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CAYSA cultural meet cum sports meet gets underway

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Dimapur, Jan 7: The 48th games and sports cum cultural meet of Chokri Area Youth Sports Association (CAYSA) hosted by the Chetheba Town Students’ Union (CTSU) got underway at Chetheba town on January 4. ZhohutoRhakho, Advisor of Chetheba Town Students’ Union (CTSU) conveyed his greetings. He called upon the players to sow the seed of […]

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Self service stall opens in Peducha

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Dimapur, Jan 7: Green Caravan’s Wall Mart is now available for citizens, which is free standing self service stall where only home grown organic products/ flowers/ handicraft items etc will be sold at a reasonable rate constructed at Kiruphema (Peducha NH.29) under state capital Kohima. Green Caravan is a market linkage and logistics solution aimed […]

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Congress demands judicial probe into “demonetisation”

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Mumbai, Jan. 7: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal today demanded a judicial probe into the “demonetisation scam”, claiming that most of the black money had returned to the banks which suggested a “conspiracy”. Sibal claimed at a press conference here that of the Rs 15.15 lakh crore in old currency that was demonetised, Rs 14.97 […]

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Richard Verma to quit as US envoy before Trump takes charge

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New Delhi, Jan.7: US Ambassador Richard Rahul Verma, a political appointee by Obama Administration and the first Indian-American to hold the post, is set to demit office before January 20 when Republican Donald Trump takes over as American President. 48-year-old Verma, who played a quiet but key role in deepening Indo-US ties, will quit before […]

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BJP to play active role in ensuring transparency in political funding: Modi

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New Delhi, Jan. 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been pitching the need for electoral reforms, on Saturday said the BJP will play a proactive role towards bringing in transparency in political funding. Addressing the Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) two-day National Executive meeting here, Modi also called upon party workers to reach out to […]

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Tamil Nadu asks Andhra to release water for Chennai

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Chennai, Jan.7: With drinking water scarcity here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday requested his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu to release Krishna river water. In a letter to Naidu, Panneerselvam said: “I write seeking your urgent personal intervention for the release of Krishna water to meet the drinking water supply to […]

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Mamata incapable of maintaining law and order: Rijiju

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New Delhi, Jan. 7: In the wake of violent protests in West Bengal following the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday lashed out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to maintain law and order in the state. With the CBI arresting two […]

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Shimla, Manali cut off after snow; power, traffic snapped

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Shimla, Jan. 7: Popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie remained cut off throughout Saturday from the rest of Himachal Pradesh following continuous snowfall, officials said. Electricity supply was snapped here and Manali as power lines were damaged badly due to falling trees. But plentiful snowfall has cheered members of the hospitality industry in the […]

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Massive tanker bomb kills 43 in Syria border town

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AFP/PTI Beirut, Jan 7: A massive tanker truck bomb ripped through a market by a courthouse in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz today, killing 43 people and wounding dozens near the Turkish border.

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5 dead as army veteran opens fire at airport in Florida in US

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Houston, Jan 7: An Army veteran, who had told FBI that he was being forced to fight for ISIS, opened fire in the baggage area of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, killing five people and wounding eight others, the latest mass shooting incident to rock the US.

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