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Students release set of objectives to cleanse elections

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Students release set of objectives to cleanse elections

Dimapur, July 2 (EMN): A students’ organisation in Mokokchung district has released what it called a “manifesto” that sets goals to ensure ‘clean’ electioneering in Nagaland. The Clean Election Campaign Committee of the Langpangkong Kaketshir Mongdang (Langpangkong Students’ Conference) has committed to a 10-point “Clean Election Manifesto” as a strategy to making the campaign ‘fruitful […]

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Incessant rains cause landslides in Chuchuyimpang

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, July 2: Incessant rain of the past few days has triggered landslides in many pockets of Mokokchung. On the night of July 1, a downpour set off a huge landslide at Chuchuyimpang village blocking two major approach roads opposite Fazl Ali College. Reports said that villagers had noticed the possibility of landslides […]

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CNTC blames R&B minster for state’s poor roads

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Dimapur, July 2 (EMN): The Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) has criticized the minister for Roads & Bridges and his department for the deplorable condition of roads in Nagaland–arguably the most dilapidated public provision in the state for years. The CNTC issued a press release on Sunday. The CNTC expressed deep concern at the present […]

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Advisor son: NPCC asks NPF to get real

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Dimapur, July 2 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has asked the Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) to stop using the pretext of ‘supreme sacrifice’ as a ‘facade’ for ‘illegal activities.’ The NPCC issued a press release on Sunday sharply attacking the recent move of the chief minister of Nagaland to appoint his own son […]

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PSAN to protest at the secretariat

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Dimapur, July 2 (EMN): The Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland (PSAN) will be taking a sit-in protest against the state government’s allegedly not requisitioning posts that come under the purview of the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC). The group issued a press release on Sunday informing that the event will go ahead as planned. The […]

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GJM demands CBI probe into Bengal violence

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Darjeeling, July 2 (IANS): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), spearheading a movement for a separate Gorkhaland state in West Bengal’s northern hills, on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the violence in the Darjeeling hills and Siliguri. The GJM has blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress and the anti-Gorkhaland forces for the trouble. It also sought […]

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Border row: China cancels Indian journalists’ trip

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Beijing, July 2 (IANS): Amid rising tensions over their border row, China has cancelled the upcoming visit by a group of Indian journalists to Tibet. China has been organising annual trips for journalists from Nepal and India for quite some time. “I looked forward to visiting Tibet. But two days ago I was told by […]

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Tendulkar bats for electric cars, backs govt move

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Mumbai, July 2 (PTI): From the humble Maruti-800 to the Rs 2.62 crore BMW i8 hybrid, Sachin Tendulkar has seen, driven and owned them all. The cricket legend has now thrown his weight behind the government’s plan to have an all electric car fleet by 2030 in India, saying the present generation has a responsibility […]

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Australia boxer Jeff Horn upsets Pacquiao in controversial decision

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Brisbane, July 2 (IANS): Australian professional boxer Jeff Horn clinched the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Welterweight World title, defeating the Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao by an unanimous decision here on Sunday. The 12-round fight at the Suncorp Stadium in front of more than 55,000 spectators ended with a controversial decision, with the three judges deciding in […]

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Flood situation worsens in Manipur

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Our correspondent Imphal, July 2 (EMN): The flood situation in Manipur has worsened after some of the major rivers breached at different locations even though water level of some of the major rivers showed a receding trend till the filing of this report. The flash flood-ravaged valley areas of Manipur continued on Sunday after heavy […]

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