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Mokokchung to host crusade for youths

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Mokokchung, Jan. 7 (EMN): Five ministries in Mokokchung will be organizing a five-day event called the Mokokchung Town Youth Spiritual Festival with the theme “Focus” at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex from Jan. 10. This was informed during a press conference by the organizers at the Youth Alive Ministry office on Sun. The convener of the […]

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‘Defer elections’, Nagaland-based orgs. to Modi

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Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): Four Nagaland-based organisations have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defer the Nagaland state assembly elections–widely expected to be conducted during Feb. / Mar. this year–and allow for smooth transaction of the political negotiations. Three organisations namely the Nagaland Tribes Council, the Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation, and the Nagaland […]

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Autonomous state in Assam: Group questions Rijiju’s reply

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Diphu, Jan. 7 (EMN): A group called the Hills Progressive Youth Association (HPYA) has criticized a reported statement of Union Home minister for state Kiran Rijiju over the question of creating autonomous states in Assam. In the press release issued on Jan. 7 by the HPYA, the group referred to a reported reply given by Rijiju […]

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Naga Day live on YouTube

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The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) has announced that the celebration of Naga Day on Jan. 10 next at Khuochiezie (Kohima local ground) will be streamed live on YouTube. “FNR has engaged HighLand Dawn Media to Live Stream the Naga Day on January 10, 2018,” a statement from the forum informed on Sunday. The event […]

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‘Poisoned fruits’: Three arrested in Dimapur

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Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): On the night of Jan. 6 the Dimapur police reportedly “busted a multi-crore racket of fruits mixed with chemical known as Calcium Carbide (CaC2)” from New Market and arrested three persons. An update from the Dimapur police authorities on Sun. informed that a team of enforcement led by the ACP of […]

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ENCSU threatens to lock down Directorate of Higher Education

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Delayed Scholarship Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): Accusing the Nagaland government of ‘breaching’ its own assurance, the Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has ‘challenged’ the former as well as the department of Higher Education to “come up with concrete reason” for their failure to disburse the academic scholarships. A statement from the ENCSU on Sun. […]

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Rengma orgs. want Tseminyu district before elections

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Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): The Rengma Students’ Union and the Rengma Selo Zi have suggested to the Nagaland state government to deliver the ‘genuine demand’ of the Rengma community to create a Tseminyu district before the state’s assembly elections. A joint statement from the two organisations on Sun. read: “With the announcement of the Nagaland […]

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ENPO counsels for peace in Sitimi

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Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has encouraged the communities of the Sangtam and the Sumi of Sitimi area in Kiphire to ‘try to solve the issue and not let it escalate further to a tribal/communal issue.’ An ENPO statement on Sun. appreciated the restraint shown by both the communities toward […]

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Chang area ‘bandh’ lifted

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Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): The Chang Khulei Setshang (CKS) has called off the ‘bandh’ in Chang jurisdiction following the Nagaland state cabinet’s decision to allow Noklak village council and Chingmei village council decide the inclusion of Chingmei range villages under Noklak district prior to the government marking down boundaries. A CKS press release on Sunday […]

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Govt. open to proposals to further cleanse political funding – Jaitley

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New Delhi, Jan. 7 (PTI): The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. In a Facebook post, Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to take […]

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