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Gorkhaland march reaches the streets of Kohima

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Kohima, July 30 (EMN): The Gorkha community of Nagaland on Sunday joined the rest of Gorkhas across the world in organizing the ‘Global Gorkhaland Unity March’ which was held across five continents and in 150-plus cities, demanding a full-fledged state of Gorkhaland under the Indian union. As many as 10,000 Gorkhas from Kohima, Tseminyu, Sechu […]

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Tea institute assures help for tea growers in Nagaland

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Dimapur July 30 (EMN): The Tocklai Tea Research Institute under the Tea Board of India in Jorhat of Assam is reported to have assured to provide training or other capacity building programs such as seminars to tea growers in Nagaland. This assurance was stated to have been given by Dr. AK Barooah, director of Tocklai […]

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Law students take rights campaign to Jakhama village

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Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): Members of the Kohima Law College conducted another session of their campaign on citizen rights and duties at Jakhama Baptist Church on July 29 in Kohima. During the programme, the members of the college gave discourses on several topics such as consumer rights, the campaign Clean Election; National Food Security; topics […]

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Mon’s ATMA conducts training in three blocks

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Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): A meeting of the Block Farmer’s Advisory Committee (BFAC) was conducted by the Agricultural Technology Management Agency of Mon on July 25 at Mon town, a press release from the organisers informed on Sunday. Sixteen members from various villages in the block attended the meeting. Vimeno Zao, BTM, highlighted the activities […]

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Six villages to impose blockade from August 1

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Dimapur-Zubza rail project Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): Six villages in Dimapur district have announced a blockade on an ongoing rail project in the state for an indefinite period of time starting August 1 next. The villages had on July 17 last, issued an ultimatum to the state government demanding uniform rates in the payment of […]

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NPCC asks governor to remove parliamentary secretaries and advisors

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Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): Citing the Supreme Court’s recent ruling to declare The Assam Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 as unconstitutional, the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee has demanded the removal of parliamentary secretaries and advisors appointed by the government of Nagaland. The NPCC, led by its president, K Therie met […]

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Satoi organisation lauds minister

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Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): A local organisation in Satoi has expressed gratitude to G Kaito Aye, Minister National Highways & Political Affairs, for his ‘unending support and remarkable contributions toward the development of Satoi area.’ The Satoi Tokukujo Kukami Hoho (STKH) issued a note Sunday stating that a “long awaited dream and desire of the […]

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University conducts ‘Public Relations Day’

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Dimapur, July 30 (EMN): The University of Science and Technology of Meghalaya (USTM) organised an event called the ‘University Public Relations Day’ on July 29 at Hotel Landmark in Guwahati. The day was marked by a felicitation of media personalities from the region besides announcements of several educational schemes for the media by the Education […]

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‘Gita’ at Kalam memorial kicks up controversy

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Rameswaram, July 30 (PTI): An engraved ‘Bhagavad Gita’ near the statue of late president A P J Abdul Kalam has kicked up a controversy, with his family seeking to end the row by placing a copy of the Quran and Bible near it. However, in latest development, leader of a local Hindu outfit objected to […]

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The many voices of young Kashmir: Popular narrative doesn’t reflect them

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New Delhi, July 30 (IANS): There is no single voice of the Kashmiri youth like today’s popular media narrative seems to convey: the voice of the anti-India and pro-Pakistan slogans. But there are myriad voices — filled with anger, disappointment, disenchantment, even hatred — and even some filled with hope and eager to fulfil their […]

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