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Om Birla is new Lok Sabha speaker

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“Will run House impartially, safeguard interests of all members” New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI): NDA nominee Om Birla was on Wednesday unanimously elected speaker of the Lok Sabha with several parties moving a motion in his support. There was no other candidate in the fray and the motion moved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to […]

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ENSF calls off proposed indefinite agitation

By   9 hours ago

Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has “temporarily” called off its proposed agitation after the Nagaland government reportedly gave a written assurance on Wednesday to look into its demands. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting with the ENSF’s federating units, the student body informed in a statement. The federation […]

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Jindal Global University enters QS world rankings

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New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): India-based O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has said it’s the youngest university to have found a place in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were declared on Wednesday in London. The decade-old university has been placed among the top 2.67 per cent of all universities globally. In […]

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Yaongyimti village gives away bear cub to zoo

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 19: A Himalayan black bear cub was rescued from Yaongyimti village in Mokokchung district and later gave away to Nagaland Zoological Park (NZP) in Dimapur. The officer in-charge of the NZP, Obed Bohovi Swu, told Eastern Mirror that the cub was found by the villagers at a farm owned by […]

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AES toll rises to 115; PIL filed in HC seeking direction to state govt.

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Muzaffarpur/Patna, June 19 (PTI): The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 115 in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday, as a Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Patna High Court urging it to direct the state’s government to take adequate action to contain the outbreak. The Muzaffarpur administration updated the toll […]

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No inheritance rights for adopted child, says SKK

By   9 hours ago

Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The All Sumi Students’ Union (SKK) has iterated its stand against passing of inheritance rights to adopted children of Sumi couples. In a press statement released on Wednesday, the union stated it does not “oppose adoption” but is committed to preserving the “traditional paternal lineage of inheritance,” in line with the […]

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40% election-related news items in April were biased — Report

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Mumbai, June 19 (PTI): As much as 40 percent of election-related news published by media outlets in April were “biased”, claims a study that has deployed artificial intelligence to test the authenticity of news items. However, when it comes to fake news, the publishers’ record was better for the month, with 85 percent of the […]

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Lady biker to ride solo across Nagaland for women empowerment

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Our Correspondent Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): A Naga woman, Onen Nenty, in her attempt to achieve the feat of touring solo across Nagaland, is trying to raise the benchmark for women in the state. Travelling in her Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycle, she hopes to empower women and unravel the satisfaction of following one’s heart through […]

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Boris Johnson wins key Brexit backing in UK leadership race

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London, June 19 (PTI/AFP): British leadership favourite Boris Johnson won the endorsement of a key Brexit-backing rival on Wednesday despite accusations he was softening his rhetoric on leaving the EU. Ahead of another round of voting among Conservative MPs, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said Johnson was the “only candidate” who would take Britain out […]

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Trump officially launches re-election campaign veering between incumbent, insurgent

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New York, June 19 (IANS): Veering between incumbent and insurgent, US President Donald Trump trumpeted the economic gains during his two years in office but also portrayed himself as an outsider as he hit out against the political establishment and the inquiries against him during the official launch of his 2020 re-election campaign. Displaying his […]

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    Om Birla is new Lok Sabha speaker

    By   8 hours ago

    “Will run House impartially, safeguard interests of all members” New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI): NDA nominee Om Birla was on Wednesday unanimously elected speaker of the Lok Sabha with several parties moving a motion in his support. There was no other candidate in the fray and the motion moved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to […]

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    Jindal Global University enters QS world rankings

    By   9 hours ago

    New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): India-based O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has said it’s the youngest university to have found a place in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were declared on Wednesday in London. The decade-old university has been placed among the top 2.67 per cent of all universities globally. In […]

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    AES toll rises to 115; PIL filed in HC seeking direction to state govt.

    By   9 hours ago

    Muzaffarpur/Patna, June 19 (PTI): The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 115 in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday, as a Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Patna High Court urging it to direct the state’s government to take adequate action to contain the outbreak. The Muzaffarpur administration updated the toll […]

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    40% election-related news items in April were biased — Report

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    Mumbai, June 19 (PTI): As much as 40 percent of election-related news published by media outlets in April were “biased”, claims a study that has deployed artificial intelligence to test the authenticity of news items. However, when it comes to fake news, the publishers’ record was better for the month, with 85 percent of the […]

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    PM to set up panel to look into simultaneous polls, says Rajnath after all-party meet

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    New Delhi, June 19 (PTI): A committee for giving “time-bound” suggestions on the issue of ‘one nation, one election’ will be set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Wednesday after a meeting of chiefs of political parties. In a bid to build a consensus on holding simultaneous polls to […]

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    Karnataka Cong. dissolved; state chief, working president retained

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    New Delhi/Bengaluru, June 19 (PTI): Amid growing rumblings within the Karnataka Congress, the grand old party dissolved its unit in the southern state on Wednesday, while retaining its president and working president. “The AICC has decided to dissolve the present committee of (the) Karnataka Pradesh Congress. The president and working president remain unchanged,” a statement […]

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    Man held for suspected rape, murder of 9-month-old girl in Telangana

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    Warangal (Telangana), June 19 (PTI): A nine-month-old girl died after a man apparently gagged her following suspected rape here Wednesday, triggering protests by enraged locals who demanded stern punishment to the accused. The 28-year old accused, identified as Praveen of the same locality and working in a hotel, was arrested after interrogation, police said. Police […]

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    70 Army personnel, their families give consent for organ donation

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    Srinagar, June 19 (PTI): At least 70 Army personnel and their kin have given consent for organ donation under an initiative of the Army Organ Retrieval and Transplant Authority (AORTA), an official said Wednesday. “As a part of the silver jubilee celebrations of the 20 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion, the unit instituted a noble gesture of […]

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    IIT Kharagpur to sponsor undergraduate research program

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    Kolkata, June 19 (IANS): In a bid to nurture the spirit of research and innovation among undergraduate students, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will launch a sponsored research program from the upcoming Autumn semester of 2019-20, an official said on Wednesday. “The ability to carry out research is a key capability for all graduates […]

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    Malnourished children consuming unripe litchis vulnerable to AES — Expert

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    Muzaffarpur, June 19 (PTI): The smallest coffins are the heaviest and that is the impression one gets when stepping inside the premises of the Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) here, which has witnessed the deaths of close to 100 children in three weeks. Passing through the wards, which seem overcrowded even by the […]

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      Boris Johnson wins key Brexit backing in UK leadership race

      By   10 hours ago

      London, June 19 (PTI/AFP): British leadership favourite Boris Johnson won the endorsement of a key Brexit-backing rival on Wednesday despite accusations he was softening his rhetoric on leaving the EU. Ahead of another round of voting among Conservative MPs, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said Johnson was the “only candidate” who would take Britain out […]

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      Trump officially launches re-election campaign veering between incumbent, insurgent

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      New York, June 19 (IANS): Veering between incumbent and insurgent, US President Donald Trump trumpeted the economic gains during his two years in office but also portrayed himself as an outsider as he hit out against the political establishment and the inquiries against him during the official launch of his 2020 re-election campaign. Displaying his […]

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      Guterres backs ‘self-policing’ to fight hate speech

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      United Nations, June 19 (IANS): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has backed “new forms of self-policing by social media platforms” and action by volunteer groups to fight hate speech spreading at “lightning speed” through digital media. Launching a Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech on Tuesday at the UN, he declared: “Hate speech may […]

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      Sharif files plea in court seeking permission to submit more medical reports

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      Islamabad, June 19 (PTI): Pakistan’s jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking permission to submit additional medical reports as the court resumed the hearing of his bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. The petition filed by the lawyer of the Pakistan Muslim […]

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      US Navy expert: Tanker attack mine resembles Iranian mines

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      Fujairah (UAE), June 19 (PTI/AP): The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines displayed by Iran, a US Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. Iran has denied being involved in the […]

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      Erdogan says Egyptian ex-president Morsi was ‘killed’

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      Istanbul, June 19 (PTI/AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said his close ally Mohamed Morsi was “killed” and accused Egyptian authorities of failing to intervene to save the ex-president. “Morsi was struggling on the floor in the courtroom for 20 minutes. Authorities unfortunately did not intervene to save him,” Erdogan said during a […]

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      ‘Credible evidence’ linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi murder — UN expert

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      Geneva, June 19 (PTI/AFP): There is “credible evidence” linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN expert said Wednesday, calling for sanctions on the prince’s personal foreign assets. The allegation regarding Prince Mohammed’s possible direct role in Khashoggi’s execution was detailed in a new report by the […]

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      China donates security equipment to SL Parliament

      By   11 hours ago

      Colombo, June 19 (IANS): China on Wednesday donated a batch of security equipment to the Sri Lankan Parliament to ensure the safety of the public and legislators following the April Easter suicide bombings in the island country. The security equipment, which is worth 33 million Sri Lankan Rupees (an estimated $187,000), including three state-of-the-art portable […]

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      Australian state legalises euthanasia for the terminally ill

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      Melbourne, June 19 (IANS): Australia’s state of Victoria on Wednesday became the first in the country to legalize euthanasia for the terminally ill as the law on voluntary assisted death (VAD) entered into force. The VAD law, which was passed in November 2017, provides for each case to be individually reviewed by a commission that […]

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      HK chief’s apology rejected, protest to continue

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      Hong Kong, June 18 (IANS): A civil rights organisation, coordinating demonstrations against a contentious extradition bill, on Tuesday rejected a public apology by Hong Kong’s leader and announced that the protests would continue. Addressing a press conference, Civil Human Rights Front Vice-Convenor Bonnie Leung said the group was disappointed with Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie […]

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        Tripura now exporting power to Nepal — Deputy CM

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        Agartala, June 19 (PTI): Power surplus state, Tripura is now exporting electricity to Nepal, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma said Wednesday.

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        Conference-cum-International Buyer-Seller Meet underway in Imphal

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 19 (EMN): In an effort to promote export of agricultural products from the North-eastern region, the second Conference-cum-International Buyer-Seller Meet was inaugurated in Imphal on Wednesday, June 19.

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        Punjab govt. delegation arrives in Shillong

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        Shillong, June 19 (PTI): A Punjab government delegation arrived here Wednesday to take stock of the situation after people of the northern state residing in Punjabi lane here were served notices by the state authorities to prove ownership of their land.

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        Doctors must strive to live up to people’s expectations — Sonowal

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        Guwahati, June 19 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday urged doctors to strive to live up to people’s expectations through dedicated service as they pursue a noble profession.

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        19 persons engaged as bonded labourers rescued by police in Assam

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        Golaghat, June 19 (PTI): Altogether 19 persons, including a woman and a child, working as bonded labourers were rescued by police in Golaghat district of Assam, a police officer said Wednesday.

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        Highest NFR earnings from ticket-less passengers in May

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        Guwahati, June 19 (PTI): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) Wednesday announced that it has earned INR 6.74 crore, the highest ever income as penalty from ticket-less passengers in a single month, in May this year.

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        Man drowns in Manipur; body recovered, says police

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 19 (EMN): The body of a 35-year-old man, who went missing after he was reportedly drowned at the reservoir of Khuga dam in Manipur’s Churachandpur district on June 18, was recovered on Wednesday morning after continuous search since Tuesday, police said.

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        Tripura CM plans to turn Agartala into world class city

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        Agartala, June 19 (PTI): Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Bipalb Kumar Deb has said.

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        Agartala airport to be 3rd international airport in NE

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        Agartala, June 18 (IANS): After Guwahati and Imphal, the Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the north-eastern region by the end of this year or by early 2020, a Minister said here.

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        Manipur observes Great June Uprising Unity Day

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 18 (EMN): Manipur on Tuesday observed the Great June Uprising Unity Day in Imphal by paying floral tributes to the 18 martyrs who laid down their lives during an uprising 18 years ago.

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          Om Birla is new Lok Sabha speaker

          By   8 hours ago

          “Will run House impartially, safeguard interests of all members” New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI): NDA nominee Om Birla was on Wednesday unanimously elected speaker of the Lok Sabha with several parties moving a motion in his support. There was no other candidate in the fray and the motion moved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to […]

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          ENSF calls off proposed indefinite agitation

          By   9 hours ago

          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has “temporarily” called off its proposed agitation after the Nagaland government reportedly gave a written assurance on Wednesday to look into its demands. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting with the ENSF’s federating units, the student body informed in a statement. The federation […]

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          Yaongyimti village gives away bear cub to zoo

          By   9 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 19: A Himalayan black bear cub was rescued from Yaongyimti village in Mokokchung district and later gave away to Nagaland Zoological Park (NZP) in Dimapur. The officer in-charge of the NZP, Obed Bohovi Swu, told Eastern Mirror that the cub was found by the villagers at a farm owned by […]

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          No inheritance rights for adopted child, says SKK

          By   9 hours ago

          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The All Sumi Students’ Union (SKK) has iterated its stand against passing of inheritance rights to adopted children of Sumi couples. In a press statement released on Wednesday, the union stated it does not “oppose adoption” but is committed to preserving the “traditional paternal lineage of inheritance,” in line with the […]

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          Lady biker to ride solo across Nagaland for women empowerment

          By   9 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): A Naga woman, Onen Nenty, in her attempt to achieve the feat of touring solo across Nagaland, is trying to raise the benchmark for women in the state. Travelling in her Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycle, she hopes to empower women and unravel the satisfaction of following one’s heart through […]

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          Socks still loose: Dimapur DC wants sharper emergency drills

          By   9 hours ago

          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): A recent emergency-response drill that was conducted as part of preparations ahead of the monsoon was “not so impressive,” the district administrator of Dimapur has said.

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          Minister checks in on Officers’ Hill

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): The minister for Public Works department, Tongpang Ozukum, was at Officers’ Hill in Kohima recently, visiting various pockets of the locality “to assess development aspects.”

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          Mokokchung decides on more steps against plastic

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Several resolutions to make Mokokchung town “plastic free” by the year’s end were adopted on Tuesday during a meeting of representatives of the 18 wards of Mokokchung municipality.

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          Rural women sensitised on welfare schemes

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            Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Dimapur District Legal Services Authority (DDLSA), in collaboration with Naga Women Welfare Organisation of Diphupar ‘B’ Village, organised a programme with rural women on various welfare schemes/ rights and privileges at Diphupar ‘B’ Village council hall on June 18. Khumchuba, DDLSA panel lawyer, spoke about various welfare schemes for women […]

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          Unity College holds talks on entrepreneurship

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          Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Under the aegis of department of commerce, Unity College organised a talk on “Women entrepreneurship in Nagaland: Challenges of being a women entrepreneur” on June 15. The talk was organised with an objective to encourage entrepreneurial spirit and to give a platform for the students to meet and interact with the […]

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            Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of WC; Pant to replace opener

            By   10 hours ago

            Southampton, June 19 (IANS): India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the 2019 edition of the World Cup as he is not in a position to recover in time for the remaining games of the showpiece event. While IANS had broken the news, team manager Sunil Subramaniam addressed the media in Southampton on […]

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            UEFA appeal committee upholds Neymar’s 3-match ban

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            Madrid, June 19 (IANS): UEFA’s appeal committee on Wednesday turned down an appeal filed by Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star Neymar against a three-match ban imposed on him over insulting a referee during a Champions League match against Manchester United. “The appeal lodged by Paris Saint-Germain is rejected. Consequently, the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary […]

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            Brazil draw with Venezuela in Copa America tie

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            Salvador (Brazil), June 19 (IANS): Hosts Brazil played a goalless draw with Venezuela in a Copa America clash here. Roberto Firmino’s 39th minute effort failed to stand as he was adjudged to have pulled down Venezuelan defender Mikel Villanueva before shooting late on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency. Gabriel Jesus thought he had scored in […]

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            KFL: Kohima Eagles thrash Khriekesa FC 4-2

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, June 19 (EMN): Kohima Eagles beat Khriekesa FC 4-2 in the ongoing 3rd Seyie Auto Kohima Football League at the IG Stadium in Kohima on Wednesday, June 19. It was the three forwards of Kohima Eagles – Hitovi Ayemi, Kakhevi Assumi and Johnny Ritse who scored a goal each in the 14th, […]

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            Dimapur Royals Cricket Club wins Inter-Club One-day League

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            Dimapur, June 19 (EMN): Dimapur Royals Cricket Club lifted the first I. Photo Awomi Inter-Club (A Division) One-day League; organised by Dimapur District Cricket Association at the Nagaland cricket stadium. Dimapur Royals defeated Esta Warriors by 64 runs in the final. President Dimapur Chamber of commerce and Industries, Akashe Zhimomi attended the closing function as […]

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            Sharapova makes victorious return in Mallorca

            By   11 hours ago

            Mallorca (Spain) June 19 (IANS): Maria Sharapova defeated Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia to make progress in the 2019 Mallorca Open. Tuesday’s appearance was the Russian player’s first in four months after a shoulder injury, reports Efe news. Sharapova, ranked number 85 in the world, faced fierce resistance during the first set and then eased past […]

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            Rijiju felicitates archers for success at World C’ship

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            New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday felicitated the Indian archery contingent for their superlative performance at the World Archery Championships held in Hertogenbosh, Netherlands last week, which has earned India an Olympic berth. Meeting the archers at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) headquarters, […]

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            Platini released in 2022 World Cup probe, denies wrongdoing

            By   11 hours ago

            Nanterre, France, June 19 (PTI/AFP): The banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was released from custody on Wednesday after hours of questioning in connection with a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. The French football legend who led European football’s governing body from 2007 to 2015 was held Tuesday by […]

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            WC: Captain Morgan smashes records, England pummel Afghanistan

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            Manchester, June 18 (PTI): England captain Eoin Morgan smashed a world record 17 sixes in his blistering 71-ball-148 as the hosts crushed Afghanistan by 150 runs in a World Cup encounter here on Tuesday. England scored their highest World Cup total 397 for 6 riding on brilliant batting performances of Morgan, Joe Root (88 off […]

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            KFL: Vanguard FC humiliate United FC 10-1

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, June 18 (EMN): In what may seem like a predominant match, Vanguard FC thrashed United FC 16 10-1 at the ongoing 3rd Seyie Auto Kohima Football League on Tuesday, June 18 at the IG Stadium in Kohima. Vanguard FC is now ahead of Forerunners FC by leading the league table with 12 […]

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              Deepika shares frame with Kendall Jenner in NY

              By   11 hours ago

              Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was all smiles as she posed with supermodel and reality TV star Kendall Jenner at a charity dinner here. Deepika, an advocate of mental health awareness, was attending the Anxiety Youth Centre Dinner held by the New York Presbyterian Hospital. A photograph of the two stars was shared by the celebrity […]

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              Priyanka Chopra’s khaki shorts lead to troll trouble

              By   11 hours ago

              It was a fashionable outing for Priyanka Chopra, but she became a target of trolls who took a dig at her decision to wear khaki shorts. In photographs which are viral on social media, Priyanka was spotted leaving a hotel in New York with her husband Nick Jonas. She opted for a black top along […]

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              Ed Sheeran collaborates with 22 artistes for new LP

              By   11 hours ago

              Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s new LP ‘No.6 Collaborations Project features as many as 22 collaborators including the likes of Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Khalid and Eminem. The list also features Travis Scott, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Stormzy and more. The 15-track LP will be out on July 12, read a statement. Sheeran said: “”I’m a huge […]

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              Zendaya on her role in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

              By   11 hours ago

              Actress Zendaya says it is important for her to show women who arent one-dimensional through her projects. She is happy that her next film “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is in sync with her thoughts. Zendaya played Michelle in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”. On the basis of the last line that she says in the film: “My friends […]

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              Biopic on singer Jenni Rivera announced

              By   11 hours ago

              A film on the life of late singer Jenni Rivera has officially been announced. The revelation was made by Jenni Rivera Enterprises, Mucho Mas Media and De Line Pictures, reported Variety. Kate Lanier of “What’s Love Got to Do With It” fame will pen the script for the film. The yet-to-be-titled film will try to […]

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              Nobody else had guts to play flawed characters, says Shahid Kapoor

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              Shahid Kapoor says he was drawn to flawed characters in his career at a time when many mainstream actors were wary of taking up such roles. The actor, who started out as a romantic hero in 2003 with “Ishq Vishk”, is now more famous for his roles in “Kaminey”, “Haider”, “Udta Punjab” and the upcoming […]

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              Sanjay Dutt dedicates ‘Baba’ to his late father

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              Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is venturing into Marathi cinema as a producer with “Baba”, has dedicated the film to his late father and veteran actor Sunil Dutt. Sanjay on Tuesday took to social media to share a poster of his first Marathi production. “Dedicating our first Marathi film ‘Baba’ to the person who remained steadfast […]

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              It’s been a tough journey: Arjun Kapoor opens up about battle with obesity

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              Arjun Kapoor on Tuesday opened up about his struggles with obesity, calling it a “tough journey” that he navigated right from childhood. The actor took to Instagram where he shared a couple of his workout pictures and urged people battling with weight issues to keep working hard to achieve their goal. “It’s been a tough […]

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              Madame Tussauds unveils Priyanka Chopra figure in UK

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              Madame Tussauds London on Tuesday revealed its first figure of Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra Jonas, completing her presence at the world-famous wax museum across four continents. Chopra, who married American singer-songwriter Nick Jonas last year, has been working closely with Madame Tussauds’ team on the epic project since a private sitting at her New York […]

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              Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

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              Heavy metal band Megadeth’s frontman Dave Mustaine has announced that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. Following his diagnosis most of the band’s shows for this year will be cancelled. “I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on – but I’ve faced obstacles before. I’m working […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Phongjei Konyak Naga

                By   6 days ago

                  Aspiring singer Phongjei Konyak Naga from Mon district is determined to follow his heart- love for music. With no formal education in music, the aspiring singer grew up listening to songs played on a tape recorder that belonged to his brothers. Phongjei’s love for music persuaded him to come out of his comfort zone; […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                By   2 weeks ago

                Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Skylab

                By   3 weeks ago

                Skylab, an ambient rock band from Kohima as they identify themselves, is a five member band formed in 2013. The band’s intention is to incite every listener to feel connected to their music by the sounds or the words in a song as they make effort to make their craft as special as the other. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Temsukala Lemtur

                By   4 weeks ago

                  Stage name ‘Temsuclover’, Temsukala Lemtur is a passionate music lover and a composer who is passionate about art and its aesthetics. Lemtur from Dimapur, who holds a graduate degree in Agriculture, plans to study further whilst also working on her music. The young artist says unavailability of platforms is one issue that needs to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nourhe Khate

                By   1 month ago

                  The multi talented Nourhe Khate is a violinist and guitarist who plays both instruments with equal passion. Khate’s relationship with the violin was introduced to him by his parents, which he says he didn’t have any enthusiasm for in the beginning. But the mystery of learning something new drew him closer to the violin. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sungti Alinger

                By   1 month ago

                    An upcoming musician from Nagaland, Sungti Alinger released his debut cover of  ‘Your Man’ by Josh Turner on YouTube and later on Facebook. This has earned him recognition and listeners are carried away by his deep manly vocals. Alinger,  who has keen interest with the country music genre, is greatly influenced by country […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nash Longkumer

                By   2 months ago

                      Nash Longkumer is a rock guitarist. He won the best guitarist prize at the 2018 edition of the Hornbill Rock Festival. He is a member of rock band, UDX. For those who haven’t discovered Longkumer yet, he may be one of the finest guitarists Dimapur has. He is not exactly a rookie […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mc Gruff

                By   2 months ago

                  Kezevilie Kintso commonly known as “Mc Gruff’ on stage is an 18-year-old rapper based in Kohima. Inspired by famous rappers like Big Sean, Asap Rocky, Xxxtentacion and YG, Mc Gruff started this genre of music during his early teenage years. Kintso, who loves writing lyrics, says that he writes lyrics depending on his mood, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnainla Jamir

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                    Learning to play musical instruments needs years of practice, study, technique, and dedication. At just 17 years of age, Imnainla Jamir from Mokokchung became an internet sensation in Nagaland. The reason: Videos and images of her playing the electric rock guitar among a population that has not many females who play complex, highly […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

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                    NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                  In Konyak village, Hope springs eternal where opium once grew

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  S Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): In a remote corner of Mon district, in Tobu subdivision, is a small Konyak village by the name of Obay Hoangup. Obay in Konyak means the Tragopan and Haongup, hilltop. Located 15 km away from its “mother village Pessao”, bordering Myanmar, Obay Hoangup has an interesting story to […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

                  By   2 months ago

                      NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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                  ‘Naga people abandoning farming is alarming’

                  By   3 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 26: The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol lamented that most people today are dependent on products, including rice, that come from outside the state instead of cultivating food on their own like in the past. The DC was speaking during the inaugural function of the 10-day zonal-level […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ato Nienu

                  By   3 months ago

                  Ato Nienu, from Kohima is an upcoming musician from the Chakhesang tribe. Nienu, who has recently released his debut gospel album, ‘I Will Come,’ says his interest in music grew after listening to famous musicians like Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi and Petra. Nienu, who won the Hornbill Solo Competition in the year 2015, described winning […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tokaholi Chishi

                  By   4 months ago

                  Meet Tokaholi Chishi from Dimapur who not only sings but is an aspiring writer as well. Chishi describes herself to be a ‘bedroom singer’ who loves to tell stories and write poems. | She believes that words are more powerful when merged with melody, and that a simple honest song can lift the burden off […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keneisenuo Sorhie

                  By   4 months ago

                    Meet Keneisenuo Sorhie, a 19-year old musician from Kohima who is garnering attention on Social Media for her music. This young musician has performed at various prominent events in Nagaland. With no formal education in music, Sorhie has covered four cover songs so far: ‘Scared to be Lonely,’ ‘That’s Christmas to me,’ and ‘Make […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Savage Slaughter

                  By   5 months ago

                    Savage Slaughter is a thrash metal band based in Mokokchung. It was formed in 2017. The band is Senti Longkumer on the vocals, Sanen Longkumer and Tongzuk Longkumer on the guitar, Chuba Longkumer on the bass and Imlinok on the drums. Heavily influenced by classic metal bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Megadeth, […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nungshitula Pongener

                  By   5 months ago

                      Remember when you had the link of a “Happy New Year,” a cover song performed by siblings Nungshitula Pongener, Merenyangla Pongener and Rϋmen Pongener forwarded on social media and got tempted to forward it to your friends? The video has 1,71,910 views till date—an achievement of viral level considering that the singers have […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Featherheads

                  By   5 months ago

                    Featherheads Haokui, an indigenous Naga band based in Ukhrul, Manipur are pumped to inspire and resurrect the dying culture and traditions which was once followed by our ancestors through their music. A blend of alt-folk-rock, the Featherheads describe music as a universal language with no barrier. “Through music we are spreading our culture and […]

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