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Contribute to Vision Document for effective planning: CM TR Zeliang

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Dimapur, July 26 : Nagas are proud of their unique history, culture and identity but unfortunately quality of integrity is rapidly diminishing in present society which needs to be reestablished, said Chief Minister TR Zeliang while speaking on the theme “Conscia Mens Recti” of the 6th ENSF Fiesta-cum-General Session which began today at Local ground Mon […]

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MP Neiphiu Rio urges Modi to take up Chiethu Airport as national project

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Dimapur, July 26 : Nagaland lone Lok Sabha MP Neiphiu Rio has congratulated the Government of India on approving the new Civil Aviation Policy which has already come into effective implementation. In a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rio said, “We are confident that under the new policy the far flung regions of the country, […]

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Pension scam: more arrests in the offing

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KOHIMA, JULY 26 : Two weeks after police detained four persons on alleged case of fraudulent drawal of pension involving a sum of over 100 crore, official sources today disclosed that more arrests are likely to be made in the next few days. Police had earlier this month arrested two officers from Treasuries & Accounts department- […]

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Entrepreneurs push for exclusion of bamboo from forest product list

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DIMAPUR, JULY 26 : Despite its classification as a species of grass, bamboo is still considered as a forest product under Indian law (Indian Forest Act of 1927), and thus is treated as equivalent to wood product. Over the years, several voices have emerged calling for review of this policy and to exclude bamboo from the […]

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Disgruntled ENCSU serves 7-day ultimatum to government

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Dimapur, July 26 : Piqued by government’s failure to address its memorandum submitted on July 20, the Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) today urged the State chief secretary to intervene and fulfill within 7 days. The ENCSU in an ultimatum to chief secretary warned that if the government and the Technical department fail to fulfill […]

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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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    Slight increase in tourist traffic to Nagaland in 2015

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    Dimapur, July 26: In spite of insurgent activities, there has been a slight increase in the number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting Nagaland. In 2014, the state hosted a little over 58, 000 domestic visitors and more than 2,000 foreign tourists. In 2015, the number experienced a slight increase by several thousands, according to data […]

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    Borewell facility installed for Aonokpu village

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    DIMAPUR, JULY 26: A long-awaited water supply facility, a borewell, has been built for this village in Mokokchung district. On July 18, villagers of Aonokpu village saw what they had been hoping for a long time—water supply to ease the shortage of water in the village. Aonokpu is said to be one of the last villages […]

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    DGC readies to enter new era with new gates

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    DIMAPUR, JULY 25: As part of commemorations in the run-up to a forthcoming golden jubilee, Dimapur Government College in Dimapur observed its foundation day by inaugurating two gates for the college. The gates have been named simply the ‘western gate’ and the ‘eastern gate.’ The inaugural program for said gates was conducted on July 25, Monday, […]

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    ‘Hepatitis C becoming curable; now needs govt. intervention’

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    Dimapur, July 25: Hepatitis C is becoming ‘curable’ and for which it is time for the government to intervene to make treatment accessible to all those suffering from the dreaded disease. This was the core message from a medical official in Dimapur as part of World Hepatitis Day week. “While new drugs are available to cure […]

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      Irom Sharmila to end her fast; decides to contest election

      Irom Sharmila to end her fast decides to contest election

      By   16 hours ago

      IMPHAL, July 26: Human rights defender of Manipur Irom Chanu Sharmila on Tuesday said she will break her fast unto agitation against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), to contest in the upcoming elections. Manipur will go to polls in early part of next year. Sharmila(43) who has been on a fast-unto-death for the past […]

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      Manipur joins UDAY scheme, to get benefits worth Rs 263 crore

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      NEW DELHI, JULY 26: Manipur has joined the UDAY scheme meant for revival of debt-stressed power distribution utilities and will get benefits of around Rs 263 crore. Manipur is the 14th state to join UDAY. It is also the first North Eastern state to opt for UDAY for improving the efficiency of the DISCOM. The combined […]

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      “Indecent Representation of Women Act to be strictly followed”

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      GUWAHATI, JULY 26: Assam government’s Social Welfare Department would stress on strict implementation of “The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986” in the state. The Union Ministry of Women and Child development has desired that the Act be strictly implemented and the state government would take adequate measures to ensure the same, an official release […]

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      BJP govt in Assam presents a Rs 2,880.91 cr deficit budget

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      G UWAHATI, JULY 26: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today presented the first Budget of the BJP-led government with Rs 2,880.91 crore deficit for the 2016-17 financial year. The Budget, which was presented an hour late amid chaotic situation with no copies for the media till late afternoon, also proposed to make cheaper a host […]

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      Assam needs special assistance to tackle flood, erosions: State govt

      Kaziranga: Villagers  prepare to cross floodwaters on a banana raft in a village in Kaziranga national park on Monday. PTI Photo                 (PTI7_25_2016_000164A)

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      GUWAHATI, JULY 25: Assam requires special assistance to tackle the twin problems of flood and erosion instead of routine funds, the state government said on July 25. “We have to bring it in priority list. We need special treatment and funds for handling flood and erosion problems. So far we are getting normal fund under the […]

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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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        Don’t want to be big brother watching, says Arun Jaitley

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        Bengaluru, July 23 : Asking people to come clean on unaccounted wealth and live with “heads held high”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said government is aware of sectors generating black money but it would be unpleasant to start the “big brother watching” process. Government, he said, has to trust its citizen and hence keeping […]

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        “BSP-BJP in competition on using foul language”

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        Lucknow, Jul 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today decried the ongoing slugfest between BJP and BSP over derogatory comments made by Dayashankar Singh against Maywati, saying a competition was on between the two parties as to who can use “more foul” language. He also announced the law will take its course in the […]

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        Rajnath Singh in Kashmir to discuss ongoing violence

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        Srinagar, July 23 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Saturday morning on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the prevailing law and order situation in the Valley. A special BSF plane carrying the minister landed at the technical area of the Srinagar International Airport at 11.45 a.m. A […]

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          Priest’s throat slit in French church hostage taking

          Priest's throat slit in French church hostage taking

          By   16 hours ago

          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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          Man who killed 19 mentally disabled people in Japan arrested

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          TOKYO, JULY 26: Police arrested a 26-year-old man who went on a stabbing spree on Tuesday at a care facility for people with mental disabilities in Tokyo that left at least 19 people dead and 25 injured. Satoshi Uematsu was charged with mass killing, after he turned himself into police shortly after the savage stabbing, Xinhua […]

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          Michelle Obama draws sharp portrait of Trump, without naming him

          Michelle Obama draws sharp portrait of Trump, without naming him

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          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 26: First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation’s children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name. “This election and every […]

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          2 killed, 14 injured in Florida nightclub shooting

          Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting outside of the Club Blu nightclub, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. Gunfire erupted at the nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)(AP7_25_2016_000275B)

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          FORT MYERS (FLORIDA), JULY 25: At least two people were killed and 14 others, most of them teenagers, were injured when a shooter opened fire at a nightclub hosting a teen party in Fort Myers, Florida, authorities announced on Monday. According to the Fort Myers Police Department, gunshots were fired in the parking lot of Club […]

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            ‘Abundant Grace’ by Mercy Wave released

            Mercy Wave released

            By   17 hours ago

            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

            By   17 hours ago

            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

            By   17 hours ago

            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

            By   2 days ago

            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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              NorthEast United FC appoint Vingada as head coach

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              By   14 hours ago

              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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              Rio-bound shot-putter Inderjeet flunks dope test, claims sabotage

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              New Delhi, July 26: After wrestler Narsingh Yadav, India’s prospects at the Rio Olympics were dealt another major blow on Tuesday when it transpired that shot-putter Inderjeet Singh has flunked a dope test. Inderjeet, a bronze medallist in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, was the first Indian track and field athlete to qualify for the upcoming […]

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              IOC rules out blanket ban on Russia from Rio Games

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              Lausanne, July 25: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday decided to leave it to individual sports federations to decide on Russian sportspersons’ entry into next month’s Olympics, ruling out a blanket ban on the country’s Olympic body ROC. IOC President Thomas Bach and the other 14 executive board members met on Sunday to further study […]

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