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AR motivates students to join Sainik School

By   7 hours ago

  Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): School is a place where quality education and all round development is imparted to a child. However, in Nagaland, not many schools play that role as quality residential schools are almost non-existent in Nagaland. Sainik School Punglwa, is one school that provides quality education to students in Nagaland. Sainik School […]

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NPF attack on PDA govt. continues

By   8 hours ago

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Two more NPF legislators have waded into the controversy surrounding the alleged mismanagement of grant-in-aid by the state government. On Tuesday, BS Nganlang Phom and T Torechu—in a joint statement—accused Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, also the minister in charge of Rural Development, of misappropriating INR 185.09 cr. released as additional grant […]

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Panel moots ban on election day ads in papers; but law unlikely to change before LS polls

By   8 hours ago

New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): A panel, which was asked to propose changes in electoral laws dealing with campaigning in the last 48 hours, has recommended a ban on advertisements in newspapers on election day, but according to senior Election Commission officials statutes are unlikely to get amended ahead of Lok Sabha polls. As of […]

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Wonder whether MLA has no trust in system—NGT

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New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The National Green Tribunal expressed surprise over an MLA approaching it on an environmental issue instead of heading to the authority concerned, saying it wondered “whether even an MLA has no trust and faith in the statutory authorities and is ‘helpless’ in making such authorities do their duty”. A bench […]

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Centre, CBI told to file response on plea over phone tapping

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New Delhi, Jan. 15 (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Central government and the CBI to reply to a plea seeking direction to constitute a SIT to look into the abuse of power by some officials of the investigating agency by illegally tapping phone calls. A division bench of Chief Justice Rajendra […]

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Karnataka heading for political showdown?

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Bengaluru/Gurugram, Jan. 15 (IANS): In a jolt to the seven-month-old Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka that could lead to a political showdown, two Independent legislators, R. Shankar and H. Nagesh, withdrew their support even as the whereabouts of three Congress MLAs were not known while opposition BJP MLAs were lodged in a luxury […]

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SC asks UPSC secretary to appear in court; asks if panel formed for DGP selection

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New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the UPSC secretary to personally appear before it Wednesday to apprise it whether the empanelment of IPS officers for promotion as director generals of police (DGPs) in states was being done by the commission. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought the presence […]

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British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

By   10 hours ago

London, Jan 15 (PTI/AFP): British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union, leaving the world’s fifth biggest economy in limbo. With just over two months to go until the scheduled Brexit date of March 29, Britain […]

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Govt. open to review GST in education sector — Shiv Pratap Shukla  

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New Delhi, Jan. 15 (IANS): Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Tuesday said the government is open to reconsider the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on certain components in the education sector. Speaking at a pre-budget discussion on expectations for education, entrepreneurship and employability, the Minister said tax on certain components […]

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SC issues notices on pleas challenging snooping order

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New Delhi, Jan. 14 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre seeking its response on multiple petitions challenging the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) order authorising security and intelligence agencies to snoop on all computers. Hearing the petitions filed by advocate M.L. Sharma among others, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan […]

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    Panel moots ban on election day ads in papers; but law unlikely to change before LS polls

    By   8 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): A panel, which was asked to propose changes in electoral laws dealing with campaigning in the last 48 hours, has recommended a ban on advertisements in newspapers on election day, but according to senior Election Commission officials statutes are unlikely to get amended ahead of Lok Sabha polls. As of […]

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    Wonder whether MLA has no trust in system—NGT

    By   8 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The National Green Tribunal expressed surprise over an MLA approaching it on an environmental issue instead of heading to the authority concerned, saying it wondered “whether even an MLA has no trust and faith in the statutory authorities and is ‘helpless’ in making such authorities do their duty”. A bench […]

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    Centre, CBI told to file response on plea over phone tapping

    By   8 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Central government and the CBI to reply to a plea seeking direction to constitute a SIT to look into the abuse of power by some officials of the investigating agency by illegally tapping phone calls. A division bench of Chief Justice Rajendra […]

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    Karnataka heading for political showdown?

    By   8 hours ago

    Bengaluru/Gurugram, Jan. 15 (IANS): In a jolt to the seven-month-old Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka that could lead to a political showdown, two Independent legislators, R. Shankar and H. Nagesh, withdrew their support even as the whereabouts of three Congress MLAs were not known while opposition BJP MLAs were lodged in a luxury […]

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    SC asks UPSC secretary to appear in court; asks if panel formed for DGP selection

    By   8 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the UPSC secretary to personally appear before it Wednesday to apprise it whether the empanelment of IPS officers for promotion as director generals of police (DGPs) in states was being done by the commission. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought the presence […]

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    Rajasthan Assembly session begins: MLAs arrive barefoot, on tractors

    By   11 hours ago

    Jaipur, Jan. 15 (IANS): The first session of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly began on Tuesday amid clamour for the oath-taking in the Rajasthani language after the newly elected members arrived barefoot or on tractors. While some took their oath of office in Hindi, English and Sanskrit, several MLAs demanded permission of pro tem Speaker Gulabchand […]

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    Army chief warns Pakistan, says ready if war is forced

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    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (IANS): Attacking Pakistan but not by name, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said “our western neighbour” was ceaselessly supporting terrorists and warned that India will achieve “decisive success” if a war is forced on it. “If our nation is forced into a situation of war, decisive success will […]

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    Govt. approves 7th pay commission for teachers of technical institutions

    By   11 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The Ministry of Human Resource Development Tuesday approved a proposal to extend the seventh pay commission recommendations to academic staff of government and aided technical institutions with granting of Rs 1,241 crore for the purpose.

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    2 MLAs withdraw support to K’taka JD-S-Congress govt.

    By   11 hours ago

    Bengaluru, Jan. 15 (IANS): In a jolt to the seven-month-old Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, two legislators — a member of a regional outfit and an Independent — on Tuesday said they are withdrawing their support. R. Shankar, a legislator from Ranebennur Assembly segment in Haveri district, belonging to the regional Karnataka Pragnavantha […]

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    HRD to increase nearly 25% seats in universities to implement 10% quota for poor in gen. category

    By   11 hours ago

    New Delhi, Jan. 15 (PTI): The HRD Ministry on Tuesday announced that it will implement 10 % reservation for economically weaker section of the general category from the 2019 academic session and increase around 25% seats in higher educational institutions and universities across the country.

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      British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

      By   10 hours ago

      London, Jan 15 (PTI/AFP): British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union, leaving the world’s fifth biggest economy in limbo. With just over two months to go until the scheduled Brexit date of March 29, Britain […]

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      Military deploys in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests; 5 killed

      By   10 hours ago

      Harare, Jan. 15 (PTI/AP): A Zimbabwean military helicopter on Tuesday fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires in the capital on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country. Soldiers moved in to disperse crowds at the busy […]

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      Netanyahu urges Iran to ‘get out of Syria fast’ 

      By   10 hours ago

      Jerusalem, Jan. 15 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to “get out of Syria fast”. “I’m telling you, get out of there fast. We won’t stop attacking,” Netanyahu said during a ceremony, in which he appointed Deputy Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi as the new military Chief of Staff. Netanyahu dismissed […]

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      Trump sends letter to Kim Jong-un

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      Washington, Jan. 15 (PTI): Donald Trump has sent a letter to Kim Jong-un, a media report said Tuesday, days after the US President said he received a “great letter” from the reclusive North Korean leader, amid talks about a second summit between them on denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Kim and Trump held a historic […]

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      Ivanka Trump to help US search new World Bank president — White House (PIC)

      By   10 hours ago

      Washington, Jan. 15 (PTI): President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter and senior advisor Ivanka will help the US to pick the new World Bank president, the White House has said, dismissing media reports that she herself is a key contender for the top position. World Bank’s current president Jim Yong Kim said last week that he […]

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      Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Ghosn’s bail request

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      Tokyo, Jan. 15 (PTI/AFP): A Tokyo court on Tuesday rejected a request by former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn for bail following fresh charges, dashing his hopes for an early release from his Japanese jail cell. The decision means the 64-year-old auto tycoon is likely to stay in custody until his trial, which even his own […]

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      Cargo plane crash in Iran kills 15, leaves 1 survivor

      By   1 day ago

      Tehran, Jan. 14 (PTI/AP): A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran’s capital, killing 15 people on board and leaving a sole survivor, authorities said. The crash of the jetliner marked just the latest aviation disaster for Iran, which hoped […]

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      May makes last-ditch plea urging MPs to back Brexit deal

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      London, Jan. 14 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday made a last-ditch attempt urging MPs to support her Brexit plan ahead of Tuesday’s crucial vote on her beleaguered withdrawal deal with the European Union. In a speech to workers at a factory in Stoke-on-Trent, a part of the UK that voted heavily in […]

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      Indonesia recovers cockpit voice recorder of crashed plane

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      Jakarta, Jan. 14 (IANS): Indonesian search teams on Monday recovered the cockpit voice recorder of the Lion Air aircraft which had crashed into the Java Sea in October, killing all 189 people on board, including the flight’s Indian captain. The data contained in the cockpit voice recorder, the second of the plane’s two recorders also […]

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      Turkey dismisses Trump threats over Syrian Kurds

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      Ankara, Jan. 14 (IANS): Turkey on Monday dismissed US President Donald Trump’s threat to “devastate” its economy if it attacks Kurdish militias in Syria following a planned pullout of American troops. “You cannot get anywhere by threatening Turkey economically,” Turkish Foreign Minister Nevlut Cavusoglu said, adding that “strategic alliances should not be discussed over Twitter […]

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        Citizenship Bill rage on; four injured in Mnp. police crackdown

        By   10 hours ago

        Correspondent Imphal, Jan 15 (EMN): Four persons, including two women, were injured here on Tuesday during a police crackdown on protestors demanding scrapping of the Citizens (Amendment) Bill. Students from schools in and around Imphal and women vendors in the three markets in the city took out the demonstration. As police obstructed them, there was […]

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        Food, relief supplies extended for tribal refugees in Tripura

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        Agartala, Jan. 15 (IANS): Foodgrain and other relief supplies for the Reang tribals sheltered in Tripura for over 21 years, have been extended for another two-and-a-half-months, an official said here on Tuesday.

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        Assam Accord signatory Biraj Kumar Sarma dead

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        Guwahati, Jan. 15 (PTI): Biraj Kumar Sarma – one of the signatories of the historic Assam Accord of 1985, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) co-founder and former minister died Tuesday at a private hospital here, his family and party sources said.

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        Weak Sonowal failed to provide strong leadership — Ex-Assam CM Gogoi

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        Guwahati/Majuli, Jan. 15 (PTI): Senior Congress leader and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday described Sarbananda Sonowal as a “weak chief minister” who allegedly failed to provide a strong leadership when the state was going through trying times due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

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        Rescue ops for Meghalaya miners makes little headway

        By   1 day ago

        Shillong, Jan. 14 (PTI): The Navy spent the whole of Monday to retrieve their unmanned vehicle which had got stuck during underwater searches for the 15 miners who have been trapped in an illegal mine here for over a month. The Navy’s efforts bore fruits and before calling an end to the operation Monday, they […]

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        Rajnath to meet NE CM over Citizenship Bill ‘soon’

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        New Delhi, Jan. 14 (IANS): With northeastern states facing massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has decided to meet the chief ministers of these states “very soon” to discuss protection of rights and people’s interests. The Minister gave the assurance in separate meetings with different delegations headed by Manipur […]

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        SC to hear plea against Citizenship Amendment Bill after Rajya Sabha clears it

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        New Delhi, Jan. 14 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday said a plea challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, could only be taken up after the bill was approved by the Rajya Sabha. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it […]

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        Citizens’ report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya

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        Shillong, Jan. 14 (IANS): A group of social activists on Sunday released two volumes of a citizens’ report urging the Supreme Court that coal mining in Meghalaya be stopped completely and other forms of energy, which are climate-friendly but need investment, be promoted. The two-volume report released by social activists Agnes Kharshing, Amita Sangma, Angela […]

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        Drugs worth INR 5 cr. seized in Manipur

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 14 (EMN): Assam Rifles of Tengnoupal battalion 26th sector on Sunday during a routine checking at the check post, Khudengthabi, about 90 km south of Manipur’s state capital seized 1,44,000 WY(World is Yours) tablets and 732 grams Brown Sugar worth approximately 5.78 crore. In this connection, one Noor Khan of Urup […]

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        Citizenship Bill stir: Black flags greet Sonowal in Majuli

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          Guwahati, Jan. 14 (PTI): Black flags were waved at Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Majuli on Monday as protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continued unabated in the state. The CM arrived at the river island by a helicopter in the morning to participate in an official function. As soon as he landed, the […]

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          AR motivates students to join Sainik School

          By   7 hours ago

            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): School is a place where quality education and all round development is imparted to a child. However, in Nagaland, not many schools play that role as quality residential schools are almost non-existent in Nagaland. Sainik School Punglwa, is one school that provides quality education to students in Nagaland. Sainik School […]

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          Zunheboto holds DPDB meeting

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          Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Additional deputy commissioner (ADC), Zunheboto, Ajit K Ranjan has directed the Zunheboto Town Council (ZTC) and urban development department to verify the construction of sewage near main road at South Point and submit their report in the next meeting. ADC issued this directive during the monthly meeting of Zunheboto District Planning […]

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          Aboi students annual session underway

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            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): The 33rd general session cum cultural, literary and sports meet of the Aboi Area Students’ Union (AASU) got underway on January 15 at Ngangching village local ground in Mon district on the theme “Together with new vision.” Minister of higher and technical education, Temjen Imna Along, attended the inaugural programme […]

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          AR continue with civic action programmes

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          Seen in the pictures are images of various activities undertaken by the Assam Rifles during the civic action programmes across the state.   Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Continuing with its civic action programmes, Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) has organised various programmes across the state. In one such programme, Chieswema battalion […]

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          Sükrünye Mini Hornbill festival begins with traditional fervour in Phek

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          Home minister lauds Chakhesang community for conserving culture and traditions Our Correspondent Phek, Jan. 15 (EMN): The first ever Sükrünye mini Hornbill festival 2019 got underway at Phek town local ground on January 15. Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton was the Sükrünye guest for day one. In his speech, Patton said that the main objective […]

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          LBAN to hold annual session

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          Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): The 35th annual session of Liangmai Baptist Association Nagaland (LBAN) would be held in Jalukie ‘B’ Baptist Church from January 18 – 20.

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          NSCN (K) warns imposters

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          Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Following the appointment of Chishi Naga as the overall finance in charge of Kohima district, the Khango-led NSCN (K) has issued a statement through its MIP on January 15 directing the public not to entertain any ‘imposter’ other than Chishi Naga.

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          NCC commander visits Sainik School Punglwa

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          Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): National Cadet Corps (NCC) Group Commander, Kohima, Brig. Surender Singh made a maiden visit to Sainik School Punglwa on January 15.

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          Phek village youth hold conference

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          Our Correspondent Phek, Jan. 15 (EMN): The second general conference of Phek Village Youth Organisation (PVYO) coinciding with Sükrünye and cultural day was held at Phek village’s local ground on January 15.

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          BS&G preparatory camp underway

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          Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): A pre-testing cum preparatory camp of the Nagaland State Bharat Scouts and Guides (BS&G) for the aspirants of Rashtrapati Scout and Guide is underway at the State Training Centre, Nerhema, under Kohima district. The camp began on January 14 and would culminate on January 16.

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            2nd ODI: Kohli, Dhoni power India to series-levelling win vs Australia

            By   10 hours ago

            Adelaide, Jan. 15 (IANS): India rode skipper Virat Kohli’s magnificent century followed by stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten half-century as India defeated Australia by six wickets to level the three-match rubber 1-1 at the Adelaide Oval here on Tuesday. Chasing a competitive 299 for victory, the tourists banked on a collective batting effort from the […]

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            Chakhesang open wrestling championship on Feb. 8

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            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): The Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) is all set to organise the 1st Chakhesang Open Wrestling Championship on Feb. 8 at Pfutsero Sports Complex with Neiba Kronu, minister, Planning & Coordination and Land Revenue, govt. of Nagaland as the special guest. The championship is open to all the wrestling lovers from across […]

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            Day five of Lotha women volleyball tournament

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            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Wokha Town Yanthamo Women Sports Association, Mt. Morashen Old Riphyim, Tonki United Saron and Rising Star Forest Colony entered the semi-finals of the ongoing 4th Edition of Lotha Women’s Volleyball League organised by Wokha District Lotha Women Sports Association (WDLWSA) at the Wokha local ground on Tue. Jan. 15. In the […]

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            Dr. T Ao Inter-district Football Tournament from Jan. 28

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            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): As part of the year-long celebration of Dr. T. Ao birth centenary, the department of Youth Resources & Sports in collaboration with Nagaland Football Association (NFA) is organising the Inter-district Football tournament in honour of our legendary footballer, Dr. T. Ao from Jan. 28 till Feb. 2 at the Indira Gandhi […]

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            Adventure and outdoor activities of Sükrünye mini hornbill festival underway

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            Our Correspondent Phek, Jan. 15 (EMN): As part of the Sükrünye mini hornbill festival, the adventure and outdoor activities began at Tizu river near Phek town on Tue. Jan. 15 Deputy director of the directorate of the Tourism, Nagaland, Veyielo Doulo acknowledged the Phek Town Youth Society (PATYS) for incorporating the outdoor activities. Doulo remarked […]

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            Women U-23 T20 League: Nagaland lose to Jharkhand by 99 runs

            By   10 hours ago

            Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): In the ongoing Women U-23 T20 League, Nagaland lost to Jharkhand by 99 runs at Jaipur. Jharkhand scored a challenging total of 153 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Indrani Roy scored the highest with 44 runs while Rashmi and Priyanka scored 24 and 20 runs. For Nagaland, Ayantika took […]

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            Djokovic follows Federer, Nadal into round 2 of Australian Open

            By   10 hours ago

            Melbourne, Jan. 15 (IANS): World No 1 Novak Djokovic downed Mitchell Krueger of the US 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday. The Serbian cruised into the second round, following in the footsteps of his chief rivals, world No 2 Rafael Nadal and Swiss legend and world No […]

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            Teary-eyed Constantine resigns after India’s Asian Cup exit

            By   10 hours ago

            Sharjah, Jan. 15 (PTI): With tears in his eyes, Stephen Constantine stepped down as the Indian football team’s coach, the group stage Asian Cup exit turning out to be one bitter pill that he found too hard to swallow. India’s promising start to the continental showpiece ended in a heartbreak when they conceded a 90th […]

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            Shuttler Kashyap qualifies for Malaysia Masters

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            Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 15 (IANS): India’s Parupalli Kashyap qualified for the Malaysia Masters 2019 after defeating Vladimir Malkov 21-12, 21-17 in straight games in the men’s singles qualification round at the Axiata Arena here on Tuesday. Kashyap, who recently married London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, will next take on Rasmus Gemke from Denmark on […]

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            TVS rider Aravind successfully completes Stage 6 of Dakar Rally

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            Arequipa (Peru), Jan. 14 (IANS): Seasoned Indian rider Aravind KP continued to move up the ranks with a steady pace throughout Stage 6 of the Dakar Rally, overcoming the road book navigation challenges to finish the stage at 48th overall even as his Sherco TVS teammate Lorenzo Santonlino suffered a crash and had to be […]

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              ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ cleared for release in Pakistan

              By   12 hours ago

              “The Accidental Prime Minister”, which delves on former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s tenure, has been cleared for release in Pakistan with minor cuts, Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) said on Tuesday. The film will release in the country on January 18. “The film has been cleared with minor excisions,” CBFC chief Danyal […]

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              ‘Game of Thrones’ final season to premiere on April 14

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              Winter is coming to scorch the TV screens as “Game of Thrones” returns for one last time on April 14 with its eighth season. HBO on Monday announced the premiere date of the hit series last installment on its official Twitter account. The network also offered a 90 second-long “offical tease”, captioned as: “April 14. […]

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              Harry Potter classic moments to be released as limited edition fine art prints

              By   12 hours ago

              Harry Potter fans are getting a Muggle-created Pensieve as a range of limited edition memorable moments from the beloved book series are set to be released in the first ever fine art collection from the franchise. According to DigitalSpy, Universal Studios and Classic Stills have joined hands to announce the new range of prints from […]

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              Tillotama Shome wins best actress award at Belgium fest

              By   12 hours ago

              Tillotama Shome has won the Best Actress award for her performance in Rohena Gera’s “Sir” at the Brussels International Film Festival. “Thank you The Brussels International Film Festival for honouring me with the best actress award for ‘Sir’. Thank you jury members,” Tillotama, who plays the character of Ratna in the film, posted on social […]

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              ‘Mission: Impossible’ 7, 8 to be shot back-to-back

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              Actor Tom Cruise has said “Mission: Impossible” 7 and 8 will be shot back-to-back for summer 2021 and 2022. The first six films have made more than $3.5 billion at the box office. So, it was hardly a surprise when Cruise announced on Tuesday that parts seven and eight will soon be on their way, […]

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              ‘Aquaman’ crosses $1 billion worldwide

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              Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Aquaman” has crossed the $1 billion mark with its worldwide box office collections over one month since it reigned supreme in its first market, China. The DC superhero adventure, helmed by James Wan, held the top spot in the world four weeks in a row internationally and the top spot for three […]

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              Emraan Hashmi’s son declared cancer-free

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              Actor Emraan Hashmi’s eight-year-old son Ayaan has been declared cancer-free five years after he was diagnosed with the disease. The actor announced the news to his fans via social media on Monday. “Today, five years after his diagnosis, Ayaan has been declared cancer free. It has been quite a journey. Thank you for all your […]

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              Maroon 5 confirm Super Bowl Halftime 2019 gig

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              Maroon 5 are set to headline the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show in 2019, the music group confirmed. The band made things official through a video montage of them — both on stage and off stage — which was posted on their official Twitter account Sunday. They captioned the clip: “#SBLIII”. The news that Maroon […]

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              Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger engaged

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              Actor Chris Pratt and girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger, daughter of veteran actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, are engaged. The couple is ready to tie the knot following a whirlwind romance that saw them fall for each other over the summer and spend plenty of quality time with Pratt’s 6-year-old son Jack, reports people.com. Pratt shared the news in […]

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              ‘Game of Thrones’ final season to premier in April

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              The final season of “Game of Thrones” will premier on April 14. The announcement by HBO was made in a video released just ahead of the “True Detective” Season 3 premiere on Sunday, reports variety.com. The teaser depicts the underground crypt of Winterfell, with Sansa Stark, Arya Stark and Jon Snow facing their own statues […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                By   5 days ago

                            Here’s introducing Trance Effect, a creative three-member indie rock band from Nagaland. The group was formed in 2017 with a female vocalist.  It was not for money or for fame but for their mutual love to perform live music and to create more music. This drew them into forming […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nyimlon Konyak

                By   4 weeks ago

                Meet Nyimlon Konyak  the winner of “Anybody Can Sing” Season 1 (2017) Mon.  Having performed in several occasions and stage with no formal education, her passion for music made her win the Anybody Can Sing Season 1 in Mon and has released her first song “You call me found”. Read on to know more about […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                By   1 month ago

                    With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                By   1 month ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

                By   2 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Beyond Sunday

                By   2 months ago

                ­­­ Indie Pop, rock band ‘Beyond Sunday’ from Mokokchung district formed in 2015, is passionate about making change through the power of music. Read on to know more about ‘Beyond Sunday’ as they share their experience in the music industry. EASTERN MIRROR: For the record, could you guys introduce us and the role you play […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Two Fingers

                By   2 months ago

                Two Fingers is a four piece band from Dimapur formed on May 26 2018 with the motto “Spread peace”. Living up to their motto, the band focuses on taking action and developing compassion to create inner peace within ourselves and with family and friends through music. The five-month old band was one of the finalists […]

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                Rhythm of love: Inconversation with Tensawati Lemtur

                By   2 months ago

                Tensawati Lemtur is an upcoming rapper from Dimapur who has marked his zeal for music with the release of his debut single ‘Too Young to Make Forever’ at Prophet CSP studios in Shillong. The 21-year old musician cites music as his passion, he wishes to work hard and earn a name in the music industry […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abigail Odyuo

                By   3 months ago

                Meet Abigail Odyuo, the girl with an expressive voice who has created a niche for herself in the music industry, she’s  launched a music school “Shofar Music Academy” with a vision is to enrich lifelong appreciation of music. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Abigail talks us through her musical journey. Eastern Mirror: Tell us something […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                By   3 months ago

                  Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Trance Effect

                  By   5 days ago

                              Here’s introducing Trance Effect, a creative three-member indie rock band from Nagaland. The group was formed in 2017 with a female vocalist.  It was not for money or for fame but for their mutual love to perform live music and to create more music. This drew them into forming […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nyimlon Konyak

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  Meet Nyimlon Konyak  the winner of “Anybody Can Sing” Season 1 (2017) Mon.  Having performed in several occasions and stage with no formal education, her passion for music made her win the Anybody Can Sing Season 1 in Mon and has released her first song “You call me found”. Read on to know more about […]

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                  Finding her true vision in music

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite being visually impaired, Nzano Shitiri, a 19-year-old girl in Kohima, dreams of becoming a musician. A class 10 student at Cherry Blossoms School in Kohima, she not only sings well but also plays the piano. Music is a ‘passion’ she started pursuing when she was nine, Shitiri told […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                  By   1 month ago

                      With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                  By   1 month ago

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

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

                  By   2 months ago

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

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                  Noah’s Ark: Where abandoned animals find love

                  By   2 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 10: As a young girl, Imlisenla Pongen would always bring home lost dogs or puppies and kittens, and nurse them in her room. This love affair with homeless animals never faded; and her mind was made up on opening an animal shelter one day. Fast-forward some few years and you […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                  By   3 months ago

                    Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                  By   3 months ago

                      Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                  By   3 months ago

                        Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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