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Nagaland decides to scrub before the shower

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Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Local administrations and community groups across Nagaland took to ‘cleaning’ their respective locality—at least—as part of a sanitation movement during the past half-a-decade that led to the state’s government calling for a state-wide cleaning push on April 21. The event prepositioned a growing sense of incapability, or simply apathy, demonstrated by […]

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‘Longleng bridge is falling down’

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Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): A ‘temporary bridge’ in Longleng district connecting Montikang with Chuchuyimlang in Mokokchung district was ‘washed away due to incessant rain for the last few days in the region’, according to a DIPR report on Saturday.

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Landslide claims life in Mokokchung town

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, April 21 (EMN): One person killed and three others were injured in a landslide that occurred at a construction site below NH 2 in Tongdentsuyong Ward, Mokokchung on Saturday. Police reports said that the incidents occurred around 4 pm when the manual workers were busy constructing a retaining wall. The deceased has […]

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Yashwant Sinha announces end of his association with BJP

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Patna, April 21 (IANS): Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been trenchant in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, on Saturday announced that he was snapping his links with the BJP and launching a countrywide campaign to save the democracy. “I am announcing here from […]

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N Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

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Seoul, April 21 (PTI/AFP): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men. Pyongyang’s declaration, long sought by Washington, will be seen as a crucial step in the fast […]

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Four killed in fresh protests, clashes at Gaza-Israel border

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Gaza City, April 20 (PTI/AFP): Thousands protested along the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel in a fourth straight today of mass demonstrations and clashes, with four Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces. Gazans also flew dozens of kites near the border fence, in some cases carrying Molotov cocktails and one with a swastika painted on […]

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10 killed in Nicaragua protests over pension reforms

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Managua, April 21 (IANS): Ten people have been killed in Nicaragua in three days of violent clashes between police and opponents of changes to the pension system, officials said on Saturday. The crisis occurred after the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) government decided to push through reforms that would apply a five per cent tax […]

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Top DJ Avicii dead at 28

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Avicii, one of the world’s most successful DJs who helped lead the global boom in electronic music, died today in Oman, his representative said. He was 28. Two years after his unusually early retirement, the Swedish DJ was found dead on a visit to the Gulf kingdom’s capital Muscat, a statement said without specifying a […]

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Cabinet approves death penalty for raping children aged below 12

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Minimum sentence for rape enhanced from seven to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment New Delhi, April 21 (IANS): The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that provides for death penalty to those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12 and life term for raping a girl below age of 16. The […]

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NAGALAND’S POWER SCENE: Power officers fear darker days if ‘ageing’ machineries are not replaced

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Kohima Bureau Kohima, April 20 (EMN): While the current peak demand for electricity in Nagaland stands at around 150 MW, the demand is expected to touch 400 MW by the year 2025 – representing ‘a big challenge’ to the Power department in absence of proper infrastructure. This concern was expressed by Rokozhalie Angami, chief engineer […]

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    Yashwant Sinha announces end of his association with BJP

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    Patna, April 21 (IANS): Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been trenchant in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, on Saturday announced that he was snapping his links with the BJP and launching a countrywide campaign to save the democracy. “I am announcing here from […]

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    Instead of death penalty, improve implementation of existing laws — Amnesty

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    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS): Human rights organisation Amnesty International India on Saturday termed a “knee-jerk reaction” the decision to introduce death penalty for those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12, calling on the government to improve implementation of existing laws to protect children from sexual abuse. “The government’s decision to […]

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    Cong worker murder: Kerala CPI (M) leader awarded death sentence; five get lifer

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    Alapuzha (Ker) April 21 (PTI): A fast track court here today sentenced a former local secretary of the CPI(M) to death and awarded life imprisonment to five others for the murder of a Congress worker at Chertala in 2009. The Alapuzha Fast Track Court Judge, Anil Kumar, pronounced the verdict this morning. The court found […]

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    SC to hear Aadhaar-voter ID link PIL after verdict on pleas challenging Aadhaar

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    New Delhi, April 21 (PTI): The Supreme Court today said that it will hear a petition seeking linking of Aadhaar cards with voter identity cards and property documents after it verdict on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the 12-digit unique identification number. The plea, filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has […]

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    Cabinet approves ordinance to confiscate properties of fugitive economic offenders

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    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS): In a bid to bring back defaulters of huge bank loans who escape to refuges abroad, the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that would provide for attachment and confiscation of the properties of the economic offenders. The decision to issue The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 was taken […]

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    Party gave Sinha a lot but he acted like a Congress leader — BJP

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    New Delhi, April 21 (PTI): The BJP said today that it was not surprised by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha’s announcement of quitting the party, saying his comments and writings made it clear that he was no longer in the organisation and was acting at the Congress’ behest. “It was clear from his comments and […]

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    BJP has prepared bands of ‘rapist rakshaks’ — Brinda Karat

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    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has prepared bands of men who are “rapist rakshaks”, CPI-M leader Brinda Karat alleged on Saturday. Reacting to the Union Cabinet approving an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children, she said it was an attempt to divert the attention from the […]

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    Punjab: Nine new Cabinet ministers sworn-in, two ministers elevated

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    Chandigarh, April 21 (PTI): Nine new Cabinet ministers were sworn-in at the Raj Bhavan here today, in the first expansion of over a year-old Amarinder Singh-led Congress government. Ministers of State Aruna Chaudhary and Razia Sultana were also elevated as Cabinet ministers. Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore administered the oath of office to the […]

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    India to join eight countries having sex offenders database

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    New Delhi, April 21 (PTI): India will join a club of eight countries with a sexual offender database to monitor and track those convicted of such crimes, amidst growing criticism against it in the US, where it is pursued aggressively. The Cabinet today approved promulgation of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 to award death […]

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    CPI-M calls 15th Finance Commission TOR biased, demands amendments

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    Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS): The CPI-M on Friday expressed deep concern over the “anti-federal and anti-democratic underpinnings” of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the 15th Finance Commission and demanded they be amended. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) also accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government of trying to utilize the 15th Finance […]

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      N Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

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      Seoul, April 21 (PTI/AFP): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men. Pyongyang’s declaration, long sought by Washington, will be seen as a crucial step in the fast […]

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      Four killed in fresh protests, clashes at Gaza-Israel border

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      Gaza City, April 20 (PTI/AFP): Thousands protested along the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel in a fourth straight today of mass demonstrations and clashes, with four Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces. Gazans also flew dozens of kites near the border fence, in some cases carrying Molotov cocktails and one with a swastika painted on […]

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      10 killed in Nicaragua protests over pension reforms

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      Managua, April 21 (IANS): Ten people have been killed in Nicaragua in three days of violent clashes between police and opponents of changes to the pension system, officials said on Saturday. The crisis occurred after the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) government decided to push through reforms that would apply a five per cent tax […]

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      Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

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      London, April 21 (IANS): Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday celebrated her 92nd birthday, an occasion marked with gun salutes across the capital. A 41-gun salute was staged in Hyde Park while other such salutes took place in other locations, as per tradition, the Daily Mail reported. “Happy 92nd Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen!” […]

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      US, China, Japan welcome N Korea’s decision to suspend n-tests

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      Washington/Beijing/Tokyo, April 21 (IANS): The US, China and Japan have welcomed North Korea’s decision to suspended nuclear tests and inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of nuclear and missile tests, media reports said. “From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental […]

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      Iran president criticises violence by morality police

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      Tehran, April 21 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani today appeared to criticise the morality police after a video emerged of a violent encounter with a woman accused of breaching the country’s strict dress code. “Some say the way to promote virtue and prohibit vice is… by going to the street and grabbing people by the […]

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      UN chief hails North Korea’s decision to suspend nuclear tests

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      United Nations, April 21 (PTI): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the “positive” decision by North Korea to suspend nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles, reiterating the UN’s commitment and support for this endeavour. A statement issued by Guterres’ spokesman St phane Dujarric said the decision by North Korea to suspend nuclear […]

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      Russia advocates broader UN presence in Syria

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      Moscow, April 21 (IANS): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said building up the presence of the United Nations (UN) in Syria deserves attention as it will help collect reliable information. Russia cannot accept the situation that UN agencies produce reports and statements based on information from other sources than UN’s own ones, he said […]

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      UK authorities apologise after protesters tear tricolour during Modi’s visit

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      London, April 20 (PTI): The British authorities have apologised over an incident in which an Indian flag in Parliament Square here was pulled down, torn and stomped on by groups protesting against atrocities in India during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Some demonstrators turned violent after the tricolour was torn down from one […]

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      Pakistan’s anti-graft body to probe Musharraf

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      Islamabad, April 20 (IANS): Pakistan’s anti-corruption body, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), on Friday approved an investigation into allegations against former President Pervez Musharraf for “holding assets beyond means” and “wrongful use of authority”. The former military ruler, who is currently living in exile in Dubai, also faces high treason charges in Pakistan. He was […]

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        Mizoram CM Lan Thanhawla inaugurates IBSD in the state

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, April 21 (EMN): After being established its activities in Manipur, Meghalaya and Sikkim, the Institute of bio-resources & sustainable development (IBSD), a national institute under the department of Biotechnology, government of India has formally entered the state of Mizoram as part of its big strides in new research and development programme. The […]

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        Young man writes novel using smart phone

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, April 21 (EMN): A young private school teacher from a remote village in Manipur has written a novel using his smart phone. This came to light when the 28 year old M Paominlal Haokip’s novel Henu Kanao Akap’e (English for: ‘Mother my brother is crying for you’) was formally released by Pastor […]

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        Biplab seeks additional central funds to fulfill poll promises

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        Agartala, April 21 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has demanded additional financial support from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete the poll promises made to the people of the state. Deb yesterday met Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to PM rime Minister Modi at the Prime Minister”s Office in New Delhi to place the […]

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        Tripura urges Centre for relaxing norms to recruit over 12,000 teachers

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        Agartala, April 21 (IANS): The BJP government in Tripura has urged the Centre for one-time relaxation in academic and other qualifications to facilitate recruitment of 12,222 teachers to overcome their shortage in the state, an official said on Saturday. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb met the Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra on Friday in […]

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        Itanagar, Pasighat municipal council polls on May 29

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        Itanagar, April 21 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commission (SEC) today announced May 29 as the date for elections to Itanagar and Pasighat municipal councils. The schedule for panchayat polls, however, could not be finalised due to “technical reasons” related to the recent Arunachal Pradesh Panchayat Raj Amendment Bill 2018, which has called for […]

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        Several injured during Manipur protest

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        Imphal, April 21 (IANS): Several persons were injured on Saturday after the police fired tear gas shells in Imphal East district to control the crowd protesting against a decision of the state government to shift a hospital from Sagolmang to another constituency. The Police on Saturday raided several houses in Khundrakpam area and arrested two […]

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        KA press club condemns attack on Shillong Times editor

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, April 21 (EMN): The District Press Club of Karbi Anglong (DPCKA) has strongly condemned the attack on Shillong Times editor, Patricia Mukhim on the evening of April 17 by two unidentified persons who had hurled a kerosene bomb at her residence. This was stated in a press release issued by the general […]

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        Spicy: Manipur’s first ginger festival looks to worldwide promotion

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        Our correspondent Imphal, April 20 (EMN): To encourage ginger growers and promote high-quality organic ginger of Manipur across the world, the first ever state-level ginger festival and business summit was inaugurated at Parbung in Manipur’s Pherzawl district on April 20 Friday. The cultural extravaganza, products exhibition, seminars and workshop besides a musical event etc. are […]

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        Will stop Assam from building roads in Meghalaya dist., says Sangma

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        Shillong, April 20 (PTI): The Meghalaya government will take necessary steps to stop Assam from constructing roads “unitarily” in the rural areas of the state’s Ri-Bhoi district, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said today. The neighbouring state is building two roads – Umsohbar to Belakhowa and Bakhlapara to Jimbarigaon – in Jirang area of the district, […]

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        KSA issues ultimatum to KAAC chief to act on schemes

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, April 20 (EMN): The Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) has issued a 45 days ultimatum starting April 20 to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council’s (KAAC) Chief Executive Member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang. The KSA’s President Simion Rongphar said this during a sit-in demonstration that was conducted in the Semson Sing Ingti Memorial park on […]

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          Nagaland decides to scrub before the shower

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Local administrations and community groups across Nagaland took to ‘cleaning’ their respective locality—at least—as part of a sanitation movement during the past half-a-decade that led to the state’s government calling for a state-wide cleaning push on April 21. The event prepositioned a growing sense of incapability, or simply apathy, demonstrated by […]

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          ‘Longleng bridge is falling down’

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): A ‘temporary bridge’ in Longleng district connecting Montikang with Chuchuyimlang in Mokokchung district was ‘washed away due to incessant rain for the last few days in the region’, according to a DIPR report on Saturday.

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          Landslide claims life in Mokokchung town

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          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, April 21 (EMN): One person killed and three others were injured in a landslide that occurred at a construction site below NH 2 in Tongdentsuyong Ward, Mokokchung on Saturday. Police reports said that the incidents occurred around 4 pm when the manual workers were busy constructing a retaining wall. The deceased has […]

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          Horticulture advisor assures to be catalyst for economy improvement

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Advisor for Horticulture Mhathung Yanthan assured that he will play a catalyst role in implementing government policies and programmes to uplift the economic status of the people. The advisor said this during an interacting with the people of his constituency during his visit to Aree old and new and Okotso village […]

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          Longleng DPDB honours elected representatives

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): The Longleng District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting and felicitation programme for the elected members was held on April 20 in the conference hall of deputy commissioner. Congratulating the two elected members of Longleng district namely S Pangnyu Phom and BS Nganlang Phom for their election victory, the deputy commissioner, […]

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          Forest department observes Earth Day

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Commemorating the Earth Day, the officers and staff of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Nagaland led by the PCCF and HoFF I Panger Jamir, undertook a cleanliness drive at Dzulekei valley, a tourist spot interspersed with a number of sites meant for picnickers and tourists. The department updated on Saturday.

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          BSNL unions submit memorandum to governor

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): The Joint Action Committee of Associations and Union of Executives and Non Executives of BSNL, NE-II Circle submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya on April 19.

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          Anti-tobacco campaign launched in Longleng town

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Anti-tobacco campaign was launched in St Joseph school Longleng Town on April 20 by National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP). A press release received on Friday informed that about 800 students participated in the programme in different batches.

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          Nagaland observes Ujjwala Diwas

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Joining the rest of the country, Tuensang observed ‘Ujjwala Diwas Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ at KC Lodge in Tuensang on April 20, with the deputy commissioner of Tuensang, L Jamithung Lotha as the special guest. A DPRO on Friday updated about the event. Speaking on the occasion, DC highlighted the objective of […]

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          Acharya tangles NAMASTE bait to Naga teachers

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          Dimapur, April 21 (EMN): Governor PB Acharya has invited retired Naga teachers or those who can teach two or more ‘local dialects’ to apply for “NE department/chair of different universities in the country”, according to a Raj Bhavan press release on Saturday. “Selected persons will have to go to Mumbai, Mangaluru or Delhi. The Universities […]

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            Kohima football league from May 1

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            Kohima Bureau Kohima, April 21 (EMN): The second edition of the Kohima Football League (KFL) is scheduled to kick-off on May 17 at Kohima local ground. The month-long soccer league, being organised by the Kohima Town Club (KTC), would conclude on June 20. This was announced during the launching programme of the KFL 2018 on […]

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            Chedema Kickers beat Legends to clinch title

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            Kohima Bureau Kohima, April 21 (EMN): Chedema Kickers clinched the 4th open penalty shoot-out tournament title organised by Prodigies Group at Seikhazou (D Khel Ground), Kohima village, on Saturday. The one-day tournament was held on the theme “Innovating a stronger fellowship.” The Kickers emerged as the champions following their victory against Legends FC in the […]

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            Gayle, Rahul smash hit as Kings rule over Knights

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            Kolkata, April 21 (PTI): The legend of Chris Gayle continued to grow in company of young KL Rahul as Kings XI Punjab outclassed Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets in a rain-hit IPL encounter here today. While KKR scored a competitive 191 for 7 in 20 overs, KXIP had a revised target of 125 in […]

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            IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai

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            Jaipur, April 21 (IANS): Rajasthan Royals will aim to bounce back after suffering two consecutive losses, while Mumbai Indians will be in search of their second win when they face-off in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. With two wins and three defeats, Rajasthan are placed fifth with four points, while Mumbai […]

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            Stolen UEFA Europa League trophy recovered

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            Mexico City, April 21 (IANS): The UEFA Europa League trophy has been recovered, two days after it was stolen, after a private exhibition in Mexico’s Guanajuato state, officials said. The trophy was recovered on Friday, Efe news reported citing the office of the prosecutor general of the Guanajuato. The trophy, designed by Milan-based firm GDE […]

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            Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asiad – Krishan Yadav

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            New Delhi, April 21 (IANS): Praising his fellow boxers for their performance at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, star pugilist and gold medal winner Vikas Krishan Yadav asserted that the Indian squad will improve their medal haul at the Asian Games later this year. India picked up nine boxing medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games […]

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            Indian shooters set sight on World Cup

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            Changwon, April 21 (AFP): The cream of Indian shooters, fresh from their efforts in the Commonwealth Games, will now set their sights on the season’s second World Cup starting here on Sunday. For Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Mehuli Ghosh, Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela, it will be a chance to give a strong start for […]

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            Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna

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            New Delhi, April 21 (PTI): The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday recommended Manika Batra, the country’s only quadruple medallist at the Commonwealth Games, for the prestigious Arjuna Award. “We sent her nomination today. With such a strong performance in Gold Coast, it will be very difficult for the (government) committee to ignore […]

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            Arsene Wenger to end 22-year Arsenal stay

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            London, April 21 (AFP): Arsenal great Thierry Henry hailed Arsene Wenger’s legacy as “untouchable” despite struggles in recent years as the manager announced on Friday (Apr 20) he was stepping down after 22 years at the helm of the Premier League club. The 68-year-old arrived at Arsenal in 1996 a relative unknown but leaves widely […]

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            Nadal thrashes Thiem to ease into semis at Monaco

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            Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, April 21 (AFP): Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in style. A tight match had been anticipated, but Nadal produced one of the most dominant wins of his career as Thiem […]

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              Top DJ Avicii dead at 28

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              Avicii, one of the world’s most successful DJs who helped lead the global boom in electronic music, died today in Oman, his representative said. He was 28. Two years after his unusually early retirement, the Swedish DJ was found dead on a visit to the Gulf kingdom’s capital Muscat, a statement said without specifying a […]

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              Aamir Khan appeals to youth to work for drought-free Maharashtra

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              Superstar Aamir Khan today requested students and citizens of urban areas of Maharashtra to contribute in making the state drought-free. The 53-year-old actor, who is the founder of Paani Foundation, interacted with the students of Symbiosis University, Pune and appealed to them to become Jalmitras’ and join the initiative to tackle drought. By signing up […]

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              Natalie Portman doesn’t want to endorse Benjamin Netanyahu

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              Actress Natalie Portman, who cancelled a planned trip to receive a prestigious Israeli award after a government official in the country slammed her, says she doesn’t want to endorse Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Oscar-winning actress, 36, was announced as the honoree of the Genesis Prize Laureate, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in […]

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              Matt Damon felt giddy while making ‘The Great Wall’

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              Actor Matt Damon says there was a certain giddiness while making action-adventure fantasy “The Great Wall”. “Being on set, there was a certain giddiness, we felt as we were doing something that had never been done before. It is hard to do that in a medium that has been around for 100 years. There has […]

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              Zayn Malik gets his shaved head tattooed

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              Singer Zayn Malik has added to his collection of body tattoos. This time, he has got inked on his shaved head. The “Pillowtalk” singer, 25, shared a photo of himself on Instagram on Friday night with no caption, reports people.com. The photo, taken in black and white with a psychedelic effect to it creating swirls […]

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              Meghan Markle will be a princess for the people, says Priyanka Chopra

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              Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, a close friend to Meghan Markle, who will become a member of the British royal family after her wedding to Prince Harry next month, is confident the compassionate and free-spirited woman will be a “princess for the people”. Priyanka has penned a profile for Markle, who features in the Time 100 […]

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              Deepika Padukone in Time 100 Influential People of 2018 list

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              Deepika Padukone is the only Indian actress to feature in the Time 100 Influential People in the World, sharing space with names like Nicole Kidman, Gal Gadot, Greta Gerwig and Lena Waithe. In the Time magazine, international star Vin Diesel, Deepika’s co-star in her Hollywood debut “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” has penned words of […]

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              Cruise, Travolta ‘fighting’ over high rank in Scientology

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              Actors Tom Cruise and John Travolta, who are members of the Church of Scientology, are reportedly competing for a high rank. Brendan Tighe, who was a Scientologist for 30 years, claims he witnessed this rivalry where the two actors were competing for the position under leader of the church, David Miscavige, reports dailymail.co.uk. “Cruise is […]

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              Shilpa Shetty feels ashamed after Kathua rape case

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              Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says she is a proud Indian, but has been feeling ashamed after incidents like the Kathua rape case in which an eight-year-old was brutally gang raped and murdered in Jammu. Speaking at a product launch here on Wednesday, Shilpa said: “I am not a politician…but this is not a good situation. […]

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              *NSYNC teases cryptic Dirty Pop-up

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              Former pop band *NSYNC has teased a mysterious “Dirty Pop-Up” on social media. “Dirty Pop…Up,” the band’s official Twitter account tweeted on Monday night, alongside an image detailing that the pop-up would be held here on April 28 through May 1, with the hashtag #TheDirtyPopUp, reports ew.com. The pop-up is a play on their 2001 […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

                By   2 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

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                  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   2 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   3 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

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                  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

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                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

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                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

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                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

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                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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