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Don’t compare Tendulkar to Kohli, says Jonty Rhodes

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Chennai, August 9 (PTI): Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes today said Sachin Tendulkar and current India captain Virat Kohli were both great in their own way and it was wrong to compare the duo. “I am not a great believer in records and I don’t like to compare players from different eras. They are […]

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Four new teams submit bid documents to be part of I-League

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Kolkata, August 9 (IANS): Four new clubs have submitted bid documents to be a part of the I-League football season 2017/18, an official said. “Teams from Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and Rajasthan have submitted their bids. The decision will be taken on August 18,” an official told IANS on Wednesday. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) […]

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Officials reach out to young voters

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Our Correspondent Kohima/Dimapur, August 9 (EMN): To reach out to the future voters and to promote a conceptual understanding amongst the students besides creating an awareness to be a responsible voter in future, Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha held an interactive session with the students in 15-17 years age group (9th -12th standard) […]

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Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka chief

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Colombo, August 9 (PTI): Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka’s string of humiliating defeats on the country’s cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council. In what could be the opening shots of a new bid to head Sri Lanka Cricket, Ranatunga, 53, told AFP there was no “proper discipline” […]

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‘Freedom from open defecation week’ begins

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, August 5 (EMN): Closed on the heel of achieving the distinction of open defecation free district, Mokokchung district began observance of “Freedom from open defecation week” from August 9 to 15 under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). Organised by the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Mokokchung Division, the weeklong programme […]

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APO flays defective telecom services

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Dimapur, August 9 (EMN): Angami Public Organisation (APO) has expressed displeasure over what it claimed “extremely poor services of cellular connectivity” across the state of Nagaland and urged to all the service providers to positively rectify these problems within the shortest possible time in the interest of public welfare. APO statement issued by its vice […]

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Kilangjungla wins INSPIRE science exhibition

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Staff Reporter Dimapur, August 9 (EMN): A State level Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) science exhibition and project competition 2017- part II was held at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Nagarjan, Dimapur, on Wednesday with the participation of 13 schools in Dimapur. Kilangjungla of El-Shaddai Academy, Dimapur, bagged the first prize of […]

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Mokokhung observes Swachhta Pakhwada fortnight

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, August 9 (EMN): Joining with the rest of the country, officials of Nehru Yuva Kendra and National Service Scheme (NSS) are currently observing the cleanliness drive “Swachhta Pakhwada” fortnight from August 1 -15 in various villages and Mokokchung town. Swachhta Pakhwada is being observed from August 1 – 15 under the directive […]

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R&B minister inspects social work

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Dimapur, August 8 (EMN): Minister of Roads and Bridges, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire visited the D Block Colony, Kohima, and also inspected the drainage system, road, footpath, colony government primary school, landslide area of the colony on August 5 during colony mass social work. The mass social work was organised in view of the forthcoming Independence […]

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Modi calls for ending corruption, poverty as Parl recalls ‘Quit India’

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New Delhi, August 9 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for accelerated efforts to rid the country of corruption, poverty, illiteracy and malnutrition as parliamentarians expressed their resolve to work towards creating an India of the dreams of freedom fighters by 2022 to mark Independence’s 75th anniversary. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha […]

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