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Chinese envoy meets Assam CM, Sonowal seeks help to manage river

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Guwahati, April 18 (IANS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday sought the help of Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui for sending a delegation from the state to study the successful management of Hwang Ho river in his country. At a meeting here on Monday evening when the Chinese envoy met him at his […]

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Musings on the issue of ex-communications

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Musings on the issue of ex-communications

The recent spate of ex-communication of Ao citizens by Ao senden is burgeoning to an alarming proportion. It has raised more questions than offering solutions. The Ao Senden being the highest decision making body of the Aos, it has been created with a spirit to safeguard the rights of the individuals to foster relationship and […]

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Bikers ride for humanity part-3: A Travelogue

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Charity ride to Yaongyimti and Chakpa village Kelezhazo Pienyii & Khruzota Vadeo As we finished our seventh charity ride to Tobu, one of our friends on knowing about our club activities, invited us to conduct our next charity ride to Yaongyimti and Chakpa (Mokokchung). We were excited because Mokokchung has always been a fascinating place […]

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Genomic boost to protect Assam’s muga silkworm

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Sahana Ghosh |IANS A “snapshot” of the muga silkworm genome decoded by Indian scientists offers vital clues for imparting disease-resistance to help conserve the economically important insect which spins the distinctive golden yellow fabric synonymous with Assam. Bioengineering Research Laboratory (BERL) at IIT-Guwahati, in collaboration with the Central Silk Board (CSB) has, for the first […]

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Medical XI beat MRH Sunrisers

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Kohima, April 18 (EMN): Kekhrie’s brace helped Medical XI defeat the defending champion MRH Sunrisers 5-2 at the ongoing Morning Premier League (MPL) Season 3, 2017 here at Kohima local ground on Tuesday morning.

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Denied US visas, Tibetan women soccer team now travelling to Canada

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Dharamsala, April 18 (IANS): Sixteen players of a Tibetan women’s soccer team, who were denied US visas to participate in a tournament in Texas owing to the Trump administration’s new immigration laws, are now travelling to Canada to play a tourney, the team’s coach said on Tuesday. “Our team will travel to Canada this summer […]

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Downhill mountain bike championship 2017

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Dimapur, April 18 (EMN): Downhill (DH) mountain bike racing-one of the most exciting and spectacular formats of cycling in the world which pushes rider’s skill and fitness to the very limits of what’s possible, is geared up to be part of Moatsu-Mong, festival of the Ao Naga Tribe which is celebrated in the month of […]

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Visually-impaired Sagar Baheti finishes Boston Marathon

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Boston, April 18 (PTI): Fighting all odds due to a genetic disorder that causes progressive loss of vision, Sagar Baheti of Bangalore has achieved a rare distinction of finishing his race at the prestigious Boston Marathon in the visually impaired category.

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Rally for induction into Boys Sports Company

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Kohima, April 18 (EMN): Boys Sports Company, the Kumaon Regiment Centre will be conducting an open rally for induction of raw and proven players as sports cadets into Boys Sports Company on April 24 to 26, 2017 from 8am at Kohima Stadium for all the districts of Nagaland in the Archery discipline for age between […]

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5th Frolic Football Cup underway

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Dimapur, April 18 (EMN): The 5th Frolic Football Cup kicked off today at local ground, Medziphema, with 39 teams in the fray to win the coveted Frolic Cup. Zhaleo Rio, MLA, 5 Ghaspani II A/C, graced the inaugural function as the Chief Guest while Sara S. Jamir, ADV, Medziphema, was the Chief Patron.

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