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NSCN (IM) observes 40th Republic Day

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Muivah says Nagas have only themselves to blame for not taking ‘rightful share seriously’ Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 21: The Government of the People’s Republic of Nagalim (GPRN) celebrated its 40th Republic Day at the outfit’s headquarters in Hebron on March 21. Thuingaleng Muivah, the general secretary of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim […]

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Youth group alleges extortion; says ‘miscreants’ cite Naga political groups

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Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): A youth organisation in Dimapur has alleged that some “miscreants while taking the names of Naga political groups” were indulging in threatening, and extorting money from, those undertaking construction works in Aoyim village and Naga United village area in Dimapur. The foothill unit of Dimapur Ao Lanur Telongjem (Dimapur Ao Youth […]

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Modi stays with Varanasi; Shah from Gandhinagar

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New Delhi, March 21 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight to retain his Varanasi seat while BJP President Amit Shah will make his debut in Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar, BJP leader J.P. Nadda announced on Thursday. The Gandhinagar seat is currently held by veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, who has been […]

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India slips on happiness scale; may impact polls

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New Delhi, March 21 (IANS): Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition in the run-up to the general elections. World happiness has fallen […]

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Lipokzulu opts out of Aonglenden race

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Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): One of the key political figures of 26-Aongelenden assembly constituency, Lipokzulu on Thursday announced his withdrawal from the by-election race. “I want to declare that having shouldered the responsibility of the eldest member of the Longkumer clan of Ungma village, I should pave the way and give the privilege to four […]

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Diti to monitor poll expenditures in NE states

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Agartala, March 21 (IANS): The Directorate of Income Tax Investigation (Diti) has appointed 160 officials to monitor expenditure of political parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha polls in the seven northeastern states, an official release said here on Thursday. “Following the directions of the Election Commission and the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), […]

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Nagaland Congress issues tickets to candidates

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Our Correspondent Kohima, March 21 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Committee (NPCC) on Thursday distributed tickets to KL Chishi and Alem Jongshi, the party’s respective Lok Sahba and 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency candidates, here at Congress Bhavan in Kohima. The president of NPCC K Therie, in his address, said that he was hoping like-minded political parties including […]

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EU leaders pile pressure on UK MPs to back Brexit deal

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Brussels, March 21 (PTI/AFP): European leaders piled the pressure on British MPs on Thursday to back a divorce deal they have negotiated with Prime Minister Theresa May, warning that the alternative was a cliff-edge exit from the EU next week. May has asked EU leaders for a three-month delay to Brexit to allow her to […]

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New Zealand bans assault rifles after terror attack

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Wellington, March 21 (IANS): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban on all military-style semi-automatics and assault rifles, six days after a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch left 50 people dead. “On March 15, our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too,” Ardern said, Efe news reported. “Six […]

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NPP legislators resign from party, join NDPP

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 20: The National People’s Party (NPP) Nagaland unit suffered a huge setback on Wednesday as its two legislators — Imnatiba and L Khumo Khiamniungan — quit the party and joined the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) over the party leadership’s decision to go against the collective decision of the PDA. […]

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    Modi stays with Varanasi; Shah from Gandhinagar

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    New Delhi, March 21 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight to retain his Varanasi seat while BJP President Amit Shah will make his debut in Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar, BJP leader J.P. Nadda announced on Thursday. The Gandhinagar seat is currently held by veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, who has been […]

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    India slips on happiness scale; may impact polls

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    New Delhi, March 21 (IANS): Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition in the run-up to the general elections. World happiness has fallen […]

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    Colours, sprinklers and balloons: People revel in Holi celebrations

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    New Delhi, March 21 (PTI): People in several states across the country smeared each other with colours, exchanged greetings and savoured sweets to celebrate Holi. Revellers hit the streets, danced to popular songs and to the beat of drums as children ran with sprinklers and water balloons to celebrate the festival of colours. “Holi hai!” […]

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    Militant killed, 7 security men hurt in 3 J&K gunfights

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    Srinagar, March 21 (IANS): A militant was killed while seven security men and three civilians injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police […]

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    ED to sell Nirav Modi’s 173 paintings, 11 cars

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    New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will soon start the auction of 173 paintings and 11 vehicles of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi after it obtained permission from a special court in Mumbai on Wednesday. The development comes after Nirav Modi was arrested in London’s Holborn on Tuesday afternoon in connection with INR […]

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    Rahul’s interaction with students of Tamil Nadu college didn’t violate poll code — EC

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    Chennai, March 21 (PTI): The Election Commission Thursday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s interaction with students at a women’s college here did not violate the model code of conduct, though it has sought a report on his speech. Tamil Nadu’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said local election officials have reported that there was […]

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    Mayawati not to fight LS poll but open to role at Centre

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    New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest Lok Sabha elections so as to be able to campaign effectively across the country but also indicated that her decision did not mean she was ruling herself out of the post-poll Prime Ministerial sweepstakes. The former Uttar […]

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    Speculations rife over Indian suitor for Jet Air

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    New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): High-level officials from the government, the public sector banks and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Wednesday to discuss the future of financially-troubled Jet Airways in the backdrop of speculations that an Indian suitor is being searched to save the beleaguered carrier. Speculations have […]

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    Appeal against Aseemanand’s acquittal if you are really a chowkidar — Owaisi to Modi

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    Hyderabad, March 21 (PTI): The government should appeal against Swami Aseemanand’s acquittal in the Samjhauta blast case if Prime Minister Narendra Modi was really the “chowkidar” of the country, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has said. Attacking Modi’s “main bhi chowkidar” (I too a watchman) campaign, Owaisi at an election rally late last night said, “What […]

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    Priyanka calls elections India’s new freedom struggle

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    Varanasi/Mirzapur, March 20 (PTI): Wrapping up her three-day tour of Uttar Pradesh in Prime minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi constituency, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called the coming Lok Sabha elections a new freedom struggle. In a blistering attack on Modi on the last day of the trip, by boat on the Ganga, she asked him […]

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      EU leaders pile pressure on UK MPs to back Brexit deal

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      Brussels, March 21 (PTI/AFP): European leaders piled the pressure on British MPs on Thursday to back a divorce deal they have negotiated with Prime Minister Theresa May, warning that the alternative was a cliff-edge exit from the EU next week. May has asked EU leaders for a three-month delay to Brexit to allow her to […]

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      New Zealand bans assault rifles after terror attack

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      Wellington, March 21 (IANS): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban on all military-style semi-automatics and assault rifles, six days after a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch left 50 people dead. “On March 15, our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too,” Ardern said, Efe news reported. “Six […]

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      Trump will not accept ‘bad deal’ on Afghanistan — WH official

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      Washington, March 21 (PTI): Donald Trump has prioritised peace efforts in Afghanistan and his special envoy has initiated direct talks with the Taliban, but the US President will not accept a “bad deal” on efforts to end America’s longest war, the White House has said. According to a senior Trump administration official, America has “contingency” […]

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      Italian Senate votes against trial of hardline minister

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      Rome, March 21 (IANS/AKI): Over half of Italy’s upper house of parliament voted on Wednesday against sending hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to trial in the case of 177 migrants he detained for 10 days on a coastguard ship in August, Senate immunity panel chairman Maurizio Gasparri announced soon after voting began. Before the vote […]

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      Aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims

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      Beira (Mozambique), March 21 (PTI/AFP): Aid workers raced on Wednesday to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three southern African countries battered by the region’s worst storm in years. Five days after tropical cyclone Idai cut a swathe through Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, the confirmed death toll stood at more than 300 and […]

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      China has responsibility to not shield Pakistan — US

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      Washington, March 21 (PTI): China has a responsibility not to shield Pakistan and should urge Islamabad to take action against terrorists, a senior Trump administration official has said, expressing deep disappointment over Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the UN to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”. Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed […]

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      6 killed, over 30 injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

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      Beijing, March 21 (PTI): A powerful explosion ripped through an industrial park in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring over 30 others as it knocked down factory buildings, local officials said. The explosion occurred at about 2:48 pm (local time) following a fire in a fertilizer factory in a chemical […]

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      Toll from cyclone-hit southern Africa surges as UN launches health

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      Beira (Mozambique), March 21 (PTI/AFP): A cyclone that ravaged three southern African countries last week has killed at least 350 people, affected more than 1.7 million others and left 15,000 people still stranded by floods, according to estimates Thursday. As the toll surged from the region’s biggest storm in years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

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      Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

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      Beira (Mozambique), March 20 (PTI/AFP): The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid. “We already have more than 200 dead, and nearly 350,000 people are at risk,” Mozambican […]

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      N Zealand PM urges global action on social media perils

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      Christchurch, March 20 (PTI/AFP): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday called for a global response to the dangers of social media as the Muslim community began burying their dead five days after the twin-mosques massacre. A white supremacist gunman streamed his 17 minutes of carnage in which he is accused of killing 50 […]

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        Manipur assembly polls: NPF candidate files nomination; BJP, MPP announce its candidates

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, March 21 (EMN):  Dr. Lorho S Pfoze, a candidate for Naga People’s Front (NPF), another coalition partner of the BJP led ruling government in Manipur on Thursday filed his nomination for the outer Manipur parliamentary constituency. Official sources from Thoubal district headquarters said that Dr. Pfoze,a resident of Kayinu village under Mao […]

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        BJP’s first list has 16 candidates from NE states

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        Guwahati, March 21 (IANS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, which includes names for 16 constituencies in the North-East. While the BJP has decided to field Queen Ojha in the Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency, names of Dilip Saikia and Harensingh Bey were […]

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        Bill passed to bring back total prohibition in Mizoram

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        Aizawl, March 21 (PTI): Mizoram assembly passed a bill to bring back total prohibition of liquor in the north-eastern state after four years. The state government decided to prohibit manufacture, import, sale and consumption of liquor for the common people for their general health and help in law enforcement, Excise and Narcotics Minister Dr K […]

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        NPP releases first list of candidates for Arunachal assembly polls

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        Itanagar, March 21 (PTI): The National People’s Party (NPP) has released its first list of candidates for 29 assembly constituencies out of 60 in Arunachal Pradesh. The list was released on Wednesday. The Lok Sabha and the assembly polls in the state will be held simultaneously on April 11. The party, led by Meghalaya Chief […]

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        INR 34.90 lakh seized in poll-bound Arunachal Pradesh

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        Guwahati, March 21 (IANS): Central agencies monitoring the election process in north-eastern states have seized an amount of INR 34.90 lakh in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district, officials said. The seizure took place on late Tuesday in Longding when police there informed the central agencies working under the Election Commission about interception of the money by […]

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        Time frame for Bru repatriation extended by Centre

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        Aizawl, March 21 (PTI): Mizoram Home Minister Lalchamliana  informed the state legislature that the Centre has extended the time frame for repatriation of Brus in the six relief camps in Tripura from September 2018 to March 31, 2019. In a written reply to questions from Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) members V L Zaithanzama and C […]

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        JDU set to contest Arunachal assembly polls for first time

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        Itanagar, March 21 (PTI): The Janata Dal (United) is set to contest the April 11 assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh, in what would be its maiden entry in the electoral politics of the Himalayan state. Chairman of North East Executive Council (NEEC) of the party, Senchumo Lotha, on Wednesday released the first list of candidates […]

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        Women play leading role in Sikkim’s developmental success

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        Sikkim, March 21 (IANS): Everyone knows that Sikkim is a small extraordinarily picturesque mountainous state tucked away in the Himalayas in the Northeast of India. That indeed it is. Even today, there are only around 650,000 people living in the state. However, much less known about Sikkim to the rest of India – and also […]

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        Congress can protect Northeast people — Rahul

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, March 20 (EMN): AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday expressed his party’s desire to initiate Northeast industrial policy if voted to power in centre. Gandhi also promised not to allow the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to become a law apart from restoring the special category status to Manipur and other states in the […]

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        Additional bench of railway claims tribunal open in Guwahati

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        Dimapur, March 20 (EMN): In order to ease the settlement of claims by rail users especially goods transporters, a new bench has been opened at the Railway Claims Tribunal in Guwahati along with a new building. According to an update from the chief public relations officer, NF Railway in Maligaon, the additional bench has been […]

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          Two-lane: Chakhesang org. warns against extortion activities

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): The Chakhesang Public organisation (CPO) has declared that it will ‘not allow any unwanted elements be in the form of extortion or demand to jeopardize and hamper’ a two-land work project stated to be the Chakabama-Zunheboto-Chozuba-Pfutsero road.

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          NSCN (IM) observes 40th Republic Day

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          Muivah says Nagas have only themselves to blame for not taking ‘rightful share seriously’ Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 21: The Government of the People’s Republic of Nagalim (GPRN) celebrated its 40th Republic Day at the outfit’s headquarters in Hebron on March 21. Thuingaleng Muivah, the general secretary of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim […]

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          Youth campaign wants ‘clean election’ without plastic

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): A musical concert to publicise the adverse impact of plastic was staged in Kohima on March 20. The theme of the event was a campaign dubbed the “No to plastic, yes to clean election,” according to updates on Thursday that the government bulletin IPR issued.

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          Youth group alleges extortion; says ‘miscreants’ cite Naga political groups

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): A youth organisation in Dimapur has alleged that some “miscreants while taking the names of Naga political groups” were indulging in threatening, and extorting money from, those undertaking construction works in Aoyim village and Naga United village area in Dimapur. The foothill unit of Dimapur Ao Lanur Telongjem (Dimapur Ao Youth […]

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          Wokha’s NSRLM reviews work progress

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): A “program monitoring meeting” of mission management units of Wokha district’s Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission (NSRLM) was conducted on March 20. The meeting was conducted in the conference hall of the deputy commissioner’s office.

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          Street fitness and a turn for charity

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, March 21 (EMN): In line with the country-wide cleanliness campaign Swaach Bharat Mission, the fifth edition of the Nagaland Street Fitness was organised at the Heritage, on March 21 in Kohima. The event was organised by Dream Cafe, with the theme ‘Let’s make Nagaland cleaner and fitter.’

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          Youths from rural areas get skill updates in beekeeping

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): The establishment of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Kohima organized a six-day training programme in beekeeping, dubbed the ‘skill training of rural youths on beekeeping.’

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          Lipokzulu opts out of Aonglenden race

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          Dimapur, March 21 (EMN): One of the key political figures of 26-Aongelenden assembly constituency, Lipokzulu on Thursday announced his withdrawal from the by-election race. “I want to declare that having shouldered the responsibility of the eldest member of the Longkumer clan of Ungma village, I should pave the way and give the privilege to four […]

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          Diti to monitor poll expenditures in NE states

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          Agartala, March 21 (IANS): The Directorate of Income Tax Investigation (Diti) has appointed 160 officials to monitor expenditure of political parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha polls in the seven northeastern states, an official release said here on Thursday. “Following the directions of the Election Commission and the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), […]

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          Nagaland Congress issues tickets to candidates

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, March 21 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Committee (NPCC) on Thursday distributed tickets to KL Chishi and Alem Jongshi, the party’s respective Lok Sahba and 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency candidates, here at Congress Bhavan in Kohima. The president of NPCC K Therie, in his address, said that he was hoping like-minded political parties including […]

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            I-League clubs open to rethink Super Cup participation

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            New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): Nine I-League clubs have written to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kusal Das expressing their desire to participate in the Super Cup. The letter, in possession of IANS, is in response to the letter sent by Das to six I-League clubs — Quess East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, […]

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            ‘Messi, Ronaldo lucky-unlucky to be greats same time’

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            New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are both lucky and unlucky to be playing in the same generation, said former Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho while commenting on the long-running debate on who’s the best. Speaking on the latest instalment of ‘On the Touchline’ on beIN SPORTS, Mourinho praised both football […]

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            Tokyo 2020 Olympic relay torch design unveiled

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            Tokyo, March 20 (IANS): The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organisers, here on Wednesday, unveiled the design of its relay torch, inspired by Japan’s cherry blossoms. The organising committee presented the design of the torch at an event, exactly a year before it begins its relay through Japan, coinciding with the blooming of the country’s famous […]

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            Young cricketer dies after collapsing while batting

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            Kolkata, March 20 (IANS): A 22-year-old city based cricketer fell ill during a friendly match and died here on Wednesday, hospital sources said. Sonu Yadav, a second-division cricketer of Ballygunge Sporting Club, was declared brought dead by SSKM hospital authorities after he felt discomfort while batting and collapsed. He is survived by his parents and […]

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            Saina withdraws from India Open

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            New Delhi, March 20 (PTI): Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal Wednesday pulled out of the Indian Open BWF World Tour Super 500 which begins here Tuesday, after failing to recover from an acute gastroenteritis problem. Saina, who turned 29 last Monday, had played through pain during the All England Championships after suffering from an acute gastroenteritis […]

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            IPL: 5 players who could be playing their last season

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            New Delhi, March 20 (IANS): Since 2008, the yearly edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has served as a launchpad for several budding talents and it is expected that this year will also be no different. The 2019 season meanwhile, could also be the last time when fans will witness some of their favourite […]

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            Gabriel Jesus says career ‘stopped’ after World Cup

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            Rio De Janeiro, March 20 (IANS): Brazil and Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has admitted that his career “stopped” following last summer’s World Cup, but says he is growing in confidence and ready to recapture his best form. Jesus failed to score in Russia despite starting in each of Brazil’s five matches as the designated […]

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            South Africa beat Sri Lanka in Super Over after thrilling tie

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            Cape Town, March 20 (PTI/AFP): David Miller shone with gloves and bat as South Africa beat Sri Lanka on a Super Over in a dramatic first Twenty20 international at Newlands. In the unaccustomed role of wicketkeeper, Miller held a catch and made a stumping as Sri Lanka were restricted to 134 for seven after being […]

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            Japan’s Olympic chief to step down

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            Tokyo, March 19 (IANS): The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee said he will step down, two months after French authorities said they were investigating whether he sanctioned bribes to help Tokyo win the 2020 Olympic Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who has been JOC president since 2001, reiterated on Tuesday that he had done nothing wrong, […]

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            IPL will be crucial for World Cup selection — BCCI

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            New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): Going into the last ODI series before the upcoming World Cup — against Australia — India skipper Virat Kohli had said that Indian players’ performance in the IPL wouldn’t have any bearing with selection in the squad for the showpiece event. But with none of the batsmen managing to secure […]

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              Kit Harington on how GoT mirrors real-world politics

              By   21 hours ago

              “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington has compared US President Donald Trump to the fantasy show’s ‘mad boy-king’ Joffrey Baratheon. He said that if people had paid attention to the HBO hit, they could have avoiding living in a “Thrones-like world”. “I think it’s always been about two things for me,” variety.com quoted Harington as […]

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              Salman believes right kind of education can solve Kashmir dispute

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              Salman Khan believes right kind of education can heal the conflict-ridden Kashmir Valley. Salman’s upcoming home production “Notebook” is a love story set in Kashmir featuring newcomers Pranutan, daughter of actor Mohnish Bahl, and Zaheer Iqbal. In the film, Pranutan and Zaheer play the role of school teachers. Asked if education can bring a positive […]

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              Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author

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              After writing about her battle against cancer in “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a “couple of ideas” in her mind. “I do have a couple of stories in my head. But when I get down doing it then only I […]

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              Katherine Heigl to star in sitcom pilot “Our House”

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              Actress Katherine Heigl has been cast as the female lead in the comedy pilot “Our House”. The show centres around a devoted mom and dad, who are committed to raising their children with the love and support the mom never got as a child, but discover how difficult that is with her insane parents and […]

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              ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ gets release date

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              Eva Longoria’s “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” will release on August 2. A Paramount Pictures film, the project will be exclusively distributed in India by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, read a statement. According to ew.com, the title character will be just entering high school in the film. Isabela Moner stars as Dora in the […]

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              Jon Snow’s death sent Kit Harington to therapy

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              “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington says he had to resort to therapy to deal with his character Jon Snow’s death in the show. Jon Snow, one of the pivotal characters of HBO’s epic fantasy show, was killed at the end of season five, and Harington, in an interview with Variety, said it was his […]

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              Noah Centineo may take on He-Man’s role

              By   21 hours ago

              Actor Noah Centineo is in talks to play He-Man in the “Masters of the Universe” reboot. Brothers Adam and Aaron Nee are directing the reboot, based on Mattel Films’ popular toy line that spawned a successful animated TV series (1983-85) as well as a 1987 film. The banner has collaborated with Sony on the new […]

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              Not contesting Lok Sabha elections, says Salman

              By   21 hours ago

              Superstar Salman Khan on Thursday denied that he was campaigning for a political party or contesting himself in the coming Lok Sabha elections. “Contrary to the rumours, I am not contesting elections nor campaigning for any political party…”, Salman tweeted after his previous tweet led to speculation that he is campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata […]

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              Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt win Zee Cine Awards

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              Actor Ranveer Singh, who wooed the audience with his power-packed performances in movies “Padmaavat” and “Simmba” last year, has bagged the Best Actor in a Leading Role award at Zee Cine Awards 2019. Ranveer was handed over the award here on Tuesday, for his role of Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat”. After receiving […]

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              Oscar Isaac speaks up on Batman casting rumours

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              Oscar Isaac has denied rumours that he will be the next actor to play Batman, but has hinted that he was interested in the role. Following actor Ben Affleck’s official departure from the role in January, the part of the caped crusader has been left wide open for a new star to take up in […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                By   1 week ago

                Ato Nienu, from Kohima is an upcoming musician from the Chakhesang tribe. Nienu, who has recently released his debut gospel album, ‘I Will Come,’ says his interest in music grew after listening to famous musicians like Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi and Petra. Nienu, who won the Hornbill Solo Competition in the year 2015, described winning […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yellow Beacon

                By   2 weeks ago

                        The Yellow Beacon is a funk/ alternative rock band from Dimapur. The inspiration of their music and the roots of the band certainly talks about the suffering and obstacle we face in life. The four-member band was awarded as the Winner of Ekarithin 2017, individual winners in various events and headliners […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Lindi

                By   3 weeks ago

                    Lindi is a singer-songwriter based in Kohima, the talented artist learnt to play his first musical instrument from his mother — A chord on the guitar. Lindi’s debut ‘Chasing The New’ is an emotional song about moving on from a pretty low place to a better place mentally, emotionally and spiritually. He opines […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Distance to Earth

                By   4 weeks ago

                Distance to Earth is a three-member metal band from Kohima. The band started off in early 2011 as ‘69th Avenue’ but took a hiatus to concentrate on their studies. The band got back together in 2018 with fresh music, and a new name. That’s Distance to Earth for you. Despite having been away from the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                By   1 month ago

                Meet Tokaholi Chishi from Dimapur who not only sings but is an aspiring writer as well. Chishi describes herself to be a ‘bedroom singer’ who loves to tell stories and write poems. | She believes that words are more powerful when merged with melody, and that a simple honest song can lift the burden off […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keneisenuo Sorhie

                By   1 month ago

                  Meet Keneisenuo Sorhie, a 19-year old musician from Kohima who is garnering attention on Social Media for her music. This young musician has performed at various prominent events in Nagaland. With no formal education in music, Sorhie has covered four cover songs so far: ‘Scared to be Lonely,’ ‘That’s Christmas to me,’ and ‘Make […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Savage Slaughter

                By   2 months ago

                  Savage Slaughter is a thrash metal band based in Mokokchung. It was formed in 2017. The band is Senti Longkumer on the vocals, Sanen Longkumer and Tongzuk Longkumer on the guitar, Chuba Longkumer on the bass and Imlinok on the drums. Heavily influenced by classic metal bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Megadeth, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nungshitula Pongener

                By   2 months ago

                    Remember when you had the link of a “Happy New Year,” a cover song performed by siblings Nungshitula Pongener, Merenyangla Pongener and Rϋmen Pongener forwarded on social media and got tempted to forward it to your friends? The video has 1,71,910 views till date—an achievement of viral level considering that the singers have […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Featherheads

                By   2 months ago

                  Featherheads Haokui, an indigenous Naga band based in Ukhrul, Manipur are pumped to inspire and resurrect the dying culture and traditions which was once followed by our ancestors through their music. A blend of alt-folk-rock, the Featherheads describe music as a universal language with no barrier. “Through music we are spreading our culture and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                By   2 months ago

                            Here’s introducing Trance Effect, a creative three-member indie rock band from Nagaland. The group was formed in 2017 with a female vocalist.  It was not for money or for fame but for their mutual love to perform live music and to create more music. This drew them into forming […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                  By   1 week ago

                  Ato Nienu, from Kohima is an upcoming musician from the Chakhesang tribe. Nienu, who has recently released his debut gospel album, ‘I Will Come,’ says his interest in music grew after listening to famous musicians like Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi and Petra. Nienu, who won the Hornbill Solo Competition in the year 2015, described winning […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                  By   1 month ago

                  Meet Tokaholi Chishi from Dimapur who not only sings but is an aspiring writer as well. Chishi describes herself to be a ‘bedroom singer’ who loves to tell stories and write poems. | She believes that words are more powerful when merged with melody, and that a simple honest song can lift the burden off […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keneisenuo Sorhie

                  By   1 month ago

                    Meet Keneisenuo Sorhie, a 19-year old musician from Kohima who is garnering attention on Social Media for her music. This young musician has performed at various prominent events in Nagaland. With no formal education in music, Sorhie has covered four cover songs so far: ‘Scared to be Lonely,’ ‘That’s Christmas to me,’ and ‘Make […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Savage Slaughter

                  By   2 months ago

                    Savage Slaughter is a thrash metal band based in Mokokchung. It was formed in 2017. The band is Senti Longkumer on the vocals, Sanen Longkumer and Tongzuk Longkumer on the guitar, Chuba Longkumer on the bass and Imlinok on the drums. Heavily influenced by classic metal bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Megadeth, […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nungshitula Pongener

                  By   2 months ago

                      Remember when you had the link of a “Happy New Year,” a cover song performed by siblings Nungshitula Pongener, Merenyangla Pongener and Rϋmen Pongener forwarded on social media and got tempted to forward it to your friends? The video has 1,71,910 views till date—an achievement of viral level considering that the singers have […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Featherheads

                  By   2 months ago

                    Featherheads Haokui, an indigenous Naga band based in Ukhrul, Manipur are pumped to inspire and resurrect the dying culture and traditions which was once followed by our ancestors through their music. A blend of alt-folk-rock, the Featherheads describe music as a universal language with no barrier. “Through music we are spreading our culture and […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                  By   2 months ago

                              Here’s introducing Trance Effect, a creative three-member indie rock band from Nagaland. The group was formed in 2017 with a female vocalist.  It was not for money or for fame but for their mutual love to perform live music and to create more music. This drew them into forming […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nyimlon Konyak

                  By   3 months ago

                  Meet Nyimlon Konyak  the winner of “Anybody Can Sing” Season 1 (2017) Mon.  Having performed in several occasions and stage with no formal education, her passion for music made her win the Anybody Can Sing Season 1 in Mon and has released her first song “You call me found”. Read on to know more about […]

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                  Finding her true vision in music

                  By   3 months ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite being visually impaired, Nzano Shitiri, a 19-year-old girl in Kohima, dreams of becoming a musician. A class 10 student at Cherry Blossoms School in Kohima, she not only sings well but also plays the piano. Music is a ‘passion’ she started pursuing when she was nine, Shitiri told […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                  By   3 months ago

                      With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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