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Nagaland: Tokheho Yepthomi pitches road development in LS

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Lok Sabha member from Nagaland Tokheho Yepthomi has asked the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to ensure that the ongoing four-lane highway construction work in Nagaland is completed as per specification. A press release from the MP’s office on Tuesday stated that Yepthomi pitched this request while participating […]

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INR 1,400 crore tourism projects approved for NE in five years

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Agartala/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): The Union Tourism Ministry had sanctioned INR 1,400 crore projects in the eight north-eastern states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the past five years, said Pratima Bhowmik, a Tripura MP, on Tuesday quoting Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. Replying to a question by Bhowmik in the Lok Sabha […]

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Fake call centre racket: All arrested employees, including from Nagaland, released on bail

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16: All the employees—including those from Nagaland—arrested during the bust of a fake call centre racket in Indore on June 11 were given immediate bail, according to the Special Director General Of Police, Madhya Pradesh, Purushottam Sharma. Speaking to Eastern Mirror over the phone on Tuesday, he said that none […]

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Nagaland: NPF Legislature Party to boycott RIIN consultation

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Terming the state government’s call for a ‘consultative meet’ on July 17 to discuss issues concerning the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) as an exercise in damage control, the NPF Legislature Party has announced its decision to skip the meet. In a press release issued on Tuesday, the party […]

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Nagaland Planning Machinery Service Association emergency meeting today

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Following a request from the chief secretary to call off its agitation, the Nagaland Planning Machinery Service Association (NPMSA) has called for an emergency meeting to decide whether it should suspend its agitation. According to a press release from the association on Tuesday, the chief secretary had told its office bearers […]

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Cry for Staff Selection Board in Nagaland gets louder

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Citing data availed through RTI applications, the Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland (PSAN) has (once again) asked the government of Nagaland to set up a Staff Selection Board (SSB), which will conduct a yearly examination for recruitment to all posts that do not come under the purview of the NPSC. The […]

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RIIN consultation should be without pre-conditions — Naga Mothers’ Association

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Citing the state government’s failure to implement ILP regulations across the state till date, the Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has expressed apprehension over the implementation of the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN). According to a press release by the NMA on Tuesday, it was “deeply concerned about the notification” […]

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Pakistani journalists hold protests to denounce censorship

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  Karachi, July 16 (PTI/AP): Pakistani journalists held nationwide protests on Tuesday to denounce rampant censorship by the country’s powerful security services, massive layoffs due to budget cuts and months-long delays in payments of their wages. The rallies, dubbed Day of Protests, were spearheaded by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, which said that journalists, […]

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Khamenei: Iran to keep rolling back nuclear commitments

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  Tehran, July 16 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. “You did not carry out a single one (of your commitments), why do you want us to stick to our commitments?” Khamenei said, criticising European […]

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Trump and Democrats clash over President’s “racist” tweets

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Washington, July 16 (PTI): A livid Democratic Party has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives, condemning the “racist” tweets of President Donald Trump against four non-white women lawmakers from the Opposition party. Trump sparked a furore on Sunday when he said the women lawmakers “originally came from countries whose governments are a […]

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    India to have 40K primary health care centres under Ayushman Bharat by 2019-20 — Govt.

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the country will have 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC), meant for primary health care, by the end of 2019-20.

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    Balakot showed IAF’s ability of precision bombing — IAF Chief

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): The Balakot strike demonstrated the IAF’s ability of precision bombing, Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said on Tuesday, asserting that it is capable of taking part in full spectrum of conflict, ranging from “sub-conventional to nuclear”.

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    Delhi court grants bail to Kejriwal in 2 defamation cases

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    New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in two criminal defamation complaints filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its leader Vijender Gupta.

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    10 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai building crash

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    Mumbai, July 16 (IANS): At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.

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    Air India passengers travelling to UAE can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage

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    Dubai, July 16 (PTI): Passengers travelling to the UAE by Air India can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage after the national carrier enhanced the baggage limit by 10 kgs.

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    CSC partners with Facebook to empower rural women

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    New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): Common Services Centre (CSC), which serves as access point for the delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, on Tuesday announced a partnership with social media giant Facebook to provide digital skill training to women village level entrepreneurs. In the first year of this project, Facebook, in collaboration […]

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    Karnataka crisis: Congress-JDS govt. to face floor test on July 18, says Speaker

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    Bengaluru/New Delhi/Mumbai, July 15 (PTI): The tottering Congress-JDS government in Karnataka led by H D Kumaraswamy will face the floor test in the assembly on July 18, that would end suspense over the numbers game triggered by a raft of resignations by the ruling coalition lawmakers. As the political turmoil lingered on with the ruling […]

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    LS passes bill to give NIA more teeth

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    New Delhi, July 15 (PTI): Seeking to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad. The amendments will also allow the NIA to probe cybercrimes and cases of human trafficking. The NIA was set […]

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    24 dead in Bihar floods, over 25 lakh people affected

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    Patna, July 15 (PTI): The death toll in the Bihar floods mounted to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal, officials said. Five more children drowned in two separate incidents in East Champaran district, but a senior official […]

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    NIA arrests 14 people suspected of attempting to set up terror group in Tamil Nadu

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    Chennai, July 15 (PTI): The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ‘Asnarulla’ in Tamil Nadu, court officials said on Monday. These 14 accused were brought in a special aircraft to Chennai where they were produced before […]

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      Pakistani journalists hold protests to denounce censorship

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        Karachi, July 16 (PTI/AP): Pakistani journalists held nationwide protests on Tuesday to denounce rampant censorship by the country’s powerful security services, massive layoffs due to budget cuts and months-long delays in payments of their wages. The rallies, dubbed Day of Protests, were spearheaded by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, which said that journalists, […]

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      Khamenei: Iran to keep rolling back nuclear commitments

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        Tehran, July 16 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. “You did not carry out a single one (of your commitments), why do you want us to stick to our commitments?” Khamenei said, criticising European […]

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      $800,000 spent in one day on Malaysia ex-PM’s cards, court hears

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      Kuala Lumpur, July 16 (PTI/AFP): Credit cards belonging to Malaysia’s disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak were used to spend over 800,000 in one day at a luxury jeweller in Italy, a court has heard. The 2014 spending spree is the latest evidence of what critics say is the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by Najib after he and […]

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      Trump and Democrats clash over President’s “racist” tweets

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      Washington, July 16 (PTI): A livid Democratic Party has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives, condemning the “racist” tweets of President Donald Trump against four non-white women lawmakers from the Opposition party. Trump sparked a furore on Sunday when he said the women lawmakers “originally came from countries whose governments are a […]

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      Nepal floods: Death toll touches 78; over 17,500 displaced

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        Kathmandu, July 16 (PTI): Floods and landslides caused by incessant monsoon rains across Nepal have claimed at least 78 lives, left 40 people injured and displaced around 17,500 others, authorities said on Tuesday. Nepal has been hit by heavy rainfall since Thursday. More than 25 districts have been affected. Many parts of Kathmandu, including […]

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      9 workers killed in coalmine collapse in Pakistan

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        Karachi, July 16 (PTI): Nine miners were killed and two others rescued nearly two days after an underground fire trapped them in a coalmine in Pakistan’s resource-rich Balochistan province, officials said on Tuesday. At least 11 miners were trapped on Sunday more than a kilometre underground after the fire started in the coalmine following […]

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      Quake off Indonesia’s Bali causes minor damage, sparks panic

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        Denpasar, July 16 (PTI/AFP): A strong earthquake struck off the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, causing residents to flee their homes and damaging several buildings. The quake, which had a magnitude of 5.7, hit at 7.18 am local time and was centred 82.1 kilometres southwest of […]

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      Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF MD

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      Washington, July 16 (PTI): French politician Christine Lagarde on Tuesday said she will resign as the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund with effect from September 12. She has been nominated by the European Council as President of the European Central Bank. Her resignation has been accepted by the IMF Executive Board with effect from […]

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      Thailand’s new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta

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      Bangkok, July 16 (PTI/AP): Thailand’s new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army. King Maha Vajiralongkorn presided over the swearing-in of the 36-member Cabinet, during which they pledged their loyalty to the constitutional […]

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      Philippines, US reaffirm security commitments for South China Sea

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      Manila, July 16 (IANS): Philippines and the US on Tuesday agreed to reinforce their defence ties and uphold freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea amid Chinas non-stop island-building and military activities in the region. The two sides at the end of two-day strategic talks here recalled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s […]

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        3,498 Bru families identified as bonafide residents of Mizoram

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        Aizawl, July 16 (PTI): Mizoram government officials have identified 3,498 families staying in the six Bru relief camps in Tripura as bonafide residents of the state, Home secretary Lalbiakzam said on Tuesday. All the identified families have expressed willingness to the officials to return to Mizoram during the proposed government-sponsored repatriation process, Lalbiakzama told PTI.

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        Flood fury grips all of Assam, toll rises to 17

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        Guwahati, July 16 (PTI): The flood situation in Assam turned critical on Tuesday with all 33 districts of the state coming under the grip of the deluge, which has so far claimed 17 lives and affected over 45 lakh people, officials said on Tuesday.

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        SC refuses urgent hearing of pleas for extending NRC deadline

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        New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down the Central and Assam governments’ pleas seeking early and urgent hearing on the issues related to extending the July 31 deadline for completion of the National Register for Citizens (NRC).

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        Two Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

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        Agartala, July 16 (PTI): Two Rohingyas have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said on Tuesday.

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        Manipur police personnel rewarded for busting drug manufacturing unit

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 16 (EMN): Manipur government on Tuesday facilitated the combined team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) and police for busting a brown sugar manufacturing factory which led to the seizure of a large quantity of drugs worth over INR 100 crore in the International market.

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        INR 1,400 crore tourism projects approved for NE in five years

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        Agartala/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): The Union Tourism Ministry had sanctioned INR 1,400 crore projects in the eight north-eastern states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the past five years, said Pratima Bhowmik, a Tripura MP, on Tuesday quoting Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. Replying to a question by Bhowmik in the Lok Sabha […]

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        Modi calls Assam CM, assures all help to tackle flood situation

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        Guwahati, July 15 (IANS/PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over phone and took stock of the ongoing flood situation in the state, where 15 people have been killed in floods and landslides and over 46 lakh have been affected. Sonowal apprised him of the steps taken by […]

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        SC to examine Centre’s 2019 order to deal with appeals of persons left out in Assam NRC

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        New Delhi, July 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to reply to a plea which has alleged that the Foreigners (Tribunals) Amendment Order 2019 procedures, dealing with the appeals of those who would be left out in Assam NRC, are violative of the fundamental rights. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan […]

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        Northeast MPs will revive its exclusive forum to pursue ‘common issues’ — Manipur LS MP

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, July 15 (EMN): Members of Parliament from north-eastern states will revive its exclusive forum to pursue the “common issues” pertaining to development of the region, said Manipur Lok Sabha MP Dr. RK Ranjan Singh on Monday. In his maiden media interaction after being elected as an MP from Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency, […]

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        FAW infestation has been contained in Mizoram — Official

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        Aizawl, July 15 (PTI): The Fall Army Worm (FAW) infestation in Mizoram has been contained, a senior Agriculture department official said on Monday. The FAW insects attacked the maize crops in the state but it had been contained due to the coordinated efforts of the Agriculture department and the farmers in using pesticides, joint director […]

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          ‘First check fake Indigenous certifications before RIIN’

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): An organisation has suggested to the authorities that it should first check fake indigenous inhabitants’ certifications before engaging in the proposed Registry of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN). If the government is truly serious about protecting the rights of the Naga indigenous inhabitants of Nagaland, effective implementation of existing laws is […]

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          Life-style, values widening generation gap — speakers

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): A one-day sensitisation programme on “Inter-generational bonding in college” was conducted on July 9 at Don Bosco College, Kohima. The programme was organised by National Institute of Social Defense (NISD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi, in collaboration with Integrated Rural Development and Educational Organisation […]

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          Wokha district prepares for Rotavirus Vaccine

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Wokha district health authorities conducted a meeting on July 16 in the deputy commissioner’s official chamber to discuss matter concerning immunisation and application of the Rotavirus vaccine which is scheduled to be conducted in the last week of July 2019. The government publicity agency, the department of Information and Public […]

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          NBSE informs head of institutions

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Chairperson of Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE), Asano Sekhose, informed all the head of institutions that the Petroleum Conservative Research Association (PCRA) is organising ‘Saksham’- a national competition on painting, essay writing and quiz for school children from July 1 to September 30.

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          NIDA clarifies reports

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): With reference to the news report regarding the absence of medical officer in Shamator CHC, the Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association (NIDA) informed that the department is in the process of posting a medical officer to the CHC on priority.

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          Reproductive health and rights group holds forum

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, July 16 (EMN): As part of an ongoing campaign called the “Youth dialogue: A perspective on Family Planning 2020,” members of the Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) interacted with media persons on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights. The interaction was conducted on July 15 in Kohima. The campaign […]

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          Kohima TB Forum to intensify awareness campaign

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): To reduce stigma and myths surrounding Tuberculosis (TB) , the Kohima District TB Forum under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) has resolved to increase sensitisation and awareness campaign about the disease to the community at large through various social mediums.

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          Sazolie College hosts legal services clinic

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) conducted on July 15 “legal literacy classes” at Sazolie College in Jotsoma, Kohima. During the event, the KDLSA reopened a legal services clinic for the college too, updates stated. During the programme, Chief Judicial Magistrate Phuleto Yeptho gave the introductory speech. He spoke to […]

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          Chumoukedima brings in the nom nom nom

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): As part of a Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission) event, a “local food” show was conducted on July 16 at new Chumoukedima village in Dimapur. The government publicity agency, the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR), offered updates on Tuesday about the programme. The event was organised by the […]

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          Peace Club members camp in for seminar

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          Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): A three-day seminar on peace, an inter-school event, and a summer camp for members of Peace Club in Dimapur district was conducted during July 10-12 at the Don Bosco hr. sec. school, with a slogan ‘passion for excellence.’ Updates from the organisers informed that the main objective of the event was […]

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            ‘Summer Soccer Tournament’ kicks-off in Showuba

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16: With 19 teams in fray, the first edition of ‘Summer Soccer Tournament’ organised by Kuto FC got underway at Showuba local ground, Niuland subdivision in Dimapur on Tuesday, July 16. Kuto is a contraction of Kuhuboto and Ato, two Sumi areas in the vicinity of Niuland. The winner of […]

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            New Zealand coach calls for WC rules review, says ‘feeling very hollow’

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            Wellington, July 16 (PTI): New Zealand coach Gary Stead Tuesday called for the ICC World Cup rules to be reviewed, saying the feeling is “very, very hollow” after England beat them on a bizarre technicality in the showpiece’ final. Both finalists could not be separated at the end of regular play as well as the […]

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            Zsirkretak from Hungary win World Finals of Neymar Jr’s Five

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            New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): Neymar Jr took to the field for the first time since his injury at the Copa America as the two strongest five-a-side football teams in the world were crowned at the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five World Final in Praia Grande, Brazil. After games at the World Finals played on […]

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            Next India head coach should be below 60 and have minimum two-year international experience

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            New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): The Indian cricket board on Tuesday invited applications for the men’s team support staff including head coach who will need to be less than 60 years of age with a minimum international experience of two years. The BCCI has streamlined the process of hiring the support staff including head coach, […]

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            Chakhroma Sports Association meeting on July 20

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            Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Chakhroma Sports Association (CSA) will be conducting a general meeting at the NBRC Complex, 6th mile, Sovima on July 20 at 11 am. The general secretary of CSA in an update has informed all CSA office bearers, office bearers of group A, B, C, and D, CSA representatives to ASA, […]

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            DDBA to conduct summer camp on July 20

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            Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Dimapur District Badminton Association (DDBA) will be organising a one-day summer camp on July 20, at the DDBA Indoor stadium, United colony, Nagarjan. The president of DDBA in an update on Tuesday has stated that during the camp, selection of players for U-9, U-11 and U-13 (boys & girls) will […]

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            JGHSS, Viswema are champions of Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, July 15 (EMN): John Government Higher Secondary School, Viswema emerged champions of third edition of the Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament 2019 after beating Rüzhükhrie Government Higher Secondary School 4-1, in the final match at the IG Stadium in Kohima on July 15. The new champions received a cash prize of INR […]

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            Former umpires say officials erred in giving 6 overthrows in WC final; ICC declines comment

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            London/Melbourne, July 15 (PTI): Former international umpires Simon Taufel and K Hariharan Monday said officials standing in the World Cup final erred in awarding six runs, instead of five, to England for an overthrow, an observation that the ICC refused to comment on. Luck smiled on England midway through the final over of their innings […]

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            Looking forward to playing Davis Cup tie in Pakistan — Bopanna

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            New Delhi, July 15 (IANS): Veteran tennis player Rohan Bopanna has said that he has no worries about going to Pakistan as part of the Indian Davis Cup team in September. India and Pakistan have been drawn to compete for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 Tie in Islamabad. This will be the first time since March […]

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            I don’t know when I’ll recover from hip injury — Shaw

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            New Delhi, July 15 (PTI): Young India opener Prithvi Shaw on Monday said he was not sure when he would recover from his hip injury, putting a question mark over his participation in the away Test series against the West Indies next month. The 19-year-old from Mumbai, who scored a debut hundred against the West […]

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              Acting lets you forget who you are, says Sara Ali Khan

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                Actress Sara Ali Khan, who wooed fans with her radiating presence in the films “Kedarnath” and “Simmba” last year, says she wants to do “everything” on screen. “(I would like to do ) everything! People say that and sometimes they don’t know what they are asking for but I think, having shot ‘Kedarnath’ and […]

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              Amitabh mocks ICC’s boundary rule after England WC win

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              Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest to join the list of people criticising the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the “boundary rule” which helped England win their first men’s World Cup. On Sunday, two dramatic run-outs in the final over of England’s innings took the game into a Super Over with the scores tied […]

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              Social media is amazing, also dangerous, says Hugh Jackman

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              Hollywood star Hugh Jackman reminded fans that social media has two sides, warning them about a scam whereby certain people were using his name to create fake accounts. The “X-Men” star took to Instagram on Monday to share a post addressed to his 27 million followers. “Thanks so much for making me aware of people […]

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              Hrithik Roshan starrer “Super 30” to be tax-free in Bihar, says Sushil Modi

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              The Bihar government on Monday announced that Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30, based on the life of Patna-based Mathematics teacher Anand Kumar will be tax-free in the state from Tuesday. The film was released on July 12. An announcement to this effect was made by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who also holds the Finance […]

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              Netflix announces five India Originals, SRK, Anushka to produce

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              Streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday unveiled their new slate of Original series with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma attached as producers on two different projects. According to Netflix, Shah Rukh’s Red Chillies Entertainment will produce zombie horror “Betaal”, while Anushka and Karnesh Sharma’s Clean Slate Films will serve as executive producers on “Mai”. […]

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              I am not my work: Robert Downey Jr on Iron-Man

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              For over a decade, Robert Downey Jr has been Tony Stark aka Iron-Man for Marvel fanatics around the world but the actor is clear, in real life, he is not the beloved superhero. The actor, whose career stemmed from theatre, said his off-Broadway training taught him to maintain “aesthetic distance” from the characters he plays […]

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              Casting remarks were ‘widely taken out of context’, says Scarlett Johansson

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              Scarlett Johansson has clarified her recent comments about politically correctness and casting in Hollywood as controversy threatened to brew, claiming her remarks were “edited for click bait” and “widely taken out of context”. “An interview that was recently published has been edited for click bait and is widely taken out of context,” the actor said […]

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              SRK to get honorary doctorate by La Trobe University

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              Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is set to become an Honorary Doctor of Letters at La Trobe University, Australia. The honour will be conferred on him in recognition of his efforts to support underprivileged children, his dedication to the fight for womens empowerment through his foundation, and his achievement in the Indian entertainment industry. SRK has […]

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              Spider-Man continues weaving magic in week 2

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              Tom Holland’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is going steady at the Indian box office, and has registered business of over Rs 73 crore since its release on July 4. The Jon Watts directorial follows the aftermath of “Avengers: Endgame”. . “Spider-Man: Far From Home” collected Rs 61.06 crore in its opening week. The film minted […]

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              Sunny Leone launches her eco-friendly cosmo-tech line

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              Bollywood actress Sunny Leone is expanding her base as an entrepreneur. After launching perfume, cosmetic and lingerie lines in the past, she will now sell eco-friendly cosmo-tech products. “Not only am I foraying into a new industry altogether, but this project is going to be environment-friendly as well. I think it’s high time we realise […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                By   5 days 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

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                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 Nash Longkumer

                By   3 months ago

                      Nash Longkumer is a rock guitarist. He won the best guitarist prize at the 2018 edition of the Hornbill Rock Festival. He is a member of rock band, UDX. For those who haven’t discovered Longkumer yet, he may be one of the finest guitarists Dimapur has. He is not exactly a rookie […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                  By   5 days 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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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                  By   4 months ago

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

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