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Rengmas intensify dist. demand

(1) A section of Rengma Nagas seen listening to speakers during the rally at Tseminyu town on Wednesday. (2) Youngsters holding a banner demanding for creation of Tseminyu district.

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KOHIMA, JULY 27: Braving the inclement weather, thousands of Rengma Nagas Wednesday thronged Tseminyu town to demand for upgradation of Tseminyu Assistant Deputy Commissioner (ADC) to District Headquarters. On the day, young and old, men and women from all Rengma villages skipped their works and daily chores, and assembled at their sub-divisional headquarters, to attend the […]

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NGRC-1 CU demands govt to set up Lokayukta

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Dimapur, July 27: The Nagaland Govt. Registered Class-1 Contractors’ Union (NGRC-1 CU) has strongly demanded the state government to set up Lokayukta in order to curb corruption, saying corrupt practices by legislators, politicians and public servants have given birth to selfishness, protests and gap between ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’. Addressing the mammoth gathering at St. Joseph’s College […]

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NPRAAF on appointment of three contractual LDAs

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Dimapur, July 27: Lauding the Department of Food & Civil Supplies for cancelling the recent appointments of three LDAs and rectifying it as contractual, the Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum has said that fresh appointments or open interview should be held against the LDA posts on expiry of contract appointments on March 20, 2017. […]

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KPTA condemns frequent thefts at Khelhoshe Polytechnic

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Dimapur, July 27: The Khelhoshe Polytechnic Teachers’ Association (KPTA) has vehemently condemned the theft that took place at Lecturers’ quarters and government hostels of both boys and girls at Khelhoshe KPA during semester break. The Association asserted that it will not remain a silent spectator to such ‘uncivilized’ act in the educational institute which is happening […]

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Hepatitis C virus on alarming rise in Nagaland

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KOHIMA, JULY 27: ‘Viral Time Bomb’ is a term coined by WHO for viral hepatitis, which not only affects the Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) as people commonly believe, but the virus showed its presence among the general populace too in the recent years. As per the 7 years report of Naga Hospital Authority of Kohima (NHAK) […]

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    In rough waters but Nagaland’s fishery sector swims on

    In rough waters but Nagaland’s fishery sector swims on

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    KOHIMA, JULY 27: There is considerable potential for aquaculture and fishery in Nagaland if not for constraints that are putting to difficulty the sector. The constraints are many: poor implementation of aquaculture-related skill development due to lack of training infrastructure and lack or organized market in the state and the lack of scientific knowledge among fish […]

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    Members of Child Welfare Comm. get the table test

    Members of Child Welfare Comm get the table test

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    DIMAPUR, JULY 27: The Nagaland government has instated a new bench of the Child Welfare Committees (CWC) for the term July 2016-June 2019. An “induction training” program for new members of the CWC was conducted by the State Child Protection Society of Nagaland. The event was conducted from the 26th of July and till the 27th […]

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    NGOs want Nagaland included in national anti-Hepatitis drive

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    DIMAPUR, JULY: Nongovernmental organizations in Nagaland have urged the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) not to ‘leave Nagaland behind in its Hepatitis national program.’ The NACO has announced a national hepatitis program on World Hepatitis Day to initiate prevention, care and treatment for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The event is scheduled to be held at the […]

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    Tetso College welcomes freshmen for 2016

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    DIMAPUR, JULY 27: Dimapur institution Tetso College celebrated its 23rd annual freshmen convocation on July 26 in the college. Y Vikheho Swu, minister for Road and Bridges was the chief guest of the event. The event began with the inauguration of 3T Arena, a newly-constructed indoor badminton stadium and a sports complex, the college informed in […]

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    Green campaign launched for MKG’s Asetkong range

    Dr Imtiwapang Aier planting the first sapling at Koobulong in Mokokchung district on July 26, Tuesday.

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    Kobulong, July 26: In an ambitious plan to increase the green cover across the Asetkong range of Mokokchung district, a local environmental campaign called ‘Greening Asetkong project’ was launched by Parliamentary Secretary for Geology and Mining Dr Imtiwapang Aier at Kobulong on Tuesday. The projects targets five years of planting trees, fruits trees, ornamental trees and […]

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      Border forces of India, B’desh tighten vigil

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      AGARTALA, JULY 27: Even though there is no major terror threat along the India-Bangladesh border, border forces of both countries are maintaining a strict vigil, Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh officials said here on Wednesday.

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      Assam grapples with problem: How to get elephant back from B’desh

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      GUWAHATI, JULY 27: This is an elephantine problem not confronted before, and the Assam government has set up an experts’ panel to solve it: How to retrieve a pachyderm washed away from the state by the flooded Brahmaputra river into Bangladesh.

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      One dies in Manipur; JE suspect

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      IMPHAL, July 27: Following the death of a suspected Japanese Encephalitis (JE) patient and widespread report of school children suffering from viral fever following the detection of JE cases in Manipur, district authority of Churachandpur bordering Mizoram and Myanmar directed to close down all the educational institutions “to prevent the spread of the virus” for […]

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      Assembly adjourned for three days for MLAs to visit flood-hit area

      Kaziranga: Vehicles cross a flooded road near Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday. PTI Photo (PTI7_27_2016_000117B)

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      GUWAHATI, JULY 27: In an unprecedented move, the Assam Assembly was today adjourned for the next three days for allowing MLAs to visit flood-affected constituencies and give a report to the Chief Minister. As soon as the House assembled this morning, both ruling and opposition MLAs raised the matter and appealed to the Speaker to […]

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      Zeliangrong orgs demand to stop logging

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      Dimapur, July 27: Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur & Nagaland) and the All Zeliangrong Students’ Union (Assam, Manipur & Nagaland), have demanded to put immediate stop on illegal logging in Zeliangrong territory allegedly by NSCN/GPRN under Huthrong Brigade, transfer of commander along with cadres involved in logging and to revoke ‘Bond of agreement’ signed under duress […]

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        Narendra Modi’s silence has left country speechless: Congress

        Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday during the monsoon session.

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        New Delhi, July 27: The Congress on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not speaking on various issues of national importance, saying his silence had left the country speechless. “He does not speak here (in India). He can address the US Congress for over 40 minutes but does not speak when it […]

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        ‘Kalam’s death has left irreplaceable void’

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        New Delhi, July 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary, saying that his death has created an “irreplaceable” void. “It’s been a year since our beloved Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam left us and created a void that is irreplaceable. My tributes to this […]

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        Auto, taxi drivers begin hunger strike

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        New Delhi, July 27: Auto-rickshaw and yellow top taxi drivers of around 20 unions on Wednesday began an “indefinite hunger strike” against app-based taxi aggregators even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the BJP of sponsoring the strike. Incidents of the strikers forcibly stopping some auto-rickshaw drivers from ferrying passengers were reported. “We want to […]

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        No signs of missing IAF plane, Parrikar monitors search op

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        Chennai/New Delhi, July 23 : The search continued on Saturday for the missing AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing on Friday over the Bay of Bengal and has been untraceable since. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reached Tambaram in Tamil Nadu on Saturday and went on an aerial survey in an IAF plane […]

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        Bihar Dalit assault case: two persons arrested

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        Patna, July 23 : The police on Saturday arrested two of the 11 accused in connection with a case in which two Dalit youths were beaten up for allegedly stealing a motorcycle in Muzaffarpur district. Muzaffarpur Superintendent of Police Vivek Kumar said raids are continuing to arrest nine other accused persons. “As per preliminary investigation by […]

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          IS behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

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          DAMASCUS, JULY 27: A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria today, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria’s state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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          54 killed in Nepal as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides

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          KATHMANDU, JULY 27: At least 54 people have been killed and several others are missing as floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Nepal, displacing thousands of people. Scores of houses and bridges have been swept away in several parts of the country as incessant rains have swelled rivers, posing a […]

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          Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

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          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 27: Scripting history, Hillary Clinton today became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major US party as she secured the backing of the Democrats at the convention here to set up an epic clash with Republican rival Donald Trump in the November polls. Clinton, who has been secretary of […]

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          Priest’s throat slit in French church hostage taking

          Priest's throat slit in French church hostage taking

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          SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY (FRANCE), JULY 26: Two assailants slit the throat of an 84-year-old priest at a church in northern France today in a hostage-taking drama that has shocked the country. The attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray came as France was still reeling from a massacre in the French Riviera city of Nice claimed by the […]

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          Mass attack bid foiled in Bangladesh, 9 militants killed

          Mass attack bid foiled in Bangladesh 9 militants killed

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          DHAKA, JULY 26: Police on Tuesday foiled another ‘mass attack’ bid in Bangladesh, reeling under a wave of deadly terror assaults, by killing nine Islamist militants during a pre-dawn raid at their hideout here. The hour-long raid was launched at 5:51 a.m. (local time) at Jahaz building in Kalyanpur area by special police units. The militants, […]

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            ‘Abundant Grace’ by Mercy Wave released

            Mercy Wave released

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            A new album entitled “Abundant Grace” by Mercy Wave was released by Rev. Temsu S Pastor, Alempang Baptist Church at Mokokchung. The album was published by ISPCK Delhi and recorded at Wave Recordings, Mokokchung.

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            Priyanka inspires me a lot: Parineeti Chopra

            Priyanka inspires me a lot says Parineeti Chopra

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            Actress Parineeti Chopra says cousin the way Priyanka is working hard on her career in the West is inspiring and “insane”. Priyanka has created waves internationally with her debut American show “Quantico” and is now gearing up for the release of “Baywatch”, where she stars as the main antagonist. The film also stars Hollywood biggies […]

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            Drama comes back into Lindsay Lohan’s life

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            Just when it looked as though drama had exited from Lindsay Lohan’s life her relationship with her fiancé has imploded in spectacular fashion. Things kicked off when the 30-year-old actress took to her Instagram and Twitter accounts in the early hours of Sunday morning (24.07.16) to tell her followers that millionaire businessman Egor Tarabasov had […]

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            Appeal filed against Led Zeppelin

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            An appeal has been filed against Led Zeppelin after they were cleared of plagiarising the intro for ‘Stairway to Heaven’. Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Spirit guitarist Randy California, has lodged the appeal against the decision after the rockers were found not guilty of stealing part of their classic song from Spirit’s ‘Taurus’ […]

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            Jennifer Aniston gives empowering speech at Italian Film Fest

            Jennifer Aniston gives empowering speech at Italian Film Fest

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            FORMER Friends star Jennifer Aniston gave an empowering speech to young girls as she was honoured for her television and film career at the 46th Annual Giffoni Film Festival in Italy. The 47-year-old actress was the guest of honour at the Amalfi Coast event and she spoke to the attendees of the children’s festival to […]

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              Nagaland state badminton meet gets underway

              Nagaland state badminton meet gets underway

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              “The state and the department concerned has failed to acknowledge and give due credit to the sportspersons” KOHIMA, JULY 27: Organized by the Nagaland Badminton Association (NBA), the Yonex-Sunrise 40th Nagaland Inter District and State Open Badminton Championship started on Wednesday at the Indoor badminton Stadium, Officers Hill Colony in Kohima. The event was hosted by […]

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              Australia takes a handy lead of 86 runs on day-2

              Australia's Mitchell Starc, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera during day two of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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              1st Test, Pallekele, 2nd day Sri Lanka 117 and 6 for 1 (Silva 2*) trail Australia 203 (Voges 47, Herath 4-49, Sandakan 4-58) by 80 runs PALLEKELE, JULY 27: Australia grabbed a handy 86-run lead in the first innings over Sri Lanka and dealt an early blow with the new ball before rain washed out the […]

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              NorthEast United FC appoint Vingada as head coach

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              Mumbai, July 26: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United Football Club (NEUFC) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Eduardo Manuel Martinho Braganza de Vingada, commonly known as Nelo Vingada as the new head coach for the forthcoming third edition of the tournament. Coaching the Portugal Under-20 team to finish third in the FIFA U-20 World […]

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              Open angling competition on July 30

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              Dimapur, July 26: The Evergreen Society Angling Club has announced to organise ‘Open Angling Competition 2016’ on July 30 at Society’s Angling Club from 7 am to 5 pm, according to a press release issued to the media on Tuesday. The club management has stated that the competition will be judged in the category of single […]

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              Gonzalo Higuain signs for Juventus

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              Turin, July 26: Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta headed on Tuesday to the Lega Nazionale Professionisti, commonly known as Lega Calcio, to register the contract of the football club’s new Argentine signing, Gonzalo Higuain, who arrives from Napoli, the Italian media reported. After meeting Higuain’s release clause, the Argentine’s official move from Napoli to Juventus could be […]

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