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Kovind takes over as India’s 14th president

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New Delhi, July 25 (PTI): Ram Nath Kovind, a lawyer-turned- politician, today took over as India’s 14th president in a grand ceremony, and emphasised that diversity is the key to India’s success. “Our diversity is the core that makes us so unique.In this land we find a mix of states and regions, religions, languages, cultures, […]

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9 advisors, 26 parliamentary secretaries sworn in

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Kohima, July 25 (EMN): Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Tuesday inducted 9 advisers and 26 parliamentary secretaries to his new ministry. A formal swearing-in function was held for the new teams at the State Banquet Hall, Kohima. The new advisers include NPF MLAs CM Chang, Deo Nukhu, Naiba Konyak, Noke Wangnao, Nuklutoshi, Pukhayi Sumi, SI […]

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CMBC dismayed with Shurhozelie’s statement

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Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): The Council of Mbaupunglwa Baptist Churches today issued a statement dismayed over the comment of former chief minister Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu against TR Zeliang that was published in some of the local papers. “We are pained and dismayed going through the article of Dr. Shurhozelie (former CM and President NPF) where […]

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By-Election: Kohima Village Council issues directives

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Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): With the by-election for the 10 Northern Angami- I Assembly Constituency to be held in another 4 days on July 29, the Kohima Village Council today issued a series of directives for the voters and the political parties. “This is for information to all concerned that the Kohima Village Council endorses […]

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NPF CEC okays disqualification proceedings against MLAs

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Kohima, July 25 (EMN): The Central Executive Council of the Naga People’s Front has resolved to take up disqualification petition against all NPF Legislators who defied party whip issued by NPF Chief Whip Kiyaneilie Peseyie on July 21, on the floor of Assembly under the Tenth Schedule para 2 [1] [a] of the Constitution of […]

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New Sumi vernacular launched in Dimapur

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Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): A new Sumi vernacular called ‘Sumi Kukuputsa’ was launched here today at Tourist Lodge Dimapur. A press release stated that it was launched in a programme with invitees from Sumi frontal organisations , office staffs and board of directors only.

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EE Pangteang sworn in as minister

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Our Correspondent Kohima, July 24 (EMN): MLA from Moka assembly constituency EE Pangteang was sworn in as minister today, completing the equation to chief minister TR Zeliang’s new council of ministers. Governor PB Acharya administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly inducted minister at a swearing-in function at the Raj Bhavan Kohima […]

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CM appeals to remain calm, seeks forgiveness

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Dimapur, July 24 (EMN): The Chief Minister TR Zeliang has today, in the backdrop of the political unrest that started in the beginning of the month and is yet to settle down, have appealed to the public to remain calm while also seeking forgiveness for any shortcoming on the part of the government. “This is […]

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DUCCF issues clarification as demanded

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Dimapur, July 24 (EMN): The Dimapur Urban Council Chairmen Federation today came out with its version of the events leading to the current friction with the GPRN/NSCN in reply to the demand that was made by the NPG which was carried in the local papers on Monday. The press release from the federation stated that, […]

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NH-2 opens for traffic

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Dimapur, July 24 (EMN): The National Highway-2 that was cut off near Viswema village since July 15 was opened on Monday at around 11 in the morning a press release from Southern Angami Youth Organisation stated. It also added that some there is continued fall of small amount of earth above the road and are […]

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    MEC launches scheme for women entrepreneurs

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, July 25 (EMN): Mokokchung Entrepreneur Consortium (MEC), with the support from YouthNet, today launched its ambitious project ‘La Catalyst’- a loan scheme exclusively dedicated to promotion of women entrepreneurs at Whispering Wind, Mokokchung. ‘La Catalyst’ is the first of its kind scheme under MEC Micro Finance Initiative with very nominal interest rate […]

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    Flood affects New Jalukie village

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Torrential rain on July 19 has flooded the new Jalukie village. According to the village press release, flooding occurs every after 5 to 6 year. The village is placed in such location that natural calamity or disaster by flood can cause sudden destruction to the village. The recent flood in the […]

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    SSP students crack UPSC NDA/NA exam

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): True to its aim “One aim one goal NDA,” five cadets of 2016-17 batch from Sainik School Punglwa successfully cleared the written exam conducted by UPSC for the 139th NDA & 101th NA (National Defence Academy and Naval Academy) course. The NDA/NA written examination was conducted by UPSC in April 2017. […]

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    AAP confutes Zeliang’s statement

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Aam Admi Party (AAP) Nagaland unit has scoffed at the hypothetical statement of TR Zeliang, who on his return as the State chief minister, had assured all round development and peaceful society. It challenged TR Zeliang to prove his past achievements in assuring Nagas for a peaceful society. “What are the […]

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    Phulunger villagers get insight on anaemia through street play

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Under second phase of district level IEC/BCC activities on adolescent health, District Health Society, Kiphire, organised street play on ARSH at Government High School, Phulunger, on July 25. The main theme of the street play was based on ‘Anaemia and its risk factors during the adolescent period.’ Medonguno M Chasie, District […]

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    NACF urges to repair road

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Niuland Area Citizens’ Forum (NACF) has requested the responsible authority to get the road constructed/repaired from Patkai-Sietekhema-Showuba road without any further delay in order to avoid public ire. The Forum has highlighted on the pitiable road condition from Patkai-Seithekiema-Showuba which has deteriorated due to prolong non-maintenance of the said road. Besides, […]

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    DoSE notifies on ‘Cyber Wellness Olympiad’

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Directorate of School Education has informed all schools that the “Digital Citizenship & Cyber Wellness Olympiad 2017-18” is currently under participation and is open till July 31.

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    PDLSA conducts legal awareness programme for village authorities

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Phek District Legal Services Authority (PDLSA) conducted workshop for Dobashis (DBs) and Gaon Buras (GBs) at ADC conference hall, Pfutsero on July 25. Delivering short speech and launching of PDLSA newsletter, ADC Pfutsero, Zeneikhonuo Viemero, said that it is a rare opportunity for the village authority and judiciary to share platform […]

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    ACCC urges electorates to vote for secularism

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): The 10 Northern Angami-1 Constituency Congress Committee (ACCC) has appealed the voters of the constituency to cast their votes according to their conscience and elect the right candidate in the ensuing by-election scheduled on July 29. The Congress party accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of violating the provision of […]

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    Excise Kohima EEMS arrests 10 with IMFL

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    Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): In view of the ensuing 10 Northern Angami-I bye-election, Excise Kohima Election Expenditure Monitoring Squad (EEMS)/duty party on Friday seized around 250 bottles of assorted Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), 12 bottles of adulterated liquor and 50 litres of country liquor.

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      694 doctors against the requirement of 1385 doctors in Manipur

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      Imphal, July 25 (EMN): Community Health Centre (CHC) at Yairipok village in Thoubal district has the highest patient population in the state, said State Health Minister Langpoklakpam Jayentakumar during the assembly session on Tuesday. According to reports, CHC Yairipok received not less than 150 patients excluding emergencies every day.

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      Steps are on for implementation of 7th pay commission: Joykumar

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      Imphal, July 25 (EMN): Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar in the ongoing assembly session on Tuesday said that steps are on for the implementation of the 7th pay commission in the state. Finance minister also said the house that there were about 74,200 state government employees excluding some employees working in the educational institutions, judicial […]

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      NGO coordination committee asks parties not to file Chakma candidates

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      Aizawl, July 25 (PTI): A meeting of Mizoram’s NGO Coordination Committee today decided to ask all the political parties in the state not to field any candidate belonging to the Chakma community in the coming state assembly polls scheduled to be held by the end of next year.

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      Man kills parents, relative in Tripura

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      Agartala, July 25 (IANS): A 32-year-old man was arrested after he killed his parents and a relative here on Tuesday, police said. Following a family dispute, Sujit Halder hit his father, mother and a relative with a heavy object at their residence in Arundhati Nagar.

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      Organisations in Karbi Anglong organises rally

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      Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): A newly formed women organisation named Border Area Women Action Forum ( BAWAF) and her allied organisations in Karbi Anlong namely Karbi Students Association (KSA), Central Committee ; KNCA, Central Committee ; SYC , Central Council ; KANSU Bokajan regional Committee and Balijan Youth Club, Balijan (A), Karbi Anglong organised protest […]

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      Farmer commits suicide

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      Guwahati, July 25 (PTI): A marginal farmer allegedly committed suicide today by hanging himself from a tree in Morigaon district as the current wave of flood completely destroyed his paddy field, police said. 23-year old Patel Chouhan allegedly hanged himself from a a tree at Ambagan village under Bhuragaon revenue circle in Morigaon district. The […]

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      Only 49 colleges have opted to make NCC as elective subject: DG

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      Shillong, July 25 (PTI): Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht today said only 49 colleges in the country have opted to make NCC as their elective subjects. The NCC chief has also urged state governments in the North-east region to adopt and have NCC as an elective subject in […]

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      PPFA bats for 1951 as cut-off year, opines for work permits to settlers

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      Dimapur, July 24 (EMN): Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) has reiterated its stand to detect all immigrants from the then East Pakistan and later Bangladesh with the national cut-off year (1951). In a press release the organisation urged the Union government, New Delhi to think about offering work permits (without voting rights) to them in […]

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      Gogoi airs concern over CAG revelation on army’s munition shortage

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      Guwahati, July 24 (IANS): Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday slammed the BJP-led NDA government over the recent CAG revelation about shortage of ammunition with the Indian Army at a time when there is an ongoing stand-off along the India-China border. “The CAG report, which has highlighted that the Indian Army is battling […]

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      Assam CM Sonowal asks govt officials to pull up socks

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      Guwahati, July 24 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed senior officials to ensure expediting file movement in the interest of stimulating overall development and speedy implementation of government schemes. “A section of people have alleged that the speed of government works has slowed down and there has been negative impact on work culture. […]

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        PM announces Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Gujarat after aerial survey

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        Ahmedabad, July 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced Rs 500 crore for Gujarat for rescue work after an aerial survey of the flooded areas and Rs 2 lakh compensation to the kin of the 83 people who have died and Rs 50,000 to the injured. Modi, who flew over Banaskantha, Sabarkantha and Patan […]

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        Mamata briefs Rajnath on security situation in Darjeeling

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        New Delhi, July 25 (PTI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing strike demanding a separate Gorkhaland state. During the 20-minute meeting here, Banerjee apprised Singh about the security situation in the hill district […]

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        Seven separatists, including Geelani’s son-in-law, sent to NIA custody

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        New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) Seven Kashmiri separatist, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, were today sent to 10 days’ NIA custody by a Delhi court in a terror funding case on the agency’s plea that their custodial interrogation was needed. District Judge Poonam A Bamba passed the remand order while partly […]

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        China asks India to withdraw troops, daily blames Doval

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        Beijing/New Delhi, July 25 (IANS): A Chinese daily on Tuesday blamed Indian NSA Ajit Doval for the dragging border row even as Foreign Minister Wang Yi, reacting to the crisis for the first time, asked New Delhi to withdraw troops from Doklam. The heightened rhetoric came Indian Army’s Vice Chief Sarath Chand said China was […]

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        Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President

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        Kolkata, Jul 25 (PTI) Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan today made a representation before newly sworn-in President Ram Nath Kovind seeking remission of the six-month jail term awarded to him by the Supreme Court. The controversial former judge made the representation through his counsel Mathews J Nedumpara. “A representation seeking remission of the […]

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        Kovind sworn in as President, pledges to follow ‘mantra’ of Constitution

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        New Delhi, July 25 (IANS): Making history as the first occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan from the BJP, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday pledged to always follow the basic mantra of the Constitution to ensure justice, liberty, equality and fraternity. Elected to the highest constitutional office last week, Kovind was administered the oath of office […]

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        SC asks Sahara to deposit Rs 1,500 cr to stall auction of Aamby valley

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        New Delhi, July 25 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Sahara chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 1,500 crore – a part payment of Rs 24,000 crore that two group companies had raised from the investors – with market regulator Sebi to stall the auction of its lands in Aamby valley. Directing the sum […]

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        Renowned scientist Yash Pal dies at 90

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        New Delhi/Noida, July 25 (IANS): Renowned Indian scientist Professor Yash Pal has passed away at his Noida home, family sources said on Tuesday. He was 90. Yash Pal passed away late on Monday night. He was born in 1926 in Jhang, now in Pakistan, and was raised in Kaithal in what is now Haryana. Known […]

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        Bengal accuses DVC of flooding state by releasing water

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        Kolkata, July 25 (IANS): The West Bengal Irrigation Department on Tuesday protested the Damodar Valley Corporation’s decision to release water from Panchet Dam, which it claimed has further worsened the inundation in the state’s low lying areas. It also criticised Jharkhand for “recklessly” releasing water without bothering about the already waterlogged districts of West Bengal. […]

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        Two killed as old house collapses in Kolkata

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        Kolkata, July 25 (IANS): Two people were killed when an old two-storied building partially collapsed here on Tuesday, police said. “Himardi Pahari, 38, a local and Hansa Sahu, 18, a resident of the building in Taltala (in central Kolkata), came under the debris. Both of them were taken to the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital […]

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          Washington Post being used as lobbyist weapon by Amazon: Trump

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          Washington, July 25 (PTI/IANS): U.S. President Donald Trump has attacked The Washington Post, owned by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, alleging that the daily is being used against Congress for mounting pressure on politicians so that they do not look into the e-commerce giant’s alleged tax-monopoly. Mr. Trump accused The Post of filing incorrect […]

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          Japan aims to reduce suicides by 30% in 10 years

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          Tokyo, July 25 (PTI): Japan aims to cut suicides by 30 per cent over 10 years, with the government today approving a plan which seeks to curb extreme work hours seen as contributing to one of the world’s highest suicide rates. Japan has the highest suicide rate among Group of Seven (G7) advanced countries and […]

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          New HIV vaccine shows promise in human trials

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          Washington, July 25 (PTI): An experimental HIV vaccine was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against the deadly virus in healthy human adults, scientists say. The vaccine regimens evaluated in APPROACH – an early- stage clinical trial – are based on “mosaic” vaccines designed to induce immunological responses against a wide variety of HIV subtypes responsible […]

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          Beijing urges ASEAN to oppose US intervention in South China Sea

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          Manila, July 25 (IANS): China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday urged the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to oppose the intervention of non-regional forces in South China Sea, referring to recent military excursions carried out by the US in the area. In a joint press conference in Manila with his Philippines […]

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          News in Brief

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          Eight killed as boat sinks in Indonesia Jakarta, July 25 (IANS): At least eight bodies were recovered on Tuesday after a speed boat with 47 persons aboard capsized in the waters off North Kalimantan province of Indonesia, an official said. The speed boat, heading to Tanjung Selor of Bulungan district, sank after sailing one kilomter, […]

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          Zuckerberg has ‘limited’ understanding of AI: Elon Musk

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          San Francisco, July 25 (IANS): In the ongoing spat between two tech honchos, Founder and CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk has hit back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying the Internet entrepreneur’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) is ‘limited’. “I’ve talked to Mark about this (AI). His understanding of the subject is limited,” Musk tweeted […]

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          26 killed, 57 injured in blast near CM residence in Lahore

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          Lahore, July 24 (PTI): At least 26 people, including policemen, were killed and 57 others injured today when a suspected suicide bomber targeted police personnel deployed near residence-cum-office of Pakistan’s Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore. “Police and Lahore Development Authority officials were busy in removing encroachments outside the Arfa Karim Tower, located […]

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          36 die as car-bomb hits government bus in Kabul

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          Kabul, July 24 (IANS): At least 36 persons were killed and 42 others wounded when a car packed with explosives struck a minibus carrying government employees in western Kabul in Afghanistan on Monday, officials and witnesses said. “A terrorist driving a saloon car rammed his vehicle into a minibus carrying workers of the Ministry of […]

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          Nine immigrants found dead in scorching tractor-trailer in Texas

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          Houston, July 24 (PTI): At least nine illegal immigrants have died due to dehydration and heatstroke and several others suffered life-threatening injuries after being trapped inside a sweltering tractor-trailer in the US state of Texas, in what authorities described as a botched human trafficking case. Police made the disturbing discovery on Saturday after a man […]

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          Kremlin warns against ‘harmful’ new US sanctions on Russia

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          Moscow, July 24 (PTI/AFP): The Kremlin today warned that new US sanctions on Russia would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. “We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions counter-productive and harmful to the interests of both countries,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. In […]

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            Linkin Park on Chester: Our hearts are still broken

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            Linkin Park has issued a statement in memory of Chester Bennington, four days after the death of their lead vocalist. Penned as a letter to Bennington, the band discuss their “grief and denial” following the singer’s death while also reminiscing about their time with the him and the music they created together. “Our hearts are […]

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            North East Diva 2016-17 Dimapur audition

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            The 3rd edition of Fiama North East Diva 2016-17 a mega event which aims to empower and encourage the young talented women of Northeast to provide platform in the national fashion arena as well as across the globe is coming to Dimapur for audition on July 27, 2017 that will take place from 11 am […]

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            Charlize Theron doesn’t want a celebrity boyfriend

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            Actress Charlize Theron says she does not want to date a famous person. The “Atomic Blonde” actress, who has previously dated actors Stuart Townsend and Sean Penn, may be keen to date someone from outside Hollywood, but says it can be tough to meet people from outside the industry, reported Femalefirst.

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            Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose world tour shows

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            Singer Justin Bieber has canceled all the remaining shows of his Purpose world tour after performing 154 shows. According to a source, Bieber made the call on his own after much consideration, reports variety.com. “It wasn’t a decision made overnight. He’s had some time off and was able to consider his commitments,” the source said. […]

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            Amitabh Bachchan’s UNICEF’s ambassadorship extended for two yrs

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            Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s ambassadorship for UNICEF has been extended for another two years. Bachchan, who had served as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Polio in India, took to Twitter to share the news. “My ambassadorship for Unicef extended for another two years after success of polio drive, now working for MR inoculation for kids (sic),” he […]

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            Raag Desh to be released on July 28

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            Bollywood movie Raag Desh, which has a strong Northeast connect is set to be released on July 28. A press release was issued highlighting the movie. Kenny Basumatary, who plays the role of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose says that the film is about the 1945 court-martial of three Indian National Army officers who were captured […]

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            Season 3 auditions for Northeast Dancing Best Moms held

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            The season 3 auditions for Northeast Dancing Best Moms- ab Hain Moms ki Bari was held on July 23 at Hotel Silhouette, Dimapur. A press release issued by the organisers mentions that the participants were those who were selected from the first auditions of Season 3 held earlier. Speaking on the occasion, VHP women President […]

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            Biopic on Dutt not a propaganda to portray him as God: Ranbir

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            Ranbir Kapoor says the upcoming biopic on Sanjay Dutt will deal with both the highs and lows of the actor’s life. Ranbir says Dutt has been very gracious in providing insights about his life story in an honest way for the biopic being helmed by Rajkumar Hirani. “He hasn’t been a hypocrite about it (his […]

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            No acting ambitions for “Roadies’’ winner Shweta

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            She may have won the latest season of adventure reality show “Roadies” but unlike other contestants who move to the world of showbiz, Shweta Mehta has no interest in pursuing acting. Shweta emerged as the winner of the fourteenth season of MTV Roadies Rising and says instead of turning to films or daily soaps, she […]

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            ‘Parmanu’ is based on true story: John Abraham

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            Actor-producer John Abraham, who is coming up with a film “Parmanu – The Story Of Pokhran”, says that it’s entertaining but based on a true story. “Parmanu – The Story Of Pokhran” is based on the nuclear test conducted at Pokhran in 1998 when BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister. Asked if […]

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              Harmanpreet, Jhulan gain big in ICC women’s ODI rankings

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              Dubai, July 25 (IANS): Indian cricketers Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur’s brilliant performances in the just-concluded ICC Women’s World Cup lifted them to the No.2 and No.6 spots respectively in the latest International Cricket Council rankings for bowlers and batswomen, released here on Tuesday.

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              India v Sri Lanka: India return to place where journey to glory began

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              Galle, July 24 (PTI): India will look to extend their domination in Tests when they take on a jaded Sri Lanka in the first game of a three-match series starting Wednesday, back to a place where they were humiliated before soaring to world No 1. Virat Kohli and Co would be keen to avenge their […]

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              West Ham sign Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez

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              London, July 25 (IANS): West Ham United have confirmed the signing of Mexican veteran striker Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of 16 million pounds ($20.92 million). According to West Ham’s website, the 29-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid star put pen to paper on a three-year deal on Monday afternoon.

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              India to host men’s, women’s boxing World Championships

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              Moscow, July 25 (IANS): The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has awarded to India next year’s women’s World Championship and the men’s 2021 World Championship. This is the first time that India have been awarded the rights to host the men’s event while the women’s tournament will be held for the second time. The country had […]

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              Real Madrid closing in on £161m world record deal for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappé

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              • Monaco deny agreement for 18-year-old forward has been reached • Mbappé would join on a six-year deal worth around €7m a season Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Spanish giants, Real Madrid are reportedly on the verge of smashing the transfer world record for the 18-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappé, after the club was reported as […]

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              Another feather in the hat for Sainik School, Punglwa

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              Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Sainik School, Punglwa sports and cultural teams participated in a week-long Inter Sainik Schools East Zone sports and co-curricular championship held from July 10-13 at Sainik School, Purulia.

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              Kohima Football League: Ziekezou Sporting Club ‘ready to excel’

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              Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): One of the teams competing in the Kohima Football League would be Ziekezou Sporting Club, formed 20 years ago. A press release form the organizers of the league on Tuesday described the club as ‘ready to strive for excellence in the upcoming Kohima Football League, 2017, organized by Kohima Town Club, […]

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              Prannoy beats Kashyap to lift US Open badminton title

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              Anaheim (California), July 24 (IANS): Rising shuttler H.S. Prannoy overcame some anxious moments before getting the better of compatriot Parupalli Kashyap in what was an all-Indian men’s singles final of the US Open Grand Prix Gold here on Monday. The 25-year-old Prannoy beat the reigning Commonwealth Games champion 21-15, 20-22, 21-12 in over an hour […]

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              BAI announces cash reward for US Open winner Prannoy, Kashyap

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              New Delhi, July 24 (PTI): Badminton Association of India president Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday announced cash awards for the US Open Grand Prix Gold winner H S Prannoy and runner-up Parupalli Kashyap for their stellar performance. In an all-Indian final, Prannoy, seeded two in the tournament, had to bring his A game to get […]

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              65th All India Inter Railway Badminton C’ship underway

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              Dimapur, July 24 (EMN): The 65th All India Inter Railway Badminton Championship got underway at Maligaon on Monday, July 24 with President of N.F.Railway Sports Association (NFRSA) and Sr. Deputy General Manager, N.F.Railway Manoj Joshi as the chief guest at the NFRSA indoor stadium.

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with The Great Decade

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                When four different musically gifted lads from diverse musical backgrounds and influences join forces, it is guaranteed to produce a cacophony of an uncanny nature. This is what happened when Apang Aier(vox), Senti Longkumer(Guitar), Tongpang Jamir(Bass) and Anok Pongen(drums) came together under the banner , “THE GREAT DECADE” (TGD) and try blending in their various […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mharomo P Kithan

                By   2 weeks ago

                Mharomo P Kithan, Music faculty in Nagaland Conservatory of Music and Golden Crown Theological College is not new to the limelight. This young lad has been performing in and around India and has also performed abroad in places such as Norway, Spain, Ireland, Milan and Macau to name a few. He also represented India with […]

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                Rhythm fo Love: In conversation with Jasmine Ngiimei

                By   3 weeks ago

                An interview by Jenny Kashuila Jasmine Ngiimei from Tahamzam town (Senapati) Manipur found her love and passion for music when she participated at the Voice Hunt Competition 2012 Manipur. She has performed in major festivals such as Lui Ngai Ni, Barak Festival, shared stage with James Basnet and Abiogenesis. With an Inclination towards Gospel music, Jasmine […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with ‘Arak’

                By   4 weeks ago

                With the intent to revive folk song/music among the youth as well as in the Karbi community, ‘Arak’ a band from the hilly region of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao has come together and started working towards establishing a place for folk music in the region’s music industry. With influences of western music among the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Lords of Rock

                By   1 month ago

                Lords of Rock (LOR) from Nagaland, India is the latest addition to the music industry of the state who debuted on March 17, 2017 in Dimapur. Dedicated in delivering the sound and feel of the 80’s Rock n’ Roll Scene, LOR-though the band is new, the members are not new faces and have extensive experience […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thang

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                With not many individuals having such contrasting talents, musician Thang from Haflong, Assam is a 24 With not many individuals having such contrasting talents, musician Thang from Haflong, Assam is a 24 year old civil service aspirant who one day wishes to become a novelist. Thang who is a self taught musician says that Haflong […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with De Band

                By   2 months ago

                Friends since school days- De Band from Wokha district is a picture of amity. Even after pursuing and completing their education and employed in various professions, their friendship and love for Music have kept them growing strong. Spreading their love for music, De Band members are the brainchild behind ‘Bob Dylan nite’ which they have […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Magic Street

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                Magic Street, is a recently formed three member pop-rock band from Dimapur with Makok Jamir on vocals, Nungshi Pongen with the guitar and Atsa Thonger on the drums. Greatly influenced by local musicians like Manen Jamir and Tali Angh, and wish to perform with our own state’s band ‘Incipit’. Their debut single “Let Her Know” […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Seyie Chuzho

                By   2 months ago

                Meet Seyie Chuzho winner of The North East Body can sing 2017 whose journey started off as a finalist of Kids for Fame 2009 Second Season. Currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Nagaland University and a Vocal Coach in Khuvung School Of Music Kohima, this formidable lady has made her presence felt through her contributions […]

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                Rhythm of love: In conversation with Kevikielie Rio

                By   2 months ago

                Kevikielie Rio also known as DJ Oir is a musician and DJ from Tuophema village based in Kohima. DJ Oir who was introduced to a variety of music genres since his early days grasped DJ-ing as his most favourite of all. His favourite artists includes Above & Beyond, David Guetta and Dream Theater etc. DJ […]

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