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The grand alliance snaps, Nitish quits as Bihar CM

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Patna, July 26 (IANS): In a surprise move, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar quit on Wednesday claiming he can’t work in the “current circumstances” following corruption allegations against Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav but didn’t rule out a tie-up with the BJP for running a future government. “I have been doing my best to provide […]

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SC quashes Assam Parliamentary Secretaries Act

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States not competent to create office of Parliamentary Secretary New Delhi, July 26 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that then Congress-led government in Assam lacked the competence to create the post of Parliamentary Secretaries and declared as unconstitutional its 2004 legislation in this regard. A bench of Justice J. Chelameswar, Justice R.K. Agrawal […]

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Portfolios allocated to Ministers and Parl Secys

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Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): After nearly two days of speculation the list of portfolios of the newly inducted ministers and the parliamentary secretaries were allotted today in the newly formed government under TR Zeliang. The notification of the list was made late on Wednesday night. Kaito, was allotted National Highways and Political Affairs but his […]

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JCC demands revocation of assembly resolution

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Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) has yet again repeated its demand to the Nagaland government to revoke the November 24, 2016, assembly resolution on the Municipal Act. The platform, which led protests against the state’s decision to conducted the municipal polls earlier this year, also expressed displeasure that Chief Minister TR […]

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Wokha BJP denies allegation

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Dimapur, July26 (EMN): The BJP Wokha district issued a statement today that the allegations of blasphemy against its secretary Ananda Narayan Mishra in social media to be false and baseless rumours. “The held an emergency meeting regarding the rumours spreading in social media. The party opined in no way Shri. Ananda Narayan Mishra spoke, ‘Jesus […]

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PSAN continues to point out misconduct in recruitment

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Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland continuing with its demand that government jobs above certain grades have to be filled up only through the NPSC it today disclosed various departments that are yet to requisition vacant posts to the NPSC and demanded to immediately requisition with a warning of confrontation if […]

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Petroleum workers strike from today

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Dimapur, July26 (EMN): The petroleum workers in the region are all set to begin an indefinite strike starting July 27 in protest against the non implementation of their earlier demands which is set to affect the whole of Northeast. The Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union president Munin Mahanta and general secretary Ramen Das informed through a […]

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DPP demands independent inquiry in MKR Pillai case

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Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The recently launched political party from the state, the Democratic People’s Party today demanded immediate institution of an independent inquiry and investigation on the antecedents of MKR Pillai with punishment to all who have embezzled public money and restore the losses made to the state exchequer. The demand was part of […]

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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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    NSF pledges to work for students’ welfare

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    Our Correspondent Kohima, July 26 (EMN): Observing poor performances both input and output of government schools in the State, the new team of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has pledged to put all efforts particularly on the human resource departments like the School Education, Higher Education, Technical Education and Nagaland University. Highlighting some agendas that […]

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    Peren public form Peace Forum

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): With the primary objective to maintain peace in the society and to resolve issues by putting forward its ideas towards peaceful resolution, public of Peren town have decided to form a Peace Forum. The decision to form Peace Forum in Peren town taken during the 4th consultative meeting initiated by Peace […]

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    LRD building inaugurated in Mon

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): Secretary of Land Resources, Y Kikheto Sema, has inaugurated the office building of the District Project Officer, Mon, on July 26. Y Kikheto Sema, addressing the gathering as the chief guest, said in order to deliver real benefit to the farmers of the State will depend on the integrity of the […]

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    Intangki declared eco-sensitive zone

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): Fringe villages around Intangki National Park (INP) have agreed to declare the park as ‘Eco-sensitive zone’ and to abide by the rules and regulations provided by the department by appending their signature in presence of all the participants. The declaration to this effect was taken during a meeting organised by the […]

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    MALT observes one year beauty enhancement project

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    Adding colours to the occasion, Goodwill ambassador of Greensight Project, Imlibenla Wati, beauty queen and active social worker, planted a ‘Japanese cherry blossom white’ tree followed by plantation of more superior ornamental tress by the MALT Greensight Committee along with Mopungchuket village council leaders and Mokokchung Press Club. A catalogue handed over by the MALT […]

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    BJP Tuensang tour concludes

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The BJP Tuensang district mandals tour led by its organising secretary Ananta Narayan Mishra which began on July 20 at Longkhim/ Chare concluded on July 24 at Noksen.

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    NE students to get hostel at JNU

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): Union minister of State in-charge of DoNER and chairman of NEC, Dr. Jitendra Singh, had laid the foundation stone of Barak Hostel for Northeast students at JNU on July 24. The hostel will have five floors. Apart from the student rooms, the hostel will have all the required facilities such as […]

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    ADC Pfutsero notifies public

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Pfutsero, Zeneikhonuo Viemero, has directed all the ward chairmen and Head GBs to inform the residents of their respective ward to remove all construction material from the road sides before August 12. The ADC issued this directive during a meeting with all the Head of offices, institutions, […]

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    Awareness prog held at Mhainamtsi

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    Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): Health Sub-Centre Management Committee (NHP) Mhainamtsi, Jalukie organised an awareness camp on “Immunization and Birth Certificate” at village Community Hall on July 26, with pharmacist of Mhainamtsi Health Sub-Centre, Sani Stephen as resource person. Giangreilui, co. chair of HSCMC took over the session as chairperson while invocation prayer was pronounced by […]

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    Peren observes Population Stabilization Fortnight

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    Dimapur, July (EMN): Peren observed World Population Stabilization Fortnight from July 11 to 24. During the fortnight family planning camp was conducted at District Hospital Peren, CHC Jalukie, Athibung PHC, Tening PHC, Azailong PHC, Ntuma PHC, Mbaulwa PHC, Dungki PHC, Heningkunglwa PHC, Poilwa PHC, and Bongkolong, Mhainamtsi, Samzuiram and Gaili Sub centres. Publicity was made […]

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      KAAC delegations meet Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, July 26 (EMN): A delegations of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) led by Chief Executive Member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang, Chairman Horensing Bey, MLA Dr Mansing Rongpi, MAC’s Mongol Sing Timung, Darsing Ronghang and Ritesh Enghi today met Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju at his official chamber at North […]

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      Manipur Lok Sabha MP urges Centre to declare NE issues as National Calamity

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, July 26 (EMN): Lok Sabha MP Dr Thokchom Meinya Singh has urged the Union Government and Ministry of Home Affairs during the ongoing parliament session to immediately declare flash floods in North-East India as a “National Calamity” for sanctioning adequate relief funds. In an intervention in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, MP Dr […]

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      Demarcation process for new districts not completed: K S Singh

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      Our correspondent Imphal, July 26 (EMN): Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAF&PD) and revenue minister Karam Shyam Singh said on Wednesday that the state government has not completed the demarcation process for the new revenue districts created last year. Replying to a question Minister Shyam said that steps are on for constitution […]

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      Kargil Vijay Diwas observed in Mnp

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, July 26 (EMN): To pay tribute to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil War in 1999, the ‘18th Kargil Vijay Diwas’ was observed at 1st Manipur Rifles Banquet Hall today with Public Work Department (PWD) Minister Th. Biswajit as the chief guest and Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and […]

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      Tripura party threatens agitation over separate state demand

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      Agartala, July 26 (IANS): After a regional party blocked the National Highway and lone railway line in Tripura for more than 10 days demanding a separate state for tribals, another tribal entity on Wednesday threatened to launch an agitation over the same demand. “We will soon launch a statewide agitation to press for upgrading the […]

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      Tripura party threatens agitation over separate state demand

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      Guwahati, July 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to flood-hit Gujarat and announcement of Rs 500-crore package for the state has drawn flak from various sections in Assam, who have alleged neglect of their state by the central government. While Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a prominent farmers’ organisation in Assam, has condemned the […]

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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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        Four non-BJP ruled states move SC in favour of Right to privacy

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        New Delhi, July 26 (PTI): Four non-BJP ruled states, including Karnataka and West Bengal, today moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing on the issue of whether the Right to Privacy can be declared as one of the Fundamental Rights under the Constitution. Besides Karnataka and West Bengal, two Congress-led states […]

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        No evidence 39 Indians are dead, search to continue: Sushma

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        New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There is no evidence of the 39 missing Indians in Iraq being dead or alive but search for them will continue till there is concrete evidence about their fate, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Parliament on Wednesday. Making in a statement in the Lok Sabha, the Minister refuted the […]

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        Mumbai building collapse toll reaches 17, Shiv Sena leader arrested

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        Mumbai, July 26 (IANS): Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap was arrested on Wednesday and charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder in connection with Tuesday’s building collapse that claimed 17 lives, an official said. Shitap, who was detained on Tuesday night, was formally arrested early on Wednesday and slapped with various charges under the […]

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        Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

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        New Delhi, July 26 (PTI): BJP president Amit Shah is set to make his debut as a member of Parliament with the BJP parliamentary board today announcing that he will contest the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Union minister Smriti Irani will also contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat from where she […]

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        Communal situation in West Bengal ‘very dangerous’: Yechury

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        New Delhi, July 26 (IANS): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the communal situation in West Bengal is “very dangerous” and the harmony of the state is threatened because of it. “The situation in (West) Bengal is very dangerous… the minority communalism and majority communalism are feeding each other […]

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        Heavy rains kill nine in Jharkhand

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        Ranchi, July 26 (IANS): Incessant rains for last five days have wrecked havoc in Jharkhand and claimed nine lives. Three persons were killed in Ranchi when a tree fell on an auto-rickshaw on Tuesday. Two persons were killed each in Dhanbad and Hazaribagh districts. One person died in Giridih and another in Bokaro district, officials […]

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        Opposition walks out of RS over farmer suicides

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        New Delhi, July 26 (IANS): Dissatisfied with Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s reply on a discussion on the agrarian crisis and farmers’ suicides in the country, the entire opposition on Wednesday walked out of the Rajya Sabha. The opposition members, mainly Congress member Digvijaya Singh and Nationalist Congress Party member Praful Patel, accused the […]

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        Seven Delhi reformatory inmates escape, remain untraced

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        New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a major security breach, seven minors housed at the Alipur Juvenile Reform Centre escaped on Monday evening and have remained untraced even as a manhunt has been launched nab them, an official said on Wednesday. The escapees were involved in theft cases and were habitual offenders, the official told IANS […]

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        Job fraudster held in Bengaluru for duping 45 girls

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        Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) A man was arrested here for duping 45 students of a women’s college in Karnataka by posing as a recruiting agent and giving them fake job offers from leading IT firms, police said on Wednesday. “We arrested Ganesh, 32, on a joint complaint filed by the victims that he took Rs 10,000 […]

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        E-commerce sites to disclose food expiry date, MRP

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        New Delhi, July 26 (IANS): E-commerce companies will now have to display the expiry dates and maximum retail prices of packaged food products under new rule designed to protect consumers from being sold old stuff. Ordering packaged food from e-commerce sites has increased many folds, but the absence of manufacturing and expiry dates on such products […]

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          US House votes to impose sanctions on Russia, Iran and N Korea

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          Washington, July 26 (PTI): The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea for their dangerous and belligerent actions that undermine America and its allies. The Russia, Iran and North Korea sanctions bill was passed with a 419-3 votes in the lower house of the US […]

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          Biologists fear spike in assaults in US, want reforms in conservation of endangered species

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          Cartagena (Colombia), July 26 (IANS): Biologists on Wednesday called for reforms in conservation of endangered species as they believe assaults on them under the Trump administration will be particularly extreme. They fear it may extend far more broadly. They want freedom to communicate their research with the public, like medical professionals are doing. “To halt […]

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          Sharif accuses India of ‘undermining’ spirit of SAARC

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          Male, July 26 (PTI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accused India of “undermining” the spirit of the SAARC by “casting shadows” of bilateral issues on the multilateral forum for regional cooperation. In a joint press conference with Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen here, Sharif yesterday said that the last Islamabad SAARC summit was not the […]

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          US Senate votes to begin debating Obamacare repeal

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          Washington, July 26 (PTI): The US Senate has voted to start deliberations to repeal and replace Obamacare, a major step forward for President Donald Trump, who has been a strong critic of his predecessor’s signature healthcare bill. The Republican-majority Senate voted by a slim 51-50 vote margin yesterday, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the […]

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          China slams Botswana for going ahead with Dalai Lama’s visit

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          Beijing, July 26 (PTI): China today slammed Botswana for going ahead with the Dalai Lama’s visit despite its strong objection, saying it will not accept foreign countries’ interference in China’s internal affairs and harming Beijing’s interests. “We noted relevant reports. China has stated clearly its position on the Dalai Lama’s visits to relevant countries. I […]

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          Iran says it will respond to US sanctions, breach of n-deal

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          Tehran, July 26 (IANS): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Tehran will respond to any breach of the nuclear deal by Washington after US House of Representatives passed a new sanctions bill. Iran’s national security and foreign affairs committee said it would hold an extraordinary session to discuss its response, Xinhua news agency reported. […]

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          Girl raped in front of family on order of panchayat in Pak

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          Lahore, July 26 (PTI): A 16-year-old girl was raped by a man in front of her family on the orders of the village council as a punishment after her brother was accused of raping the man’s sister in Pakistan’s Punjab province, police said today. Police have arrested 20 people after the incident that took place […]

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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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            Shutterbugs to commemorate photography day

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            Entries to photo contest open Photography enthusiasts in Dimapur are all set to celebrate World Photography Day on August 19 with the theme “Beautiful Nagaland.” The Photography Club of Dimapur is organising its first photography contest to commemorate the day in collaboration with Nikon Experience Zone (Redefine). The event is to be conducted at Le […]

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            Costumes from ‘Victoria & Abdul’ to go on display in UK

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            Costumes worn by Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench and Indian actor Ali Fazal in a new film about Queen Victoria’s special bond with an Indian servant during the British Raj have been put on display at a heritage site on a small island in England this week. “Victoria & Abdul”, to be released in the UK […]

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            Miley Cyrus finds musical inspiration from Liam Hemsworth

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            Singer-actress Miley Cyrus took to Instagram to pay tribute to her musical inspiration and fiancé Liam Hemsworth, saying she can only write songs about him. The songstress posted a photograph of herself sitting in her pyjamas on a bed playing music with an acoustic guitar, reports elleuk.com. With her hair scraped back into a bun, […]

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            People succeed here because of talent, not nepotism: Kajol

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            Actress Kajol says nepotism is a moot point but feels people have succeeded in the film industry purely on the basis of talent and not due to their family lineage. Recently at the IIFA awards, Varun Dhawan, along with hosts for the event, Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan, mocked actress Kangana Ranaut in the […]

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            Lamar, Perry and The Weeknd lead MTV VMAs nominations

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            MTV has announced the nominations for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards and Kendrick Lamar is leading the pack with eight nods. Katy Perry and The Weeknd are tied with five nominations each, reported Billboard. The network also announced that it will combine the best female video and best male video categories into a new […]

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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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              It’s for BCCI to decide on women’s IPL: Mithali

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              Mumbai, July 26 (IANS): Indian women’s cricket skipper Mithali Raj, who recently led the eves to the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup in England, on Wednesday supported an Indian Premier League (IPL)-styled T20 tournament for the women but left it for the BCCI to decide. Mithali had earlier called for a women’s IPL […]

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              Spanish 13-time world champion racer in serious condition after accident

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              Ibiza (Spain), July 26 (IANS): Spanish motorcycling legend Ángel Nieto, a 13-time Grand Prix world champion in two categories, on Wednesday suffered a road accident while driving a quad bike on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza that left him seriously injured, officials said. Nieto, 70, was rushed to the hospital with a strong blow to […]

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              Manipur Hockey gets ‘Best State Unit’ for 2017

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              Our Correspondent Imphal, July 26 (EMN): Manipur Hockey (MH) has been recommended by a panel of members Hockey India as the “Best State Unit” for the year 2017. The announcement was made during the 7th Hockey India (HI) Congress held at Hotel Rockland CR Park in New Delhi. The award will be presented in HI […]

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              Dimapur District Taekwondo Association informs

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              Dimapur, July 26 (EMN): The Dimapur District Taekwondo Association (DDTA) informs all interested participants of clubs, Schools and academy to duly get ready with all the entry form and fees on the weighing day which will be held at the State Badminton indoor stadium on Thursday, July 27 without fail.

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              Indonesia to host AFC U-19 championship

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              Jakarta, July 26 (IANS): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competition Committee on Wednesday officially awarded Indonesia the hosting of the AFC Under-19 championship next year. The decision was made during a meeting of the AFC competition committee, held on Tuesday night, reports Xinhua news agency.

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              Hope IAAF will reinstate membership before 2018: Russia Minister

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              Novogorsk (Russia), July 26 (IANS): Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov has said he hoped that the membership of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) will be reinstated with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) by next year. “We are expecting a visit of WADA’s (World Anti-Doping Agency) monitoring commission in September and this organisation’s Council […]

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              CEO Rahul Johri not allowed to attend BCCI SGM

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              New Delhi, July 26 (PTI): Adhering strictly to the Supreme Court diktat of letting in only office-bearers, the BCCI today did not allow its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rahul Johri to attend the Special General Meeting (SGM) here. Along with Johri, the representatives Odisha and Punjab were debarred from the meeting as the representatives were […]

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              Djokovic to miss rest of the season with right elbow injury

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              Belgrade, July 26 (IANS): Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic announced on Wednesday that he is set to miss the rest of the season due to an injury to his right elbow. In a Facebook Live broadcast, the former world no. 1 said that all the doctors he had consulted had informed him that recovering from […]

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              Bangalore’s Santosh jumps to pole position in Force Gurkha rally

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              Quepem (Goa), July 26 (IANS): Riding on good shows between stages six to nine, Bangalore’s Siddartha Santosh (co-driver Prithviraj AC) of Team BODA (Bangalore Offroad Drivers Association) catapulted from third place on day one to pole position with a total score of 650 out of 900 on Day 2 of the off-road Force Gurkha RFC […]

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              Lao kickboxers to face Chinese fighters ahead of SEA Games

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              Vientiane (Laos), July 26 (IANS): The top three Lao male kickboxers in their respective categories will test their skills against Chinese fighters in a friendly event in China on July 28-29. The Lao kickboxers will travel to China on Thursday ahead of the event. The Muay Lao Federation will use its budget to support the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with The Great Decade

                By   6 days ago

                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

                By   1 month ago

                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

                By   2 months ago

                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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