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Book titled ‘Mission Feeds’ released

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Staff Reporter Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): ‘Mission Feeds,’ a book on missions authored by Rev. I Lanu Jamir was released today at Nagaland Missions Movement (NMM), Dimapur. The book was released by NMM Director, Rev. Andrew Semp. Rev. Andrew Semp, while congratulating the author, said Rev. I Lanu Jamir has created history for NMM by […]

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CAN flays inter-denomination intolerance

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Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): Catholic Association Nagaland (CAN) has expressed concern over increasing trends of inter-denomination intolerances and discrimination promoted by some ill-informed church leaders to perpetuate disunity among people. This concern was expressed by CAN president, N Simon Dzüvichü, while referring to the reprehensible act of Leinganching village in Ukhrul district, Manipur, in which […]

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Rain wreaks havoc in New Jalukie

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Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): Torrential rains in the past weeks wreaked havoc in New Jalukie village under Peren district resulting in washing away of culverts and suspension bridges. A press release issued by the village council chairman and Village Disaster Management Committee said the unprecedented natural calamity had caused immense difficulties to the residents and […]

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Water contamination triggers AGE outbreak

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Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): Following recent outbreak of Acute Gastro Enteritis (AGE)- a water borne disease- in Wanching village under Mon district, it was found that five out of the six water sources were contaminated for which the Medical and PHE Departments had chlorinated all the water sources. Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Mon, Dr. Akaba […]

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Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72, 73.44 lakh people hit

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Patna, August 16 (PTI): The death toll due to floods in Bihar today mounted to 72, as 73.44 lakh people across 14 districts have been hit by inundation which was triggered by incessant rains in Nepal and northern part of the state. The death toll yesterday stood at 56. Araria accounted for 20 flood deaths, […]

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‘Blue Whale’ type games totally unacceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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New Delhi, August 16 (IANS/PTI): Games like Blue Whale — that has been provoking youths to commit suicide — are “completely unacceptable”, Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. Prasad said the government has already issued instructions to all tech platforms to check the spread of “The Blue Whale Challenge”. […]

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NNC expresses solidarity with people of Eastern Nagaland

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Dimapur, August 16 (EMN): Parent body of Naga National Council (NNC) has welcomed to what it termed as “right political decision” taken at Yangon (Burma) meeting with Myanmar government of Nationwide Cease-Fire Agreement (NCA) by the people of Eastern Nagaland not to sign Ceasefire Agreement unless it covers the Eastern and Western Nagaland by the […]

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Ex-IAS officer I V Subba Rao appointed secy to vice prez

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New Delhi, August 16 (PTI): Former IAS officer I V Subba Rao was today appointed as secretary to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment to the post on a contract basis for a period of two years, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) […]

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Terror funding case: NIA raids 12 places in J&K

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New Delhi/Srinagar, August 16 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday raided a dozen places in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with its ongoing probe into the terror funding to stoke unrest in the valley. The searches were carried out in Srinagar, Baramulla and Handwara to probe the funding from Pakistan and militant groups […]

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SC norms on sound system of mosques need to be followed: HC

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Chennai, August 16 (PTI): The Madras High Court today observed that freedom of religion is a fundamental right which cannot be interfered with but stressed that the Supreme Court guidelines on sound system used by mosques for giving prayer calls should be followed. The observations were made by the first bench comprising Chief Justice Indira […]

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