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Shurhozelie to prioritise restoring normalcy in State

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Says agitation appeared to be ‘the people against the government’   Kohima, Feb. 23: Chief Minister, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Thursday expressed sadness over the losses incurred during the recent unrest in the State arising from the conduct of municipal elections, including the loss of the lives of two Naga youth. Addressing a press conference […]

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CM pays homage to victims of January 31 incident

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  Kohima, Feb. 23: The new chief minister, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his cabinet colleagues today visited the graves of the victims of January 31 Dimapur violence late Khriesavizo Metha and late Bendangnungsang Longkumer, located at outside the Zonal Council Hall, Old MLA Hostel area in Kohima. A brief prayer service was conducted by former […]

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Militant killed in Manipur encounter

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Imphal, Feb 23: One suspected militant was killed while another suspected militant and a woman sustained serious injury in a reported fire fight between troops of 2/5 Gorkha Rifles and some suspected militants in Manipur’s interior Khoupum area in the wee hours of Thursday, sources said. The incident took place when the security forces were […]

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Clean election activists allegedly assaulted

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Dimapur, Feb 23: Four activists of clean elections were reportedly assaulted by ‘some vested individuals’ for advocating clean elections campaign in Tuli Assembly Constituency. A press release made available with the media stated that Meren Ao of Tuli yung ward, Akumla of Longpong ward, Asoba of Longlilenden ward, Sentila Walling of Patizung ward and Puti […]

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Finance department responds to ACAUT

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Dimapur, Feb. 23: Finance Department has strongly reacted to the news report regarding allegations of more than Rs 5000 crores released by the Central government and parked in the State coffers. While acknowledging that State government had responded to the RTI application and information sought by ACAUT, Additional Chief Secretary & Finance Commissioner, Temjen Toy, […]

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Political heavyweight, Shurhozelie is the new CM

Newly elected Nagaland Chief Minister Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu during the sworn in ceremony at Kohima, Nagaland on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. Photo by Caisii Mao

By   2 days ago

Kohima, Feb. 22: Eighty-one-year-old veteran regionalist, Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu was sworn in as the 17th chief min ister of Nagaland on Wednesday at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan, Kohima. Governor PB Acharya administered the oath of office to the new chief minister and his eleven-member council of ministers. With the formal swearing-in today, Dr […]

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‘Abuse of cough syrups is the gateway to hard drugs’

‘Abuse of cough syrups is the gateway to hard drugs’

By   2 days ago

Kohima, Feb. 22: In the past five to six years, a new form of substance abuse – that of over-the-counter (OTC) codeine based cough medicine – has increased at an alarming rate among the youth. This practice among the young people is also referred to as robo-tripping or skittling. In the 1980s, faith based organisations […]

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More than Rs 5000 crore in state coffers, ACAUT alleges

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Dimapur, Feb. 22: The government of Nagaland has been accused of parking a whopping Rs 5229.56 crore in its state coffers while ‘falsely claiming before the Naga people that the state was in financial deficit’. While delivering this accusation, Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) Nagaland has cited RTI replies – made available to the […]

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    Nagaland’s two tigers adapting well to new home

    One of the two Royal Bengal Tigers at the Nagaland Zoological Park in Rangapahar, near Dimapur, seen here taking a stroll.

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23: The only two Royal Bengal tigers in Nagaland are gradually adapting to their new habitat which was surveyed and approved by the Central Zoo Authority before the arrival of the duo from the south. The two Royal Bengal tigers were brought recently to the Nagaland Zoological Park in Rangapahar from the Thiruvananthapuram […]

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    Governor congratulates social entrepreneurs

    Nagaland Governor PB Acharya with members of the REM group on February 23 at the Raj Bhavan in Kohima.

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23 : The governor of Nagaland PB Acharya has congratulated Temjen Imna Along Longkumer, chairman and MD of REM group on being conferred a “Leadership Excellence in Social Entrepreneurs” award during the 7th edition of Middle East Business Leadership Awards which was held on February 17th 2017 at the Inter-continental London Park Lane. […]

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    Financial literacy lessons in Aokum village

    The program themed on 'Digital Financial Literacy Awareness Programme' in progress

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23 : To promote the cause of financial literacy or financial inclusion, Digital Financial Literacy Awareness Program supported by the NABARD was conducted at Aokum village on February 22. The program was organized by the Care and Support Society of Mokokchung in collaboration with the State Bank of India, Tzurangkong branch, of Mokokchung, […]

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    BJP worried by elusive Aadhaar Card

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    Dimapur, Feb. 23: The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha of Kohima has asked the department in concern as to why Aadhaar Cards cannot be obtained “even after the possession of approval slip.” The BJP unit issued a press release on Thursday seeking redress from the authorities. “The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Kohima district, would like to […]

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    NIDC bids adieu to retiring officer

    Outgoing official Takuyabang Jamir addressing the function.

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23: A farewell program was conducted on Wednesday for retired managing director of the Nagaland Industrial Development Corporation (NIDC) Takuyabang Jamir who is to demit office on March 31 2017 on superannuation after completing 35 years of service. Jamir joined the corporation on January 20, 1982, as an assistant commercial manager and had […]

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    Pension, GPF cases settled for January

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    Dimapur, Feb. 23 :The establishment of the Accountant General of Nagaland has informed all retired state government officers that pension and GPF final payment cases settled up to the month of January 2017 have been uploaded on to the Accountant General website. Pensioners may log in to the office’s website (www.agnagaland.gov.in) by clicking on ‘Felicitation […]

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    College marks International Mother Language Day

    Assistant Professor Wapangla Imchen speaking during the International Mother Language Day program.

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23: A programme marking International Mother Language Day was held at C-Edge College in Dimapur from the 21st of February to the 23rd. The event was observed with the aim to promoting “awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and preservation of multi-lingualism through the unrelenting spirit,” a press release from the institution stated […]

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    NPF grateful to party’s choice of chief minister

    By   18 hours ago

    Dimapur, Feb. 23 : The Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) is convinced that under the leadership of veteran politician Chief Minister Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu “a new era of progress, development and better understanding amongst all sections of the Naga society will dawn the months to come.” The NPF’s media cell issued press release on Thursday. “We […]

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      Sharmila’s party candidates to sign accountability affidavits

      Irom Sharmila led Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance functionaries releasing their 10 point election manifesto in Imphal on Thursday.

      By   17 hours ago

      Imphal, Feb. 23: The Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA), a political party co-founded by Manipur’s iconic rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila becomes the first political party in Manipur’s electoral politics to require its candidates to sign an affidavit to be transparent and accountable for all local area development funds. In failing to do so, […]

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      Manipur governor appeals to UNC to lift blockade

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      Imphal, Feb. 23: The governor of Manipur Dr Najma A Heptulla on Thursday appealed to the United Naga Council (UNC) to lift the ongoing economic blockade on the state “on humanitarian ground and in the larger interest of the people” in the state. The governor expressed deep concern at the indefinite economic blockade by the […]

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      Wetland conservation: HC directs Assam govt to file affidavit

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      Guwahati, Feb. 23: The Gauhati High Court today directed the Assam government and civic authorities here to file affidavits on protection and conservation of wetlands in the city. A division bench of justices Hrishikesh Roy and Nelson Sailo, after hearing a public interest litigation filed by eminent journalist and author Homen Borgohain and three others, […]

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      NRL inks pact with technology partner Chempolis Oy of Finland

      By   18 hours ago

      Guwahati, Feb 23: Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has signed a framework agreement with its technology partner Chempolis Oy of Finland. The framework agreement undertakes to implement the Bio Refinery Project in two phases, a release issued by NRL today said. Phase-I of the project, scheduled to be completed within six months, would involve basic engineering […]

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      TMC will not allow anti-Left votes to split in Tripura: Sudip

      By   18 hours ago

      Agartala, Feb 23 : Tripura Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Roy Burman today said his party will not let anti-Left votes to split in next year’s Assembly elections. “We have to oust the Left Front government from the helm of affairs in the 2018 Assembly elections to give relief to people. We will not let the […]

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      Assam CM pitches for BJP candidates in Manipur

      By   2 days ago

      Imphal, Feb. 22 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday accused the ruling Congress government in Manipur of not giving “positive response” in connection with the setting up of a national sports university. Sonowal levelled the accusation during an election campaign for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the Manipur assembly elections, scheduled for […]

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      Manipur: Women outnumber men; but few candidates

      By   2 days ago

      Imphal, Feb. 22: Like Goa, women voters outnumber men in election- bound Manipur. Besides, its female literacy rate is also higher than the national average, but when election comes only few women contest. Manipur goes to the polls on March 4 and the 8th next. Out of state’s 19,02,562 voters, women voters (9,73,989) outnumbered the […]

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      Hindi teachers in Mizoram unpaid for 10 months

      By   2 days ago

      Aizawl, Feb. 22: A total 1305 Hindi teachers in Mizoram appointed under Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) have not been paid their salaries for ten months and have launched a ‘pen down strike’. The teachers took out a procession here today demanding payment of their salaries and continuation of their services. Hindi Teachers association leaders said […]

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        BJP makes massive gains in BMC polls, finishes 2 short of Shiv Sena’s tally

        By   19 hours ago

          Mumbai, Feb. 23: The Shiv Sena on Thursday emerged as the largest party in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections with 84 seats, but the BJP, which made massive gains, said it could take control of the civic body with the backing of independents. Shiv Sena activists celebrated earlier in the day as it […]

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        Sonia stayed away from UP campaign fearing defeat, says Venkaiah Naidu

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        Ballia (UP), Feb. 23: Congress president Sonia Gandhi stayed away from electioneering in Uttar Pradesh as she feared electoral reverses, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said today. Addressing an election meeting here, he said Gandhi is “aware that her party is not in a position to win”. “Sonia Gandhi is not coming for electioneering as she […]

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        Sasikala may opt for Chennai Jail

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        Bengaluru, Feb. 23: AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala may opt for shifting to Central Jail in Chennai from the Bengaluru jail on age and health grounds, a party official hinted on Thursday. “It is early to say when Chinamma (Sasikala) will apply for transfer to Chennai jail as she has to make a strong case […]

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        Punish policemen who jailed innocent Muslims: CPI-M

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        New Delhi, Feb. 23: The CPI-M has sought action against Delhi Police officers responsible for jailing two young Muslims for 12 long years after a terror attack here in 2005 killed 67 people. “The guilty police officials in this case must be charged and prosecuted,” an editorial in the party journal “People’s Democracy” said. “The […]

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        Akhilesh Yadav scared of donkeys of Gujarat: PM Narendra Modi

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        Bahraich (UP), Feb. 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said he was amused that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was “afraid” of the donkeys of Gujarat but he on his part takes inspiration from the “loyal” and “hard working” animal. Responding to the donkey remarks made by the UP chief minister at a poll meeting in […]

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        ABVP-AISA clash at DU college over invite to JNU students; ‘many injured’

        New Delhi: Police detaining ABVP activists after their clash with AISA students at Delhi University in Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo(PTI2_22_2017_000196B)

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        New Delhi, Feb 22: Violent clashes broke out between Left-affiliated AISA and RSS-backed ABVP at DU’s Ramjas college today over a seminar invite to JNU students Omar Khalid and Shehla Rashid which left “several students and three teachers injured”. Police said around 40 students have been detained to prevent any further escalation and the situation […]

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        Extra-judicial killings: Life term for four UP policemen

        Ghaziabad: **COMBO** File picture of the Bhojpur fake encounter case victims, clockwise from top left, Jasbir, Ashok, Pravesh and Jalaluddin. A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday sentenced four Uttar Pradesh cops including a Station House Officer to life imprisonment in the case. PTI Photo  (PTI2_22_2017_000240B)

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        Ghaziabad, Feb 22: A special court here today awarded life sentence to four Uttar Pradesh Police personnel in a case of extra judicial killing of four youths 20 years ago. Inspector Lal Singh, Sub Inspector Joginder Singh and constables Surya Bhan and Subhash Chand were convicted by the special CBI court for murder, destruction of […]

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        HC asks govt to explore ways to rehabilitate women prisoners

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        New Delhi, Feb 22: The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and Delhi government to explore appropriate programmes for mainstreaming and rehabilitating women prisoners. A bench of Justices Gita Mittal and Anu Malhotra observed that the status of women prisoners was extremely “sad and unfortunate”. “In several cases involving women prisoners, we are coming […]

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          Blast in Lahore kills 10, many injured

          Lahore : Police cordon off the area of explosion in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. A Pakistani provincial minister says an explosion has killed at least eight people in the eastern city of Lahore.  The violence is the latest in a string of brazen suicide bombings and other attacks over the past two weeks that have killed over 125 people. The attacks have been claimed by an array of militant groups, including the Islamic State group and a splinter Taliban faction, and have prompted a countrywide crackdown on militants. AP/PTI(AP2_23_2017_000128B)

          By   21 hours ago

          Lahore, Feb 23: At least 10 persons were killed and over 20 wounded on Thursday, when a massive blast rocked parts of Lahore in Pakistan, a day after the army announced a countrywide crackdown against terrorists. The powerful explosion targeted the Defence Housing Authority – a commercial area with scores of eateries, including restaurants serving […]

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          Donald Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

          LGBT activists hold a protest outside Trump Tower in protest against President Donald Trump’s policies

          By   21 hours ago

          AP/PTI Washington, Feb 22: Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Donald Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states’ rights, lifting Barack Obama-era federal guidelines that had been characterized […]

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          BBC journalist faces five years jail for Thailand reporting

          By   21 hours ago

          AFP/PTI Bangkok, Feb 23: A British journalist with the BBC faces up to five years in a Thai jail after a lawyer brought a criminal defamation case against him over an investigation into fraud on a popular tourist island. Rights groups say the case is the latest example of how Thailand’s broad defamation and computer […]

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          Seven new Earth-like planets discovered, may host life: NASA

          By   21 hours ago

          Washington, Feb 23: Astronomers have discovered the first known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a single star – located a mere 40 light years away – that could have liquid water, and possibly host alien life. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where […]

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          Indians largest group of foreign skilled workers in UK

          By   21 hours ago

          London, Feb 23: Indians were the largest group of skilled workers granted visas to live and work in the UK last year at 57 per cent, according to official figures released here today. The Home Office said Indians accounted for 53,575 skilled work visas granted in 2016, and US nationals were the second largest group […]

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          10 countries join UN Environment’s war on marine litter

          By   21 hours ago

          Bali, Feb 23: The UN Environment on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by 2022. Ten countries – Belgium, Costa Rica, France, Grenada, Indonesia, Norway, Panama, Saint Lucia, Sierra Leone and Uruguay – have joined the the […]

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          US unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

          Washington: President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The president denounced threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible," his first forceful statement against anti-Semitism. Earlier botched attempts to address the issue and an angry encounter with a Jewish reporter last week have fueled concerns that Trump emboldens bigots. AP/PTI(AP2_22_2017_000007B)

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          Washington, Feb 22: The US government today issued a sweeping set of orders that implement President Donald Trump’s plan to increase immigration enforcement, placing the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation. “The Department no longer will exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement,” the Department of Homeland Security said […]

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          North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

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          Kuala Lumpur, Feb 22: Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia’s top policeman said today. Investigators have put five North Koreans in the frame for last week’s brazen killing of Kim Jong-Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and have said they are seeking three more for […]

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            Irrfan releases first look of his banned Bangladeshi film

            By   21 hours ago

            Actor Irrfan Khan on Thursday released on social media the first look of his Bangladeshi movie “Doob” (“No Bed of Roses”), which has been banned in Bangladesh. The actor is also co-producing the film.

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            Big B turns down invitation by Queen Elizabeth II

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            Amitabh Bachchan will not be able to attend the reception of UK-India Year of Culture, a “rare invitation” of which was sent to the megastar by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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            Tom Hanks turns writer with new collection of short stories

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            By   2 days ago

            Two-time oscar winning actor Tom Hanks has turned writer with a new collection of short stories titled, “Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks”. “Susan Sandon, Managing Director of Cornerstone and Jason Arthur, Publisher of William Heinemann have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights in ‘Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks’. The deal was struck […]

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            Deepika’s Hollywood debut mints over $300 mn worldwide

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            Actress Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, has resulted in a $308 million and still counting global cumulative figure, according to sources close to the movie’s production house. A $85 million Paramount/Viacom Inc release, the movie features Vin Diesel in the key role — and is said to have become the 2017’s […]

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            Rakesh Roshan proud of wife for helping 500-kg Egyptian woman

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            Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan says his wife Pinky donated Rs 10 lakh for the bariatric surgery to be performed on 36-year-old Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed Abdelaty, very quietly, and he is proud of her for it. “I was not aware of this (the Rs 10 lakh donation). My wife Pinky did it on her own. I […]

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            George Clooney calls Trump a ‘Hollywood elitist’

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            By   2 days ago

            Actor-filmmaker George Clooney has branded US President Donald Trump a “Hollywood elitist” and a “demagogue”. In an interview with French channel Canal+, Clooney said that Meryl Streep “had every right to speak up” at the Golden Globes against Trump, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

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            ‘Jolly LLB 3’ confirmed: makers

            By   2 days ago

            The makers of the “Jolly LLB” franchsie on Wednesday confirmed there will be a third instalment of then film. At a success party of the recently released “Jolly LLB 2”, the makers were asked if they are planning to roll out another movie in the courtroom drama franchise.

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            India wins ‘Best Country Award’ at London Fashion Week

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            It was yet another benchmark for Indian fashion and design industry when India was declared the winner of “Best Country Award” for exhibit curated by IMG Reliance at the International Fashion Showcase (IFS) during London Fashion Week.

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              New-look Indian shooting team seeks change in fortunes

              By   18 hours ago

              New Delhi, Feb. 23: Banking, besides form and talent, on their familiarity with the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range and their fancied opponents’ lack of the same, it will rather be, in a departure from the norm, three unheralded trios that will begin India’s campaign in the season’s first ISSF World Cup beginning here tomorrow. […]

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              Messi is one win away from his 400th for Barcelona

              Messi is one win away from his 400th for Barcelona

              By   18 hours ago

              Barcelona, Feb. 23: Argentine football star Lionel Messi is just one win away from reaching 400 victories with Barcelona, when the team visits the Vicente Calderon on Sunday to play against hosts Atletico Madrid in La Liga round 24. If Barcelona wins the upcoming tie, Messi will reach the 400 win mark out of 565 […]

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              Dohmen, Naomi named best hockey players of 2016

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              Chandigarh, Feb. 23: Olympic silver medallist John-John Dohmen of Belgium and retiring Netherlands star Naomi Van As were named the male and female Players of the Year for 2016, respectively, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) here on Thursday. Britain’s Olympic gold medallist Maddie Hinch was adjudged the female Goalkeeper of the Year while David […]

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              Valencia hang on to beat Real Madrid 2-1

              Valencia celebrate their win over Real Madrid.

              By   21 hours ago

              Valencia (Spain), Feb. 23: Riding on two early strikes in the first 10 minutes, Spanish football giants Valencia eked out a 2-1 victory over mighty Real Madrid, who missed a chance to consolidate their hold on first place in La Liga. The early lead for the hosts conditioned the course of Wednesday’s match, with Valencia […]

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              Bigger crowds for U-17 World Cup in India expected

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              Kolkata, Feb. 23: Youth World Cups generally attract lesser spectators than the senior spectacle. But if Javier Ceppi, tournament director for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be hosted by India is to believed, India is set to buck the trend. “India is a huge country,” Ceppi, in the city for inspecting the Salt Lake […]

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              Salt Lake Stadium to be 90 per cent ready by next FIFA inspection: Ceppi

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              Kolkata, Feb. 23: The Salt Lake Stadium, which is getting ready to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in October, will be almost ready for the youth showpiece by the end of March when the FIFA delegation visits for another round of inspection, tournament Director Javier Ceppi said here on Thursday. “I am extremely satisfied […]

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              Gutsy woman dentist drives into male bastion

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              Ropar (Punjab), Feb. 22: With each passing day, women in India are breaking into new fields hitherto seen as exclusive male preserves. And adventure sports is another such male forte. Meet this gutsy young woman, Dr. Ritika Oberoi, who wears many hats — of a dentist, of an entrepreneur and of a keen sportsperson. The […]

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              Cash prize for T20 World Cup-winning blind cricket team

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              New Delhi, Feb. 22: Putting rest to speculations, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh for each member of the victorious Blind cricket T20 World Cup winning squad. Speaking at the launch of the Delhi Gramin Khel Mahotsav here, Goel told reporters that the government is committed […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with ‘Disciple of Love’

                Rhythm of Love In conversation with ‘Disciple of Love’

                By   21 hours ago

                ‘Disciple of Love’ an alternative rock band from Longleng district is a four member team. Their journey to music started in 2008 when they got together for Music Safari. With their stint at Music Safari, there was no looking back for this young group. Their debut album “Everyone goes down” was an eight year dream […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Chingmei Shükshuhü Phom

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                By   4 weeks ago

                Chingmei Shükshuhü Phom who gave up his studies to follow his dream of singing has recently released his debut single “Real Men Don’t Rape” that speaks of the present situation of women being victimised. The song with the useful message is being sung in English and Nagamese. Chingmei from Yongnyah Hongnyü village wishes to bring […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jatphoa Konyak

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                By   1 month ago

                Jatphoa Konyak -19 year old upcoming singer, songwriter from Mon district, currently a student is in high spirits with his debut music video and song “Dream on” written and composed by himself and promoted by music artist Moba Inggang. A step forward to his dreams of making his heart and others happy through music, Jatphoa […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Skylark

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                SKYLARK as the name signifies are young upcoming band formed in 2016. The band comprises of Imna Tzüdir, Bendang Aier, Yanger Lkr and Bendang Kichu who believes their Unity and trust on each other encourages them to make better music. Just established themselves into the musical world, SKYLARK strives to fly high with their music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Samuel Konyak

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                By   2 months ago

                Samuel Konyak from Mon Town is an upcoming artist of the state whose songs are mostly focussed on social and political issues happening in the present society. A participant at Naga Idol 2007, Samuel is also the vocalist of the band ‘Toxic Peace’ a progressive Folk Fusion Rock Band from the town. Crediting the 80’s […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with SNF

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                Dimapur based four piece band ‘Search and Found’ better celebrated as ‘SNF’ has been creating quite a storm post the Hornbill International Contest 2016 win. The band features Wati Imchen (Lead guitarist), Neil Gonmei (on drums), Imnamaong Imchen (Bassist) and Albert Jinger (Vocalist). Their friendship takes back to their high school days and their passion […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with SOZ

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                By   2 months ago

                Based in New Delhi, SOZ is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and a beatboxer from Mokokchung. But SOZ began his music career in a different lane. He won the “Best Drummer” title during the “All Nagaland College Level Beat Contest”, at the young age of 14 years. Eventually, his interests in music shifted to hip-hop and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with The Finalist

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                By   2 months ago

                The Finalist- a three member Hindi band breaking the usual music genre of Nagaland ventured into Hindi music inspired by Bollywood songs. The three young men Kenneth Mozhui, Mendan Konyak and Baham C Noklang met during their stint at Naga Hindi Voice Season 2. Their love for music and particularly Bollywood songs got them together […]

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