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RIIN seesaw continues in Nagaland

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Kachari and Garo communities say they will not attend July 20 consultative meeting     Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): Citing ‘humiliation’ at being left out of the July 17 consultative meeting on RIIN held in Kohima, the Kachari and the Garo communities have decided to abstain from the proposed consultative meeting on July 20 in Chumoukedima. […]

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Prepared for JE eventuality — Health authorities

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 18: Even as the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus has claimed 97 lives in Assam, and a few cases being detected in Arunachal Pradesh, health authorities in Dimapur have assured that they are doing their best to spread awareness to the people, and how to take precautionary measures if the virus […]

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Rain likely to intensify in Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 18: Nagaland is witnessing a decline in monsoon rain over the last few days but the intensity may increase again between July 19 and the 22nd. During this period, heavy to very heavy spell may lash over the state along with strong winds and chances of lightning strikes. An update […]

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Amit Shah to meet NE governors, chief ministers

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New Delhi, July 19 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet governors and chief ministers of the eight northeastern states for two days next month to review and discuss with them security situation and development issues, officials said on Thursday. Shah will meet the chief ministers and governors of the region at a plenary […]

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Bill on death penalty for child sex abuse introduced in RS

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New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): In a bid to combat rising cases of child sex abuse, a Bill for enhancing punishment, including a provision for death penalty, for committing sexual crimes against children was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The bill also puts curbs on child pornography by making provisions for imprisonment up to […]

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Assam floods: Death toll rises to 36

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Guwahati, July 18 (PTI): The rampaging floodwaters have receded from Sivasagar even as 28 of the 33 districts in Assam remained affected by the deluge, displacing nearly 54 lakh people and claiming nine more lives to take the death toll to 36 on Thursday. Famous rhinoceros habitats — the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and the […]

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33 killed in arson attack at Japan anime studio

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  Tokyo, July 18 (IANS): At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a man set fire to a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, officials said. According to the police, the 41-year-old suspect broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio in the morning and poured a flammable […]

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Impeachment move fails, Trump steps up attacks on ‘left wing’ Democrats

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New York, July 18 (IANS): Democratic Party leaders in the House of Representatives have thwarted an attempt by the more impetuous members to impeach President Donald Trump, but the reprieve was clouded by a vote to prosecute two members of his cabinet for criminal contempt. “We just received an overwhelming vote against impeachment, and that […]

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Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case

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  Lahore, July 18 (IANS): Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee corruption case related to the awarding of a contract to a liquified natural gas firm. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader was on his way to attend a press conference, […]

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Naga bodies speak with one voice in support of RIIN

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Dimapur, July 17 (EMN): The tribal hohos, civil society organisations and legislators from Nagaland have adopted a resolution to support the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) at the consultative meeting convened by the State government on July 17 at the State Banquet Hall, Kohima. The tribal hohos and civil society organisations were given […]

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    No plan to restore special category status to states — Government

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    New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): There is no plan to restore special category status — which has been scrapped by think- tank Niti Aayog — to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for Statistics and Planning Rao Inderjit Singh replied in the negative when Congress […]

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    Karnataka assembly adjourned till today amid din

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    Bengaluru, July 18 (PTI): Marked by high drama, the Karnataka assembly was adjourned till Friday after it took up the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to decide the fate of the Congress-JDS government wracked by rebellion by a section of its MLAs threatening its survival. The drama unfolded right from the […]

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    Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill by voice vote

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    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): A Bill to amend tax as well as other laws, like the SEBI Act, the RBI Act, the CGST Act and the PMLA Act, was on Thursday passed in the Lok Sabha by voice vote. Moving the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019 in the Lower House, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman […]

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    Shah to head ministerial panel on Air India sale, Gadkari out

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    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): In what suggests change in power equation in the Modi 2.0 government, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari would not be part of the reconstituted ministerial panel on Air India which will decide the national carrier’s privatization. Home Minister Amit Shah will head the panel with Finance Minister Nirmala […]

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    EC show cause notice to TMC, CPI, NCP over national party status

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    New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections with the Election Commission Thursday issuing them a show cause notice. The Commission has asked them to explain why their […]

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    ‘Cut’ money: BJP holds statewide protests in West Bengal

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    Kolkata, July 18 (PTI): The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal on Thursday in protest against TMC leaders taking “cut” money from the beneficiaries of government schemes. The demonstrations were held in front of government offices, including the state secretariat. “We organised protest demonstrations in West Bengal against the TMC’s cut-money issue. The programme […]

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    Govt. issues notice to TikTok, Helo; asks them to reply by July 22 or face ban

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    New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): The government has issued notices to popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and Helo along with a set of 24 questions regarding the alleged misuse of their platforms for “anti-national activities” in India, official sources said. The Centre has warned these apps that they might face a ban if they […]

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    Amit Shah to meet NE governors, chief ministers

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    New Delhi, July 19 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet governors and chief ministers of the eight northeastern states for two days next month to review and discuss with them security situation and development issues, officials said on Thursday. Shah will meet the chief ministers and governors of the region at a plenary […]

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    Bill on death penalty for child sex abuse introduced in RS

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    New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): In a bid to combat rising cases of child sex abuse, a Bill for enhancing punishment, including a provision for death penalty, for committing sexual crimes against children was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The bill also puts curbs on child pornography by making provisions for imprisonment up to […]

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    Assam floods: Death toll rises to 36

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    Guwahati, July 18 (PTI): The rampaging floodwaters have receded from Sivasagar even as 28 of the 33 districts in Assam remained affected by the deluge, displacing nearly 54 lakh people and claiming nine more lives to take the death toll to 36 on Thursday. Famous rhinoceros habitats — the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and the […]

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      33 killed in arson attack at Japan anime studio

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        Tokyo, July 18 (IANS): At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a man set fire to a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, officials said. According to the police, the 41-year-old suspect broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio in the morning and poured a flammable […]

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      Impeachment move fails, Trump steps up attacks on ‘left wing’ Democrats

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      New York, July 18 (IANS): Democratic Party leaders in the House of Representatives have thwarted an attempt by the more impetuous members to impeach President Donald Trump, but the reprieve was clouded by a vote to prosecute two members of his cabinet for criminal contempt. “We just received an overwhelming vote against impeachment, and that […]

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      Ex-Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held in graft case

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        Lahore, July 18 (IANS): Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee corruption case related to the awarding of a contract to a liquified natural gas firm. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader was on his way to attend a press conference, […]

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      Thousands protests demanding Puerto Rico Governor’s resignation

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      San Juan, July 18 (IANS): Thousands of people, including artistes such as Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny, Residente, Tommy Torres and Oscar-winner Benicio del Toro, demanded the resignation of the Governor of Puerto Rico after a private chat containing homophobic comments was leaked, triggering a severe political crisis on the island. The protest began at the […]

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      British PM frontrunner Johnson vows to deliver Brexit by Oct 31

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      London, July 18 (IANS): British Prime Minister hopeful Boris Johnson has insisted that he would take Britain out of the European Union (EU) on the scheduled date of October 31, with or without a deal. He voiced this stance in his final Conservative Party leadership debate with Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday. Questioned about messages from […]

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      Iran Guards seize ‘foreign tanker’ accused of fuel smuggling

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      Tehran, July 18 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday they had detained a “foreign tanker” and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel, the latest incident in a tense standoff in the Gulf. The announcement came after Tehran said it had come to the aid of a foreign tanker after receiving a distress call — […]

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      Myanmar rights violations threaten region — UN envoy

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      Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (IANS): Gross human rights violations in Myanmar continue to jeopardize lives and “relentlessly impact” its neighbours, threatening regional peace and security, a UN special rapporteur said on Thursday. The human rights situation in Myanmar has created “serious… issues for South and Southeast Asia”, including 1.5 million refugees who have fled and […]

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      No-deal Brexit forecast to spark year-long UK recession

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      London, July 18 (PTI/AFP): Britain will slide into a year-long recession should it leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels, the government’s official forecaster said Thursday. “The UK enters a year-long recession in the fourth quarter of 2019” should Britain depart the bloc on October 31 with a “no-deal, no-transition Brexit”, the Office […]

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      US House votes to condemn Trump

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          Washington, July 17 (PTI): The US House of Representatives has voted a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s alleged “racist” tweets against four Democartic congresswomen. Trump, on Sunday, in a series of tweets said that four Democratic Progressive Congresswomen, who have been critical of his harsh immigration policies, should just “go back” to […]

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      Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent to judicial remand

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        Islamabad, July 17 (IANS): One of the most wanted terrorists in India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by the counter terrorism unit on Wednesday and sent to judicial remand, media reported. Hafiz Saeed who […]

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        BJP killing democracy in Tripura, says ex-CM Sarkar

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        Agartala, July 18 (IANS): The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had turned Tripura into the “killing field of democracy”, alleged former Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Manik Sarkar, here on Thursday. He was addressing a protest against the “violence and intimidation” in the ongoing panchayat polls. “By intimidating and attacking opposition candidates and workers, the […]

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        SC agrees to reconstitute bench for hearing cases on Manipur extra-judicial killings

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        New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to reconstitute a bench for hearing cases on alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will try to reconstitute the bench as Justice M […]

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        Manipur has 12,500 registered organic farmers

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 18 (EMN): Manipur Organic Mission Agency had been able to register 12,500 organic farmers covering 12,500 hectare in the state, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday. Around 4000 MT of ginger had been marketed outside the state procuring more than INR 12 crore this year. In 2018, 1000 MT […]

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        Japanese Encephalitis toll in Assam rises to 97

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        Guwahati, July 18 (PTI): The Japanese Encephalitis toll in Assam since the beginning of this month rose to 97, with three more deaths reported on Thursday, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said here. The number of JE-positive cases increased to 426 as 20 new ones were registered, the NHM bulletin said. On Thursday, one […]

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        India should resolve staple visa issue for Arunachal residents with China — BJP MP

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        New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): BJP MP Tapir Gao from Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday said in Lok Sabha that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should resolve the matter related stapled visa issued by China to people from his state as they should not be treated as “second grade” citizens. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, […]

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        ADB to give INR 1,540 cr. for Tripura power projects

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        Agartala, July 18 (IANS): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide INR 1,540 crore for upgradation of power generation, transmission and distribution projects in Tripura, said a top official here on Thursday. Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL) Chairman and Managing Director Murhari Sopanrao Kele said the ADB would provide 80 per cent of the […]

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        Cameras to be installed to check speeding vehicles in Tripura

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        Agartala, July 18 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar on Thursday said highly sophisticated cameras would be installed on accident prone stretch of national highways in the state to check speeding vehicles. Inaugurating a symposium on ‘Traffic Management and capacity building’, Deb said to ensure road safety and reduce accidents the state government would impose […]

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        FIR against Assam poets: India crossed new line in its ‘descent into darkness’, says Harsh Mander

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        New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): The FIR against 10 poets, who were booked after video of a ‘Miya’ poem about alleged discrimination towards Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam went viral, has not gone down well with activists here as they condemned the state’s attempt to “criminalise” protest poetry on Thursday. Miya, though meaning “gentleman” in Urdu, […]

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        Assam floods: Death toll rises to 36

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        Guwahati, July 18 (PTI): The rampaging floodwaters have receded from Sivasagar even as 28 of the 33 districts in Assam remained affected by the deluge, displacing nearly 54 lakh people and claiming nine more lives to take the death toll to 36 on Thursday. Famous rhinoceros habitats — the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and the […]

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        Two injured, many vehicles damaged in Arunachal Pradesh landslide

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        Itanagar, July 17 (PTI): Two persons were seriously injured and many vehicles damaged in a massive landslide here on Wednesday, officials said.

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          Out of 18 lakh metric tonnes per year India recycles only 5% of e-waste

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 18: The managing director of Institute of Environment and Eco Development India, Indra Narayan Jha said India was among the largest e-waste producers. But only 5% of e-waste is recycled out of the huge generation while the demand for electronics is increasing.

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          NVCO asks police: What about extortion at check gates?

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          Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): The Nagaland Voluntary Consumer Organisation (NVCO) is appreciative of the Jotsoma Youth Organisation (JYO) for calling out the Kohima traffic establishment allegedly for extorting from truckers.

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          System to make govt. employment profiles public

          By   18 hours ago

          Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): A personal information management system (Pims), a web-enabled personnel management system of the Nagaland state government, will be making basic employment profiles public. The system is to track and record service details of government employees from the date of their joining the service until their retirement from service.

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          Health authorities discuss Rotavirus vaccine

          By   18 hours ago

          Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): The Health & Family Welfare department’s task force for the Rotavirus vaccine (RVV) met on July 18 at the department’s directorate in Kohima.

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          Tech student publishes book of poetry

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, July 18 (EMN): A booked titled ‘Kalopsia,’ a collection of 91 poems written by a tech student O Jungio was released by Penthrill Publication House as its 22nd book, on July 18 in Kohima.

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          RIIN seesaw continues in Nagaland

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          Kachari and Garo communities say they will not attend July 20 consultative meeting     Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): Citing ‘humiliation’ at being left out of the July 17 consultative meeting on RIIN held in Kohima, the Kachari and the Garo communities have decided to abstain from the proposed consultative meeting on July 20 in Chumoukedima. […]

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          Prepared for JE eventuality — Health authorities

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 18: Even as the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus has claimed 97 lives in Assam, and a few cases being detected in Arunachal Pradesh, health authorities in Dimapur have assured that they are doing their best to spread awareness to the people, and how to take precautionary measures if the virus […]

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          ENSF reiterates reservation policy

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          Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has asked the state’s School Education department to follow the 25% reservation policy during recruitments. In a representation addressed to the principal director of School Education, the federation pointed out that the department did not mention the existing 25% reservation policy while inviting applications from […]

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          Rain likely to intensify in Nagaland

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 18: Nagaland is witnessing a decline in monsoon rain over the last few days but the intensity may increase again between July 19 and the 22nd. During this period, heavy to very heavy spell may lash over the state along with strong winds and chances of lightning strikes. An update […]

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          Amit Shah to meet NE governors, chief ministers

          By   19 hours ago

          New Delhi, July 19 (PTI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet governors and chief ministers of the eight northeastern states for two days next month to review and discuss with them security situation and development issues, officials said on Thursday. Shah will meet the chief ministers and governors of the region at a plenary […]

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            Hima sprints to 4th gold in 15 days

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            New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): There seems to be no stopping Hima Das as the ace Indian sprinter won her fourth international gold within 15 days after she bagged the top honours in the 200m race at the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic. On Wednesday, Hima clocked 23.25 seconds to clinch gold. Her compatriot […]

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            Manipur, Assam, Mizoram thrash their opponents on Day 2

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            First North Eastern Girls (U-19) Football Tournament Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): It was raining goals on the second day of the first North Eastern Girls (U-19) Football Tournament as Manipur XI, Assam XI and Mizoram XI together scored 24 goals against their opponents, registering comprehensive victories.

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            Sindhu in quarters, Srikanth crashes out of Indonesia Open

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            Jakarta, July 18 (IANS): Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinal of the ongoing $1,250,000 Indonesia Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament while Kidambi Srikanth crashed out here on Thursday. Fifth seed Sindhu, who is eyeing her first title of the season, defeated Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt 21-14, 17-21, 21-11 in a match […]

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            Selection for West Indies: Focus on Dhoni’s future, Kohli’s availability

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            Mumbai, July 18 (PTI): Skipper Virat Kohli’s availability and veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s future will be in focus when the MSK Prasad-led national selection panel meets here on Friday to pick the Indian cricket squads for next month’s tour of the West Indies.

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            Osaka, Serena among 13 Slam champs in US Open women’s field

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            New York, July 18 (IANS): Defending champion Naomi Osaka, who defeated Serena Williams in the 2018 final, and world no. 1 Ashleigh Barty are among the 13 Grand Slam champions who will compete at this year’s US Open, which is beginning on August 26.

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            I am ready for a bout, Vijender challenges Amir

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            New Delhi, July 18 (PTI): “Stop fighting children, I am ready for a bout,” Indian boxing ace Vijender Singh, fresh from his 11th straight pro win, challenged British star Amir Khan here on Thursday. Khan, the British boxer of Pakistan origin, has expressed a desire to lock horns with Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender a number of […]

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            Gothia Cup: SC Nagaland team settle for a draw in last group match

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, July 17 (EMN): Sports Club (SC) Nagaland team on Wednesday registered a 2-2 draw with Ahus IF in their last group match at Gothia Cup 2019, at Gottenburg in Sweden. It was Abeno Humtsoe and Imlimerenla who scored a goal each for SC Nagaland in the 46th and 50th minute respectively. Meanwhile, […]

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            Darogapathar team win Summer Cricket Tournament

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            Dimapur, July 17 (EMN): The first Summer Cricket Tournament, organised by Knight Runners Club of Ekranipathar, Dimapur was held in Ekranipathar village play ground on 14 to 17. Nine teams from Ekranipathar, Dubagaon, Eralibill, Samaguri, Darogapathar, and Padampukhuri villages of east Dimapur participated in the three-day tournament. This was stated in an update from the […]

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            DDVFA to organise friendly football match on July 20

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            Dimapur, July 17 (EMN): The Dimapur District Veteran Football Association (DDVFA) in an update on Wednesday, has informed that it is organising a friendly football match at the DDSC Stadium on July 20 at 3 pm between Diphu Veteran (Chirinti Aterank) Karbi Anglong and Dimapur District Veteran Football Association with a view to promote better […]

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            Four competitors from NSFA to participate in North East Strong Man Competition

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            Dimapur, July 17 (EMN): Four participants representing the Nagaland Strongman & Fitness Association (NSFA) are all set to compete in the North East India Strongman Competition 2019 scheduled to be held at the Polo Ground in Shillong, Meghalay on July 20. The competition is organised by the Meghalaya Strongman & Amateur Power Sports Association under […]

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              Naga singers represents international choir in China

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              Two Naga singers from Nagaland, Tiakümzük Imchen and Imosongla took part at the opening and closing function of the Inner-Mongolia Choral Festival which was recently held  from June 28 till July 4 at Hohhot and Beijing Horticulture Exhibition 2019 Honor Day of Shanghai Cooperation at Beijing in China. An update issued on July 17 informed […]

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              Instagram expands test to hide ‘Like’ counts

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              San Francisco, July 18 (IANS): Facebook owned photo-messaging app Instagram is giving more users the option to publicly hide the ‘Like’ count on their posts as it is expanding the feature to six more countries. First announced in May for users in Canada, now those in Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand will […]

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              I’ve been judged since my early B’wood days, says Kangana

              By   22 hours ago

              Kangana Ranaut says she has always been judged by people — especially in her early days in Bollywood — and that people have always propagated “crazy stories” about her. “I have been judged, especially in my early days when I was new in the industry. Everybody used to judge me, maybe because I am from […]

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              Dia turns blogger to spread awareness on environment

              By   22 hours ago

              Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who is a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador and a UN Secretary General Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals, will take to blogging in order to create awareness about environment, and to remind people how each and every action counts. “I feel blogs and authored pieces lend the opportunity to further advocacy in a […]

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              Sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey dropped

              By   22 hours ago

              A criminal case against Hollywood star Kevin Spacey, who was accused of groping an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts bar in 2016, has been dropped by the prosecutors in Massachusetts. Indecent assault and battery charges were dropped on Wednesday after the accuser refused to testify about a missing phone, which the defence said could prove […]

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              Arjun Rampal, girlfriend welcome first child together

              By   22 hours ago

              Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal and his model girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades welcomed their first child on Thursday. According to early reports Arjun and Gabriella have become parents to a boy. The news of the two becoming parents was confirmed by veteran filmmaker JP Dutta’s daughter, Nidhi, who tweeted: “Congratulations @rampalarjun on the arrival of your bundle […]

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              GoT earns record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations

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                Popular fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” has set a new record by earning 32 nominations for the 2019 Emmys, the most ever for a single season of a show. The nominations for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday. “Game Of Thrones”, which wrapped up its story with the final […]

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              Why Shah Rukh saw ‘The Lion King’ 40 times

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              Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he has seen “The Lion King” 40 times because of his children. “We started watching ‘The Lion King’ when it came out. Obviously, we had three kids at different intervals. We would make pizzas or dosas or whatever the kids liked, and create a movie theatre atmosphere at home and […]

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              ‘Gully Boy’, ‘Andhadhun’ up for honours at Melbourne

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              Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar’s “Gully Boy” and Sriram Raghavan’s “Andhadhun” have bagged top nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), 2019. The films are in the race to win the Best Film at the festival. Also, actors Ranveer Singh and Ayushmann Khurrana, who wooed the audience with their performances in “Gully Boy” and “Andhadhun” […]

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              Julia Roberts cracks joke over her Emmy snub

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              Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts is not fretting over being overlooked at the Emmy nominations this year for her role in the series “Homecoming”. Rather, she has laughed it off. “Well, I’m in exceptional company at least,” Roberts wrote on Instagram while sharing a screenshot of a news alert that read: “Biggest Emmy nomination snubs: Julia […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                By   19 hours ago

                Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                By   1 week ago

                  Meet Imnasenla Aier, the lead actress of  the YouTube channel ‘Dreamz Unlimited’. Over the years, Aier has been entertaining people with her acting skills, playing the role of mother, friend and daughter in various videos. Though she rose to fame through ‘Dreamz unlimited,’ her talent for singing was discovered and honed at a young […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Marmenla M Pongen

                By   2 weeks ago

                  Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                By   4 weeks ago

                With stage name Macnivil, Martin Longkumer is a rapper from Nagaland who grew up listening to his dad’s collection of old classics. More into the hip-hop genre of music, Macnivil says, ‘music for me is solace, it enables me to find refuge, a platform where I can share my story and voice out opinions and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Phongjei Konyak Naga

                By   1 month ago

                  Aspiring singer Phongjei Konyak Naga from Mon district is determined to follow his heart- love for music. With no formal education in music, the aspiring singer grew up listening to songs played on a tape recorder that belonged to his brothers. Phongjei’s love for music persuaded him to come out of his comfort zone; […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                By   1 month ago

                Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Skylab

                By   2 months ago

                Skylab, an ambient rock band from Kohima as they identify themselves, is a five member band formed in 2013. The band’s intention is to incite every listener to feel connected to their music by the sounds or the words in a song as they make effort to make their craft as special as the other. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Temsukala Lemtur

                By   2 months ago

                  Stage name ‘Temsuclover’, Temsukala Lemtur is a passionate music lover and a composer who is passionate about art and its aesthetics. Lemtur from Dimapur, who holds a graduate degree in Agriculture, plans to study further whilst also working on her music. The young artist says unavailability of platforms is one issue that needs to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nourhe Khate

                By   2 months ago

                  The multi talented Nourhe Khate is a violinist and guitarist who plays both instruments with equal passion. Khate’s relationship with the violin was introduced to him by his parents, which he says he didn’t have any enthusiasm for in the beginning. But the mystery of learning something new drew him closer to the violin. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sungti Alinger

                By   2 months ago

                    An upcoming musician from Nagaland, Sungti Alinger released his debut cover of  ‘Your Man’ by Josh Turner on YouTube and later on Facebook. This has earned him recognition and listeners are carried away by his deep manly vocals. Alinger,  who has keen interest with the country music genre, is greatly influenced by country […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                  By   19 hours ago

                  Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                  By   1 week ago

                    Meet Imnasenla Aier, the lead actress of  the YouTube channel ‘Dreamz Unlimited’. Over the years, Aier has been entertaining people with her acting skills, playing the role of mother, friend and daughter in various videos. Though she rose to fame through ‘Dreamz unlimited,’ her talent for singing was discovered and honed at a young […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Marmenla M Pongen

                  By   2 weeks ago

                    Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                  Dimapur’s courier companies: Big names, poor services?

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 2: Nagaland, without exception, is part of the growing window of consumerism with people shopping online from the comfort of their homes. However, in what is supposed to be a smooth transition between placing the order and delivery, there appears to be a disconnect. In Dimapur, there is an apparent […]

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                  First instalment released for NHAK cancer centre

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, July 2 (EMN): Nagaland Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) will be receiving INR 23 cr. for setting up a Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC) from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. This will be the first instalment of the state’s TCCC project of INR 43.50 cr. The Union Minister of State […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  With stage name Macnivil, Martin Longkumer is a rapper from Nagaland who grew up listening to his dad’s collection of old classics. More into the hip-hop genre of music, Macnivil says, ‘music for me is solace, it enables me to find refuge, a platform where I can share my story and voice out opinions and […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                  By   1 month ago

                  Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                  In Konyak village, Hope springs eternal where opium once grew

                  By   2 months ago

                  S Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): In a remote corner of Mon district, in Tobu subdivision, is a small Konyak village by the name of Obay Hoangup. Obay in Konyak means the Tragopan and Haongup, hilltop. Located 15 km away from its “mother village Pessao”, bordering Myanmar, Obay Hoangup has an interesting story to […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

                  By   3 months ago

                      NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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                  ‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

                  By   4 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 26: The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol lamented that most people today are dependent on products, including rice, that come from outside the state instead of cultivating food on their own like in the past. The DC was speaking during the inaugural function of the 10-day zonal-level […]

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