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SC quashes Singur land acquisition

Villagers take part in a rally as they celebrate at Singur in Hooghly district on Wednesday after Supreme Court set aside Calcutta High Court order upholding the land acquisition for Tata's Nano plant at Singur in West Bengal.

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New Delhi, August 31: In a set back to the Tatas, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the land acquired by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal for the Nano car plant, saying due processes and procedures were not followed. The land was acquired in 2006 for the car project, which was vehemently […]

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Anomaly in NSEE: ENCSU

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Demands reserved seats be filled by BTs Dimapur, August 31: The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has alleged anomalies in the selection process of the candidates for MBBS and BDS seats under state quota by Department of Higher & Technical Education, and cautioned that till justice is given to the backward tribes, the union would […]

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Kiphire’s dilapidated school and its 5-6 months absent teacher

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Dimapur, August 31: A community forum in Kiphire district has complained about tottering infrastructure, and lack of teachers—including a science teacher who has allegedly been absent for 5-6 months—in a government higher secondary school in said district. A platform by the name Citizen Welfare Society of Kiphire issued a press release on Wednesday appealing for intervention […]

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No permit required for e-rickshaws, e-carts: Centre

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New Delhi, August 31: The government on Wednesday announced that e-rickshaws and e-carts will no longer require permits to ply on roads but the same can be regulated by states under appropriate traffic laws. “The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Gazette Notification today (on Wednesday) that serves to free e-rickshaws and e-carts […]

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CNTC disassociates from Naga Hoho

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Dimapur, August 31: The Central Nagaland Tribes’ Council (CNTC) has broken association with the Naga Hoho after the latter failed to withdraw its endorsement to the recognition of the Rongmei as a tribe of Nagaland. The leadership of the CNTC—comprising the Ao, the Lotha, and the Sumi tribal apexes—issued a brief statement on Wednesday directing their […]

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    Officers asked to address issue of domestic violence

    Officers asked to address issue of domestic violence

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    KOHIMA, AUGUST 31: BEING a Christian dominated State and also bound by our customary traditions and law, Nagas somehow didn’t find it necessary to be in need of the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005’ though the Act was enacted and brought into force a decade ago. However, it was learned that many Naga […]

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    NLSF holds 4th Federal Assembly

    NLSF holds 4th Federal Assembly

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    MOKOKCHUNG, AUGUST 31: Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) held its 4th Federal Assembly at AKM conference hall, Mokokchung, on August 31. Interacting with media persons, NLSF president highlighted that the main agenda of the assembly was to frame plans for the coming 7th Biennial Conference on September 21-22 in Kohima and to sort out constitutional provisions […]

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    Passenger alleges new form of ‘illegal’ taxation

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    KOHIMA, AUGUST 31: Passengers of a Tata Sumo en route to Dimapur from Philimi village have alleged of a ‘new form of illegal tax collection’ at the Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) tax collection counter located at the High Court Junction at Meriema, in Kohima district, on August 29. Terming the “tax” a “passengers luggage tax”, a […]

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    NSACS, NSLSA hold consultation on legal protection for PLHIV

    NSACS, NSLSA hold consultation on legal protection for PLHIV

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    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 31: A State consultation on legal protection for People Living with HIV (PLHIV), Children Affected by AIDS (CABA) and Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) was held on August 30 in the conference hall of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), Kohima. The consultation was jointly organised by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society (NSACS) and […]

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    KU bans use of harmful substances

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    DIMAPUR, AUGUST 31: In pursuance to its resolution adopted during the general session and the subsequent deliberation on the issues pertaining to the preservation, protection and prevention of environment, health hazard and other aquatic species etc, the Konyak Union (KU) has resolved to observe September 1 as ‘Declaration Day’ to ban all harmful substances within its […]

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      Minister Rijiju pays homage to freedom fighter at Imphal

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      IMPHAL, August 31: The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today air-dashed here for a few hours to pay homage to the freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also attended a hurriedly organized function ‘70th Azadi Yad Karo Qurbani’, which is part of a nationwide campaign to honour freedom fighters, […]

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      BJP’s bandh call affects normal life

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      IMPHAL, August 31: The sudden 7-hour lightening bandh called by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Manipur Pradesh from 6 am to 1 pm on Wednesday affects normal life in Manipur particularly in Imphal.

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      List of 5 IPS officers willing to become M’laya DGP sought

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      Shillong, August 31: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, who heads the State Security Commission, today directed the home department to come up with a list of five top IPS officers to fill the vacant post of Director General of Police in the state. “The State Security Commission has decided to direct the (home) department to […]

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      Arunachal Pradesh to get NCC battalion soon

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      Itanagar, August 31:  Arunachal Pradesh is all set to get an NCC battalion and academy soon. This was stated by NCC Commander of Group HQ 4 Corps Tezpur, Brig M S Jodha during a meeting with state Education Minister Honchun Ngandam here yesterday, an official release informed here today.

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      Honour women with respect: Dy CM Gaikhangam urges Muslim community

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      Sobhapati Samom IMPHAL, August 30: The 9th Foundation Day all Manipur Muslims Girl Students’ Union (AMMGSU) was celebrated today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Konung Mamang, Imphal. The Students’ Union was established with a vision to empower and uplift the socio-economic and education of the Muslim girls, who were, in the past, religiously bounded to forsake education […]

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        Heavy rain causes waterlogging, traffic snarls in Delhi

        Passenger of a DTC bus being rescued after it stuck at flooded Jakhira underpass after heavy downpour in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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        New Delhi, August 31: Heavy rain on Wednesday morning caused waterlogging and traffic snarls in many areas of the national capital. Officials told IANS the situation improved by the afternoon. “Traffic issues were solved by evening but areas like Azadpur and other places saw traffic congestion due to the peak hours,” an official of the traffic […]

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        Kejriwal sacks Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar

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        New Delhi, August 31: In a sudden move, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today sacked Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar after receiving an “objectionable” CD allegedly carrying details of some “wrongdoings”. The decision to sack the minister was taken at a high- level meeting attended by top AAP leaders. “Received ‘objectionable’ CD of minister Sandeep Kr. AAP […]

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        Most complaints against policemen in BJP-ruled states, shows NCRB data

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        New Delhi, August 31: While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states received the most number of complaints against police personnel in 2015, the rate of prosecution was quite low in all the states, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data shows. Madhya Pradesh tops the list with 10,089 complaints made against the police personnel, followed by […]

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        Judicial inquiry in Haryana land deals submits report

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        Chandigarh, August 31: A judicial inquiry into the controversial land deals in Haryana allegedly involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra today submitted its report to the state government, apparently finding irregularities in the deals. Justice S N Dhingra, a former judge of Delhi High Court, presented a 182-page report to Chief Minister Manohar Lal […]

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        Scorpene: Court restrains newspaper from publishing data

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        New Delhi, August 30: French company DCNS has obtained a court order restricting ‘The Australian’ from further publishing leaked documents on India’s Scorpene submarine project. A report in The Australian said orders handed by the New South Wales Supreme Court prevented the newspaper from using or disclosing the content of any of the documents. The orders […]

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          Trump to visit Mexico ahead of his immigration speech

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          WASHINGTON, AUGUST 31: Donald Trump said he will travel to Mexico today to meet with the country’s president, hours before the Republican presidential nominee’s long-awaited speech on immigration and gains significance amid his rhetoric of “building a wall” on the border if elected. “I have accepted the invitation of President Enrique Pena Nieto, of Mexico, […]

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          97 militants killed in Afghan operations

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          KABUL, AUGUST 31: At least 97 Taliban militants were killed and 24 injured as the Afghan security forces pressed ahead with offensives in restive provinces, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

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          16 killed in Yemen airstrikes

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          SANAA, AUGUST 31: At least 16 civilians were killed on Wednesday in airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the northern Yemeni city of Saada, a stronghold of the Houthi rebel movement. The victims, mostly women and children, were in a house in Saada where three families lived, Efe news reported. The work […]

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          Arrest warrant issued for former Maldives President Nasheed

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          MALE, AUGUST 31: A Maldives criminal court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for exiled leaders of the Maldives United Opposition (MUO), including former President Mohamed Nasheed. The warrant for Nasheed’s arrest was sought over an investigation into the alleged misuse of state funds during his term as the Pesidenct, Maldives Independent reported a police official […]

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          Barack Obama to focus on climate, economy on final Asia trip

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          WASHINGTON, AUGUST 30: US President Barack Obama will embark on his last Asia trip later this week which would focus on key issues of climate change, global economy and those concerning Asia Pacific region, a top official has said.

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            Priyanka Chopra denies rumours of relocating to LA

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            Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is shooting for American TV series “Quantico” in New York, has quashed rumours that she is shifting her base to Los Angeles, saying Mumbai is her home. With her career in the West going in the right direction, media reports mentioned that Priyanka was planing to shift to Los Angeles. The […]

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            Chris Brown arrested for threatening woman with gun

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            Singer Chris Brown has been arrested on felony assault charges. A spokesperson with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said Brown was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and formally charged with assault with a deadly weapon following an incident early in the day, reports variety.com. “Brown is going to be transported where he will be arrested […]

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            Comedian Jason Byrne to enthral Indian audiences

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            British comedian Jason Byrne will on Friday take to the stage in Bengaluru for his India debut here, and subsequently perform in Mumbai and Delhi. Byrne will perform at the MLR Whitefield, courtesy AGP World, producers of theatrical plays like “History Of India”, “Blame It On Yashraj”, “Bottoms Up”, “Two To Tango, Three To Jive”, […]

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            Gomez takes break from music due to Lupus side effects

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            Singer Selena Gomez, who was earlier travelling across the world for her Revival tour, has taken a break from music to focus on her health. A year after she revealed her Lupus diagnosis, Gomez on Tuesday released a statement that she is taking some time off due to complications of the autoimmune disease. She cites […]

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            Alobo Naga: BreakFree Tour 2016 Pune

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            After a successful tour at Delhi, Alobo Naga flew down to Pune, Maharashtra for the annual high school roadshow, the BreakFree Tour project performing over 13 shows singing his latest hit songs, sharing his testimonies and interacting with the crowds upon topical teen issues like identity problems, bullying, peer pressure, drug abuse, pornography, suicide, social […]

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              Yogeshwar wants Kudukhov’s kin to retain Olympic silver

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              New Delhi, August 31: Yogeshwar Dutt has made a sporting gesture, and said on Wednesday that he wants wrestler Besik Kudukhov’s family to retain the 2012 London Olympics silver of which the Russian was stripped after testing positive for banned substances. Yogeshwar had lost to Kudukhov in the pre-quarterfinals of the men’s 60kg freestyle category at […]

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              Messi can’t fix all problems: Argentina coach

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              Rio de Janeiro, August 31: Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi cannot be expected to resolve all of Argentina’ s problems on the football pitch, Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza has said. Speaking on Tuesday, ahead of Argentina’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uruguay in Mendoza on Thursday, Bauza suggested the opposition’s fixation with the Barcelona No. […]

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              Ravichandran Ashwin slips to third in ICC Test rankings

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              Dubai, August 31: India’s Ravichandran Ashwin has slipped one rung to third in the International Cricket Council (ICC) list for Test bowlers, released on Wednesday. South African star pacer Dale Steyn has leapfrogged England’s James Anderson and Ashwin to take the bounce back to the top spot. Steyn’s match-winning figures of 5/33 in the second innings […]

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              Delhi government mulls roping in Gopichand

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                New Delhi, August 31: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government is planning to rope in ‘super coach’ Pullela Gopichand, whose protege P V Sindhu bagged a silver medal at the just held Rio Olympics, to promote sports in the national capital as he batted for providing better infrastructure to youths. Kejriwal felicitated […]

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              Anti-Doping agency heads call for WADA overhaul

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              Moscow, August 31: The heads of 17 anti-doping agencies have proposed a number of reforms to overhaul the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in the wake of the Russian doping scandal, according to media reports. The proposals come after the end of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, which were mired in a doping scandal and the exclusion […]

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