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Ungma receives mortal remains of Imtikumzuk Longkumer

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Sept. 24 (EMN): It was a sombre occasion for Ungma village in Mokokchung district, on the evening of September 24 as grieving citizens queued to receive the mortal remains of Imtikumzuk Longkumer, advisor for Sericulture & Excise, who passed away recently. His mortal remains reached Ungma at 5:00 pm accompanied by ministers, […]

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People pay tribute as Imtikumzuk Longkumer journeys home

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): A send-off service for the mortal remains of the late Imtikumzuk Longkumer, advisor for Sericulture & Excise department, was held at his official residence in Kohima on Monday. Speaking at the funeral service, the working president of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Alemtemshi Jamir recalled the time he […]

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Police crack big scam in Dimapur, accused under judicial custody

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep.24: Dimapur police have arrested several people, during August, in connection with an alleged illegal call centre operating in Nagaland’s commercial hub, Dimapur. The centre was said to be located between 6th and 7th mile, opposite JCB showroom. The city police raided the call centre’s office on August 16 following a […]

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Efforts on to get GI tag for Mokokchung’s ‘sweet cucumber’

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Following the Geographical Indication (GI) registration being received for the Naga pepper and Naga tree tomato under ‘agricultural products’ of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act of 1999, process is underway for GI registration of “sweet cucumber,” from Mokokchung district. The Naga morich, or “king chilli,” […]

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Nagaland house issue: NPF youth throw in an askance

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Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The youth wing of the opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) has issued a sharp response to referring to the report presented during the 2nd session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly, “showcasing the negligence of PDA (People’s Democratic Alliance) government.” The youth wing issued a press release on Monday. Responding to […]

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NSF wants mess in Education department swept out

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Monday drew the attention of the advisor to School Education KT Sukhalu to what it stated were discrepancies in government schools. The NSF has demanded corrective measures or action by October 24. The students’ organisation submitted a representation addressed to the legislator on […]

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Maldives strongman concedes election defeat

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Colombo, Sep. 24 (PTI/AFP): The strongman president of the Maldives on Monday conceded defeat in elections, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the centre of a battle for influence between India and China. “The Maldivian people have decided what they want. I have accepted the results from yesterday,” Abdulla Yameen […]

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Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters

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United Nations, Sep. 24 (IANS): A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters on Monday to honour the South African President’s 100th birth anniversary. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the ceremony that Mandela “embodied the highest values of the United Nations — peace, forgiveness, compassion and human dignity”, Xinhua news agency […]

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Nations must work together to combat drug problem, says Trump

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United Nations, Sep. 24 (PTI): US President Donald Trump on Monday urged the world leaders gathered here to work together to combat the “scourge” of drug addiction and stop all forms of trafficking and smuggling that provide the “financial lifeblood” to vicious transnational cartels. Trump, who hosted the global leaders at a high-level event on […]

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Leaders, community pay rich tributes to Longkumer

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Dimapur, Sep. 23 (EMN): Political leaders and workers from across party lines besides community leaders, and well wishers and relatives received the mortal remains of Imtikumzuk Longkumer, advisor of Horticulture and Excise, at Dimapur airport on Sunday afternoon, September 23. Longkumer passed away at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, while undergoing medical treatment for a […]

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    Himachal rains claim 8 lives; hundreds stranded

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      Shimla, Sep. 24 (IANS): Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, remained stranded across the state after incessant rainfall for the third consecutive day, triggering landslides and snapping over 200 road links, officials said. Three people were washed away near Manali late on Sunday night when […]

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    13 Indians, Israelis with blind climbers, scale Mt. Kilimanjaro

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    Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS): In a unique adventure sports initiative, a group of blind and able-bodied climbers from India and Israel have scaled the world’s fourth highest and Africa’s tallest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, an organiser said here on Monday. The climb from Sep. 8-14 was billed as India’s first Inclusive Climb. It included […]

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    Terrorism in Kashmir is Pakistan-sponsored — Rajnath Singh

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    Lucknow, Sep. 24 (PTI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the government is “ready to talk to everyone” over the Kashmir issue, while asserting that terrorism in the Valley is “Pakistan-sponsored”. After a meeting of the Central Zonal Council here, he told reporters, “I think the (Kashmir) matter will be resolved. We are ready […]

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    42 arrested for cheating in Bengal police recruitment exam

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    Kolkata, Sep. 24 (IANS): West Bengal CID has arrested 42 persons in connection with cheating in the state police constable recruitment examination from various centres, a senior officer said on Monday. Acting on specific information that some candidates were using improvised wireless devices to cheat in Sunday’s examination, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) conducted checking […]

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    ‘PM, Home minister should take call on declassifying Shastri’s death’

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    New Delhi, Sep. 24 (PTI): All classified records pertaining to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death should be placed before the prime minister and home minister to take call on their declassification, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled Monday. The directives were issued to the central public information officers of the Prime Minister’s […]

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    India launches ‘world’s biggest’ govt. healthcare programme

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    Ranchi, Sep. 23 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the ‘Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)’ here, hailing it as the “world’s biggest state-run healthcare scheme”. Launching the scheme, Modi said the intended beneficiaries outnumber the total population of the European Union or that of the USA, Canada and Mexico […]

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    It is time PM, Jaitley ‘stop lying’ on Rafale issue and call for JPC probe — Rahul

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    New Delhi, Sep. 23 (PTI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday hit back at Arun Jaitley on the Rafale issue, saying it is time the finance minister and the prime minister “stop lying” and call for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe for an “uncorrupted truth” to come out. He accused Jaitley of having the ability […]

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    PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat scheme to benefit 1.30 cr. MP families — CM

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    Bhopal, Sep. 23 (PTI): As many as 1.30 crore families in Madhya Pradesh will benefit from the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana- Ayushman Bharat, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Sunday. Chouhan launched the scheme in the state after it was rolled out nationwide by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function Sunday in Ranchi, […]

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    TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra

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    Visakhapatnam, Sep. 23 (IANS): A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district, police said. In what is said to be first major attack by the Maoists on public representatives in nearly a decade, K. Sarveswara Rao, 45, Telugu Desam Party […]

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    After SC rap, WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India

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    New Delhi, Sep. 23 (IANS): After being pulled up by the Supreme Court for not appointing a Grievance Officer and complying with other laws of India, WhatsApp on Sunday appointed Komal Lahiri as the Grievance Officer for the country. Based out of WhatsApp’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Lahiri can be contacted via email and […]

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      Maldives strongman concedes election defeat

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      Colombo, Sep. 24 (PTI/AFP): The strongman president of the Maldives on Monday conceded defeat in elections, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the centre of a battle for influence between India and China. “The Maldivian people have decided what they want. I have accepted the results from yesterday,” Abdulla Yameen […]

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      Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters

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      United Nations, Sep. 24 (IANS): A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters on Monday to honour the South African President’s 100th birth anniversary. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the ceremony that Mandela “embodied the highest values of the United Nations — peace, forgiveness, compassion and human dignity”, Xinhua news agency […]

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      Nations must work together to combat drug problem, says Trump

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      United Nations, Sep. 24 (PTI): US President Donald Trump on Monday urged the world leaders gathered here to work together to combat the “scourge” of drug addiction and stop all forms of trafficking and smuggling that provide the “financial lifeblood” to vicious transnational cartels. Trump, who hosted the global leaders at a high-level event on […]

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      Egypt court upholds death sentence for 20 Brotherhood members

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      Cairo, Sep. 24 (IANS): An Egyptian court on Monday confirmed the death sentence given to 20 members of the Muslim Brotherhood group for storming a police station and killing 14 policemen, the media reported. The Court of Cassation, Egypt’s top court that gives final verdicts, upheld the death verdicts of the 20 militants, mostly loyalists […]

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      Israeli military rejects Russia’s accusation over downing plane in Syria

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      Jerusalem, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Israeli military has rejected the findings presented by the Russian Defence Ministry which accused the Jewish state of direct responsibility for downing the Russian plane in Syria. The Israeli statement on Sunday was issued a few hours after the Russian Defence Ministry presented its latest findings on the accident in […]

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      Toll in Philippine landslides rises to 95

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      Manila, Sep. 24 (IANS): The death toll in two major landslides that struck the Philippines after super typhoon Mangkhut barreled the island nation last week has climbed to 95, authorities said. As of Sunday night, officials said a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out the mining town of Itogon’s rubble in the north, […]

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      White House, Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman

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      Washington, Sep. 24 (IANS): The White House and Brett Kavanaugh have denied an allegation made by a second woman accusing President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee of inappropriate sexual behaviour. According to a report on The New Yorker on Sunday, Deborah Ramirez, 53, attended Yale University with the nominee and said she remembers Kavanaugh exposing […]

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      Plea for Imran Khan’s disqualification rejected

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      Islamabad, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan’s disqualification for not being truthful and righteous. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar dismissed the petition on the grounds that it had already been rendered ineffective, reports Dawn . The court ruled that the […]

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      Court summons Sharif, journalist in treason case

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      Lahore, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Lahore High Court on Monday asked former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a journalist to appear before it in connection with a treason case. The case, which was filed by civil society member Amina Malik through Advocate Azhar Siddique, seeks action against Sharif on treason charges for allegedly trying to […]

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      Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

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      New York, Sep. 24 (IANS): US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to continue close coordination on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Trump and Abe, who is in the US to attend the UN General Assembly, spoke at a dinner at the Trump Tower here on Sunday night, reports […]

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        PM inaugurates Sikkim’s 1st airport, attacks past govt. on NE development

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        Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 100th airport of India and Sikkim’s first greenfield airport at Pakyong on Sep. 24. The airfield spreading across 201 acres is situated on top of the hill at 4,500 feet above sea level and around 60 km from the Indo-China border. It was […]

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        MU turmoil: Semester exams postponed

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 24 (EMN): All the semester examinations of the Manipur University have been postponed until further order after the Sep. 21 midnight police raid at Manipur University (MU) hostels based on a complaint reportedly by the vice chancellor.

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        Three NSCN (K) cadres arrested

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        Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Kadamtala battalion of Assam Rifles arrested three NSCN (K) cadres who were involved in kidnapping a truck driver, on refusal to pay extortion amount demanded by them. The cadres were appended along from New Kaiphundai area of Tamenglong district in Manipur.

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        Seven injured in Manipur IED blast

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 24 (EMN): Seven persons were injured after unidentified miscreants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Imphal on Monday, police said.

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        Assam government introduces Electricity Duty (Amendment) Bill

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        Guwahati, Sep. 24 (PTI): Assam Government Monday proposed to replace fixed “electricity duty” of 20 paise per unit with an ad-valorem rate of five per cent on overall energy charge, having a scope to further increase it to 10 per cent.

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        ‘Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for Northeast road projects delay’

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        Shillong, Sep. 24 (IANS): Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said land acquisition and environmental clearances were the two major hurdles delaying the road infrastructure projects in the northeastern states.

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        MU turmoil: Opposition party asks govt. to bring solution

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): Leaders of the Committee of Political Parties, a platform of the opposition parties in Manipur, appealed to the government to release of arrested students, teachers of the Manipur University unconditionally and bring a lasting solution in the university.

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        Central team to assess flood situation in Arunachal — Rijiju

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        Itanagar, Sep. 23 (PTI): Union minister Kiren Rijiju has assured Arunachal Pradesh government that an inter-ministerial team will be visiting East Siang district soon to assess the damages caused by the recent floods, an official release said here Thursday.

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        AR flags off exposure trip for Manipur youths

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): The new Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) Major General KP Singh on Sunday asked the participants of a ten-day ‘organic farming exposure trip’ to Sikkim’s capital Gangtok to come back with more knowledge about organic farming, so that they can take up the work in consultation with the […]

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        Manipur goverment honours Dr. Najma Heptulla

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla was felicitated in a function on receiving the ‘Outstanding Parliamentarian Award’ at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Palace Compound in Imphal on Thursday Sep. 20.

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          Opium menace: De-addiction through therapy in Mon

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          Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): With the aim to reduce the use of opium and drug addiction in the area, the local community under the initiative of Joint Acton Committee Against Opium Addiction has established an Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) centre at Chenmoho village in Mon district. The centre was launched by Mon’s Deputy Commissioner, Thavaseelan […]

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          Late Rev. Dr. I Ben Wati Legacy Talk held at Ghy.

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          Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The 3rd Late Rev. Dr. I Ben Wati Legacy Talk, jointly hosted by ELIM Resource Centre (ERC), Guwahati and Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI-NE), Guwahati was held at Hotel Gateway Grandeur, Guwahati in Assam last week. A press note from received here stated that representatives from World Vision India (Guwahati), Pine […]

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          Ungma receives mortal remains of Imtikumzuk Longkumer

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          Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Sept. 24 (EMN): It was a sombre occasion for Ungma village in Mokokchung district, on the evening of September 24 as grieving citizens queued to receive the mortal remains of Imtikumzuk Longkumer, advisor for Sericulture & Excise, who passed away recently. His mortal remains reached Ungma at 5:00 pm accompanied by ministers, […]

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          People pay tribute as Imtikumzuk Longkumer journeys home

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): A send-off service for the mortal remains of the late Imtikumzuk Longkumer, advisor for Sericulture & Excise department, was held at his official residence in Kohima on Monday. Speaking at the funeral service, the working president of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Alemtemshi Jamir recalled the time he […]

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          Police crack big scam in Dimapur, accused under judicial custody

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep.24: Dimapur police have arrested several people, during August, in connection with an alleged illegal call centre operating in Nagaland’s commercial hub, Dimapur. The centre was said to be located between 6th and 7th mile, opposite JCB showroom. The city police raided the call centre’s office on August 16 following a […]

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          Efforts on to get GI tag for Mokokchung’s ‘sweet cucumber’

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Following the Geographical Indication (GI) registration being received for the Naga pepper and Naga tree tomato under ‘agricultural products’ of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act of 1999, process is underway for GI registration of “sweet cucumber,” from Mokokchung district. The Naga morich, or “king chilli,” […]

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          Ayushman Bharat launched across Nagaland

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          Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): Along with the rest of the country, the Ayushman Bharat (National Health Protection Mission) or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) was launched across the state on September 23. A press release from the Department of Information and Public Relations informed. Regarded as the world’s largest state-funded health insurance scheme, the […]

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          Opposition takes on PDA; lists concerns

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): The issue of the lease agreement pertaining Nagaland commercial complex at Kolkata continues to be a topic of debate even after the chief minister’s office and the office of the leader of opposition have had their say on the matter. The Naga People’s Front on Monday while admitting that […]

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          Nagaland house issue: NPF youth throw in an askance

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          Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The youth wing of the opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) has issued a sharp response to referring to the report presented during the 2nd session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly, “showcasing the negligence of PDA (People’s Democratic Alliance) government.” The youth wing issued a press release on Monday. Responding to […]

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          NSF wants mess in Education department swept out

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Monday drew the attention of the advisor to School Education KT Sukhalu to what it stated were discrepancies in government schools. The NSF has demanded corrective measures or action by October 24. The students’ organisation submitted a representation addressed to the legislator on […]

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            TDFA Cup: 8 teams qualify for quarter-final

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            Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): Eight football teams from across the district, vying for the coveted championship of the Tuensang District Football Association (TDFA) Cup, have qualified for the quarter-finals which is scheduled to be played at the parade ground in Tuensang. Excel Naga, 40th Assam Rifles, DEF Tuensang, Oziepik FC, Donching Yangmai, Khiamniungan Sports Council, […]

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            Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uttarakhand beat Nagaland by 6 wkts

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Nagaland cricket team suffered the second defeat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after Uttarakhand overpowered Nagaland by 6 wickets at the Motibagh Stadium in Vadodara in Gujarat on Monday. The defeat means Nagaland has so far won two matches and lost two in their first class cricket debut. In […]

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            Naga lads win at X1 International MMA event

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 23: Three fighters training out of The Combat Academy Nagaland won against fighters from outside the state in the recently concluded X1 International Mixed Martial Arts MMA event which was held on Sep. 22-23 in Shillong. In the bantamweight division (61.3kg) Mairidin Newmai beat Purushottam Prabhakar from Mumbai in via […]

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            Martyrs Trophy: Gideon Leo fires Friends United to victory, Kohima Science College wins

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 24 (EMN): Gideon Leo scored three goals as Friends United New Market team thrashed Thurutsuswumi Students Union 5-1 during the ongoing 19th NSF Martyrs’ memorial trophy organised by Angami Students’ Union on Monday. Gideon Leo’s hat-trick and Thejaselie Terhuja’s brace was enough for the team to register a convincing victory over […]

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            Jadonang memorial football tournament from Nov. 6

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            Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The 12th edition “Jadonang Memorial Football Tournament” organised by the Zeliangrong Football Association (ZFA) will commence from Nov. 6 at THAU sports complex, Thangmeiband in Imphal west. The ZFA issued a press release on Mon. Sep. 24 through it general secretary Romeo Palmei. The tournament is open only for Zeme, Liangmai, […]

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            Archery selection trial in Kohima

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            Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Nagaland Archery Association (NAA) will be conducting a selection trial in Indian, recurve, and compound round on Sep. 28 at the IG Stadium in Kohima. General secretary of NAA issued a press a press release on Mon. Sep. 24. The selected archers will represent the state to compete in the […]

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            Gavrilova upsets Ostapenko in Wuhan Open 1st Round

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            Wuhan (China), Sep. 24 (IANS): Australias Daria Gavrilova defeated Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in straight sets in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday. The world number 33, who represented Russia until emigrating to Australia in 2015, dismissed the Latvian 10th seed 6-2, 6-4 to complete one of the biggest upsets of […]

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            Afghanistan keeper Shahzad reports fixing approach

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            Dubai, Sep. 24 (IANS): In a fresh case of corruption in cricket, Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been approached to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23. The offer was made during the ongoing Asia Cup here. Shahzad informed the team management […]

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            Defiant India hold Iran in AFC U-16 football meet

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            Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 24 (IANS): India played a goalless draw against Iran in the AFC U-16 football Championship at the Bukit Jalil Stadium here on Monday. For the first time ever in 33 years, an Indian team held an Iran across all age groups in official matches or in any official men’s competition, according to […]

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            Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

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            Dubai, Sep. 24 (IANS): Having already sealed their place in the final of the Asia Cup with successive wins over Bangladesh and Pakistan, defending champions India will now face a resurgent Afghanistan in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. On Sunday, India made a […]

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              Muskan Youth Centre holds ‘Top Acts’ season-2

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              The Muskan Youth Centre (MYC) under the aegis of  Family Planning Association (FPA) India Nagaland branch held its Sep. edition of ‘Top Acts’ season-2 on Sep. 22 at MYC in Kohima with theme ‘Safe Spaces for youth’ which was also said to be the theme of 2018 International Youth Day. Sentisangla Oungth won the Best […]

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              ANTB performs in Shillong

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              ‘Alobo Naga & The Band’ performed in Shillong for their new album after successfully playing seven shows across Delhi, Chennai and Vellore. An update from the band issued on Sep. 24 stated that ANTB playing for a packed house at Cloud 9 lounge for Jim Beam Recovery in Shillong on Sep. 21. The band is […]

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              Westlife to reunite after 6 years

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              Irish pop band Westlife is reuniting for the first time since its last performance in 2012. According to the Irish Sun, the members of the band have plan to reunite under label Universal Music Group. A source close to the band has said the reunion will not include former member Brian McFadden as he moved […]

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              Queen Latifah teases ‘Girls Trip’ sequel

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              Queen Latifah said “Girls Trip” may “definitely” be getting a sequel soon. The actor, who starred in 2017 breakout comedy as Sasha Franklin, revealed the main cast – Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish and her – want to take the story ahead. “There is definitely talk of a sequel,” Latifah said while appearing […]

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              ‘Kingsman 3’ to release in 2019 with Matthew Vaughn attach to write, direct

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              The third film in the “Kingsman” franchise is officially in works with Matthew Vaughn returning as writer and director of the film. Fox Studios has set November 8, 2019 as the official release date for the untitled Kingsman 3, reported Entertainment Weekly. “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, which released in 2014, introduced Eggsy (Taron Egerton), a […]

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              Richard Madden eyes Bond role

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              “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden wants to be the next James Bond, the actor’s father said. Richard Madden Sr said his son may not be making a big deal about being interested in essaying Agent 007 when Daniel Craig steps down as the suave spy, but he is eager about playing the part. “I’m […]

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              Aamir unveils his wily ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ look

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              He rides a donkey, sports curly brown hair and wears a hat. Aamir Khan, who unveiled his look from “Thugs of Hindostan” on Monday, sports an intriguing avatar for his role as the wily Firangi in the Yash Raj Films project. Aamir shared his look via a motion poster on social media, and penned a […]

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              ‘Friends’ co-stars Aniston, Cox reunite

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              “Friends” show co-stars and long-time friends Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox reunited for dinner. The pair left a restaurant in Santa Monica with smiles on their face as they headed to their taxis, reports metro.co.uk. Aniston, 49, appeared to be dressed in a casual black top, while 54-year-old Cox carried a striped top and leather […]

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              Cheryl moves out of ex Liam Payne’s mansion

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              Singer Cheryl, who has been living at her former boyfriend Liam Payne’s house for a long time, has moved out of there and is keen to buy one particular luxury property for her and her 17-month-old son Bear to share. According to dailystar.co.uk, the house which the “Fight for love” hitmaker is planning to buy […]

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              ‘Big Bad Wolves’ remake in works

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              “La Casa Muda” director Gustavo Hernández has secured the rights for a remake of 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film “Big Bad Wolves”. Producer Ignacio Cucucovich’s Mother Superior will collaborate with Hernandez in recreating the film, reports variety.com. Talking about the remake, Hernandez said: “The ambition to adapt a film like ‘Big Bad Wolves’ comes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

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                    Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

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                          Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                By   3 weeks ago

                  Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mengulhoulie Mepfuo

                By   4 weeks ago

                    Before the current young breed of ‘well known’ Nagas musicians, there were legends much bigger and storied. Like Mengulhoulie Mepfuo, or more popularly “Raj.”  Veterans and forerunners of rock and metal in Nagaland will know “the Raj.” Mengulhoulie Mepfuo is an accomplished musician, a veteran rocker and one of those Nagas who were […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dohan Yimchunger

                By   1 month ago

                  Dohan Yimchunger is a Bachelor’s degree student at the Salesian College of Higher Education in Dimapur. The student has a debut, a single called ‘One Day.’ He has no formal training in music, but the church has played a vital role in providing him with opportunities to hone his passion and discover his love […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

                By   1 month ago

                  Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

                By   2 months ago

                    Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Yanger Imchen

                By   2 months ago

                  Yanger Imchen is a self-taught Christian artist who has been in the local music scene for more than a decade. It was only recently though that he released a debut single “Fly,” officially announcing himself in the state’s musical hubris. Imchen found a love and passion for music when he committed his life to […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dream Magnificent

                By   2 months ago

                Dream Magnificent is a Christian band from Nagaland. The members share similar interests and musical vision. The band was formed on July 22 the previous year. They aim to spread the message of the goodness of God. The band comprises Kukhoto Ringa, Pututemjen Tzudir, Langshie Shiu, and Posa Kezo. Their debut ‘Chosen One’ is all […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with John Mpamei

                By   2 months ago

                John Mpamei from Tamenglong, Manipur currently working in Doha, Qatar has had exciting music experiences. Since the age of six Mpamei has been into music with his father as his major musical influence. He debuted with a band in 2013 at Hard Rock Café and his first album “Far Away” was released on Vh1, MTV […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                  By   4 days ago

                      Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                  By   2 weeks ago

                            Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                  By   3 weeks ago

                    Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                  Daily market for local produce established in Dimapur

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 4 (EMN): An organic marketplace by the name ‘Local Products Daily Market’ was inaugurated by the principal secretary for Horticulture MK Mero at the Supermarket in front of the Mokokchung bus and taxi stand in Dimapur on Tuesday. The market is an initiative of the Farmer Producer’s Organisation (FPO) of Dimapur district. The […]

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                  World War II brunt: Nun seeks to meet relatives after 75 years of separation

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): Sister Blanche Bernice Bouche’s life story reminds you of the child character in Roberto Benigni’s comedy-drama Life Is Beautiful that has World War II as its backdrop. The reel character was united with her mother and relatives towards the end but the one in real life is yet to find any […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mengulhoulie Mepfuo

                  By   4 weeks ago

                      Before the current young breed of ‘well known’ Nagas musicians, there were legends much bigger and storied. Like Mengulhoulie Mepfuo, or more popularly “Raj.”  Veterans and forerunners of rock and metal in Nagaland will know “the Raj.” Mengulhoulie Mepfuo is an accomplished musician, a veteran rocker and one of those Nagas who were […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dohan Yimchunger

                  By   1 month ago

                    Dohan Yimchunger is a Bachelor’s degree student at the Salesian College of Higher Education in Dimapur. The student has a debut, a single called ‘One Day.’ He has no formal training in music, but the church has played a vital role in providing him with opportunities to hone his passion and discover his love […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

                  By   1 month ago

                    Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

                  By   2 months ago

                      Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                  Redemption inside the cage: A fighter’s tale of combat and hardship

                  By   2 months ago

                  Dimapur, Aug. 3 (EMN): Though widely popular across the globe, the combat sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has taken some time to make its presence felt in Nagaland. ‘Combat’ is very much in the Naga nature and we even have an indigenous sport of this ilk – the traditional Naga wrestling. Even as the MMA […]

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