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NCS officials to refuse work protesting cabinet’s decision

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Wary service associations in conflict with one another Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov 23: Public servants of the Nagaland Civil Services (NCS) cadre have decided to abstain work from Nov. 24 to protest the decision of the Nagaland Cabinet that it would recommended personnel of the non State Civil Services to be inducted into the […]

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NSCN (IM) faces questions over ‘non-Naga’ recruits

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Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) has drawn flak from two organisations – Survival Nagaland and Dimapur Urban Council Chairman Federation (DUCCF) – for its alleged recruitments of non-Naga persons into its hierarchy. Survival Nagaland on Thursday issued a press statement seeking clarification from the NSCN (IM) with regard to the arrest of two […]

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Jitul Sonowal, new director of NEZCC

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Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): Jitul Sonowal has been appointed as the new director of the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) at Dimapur on Nov.22 informed the centre on Thursday. “The Ministry of Culture, Government of India has appointed Shri Jitul Sonowal as Director, North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) on short term contract for […]

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NSF join outcry against probes

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Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Thursday asserted it support to the various association s of government employees who are demanding the suspension of probes on government officials by the National Investigating Agency on account of alleged funding to Naga political groups. “The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) strongly support strongly support […]

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Governor welcomes Nov. 17 agreement

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Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The Governor PB Acharya has on Thursday welcomed the signing of the agreement between the Government of India and the working committee of the six Naga political groups on November 17 stating that the peace talks were heading in the right direction. . “Governor Acharya said that the peace talks were […]

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New Rural Livelihood scheme for Northeast to benefit tribals ­—­ DoNER Minister

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New Delhi, Nov. 23 (IANS): The new Rural Livelihood scheme for the Northeast will primarily benefit the tribals and the lower socio economic groups including women in the region, said DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday. “To begin with, four states, – Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura, will be taken up for helping the tribal […]

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Air pollution rising in Dimapur and Kohima—NPCB

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‘Poor road conditions and fuel adulteration at fault’ Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB) has announced that the presence of pollutants or particulate matter dispersion in the air of Dimapur  is beyond the permissible limit of National Ambient Quantity Standards. Talking to Eastern Mirror on Thursday, the NPCB […]

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Liezietsu responds with 21144; claims 100% reaffirmation

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Kohima Bureau Kohima, Nov. 22 (EMN): The dispute for legitimacy of leadership and ownership of the party name and symbol of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) between two groups- one led by Lok Sabha MP Neiphiu Rio and the other by Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu- stepped up on Nov. 22 with the latter holding a general […]

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Answer to plebiscite is the solution— NPCC

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Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee stated on Wednesday that solution to the Naga political issue will come only when an answer to the plebiscite of 1951 is found with the participation of all concerned. “GOIs decision for inclusiveness of all stakeholders in the negotiations is an opportunity. Ceasefire and talks with […]

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CANSSEA agitation to continue

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Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): Government employees in the Nagaland will continue with the Confederation of All Nagaland State Services Employees’ Association-led (CANSSEA) agitation. A group of employees’ organisations leading the protests issued a press release to the media on Wednesday. The CANSSEA, Federation of Nagaland State Engineers Service Associations (FONSESA), Nagaland Secretariat Service Association (NSSA) […]

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    Village Guards seek pay at par with Home Guards’ wages

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    ‘Too meagre, too little,’ says verdict Kohima Bureau Kohima, Nov. 23: The Village Guards of Nagaland have appealed to the Nagaland government to implement minimum wages equivalent to the Nagaland Home Guards’ wages, in accordance with the final court verdict passed by the Guwahati High Court order on Nov. 13 2017. The Village Guards consist […]

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    KSC’s anthropology students study Mopungchuket’s social institutions

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    Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Nov. 23 (EMN): Thirty-three students of anthropology from Kohima Science College are currently camping at Mopungchuket village in Mokokchung district for a five-day study tour. Under the guidance of two teachers, the 6th semester students arrived here on Monday. They are under the supervision of Dr. David Tetso and J. Konyak, assistant […]

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    Wokha admin. orders highway cleared

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    Dimapur, Nov.23 (EMN): The Wokha administration has ordered the removal of all construction materials and off-road vehicles off the sides of roads and along NH-2 within a month. Sub division officer (civil) for Wokha Lanusela Longkumer has issued a notification directing all citizens in concern to clear boulders, stone chips, sand and all such building […]

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    Mokokchung highway gets visitors

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    Our correspondent Mokokchung, Nov. 23: Officials of the Mokokchung district administration and the Public Works Department, and members of the Ao Senden besides contractors and members from the ‘Pick-up Truck Union Mokokchung’ and the Mokokchung District Truck Owners Association (MDTOA) are said to have visited the Mokokchung-Mariani road on Nov. 23.

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    Sumi community urged to foster good relations with neighbours

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): A government official has exhorted the Sumi community to foster peace and good relations with their neighbours. It was God’s purpose to place the Sumi people in the heart of Nagaland and that their territories be bound by ‘almost all tribes of Nagaland,’ said secretary for Land Resources and of the […]

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    Tenyidie students publish collection of poems, stories

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The honour students of Tenyidie BA, 6th semester, of Kohima College in Kohima have released a book “Peli Mhathu.” The book consists of 52 poems and eight short stories written by the students, updates on Thursday informed.

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    JNV of Chare observes integration week

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at Chare in Tuensang district organized a public rally to commemorate national integration on Nov. 23 as part of the Quami Ekta Week (National Integration Week) being observed across the country during Nov. 19-25. Holding posters and placards with messages of national integration, students and their […]

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    NGO takes health message to Sacred Heart

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): Local nongovernmental organisation Childline of Dimapur conducted a health programme for adolescent girls studying in class-6 and 7 of Sacred Heart School in Toulazouma village under Dimapur on Nov. 10. The event was part of the ongoing annual countrywide Childline Se Dosti campaign, since Nov. 8, updates on Thursday said. The […]

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    Eco club promotes organic farming

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): Eco Club of Government Middle School, K Khel Viswema, like many other schools in rural Nagaland, is promoting organic farming by growing common vegetables in a small area within the school premises. Organic farming is a farming method that involves growing and nurturing crops without the use of synthetic based fertilizers […]

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    NDMSA holds 1st biennial conference

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    Dimapur, Nov. 23 (EMN): Nagaland Directorate Ministerial Service Association (NDMSA) held its 1st biennial conference at Molu Ki Merhülietsa, Kohima, on November 22 with Pankaj Kumar, chief secretary, as the chief guest. Since its inception way back in 1975, it was for the first time that the Association had organised such mega event.

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      Illegal logging on the rise in Arunachal

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      Itanagar, Nov. 24 (PTI): Despite Supreme Court’s ban on timber operations in Arunachal Pradesh, illegal logging at Pasighat Reserve Forest in East Siang district continues unabated. Hundreds of timber trees have been felled by the mafias during the monsoons, posing a serious challenge to the officers of the forest department, additional deputy chief conservator of […]

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      Asean connect: Sushma holds meet with Governors of northeastern states

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      New Delhi, Nov. 23 (IANS): As India boosts its trade, connectivity and people-to-people ties with southeast Asia under the Act East Policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday held an interactive meeting with the Governors of the northeastern states and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Stating that acting east through India’s […]

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      PCI asks for report from Tripura govt.

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      New Delhi, Nov. 23 (PTI): The Press Council of India (PCI) has asked for a report from the Tripura government on the killing of a 48-year-old journalist allegedly by a constable of the Tripura State Rifle (TSR). Sudip Datta Bhaumik, working with Bengali newspaper ‘Syandan Patrika, was gunned down on Tuesday following an altercation with […]

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      Journalist killing leads to clashes, shutdown in Tripura

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      Agartala, Nov. 23 (IANS): Many activists of different political parties were injured in clashes while normal life was hit in Left ruled Tripura as the BJP, Congress and other parties called a shutdown on Thursday to protest the killing of a journalist by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper. “Around 25 activists of different political […]

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      39 MoUs signed between Manipur and govt. agencies

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 23 (EMN): 39 Memorandum of Understanding were signed between Manipur government agencies and different firms/companies in areas including healthcare, infrastructure, skill development and agriculture, etc. during the two-day North East Development Summit (NEDS), 2017, according to its official sources. The NEDS 2017 with an objective to showcase the existing economic potential […]

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      Sit-in demonstration for statehood postponed to Dec. 19

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Nov. 23 (EMN): With the parliament session nearing, the scheduled sit-in demonstration of statehood for two hill districts of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao at New Delhi, Jantar Mantar has been postponed from Nov. 27 to Dec. 19. This was informed by Karbi Anglong North Cachar Hills Autonomous State Demand Committee (KANCHASDCOM), […]

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      Fire at Ima Market Imphal; no injuries

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 23(EMN): Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) and Town Planning Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Thursday announced strict prohibition on storage of goods and electricity usage at the basement of Ima Market in the heart of Imphal town. He has directed the Imphal Municipal Corporation to strictly follow the instructions. MAHUD […]

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      Manipur: President pays floral tribute at Netaji’s statue

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      Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 22 (EMN): The President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday visited the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial Complex, Moirang in Bishnupur district, the place where the Indian Tricolour flag was hoisted for the first time on the Indian soil on April 14, 1944. On the occasion, President Kovind paid floral […]

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      CEMs of two hill districts meet Sonwal

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Nov. 22 (EMN): The two hill districts of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), Chief Executive Member (CEM), Tuliram Ronghang and Dima Hasao Autonomous Council (DHAC), Chief Executive Member (CEM), Debola Gorlosa attended a conclave convened by Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonawal at Secretariat, Dispur on Nov. 21 Tue. According to sources, Ronghang […]

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      Student bodies of Assam agitate against ‘Nagalim’

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      Our Correspondent Diphu, Nov. 22 (EMN): In continuation of the agitation against the issue of ‘Nagalim’, the Diphu Regional Students Union (DRSU) and All Assam Students Union (AASU) organised a two hours sit in demonstration infront of the office of Deputy Commissioner on We. The student bodies submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister of […]

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        Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a bill in the winter session of Parliament banning “triple talaq” (instant divorce), government sources said on Tuesday. For this, the government plans to set up a group of ministers to work out the modalities of the legislation and its various implications. […]

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        Dalai Lama gets ‘KISS Humanitarian Award’

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        Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 (IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here on Tuesday. The award citation recognised his “concern for the oppressed human beings all over the world in need of compassion”. Saswati Bal, President, KISS, and Achyuta Samanta, […]

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        Rahul should clear stand on Rohingyas, Kashmir autonomy — Amit Shah

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        Bhavnagar (Guj), Nov. 21 (PTI): BJP president Amit Shah today asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to make his stand clear on Rohingya Muslim refugees as well as on the issue of autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Gujarat, he said Gandhi and the Congress should state what the situation in […]

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        Only ‘Brahma’ Modi knows about date of House session: Congress

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Congress on Tuesday alleged that the government is delaying the winter session of Parliament to avoid questions from the opposition on issues like unemployment, corruption, GST and allegations against Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah, which could expose them in the Gujarat polls. The party leaders also called Prime Minister […]

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        Constitution doesn’t envisage Delhi as a state, Centre tells SC

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Delhi can never be considered as a State as the Indian Constitution never envisaged such a status for it and doing so would lead to an “inevitable chaos”. “What is not provided in the Constitution specifically can’t be conferred on the […]

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        Haryana orders probe on Fortis after girl’s death

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        Chandigarh, Nov. 21 (IANS): Taking note of the death of a seven-year-old girl at Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital and the subsequent bill of Rs 18 lakh slapped on the family, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said a senior officer will investigate the case. Stressing that action will be taken if required, Nadda said that […]

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        Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM orders probe

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        Ludhiana, Nov. 21 (IANS): The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in this Punjab city has risen to 11 and some people are still feared trapped under the debris, Punjab government officials said here. However, Ludhiana Fire Officer D.S. Sandhu told media that 15 bodies had been recovered from the debris […]

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        Sharad Yadav’s JD-U faction move HC against EC

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        New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, acting President of Sharad Yadav faction of the Janata Dal (United), on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission order of granting the party’s “arrow” symbol to the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Commission on November 17 had rejected Sharad […]

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        Nation news in brief

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        IANS/PTI Modi lauds Bhandari on ICJ re-election New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Justice Dalveer Bhandari for his re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “I congratulate Justice Dalveer Bhandari on being re-elected to the International Court of Justice. His re-election is a proud moment for us,” the […]

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        India, China have no option but to live peacefully — Dalai Lama

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        Bhubaneswar, Nov. 20 (IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and help each other. On to the strained ties between the two countries in the wake of the Doklam standoff, the Nobel Peace laureate said that is not an important issue. “Both […]

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          Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president after 37 yrs

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          Harare, Nov. 21 (PTI): Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect today after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. “My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of the people of Zimbabwe and my desire for a smooth, […]

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          Iran declares ‘victory’ over IS

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          Tehran, Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today declared “victory” over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory. Iran is one of the main international backers of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and has sent military advisers and thousands of “volunteers” to […]

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          Huge victory for India as Justice Bhandari re-elected to ICJ

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          United Nations, Nov. 21 (IANS):  In a major diplomatic victory for India, Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. “I am grateful to all […]

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          Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians

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          Washington, Nov. 21 (IANS):  President Donald Trump’s administration has announced that it was ending a humanitarian programme that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the US since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, media reports said. The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti will end by July 2019, the […]

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          Syria military operation ‘wrapping up’, Putin tells Assad

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          Moscow, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus shifting to a search for a political solution, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he hosted his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi. Putin met Assad on Monday ahead of a trilateral summit with the leaders […]

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          Syria military operation ‘wrapping up’, Putin tells Assad

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          Moscow, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus shifting to a search for a political solution, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he hosted his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi. Putin met Assad on Monday ahead of a trilateral summit with the leaders […]

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          New York Times to suspend journalist over sexual misconduct

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          New York, Nov. 21 (IANS): The New York Times announced that it will suspend Glenn Thrush, one of its most prominent journalists, after he was accused of sexual misconduct. The move came after the news site Vox on Monday published a report containing allegations from four female journalists that. Thrush, 50, who was appointed by […]

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          US sanctions ‘network’ accused of forging money for Iran

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          Washington, Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  The United States has imposed sanctions on a network individuals and companies accused of forging money to help Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, officials announced. The sanctions targeted four companies and two individuals involved in printing counterfeit Yemeni currency to benefit Iran, including Iranian national Reza Heidari and Mahmoud Seif, whose nationality was […]

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          Drone strike ‘kills four Qaeda suspects’ in Yemen

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          Aden (Yemen) Nov. 21 (PTI/AFP):  A drone strike has killed four suspected Al-Qaeda fighters in central Yemen , a local official said. The United States is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen. “A car carrying four fighters was hit as it drove on a mountain road” in Bayda province, the official […]

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          Myanmar, Bangladesh to meet on Rohingya crisis

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          Nay Pyi Taw, Nov. 21 (IANS):  Myanmar and Bangladesh will hold a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian crisis faced by thousands of Rohingya refugees, according to an announcement on Tuesday at the conclusion of the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting. The meeting will take place on Wednesday here, reports Efe news. Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul […]

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            Oren Mozhui releases new single ‘Choice of The Lotha’s

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            After the success of songs like “ LOVE IS SHARING’ a song based on sick and disabled persons, ‘Christmas Is a Heartache For The Poor’ a song encouraging to help the needy people during Christmas time, ‘We Will Meet Again’ for the people who lost their lives in the Wokha bomb blast and ‘Naga Heroes’ […]

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            Oscar winner wants India to ban elephant rides

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            Moved by a photograph showing an Indian elephant and her baby desperately trying to outrun flaming projectiles being thrown at them by a mob, Academy Award winning actress Anjelica Huston has urged India’s tourism ministry to ban elephant rides. Huston has sent a letter to the tourism ministry on behalf of animal rights organisation People […]

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            Mewe-u Mero is Miss Phek 2017

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            Miss Phek beauty pageant was held on Sat. Nov. 18 at Phek town. Twenty-year old Mewe-u Mero was crowned Miss Phek while 19-year old Ravolu Chuzho and 19-year Pewe-u Tunyi were adjudged as first and second runners up respectively. A press release issued by the organisers mentions that 14 contestants vied for the coveted title. […]

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            ‘Mr & Miss Fame’ contest on Nov. 25 at Hotel Acacia

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            The Fashion Trendsetter Nagaland (FTN) will be organising ‘Mr & Miss Fame’ for the first time at Hotel Acacia, Dimapur on Nov. 25 A press release issued by the organisers mentions that after a series of auditions, the final audition was held at Dimapur on Nov. 18. During the final audition, nine male models and […]

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            Selena Gomez accused of lip syncing at AMAs

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            Singer Selena Gomez has been slammed for allegedly lip-syncing at her gig at the American Music Awards (AMA) 2017. This was her first performance since undergoing a life-saving kidney transplant. Gomez, 25, performed live, teasing her collaboration with DJ Marshmello “Wolves”, here. Showing off blonde hair, dressed in a white silk slip and trainers, Gomez […]

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            Honya Yanlem releases debut single

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            Honya Yanlem has released her debut single ‘Caught in The Middle’. Honya Yanlem is a vocal artiste from Mon district. Her single ‘Caught in The Middle’ is said to be composed and directed by Moba Inggang and audio recorded at Music Bakery, Dimapur. The song is said to have been released at YouTube and Indihut […]

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            12 bands shortlisted for NSACS, Multi Media Campaign 2017

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            12 bands including Tune up channel, Pay the rent, Trans effect, Yellow beacon, Since 90’s, Plan P, Dynamic Cardioid, DK Entertainment, Distinct Theory, and Happy feet have been shortlisted to compete at the State level band competition which will be held under the theme “Life Now, Yes Life, No HIV.” Apart from these top 10 […]

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            Bruno Mars, Keith Urban win big at American Music Awards

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            Singer-musician Bruno Mars walked away with seven awards, and Keith Urban scored a hat- trick with three honours at the American Music Awards (AMA) ceremony, which saw over a dozen performances by artistes including Diana Ross. Mars wasn’t present at the Microsoft Theater here for the gala on Sunday, but he dominated the winners list […]

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            Will Smith coming to Mumbai for ‘Bright’ India premiere

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            Hollywood megastar Will Smith is set to visit Mumbai in December for the India premiere of his film “Bright” and is bringing co-stars Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace along with him. Director David Ayer will also join Smith in Mumbai for the promotions of the Netflix action thriller on December 18, a statement from the […]

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            ‘Perfect’ Sheeran wins the hearts of Mumbaikars

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            Dressed in blue kurta and jeans, hanging the guitar with the logo of his latest album “Divide” painted over it, the blue-eyed English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran touched all the right cord to make thousands of Mumbaikars to sing their lung out on a cold Sunday evening on the occasion of his much-awaited India Tour of […]

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              ‘Naga wrestling is for the purification of man’

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              Jamshedpur, Nov. 22 (IANS): If the Western world resorted to duels when two “honorable” men found their egos slighted, similar dispute-resolution can be found in one of India’s own warrior tribes — though the preference is for closer combat. They sorted out differences with a wrestling match. The tribals of Nagaland have not forgotten that […]

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              6 NAP are champions in football event at Nagaland police meet

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              Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): The 37th Nagaland Police Meet on Nov. 22 saw some exciting play in volleyball bronze and final match. In the bronze medal match, 2 NAP came out victorious after beating 12 NAP (IR). The match was evenly poised between holder 10 NAP (IR) and the runners up holder CP Dimapur. Both […]

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              BCCI, Sports Ministry discuss NADA and Pakistan

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              New Delhi, Nov. 22 (PTI): At loggerheads with the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on the testing of Indian cricketers, the BCCI today discussed the matter with Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and also sought the government’s view on playing arch-foes Pakistan in the planned ICC Test Championship. NADA wants to bring Indian cricketers in its […]

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              India B thrash England in Polo

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              Imphal, Nov. 22 (EMN): India B comprising of players from Manipur thrashed England 8-3 in the opening match of the 11th Manipur Polo International at the Mapal Kangjeibung ground, the oldest polo ground in the world in the heart of Imphal town on Wednesday. India B’s L Atangba scored four goals; P Ojit scored two […]

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              Five Indians storm into women’s Youth Worlds semis

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              Guwahati, Nov. 22 (IANS): India assured themselves of five bronze medals in the AIBA womens World Youth Boxing Championships with local star Ankushita Boro, Shashi Chopra, Sakshi, Nitu and Jyoti cruising into the semi-finals here on Wednesday. The other Indian on show in the morning session, Niharika Gonella, however missed out on her medal opportunity, […]

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              Australia, England gear up for another Ashes battle

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              Brisbane, Nov. 22 (IANS): England and Australia are all set to renew their traditional cricket rivalry when the two sides face off in the first of the five-match Ashes contest at the Gabba here on Thursday. Led by new captains in Joe Root and Steven Smith, both sides present largely youthful and uncertain batting orders […]

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              Saina, Sindhu, Prannoy enter second round of Hong Kong Open

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              Kowloon, Nov. 22 (PTI): Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy made positive starts to their campaign, progressing to the second round of USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series here today. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina staved off a spirited challenge from World No. 44 Mette Poulsen of Denmark before emerging […]

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              St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 launched

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              New Delhi, Nov. 22 (IANS): Former India opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday launched the inaugural edition of St.Moritz Ice Cricket 2018. The two-day event, which will be held in St.Moritz in Switzerland on February 8 and 9 set against the serene and breathtaking backdrop of the Swiss mountains, will host […]

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              Ankushita leads India’s surge in women’s Youth boxing Worlds

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              Guwahati, Nov. 21 (IANS): Local favourite Ankushita Boro led the surge in the AIBA World women’s Youth Boxing Championships as four other Indian pugilists also made it to the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Guli Jyoti (flyweight), Shashi Chopra (featherweight) and Ankushita (light welter) stole the limelight in the afternoon while Nitu (light-flyweight) and Sakshi (bantam) […]

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              President calls Manipur sports capital of India

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              Imphal, Nov. 21 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said “nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions”. Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there are many indigenous games in the state which […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Alito Wotsa

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                Alito Wotsa a runner-up in Naga’s Got Talent contest 2010 is a gifted singer, song-writer and composer from Dimapur. She completed her grade eight vocal training from Rockschool (ABRSM), Delhi and is currently working as a music teacher at New Life Bible College, Dimapur. Her debut single “Leap of Faith” is a song that talks […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keziah Semy

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                Upcoming music talent Keziah Semy, a finalist of VON Season 2 (2015) is a new artist that the music industry of Nagaland can be proud of. At the age of 22-years old, Semy a songwriter and composer has released her original single “Hope”, through which she is sharing the  message of hope, strength and never […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aren Jamir

                By   2 weeks ago

                Aren Jamir who is at present serving as a youth pastor at Kangtsung near Tuli town is also a gifted singer, he made his debut into the music industry with the release of his single “Beautiful with Jesus” recently. His first experience with singing goes back to as early as his class 10th performance when […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Fireflood

                By   3 weeks ago

                Fireflood a Bangalore based gospel band founded on May that perform a mixture of rock & roll and blues music. The seven member band are all professional musicians uniting to infuse an essence of deep fellowship with Christ and bring their audience closer to God through their music. The band members consist of Jeven John […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Awarthanga Chiru

                By   4 weeks ago

                Awarthanga Chiru, talented vocalist of the rock band ‘Blending Chords’ from Manipur presently based at Delhi first fell in love with music at a rock concert that his dad took him to. Chiru has recently released his solo album titled ‘Live As One’ that explores a range of sounds from pop, rock, country to Gospel […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Switch Blade

                By   1 month ago

                SWITCH BLADE, is a multi-faceted five-member band that experiments with Alternative, Progressive and Metal music genres. They have been together for almost seven years and to their accolades “Switch Blade” were the winners of “Best of the Best” All Nagaland Rock Contest 2011 and 2nd runner-up of “Let’s Rock” 2010. The band members were also […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Ronald Meckhrii

                By   1 month ago

                Ronald Mech known as Echognize onstage is a young rapper/singer from Dimapur who started singing at a tender age of 12. Influenced by underground rappers like Techn9ne, Wu tang clan, Immortal Technique, etc, the young artist describes ‘rap’ as ‘portraying your story’ His song ‘Mustafa’ is about giving oneself a break from one’s daily struggles […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Soyingo Kikon

                By   2 months ago

                Soyingo Kikon singer/song-writer from Kohima, Nagaland, a native of Mungya Village, Wokha, found his love and passion for music when he started singing and playing music during sunday school, and ever since and music has been an integral part of his life. As a usual Naga he picked up guitar as the first musical instrument […]

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                Rhythm of Love; In conversation with Chusi Rhakho

                By   2 months ago

                Chusi Rhakho, a young budding singer-rapper and songwriter started his romance with music as a frontman for the band ‘detoxified’ during his high school days. Rhakho believes that it’s important to have dedication and belief in oneself without which one can never excel in life be it music or any other profession. Rhakho who grew […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Renbithung Ngullie

                By   2 months ago

                Renbithung Ngullie a young upcoming indie electronic producer from Wokha, Nagaland is an artist to look out for with his unique blend of music, especially for EDM genre enthusiasts. Drawing inspirations from Getter and Excesion, Lowly Palace, The Chainsmokers, and Marshmello, this 19-year old student of BCA from NIELIT institution Merima is tech savvy and […]

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