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China hopes for ‘concrete cooperation’ at BRICS summit

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Beijing, August 6 (PTI): Notwithstanding the India-China tension over the Doklam standoff, Beijing is upbeat about the next month’s BRICS summit to be held in the Chinese city of Xiamen, expecting “concrete cooperation” among the five emerging economies. “I think this year’s summit in Xiamen will produce more practical and concrete cooperation, and improve trust […]

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Joining Arab states, Israel says it plans to ban Al-Jazeera

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Jerusalem, August 6 (PTI/AP): Israel today said it plans to ban Qatar’s flagship Al-Jazeera news network from operating in the country, joining regional Arab states that shut down the broadcaster amid allegations that it incites to violence. Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera journalists, effectively preventing them […]

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Fuming Lotha and Rengma apex bodies serve ‘rain or no rain’ ultimatum

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‘FOOLED’ FOR SEVEN YEARS Dimapur, August 6 (EMN): Seven years of having been played the ‘fool’ by the authorities concerned has prompted the two apex tribe organisations – Lotha Hoho and Rengma Hoho – to serve a final ultimatum in connection with repair works at National Highway 2. On Sunday, the two organisations issued a […]

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Twelve killed in Nigeria church shooting

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Warri (Nigeria), August 6 (PTI/AFP): Gunmen stormed a Catholic church in a town in southeast Nigeria early today, killing 12 worshippers, hospital sources and witnesses said. The attack took place at around 6am at St. Philip’s church in Ozubulu, near the city of Onitsha, witnesses said. “So far, 12 persons have been confirmed dead and […]

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UK to scrap ‘outdated’ landing cards for Indians, others

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London, August 6 (PTI): Non-EU visitors including Indians arriving in the UK will soon be no longer required to fill the “outdated” landing cards as part of the ongoing digital transformation of border controls, the Home Office has said. Landing cards are filled out by an estimated 16 million international visitors from outside the European […]

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Tsungchetrenla to coach India national boxing team

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Dimapur, August 6 (EMN): Naga boxing coach Tsungchetrenla who is working for the department of Youth Resources and Sports, Kohima as boxing coach is also part of the India national boxing team which is preparing for the upcoming AIBA Youth Women World Boxing championships to be held at Guwahati in the month of November from […]

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Naga Wrestle Mania 6 and King of the Ring Series on Oct 28

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Our Correspondent Kohima, August 6 (EMN): The 6th edition of the Naga Wrestle Mania (King of the Ring Series) 2017, organised by 3E Nagaland under the aegis of Nagaland Wrestling Association will be held from October 26 to 28 at Kohima local ground. Making the announcement during a press conference held at KAT restaurant, near […]

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India beat Sri Lanka to win series

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Colombo, August 6 (IANS): India rode on a superb bowling performance to defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test at the Sinhallese Sports Club here on Sunday. Forced to follow on, the Sri Lankan batsmen were all out for 386 runs in their second innings on the penultimate day […]

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Rwanda’s President Kagame wins third term in landslide vote

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Kigali, August 6 (IANS): Rwanda’s President, who has ruled the tiny African nation for 17 years, won the country’s latest election with a massive landslide, the electoral commission said on Saturday. With 80 per cent of ballots counted, Paul Kagame looked set to secure 98.66 per cent of the vote, easily brushing aside his rivals […]

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New Market FC hopes to reclaim former glory

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Kohima, August 6 (EMN): New Market Football Club on Saturday formally launched its jersey for the upcoming Kohima Football League, 2017, organised by Kohima Town Club (KTC). Ropfu Meyase, State Coach, IGS, YRS, a player who played for the team launched the jersey at NMYO office building. Meyase said that New Market FC was one […]

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