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Finally foreigners can travel to Nagaland unrestricted

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New Delhi, April 23 (PTI): Foreign tourists, except those from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan, would now be allowed to visit some of the most pristine locations of the country which, so far, were out of bounds for them without a special permit, officials said today. The Home Ministry has decided to relax the six-decade-old Protected […]

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Nagaland sericulture: INR 559 lakh worth project for three years

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 22 (EMN): Sericulture, after bifurcation from the Industries department in 1988, started functioning independently as an agro-based industry and a ‘developmental department’ in Nagaland. According to the department’s annual administrative report of 2017-18, it has formulated ‘farmers development project’ to be implemented in the state for a period of three […]

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Opposition impeachment motion against CJI rejected

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New Delhi, April 23 (IANS): In a setback to the opposition, the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the ground that there was lack of “credible and verifiable” information on charges of “misbehaviour” which undermined judiciary’s independence. “… we cannot allow any […]

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AFSPA removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal

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New Delhi, April 23 (PTI): The AFSPA has been removed completely from Meghalaya and its area of operation in Arunachal Pradesh has been restricted to three police stations bordering Assam and three districts neighbouring Myanmar, officials said today. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, which empowers security forces to conduct operations, arrest anyone anywhere without […]

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Commerce and Industry: Centre’s bottom-up approach to begin from districts

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Dimapur, April 22 (EMN): The central government has devised a ‘District Plan’ with the express aim to “involve the districts more actively in the growth of the Indian economy and to formulate a common development vision starting from the district level through a participatory mechanism”. A statement from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Monday […]

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Power disruptions in five districts

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Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): The department of Power has informed that power supply to Tuensang, Mon, Zunheboto and Longleng district; and Changtongya and Tuli area in Mokokchung district will be disrupted occasionally from April 24 to 28th due to maintenance work to be carried out at 132/66/33KV Aolichen Sub-station, Mokokchung; thereby affecting  66KV Tuensang, Zunheboto […]

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Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students – Paswan

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New Delhi, April 23 (IANS): Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates. The Welfare Institutions and Hostels Scheme, which will be rolled […]

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Northeast states told to expedite digitisation of PDS to check fraud

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Agartala, April 23 (IANS): The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. “After the digitisation of ration cards and computerisation of PDS, transparency and performance of the government-sponsored food supply system will improve and […]

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I was wrong — Armenia PM quits after mass protests

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Yerevan, April 23 (PTI/AFP): Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned today after mass protests against his election, seen as a blatant power grab by the opposition. “I am leaving the post of the country’s leader,” Sarkisian was quoted as saying in a statement by his press service, just days after he took office. “Nikol Pashinyan […]

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Akhtar distributes Rs 13 crore royalty to composers, authors

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Veteran film writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who is chairman of the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS), today distributed Rs 13 crore among its members as part of the royalty given by music companies. The Akhtar-headed 48-year-old copyright royalty collection body is an officially registered copyright society for musical works and associated literary works in […]

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    Opposition impeachment motion against CJI rejected

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    New Delhi, April 23 (IANS): In a setback to the opposition, the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the ground that there was lack of “credible and verifiable” information on charges of “misbehaviour” which undermined judiciary’s independence. “… we cannot allow any […]

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    Situation created by Modi govt. worse than emergency — Yashwant

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    Hazaribag (Jharkhand), April 23 (PTI): Two days after quitting the BJP, former union minister Yashwant Sinha has alleged that the situation during the last four years of the Narendra Modi government was “worse than Emergency”. Sinha, who resigned from the BJP and taken ‘sanyas’ (retirement) from party politics on April 21, has also claimed that […]

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    World will hear ‘positive voices’ against rising protectionism at Modi-Xi summit — China

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    Beijing, April 23 (PTI): China today said President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss the threat of rising protectionism and the “unprecedented” changes in the world in the past 100 years at their informal summit at Wuhan this week and the world will hear “very positive voices”. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj […]

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    Was there scientific assessment that death penalty is deterrent to rape — HC to Centre

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    New Delhi, April 23 (PTI): The Delhi High Court asked the Centre today if it had done any research or scientific assessment before coming out with an ordinance to award death penalty for rape of girls below the age of 12. The high court was dealing with an old PIL that challenged the Criminal Law […]

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    Rahul failed leader, Congress impeachment to end with Karnataka results — BJP

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    New Delhi, April 23 (IANS): Dubbing Congress President Rahul Gandhi a “failed leader”, the BJP on Monday said that the “impeachment” of the opposition party began with the 2014 elections and will end with the Karnataka Assembly elections. The ruling party also said that the BJP-Congress fight was all about “democracy vs dynasty” and that […]

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    Bengal panchayat polls: one dead, MLA injured in violence during nominations

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    Kolkata, April 23 (IANS:) Widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups claimed one life while a Congress legislator was among a large number of people injured on the extended date of filing nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat polls on Monday. Acting on a Calcutta High Court order, the State Election Commission extended the […]

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    Signs visible for joining hands with BJP, says AIADMK

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    Chennai, April 22 (PTI): In politically significant remarks, the ruling AIADMK today said that signs of its working together with BJP like a “double-barrelled gun” in the political arena were visible and “no one can sever ties” between the two parties. Coming out strongly against the principal opposition DMK-led persistent protests over the Cauvery imbroglio, […]

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    Maliwal ends nine-day fas; calls it ‘historic win’

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    New Delhi, April 22 (IANS): DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, calling it a “historic win”. “I didn’t expect that our protest will take such a large shape. It is […]

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    Rahul to launch ‘Save the Constitution’ drive today

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    New Delhi, April 22 (PTI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi will tomorrow launch his party’s nationwide ‘Save the Constitution’ campaign, aiming to highlight alleged attacks on the Constitution and Dalits under the BJP-led regime. Seen as the party’s effort to reach out to the community ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the campaign launch is […]

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    Ready to contest against Siddaramaiah — Yeddyurappa

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    Bengaluru, April 22 (PTI): Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa today said he was ready to contest against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah from Badami, if the party’s national president Amit Shah asked him to do so. “Our party’s national president will decide whether I should contest or someone else. If I’m asked to contest, I’m ready. […]

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      I was wrong — Armenia PM quits after mass protests

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      Yerevan, April 23 (PTI/AFP): Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned today after mass protests against his election, seen as a blatant power grab by the opposition. “I am leaving the post of the country’s leader,” Sarkisian was quoted as saying in a statement by his press service, just days after he took office. “Nikol Pashinyan […]

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      World watching for signs of N Korea nuke deal at 2 summits

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      Seoul, April 23 (PTI/AP): When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will they address North Korea’s decades-long pursuit of nuclear-armed missiles? Success, even a small one, on the nuclear front could mean a prolonged detente and smooth the […]

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      At least 32 Chinese killed in North Korea bus crash

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      Beijing, April 23 (PTI/AFP): At least 32 Chinese nationals and four North Koreans were killed in a bus crash in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said today. “We are investigating the cause” of the accident which occurred on Sunday, ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing, hours after Beijing reported “heavy casualties” in […]

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      Prince William, Kate Middleton blessed with baby boy

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      London, April 23 (PTI): It’s a boy! Prince William and wife Kate Middleton today welcomed a new prince, the fifth-in-line to Britain’s throne, as the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth at a central London hospital. The baby was born at 1101hrs local time, Kensington Palace said in a statement. William, the 35-year-old Duke of Cambridge, […]

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      Paris suspect Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years over Brussels shootout

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      Brussels, April 23 (PTI/AFP): A Belgian court today found Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, guilty of terrorism-related attempted murder over a shootout with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016, and sentenced him to 20 years in jail. In its judgment, the court in the Belgian capital said […]

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      Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

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      Kabul, April 23 (PTI/AP): Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen today as Kabul residents prepared to bury their loved ones slain in a horrific bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a voter registration center the day before, killing 57. Prayer services were held for the Kabul victims as families […]

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      Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

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      Nashville, April 23 (PTI/AP): As an intensive manhunt continues for the suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people, police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to beware of the alleged killer. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early Monday, authorities said. Agents with the […]

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      Two Army personnel killed in Arunachal as road caves in

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      Itanagar, April 22 (PTI): Two Army personnel were killed and another went missing when a vehicle of the Madras Regiment skidded off the road and fell into the Kundil River in Lower Dibang Valley district early today, official sources said. Four other officers also sustained minor injuries in the accident, they said. The vehicle, with […]

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      Israel dismisses claims Mossad behind Malaysia assassination

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      Jerusalem, April 22 (PTI/AFP): Israel’s defence minister today dismissed claims the country’s spy agency was behind the assassination of a Palestinian scientist in Malaysia, suggesting instead that his killing was a “settling of accounts”. Speaking to Israeli radio, Avigdor Lieberman described the dead Palestinian, a member of Islamist militant group Hamas, as “no saint” and […]

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      Police deny Armenia protest leader arrested in clashes

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      Yerevan, April 22 (PTI/AFP): Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was on Sunday “forcibly taken” from a protest rally, dismissing reports of his arrest as riot police and demonstrators clashed in Yerevan. “Despite repeated calls to stop illegal rallies, Pashinyan continued leading a demonstration” in the capital, police said in a statement, adding that […]

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        More than 24 orgs. protest on ‘illegal non-tribal voters’ in KA

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, April 23 (EMN): Members of more than 24 organisations, wearing ‘sack clothes’, took to the streets demanding deletion of ‘illegal non-tribal voters’ from Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) voter lists. The protesters gathered in front of Semson Sing Ingti Memorial Park, in Diphu on Monday. The organisations reminded the KAAC of their […]

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        Manipur pays honour to martyrs on Khongjom day

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, April 23 (EMN): Manipur celebrated a memorial called Khongjom day at the Khongjom War memorial site, located at Kheba Hillock about 35 km to the south of Imphal on Monday. Khongjom Day is observed annually on April 23 as a state level function to pay tributes to the brave soldiers of Manipur […]

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        Alliance Air carries out test flight to Pasighat in Arunachal

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        Itanagar, April 23 (PTI): Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, successfully carried out a test flight to Pasighat Airport in Arunachal Pradesh’s East Siang district today, officials said. The airline operated an ATR-42 aircraft to the airport from Guwahati in Assam and the duration of the flight was two hours twenty minutes, […]

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        Girl raped by father in Assam

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        Lakhimpur (Assam), April 23 (PTI): A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father in Panigaon Amtola area of Assam’s North Lakhimpur district, a senior police official said today. The accused, a blind man, who earned his livelihood by singing on the streets, was caught by locals while allegedly committing the crime at his house […]

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        Diphu takes a step ahead for road implementation

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, April 23 (EMN): An asphalt mix plant of Public Works department (PWD) of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) was inaugurated at 7th Mile Diphu-Manja road on Monday. The plant was inaugurated by its chief executive member, Tuliram Ronghang. The plant is comprised of various machineries like drum mix plant, hydrostatic sensor, double […]

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        KA observes 29th road safety week

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, April 23 (EMN): The 29th Road Safety Week was observed by District Transport Officer (DTO) in Karbi Anglong on April 23 towards creating awareness among the public on traffic rules and road safety while driving. The observation was flagged off Deputy commissioner Karbi Anglong Mridul Kumar Mahanta after which a procession was […]

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        Indian Railway sets benchmark on ‘Citizen’s Charter for Passengers’

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        Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): The Indian Railways have recently launched the “citizen’s charter for passenger services” as a part of its commitment towards making the passenger  services more efficient, effective, accountable, responsive, transparent and ethical to its customers. A press release issued by the NF Railways n Maligaon on April 23 mentioned that the citizen’s […]

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        SPO personnel attempt to jump into Brahmaputra in protest

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        Guwahati, April 23 (PTI): Over 275 Special Police Officers(SPO) force personnel in Assam attempted to jump into the Brahmaputra river from the second Saraighat bridge here today demanding permanent appointment in Assam Industrial Security Force(AISF), police said. The SPO personnel in their khaki uniforms marched to the bridge and tried to jump from its guard […]

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        Technology should be used to better lifestyle, says Tripura CM

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        Agartala, April 23 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said technology should be used to better lifestyle and to complete tasks within their timeframe. At the same time he warned against addiction to technology and said computers can help society only if used in the right direction. Deb, who was speaking at the […]

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        Tripura BJP aiming to wrest two LS seats from CPI(M) in 2019

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        Agartala, April 23 (PTI): The BJP in Tripura will look to bolster the party machinery to wrest two Lok Sabha seats from the CPI(M) in the upcoming general elections next year, state party leaders said. At the first state committee meeting of the party after the BJP-IPFT government came to power last month, senior leaders […]

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          Six offenders land in police dragnet

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): Dimapur police have arrested six persons during the past two days for indulging in various criminal offences. A press release issued by additional superintendent of police and PRO stated that one person identified as Lukheto Chophy, son of Xuwoto of Ustomi village in Zunheboto and present resident of Model village, Dimapur, […]

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          Nagaland gears up for emergency preparedness exercise

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): Nagaland has geared up for the conduct of the national emergency preparedness exercise (NEPEx), being organised by Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) Home department in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) slated on April 26. In this connection, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) conducted a meeting to finalise roles […]

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          Nodal officer briefs central flagship programmes in Longleng

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): In connection with conduct of ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan,’ (village self government campaign) a coordination meeting with the nodal officer G Sajith Kumar, under secretary to the Government of India and line departments in the deputy commissioner’s conference hall on April 23. A DPRO report on Monday updated. The chairman of the […]

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          Labour advisor calls on union minister

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): Advisor for Labour Employment & Skill Development and CAWD, Kazheto Kinimi has called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Labour & Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar at his office in New Delhi on April 23. This was informed by the public relation officer, Nagaland House, New Delhi on Monday. During a […]

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          Nagaland sericulture: INR 559 lakh worth project for three years

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 22 (EMN): Sericulture, after bifurcation from the Industries department in 1988, started functioning independently as an agro-based industry and a ‘developmental department’ in Nagaland. According to the department’s annual administrative report of 2017-18, it has formulated ‘farmers development project’ to be implemented in the state for a period of three […]

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          National Road Safety Week begins in Wokha

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): Along with the rest of the nation, Wokha District Road Safety Committee led by Deputy Commissioner Wokha Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon launched a National Road Safety week on April 23, under the theme “Road Safety-Life Safety.” A weeklong programme will continue till April 30. An update from DPRO informed about the […]

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          Food Safety on Wheels to launch in Dimapur

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): A mobile food testing laboratory of the Food Safety on Wheels (FSW) will be visiting Dimapur’s markets on April 24 to 25th. A press release received on Monday from the team informed. The FSW’s team will be taking samples of food commodities such as edible oil, water, milk, beverages, spices and […]

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          News in Brief

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          CM to attend state level conference of VDBs and VCs Chief Minster Neiphiu Rio will be attending the state level conference of the VDBs and village councils as speaker on April 24 at 10 am at the NBCC Convention Center in Kohima. The conference is being coincided with ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan.’ Advisor Dr. Neikiesalie Nicky […]

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          Governor lauds decision for mini hornbill festival

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): Governor PB Acharya has appreciated the government’s decision to hold mini Hornbill festivals in all district headquarters coinciding with the festivals of the respective areas. In a letter addressed to the chief minister, governor said that ‘it is a wonderful initiative which will attract tourists from home and abroad.’

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          Health department launches Special Intensified Mission Indradhanush

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          Dimapur, April 23 (EMN): In collaboration with Ministry of Rural Development, the department of Health and Family Welfare under the initiative of ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ has launched Special Intensified Mission Indradhanush campaign on April 23. UIP division under NRHM, Health & Family Welfare on Monday informed that the campaign will cover 738 villages in all […]

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            Only as a team can Bayern stop Ronaldo – Boateng

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            Munich, April 23 (AFP): Jerome Boateng says only a defensive team effort can prevent Cristiano Ronaldo adding to his mind-blowing tally of nine goals in six games against Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Bayern host Real in a blockbuster Champions League semi-final, first-leg, at the Allianz Arena with Ronaldo in goal-scoring form. “We can only stop […]

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            Bucks edge Celtics to level NBA series, Spurs down Warriors

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            Boston, April 23 (AFP): Greek star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including the decisive tip-in with five seconds remaining, to give the Milwaukee Bucks a 104-102 NBA playoff victory Sunday over Boston. The triumph pulled the Bucks level with the Celtics at 2-2 in their best-of-seven first round series, which continues Tuesday in Boston. […]

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            Free-scoring Salah crowned PFA Player of the Year

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            London, April 23 (AFP):Mohamed Salah was crowned the Premier League’s Players’ Player of the Year on Sunday, with his incredible 41-goal debut season at Liverpool beating out strong competition from Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne. “It’s a big honour. I’ve worked hard and I’m very happy to win it,” Salah said at the ceremony on […]

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            BCCI dismisses PCB’s claim of not honouring ‘contract’ to play Indo-Pak series

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            Kolkata, April 23 (IANS): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) claim of an alleged MoU between the two nations to play a bilateral series, saying only a “statement of intent was inked in April 2014. “It was a statement of intent. I don’t blame them (PCB) […]

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            One of the India-West Indies Tests will be day-night affair: BCCI

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            Kolkata, April 23 (IANS): One of the two Tests against the West Indies later this year will be a day-night affair, BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said on Monday. “I had consulted the Indian team management, the selectors, the office bearers and all were in agreement that one of the two Tests against West Indies will […]

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            Neymar must join Real Madrid to be world’s best: Rivaldo

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            Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS): Brazil great Rivaldo has said that his compatriot Neymar will not be voted the world’s best footballer if he remains at Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar, who completed a world record 222 million-euro move to the French club from FC Barcelona last August, has made no secret of his desire to be […]

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            Napoli up-end Juventus 1-0, keep Serie A title hopes alive

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            Turin, April 23 (IANS): Napoli defeated Juventus 1-0 riding a 90th-minute header by Senegalese central defender Kalidou Koulibaly at the Allianz Stadium here, cutting the deficit to one point against the Serie A leaders and six-time defending champions. With just four rounds of games to go in the season, it looked like Juventus were going to […]

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            Atletico held goalless by Betis in La Liga

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            Madrid, April 23 (IANS): Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 by Real Betis at a La Liga match at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium before 54,600 fans. The Sunday match — marked by Atletico’s intensity and tactical planning and Betis’ ball possession and offensive effort, a combination that was more apparent than real — yielded merely a draw […]

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            Feyenoord clinch Dutch Cup after beating AZ Alkmaar 3-0

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            Rotterdam, April 23 (IANS): Feyenoord Rotterdam have captured the Dutch Cup after beating AZ Alkmaar 3-0 here in the 100th final of the football tournament. Nicolai Jorgensen on Sunday put Feyenoord ahead in the 28th minute, when he converted the rebound from a Steven Berghuis header, reports Xinhua news agency. Robin van Persie scored with a […]

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            Man City celebrate EPL title with 5-0 win over Swansea

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            Manchester, April 23 (IANS): Manchester City, who have already wrapped up the English Premier League (EPL) title, celebrated early by thrashing Swansea City 5-0. Under Spanish coach Pep Guardiola, Man City secured the EPL title after second-placed Manchester United’s 0-1 defeat by West Bromwich Albion on April 15 meant they had no chance of catching up […]

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              Kini Tour: Alobo covers WB and NE in first phase

              By   2 hours ago

              Alobo Naga is currently doing the first phase of Kini tour, an album promotional tour across the country. An update issued on April 23 mentioned that Alobo Naga performed at Hi Spirits cafe & pub at Siliguri in West Bengal on April 20 and at Gangtok groove and Sikkim on April 21. Performing over 2 […]

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              Akhtar distributes Rs 13 crore royalty to composers, authors

              By   5 hours ago

              Veteran film writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who is chairman of the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS), today distributed Rs 13 crore among its members as part of the royalty given by music companies. The Akhtar-headed 48-year-old copyright royalty collection body is an officially registered copyright society for musical works and associated literary works in […]

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              Eminem celebrates 10 years of sobriety

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              Rapper Eminem has been sober for a decade. He celebrated it by proudly flaunting a coin that he received for achieving the milestone. The 45-year-old rapper shared a photograph of the coin on Instagram on Saturday. “Celebrated my 10 years,” the 45-year-old rapper captioned the photograph, reports usmagazine.com. The coin, which is given to Alcoholics […]

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              Shania Twain apologises after Trump comment

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              Grammy award-winning Canadian singer Shania Twain apologised after saying she would have voted for US President Donald Trump. The singer on Sunday issued a statement to people.com about her comments, saying: “I would like to apologise to anybody I have offended in a recent interview with The Guardian relating to the American president.” The question […]

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              Kriti Sanon announced as Bata’s brand ambassador

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              Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon has been announced as the brand ambassador of Bata India. It is after 21 years that the footwear brand has finalised a Bollywood face post it’s association with Rani Mukerji. “Bata is an iconic brand, and I have been a big fan of Bata shoes since early childhood. So, I was […]

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              I’m my own worst critic, says Benedict Cumberbatch

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              Benedict Cumberbatch admits he is critical of his own acting performances. The British actor, who plays the title role in “Patrick Melrose”, says his criticism of himself is ‘sharper than anyone would ever suspect’. “You always approach a much-loved literary character with trepidation. Because I know I’m not making the movie I have in my […]

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              Matt LeBlanc’s gross moment on ‘Friends’

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              “Friends” star Matt LeBlanc says he once accidentally ate a plate of trifle that had been spat out by co-star David Schwimmer during filming for the show’s sixth season. The 50-year-old recalled the incident when he appeared on “The Graham Norton Show”, reports dailymail.co.uk. It happened during filming of the scene which saw character Rachel […]

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              Cooper, Gaga’s pact for ‘A Star Is Born’

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              Actor-director Bradley Cooper and singer-actress Lady Gaga made a pact to perform well before starting with “A Star Is Born”. Cooper is directing the musical romantic drama remake of the 1937 film “A Star Is Born”, with Gaga in the lead role. At the Tribeca Film Festival panel with his “Limitless” co-star Robert De Niro, […]

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              Beyonce, Solange fall during Coachella set

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              Weekend two of music festival Coachella marked singer Beyonce Knowless second iconic performance as she and her younger sister Solange fell during their show. Beyonce, while trying to pick up her younger sister Solange for a repeat of last weekend’s dance off to “Get me bodied,” accidentally dropped her and fell over herself, reports variety.com. […]

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              SC stays proceedings against Salman over caste remarks

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              The Supreme Court on Monday put on hold the proceedings pending against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan before several courts across the country in cases registered under the SC/ST Act for alleged derogatory remarks against a community. A bench of Chief Justice Deepak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud also issued notice to states […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

                By   4 days ago

                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sharktail Audio House

                By   2 weeks ago

                  Sharktail Audio House is a creative retreat for recording artists of all streaks. The for-musicians facility was founded by duo Jabez Zeliang and Henok Phom. Musicians at heart, they are also involved in a Dimapur-based band called the “Echoes Hill,” which was formed as a bow to country music. Sharktail Audio House is a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Viho Kin

                By   3 weeks ago

                  Viho Kin of Khuzama village is an upcoming artist from Kohima who grew up performing in churches. The artist, greatly influenced by the music of Thakro Brothers (Diethozo Thakro and Vizho Thakro) decided to take up a short vocal course under the guidance of Vizho Thakro when he was in class 10. He believes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Avora Records

                By   4 weeks ago

                  Aizawl-based band Avora Records, the winner of Nagaland Hornbill International Rock Contest in 2017, has been making waves in the region’s music circuit. They have been winning top prizes in various contests when not performing simply for the task of it all. For instance, the Mizoram band was the winner of music events, the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Lkr

                By   1 month ago

                  Toshi Lkr, a guitar prodigy from Dimapur has performed with numerous of successful rock bands. Quiet by nature, Toshi Lkr who is presently based in Mumbai is the first person from the state to have completed the grade 8 rock & pop trinity in guitar in the year 2012. He owned his first guitar […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Annie’s O.K

                By   1 month ago

                Annie’s O.K an upcoming band is comprised of childhood friends whose common taste for classic rock music brought them together. They spent most of their childhood together performing at events. However their friendship has never been limited to music. Annie’s O.K. formed in 2017 released their debut original ‘Aplomb’ recorded at Jam Studio11 which is […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Fluff Paradox

                By   2 months ago

                Fluff Paradox is a heavy metal band presently based in Delhi. The band comprises of Vineet Matthew (Drums), Ram Gonmei (Bass), Azo (Guitar), Christopher (Guitar) and Houreilung Thaimei (Vocals). One of the finalists at Hornbill International Rock Contest 2017 held at Dimapur, the band tags the Hornbill contest as the best performed stage. And as […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imchen

                By   2 months ago

                The multitalented twenty-year old Imcha Imchen is an upcoming singer /songwriter/producer and audio engineer in the making. His love for music which began at a very young age propelled him to be part of his family band ‘Imchen Brothers’. Read on to learn more about this young lad’s passion for music and his future musical […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Angeu Disuang

                By   2 months ago

                Angeu Disuang commonly known as Anio is a music enthusiast who started singing at a very young age in churches and various other public spaces. Anio who is the winner of Naga Talents Promo 2016 and also one of the finalists of Gospel Voice Hunt 2015, says that her participation shaped her and rebuilt her […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Atto Achumi

                By   2 months ago

                Atto Achumi one of the finalists of Naga Orpheus Hunt 2015 is a young and talented artist. He recalls his first stage performance when he sang alongside his father and sister. Now the budding musician from Pughoboto has released 3 originals. His debut ‘Beautiful’ is said to be about perfection and beauty of a woman […]

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