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India not happy as world’s largest arms importer: Jaitley

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New Delhi, March 17 (IANS): India is not happy with the label of world’s biggest importer of arms, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. “India has third-largest armed forces in the world. We are also one of the largest importers of defence equipment in the world. This definitely is not a label we are […]

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Pacified Hindi teachers call off indefinite protest

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  Kohima, March 17: Following assurance from the government to clear all pending salaries by April 2017 besides clearing the two month salary during March, the agitating a pacified CSS Hindi teachers decided to call off the ongoing agitation. The decision was taken after a meeting between the chief minister, minister of School Education, Finance […]

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JCC, NTAC react to CMRDF fiasco

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Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): Joint Action Committee (JCC) and Nagaland Tribes Action Committee (NYAC) reacted to the news item on leakage of list of beneficiaries under the Chief Minister’s Road Development Fund (CMRDF) for 2016-17 amounting Rs 12,50,00,000 where TR Zeliang has appended his signature dated 8-3-17 and as the chief minister. While stating that […]

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Saturdays to be working days

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Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): Government has declared all the Saturdays for the month of March 2017 as working days in pursuance of the provision under negotiable Instrument Act,1881 (Act, XXVI) to facilitate government transactions on account of the financial year ending. A DIPR report said today in its official bulletin.

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NPF a comfort party of BJP: Therie

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  Kohima, March 17: Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president, Kewekhape Therie, Friday slammed the Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) “for becoming a comfort party under the BJP.” Addressing a host of party activists during the induction programme of the new office bearers of Nagaland Pradesh Youth Congress (NPYC) at Congress Bhavan, NPCC president said “the […]

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An orphan’s journey from nothing to success

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  Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): Life is full of surprises, but when one faces them with courage and perseverance, they can withstand the trials to transform the experiences into something delightful. Subonenba Longkumer was a boy then, from Kangtsung village located in Tuli subdivision in Mokokchung district. He lost his father, who died of cancer […]

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NSSA to participate in agitation

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Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): Nagaland Secretariat Service Association (NSSA) has endorsed the ‘legitimate demand’ of the State government employees for the implementation of 7th ROP with effect from 1-3-2017, while it also decided to totally participate in the agitation with effect from March 20 with no exemptions whatever in the event of government not meeting […]

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SDSSU appeals to cancel appointments

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Dimapur, March 17 (EMN):East Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (EDSSU) has reminded the Land Record and Survey Department (LR&SD) to immediately cancel the appointment of 4 Land Record Survey Officer and 8 Survey Grade-I who were appointed between 2012-2016. In a press release, EDSSU president Kanato S Awomi, basing on 2nd RTI reply, alleged that one […]

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Gone but not forgotten: Documentary on Naga heroes released

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  Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): The 9th Nagaland Armed Police (Indian Reserve), also referred to as ‘The Daring Ninth’, the first IR battalion of the state, have released a documentary celebrating the life and sacrifice of the unit’s soldiers during the onslaught against Naxalites in Chhattisgarh during 2005-2007. The documentary ‘The Fallen Heroes’ has been […]

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Power Grid donates ambulance to Dimapur civil hospital

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  Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): As part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, Dimapur substation, provided an ambulance to Dimapur District Hospital on Friday, March 17. The objective was to contribute to the commitment to improving the health and emergency care facilities. At a ceremony that was held at […]

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