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NPF continues to play reconciliation card

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Recently appointed – under quite controversial circumstances, it must be said – as the chairman of the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN), Kuzholuzo Nienu on Sunday preached peace among the warring DAN legislators caught between a tussle for the seat of chief minister between TR Zeliang and Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu. “In […]

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No taxi service between Dimapur and Kohima today

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Kohima, July 16 (EMN): The All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) has announced that there will be no zonal taxi services between Dimapur and Kohima on July 17 because of the alleged murder of an ANTA zonal taxi driver, Vijay of Dimapur. ANTA president Viba Solo, while informing this, appealed to the general public to bear […]

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16 pilgrims killed, 26 grievously injured in bus accident

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Jammu, July 16 (IANS): Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 26 seriously injured when the bus in which they were travelling plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Sunday, authorities said. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corp bus was on its way from Jammu to the Kashmir Valley when […]

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Presidential election today

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): The Nagaland Legislative Assembly has informed its members that elections to the office of the president of India would be held on Monday. “The time of the poll is from 10 am to 5 pm and the place of polling is annexe of the conference room, Assembly Secretariat, Kohima”, informed a […]

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Modi asks state govts to come down hard on cow vigilantes

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Seeking to blunt the opposition attack over cow vigilantism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought to put the onus for checking such “hooliganism” on state governments, insisting that they take “stringent action” against them. The prime minister also sought the support of opposition parties in tackling “communal violence” in the […]

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Sonia attacks Modi government, seeks conscience vote in presidential poll

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New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Narendra Modi government, saying the country cannot be hostage to those “who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision” as she called for conscience vote in the presidential and vice-presidential elections. Addressing a meeting here of several opposition […]

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Child abused and pierced with needles, still in trauma

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Kolkata, July 16 (IANS): The three-year-old girl child, who was admitted to SSKM hospital here on Saturday with several needle injuries and a broken arm, could not be operated on Sunday as she was still in trauma, a hospital source said. The girl, a resident of West Bengal’s Purulia district, was brought to the hospital […]

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Cleaning Brothers: Breaking the labour barrier with dignity

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S Henlly Phom Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Nagaland is facing a grim situation of high number of unemployed youth that is amplified more by the lack of skilled professionals. Severe talent scarcity and unemployment go alongside in Nagaland coupled with absence of corporate sectors that throw a massive question mark over the future of its […]

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Darjeeling agitation will turn ‘terrible’: Bimal

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Darjeeling, July 16 (PTI): The chief of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung has warned that the agitation for a separate state will turn ‘terrible’ as the indefinite strike called by the outfit entered its 32nd day on Sunday. GJM is spearheading the statehood agitation. “The agitation which has been going on for over […]

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39 abducted Indians could be in Badush jail: Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that 39 Indians, who went missing in Iraq in 2014, could be in a prison in Badush and more clarity will emerge once the area is cleared of fighting. The minister told family members of the men, who had been abducted by […]

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