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Rio resigns from NPF; joins NDPP

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Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The rumblings within the Naga People’s Front (NPF) finally erupted into the open on Wed. when former chief minister and current Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Neiphiu Rio tendered his resignation from the party and joined the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) at Dimapur. A press note from the NDPP has […]

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509 crore for road from Dimapur to Chumukedima

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CM assures penalty for contractors if quality road not made Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The chief minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang has dedicated the construction of the Dimapur-Kohima road, specifically from the Purana Bazaar junction to Chathe Bridge (four lane) and from New Field Check Gate Golaghat Road to Purana Bazaar, a […]

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NPF denies news report of severing ties with BJP

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Wed. refuted reports that the “NPF turns its back on former ally BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party),” which appeared in Eastern Mirror on Jan. 16. The party termed the news ‘mischievous.’ The news item carried some points of discussions held during the meeting […]

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Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

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New Delhi, Jan. 17 (IANS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday approved the Coordination Committee for the upcoming assembly elections in Nagaland, which are expected to be held in February or March this year. All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary General Incharge of the state C.P. Joshi, Nagaland Congress President K. Theire and former Chief […]

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Palliative care: Key to quality life, yet unknown in Nagaland

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‘Dept. requires more manpower, support from govt. and people’ S Henlly Phom Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Palliative care is an approach that seeks to improve the quality of life of patients and families facing problems associated with life-threatening illness. The concept and benefits of palliative care—relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition—is […]

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Tradition of pre-election violence continues in Mokochung

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Police arrests at least 24 persons for causing election-related riot in Mongsenyimti village Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Jan. 16 (EMN): In the run-up to the forthcoming state general elections, supporters of two intending candidates from Mongsenyimti village under 24 Angetyongpang assembly constituency clashed in the late hours of Jan. 14 last. According to police source, the […]

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All is not well in the ‘reconciled’ NPF

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 16: As is the case in the present tenure, the power struggle within the recently ‘reconciled’ ruling Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) party is yet from over even as signs of rumblings continue to surface. With the impending elections, the tussle is yet to come out in the open like before […]

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Former minister Patton turns Lotus, once again

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 16: An Isolated former Home Minister of Nagaland, Yanthungo Patton on Tue. returned to his former party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in an event to mark the occasion held at Dimapur. A reliable source informed that Patton was ‘inducted’ into the party in the presence of BJP leader Ram Madhav, […]

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NSF amps ‘solution before election’ campaign

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Kohima Bureau Kohima, Jan. 16 (EMN): As a run-up to its proposed mass rally to be held on Jan. 23 at Kohima, the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Tuesday launched a poster campaign in the capital town, appealing to the government of India to expedite the ongoing Indo-Naga political talks and ‘seal the deal’ before […]

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NCP to go solo in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura

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Shillong, Jan. 16 (IANS): Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Tuesday said it will fight the coming assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura on its own. “We will contest a large number of assembly seats in Meghalaya, and a few in Nagaland and a token number of seats in Tripura,” Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary […]

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    My first priority, says Rio, is the people, pol. solution and devp.

    By   17 hours ago

    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): Member of the Lok Sabha Neiphiu Rio has said that his ‘return to state politics’ has its birth in the appeals of the people who he said were now mired in ‘chaos.’ His foremost priority, the former chief minister of Nagaland told a community celebration in Dimapur recently, is the Naga political […]

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    Dr. Temsuwati declares candidature

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Jan. 17 (EMN): Retired additional development commissioner, Dr. Temsuwati, has declared his candidature to contest in the ensuing state general election from the 27 Mokokchung town assembly constituency. Declaring his candidature on January 17, Dr. Temsuwati stated that he would contest the ensuing election with the manifesto ‘employment and development.’ Addressing the […]

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    Ongpangkong students conference underway

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Jan. 17 (EMN): More than seven hundred delegates from 17 units are attending the 37th Ongpangkong Students’ Conference (OKM) at Ungma village which got underway with Imtikumzuk, parliamentary secretary, as the chief host on January 17. The three-day conference which is scheduled to culminate on January 19 is being organised on the […]

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    Wozhuro students hold conference

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    Our Correspondent Wokha, Jan. 17 (EMN): Wonthungo Tsopoe, Director of School Education, graced the 48th general conference of Wozhuro Range Students’ Union (WRSU) at Wozhuro ground on January 17. Speaking on the occasion, he stated that Wozhuro by its name is unique in many ways as people from the community looked up to them as […]

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    Yimchungru tribe celebrates Tsungkamneo festival

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    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): Yimchungru Arih Ako Chumukedima Town has celebrated ‘Tsungkamneo/ Neoto-Neo,’ the most important and popular festival of Yimchungru Naga on January 16 at Chumukedima Town Hall with Toshi Wungtung, Advisor to ENPO, as the chief guest and Tokishe, president of GBs’ Chumukedima Area, as the guest of honour. Speaking on the occasion, […]

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    Deputy election commissioner reviews district poll preparation

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    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain on Jan. 16 held series of meeting with election officials, political parties, district administration, and security forces at Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall, Kohima in connection with the forth coming general election. Also a joint review meeting of Wokha and Zunheboto for poll preparedness for the forthcoming […]

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    News in Brief

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    Dimapur’s DC informs parade contingents The deputy commissioner of Dimapur Sushil Kumar Patel has informed parade contingents in Dimapur district that there would be parade rehearsals for the Republic Day celebrations at the DDSC stadium from Jan. 20 at 7 a.m. ZRSU to celebrate golden jubilee The Zunheboto Range Students’ Union (ZRSU) will be celebrating […]

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    Dimapur police raid drug distributor’s store

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    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): Basing on reliable source, Dimapur police raided M/S Zee Drugs Distributor, located at NL Road near Holy Cross point and seized a huge quantity of drugs. This was reported by the Addl. Dy. Commissioner of Police, Dimapur in the press release issued to Media on Wed. During raid, the police confiscated […]

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    CBCC to conduct general council

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    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) will be conducting its annual general council from Jan. 19-21, under the theme “Knitted together in Christ” at Baptist Theological College, Mission Centre T Chikri in Pfütsero. Speakers for the event are president CBCC, Rev. Dr. DinguKenye; former general secretary of NBCC, Rev. Dr. Phüveyi […]

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    Gov. inaugurates AGE platinum jubilee celebration

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    Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): The Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya formally inaugurated the platinum jubilee celebration of Academy of General Education (AGE) at Fortune Inn Valley View on Jan. 4 at Manipal as the chief guest. This was informed in a press release issued by PRO to governor on Wed. In his inaugural address, Acharya […]

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      Security forces apprehend underground activists

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      Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): A cadre of the NSCN (K) is said to have been apprehended by security forces in Arunachal Pradesh. Updates on Wed. from the defence information establishment informed that one Bishnu Bhujel, a self-styled ‘sergeant major,’ was apprehended in the afternoon of Jan. 16 by security forces. A press release issued by […]

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      Centre seeks Arunachal govt.’s support for rural electrification

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      New Delhi, Jan. 17 (IANS): The central government on Wednesday sought the support of the Arunachal Pradesh government for expeditious completion of the rural electrification programme under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gramjyoti Yojana. Union Power Secretary Ajay Bhalla along with senior officers of Power Ministry and Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd called on Chief Minister Pema […]

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      151 Tripura police officers transferred on EC’s order

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      Agartala, Jan. 17 (IANS): Following the instructions of the Election Commission, ahead of the assembly elections, the Tripura police chief has transferred 151 officers, including 20 offcers-in-charge (OC) of police stations, a senior officer said here on Wednesday. “Twenty OCs among 151 police officers in the rank of sub-inspector and inspector have been transferred in […]

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      Parties promise of development only during polls—Praful Patel

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      Tura (Meghalaya), Jan. 17 (IANS): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Tuesday said political parties make “tall promises” of development only during elections. “The problems of people are at their peak but political parties come with tall promises for development only during elections. For the past five years, the government was busy in […]

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      Tripura assembly poll: First round of talks by IPFT, BJP held

      By   18 hours ago

      Agartala, Jan. 17 (PTI): The first round of talks for an electoral alliance between BJP and tribal IPFT for the Tripura assembly election was held here today where it was decided that a joint statement would be signed before seat sharing. Assam BJP leader and chairman of North East Democratic Alliance(NEDA), Himanta Biswa Sarma said […]

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      Man injured in Mizoram blast

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      Aizawl, Jan. 17 (PTI): A 26-year old man was injured in a blast in the jungles of southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district, along the India-Myanmar border, on Monday, an official statement of the Assam Rifles said today. Lawngtlai district police identified the injured as Jitua Tongchangya, a Chakma community member of Bangdukbanga hamlet near Parva village […]

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      AATS agitate opposing ST (plain) status to six OBC communities

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      Kokrajhar(Assam), Jan. 17 (PTI): The All Assam Tribal Sangha (AATS) Kokrajhar district unit today staged a three-hour sit-in demonstration here opposing Scheduled Tribe (Plains) status to six OBC communities of Assam. Demonstrating near Kokrajhar district Deputy Commissioner’s Office here, the AATS in a memorandum to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through the DC stated that the […]

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      NSA was not present in any political meeting— Home

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      New Delhi, Jan. 17 (IANS): Refuting the allegations of the CPI’s Tripura unit, the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday clarified that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was not present in any political meeting at the Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s house on January 14. “There is a well-established practice of Home Ministry holding regular morning meetings […]

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      NF Railway ’s team rectify tilted bearings of Saraighat Bridge

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      Dimapur, Jan. 17 (EMN): Engineers of NF Railway created a record of sorts when they carried out rectification of the bearing arrangements of the iconic Saraighat Bridge during a three-hour traffic block on Jan. 12. This was stated in a press release from the chief public relations officer of the NFR of Maligaon on Wed. […]

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      Thadou students call off strike

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 16 (EMN): Thadou Students’ Association (TSA), which had threatened to call for a 36-hour strike starting from 6 a.m. on January 16, has suspended their scheduled agitation following ‘an understanding’ with the authorities on Monday afternoon. This was stated in a press release from the TSA on Monday evening. The TSA […]

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        1st woman def. minister on Sukhoi; Sitharaman breaks records

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        Jodhpur, Jan 17 (IANS): India’s first woman Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday donned an olive green flight suit to fly in Indian Air Force’s frontline aircraft, Sukhoi Su-30 MKI — an indigenously-built twin-engine fighter jet capable of carrying out nuclear strikes. The supersonic jet piloted by Group Captain Sumit Garg carrying Sitharaman took off […]

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        Don’t see serious trouble, but forces ready for any exigency — Army chief on Doklam

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        New Delhi, Jan. 17 (PTI): The Army does not visualise any “serious trouble” post-Doklam episode as the border forces of India and China are holding regular exchange and the earlier “bonhomie” has returned, but the forces are prepared for any exigency, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday. Rawat also insisted that the PLA […]

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        Aadhaar an “electronic leash” on citizens — senior lawyer in SC

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        New Delhi, Jan. 17 (PTI): Terming Aadhaar as “an electronic leash”, a senior lawyer today told the Supreme Court that the government could completely destroy an individual by “switching off” the 12-digit unique identifier number. The argument was made before a five-judge Constititution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra which commenced hearing on a […]

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        Calcutta High Court lawyers demand more judges

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        Kolkata, Jan. 17 (PTI): The Bar Association of Calcutta High Court today threatened to go on an indefinite strike if immediate steps are not taken to appoint judges to fill up vacant posts at the high court, which is at present working at less than half of its sanctioned strength of 72 judges. Bar Association […]

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        Pension regulator relaxes withdrawal norms under NPS

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        New Delhi, Jan. 17 (PTI): Relaxing norms, PFRDA has permitted partial withdrawal under the National Pension System (NPS) for purchase of residential premises, treatment of critical illness, higher education and marriage of children. NPS subscribers who have contributed for three years can now withdraw up to 25 per cent of the corpus for meeting specified […]

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        Terrorism mother of all disruptions — Sushma Swaraj

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        New Delhi, Jan. 17 (IANS): Asserting that having radically divergent views of how the world runs is likely to enhance disruptive tendencies, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Wednesday said terrorism is the mother of all disruptions today. Delivering the plenary address at this year’s Raisina Dialogue, India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics, […]

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        Nation news in brief

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        IANS/PTI States to discuss steps to empower minorities today — Naqvi Lucknow, Jan. 17 (PTI): Minority affairs ministers and ministers of social justice from several states will discuss measures to empower minorities “without appeasement” at a meet here tomorrow, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today. The meeting would be inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

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        Register FIRs in all staged shoot-out cases in Manipur, SC tells CBI

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        New Delhi, Jan. 16 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the CBI to register FIRs in all 30 cases of alleged fake shootouts by the security forces in Manipur. The bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit directed the agency to register FIRs by January 31 and complete investigation by […]

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        SC crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring relief

        By   2 days ago

        New Delhi, Jan. 16 (PTI): The crisis in the Supreme Court over complaints against the chief justice seemed far from over despite optimism expressed a day earlier by top legal bodies, amid fresh hopes today of a resolution by the weekend. “I think it (crisis) has not been settled. Lets hope things will be fully […]

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        Love, not pressure in Bengal; people will give hearts to investors — Mamata

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        Kolkata, Jan. 16 (IANS): In an effort to move away from West Bengal’s ‘investor-wary’ image and woo much-needed investments, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said its people will dedicate their hearts to Indian and foreign industrialists if they infused capital in the state. Inaugurating the fourth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit, she also […]

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          Seven ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police fire on riot

          By   19 hours ago

          Yangon, Jan. 17 (PTI/AFP): Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials said today, in fresh violence in a febrile state already scarred by ethnic and religious hatred. The incident unfurled as around 5,000 Buddhists gathered late Tuesday for a nationalist ceremony in […]

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          France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty — Macron

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          Paris, Jan. 17 (PTI/AFP): French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain, the French presidency said today. The treaty, set to be announced at a summit in London on Thursday, will “complete the Le Touquet accord”, Macron’s office […]

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          Arson attacks ahead of pope’s indigenous Chile visit — police

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          Temuco (Chile), Jan. 17 (PTI/AFP): Unknown attackers used incendiary devices to set fire to Catholic churches and three helicopters belonging to forestry companies, ahead of Pope Francis’s visit to the indigenous Mapuche homeland of Araucania in Chile, police said today. The dawn attacks and an ambush on police were carried out to “cause disorder or […]

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          Iran denounces US ‘conspiracy’ against Syria

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          Tehran, Jan. 17 (IANS): The Iranian President said on Tuesday that the US government’s initiative to create a largely Kurdish border force in northeastern Syria is aimed at undermining the country’s territorial integrity. Hassan Rouhani made the comment during a meeting in Tehran with Syrian parliament speaker Hammouda Sabbagh, Efe reported. “The plot that the […]

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          Philippines volcano erupts forcing 34,000 to flee

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          Manila, Jan. 17 (IANS): More than 34,000 people from a danger zone around Mayon volcano have been evacuated due to the threat of hazardous eruption, Philippine authorities said on Wednesday. Romina Marasigan, spokesperson from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, told media that the evacuation figure due to the eruption of Mayon volcano […]

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          Zimbabwe decries Trump’s ‘prejudicial’ statement on Africa

          By   19 hours ago

          Harare, Jan. 17 (IANS): Zimbabwe has denounced US President Donald Trump’s alleged utterances describing African states as “s**thole” countries. In a statement published by The Herald on Wednesday, the Zimbabwean Foreign Ministry said such comments were hurtful and prejudicial and did not have a place in modern times. It said the comments attributed to Trump […]

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          Many mourn China’s good samaritan beggar

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          Nanchang (China), Jan. 17 (IANS): The death of a beggar who performed good deeds in his entire life has led to huge public mourning in a village in east China’s Jiangxi province The beggar, known by his nickname “Anhui Man” as he came from neighbouring Anhui Province, was even buried among ancestral tombs only reserved […]

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          UK should rejoin EU after Brexit— EU Commission chief

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          Strasbourg, Jan. 17 (IANS): The President of the European Commission on Wednesday said he would like Britain to re-join the EU after Brexit — using the little-known treaty clause “Article 49”. Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Jean-Claude Juncker said “the exit of Britain is a catastrophe” and suggested that he would like […]

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          Trump admin’s ‘must list’ for immigrants; skills, English

          By   19 hours ago

          Washington, Jan. 17 (PTI): The Trump administration wants to admit immigrants who have skills, talent and can speak English, a top official has said, giving insight into the proposed merit-based system that may benefit individuals from countries like India. President Donald Trump has been pushing for the merit- based immigration system to reduce overall immigration […]

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          Ex-CIA officer arrested for possession of classified documents

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          Washington, Jan. 17 (PTI): A former veteran CIA officer has been arrested and charged with retaining detailed information about undercover agents and assets after he left his job, amidst an intensive investigation into how China nearly dismantled US intelligence operations in the Communist nation. Zhen Cheng Li, 53, was arrested on Monday night after arriving […]

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            Twinkle Khanna to address Oxford University students

            By   21 hours ago

            Writer-producer Twinkle Khanna has been invited to speak at The Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating society. The 43-year-old actor-turned-author will address the students of the Oxford University tomorrow, where she will also showcase her upcoming production, “Padman”. Based on the life of social entrepreneur and activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised sanitary hygiene in […]

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            Damon apologises for past remarks on MeToo movement

            By   21 hours ago

            Actor Matt Damon has apologised for comments he made last month where he said that people should also talk about the men in the entertainment industry who are not sexual predators. In an interview with Kathie Lee Gifford to promote his clean-water-for-the-world Super Bowl ad, Damon apologised for his comments and said many of the […]

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            Katy Perry says she never had plastic surgery

            By   21 hours ago

            Singer Katy Perry says she has never gone under the knife to enhance her looks. The “Swish swish” singer says she got lasers and filler injections to reduce dark circles around her eyes, reports aceshowbiz.com. “I haven’t had any,” Perry said on plastic surgery. “I’ve done lasers and got filler injections under my eyes for […]

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            Death of O’Riordan not suspicious — British police

            By   21 hours ago

            The death of Dolores O’Riordan, the 46-year-old iconic lead singer of the rock band The Cranberries, was on Tuesday ruled not suspicious by the British police. O’Riordan was on Monday found dead in her hotel room in the centre of London, where she was getting ready to take part in a brief recording session. “The […]

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            ‘Padmaavat’ producers move SC against ban by some states

            By   21 hours ago

            The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Thursday a plea by the producers of “Padmaavat” challenging the ban on the controversial movie in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana. When the producers’ counsel Mahesh Agrawal, mentioned the matter on Wednesday before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and […]

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            Kim Kardashian, Kanye West announce birth of 3rd child

            By   21 hours ago

            Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are now proud parents to a baby girl, their third child together. The 37-year-old entrepreneur, who became a mother again through surrogacy on January 15, announced the news on her official website. “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl. […]

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            I’m telling the truth, says Farrow

            By   21 hours ago

            Actress Dylan Farrow, adopted daughter of Woody Allen, says the sexual allegations she has put across against the veteran filmmaker are true. In the wake of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, Farrow will sit down with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King to discuss her allegations against Allen. It will air on Thursday, reports […]

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            Rajput community hold protest against ”Padmaavat” in Rajasthan

            By   21 hours ago

            Rajput community members on Wednesday held protest in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’, demanding a complete ban on its release. The Rajputs, along with other community members, staged a sit-in protest near Rithola crossing on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway by blocking it for nearly half-an-hour, police said. Traffic had to be diverted […]

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            Dolores O’Riordan was ‘full of life’ hours before death

            By   2 days ago

            A friend of The Cranberries singer Dolores ORiordan has said she sounded “full of life” just hours before her sudden demise. The “Zombie” singer died here on Monday. O’Riordan’s longtime friend and Eleven Seven International Managing Director Dan Waite revealed the 46-year-old Irish musician had left a voicemail on his phone hours before she died, […]

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            Liam Gallagher still takes drugs

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            Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, who had last year blamed drug consumption for troubles in his personal life, says he is still taking substances. Gallagher, 45, has said doesn’t indulge in them as much as he would like to. The revelation emerged when Gallagher said he would be a hypocrite if he tried to stop his […]

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              South Africa end India’s nine-series winning streak

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              Centurion, Jan. 17 (PTI): Indomitable at home, India’s batsmen capitulated in the face of South Africa’s menacing pace attack to suffer a 135-run drubbing in the second Test here today, ending a nine-series unbeaten run for Virat Kohli’s world No.1 side. After the 72-run loss in the opening Test, the margin got bigger here as […]

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              Kohima village sports meet: Football, volleyball and basketball finals today

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              Kohima, Jan. 17 (EMN): Lhisemia-Khel will take on Dapfhütsumia-Khel in football final match on Thursday at the ongoing 63rd Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet. Lhisemia-Khel thumped Tsütuonuomia-Khel 6-3 in the first football match, while Dapfhütsumia-Khel beat Pfuchatsumia-Khel 1-0 in the second match on Wednesday. With the win, the football final match between L Khel […]

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              Manchester City’s Moreno joins Brazil’s Flamengo

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              Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 17 (IANS): Manchester City forward Marlos Moreno has joined Flamengo on a year-long loan, the Brazilian club announced. The Colombia international had been on loan at Spanish side Girona, where he made just four appearances in six months, reports Xinhua news agency. Moreno arrived in Rio de Janeiro for a medical […]

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              Hero Team’s Mena finishes 4th in 10th stage of Dakar Rally

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              Belen (Argentina), Jan. 17 (IANS): Hero MotoSports Team Rally’s Oriol Mena finished an impressive fourth in the 10th stage to jump to the overall 14th spot in the Dakar Rally here. Showing gritty performance and flawless navigation, the Spanish rider on Tuesday was aggressive from the beginning and finished the stage in a very commendable […]

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              Pooja excited after conquering World champion

              By   20 hours ago

              New Delhi, Jan. 17 (IANS): Yet to come to terms with the fact that she has defeated reigning World and Olympic champion Helen Maroulis in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL), rising Indian star Pooja Dhanda is looking forward to creating more landmarks in the tournament. Turning out for the Punjab Royals, Pooja recorded the biggest […]

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              India thrash Japan in 4-nation hockey meet

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              Tauranga (New Zealand), Jan. 17 (IANS): India got off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament, notching a comfortable 6-0 win against Japan at the Blake Park here on Wednesday. Rupinder Pal Singh (7th minute), Vivek Sagar Prasad (12th, 28th), Dilpreet Singh (35th, 45th) and Harmanpreet Singh (41st) scored in […]

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              Ronaldinho retires from football

              By   20 hours ago

              Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 17 (IANS): Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match. The 37-year-old’s brother and agent Roberto Assis, confirmed the decision on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency. “He has stopped. It has […]

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              Mumbai City FC look for revenge against Bengaluru FC

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              Mumbai, Jan. 17 (PTI): Beaten and bruised in their last home game, Mumbai City FC will look to defeat Bengaluru FC when the two sides clash here tomorrow in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter. A win on their home turf will ease pressure on Mumbai, currently placed on the fifth spot with as many […]

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              ICC U-19 WC: Afghanistan, NZ, South Africa qualify for Super League

              By   20 hours ago

              Tauranga, Jan. 17 (PTI): A scintillating double-century stand between New Zealand openers Jakob Bhula and Rachin Ravindra lit up the Hagley Oval as several records were broken during the Group A match against Kenya which the hosts won by 243 runs in the ICC U-19 World Cup. Bhula’s astounding innings of 180 was the highest […]

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              Seoul, Pyongyang hold second meet on Winter Olympics

              By   20 hours ago

              Seoul, Jan. 17 (IANS): South and North Korea began their second high-level meeting on Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang’s participation in the Winter Olympic Games, which will begin on February 9 in the South Korean county Pyeongchang. The meeting was held in the Peace House, located on the southern fringe of the Panmunjom truce village near […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Renbeni Odyuo

                By   7 days ago

                Renbeni Odyuo is no new entrant to the local music scene in Nagaland. She found a place in the music circuit here after winning the 2010 edition of the singing competition Naga Idol. Since then Odyuo has seen her share of successful years through hard work and a never-give-up attitude. In today’s Rhythm of Love, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with WINTERWIND

                By   2 weeks ago

                WINTERWIND from Tobu is a rock/metal band comprising of five members with the frontman P. Obey Benjamin, John Wanmai on the Bass, Shillen Kaiba on the Guitar, Chungo Lembo on the Guitar and Ampe Crix on drums. Their debut single “Freedom to our Land’ is a tribute/patriotic song dedicated to the Heroes who are sacrificing […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Joseph Keikung

                By   3 weeks ago

                Joseph Keikung from Longleng district is a lawyer by profession who found his passion for music at a very young age and this passion made him take every opportunity that was made available to him to sing. Though he is in a profession that does not permit him to concentrate on his passion for music, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Honya Yanlem

                By   4 weeks ago

                Honya Yanlem who considered herself a person who only sings behind the four walls of her room has recently released her debut single ‘Caught in The Middle’. Shy Honya Yanlem who is from Mon district says she grew up listening to Hindi songs more than English. Her debut ‘Caught in The Middle’ is all about […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Arola Jinger

                By   1 month ago

                The young and talented Arola Jinger, has already made an impressive start in the Nagaland music scene by winning the 9th Music Awards of Nagaland Best Pop (female) category for her first original “Summer Song” produced by Richa productions. The 17 year old is presently studying in Little Flower Higher Secondary School, Kohima, read on […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Munu Khamo

                By   1 month ago

                Munu Khamo popularly known as Milo is a 17-year old rapper who started rapping at a young age. His interest towards rapping is being credited to Eminem whose songs he grew up listening to. He believes that the present Naga society can be transformed through the agent of good music. Milo says his debut single […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aron T. Asumi

                By   2 months ago

                Aron T. Asumi is a music teacher, composer and a performer. A self taught musician, Asumi is the administrator of Immanuel Higher Secondary School, Director of Immanuel Music Academy and the Pianist at Sumi Baptist Church Zunheboto. In today’s Rhythm of Love Asumi talks us through his musical journey, his love for music and how […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Alito Wotsa

                By   2 months ago

                Alito Wotsa a runner-up in Naga’s Got Talent contest 2010 is a gifted singer, song-writer and composer from Dimapur. She completed her grade eight vocal training from Rockschool (ABRSM), Delhi and is currently working as a music teacher at New Life Bible College, Dimapur. Her debut single “Leap of Faith” is a song that talks […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keziah Semy

                By   2 months ago

                Upcoming music talent Keziah Semy, a finalist of VON Season 2 (2015) is a new artist that the music industry of Nagaland can be proud of. At the age of 22-years old, Semy a songwriter and composer has released her original single “Hope”, through which she is sharing the  message of hope, strength and never […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aren Jamir

                By   2 months ago

                Aren Jamir who is at present serving as a youth pastor at Kangtsung near Tuli town is also a gifted singer, he made his debut into the music industry with the release of his single “Beautiful with Jesus” recently. His first experience with singing goes back to as early as his class 10th performance when […]

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