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Naidu sees Asean goldmine in Nagaland’s silver capital

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‘NIT shows growing importance of state’ Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 23: The vice president of India M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the state of Nagaland, with all its lustre and dross, has begun finding a position of importance especially in intellect-intensive industries such as electronics, and communication technology — a statement he contextualized […]

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Rio to the people: We are here for you

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Kiphire / Phek, May 23 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday assured the people that addressing their grievances was one of the People’s Democratic Alliance’s (PDA) top priorities. He appealed to the electorate to vote for the PDA’s candidate to the Lok Sabha, Tokheho Yepthomi, calling it a good chance to work together this […]

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State’s biodiversity rich in bird, butterfly species

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Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): There is a rich haul of birds and butterfly species in Nagaland. For instance, a recent conclave on biodiversity in Zunheboto district has reported about 212 species of birds, 155 species of butterflies and more than 200 species of moths so far. A biodiversity event called the Nagaland Biodiversity Meet was […]

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NDPP washes hands off slur and smear campaign

By   12 hours ago

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has issued a statement assuring that the party will not resort to communal or ‘religious politics’ but stay true to democratic values as it campaigns for its candidate to the Lok Sabha. The party issued a statement on Wednesday through its spokesperson Merentoshi R Jamir […]

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Global Open lands award for best curriculum

By   12 hours ago

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Global Open University of Nagaland (GOUN) has been conferred an award, Best University of the Year Award, in the area of curriculum development and instructional material preparation, updates informed on Wednesday. The award was announced during the Dialogue India sponsored Education Conclave held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) […]

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NPF advisor throws in towel to take political sabbath

By   12 hours ago

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The media advisor to the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Sebastian Zumvu, has thrown in his resignation with one parting advice: Restrain from “back-stabbing each other,” respect party functionaries, appreciate their contribution, and develop loyalty that lasts longer than, well, “cheap electronic products from Moreh.” The letter of resignation, a copy of […]

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Kumaraswamy takes oath as non-BJP opposition puts up unity show

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Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS): JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka here in a ceremony that brought together leaders of anti-BJP parties on a single platform exactly a year ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The swearing in ceremony in the forecourt of the imposing Vidhan […]

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One more killed in TN, death toll is 12

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Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS): One more person was killed in fresh police firing here on Wednesday as the killing of 11 people protesting against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant a day earlier sparked calls for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s resignation. Worried over the persistent mass anger, the authorities suspended Internet in the […]

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Pak teenager killed at Texas school laid to rest in Karachi

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Karachi, May 23 (PTI): The funeral of Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani student killed in last week’s mass school shooting incident in Texas was held here today, with her grieving father hoping that her death would be a catalyst for change to America’s gun laws. Sabika, 17, was among 10 students and staff who were killed […]

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Sonowal awards media fellowships to 20 journalists

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Guwahati, May 23 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today awarded media fellowships to 20 journalists here. Acknowledging the role of scribes in highlighting issues and representing the aims and aspirations of the people of the state, Sonowal said journalists are the conscience of the society. The fellowships, “the first-ever scheme of its kind launched […]

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    Kumaraswamy takes oath as non-BJP opposition puts up unity show

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    Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS): JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka here in a ceremony that brought together leaders of anti-BJP parties on a single platform exactly a year ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The swearing in ceremony in the forecourt of the imposing Vidhan […]

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    One more killed in TN, death toll is 12

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    Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS): One more person was killed in fresh police firing here on Wednesday as the killing of 11 people protesting against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant a day earlier sparked calls for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s resignation. Worried over the persistent mass anger, the authorities suspended Internet in the […]

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    CBI registers FIR in SSC paper leak, raids 12 locations

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    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS): Three months after the alleged paper leak of an examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the CBI has registered an FIR and conducted raids at multiple locations across the country, an official said on Wednesday. The agency on Wednesday raided 12 locations, including the Offices of Sify Technologies […]

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    Modi, Dutch PM to hold bilateral summit today

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    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral summit with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte here on Thursday during which all issues of interest between the India and the Netherlands will be discussed. The meeting will be held soon after Rutte’s arrival here on Thursday morning on a two-day visit […]

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    PETA India urges Railways to go ahead with ‘Vegetarian Day’ plan on October 2

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    New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): Animal rights body PETA India today urged the Railways to not only go ahead with its plan of observing Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary as a ‘Vegetarian Day’, but go a step further and offer only vegan food on October 2. However, the Railway Ministry has kept its proposal of observing […]

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    Nation news in brief

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    Four killed, 30 injured in nightlong Pakistan shelling Jammu, May 23 (IANS): Four civilians have been killed and 30 injured in overnight shelling by the Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, authorities said on Wednesday. Over 40,000 border villagers have migrated from their homes close to the international border […]

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    India, Russia agree on building multipolar world order

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    Sochi (Russia), May 22 (IANS): India and Russia on Monday agreed on building a multipolar world order after an informal summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here. “The two leaders agreed that the Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia is an important factor for global peace […]

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    At 46 degrees, Delhi gripped by heat wave; scorching week ahead

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    New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): A heat wave officially struck the national capital on Tuesday with the city seeing a maximum of 44 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average, and some regions sizzling at 46 degrees while an unrelenting summer sun scorched the NCR and north, east and west India. With Tuesday marked […]

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    Running coalition govt. a ‘big challenge’, says Kumaraswamy

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    Bengaluru, May 22 (PTI): Karnataka chief minister- designate H DKumaraswamy acknowledged today that running the Congress-JD(S) coalition government over the next five years will be a “big challenge” for him. Kumaraswamy, who was in Sringeri, the place where Adi Shankaracharya, exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, established his first matha, said he believed that things […]

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    Nipah virus claims 10 lives in Kerala; two serious

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    Kozhikode (Kerala), May 22 (IANS): The toll due to the Nipah virus (NiP), presently identified in Kerala’s Kozhikode and Malappuram, rose to 10 on Tuesday even as the Central and state governments scrambled to contain its outbreak. State Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, who is now based at Kozhikode and shuttling to Malappuram, told the media […]

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      Pak teenager killed at Texas school laid to rest in Karachi

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      Karachi, May 23 (PTI): The funeral of Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani student killed in last week’s mass school shooting incident in Texas was held here today, with her grieving father hoping that her death would be a catalyst for change to America’s gun laws. Sabika, 17, was among 10 students and staff who were killed […]

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      China a strategic competitor, Russia poses challenge to US strategic interest, says Pompeo

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      Washington, May 23 (PTI): China is a “strategic competitor” to the United States, while Russia poses a challenge to America’s strategic interests globally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today. Appearing before a Congressional panel, Pompeo told lawmakers that President Donald Trump is committed to diplomacy as the primary means of achieving the US’ foreign […]

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      Asean lawmakers seek release of 15 Thai activists

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      Jakarta, May 23 (IANS): Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Wednesday urged Thai authorities to release 15 activists, who were arrested in Bangkok for participating in pro-democracy protests. The activists were arrested on Tuesday and were accused of sedition and other charges, including violating a ban on political gathering of more than four persons, […]

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      Keep distance of 6 inches when together: Pak varsity to male and female students

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      Islamabad, May 23 (PTI): A Pakistani university has asked male and female students to maintain a distance of six inches when together, causing an uproar in social media against the varsity’s notification. The Islamabad-based Bahria University last week issued the notification to students at all three of its campuses in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Dawn […]

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      Malaysian PM cuts Cabinet salary

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      Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (IANS): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Wednesday announced a 10 per cent pay cut for ministers in his Cabinet in a bid to control spending as the new government deals with high-level debt exceeding more than $251.5 billion. Mahathir made the announcement at the first Cabinet meeting attended by more […]

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      Rohingya militants massacred nearly 100 Hindus — Report

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      Naypyidaw, May 23 (IANS): Members of a Rohingya militant group allegedly massacred as many as 99 people, including women and children, in Hindu villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in 2017, according to a new Amnesty International report. In mid-2017, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) committed “serious human rights abuses… Including unlawful killings and abductions”, […]

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      Israel bombs Gaza port, Hamas tunnel

      By   21 hours ago

      Jerusalem, May 23 (IANS): Israeli war planes on Wednesday bombed several parts of the Gaza Strip, including a port and a tunnel used by the Hamas, according to military sources. The attacks were in response to an incident on Tuesday in which several Palestinians from Gaza crossed the border wall and set sniper posts on […]

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      Venezuela expels two US diplomats after new sanctions

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      Caracas, May 23 (IANS): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the expulsion of two top US diplomats, saying they must “leave the country in 48 hours”, a day after US President Donald Trump prohibited certain additional transactions with Venezuela. Maduro on Tuesday declared the US charge d’affaires Todd Robinson and deputy head of mission Brian Naranjo […]

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      N Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

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      Seoul, May 23 (PTI/AFP): Invited foreign journalists began a long journey up North Korea’s east coast Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen. In a surprise announcement Pyongyang […]

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      MH370 search to end next week — Malaysian minister

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      Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (PTI/AFP): The search for flight MH370 will end next week, Malaysia’s transport minister said today, more than four years after the plane disappeared and triggered one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people — mostly from China — on board, en […]

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        Sonowal awards media fellowships to 20 journalists

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        Guwahati, May 23 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today awarded media fellowships to 20 journalists here. Acknowledging the role of scribes in highlighting issues and representing the aims and aspirations of the people of the state, Sonowal said journalists are the conscience of the society. The fellowships, “the first-ever scheme of its kind launched […]

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        Orgs. in KA protests petrol and diesel price hike

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        Burns effigy of Debendra Pradhan   Our Correspondent Diphu, May 23 (EMN): The Diphu regional students union (DRSU), a subordinate of All Assam Students Union (AASU) burned the effigy of Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas Debendra Pradhan in protest against the price hike of petroleum and diesel in the country. The protest was […]

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        Arms, ammunition recovered in Meghalaya

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        Tura(Meghalaya), May 23 (PTI): The police today seized a cache of arms and ammunition in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills district, a senior police officer said. This is the seventh seizure of arms in the last two months, he said. The arms and ammunition were recovered by police teams with the help of locals from Dorengkigre […]

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        ITBP offers pre-recruitment training for Arunachal youths

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        Itanagar, May 23 (PTI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has offered to provide pre-recruitment training to local youths in Arunachal Pradesh to help them get employed in the force, an official release said. ITBP Director General (DG) R K Pachnanda called on Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu yesterday and said such pre-recruitment training would […]

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        Former Assam DGP turns teacher

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        Guwahati, May 23 (PTI): Mukesh Sahay, who retired as the Assam director general of police barely a month ago, has donned the hat of a school teacher as he says it is time for him to “give back to the society”. Sahay began his new stint teaching mathematics to class 12 students of Sonaram Higher […]

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        GST, demonetisation PM’s revolutionary steps, says Venkaiah

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        Agartala, May 23 (IANS): Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the GST and demonetisation were “revolutionary steps” taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding that many international institutions were highly appreciative of India’s growth. “With the introduction of GST (Goods and Services Tax) and demonetisation, the Prime Minister took revolutionary steps. The GST […]

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        Joykumar inaugurates roof-top solar power plant

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, May 23(EMN): Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh inaugurated the third rooftop solar power plant for Uripok constituency on May 23 Wednesday at Basketball Ground cum community hall of youth club at Uripok Achom Leikai in Imphal. Speaking on the occasion, Joykumar Singh said that the electricity power has been an essential […]

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        Manipur govt. to curb illegal immigrants

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, May 23 (EMN): Manipur government has tightened up its belts to curb the inflow of illegal immigrants in the state following the arrest of eight Rohingya immigrants in Imphal. Chief Minister N Biren Singh said necessary instructions has been given to the concerned enforcing agencies to prevent entry of illegal immigrants in […]

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        BJP’s slogan ‘achee din’ turned to ‘bura din,’ says HSDC president

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, May 23 (EMN): The general election campaign of the BJP party with slogan ‘acche din’ (good days), has now turned to bura din (bad days), said president Hill state demand council (HSDC), president, Dr. Mongve Rongpi, during a joint press conference of KSA-Simeon Rongphar and HSDC held at HSDC office in Diphu […]

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        IFS officer in KA released from service

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, May 23 (EMN): The authority of Kari Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) has issued an order for the release in service of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), Karbi Anglong, Dr. Abhijit Rabha, IFS in Diphu on May 23 Wednesday. KAAC, Principal secretary Mahadananda Hazarika told Eastern Mirror correspondent that the KAAC members […]

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          Naidu sees Asean goldmine in Nagaland’s silver capital

          By   12 hours ago

          ‘NIT shows growing importance of state’ Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 23: The vice president of India M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the state of Nagaland, with all its lustre and dross, has begun finding a position of importance especially in intellect-intensive industries such as electronics, and communication technology — a statement he contextualized […]

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          Rio to the people: We are here for you

          By   12 hours ago

          Kiphire / Phek, May 23 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday assured the people that addressing their grievances was one of the People’s Democratic Alliance’s (PDA) top priorities. He appealed to the electorate to vote for the PDA’s candidate to the Lok Sabha, Tokheho Yepthomi, calling it a good chance to work together this […]

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          State’s biodiversity rich in bird, butterfly species

          By   12 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): There is a rich haul of birds and butterfly species in Nagaland. For instance, a recent conclave on biodiversity in Zunheboto district has reported about 212 species of birds, 155 species of butterflies and more than 200 species of moths so far. A biodiversity event called the Nagaland Biodiversity Meet was […]

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          NDPP washes hands off slur and smear campaign

          By   12 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has issued a statement assuring that the party will not resort to communal or ‘religious politics’ but stay true to democratic values as it campaigns for its candidate to the Lok Sabha. The party issued a statement on Wednesday through its spokesperson Merentoshi R Jamir […]

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          Global Open lands award for best curriculum

          By   12 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Global Open University of Nagaland (GOUN) has been conferred an award, Best University of the Year Award, in the area of curriculum development and instructional material preparation, updates informed on Wednesday. The award was announced during the Dialogue India sponsored Education Conclave held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) […]

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          NPF advisor throws in towel to take political sabbath

          By   12 hours ago

          Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The media advisor to the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Sebastian Zumvu, has thrown in his resignation with one parting advice: Restrain from “back-stabbing each other,” respect party functionaries, appreciate their contribution, and develop loyalty that lasts longer than, well, “cheap electronic products from Moreh.” The letter of resignation, a copy of […]

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          Alliance with NPF depends on situation and directives — Congress

          By   14 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, May 23 (EMN): The Congress party said that the continuation of the current alliance with Naga Political Front (NPF) depends on the situation and the directives of the party high command; however, the NPF says the alliance will continue. This remarked was made by both the party leaders of Mokokchung district during […]

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          NDPP northern Angami, Chupfuo seek clarification from Yitachu

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          Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) of the 11th northern Angami-II AC while condemning the ‘illogical and baseless’ allegations against Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio by the Naga People’s Front (NPF) MLA Yitachu at a rally in Pfutsero on Monday, May 21, sought material proof and evidence of allegation from legislator. In […]

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          Fire guts stone crusher quarry in Dimapur

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): A fire incident was reported at 7th mile opposite to ICICI bank in Dimapur on Tue. May 22 razing a thatch house eatery, stone crusher quarry and a thatch house accommodated by a Non Naga. The incident is said to have occurred at around 4 pm and no […]

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          Three veg. vendors fall ill after drinking mineral water

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          Our Correspondent Diphu, May 23 (EMN): Three vegetable vendors from Dillai fell ill after allegedly drinking contaminated packed mineral water from a shop at firing market, Dimapur on May 22 Tuesday . According to one victim, Rina Timungpi, wife of Bidyasing Terang from Borsing Terang village and who is presently recuperating at Diphu civil hospital […]

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            IPL Playoffs: All-round KKR see off Royals to make Qualifiers 2

            By   15 hours ago

            Kolkata, May 23 (IANS): Skipper Dinesh Karthik (52) led from the front as Andre Russell (49 not out), Piyush Chawla (2/24) and Kuldeep Yadav (1/18) starred with bat and ball to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) see off Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 25 runs and reach Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here […]

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            Emery confirmed as new Arsenal manager

            By   16 hours ago

            London, May 23 (IANS): Unai Emery of Spain has been named as the new manager of English Premier League side Arsenal, replacing Frenchman Arsene Wenger who parted company with the north London club two weeks ago. Emery, 46, joined Arsenal after completing a two-year spell at Paris Saint-Germain, where he landed three titles including the French […]

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            Argentina’s Romero to miss World Cup

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            Buenos Aires, May 23 (IANS): Sergio Romero, the goalkeeper of the Argentine team in the last two FIFA World Cups, has suffered an injury on his right knee and will be left out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “Argentina’s goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, will be removed from the list of 23 players who will participate […]

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            ‘Tired’ de Villiers retires from international cricket

            By   17 hours ago

            Pretoria, May 23 (IANS):  Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers sprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. “I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test matches, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals, it is time for […]

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            Iniesta signs with Japan’s Vissel Kobe after leaving Barcelona

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            Tokyo, May 23 (IANS): Spanish international midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed a deal with Japanese football club Vissel Kobe, Japan’s state news agency NHK reported on Wednesday, confirming growing speculation about the player’s move to the J-League after ending his 22-year-long career at FC Barcelona. Iniesta, who was set to travel to Japan later on […]

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            In Seventh Heaven: CSK pip Sunrisers to make their 7th IPL final

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            Mumbai, May 22 (PTI): South African skipper Faf du Plessis pulled off a ‘Houdini Act’ to guide Chennai Super Kings to their seventh Indian Premier League final with a two-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in what has been a fairy tale comeback in the cash-rich league. Chasing a modest target of 140, CSK were down […]

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            Serie A goal leader Icardi cut from Argentina’s World Cup squad

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            Buenos Aires, May 22 (IANS):  Mauro Icardi, who won the Serie A scoring crown with 29 goals for Inter Milan, was left out of the final 23-man World Cup roster announced by Argentina national coach Jorge Sampaoli. Instead, Sampaoli on Monday opted for the Juventus duo of Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain alongside Lionel Messi […]

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            Harry Kane named captain of England’s World Cup team

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            London, May 22 (IANS): Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane was on Tuesday named captain of the England football team which will take part in the World Cup in Russia this summer. At Tottenham, Kane, the two-time English Premier League Golden Boot winner, is the vice captain to Hugo Lloris and has occasionally worn the armband since […]

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            Naga archers to represent India in Bhutan

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            Kohima, May 22 (EMN): Archer Kilenmeren and Kevikieno Rikha got selected at the selection trial held on 20th May, 2018 at Netaji Subhash Regional SAI Centre conducted by Archery Association of India. An update from the state Archery coach Hunezo said the archers will represent India Archery squad for the forthcoming Indo-Bhutan Archery Competition to be […]

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            Iniesta ends Barca career with 1-0 win over Real Sociedad

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            Barcelona, May 21 (IANS): Andres Iniesta ended his career in Spanish First Division football — and with FC Barcelona — with a 1-0 victory over Real Sociedad at Camp Nou here. The team captain had no part in the lone goal of the match, a fabulous tally by Philippe Coutinho in the 57th minute, but he […]

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              Meghan Markle was once turned down by designers

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              Newly anointed Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle was once turned down by popular designers on a press trip to London because she wasn’t deemed famous enough to wear their creations. Markle, 36, married British royal Prince Harry on May 19 in a floor-length white silk gown designed by Clare Waight Keller, the artistic director of […]

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              Aguilera felt record label made her feel like Barbie

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              Singer Christina Aguilera says she felt she was being too closely watched when she was signed to her record label at the age of 18 and felt like a doll being dressed by other people. The 37-year-old became an instant sensation at the age of 18 with her hit single “Genie in a bottle” before […]

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              Celine Dion returns to stage after undergoing surgery

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              Two months after Celine Dion canceled a series of shows to undergo a “minimally invasive surgical procedure,” the superstar returned to the stage at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Tuesday night. The Grammy award winner began the night by addressing the full concert hall where she received a standing ovation, reports people.com. “You know […]

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              Richard Gere to return to TV after nearly 30 years

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              Hollywood actor Richard Gere is making a return to TV after nearly 30 years with the “MotherFatherSon” drama show. He will play a US media mogul in the new BBC drama, alongside “Peaky Blinders” star Helen McCrory and Billy Howle, reports bbc.com. Gere said he was “so pleased” to make his small screen comeback in […]

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              I’m not a feminist, I believe in equality — Kareena

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              Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who will soon be seen in “Veere Di Wedding”, says she is not a feminist and believes in equality. Kareena, along with co-actors Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania, director Shashanka Ghosh and producers Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor, were at the “Veere Di Wedding” music launch here on Tuesday. […]

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              Donald Glover impressed with Emilia Clarke

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              Actor Donald Glover is impressed with his “Solo: A Star Wars Story” co-star Emilia Clarke and says she is super talented. “Emilia’s incredible. I just did a bunch of stunts with her. She gives like a million per cent on everything and she has such control too,” Glover said in a statement to IANS. “It […]

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              Liam Neeson might star in ‘Men in Black’ spin-off

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              Actor Liam Neeson is in negotiations to join actor Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in “Men in Black” spin-off. Filmmaker F. Gary Gray is directing the project, written by “Iron Man” screenwriters Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Sony studio has the film dated for a June 14, 2019 release, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Hemsworth and Thompson are […]

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              Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for ‘Six Underground’

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              Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds will be seen in Michael Bay’s upcoming film “Six Underground” for Netflix. Netflix will co-finance and distribute Bay’s film. This will be the first time the director and actor will be working with the streaming service. Bay’s home studio, Paramount, was considered at one point, given their long-standing relationship. Netflix won […]

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              Brynn Cartell becomes youngest winner of ‘The Voice’

              By   21 hours ago

              Brynn Cartelli, 15, has been announced as the winner of season 14 of “The Voice”, thereby becoming the youngest ever to win the Emmy Award-winning singing competition series. The fan-favorite contestant Cartelli, known for her mature sound and style, was crowned the winner on Tuesday, reports people.com. The Longmeadow High School freshman toppled the shows […]

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              R Kelly accused of sexual assault, infecting woman with herpes

              By   2 days ago

              A woman has filed a lawsuit against R. Kelly, alleging that the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in a room to punish her for failing to please him and infected her with herpes. The woman named Faith Rodgers filed the law suit on Monday. She alleges that she was in a relationship with Kelly […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

                By   7 days ago

                  Administrative officers of the Nagaland Civil Service are doing something different besides governance — music. They are venturing into music making with a band of their own. It’s been a while though. They have formed the ‘Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) band’ in July 2017 with seven members who shared the same passion for music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

                By   2 weeks ago

                Bors Im Bey from Priloo in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam makes his living performing at various private events in restaurants and bars. He moved to Goa in 2015 and started performing shows in various entertainment events there too. Bors is categorised as an upcoming singer from Karbi Anglong. He was part of the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mhachen Yanthan

                By   3 weeks ago

                Mhachen Yanthan a.k.a Achen is a 23-year old musician from Nagaland who is at present pursuing his music degree at Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christian College. Achen credits music and mother as his two biggest inspirations who have always been his companions and comforters through all times. His musical journey started at a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Syphilectomy

                By   4 weeks ago

                Syphilectomy is a three-member death metal band from Kohima. They were formed in early 2007 with Toshi (bassist / vocalist) and Asetuo (guitarist) as a duo. They were joined by Akhrielie (drummer). The band released their first demo ‘Sadomasochistic Haemophilia’ in 2013 and was later signed by an Italian label called Death Metal Industry. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

                By   1 month ago

                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sharktail Audio House

                By   1 month ago

                  Sharktail Audio House is a creative retreat for recording artists of all streaks. The for-musicians facility was founded by duo Jabez Zeliang and Henok Phom. Musicians at heart, they are also involved in a Dimapur-based band called the “Echoes Hill,” which was formed as a bow to country music. Sharktail Audio House is a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Viho Kin

                By   2 months ago

                  Viho Kin of Khuzama village is an upcoming artist from Kohima who grew up performing in churches. The artist, greatly influenced by the music of Thakro Brothers (Diethozo Thakro and Vizho Thakro) decided to take up a short vocal course under the guidance of Vizho Thakro when he was in class 10. He believes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Avora Records

                By   2 months ago

                  Aizawl-based band Avora Records, the winner of Nagaland Hornbill International Rock Contest in 2017, has been making waves in the region’s music circuit. They have been winning top prizes in various contests when not performing simply for the task of it all. For instance, the Mizoram band was the winner of music events, the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Lkr

                By   2 months ago

                  Toshi Lkr, a guitar prodigy from Dimapur has performed with numerous of successful rock bands. Quiet by nature, Toshi Lkr who is presently based in Mumbai is the first person from the state to have completed the grade 8 rock & pop trinity in guitar in the year 2012. He owned his first guitar […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Annie’s O.K

                By   2 months ago

                Annie’s O.K an upcoming band is comprised of childhood friends whose common taste for classic rock music brought them together. They spent most of their childhood together performing at events. However their friendship has never been limited to music. Annie’s O.K. formed in 2017 released their debut original ‘Aplomb’ recorded at Jam Studio11 which is […]

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