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HIV+ woman tells her story of stigma and discrimination; and how she overcame it

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Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Oct. 16 (EMN): Due to misconceptions associated with HIV and AIDS, people living with HIV (PLHIV) are condemned to live lives many have referred to as ‘death sentence’. Existing ‘stereotyped societal norms’ become an obstacle for the PLHIV to live a fulfilling life like any other person. While many thinks being HIV+ […]

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‘Wokha district facing 90% deficiency in food production’

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): Wokha district is suffering a 90% deficiency in food production, according to a report filed by the state government’s Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) on Monday. “In spite of the district exporting agricultural and allied production unit the district is facing 90% deficiency in food production according to survey […]

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Kandi residents warn of NH 2 blockade

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): An organisation representing the residents of Kandi in Tseminyu division has warned of “a ban on National Highway 2” if the state government fails to act on an ultimatum submitted earlier this month. The Kandi Public Union issued a press statement on Monday reminding the state government that it has submitted […]

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Phek honours 19 women farmers on World Food Day

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): Nineteen women farmers were honoured in recognition of their ‘role and contribution in ensuring food and nutritional securities in their communities’ during an event to observe World Food Day at Chizami village in Phek district. The event was organised by North East Network, Nagaland. According to a statement from the organisers, […]

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Dimapur Naga women to pray for reconciliation

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): The Naga Women Hoho Dimapur (NWHD) has chosen October and November as months of prayer “for Naga national political groups to unite for early solution and the state government to reconcile and lead the Nagas to early solution”. According to a statement from the NWHD on Monday, the decision was in […]

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ANI Nagaland disclaims Rohingya attack news

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): The Nagaland bureau of the Asian News International (ANI) has issued a clarification on Monday disclaiming being the source of the recent viral fake news that Rohingya militants attacked Nagaland. “The particular news was manufactured in Delhi solely based on the fake viral news in social media without even consulting the […]

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Kohima BJP workers refute claim of mass resignation

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Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): Seven officials representing three different assembly constituencies of Kohima district BJP unit have refuted the claim that the district’s party workers have resigned en masse. The seven officials issued a statement on Monday seeking to “clarify” the news report. It was signed by the respective presidents of 9th Kohima Town A/C, […]

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Bangladesh steps up security at India border over Rohingya fears

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Dhaka, Oct. 15 (AFP/PTI): Bangladesh has tightened security along its western border with India amid concern that hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees could be pushed into its territory, officials said today. Patrols have been stepped up along the frontier with India’s West Bengal state, where border guards say they have been ordered in recent weeks […]

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Despite dispute, B’desh sheltering Rohingyas – Official

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Agartala, Oct. 15 (IANS): Bangladesh has given shelter to 10 lakh distressed Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar despite its economic and demographic problems and a longstanding row with Myanmar, a top Bangladesh official said here. “Bangladesh has (had) disputes with Myanmar for many years. Despite our economic and other burdens, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to […]

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Kohima district BJP workers resign en masse

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Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): The Kohima district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party along with entire team of frontal organisations and five mandals resigned en masse on Oct. 14 citing loss of confidence in the state BJP President Visasolie Lhoungu. It was communicated through a press release by the party through Seyiekhrielie Nagi the General […]

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    Nagaland set to launch small business devp. campaign

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    Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 16 (EMN): Following the launch of the Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (Mudra) promotion campaign by the government of India, Nagaland also will be formally launching the project on Oct. 17 at the Capital Convention Centre in Kohima town. In capital Kohima, the programme would be attended by Imkong L […]

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    ‘Home stay training’ programme begins at Mokokchung town

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 16 (EMN): Local capacity building group YouthNet has launched what has been claimed to be India’s first ‘home stay training programme’ under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY), National Skill Development Corporation at Longkumer Kilem, Mokokchung on Monday. The event has been organised in partnership with Alder Tour & Travels. […]

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    Commission to conduct speed test for grade II & III typists

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): The Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) has informed that the commission will conduct speed-test in type writing at 40 w.p.m and 35 w.p.m for typist grade III and II who have completed four years and five years of service on regular basis, respectively. The information was stated in a DIPR update on […]

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    Mongoya BJP Mandal members resign en masse

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 16 (EMN): The 25th Mongoya mandal of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Mokokchung district on Monday informed to have resolved to resign en masse along with the district and executive members representing the unit from both primary and active membership with immediate effect.

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    Youngsters fill in capital town’s pothole

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): A group of youngsters in Chandmari in Kohima town have informed to have filled in potholes along a stretch of a road in the area. The social work was undertaken with the objective to creating a sense of responsibility ‘toward maintenance and repair of road in the neighbourhood,’ a note from […]

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    Beneficiaries attend Delhi conclave on livelihood

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): A “national-level” consultation on livelihood development and diversification was conducted by the Ministry of Rural Devolvement, at New Delhi on Oct. 10 and the 11th. Delegates from across India participated with great enthusiasm, updates on Monday informed. The Rural Development department of Nagaland also deputed a delegation of six including five […]

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    ‘Girl child has potential to transform society’

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): Executive Secretary of Phom Baptist Church Association Nuklu Phom while stressing on the concept and perspective of ‘Daughters of New India’ said a girl child has the intellectual potential to transform the society. Speaking as a resource person at the culmination programme of a weeklong Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) programme […]

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    Zbt. town jubilee committee notifies

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): As a part of platinum jubilee celebration, Zunheboto Town Platinum Jubilee Organising Committee has informed that the committee will be organising a walkathon under the theme “Walk the talk” on Oct. 28 and inter-school speech competition under the theme “My vision of Zunheboto town by 2030.” The rally will be flagged […]

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    NCF Chennai holds praise and worship programme

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): The Naga Christian Fellowship Chennai (NCFC) organised its annual praise and worship programme ‘Rejoice’ on October 15 at CSI St. Matthias Church with the theme ‘We speak life.’ The programme began with a word of encouragement and prayer by the former Chief Secretary of Nagaland CJ Ponraj. The NCFC praise and […]

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    NCC combined annual training camp at Sainik School

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    Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): NCC combined annual training camp was held at Sainik School Punglwa from Oct. 5-14th. During the camp in addition to rigorous training, various activities and competitions such as basketball, volleyball, tug of war, cross country etc. were organised for cadets. Besides sports competitions, cadets enthusiastically took part in different skills challenging […]

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      BJP to intensify social media campaign in Kerala, Tripura

      By   16 hours ago

      Agartala, Oct. 16 (IANS): The BJP would intensify its campaign through the social media against the “misrule and vilence” in Left-ruled Kerala and Tripura, party General Secretary Ram Madhav said here on Monday. “We will reinforce our campaign through the social media against the misrule, violence, and underdevelopment in Kerala and Tripura,” Ram Madhav told […]

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      BSF commandant critically injured by cattle smugglers in Tripura

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      Agartala, Oct. 16 (IANS): A Border Security Force (BSF) commandant was critically injured by cattle smugglers in Tripura and had to be flown to Kolkata for treatment, an official said here on Monday.

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      Northeast emerging as new start-up spot — Minister

      By   17 hours ago

      New Delhi, Oct. 16 (IANS): Union Minister of State for Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh claimed that the area was fast emerging as the new start-up destination for youngsters from all over India, an official statement on Monday.

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      People’s Day: Manipur CM attends to public grievances

      By   2 days ago

      Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 15 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh attended to the complaints and grievances of the people on the 6th Meeyamgi Numit (People’s Day) held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday.

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      Five bills introduced in Arunachal Pradesh Assembly

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      Itanagar, Oct. 15 (PTI): Five government bills were introduced in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly today. Chief Minister Pema Khandu introduced the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Orgaisation of Districts) (Amendment) Bill 2017 to pave way for creation of Kamle district.

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      IIM-Shillong remembers Kalam

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      Shillong, Oct. 15 (IANS): Students and faculty members of the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong on Sunday paid homage to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 87th birth anniversary.

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      Banned Tripura outfit calls tribals to observe Sunday as ‘Black Day’

      By   3 days ago

      Agartala, Oct. 14 (IANS): The outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) terrorist outfit has called upon tribals to observe a “Black Day” on Sunday to protest Tripura’s merger with the Indian Union and for restoration of the “historical rights” of tribals.

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      11 injured in grenade blast at Manipur fairground

      By   3 days ago

      Imphal, Oct. 14 (IANS): At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said. Hospital sources said some of the injured were discharged after first aid while some sustained critical injuries. Police said two youths in a scooter hurled the […]

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      ‘Loktak Lairembee’ begs two nominations for 11th APSA

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct.13 (EMN): Manipuri film ‘Loktak Lairembee’ (Lady of the Lake) gets two nominations for the prestigious 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), Brisbane. The nominations for the 11th APSA, the region’s highest accolade in film, celebrating cinematic excellence, were announced on Friday by Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, together with former APSA […]

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      Climate change adaptation programme held in Manipur

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct.14 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that people’s involvement, co-operation and awareness campaigns on the impact of climate change is very much important for conserving and preserving the ecology and environment. This was stated by him at the orientation programme for Legislatures and Administrative Secretaries on Climate Change Adaptation […]

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        Governors are not “political parallel power centres” — VP

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        Chennai, Oct. 16 (PTI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said Governors of states are not some “political parallel power centres”, adding their duty was to be a “mentor and thought leader” to guide the government and the people. “Today the Governors in India are constitutional representatives. They are not some political parallel power centres. […]

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        At least 7 killed in building collapse in Bengaluru

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        Bengaluru, Oct. 16 (PTI): At least seven persons, including three women, were killed and several others feared trapped when a two-storey building collapsed due to a suspected LPG cylinder blast near Ejipura in the city today. Eyewitnesses said the blast took place at around 7 am, bringing down a large portion of the 20-year-old building. […]

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        Protesters clash with police over braid chopping in Kashmir

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        Srinagar, Oct. 16 (PTI): Clashes broke out today between protesters and security forces in Maisuma area of Srinagar as local residents took to streets against the rising incidents of braid chopping in Kashmir, police said. Dozens of local residents of Maisuma locality in the commercial hub of Srinagar city held a protest demonstration against the […]

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        Mamata writes to Modi, Rajnath to protest removing central forces from Darjeeling

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        Kolkata, Oct. 16 (IANS): Fuming over the centre deciding to withdraw a substantial section of the central forces deployed in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday shot off “strong letters” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding the BJP-led government reverse its stand. Banerjee also […]

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        Declared assets of BJP, Cong. and other pol. parties up

        By   17 hours ago

        Kolkata, Oct. 16 (PTI): The value of declared assets of BJP has increased from Rs 122.93 crore in 2004-05 to Rs 893.88 crore in 2015-16 while that of Congress, it has risen from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore, according to the NGOs Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Election Watch. The value of […]

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        90% of IAS officers do not work, hold up files — Kejriwal

        By   18 hours ago

        New Delhi, Oct. 16 (PTI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that ninety per cent of the IAS officers “do not work” and said at times he feels development was “stuck up at the secretariat”. On the bureaucrats’ alleged “objection” to the regularisation of contractual workers, Kejriwal said if Delhi had full statehood, his […]

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        Modi excoriates Nehru-Gandhi family, says Gujaratis are eyesore for them

        By   18 hours ago

        Gandhinagar, Oct. 16 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today excoriated the Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family, accusing it of disliking Gujarat and Gujaratis who were an “eyesore” for them. Invoking tall leaders from the poll-bound state like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Morarji Desai, the prime minister accused the “Congress and the family” of slighting them. […]

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        Dengue sting: Two more deaths in Delhi, 5220 cases

        By   18 hours ago

        New Delhi, Oct. 16 (PTI): Two more persons, including a 26 -year-old Manipuri woman, have succumbed to dengue in the national capital, even as the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season has mounted to 5,220, according to a municipal report released today. With the two deaths reported, the toll from dengue […]

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        Centre allows continued deployment of 800 paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling

        By   18 hours ago

        New Delhi, Oct. 16 (PTI): Faced with opposition from the West Bengal government, the Centre today allowed continued deployment of 800 paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling to maintain law and order in the hill areas. As of now, 15 companies of paramilitary forces were deployed in Darjeeling and the central government wanted to withdraw 10 of […]

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        Train passengers taken ill ate own food, says Official

        By   18 hours ago

        New Delhi, Oct. 16 (IANS): Most of the 24 passengers, hospitalised after consuming food on board the Tejas Express between Goa and Mumbai on Sunday, ate their own cooked meals and there was nothing wrong in the food served in the train, the top officer of the railway catering service said on Monday. Mahendra Pratap […]

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          Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue

          By   16 hours ago

          Mogadishu, Oct. 16 (PTI/AP): The death toll from a truck bombing in Somalia’s capital has risen above 300, the director of an ambulance service said today, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from the deadliest single attack it’s ever experienced.

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          Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

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          Madrid, Oct. 16 (IANS): The president of the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia on Monday failed to clarify whether his administration had officially declared independence from Spain and instead called for talks.

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          31 killed in Portugal wildfires, four in Spain

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          A Coruna (Spain), Oct. 16 (IANS): Hundreds of wildfires ravaging the northwestern corner of the Iberian peninsula have killed at least 31 people in Portugal and four in Spain’s Galicia region, officials in both nations said on Monday. Patricia Gaspar, a spokeswoman for Portugal’s Civil Protection service, said the latest death toll was still provisional […]

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          UN raises number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to 537,000

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          Dhaka, Oct. 16 (IANS): The United Nations has raised the number of newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar to 537,000. This is an increase of about 1,000 since the last UN report.

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          Iraqi forces taking over Kirkuk ‘declaration of war’ — Peshmerga

          By   16 hours ago

          Erbil, Oct. 16 (IANS): The Kurdish Peshmerga forces say that the takeover of Kirkuk is “a flagrant declaration of war” against the Kurds and warned that the Iraqi Prime Minister would pay a “heavy price” for triggering the conflict. The “attack” on Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk by Iraqi troops is “a flagrant declaration of war against the […]

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          IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines — govt.

          By   16 hours ago

          Manila, Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the US “most wanted terrorists” list, has been killed in the battle to reclaim a militant-held Philippines city, the country’s defence minister said today.

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          Death toll from Somalia’s capital blast rises to 189

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          Mogadishu, Oct. 15 (PTI/AP): The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said today. Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burnt beyond recognition. […]

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          Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

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          Kabul, Oct. 15 (PTI/AFP): The Taliban today rejected claims by freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle that his kidnappers had killed his child and raped his wife during the family’s captivity, saying the woman had a “natural miscarriage”. Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were seized by the Taliban while hiking in Afghanistan in 2012, […]

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          Bangladesh steps up security at India border over Rohingya fears

          By   2 days ago

          Dhaka, Oct. 15 (PTI/AFP): Bangladesh has tightened security along its western border with India amid concern that hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees could be pushed into its territory, officials said today. Patrols have been stepped up along the frontier with India’s West Bengal state, where border guards say they have been ordered in recent weeks […]

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          Xi urges for more cooperation among CPC, non-Communist parties

          By   2 days ago

          Beijing, Oct. 15 (PTI): President Xi Jinping today called for more cooperation among the ruling Communist Party and non- Communist parties for achieving the ‘Chinese dream of national rejuvenation’ ahead of next week’s key Congress where he is expected to get an endorsement for a second term. There are eight non-Communist parties in the country […]

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            Adele pays tribute to George Michael in documentary

            By   18 hours ago

            Singer Adele’s tribute has been included in the “Freedom” documentary on late pop icon George Michael. She was asked to join the project later than other stars and her tribute to the star will be aired during the opening credits, reports thesun.co.uk. The project, on which Michael was working when he died, features contributions from […]

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            Ed Sheeran injures arm in bicycle accident

            By   19 hours ago

            Singer Ed Sheeran has injured his right arm in a bicycle accident, putting in jeopardy some of his upcoming shows. He is due to perform in India on November 19. “I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please […]

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            Katie Price’s son targeted in 50,000 pounds blackmail plot

            By   19 hours ago

            TV personality Katie Price called in police after her son Harvey was targeted in a 50,000 pounds blackmail plot. The star, 39, said she raised the alarm after receiving an anonymous email warning that Harvey’s face would be “smashed in” unless she paid the cash, reports thesun.co.uk. The schemer also threatened to release details of […]

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            Pussycat Dolls founder denies Jones’s ‘prostitution ring’ allegations

            By   19 hours ago

            Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin has called one-time member Kaya Jones’s “prostitution ring” allegations “ridiculous lies”. Jones took to Twitter last week to allege that the members of her former girl group were a part of a “prostitution ring”. Antin spoke to news outlet The Blast and called the allegations “disgusting, ridiculous lies”, and said […]

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            Woody Allen ‘sad’ for Weinstein over sexual assault allegations

            By   19 hours ago

            American filmmaker Woody Allen says he is “sad” for Harvey Weinstein’s “messed up” life as the producer faces numerous allegations of sexual assault. The filmmaker said he had heard rumours but not “these horror stories” after a number of women came forward to accuse Weinstein of assault, reports bbc.com. Weinstein was voted off the board […]

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            National Theater Festival 2017 concludes in Mkg

            By   2 days ago

            The five-day National Theatre Festival 2017 organised by National School of Drama (NSD) in collaboration with Department of Art & Culture culminated on Sunday evening at Mokokchung Town Hall. The culmination programme was graced by MCC Administrator and ADC Mokokchung W Manpai Phom. The five-day festival from which started on Oct. 10 saw theatrical plays […]

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            Harvey Weinstein expelled from Motion Picture Academy

            By   2 days ago

            The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has ousted Harvey Weinstein with immediate effect, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. The Academy s 54-member board of governors made the decision at an emergency session after investigations by The New York Times and The […]

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            ‘I can do straight roles in Bollywood’

            By   2 days ago

            Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, popular for his onscreen character the Hulk, says though he cannot sing and dance, he can do performance-oriented roles in Bollywood. Ruffalo, whose career spans about three decades in Hollywood and who has been seen in popular entertainers such as “Spotlight”, “Shutter Island” and “The Kids Are All Right”, is here […]

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            Michael B. Jordan receives death threats from fan

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            Actor Michael B. Jordan says he has received death threats from a crazed fan. The “Black Panther” actor alleges that on May 10, a woman named Brittany Virgina Green, issued three death threats to him via Instagram, YouTube and a call to his manager’s office, reports femalefirst.co.uk. He was granted a five-year restraining order against […]

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            The phenomenon of fame throws me off guard — Tabu

            By   2 days ago

            With films such as “The Namesake”, “Chandni Bar”, “Maqbool” and “Haider” to her credit, Tabu is undoubtedly one of the finest performers of her generation, but the actor says becoming a star was never on her agenda. The 45-year-old actor, who did an offbeat film like “Maachis” in the initial days of her career, says […]

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              Martyrs’ Trophy; Nagaland Police (Red) and Tangkhul Students’ Union Manipur enter semis

              By   16 hours ago

              Kohima, Oct. 16 (EMN): Nagaland Police (DGP Team Red) and Tangkhul Students’ Union Manipur won their respective quarterfinals matches and entered the semi-finals of the ongoing NSF Martyrs’ Football Trophy at the Kohima local ground on Monday. With the win, Nagaland Police will take on Tangkhul Students’ Union Manipur in the semifinal match on Oct.18. […]

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              G Rio School wins U-19 CBSE East Zone Cluster-1 football tourney

              By   16 hours ago

              Kohima, Oct. 16 (EMN): G Rio School, Kohima defeated Holy Cross School, Gangtok 1-0 in the final to lift the U-19 CBSE East Zone Cluster-1 Football Trophy held here at the Jubilee ground in Digboi, Tinsukia District of Upper Assam on Monday. The winning and lone goal came through the boots of skipper Wanmei in […]

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              Manipur felicitate its U-17 World Cup players

              By   17 hours ago

              Imphal, Oct. 16 (EMN): Eight players of Manipur who were in India’s first ever football World Cup team in the ongoing U-17 FIFA World Cup were formally felicitated by the state government on Monday. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh encouraged the young players with warm hugs apart from presenting them bouquets and shawls during […]

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              MDFA Trophy: Rongpang Reju thrash Telongjem FC 6-1

              By   17 hours ago

              Mokokchung, Oct. 16 (EMN): Temjenmeren scored five goals as Rongpang Reju cruised to a 6-1 victory over Telongjem FC and secured its berth for the semis in the ongoing MDFA Trophy 2017 third quarter match at Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Monday. Rongpang Reju’s game maker Achi broke the deadlock when he was tackled down inside […]

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              Grassroots football camp underway at Pfutsero

              By   17 hours ago

              Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): The Free Football Grassroots Camp organised by Nagaland Football Coaches Association (NFCA) and supported by Kalos Society Pfutsero got underway today, Oct. 16 at Pfutsero Sports Complex on the theme, ‘Make Football Happen’. I50 kids have been registered in the age group of 6-14 years on the first day. The main […]

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              India unlikely to play any ‘four-day’ Tests in near future

              By   17 hours ago

              New Delhi, Oct. 16 (PTI): The ICC has decided to start with four-day Test matches on a trial basis but the Indian cricket team is unlikely to play the curtailed version of the longest format in near future. The decision to introduce four-day Test was taken during recent ICC board meeting in Auckland with South […]

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              LMSSOP: Genesis FC and Scavenger Hunt FC wins

              By   17 hours ago

              Monday, Oct. 16 (EMN): On day eight of the 25th edition of Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Open Championship on Monday, Genesis FC registered their first win by defeating Upper Defence Chingmelen by a lone goal scored in the 24th minute of first half by Limitsong. In the other Pool ‘B’ encounter, Scavenger Hunt FC continued […]

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              Naga fighters shine at YFC in Mumbai

              By   17 hours ago

              Dimapur, Oct. 16 (EMN): Ketholetuo Nagi, the main event fighter of the amateur fight card beat Kishan Gupta by unanimous decision after five grueling rounds to become the first Yoddha Fighting Championship (YFC) amateur Straw-weight Champion. Nagi also becomes the second Naga to have ever won a Mixed Martial Arts championship belt after Imkong Jamir, […]

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              Indian U-17 custodian accorded a warm welcome

              By   2 days ago

              Imphal, Oct. 15 (EMN): A day after seven Manipuri footballers who were part of the India’s first ever football team in the ongoing U-17 FIFA World Cup returned home, India goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem was accorded a warm welcome when he landed at Imphal International Airport on Sunday. Many came to wish and garland Dheeraj […]

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              Harsing Ronghang Memorial football tourney underway at Diphu

              By   2 days ago

              Diphu, Oct. 15 (EMN): In a one sided match Mongve Football Club beat District Press Club of Karbi Anglong (DPCKA) 5-0 at the inaugural match of the 1st Harsing Ronghang Memorial Prize money knock out Football tournament at Men Ronghang village playground here on Sunday. Mongve Football Club had alrdy scored two goals in the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ronald Meckhrii

                By   5 days 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 weeks 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   3 weeks 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   4 weeks 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   1 month 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Atsho-Ü Thele

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                Meet Atsho-Ü Thele who is also known by her stage name Gigi Ale, a rookie in the music industry who has already made her presence felt with her enthralling voice and her first original debut music video “Drowning” produced by Richa Productions. Introduced to music by her parents who are equal music enthusiasts, Ale takes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Coalesce

                By   2 months ago

                ‘ Coalesce’, formed just a few months back is a four member metal band based in Kohima, they all grew up listening to world class heavy metal bands like Iron Maiden, Dio, Metallica and Nightwish to name a few. With the formation of ‘ Coalesce’, the band wishes to bring metal back to the present […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Kimatsung Jamir

                By   2 months ago

                Kimatsung Jamir, has been long known for his presence on ‘The Stage’ Season 1 the first ever English singing reality show which is aired on Colors Infinity. Not a new face in the showbiz, the gifted lad is still remembered for his soulful performance on Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ on ‘The Stage’. To his […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sarlongki Beh

                By   2 months ago

                Meet Serlongki Beh an emerging young pop star in Karbi Anglong District. Born and brought up in Vo-Thatlangso, in West Karbi Anglong District, he was one of the finalists in ‘You know you got it’ Session-I show held at Dimapur in 2015. Sarlongki Beh completed his higher secondary and Graduation from St. Peter and St. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with LC Sekhose

                By   2 months ago

                LC Sekhose with a dream of serving started his musical journey in the year 2009 when he wrote his first line during his high school days. He is one of the very few upcoming rappers of Nagaland who wishes to glorify the Lord through his raps. His debut “Forever” written and composed by himself talks […]

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