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Former NPCC leader Kevi Zakiesato found dead

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Dimapur Police says clear case of murder; SIT formed to probe incident Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 18: In what has been described as a clear case of murder, the dead body of former general secretary of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee and two-time member of the erstwhile Dimapur Town Council, Kevi Zakiesato was found outside […]

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Nagaland sixth best state for teenage girls in India

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 18: Nagaland is the sixth best state in India for teenage girls to live, according to the Teen Age Girls (TAG) Report 2018 released on Tuesday. Kerala was listed first with an index value of 703.1; Nagaland’s index value was 625. Between Kerala and Nagaland were Mizoram, Sikkim, Manipur, and […]

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New ‘all women’ political party launched

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New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): A “National Women’s Party” was launched here on Tuesday with the aim of ensuring 50 per cent representation for women in Parliament and other places. Announcing the launch, the party’s national President Swetha Shetty said: “In a male-dominated political system, an all women’s party is important. Women and their issues […]

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ONGC ‘exploiting’ Nagas’ natural resources—Yepthomi

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Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Nagaland, Tokheho Yepthomi on Dec. 17, at the ongoing Winter Parliament session, questioned the government of India about the extraction of oil along the Assam-Nagaland border by ONGC. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Yepthomi said that even though the Union Minister for Petroleum and […]

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Finding her true vision in music

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite being visually impaired, Nzano Shitiri, a 19-year-old girl in Kohima, dreams of becoming a musician. A class 10 student at Cherry Blossoms School in Kohima, she not only sings well but also plays the piano. Music is a ‘passion’ she started pursuing when she was nine, Shitiri told […]

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President’s Rule to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday

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New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): President’s Rule is set to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday as the Governor’s rule expires in the state on Wednesday, after six months, said government sources. The Centre is learnt to have recommended President’s Rule after a report by Governor Satya Pal Malik, officials said on Tuesday. […]

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Nagaland Assembly Elections 2018: 196 candidates spent INR 1061 cr.

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 17 (EMN): During the 2018 Nagaland assembly elections held on Feb. 27, the total amount of money spent by the 196 candidates was a whopping INR 10610925000 (one thousand and sixty one crore, nine lakh and twenty five thousand), according to a post-election watch report released by the YouthNet on Monday. […]

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Khole Konyak laid to rest at Wangshu village

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  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: The vice chairman of NSCN (IM), Khole Chetkok Konyak who passed away on Dec. 12 in New Delhi, was finally laid to rest at Wangshu village in Mon district on Monday. He was buried at a place called Jeyeang. The burial was preceded by a funeral service held […]

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1984 riots: Delhi HC sentences Cong leader Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment

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  New Delhi, Dec. 17 (PTI): The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit murder. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, […]

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Humanity in a plate: How the Sikh community feeds Dimapur’s poor

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 17: It is that time of the year again when the town is abuzz with people, thronging shops and restaurants with their loved ones for merrymaking and buying presents. But for many, this season can also be a time for hardships. For the many homeless people roaming the streets of […]

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    New ‘all women’ political party launched

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): A “National Women’s Party” was launched here on Tuesday with the aim of ensuring 50 per cent representation for women in Parliament and other places. Announcing the launch, the party’s national President Swetha Shetty said: “In a male-dominated political system, an all women’s party is important. Women and their issues […]

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    Won’t let PM sleep until all farm loans waived, says Rahul Gandhi

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (PTI): Addressing India’s distressed farmers directly from outside Parliament, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said he will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until all farm loans have been waived. In a stinging attack on what he described as crony capitalism, Gandhi said the government has turned a blind eye […]

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    Indian techie returns after 6 yrs in Pakistan jail

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    Attari (Amritsar), Dec. 18 (PTI): A software engineer from Mumbai, who had spent around six years in a Pakistan jail, was reunited with his family after he returned to India through the Attari-Wagah border on Tuesday evening. Hamid Ansari, 33, was earlier released from a jail in Peshawar on Tuesday for repatriation. He was arrested […]

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    Accept vehicle documents, DL in electronic format — Centre asks states

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (PTI): The Union transport ministry has asked states to facilitate acceptance of driving licence and other documents like vehicle registration certificates in electronic format by enforcement agencies.

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    CBI vs CBI: Agency fails to file charge sheet against accused, gets bail

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (PTI): CBI’s failure to file charge sheet within the mandatory 60 days led a Delhi court on Tuesday to grant statutory bail to an alleged middleman arrested in connection with a bribery case involving the probe agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann granted the relief to […]

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    ED to move court seeking Michel’s custody in AgustaWestland

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): The Enforcement Directorate is likely move an application before a city court on Wednesday seeking custody of Christian Michel, the middleman who was extradited to India from the UAE earlier this month in the INR 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, said sources.

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    Chaos ovaer Rafale continues in Parliament, stalls proceedings

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): Proceedings in both Houses of Parliament were disrupted for the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday over various issues, including the Rafale fighter jets deal. The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day hours after it met as both opposition and treasury benches created a ruckus over the Rafale deal, prompting […]

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    President’s Rule to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday

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    New Delhi, Dec. 18 (IANS): President’s Rule is set to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday as the Governor’s rule expires in the state on Wednesday, after six months, said government sources. The Centre is learnt to have recommended President’s Rule after a report by Governor Satya Pal Malik, officials said on Tuesday. […]

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    DRDA discusses Panchayat development plan for Longleng

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    Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The District Rural Development Agency conducted a meeting in Longleng on Dec. 15 to discuss matter concerning the Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP).

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    1984 riots: Delhi HC sentences Cong leader Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment

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      New Delhi, Dec. 17 (PTI): The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit murder. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, […]

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      UK Cabinet considers no-deal Brexit

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      London, Dec. 18 (IANS): The British cabinet met to discuss whether to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit amid uncertainty over the fate of Theresa May’s proposed EU exit deal on Tuesday. With 101 days left until Brexit and many MPs still opposed to the government’s withdrawal agreement, ministers met for two and a […]

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      Ex-Sri Lankan President named opposition leader amid objections

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      Colombo, Dec. 18 (IANS): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who resigned from the prime ministerial position on December 15, was appointed Leader of Opposition by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on Tuesday amid a row. The parliament convened on Tuesday for the first time since the reinstatement of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, putting an end to […]

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      Don’t dictate to China: Xi tells world at ceremony marking 40 years of economic reform

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      Beijing, Dec. 18 (PTI): China will not heed to any dictation by others on what it should do or what it should not, President Xi Jinping asserted on Tuesday as the Communist giant celebrated the 40th anniversary of its reform and opening-up policies that have transformed it from an impoverished country into a global economic […]

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      Putin says open to third nations joining nuclear treaty

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      Moscow, Dec 18 (PTI/AFP): Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested Tuesday he was open to the idea of other countries joining a key Cold War treaty limiting mid-range nuclear arms or to starting talks on a new agreement. The president spoke after Washington this month said it would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) […]

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      Lankan PM Wickremesinghe to register new political alliance to contest future polls

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      Colombo, Dec. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was recently reinstated as the premier by President Maithripala Sirisena, said Monday he would register a new political alliance ‘National Democratic Front’ (NDF) to contest future elections. Addressing his first rally of United National Party (UNP) supporters after his re-appointment, Wickremesinghe said that Parliament […]

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      Kim Jong-un marks father’s death anniversary

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      Pyongyang, Dec. 17 (IANS): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Monday visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, his family mausoleum, to mark the seventh death anniversary of his father Kim Jong-il, according to state media. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim Jong-un placed floral tributes in front of the statues of his […]

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      White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

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      Washington, Dec. 17 (PTI/AP): Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide USD 5 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday. “We’re going […]

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      Putin calendar sells out in Japan

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      Tokyo, Dec. 17 (IANS): Russian President Vladimir Putin’s calendar that features the leader taking a dip in the icy waters of Lake Seliger or making short work of weights in the gym, was sold out in Japan, outselling those of domestic celebrities. The Loft chainstore, which has exclusive rights over sales of the calendar, reported […]

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      Chinese city bans Christmas sales

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      Beijing, Dec. 17 (IANS): A city in northern China has banned Christmas sales and decorations to keep the city clean for an upcoming award function. The authorities in Langfang, however, clarified the move is not targeted at Christmas. An officially atheist country, China dissuades its people from celebrating Christmas, calling it a Western religious culture […]

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      Bruised Lankan President Sirisena yet to bury the hatchet with triumphant PM Wickremesinghe

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      Colombo, Dec. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who lost badly in his tussle for power with Ranil Wickremesinghe, is not ready to bury the hatchet with the triumphant Prime Minister, saying they do not see eye to eye on a number of issues, including on the release of LTTE political prisoners. An embarrassed […]

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        Tai Ahoms call road blockade over naming of Bogibeel bridge

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        Guwahati, Dec. 18 (IANS): A week ahead of the scheduled inauguration of the Bogibeel bridge, Tai Ahom organisations on Tuesday called for a road blockade near the bridge demanding that it be named after Chaolung Siu-ka-pha, the founder of the erstwhile Ahom Kingdom of Assam.

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        ‘Congress mukt’ Northeast will be stronghold for BJP in 2019 polls —Sonowal

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        Agartala, Dec. 18 (IANS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Tuesday that the northeast became ‘Congress mukt (free)’ following the Mizoram Assembly polls and the region would become a stronghold for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. “As the Congress kept the northeastern states in the dark for more than 60 […]

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        Heavy rain hits search operation in Meghalaya coal mine

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        Shillong, Dec 18 (PTI): The search operation launched to trace trapped miners in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district took a hit on Tuesday due to strong winds and heavy rain, police said. The miners were reportedly trapped in the illegal coal pit on December 13 with district authorities making futile attempts to locate them over […]

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        Manipur govt. identifies more than 1500 minority families under PMAY housing scheme

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec.18 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Brien Singh on Tuesday announced that more than 1500 minority families have been identified under radhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) housing scheme.

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        Dry Christmas, New Year’s in Mizoram as CM takes steps for total prohibition

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        Aizawl, Dec. 18 (PTI): Christmas and New Year’s celebrations in Mizoram would happen without alcohol as Zoramthanga government Tuesday decided to declare dry days from Friday to January 14 and shut all liquor shops operated by state agencies.

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        SSB increases security in Sikkim, Arunachal after Doklam standoff

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        New Delhi, Dec.18 (IANS): India’s border guarding force SSB has increased its deployment on the India-Bhutan border in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, not far from the mountainous terrains of Diban, Dua-Delai and Lohit valleys along the China border in the Tibetan region, following last year’s Doklam standoff.

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        Five days on, efforts to trace trapped miners in Meghalaya fail to yield result; govt. seek Home Ministry’s help

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        Shillong, Dec. 17 (PTI): Five days since 13 miners were reportedly trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, all efforts to locate them have turned futile. The miners were now feared dead as water from a nearby river has been gushing into the 370-feet-deep pit. One person, identified as Krip […]

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        Will be returning to power in Assam in next assembly polls — Tarun Gogoi

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        Kolkata, Dec. 17 (IANS): Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said that he would be returning to power in the state by winning the next assembly elections and will ensure that none of the “genuine Indian citizens” are left out from the National Register of Citizens. (NRC) Accusing the BJP government in Assam […]

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        Strength of youth can change fate of the country, says Nagaland governor

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        Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN):  The strength of the youth can change the fate of the country. We should educate and motivate the youth for the betterment of tomorrow, said Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya Addressing the 5th distinguish lecture session at Cotton College in Guwahati on December 15, Acharya said and called on the youths […]

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        Sailo to be elected Mizoram assembly speaker unopposed

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        Aizawl, Dec. 17 (PTI): The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) legislator Lalrinliana Sailo would be elected unopposed as Speaker of the new Assembly on Tuesday, an official said. Sailo, a former minister in the previous Congress government, is the only candidate to file nomination till 3.30 pm Monday, the deadline for doing it, Assembly secretary […]

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          Former NPCC leader Kevi Zakiesato found dead

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          Dimapur Police says clear case of murder; SIT formed to probe incident Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 18: In what has been described as a clear case of murder, the dead body of former general secretary of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee and two-time member of the erstwhile Dimapur Town Council, Kevi Zakiesato was found outside […]

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          Child protection group donates ‘Cradle of hope’

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): Child protection services Nagaland under the department of social welfare distributed cradles billed as ‘Cradle of hope’ to the offices of commissioner of police and chief medical officer, Dimapur.

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          Nagaland sixth best state for teenage girls in India

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Dec. 18: Nagaland is the sixth best state in India for teenage girls to live, according to the Teen Age Girls (TAG) Report 2018 released on Tuesday. Kerala was listed first with an index value of 703.1; Nagaland’s index value was 625. Between Kerala and Nagaland were Mizoram, Sikkim, Manipur, and […]

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          NSCN (IM) appreciates organisations supports

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): NSCN (IM) has acknowledged with gratitude to various students and tribal organisations for the support extended towards the organisation during the demise of its vice president Gen. (retired) Khole Konyak on December 12 in New Delhi. It has thanked Naga Students’ Union Delhi, Eastern Naga Students’ Union Delhi and Nagas in […]

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          Organisations mourn Kevi Zakiesato’s demise

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          NPCC: President of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC), K Therie, while condemning the cold-blooded murder of Kevi Zakiesato rues that there is no longer any respect for the government, law and its enforcing agencies adding people are no longer safe even in their own homes.

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          NSCN (R) expels chief of army staff

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): In a major development within the authority of NSCN (R), office of the president announced the expulsion of Maj. Gen. Jackson Pochury, chief of the army staff, Naga army, on December 18 for his alleged anti-social and anti-national activities. According to MIP press release, primary problem cropped up when Jackson directly […]

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          Wokha hospital gets power backup blood storage unit

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): A power back-up blood storage unit, an initiative of the Wokha district administration, was inaugurated at Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital, Wokha, on December 13.

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          State constitutes medical board

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): State government has constituted medical board for the purpose of confirmation, invalidation, commutation of pension etc in respect of the gazetted officers of the state government as well as of the central government staff posted in Nagaland.

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          A&B Fellowship declares winner of C5 2018

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          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Dec. 18 (EMN): After weeks of tirelessly practice, about 721 children from various fellowships enthralled the audience with their angelic voices during the town’s biggest carol competition popularly known as Children’s Christmas Cake Carol Competitions (C5) at Mokokchung Town Baptist Arogo (MTBA) on Tuesday evening.

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          ONGC ‘exploiting’ Nagas’ natural resources—Yepthomi

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          Dimapur, Dec. 18 (EMN): Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Nagaland, Tokheho Yepthomi on Dec. 17, at the ongoing Winter Parliament session, questioned the government of India about the extraction of oil along the Assam-Nagaland border by ONGC. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Yepthomi said that even though the Union Minister for Petroleum and […]

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            Arrenpong Sports Festival concludes successfully

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            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite inclement weather playing spoilsports, the Arrenpong Sports Festival organised by the Mopungchuket Students’ Union (MALT) under the aegis of the Mokokchung District Sports was successfully concluded at Yimli ground, in Mopungchuket village on Tue. Dec. 18. The sports festival was officially declared open by Dr Imtiwapang Aier, MLA […]

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            India crash to 140 all out, Australia draw level with big win

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            Perth, Dec. 18 (PTI): India crumbled in the face of Australia’s remarkable metamorphosis and crashed to a 146-run defeat in the second Test here Tuesday, surrendering a rare hard-earned ascendancy in a series Down Under. The hosts levelled the four-match series 1-1 after India were bowled out for 140 runs in 56 overs in their […]

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            Kerala Blasters coach David James quits

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            Kochi, Dec. 18 (IANS): Kerala Blasters football club coach David James quit on Tuesday, T. Varun, chief executive of the club said and wished him all the best for his future. James was appointed coach in January and the team’s performance at the fourth edition of the Indian Super League at the half way mark […]

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            IPL Auction: Uncapped Varun Chakaravarthy, Unadkat go for INR 8.4 cr. each

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            Jaipur, Dec. 18 (IANS): Kings XI Punjab splurged a whopping Rs 8.4 crore for little known mystery spinner Varun Chakaravarthy who became the joint costliest buy along with Rajasthan Royals’ left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction so far. Chakaravarthy, the Tamil Nadu leg spinner, was bought by the KXIP after […]

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            Manchester United sack coach Mourinho

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            London, Dec. 18 (IANS): English club Manchester United on Tuesday announced that head coach Jose Mourinho would be leaving the club with immediate effect. United is currently sixth in the table, 19 points behind English Premier League leader Liverpool, who beat them 3-1 on Sunday, reports Efe news. “Manchester United has announced that Jose Mourinho […]

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            United Soyim Club badminton tournament underway

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            Our Correspondent Ungma, Dec. 17 (EMN):  The 26th United Soyim Club Ungma (USC) badminton tournament 2018 got underway at Ungma village on Monday evening. More than 50 participants from around Mokokchung are participating in the tournament. The tournament was officially declared open by O Tinu Longkumer, Tatar as the guest of honour. In his address, […]

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            Western Sumi Sports Association meet concludes

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            Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): The Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) and 20th M.B.E Zhuikhu Memorial Football Trophy annual sports meet culminated on Dec. 15 at K. Hetoi village under Niuland sub-division. In an update received here on Monday, Akihito Zhimomi, president, Sumi Games and Sports Association attended the four-day event as the guest of honor. […]

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            MoU signed between Manipur sports authority and CML

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            Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 17 (EMN): In a move to develop football to a greater height from the grassroots level in Manipur, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Manipur sports authority and the Centre for Microfinance and Livelihood (CML), an associate organisation of Tata Trusts at the National Sports Academy, Khuman Lampak in […]

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            2nd Test: India staring at defeat on day 4 vs resurgent Australia

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            Perth, Dec. 17 (IANS): India were at 112/5 against Australia at stumps on the fourth day of the second test match on Monday, pursuing of a stiff target of 287, which appears achievable only in theory. The visiting team’s hopes were shattered with the departure of captain Virat Kohli for 17, off Nathan Lyon, who […]

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            Jagan wins National Motorcycle Racing meet

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            Chennai, Dec. 17 (IANS): TVS Racings champion racer Jagan Kumar on Monday won the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2018 for the seventh consecutive year. With consistent performances all through the year, Jagan retained the championship title with a total of 158 points in the Group B Super Sport Indian (up to 165cc) class. TVS […]

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              Deepika beats SRK as Indian Cinema’s top star in 2018 ¬— IMDb

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              With just one film in her account in 2018, actress Deepika Padukone has made it as the top star of Indian cinema in 2018, beating her “Om Shanti Om” co-star Shah Rukh Khan, according to leading global movie website IMDb. IMDb on Tuesday unveiled the ‘2018 Top 10 Stars of Indian Cinema’ list. The list […]

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              Robert De Niro doesn’t want to meet Trump

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              Actor Robert De Niro says he would never want to meet US President Donald Trump. The actor expressed his views in an interview to CNN International, read a statement. “I know what kind of person this guy is. He’s a New Yorker who I never would want to meet, and now he’s president. The reason […]

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              Katie Price charged with drunken driving

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              Singer Katie Price has been charged with drunken driving after crashing her car in London following a five-day bender on October 10. According to Metropolitan Police, Price has to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on January 7, reports thesun.co.uk. “Police in Greenwich have charged a woman with being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle. […]

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              Sonam Kapoor named PETA India’s 2018 Person of the Year

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              Actress Sonam Kapoor, a vegan, has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018. Sonam has been feted as she sings in praise of vegan eating and because she keeps animal skins out of her handbag line for her fashion brand Rheson, apart from taking other […]

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              Jeff Bridges to be honoured with Cecil B deMille Award at Golden Globes

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              Veteran actor Jeff Bridges is set to receive the Cecil B deMille honour at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced. The Cecil B deMille award is given annually to a talented individual who has made a lasting impact on the world of entertainment. “The Hollywood Foreign Press […]

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              Miss Universe 2018: Philippines bags crown, India fails to make it to Top 20

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                India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines pipped 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner — as chosen by an all-women jury. India had pinned high hopes on Nehal, 22, to end a long drought […]

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              No GoT reunion for Jason Momoa

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              Before opening the final chapter, “Game of Thrones” makers will be treating fans with a reunion episode. But actor Jason Momoa says he won’t be a part of the special episode. HBO channel confirmed the news of the special episode, but it won’t air on the network. It will only be available as part of […]

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              Fashion has become a structured industry now, says Malaika Arora

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              Malaika Arora believes fashion industry has evolved a lot and has become a well-structured business now. The 45-year-old fashionista says the coming of international brands in the country has made the fashion industry a more organised place. “Fashion has become a business now. Earlier there was no structure in the fashion industry. It was more […]

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              Audience appreciation encourages me, says Sushant Singh Rajput

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              Sushant Singh Rajput is happy with the response to his recently released film “Kedarnath” and he says it encourages him to do better. The film that marked the debut of Sara Ali Khan opened at Rs 7.25 crore and got mixed reviews from critics. It released on December 7. Sushant played the role of a […]

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              Ashlee Simpson, Ross share why daughter is best addition to tour

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              Singer Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross, an actor and a musician, are gearing up to go on a tour together. The couple is looking forward to bring their three-year-old daughter, Jagger, along for the adventure. “We’ve been in rehearsal, actually, (and) Jagger was at our rehearsal dancing it up!” Simpson said, referring to the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                By   5 days ago

                    With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

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                  Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

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                The newest band in town, HailinatoR was formed in the month of August 2018 with a motive of spreading love and peace through their songs. Just few months after its formation, the five member band has already released their debut single, ‘For A Reason’- a song that depicts one’s longing for a better future. Excitingly, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Beyond Sunday

                By   4 weeks ago

                ­­­ Indie Pop, rock band ‘Beyond Sunday’ from Mokokchung district formed in 2015, is passionate about making change through the power of music. Read on to know more about ‘Beyond Sunday’ as they share their experience in the music industry. EASTERN MIRROR: For the record, could you guys introduce us and the role you play […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Two Fingers

                By   1 month ago

                Two Fingers is a four piece band from Dimapur formed on May 26 2018 with the motto “Spread peace”. Living up to their motto, the band focuses on taking action and developing compassion to create inner peace within ourselves and with family and friends through music. The five-month old band was one of the finalists […]

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                Rhythm of love: Inconversation with Tensawati Lemtur

                By   1 month ago

                Tensawati Lemtur is an upcoming rapper from Dimapur who has marked his zeal for music with the release of his debut single ‘Too Young to Make Forever’ at Prophet CSP studios in Shillong. The 21-year old musician cites music as his passion, he wishes to work hard and earn a name in the music industry […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Abigail Odyuo

                By   2 months ago

                Meet Abigail Odyuo, the girl with an expressive voice who has created a niche for herself in the music industry, she’s  launched a music school “Shofar Music Academy” with a vision is to enrich lifelong appreciation of music. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Abigail talks us through her musical journey. Eastern Mirror: Tell us something […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                By   2 months ago

                  Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                By   2 months ago

                    Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                By   3 months ago

                      Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                  Finding her true vision in music

                  By   2 hours ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 18 (EMN): Despite being visually impaired, Nzano Shitiri, a 19-year-old girl in Kohima, dreams of becoming a musician. A class 10 student at Cherry Blossoms School in Kohima, she not only sings well but also plays the piano. Music is a ‘passion’ she started pursuing when she was nine, Shitiri told […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Hiyalo Kath

                  By   5 days ago

                      With dedication comes the zeal to achieve in life. Meet, Hiyalo Kath, a self-taught musician from Tseminyu town. Hiyalo Kath, a teacher by profession says, ‘music has always been there from the beginning’. Kath who does not fancy performing and being on stage much says his favourite part of being a musician is […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with the Power Puffs

                  By   2 weeks ago

                    Meet the Power Puffs, a four power-packed all-female group comprising Sarah Yepthomi, Kumgha Awomi, Joanna Jamang and Hanshi Yimchunger. Formed in early 2018, these girls want people to appreciate their music. Their hope is to inspire people through their music. Read on to know more about the Power Puffs and their musical aspirations.   […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with HailinatoR

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  The newest band in town, HailinatoR was formed in the month of August 2018 with a motive of spreading love and peace through their songs. Just few months after its formation, the five member band has already released their debut single, ‘For A Reason’- a song that depicts one’s longing for a better future. Excitingly, […]

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                  Noah’s Ark: Where abandoned animals find love

                  By   1 month ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 10: As a young girl, Imlisenla Pongen would always bring home lost dogs or puppies and kittens, and nurse them in her room. This love affair with homeless animals never faded; and her mind was made up on opening an animal shelter one day. Fast-forward some few years and you […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ruopfukuolie Chutso

                  By   2 months ago

                    Ruopfukuolie Chutso is a young music artist from Dimapur. He is a member of As One, a team managed by Voice of Nagaland, a choir group from the city.  The lad participated in season-7 of India’s Got Talent, in Mumbai. He was also one of the semi-finalists of season-1 of Voice of Nagaland. Chutso […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                  By   2 months ago

                      Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                  By   3 months ago

                        Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                  By   3 months ago

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

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                  By   3 months ago

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

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