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Assembly polls in state to be held on Feb. 27

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New Delhi, Jan. 18 (IANS): Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls in February to elect new assemblies, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, setting the stage for the first round of elections in 2018 ahead of the battle in Karnataka and later in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Announcing the poll schedule, Chief […]

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Model Code of Conduct kicks in

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday while announcing the dates for assembly elections in the three states have said the Model Code of Conduct comes into force with immediate effect which will be applicable to all candidates, political parties and, the state government. The Commission has […]

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Rio justifies move to NDPP

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Realisation of early political solution; Committed to Modi’s development agenda Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): The lone Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and former chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday stated that his decision to join the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party was taken to enable him to work for early political solution by being committed to […]

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Forced ending for a proponent of clean elections

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Atono Tsükrü Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN): Hopes were flying high when Rev. Dr. Mazie Nakhro, a theologian from Jostoma Village from 8th Western Angami constituency announced his decision to contest the Nagaland assembly election on Jan. 14 last. People, particularly the younger lot, see him as an honest and upright man. Rev. Nakhro, came back […]

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Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): Congress president, Rahul Gandhi will be arriving in Nagaland to address an election rally after Jan. 30 next, according to sources from the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC). It can be confirmed that NPCC leaders on Thu. approached the Dimapur district administration seeking permission to use the Dimapur […]

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Pughoboto gets ‘mini secretariat’ road

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Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN): Nagaland’s minister for Public Works department (national highways) Y Vikheho Swu has inaugurated a newly constructed road in Pughoboto on Thur. The road is stated to be one leading to an ongoing construction site of the Pughoboto ‘mini secretariat’ through Mishilimi village in Zunheboto district. Swu opened the road and dedicated […]

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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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    Sanis in Wokha is now ADC establishment

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    Our Correspondent Wokha, Jan. 18 (EMN): The chief minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang has inaugurated Sanis Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) establishment in Wokha district on Jan. 18 at the public ground of Sanis town. Fifteen minutes before the declaration of the elections in Nagaland by the Election Commission, TR Zeliang inaugurated the new ADC headquarter. […]

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    Acharya inaugurates cultural gala Shilpgram Mahotsav

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): The governor of Nagaland PB Acharya, who is also the chairman of the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), has urged for preservation of the ‘local culture’ and languages of the Northeast states ‘at all cost.’ He addressed the inaugural programme of the Shilpgram Mahotsav-2018 at Guwahati on Jan. 17, updates […]

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    Tsiesema village’s school gets new building

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    Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN):Local legislator Dr. Neiphrezo Keditsu has inaugurated a newly-constructed building to house the government middle school for Tsiesema village under Kohima district on Jan. 18. The new building for the institution was constructed through the Local Area Development Fund for 2017-18. In his address, Dr. Keditsu said that implementing government schemes and […]

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    Your job, students reminded, is to ‘study, study, study’

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    Our Correspondent Ungma (Mokokchung), Jan. 18 (EMN): The 37th Ongpangkong Students’ Conference (Ongkongpang Kaketshir Mungdang (OKM) entered its second-day at Ungma village some 10 km away from Mokokchung town on Thur. Retired government officer Dr Temsuwati addressed the event. He said that students should ‘understand their innate talents’ and ‘pursue studies according to the talents.’ […]

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    Wedding gown enterprise reopens in Dimapur

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): A local apparel enterprise called ‘Kats Collection,’ informed to be a collection of wedding gowns, has reopened on Jan. 6 next to the Toyota showroom in Dimapur. Miss Nagaland of 2017 Marina Kiho was the chief guest of the day, a press release from the organisers informed on Thur. She inaugurated […]

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    Rio’s resignation creates ripples in NPF

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): The resignation of lone Lok Sabha MP Neiphiu Rio from the Naga People’s Front (NPF) has created ripples within the party leading to resignation of heavy weights who have pledged allegiance to his leadership. The resignation of Rio from NPF party has come as a boost to the Nationalist Democratic Progressive […]

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    Students asked to contribute to society

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): Nagaland lone Rajya Sabha MP, KG Kenye has urged upon the students to be an asset and contribute to the society in the greater interest of humanity. Speaking at the 70th general conference of the Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) coinciding with the golden jubilee celebration of Kütsapo Students’ Union (KSU) at […]

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    Government drivers undertake ‘shanti march’

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): In expressing solidarity with the All India Government Drivers’ Federation (AIGDF), state unit of All Nagaland Government Drivers’ Association (ANGDA) undertook a ‘shanti march’ starting from its office in Themezie, High School Road, to Nagaland Secretariat on January 18. Stating this in a press release, ANGDA president Nevisietuo Rino said the […]

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    Chessore public celebrate Tsungkam Neo festival

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    Dimapur, Jan. 18 (EMN): Chessore Area Public Forum (CAPF) celebrated Tsungkam Neo (winter festival) on the theme ‘Preserving and expounding the culture’ with Francis Yimso, principal of Saint Xavier’s College, Jalukie, as the chief guest and the general secretary of SKK Hutishe Sema as special guest. About 2500 delegates from all the Chessore area villages […]

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

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    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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      Justice sought for man killed in road accident in Guwahati

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Jan. 18 (EMN): A candlelight procession was organised by the public, along with student and youth organisations, of Diphu town on Jan. 17 Wed. to demand justice for the family members of one Bhupendar Singh who was reportedly killed in a road accident in Guwahati on Jan. 13. According to family sources, […]

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      ASHA workers protest in Karbi Anglong

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Jan. 18 (EMN): Under the banner of the All India Central Council of Trade Union (AICCTU) the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers in Karbi Anglong protested in front of the deputy commissioner’s office on Jan.17, Wed. to register a number of demands associated with funds before the Union Finance Minister Arun […]

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      Tripura parties hail announcement of polls

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      Agartala, Jan. 18 (IANS): Both the ruling Left and opposition parties in Tripura on Thursday expressed happiness over the declaration of assembly polls in the state and all said they were confident of winning. Earlier in the day, Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti in New Delhi announced that single-phase assembly polls will be held on […]

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      Political parties in Meghalaya gear up for Feb. 27 elections

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      Shillong, Jan. 18 (PTI): Political parties in Meghalaya are gearing up for the February 27 assembly polls, the schedule for which was announced by the Election Commission today. The term of the present House expires on March 6. The ruling Congress that currently has 23 MLAs in the 60-member assembly said they are ready to […]

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      100 companies of CAPF for Meghalaya polls

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      Shillong, Jan. 18 (PTI): The Centre has sanctioned 100 companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) for ensuring peaceful conduct of the Assembly polls on February 27, state Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor said here today. “The CAPFs will start arriving here from the end of the month. Area domination and patrolling will then […]

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      Meghalaya to webcast polls

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      Shillong, Jan. 18 (IANS): In a first, Meghalaya will webcast the balloting in the February 27 assembly elections in nearly 200 polling booths across the state to ensure fair and free elections. State Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor said that the webcasting would be done in 193 polling booths in eleven districts. “We have […]

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      Brother of former MLA injured in attack

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      Shillong, Jan. 18 (PTI): The eldest brother of former Congress legislator from Mawsynram Pynshngain N Syiem was critically injured after two persons stabbed him with a sharp weapon, police said today. The incident took place at around 10 pm yesterday night when Kynpham N Syiem (40) along with four other friends were returning from work, […]

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      Northeast’s traditional tech can be used for construction

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      Our Correspondent New Delhi, Jan. 18 (EMN): There is still a debate about how traditional technology with local resources such as bamboo in India’s Northeast region can be used as construction materials in housing and habitat development in India, says a local development group. The vice-president of Development Alternatives group Zeenat Niazi is an architect […]

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      Meghalaya secretariat room catches fire

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      Shillong, Jan. 18 (PTI): The data processing room of the Meghalaya secretariat caught fire early this morning but there was no major damage as it was doused soon by alert security personnel, officials said. The smoke from the fire was first detected by a cleaner at around 7.30 am from the data processing room of […]

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      Rongali Festival to showcase Assam’s cultural mosaic

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      Guwahati, Jan. 18 (IANS): Aiming to celebrate the vivid colours of Assam, the fourth edition of Rongali Festival will begin here on Friday. The three-day fest will showcase the culture of communities of the northeastern state and also give a platform to 75 musicians, housewives who will exhibit their culinary skills, designers, cyclists and more. […]

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        Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven — Netanyahu

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        Mumbai, Jan. 18 (PTI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday termed his country’s partnership with India as one “made in heaven”, which rests on shared values of love for humanity, democracy and freedom. Addressing the India-Israel Business Summit in Mumbai, Netanyahu mentioned the “deep personal friendship” he shares with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, […]

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        Netanyahu visits Chabad House, announces ‘Living Memorial’ plans

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        Mumbai, Jan. 18 (IANS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday visited the Chabad House here along with Moshe Holtzberg, who as a two-year-old was orphaned in the carnage there during the 2008 terror attack, and announced plans to make it a “Living Memorial”. Sporting the ‘Kippah,’, the trademark Jewish small brimless cloth cap, Netanyahu […]

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        Karti Chidamabaram appears before ED

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        New Delhi, Jan. 18 (IANS): Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Thursday appeared before ED officials in a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in a FIPB clearance accorded to INX Media in 2007. A senior Enforcement Directorate official told IANS that Karti Chidamabaram arrived at the agency’s headquarters. The agency […]

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        India successfully test fires n-capable Agni-V ballistic missile

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        Bhubaneswar, Jan. 18 (IANS): India on Thursday successfully test fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V — the most potent and with the longest range in the Agni series – that can reach targets as far as Beijing. The test took place at the Abdul Kalam Island facility off the Odisha coast. […]

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        Modi, Sushma misled nation on Doklam — Congress

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        New Delhi, Jan. 18 (IANS): The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of “misleading” the nation over Chinese troops occupying Doklam plateau, saying that India’s security and strategic interests have been compromised. “The satellite imagery and media reports suggest that China has set up military establishments in […]

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        Charges filed against Kashmiri separatists for waging war against India

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        New Delhi, Jan. 18 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed charges under stringent anti-terror laws against seven jailed Kashmiri separatist leaders for allegedly conspiring with Pakistan-based terrorist leaders Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin to wage war against India to secede Jammu and Kashmir. The agency has named Saeed, the Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and […]

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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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          Iranian tanker leaves extensive oil slicks after explosion

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          Shanghai, Jan. 18 (IANS): An oil spill from an Iranian tanker that exploded and sank off China has spread into four separate slicks covering an area of 100 sq km, Chinese authorities said on Thursday. The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was carrying 136,000 tonnes of ultra-light crude oil when it collided with Hong Kong-registered bulk […]

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          ‘Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict’

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          Cairo, Jan. 18 (IANS): Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said establishing a Palestinian state through the two-state solution is the only way to achieve stability, peace, prosperity and development in the region. Sisi’s remarks on Wednesday came during his meeting with his visiting Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported. The Egyptian President stressed […]

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          British lawmakers approve EU Withdrawal Bill

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          London, Jan. 18 (IANS): The marathon bill paving the way for Britain to leave the European Union (EU) passed a crucial stage in the House of Commons on Wednesday night. With support of 324 MPs, and opposition by 295 MPs, a government majority of just 29, the bill for Exiting the EU aims to convert […]

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          UNSC sees progress amid insecurity in Afghanistan

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          United Nations, Jan. 18 (IANS): Afghanistan is making progress in education, health and the empowerment of women while security remains a matter of concern, the UN Security Council found during a trip to the Asian country. Back from a weekend trip, ambassadors are impressed with positive developments in Afghanistan. In a press encounter on Wednesday, […]

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          Tillerson: US military not leaving Syria

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          Washington, Jan. 18 (IANS): The US must remain both diplomatically and militarily engaged in Syria to protect its own national security interests, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. “Continued strategic threats to the US from not just the Islamic State and Al Qaeda persist, and this threat I am referring to principally is Iran,” […]

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          Pakistan can live without US aid — Foreign Minister

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          Islamabad, Jan. 18 (IANS): Pakistan is trying to maintain a balance in its relationship with the US and the government has made it clear that Islamabad can live without Washington’s aid but will not compromise on national integrity, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said. Addressing the Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Asif said that […]

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          Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 ‘rebel’ Rohingyas

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          Naypyidaw, Jan. 18 (IANS): Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in August last year. The incident on August 25 led to a violent military operation in Myanmar against the alleged […]

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          Joint Olympic march will give N Korea a ‘taste of freedom’— US

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          Washington, Jan. 18 (PTI): The US has said it hopes that North Korea’s decision to participate in the Winter Olympics, along with South Korea, will give it a “taste of freedom” and its leadership would see the value in ending its international isolation over its nuclear ambitions. For the first time in over a decade, […]

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          May agrees to extra 44.5 mn for Calais before Macron summit

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          London, Jan. 18 (PTI/AFP): Britain said it would pay an extra 44.5 million (50 million euros, 62 million) to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit today. “This is about investing in and enhancing the security of the UK border,” a government spokeswoman […]

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          Seven ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police fire on riot

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          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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            Worshi­p icon Bob Fitts to lead praise in Kohima

            By   14 hours ago

            Renowned Christian worship leader Bob Fitts will be leading praise sessions in Kohima town from Jan. 19, part of a three-day worship concert, till Jan. 21, in the State Academy Hall at the capital town. His presence will bring nostalgic moments of a time when Gospel songs such as Roman 16:19 and Blessed be the […]

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            There is something magical about films, says Soha Ali Khan

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            Actor Soha Ali Khan says she has always found it absurd people think she should not have opted for higher studies if she wanted to end up doing films. The 39-year-old actor studied Modern History at Balliol College in Oxford and holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and […]

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            Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo movement as ‘ridiculous’

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            French veteran actress Brigitte Bardot believes the #MeToo movement is “hypocritical and ridiculous”. She feels some women are making allegations to court publicity. The #MeToo movement has taken Hollwyood by a storm. Celebrities — both women and men — have come out in support of women who have faced sexual misconduct at their workplace, including […]

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            Rachel regrets working with Woody Allen

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            Actress Rachel Brosnahan says she deeply regrets working with writer-director Woody Allen on the 2016 limited series “Crisis”. Brosnahan said this amid allegations of molestation hurled against Allen by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, reports hollywoodreporter.com. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star said: “Look, I had a great experience working on that project. But I do […]

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            It was painful: Martin on coming out as gay

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            Singer Ricky Martin says he didn’t come out as gay until he was 38 in an effort to preserve his career. Martin visited “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” and opened up about his own personal struggles with coming out as gay, reports eonline.com. He said: “My friend, you have no idea how it took […]

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            SC stays ban on ‘Padmaavat’ release, film industry euphoric

            By   16 hours ago

            The Supreme Court on Thursday paved the way for an all-India release for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” on January 25 by staying the operation of orders banning the release of the film by the Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana governments. The film industry hailed the decision. Staying the “notifications and orders” banning the release of the […]

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            Gigi Hadid a huge inspiration, says Diana Penty

            By   16 hours ago

            Actress Diana Penty, who launched Gigi Hadid’s make-up collection in India, has praised the model, saying her achievements and journey is an inspiration for many. Diana launched Hadid’s Maybelline x Gigi Hadid Limited Edition Collection in Mumbai on January 11. “Gigi needs no introduction. She is a really very strong and successful woman and a […]

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            Twinkle Khanna to address Oxford University students

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            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

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            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

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            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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              Federer shines as Djokovic survives brutal heat test

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              Melbourne, Jan. 18 (AFP/PTI): Defending champion Roger Federer cooly swept into the Australian Open third round today as Novak Djokovic survived a gruelling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun. But with temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, third seed Garbine Muguruza and 2014 winner Stan Wawrinka both wilted and were […]

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              Mighty Ducks win futsal event in Mkg

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              Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Jan. 18 (EMN): Mighty Ducks lifted the first Limatemjen Memorial Futsal Open Tournament by defeating Salunir FC 4-2 in the final match played at the multi-purpose sports complex at Mokokchung on Thu. The winners pocketed a cash prize of INR 30,000 while the runner-up walked away with cash prize of INR 20,000. […]

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              L Khel beat D Khel in football final; T Khel remain top in medal tally

              By   11 hours ago

              Kohima Bureau Kohima, Jan 18. (EMN): Lhisemia-Khel continued their dominance in football as they eased pass Dapfhütsumia-Khel 4-2 in men’s football final match to claimed the goal medal during the ongoing 63rd Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet on Thu. In men’s volleyball , T Khel beat L Khel in the finals by 3-1 sets, […]

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              Kohli clinches top ICC awards

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              Dubai, Jan. 18 (IANS): After a prolific run with the willow last year, India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday swept the International Cricket Council (ICC) annual awards as the 29-year won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being the World Cricketer of the Year 2017. Kohli was also named as ICC ODI cricketer of […]

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              Espanyol stuns Barça 1-0 in Copa quarters

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              Cornella de Llobregat (Spain), Jan. 18 (IANS): Espanyol handed FC Barcelona a rare loss in the first leg of their Copa del Rey football quarter-final, getting a goal from Oscar Melendo in the 89th minute to pull off the 1-0 upset here. The city rivals of the Catalan giants scarcely looked to attack during the […]

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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

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              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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sweven

                By   14 hours ago

                Sweven, a four member group is a band from Pfutsero which was formed in the year 2013. The band draws musical inspirations from progressive metal bands like Dream Theater to Christian metal bands like Stryper, Theocracy, Narnia, etc. Sweven strongly believes that music has the power to connect with souls and the ability to express […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Renbeni Odyuo

                By   1 week 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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