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Nagas of Arunachal not averse to ‘separate solution’

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Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): In what could yet prove to the clearest indication toward which the Indo-Naga talks – in the backdrop of the framework agreement signed a year ago – is headed, the Naga community from the state of Arunachal Pradesh has announced that they are not opposed to a ‘separate solution’ for the […]

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NPF spat continues as Rio’s group plays ‘legal and moral’ card

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Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): Continuing the ugly spat between rival NPF factions, the group in support of Lok Sabha member, Neiphiu Rio stated that the group headed by Dr Shurhozelie Liezitsu has “no legal or moral authority to question or overrule the majority group which has chosen Neiphiu Rio as its president”. This claim was […]

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Man arrested for attempt to ‘kidnap and rape’

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Staff Reporter Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): A 30-year-old man was arrested in Dimapur on Sunday in a case related to alleged attempt to kidnap, rape and murder, police officials said. The accused identified as Tohuto, a resident of 5th Mile Model village Dimapur is said to have attempted to molest a 13-year old girl when […]

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Cabinet approves Rs 60 lakh for ULB victims’ memorial

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Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The state cabinet on Sunday discussed matters related to urban local bodies election and decided to sanction an amount of Rs 60 lakh for construction of a “memorial monolith” at Old Secretariat, Kohima per request from the Nagaland Tribes Action Committee (NTAC).

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Manipur suspends two cop-turned-moonshiners

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Our Correspondent Imphal, August 20 (EMN): Manipur police department suspended two of its personnel including a head constable of commandos and a havildar of the 5th Indian Reserve Battalion, for their involvement in ferrying large quantity of local made liquor. Respective suspension orders were issued by the superintendent of Police, Imphal West district and commandant […]

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Banks stare at union strike on Tuesday, services may be hit

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New Delhi, August 20 (PTI): Services at public sector banks may take a hit on Tuesday as all unions under the aegis of UFBU have threatened to go on strike against the government’s proposed consolidation move besides raising a host of other demands. Most banks have already informed their customers that functioning of branches and […]

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Can’t be lenient in cases of sex rules violation: HC

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Mumbai, August 20 (PTI): The Bombay High Court has voiced concern over the declining sex ratio and said a lenient approach cannot be taken while deciding matters pertaining to violation of sex determination laws. Justice T V Nalawade recently rejected an anticipatory bail application filed by a doctor, who was allegedly involved in a sex […]

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Governor questions Red Cross’ poor performance in Nagaland

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Our Correspondent Kohima, August 19 (EMN): While observing that the Nagaland was lacking in everything, Governor PB Acharya has called upon the Naga leaders to rise up and serve the people in a ‘new dimensional way’. Addressing the 31st annual general meeting of the Indian Red Cross Society of Nagaland (IRCSN) today at Durbar Hall, […]

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Assam floods: 225 animals dead in Kaziranga

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Guwahati, August 19 (IANS): At least 225 animals have died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam as a second wave of devastating floods lashed the state, park officials said on Saturday. As of Saturday, 30 per cent of the park was still inundated. Earlier this month, the first wave of floods had submerged over […]

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Rio’s call for NPF convention is ‘illegal’, says rival NPF section

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Dimapur, August 19 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front party, stating to represent its “central headquarters”, has on Saturday claimed that the call for an NPF general convention issued by Neiphiu Rio was “illegal, unauthorized, unconstitutional and ultra vires, and should be considered as a futile exercise by desperate group of suspended and expelled NPF members”. […]

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    Rengma students celebrate newcomers

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): Members of the Dimapur Rengma Students’ Union (DRSU) celebrated their “Freshers’ Day” on August 19. The event was conducted in the town hall of Dimapur. Assistant Commissioner of Dimapur Police William Kath was the chief guest of the event, updates informed on Sunday. In his address Kath encouraged the students to […]

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    Sao Chang students visit children’s home in Tuensang

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): Members of the Sao Chang Government College in Tuensang visited Kohdi Children Home at Sakshi sector in Tuensang on the occasion of the 71st Independence Day of India, on August 15. During the visit, the members of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the college and the Sao Chang College Students’ […]

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    Langpangkong to embark on second Clean Election tour

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The Langpangkong Students’ Conference’s Clean Election Campaign Committee (LKM CECC) will begin its second tour to a number of villages under Langpangkong jurisdiction, in Mokokchung district, from August 24 to the 26th, as part of the Clean Election campaign. The organisation issued a press release on Sunday. “During the forthcoming touring, […]

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    Sand suppliers issue rate list; warns against illegal charging

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The Sand Stockist & Suppliers’ Union of Dimapur (SSSUD) has listed out the price rates for carrying sand by the load. The union issued a press release on Sunday stating to have received complaints from customers ‘against high rate of sand’ imposed by vehicles at Ghorapatti.

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    Lack of math teacher: Parents write to Sainik School

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The Parents’ Association of Sainik School in Punglwa, under Peren district, has written to the chairman of the local board administration of the school highlighting issues arising from lack of teachers for mathematics. The association issued a copy of a representation, addressed to the school, on Sunday requesting redress. ‘There was […]

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    Razeba range teachers’ conference

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    Kohima, August 20 (EMN): A one-day Razeba range teachers’ conference under the aegis of SCERT Nagaland in collaboration with Village Education Committee, Razeba, has been scheduled on September 9 at St. John School, Razeba, in Phek district on the theme “Social transformation through education.” Deo Nukhu, Advisor of Higher Education & NBHM, will grace the […]

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    BCTE conducts orientation programme

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): A two-day orientation programme for the 1st semester B. Ed teacher-trainees of Bosco College of Teacher Education (BCTE), Dimapur, was held on August 17 and 18. The two-day programme was part of the new two years B. Ed course on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC). It encourages the teacher-trainees to understand the […]

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    Students enlightened on IPC and traffic rules

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): A seminar on basic laws of Indian Panel Code (IPC) and Traffic Rules was organised for the students of Classes IX to XI at Pilgrim Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, on August 19. The resource persons were led by Assistant Commissioner of Police ‘A’ Division East Police Station, Kaino H Sema. Sub-Inspector […]

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    AR continues with civic action programmes across State

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): Troops of 3 (NH) Battalion Assam Rifles has organised a ‘Talent hunt competition’ at Kohima Garrison on August 13 with the participation of 40 students from Don Bosco School, St Mary’s High School, Dainty Buds School and Assam Rifles Public School. The competitions included singing, dancing, mimicry and play with the […]

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    UJALA scheme launched in Tuensang

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    Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): Ujala Scheme was launched in the DC’s conference hall, Tuensang, on August 18 with L Jamithung Lotha, Deputy Commissioner, Tuensang, as the chief guest. The launching programme was attended by administrative officers, GBs, DBs and presidents of all 13 wards and VCC members of villages within Tuensang town. Chairman of C/Khel […]

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      Song on Koch Rajbongshi of Assam

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      Mumbai, August 21 (IANS): Assamese musician Joi Barua will soon unveil a song which is a tribute to Koch Rajbongshi, an indigenous community of Assam. The song, “Na Jujor Ronuwa – the rebirth of the Koches”, and its video will be out by mid-September. “The contribution of the Koch dynasty towards Assamese history has been […]

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      N.F.R observes Quit India Movement anniv

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      Dimapur, August 21 (EMN): Along with the rest of Country N F Railway commemorated the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement at N F Railway Head Quarter today. General Manager, N F Railway, Chahatey Ram administered of pledge on Sankalp for a New India to all officers and staff of N F Railway. In all […]

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      Security force arrests NSCN cadres and linkman in Arunachal

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      Itanagar, August 21 (PTI): Security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have arrested two NSCN (I-M) cadres, one NSCN (K) ultra and a NSCN (K) linkman during operations in Tirap and Changlang districts. A NSCN (R) camp was also busted at Changlang district during the operations, carried out yesterday. The Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles under the […]

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      Man from Manipur drowns in Hauz Khas Deer Park Lake

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      New Delhi, August 21 (PTI): A 22-year-old man from Manipur today drowned in the lake at the Deer Park in Hauz Khas, the police said. The police are probing if it was a case of suicide. Around 6 am, Horthan, along with two of his friends, had gone to the deer park for morning walk, […]

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      Manipur govt to construct two science centres

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, August 21 (EMN):: In an effort to promote science and technology in various development programmes, the state authority is all set to construct two district science centres and planetarium in Churachandpur and Ukhrul district. At present the state has one science centre in Imphal. The construction works will start by the end […]

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      ‘Govt making effort to increase population of Sangai’

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, August 21 (EMN): Manipur Forest and Environment Minister Th Shyamkumar Singh while addressing one day consultation cum sensitization workshop on “Conservation of Sangai in Manipur for state legislature, administrator and the media” held here on Monday said that the state government is making serious effort to increase the population of the Sangai […]

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      AICSU welcomes resignation of Dr. BD Chakma

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      Dimapur, August 21 (EMN): All India Chakma Students’ Union (AICSU), the apex student’s body of the Chakmas of India, welcome the resignation of Dr. Buddha Dhan Chakma, Minister of State of Sericulture and Fisheries who is the only Chakma minister in the Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Cabinet. AICSU president Dilip Kanti Chakma stated in a […]

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      Compassionate family pension in Assam instead of employment

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      Guwahati, August 21 (PTI): The Assam government today said that it will notify a scheme for compassionate family pension in lieu of job offers to family members as it did not serve the objective due to practical difficulties. “It has been noticed that the existing compassionate appointment policy did not fully serve the objectives and […]

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      AACICEA appeals Sonowal

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      Dimapur, August 21 (EMN): Community Information Centre Employees Association of Assam has expressed pain to the present BJP government of Assam for extremely delay for the regularisation process of 438 Operators of the Community Information Centre of Assam. In a press release by All Assam CIC Employees Association President M Thaosen stated “the CIC project […]

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      HCP(D) Zosangbera faction welcomes Govt decision to hold talks with HPC(D) Sanate faction

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      Aizawl, August 21 (PTI): Manipur-based Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) led by H Zosangbera today welcomed the Mizoram government’s decision to hold peace talks with the HPC (D) faction led by Lalhmingthanga Sanate. A press statement issued by John F Hmar, Information and Publicity Secretary of the HPC (D) expressed the wish that the talks be […]

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        Govt seeks holistic approach from Asia-Pacific region for Digital India New Delhi, August 21 (IANS): Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Monday called for holistic planning rather than a piecemeal approach to achieve the vision of Digital India and sought a collaborative approach by the Asia-Pacific governments. He was speaking at a seminar organised by the […]

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        Indian sovereignty will be protected at all costs: President

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        Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), August 21 (IANS): “We have pledged to protect the sovereignty of our nation in all situations,” President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday as he presented the President’s Colours to Ladakh Scouts on his first visit outside Delhi after taking charge. Speaking here at the event, also attended by Army chief […]

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        SC verdict on validity of triple talaq on Tuesday

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        New Delhi, August 21 (IANS): The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on the constitutional validity of triple talaq – a practice already described by All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) as “horrendous”, “sinful” and “undesirable” which had no sanction of Holy Quran and Shariat. The five-judge bench of Chief […]

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        BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

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        Mumbai, August 21 (IANS): Continuing its winning spree in local bodies polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday swept the elections to Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC), while its ally Shiv Sena suffered a huge setback. The BJP secured nearly two-thirds majority by bagging 61 of the total 95 seats and almost doubled its tally compared […]

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        152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in WB: CM Mamata

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        Malda (WB), August 21 (PTI): Floods in West Bengal have claimed 152 lives so far and affected around 1.5 crore people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today. The state has suffered a loss of around Rs 14,000 crore due to the deluge, she said. The state government, Banerjee said, would send a report on the […]

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        Dengue claims its first victim in Delhi ; cases reach 657

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        New Delhi, August 21 (PTI): A 12-year-old boy has succumbed to dengue, the first death due to the vector-borne disease reported in the city this season, municipal authorities said today. “The boy, identified as Nitish Kumar, hailed from Bihar and was residing in Safdarjung area in south Delhi. He died at the Sir Ganga Ram […]

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        Authorities hint negligence caused UP train disaster

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        Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, August 20 (IANS): Authorities on Sunday registered a criminal complaint against unknown people for mischief and causing deaths by negligence and began a probe into the Saturday train accident in Uttar Pradesh amid varying casualty figures. Mohd Jamshed from the Railway Board told the media in New Delhi that the disaster involving the […]

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        Police on high alert after 2 blasts in Bengal hills

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        Darjeeling, August 20 (IANS): Police in northern West Bengal hills has been put on “high alert” and counter-insurgency strategies enforced after two major blasts in 24 hours in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, an official said on Sunday. “All police stations have been put on high alert. The security protocol followed in insurgency-hit areas is being followed […]

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        Talks on merger moves a step forward, says Panneerselvam

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        Rajapalayam (TN), August 20 (PTI): Rebel AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam today said talks on the merger of factions led by him and Chief Minister K Palaniswami have moved a step forward and a “good” decision would be reached shortly. “I had informed that the merger talks are already progressing smoothly. It has progressed one more […]

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        Bihar flood toll reaches 253

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        Patna, August 20 (IANS): The flood situation remained grim in Bihar while the death toll rose to 253 on Sunday, an official said A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said 126.87 lakh persons in 1,965 panchayats under 171 blocks in 18 districts have been affected by the floods. According to an official release, till date […]

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          Thousands celebrate at India Day Parade in New York

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          New York, August 21 (PTI): Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora converged in the heart of New York in their traditional finery to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day at one of the largest parades outside India attended by ‘Baahubali’ actors Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah Bhatia. The 37th India Day Parade organised by the Federation […]

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          Spain twin attack toll reaches 15, suspected van driver named

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          Madrid, August 21 (IANS): The death toll in the Spain double attacks climbed to 15 on Monday as authorities confirmed the identity of the suspected driver of a van that ploughed into pedestrians in Barcelona. The manhunt for the attacker was extended across Europe, a government official said. Officials said that Younes Abouyaaqoub, a 22-year-old […]

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          10 sailors missing after US destroyer collision near Singapore

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          Singapore, August 21 (IANS): Ten US Navy sailors were missing and five were injured after a US Navy guided missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday, officials said. The destroyer USS John S. McCain was sailing towards east of Singapore for a routine visit and preparing to stop in the port […]

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          Supporting Trump a ‘suicidal act’, N. Korea tells Australia

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          Pyongyang, August 21 (IANS): North Korea has warned Australia that it has committed a “suicidal act” by committing its troops to help the US in any conflict over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme and by joining military exercises with US and South Korean forces. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this month vowed that his country’s military […]

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          China to run world’s fastest bullet train from Sep 21

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          Beijing, August 21 (PTI): China will run the world’s fastest bullet train between Beijing and Shanghai at 350 kms per hour, covering the 1,250-km-long distance in just 4.5 hours from September 21, officials said today. Currently, it takes six hours to travel from the Chinese capital to the country’s business hub. The new generation bullet […]

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          Nepal to hold general, provincial elections on Nov 26

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          Kathmandu, August 21 (PTI): Nepal will hold parliamentary and provincial elections on November 26, the government announced today, a key step towards cementing democracy in the politically unstable country. The decision was taken during a Cabinet meeting held this morning here, according to officials. “The government took the decision to conduct the elections after holding […]

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          Bangladesh SC clears way for Zia’s trial in 2007 graft case

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          Dhaka, August 21 (PTI): Bangladesh’s Supreme Court today rejected embattled former prime minister Khaleda Zia’s plea to stop the trial proceedings against her in a 2007 corruption case that cost the exchequer more than USD 120 million. Zia, 72, has been accused of awarding a contract to Global Agro Trade Pvt Company Ltd (Gatco) for […]

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          Anti-terror court to hear Bhutto murder case on daily basis

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          Islamabad, August 21 (PTI): An anti-terrorism court hearing the 2007 murder case of Pakistan’s former prime minister Benazir Bhutto today decided to conduct daily proceedings from tomorrow in order to complete investigation at the earliest. Judge Mohammad Asghar Khan announced daily hearing after the last witness in the case recorded his testimony today. Special state […]

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          Nigeria to intensify fight against Boko Haram: President

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          Abuja, August 21 (IANS): Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his government will work to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight against terror group Boko Haram, which is attempting attacks on soft targets. Buhari, in his first official broadcast to the nation since returning from a 104-day medical vacation in London, urged security agencies not […]

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          Protest in Hong Kong against jailing of pro-democracy leaders

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          Hong Kong, August 21 (IANS): Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against the jailing of three pro-democracy leaders for their involvement in the 2014 anti-government occupation known as the umbrella movement, the media reported. Last week a Hong Kong court sentenced Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow — […]

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            BASN selects 5 students from Sazolie College

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            The selected beauties will be part of Miss Nagaland final open audition scheduled to be held on September 6 The Beauty & Aesthetic Society of Nagaland (BASN) organised its first campus audition at Sazolie College, Jotsoma this afternoon. Altogether five girls were selected at the audition for the upcoming Miss Nagaland 2017 to be held […]

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            Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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            Veteran American entertainer Jerry Lewis, whose goofy brand of physical comedy endeared him to millions in a career spanning six decades, died aged 91, his agent said. One of the most popular comic actors of the 1950s and ‘60s, Lewis perfected the role of the quirky clown in slapstick comedies like “The Nutty Professor” but […]

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            Calvin Klein chose Kate Moss for her ‘natural beauty’

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            Fashion mogul Calvin Klein’s founder Klien himself chose model Kate Moss to star in the brand’s beauty campaign because of her natural beauty. The 43-year-old model was handpicked to front the brand’s fragrance commercial for it’s Obsession scent in 1993 because she did not have “big bosoms” and had not surgically enhanced her body like […]

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            Shah Rukh Khan to endorse deodorant brand

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            Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in to endorse deodorant brand Denver. “It’s easier to represent a brand who you believe in with regard to quality and its personality,” Shah Rukh said in a statement. Denver is a brand from Vanesa Care Pvt Ltd, and has a range of perfume and deodorants under […]

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            Indian network launches English TV show in US

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            Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), a worldwide content company, has launched its first English language South Asian reality show, “Made In America”. The show is entirely produced and filmed in the US and marks the first time that a channel of Indian origin is producing content on a global scale for international audiences, read a […]

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            Film on Arvind Kejriwal passed by FCAT

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            “An Insignificant Man” — a film documenting the journey of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal — will get a U/A certificate by the censor board on instructions from the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). The makers are overwhelmed. The decision was made over the weekend, Vinay Shukla, who has co-directed the movie with Khushboo Ranka, […]

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            ‘Toilet…’ has larger purpose: Bhumi on film’s success

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            Actress Bhumi Pednekar, whose latest film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” has raked in over Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office, is happy about the feat, but says the film had a larger purpose than just the economics. Bhumi, whose debut film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” had won a National Award for Best Feature […]

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            Unfortunate ”Partition: 1947” has been banned in Pak: Gurinder

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            Gurinder Chadha’s “Partition: 1947” has been banned in Pakistan and the filmmaker has called it “unfortunate”. The 57-year-old director took to Twitter to express her disappointment. “It is unfortunate my film has been banned in Pakistan. It will always be the land of my ancestors. #Partition1947 @humasqureshi @RelianceEnt,” Chadha wrote. The film’s story centres on […]

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            Jay Z admits he has ‘real’ problem with Kanye West

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            Rapper-record producer Jay Z has revealed what led to the fallout with his former best friend and rapper Kanye West. Speaking on a podcast, Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, explained that Kanye angered him by bringing up his and Beyonce Knowles and daughter Blue Ivy in one of his infamous on-stage rants, […]

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            Roles are hard for me to get: Robert Pattinson

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            Actor Robert Pattinson says he is not as big as Leonardo DiCaprio in Hollywood, and it is difficult for him to get roles. In an interview on “CBS Sunday Morning” show, the “Twilight” actor also confessed that his movies haven’t made money of late, reports dailymail.co.uk. Pattinson also said that it is just exciting to […]

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              United 16 dismantle league leaders Khriekesa FC 5-0

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              Our Correspondent Kohima, August 21 (EMN): Longkhoi scored a hat-trick as United 16 humiliated league leaders Khriekesa FC 5-0 at the Kohima local ground on Monday. Khriekesa FC suffered a shocking defeat in the hands of 6th placed United 16 FC to make sure the title race is still alive with just two rounds remaining […]

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              Muguruza destroys Halep, Dimitrov downs Kyrgios in Cincinnati finals

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              Ohio, August 21 (IANS): Spanish tennis star Garbiñe Muguruza, the fourth seed, blasted past Romania’s Simona Halep in the final at the Premier 5 tennis tourney in Cincinnati, wiping her rival from the court with back-to-back 6-1, 6-0 set wins. Muguruza needed only 56 minutes to grab her second title so far this year, after […]

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              CEM hold meeting with KASA officials for various sports events

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              Dimapur, August 21 (EMN): Karbi Anglong Autonomous council (KAAC) Chief Executive Member (CEM) and president, Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) Tuliram Ronghang held a meeting with KASA members at CEM bungalow on August 20 and chalked out various sports events to be conducted by KASA. As per schedule made during the meeting the Larsika Englengpi […]

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              5 AR organise friendly volleyball match

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              Dimapur, August 21 (EMN): 5 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (North) with the motto on ‘Drug Free Nagaland’ organised a friendly football match for the locals of Chare Village on August 19, 2017. The match was organised to extend an opportunity to the locals to showcase their talent in sports and provide […]

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              Australia winner of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

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              Beirut, August 21 (IANS): Australia was crowned the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 basketball champions following a 79-56 victory over Iran in the final, while South Korea clinched the third place with a win over New Zealand 80-71. Australia started the game as they meant to go on, jumping out to a 12-2 lead and convincingly […]

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              First Federation Cup Super-8 2017 underway

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              Our correspondent Mokokchung, August 21(EMN): The First Federation Cup Super-8 2017 organised by Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation (MDT20F) got underway today at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung on Monday. The tourney is a first of its kind in Mokokchung where matches will be played Day and Night. The organiser has arrangement light towers for the […]

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              Dhawan, Kohli star as India rout Sri Lanka by 9 wickets

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              Dambulla (Sri Lanka), August, 20 (IANS): Power-packed innings from Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli guided India to a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their first One Day International (ODI) at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Dhawan slammed 132 runs in 90 balls while Kohli smashed 82 runs off 70 […]

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              Federation Cup super8 cricket tourney

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              Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation affiliated to ITCF NYK, School of games and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India is organising its first ever Federation Cup Super8 day/ night tournament from August 21 onwards. The trophy was unveiled by Er. Shikato, SDO PWD (R&B), Mokokchung Division. Altogether […]

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              25,000-seater international standard cricket stadium in Tripura

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              Agartala, August 20 (IANS): The Tripura Cricket Association (TCA), with financial assistance from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India), would build a 25,000-seat capacity international standard cricket stadium with all modern facilities near here. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Sunday formally launched the works for the stadium to be built at […]

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              Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth in focus at Badminton Worlds

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              Glasgow, August 20 (IANS): Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, a hungry Saina Nehwal and a reinvigorated Kidambi Srikanth will be in focus when the World Badminton Championships begin here on Monday. Sindhu, seeded fourth, will be one of the favourites in the women’s singles and the 22-year-old’s big tournament temperament will help her handle the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sarlongki Beh

                By   4 days ago

                Meet Serlongki Beh an emerging young pop star in Karbi Anglong District. Born and brought up in Vo-Thatlangso, in West Karbi Anglong District, he was one of the finalists in ‘You know you got it’ Session-I show held at Dimapur in 2015. Sarlongki Beh completed his higher secondary and Graduation from St. Peter and St. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with LC Sekhose

                By   2 weeks ago

                LC Sekhose with a dream of serving started his musical journey in the year 2009 when he wrote his first line during his high school days. He is one of the very few upcoming rappers of Nagaland who wishes to glorify the Lord through his raps. His debut “Forever” written and composed by himself talks […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Kekhrie Ringa

                By   3 weeks ago

                 Meet Kekhrie Ringa, the girl with a soulful voice who has created a niche for herself in the music industry. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ the soulful Singer talks us through her musical journey while she gets upfront with her take on the music industry in the state.

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Neivizonuo Pienyii

                By   4 weeks ago

                Neivizonuo Pienyii a participant at Kids For Fame Season 4 aims to lead the people through gospel music. The artist credits Mengu Suokhrie for her achievements through whom she took vocal and conducting training for three years. A singing enthusiast since the age of 11 Neivizonuo is presently perusing her theological studies at Faith Theological […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with The Great Decade

                By   1 month ago

                When four different musically gifted lads from diverse musical backgrounds and influences join forces, it is guaranteed to produce a cacophony of an uncanny nature. This is what happened when Apang Aier(vox), Senti Longkumer(Guitar), Tongpang Jamir(Bass) and Anok Pongen(drums) came together under the banner , “THE GREAT DECADE” (TGD) and try blending in their various […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mharomo P Kithan

                By   1 month ago

                Mharomo P Kithan, Music faculty in Nagaland Conservatory of Music and Golden Crown Theological College is not new to the limelight. This young lad has been performing in and around India and has also performed abroad in places such as Norway, Spain, Ireland, Milan and Macau to name a few. He also represented India with […]

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                Rhythm fo Love: In conversation with Jasmine Ngiimei

                By   2 months ago

                An interview by Jenny Kashuila Jasmine Ngiimei from Tahamzam town (Senapati) Manipur found her love and passion for music when she participated at the Voice Hunt Competition 2012 Manipur. She has performed in major festivals such as Lui Ngai Ni, Barak Festival, shared stage with James Basnet and Abiogenesis. With an Inclination towards Gospel music, Jasmine […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with ‘Arak’

                By   2 months ago

                With the intent to revive folk song/music among the youth as well as in the Karbi community, ‘Arak’ a band from the hilly region of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao has come together and started working towards establishing a place for folk music in the region’s music industry. With influences of western music among the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Lords of Rock

                By   2 months ago

                Lords of Rock (LOR) from Nagaland, India is the latest addition to the music industry of the state who debuted on March 17, 2017 in Dimapur. Dedicated in delivering the sound and feel of the 80’s Rock n’ Roll Scene, LOR-though the band is new, the members are not new faces and have extensive experience […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thang

                By   2 months ago

                With not many individuals having such contrasting talents, musician Thang from Haflong, Assam is a 24 With not many individuals having such contrasting talents, musician Thang from Haflong, Assam is a 24 year old civil service aspirant who one day wishes to become a novelist. Thang who is a self taught musician says that Haflong […]

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