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Modi goes all out against Mamata regime; says Bengal looking to end oppression

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Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS): Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal govenrment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the “all pervading syndicates”, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process.

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Naga Students’ Federation launches campaign to remove those ineligible for scholarship

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  Our Correspondent Kohima, July 16 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) started a campaign to remove from benefits students who are ineligible for academic scholarships. The campaign, hashed #NOtoFalseClaimOnScholarships, began on Monday morning at Sazolie College in Jotsoma in Kohima district to sensitise and create awareness among students. The NSF’s president, Kesosul Christopher Ltu, […]

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Zeliang seeks govt’s position on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Leader of Opposition in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly TR Zeliang has asked Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to explain why the Nagaland Cabinet had on June 5 “decided not to oppose” the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. In a letter to the chief minister, Zeliang stated that the Cabinet had decided to oppose […]

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SC refuses to stay new rules on health warning for tobacco products

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): The Supreme Court today refused to stay the operation of new amended rules of the Union Health Ministry directing the manufacturers to have graphic warning images on packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products and helpline numbers for those who wanted to quit the habit. A bench of Chief Justice […]

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President gives assent to Assam’s anti-witch hunting bill

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Guwahati, July 16 (PTI): President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015, converting it to an Act, almost three years after it was passed by the state Assembly. The Act, aimed at eliminating the superstition from the society, imposes a punishment of up to seven years and […]

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Rahul Gandhi offers unconditional support to women’s bill; BJP cries ‘double standard’

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Two days ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today raked up the contentious issue of Women’s Reservation Bill, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “walk his talk” by ensuring its passage and offered his party’s “unconditional support”. However, the BJP was quick to accuse the […]

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‘Hotel Transylvania 3…’ becomes number one in US

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“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” raked in a little over $44.5 million to top the box office in North American theatres. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” topped the domestic box office charts with $44 million from 4,267 locations while Dwayne Johnson’s “Skyscraper” washed up with a $25.5 million from 3,782 theatres, reports variety.com. Sony’s animated […]

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Mbappe magic puts France in football heaven

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Les Bleus seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 victory over brave Croatia Luka Modric is the player of the tournament; Kylian Mbappe wins young player award Moscow, July 15 (IANS): France scored twice in each half as they thumped combative maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win […]

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Power outage in parts of Wokha district

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Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): The department of Power, Wokha electrical division, has informed that there would be a power outage in Niro range, Longsa village, half of Nirophen colony, Pongidong and adjoining villages due to the breakdown of the 1.6 MVA, 33/11 KV power transformer at Longsa gate in Wokha. A press statement from the […]

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Nagas in Myanmar resist attempt to build Burmese nationalist’s statue

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Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Association (Ensa) and Naga civil society organisations of Myanmar have opposed what they stated was the government’s plan to erect a statue of Gen. Aung San at Khamti in the Naga Self-Administered Zone (NSAZ) of Myanmar. A press release from the Ensa on Sunday stated that though […]

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    Modi goes all out against Mamata regime; says Bengal looking to end oppression

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    Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS): Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal govenrment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the “all pervading syndicates”, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process.

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    200 armed force personnel becoming disabled due to injuries every year, says top Army doctor

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Nearly 200 armed forces personnel become disabled every year, a senior doctor for the forces has said, citing road accidents and snow avalanche, especially in hilly terrains, and battle injuries as the prime reasons. Lt Gen Bipin Puri, Director General of the Armed Forces Medical Service, said the disability armed […]

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    Azharuddin’s plan to contest from Secunderabad throws Congress into turmoil

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    Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS): Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin’s plans to contest from Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat threw the Congress party into turmoil on Monday with the former MP Anjan Kumar Yadav declaring that he will not give up his claim to the constituency.

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    Nitish hopes BJP will come up with seat-sharing proposal within 4-5 weeks

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    Patna, July 16 (PTI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today declined to divulge the “many things” he discussed with BJP chief Amit Shah during the two meetings they had in Patna, but said he expected the BJP to come out with a seat-sharing formula acceptable to all NDA constituents within four-five weeks. He also refused […]

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    Cong. will introduce laws to protect lawyers, journalists – Sachin Pilot

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    Jaipur, July 16 (IANS): Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the party will introduce laws for protecting advocates, lawyers and journalists if voted to power in the assembly polls later this year.

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    Be transparent, don’t give work contracts on nomination basis – CVC to departments

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission has asked government departments and central public sector undertakings to follow an open and transparent process to award work contracts rather than on nomination basis.

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    Inspect all Missionaries of Charity care homes — Maneka to states

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    New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): Taking cognizance of the recent cases of illegal adoptions carried out by Missionaries of Charity in Jharkhand, Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday instructed all the states to conduct immediate inspection of all the child care homes run by the Missionary. According to the […]

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    SC refuses to stay new rules on health warning for tobacco products

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): The Supreme Court today refused to stay the operation of new amended rules of the Union Health Ministry directing the manufacturers to have graphic warning images on packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products and helpline numbers for those who wanted to quit the habit. A bench of Chief Justice […]

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    President gives assent to Assam’s anti-witch hunting bill

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    Guwahati, July 16 (PTI): President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015, converting it to an Act, almost three years after it was passed by the state Assembly. The Act, aimed at eliminating the superstition from the society, imposes a punishment of up to seven years and […]

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    Rahul Gandhi offers unconditional support to women’s bill; BJP cries ‘double standard’

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Two days ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today raked up the contentious issue of Women’s Reservation Bill, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “walk his talk” by ensuring its passage and offered his party’s “unconditional support”. However, the BJP was quick to accuse the […]

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      China, EU agree to defend multilateral trade

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      Beijing, July 16 (IANS): China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to defend the multilateral trading system and rejected unilateral measures imposed by the US. At a summit between the European bloc and the Asian giant held here, the Chinese and European leaders reiterated their goal of reforming the World Trade Organization so […]

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      Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term

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      Islamabad, July 16 (IANS): Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty verdict, media reports said on Monday. An anti-graft court had also handed down seven years in prison to Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on […]

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      Seven dead in suicide attack at Afghan ministry — officials

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      Kabul, July 15 (PTI/AFP): A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul today as workers were leaving their offices, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 15, officials said, in the latest deadly attack to rock the country. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the […]

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      Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire

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      Gaza City, July 15 (PTI/AFP): A ceasefire announced by Hamas held today after the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, reducing fears of a wider conflict for now. Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the blockaded Gaza Strip, said late Saturday a ceasefire […]

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      Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit, says Theresa May

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      London, July 15 (PTI): Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that Donald Trump had suggested that she “sue” the European Union instead of negotiating with the 28-member economic bloc on Brexit. During a joint press conference at the British Prime Minister’s Chequers retreat on Friday, Trump had told reporters that he had given […]

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      N Korea, US discuss return of American soldiers’ remains

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      Seoul, July 15 (IANS): The US and North Korea held general-level talks for the first time in more than nine years on Sunday to discuss the details of an agreement to repatriate the remains of American troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War. The meeting had originally been scheduled to take place on July 12, […]

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      Mediterranean deaths top 1,400 this year, says UN

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      Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI): A total of 1,422 migrants and refugees perished attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa this year, while 48,629 entered Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, said. Most of those who lost their lives in the Mediterranean this year from July 11 did so on […]

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      Pakistanis mourn victims of terror attacks ahead of elections

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      Islamabad, July 15 (PTI): Pakistanis today observed a national day of mourning after three recent deadly terror attacks at political rallies left more than 150 people dead, raising security concerns ahead of the July 25 general elections. The national flags flew at half-staff across the country to mourn those killed in the attacks in Peshawar, […]

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      Over 17mn babies born in China in 2017

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      Beijing, July 15 (IANS): Some 17.58 million babies were born in China last year, according to figures released on Sunday. According to the figures from the National Health Commission, about 51 per cent of the newborns were not the first child in their families, reports Xinhua news agency. In response to a rapidly aging population, […]

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      Suicide bombers could be used to target politicians, warns Pak’s counter-terror body

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      Islamabad, July 15 (PTI): Pakistan’s top counter-terrorism body has warned that there were serious security threats to political leaders of all major parties and suicide bombers could be used to target them, a media report said today. National Coun ter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) chief Suleman Ahmad told the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday that […]

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        Farmers to get training under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 16 (EMN): Farmers under 25 villages in Manipur’s Chandel district bordering Myanmar have the opportunity to get training to double their farming income after Niti Ayog identified the district as an ‘Aspirational District’ amongst the 115 such districts selected across the country under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan(KKA).

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        Despite stir, repatriation of tribal from Tripura as planned — Official

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        Agartala, July 16 (IANS): Despite a hunger strike by a few refugees, the repatriation of Reang tribals from Tripura to Mizoram would start from August 16 as scheduled, an official said on Monday.

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        Vehicle collides with Rajdhani Express; two dead

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        Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): A vehicle (Hyundai i10) bearing registration number AS-23 L 5787 entered a manned level crossing gate at around 9:10 pm on July 15 between Dikom and Chabua stations of Tinsukia and came in front of 12324 Dibrugarh Town – New Delhi Rajdhani Express resulting in an accident that

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        Best Karbipo and best Karbipi of 2016 awards given in KA

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, July 16 (EMN): The best Karbipo (men’s category) for the year 2016 was awarded to social worker Roy Enghee and the best Karbipi, (women’s category) 2016 was awarded to Kajir Helen Hansepi in the field of education during the award giving function held here at the office of Karbi Riso Adobar on […]

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        Fish samples to be tested at RIPANS

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        Aizawl, July 16 (PTI): Samples of fishes collected from market here would be tested at the laboratory of the Regional Institute of Para-Medical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS) to ascertain whether cancer-inducing formalin is present or not, a senior Mizoram health department official today said. Joint Director of Food

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        Volunteers of students’ body injured in Imphal

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 16 (EMN): Around six volunteers of Democratic students’ alliance of Manipur (Desam) were injured during a police action when the volunteers of the students’ body demanding declaration of semester examination of the colleges, tried to storm the BJP Manipur Pradesh office in Imphal on Monday, sources said. The incident happened around […]

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        Central ministries to work on air-dispensary service rules

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 15 (EMN): In collaboration with the Civil Aviation ministry the Union health ministry will be formulating the ground rules for the proper implementation of the air-dispensary services in Manipur, according to Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla.

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        Sajik battalion of AR organises peace convention for Kana valley

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        Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): A Peace Convention was organised by the Sajik Battalion under the aegis of IGAR (South) on July 13 stated a press statement from the Inspector General Assam Rifles (South). The event witnessed enthusiastic participation by various intellectual think tanks of the Kana valley. Various issues of peace, development and prosperity for […]

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        Plan for tea auction centre in Tripura

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        Agartala, July 15 (PTI): In an effort to boost the century-old tea industry in the state, the Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) is contemplating setting up its own auction centre at Dharmanagar, a senior TTDC official said.

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        AR distributes lemon grass saplings to villagers

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        Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): The location of Joupi Batallion of HQ 28 Sector Assam Rifles in Chandelier district is one of the most underdeveloped areas in Manipur owing to its remoteness, treacherous terrain and inclement weather. Over the years, the local populace has always predominantly depended on the cultivation of the Poppy plant for survival.

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          DMC launches OTLP; declares dumping-free zone project

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The back-breaking effort of the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) for a dumping free zone project and the Online Trade Licence Payment (OTLP) gateway came to a realisation on Mon (July 16). Lauding DMC’s effort on these projects, advisor of power department, Tovihoto Ayemi, has termed it as one […]

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          Tetso College launches Nagaland’s first college mobile application

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): On the occasion of its ‘24th Fresher’s Day: Salvete 2018’ held at the college campus on July 16 2018, Tetso college announced ‘Nagaland’s first College mobile app’ and ‘the Governor of Nagaland’s Dr. T Ao Scholarship Award’.

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          Biometric system installed at Zunheboto DC office

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The launching programme of biometric attendance system and department meeting was held in the deputy commissioner’s conference hall in Zunheboto on July 13, attended by the administrative Officers and Staff of Zunheboto District.

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          Prudence Coaching Centre opens branch in Dimapur

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Prudence Coaching Centre Delhi opened its franchise branch at NST Colony, Dimapur with DSP of Nagaland Police, Johnny M Patton (NPS) as the Special Invitee on July 16 2018.

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          Wonderchef opens exclusive retail outlet in Dmr.

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Nationally acclaimed chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s line of premium cookware ‘Wonderchef’ has opened its doors to the citizens of Dimapur by launching its first retail outlet at KS Wotsami Complex, Eros Lane, Dimapur. ‘Crockery Tree’ a Dimapur based enterprise belonging to two sisters, Alem and Aten has taken the […]

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          Follow in footsteps of American missionaries, KK Sema urges theologians

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16: Noted social activist, Khekiye Sema, has counselled the theological students to follow the footsteps of those American missionaries who first brought Christianity to Nagaland.

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          GNC educates Kma. DPDB about mission for a green Nagaland

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Global Concepts, Nagaland has enlightened the Kohima District Planning and Development Board members on its concept for sustainable development and its vision and mission for a green capital Kohima and a green state of Nagaland.

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          Mon’s board laments pathetic Mon-Namtola road

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The chairman of Mon District Development Board, Pohwang Konyak has lamented the pathetic road condition between Mon-Namtola. Therefore, he asked the department concerned to ‘give completion certificates to the contractors only after completion of works is verified properly. Konyak who is also the advisor to Fire & Emergency Services addressing the […]

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          Gov. appreciates CRPF for ‘maintaining integrity of nation’

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Nagaland Governor, BP Acharya visited the CRPF Group Centre at Khatkati on July 15 and interacted with the DIG Shahnawas Khan and others officers at the group centre. A press release from the PRO to Governor, while informing about the visit, stated that the governor has expressed appreciation to all ranks […]

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          Youth urged to preserve culture

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Drawing similarity between culture and identity, Inspector General of Police (CID) Nagaland Richard Yimto, has urged upon the youths to uphold and preserve culture and traditional values. Speaking as theme speaker on the first day of the two-day cultural fest programme organised by Yimchungrü Baptist Borü Chumukedima (YBBC) youth department on  […]

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            Who could move after World Cup performances?

            By   14 hours ago

            Moscow, July 16 (IANS): Every World Cup has its winners and losers: no matter who finally lifts the trophy, with some footballers’ performances seeing their stock rise dramatically and earning them a big-money move over the summer. These are some players whose displays in Russia will have attracted attention and who could be on the […]

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            France are champions, that’s what matters, says Deschamps

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            Moscow, July 16 (IANS): Brushing aside talk during the FIFA World Cup as to whether France played attractive football or not, head coach Didier Deschamps on Sunday said all that matters is they are champions and will remain at the top for the next four years. France clinched their second World Cup after 1998 by […]

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            Our children will be proud, says french striker Griezmann

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            Moscow, July 16 (IANS): France forward Antoine Griezmann hailed his “extraordinary” teammates after Les Blues won the FIFA World Cup for a second time. Griezmann was named man of the match, scoring from the penalty spot and setting up Paul Pogba for France’s fourth goal in their 4-2 victory over Croatia on Sunday, reports Xinhua […]

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            Argentine football federation, coach Sampaoli part ways

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            Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS): The Argentine football federation, AFA has parted ways with the national men’s team head coach Jorge Sampaoli after the side’s poor performance at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. “Today the Argentine football federation and Jorge Sampaoli agreed by mutual consent to bring to an end his position as head […]

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            Croatia showed that small nations can dream big, says coach Dalic

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            Moscow, July 16 (IANS): Croatia chief coach Zlatko Dalic said his side’s appearance in the World Cup final should provide inspiration to other small national teams striving for international football success. With a population of around 4.5 million, Croatia became the smallest European nation to reach the World Cup final in the 88-year history of […]

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            Footballer Kivi Zhimomi called up for national camp

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            Kohima, July 16 (EMN): 22 year old Kivi Zhimomi who recently signed for North East United FC has been called up for national team camp ahead of the 2018 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship that will be held in New Delhi from July 28 to August 16. The Indian team is also expected to […]

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            Kohima Football League to begin today

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              Kohima, July 16 (EMN): The second edition of Kohima Football League (KFL) organised by Kohima Town Club will begin on Tuesday at the Kohima local ground. In the first match, defending champions Ziekezou Sporting Club will take on United 16 FC in the first league match of the tournament. In the inaugural function, Neikiesalie […]

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            Dimapur District Badminton Association informs

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            Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Dimapur District Badminton Association (DDBA) in a press note through its president stated that it will be holding selection of players for veterans’ categories to represent Dimapur district at the forthcoming 42nd Nagaland Inter-District Badminton Tournament and Open Championship 2018 to be held in the month of August 2018 at […]

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            DDTA selection on July 21

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            Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Dimapur District Taekwondo Association (WTF) through its general secretary in a press note informs all the Dimapur district clubs and Schools that as per the DDTA executive meeting held on July 14, the 17th DDTA selection 2018 has been fixed on July 21. DDTA therefore informs all the coaches and instructors […]

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            7-player football tournament held

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            Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The 7 a side football tournament organised by Dimapur Rongmei Baptist Church, K. Sachu colony under the theme ‘Healthy Youth; Healthy Nagaland’ was held from July 9 till the 14th at Rio ground, Rio Colony according to a press statement. Zeme United FC emerged as the champion of the tournament and […]

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              Pete Davidson comes to Ariana Grande’s defence

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              Actor Pete Davidson stood by his fiancee Ariana Grande when the singer was slammed for wearing a pendant of the former’s late father’s New York City Fire Department badge. On Friday, the “Saturday Night Live” star shared a shot of Grande wearing a gold necklace with a pendant of the badge. The sentimental piece of […]

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              ‘Hotel Transylvania 3…’ becomes number one in US

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              “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” raked in a little over $44.5 million to top the box office in North American theatres. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” topped the domestic box office charts with $44 million from 4,267 locations while Dwayne Johnson’s “Skyscraper” washed up with a $25.5 million from 3,782 theatres, reports variety.com. Sony’s animated […]

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              ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ mints INR 19 crore in opening weekend in India

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              Paul Rudd’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” has registered a business of Rs 19.3 crore net in its opening weekend in India. Directed by Peyton Reed, the movie is set between the events of “Captain America: Civil War” and “Avengers: Infinity War”. Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp” collected a total of Rs 19.3 crore net […]

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              ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ inspired from real life

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              “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” director Genndy Tartakovsky says his family helped him find a story for the third part of the film franchise. “The whole thing came together after I finished the second movie. I was like I am not going to do another one and that year my in-laws surprised us with a […]

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              George Clooney walks unassisted after scooter crash

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              Actor-director George Clooney arrived here and crossed the airport runway unassisted just a few days after a scooter crash. Clooney was still in pain as he cautiously walked through the small airport. He is currently filming his new Hulu series “Catch-22” here, reports etonline.com Italian authorities had said the 57-year-old actor was involved in a […]

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              Taylor Swift handles concert malfunction with ease

              By   17 hours ago

              Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift turned a technical failure on stage into a special spontaneous moment with fans. The 28-year-old singer played a second show to her hometown crowd in Philadelphia as part of her Reputation Stadium Tour. The Grammy winner was trying to perform “Delicate” as she was transported from one stage to another. In between […]

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              Actors cannot be liable for insulting dialogues, says HC

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              The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the “Sacred Games” web series A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know as to why the actors were made party in the the case. The […]

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              Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke to star in ‘La Verite’

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              Actors Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke have been selected to star in Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s directorial film “La Verite”. Kore-eda said his film “La Verite” will also feature actors Catherine Deneuve and Ludivine Sagnier, reports variety.com. Being produced by French firm 3B and Kore-eda’s Bunbuku, the film will be shot in France in October […]

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              Rowling’s next book under Robert Galbraith pseudonym in September

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              J K Rowling will come out with the fourth novel in the series about the exploits of private investigator Cormoran Strike on September 18 under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. “Lethal White” is billed by publishers Hachette as the most epic Robert Galbraith novel yet, a gripping mystery and a page-turning next instalment in the ongoing […]

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              Actors not allowed to have fears, says Kajol

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              Actress Kajol says there is no place for fears in her profession as people expect them to be perfect all the time. “I feel that in this profession and in this field, we are not allowed to have fears of any sort. We are supposed to kind of just go out there be perfect, incredible, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Maongtemsu Pongen

                By   5 days ago

                With his recent passion to compose and write songs, Maongtemsu Pongen hopes that he would one day become a connoisseur in music. Composing and writing songs for Pongen, a teacher by profession, was never a passion or a dream but a complete mystery. His debut ‘Past Memories’ is about two lovers and their shared memories […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abeni Odyuo

                By   2 weeks ago

                Meet Abeni Odyuo, an upcoming musician with a versatile voice, and one who is a power-packed performer. She has no formal education in music. But she grew up listening to music that she says continues to be a motivation for her. Eastern Mirror caught up with Abeni who shared with us her musical journey. EASTERN […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with IMA

                By   3 weeks ago

                  With the aim to glorify the Lord, the Immanuel Music Academy led by Aron T. Asumi formed a music choir comprising of various leaders and musicians in and around Zunheboto town. The choir on June 16 released its debut ‘Khristo No Alhokupuju Lo Ka Acheni” (Christ Reigns Forever) which was written and composed in […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pretty Rhythm

                By   4 weeks ago

                Pretty Rhythm, as the name suggests, is a four-member all-girls band from Dimapur that was formed in early 2017. Since their inception as Pretty Rhythm, these girls have been the face and voice of a number of events in Dimapur. The band comprises four vocalists: Likivi and Lovikali Yepthomi who are pursuing BA at Unity […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dieze Sothu

                By   1 month ago

                Mirror shares an interview with a young musician who has recently graduated from St. Joseph’s College. Dieze Sothu says, ‘writing and composing is something that I really love and I hope someday I can help dreamers like me achieve their goals.’ The singer has recently released his debut single “Twist and turns” on indihut. He […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Storyline

                By   1 month ago

                  Storyline is a Christian band comprising young believers with a common vision to bring you a band that relates a Christian life.  The band follows their passion to sing and make use of it for God’s glory and by objective not for fame. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Storyline talks about their love and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pelenuo Yhome

                By   2 months ago

                  In recent years, a bunch of young singers/songwriters have emerged from the state with a sound that sounds nothing like anything we have heard before, and much better than their predecessors. Pelenuo Yhome is a part of that bunch and she just might be the cream of the crop. Pelenuo’s voice weaves charming melodies […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aosunep Jamir

                By   2 months ago

                It was during the 90’s when Aosunep Jamir’s love for rock music began to grow. Aosunep who hails from Mokchung district is a government servant by profession and a music lover by passion. He recalls his early years when he first got involved into music as a vocalist for a band. Jamir was also adjudged […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

                By   2 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

                By   2 months ago

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

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                  Fish ban hits vendors and suppliers in Mokokchung

                  By   7 days ago

                  Imrongkumba Aier Mokokchung, July 10 (EMN): The fish business in Mokokchung district has gone down since the past one month after the authorities clamped down on formalin-laced fish, coupled with consumers’ fear of chemically enhanced food, and its adverse impact on health. The three-month blanket ban in Nagaland on import of fish, prohibition against storage, […]

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                  Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

                  By   1 month ago

                  Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school drop-outs in the region. This was where Regina Pamma Maram from Maram Khullen village in […]

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                  Road-less Karbi Anglong village wants govt. to bridge the gaps

                  By   2 months ago

                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 30: A small village in Karbi Anglong in Assam is caught between two maladies that they wish the authorities of the area would address: a bridge and a road or the lack of them. The lack of said facilities for the area continues to trouble especially Borlangpher model village, particularly […]

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                  The long winding road of a Nagamese singer from Mon

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                  Musician is the subject of a local heritage project   Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): It was in the ’90s and early 2000s that a new wave of ‘Nagamese’ music was the trend of local musicians in Nagaland. It was before reality singing contests, social media, or mobile phones came into the picture. […]

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                  Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

                  By   2 months ago

                  Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri Ramakrishna Society at Duncan Bosti in Dimapur into a treat for eyes. There, as a testimony to […]

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                  From HSLC topper to pipping UPSC, Dimapur lad looks to making impact

                  By   3 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 2: Swapneel Paul (28) from Dimapur secured the 64th rank in the recently declared Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) results. Prior to his success, Paul had been serving as an assistant commissioner at the Indian Revenue Service. Born and brought up at Netaji Colony in Dimapur, Paul is the son […]

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                  How a weaver in KA is weaving success

                  By   3 months ago

                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 2 (EMN): The growth of interest towards the love for traditional attires in the Northeast region are seen on the rise. The demand for vibrant colourful traditional attires of various tribes of the region has increased but with very few who are capable of presenting hand woven goods. Basapi Tokbipi, […]

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                  Turning Nagaland’s plastic waste into durable roads

                  By   3 months ago

                  S. Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 29 (EMN): The use of plastic has become a primary feature of our lives today but it carries with it disadvantages if we are not responsible with the use of plastic. A government order in November 2015 made it mandatory for all road developers in the country to use plastic […]

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                  Image rebranding: This Naga is changing the ‘face’ of people’s image

                  By   3 months ago

                  Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 8 (EMN): Image consulting is a growing professional field that works at improving the image of clients personally or professionally by developing personality aspects such as appearance, behaviour, and communication. It’s all about, simply put, making people ‘look good.’ The most visible presence the field has is in entertainment, fashion and […]

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                  Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

                  By   3 months ago

                    Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful library set up in Dimapur where he and his “pensioner friends” can […]

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