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Crisis in DAN-III: Zeliang seeks to reclaim throne

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Claims support of 33 NPF legislators and 7 Independent MLAs to stake claim to form government Our Correspondent Kohima, July 8 (EMN): In a major twist to the state’s political scene under the DAN-III, former chief minister TR Zeliang, backed by 33 NPF MLAs, on Saturday staked claim to form a new NPF-led DAN government […]

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NSF falls foul of Sumi students

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To Tuluni or not to Tuluni EM Bureau Dimapur, July 8 (EMN): Poor scheduling of an annual event of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) – and, by all indications, even poorer reading of the situation by the leadership – threatens to snowball into a major controversy. Since 2000, the NSF has been felicitating Naga students […]

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Rengmas share dream of togetherness to Ravi

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Dimapur, July 8 (EMN): The Rengma-Nagas, compelled to live under two separate administrations under Nagaland and Assam, have told RN Ravi of their desire to ‘live together as one’ during their recent interaction at Chumukedima. “Rengma Hoho expressed strong resentment on further division on the Rengma in the event of the final solution between the […]

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Presidential election: NPCC plays Christian-card

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Dimapur, July 8 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has, more or less, accused the NPF-led DAN coalition of choosing to support an “anti-Christian and anti-Muslim” in the form of Ram Nath Kovind for president. In a statement issued on Saturday, NPCC president K Therie stated that by choosing to support the candidature of […]

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Slow return to normalcy at Longchem circle after landslides

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Our Correspondent Longchem, July 8 (EMN): Fifteen days after a series of massive landslides had snapped all connectivity under Longchem EAC Circle under Mokokchung district, 70 percent of the landslides have been cleared, informed the district disaster management authority (DDMA) chairman, Sushil Kumar on Saturday. The DDMA chairman, and the deputy commissioner of Mokokchung, Sushil […]

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PSAN tells govt to end ‘blatant farce’

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Dimapur, July 8 (EMN): The Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland (PSAN) has expressed shock at the discovery of ‘government’s rampant appointments made on contract basis’ by the state government even after an office memorandum was issued on June 6, 2016 banning all ad-hoc/temporary/work-charged appointments. A press release from the PSAN on Saturday stated that the […]

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Clashes mark Wani’s death anniv amid security lockdown in Valley

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Srinagar, July 8 (IANS): Clashes took place at over a dozen places between protesters and security forces on Saturday on the first death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahedin militant Burhan Wani, but no major incident of violence was reported from the Kashmir Valley that was under total security clampdown with internet services blocked. Authorities had imposed […]

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Vice presidential polls: 9 candidates file nominations

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New Delhi, July 8 (PTI): Nine candidates have filed nomination papers in the last four days for the August 5 Vice-presidential elections. Four papers were outrightly rejected by the returning officer as they had neither filed the certified copy of the electoral roll to prove that they are voters of a Lok Sabha seat nor […]

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Border row: China issues safety advisory for its citizens in India

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Beijing, July 8 (IANS): China has issued a safety advisory to its citizens travelling to and living in India over the worsening border row between the two countries. “The (Chinese) embassy in India has issued a safety advisory to its people asking them to pay attention to their safety and avoid unnecessary travel,” a Chinese […]

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ED conducts raids at Misa Bharti’s properties

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New Delhi, July 8 (IANS): A day after the CBI carried out raids at over 12 places of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, the ED on Saturday conducted raids at three different properties owned by his daughter Misa Bharti in connection with an over Rs 1,000-crore benami (proxy) land deals case. “We have conducted raids at […]

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