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Pulwama terror attack: Death count reaches 49 on Friday

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  Almost a week before attack, intelligence warning of IED attack was sent to CRPF, other agencies New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): The Kashmir Police on February 8 had sent an intelligence input to the CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, Army and the Air Force warning of a possible IED attack, according to a letter written […]

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Seven projects spearheading Kohima’s smart city mission

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 15 (EMN): The Kohima Smart City Mission (SCM) is progressing with as many as seven projects on track, according to a KMC official. Speaking at a media workshop on Feb. 14 in Kohima, the administrator of Kohima Municipal Council (KMC), Kovi Meyase disclosed that the Ministry of Urban Development has released […]

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This time, road repairs come with drainage construction in Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 14: Considering Dimapur’s struggle with problems related to its drainage system—considered one of the major factors behind the seasonal flash floods—the present government has adopted an approach to ensure all road repair works in the state’s commercial hub are accompanied by a parallel project ,to build (better) drainages. At present, […]

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NPF hits back at Rio

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Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Friday asked Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio “how and who in the NPF party” gave him direction, as per his claim, to “remain silent” on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill when the latter was a Lok Sabha MP. The NPF issued a statement pointing out that the […]

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Discard pride, says committee tasked with Naga Hoho restoration job

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Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Delegated with a restoration job as daunting as any ever seen in the recent history of the Naga people’s fragile attempt to stitch unity, the ‘search committee’ comprising five members have sought participation of all Nagas to help restore the status of Naga Hoho as the legitimate voice of the Naga […]

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Modified Route Dispersal policy takes a toll on air services in Northeast

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Agartala/Aizawl, Feb. 15 (IANS): With the number of flights to and from the northeastern states witnessing a sharp decline over the past several months, passengers from the region are facing severe difficulties travelling to other parts of the country. The drop in flight numbers to the mountainous states of Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and […]

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Brexit: Theresa May suffers fresh Commons defeat

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London, Feb. 15 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered another significant defeat in the House of Commons over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, dealing a blow to her hopes of uniting the Conservatives around a renegotiated Brexit deal. May failed to win support for her EU strategy after the pro-Brexit European Research […]

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Pulwama terror attack: Communal violence in Jammu, Poonch

By   21 hours ago

Grief, anger unites families across nation                         Jammu, Feb. 15 (IANS/PTI): Shops, vehicles and other property belonging to a particular community came under attack in Poonch and Jammu, forcing authorities to clamp curfew in Jammu, during a shutdown to denounce a suicide bombing that […]

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43 CRPF personnel killed in Kashmir violence; JeM claims responsibility

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That devastating was the attack—one report spoke of 200 kg of explosives packed into an SUV—that the CRPF bus was left a mangled heap, many of its occupants losing their limbs. Srinagar, Feb. 14 (IANS): In the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a suicide bomber on Thursday […]

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Government undecided on ordinance to amend Citizenship Bill

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New Delhi, Feb. 14 (IANS): The Narendra Modi government is yet to take a decision on bringing an ordinance to amend the Citizenship bill after the amendment bill failed to secure parliamentary approval, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday. The government, however, is likely to repromulgate the triple talaq ordinance as it […]

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    Pulwama terror attack: Death count reaches 49 on Friday

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      Almost a week before attack, intelligence warning of IED attack was sent to CRPF, other agencies New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): The Kashmir Police on February 8 had sent an intelligence input to the CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, Army and the Air Force warning of a possible IED attack, according to a letter written […]

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    Linking Aadhaar-PAN is mandatory for tax filers; to be completed by Mar. 31 — CBDT

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    New Delhi, Feb. 15 (PTI):  The CBDT has stressed that Aadhaar-PAN linking is “mandatory” for those filing an Income Tax Return (ITR) and this procedure has to be “completed” by March 31 this year. “Constitutional validity of Aadhaar has been upheld by the Supreme Court of India in September, 2018. Consequently, in terms of Section […]

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    ED attaches properties worth crores involving Vadra’s company

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    New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): In a major blow to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra, who was questioned twice by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case involving the Bikaner land deal, the agency on Friday attached the properties related to his company Skylight Hospitality in Delhi. A senior ED official […]

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    Pulwama terror attack: Communal violence in Jammu, Poonch

    By   21 hours ago

    Grief, anger unites families across nation                         Jammu, Feb. 15 (IANS/PTI): Shops, vehicles and other property belonging to a particular community came under attack in Poonch and Jammu, forcing authorities to clamp curfew in Jammu, during a shutdown to denounce a suicide bombing that […]

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    Appoint non-bureaucrats as information commissioners also—SC

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    New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday said that the information commissioners, both at the Centre and in the States, under the Right to Information Act should also be appointed from other streams of the society and not limited just to serving or retired bureaucrats. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and […]

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    Jaitley back as Finance Minister, resumes charge

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    New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS): Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday resumed work as the Finance Minister following medical treatment in the US and a presidential directive to assign him the portfolio. “The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister […]

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    SC asks states to sensitise cops about scrapping of Section 66A of IT Act in 2015

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    New Delhi, Feb. 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Friday directed all state governments to sensitise their police personnel about its March 24, 2015 verdict which had scrapped Section 66A of Information Technology Act, so that people are not unnecessarily arrested under the struck down provision. It also asked all the high courts to send […]

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    SC expresses displeasure over defective review petitions in Rafale case

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    New Delhi, Feb.15 (PTI): The Supreme Court Friday expressed unhappiness over some lawyers filing defective petitions and seeking wide publicity in the media, while referring to review pleas challenging its verdict in the Rafale case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said lawyers file petitions in the apex court registry and instead of […]

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    Vijay Mallya files for permission to appeal against extradition order

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    London, Feb. 15 (PTI): Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India on alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to an estimated Rs 9,000 crores, has filed his application in the UK High Court, seeking permission to appeal against an extradition order signed by the British Home Secretary. The 63-year-old businessman, who remains on […]

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    Over 5 lakh children dies due to armed conflicts in 5 years — Report

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    New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): At least 5,50,000 babies died as a result of armed conflicts between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries — an average of 100,000 babies every year, according to a new analysis released by Save the Children on Friday. The new research, titled “Stop the War on Children” released […]

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      Brexit: Theresa May suffers fresh Commons defeat

      By   21 hours ago

      London, Feb. 15 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered another significant defeat in the House of Commons over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, dealing a blow to her hopes of uniting the Conservatives around a renegotiated Brexit deal. May failed to win support for her EU strategy after the pro-Brexit European Research […]

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      Trump to declare ’emergency’ over Mexico border wall

      By   21 hours ago

      Washington, Feb. 15 (IANS): US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to fund his planned border wall with Mexico, the White House has said. He will sign a border security bill to avert a government shutdown, but also act to bypass Congress and use military funds for the wall, a statement said. Senior […]

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      UN plans to raise $920m for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

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      Geneva, Feb. 15 (IANS): The UN refugee agency on Friday said it would raise $920 million in a new plan to aid 900,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. Over half of the solicited money, also meant to assist 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshi hosts, is needed to meet the basic needs such as food, water, sanitation and […]

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      Bangladesh PM Hasina wants to retire to make way for young leaders

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      Dhaka, Feb. 15 (PTI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a historic fourth term, becoming the country’s longest-serving leader, has indicated that she will retire after the current term to promote young leaders, according to a media report. In an interview with the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) 71-year-old Hasina, who assumed office just […]

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      Sudanese refugee wins major human rights award

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      Geneva, Feb. 15 (IANS/AKI): Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a Sudanese refugee who has been held in Australia’s notorious offshore Manus Island processing centre for over five years, has won the prestigious Martin Ennals human rights prize, the UN refugee agency UNHCR has said. “Recognized as a true leader, human rights and humanitarian advocate, Muhamat has tirelessly […]

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      US asks Pakistan to immediately end ‘support’ and ‘safe haven’ to all terror groups

      By   21 hours ago

      Washington, Feb. 15 (PTI): In a stern message to Pakistan, the White House has asked Islamabad to “immediately end” its “support” to all terror groups and not to provide “safe haven” to them, as the US condemned the brutal Pulwama terror attack claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF soldiers. Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has […]

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      US Treasury Sec Mnuchin calls China trade talks ‘productive’

      By   21 hours ago

      Beijing, Feb. 15 (PTI/AFP): Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US had “productive” talks with China over their trade dispute after negotiations in Beijing ended Friday with no sign that any concrete progress had been made. Top officials from the world’s two biggest economies had held two days of talks, hoping to at least create […]

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      China says trade talks to continue in Washington next week

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      Beijing, Feb. 15 (PTI/AP): With a March 2 deadline looming, US and Chinese negotiators will meet in Washington next week for more talks on a tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions, China’s government announced Friday. The announcement came after US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Chinese President Xi Jinping that negotiators had “made headway” on […]

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      US, China hold talks to clinch deal to end trade war

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      Beijing, Feb. 14 (PTI): Top trade negotiators from the US and China began their talks in “good spirits” here on Thursday amid the optimism generated by President Donald Trump’s remarks about extending the March 1 deadline for the world’s two largest economies to reach a trade deal. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his Chinese […]

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      British Islamic State schoolgirl ‘wants to return home’

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      Damascus, Feb. 14 (IANS): One of the three schoolgirls who left the UK in 2015 to join the Islamic State terror group has said that she has no regrets despite seeing “beheaded heads” in bins, but wishes to return to her home. In an interview with the Times newspaper, Shamima Begum, 19, who is nine […]

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        Modified Route Dispersal policy takes a toll on air services in Northeast

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        Agartala/Aizawl, Feb. 15 (IANS): With the number of flights to and from the northeastern states witnessing a sharp decline over the past several months, passengers from the region are facing severe difficulties travelling to other parts of the country. The drop in flight numbers to the mountainous states of Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and […]

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        Sonowal seeks peoples’ cooperation for NRC hearing process

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        Guwahati, Feb. 15 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday urged the people of the state to cooperate in the hearing process of National Register of Citizens (NRC). Hearings for the claims and objections regarding the NRC updation began in 1436 centres across the state during the day, officials said. The chief minister asked […]

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        Tripura govt. announces INR 2 lakh to all deceased CRPF jawans families

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        Agartala, Feb. 15 (PTI): The Tripura government on Friday announced a donation of INR 2 lakh each to the family members of the slain CRPF jawans, who laid down their lives in the terror attack in Pulwama on Thursday. A total of 40 CRPF jawans were killed in the terrorist strike in Jammu and Kashmir. […]

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        Rahul forms key poll-related panels of Cong. Meghalaya, Delhi, MP

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        New Delhi, Feb. 14 (PTI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi appointed key poll-related panels for the party’s Meghalaya, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. He formed the election committee, the coordination committee, the campaign committee, the publicity committee, the manifesto committee, the media coordination committee and the election management team of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee […]

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        Two lynched in Meghalaya, another critically injured

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        Shillong, Feb. 15 (PTI): Two persons were lynched by an angry mob in Meghalayas West Garo Hills district and another was critically injured, police said on Friday. The incident took place at Chanangpara village after the locals were alerted about the suspicious movement of the trio in their car, they said. A mob of over […]

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        Total liquor prohibition in Mizoram from April

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        Aizawl, Feb. 15 (PTI): The Zoramthanga government in Mizoram will impose total prohibition of liquor in the state from April this year, state Excise and Narcotics Minister K Beichhua said on Friday. The Mizo National Front (MNF) government, which came to power in December 2018 after defeating the Congress, had promised total prohibition in its […]

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        Tripura, Assam CMs condemn terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir

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        Agartala, Feb. 15 (PTI): Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, which left 40 CRPF personnel dead on Thursday. “The attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is a shameful act of cowardice. I pray for the quick recovery of the injured. Our nation stands shoulder to shoulder […]

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        Tripura govt. approves INR 6000 assistance to farmers

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        Agartala, Feb. 15 (PTI): The BJP-IPFT government in Tripura has approved the INR 6000 financial assistance to farmers having upto two hectares of cultivable lands under the Pradhanmantri Kissan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PMKSNY), state Agriculture minister Pranajit Singha Roy said on Friday. The decision was taken in a meeting of the council of ministers held […]

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        Entry-exit points to come up in Meghalaya to check illegal immigrants

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        Shillong, Feb. 15 (IANS): Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday said that entry and exit points will be set up in Meghalaya to check the influx of illegal immigrants. “We have finalised locations for entry-exit points in 4-5 areas with the maximum flow of people. Hopefully in the next four months, we will be able […]

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        SC refuses to withdraw judicial work from M’laya High Court judge over controversial remarks

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        New Delhi, Feb. 15 (PTI):  The Supreme Court on Friday refused to withdraw judicial work from Meghalaya High Court judge Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen who had created controversy by his remarks that India should have been declared a Hindu country at the time of partition in 1947. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and […]

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          RD secretary inspects NERLP projects in Peren

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          Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Commissioner and secretary of rural development, Bendangkokba, visited the projects undertaken by Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) in Peren district. The commissioner visited Punglwa ‘B’ road side market shed, modern pig breeding unit in Punglwa and the construction of gravity goods ropeway in Punglwa village. The gravity goods ropeway, first of […]

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          Dimapur police nabs 15 offenders

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          Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Dimapur police have arrested 15 persons in the past one week from different locations for indulging in criminal activities. A press release issued by the additional commissioner of police and PRO Dimapur stated that the accused are lodged in different police stations. On February 5, Dimapur police apprehended one person identified […]

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          Rongmei youth resolves for unity

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          Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Rongmei Naga Youth Organisation Nagaland (RNYON) has resolved to stands firm on the charter of the Rongmei people convention 2018. It may be mentioned that the Rongmei people had decided to refrain its association with the Zeliangrong organisations until a consensus was reached about until the kindred tribes Zeme, Liangmai, Rongmei […]

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          Dimapur pays tribute to the slain CRPF Jawans

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 15: The citizens of Dimapur assembled at the Lions Club centre on Friday evening to pay tribute to the CRPF Jawans who were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, February 14. A two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect for the martyrs. While […]

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          ‘Wake’, a collection of poetry launched

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          Our Correspondent Kohima Feb. 15 (EMN): A collection of twenty-one poems written by T. Keditsu, English professor at Kohima College, was launched at the college campus in the presence of Minister of Higher and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along on Feb. 15. Talking about the book, Keditsu said the poetry collection, “Wake” means both “come […]

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          Local shooter adds another feather to his cap

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb.15: Proprietor of Aries Rifle & Pistol Shooting Academy, and the president of Nagaland Rifle Association, Merang Jamir will soon add one more feather to his cap as he is set to take part in the upcoming International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2019 as a technical official. The event […]

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          NDPP lambasts NPCC for double standards

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          Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has accused the Congress party of double standards for taking a dig at the state’s Lok Sabha MP Tokheho Yepthomi over the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2016. It said the Congress had facilitated the passing of the controversial bill in the Lok Sabha on Jan. […]

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          State NPP lauds national president

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          Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Nagaland unit of the National Peoples’ Party (NPP) has applauded its national president Conrad K Sangma for his tireless effort in maintaining a clear stand and taking up the mantle to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The state unit information secretary, Ricky Ozukum, affirmed that as political party belonging to the […]

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          Here is coverage of various schemes in Nagaland

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 15 (EMN): In an attempt to make the public understand the centrally-sponsored schemes (CSS) and projects better, several such programmes were discussed during the media workshop called VARTALAP held in Kohima on Feb. 14. Schemes like Poshan Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Yojana and farmers’ welfare-related programmes were […]

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          Seven projects spearheading Kohima’s smart city mission

          By   19 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 15 (EMN): The Kohima Smart City Mission (SCM) is progressing with as many as seven projects on track, according to a KMC official. Speaking at a media workshop on Feb. 14 in Kohima, the administrator of Kohima Municipal Council (KMC), Kovi Meyase disclosed that the Ministry of Urban Development has released […]

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            Sindhu, Saina set up summit clash at Senior Nationals

            By   21 hours ago

            Guwahati, Feb. 15 (PTI): P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won their respective semifinals in contrasting fashion to set up a mouth-watering women’s singles summit showdown at the 83rd Yonex-Sunrise Senior National Championship here Saturday. In a repeat of last edition’s title clash at Nagpur, the two stalwarts will look to outdo each other and […]

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            Irani Cup: Vidarbha 37/1, need 243 more runs to win

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            Nagpur, Feb. 15 (IANS): Vidarbha were 37/1 at stumps on the fourth day of the second innings, needing 243 runs to win the Irani Cup against Rest of India (RoI) here on Friday. Sanjay Raghunath (17) and Atharwa Taide (16) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day. Needing 280 runs, […]

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            Coach Raman keen on improving Mandhana’s ‘patience’

            By   21 hours ago

            Mumbai, Feb. 15 (PTI): India women’s team opener Smriti Mandhana, who is in blazing form, said here on Friday that the team’s coach W V Raman has set her targets to bat for a specific number of overs to develop her patience at the crease. “He (Raman) has been telling me to play 30 overs […]

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            Rahul recalled, Karthik dropped, Markande new face for Australia engagements

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            Mumbai, Feb. 15 (PTI): Batsman K L Rahul was Friday recalled for the ODI and T20 home series against Australia but the selectors dropped Dinesh Karthik while picking rookie leg-spinner Mayank Markande as the new face. India will play two T20 Internationals and five ODIs, starting February 24, in what will be their last international […]

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            Naga wrestlers to participate in national wrestling c’ship

            By   21 hours ago

            Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): Nine wrestlers (five boys and four girls) under the aegis of Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) left for Cuttack, Odisha on Feb. 14 to take part in the 38th National Wrestling Championship (boy’s free style, Greco Roman Style and 22nd girl’s sub-junior (cadet) from Feb. 17 till the 20th. According to an […]

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            Dr. T.Ao Northeast Football Championship from April 7

            By   21 hours ago

            Dimapur, Feb. 15 (EMN): A meeting for the organising committee of the forthcoming Dr. T. Ao Northeast Football Championships was held on Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. According to an update from the DIPR, the tournament will take place at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Kohima from April 7 and all […]

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            Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

            By   21 hours ago

            Paris, Feb. 15 (PTI/AFP): Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov. Visitors Chelsea desperately needed a response after back-to-back humiliating away losses, with last Sunday’s 6-0 thrashing by […]

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            India football team to play in Turkish Women’s Cup

            By   21 hours ago

            New Delhi, Feb. 15 (IANS): The Indian senior women’s team will be embarking on an exposure tour to Turkey where they will be playing in the Turkish Womens Cup from February 27, it was announced on Friday. India have been clubbed with Romania, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in Group A, while France, Jordan, Northern Ireland, and […]

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            Defending champ Thiem in Argentina Open quarters

            By   21 hours ago

            Buenos Aires, Feb. 15 (IANS): Defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open quarterfinals after the top seed defeated Germany’s Maximilian Marterer 6-4, 6-4. Thiem, the favourite to retain the title, continued his sweeping pace in Buenos Aires and stretched to 10 wins his unbeaten streak by ousting Marterer on Thursday, reports […]

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            Windies pacer Gabriel extends unreserved apology to Root

            By   21 hours ago

            St.Lucia, Feb. 15 (IANS): West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, who was handed a four-match suspension for “inappropriate” comments on England skipper Joe Root during the third and final Test, has extended an unreserved apology while revealing his side of the story. Gabriel who also attracted a fine of 75 per cent of his match […]

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              Joseph Konyak releases third original ‘Woh Kaun Hai’

              By   21 hours ago

              Naga musician Joseph Konyak from Tizit in Mon district has released his third original Hindi song ‘Woh Kaun Hai’ on Feb. 14. The song was written and composed by Joseph Konyak and the music was arranged and mastered by Wangching Vamnokhu who is based in Mumbai and the video filmed by Charles Crezen, maintained an […]

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              Mr & Miss India auditions in Dimapur on Feb. 20

              By   21 hours ago

              The auditions for Mr & Miss India 2019 presented by Fashion League of India (FLI) will be held at the Hotel Acacia in Dimapur on Feb. 20 from 11 am onwards. This was informed in an update from the FLI team issued on Feb. 15. The beauty pageant auditions is said to be judged by […]

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              R Kelly faces new sexual assault allegations

              By   24 hours ago

              Lawyer Michael Avenatti has released a video tape which allegedly shows rapper R. Kelly sexually assaulting a minor girl. Avenatti on Thursday took to Twitter and claimed that he has handed over the video to police in which the “Ignition” hitmaker is seen having sex with the 14-year-old girl, reports cnn.com. “My client knows the […]

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              Michael Jackson cheated death on 9/11 attack

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              Late pop legend Michael Jackson escaped death during the terrorist attack in the US in 2001. Jackson could have been one of the victims of the 9/11 attack in which almost 3,000 people were killed when terrorists crashed planes into the Twin Towers. The singer overslept that day and missed his appointment which was scheduled […]

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              Chris Cornell documentary in works

              By   24 hours ago

              A new documentary film centered on the life of Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell is in the works. The film will be produced by Cornell’s widow, Vicky, along with Hollywood star Brad Pitt and Peter Berg’s Film 45 production company, which focuses on non-scripted entertainment and branded content, reports variety.com. Berg will direct the […]

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              ‘Jumanji’ sequel production starts

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              Actor Dwayne Johnson says work on the yet-to-be-named sequel of “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” has started. The actor took to Twitter on Thursday to make the announcement, reports dailymail.co.uk. “Wanna play a game? Here we go….#StartOfProduction #JUMANJI,” he posted. The 2017 film changed the rules of the game set by the original 1995 version, […]

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              Bollywood stars condemn Pulwama terror attack

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              Calling it a “cowardly act”, Bollywood celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and others expressed shock over the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama that killed at least 37 CRPF personnel on Thursday. In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir’s three decades of militancy, a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide […]

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              Naga lad releases debut music video

              By   2 days ago

              Ato Yim who won the “Best folkfusion song” award during the 10th Music Awards of Nagaland 2018 released his debut official music video ‘I Give Up the Fight’ world-wide. An update issued on Feb. 14 informed that the song was written and composed by Ato Yim himself while it was recorded at Media 24 Studio […]

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              Kangana to direct film on her life, says won’t be a ‘propaganda’

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              Actor Kangana Ranaut will soon bring her own life story to the big screen as a director and says the project won’t be a “propaganda”. With a script penned by “Baahubali” writer KV Vijayendra, who also wrote “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi”, the film will go on floors by the end of this year in […]

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              Bradley Cooper wins award for directing his dog

              By   2 days ago

              Actor-director Bradley Cooper has won the ‘Oscat award from animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for directing his dog in “A Star Is Born”. According to people.com, PETA’s Film and Television Division on Tuesday awarded Cooper the ‘Oscat’ award “for his enlightened decision to cast his own canine companion in […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                By   2 days 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   1 week 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   2 weeks 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   3 weeks 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 weeks 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   1 month 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   2 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                By   2 months ago

                    With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                By   2 months ago

                  Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

                By   3 months ago

                The newest band in town, HailinatoR was formed in the month of August 2018 with a motive of spreading love and peace through their songs. Just few months after its formation, the five member band has already released their debut single, ‘For A Reason’- a song that depicts one’s longing for a better future. Excitingly, […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                  By   2 days 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   1 week 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   2 weeks 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   3 weeks 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 […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Featherheads

                  By   4 weeks 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 […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                  By   1 month 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   2 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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                  Finding her true vision in music

                  By   2 months ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite being visually impaired, Nzano Shitiri, a 19-year-old girl in Kohima, dreams of becoming a musician. A class 10 student at Cherry Blossoms School in Kohima, she not only sings well but also plays the piano. Music is a ‘passion’ she started pursuing when she was nine, Shitiri told […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                  By   2 months ago

                      With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                  By   2 months ago

                    Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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