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Omar McLeod redeems Jamaican honour with gold in 110-m hurdles

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London, August 8 (IANS): Jamaica’s Omar McLeod won the final in the 110-metre hurdles on the fourth day of the World Athletics Championships, helping to ease the blow to the track-mad nation’s pride after losses in the men’s and women’s 100-metre race here. McLeod on Monday took the gold medal with a time of 13:04 […]

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Asked my coach to drop me initially from World Cup team: Jhulan

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Kolkata, August 8 (IANS): India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami, who was felicitated with a special award by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) here on Tuesday following India’s exploits in the ICC Women’s World Cup, said at one point during the tournament she wanted to be dropped from the starting XI owing to her poor […]

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NPF Arunachal Pradesh unit pledges support to Rio

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Dimapur August 08 (EMN): With the ongoing crisis deepening within the NPF the NPF Arunachal Pradesh unit has also decided to chose their side and gave their support to the newly elected interim President and MP Neiphiu Rio. “A ten member team of leaders and office bearers of NPF Arunachal Pradesh unit called on the […]

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Roads and drains

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It has become a recurrent feature every monsoon  that the pages of all kinds of media in the state is replete with the road conditions of the state. Whether it is blockade due to landslides, potholes, swept away culverts and the recent addition of crumbling bridges there seems to be no easy solution in sight. […]

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Olympic champ Kipyegon wins women’s 1,500m

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London, August 8 (IANS): Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya won the women’s 1,500 metres title at the World Athletics Championships here. Kipyegon, 23, the silver medallist two year ago in Beijing, pulled away in the last 50 metres to clock four minutes 2.59 seconds for the gold medal, reports Xinhua news agency. American Jennifer […]

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Mokokchung inter-school TT tournament concludes

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Mokokchung, 8 August (EMN): The 10th Inter- School Table Tennis Tournament concluded today at Multi-purpose complex, Mokokchung. The tournament witnessed participation of more than 60 students from various schools in eight different categories.Mokokchung, 8 August (EMN): The 10th Inter- School Table Tennis Tournament concluded today at Multi-purpose complex, Mokokchung. The tournament witnessed participation of more […]

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Kohima Football League starts today

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Our Correspondent Kohima, August 8 (EMN): The much awaited Kohima Football League Trophy 2017 will kick start on Wednesday at 1.30 pm at Kohima local ground (Khuochiezie). The chief guest will be Kekhrie Yhome. In a press briefing on Tuesday, both the teams for the opening match, United 16 FC and Forerunner FC exuded confidence […]

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‘Rio has proven track record to be the party president’

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Dimapur August 8 (EMN): The legislature wing of the NPF party led by Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Tuesday alleged that the autocratic way of functioning by party president and former chief minister Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu compelled the party to select the sitting MP Lok Sabha and former chief minister Niephiu Rio who has a […]

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Naga Pineapple: How to market the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s favourite?

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Third edition of Nagaland Pineapple Festival gets underway at Agri Expo site in Dimapur Staff Reporter Dimapur, August 8 (EMN): As far as endorsements go, it really doesn’t get much better than this. The Rashtrapati Bhavan, synonymous with the nation’s highest constitutional authority, and the official residence of the president of India. If that alone […]

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‘Kick out BOGUS votes’

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Dimapur, August 8 (EMN): To create awareness and sensitise participants on principles of clean elections, an open penalty shootout event has been organised at Peren town on August 12 next. A press release from the organisers, Team One informed that the event has been organised on the theme ‘Kick out BOGUS votes.’

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