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‘Lincoln in the Bardo’: A Tale of Death and Beyond (Bookworm)

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By Vanita Ganesh Set over the course of a single night, Folio prize-winning author George Saunders’ new novel captures the grief of Abraham Lincoln over the death of his 11-year-old son Willie while the Civil War raged on in the United States of America. “Lincoln in the Bardo” notes that Abraham Lincoln often visited the […]

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Modi most dominant leader, says Chidambaram

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New Delhi, March 12 (IANS): Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday said the BJP’s landslide electoral wins in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand showed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “is the most dominant political leader”. “The victories in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand have re-confirmed that Mr Narendra Modi is the most dominant political leader,” […]

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Modi may soon have to look for new ministers

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New Delhi, March 12 (IANS): With the BJP naming Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar as the new Goa Chief Minister and some other Union ministers being hinted as front-runners for the top job in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi might soon be needing new members in his ministerial council. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on […]

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BJP Catholic MLAs appeal to regional parties

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Panaji, March 12 (IANS): Seven Catholic MLAs of the BJP on Sunday made a public plea to regional parties and Independent legislators to support the party in government formation in Goa. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, BJP MLA Michael Lobo said: “We seven members of minority are appealing to Goa Forward, MGP and Independents to […]

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The Naga Fight for Gender Equality: Is It Well Justified?

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By Athong Makury The recent gender episode in our society is a shocking development not only for the locals but also the outsiders who once praised the status of women in Naga society. In this huge world, Nagas are seen an indigenous community that strongly live on customary system which has kept them for centuries; […]

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Youth told to struggle for ‘unity in purpose’

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  Dimapur, March 12 (EMN): Naga youth are called to struggle for ‘unity in purpose’ which will result in the much desired Naga reconciliation. They were told that truth, justice, mercy and peace should go hand in hand for reconciliation of the divided Nagas. Dr. Aküm Longchari, Editor, co-founder and Managing Director of The Morung […]

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From Rs. 3.50 crore loss, KMC begins work

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Kohima, March 12 (EMN): The Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) is ready to begin work even after it had incurred losses to the tune of Rs. 3.50 crore during the recent upheaval relating to municipal elections. The KMC could retrieve only four chairs and two sacks full of cashbooks after the complex was set on fire. […]

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Medical staff asked to be regular on duty

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Dimapur, March 12 (EMN): Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Peren, Dr. Tiala, while stressing on regularity to duty, requested all the officers and staff to be in their place of posting for better service delivery. Dr. Tiala said this at the District Review meeting on March 7 in the CMO’s conference hall, Peren in the presence […]

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Kiruphema Youth destroys seized Ganja

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  Dimapur, March 12 (EMN): Kiruphema Youth Organisation (KYO) today seized huge consignment of contraband Ganja within its jurisdiction. The consignment was found hidden in the jungle below the road by unknown miscreants following an intelligent report. It may be mentioned here that thousands of vehicles and travellers cross Kiruphema village jurisdiction under Kohima district […]

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NPA appeals govt to implement journalists welfare scheme

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Dimapur, March 12 (EMN): Nagaland Press Association (NPA) appealed the State government to fully implement the Nagaland Journalists Welfare Scheme effectively beginning from 2017-18 Financial Year. NPA, in its general meeting on March 11 at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur, urged the State government to demonstrate political will towards by allocating the financial requirements during the upcoming […]

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