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Billboard Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift win top honours

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The 2018 Billboard Music Awards celebrated some of music’s biggest names on Sunday night, with Ed Sheeran winning not only the Top Artist but Top Male Artist Award, and Taylor Swift lifting the Top Female Artist trophy. The ceremony, hosted by Kelly Clarkson, was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here. The singer opened […]

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Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson first black woman to get Icon Award

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Six-time Grammy Award winner Janet Jackson graced the Billboard Music Awards stage to receive the prestigious Icon Award — becoming the first black woman to get it — on Sunday. Not only was the moment her first television performance in nine years, but it was also the first time she performed as a mother. Bruno […]

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Karna CM designate Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul on govt. formation

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New Delhi, May 21 (PTI): Ahead of his swearing-in as the Karnataka’s new chief minister, JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy tonight met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to finalise the modalities of government formation and ministerial berth sharing between the two post-poll allies. According to sources, Congress has mooted two deputy chief ministers […]

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Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

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Caracas, May 21 (PTI/AP): Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National Election Council announced that with more than 92 percent […]

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NE region must unite for ‘common interests’ – Rio

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Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The chief minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio on Sunday said although the Northeast states have ‘different background, history and culture’ the region still constitutes one entity; and unless the states learn to co-exist, the region will ‘face problems’. According to press release from the media cell of the chief minister’s office, […]

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Congress-mukt Northeast after Mizoram polls – Amit Shah

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Guwahati, May 20 (IANS): BJP national President Amit Shah on Sunday said the northeast will be ‘Congress-mukt’ (Congress free) after the Mizoram election, scheduled for the year-end. “In the northeast, we first won elections in Assam, then Manipur followed by Tripura, where the people have given us a thumping mandate,” he said here, addressing the […]

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Nagaland: 23,163 HIV cases, 1521 related deaths since 1999

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Our Correspondent Kohima, May 20 (EMN): Nagaland has recorded a total 23,163 HIV and AIDS cases from 1999 till March 2018, out of which, 1521 persons have lost their lives to the disease. 16,983 PLHIV have registered for antiretroviral therapy (ART) till March 2018, and while 11,444 have started ART, 7290 PLHIV who are on […]

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Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates

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New Delhi, May 20 (PTI): Petrol price today touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest ever level of Rs 67.57 as the oil PSUs passed on four weeks of relentless rise in international oil prices to consumers. Petrol price today increased by 33 paisa a litre in […]

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Ruskin Bond and the timeless charm of ‘writing by hand’

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‘Maybe it’s the texture and touch of the paper, the flow of ink, the movement of the pen, the connection of all three with the human hand and the hand’s connection with the mind of the writer’ New Delhi, May 20 (PTI): The kind of intimacy experienced while writing by hand is amiss in a […]

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RTI activist arrested in Assam ahead of Shah’s visit

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Guwahati, May 20 (IANS): Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah’s visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers’ body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Shah is scheduled to arrive in Assam capital on Sunday to address leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led North […]

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    Vice President Naidu calls for end to untouchability

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    Kochi, May 21 (PTI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said today it’s unfortunate that the menace of untouchability still continued in the country and called for an end to the practice, which is against Indian culture and tradition. “Now, unfortunately, after so many years of civilisation and Independence, even today we hear about untouchability – […]

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    Use education to create self-employment — Prez to students

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    Solan, May 21 (PTI): President Ram Nath Kovind today exhorted the farm scientists to use their education to create self-employment ventures. The president was speaking at a convocation ceremony in Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni in Himachal Pradesh. Kovind accompanied by his wife arrived in Shimla yesterday on a six-day […]

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    Informal summit takes India-Russia ties to new level — Modi

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    Sochi (Russia), May 21 (IANS): Stating that Russia has always been a true and fast friend of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that his informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take bilateral ties to a new level. “I am happy that today I got the opportunity to be a […]

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    Karna CM designate Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul on govt. formation

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    New Delhi, May 21 (PTI): Ahead of his swearing-in as the Karnataka’s new chief minister, JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy tonight met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to finalise the modalities of government formation and ministerial berth sharing between the two post-poll allies. According to sources, Congress has mooted two deputy chief ministers […]

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    Kathua rape: ‘Signatures forged to create false alibi’

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    Jammu, May 20 (IANS): Forensic evidence received by the Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch on Sunday in the Kathua rape and murder revealed that Vishal Jangotra had forged signatures on an exam attendance sheet that “he had signed” in Meerut.

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    AAP leader joins SAD ahead of Shahkot bypoll

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    Jalandhar, May 20 (PTI): In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders H S Walia and C D Singh Kamboj today joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bypoll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party […]

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    Ten dead after consuming spurious liquor in two districts of UP

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    Kanpur, May 20 (PTI): At least 10 people died and 16 were taken seriously ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in this district and its neighbouring Kapur Dehat, officials said today. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of each of the deceased, […]

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    Talks with Putin will strengthen India’s ‘special and privileged’ strategic partnership with Russia — PM

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    New Delhi, May 20 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed hope that his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin would further strengthen the “special and privileged” strategic partnership between India and Russia. In a series of tweets first in Russian and then in English on the eve of his visit to Russia, he said, […]

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    C’garh: Naxals blow up police vehicle; seven policemen killed

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    Raipur, May 20 (PTI): Seven police personnel were killed after Naxals blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district today, police said. The attack took place on a day when Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh is scheduled to arrive in the state. Naxals carried out a land mine blast around 12 noon when a joint […]

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    Kumaraswamy dismisses reports of JD(S) working out power-sharing formula

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    Bengaluru, May 20 (PTI): JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy, who is all set to take over as Karnataka Chief Minister, today dismissed reports about his party working out a power sharing formula of heading the government for 30 months each, with its coalition partner the Congress. “No such talks have taken place,” he told reporters […]

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      Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

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      Caracas, May 21 (PTI/AP): Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National Election Council announced that with more than 92 percent […]

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      Trump demands Justice Dept to probe if it or FBI spied on his election campaign

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      Washington, May 21 (PTI): President Donald Trump has asked the US Department of Justice to investigate whether the FBI spied on his 2016 election campaign for “inappropriate purposes” on the orders of people in the Obama administration. Trump’s move came after it was reported that the FBI dispatched a confidential source to speak with some […]

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      Iran urges more ‘practical steps’ by Europe to protect n-deal

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      Tehran, May 21 (IANS): Political sympathy from Europe with Iran’s nuclear deal is “not enough” and they should take more “practical steps” to guarantee Iran’s economic interests from the deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Sunday. “With the exit of the US from the nuclear agreement, expectations from the the European […]

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      US to probe Trump campaign ‘infiltration’

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      Washington, May 21 (IANS): The US Department of Justice will investigate whether FBI agents spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign for “inappropriate purposes”, media reports said. In a tweet, Trump said he wanted to know whether his predecessor Barack Obama’s administration ordered such a move. “I hereby demand, and will do so officially […]

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      UK to pledge millions to AI research for early cancer diagnosis – Report

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      London, May 21 (IANS): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday is likely to announce plans to invest millions of pounds to fund an artificial intelligence (AI) research to improve early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease, the media reported. It could lead to at least 50,000 people being diagnosed at an early stage of […]

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      5 killed as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

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      Colombo, May 21 (IANS): At least five people have been killed and seven are missing as heavy rains and strong winds caused havoc in Sri Lanka, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said on Monday. The deaths were reported from the eastern district of Trincomalee and in the lower central hills of Badulla, Xinhua news agency […]

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      Indonesia’s most volatile volcano erupts again

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      Yogyakarta, May 21 (PTI/AP): Indonesia’s most volatile volcano has spewed smoke and ash in the latest of several eruptions in less than two weeks. Disaster mitigation agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said Mount Merapi on the main island of Java erupted twice early Monday. A column of volcanic material rose up to 1,200 meters into […]

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      Cuba in mourning after deadliest air crash in nearly 30 years

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      Havana, May 20 (PTI/AFP): Cuba observed a weekend of national mourning for victims of its worst crash in nearly three decades that killed 110 passengers and crew. An investigation has been launched into Friday’s crash of the nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737-200 leased to the national carrier Cubana de Aviacion by a Mexican company. Three women […]

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      Germany wants to strengthen multilateralism with China, says Merkel

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      Berlin, May 20 (IANS): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her country wants to strengthen multilateralism with China and she is looking forward to her visit to China next week. Merkel will visit China next Thursday and Friday at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. It will be her first trip to China after […]

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      First IS fighters evacuate south Damascus — Monitor

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      Beirut, May 20 (PTI/AFP): A first batch of Islamic State group fighters left their final stronghold in Syria’s capital early today under a deal struck after weeks of fierce combat, a monitor said. “At dawn, six buses of IS fighters and their relatives left the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp and adjacent district of Tadamun,” said […]

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        RTI activist arrested in Assam ahead of Shah’s visit

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        Guwahati, May 20 (IANS): Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah’s visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers’ body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Shah is scheduled to arrive in Assam capital on Sunday to address leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led North […]

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        Give up citizenship Bill, it’s a threat: AGP to Amit Shah

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        Guwahati, May 20 (PTI): Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today registered its protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 before BJP president Amit Shah and urged the Centre not to go ahead with the Bill as it is a threat to the indigenous people and violates the clauses of Assam Accord. The AGP is an ally […]

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        App to fix parking pangs in northeast

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        Guwahati, May 20 (PTI): Two young engineers of Assam are set to address the parking woes of car owners in and around Guwahati and other cities of the northeastern region with their mobile application. The app, ‘ParkingRhino’, plans to manage both on-street and off-street parking in the state capital and other towns of Assam such […]

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        China’s gold mine at Arunachal border may become another flash point with India

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        Beijing, May 20 (PTI): China has begun large-scale mining operations on its side of the border with Arunachal Pradesh where a huge trove of gold, silver and other precious minerals valued at about US 60 billion has been found, a media report said today. The mine project is being undertaken in Lhunze county under Chinese […]

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        Few hundred Tripura tribals went to Bangladesh for livelihood, claims CPI-M MP

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        Agartala, May 20 (IANS): In search of livelihood, around 600 tribals of northern Tripura went to Bangladesh as they were unable to survive in the northeastern state in view of the huge crisis on the foods and rural jobs fronts, CPI-M Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Jitendra Chowdhury has said. “Around 600 tribals of three […]

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        Manipur observes its first World Bee Day

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, May 20 (EMN): The first World Bee Day (WBD) was observed at Central Agricultural University (CAU) Eroishemba campus in Manipur on Sunday. The event was celebrated with its Vice Chancellor Prof M Premjit, former secretary to governor of Manipur RK Nimai, senior officials, and scientists of the university. Speaking on the occasion, […]

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        In a first, railwalys to use AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

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        New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): For the first time, the railways will use artifical intelligence to control air circulation, signages and even supervision and maintenance work in the 10.28 km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110 km railway line from Jiribam to Manipur’s capital city. While the national transporter is already using this […]

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        Tripura’s BJP government announces new recruitment policy

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        Agartala, May 19 (IANS): As per pre-poll promise, the BJP government in Tripura on Saturday announced new recruitment policy and annulled the earlier employment rules framed by the previous Left Front government, a senior minister said. “The state government framed new recruitment policy for recruiting government employees in Tripura. The cabinet also cancelled the earlier […]

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        Tripura reserves 10% police posts for women

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        Agartala, May 19 (IANS): Tripura’s BJP government, in a significant decision on Saturday, reserved 10 per cent posts in its police force for women to deal more efficiently with crimes related to them, a minister said. “From now onwards, 10 per cent posts would be reserved in all types of recruitment in police force for […]

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        NABARD sanctions Solar street lighting system in Arunachal

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        Itanagar, May 19 (PTI): The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned LED Solar Street Lighting system for Arunachal Pradesh under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund with a total grant of Rs 87.83 lakh, an official release said here today. The project would be implemented in the four districts of the state […]

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          Peace Channel teach volunteers about dealing with conflict, and solution-forming values

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Don Bosco College of Kohima’s student volunteers Elivi Swu, Lulu Awomi, Ayekali Aye, along with the district coordinator of peace channel Susan Kulnu taught students on various topics. With the event held on May 18 and 19th at two schools in the Kohima district. Updates on Sunday informed about the […]

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          NE region must unite for ‘common interests’ – Rio

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The chief minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio on Sunday said although the Northeast states have ‘different background, history and culture’ the region still constitutes one entity; and unless the states learn to co-exist, the region will ‘face problems’. According to press release from the media cell of the chief minister’s office, […]

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          Nagaland: 23,163 HIV cases, 1521 related deaths since 1999

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, May 20 (EMN): Nagaland has recorded a total 23,163 HIV and AIDS cases from 1999 till March 2018, out of which, 1521 persons have lost their lives to the disease. 16,983 PLHIV have registered for antiretroviral therapy (ART) till March 2018, and while 11,444 have started ART, 7290 PLHIV who are on […]

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          B’lore students told to register

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Lotha Students’ Union of Bangalore has informed parents and guardians of Lotha students living in Bangalore to get their wards registered with the LSU’s office in the city. It will assist in times of need besides building ‘better recognition’ of members in the city, the union stated. Parents and guardians […]

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          NU students remind governor about his assurance for facility

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Nagaland University Students’ Union, Lumami in a letter to Governor PB Acharya, reminded about his assurance given to the union during the meeting held on Sept. 6 2017. A press release from the union president and general secretary stated that the governor had assured to improve sound system, install street […]

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          Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

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          Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri Ramakrishna Society at Duncan Bosti in Dimapur into a treat for eyes. There, as a testimony to […]

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          Vote for party whose priority is Naga political solution — TR Zeliang

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): Bringing to light various initiatives taken during the previous Naga people’s Front (NPF) led regime in facilitating the Indo-Naga peace issue, leader of the opposition, TR Zeliang emphasised the need for the general public to vote for a candidate whose party’s priority was based on settlement of the protracted Naga political […]

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          Teachers honoured for academics, community work

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): An institution, CT University Punjab, and a resource agency, Genius Career Guide (GCG) of Dimapur, organised an award ceremony to recognise teachers in Nagaland for leading academic development besides initiating cultural discourse and community engagement. The programme was organised to honour 90 higher secondary teachers from different schools […]

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          Workshop to view education from different lens conducted for teachers

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          Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): What are learning disabilities? How do disabilities like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or attention deficit disorder, non-verbal learning disabilities, dyslexia etc. affect a child’s learning? These issues were addressed at a day workshop on specific learning disabilities (SLD) for teachers held at Charis High Academy, Chumoükedima on May 19. The workshop […]

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          Naga research scholars host discourse

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          Dimapur, May 19 (EMN): The research scholars’ colloquium was organised by the Naga Scholars’ Association (NSA) on May 18 at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. A press release received on Friday from the association updated. President of NSA Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan, said since the formation of the association, the research scholars colloquium was […]

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            KTC informs players and club

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            Kohima, May 21 (EMN): The Kohima Town Club (KTC) has informed that the club and the players that the local players within Kohima district, the transfer will start from May 21 to June 21. Each club are to register minimum 25 players for the Kohima Football League 2018, an update from the KC informed on […]

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            Beits Super Series concludes

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            Dimapur, May 21 (EMN): Kenei Miachieo and Teiso Khruomo emerged as champions of the 2nd edition of the Beits Super Series (doubles event) 2018, in the final match as they defeated the duo of Kevizatuo Miachieo and Akhrie Mepfuo, while Khrienyuhu Solo and Anu Mepfuo finished third.

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            Wushu coaching course for coaches begins in Imphal

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            Our Correspondent Imphal, May 21 (EMN): The first ever five day National Wushu coaching course for coaches was inaugurated at the Special Area Games auditorium of Sports Authority of India(SAI) at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex here on Monday. The Coaching course is being organised under the aegis of Wushu Association of India in collaboration […]

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            CSK’s five-wicket win eliminates Punjab, sends Royals into Play-offs

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            Pune, May 21 (PTI): Young paceman Lungi Ngidi conceded only 10 runs and took four wickets before Suresh Raina hit a measured 61 as Chennai Super Kings eliminated Kings XI Punjab from the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a five-wicket win, a result which sealed Rajasthan Royals’ place in the Play-offs, here tonight. Delhi Daredevils […]

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            Chelsea’s Eden Hazard spot-on to sink Manchester United and win FA Cup

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            London, May 20 (IANS): Chelsea got a first-half goal from Eden Hazard and managed to hang on for a 1-0 victory here over Manchester United in the FA Cup final. After being eliminated in the round-of-16 of the Champions League and stumbling to a fifth-place finish in the English Premier League (and settling for a […]

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            Delhi Daredevils knock Mumbai Indians out of IPL with 11-run win

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            New Delhi, May 20 (PTI): Wooden spooners Delhi Daredevils knocked defending champions Mumbai Indians out of the Indian Premier League after the trio of Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel starred with three wickets apiece for a 11-run win in their last league match here today. Set a target of 175, Mumbai Indians crumbled […]

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            Brazil is ready to win World Cup, says Cafu

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            Sao Paulo, May 20 (IANS): The Brazilian national team is over its humiliating loss in the 2014 World Cup and pumped to win another title in Russia, retired star Cafu said. “They’re all experienced players. Despite being young, the majority (of the players) have taken part in importanat competitions,” said Cafu, captain of the team […]

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            Case Premier League: Semi-final slots sealed

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            Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): Nizams FC, Trinity Sporting, Teammate and Case FC qualified for the knockout stage of the Case Premier League after the end of the week 7 at the Chumoukedima police ground, according to an update from the organisers. League Leaders Nizams FC were held to a goalless draw by Case FC. In […]

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            Svitolina beats Halep, defends Italian Open title

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            Rome, May 20 (IANS): Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina on Sunday overpowered Romania’s Simona Halep in the Italian Open final, successfully defending the title and beating the top seed 6-0, 6-4. Svitolina, World No. 4, needed 67 minutes to defeat the current World No. 1, earning her 12th career title and her third this season […]

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            Ronaldo and Bale score in Real draw as Zinedine son makes debut

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            Madrid, May 20 (PTI/AFP): Real Madrid’s final Champions League rehearsal was running perfectly until Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted and Villarreal scored twice to snatch a 2-2 draw. Gareth Bale and Ronaldo put Real in cruise control at the Estadio de la Ceramica yesterday but the Portugese, along with Luka Modric, was taken off shortly after […]

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              Billboard Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift win top honours

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              The 2018 Billboard Music Awards celebrated some of music’s biggest names on Sunday night, with Ed Sheeran winning not only the Top Artist but Top Male Artist Award, and Taylor Swift lifting the Top Female Artist trophy. The ceremony, hosted by Kelly Clarkson, was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here. The singer opened […]

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              Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson first black woman to get Icon Award

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              Six-time Grammy Award winner Janet Jackson graced the Billboard Music Awards stage to receive the prestigious Icon Award — becoming the first black woman to get it — on Sunday. Not only was the moment her first television performance in nine years, but it was also the first time she performed as a mother. Bruno […]

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              Clarkson reunites with Cowell at Billboard Music Awards

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              Singer Kelly Clarkson and music mogul Simon Cowell enjoyed an impromptu “American Idol” reunion at the Billboard Music Awards here. After the 36-year-old pop star performed her new song “Whole lotta woman”, she shared a sweet embrace with Cowell, 58, on stage on Sunday night, reports people.com. “That was bloody fantastic. What can I say?” […]

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              ‘Deadpool 2’ mints over INR 30 cr. in opening weekend in India

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              Ryan Reynolds-starrer “Deadpool 2” has registered a business of Rs 33.4 crore net in its opening weekend in India. The film collected Rs. 11.5 crore on Sunday, according to a statement issued on behalf of the makers. “‘Deadpool 2’ has crossed the lifetime collection of ‘Deadpool’ (Rs 30 crore) over the weekend itself. It should […]

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              Priyanka Chopra visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

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              Actress and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra is visiting the Rohingya refugee camps on a field visit. Priyanka on Monday tweeted a photograph of herself from an aircraft looking out of the window. “Follow my Instagram to share my experiences as I visit the Rohingya refugee camps on this Unicef field […]

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              Ed Sheeran’s song ‘not for anti-abortion campaign’

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              Singer Ed Sheeran says he has not given permission for his song “Small bump” to be used by anti-abortion campaigners in Ireland. The singer told his Instagram followers that it was “important” that he let them know “it does not reflect what the song is about”, reports bbc.com. He said he has been told that […]

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              Actress Patricia Morison dead

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              Actress Patricia Morison, who starred in the original 1948 Broadway production of “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I” is dead. She was 103. Morison died of natural causes on Sunday at her home here, reports variety.com. Morison was born on March 15, 1915 in New York City. She was the daughter of playwright […]

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              Amitabh Bachchan urges people to stop piracy

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              Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has urged people to stop piracy and illegal streaming of films. The cine-icon, 75, on Monday tweeted a 45-second long video in which he is seen talking about online illegal streaming. “The magic of movies has always been watching an extraordinary story come to life on a giant screen. It’s always been […]

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              Meghan Markle promises more time for Indian charity

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              Newly-wed Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has promised to give more time to the Indian charity handpicked for donations in lieu of gifts for her royal wedding to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. As the 36-year-old former actress mingled with the 600 guests invited to St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle yesterday, she told Mumbai-based […]

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              Alyssa Milano opens up about anxiety attacks

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              Actress Alyssa Milano says she suffered from postpartum depression that led to her checking into a psychiatric ward. The actress penned an article for Time magazine discussing the suffering she endured following the birth of her son, reports dailymail.co.uk. “My generalized anxiety disorder was most likely triggered by my postpartum depression and my journey with […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

                By   4 days ago

                  Administrative officers of the Nagaland Civil Service are doing something different besides governance — music. They are venturing into music making with a band of their own. It’s been a while though. They have formed the ‘Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) band’ in July 2017 with seven members who shared the same passion for music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

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                Bors Im Bey from Priloo in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam makes his living performing at various private events in restaurants and bars. He moved to Goa in 2015 and started performing shows in various entertainment events there too. Bors is categorised as an upcoming singer from Karbi Anglong. He was part of the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mhachen Yanthan

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                Mhachen Yanthan a.k.a Achen is a 23-year old musician from Nagaland who is at present pursuing his music degree at Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christian College. Achen credits music and mother as his two biggest inspirations who have always been his companions and comforters through all times. His musical journey started at a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Syphilectomy

                By   4 weeks ago

                Syphilectomy is a three-member death metal band from Kohima. They were formed in early 2007 with Toshi (bassist / vocalist) and Asetuo (guitarist) as a duo. They were joined by Akhrielie (drummer). The band released their first demo ‘Sadomasochistic Haemophilia’ in 2013 and was later signed by an Italian label called Death Metal Industry. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

                By   1 month ago

                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sharktail Audio House

                By   1 month ago

                  Sharktail Audio House is a creative retreat for recording artists of all streaks. The for-musicians facility was founded by duo Jabez Zeliang and Henok Phom. Musicians at heart, they are also involved in a Dimapur-based band called the “Echoes Hill,” which was formed as a bow to country music. Sharktail Audio House is a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Viho Kin

                By   2 months ago

                  Viho Kin of Khuzama village is an upcoming artist from Kohima who grew up performing in churches. The artist, greatly influenced by the music of Thakro Brothers (Diethozo Thakro and Vizho Thakro) decided to take up a short vocal course under the guidance of Vizho Thakro when he was in class 10. He believes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Avora Records

                By   2 months ago

                  Aizawl-based band Avora Records, the winner of Nagaland Hornbill International Rock Contest in 2017, has been making waves in the region’s music circuit. They have been winning top prizes in various contests when not performing simply for the task of it all. For instance, the Mizoram band was the winner of music events, the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Lkr

                By   2 months ago

                  Toshi Lkr, a guitar prodigy from Dimapur has performed with numerous of successful rock bands. Quiet by nature, Toshi Lkr who is presently based in Mumbai is the first person from the state to have completed the grade 8 rock & pop trinity in guitar in the year 2012. He owned his first guitar […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Annie’s O.K

                By   2 months ago

                Annie’s O.K an upcoming band is comprised of childhood friends whose common taste for classic rock music brought them together. They spent most of their childhood together performing at events. However their friendship has never been limited to music. Annie’s O.K. formed in 2017 released their debut original ‘Aplomb’ recorded at Jam Studio11 which is […]

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