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Campaigning for Lok Sabha by-election comes to a close

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Our Correspondent Kohima, May 26 (EMN): The official period of campaigning for the Lok Sabha by-election in Nagaland ended Saturday evening. The state will witness a straight contest between the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) candidate Tokheho Yepthomi of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and C Apok Jamir of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) on […]

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Not all developmental activities need publicity – DMC

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Says its ‘current dispensation’ considers such activities normal for a municipal body Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has claimed that its ‘current dispensation’ does not publicise any developmental works ‘because it considers such activities as normal responsibilities of a municipal body which necessarily does not require publicity.’ The DMC was responding […]

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Manipur: BJP celebrates 4-year anniv. of Modi’s govt.; Cong. protests

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Our Correspondent Imphal, May 26 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh highlighted the achievements and completion of various projects, including centrally sponsored schemes, on the occasion of successful completion of four years of Modi government under the banner ‘Vishesh Samprak Abhiyan’ at BJP state unit office in Imphal on Saturday. While sharing this information […]

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Tripura’s BJP government performing better than LF regime, says CM

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Agartala, May 26 (IANS): Two-and-half-month-old BJP-IPFT government’s performance is better than 25-year-old Left Front government’s, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Saturday promising to declare Tripura a corruption and drug-free state. “We challenge the Left leaders in Tripura for an open debate. BJP-IPFT’s two-and-half-month-old government’s performance is much better than the 25-year-old […]

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Opposition leaders coming together to save themselves — Modi

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Cuttack, May 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the opposition unity, saying the corrupt leaders are coming together “not to save the country but to save themselves”, making an apparent attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi. “Due to the commitment of this government against black money and […]

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68 dead in Bangladesh’s anti-drug campaign

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        Dhaka, May 26 (IANS): The number of people killed in an anti-drug campaign in Bangladesh has climbed to 68 in the last 11 days, after the death of another nine suspected drug-traffickers, police officials said on Saturday. In the eastern Comilla district, two suspected traffickers, with 16 and eight cases open […]

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Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

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Seoul, May 26 (IANS): South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday, the presidential office said, in an apparent move to convince Kim to hold his scheduled summit with US President Donald Trump. “The President held a second summit with Chairman Kim Jong-un at Tongil-gak […]

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Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault

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Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and third-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree at his arraignment on Friday in New York, his attorney said. “Mr. Weinstein has always maintained that he has never engaged in non-consensual sexual behaviour with anyone. Nothing about today’s proceedings changes Mr. […]

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Rio says Chishi’s ‘wild allegations’ holds no truth

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Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed shock that KL Chishi, a former chief minister of Nagaland, has blamed him for the latter’s electoral defeat. A news report containing the allegation by Chishi appeared in one of the local newspapers on Friday. A press release from the media cell of the chief […]

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Nuta vs. Kohima administration threatens to turn ugly

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Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The tussle between the Kohima district administration and the teachers of Nagaland University turned confrontational on Friday after the latter were served what has been dubbed ‘illegal show cause notice’ by the deputy commissioner (DC). A press release from the central executive council of Nagaland University Teachers Association (Nuta) informed that […]

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    Court convicts gangster Abu Salem in 2002 extortion case

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    New Delhi, May 26 (PTI): A court here today convicted gangster Abu Salem for demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a Delhi-based businessman in 2002. Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sehrawat held Salem guilty of extortion and criminal intimidation and posted the matter to July 30 for hearing arguments on the quantum of sentence.

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    NIA takes custody of JeM operative involved in 2016 Nagrota army camp terror attack

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    New Delhi, May 26 (PTI): The NIA today took the custody of alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operative Muneer-ul-Hassan Qadri from the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with the 2016 terror attack on an Army camp in Nagrota in which seven soldiers, including two officers, were killed. Qadri, a Nepal returnee who was in custody of the […]

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    Hasina conferred honorary D.Lit. by Kazi Nazrul University

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    Asansol (West Bengal), May 26 (IANS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday conferred a honorary Doctorate of Literature by the Kazi Nazrul University here. University Vice Chancellor Sadhan Chakrabarti handed out the degree to Sheikh Hasina at a special convocation, in which a number of senior ministers of her cabinet and West Bengal […]

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    CBSE Class 12 results declared; girls fare better than boys

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    New Delhi, May 26 (IANS): The Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class 12 result was declared on Saturday, with girls faring better than boys and also bagging the first six spots. In the overall results, girls performed better than boys by 9.32 per cent, as the pass percentage for girls was 88.31, while it […]

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    Maharashtra CM’s ‘audio-clip’ kicks up political controversy

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    Mumbai/Palghar, May 26 (IANS): A purported audio-clip in which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is allegedly heard exhorting his activists “to win Palghar elections” at any cost, has kicked up a massive political controversy here on Saturday. The audio clip comes on a day when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government headed by Prime Minister […]

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    Some issues with Cong over portfolio allocation — Kumaraswamy

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    Bengaluru, May 26 (PTI): Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said there are some “issues” on portfolio allocation with his party’s coalition partner Congress but it is not something that will pull down the government. He also said the expansion of his Cabinet would take place once state Congress leaders get an approval from […]

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    Opposition leaders coming together to save themselves — Modi

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    Cuttack, May 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the opposition unity, saying the corrupt leaders are coming together “not to save the country but to save themselves”, making an apparent attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi. “Due to the commitment of this government against black money and […]

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    Karnataka drama ends as Kumaraswamy wins trust vote without contest

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    Bengaluru, May 25 (PTI): The three-day-old Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka today won a vote of confidence without a contest, with the BJP MLAs walking out of the Assembly before the floor test, in an unexciting end to the 10-day high-voltage political drama after the polls yielded a hung House. It turned out to be a […]

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    Nipah virus under control, assures Kerala Minister

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    Kozhikode (Kerala), May 25 (IANS): Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Friday said that things were under control vis-a-vis the containment of Nipah virus and that the WHO had stepped in to help the coastal state. “There need be no fear or panic as just one patient tested positive out of 22 samples send for […]

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    Centre open to bringing fuel under GST

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    New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): With petrol and diesel rates rising daily, the Central government on Friday advocated bringing transport fuel under the GST to curb the price hike. While Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that bringing petrol and diesel under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will benefit the states, Finance […]

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      68 dead in Bangladesh’s anti-drug campaign

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              Dhaka, May 26 (IANS): The number of people killed in an anti-drug campaign in Bangladesh has climbed to 68 in the last 11 days, after the death of another nine suspected drug-traffickers, police officials said on Saturday. In the eastern Comilla district, two suspected traffickers, with 16 and eight cases open […]

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      Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

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      Seoul, May 26 (IANS): South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday, the presidential office said, in an apparent move to convince Kim to hold his scheduled summit with US President Donald Trump. “The President held a second summit with Chairman Kim Jong-un at Tongil-gak […]

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      Russia-China partnership at best level in history – Putin

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      Moscow, May 26 (IANS): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination is developing at the best level in history and the prospect is very good. “There is no need to re-define Russian-Chinese relations. In fact, Russia and China have established a fairly good strategic partnership,” said Putin in response […]

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      Death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains hits 19

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      Colombo, May 26 (IANS): The death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains reached 19 on Saturday while over 128,000 people have been affected, the country’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. DMC Spokesperson Pradeep Kodippili said two people were reported missing in the south while over 55,000 people had been evacuated to safer areas, Xinhua news […]

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      Ireland’s pro-life campaign concedes defeat in abortion referendum

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      Dublin, May 26 (IANS): Ireland’s pro-life “Save The 8th” campaign has conceded defeat in the country’s historic abortion referendum after exit polls reported a landslide win for those advocating liberalisation. The Friday vote saw citizens effectively opt to either retain or repeal the Eighth Amendment of the country’s Constitution, which prohibits terminations unless a mother’s […]

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      Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit

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      Seoul, May 26 (PTI/AFP): North and South Korea’s leaders held surprise talks today after President Donald Trump cast an uncertain pall over the turbulent Korean peninsula by cancelling a historic summit with Pyongyang only to suggest it might still go ahead. Photos released by South Korea showed President Moon Jae-in shaking hands with his counterpart […]

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      48 killed as Uganda bus rams into tractor and truck

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      Kampala, May 26 (PTI/AFP): At least 48 people including 16 children died in northern Uganda when a bus hit a tractor driving with no lights at night and then a truck, the Red Cross said today. “Evacuation teams are working tirelessly to rescue the injured”, said Ugandan police spokeswoman Emilian Kayima, adding that all three […]

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      Armed bystanders kill shooter in US

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      Washington, May 26 (IANS): Armed bystanders gunned down a shooter killing him after he injured three people at a restaurant in Oklahoma, US, police said. The shooter on Thursday opened fire with a handgun in Louie’s Grill & Bar, striking three people inside the restaurant from a position outside the front door, CNN reported on […]

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      Over 28,000 S. Africans scammed in fake investment scheme

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      Johannesburg, May 26 (IANS): More than 28,000 people have been defrauded of a total of over $83 million with promise of higher interests in South Africa, police said, as they are investigating the case. The police said Bitcaw trading company, commonly known as BTC Global, invited people to invest money and promised 2 per cent […]

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      Summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un could still go ahead on June 12 — Trump

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      Washington, May 25 (PTI): US President Donald Trump today said his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un could still happen on June 12 after officials on both sides started talking, a day after he cancelled it, citing Pyongyang’s “open hostility”. Trump said the lines of communication had opened between the two countries after Trump […]

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        Manipur: BJP celebrates 4-year anniv. of Modi’s govt.; Cong. protests

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, May 26 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh highlighted the achievements and completion of various projects, including centrally sponsored schemes, on the occasion of successful completion of four years of Modi government under the banner ‘Vishesh Samprak Abhiyan’ at BJP state unit office in Imphal on Saturday. While sharing this information […]

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        Diphu Baptist Church celebrates golden jubilee

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, May 26 (EMN): The three day long golden jubilee celebration of Diphu Baptist Church (DBC), commenced on May 25. DBC which is the pioneer church of Diphu town is celebrating the jubilee with theme ‘Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today, Hebrew 13:8.’ The jubilee souvenir mentioned that the 50 years […]

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        Tripura’s BJP government performing better than LF regime, says CM

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        Agartala, May 26 (IANS): Two-and-half-month-old BJP-IPFT government’s performance is better than 25-year-old Left Front government’s, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Saturday promising to declare Tripura a corruption and drug-free state. “We challenge the Left leaders in Tripura for an open debate. BJP-IPFT’s two-and-half-month-old government’s performance is much better than the 25-year-old […]

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        Congress observes Modi government’s 4th anniversary as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’

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        Agartala, May 26 (IANS): As part of its nation-wide programme, the Congress in Tripura held protest rallies in different parts of Tripura on Saturday to observe the “Vishwasghat Divas” on the 4th anniversary of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government. Congress leader Gopal Roy said that the “Vishwasghat Divas” (betrayal day) was observed to highlight the […]

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        Pol situation in Kerala same as Tripura before poll, says Deb

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        Agartala, May 26 (PTI): Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said the political situation in Marxist-ruled Kerala is similar to that which existed before the assembly election in Tripura. He said that the Left and Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala would be defeated if the election is held there now. Deb, had recently campaigned […]

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        Over 12 quintals of mangoes destroyed

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        Guwahati, May 26 (PTI): Over 12 quintals of mangoes were destroyed after food inspectors detected that chemicals like carbide were used to ripen them in a market here, an official release said. A team of food safety officials from Kamrup Metropolitan district seized 12.5 quintals of mangoes at Fancy Bazar, the largest commercial place of […]

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        Tourism can help Arunachal to develop economically, says Khandu

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        Itanagar, May 26 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has said that tourism is the only sector after hydro power that could help the state to develop economically. Speaking at the 12th Arunachal Pradesh Tour Operators’ Association (APTOA) Travel Congress here yesterday, Khandu said after hydro power, tourism holds maximum potential. “We need to […]

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        Five rescued from traffickers near Rangia rly station

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        Rangia (Assam), May 26 (PTI): Five persons, including a minor boy, were rescued from a house where they were lodged for alleged trafficking near Rangia railway station, the police said today. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided the house and rescued the five persons yesterday, a police officer said. The trafficker who […]

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        NSCN(IM) militant killed in gun fight with Assam Rifles

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        Itanagar, May 26 (PTI): A National Socialist Council of Nagaland -Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) militant was killed in a gun fight with Assam Rifles in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh, Defence sources said today. The gun fight took place when the NSCN(IM) cadres fired upon the Assam Rifles troops yesterday when they approaching a hut where […]

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        Keep environment safety in Concurrent List, Tripura CM urges Centre

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        Agartala, May 26 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has urged the central government to keep the conservation and protection of environment in the Concurrent List of constitution instead of only in the Union List, an official said on Saturday. Addressing the 13th meeting of the standing committee of the Inter State Council (ISC) in […]

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          Campaigning for Lok Sabha by-election comes to a close

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, May 26 (EMN): The official period of campaigning for the Lok Sabha by-election in Nagaland ended Saturday evening. The state will witness a straight contest between the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) candidate Tokheho Yepthomi of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and C Apok Jamir of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) on […]

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          Not all developmental activities need publicity – DMC

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          Says its ‘current dispensation’ considers such activities normal for a municipal body Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has claimed that its ‘current dispensation’ does not publicise any developmental works ‘because it considers such activities as normal responsibilities of a municipal body which necessarily does not require publicity.’ The DMC was responding […]

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          Breast cancer: Local charity nudges in message of care

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 26: Awareness about breast cancer is still low in Nagaland. Most women ignore it till it spreads and becomes fatal. To publicise the health concern that is cancer and to fight it a programme to encourage donation of hair and a thematic campaign “Protect Your Mom” was conducted on Sat. […]

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          Rusa director assures special provision for Northeast states

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          Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (Rusa) National Mission Director R Subramanyam, who is also the secretary of Ministry of Human Resource Development, has assured that a special provision will be made exclusively for the north-eastern states. Emphasizing on the need of performance-based funding under RUSA phase 2, he also acknowledged that the […]

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          Nipah virus: Faith Hospital hosts seminar

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 26: Faith Hospital at Dimapur conducted a seminar on “Nipah virus and hospital preparedness” on Sat. May 26 at its seminar hall. Addressing on ‘treatment and management,’ the consultant of MD (Internal Medicine) Faith Hospital, Dr. Akumnaro Jamir said the virus synonyms are barking pig syndrome, porcine respiratory and neurologic […]

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          Dimapur, Mokokchung bring on the broom to clean up rail station

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 26: In solidarity with the Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) and Zero Wastes Himalaya’s, the Himalayan Cleanup Campaign focusing attention on the problem of waste in the mountains across the 12 Himalayan states, more than 250 volunteers turned up for a clean-up drive at the railway station in Dimapur on May […]

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          Youth skill development training underway

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          Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): The 25th batch of the skill development training for unemployed youth under Don Bosco Tech ANMA Integrated Development Association (AIDA) got underway on May 26. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest, Pritpal Kaur, has motivated the unemployed youth to never give up on what they have started saying, “You are […]

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          TR Zeliang says those seeking solution to Naga political issue should vote for NPF

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          Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): Winding up the campaigning to the forth coming bye election to the lone Lok Sabha poll, the ‘secular forces’ in the state of Nagaland geared up for the NPF candidate, C Apok Jamir in its battle against the PDA Candidature, Tokheho Yepthomi. Addressing the last leg of campaign at Mon town, […]

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          Hassu honours meritorious candidates

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          Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): The Highway Area Sumi Students’ Union (Hassu) has felicitated successful students, who have cleared the High School Leaving Certificate and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate examination for 2018. The event was conducted at the Sumi Baptist Church in Padampukhuri, Dimapur. Speaking on the occasion, deputy commissioner of Dimapur, Sushil Kumar Patel, […]

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          PDA affirms to work for Nagas’ aspirations

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          Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): Advisor of school education, K Tokugha Sukhalu, has affirmed that People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government would continue to work for the aspirations of the Naga people. The advisor was of the opinion that the Indo-Naga political talks could be expedited only if the NDPP and PDA consensus candidate, Tokheho Yeptho, is […]

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            Super Kings, Sunrisers to square off in high-voltage IPL finale

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            Mumbai, May 26 (PTI): Nerves will play a big role as two title-hungry outfits, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad look to outdo each other and regain the coveted Indian Premier League crown when they square off in what promises to be a humdinger of a summit contest in Mumbai on Sunday. The winners-take-all T20 […]

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            Kohima inter-district football tournament from June 25

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            Kohima, May 26 (EMN):The second edition of Kohima inter-district high and higher secondary school football tournament will c from June 25 at Kohima Local Ground (Khuochiezie), an update from the organising committee on Saturday informed.

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            Shillong Lajong are champ- ions of U-18 youth league

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): Shillong Lajong FC defeated Kerala Blasters 2-0 in the final match to lift the U-18 Youth League title on Saturday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Shillong. The team remained undefeated through the tournament out of the 55 teams that participated and scored a total of 23 goals while […]

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            Japan wins Uber Cup after 37 years, beats Thailand 3-0

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            Bangkok, May 26 (IANS): Japan beat Thailand 3-0 in the final of Uber Cup 2018 on Saturday, wining their first tournament title since 1981. For the first order, Japanese player Akane Yamaguchi defeated Thailand’s top single player Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 21-15, though Ratchanok “tried her best already”, reports Xinhua news agency.

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            Real Madrid and Liverpool set to cross swords again in repeat of 1981 final

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): And it all comes down to these two teams: Liverpool and Real Madrid. The UEFA Champions League Final is set to kick off on Sunday morning at 12:15 AM (IST) in Kiev! Real Madrid and Liverpool will lock horns in the showpiece event on May 26 at the […]

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            Nagas have perquisite skill for Wushu, says Gabriel Khamo

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            Our Correspondent Imphal, May 25(EMN): The five-day National Wushu Coaching course for Indian coaches held under the aegis of Wushu Association of India in collaboration with Sports Authority of India (SAI) concluded at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex here on Friday. Two Nagaland coaches-Gabriel Khamo and Manoj Dangiari were among the 31 Wushu coaches from […]

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            Rashid’s all-round effort guide Sunrisers to IPL final

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            Kolkata, May 25 (PTI): Wonder man from Afghanistan Rashid Khan produced an all-round effort to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 13-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier and take the visitors to the final of the Indian Premier League season 11 here today. Rashid (34 not out off 10) first played a late […]

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            IPL most searched word online: Study

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            New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become one of the largest sporting extravaganza in the world with the search volume for keyword “IPL” being 1.8 million, according to a study conducted by SEMrush, a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and search analytics software. The software provides intelligence data, including website traffic information, […]

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            Smith named in marquee list for Global T20 Canada league

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            Toronto, May 25 (IANS): Former Australia skipper Steve Smith, who is serving a 12-month ban for his involvement in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, could return to action next month after being named as one of the 10 marquee players for the proposed Global T20 Canada league. If the tournament proceeds as scheduled in […]

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            French court approves Roland Garros stadium expansion

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            Paris, May 25 (IANS): A French court once again backed a project to expand the Roland Garros stadium and facilities, the venue of the French Open. The project sparked controversy as it affects the space dedicated to the Jardin des Serres d’Auteuil, a botanical garden set within a major greenhouse complex and registered as a natural […]

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              I did not assault women, says Morgan Freeman

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              Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, who has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women, has said he did not create “unsafe work environment” and he did not “assault women”. Through his publicist Stan Rosenfield, Freeman came out with a statement on Friday, reported variety.com. The statement read: “I am devastated that 80 years of my […]

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              Hugh Grant finally marries at 57

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              Actor Hugh Grant finally married at 57 his Swedish girlfriend Anna Eberstein, 39, in an intimate ceremony. The married on Friday amid close-knit family and friends at Chelsea registry office, reports mirror.co.uk. “The Four Weddings and a Funeral” actor wore a sleek navy blue suit, while Eberstein dressed casually in a powder blue shirt and […]

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              Lily Allen cheated on husband

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              Singer Lily Allen says she cheated on her husband after struggles with fame that led her to lose her identity. In an interview with Vulture magazine, the 33-year-old singer blamed some of her lost self and personal troubles on her comeback to music in 2014, reports dailymail.co.uk. Allen admitted that she felt her struggles dealing […]

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              Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault

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              Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and third-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree at his arraignment on Friday in New York, his attorney said. “Mr. Weinstein has always maintained that he has never engaged in non-consensual sexual behaviour with anyone. Nothing about today’s proceedings changes Mr. […]

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              Nicki Minaj not dating Eminem

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              Rapper Nicki Minaj is not dating Eminem. The Internet was quickly set alight on Thursday when it when she told a fan on Instagram they were an item. But according to TMZ, a source close to the hitmaker has revealed that she was only joking about the romance, reports dailymail.co.uk. The 35-year-old star had taken […]

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              Whitney Houston’s cousin slams Kanye West

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              Whitney Houston’s cousin has slammed rapper Kanye West for buying photograph of late singer’s drug-strewn bathroom to use it as the cover of an album that he is producing. In an interview to people.com, Damon Elliott spoke about the rapper’s decision to spend $85,000 on a photograph that depicted Houston’s bathroom covered in drug-covered spoons […]

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              “Pakeezah” actor Geeta Kapoor dies in old age home

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              “Pakeezah” fame actor Geeta Kapoor, who was allegedly abandoned by her children last year, died in an old age home in Andheri here today. She was 57. Her death was confirmed by filmmaker Ashoke Pandit. In April 2017, the yesteryear actor’s son Raja, had brought her to SRV Hospital in suburban Goregaon to treat her […]

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              Harvey Weinstein surrenders over sexual misconduct charges

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              Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, accused by over 60 women of sexual harassment, on Friday surrendered to police here to face charges of sexual misconduct. Weinstein arrived at a New York police precinct in Manhattan where he was expected to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual […]

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              Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by 8 women

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              Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, 80, has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women. He has denied it saying he has never intended to make anyone uncomfortable. A CNN report has quoted multiple women, including journalists, describing troubling incidents throughout the Oscar winning actor’s career that spans nearly five decades. In all, 16 people spoke […]

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              Documentary to expose R. Kelly’s sexual harassment cases

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              Singer-songwriter R. Kellys alleged sexual abuse of women and girls is the focus of a new documentary feature film being developed for Hulu. The film will feature BuzzFeed News reporting by Jim DeRogatis – the veteran music critic and radio host who broke the story on Kelly’s alleged sex cult last year, reports variety.com. Kelly […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aosunep Jamir

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                It was during the 90’s when Aosunep Jamir’s love for rock music began to grow. Aosunep who hails from Mokchung district is a government servant by profession and a music lover by passion. He recalls his early years when he first got involved into music as a vocalist for a band. Jamir was also adjudged […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

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                  Administrative officers of the Nagaland Civil Service are doing something different besides governance — music. They are venturing into music making with a band of their own. It’s been a while though. They have formed the ‘Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) band’ in July 2017 with seven members who shared the same passion for music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

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                Bors Im Bey from Priloo in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam makes his living performing at various private events in restaurants and bars. He moved to Goa in 2015 and started performing shows in various entertainment events there too. Bors is categorised as an upcoming singer from Karbi Anglong. He was part of the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mhachen Yanthan

                By   3 weeks ago

                Mhachen Yanthan a.k.a Achen is a 23-year old musician from Nagaland who is at present pursuing his music degree at Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christian College. Achen credits music and mother as his two biggest inspirations who have always been his companions and comforters through all times. His musical journey started at a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Syphilectomy

                By   1 month ago

                Syphilectomy is a three-member death metal band from Kohima. They were formed in early 2007 with Toshi (bassist / vocalist) and Asetuo (guitarist) as a duo. They were joined by Akhrielie (drummer). The band released their first demo ‘Sadomasochistic Haemophilia’ in 2013 and was later signed by an Italian label called Death Metal Industry. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

                By   1 month ago

                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Sharktail Audio House

                By   1 month ago

                  Sharktail Audio House is a creative retreat for recording artists of all streaks. The for-musicians facility was founded by duo Jabez Zeliang and Henok Phom. Musicians at heart, they are also involved in a Dimapur-based band called the “Echoes Hill,” which was formed as a bow to country music. Sharktail Audio House is a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Viho Kin

                By   2 months ago

                  Viho Kin of Khuzama village is an upcoming artist from Kohima who grew up performing in churches. The artist, greatly influenced by the music of Thakro Brothers (Diethozo Thakro and Vizho Thakro) decided to take up a short vocal course under the guidance of Vizho Thakro when he was in class 10. He believes […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Avora Records

                By   2 months ago

                  Aizawl-based band Avora Records, the winner of Nagaland Hornbill International Rock Contest in 2017, has been making waves in the region’s music circuit. They have been winning top prizes in various contests when not performing simply for the task of it all. For instance, the Mizoram band was the winner of music events, the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Lkr

                By   2 months ago

                  Toshi Lkr, a guitar prodigy from Dimapur has performed with numerous of successful rock bands. Quiet by nature, Toshi Lkr who is presently based in Mumbai is the first person from the state to have completed the grade 8 rock & pop trinity in guitar in the year 2012. He owned his first guitar […]

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