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Meluri public announces boycott; warns of excommunication

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Dimapur, Jan. 4: Even as the Pochury Hoho has announced that it was in favour of reservation for women in urban local bodies, the Meluri Area Public Organization has declared boycott of Meluri Town Council election 2017. A press release from the organization informed that this was decided during a joint meeting of the Meluri […]

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GST registration closes on Jan. 10 in Nagaland

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Dimapur, Jan. 4: The department of Taxes has reminded that the window for enrolment of dealers under GST in Nagaland would close on January 10 next. A press release from the commissioner of Taxes on Wednesday stated that the ‘CEO of the Goods and Services Network (GSTN) has informed the Commissioner of Taxes, Nagaland that […]

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NSCN (K) flays border fencing at Pangsha

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Dimapur, Jan. 4: The NSCN (K) on Wednesday stated that the ongoing fencing of Indo-Naga-Myanmar international border by the Indian Army and the Myanmar Army “at the heart of Naga settlement i.e. Pangsha village” was totally against the wishes of the Nagas. In a press release, the group has stated that ‘the Nagas have not […]

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ENPO relinquishes responsibility to its six constituent tribes

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Dimapur, Jan. 4: After the Naga Hoho virtually washed its hand off, the ENPO has also decided to leave it ‘to the understanding and responsibility of the respective tribes: Chang, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Phom, Sangtam and Yimchunger’ in the matter of conducting municipal and town councils elections in ENPO areas. A press release from the ENPO […]

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APO invites candidates for consultation

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Dimapur, Jan. 4: The Angami Public Organisation (APO) has convened ‘a consultative meeting’ of ‘all the intending candidates, irrespective of tribe, for the forthcoming elections to the Kohima Municipal Council’ with APO executive members at APO Hall, Kohima on Thursday at 4 pm. This was decided during an emergency meeting held on Wednesday. “Any intending […]

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Scientists discover new human organ

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London, Jan. 4: Irish scientists have recently identified a new human organ that has existed in the digestive system for hundreds of years. Named as the mesentery, the organ connects the intestine to the abdomen and had for hundreds of years been considered a fragmented structure made up of multiple separate parts. However, researchers led […]

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Justice Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

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New Delhi, Jan. 4: Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India (CJI), becoming the 44th and the first Sikh top judge of the country. Khehar was administered the oath of office by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. The 64-year-old judge succeeds Justice Tirath Singh Thakur […]

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TMC hits streets to protest MP’s arrest by CBI

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Trinamool Congress MPs being detained during a protest march towards the Prime Minister's residence in New Delhi on Wednesday, a day after party leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay's arrest in an alleged corruption case.

Kolkata, Jan. 4: Trinamool Congress ministers and senior leaders on Wednesday joined in protest rallies organised by the state’s ruling party across districts against the arrest of the party’s Lok Sabha leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay. Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Investigation after hours of grilling over the Rose Valley chit fund […]

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Battle to rule five states begins February 4

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New Delhi, Jan. 4: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa will elect new governments in staggered polls from February 4 to March 8 in the biggest popularity test since the Lok Sabha polls of 2014. The results from all the states will be known on March 11, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on […]

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Possibility of GST rollout moves further to Sept: Issac

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New Delhi, Jan. 4: The possibility of roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has moved further to September as a new issue has cropped up – the states’ demand for an increased share in the new indirect tax collections, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said on Wednesday. “I am not very optimistic […]

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