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Rio pitches for development at NITI Aayog meet

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Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has urged the government of India to expedite various projects left pending in the state including the Greenfield Airport at Ciethu, Kohima; Trans-Nagaland Highway (Foothill Road); Dimapur-Tizit railway line along the foothills. A press release from the chief minister’ office on Sunday informed that Rio made the […]

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Only emergency services today in Nagaland

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Dimapur, June 16: In solidarity with the medical fraternity of India, the Nagaland Branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has decided to withdraw their services for 24 hours from Monday, June 17 at 6 am to June 18. The president of IMA Nagaland Branch Dr. Kezevituo Keditsu told Eastern Mirror that only emergency services will […]

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IMA nationwide strike today over WB violence

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New Delhi, June 16 (PTI): The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday said it will go ahead with its strike on June 17 with withdrawal of non-essential health services across the country in the wake of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. The announcement came a day after Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan […]

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One injured in Mokokchung accident

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Mokokchung, June 16 (EMN): Father’s Day celebrations in Mokokchung town were marred by the news of a collision involving a truck and three other vehicles, which had left one person injured on Sunday afternoon.The incident occurred right after father’s day service at Kumlong ward, traffic officials said. The truck, driven by Merentoshi Jamir rammed into […]

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Army’ action throwback to pre-ceasefire period—NSCN (IM)

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Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) has once again expressed displeasure at the “changing situation where the road to CHQ, Hebron has turned into something nasty and bizarre” by the Indian army. In a press release issued on Sunday, the group stated that the Indian army has “gone capricious towards the public” residing in […]

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PM invites party chiefs to discuss ‘one nation, one election’ issue

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New Delhi, June 16 (PTI): Chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited heads of all parties to a meeting on June 19 to discuss the “one nation, one election” issue and other important matters. Noting that there are many […]

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Armies of India, Myanmar target NE groups in coordinated operation

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New Delhi, June 16 (PTI): The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas, targeting several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam, defence sources said on Sunday. The first phase of “Operation Sunrise” was conducted three months ago along the Indo-Myanmar border, […]

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17th Lok Sabha’s first session from Monday; budget, triple talaq in focus

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New Delhi, June 16 (PTI): The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence from Monday during which the passage of the Union Budget and other key legislations such as triple talaq will be on top of the agenda for the government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of […]

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Consider law to protect medical professionals — Vardhan to states

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New Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. Along with a letter to all chief ministers, he also attached a copy […]

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DGP launches app and website for department

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 15: The department of police has embraced the digital age with the launch of an e-patrol app designed to monitor patrolling units. The landmark occasion was flagged off by the Director General of Police (DGP), T John Longkumer from Rhododendron Hall, Chumoukedima on Saturday. The app has been developed in […]

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    All-party meet: Opposition demands debate on unemployment, farm distress

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    New Delhi, Jun 16 (PTI): A day before the budget session, an all-party meeting convened by the government was held Sunday in which the opposition demanded that issues such as farm distress, unemployment and drought should be debated upon in Parliament. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the meeting, attended by representatives of all parties, including […]

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    Heatwave kills 45 in Bihar in 24 hours

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    Patna, June 16 (IANS): Severe heatwave left at least 45 people dead and more than 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Bihar, officials said on Sunday. Deaths due to the heatwave were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts. Gaya and Patna recorded temperature above 45 degree Celsius on Saturday. Aurangabad civil surgeon […]

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    Cong. yet to decide on leader in LS; opposition in disarray over floor coordination

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    New Delhi, June 16 (PTI): The Congress is yet to take a decision on who it will appoint as its leader in the Lok Sabha with the issue still pending with the top leadership, sources said. With Parliament session scheduled to start from Monday, the opposition also seems to be in a disarray as far […]

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    High alert in J&K after Pak inputs on probable terror attack

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    Srinagar, June 16 (IANS): An intelligence input about a major terror strike in Kashmir, reportedly shared by Pakistan, has prompted a high alert in the valley, a top security official said here on Sunday. The input talks about Al Qaeda’s plan to carry out the attack in Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, either […]

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    BJP parliamentary party, NDA meetings held ahead of parliament session

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    New Delhi, Jun 16 (PTI): The BJP Sunday held its parliamentary party meet here with Prime Minister Narendra Modi assuring Indians that his government will be at the forefront of facilitating legislation that manifests the spirit of “sabka saath, sabka vikas, sabka vishwas”. A day before the first session of the newly-constituted 17th Lok Sabha, […]

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    Mumbai CM reshuffles Cabinet, drops 6 Ministers, inducts 13

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    Mumbai, June 16 (IANS): With an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections in four months, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday reshuffled his cabinet by dropping six Ministers and inducting 13 others. The 13 comprise 10 from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), two from Shiv Sena and one from ally the Republican Party of […]

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    Vardhan reviews situation after 84 children die of encephalitis in Bihar

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    Patna, June 16 (IANS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday stressed the need for research on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) that has caused the deaths of 84 children so far in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. “There should be research to identify the disease that is still not identified and for that research facility should be […]

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    K’taka CM offers to hold talks with oppn; BJP leaders court arrest during ‘siege’ protest

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    Bengaluru, June 16 (PTI): Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday offered to hold talks with opposition BJP on issues raised by it even as the saffron party workers courted arrest while attempting to proceed towards his official residence despite police barricades. As the state BJP, led by its chief B S Yeddyurappa, intensified […]

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    Congress’ Wadettiwar to be Maharashtra’s new Leader of Opposition

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    Mumbai, June 16 (IANS): Veteran Congress leader from Vidarbha, Vijay Namdevrao Wadettiwar, will be the new Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly, a senior party leader said here on Sunday. He will replace former Congressman and Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, who switched over to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and was inducted into […]

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    Lobbying begins in BJD for Rajya Sabha berths from Odisha

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    Bhubaneswar, June 16 (IANS): Lobbying has started within the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) after the Election Commission announced the date for holding bypolls for three Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha. The bypolls for three vacant Rajya Sabha seats will be held on July 5. Going by the number of MLAs in the state Assembly, […]

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      Massive demonstration chokes Hong Kong as extradition anger boils

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      Hong Kong, Jun 16 (PTI/AFP): Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong on Sunday against a reviled extradition law, the latest huge demonstration to pile pressure on the city’s embattled leader, despite her weekend climbdown. The enormous show of force saw protesters chanting “Scrap the evil law!” as they marched through the […]

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      Zuzana Caputova sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President

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      Bratislava, June 16 (IANS): Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President. The swearing-in took place before Constitutional Court chair Ivan Fiacan during a ceremonial parliamentary session held in Bratislava on Saturday, Xinhua reported. Caputova gave her first speech in office, saying she does not want to rule from the […]

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      Saudi Arabia wants no war, firm against threat, says Crown Prince

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      Riyadh, June 16 (IANS): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud said on Sunday that his country wants no war in the region but will not hesitate to deal with any threat. “The Kingdom does not want a war in the region, but we will not hesitate to deal with any threat to our […]

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      Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds

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      Jerusalem, June16 (PTI/AP): A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than USD 15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of just one of the high-profile corruption […]

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      Corruption tainted Guatemala set to elect new president

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      Guatemala City, June 16 (PTI/AFP): Corruption-weary Guatemalans are set to elect a new president Sunday after a tumultuous campaign that saw two leading candidates barred from taking part and the top electoral crimes prosecutor forced to flee the country, fearing for his life. Gang violence, poverty and streams of US-bound migrants have dominated campaigning in […]

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      Thousands of Swiss women protest for equal treatment

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      Geneva, June 15 (IANS): Thousands of women across Switzerland took to streets in protests demanding equal treatment and conditions compared with their male counterparts. The protests organized by trade unions and civic organizations came almost three decades after a 1991 strike when women demanded that a constitutional article on equality of the sexes be written […]

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      China supports suspension of Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill after massive protests

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      Beijing, June 15 (PTI): China on Saturday said it supports the Hong Kong leader’s decision to suspend a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to China, following massive protests. About an hour after Hong Kong Chief Executive of Carrie Lam announced the suspension of the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation […]

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      Notre Dame to hold 1st mass since devastating fire

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      Paris, June 15 (IANS): Two months after being devastated in a blaze, the Notre Dame cathedral will hold its first mass Saturday, which will be officiated by the Archbishop of Paris with a small number in attendance. The mass will be held at 6 p.m. in the chapel of the Virgin Mary, behind the choir. […]

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      Nepal’s ethnic Newaris protest against Guthi bill

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      Kathmandu, June 15 (PTI): Thousands of people belonging to the ethnic Newar community staged anti-government protests on Saturday, demanding withdrawal of a controversial bill, which they say has provisions in favour of land mafias and could jeopardise Sanatan Hindu culture and tradition. Around 10,000 people from Newar community rallied in the major parts of the […]

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      Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

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      Washington, June 15 (PTI/AP): President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit US threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area. A day […]

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        Tripura CM urges new waterways with Bangladesh

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        Agartala, June 16 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has requested the Centre to create new waterways between the state and Bangladesh to boost trade and tourism in the northeastern region, an official said on Sunday. “If new waterways are created between Tripura and Bangladesh, the state would be the gateway for the entire […]

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        Hepatitis C co-infection becoming public health concern in Manipur

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 16 (EMN): Hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection among people living with HIV, injecting drug users and their spouses has become a growing public health concern in Manipur including Churachandpur district considering the current rate of detection. This information was shared by the officials and persons dealing with HCV issue during a […]

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        Manipur IMA to join nationwide strike

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June (EMN): The Indian Medical Association, (IMA) of Manipur state branch will be joining the nationwide strike today with withdrawal of non-essential health services across the country in the wake of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. There will be services closure of out-patient department services and routine operations while […]

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        Man held for Fb post on Tripura CM remanded in police custody for 2 days

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        Agartala, June 16 (PTI): A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting “fake news” on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody for two days on charges of forging documents. Anupam Paul, who had been on the run since April 26, was arrested by the crime branch of […]

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        ADB approves INR 1,650 cr. infra projects in Tripura

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        Agartala, June 16 (IANS): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura, an official release said here on Sunday. The release said that the Urban Development Department of Tripura government had submitted the projects’ details to […]

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        Number of IDUs on the rise in Tripura

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        Agartala, June 16 (PTI): The number of Injecting Drug Users (IDU) is on the rise in Tripura in spite of efforts by the state AIDS control society to control the menace, officials said. The Injecting Drug Users are mostly concentrated in Kanchanpur and Damchera in North Tripura district and Dhalai district, the officials said. According […]

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        Khandu seeks Centre’s help to fast track road, rail projects, reform agri sector

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        Itanagar, June 16 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has emphasised the need to fast track communication programmes in the state, while seeking support from the Centre for structural reformation of the state’s agriculture sector, an official release said. Addressing the fifth governing council meet of NITI Aayog, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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        First batch of 31 pilgrims flagged off for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

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        Gangtok, June 16 (PTI): The first batch of 31 pilgrims was flagged off for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula Pass in Sikkim on Sunday. K Jayakumar, the Additional Chief Secretary of Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, flagged off two buses carrying the pilgrims for the first climate acclimatization camp located at 15th Mile and 17th […]

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        Manipur: Ruling coalition MLAs engaged in internal power struggle — Gaikhangam

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        Imphal, June 15 (PTI): The opposition Congress on Saturday alleged that the legislators of the ruling BJP led coalition in Manipur are now engaged in a internal power struggle rather than focusing on the development of the state. On Friday Chief Minister N Biren Singh had divested Deputy Chief Minister Joykumar Singh of charge of […]

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        Repatriation of refugees to Myanmar deferred — Official

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        Aizawl, June 15 (PTI): Southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district administration Saturday deferred the proposed repatriation of over 200 refugees to Myanmar on ‘humanitarian ground’, an official said. A team of officials, policemen, NGO leaders and Assam Rifles authorities went to Hmawngbuchhuah village and intended to repatriate the refugees numbering 219 people belonging to 54 families to […]

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          MP to students: Apply the legacy of Naga forefathers

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Member of Rajya Sabha KG Kenye believes that the Naga people need to return to the character and virtues of their forefathers who he claimed was ‘very hard working, upright and very honest people.’ The Rajya Sabha member urged the people to be ‘dependable, reliable, responsible and trustworthy society.’ He was […]

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          Churches and denominations: Different interpretations and disputes

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): With the growing number of denominations, ‘Christology or theology is not a concern today but there is a growth on pattern of worship which differentiates people and leads to disputes.’ The difference is the ‘ways of interpretation’ of the same Bible and its implementation has led to ‘mistrust’ between denominations.

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          Farmers take a trip to Karbi Anglong

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): “Practicing and prospective duck farmers” from six villages in Phek district participated in a trip sponsored by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), to Karbi Anglong in Assam.

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          Lhisemia students conduct ‘literary day’

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): The Lhisemia Students’ Union (LSU) held its first “literary day” on June 15 at Kohima village in Kohima district. The event was conducted with the theme “Ladder to success,” a press release on Sunday from the union stated. During the programme, various competitions for different categories of students were conducted. The […]

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          Community groups celebrate Father’s Day

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Churches and community groups in Nagaland celebrated fathers on Father’s Day on Sunday. They issued separate press releases offering updates about the events they conducted. St. Xavier Catholic Church St. Xavier Catholic Church at Kidima in Kohima issued a press release on Sunday informing to have celebrated ‘Holy Trinity called Father, […]

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          Oriens team celebrates achievers award

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Oriens Global Marketing Pvt. Ltd. celebrated 2018-19 achievers award ceremony at Hotel Acacia in the presence of special guests  namely Kaheli Chophy, Femina Miss India Nagaland 2017; Bishnu Bhattacharjee, renowned social worker and political activist; and Vishal Sharma, Diamond Director Oriens, on June 14. The ceremony was organised by Team Titans […]

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          Silas ministry opens branch office

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Silas Care and Counselling Ministry, based at Signal Angami, has opened a branch at Kashiram village, Dimapur, under the director of Moarenla Amlari. The branch was inaugurated on June 11. In a press release, the ministry director Moarenla Amlari stated that the centre was opened to help alcoholics and drugs users […]

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          Sao Chang College holds freshers meet

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): The 47th freshers meet of Sao Chang College, Tuensang, was held on June 4 on the theme ‘Be the beacon’ with P Shingnya, federal assembly speaker of Khiamniungan Students’ Union, as the guest speaker. Speaking on the occasion, Shingnya encouraged the students to be warrior in education in this competitive society. […]

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          Teachers from Mumbai visit Nagaland

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): Teachers of SCD Barfivala High School, Andheri (W), Mumbai, visited various schools in the districts of Dimapur and Kohima under the “Teachers exchange programme” from June 4 to 7. The programme was initiated by the State Governor, PB Acharya. The main objective of the programme was to understand the culture and […]

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          Poshan Abhiyan Mission set to reach out to more people

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          Dimapur, June 16 (EMN): A meeting on Poshan Abhiyan Mission, a holistic scheme for nutrition, was held at the office of ADC, Medziphema, on June 14. The meeting was chaired by EAC Medziphema Sentilong Ozukum. CDPO Medziphema, I Tsungrosongla Ao spoke on the importance of Poshan Abhiyan, its focus on adolescent girls, pregnant women, lactating […]

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            Copa America: Colombia beats Messi’s Argentina 2-0

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            Salvador (Brazil), June 16 (IANS): Even the presence of star footballer Lionel Messi couldn’t stop Argentina from going down 2-0 to Colombia on the first day of Group B matches in the Copa America here. This Colombia’s first win against Argentina in 12 years, as a goal from Roger Martinez and another from Duvan Zapata […]

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            Rohit, Kuldeep ensure India maintain clean slate against Pakistan in World Cup

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            Manchester, June 16 (PTI): Rohit Sharma produced an elegant hundred before Kuldeep Yadav flummoxed the Pakistani batsmen as India inflicted a humiliating 89-run defeat on their arch-rivals in a much-hyped World Cup match, which eventually turned to be a lop-sided affair. Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were already down and out when rain stopped […]

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            WC: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs, rise to top of table

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            London, June 15 (IANS): Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage clash at the Oval on Saturday. The victory took Australia to the top of the table with eight points, while Sri Lanka remain at fifth place with four. Chasing a target of 335, Sri Lanka were […]

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            KFL: Win for A Yhome FC and Vanguard FC

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, June 15 (EMN): Defending champions Sechü Zubza started off the Seyie Auto Kohima Football League on a winning note, but failed to garner any points in the last two matches. The fourth match with Vanguard FC did not go well despite maximum targeted goals, here at the IG Stadium in Kohima on […]

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            Unified FC wins open penalty shootout

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            Dimapur, June 15 (EMN): Unified FC emerged as champions of the first open penalty shootout organised by MACK United after defeating Darlins Club 3-1 in the final game at Seikhazou D. Khel in Kohima village on Saturday, June 15. According to an update received here on Saturday, Unified FC walked home with a cash prize […]

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            Nagaland Rifle Association informs on shooting training

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            Dimapur, June 15 (EMN): The Nagaland Rifle Association (NRA) in a press note invites interested shooters to contact the shooting ranges in their respective districts for training to the 7th North East Zone Shooting Championship organised by the Assam Rifle Shooting Association and conducted by the National Rifle Association of India from August 1 to […]

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            Coutinho stars as Brazil win Copa America opener

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            Sao Paulo (Brazil), June 15 (IANS): Philippe Coutinho scored two second-half goals as Brazil kicked off their Copa America with a 3-0 victory over Bolivia. On Friday, the Barcelona attacker netted twice inside five minutes before substitute Everton put the result beyond doubt with a long-range strike at Sao Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium, reports Xinhua news […]

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            Brathwaite reprimanded for breaching code of conduct

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            Dubai, June 15 (IANS): West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has received an official reprimand and received one demerit point for breaching the Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the England-West Indies game in the ongoing World Cup at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. He was found to have breached Article 2.8 of […]

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            Jyothi stars as India bag two bronze in Archery World C’ships

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            Den Bosch (The Netherlands), June 15 (PTI): Jyothi Surekha Vennam produced a stellar show to help India clinch two bronze medals in the compound women’s section of Archery World Championships here Saturday. The Asian Games silver medallist first led the fight back in the team event by shooting six perfect 10s out of eight arrows […]

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            WC: Pacers, Root set up England’s overwhelming eight-wicket win over West Indies

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            Southampton, June 14 (PTI): Joe Root hit his second century of the tournament after England pace battery tormented the West Indies batsmen to set up a thumping eight-wicket win in their World Cup match here Friday. West Indies got a taste of their own medicine — they had troubled the Pakistanis with bouncers in their […]

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              Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019

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              Suman Rao from Rajasthan has won the Femina Miss India World 2019 beauty pageant during a star-studded ceremony at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium here. Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh clinched Femina Miss Grand India 2019 title and Shreya Shanker from Bihar won Miss India United Continents 2019 title during the grand finale of the beauty […]

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              TGOUN showcases ethnic essence

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              The 7th edition of Dimapur-based Global Open University’s fashion show concluded on Thur. June 13 with the theme ‘Ethnic Exuberance.’ Aspiring designers participated showcasing their designs that were judged on three categories- best designs, best garment construction, and creativity. The best designer was awarded to Aienla Keyho, best creativity to Japuno and best garment construction […]

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              Ranveer Singh makes his commentary debut in World Cup

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              Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh made his commentary debut with Star Sports alongside cricket stars Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Ranveer, known for his passion for cricket, entertained fans with a segment where he interacted with cricket stars such as Gavaskar, Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Brian Lara and Ramiz Raja, read […]

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              Priyanka Chopra gets a ‘little’ dancing partner

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              Indian actress Priyanka Chopra was shaking a leg to a Bollywood number along with a new dancing partner. Priyanka on Sunday uploaded a video of her dancing to the megastar Amitabh Bachchan song “Sona Sona” from the film “Major Saab” along with a little girl named Ava Drew, who is reportedly the daughter of the […]

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              Have nothing to hide: Priyanka shares 5 life lessons

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              Priyanka Chopra Jonas has some funny life lessons to share with her fans. Priyanka shared a short video from her recent photoshoot for American magazine InStyle’s July 2019 issue on Instagram on Saturday. The video opens with Priyanka greeting her fans in a truly ‘desi girl’ style with ‘namastey’. “Always be bigger than your skirt,” […]

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              Fantastic there is conversation: Chris Hemsworth on changing gender norms in cinema

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              Chris Hemsworth’s movie choices post his success as Thor have one thing in common — strong and independent female characters. The actor played a handsome but daft-headed secretary in an all-female reboot of “Ghostbusters” and in his latest “MIB: International”, he features as Agent H opposite the franchise’s first on-field woman agent, Agent M (Tessa […]

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              Mahesh Bhatt roots for better world for the disabled

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              Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is all for more opportunities for disabled citizens. At a panel discussion hosted by National Abilympic Association of India (NAAI) and Sarthak Educational Trust along with his daughter Pooja here on Friday, Mahesh urged corporate houses to provide employment opportunities to disabled people in the country. “I feel we should fulfil our […]

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              Hakuna matata! It’s 25 years of ‘The Lion King’

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              Memorable music, story, characters, animation and dialogues. There’s a lot of love that fans continue to have for the 1994 film “The Lion King” 25 years on, even as it comes full ‘circle’ and many await the 2019 version which hits the screens next month. The original film, considered an animation masterpiece, was released on […]

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              Bhushan Kumar receives Guinness World Records certificate

              By   3 days ago

              Bhushan Kumar has been felicitated with an official certificate from Guinness World Records as T-Series became the first YouTube channel to reach 100 million subscribers. Kumar on Friday received the honour from Rishi Nath, adjudicator, Guinness World Records, here. “We are extremely excited and humbled to have brought T-Series to this pinnacle and be bestowed […]

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              ‘Men In Black: International’: Stylishly mounted, engaging

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              Film: “Men In Black: International”; Director: F. Gary Gray; Cast: Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Neeson, Laurent Bourgeois and Larry Bourgeois Director F. Gary Gray’s “Men in Black: International”, the fourth instalment of the extra-terrestrial investigation, is a spin-off from the “Men In Black” film series, which is loosely based on the Marvel comics of […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Phongjei Konyak Naga

                By   4 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

                By   2 months ago

                    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

                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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                  Agatha assures support to Naga peace talk

                  By   4 days ago

                  Dimapur, June 13 (EMN): The National People’s Party (NPP) Lok Sabha MP from Tura Constituency, Meghalaya, Agatha Sangma, has assured her support to the ongoing Naga peace talk for an early solution wherever and whenever necessary.

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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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