCA from NIELIT institution Merima is tech savvy and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tutu Terhuja

                By   2 months ago

                The talented Tutu Terhuja currently pursuing her BA at Kohima College started her musical career in the year 2014. She credits her family as the force behind her dream of singing. She grew up listening to Abba, Elvis Presley,  Homecoming friends and later Adele, referring to herself as an “old soul” her music focuses beyond […]

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