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SC stays execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai blast convict

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New Delhi, Dec. 4 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict Taher Mohammed Merchant who was found guilty on different counts including hatching conspiracy and waging war against the nation. Merchant, along with Feroze Abdul Rashid Khan, was given the death sentence after being […]

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Jaipur court to now sentence 8 LeT terrorists on Dec. 6

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Jaipur, Dec. 4 (IANS): A court here on Monday posted to Wednesday the pronouncement of quantum of punishment on eight Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) men, including three Pakistanis, it had convicted of involvement in terrorist activities in the country. Additional District and Sessions Judge Pawan Garg was slated to sentence, on Monday, the eight, convicted on November […]

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CBI, ED team in London for Mallya’s extradition hearing

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New Delhi, De.c 4 (IANS): A joint team of CBI and ED is in London for the extradition hearing on Monday in a London court of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India over non-payment of huge bank loans and a case of fraud and money laundering, an official said. The CBI-ED team will assist […]

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Congress promises loan waiver, Patidar quota in Gujarat poll manifesto

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Gandhinagar, Dec. 4 (IANS): The Congress on Monday issued its poll manifesto for the Gujarat assembly polls, promising debt waiver for state farmers and an assurance on reservation for the Patidars. In case the Congress returns to power, farmers’ debts will be waived and Minimum Support Price of farm produce at taluka level declared even […]

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HIGHLIGHTS OF HORNBILL FESTIVAL: DAY 4

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Cultural extravaganza continues in Kisama Dimapur, Dec. 4 (EMN): The fourth day of cultural extravaganza on the theme ‘Culturally Yours’ witnessed a host of performances by various Naga tribes at Heritage Village, Kisama, on December 4. Advisor of State Lotteries and Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency (NBDA), Naiba Konyak, and Rajani Ranjan Reshmi, Chief Secretary of […]

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Naga sculptures on display in Kohima

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Kohima Bureau Kohima, Dec. 4 (EMN): Naga sculptor, Lanu Pongen, has launched a solo exhibition titled ‘Naga Spirit II: Defining self’ at the Essence Art Gallery in Kohima, which will run till December 22. ‘Naga Spirit II: Defining self’ is a collection of sculptures by 44-years old Pongen, who is a Governor’s Gold Medalist. Pongen […]

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Khiamniungan tribe wins folk tune contest

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Kohima Bureau Kisama, Dec. 4 (EMN): The Khiamniunga tribe emerged as the winner in folk tune competition held at Kisama heritage village on December 4 evening. The Khiamniungan community was represented by Thangpong, Pehe, Shingnyo and Tenyoh, presenting a quartet folk tune titled “Hoiye Zui.” They bagged the title from among the 17 tribes who […]

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Protests break out as US, S.Korea begin major air drill

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Seoul, Dec. 4 (IANS): Protests broke out here on Monday as South Korea and the US began a major joint air combat exercise, in what appears to be another show of strength following North Korea’s latest missile test conducted in late November. Dozens of people gathered outside the US embassy in Seoul to protest against […]

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Arab League warns against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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Cairo, Dec. 4 (IANS): The Arab League (AL) warned on Sunday against the “hazardous consequences” if the US recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “If implemented, it would mark a change in Washington’s historical stance that sees the holy city as an occupied Palestinian city and an integral part of the occupied Palestinian lands,” […]

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Justice Jamir launches poster campaign

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Kohima, Dec. 4 (EMN): Justice LS Jamir, Judge of Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, and executive chairman Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), has launched the poster campaign on the theme “Connecting to you” at the going Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage village, Kisama, on December 4. Justice Jamir hopped that the district legal services […]

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