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Dimapur-Kohima road starts traveling after wandering 13yrs

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The proposed 4-lane Dimapur-Kohima road had remained an empty word even after more than 10 years since being promised. However, controversies are now being flavored by new hopes with another construction group having begun preliminary survey work, says our Senior Reporter Temjenrenba Anichar  DIMAPUR, JULY 29 : It was thirteen years ago, when the then prime […]

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CNTC serves ultimatum: Revoke Rongmei ‘tribe’ status in 30 days

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Dimapur, July 29 : The festering issue of recognition given to the Rongmei community in Nagaland as a ‘tribe’ by the Nagaland government has taken a new turn: the Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) has placed before the state government a 30-day ultimatum to revoke the indigenous tribe status granted to the Rongmei. The organization issued […]

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Food & Civil Supplies starts image remake with transparency call

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Dimapur, July 29 : The tainted department of Food and Civil Supplies is apparently onto pulling up its socks to reclaim the trust of the public following a spate–but still ongoing–controversy following allegations of corruption and a irregularities. Perhaps as part of damage control, the department has begun pushing into publicity a number of public distribution […]

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Unable to wait for govt., trackers repair road

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Mokokchung, July 29 : An organization, the Mokokchung District Trucks Owners’ Association (MDTOA), has taken upon itself the task of repairing the deplorable Mariani-Mokokchung road. Each monsoon season brings a terrible experience for vehicles and passengers that use the pathetic road. The problem is especially so for passenger buses, and commercials trucks carrying essential goods to […]

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Degree row: court ‘dismisses’ case on ‘time’ plea

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Dimapur, July 29 : The judicial magistrate (first class) of Peren district has set aside the case concerning the contested educational qualification of Nagaland’s chief minister. The court issued an order on Friday ‘dismissing’ the complaint “on the grounds that they are barred by time limitation.” A copy of the court’s order was received here on […]

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    NFSA to benefit 28,887 households in Kohima

    Ration cards being given away to the concerned wards chairmen after  the meeting in the DC’s office, Kohima, on July 29.

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    Dimapur, July 29: As the State government is set to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the State, a total 28,887 households in Kohima district would be benefited under the scheme. This was announced by the Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Rovilatuo Mor, during a meeting of panchayat chairmen in the DC’s conference hall on July […]

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    Urban Development plans two flyovers in Dimapur

    MLA and Chairman NIDC, Tovihoto Ayemi inaugurating the Northern Angami Colony gate in Walford on July 29.

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    Dimapur, July 29: If the proposed plan gets through, the bane of traffic congestion in Dimapur would soon be story of the past. Urban Development Department has mooted constructing two flyovers in Dimapur – one at Dhobinullah (Zeliangrong village) intersection and the other at Deluxe Point (Bata Charali) with pavement for pedestrians. This was informed by […]

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    CAN conducts workshop for leaders

    CAN officials along with the participants pose for group photograph during the three-day workshop for lay leaders at Mt. Tabor Retreat Centre, Kohima.

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    Dimapur, July 29: Catholic Association of Nagaland (CAN) has organised a three-day workshop on the theme “Learning together the Catholic social teachings” for the lay leaders of the church in the diocese of Kohima from July 21 to 24 at Mt. Tabor Retreat Centre, Kohima. Rev. Fr. Tom Karthik SDB; Rev. Fr. CM Joseph SDB; and […]

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    DPDB Mon recommends Vision Document 2030

    Minister for RD & REPA, CL John addressing the monthly DPDB meeting at DC’s conference hall, Mon on July 28

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    Dimapur, July 28: The Mon District Planning & Development Board meeting was held under the chairmanship of N. Thongwang Konyak, Chairman DPDB Mon at DC’s conference hall on July 27. Welcoming the DPDB members present, the chairperson briefed on the Vision Document 2030 and appealed to the members to come forward with innovative ideas and suggestions […]

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    Financial literacy prog held at Henbenji village

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    Dimapur, July 28: Nagaland State Co-operative Bank Ltd. Tseminyu Branch organized a financial literacy programme on July 27 at Henbenji village. The programme is supported by FIF and managed by NABARD. Earlier, the programme was chaired by Kegwanye Tep Asst. BM, while Soyhunlo Thug Pastor HBC and Nthyuga Tep Ex- VCC invoked Gods’ blessing and delivered […]

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      Rajnath Singh reviews Assam flood situation, no special package announced

      Morigaon:  Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal gives ex-gratia relief of  Rupees four Lakh to next of kin of those who died due to floods as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh look  at a relief camp, at Bhakat Gaon in Morigaon district of Assam on Saturday. PTI Photo(PTI7_30_2016_000165B)

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      Guwahati, July 30: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday made an aerial survey of the flood-hit Nagaon and Morigaon districts and Kaziranga national park area and assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation even as he asked the state government to prepare an effective action plan. Singh was accompanied by […]

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      24-hour curfew affects normal life in Manipur

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      IMPHAL, July 30: The 24-hour ‘public curfew’ in Manipur has once again affected the normal life in the state today. The ‘public curfew’ which came into force from Friday midnight was called by Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) in protest against police action preventing holding of a public meeting to discuss the ongoing […]

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      Assam Rifles Organises Free Health Care& Medical Camp

      Assam Rifles Organises Free Health Care& Medical Camp

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      DIMAPUR, JULY 30: 12 BIHAR Regiment of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a free health care medical camp at Maibam, Nambol area, Bishnupur district of Manipur state on 28 July 2016, with an aim to create greater understanding about modern life style diseases, seasonal diseases and fitness in the […]

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      Congress accuses RSS of trafficking tribal girls in Assam

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      New Delhi, July 30: The Congress on Saturday alleged that three affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were involved in trafficking of 31 tribal girls from Assam under the garb of better education, and said that they would also raise the issue in Parliament. The three affiliates of the RSS as named by the Congress […]

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      24 hours public curfew from July 29 midnight: JCILPS Manipur

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      IMPHAL, JULY 29: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has called 24 hours ‘public curfew’ from Friday midnight in protest against the police action which prevents proposed holding of a public meeting at Singjamei in Imphal on Friday. The Convenor in charge of JCILPS BK Moirangcha made an announcement during a press conference […]

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        Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over price rise

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        New Delhi, July 28 : Targeting the government over rise in prices of essential commodities, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a date by which the prices would come down. In a brief speech at the Lok Sabha, Gandhi reminded the Prime Minster of his promises in the run-up […]

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        Government forms new agency for effective scheme performance

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        New Delhi, July 28 : The Union government on Thursday formed a District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) in place of the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (DVMC) for effective implementation of Central government schemes. Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement in the Lok Sabha, saying the new committee has been named […]

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        Deadline extended for govt. employees to declare assets

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        New Delhi, July 28 : Central government employees and NGOs receiving government funds now need not declare their assets by the deadline of July 31 as Parliament today approved an amendment in the Lokpal Act to extend the timeline. The amendment to Section 44 of the Lokpal Act was approved by voice vote by the Rajya […]

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        Sidhu likely to join AAP next month

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        New Delhi, July 28 : Navjot Singh Sidhu, who quit the Rajya Sabha earlier this month and fired uninterrupted salvos at the BJP for asking him to remain away from Punjab, is likely to join Aam Aadmi Party in the second week of August. The 52-year-old former cricketer, who had a long innings with the BJP […]

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        SC to hear plea of Army docs for enhancement of retirement age

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        New Delhi, Jul 28 : he Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a plea of eight Army doctors seeking a direction to the Centre that their age of superannuation, which is 58 years, be raised to 65 in view of the public announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “List the petition for hearing tomorrow,” […]

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          Pope Francis visits Auschwitz, says same horrors happening today

          KRAKOW:  Pope Francis, center, celebrates a Mass at the Sanctuary of St. John Paul II, in Krakow, Poland, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Francis is taking part in World Youth Day, a global celebration of young Catholics, during his five-day visit to Poland. AP/PTI(AP7_30_2016_000135B)

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          Oswiecim, July 30: Pope Francis made an emotional and silent visit to the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz on Friday and later said many of the horrors committed are happening in places at war today. Seated on a bench near the gate to the camp site in Poland, Pope Francis prayed in silence in tribute […]

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          Zika infection is caused by one virus serotype: Study

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          New York, July 30: Vaccination against a single strain of Zika virus should be sufficient to protect against genetically diverse strains of the virus, a study says. Zika virus strains are grouped into two distinct genetic lineages: African and Asian. The Zika virus strain circulating in the current outbreak affecting Central and South America and the […]

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          IS training ‘next generation’ fighters: Europol report

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          Analysts say the group sees children as crucial to secure the group’s long-term success and consider them better and more lethal fighters because of their indoctrination and de-sensitisation since birth. LONDON, July 30: The Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists are training the children of foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq to create the “next generation” of militants, […]

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          Three Pokemon Go players robbed of phones in London

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          LONDON, JULY 30: Days after a group of students was robbed of their smartphones at knife-point in Manchester while playing Pokemon Go, three more teenagers had to face the same fate in London, the media reported on Saturday. The teenagers were playing the game in Whittington Park in Holloway on Tuesday when apparently armed robbers stole […]

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          France church attack: Manuel Valls highlights ‘justice failure’

          French Prime Minister Manuel Valls delivers a speech during a meeting on "deradicalisation" with French Muslim community representatives in Paris, France, March 21, 2016.   REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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          PARIS, JULY 29: In a newspaper interview, he criticised the fact that one of the two attackers had been released with an electronic tag pending trial on terror charges. He said the release had been decided by independent judges, not his government. Mr Valls has faced criticism over the attack near Rouen, and the killing of […]

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            Alobo Naga & LiveJam back with BreakFree Tour 2016

            Alobo Naga & LiveJam back with BreakFree Tour 2016

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            Alobo Naga & LiveJam are back with its annual high school roadshow, the BreakFree Tour project. The focus of the tour is transformation of urban youth through music and media. The tour is conducted at over 40 locations in India and abroad, and meets with an average of 120,000 teens and young adults. The tour […]

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            Dance competition held at Mokokchung

            Dance competition held at Mokokchung

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            Cypher Freezes Crew from Dimapur  wins the competition The Dance Lovers of Mokokchung witnessed an intriguing dance competition, MP TV High Volume which was presented by ‘The Sprit’, on July 29 at Town Hall Mokokchung, where dancers fromm not only Mokokchung, but also from Peren and Dimapur took it out on the stage. Cypher Freezes […]

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            Bruce Springsteen to release rare tracks

            Bruce Springsteen to release rare tracks

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            Bruce Springsteen is set to release a compilation album of rare tracks dating back to 1966. The album will be called ‘Chapter and Verse’ and will serve as a companion to his forthcoming autobiography ‘Born to Run,’ and will be released on 23 September three days before the book is launched. Some of the songs […]

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            Iron Maiden releases Ed Force One documentary

            Iron Maiden releases Ed Force One documentary

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            Iron Maiden have released a documentary celebrating their journey across the world on Boeing 747 jumbo Ed Force One. They used the customised aircraft to travel to 45 cities across six continents on their global tour in support of their 16th album The Book Of Souls. And among the moments captured on camera in the […]

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            George Harrison’s Unreleased Songs May Be Finished by His Son, Dhani

            George Harrison’s Unreleased Songs May Be Finished by His Son, Dhani

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            Music that George Harrison recorded, but never completed, prior to his death in 2001, may surface at some point. According to his widow, Olivia, she and their son, Dhani, have been talking about having him put the final touches on the tracks. “There are a lot of songs that are unfinished,” Billboard reported Olivia as […]

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              New signings have got Man U fans dreaming, says Rooney

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              Beijing, July 30: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes the new signings have given the football club’s fans something to dream about, as the side has been reinvigorated by the joining of Swedish goal-poacher Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Eric Bailly. “The squad looks good too. The signings we’ve brought in are really good and they’ll […]

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              Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement from international football

              Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates after being part of the Germany team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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              • 31-year-old midfielder won 120 caps for Germany • He helped national team win 2014 World Cup in Brazil BERLIN, JULY 29: Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international football, ending a 14-year career that reached its peak with the 2014 World Cup triumph before persistent injuries forced the decision. One of […]

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              Preview: India aim to extend domination against inexperienced West Indies

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              KINGSTON, JULY 29: On a high after a thumping win in the series opener, India will aim to extend their winning run when they take on hosts West Indies in the second of the four-match Test series starting at the Sabina Park here on Saturday. India recorded their biggest win outside the subcontinent by beating the […]

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              Won’t spend £100m on one player: Klopp

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              CALIFORNIA, JULY 29: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he is unfazed by his team’s big-spending rivals, adding that paying 100 million pounds (around $132 million) for one player is the wrong approach. With Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United seemingly close to sealing a deal for Juventus’ French midfielder Paul Pogba for more than a 100 […]

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              Djokovic enters Rogers Cup quarters

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              TORONTO, JULY 29: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia headlined the top seeded players who advanced to the quarter-finals on the fourth day of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at the Aviva Centre here. Djokovic defeated 37-year-old Czech opponent Radek Stepanek in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) on Thursday to reach the last eight stage of […]

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