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Nagaland Assembly Elections 2018: 196 candidates spent INR 1061 cr.

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 17 (EMN): During the 2018 Nagaland assembly elections held on Feb. 27, the total amount of money spent by the 196 candidates was a whopping INR 10610925000 (one thousand and sixty one crore, nine lakh and twenty five thousand), according to a post-election watch report released by the YouthNet on Monday. […]

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Khole Konyak laid to rest at Wangshu village

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  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: The vice chairman of NSCN (IM), Khole Chetkok Konyak who passed away on Dec. 12 in New Delhi, was finally laid to rest at Wangshu village in Mon district on Monday. He was buried at a place called Jeyeang. The burial was preceded by a funeral service held […]

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1984 riots: Delhi HC sentences Cong leader Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment

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  New Delhi, Dec. 17 (PTI): The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit murder. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, […]

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Humanity in a plate: How the Sikh community feeds Dimapur’s poor

By   18 hours ago

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: It is that time of the year again when the town is abuzz with people, thronging shops and restaurants with their loved ones for merrymaking and buying presents. But for many, this season can also be a time for hardships. For the many homeless people roaming the streets of […]

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Miss Universe 2018: Philippines bags crown, India fails to make it to Top 20

By   19 hours ago

  India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines pipped 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner — as chosen by an all-women jury. India had pinned high hopes on Nehal, 22, to end a long drought […]

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Lankan PM Wickremesinghe to register new political alliance to contest future polls

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Colombo, Dec. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was recently reinstated as the premier by President Maithripala Sirisena, said Monday he would register a new political alliance ‘National Democratic Front’ (NDF) to contest future elections. Addressing his first rally of United National Party (UNP) supporters after his re-appointment, Wickremesinghe said that Parliament […]

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White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

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Washington, Dec. 17 (PTI/AP): Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide USD 5 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday. “We’re going […]

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Five days on, efforts to trace trapped miners in Meghalaya fail to yield result; govt. seek Home Ministry’s help

By   20 hours ago

Shillong, Dec. 17 (PTI): Five days since 13 miners were reportedly trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, all efforts to locate them have turned futile. The miners were now feared dead as water from a nearby river has been gushing into the 370-feet-deep pit. One person, identified as Krip […]

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The story of a clean and green Mao village in Manipur

By   2 days ago

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 16 (EMN): After the successful introduction of certain waste-management tips to the villagers, the second edition of the ‘Dustbin-less Drive Festival’ was held at Kaibi village in Manipur’s Senapati district on Sunday. The programme is quite simple but has a unique impact of creating awareness about keeping the village clean and […]

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Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh’s new CM

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Raipur, Dec. 16 (IANS): State Congress President Bhupesh Baghel was on Sunday named the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and he vowed in no time to cancel within 10 days bank loans taken by farmers — a campaign promise that led to the BJP’s rout in Assembly elections. Shortly after the 58-year-old Baghel was elected […]

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    DRDA discusses Panchayat development plan for Longleng

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    Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The District Rural Development Agency conducted a meeting in Longleng on Dec. 15 to discuss matter concerning the Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP).

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    1984 riots: Delhi HC sentences Cong leader Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment

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      New Delhi, Dec. 17 (PTI): The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit murder. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, […]

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    Cabinet nod to amend Aadhaar laws for its voluntary sharing

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    New Delhi, Dec. 17 (IANS): The Union Cabinet on Monday gave its approval to amend two existing Aadhaar laws giving preference to the people to voluntarily share the biometric identity card while obtaining new mobile phone connections and opening of bank accounts, sources said. The Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved amendments which […]

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    Amidst opposition bonhomie, Congress CMs in Hindi heartland sworn-in

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    Jaipur/Bhopal/Raipur, Dec. 17 (IANS): Congress veterans Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and Bhupesh Baghel were on Monday sworn in as new Chief Ministers of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, ending BJPs rule in the Hindi heartland. The occasions were marked by opposition bonhomie, with a host of prominent opposition leaders sharing the stage with Congress President […]

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    Cyclone ‘Phethai’ hits Andhra coast, triggers heavy rains

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    Visakhapatnam, Dec 17 (IANS): Cyclonic storm ‘Phethai crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast in East Godavari district on Monday, causing widespread rains, uprooting trees, paralyzing transport and damaging crops. ‘Phethai’ made the landfall near Katrinekonda in East Godavari district with a wind speed of 80 kmph and re-emerged into the Bay of Bengal before crossing the […]

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    VVIP Chopper case: Dubai-based accused seeks anticipatory bail

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    New Delhi, Dec. 17 (PTI): A Dubai-based businessman and accused in a money laundering case related to the INR 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal moved a Delhi court Monday seeking anticipatory bail. Rajeev Saxena, a director of two Dubai-based firms UHY Saxena and Matrix Holdings filed application through his advocate before Special Judge Arvind Kumar, saying […]

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    Vijay Mallya faces bankruptcy proceedings in UK High Court

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    London, Dec. 17 (PTI): Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s legal troubles continue to mount as he is set to face bankruptcy proceedings in the UK High Court next year, brought by a consortium of Indian banks in their attempt to recoup unpaid debt worth nearly 1.145 billion pounds. TLT LLP, the UK-based law firm which […]

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    Triple talaq bill tabled, transgender bill gets LS nod amid Rafale din

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    New Delhi, Dec. 17 (IANS): After a complete washout of the first week of the winter session of Parliament, the Lok Sabha on Monday witnessed little business although it passed the Transgender Persons Rights Bill and introduced the Triple Talaq Bill amid din. Throughout the day, the Congress, the AIADMK and the Telugu Desam Party […]

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    Jaitley rules out setting up JPC on Rafale deal, calls Congress ‘bad losers’

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    New Delhi, Dec. 16 (PTI): Ruling out referring the Rafale deal to a parliamentary panel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday launched a blistering attack on the Congress, calling it “bad losers” and said the CAG’s view of the deal is not relevant after the Supreme Court’s clean chit.

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    Domestic politics can’t be reflected in foreign policy — BJP, Congress

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    New Delhi, Dec. 16 (IANS): Emotions and domestic politics cannot be reflected in a country’s foreign policy and that national interest must reign supreme, two senior leaders of the BJP and Congress said.

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      Lankan PM Wickremesinghe to register new political alliance to contest future polls

      By   19 hours ago

      Colombo, Dec. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was recently reinstated as the premier by President Maithripala Sirisena, said Monday he would register a new political alliance ‘National Democratic Front’ (NDF) to contest future elections. Addressing his first rally of United National Party (UNP) supporters after his re-appointment, Wickremesinghe said that Parliament […]

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      Kim Jong-un marks father’s death anniversary

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      Pyongyang, Dec. 17 (IANS): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Monday visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, his family mausoleum, to mark the seventh death anniversary of his father Kim Jong-il, according to state media. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim Jong-un placed floral tributes in front of the statues of his […]

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      White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

      By   19 hours ago

      Washington, Dec. 17 (PTI/AP): Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide USD 5 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday. “We’re going […]

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      Putin calendar sells out in Japan

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      Tokyo, Dec. 17 (IANS): Russian President Vladimir Putin’s calendar that features the leader taking a dip in the icy waters of Lake Seliger or making short work of weights in the gym, was sold out in Japan, outselling those of domestic celebrities. The Loft chainstore, which has exclusive rights over sales of the calendar, reported […]

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      Chinese city bans Christmas sales

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      Beijing, Dec. 17 (IANS): A city in northern China has banned Christmas sales and decorations to keep the city clean for an upcoming award function. The authorities in Langfang, however, clarified the move is not targeted at Christmas. An officially atheist country, China dissuades its people from celebrating Christmas, calling it a Western religious culture […]

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      Bruised Lankan President Sirisena yet to bury the hatchet with triumphant PM Wickremesinghe

      By   20 hours ago

      Colombo, Dec. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who lost badly in his tussle for power with Ranil Wickremesinghe, is not ready to bury the hatchet with the triumphant Prime Minister, saying they do not see eye to eye on a number of issues, including on the release of LTTE political prisoners. An embarrassed […]

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      UK PM to warn against ‘damage’ of second Brexit vote

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      London, Dec. 17 (PTI/AFP): Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do “irreparable damage” to British politics. “Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum,” she is expected to tell parliament, according to extracts from her speech released […]

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      Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs over 1MDB scam

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      Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 17 (IANS): Malaysian authorities on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs bank and two former employees in connection with the 1MDB state investment fund scandal. Malaysia filed the charges against Goldman Sachs and its former bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng, reports the BBC. Leissner served as Goldman’s South East Asia […]

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      Hungarians continue to rally against ‘slave laws’

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      Budapest, Dec. 17 (IANS): About 10,000 people have been rallying over the weekend in the Hungarian capital here against new labour laws, which have been labelled “slave laws” by opponents, media reported. According to the new rules, companies could demand up to 400 hours of overtime a year and delay payment for it for three […]

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      North Korea warns on US sanctions

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      Seoul, Dec. 17 (PTI/AFP): Nuclear-armed North Korea condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning Washington’s approach could “block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever”. After a rapid diplomatic rapprochement this year that culminated in the Singapore summit in June between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President […]

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        Five days on, efforts to trace trapped miners in Meghalaya fail to yield result; govt. seek Home Ministry’s help

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        Shillong, Dec. 17 (PTI): Five days since 13 miners were reportedly trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, all efforts to locate them have turned futile. The miners were now feared dead as water from a nearby river has been gushing into the 370-feet-deep pit. One person, identified as Krip […]

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        Will be returning to power in Assam in next assembly polls — Tarun Gogoi

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        Kolkata, Dec. 17 (IANS): Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said that he would be returning to power in the state by winning the next assembly elections and will ensure that none of the “genuine Indian citizens” are left out from the National Register of Citizens. (NRC) Accusing the BJP government in Assam […]

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        Strength of youth can change fate of the country, says Nagaland governor

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        Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN):  The strength of the youth can change the fate of the country. We should educate and motivate the youth for the betterment of tomorrow, said Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya Addressing the 5th distinguish lecture session at Cotton College in Guwahati on December 15, Acharya said and called on the youths […]

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        Sailo to be elected Mizoram assembly speaker unopposed

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        Aizawl, Dec. 17 (PTI): The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) legislator Lalrinliana Sailo would be elected unopposed as Speaker of the new Assembly on Tuesday, an official said. Sailo, a former minister in the previous Congress government, is the only candidate to file nomination till 3.30 pm Monday, the deadline for doing it, Assembly secretary […]

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        Internal security scenario has improved, says Rajnath Singh

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        New Delhi, Dec. 16 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the internal security scenario has “vastly improved” over the last four years.

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        ‘M’laya ‘unhappy’ with Punjab for sanctioning compensation for Sikhs residing in Shillong’

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        Shillong, Dec. 16 (PTI): Meghalaya government was “unhappy” with the decision of the Punjab cabinet approving Rs 60 lakh compensation to the Sikh community residing here who were affected during the June riots, a state minister said Sunday. Meghalaya Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling urged the Punjab government to reconsider the cabinet decision to grant […]

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        BJP leading in Assam panchayat polls

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        Guwahati, Dec. 16 (PTI): The BJP is maintaining a lead in Assam panchayat polls by pocketing 41 per cent of the total seats and marching ahead of the Congress which secured 32 per cent of the seats, as counting continued for the fifth day on Sunday. The BJP has bagged 10,953 seats, followed by the […]

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        36-hour bandh hits Karbi Anglong

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, Dec.16 (EMN): The first day of the36-hour bandh called 16 organisations from 5 am Sunday paralysed normal life in Karbi Anglong.

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        The story of a clean and green Mao village in Manipur

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 16 (EMN): After the successful introduction of certain waste-management tips to the villagers, the second edition of the ‘Dustbin-less Drive Festival’ was held at Kaibi village in Manipur’s Senapati district on Sunday. The programme is quite simple but has a unique impact of creating awareness about keeping the village clean and […]

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        Editors Guild laments Meghalaya HC summoning editor for alleged contempt

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        New Delhi, Dec. 16 (IANS): The Editors Guild on Sunday expressed grave concern over the Meghalaya High Court summoning ‘The Shillong Times editor and publisher for alleged contempt over reporting on how the judges of the court have granted themselves and their families multiple facilities and benefits. “It is unfortunate that an editor has been […]

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          Assam Rifles conducts free medical camp in 3 districts for the needy

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          Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): With an aim to provide medical treatment to the people from remote areas where there are no medical facilities, the Chiswema Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a free medical camp at Lekromi village of Phek district on Dec. 17. The camp was attended by […]

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          Advent Christmas celebration with a difference

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          Kohima, Dec. 17 (EMN): The Lions Club of Kohima (LCK) made the inmates of Old Age Home at Meriema felt special by organising advent Christmas celebration for them on Sunday.

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          MR case-based surveillance transitioning workshop held at Longleng

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          Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): A two-day training on Measles-Rubella case-based surveillance transitioning was held at Chief Medical Officer Conference Hall at CMO Office Longleng last week.

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          Implement road safety law – ICFAI University

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          Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): With an aim to reduce road accidents and mishaps, ICFAI University Nagaland conducted Road Safety Awareness Campaign at different locations in Dimapur district last week under the directive of Vice Chancellor, Prof C P. Alexander. The programme was part of the university’s “social responsibility” initiative

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          Let us become bridges that connect people — Kohima Bishop

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          Kohima, Dec. 17 (EMN): The Catholic Associations of Nagaland (CAN) organised pre-Christmas celebrations last week at Christ King Parish Hall, Kohima Village, under the theme “For unto us a child is born” (Isaiah 9:6). Bishop of Kohima Dr. James Thoppil sponsored the event.

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          Nagaland Assembly Elections 2018: 196 candidates spent INR 1061 cr.

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 17 (EMN): During the 2018 Nagaland assembly elections held on Feb. 27, the total amount of money spent by the 196 candidates was a whopping INR 10610925000 (one thousand and sixty one crore, nine lakh and twenty five thousand), according to a post-election watch report released by the YouthNet on Monday. […]

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          Khole Konyak laid to rest at Wangshu village

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: The vice chairman of NSCN (IM), Khole Chetkok Konyak who passed away on Dec. 12 in New Delhi, was finally laid to rest at Wangshu village in Mon district on Monday. He was buried at a place called Jeyeang. The burial was preceded by a funeral service held […]

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          Humanity in a plate: How the Sikh community feeds Dimapur’s poor

          By   18 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: It is that time of the year again when the town is abuzz with people, thronging shops and restaurants with their loved ones for merrymaking and buying presents. But for many, this season can also be a time for hardships. For the many homeless people roaming the streets of […]

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          State’s livelihood mission lists out achievements

          By   19 hours ago

          Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission (NSRLM) has presented its ‘achievement report on bank linkage’ during the state bankers committee’s meeting that was held on Dec. 14 in Kohima. Since the inception of the mission, altogether 10 banks from 28 bank branches have come forward to lend credit linkage to 398 […]

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          Sendenyu Baptist church celebrates 100th anniversary

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          Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The centenary celebration of Sendenyu Baptist Church (SBC) culminated on Dec. 16 with a call to believers to renew their faith and commitment to God. A press release on Monday stated that the SBC has the distinction of being the first church to be established on Rengma soil. The 100 anniversary […]

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            United Soyim Club badminton tournament underway

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            Our Correspondent Ungma, Dec. 17 (EMN):  The 26th United Soyim Club Ungma (USC) badminton tournament 2018 got underway at Ungma village on Monday evening. More than 50 participants from around Mokokchung are participating in the tournament. The tournament was officially declared open by O Tinu Longkumer, Tatar as the guest of honour. In his address, […]

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            Western Sumi Sports Association meet concludes

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            Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) and 20th M.B.E Zhuikhu Memorial Football Trophy annual sports meet culminated on Dec. 15 at K. Hetoi village under Niuland sub-division. In an update received here on Monday, Akihito Zhimomi, president, Sumi Games and Sports Association attended the four-day event as the guest of honor. […]

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            MoU signed between Manipur sports authority and CML

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            Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 17 (EMN): In a move to develop football to a greater height from the grassroots level in Manipur, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Manipur sports authority and the Centre for Microfinance and Livelihood (CML), an associate organisation of Tata Trusts at the National Sports Academy, Khuman Lampak in […]

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            2nd Test: India staring at defeat on day 4 vs resurgent Australia

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            Perth, Dec. 17 (IANS): India were at 112/5 against Australia at stumps on the fourth day of the second test match on Monday, pursuing of a stiff target of 287, which appears achievable only in theory. The visiting team’s hopes were shattered with the departure of captain Virat Kohli for 17, off Nathan Lyon, who […]

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            Jagan wins National Motorcycle Racing meet

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            Chennai, Dec. 17 (IANS): TVS Racings champion racer Jagan Kumar on Monday won the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2018 for the seventh consecutive year. With consistent performances all through the year, Jagan retained the championship title with a total of 158 points in the Group B Super Sport Indian (up to 165cc) class. TVS […]

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            Pandya, Mayank to join Test squad; Shaw ruled out

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            Mumbai, Dec. 17 (IANS): Promising Indian opener Prithvi Shaw, who had suffered a left ankle injury during a practice game against Cricket Australia (CA) XI, was ruled out of the ongoing Test series against Australia, the BCCI announced here on Monday. The board’s All-India Senior Selection Committee named Karnataka opener Mayank Agarwal as Shaw’s replacement. […]

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            Ranji Trophy: Tripura trounce Goa by 10 wickets

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            Agartala, Dec. 17 (PTI): Tripura hammered Goa by 10 wickets in their Elite Group C Ranji Trophy game here on Monday. Tripura were in command from the first day and it took them less than an over to chase the 8-run target on the final day and add seven points to their kitty. Tripura, riding […]

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            After record 6th world title, Mary Kom determined to win Olympic gold

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            New Delhi, Dec. 17 (IANS): Having created history by claiming a record sixth title at the women’s World Championships, legendary boxer M.C Mary Kom is determined to fulfil a lifelong dream by winning a gold at the 2020 Olympics. “It has been my dream to win gold at Olympics ever since I started boxing. I […]

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            Messi leads Barcelona to 5-0 win over Levante

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            Valencia (Spain), Dec. 17 (IANS): A triple strike by forward Leo Messi helped Barcelona register a massive 5-0 win over Levante at Ciutat de Valencia stadium. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde had to shift his deployment to 3-5-2 after Nelson Semedo sustained a knee injury earlier in the day and had to be scrubbed. Despite the […]

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            Will Yuvraj find a buyer at 2019 IPL auction?

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            Jaipur, Dec. 17 (PTI): Once a sought-after property, Yuvraj Singh faces the risk of going unsold at the 2019 IPL auction here Tuesday with the franchisees factoring in the availability of foreign players in a World Cup year. Yuvraj, who fetched a record Rs 16 crore deal in his prime, was bought by Kings XI […]

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              Miss Universe 2018: Philippines bags crown, India fails to make it to Top 20

              By   19 hours ago

                India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines pipped 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner — as chosen by an all-women jury. India had pinned high hopes on Nehal, 22, to end a long drought […]

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              No GoT reunion for Jason Momoa

              By   19 hours ago

              Before opening the final chapter, “Game of Thrones” makers will be treating fans with a reunion episode. But actor Jason Momoa says he won’t be a part of the special episode. HBO channel confirmed the news of the special episode, but it won’t air on the network. It will only be available as part of […]

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              Fashion has become a structured industry now, says Malaika Arora

              By   19 hours ago

              Malaika Arora believes fashion industry has evolved a lot and has become a well-structured business now. The 45-year-old fashionista says the coming of international brands in the country has made the fashion industry a more organised place. “Fashion has become a business now. Earlier there was no structure in the fashion industry. It was more […]

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              Audience appreciation encourages me, says Sushant Singh Rajput

              By   19 hours ago

              Sushant Singh Rajput is happy with the response to his recently released film “Kedarnath” and he says it encourages him to do better. The film that marked the debut of Sara Ali Khan opened at Rs 7.25 crore and got mixed reviews from critics. It released on December 7. Sushant played the role of a […]

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              Ashlee Simpson, Ross share why daughter is best addition to tour

              By   19 hours ago

              Singer Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross, an actor and a musician, are gearing up to go on a tour together. The couple is looking forward to bring their three-year-old daughter, Jagger, along for the adventure. “We’ve been in rehearsal, actually, (and) Jagger was at our rehearsal dancing it up!” Simpson said, referring to the […]

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              Yami becomes goodwill leader for Super Sniffers campaign

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              Actress Yami Gautam has been named the goodwill leader of Super Sniffers campaign initiated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India (WWF). As part of the campaign, a band of specially trained dogs, who with their handlers and the forest department, will combat wildlife crime by helping collect concrete evidence against wildlife poachers […]

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              Kangana and I share beautiful relationship, says Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

              By   19 hours ago

              Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says she shares a beautiful relationship with Kangana Ranaut, who is working with her in “Panga”. Ashwiny and Kangana have teamed up for the first time for a sports drama film “Panga”. In the film Kangana plays the role of a national level Kabaddi player. “I am very excited about Kangana. […]

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              Charlotte Rampling to be honoured at Berlin film fest

              By   19 hours ago

              Oscar-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling, whose career has spanned more than 100 film and television roles, will be honoured with a special Golden Bear at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival.   The fest will also pay homage to Rampling by screening a selection of her work, including “The Verdict” (1982), “Swimming Pool” (2003) and “Hannah” […]

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              Geoffrey Rush denies misconduct allegations by actress

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              Actor Geoffrey Rush has denied fresh allegations that he acted inappropriately towards an actress. “Orange is the New Black” actress Yael Stone has said that the alleged incidents took place when the pair starred together in a Sydney play in 2010-11. She alleged that Rush danced naked in her presence, watched her shower, and sent […]

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              Majakong wins 3rd Inter-Ward Beat Contest in Mokokchung

              By   2 days ago

              The assemble band from Majakong won the 3rd Inter-Ward Beat Contest Mokokchung, which was held at Town Hall in Mokokchung on Dec. 15. The event is considered as one of the best clashes of bands among the 18 Wards in Mokokchung and is been organised by Temulonger Telok-  a group of liked minded musicians. This […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                By   5 days 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 Beyond Sunday

                By   4 weeks ago

                ­­­ Indie Pop, rock band ‘Beyond Sunday’ from Mokokchung district formed in 2015, is passionate about making change through the power of music. Read on to know more about ‘Beyond Sunday’ as they share their experience in the music industry. EASTERN MIRROR: For the record, could you guys introduce us and the role you play […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Two Fingers

                By   1 month ago

                Two Fingers is a four piece band from Dimapur formed on May 26 2018 with the motto “Spread peace”. Living up to their motto, the band focuses on taking action and developing compassion to create inner peace within ourselves and with family and friends through music. The five-month old band was one of the finalists […]

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                Rhythm of love: Inconversation with Tensawati Lemtur

                By   1 month ago

                Tensawati Lemtur is an upcoming rapper from Dimapur who has marked his zeal for music with the release of his debut single ‘Too Young to Make Forever’ at Prophet CSP studios in Shillong. The 21-year old musician cites music as his passion, he wishes to work hard and earn a name in the music industry […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abigail Odyuo

                By   2 months ago

                Meet Abigail Odyuo, the girl with an expressive voice who has created a niche for herself in the music industry, she’s  launched a music school “Shofar Music Academy” with a vision is to enrich lifelong appreciation of music. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Abigail talks us through her musical journey. Eastern Mirror: Tell us something […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                By   2 months ago

                  Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                By   2 months ago

                    Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                By   2 months ago

                      Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                  By   5 days 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 weeks 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 weeks 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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                  Noah’s Ark: Where abandoned animals find love

                  By   1 month ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 10: As a young girl, Imlisenla Pongen would always bring home lost dogs or puppies and kittens, and nurse them in her room. This love affair with homeless animals never faded; and her mind was made up on opening an animal shelter one day. Fast-forward some few years and you […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                  By   2 months ago

                    Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                  By   2 months ago

                      Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                  By   2 months ago

                        Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                  By   3 months ago

                          Meet Meribeni Patton, a solo artist and vocal trainer, teaching in musical institutions in Dimapur. She tutors at home too. Not a new face for music enthusiasts in Dimapur, Meribeni has also performed at various programs. To her credit, Patton has grade- 8 certification in voice. She is a topper from […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                  By   3 months ago

                      Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                  By   3 months ago

                            Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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