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Evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

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Washington, Feb. 21 (IANS): Famed evangelical Christian pastor Billy Graham, a charismatic figure for decades in the US and counsellor to Presidents, died on Wednesday at the age of 99. Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, his spokesman Jeremy Blume told CNN. He had dealt with a number of illnesses in […]

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Did not say to vote or not for particular party —NBCC

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Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) on Wed. clarified that it had not told voters whether or not to vote for any particular political party as was ‘alleged.’ A clarification from the organisation’s media and publicity cell stated also that it had never appealed to the voters to vote for ‘Naga […]

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Election Watch: 114 ‘crorepati’, 1 broke, 3 tainted candidates

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NPF at highest with 43 Kohima Bureau Kohima, Feb. 21 (EMN): Out of 195 candidates contesting in the 2018 Nagaland assembly polls, 114 candidates from different political parties as well as independents are ‘crorepatis’ / multi-millionaires, 27 up from the 2013 elections, reveals an election watchdog report. In partnership with the Nagaland Election Watch and […]

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NPF supporter allegedly abducts one from Chuchuyimlang

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Feb. 21 (EMN): One person was allegedly abducted and beaten up by Naga People’s Front (NPF) supporters from Chuchuyimlang town in Mokokchung district at around 9:00 on the morning of Feb. 21. The alleged victim, one Alemyanger, said to be aged about 56 years and hailing from Chuchuyimlang village, and a resident […]

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Liezietsu warns of ‘alien forces’ alluding to NDPP-BJP

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Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN):  The president of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wed. utilised the ethnic and religion card warning that the unique identity and faith of the Nagas can be destroyed by ‘forces alien’ to the Naga people unless a firm stand was taken to ‘speak the truth,  protect and […]

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All are children of God and all are equal — Rijiju

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Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wed. in his bid to allay fears created against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stated that religion was above everything and that ‘all are children of God and all are equal.’ “Religion is above everything. Christianity is serving the humanity…all […]

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Dimapur surveillance team seizes INR 10 lac

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Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): A Static Surveillance team posted at the Pataki Bridge at Chumukedima in Dimapur on Feb.20  intercepted a taxi coming from Kohima that was carrying INR 10 lac. without proper documents in support of the source and objective of the money being carried. An update from the DIPR stated that the seized […]

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Former journalist walks unusual path as politician

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S Henlly Phom Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The former editor of Ao vernacular newspaper Tir Yimyim, K Temjen Jamir, has since his schooling days treasured the idea of political affairs as a form of public service. He involved in students’ politics then. Now he wishes to represent 22nd Arkakong assembly constituency in Mokokchung district in […]

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Govt. issues warning against using state vehicles for campaigns

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Dimapur, Feb. 22 (EMN): The Election Commission of India has ordered that no government vehicle should be used by any minister or member of the legislative assembly for election campaigns or electoral purposes. The Nagaland administration issued a copy of a notice directing district and police administrations to take action against individuals breaching said protocol. […]

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Rio thanks church leaders for sharing concern

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Kohima Bureau Sechü Zubza, Feb. 20 (EMN): Sechü Zubza, the sub-divisional headquarters of the Western Angami region, was the battleground – if only for a day – for the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and (NDPP) and Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) as both Neiphiu Rio and Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu were here in this little town on […]

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    Election campaign activities to stop on Feb. 27

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    Kohima, Feb. 21 (EMN): With the date of polling to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly—Feb. 27— drawing near, the election establishment has ordered political parties and candidates to stop campaigning on Feb. 25 by 4 pm. Informing this during a press conference on Wed. morning, the chief electoral officer of Nagaland (CEO) Abhijit Sinha has […]

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    Bigwigs from rival parties launch poll campaigns in Mokokchung

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    Mokokchung, Feb. 21 (EMN): Two former bureaucrats from rival political parties namely NDPP candidate Alemtemshi Jamir from 25 Mongya assembly constituency and NPF candidate ET Sunup from 29 Jangpetkong assembly constituency have launched their election campaign in their respective constituency on February 21. Retired chief secretary of Nagaland and currently the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party […]

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    Postal ballot centre set up for poll personnel in Dimapur

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The district election officer (DEO) of Dimapur Sushil Kumar Patel has informed that a centre for the purpose of casting postal ballot would be opened at Dimapur Government College, near the DC Court junction in Dimapur on Feb. 23 from 10 am for personnel requisitioned for polling duty. The DEO clarified […]

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    Zhaleo hopeful of NDPP victory

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): A candidate of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) for 5th Ghaspani-II, Zhaleo Rio, has expressed confidence that the party would ‘usher in change at an unprecedented level for all round development through stability and unity under the leadership of (party’s chief ministerial candidate) Neiphiu Rio.’ This was stated in a […]

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    Forum wants Rijiju to speak for other minorities too

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): While welcoming the statement of the Union minister of state for Home Kiren Rijiju—his ‘promise’ to ‘protect’ the Christian majority state of Nagaland and their religion and culture—the Nagaland Joint Christian Forum (NJCF) has nonetheless termed it unfortunate that he ‘confined his declaration only to the Christians in Christian-majority states.’ He […]

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    NSF demands immediate release of study materials

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has demanded the state government and department of school education to release text books, study materials and school uniforms for the students of government schools at the earliest. A press release from the NSF president, Kesosul Christopher Ltu and general secretary, Imtiyapang Imsong demanded that the stitching […]

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    Kohima Diocese calls for prayer

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): Heeding to the call of Pope Francis, the Diocese of Kohima (Catholic Church) has called for a day of prayer and fasting on February 23. Pope Francis, at the conclusion of the Angelus Prayer on February 4 at Vatican, proposed a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Democratic […]

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    ‘Modi army’ questions NBCC’s seriousness on graft

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): A group calling itself the ‘Nagaland State Bharatiya Modi Army’ (BMA) has hit back at the recent press statements of Nagaland Baptist Church Council’s (NBCC) General Secretary Rev. Dr. Z Keyho, ‘who seemed to have taken the role of judge in deciding which political party to vote for and which party […]

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    Bishop appeals for peaceful election

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    Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The bishop of Nagaland Rev. Dr. James Thoppil has appealed to the people to maintain peace during the assembly elections and be responsible by abjuring all forms of violence and ‘aggressive’ campaigns. Iterating what was stated to be a ‘pastoral letter’ of his, earlier, titled “A Catholic/ Christian perspective on voting,” […]

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    Rio landed the state in deficit of INR 1234 crore, claims Zeliang

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    Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): State chief minister, TR Zeliang termed the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) as a party engaged in ‘politics without agenda,’ and came down hard on Neiphiu Rio of landing the state in a deficit of INR 1234 crore. Addressing the election rally at Mon, Longwa and Aboi under Mon district, the […]

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      KJ Alphons visits family of slain NCP candidate

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      Tura, Feb. 21 (PTI): Union Minister for Tourism, KJ Alphons, paid a visit to the family of slain NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma, at their residence in Williamnagar town to check on the family as well as convey his condolences. Alphons was joined in his visit by the BJP MLA from Bokajan and state BJP […]

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      Centre sets up new forum on NE

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      New Delhi, Feb. 21 (PTI): To identify and address the issues affecting economic growth in the Northeast, the Centre has set up a new forum with representatives from key central ministries and the state governments of the region. The ‘NITI Forum for Northeast’ has been set up and is tasked to identify various constraints on […]

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      Orgs. oppose ‘voting’ by Karbis in M’laya border

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Feb. 21 (EMN): The Autonomous State Demand Committee (ASDC), Karbi Student’s Association (KSA) and Karbi Nimso Chingthur Asong (KNCA) have jointly opposed the move of the government to make the people of Karbi Anglong living along the border with Meghalaya to exercise their franchise in the coming Meghalaya assembly elections. The was […]

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      We have people’s support, says Rahul after massive road show in Shillong

      By   23 hours ago

      Shillong, Feb. 21 (IANS): Thousand of people from all walks of life came out on the streets of the Meghalaya capital as Congress President Rahul Gandhi held a massive road show ahead of the February 27 assembly elections. This is the first time that a top national politician has held a road show in the […]

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      EC bans publication of poll-related advertisements

      By   23 hours ago

      Shillong, Feb. 21 (PTI): The Election Commission today banned publication of poll related advertisements in newspapers 24 hours before polling and on the voting day on February 27 in Meghalaya in an attempt to ensure that no hate advertisements vitiate the election process. The ban came in the wake of the Congress lodging a formal […]

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      Assam to miss March 31 Aadhaar linking deadline

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      Guwahati, Feb. 21 (PTI): The Assam government today said it has intimated the Supreme Court of its inability to stick to the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with various core services. The state government has conveyed the message to the apex court via the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), a minister told the […]

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      Manipur spends INR 7.85 cr. annually as stipend to UGs

      By   23 hours ago

      Our Correspondent Imphal, Feb. 21 (EMN): A sum of INR 7,85,16,000 was being spent annually in Manipur as stipend to armed cadres of two groups namely the Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and United People’s Front (UPF) who have signed a Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement with government. Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh disclosed this […]

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      Arunachal CM, Army official discuss land acquisition issues

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      Itanagar, Feb. 21 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and a top Army official today discussed a wide range of issues, including defence land acquisition in the state. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 4 Corps Lt Gen Gurpal Singh Sangha, who assumed charge recently, called on Khandu at his office here, an official […]

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      Bill afoot to regulate noise pollution in Manipur

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      Imphal, Feb. 20 (EMN): Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh said that the government is mulling to prepare a Bill after consulting members of the assembly to regulate the noise pollution in the state. Disclosing this while replying to a call attention motion by opposition MLA Kh Joykisan Singh on unchecked noise pollution in the […]

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      Make impossible possible, complete NRC by May 31: SC

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      New Delhi, Feb. 20 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Assam government to complete the work on upgradation of the National Register of Citizens by May 31 as it rejected the plea for time till June 30, saying its job is to make impossible possible. Refusing to extend time, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, along […]

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        CBI arrests Rotomac firm owner Vikram Kothari, son

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        New Delhi, Feb. 22 (IANS): The CBI on Thursday arrested Rotomac pen company owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul on charges of cheating a consortium of banks of Rs 3,695 crore (including interest) by siphoning off loans sanctioned to his company for procurement of wheat and other goods for export. The agency arrested the […]

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        Saffron should not spread all over tricolour — Kamal

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        Chennai, Feb. 22 (IANS): Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has said that saffron has its place in the national flag but it should not spread all over it, in a remark interpreted as an attack on the BJP and Hindutva forces. “Even the Indian national flag has saffron. But it (the colour) should not spread all over […]

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        India may send commandos to guard its embassy in Iraq

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        New Delhi, Feb. 22 (PTI): Paramilitary commandos may soon be deployed to guard the Indian Embassy and diplomatic staff in war-ravaged Iraq, following threats from the banned Islamic State (ISIS) terror group, officials said. An in-principle approval for the deployment of an armed squad at the complex located in the Al Mansour area of the […]

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        Allahabad HC refuses plea against UP CM in 2007 riot case

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        Lucknow, Feb. 22 (IANS): In a big relief to Yogi Adityanath, the Allahabad High Court on Thursday refused to admit a plea for a CBI probe to prosecute the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in a 2007 riot case that had left one person dead. Adityanath, along with the then Gorakhpur Mayor Anju Chowdhary and legislator […]

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        BJP’s ‘Acche Din’ means snatching people’s money, defrauding banks — Mamata

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        Kolkata, Feb. 22 (IANS): Slamming the reduction in the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) interest rate, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamasta Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP-led Central government of snatching away people’s money and defrauding banks in the name of ‘Acche Din’ (good days) . “BJP’s ‘acche Din’ means snatching away people’s money, extorting money […]

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        UP Defence Corridor: No point in blind imports; says Nirmala

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        Lucknow, Feb. 22 (PTI): Pitching for developing local defence production, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the country has been “blindly buying” from abroad instead of using its own facilities which can help reduce the import bill.India is the world’s third largest buyer of arms and equipment but in the absence of a good plan […]

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        Modi’s credibility unparalleled, Cong. has lost sense of proportion — BJP

        By   23 hours ago

        New Delhi, Feb. 21 (PTI): Hitting back at the Congress, the BJP today accused Rahul Gandhi’s office of playing a role of “instrument of corruption” during the UPA rule and said the Congress had lost its “sense of proportion” as it could not level a single charge of graft against Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose […]

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        Law may cure defect Aadhaar data collected without authorisation — SC

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        New Delhi, Feb. 21 (PTI): The Supreme Court today said the alleged defect that citizens’ biometric details under the Aadhaar scheme were being collected without any law, could be cured by subsequently bringing a statute. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, however, asked what the position will be with regard to […]

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        Assault on Delhi CS: Two AAP MLAs sent in judicial custody till Thursday

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        New Delhi, Feb. 21 (IANS): A Delhi court on Wednesday sent two Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, who allegedly assaulted Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, in judicial custody till Thursday. Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon refused a Delhi Police plea for police custody of MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal and said their bail pleas will […]

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        Reforms undertaken in India in right direction — Trump Jr

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        Kolkata, Feb. 21 (IANS): US President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday said regulatory reforms in India’s real estate sector during the last four-five years are in the “right direction” and these are “important” for foreign players looking to invest in this space in the country. “I have seen a lot of changes […]

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          Maldives not opposed to UN mediating all-party talks — Fisheries Minister

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          Male, Feb. 22 (IANS): Maldives Fisheries Minister Mohamed Shainee on Thursday denied that the government is opposed to the UN mediation in all-party talks to resolve the ongoing political strife in the Indian Ocean nation. Shainee made the declaration following reports quoting the deputy spokesperson of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying that President Abdulla […]

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          Three Libyan soldiers killed in suicide attack

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          Tripoli, Feb. 22 (IANS): Three soldiers of Libya’s eastern-based army were killed on Wednesday in a suicide attack on a military checkpoint in the city of Jufra, according to military and medical sources. “According to preliminary information, a suicide bomber driving a car attacked a military checkpoint at the western entrance of Jufra,” an official […]

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          ‘Britain needs to offer more clarity about Brexit plans’

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          London, Feb. 22 (IANS): Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has urged the British government to act swiftly to “offer more clarity” about its plans for Brexit, saying that “the clock is ticking”. The Prime Minister, tweeting after his talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, called for swift action from London […]

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          Maldives President turns down UN Secretary-General’s mediation offer

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          United Nations, Feb. 22 (IANS): Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has turned down UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ offer to mediate between him and the opposition in the ongoing political crisis, Guterres’s Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said. “He offered to the President (Yameen) UN mediation but the President conveyed that mediation was not wanted at this stage,” […]

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          Nawaz Sharif disqualified as PML-N chief

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          Islamabad, Feb. 21 (PTI): Pakistan’s Supreme Court today ruled that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution cannot serve as the head of a political party, in a blow to Nawaz Sharif who will no longer remain the chief of the ruling PML-N. Sharif, 68, was disqualified by the apex court […]

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          US-Russia ties will be hard to repair: Moscow

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          Moscow, Feb. 21 (PTI/AFP): Moscow today said it would be “very difficult” to improve US-Russia relations, which have plummeted to Cold War lows on accusations of election meddling and crises in Syria and Ukraine. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the US of trying to meddle in Russia’s internal affairs ahead of a presidential election […]

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          250 dead in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in 48 hours: Rights group

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          Damascus, Feb. 21 (IANS): At least 250 civilians have been killed by shelling and air strikes in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in the past 48 hours, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Tuesday. The death toll included 58 children and 42 women, the group said in what was termed as the deadliest attack […]

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          South Korea, Central American nations sign free trade agreement

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          Seoul, Feb. 21 (IANS): South Korea on Wednesday signed a free trade deal with Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Costa Rica, the East Asian country’s Trade Ministry said. The pact was sealed by the South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-Jong, his counterparts from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Alexander Mora and Orlando Solorzano, respectively, Salvador’s […]

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          UN: Palestine calls for peace; US firm on Jerusalem move

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          United Nations, Feb. 21 (IANS): Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas has presented a three-point peace plan centred on convening an international peace conference by mid-year to resolve the intractable conflict with Israel and reiterated his readiness for negotiations. He told a Security Council meeting on Palestine on Tuesday that the international conference should lead to the […]

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          Pak claims it foiled US’ bid to place it on terror financing watch-list

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          Islamabad, Feb. 21 (PTI): Pakistan today claimed that it had foiled US-led efforts to place it on a terrorist financing watch-list after the country was granted a three-month reprieve by the Paris-based international watchdog FATF. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global body that combats terrorist financing and money laundering, met in Paris amidst […]

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            Jaipur’s narrow street becomes set of Dev Patel’s film

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            A narrow street here lined with vegetable, jewellery shops and a few bikes parked on both sides served as one of the sets of Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel-starrer “The Wedding Guest”. Patel, who rose to fame with Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire” in 2008, was spotted here on Thursday shooting for the Michael Winterbottom’s directorial […]

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            Margot Robbie found playing Tonya Harding liberating

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            Actress Margot Robbie found playing Tonya Harding “liberating” because she had taken on some of her “unapologetic” traits. Robbie, 27, plays the disgraced American Olympic figure skater in a new biopic “I, Tonya”, which has also earned her a Best Actress nomination at the upcoming Oscars. Robbie admits that Harding is a controversial person but […]

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            ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’: A remarkable tragi-dramedy

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            Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”; Director: Martin McDonagh; Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges, Zeljko Ivanek, Caleb Landry Jones, Clarke Peters, Samara Weaving, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage, Sandy Martin, Amanda Warren, Brendan Sexton III, Kerry Condon, Kathryn Newton, Darrell Britt-Gibson; Rating: ***1/2 Director Martin McDonagh’s latest film, “Three Billboards […]

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            Priyanka Chopra tired of ‘being fabulous’

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            Actress Priyanka Chopra says being fabulous is not an easy job, and found a “pillow” in her “Quantico” co-star Marlee Matlin. Priyanka expressed her views about the Academy Award-winning actress Matlin while sharing some moments from the sets on Instagram. “So Marlee Matlin is an incredible (Academy Award winning) actress but she truly, may be […]

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            Oprah Winfrey, Clooneys donate $1 million towards protests on gun violence in US

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            TV and entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey pledged to match actor George Clooney and his wife Amal in donating half a million dollars to students organising protests against gun violence in the US. Winfrey wrote on Twitter that she “couldn’t agree more” with Clooney, who had said “our children’s lives depend on it”, and said she […]

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            Bill Gates to guest star in ‘The Big Bang Theory’

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            Microsoft founder Bill Gates is all set to cameo as himself in the popular sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. The 62-year-old technocrat and philanthropist will guest star in an episode which will air next month, Entertainment Weekly reported. According to the plot, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosts Gates at work and her friendly neighbours would be […]

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            Coogler expresses gratitude for ‘Black Panther’ success

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            Ryan Coogler, who is currently basking in the success of “Black Panther”, penned a letter to thank fans for their support. The superhero film set a record for top Monday domestic gross ever (US), with $40.2 million. The four-day domestic haul is $242 million, reports variety.com. In a photograph posted on Marvel Studios’ official Instagram […]

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            Kate Middleton defies black dress code at BAFTA

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            The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton on Monday defied the Times’s Up protest at the 71st British Academy Film Awards, organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), by wearing a green dress, instead of black worn by the celebrities attending the ceremony. Film stars and directors made the one-colour statement to […]

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            ‘Three Billboards…’ triumphs as Time’s Up dominates BAFTA 2018

            By   3 days ago

            While “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”, a bitter comedy about injustice in small town America, took the major honours at the 71st British Academy Film Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), celebrities stood in solidarity with Hollywood’s Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment. But it was also about rewarding cinema, with […]

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            Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence rule BAFTA 2018 red carpet

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            Actresses Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence outshined others as they glamourised the black dress code, followed by most at the 71st BAFTA red carpet here to support the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment and inequality. The red carpet on Sunday night at the annual gala organised by the British Academy of Film and Television […]

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              Klaasen, Duminy power South Africa to series-levelling win

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              Centurion, Feb. 21 (PTI): Unheralded Heinrich Klaasen played a blinder of an innings while skipper JP Duminy led from the front with an unbeaten half-century to hand South Africa a series-levelling six-wicket win in the second Twenty20 International, here today. Set a challenging target of 189, South Africa rode on local boy Klaasen’s 69 off […]

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              Champions League: De Gea stars as Man United fend off strong Sevilla

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              Madrid, Feb. 22 (IANS): Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea was largely responsible for his side taking a 0-0 draw from the first leg of their Champions draw away to Sevilla despite being largely overrun by the Spanish side for the majority of the game. The Spanish side had 18 shots, 10 of which were […]

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              F1 World Champions Mercedes unveil 2018 season car

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              London, Feb. 22 (IANS): Formula One World Champions Mercedes-AMG on Thursday unveiled their 2018 season car named the W09 EQ Power+. The Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ is an evolution of the car that won 12 races and took 15 pole positions in the previous season. “Last year the car was fantastic, but there were […]

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              Mary Kom advances to semis in Strandja Memorial

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              Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb. 22 (PTI): Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom (48kg) today assured herself of a third successive international medal by advancing to the semifinals of the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament for men and women here today. The 35-year-old, who came here on the back of gold medals at the Asian Championships […]

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              Indian shuttlers fined for withdrawing from Uganda badminton event

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              Kampala, Feb. 22 (IANS): Indian players Harshit Aggarwal and Chaliha Orijit will be fined for their late withdraw from the 2018 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship. “The two players will be fined $150 for late withdraw as per the rules set by the Badminton World Federation,” Simon Mugabi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda […]

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              Another Naga trooper joins new breed of league footballers

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              ‘I want to show that sports can be a good career’ Kohima, Feb. 21 (EMN): With the likes of footballers from Nagaland Kivi Zhimomi and James Kithan debuting in the Indian League 2017-18, another has joined the brood: Temjenwati Longkumer. The 18-year-old defender is currently playing for Shillong Lajong FC after being selected to play […]

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              Badminton ace Lee was approached by match-fixer — Report

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              Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 21 (PTI/AFP): Lee Chong Wei has revealed he once rejected an offer by a match-fixer and said he was “ashamed” two fellow Malaysian badminton players were under investigation over alleged fixing, a report said today. World number two Lee said he was approached a few years ago, without giving further details. “Money […]

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              Australia beat Kiwis in Tri-Series final

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              Auckland (New Zealand), Feb. 21 (IANS): Australia defeated New Zealand by 19 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in the final of the Tri-Series Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Eden Park here on Wednesday. Australia have now risen to the joint highest spot in the Twenty20 International rankings, sharing the pole position with Pakistan. Opting to […]

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              Barcelona draw 1-1 with Chelsea

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              London, Feb. 21 (IANS): It took him eight matches and more than 12 hours of football, but Lionel Messi finally scored against Chelsea, a late goal to give Barcelona a 1-1 draw in the first leg of a Champions League knockout stage tie. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner couldn’t have picked a better occasion to […]

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              Norway take gold medal in men’s cross-country team sprint

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              PyeongChang, Feb. 21 (IANS): Norway won the gold medal in the men’s Team Sprint cross-country skiing final at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Wednesday . Veteran Martin Johnsrud Sundby and 21-year-old Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo, as expected, dominated the sprint to power away from the rest of the field, reports Efe. The Norwegians finished in 15:56.26, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Angeu Disuang

                By   7 days 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 weeks 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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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Kilang Zulu

                By   3 weeks ago

                “Artists are the voice of a community. They represent the people, culture and write their history. It is the duty of the people to encourage, equip and protect those artists if we want them to represent who we are. Every community is gifted with artists because God knows that without artists in a community it […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation: Medongunuo Zumu

                By   4 weeks ago

                Meet Medongunuo Zumu upcoming musician from Kohima whose passion for music was inspired by playing piano as a kid, and now she has released her very own debut original single “keep moving on”. Adding a feather to her cap, Zumu is also the proprietor of Eklippz hair and beauty. Beauty and wellness sector is another […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sweven

                By   1 month ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Renbeni Odyuo

                By   1 month ago

                Renbeni Odyuo is no new entrant to the local music scene in Nagaland. She found a place in the music circuit here after winning the 2010 edition of the singing competition Naga Idol. Since then Odyuo has seen her share of successful years through hard work and a never-give-up attitude. In today’s Rhythm of Love, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with WINTERWIND

                By   2 months ago

                WINTERWIND from Tobu is a rock/metal band comprising of five members with the frontman P. Obey Benjamin, John Wanmai on the Bass, Shillen Kaiba on the Guitar, Chungo Lembo on the Guitar and Ampe Crix on drums. Their debut single “Freedom to our Land’ is a tribute/patriotic song dedicated to the Heroes who are sacrificing […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Joseph Keikung

                By   2 months ago

                Joseph Keikung from Longleng district is a lawyer by profession who found his passion for music at a very young age and this passion made him take every opportunity that was made available to him to sing. Though he is in a profession that does not permit him to concentrate on his passion for music, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Honya Yanlem

                By   2 months ago

                Honya Yanlem who considered herself a person who only sings behind the four walls of her room has recently released her debut single ‘Caught in The Middle’. Shy Honya Yanlem who is from Mon district says she grew up listening to Hindi songs more than English. Her debut ‘Caught in The Middle’ is all about […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Arola Jinger

                By   2 months ago

                The young and talented Arola Jinger, has already made an impressive start in the Nagaland music scene by winning the 9th Music Awards of Nagaland Best Pop (female) category for her first original “Summer Song” produced by Richa productions. The 17 year old is presently studying in Little Flower Higher Secondary School, Kohima, read on […]

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