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16 million affected by floods in Nepal, India, Bangladesh: Red Cross

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Geneva, August 18 (IANS): A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Friday. According to the agency, flood levels have already reached record highs in […]

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TET qualified aspirants demand priority in filling posts

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Dimapur, August 18 (EMN): Trained teachers from seven districts of the state, under the name of All Nagaland Pre-Service Teacher Association (ANPSTA), have stated that it was their “fundamental rights and legitimate expectation” to be considered for appointment to 532 primary teachers’ posts said to be lying vacant across Nagaland. A letter written by ANPSTA […]

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The Centre Doesn’t Dig Too Deep

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By Monalisa Changkija | EMN Nagaland is the only Indian State that celebrates two Independence Days ~ Naga Independence Day on August 14 and Indian Independence Day on August 15. You may ask: how does this work out? Well, I cannot say how it works out but it does. Till about twenty years ago, Naga nationalists […]

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M.J. Akbar Kicks Off ‘Namaskar Africa 2017’ in Ghana

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By Francis Kokutse | IANS  India has a different approach in its developmental relationship with other countries as it believes in sharing knowledge without any hidden agenda, Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar said at the opening of a two-day “Namaskar Africa 2017” India-West Africa Trade and Exhibition Forum here Ghana. “Our attitude to […]

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Open letter

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I am shocked to learn this morning that some unidentified persons went to the residence of Shilumar, Press Secretary of Rio group to “discuss about the statement issued by him…” One may or may not agree with what someone writes in the newspapers, but that does not mean one should make visits personally with whatever […]

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NTC Letter to Guv for Removal of Posts of Advisors and Parliamentary Secretaries

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Your Excellency Sir, The Applicants before Your Excellency are the Executive Members of the Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC in short). The NTC is a social/traditional body representing dreams and aspirations of the citizens of Nagaland. The NTC had seriously and consciously deliberated into the matter of existing unconstitutional post of Advisers and Parliamentary Secretaries in […]

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Bihar flood toll rises to 153

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Patna, August 18 (IANS): With floods claiming 34 more lives Bihar in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the state rose to 153 on Friday, officials said. The flood situation remains grim in 15 districts, affecting millions. A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said a total of 108 lakh people spread over 1,688 […]

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Attacks on Hospitals in Warzones Have Far Reaching Consequences

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(August 19 is World Humanitarian Day) By Peter Paul De Groote | IANS Over the last two years, more than 100 medical facilities managed or supported by the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have been bombed in conflict zones around the world. That’s almost one hospital every week. Unfortunately, it is […]

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No place for corruption, middlemen: PMO

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New Delhi, August 18 (IANS): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Friday that “there is no place for corruption and middlemen” in the country. It said the National Democratic Alliance government’s priority was to create a corruption-free India and it had taken several initiatives for “uprooting corruption from the system”. “There is no place […]

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Kill Us Here But Don’t Send Us Back: Rohingya Refugees

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By Mohammed Shafeeq | IANS Hyderabad: Anxiety is writ large on the faces of over 3,800 Rohingya Muslims living in this city amid reports that the Indian government is planning to deport them. They say they prefer to die here rather than return to Myanmar, where they face persecution. Having lived here for over five years […]

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