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Coup in NSCN (K): Chairman Khango Konyak impeached

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Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): The NSCN (K) on Friday impeached its chairman Khango Konyak and replaced him with Yung Aung – the nephew of the late SS Khaplang – as the new ‘acting chairman’ of the organisation, according to a Times of India report. It cited Indian intelligence agencies view of this development “as a […]

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Kerala flood death toll 174; red alert in 12 districts

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Thiruvananthapuram, Aug. 17 (IANS): The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with the authorities continuing rescue operations after rains subsided and evacuated more survivors to relief camps. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had on Friday morning confirmed the death toll to be 164, but the […]

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Zeliangrong organisations demand arrest of NSCN (IM) members within 96 hours

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Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): Civil organisations from the Zeliangrong community have served yet another ultimatum to the government of India as well as the state government of Manipur to arrest three members of the NSCN (IM). According to a statement from the Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland), the organisations gave 96 more hours for […]

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Imran Khan is Pakistan’s new prime minister

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Islamabad, Aug. 17 (IANS): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was on Friday elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister in a vote in the country’s National Assembly, three weeks after his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won the highest number of seats in the general election. Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of the total 272 cast in polling in […]

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Won’t accept scholarship in instalments – ENCSU

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Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has stated that it will not accept the post-matric scholarship in instalments unless the state government and the department of Higher Education could produce an ‘official notification’ from the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs stating the same. In a statement issued on Friday, the […]

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Neiphiu Rio sends Hunapongpi greetings

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Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has greeted the Sangtam community on the occasion of Hunapongpi festival. On Friday, the chief minister tweeted on his twitter account @Neiphiu_Rio: “Happy Hunapongpi to the people from Sangtam community. May the festivity bring cheer, goodwill and foster unity and brotherhood. #Nagaland #LandOfFestivals.”

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Vajpayee cremated with full military honours

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New Delhi, Aug. 17 (IANS): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away here at AIIMS on Thursday at age 93, was on Friday cremated with full military honours at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where people turned out in tens of thousands to pay their final tributes. Vajpayee’s foster-daughter Namita lit the funeral pyre amidst […]

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Global leaders including Putin condole Vajpayee’s death

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Washington/Moscow, Aug. 17 (PTI): Leaders from a number of countries including the US and Russia have expressed grief over the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind and […]

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Children deported from Mexico and US face violence, stigma – UN

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United Nations, Aug. 17 (IANS): Children deported from Mexico and the US to Central America face violence, stigma and deprivation, worsening the root causes of irregular migration, the UN Children’s Agency (UNICEF) warned in a Child Alert issued on Thursday. The alert shows that dangerous journeys and deportations intensify poverty, extreme violence and lack of […]

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Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress with USD 40.5 million — Forbes

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Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has become the best-paid actress in the world, according to Forbes magazine. Johansson, 33, made USD 40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, quadrupling her income from the previous year. She played Black Widow in this year’s hit Marvel movie “Avengers: Infinity War” and will […]

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    Kerala flood death toll 174; red alert in 12 districts

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    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug. 17 (IANS): The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with the authorities continuing rescue operations after rains subsided and evacuated more survivors to relief camps. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had on Friday morning confirmed the death toll to be 164, but the […]

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    Kerala flood death toll 174, red alert remains in 12 districts  

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    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug. 17 (IANS): The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with the authorities continuing rescue operations after rains subsided and evacuated more survivors to relief camps. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had on Friday morning confirmed the death toll to be 164, but the […]

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    No change in Rahul’s itinerary during UK, Germany visits — Congress

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    New Delhi, Aug. 17 (IANS): The Congress clarified on Friday that there has been no change in the engagements of Congress President Rahul Gandhi during his scheduled visits to Germany and the UK and accused the BJP of trying to undermine the visit because “it is getting popular”. Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said there is […]

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    CBI raids former Bihar minister’s home in shelter home case

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    Patna, Aug. 17 (PTI): The CBI today raided nearly a dozen properties in four districts of Bihar, including residences of former state minister Manju Verma in Patna and in her native place Begusarai, in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case, officials said. Properties at seven locations in Muzaffarpur were raided, including a […]

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    Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC to hear convict’s plea in October

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    New Delhi, Aug. 17 (PTI): The Supreme Court today said it would hear in October a plea by one of the convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, regarding the status of probe by the CBI-led Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) into conspiracy behind the murder. The MDMA, set up in 1998, has […]

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    Pragmatist, orator and statesman who went beyond the party agenda

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    New Delhi, Aug. 16 (PTI): Statesman and pragmatist, orator and poet, a man of peace and conviction. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a towering nationalist who softened the often sharp edge of his party’s politics with a gentle sophistry of words, earning him the sobriquet “ajaat shatru” or the man with no enemies.

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    Vajpayee will be remembered for first stable non-Congress coalition government — Advani

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    New Delhi, Aug. 16 (IANS): BJP veteran L.K. Advani, who had a long association with Atal Bihari Vajpayee and had jointly built the party from scratch, on Thursday expressed grief over his death, observing that the former Prime Minister will be remembered as the pioneer of the first-ever stable non-Congress coalition government at the Centre.

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    Among tallest leaders of modern India — Manmohan Singh

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    New Delhi, Aug. 16 (IANS): Senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee stood among the “tallest leaders” of the modern India and spent his whole life serving the country.

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    ‘Great man’ strove for resolution of issues concerning Kashmir, say separatists

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    Srinagar, Aug. 16 (PTI): A section of separatist leaders here today said former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was a “great man” and a rare leader with “humaneness” who sought a resolution of the issues related to Kashmir.

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    India lost a great son — Rahul Gandhi

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    New Delhi, Aug. 16 (IANS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee calling him a “great son of India”.

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      Global leaders including Putin condole Vajpayee’s death

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      Washington/Moscow, Aug. 17 (PTI): Leaders from a number of countries including the US and Russia have expressed grief over the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind and […]

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      Pompeo announces new team for Iran strategy

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      Washington, Aug. 17 (IANS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new team to coordinate the administrations post-nuclear deal approach to Iran and bolster support for the strategy abroad. The Iran Action Group will be helmed by Brian Hook, Pompeo’s senior policy adviser, who will receive the title of special representative for Iran, […]

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      Children deported from Mexico and US face violence, stigma – UN

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      United Nations, Aug. 17 (IANS): Children deported from Mexico and the US to Central America face violence, stigma and deprivation, worsening the root causes of irregular migration, the UN Children’s Agency (UNICEF) warned in a Child Alert issued on Thursday. The alert shows that dangerous journeys and deportations intensify poverty, extreme violence and lack of […]

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      Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

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      Jerusalem, Aug. 17 (PTI/AFP): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning today over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, media reports said. Investigators arrived at the premier’s Jerusalem residence in the morning to interview him over allegations of corruption involving local telecoms giant Bezeq and […]

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      Arrest warrant issued against Zardari in money laundering case — Report

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      Karachi, Aug. 17 (IANS): A banking court here on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former President and PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari in a multi-billion money laundering scam, the media reported. The court directed the authorities to present Zardari and other suspects before it by September 4. However, Pakistan Peoples Party spokesperson Farhatullah Babar […]

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      Sikh man stabbed to death in his store in US

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      New York, Aug. 17 (PTI): A Sikh man has been stabbed to death at his store in the US state of New Jersey, the third incident targeting the minority Sikh community in the country in three weeks. Terlok Singh was discovered dead by his cousin yesterday in his store with an apparent stab wound in […]

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      US military parade ordered by Prez Trump postponed to 2019

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      Washington, Aug. 17 (PTI): A multimillion-dollar military parade planned by US President Donald Trump through the streets of Washington DC in November has been postponed until 2019, the Department of Defense has announced. President Trump, also the commander-in-chief of the US military, got the idea of holding the grand parade while viewing France’s Bastille Day […]

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      Honduran families traumatised by US-imposed separations

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      La Libertad, Aug. 17 (PTI/AFP): Since being returned to his parents in Honduras, 16-month-old Johan has suffered from stomach problems and sleepwalking. They say the symptoms come from the trauma of being separated as a result of the US government’s “zero tolerance” policy against migrant families who illegally cross the country’s southern border. Rolando Bueso, […]

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      US newsrooms to Trump: We’re not enemies of the people

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      New York, Aug. 16 (PTI/AP): The nation’s newsrooms are pushing back against President Donald Trump with a coordinated series of newspaper editorials condemning his attacks on “fake news” and suggestion that journalists are the enemy. The Boston Globe invited newspapers across the country to stand up for the press with editorials today, and several began […]

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      IS claims Afghan education centre attack that killed 34

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      Kabul, Aug. 16 (IANS): The Islamic State terror organization on Thursday claimed responsibility for an attack on an educational centre in the Afghan capital, which killed at least 34 people and wounded 56. The government revised the number of deaths reported in the Wednesday terror attack from 48 to 34. “The coordinated and corrected information […]

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        One dead in wall collapse in Diphu

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, Aug.17 (EMN): With the collapse of a retaining wall cum boundary wall at the resident of former MAC, KAAC, Kanjang Terang, here at Rongtharve due to heavy down pour, a 12 year old girl Serdihun Teronpi was buried under the debris. She was pulled out with the help of earth mover and […]

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        Former PM remembered in Diphu

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, Aug.17: The people of Karbi Anglong joined the nation in mourning the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by organising a condolence meeting, while the national flag was flown at half mast in all government offices and at BJP district office. All schools, colleges, university, government offices remained closed. In […]

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        BJP Manipur Pradesh organise condolence service

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 17: Bharatiya Janata Party Manipur Pradesh observed a condolence service on the sudden demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpajyee at the party’s state head office at Keishampat in Imphal on Friday. Bharat Ratna Vajpayee passed away on Thursday. He was 93. Paying floral tribute to the photographs of the […]

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        NFR recovers INR 5 crore from ticketless travellers

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        Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): In a relentless drive against ticketless travelling in mail express and passenger trains, Northeast Frontier Railway detected 74432 ticketless travellers and recovered INR 5.33 crore during July. The detection and recovery was 6.25 % higher than the corresponding figure of 70057 persons detected during July last year. An amount of INR […]

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        Supreme Court seeks views of stakeholders on Assam NRC SoP

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        New Delhi, Aug. 16 (IANS): The process for receiving claims and objections from the public, including 40 lakh ineligible people who were not included in the complete draft NRC, would begin from August 30, as the Supreme Court on Thursday sought views of AASU, AAMSU and Jamiat-Ulama-E-Hind on the Standard Operating Procedure prepared by the […]

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        Manipur gov. inaugurates orchid production unit

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 16 (EMN): Manipur governor, Dr. Najma Heptulla, on Thursday inaugurated the facility for mass production of orchids and a farmers’ hostel inside the bio-resources park of the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), a national institute of department of biotechnology, located at Hararou village, 16 km north of Imphal under […]

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        Manipur University likely to reopen

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        Imphal, Aug. 16 (IANS): The Manipur University, which has been closed for 78 days following a demand for the removal of the Vice Chancellor, is likely re-open following an agreement on Thursday. Students and teachers have sought the VC’s removal for allegedly administrative and financial irregularities.

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        Four detained on charge of drugging people

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        Dimapur, Aug. 16 (EMN): Acting on information received on August 11 about drugging of a constable of Assam Police travelling on train No. 55803 UP bound for Kamakhya, Crime Prevention and Detection Squad (CPDS) team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) swung into action arrested four persons along with some drugs from their possession.

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        Two trucks torched in Manipur

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        Imphal, Aug. 16 (PTI): Two loaded trucks carrying essentials were torched by unidentified miscreants at a village in Tamenglong district of Manipur today, police said.

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        India and China hold BPM in Arunachal

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        Dimapur, Aug. 16 (EMN): A Border Personnel Meet (BPM) between the Indian Army (IA) and People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China was held at Kepang La in Siyang valley of Arunachal Pradesh on August 15 marking a historic day in Indo-China relationship. The IA delegation was led by Col. Manish Joshi, while PLA delegation was […]

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          Eastern Naga college students endorse ANCSU initiative

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          Says land encroachment issue taken up ‘in total coordination with ENCSU officials’  Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN):  The Eastern Nagaland College Students Union (ENCSU) has declared its unanimous decision to back the ‘students movement initiated by the All Nagaland College Students Union (ANCSU) and said that the genuine grievances raised by the ANCSU is for the […]

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          Two arrested with IMFL worth INR 4 lakh

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 17 : The Bhandari police personnel in a coordinated effort with the 28 Assam Rifles seized Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth INR 4 lakh and arrested two persons in this connection. According to Bhandari SDPO Yanbemo Humtsoe, the two were arrested with 147 cases of IMFL when the 28 […]

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          Advocacy prog on HIV/AIDS held at OTS

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          Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): Legislators’ Forum on AIDS (LFA) organised a one day advocacy programme on HIV & AIDS with Oriental Theological Seminary (OTS) in partnership with Foundation for Church and Society on Tue. Aug. 14. LFA State Consultant Dr. Vinito L. Chishi gave a presentation on HIV/AIDS scenario of Nagaland and highlighted the issues […]

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          Mercy Society distributes rice to widows

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          Dimapur, August 17 (EMN): In a noble gesture, a Dimapur-based group called Mercy Society with the guidance of the NDPP Women Organisation in Dimapur region, distributed free rice to poor and needy widows in Medziphema town from August 15 to 17. A press note informed that around 30 genuine beneficiaries received the gift from NDPP […]

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          Law students receive insights on Lokayukta

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          Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): Kohima Law College conducted an awareness programme on the topic “Know Your Rights & Entitlement” at Don Bosco College, Kohima, on Aug. 16. The Nagaland Voluntary Consumer Oganisation President, Kezhokhoto Savi spoke about Lokayukta. He stated that he had appealed the state government to honour the Supreme Court direction given to […]

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          Nagaland Telemedicine Service launched in Ungma

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          Our Correspondent Ungma, Aug. 17: In a bid to provide easy access to affordable healthcare in the rural areas, Nagaland Telemedicine Service (NTS) was officially launched under ‘UPCHAR SEVA, Hq. Delhi’ at Ungma village under Mokokchung District on Fri. Aug 17. The NTS was formally launched with a dedicatory prayer offered by Rev. Dr. Noklen, […]

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          ENSF demands setting up inter-district check gate to monitor illegal immigrants

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          Warns of coercive measures if state government fails to protect its land and people Dimapur, Aug 17 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation on Friday raised serious concern over the issue of the final draft publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and raised alarm over the absence of inter-district check post […]

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          ASUD to construct recreational space at supermarket

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          Dimapur, August 17(EMN): The Dimapur Ao Students Union (ASUD) will be constructing a recreational space at Supermarket area in the coming months as part of projects being undertaken in commemoration of the ASUD’s Golden Jubilee celebration which is scheduled to take place in November of this year. Lanutoshi Aier, president and Moayanger Jamir, general secretary, […]

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          NSCN (IM) appoints new cabinet secretary

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          Dimapur, Aug. 16 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) has appointed M Daniel Lotha as the new cabinet secretary with effect from Aug. 16 replacing DG Robert, who completed his tenure on July 31. A press release received its MIP informed that the farewell-cum-handing and taking over of charge programme was held on Aug.16 at CHQ Hebron […]

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          TR Zeliagn, orgs. mourn Vajpayee’s demise

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          Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): More condolences poured in over the demise of former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna awardee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on Aug. 16 at AIIMS, New Delhi at the age of 93. TR Zeliang:  Former chief minister and leader of opposition, TR Zeliang has expressed grief and pain over the […]

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            KFL: Ziekiezuo SC settles for a draw with New Market in six goal thriller

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            Kohima, Aug 17:  Second placed Ziekiezou SC came from two goals down to take the lead but Gideon Leo came to rescue in the second half for New Market and snatch a point here at the Kohima local ground on Friday. A draw means Ziekiezuo SC temporarily moved to the top of the Kohima Football […]

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            District level football tournament held in Kiphire

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            Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): The (late) Captain N Kenguruse, Mahavir Chakra, Memorial district level football tournament organised by the Kiphire Battalion of Assam Rifles concluded at the DC ground, Kiphire on Aug. 16. The football tournament was formally inaugurated by Longdiba L Sangtam, NCS, SDO (Civil), Kiphire on Aug. 8. According to a press release, […]

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            KGSA puts weight behind state coach

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            Dimapur, Aug. 17 (EMN): Rallying behind the coach of Nagaland State Sports Academy, Mughato Sumi, Kuhuboto Ghakhu Sports Association (KGSA) stated that selection of deserving candidate for any award should be based on achievements and performances. The association has termed as ‘impartial, injustice and discrimination’ in denying the Dr. T Ao Sports Award to Mughato […]

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            Chelsea, Arsenal look to convince in packed EPL weekend

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            London, Aug. 17 (IANS): The second weekend of the new English Premier League (EPL) football season has one standout fixture as Chelsea host Arsenal at the Stamford Bridge here on Saturday evening with both coaches having something to prove. New Chelsea coach Mauricio Sarri saw his side take what eventually turned out to be a […]

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            India aiming to keep Test series alive against England at Tent Bridge

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            Nottingham, Aug. 17 (IANS): A desperate Virat Kohli-led Indian team will be hungry to keep themselves alive in the five-match Test cricket series against hosts England when they square-off in the third Test at the Trent Bridge starting here on Saturday. After losing the first two matches, the visitors face a must-win situation. India gave […]

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            Couldn’t be happier with Pogba – Mourinho

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            Manchester, Aug. 17 (IANS): Contrary to midfielder Paul Pogba’s statements recently, Manchester United chief coach Jose Mourinho on Friday said he “couldn’t be happier” with the French World Cup winner. Pogba, 25, was dropped for a few important games by Mourinho and this summer was linked with a move to Spanish giants FC Barcelona. This […]

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            Midfielder Marchisio leaves Juventus after 25 years

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            Turin, Aug. 17 (IANS): Veteran Italian midfielder Claudio Marchisio rescinded his contract with Juventus on Friday, leaving the Turinese football giants which he joined at the age of seven, by mutual agreement. He had started playing with Juventus’ Youth Sector as a seven-year-old and over the years grew and rose through the ranks to eventually […]

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            Spanish teams granted right to water break in extreme heat

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            Madrid, Aug. 17 (IANS): The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has granted teams the right to request water breaks when playing in temperatures exceeding 30 C (86 F) in the months of May, June, July, August and September. RFEF Circular No. 12 regarding “cooling breaks” allows teams to ask the referee for two water breaks, […]

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            NFL players continue silent protests

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            Washington, Aug. 17 (IANS): Several players from the National Football League (NFL) did not take the field during the playing of American national anthem as they continued to stage silent protests against racial injustice and police brutality in the US. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De’Vante Bausby stood in the tunnel during the […]

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            Delhi Dynamos sign striker Kaluderovic

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            New Delhi, Aug. 17 (IANS): Delhi Dynamos on Friday announced the signing of Serbian striker Andrija Kaluderovic for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) football season. The 31-year-old joins the ISL capital side on the back of finishing as the top scorer for Wellington Phoenix in the Australian League last season. Kaluderovic’s signing takes the […]

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              Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress with USD 40.5 million — Forbes

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              Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has become the best-paid actress in the world, according to Forbes magazine. Johansson, 33, made USD 40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, quadrupling her income from the previous year. She played Black Widow in this year’s hit Marvel movie “Avengers: Infinity War” and will […]

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              Body-shaming isn’t cool, says Sushmita Sen

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              Actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, considered as one of the fittest celebrities in Hindi film industry, said on Thursday that body-shaming is not a cool concept. Asked whether she had ever gone through weight gain issues, she told the media at an event here: “I had this thing… because I was one of […]

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              Hema Malini, Esha Deol set to catwalk for ‘Cakewalk’

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              Mother-daughter duo Hema Malini and Esha Deol Takhtani will walk the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2018 to promote the latter’s forthcoming movie “Cakewalk”. They will be showstoppers for designer Sanjukta Duttas latest collection ‘Abor’. “I am very excited to be back on the ramp with my mom Hema Malini for designer Sanjukta […]

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              Nick Jonas, parents in Mumbai to meet Priyanka Chopra’s family

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              Actor Priyanka Chopra’s boyfriend Nick Jonas and his parents — Denise Miller-Jonas and Paul Kevin Jonas — are in the city amid reports the couple will throw a bash to celebrate their engagement with family and close friends. Clad in black pants and a full-sleeve T-shirt, the 25-year-old American singer and his parents were received […]

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              I learnt everything about acting on the sets, says Sonakshi Sinha

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              Sonakshi Sinha says much of her learning about acting happened on film sets unlike today’s newcomers who enter the industry prepared in every aspect. Sonakshi, who made her debut in 2010 with Salman Khan’s “Dabangg”, says since she never wanted to be an actor, she gradually learnt things along the way in the industry. “I […]

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              Travis Scott helps pay for fan’s mother’s funeral

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              Rapper Travis Scott has donated USD 800 to one of his fans to help cover the cost of his mother’s funeral. Peter Valdriz reached out to Scott earlier this week when the rapper was offering to give away USD 100,000 to a select group of fans. Valdriz tweeted that he would use the money to […]

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              Singer Jil Janus commits suicide

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                Jil Janus, lead vocalist of rock band Huntress, took her own life after battling with mental illness for a long time. She was 43. Janus killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, her relatives and bandmates said in a statement released through publicist Alexandra Greenberg, reports The New York Times. Blake Meahl, the founding […]

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              ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dead at 76

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              Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who got the epithet ‘Queen of Soul’, died here on Thursday after battling serious health conditions. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home here, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family from her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn, reported CNN. The […]

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              Cardi B’s feet are ‘shrinking’

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              Rapper Cardi B thinks her feet have shrunk since she gave birth to her daughter Kulture four weeks ago. Taking to her Twitter account, Cardi said: “This might sound crazy but I feel like my feet are getting smaller. I already have small a** feet. I can’t never change, find designer shoes my size and […]

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              Keri Russell to join Adam Driver in ‘Burn This’ on Broadway

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              Award-winning actress Keri Russell is joining actor Adam Driver in the first Broadway revival of Lanford Wilsons “Burn This.” Tony Award winner Michael Mayer will direct the show, which begins performances in March of 2019 at a theatre yet to be announced, reports variety.com. “Burn This” is set in the 1980s and tells the story […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

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                  Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

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                    Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yanger Imchen

                By   2 weeks ago

                  Yanger Imchen is a self-taught Christian artist who has been in the local music scene for more than a decade. It was only recently though that he released a debut single “Fly,” officially announcing himself in the state’s musical hubris. Imchen found a love and passion for music when he committed his life to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dream Magnificent

                By   3 weeks ago

                Dream Magnificent is a Christian band from Nagaland. The members share similar interests and musical vision. The band was formed on July 22 the previous year. They aim to spread the message of the goodness of God. The band comprises Kukhoto Ringa, Pututemjen Tzudir, Langshie Shiu, and Posa Kezo. Their debut ‘Chosen One’ is all […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with John Mpamei

                By   4 weeks ago

                John Mpamei from Tamenglong, Manipur currently working in Doha, Qatar has had exciting music experiences. Since the age of six Mpamei has been into music with his father as his major musical influence. He debuted with a band in 2013 at Hard Rock Café and his first album “Far Away” was released on Vh1, MTV […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Maongtemsu Pongen

                By   1 month ago

                With his recent passion to compose and write songs, Maongtemsu Pongen hopes that he would one day become a connoisseur in music. Composing and writing songs for Pongen, a teacher by profession, was never a passion or a dream but a complete mystery. His debut ‘Past Memories’ is about two lovers and their shared memories […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abeni Odyuo

                By   1 month ago

                Meet Abeni Odyuo, an upcoming musician with a versatile voice, and one who is a power-packed performer. She has no formal education in music. But she grew up listening to music that she says continues to be a motivation for her. Eastern Mirror caught up with Abeni who shared with us her musical journey. EASTERN […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with IMA

                By   2 months ago

                  With the aim to glorify the Lord, the Immanuel Music Academy led by Aron T. Asumi formed a music choir comprising of various leaders and musicians in and around Zunheboto town. The choir on June 16 released its debut ‘Khristo No Alhokupuju Lo Ka Acheni” (Christ Reigns Forever) which was written and composed in […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pretty Rhythm

                By   2 months ago

                Pretty Rhythm, as the name suggests, is a four-member all-girls band from Dimapur that was formed in early 2017. Since their inception as Pretty Rhythm, these girls have been the face and voice of a number of events in Dimapur. The band comprises four vocalists: Likivi and Lovikali Yepthomi who are pursuing BA at Unity […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dieze Sothu

                By   2 months 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 Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

                  By   2 days ago

                    Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

                  By   1 week ago

                      Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                  Redemption inside the cage: A fighter’s tale of combat and hardship

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, Aug. 3 (EMN): Though widely popular across the globe, the combat sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has taken some time to make its presence felt in Nagaland. ‘Combat’ is very much in the Naga nature and we even have an indigenous sport of this ilk – the traditional Naga wrestling. Even as the MMA […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yanger Imchen

                  By   2 weeks ago

                    Yanger Imchen is a self-taught Christian artist who has been in the local music scene for more than a decade. It was only recently though that he released a debut single “Fly,” officially announcing himself in the state’s musical hubris. Imchen found a love and passion for music when he committed his life to […]

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                  Dimapur and Its Crowds!

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  An analysis of crowd counting, and its estimation in Dimapur By Reyivolü Rhakho, Muzhaba Jamir, and Haichikambe Pame | EMN All around the world crowd counting is always dicey affair. The difficulty is in balancing variable claims and counter claims about the number of people at a given event.  A much-publicised instance is the crowd that […]

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                  Crafts initiative sculpting welfare of underprivileged women

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Esther Verma Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated writer once said, “Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby”. Today, a  Naga girl, with a mass communication degree, is living her life as a successful entrepreneur and also creating employment opportunities for other women, showing what it means […]

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                  A ‘stubborn’ baker in an ‘unfriendly society’

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, July 29 (EMN): Many women in Nagaland who wish to follow their aspiration have to be ‘stubborn’ to overcome the struggles of being independent entrepreneurs. In a field dominated by men, the refusal to quit their entrepreneurial pursuits may be what defines some women who engage in business activities. One such woman is Ajung […]

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                  Fish ban hits vendors and suppliers in Mokokchung

                  By   1 month ago

                  Imrongkumba Aier Mokokchung, July 10 (EMN): The fish business in Mokokchung district has gone down since the past one month after the authorities clamped down on formalin-laced fish, coupled with consumers’ fear of chemically enhanced food, and its adverse impact on health. The three-month blanket ban in Nagaland on import of fish, prohibition against storage, […]

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

                  By   2 months ago

                  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

                  By   3 months ago

                  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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