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Elephant kills one in Wokha

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: One person was killed and the other severely injured by a wild elephant on Nov. 16 at around 9:20 pm, at Mekokla village in Wokha district, while they were sleeping inside a farmhouse in terraced paddy field, some 6 kilometres away from the village. Crops, plantation, and farmhouses were […]

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Kohima leads the way towards plastic-free Nagaland

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Following the declaration of December deadline to “free the state of plastic waste” by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio during the World Environment Day celebration on June 5 this year in Kohima, various NGOs and individuals have been campaigning to fight the menace of plastic pollution. Towards this end, Kohima […]

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Students adopt Dimapur road for cleanliness project

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: The Dimapur Eastern Nagaland Students’ Union (Densu) has committed to adopt the stretch of road between Metro Hospital and Fellowship (colony) junction; and look after the cleanliness of this stretch of road. This commitment is part of the Dimapur Municipal Council’s ‘A Better Dimapur’ project. To mark the partnership, […]

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Naga film wins at Kolkata International Film Festival

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: A short film titled “Look At The Sky” directed by Ashok Veilou, a Poumai Naga from Manipur, won the Best Film award at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (Kiff) held from Nov. 10 to 17th. “Look At The Sky” beat 11 other films, including Shaqyo’s “Head,” Gaurav Madan’s […]

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Pedalling his way into record books

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: A 23-year-old man from India, Aftab Faridi, is vying for the world record of cycling the longest distance across a single country, currently held by an Australian who covered 18,000 km in eight months. Faridi reached Dimapur on Saturday riding his dream of covering 30,000 km on a bicycle […]

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Election Watch: Litmus test for BJP, Congress ahead of Lok Sabha elections

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: This year has been an eventful one for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), going from strength to strength and managing to form governments in northeastern states of Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya with its allies, despite criticisms against the party from several quarters. It was also the single largest winning […]

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Sweet success: Nagaland to observe honeybee day on Dec. 5

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 16: Nagaland was the first state in the country to have an independent apiculture undertaking when it launched the Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM) in Oct., 2007 under the initiative of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and the then Chef Secretary Alemtemshi Jamir, who was the brain behind the mission. […]

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Long wait for freedom is over

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 16: The Nagaland home department received clearance from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Nov. 12 for deportation of the Nigerian national, Nweze Raymond Chinenyeuba to his native country, who has been confined to Dimapur jail since Sep. 7, 2016. Consequently, the Nagaland Home Commissioner Ramaiah Ramakrishnan met […]

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MRV campaign extended

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Dimapur, Nov. 16 (EMN): The directorate of Health and Family Welfare has extended the measles rubella vaccination campaign (MRVC), which was scheduled to end on Nov. 17, by another 10 working days. “All responsible parents are therefore requested to take your child, if still unvaccinated, to the nearest health facility (district hospital, CHC, PHC and […]

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National Press Day: Challenges in journalism in digital age

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 16 (EMN): Challenges on journalistic ethics and increasing questions on issues of copyright, source credibility and authenticity in an era where the rising digital revolution has paved way for easy creation and distribution of information were the crux of the discussions at this year’s National Press Day event held at Kohima […]

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    Rahul promises farm loan waiver in C’garh, says money will come from Ambani, Mallya

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    Raipur, Nov. 17 (PTI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday promised to waive farm loans in Chhattisgarh within 10 days of assuming power in the state and said the money for it would come from the “likes of” Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Anil Ambani. Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation […]

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    PM Modi attends Maldives President Solih’s swearing-in ceremony

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    Male, Nov. 17 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the swearing-in ceremony of Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who surprisingly defeated strongman Abdulla Yameen in September. During the swearing-in ceremony of Solih, Modi was sitting beside former Maldivian presidents Mohamed Nasheed and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga also attended […]

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    Heavy rush at Sabarimala, hartal in Kerala against preventive detention

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    Pamba/Sannidhanam (Ker), Nov. 17 (PTI): Thousands of pilgrims offered prayers at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala early Saturday, the first day of Malayalam month of ‘Vrischikom,’ even as a 12-hour hartal against the preventive detention of a Hindu Aikya Vedi leader began. Pilgrims, including children, queued up in large numbers since the temple opened at […]

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    News in Brief

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    NIA files fresh chargesheet in fake currency case New Delhi, Nov. 17 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday filed a fresh chargesheet against two people for smuggling high-quality fake Indian currency notes (FICN) in 2015. NIA filed the third supplementary chargesheet against Saddam Hossain, 24, a resident of Kamrup district in Assam, and […]

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    Jaitley flays Andhra, West Bengal on CBI move

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    Bhopal, Nov.17 (IANS): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday flayed the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments for withdrawing “general consent” to the CBI for raids and investigations in their states, saying scams cannot be wiped off by such a decision and that it was against the countrys federal structure. “We have a federal structure […]

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    Cyclone toll climbs to 33, relief work on war footing says CM

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    Chennai/Salem, Nov. 17 (PTI): The death toll in cyclone ‘Gaja’ has touched 33 and left a trail of destruction across Tamil Nadu with 30,000 electricity poles and over a lakh trees getting uprooted, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said Saturday. He maintained that the impact of cyclone was less as 82,000 people were evacuated to 471 […]

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    Cong. asks Goa governor for special session to prove majority

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    Panaji, Nov. 17 (PTI): The Congress demanded Saturday that Goa Governor Mridula Sinha summon a special session of the legislative assembly and ask the BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority. The opposition party, which has been claiming that the state government is in disarray in the absence of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from […]

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    Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu

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    Chennai, Nov. 16 (IANS): A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam districts between 12.30 a.m. and 2.30 a.m. with wind speeds of […]

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    Not possible to impose emergency-like press censorship today, says Jaitley

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    New Delhi, Nov. 16 (IANS): Rejecting the criticism that the government was curtailing free speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that it was not possible to impose Emergency-like restrictions on press freedom thanks to modern technology that provides multiple platforms to citizens to express their views. Speaking at an event on the occasion […]

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    Modi challenges Congress to appoint a non-Gandhi as its chief

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    Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh), Nov. 16 (IANS): Exploiting to the hilt Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s remarks that a “Chaiwala” (tea-seller) became Prime Minister because of Jawaharlal Nehru’s commitment to democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress challenging it to appoint a non-Gandhi as party president for five years. He said the Congress was not […]

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      Solih sworn in as Maldives president, replacing pro-China leader

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      Colombo, Nov. 17 (PTI/AFP): Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was inaugurated Saturday as the new president of the Maldives after the opposition united to dislodge pro-China strongman leader Abdulla Yameen in September elections.

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      Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi’s killing — CIA

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      Washington, Nov. 17 (IANS): The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government’s denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.

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      White House agrees to temporarily return Acosta’s press pass

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      Washington, Nov. 17 (IANS): The US White House has said it will “temporarily reinstate” CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass in response to Federal Judge Timothy Kelly’s order, while insisting that “there must be decorum at the White House.”

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      US-China trade war will have no winners, says Xi

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      Port Moresby, Nov. 17 (IANS): Taking a veiled swipe at the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Saturday that countries which embrace protectionism are “doomed to failure” and a trade war will have no winners. “History has shown that in confrontation, whether in the form of a cold war, a hot war or […]

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      May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit secy.

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      London, Nov. 17 (IANS): UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday chose a replacement Brexit secretary a day after the previous incumbent quit over the Conservative Party leader’s provisional deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

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      Pence quashes Trump rift reports

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      Port Moresby, Nov. 17 (PTI/AFP): US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday dismissed reports of a rift with his boss President Donald Trump, saying the pair laughed about the suggestion in a phone call. Following a New York Times report that suggested Trump was privately questioning the loyalty of his deputy, Pence told reporters in […]

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      Number of missing in California wildfire soars past 1,000 as Donald Trump set to visit

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      Chico (US), Nov. 17 (PTI/AFP): The number of people listed as missing in a northern California wildfire jumped past 1,000 as searchers found the remains of eight more victims on the eve of President Donald Trump’s trip to witness the devastation.

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      Sri Lankan Parl. disrupted again, adjourned until Monday amid political crisis

      By   2 days ago

      Colombo, Nov. 16 (PTI): Rival Sri Lankan lawmakers threw chilli powder and furniture at each other and disrupted the proceedings of Parliament for a second day Friday, forcing Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to summon police inside the House and adjourn the session until Monday. The brawl occurred a day after the Speaker announced there is no […]

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      Indonesian jet crash victim’s family sues Boeing

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      Jakarta, Nov. 16 (AFP): The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing, alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its newest 737 plane. The father of Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the US state of […]

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      British PM vows to move on with her Brexit plan

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      London, Nov. 16 (IANS): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday vowed to move on with her Brexit plan on the basis of the draft agreement between London and Brussels, saying “the course I have set out is the right one”. The embattled prime minister, speaking at a press conference in her Downing Street office, […]

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        Rajnath, Shah, Sonowal, Doval discuss NRC

        By   20 hours ago

        New Delhi, Nov. 17 (PTI): Top functionaries of the government and the ruling BJP on Saturday discussed the situation in Assam arising out of the exclusion of 40 lakh people during the update of the NRC, officials said. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP president Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and National Security Advisor […]

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        Manipur hold special Gram Sabha meeting

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 17 (EMN): To ensure the general public of their basic rights and responsibilities besides giving maximum participation to avail of the benefits of the government schemes, the third special Gram Sabha meeting of Langthabal Mantrikhong Naorem Leikai was held at Singjamei Naorem Leikai Community Hall in Imphal on Saturday.

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        MNF blames Congress government for underdevelopment, corruption in Mizoram

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        Aizawl, Nov. 17 (PTI): Mizo National Front (MNF) general secretary Lalruatkima Saturday blamed the Congress government in Mizoram for the state’s underdevelopment and corruption and said his party would ensure good governance and an accountable government, if voted to power in the coming Assembly polls.

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        M’laya gov. promises action in attack on activist

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        Shillong, Nov. 17 (IANS): Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Saturday promised action in the recent murderous attack on Agnes Kharshiing, a frontline women’s rights activist, and her aide campaigning against alleged illegal mining and transportation of coal in the state.

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        Guwahati Theatre Festival kicks off

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        Guwahati, Nov. 17 (PTI): The Guwahati Theatre Festival has kicked off with the idea to present the best of Indian theatre to the discerning audience here and has gone on to become a much awaited event in Assam’s annual cultural calendar, organisers said.

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        Arunachal Pradesh observes 55th Walong Day

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        Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The 55th Walong Day was observed on November 16 at Walong, Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh in a solemn ceremony. The event was organised by Dao division to honour the brave hearts who made supreme sacrifice during 1962 war. On the occasion, senior officers and civil dignitaries laid wreaths at the […]

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        CPI-M stages protest in Tripura against alleged violence by BJP

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        Agartala, Nov. 17 (IANS): The opposition CPI-M on Saturday held a massive protest rally here, and threatened to launch an agitation if the workers of the ruling BJP continued to physically attack the Left cadre.

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        Citizenship Bill: Protestors stopped from proceeding to Assam secretariat

        By   2 days ago

        Guwahati, Nov. 16 (PTI): Thousands of people attempted to march towards the Assam Secretariat on Friday against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, but were halted by the security forces. People from 70 organisations were part of the march held as part of their ‘Janata Bhawan Gherao’ programme. On not being stopped security personnel, the […]

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        Mnp. observes National Press Day

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 16 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday assured that media persons who are not covered under ‘Ayushman Bharat’ will be incorporated in the Chief Minister Hakshel gi Tengbang, a health scheme having free medical coverage of INR 2 lakh, after discussing in the next Cabinet meeting. The assurance […]

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        5 NDFB cadres, 2 NSCN (R) workers held ahead of ULFA (I) Nov. 27 protest day in Arunachal

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        Itanagar, Nov. 16 (PTI): Ahead of the ULFA (I) protest day on November 27, security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have apprehended five cadres of outlawed NDFB and two over ground workers of NSCN (R) in separate operations in the state.

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          Special police for tourists’ safety during Hornbill

          By   18 hours ago

          Orientation programme for tourist police underway at PHQ, Kohima Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): As the countdown for the mega Hornbill Festival nears an end, the state government is trying to leave no stones unturned to make the visiting tourists enjoy a pleasant and memorable stay. Among this is the deployment of tourist police […]

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          NSCN (IM) clarifies on Nov. 9 abduction and ransom case

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          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): NSCN (IM) secretary of ‘Union Territory,’ Ghokuto Chishi, on Nov. 17 issued a clarification in connection with the Nov. 9 incident involving an alleged kidnapping of a Naga salesgirl from a Pharmacy at Purana Bazaar in Dimapur.

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          Tea Board of India for consolidation of cultivation in Nagaland

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          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): In what could be a huge impetus for the tea farmers and tea industry in Nagaland, the director of ‘tea development’ from the Tea Board of India (TBI), S. Soundararajan was on a two day visit to the state recently and interacted with the state government officials, the tea farmers and […]

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          Wokha administration organises seminar on wellbeing of girl child

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          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): Under the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ social scheme, the Wokha district administration organised a one-day seminar on the ‘wellbeing of girls with special emphasis on menstrual hygiene’ at Town Hall, Wokha on Nov. 17.

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          NAP parade and regimental display impresses Dy. CM

          By   18 hours ago

          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): In the run up to the statehood day celebrations on Dec. 1, the Dy. Chief Minister, Y. Patton reviewed the parade and other regimental displays of the Nagaland police in the presence of DGP Nagaland, John Longkumer and other officers at the NAPTC (NAP training centre) parade ground on Saturday.

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          ‘Parents equally responsible for development of children’

          By   18 hours ago

          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): Zakiesato Memorial Hr. Sec. School celebrated Parents’ Day with district nodal officer (NTCP), Dr. C. Tetseo as the special guest. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Tetseo appreciated the initiative of the school to organise the parents’ day in their honour . In his message to the parents, he said that students […]

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          Governor launches Raj Bhavan digital journal

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Governor, PB Acharya, on Saturday officially launched the Kohima Raj Bhavan journal www.kohimarajbhavanjournal.in- an online portal dedicated to the activities of the state governor and the events that take place at the Raj Bhavan, Kohima. Speaking on the occasion, the governor expressed positivity that the portal would make readily […]

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          State police gear up for statehood day parade

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: In a run-up to the statehood day celebrations on December 1, state deputy chief minister and minister of home and national highways, Y Patton, reviewed the parade and other regimental displays of the Nagaland Police (NP) at the Nagaland Armed Police Training Centre, Chumoukedima, on November 17. Other highlights […]

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          Ekhyo Yan celebrates 50th anniversary

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          Eastern News Desk Dimapur, Nov. 17: State deputy chief minister, Yanthungo Patton, has announced a reward of INR two lakhs to the youth from Ekhyo Yan – erstwhile Domokhia village – whoever quality for EAC and DSP through the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC). Patton made this challenge on the occasion of 50th anniversary celebration […]

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          2 held for attempted murder

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          Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): Dimapur police has arrested two persons on November 14 on charges of attempting to murder a truck driver after drugging the victim. According to police report, the accused were identified as Jitu Chaudhary (35), son of Javid Chaudhary of Panikhaiti village in Kamrup district, Assam, and Randip (37), son of Sukhbir […]

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            Classic Cup: Chedema village outgun Kuluopfu FC to enter Classic Cup final

            By   20 hours ago

            Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 17 (EMN): Chedema Village Youth Organisation’s striker Imlongchaba scored a hat-trick as the team defeated Kuluopfu FC Pochury 5-1 during the second semi-final match of the ongoing Classic Cup here at Kohima local ground on Sat. Nov. 17. With the win, Chedema team will take on Head Hunters Jakhama on Nov. […]

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            Nagaland beat Meghalaya in CK Naydu U-23 trophy

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            Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): In the CK Naydu multi days match at Shillong, Nagaland registered its second win by defeating Meghalaya by 57 runs. Earlier on Nov. 14, Meghalaya won the toss and decided to field. In the first match, Nagaland defeated Sikkim by a huge margin and an innings to spare. Nagaland U-23 team […]

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            Manipur emerges overall team champions in National school games

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            Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 17 (EMN): Manipur emerged the overall champions in the 64th National school games in fencing for U-14 and U-17 years (boys and girls) which concluded at the Khuman Lampak indoor stadium here on Sat. Nov. 17. Host Manipur won 19 medals including 10 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze medals and […]

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            Nagaland Tennis Association informs

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            Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland Tennis Association (NLTA) issued a press release on Sat. Nov. 17 through its general secretary stating that the association will be conducting the State Ranking tournament for gents, U-12 (boys), and U-16 (boys) from Dec. 18 till the 20th. All interested players are requested to contact the NLTA office […]

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            Pungro area village guards’ volleyball tournament held

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            Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The 4th edition of Pungro Area Village Guards Sports Meet 2018 was held from Nov. 14 till the 16th at Pungro town under the theme, “Unity through Sports” with E. Wanmei Konyak, deputy commandant, VG Kiphire as the chief guest. The deputy commandant in his speech asserted on the importance of […]

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            Sonia, Pinki enter pre-quarters of Boxing Worlds

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            New Delhi, Nov. 17 (IANS): Indian boxers Sonia and Pinki Ranimade made their way into the pre-quarterfinals of the 10th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships here on Saturday. The featherweight (57 kg) boxer, who meets Stanimira Petrova of Bulgaria in her next round, had an unorthodox approach but impressive enough for the five judges to […]

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            Avoid confrontation with Kohli, du Plessis tells Australia

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            Melbourne, Nov. 17 (PTI): South African captain Faf du Plessis offered tips to Australia ahead of their big-ticket clashes against India: avoid confrontation with Virat Kohli and give him “silent treatment”. Du Plessis on Friday said that his team gave India captain Kohli the “silent treatment” in an attempt to keep him quiet when the […]

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            Wagner becomes eighth New Zealander to 150 Test wickets

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            Abu Dhabi, Nov. 17 (PTI/AFP): Left-arm paceman Neil Wagner became the eighth New Zealand bowler to complete 150 Test wickets on the second day of the opening Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The 32-year-old dismissed Pakistan’s tail-ender Yasir Shah for nine just before tea to reach the milestone in his 37th Test […]

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            Zverev tops Isner, becomes first German since 2003 to reach ATP Finals last 4

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            London, Nov. 17 (IANS): Alexander Zverev defeated John Isner 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 and became the first German player to reach the last four of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Finals since 2003. Zverev, at 21 years and seven months, also became the youngest semi-finalist at tennis’ elite season-ending event (played under different names and […]

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            I-League: Second spot beckons as champions Minerva face Gokulam

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            Kozhikode, Nov. 17 (IANS): Gokulam Kerala FC take on reigning champions Minerva Punjab FC at the EMS Corporation stadium here on Sunday in what promises to be an enthralling encounter, with a win guaranteeing second place in the I-League standings. Hosts Gokulam have collected five points so far from their four games and coach Bino […]

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              Miss Eastern Nagaland 2018 on November 30

              By   19 hours ago

              With the theme “Every woman a Queen” imbibing confidence to step forward, Miss Eastern Nagaland 2018 is scheduled to be held on Nov. 30 in Tuensang. The beauty pageant is being organised by Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation (ENWO), the frontier apex body representing the women community of Eastern Nagaland, amongst the six major tribes of […]

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              Hailey Baldwin changes last name to Bieber

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              Model Hailey Baldwin subtly confirmed her marriage to pop singer Justin Bieber on social media by changing her last name to Bieber. On Friday, the 21-year-old model changed her Instagram handle to “Hailey Bieber” even including her married last name in her bio, reports people.com.

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              10th Music Awards of Nagaland 2018 nominees

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              The Native Trax Society has announced their 10th Music Awards of Nagaland (MAN) 2018 nominees. This year the NTS has received increase in the number of entries to the MAN 2018. After a screening, 60 entries have been nominated in various genres for the 10th edition of the MAN, the NTS updated in a press […]

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              Chris Pratt in talks for ‘The Saint’ reboot

              By   19 hours ago

              Paramount Pictures is in early negotiations with Hollywood actor Chris Pratt to star in a movie reboot of “The Saint”, two decades after actor Val Kilmers thriller and 50 years after actor Roger Moores TV series. Pratt’s deal is not closed. He became a worldwide star after headlining Disney-Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies and […]

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              ‘Mowgli…’ team coming to India for world premiere

              By   2 days ago

              Filmmaker Andy Serkis along with Christian Bale and Freida Pinto will visit Mumbai for the world premiere of their film “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle”. The Netflix film will premiere here on November 25. The director’s son, Louis Ashbourne Serkis, and newcomer Rohan Chand, who plays Mowgli in the film, will also join the team […]

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              ‘Ben Is Back’ will release in India on December 7

              By   2 days ago

              Julia Roberts-starrer “Ben Is Back”, in which she plays a mother to a drug addict son, will hit the screens in India on December 7. The Peter Hedges directorial features the “Pretty Woman” star as a mother fighting to keep her son off drugs when he unexpectedly comes home on Christmas Eve. “Ben Is Back” […]

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              Model, actress Kim Porter dead at 47

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              Model and actress Kim Porter, who dated rapper P. Diddy for 13 years and is the mother of three of his children, is dead. She was 47. Porter died on Thursday at her Toluca Lake, California, home, a source close to Porter confirmed to variety.com. According to tmz.com, Porter went into cardiac arrest on Thursday […]

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              212 films from 68 countries to be screened at IFFI 2018

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              The upcoming International Film Festival of India, scheduled to be held in Goa, will be screening 212 films from 68 countries, an organiser said on Friday. The festival will open with Julien Landais’ film “The Aspern Papers” which is based on a novel written by acclaimed writer Henry James. The star cast including Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, […]

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              ‘Kedarnath’ a genuine attempt to create harmony — Abhishek

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              Seeing a Muslim porter carrying a Hindu pilgrim on his back — something that speaks a lot about India as a country — left a seed in Abhishek Kapoor’s heart and mind to tell a tale of “harmony” with his forthcoming Hindi film “Kedarnath”. A firm believer of Lord Shiva, Kapoor has urged those opposing […]

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              Nepali Gospel Voice Hunt Season II concludes

              By   3 days ago

              Nepali Gospel Voice Hunt Season II-Nepali Gospel singing competition for Nepali Churches in Dimapur organised by Nepali Baptist Church Chumukedima Youth department was held on November 11 at Nepali Baptist Church Chumukedima. A press release updated that the programme was graced by Joint Secretary of Dimapur Gorkha Union, Samir Gurung. In his address he focused […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Two Fingers

                By   3 days 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   1 week 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   2 weeks 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 weeks 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

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                    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   1 month 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                By   2 months ago

                        Meet Meribeni Patton, a solo artist and vocal trainer, teaching in musical institutions in Dimapur. She tutors at home too. Not a new face for music enthusiasts in Dimapur, Meribeni has also performed at various programs. To her credit, Patton has grade- 8 certification in voice. She is a topper from […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                By   2 months ago

                    Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                By   2 months ago

                          Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                By   2 months ago

                  Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                  Noah’s Ark: Where abandoned animals find love

                  By   1 week 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 weeks 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   1 month 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   1 month 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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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                  By   2 months ago

                          Meet Meribeni Patton, a solo artist and vocal trainer, teaching in musical institutions in Dimapur. She tutors at home too. Not a new face for music enthusiasts in Dimapur, Meribeni has also performed at various programs. To her credit, Patton has grade- 8 certification in voice. She is a topper from […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                  By   2 months ago

                      Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                  By   2 months ago

                            Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                  By   2 months ago

                    Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                  Daily market for local produce established in Dimapur

                  By   2 months ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 4 (EMN): An organic marketplace by the name ‘Local Products Daily Market’ was inaugurated by the principal secretary for Horticulture MK Mero at the Supermarket in front of the Mokokchung bus and taxi stand in Dimapur on Tuesday. The market is an initiative of the Farmer Producer’s Organisation (FPO) of Dimapur district. The […]

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                  World War II brunt: Nun seeks to meet relatives after 75 years of separation

                  By   3 months ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): Sister Blanche Bernice Bouche’s life story reminds you of the child character in Roberto Benigni’s comedy-drama Life Is Beautiful that has World War II as its backdrop. The reel character was united with her mother and relatives towards the end but the one in real life is yet to find any […]

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