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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.

    By   22 hours ago

    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.

    By   22 hours ago

    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.

    By   22 hours ago

    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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      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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      Audio-books for Class X students in Manipur soon

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      IMPHAL, July 29: Manipur’s Science and Technology department is planning to produce audio-books for Class X students under Board of Secondary Education Manipur syllabus. “It will take some time but discussion is on for the project in association with the experienced teachers which can be used as one the teaching tools (for the needy students),” says […]

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      PM’S intervention sought on bad condition of Assam-Tripura NH

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      GUWAHATI, JULY 29: The Federation of North Eastern Consumer Organisation (FONECO) today demanded immediate intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the bad condition of the Assam-Tripura National Highway. FONECO, the apex body of consumer organisations of the eight north-eastern states, sent a memorandum to the Prime Minister narrating how Tripura is facing food and fuel […]

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      ‘US interest in linking northeast India to Southeast Asia due to Chinese presence’

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      KOLKATA, JULY 29: One of the reasons for the US’s interest in integration of northeast India with southeast Asia is a “lurking concern” about China’s looming presence in the region, a political science expert said here on Thursday. “Regional integration (by the US) is seen as a good thing as it will lead to prosperity and […]

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      Shortage of essential items, fuel cripples life in Tripura, protests on

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      AGARTALA, JULY 29: The supply of essentials and fuel continues to be hit badly in Tripura for about two months now even as the state government has repeatedly sought the central government’s intervention to restore its lifeline – National Highway-8 – which has been badly damaged in adjacent Assam. Due to heavy rains and poor maintenance, […]

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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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          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

          By   1 day ago

          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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          2 dozen Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protest

          2 dozen Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protest

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          BEIJING, JULY 29: About two dozen Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Friday staged a small protest outside China’s Foreign Ministry calling on governments to continue searching for the plane. The relatives gathered outside the ministry in Beijing and demanded to see the foreign minister to submit a petition to […]

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          Woman killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan had bruise mark on neck

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          ISLAMABAD, JULY 29: A British national of Pakistani-origin who was allegedly killed by her family for “honour” in Punjab province on July 20, had a bruise mark on her neck and blood-stained froth was oozing from her mouth, the autopsy report said. To determine the actual cause of the death of Samia Shahid, who died on […]

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          Trump cannot be trusted with nuke weapons: Clinton

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          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 29: Hillary Clinton today portrayed her Republican rival Donald Trump as a volatile and short-tempered man who cannot be trusted with nuclear weapons as she scripted history by becoming the first woman presidential nominee of a major political party in the US. Presenting her vision of inclusive growth for America that maintains its global […]

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          Obama offers full-throated support for Hillary’s bid to defeat Donald Trump

          U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic Nominee for President Hillary Clinton appear onstage together after Obama addressed the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 27, 2016.  REUTERS/Jim Young

          By   2 days ago

          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 28: President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. He urged Democrats to enable Clinton to finish the job he started with his election nearly eight years ago in a […]

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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

            By   1 day ago

            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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            Meryl Streep fears every film will be her last

            Meryl Streep fears every film will be her last

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            Meryl Streep used to fear that every film would be her last. The 67-year-old actress’ biggest concern when she hit was that she wouldn’t be cast in any more movies, but she is proud she still boasts a successful career 27 years later. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal magazine about her fears for the […]

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            Fifth Harmony break YouTube record

            Fifth Harmony break YouTube record

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            Fifth Harmony have become the first girl group to reach one billion views for a single video on YouTube. The band – who first found fame on ‘X Factor USA’ – reached the milestone for ‘Worth It’, which was uploaded to the video-sharing site in March 2015. ‘Work From Home’, released this year, is on […]

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            Vince Neil Pleads Not Guilty in Battery Case

            Vince Neil Pleads Not Guilty in Battery Case

            By   2 days ago

            Vince Neil has pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an April incident in which he pulled a woman to the ground. According to the Las Vegas Sun, Neil’s attorney, David Chesnoff, entered the plea for the Motley Crue singer, resulting in a trial date for Sept. 19. “I ask people not […]

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            Rod Stewart covers The Beatles for Netflix animated series Beat Bugs

            By   2 days ago

            Sir Rod Stewart will cover The Beatles song ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ for the Netflix animated series ‘Beat Bugs’. The ‘Maggie May’ hitmaker – who is married to Penny Lancaster – has been announced as one of the artists contributing a track to the new show at a Netflix panel at the Television […]

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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.

              By   22 hours ago

              • 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

              By   22 hours ago

              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

              By   22 hours ago

              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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              Gunn’s shootout saves earn Guardiola first win

              Angus Gunn makes a save during the shootout as Manchester City won 6-5 on penalties.

              By   2 days ago

              Shenzhen, July 28: Angus Gunn makes a save during the shootout as Manchester City won 6-5 on penalties. Despite conceding a last-gasp equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City were able to celebrate Pep Guardiola’s first win in charge thanks to a penalty-shootout success. It looked as though City would claim the triumph […]

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