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In 100 hours, Pulwama avenged—Army

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Srinagar, Feb. 19 (IANS): The Indian army on Tuesday said that all the top leadership of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit have been eliminated by security forces in the Kashmir Valley within 100 hours of the terror attack in which 49 CRPF troopers were killed. Addressing a joint press conference with the state police and the […]

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Rio mourns passing of government’s legal advisor

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Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed grief at the death of R Kothandaraman, legal advisor to the government of Nagaland, who passed away after suffering a heart attack in Chennai on Tuesday. “Mr. Raman, as we fondly called him, was known to me personally for almost two decades. He was born […]

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Kenye admitted to his crime — NSCN (IM)

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Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Providing a fresh twist, the NSCN (IM) has claimed that a person, Wilson Kenye, whom ‘combined cadres’ of armed Naga groups allegedly ‘duped, robbed and kidnapped’ earlier, himself was rather involved in what the outfit said was extortion of INR six lakh “in collusion with some goons from innocent men” who […]

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Intermittent rains to continue for next 24 hours in Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 19: In the past 24 hours, isolated light rainfalls have been reported in the northern districts of Nagaland. Places like Dimapur, Kohima, Mon, Longleng, Mokokchung, and Tuensang have experienced traces of rain and shall continue to receive intermittent rains in the next 24 hours, according to forecast. Thereafter, weather will […]

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Athawale launches RPI (A) in Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 19: Union Minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Republican Party of India (Athawale) on Tuesday at the Agri Expo site in Dimapur, in the presence of party members of the state. Athawale, who also leads the RPI (A), assured that the proposed Kohima airport […]

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Special position for NE in manifesto — BJP leader

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 19 (EMN): Former minister of state for Human Resource Development, Sanjay Paswan, who is a member of Bhartiya Janata Party’s manifesto committee, said the party has given special attention to the Northeast region by dedicating an entire page in its ten-paged manifesto set to be released in the run-up to the […]

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‘Panic Button’ for women launched in 18 states including Nagaland

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New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): The much awaited safety tool for women, the Emergency Response Support System called ‘Panic Button’, was on Tuesday launched across 18 states. The panic button will now enable women in distress to make emergency calls through a single number ‘112’ that will connect her to police, fire, health and other […]

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ANCSU accuses officers of defying CM’s instructions

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Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union has accused Nagaland government officers of defying the directives of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on issues concerning the welfare and demands of the state’s college students. The union issued a press release on Tuesday appealing to the chief minister “to seriously look into the matter […]

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Sting operation: Bollywood celebs caught agreeing to promote political parties for money

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New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): More than 30 Indian film and TV industry actors/artistes agreed to spread the propaganda of political parties through their social media accounts for money, which they asked to be paid in cash, in other words in untaxed black money, it has been revealed in a sting operation. Actors Vivek Oberoi, […]

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US Senator Sanders launches second presidential bid

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Washington, Feb. 19 (IANS): US Senator Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday he is again running for President in 2020 and vowed to finish what he started in his last race for the White House. Sanders lost the Democratic primaries in 2016 to Hillary Clinton. The former first lady lost the election to Donald Trump despite […]

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    In 100 hours, Pulwama avenged—Army

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    Srinagar, Feb. 19 (IANS): The Indian army on Tuesday said that all the top leadership of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit have been eliminated by security forces in the Kashmir Valley within 100 hours of the terror attack in which 49 CRPF troopers were killed. Addressing a joint press conference with the state police and the […]

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    ‘Panic Button’ for women launched in 18 states including Nagaland

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    New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): The much awaited safety tool for women, the Emergency Response Support System called ‘Panic Button’, was on Tuesday launched across 18 states. The panic button will now enable women in distress to make emergency calls through a single number ‘112’ that will connect her to police, fire, health and other […]

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    Pulwama attack: Pak PM seeks actionable intelligence, warns against retaliatory action

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    Islamabad, Feb. 19 (PTI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday assured India that he would act against the perpetrators of the Pulwama terror attack if New Delhi shares “actionable intelligence”, but warned against any “revenge” retaliatory action. In a video message to the nation, Khan responded to the Indian allegations on Pakistan’s involvement in […]

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    M N Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief not illegal or unauthorised, says SC

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    New Delhi, Feb. 19 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea challenging the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as the interim CBI Director saying it was not “unauthorised and illegal” in any manner. Besides, it said, since the regular director has been appointed the main prayer of the petitioner NGO Common Cause stands […]

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    One pilot dead as 2 IAF aircrafts collide, crash in Bengaluru

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    Bengaluru, Feb. 19 (IANS): IAF pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi died on Tuesday after two Surya Kiran aircraft collided in the air and crashed while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru where the ‘Aero India 2019’ air show begins on Wednesday. “Gandhi sustained fatal injuries while two other aircrew, Wing Commander V.T Shelke and […]

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    Pulwama fallout: Illegal Pak visitors in Bikaner asked to leave within 48 hours

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    Bikaner (Raj), Feb. 19 (PTI): The authorities here have issued an order asking Pakistani nationals staying illegally to leave the border district within 48 hours, citing a threat to law and order. The order issued by the Bikaner district collector days after the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans has also banned the […]

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    Scribe bodies complain to Rajnath about trolling of journalists

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    New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): A number of journalists’ bodies on Tuesday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh complaining about trolling of some journalists on the social media in the wake of the Pulwama incident and sought action against the trolls.

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    Indane leaked millions of Aadhaar numbers—French security researcher

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    New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. on Tuesday denied claims by a French security researcher that the company’s Indane website leaked Aadhaar data of over 67 lakh customers. Baptiste Robert, who goes by the online handle Elliot Alderson, wrote in a blog post on Medium on Tuesday that he investigated the issue […]

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    AIADMK, PMK, BJP to contest Lok Sabha battle as allies

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    Chennai, Feb. 19 (IANS): Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced it will fight the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the PMK and BJP, allotting seven and five of the 39 seats respectively to them. As per the deal signed by the three parties at a five star hotel here, the Pattali Makkal Katchi […]

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    Shiv Sena, BJP confirm alliance for Lok Sabha, assembly polls

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    Mumbai, Feb. 18 (IANS): Ending weeks of speculation, the ruling NDA constituents – Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party – finally sealed their alliance for the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the formula worked out is BJP will contest 25, of the total 48 Lok Sabha seats in the […]

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      US Senator Sanders launches second presidential bid

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      Washington, Feb. 19 (IANS): US Senator Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday he is again running for President in 2020 and vowed to finish what he started in his last race for the White House. Sanders lost the Democratic primaries in 2016 to Hillary Clinton. The former first lady lost the election to Donald Trump despite […]

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      16 states file lawsuit to stop Trump’s national emergency declaration

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      Washington, Feb. 19 (IANS): Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging US President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The group of states, led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. “We’re going to try to halt the President from violating […]

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      Iran Guards: Pakistani behind suicide attack on troops

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      Tehran, Feb. 19 (PTI/AFP): The suicide bomber who carried out last week’s attack that killed 27 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was a Pakistani national, the elite force said on Tuesday. “The suicide bomber was named Hafez Mohammad-Ali and was from Pakistan,” said Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Guards’ ground forces, quoted by […]

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      US-China trade talks to resume in Washington

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      Washington, Feb. 19 (PTI): The talks between the US and China to end a damaging trade war will resume from Tuesday in Washington, the White House has announced. The talks follow a round of negotiations that ended last week in Beijing without a deal but which officials said had generated progress on contentious issues between […]

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      Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

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      Washington, Feb. 19 (IANS): US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuelan military officials to back the country’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into Venezuela. Speaking in Miami as humanitarian aid remained stalled at the Venezuelan border, Trump decried President Nicolas Maduro as a “Cuban puppet” and warned officials […]

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      Saudi agrees to free over 2,000 Pak prisoners, says Pak minister

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      Islamabad, Feb. 18 (PTI): Visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has ordered the immediate release of over 2,000 Pakistani prisoners in the Kingdom’s jails, Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Monday. Prime Minister Imran Khan at a ceremony held to welcome the Saudi crown prince at PM House on Sunday night had made […]

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      Abe mum on Trump’s claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

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      Tokyo, Feb. 18 (PTI/AP): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kept quiet Monday over President Donald Trump’s claim that he had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, but praised him and emphasised he did not deny doing so. Trump’s assertion Friday that Abe had nominated him for the honour and sent him a copy of […]

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      Pakistan confers highest civilian honour on Saudi Crown Prince

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      Islamabad, Feb. 18 (IANS): Pakistan on Monday conferred its highest civilian honour on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the end of his two-day visit to the South Asian country. President Arif Alvi awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan to Mohammad Bin Salman, also known as MBS, acknowledging his outstanding support for revitalizing bilateral relations between […]

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      7 MPs split from UK’s Labour Party over Brexit

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      London, Feb. 18 (PTI): Britain’s Opposition Labour Party suffered a jolt on Monday as seven anti-Brexit MPs quit the party in protest against its leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. MPs Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey held a press conference in […]

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      Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

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      Warsaw, Feb. 18 (PTI/AP): Poland’s prime minister cancelled plans for his country to send a delegation to meeting in Jerusalem on Monday after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles “collaborated with the Nazis” and “sucked anti-Semitism from their mothers’ milk.” The developments mark a new low in a bitter conflict over how to […]

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        Illegal immigrants could not be detained again, SC observes

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        New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday said illegal immigrants in Assam who have already undergone the sentence for illegal stay could not be detained again and asked the Centre and the Assam government to create a mechanism for their repatriation. “Mr. Bhushan do we need the judgment of the US Supreme […]

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        HSLC examination in Manipur begins today; 37, 323 students to appear

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Feb. 19 (EMN): Altogether 37,323 students, including 18,452 male and 18,871 female will be appearing High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination in Manipur. The board examination will begin today Feb. 20 and continue till March 15. The examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BOSEM) will be held across 139 […]

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        Meghalaya Home Minister, NESO hit out at Amit Shah over Citizenship Bill

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        Shillong, Feb. 18 (IANS): A day after Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah said that the Citizenship bill will be passed if his party returns to power, Meghalaya Home Minister James Sangma on Monday reiterated National People’s Party’s (NPP) opposition to the contentious legislation. The influential North East Student’s Organisation (NESO) too called upon the […]

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        MEA delegation visit Agartala-Akhaura railway site

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        Agartala, Feb. 19 (PTI): A six-member delegation of the MEA on Tuesday visited the Agartala-Akhaura railway site in the Indian side and left for neighbouring Bangladesh for a field visit there, official sources said. A 15.054 km-long railway line connecting Agartala with Akhaura in Bangladesh will connect Indian Railways with Bangladesh Railways for improved connectivity […]

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        TOAA signs MoU with Bangladesh tour operators association

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        Guwahati, Feb. 19 (PTI): The tour operators of Assam on Tuesday signed an MoU with their Bangladesh counterpart to jointly promote tourism spots of each other. As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Tour Operators Association of Assam (TOAA) and Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB) will launch a joint website listing all highlights of […]

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        Sikkim govt. gives financial assistance for construction of religious places of worship

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        Gangtok, Feb. 19 (PTI): Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Tuesday claimed that his government provides financial assistance for construction of religious places of worship in the state. “Sikkim is the only state where religious places of worship are constructed with financial aid from the state government,” he said at a function after inaugurating […]

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        SC refuses to allow transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya

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        New Delhi, Feb. 19 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to allow miners to transport extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya. A bench of Justices A K Sikri, Abdul Nazeer and M R Shah refused to grant permission to the miners. Various Interlocutory Applications (IAs) have been filed for transportation of the […]

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        Thingungei committee seeks public support in developing state’s first bird sanctuary

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        Correspondent Imphal, Feb. 18 (EMN): The United Committee Thingungei (UCT) has appealed to the general public to extend cooperation and support in developing state’s first bird sanctuary at Thingungei area in Manipur’s Bishnupur district. The committee general secretary H Romio said the proposed area, as per the government notification is 103.10 hectares (1.031 sq. km) […]

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        Demographic changes in Kerala, WB, Assam — Himanta

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        Guwahati, Feb. 19 (PTI): Senior BJP leader and Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that there has been demographic changes in Kerala, West Bengal and Assam which has fuelled growth of fundamentalist forces in these states. “The future is dark” unless the people in these three states are aware of the situation, he […]

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        800 houses in Lunglei town damaged in hailstorm

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        Aizawl, Feb. 18 (PTI): Around 800 houses in Mizoram’s Lunglei town and nearby villages were damaged in a hailstorm, but there was no report of any casualty, Disaster Management and Rehabilitation (DMR) department officials said on Monday. DMR director F J Liantluanga told PTI that detail information about the extent of damage caused by the […]

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          Rio mourns passing of government’s legal advisor

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed grief at the death of R Kothandaraman, legal advisor to the government of Nagaland, who passed away after suffering a heart attack in Chennai on Tuesday. “Mr. Raman, as we fondly called him, was known to me personally for almost two decades. He was born […]

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          Kenye admitted to his crime — NSCN (IM)

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Providing a fresh twist, the NSCN (IM) has claimed that a person, Wilson Kenye, whom ‘combined cadres’ of armed Naga groups allegedly ‘duped, robbed and kidnapped’ earlier, himself was rather involved in what the outfit said was extortion of INR six lakh “in collusion with some goons from innocent men” who […]

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          Intermittent rains to continue for next 24 hours in Nagaland

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 19: In the past 24 hours, isolated light rainfalls have been reported in the northern districts of Nagaland. Places like Dimapur, Kohima, Mon, Longleng, Mokokchung, and Tuensang have experienced traces of rain and shall continue to receive intermittent rains in the next 24 hours, according to forecast. Thereafter, weather will […]

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          Athawale launches RPI (A) in Nagaland

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Feb. 19: Union Minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Republican Party of India (Athawale) on Tuesday at the Agri Expo site in Dimapur, in the presence of party members of the state. Athawale, who also leads the RPI (A), assured that the proposed Kohima airport […]

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          Special position for NE in manifesto — BJP leader

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 19 (EMN): Former minister of state for Human Resource Development, Sanjay Paswan, who is a member of Bhartiya Janata Party’s manifesto committee, said the party has given special attention to the Northeast region by dedicating an entire page in its ten-paged manifesto set to be released in the run-up to the […]

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          Elite police task force within two months — DGP

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The director general of Nagaland police (DGP) has disclosed that the Nagaland Armed Police establishment will have a special police task force whose personnel will be armed with advanced weaponry and equipment. The task force is envisaged to be ready within two months.

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          Constitution knowledge finds attention at students’ event

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): A seminar dubbed the ‘know your constitution’ to disseminate information about the Constitution of India was conducted by the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) in collaboration with Little Flower Higher Secondary School, in Kohima on February 19. The NSLSA issued a press release to the media on Tuesday informing about […]

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          Watsu Mungdang releases book about Ao women

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          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Watsu Mungdang has released a book about Ao women titled “Aotsur Jenmung.” The book was released on Tuesday. The book talks about origins; oral folklore and folk music of Ao women; and laurels and titles given to women etc. It also talks about the rights, status and the […]

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          ANCSU accuses officers of defying CM’s instructions

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union has accused Nagaland government officers of defying the directives of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on issues concerning the welfare and demands of the state’s college students. The union issued a press release on Tuesday appealing to the chief minister “to seriously look into the matter […]

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          NIIT to award full scholarship to 100 Nagaland exam toppers

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          Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Dimapur centre of the NIIT has announced a scholarship programme called the Toppers’ Reward Scholarship for 2019 to award 10 toppers from the high school and higher secondary school board examinations and ‘Nagaland University’s graduation exams’ of all the streams i.e. science, commerce and arts for the year 2019.

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            Djokovic, Biles win Laureus Sports awards

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            Monaco, Feb. 19 (IANS): Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia won his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year here on Monday, and American record-holding gymnast Simone Biles bagged the World Sportswoman of the Year Award thanks to her dominant world championship performance last year. Djokovic triumphed in tough competition against football star […]

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            Master Shield Trophy to commence from Feb. 20

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            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Feb. 19 (EMN): The unveiling of the trophy and draw of fixture to the 3rd Master Shield Trophy (MST) was held at Hotel Metsuben, Mokokchung on Tue. Feb. 19. The trophy was officially unveiled by Alemjungshi Lkr, retired additional secretary government of Nagaland as the guest of honour. Master Shield Trophy is […]

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            ISL: NorthEast United a win away from play-offs

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            Guwahati, Feb. 19 (IANS): NorthEast United FC will be eager to pocket full points as they host FC Pune City at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Wednesday and qualify for the Indian Super League (ISL) play-offs. Eelco Schattorie’s team is one of the four teams who have lost just three matches this season. […]

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            Youngsters missing guidance of Smith, Warner – Hazlewood

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            New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): In the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner, the Australian batting line-up has often crumbled under pressure in recent times, Test vice-captain Josh Hazlewood said and added youngsters are missing the guidance of the banned duo. Hazlewood said advice from coaches cannot teach the young batsmen everything and presence […]

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            Afghanistan to host Ireland for full tour in India

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            Dehradun, Feb. 19 (IANS): Afghanistan and Ireland will play a full tour, comprising three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a Test match, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here from February 21. Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammad Shahzad from Afghanistan and Irish stars like Kevin O Brien, Paul Stirling and George Dockrell will […]

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            Djokovic maintains ATP rankings’ top spot, Nadal second

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            Madrid, Feb. 18 (IANS): Serbia’s star Novak Djokovic – winner of 15 grand slams – maintained the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 10,955 points, ahead of Spain’s Rafael Nadal with a difference of more than 2,500 points. The top-10 list remained unchanged […]

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            Minerva Punjab moves court after AIFF goes ahead with I-League game in Srinagar

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            New Delhi, Feb. 18 (PTI): Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC Monday moved the Delhi Hight Court after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) refused to relocate their I-League match in Srinagar in the wake of the Pulwama terrorist attack. Claiming that they were not given the written security assurances they sought, Minerva Punjab did not […]

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            India are the best at home, feels Australia skipper Finch

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            Brisbane, Feb. 18 (IANS): Australia’s limited overs captain Aaron Finch feels India are the best in their own conditions and they have to be at their best to beat them in the limited overs games, starting with two T20 internationals from February 24. “I don’t think you need anything to put a pep in your […]

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            Morning Premier League kickstarts: Vanguard-Old Boys beat All Blacks

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            Dimapur, Feb. 18 (EMN): The 5th edition of Morning Premier League (MPL) got underway at Seikhazou ground, D-Khel Kohima village on Mon. Feb. 18 with Vanguard-Old Boys beating defending champions All Blacks in the first match. The match was evenly contested in the first 20 minutes with both the teams trying hard to find the […]

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            Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

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            Jamaica, Feb. 18 (IANS): The West Indies cricket board on Sunday announced that Chris Gayle will retire from One-day Internationals after the ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in England and Wales later this year. “Gayle made the announcement just ahead of a Windies practice session leading up to the One-Day International series against […]

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              Sting operation: Bollywood celebs caught agreeing to promote political parties for money

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              New Delhi, Feb. 19 (IANS): More than 30 Indian film and TV industry actors/artistes agreed to spread the propaganda of political parties through their social media accounts for money, which they asked to be paid in cash, in other words in untaxed black money, it has been revealed in a sting operation. Actors Vivek Oberoi, […]

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              End of an era: Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

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              Globally popular German haute couture icon Karl Lagerfeld, associated with luxury fashion brands Chanel and Fendi, died here on Tuesday at 85. The global fashion and showbiz community has mourned the demise of the designer, known for impeccable personal style, an evolving design sensibility as well as knack for making controversial statements. An statement issued […]

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              Censor Board banned 793 films in 16 years — RTI

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              The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) banned a total of 793 films in 16 years, an RTI response has revealed. Nutan Thakur, a city-based activist, has been told that between January 1, 2000 and March 31, 2016, the censor board refused to “grant certificate for exhibition to 793 films”. These include 586 Indian films […]

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              ‘Total Dhamaal’ team donates INR 50 lakh for Pulwama martyrs’ kin

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              The team of “Total Dhamaal” has donated Rs 50 lakh to the families of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack. “In the light of the recent attacks, the makers and the actors got together to help out the families of the Pulwama martyrs. It is a sad thing to see […]

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              ‘The Wishess’ from Manipur wins first NE multimedia music competition

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                The Wishess from Manipur has won the title of the Northeast Multimedia Music Competition during the first Northeast multimedia campaign that was held with the theme ‘North East United against HIV/AIDS,’ at the Kohima local ground on Feb. 18. The band walked home with cash prize INR 1 lakh, sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare […]

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              Cardi B, Post Malone to headline DJ Khaled’s ‘Days of Summer’ cruise

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              Rappers Cardi B and Post Malone have been tapped to join music producer DJ Khaled’s “Days of Summer” cruise. The four-day festival will take place abroad a luxury liner travelling from Miami, Florida, to the Bahamas in June. The producer will DJ several sets over the course of the trip, which will begin on June […]

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              Poonam Dhillon excited to star in ‘Jai Mummy Di’

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              Veteran actress Poonam Dhillon will star along with actors Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall in the upcoming film “Jai Mummy Di”. Poonam took to Twitter on Monday morning and wrote: “All who ask when my next film coming – It’s time for ‘Jai Mummy Di’. Excited to be alongside Supriya Pathak and the wonderful cast […]

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              Filmmakers should make movies for theatres, says Steven Spielberg

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              Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg has urged other filmmakers to make movies for theatres and not just for television. While accepting the Filmmaker Award at the Cinema Audio Society Awards, Spielberg requested filmmakers to focus on giving the audience a theatrical experience, reports variety.com. He said: “I hope all of us really continue to believe that […]

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              Mike Posner stays silent to preserve voice

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              Singer Mike Posner says he loves to stay silent to preserve his singing voice. On Sodajerker podcast, Posner spoke about his way of rehearsing for concerts and why he likes to observe silence, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The “Be as you are” hitmaker said: “I’m weird, some days if I’ve been singing a lot I won’t speak, […]

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              ‘Total Dhamaal’ won’t release in Pakistan

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              Actor-producer Ajay Devgn on Monday announced that his forthcoming film “Total Dhamaal” will not release in Pakistan. The decision comes after the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers last week. “In light of the current situation, the team of ‘Total Dhamaal’ has decided to not release the film in Pakistan,” […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                By   5 days 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   2 weeks 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   3 weeks 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   4 weeks 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   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                By   2 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                By   3 months ago

                  Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

                By   3 months ago

                The newest band in town, HailinatoR was formed in the month of August 2018 with a motive of spreading love and peace through their songs. Just few months after its formation, the five member band has already released their debut single, ‘For A Reason’- a song that depicts one’s longing for a better future. Excitingly, […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                  By   5 days 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   2 weeks 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   3 weeks 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   4 weeks 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   1 month 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 […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                  By   1 month 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   2 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   2 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   2 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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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                  By   3 months ago

                    Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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