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Government releases INR 600 crore aid to Kerala

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Waives off customs duty, GST on relief materials New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Centre on Tuesday released INR 600 crore to the Kerala government for relief work in the flood-ravaged state and decided to waive Customs Duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) on relief materials being imported. The money released included INR 500 […]

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Power cut in Mon, Longleng and parts of Mokokchung

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Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The department of Power has informed that power supply to Mon and Longleng districts, and to Changtongya and Tuli area in Mokokchung district has been disrupted after a conductor along the 66KV Mokokchung-Tuli transmission line snapped. “The department is working on a war footing to restore normal power supply at the […]

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15 arrested, 8 cops suspended after woman beaten and paraded naked in Bihar

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Patna, Aug. 21 (IANS): A day after a woman was thrashed and paraded naked by a mob in Bihar’s Bihiya town in Bhojpur district, the state police arrested 15 suspects and suspended eight of their own men, but denied that it was a case of mob lynching. The Opposition demanded resignation of Chief Minister Nitish […]

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Theology students to receive scholarship

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Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The directorate of Higher Education has announced on Aug. 20 post-matric scholarships for students studying theology at institutions recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Kuholi Chishi, the director of Higher Education, told Eastern Mirror on Tuesday: “Any theological students are eligible to apply for scholarship as long as they are […]

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11 Diphupar GB facing the axe over financial misuse

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Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): For a little over six weeks, the Home commissioner’s office has been sitting on a recommendation by the deputy commissioner of Dimapur to terminate immediately the appointment of 11 gaon bura (GB) from the Diphupar village council (DVC) on the charge of misusing MGNREGA funds to the tune of INR 1,10,50,000 […]

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Acharya greets on Id-Ul-Zuha

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Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has conveyed warm wishes on the occasion of Id-Ul-Zuha. In a Raj Bahavan statement issued on Tuesday, he wished for harmony and brotherhood in the society. “Governor Acharya prayed that Allah’s blessings light up the path of oneness and lead to happiness and success on the occasion,” […]

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Assam truckers protest ILP verification drive in Wokha

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Wokha, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Assam Truckers’ Union on early Tuesday morning resorted to agitating at the Assam-Nagaland gate near Bhandari in Wokha district and stopped vehicles from entering Nagaland to protest the recent ILP verification drive in Wokha. On learning about the development, the Bhandari sub-division administration and police personnel rushed to the side […]

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Submit report of Vigilance probe into MDM scheme in 30 days – NSF

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Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has asked the Nagaland Vigilance Commission to expedite the probe into alleged irregularities/mismanagement of the Mid Day Meal Scheme in the state. In a letter to the commissioner of the state’s Vigilance & Anti-Corruption unit, the organisation demanded that the report into the investigation be produced […]

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NOTA can’t be allowed in RS polls – SC

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New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that NOTA (None of the above) option cannot be allowed in the Rajya Sabha elections as it would “wholly undermine the purity of democracy”. “The option of NOTA may serve as an elixir in direct elections but in respect of election to Council of […]

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India unlikely to accept foreign donations for Kerala floods

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New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): The government is unlikely to accept any foreign financial assistance for flood relief operations in Kerala, official sources said. They said government has taken a considered decision to rely solely on domestic efforts to tide over the situation.

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    Government releases INR 600 crore aid to Kerala

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    Waives off customs duty, GST on relief materials New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Centre on Tuesday released INR 600 crore to the Kerala government for relief work in the flood-ravaged state and decided to waive Customs Duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) on relief materials being imported. The money released included INR 500 […]

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    15 arrested, 8 cops suspended after woman beaten and paraded naked in Bihar

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    Patna, Aug. 21 (IANS): A day after a woman was thrashed and paraded naked by a mob in Bihar’s Bihiya town in Bhojpur district, the state police arrested 15 suspects and suspended eight of their own men, but denied that it was a case of mob lynching. The Opposition demanded resignation of Chief Minister Nitish […]

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    India unlikely to accept foreign donations for Kerala floods

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    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): The government is unlikely to accept any foreign financial assistance for flood relief operations in Kerala, official sources said. They said government has taken a considered decision to rely solely on domestic efforts to tide over the situation.

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    Congress asks Modi to make letter to Imran public

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    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): Terming Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s visit to Pakistan a non-issue since he went there in his personal capacity, the party on Tuesday turned to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him as to what happened to the red lines of ‘no-talks’ till terror from Pakistan stops.

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    India, China to explore ways to avoid Doklam-like standoffs

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    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe will hold extensive talks on Thursday, focus of which will be to remove distrust and boost coordination between the armies of the two neighbours guarding their disputed border, official sources said. Wei arrived here today on a four-day visit, nearly […]

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    Punjab govt. to amend office of profit law to entitle MLA to more posts without disqualification

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    Chandigarh, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Punjab government today decided to amend a law on the office of profit to exclude several posts from its ambit, and shield MLAs from disqualification for holding them.

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    Why can’t EC link parties’ recognition with bar on those with criminal past —SC

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    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government if it can direct the Election Commission to include in the symbol order a clause that a political party is liable to lose its recognition if it fields candidates with criminal antecedents.

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    No GST on petrol, diesel in near future as Centre, states not in favour

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    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): Petrol and diesel will not come under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the immediate future as neither the Central government nor any of the states is in favour on fears of heavy revenue loss, a top source said today.

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    Rains abate, flood waters recede as relief pours into Kerala

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    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug. 20 (IANS): With the rains that battered Kerala for a week finally abating on Monday, water levels dropped in the swollen rivers even as the number of people who have taken shelter in relief camps crossed the one million mark. A total of 10,28,000 people were now housed in 3,274 camps in the […]

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    Administration to citizens: All pitch in to provide relief to flood-ravaged Kerala

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    Noida (UP), Aug. 20 (PTI): Individuals, citizens’ groups and government officials, including police personnel, in Gautam Buddh Nagar are extending a helping hand as Kerala reels under the fury of floods and rains. Incessant monsoon showers, the fiercest in last 100 years, have claimed 210 lives since August 8 and displaced over seven lakh people […]

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      US concerned over presence of terrorist groups in Pakistan — official  

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      Washington, Aug. 21 (PTI): The US has expressed concern over terrorist groups continuing to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan and is asking the country to do more against “externally oriented” extremist outfits, a top official in the Trump administration said. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Alice Wells, at the same time welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran […]

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      Myanmar working with UN for Rohingya repatriation — Suu Kyi 

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      Singapore, Aug. 21 (IANS): Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday that her country was working with the UN to allow the safe return of the minority Rohingya refugees who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following Army offensives in 2017. In a televised conference in Singapore, Suu Kyi said that Myanmar had given […]

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      16 ministers from PM Imran Khan’s Cabinet sworn in

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      Islamabad, Aug. 20 (PTI): Sixteen ministers from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s 21-strong Cabinet were sworn-in today as the formation of Pakistan’s federal government was completed after the general elections. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the 16 federal ministers. Newly sworn-in Prime Minister Khan was by his side. The new Cabinet has 16 federal […]

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      S Koreans head to Pyongyang for family reunions

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      Seoul, Aug. 20 (IANS): A group of 89 South Koreans left for Pyongyang on Monday to meet their families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the first such initiative since October 2015. The elderly people and more than 300 others left for a Mount Kumgang resort on the North’s east coast in nearly 30 buses […]

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      Imran Khan not to live in PM House, moves into military secretary’s 3-bed room home

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      Islamabad, Aug. 20 (PTI): Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan today moved into a modest three-bed room house of his military secretary along with two servants, a day after announcing that he would not be staying in the sprawling PM House which has a staff of 524, keeping his pledge to cut down the expenditure […]

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      Trudeau to run for re-election in 2019

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      Ottawa, Aug. 20 (IANS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has formally announced his bid to run for re-election in the 2019 legislative polls. The Liberal leader announced his nomination at a party event on Sunday in Papineau, a federal electoral district in Montreal he represents, reports The Globe and Mail daily. The crowd cheered as […]

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      Multiple quakes rock at Lombok island kills 10

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      Mataram, Aug. 20 (PTI/AFP): At least 10 people are dead after a string of powerful quakes rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, authorities said today, in a fresh blow just weeks after earlier tremors left hundreds dead and thousands more homeless. The latest quakes struck yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday. […]

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      Abuse victims’ outcry more powerful, says Pope Francis

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      Vatican City, Aug. 20 (IANS): Pope Francis on Monday released a letter addressing recent revelations of a decades-long clerical sexual abuse scandal in the US, in which he said that the outcry of victims was more powerful than all the measures meant to silence them. The pontiff said in his missive addressed “to the people […]

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      Sharif, daughter cannot leave Pakistan: Imran Khan-led Govt decides

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      Islamabad, Aug. 20 (PTI): Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam will be placed on the Exit Control List, the first meeting of the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan decided today, a move that will prevent them from fleeing the country. Prime Minister Khan chaired the Cabinet meeting, which […]

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      Jailed Sharif appears in Pak court in remaining 2 graft cases against him

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      Islamabad, Aug. 20 (PTI): Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister today appeared again before an accountability court hearing two graft cases against him and his family. The 68-year-old PML-N leader appeared before the Islamabad-based court for hearing in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment cases. Sharif, along with his daughter Maryam, 44 and […]

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        AAPSU detects over 2000 ILP violators in Arunachal

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        Itanagar, Aug. 21 (PTI): The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) today said it has detected over 2000 Inner Line Permit (ILP) violators across the state during a drive taken up after publication of the complete draft of the NRC in neighbouring Assam on July 30.

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        Workshop on ‘agripreneurship’ development held in Imphal

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 21: A day long state level sensitisation workshop on ‘Agripreneurship’ development for increasing farm income and promotion of agri-business in Manipur was held at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Imphal centre on Tuesday.

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        NFR and govt. of Assam to work jointly to replace level crossing gates by road over bridge

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        Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): A meeting was held recently at Dispur between N.F. Railway and the government of Assam on construction of a road over bridge in Assam in lieu of existing level crossing gates for the benefit of people.

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        Assamese Community in London opposes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016

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        Guwahati, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Assamese community in London has submitted a memorandum to the Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, a press release of the community said.

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        MoU signed among Manipur University community and central and state goverments

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 21: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has approved the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed between Manipur University community and the central and state government on Aug. 16 at the end of three days meeting, according to an official source.

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        Mizoram to donate INR 2 cr. to Kerala flood relief

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        Aizawl, Aug. 21 (PTI): Mizoram government would contribute Rs 2 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in the wake of the recent rain-fed floods in the southern state, an official said today.

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        Tripura goverment to donate INR one crore

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        Agartala, Aug. 21 (IANS): The BJP-led government in Tripura will donate INR 1 crore for the relief work in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala.

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        Tripura officials in Bengal to study rural job performance

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        Agartala, Aug. 21 (IANS): Officials from BJP-ruled Tripura are on a tour to Trinamool Congress-governed West Bengal to study the performance of the rural job scheme MGNREGA, an official said on Tuesday.

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        Manipuri language day held

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 20: Manipur Revenue, Consumers affairs Food & Public Distribution Minister Karam Shyam on Monday said that right use of language and good words play a major role in winning hearts during adolescence and convincing the public even in politics.

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        Repatriated Brus demand uniform rehabilitation package

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        Aizawl, Aug. 20 (PTI): An organisation of repatriated Bru community people has demanded that the Centre extend to them the same rehabilitation package being given to the Bru refugees whose repatriation was scheduled to begin later this month.

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          Mon board cautions VDB against engaging in corrupt activities

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Stating that the state government is very serious on the development of villages, the chairman of the Mon District Planning Development Board (DPDB), Pohwang Konyak has cautioned that if any Village Development Board (VDB) is found indulging in corruption or illegal activities, stern action will be initiated and any funds or […]

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          Hornbill: Rio convenes meeting with departments and stakeholders

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The department of Tourism has informed that Chief Minister; Neiphiu Rio has convened a meeting with all sector/line departments and stakeholders that would be involved in the celebration of the Hornbill Festival, at the CM’s residential office on Aug. 23 at 4:00 pm.

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          CNC seeks prayers for Kerala

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Council of Nagalim Churches (CNC) has informed all NSCN members and believers living in “Nagalim” to hold a prayer programme during Sunday worship service on Aug. 26 for the people of Kerala state, who are facing untold miseries from devastating rains and floods.

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          Malaria cases decline in Wokha district

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Wokha district has recorded decline in the number of malaria from 39 cases in 2017 to 3 cases till date. This was disclosed during the district review meeting of National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (NVBDCP) held in the conference hall of the CMO, Wokha, on Aug. 21.

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          Dimapur Crime update

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Dimapur police on Aug. 21 updated on the crime scenario in the city that happened during the last three days and the arrests made by the police in connection with the different cases which was provided by the Addl. Dy. Comm. of Police/PRO, Dimapur in a press note.

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          Municipal Affairs dept. informs beneficiaries

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Directorate of Municipal Affairs on Tue. informed that it has selected and allotted 720 beneficiaries for occupying the flats at K-Baize, Kohima.

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          DC Tsg. visits landslides hit areas

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Deputy Commissioner Tuensang L. Jamithung Lotha and E.E. PWD (R and B) Tuensang Menang Lepden Ao visited the major landslide hit areas that affected the Tuensang-Longleng road which measures about 150- 200 meters. The affected road is a major lifeline connecting two districts is important for easy transportation and communication […]

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          Nagaland BJP leaders attend Sarvdaleeya Prarthna Sabha in Delhi

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): State BJP leaders led by the Party President, Temjen Imna Along, Dy CM Y.Patton and Organising Secretary Ananta Mishra attended a Sarvdaleeya Prarthna Sabha (all party prayer meeting) held at IG Indoor Stadium near ITO New Delhi to pay tribute to former PM and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Aug. […]

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          NITCA team on 10-day industrial visit to China

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Virtually aiming to expand their horizons, members of the newly launched Naga International Trade Centres Association (NITCA) are on a ten-day industrial visit to China who landed at Kunming International Airport on August 21

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          Legislators pay a visit to sanctuary for north-eastern women

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          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Nagaland minister for Higher Education and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along, accompanied by the advisor for Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha, visited the Bethesda Bhawan, House of Living Hope in New Delhi.

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            Three for a joy: Schoolboy, lawyer, veteran show India’s shooting range

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            Palembang/Jakarta, Aug. 21 (PTI): An athlete not old enough to grasp the enormity of his feat struck gold, a seasoned but scarred pro found his silver lining and a man here for hobby collected a bronze as shooters dominated India’s medal haul in the Asian Games today. The 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary, son of a farmer, […]

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            Wrestler Divya takes Asiad bronze

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            Jakarta, Aug. 21 (IANS): Indian wrestler Divya Kakran took bronze in the women’s 68 kilogram freestyle category at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Divya thrashed Chen Wenling of Chinese Taipei by technical superiority in the play-off for the bronze medal. A wrestler is declared winner by technical superiority when he takes a lead […]

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            David Beckham wins 2018 UEFA President’s Award

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            Madrid, Aug. 21 (IANS): Retired football legend David Beckham was awarded the 2018 UEFA President’s Award, the head of the European soccer organisation announced on Tuesday. Aleksander Ceferin praised the superstar England international, 43, who played as a midfielder at Manchester United and Real Madrid, among others, and netted 130 goals in 762 matches with […]

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            India pocket first-ever medal in sepaktakraw

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            Palembang (Indonesia), Aug. 21 (IANS): India got its first-ever medal in sepaktakraw as it settled for a bronze medal after losing to Thailand in the semi-finals of the men’s team regu event here on Tuesday. India, who had finished second in Group B, lost 0-2 to sepaktakraw powerhouse Thailand in a semi-final to get a […]

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            Spain reaches final of Women’s U-20 World Cup

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            Vannes (France), Aug. 21 (IANS): After dreaming of this day for a generation and led by a fabulous Patri Guijarro, Spain finally reached its first Women’s U-20 World Cup final with a tough 1-0 victory here over host nation France. The US, Germany and North Korea are the only nations to have taken home the […]

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            Kohima Football league enters last week of the season

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            Debutant Sechu Zubza leads the table tally Kohima, Aug. 21: More than 100 goals have been scored so far in the second edition of the Kohima Football league as the league entered the last week of the season. Debutant Sechu Zubza is on the verge of winning the title leading with two points ahead of […]

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            Simona Halep withdraws from US Open event due to tendon injury

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            New Haven (US), Aug. 21 (IANS): World top-seeded Romanian Simona Halep withdrew from a US Open tune-up event due to a sore right Achilles tendon, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) said. “I really wanted to play it and I saw that many fans bought tickets to see me here, but I feel very sore with […]

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            Liverpool win 2-0 away to Crystal Palace

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            London, Aug. 21 (IANS): Liverpool had to work hard here to defeat scrappy Crystal Palace 2-0 in the finale of the second round of the 2018-2019 Premier League. Reds coach Jurgen Klopp stuck with the same lineup that pounded West Ham United 4-0 at Anfield in the first match. Counterpart Roy Hodgson likewise decided against […]

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            Vinesh enters history books; becomes first Indian woman wrestler to win Asiad gold

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            Jakarta, Aug. 20 (PTI): Vinesh Phogat today created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category here. Vinesh was a medal-favourite in her category and was likely to face stiff competition from Japan’s Yuki Irie […]

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            Trap shooter Lakshay clinches silver medal

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            Jakarta, Aug. 20 (IANS): India’s shooter Lakshay Sheoran won the silver medal by finishing second, while compatriot Manavjit Singh Sandhu finished fifth in the men’s trap final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday. The 20-year-old, who had finished fourth in the qualification round, got 43 points to finish second behind Chinese Taipei’s Kunpi […]

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              MTV VMAs 2018: Camila wins top honours, Madonna pays tribute to Franklin

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              “Havana” hitmaker Camila Cabello won the Moon Man trophies for artist of the year and video of the year for the song here at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), where Jennifer Lopez won the coveted Michael Jackson Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement. Cabello was contending with rapper Drake and singer Childish Gambino. During her […]

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              Josie Totah comes out as transgender

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              Actor Josie Totah, 17, who has featured in various films and shows like “Glee” , “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and the comedy show “Champions”, has come out as a transgender. In an open letter to Times Magazine, Totah confessed about her gender identity and said she was “shoved into a box” on gender and sexuality during her […]

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              Dimapur youth fest. on Aug. 24 and 25th

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              Come August 24 and 25 , Nagaland’s commercial hub Dimapur or the hub with people from diverse culture would be witnessing a youth festival under the theme” Youth Towards a Progressive Society” at DDSC stadium in Dimapur. The two day event is being organised by Ethnic Group of Nagaland (EGoN) in association with M/s MW […]

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              Prince albums get released across digital platforms

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                  Twenty three of late singer Prince’s catalogue titles and “Prince Anthology: 1995-2010” (a newly-curated anthology of 37 essential tracks from the era) are now available across various streaming services and digital service providers. Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment (SME), launched its first round of Prince catalogue digital on August 17, […]

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              Nick leaves for US after ‘roka’ with Priyanka

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                American pop singer Nick Jonas and his parents left from here for the US, two days after solemnising his relationship with actress Priyanka Chopra. Nick and his parents left India late on Sunday night. He sported an all-black ensemble paired with white sneakers. His mother Denise wore a denim top, black pants and carried […]

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              ‘Mile 22’ was shot in 42 days

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              Director Peter Berg says it was a remarkable experience to shoot “Mile 22” in just 42 days. The movie was filmed between November 2017 and February 2018, filming the majority of its interior shots in Atlanta, Georgia during the first five weeks, before moving to Bogota, Colombia for the remainder of the shoot, where the […]

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              Lana Del Rey defends Israel gig

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              As singer Lana Del Rey’s announcement of her first performance in Israel elicited a backlash, she defended her decision saying she believes music is universal and is a tool to bring people together. The singer has been added as a headliner for the inaugural Meteor Festival, set to take place at Kibbutz Lehavot Habashan, outside […]

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              Aretha Franklin memorial to take place for 3 days

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              Legendary singer Aretha Franklin’s representative announced the memorial plans for the late songstress, which will take place over three separate days and two different locations. Viewing will begin on August 28 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. The public is welcome to attend starting from 9 a.m. and ending […]

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              ‘English Vinglish’ actress Sujata Kumar dead

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              Actress Sujata Kumar, fondly remembered for playing late veteran actress Sridevis sibling in the film “English Vinglish” has died of cancer, said her sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the actress-singer. Suchitra tweeted that Sujata reportedly succumbed to cancer late on Sunday. “Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving us […]

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              Ben Hardy ‘lied’ to get ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

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              Actor Ben Hardy says he lied about his drumming skills to play former Queen band member Roger Taylor in the upcoming movie “Bohemian Rhapsody”. He said he had reached out to director Bryan Singer after learning that his “X-Men: Apocalypse” filmmaker was taking charge of the new biopic. “He had reservations based upon the fact […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

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                  Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

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                    Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yanger Imchen

                By   3 weeks ago

                  Yanger Imchen is a self-taught Christian artist who has been in the local music scene for more than a decade. It was only recently though that he released a debut single “Fly,” officially announcing himself in the state’s musical hubris. Imchen found a love and passion for music when he committed his life to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dream Magnificent

                By   4 weeks ago

                Dream Magnificent is a Christian band from Nagaland. The members share similar interests and musical vision. The band was formed on July 22 the previous year. They aim to spread the message of the goodness of God. The band comprises Kukhoto Ringa, Pututemjen Tzudir, Langshie Shiu, and Posa Kezo. Their debut ‘Chosen One’ is all […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with John Mpamei

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                John Mpamei from Tamenglong, Manipur currently working in Doha, Qatar has had exciting music experiences. Since the age of six Mpamei has been into music with his father as his major musical influence. He debuted with a band in 2013 at Hard Rock Café and his first album “Far Away” was released on Vh1, MTV […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Maongtemsu Pongen

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abeni Odyuo

                By   2 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with IMA

                By   2 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pretty Rhythm

                By   2 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dieze Sothu

                By   2 months ago

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

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

                  By   5 days ago

                    Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

                  By   2 weeks ago

                      Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                  Redemption inside the cage: A fighter’s tale of combat and hardship

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, Aug. 3 (EMN): Though widely popular across the globe, the combat sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has taken some time to make its presence felt in Nagaland. ‘Combat’ is very much in the Naga nature and we even have an indigenous sport of this ilk – the traditional Naga wrestling. Even as the MMA […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yanger Imchen

                  By   3 weeks ago

                    Yanger Imchen is a self-taught Christian artist who has been in the local music scene for more than a decade. It was only recently though that he released a debut single “Fly,” officially announcing himself in the state’s musical hubris. Imchen found a love and passion for music when he committed his life to […]

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                  Dimapur and Its Crowds!

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  An analysis of crowd counting, and its estimation in Dimapur By Reyivolü Rhakho, Muzhaba Jamir, and Haichikambe Pame | EMN All around the world crowd counting is always dicey affair. The difficulty is in balancing variable claims and counter claims about the number of people at a given event.  A much-publicised instance is the crowd that […]

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                  Crafts initiative sculpting welfare of underprivileged women

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Esther Verma Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated writer once said, “Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby”. Today, a  Naga girl, with a mass communication degree, is living her life as a successful entrepreneur and also creating employment opportunities for other women, showing what it means […]

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                  A ‘stubborn’ baker in an ‘unfriendly society’

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, July 29 (EMN): Many women in Nagaland who wish to follow their aspiration have to be ‘stubborn’ to overcome the struggles of being independent entrepreneurs. In a field dominated by men, the refusal to quit their entrepreneurial pursuits may be what defines some women who engage in business activities. One such woman is Ajung […]

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                  Fish ban hits vendors and suppliers in Mokokchung

                  By   1 month ago

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

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

                  By   2 months ago

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

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

                  By   3 months ago

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

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