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Solution before election: On the brink of reality?

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New Delhi, Sep. 14 (IANS): As the ambitious Naga peace talks reach the final stage, civil society representatives and a top politician in Nagaland have said that the assembly polls, due in March 2018, could get pushed back as an interim government gets into the saddle after the accord is signed. Many expect a final […]

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NPSC, why act God?

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The reply to an RTI application of the marks obtained by the candidates in the interview stage of the NCS/NPS/NSS & Allied Services Examination conducted by the Nagaland Public Service Commission continues to be the big shock of 2017 for the people of the state. The biggest upset is for the aspirants and the many […]

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Modi, Abe launch India’s first bullet train project

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Ahmedabad, Sep. 14 (PTI): The countdown to India’s first bullet train from Ahmedabad to Mumbai began today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe launching the Rs 1.10 lakh crore project. Modi described the ambitious project, which is expected to be completed by 2022 and will cut travel time between the […]

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GBs object attempt to link aadhaar with ration cards

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Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): Citing ‘practical difficulties’ faced while obtaining aadhaar cards currently, the GBs union, Dimapur has asked the department of Food and Civil Supplies (FCS) to keep in abeyance the central government’s directive to link aadhaar with ration cards. The GBs union on Thursday, through a press statement, expressed concern over the government […]

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Nagaland VBD association opposes direct benefit transfer system

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Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): The Nagaland State VDB Association has raised objections to the government’s recent declaration to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for MGNREGA workers from 2017-18 fiscal year. A press release from the association on Thursday warned the government’s latest attempt could affect ‘the very purpose of the noble program benefitting the rural […]

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Three arrested with fake notes

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Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): Three persons were arrested with fake Indian currency notes (FICN) on the evening of September 13 at Blue Hill bus station in Dimapur. Dimapur police issued a press release on Friday informing that further investigation was on after a case was registered against the “individuals” – unnamed in the police statement […]

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News in brief

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12-hr power shutdown in Mon, Longleng and parts of Mkg. from Sep. 16 Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): A 12-hour power shutdown will hit residents of Mon and Longleng districts; Changtongya and Tuli under Mokokchung district for five consecutive days starting September 16 next. The establishment of Mokokchung transmission division, department of Power on Thursday issued […]

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LeT commander behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed

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Srinagar, Sep. 14 (IANS): LeT commander Abu Ismail, who attacked Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in July killing eight people, was shot dead on Thursday along with another Pakistani militant on the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said. Following information about the presence of militants in Aarigam village, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation […]

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‘Paid’ news: DAVP bars publications from getting government ads

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New Delhi, Sep. 14 (PTI): The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), the nodal agency for central government’s advertisements, has suspended over 20 newspapers from its panel for a two-month period for publishing “paid” news, according to an advisory issued by it. Around 30 more newspapers, which were not on the panel, would also […]

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Six accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case get police clean chit

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Jaipur, Sep. 14 (PTI): The Rajasthan police has given a clean chit to six persons named by 55-year-old Pehlu Khan, who died after being lynched by a mob of cow vigilantes in Alwar district earlier this year. Nine other accused in the case, however, continue to face criminal charges, officials said. According to the police, […]

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