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Social Welfare refutes charge of anomalies in department

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Dimapur, July 30 : The directorate of Social Welfare has refuted a number of allegations against it leveled by a local organization concerning anomalies in the department, which included ‘deductions.’ The Social Welfare agency issued a press release on Saturday stating its contentions. The charges were stated to have been leveled by a local activist group, […]

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For the 3rd time: Auto drivers ordered to wear uniforms

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Dimapur, July 30 : The introduction of mandatory uniforms for auto rickshaw drivers in Dimapur district is being pushed for the third time by the Dimapur district administration after it failed to implement it on two occasions previously. According to the directive of the district’s Deputy Commissioner Kesonyu Yhome, starting from August 1, auto rickshaw commuters […]

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14k Naga farmers harvest new prospects from centre’s Food Security Act thrust

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Dimapur, July 30 : With the National Food Security Act having been placed for implementation in the state of Nagaland, impetus on allied production sectors such as the agriculture and allied sectors are being given. One of the thrust is capacity-building for farmers. The National Food Security Act, 2013 (also Right to Food Act) is an […]

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82 villages in Nagaland still waiting for electricity

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Dimapur, July 30 : There are 82 villages in Nagaland that are still waiting for electricity to come. According to the June 2016 report of the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY), there are no ‘inhabited villages’ in the state but more than 80 ‘habited’ villages are without electricity. So far, 145 villages have been […]

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Ao organizations warn against slur on social-media

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Dimapur, July 30 : A number of Ao Naga organizations have warned social media users against “comments or statements against the Ao community and its organizations.” The Ao Senso Telongjem of Dimapur, Kohima Aor Telongjem, Ao Senso Telongjem of Chumukedima, and the Ao Union of Medziphema issued a press release on Saturday. The organizations warned of […]

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    Therie urges party workers to remain steadfast

    1. President NPCC K. Therie addressing the meeting 2. NPMCC Gen Secy Sentila speaking at the meeting 
3. Section of the gathering during the consultative meeting at Congress Bhavan, Dimapur.

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    Dimapur, July 30: NPCC President K. Therie today said that the responsibility on Congress party workers stands very big. Addressing the consultative meeting of 2-Dimapur-II Assembly Constituency Congress Committee (ACCC) at Conference Hall, Congress Bhavan, Dimapur, Therie said the elected leaders from the party having abandoned the Congress’ principles and ideologies and also that the “tall […]

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    Kohima youth roll out innovative idea to ease traffic woes

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    KOHIMA, JULY 30: Traffic congestion in Kohima town is becoming a problem for the populace with number of vehicles increasing year by year. Adding to this woe is the haphazard way of parking by drivers. Not leaving the responsibility solely to the traffic police to ease the traffic problem, the volunteers of PWD Youth Organisation have […]

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    NE Zone Inter-CPMFs debate on human rights

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    Dimapur, July 30: The annual North East Zone Inter Central Paramilitary Forces Debate Competition on Human Rights was organized at the ARTC & School, Dimapur today. A total of seven teams comprising the Assam Rifles, BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB, RPF and ITBP representing CPMFs based in the North-East Region, participated in the event. Brigadier Gurjap Singh, […]

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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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      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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              Herath spins Sri Lanka to thrilling Test win against Australia

              Sri Lankan team members from left to right, Dinesh Chandimal, Dilruwan Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, and Angelo Mathews celebrate their teams' victory over Australia by 106 runs as Steve O' Keefe leaves the field on day five of their first test cricket match in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Saturday, July 30, 2016.

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              Sri Lanka defeat Australia by 106 runs in the first Test at Kandy Herath’s 5-54 spins home side to their second Test win over Australia Pallekele, July 30: Sri Lanka have capped a huge comeback to score a famous 106-run win over Australia in the first Test in Kandy, ending Steve Smith’s 11-match unbeaten streak as […]

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              Justice Lodha hails Supreme Court verdict on BCCI reforms

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              New Delhi, July 30: Former chief justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, who headed the panel for bringing reforms in the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) administration, on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court’s verdict of accepting the committee’s recommendations. Lodha hoped the sport and players will get more affection from the audience once the suggestions […]

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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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