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Nagaland: Tokheho Yepthomi pitches road development in LS

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Lok Sabha member from Nagaland Tokheho Yepthomi has asked the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to ensure that the ongoing four-lane highway construction work in Nagaland is completed as per specification. A press release from the MP’s office on Tuesday stated that Yepthomi pitched this request while participating […]

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INR 1,400 crore tourism projects approved for NE in five years

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on INR 1,400 crore tourism projects approved for NE in five years

Agartala/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): The Union Tourism Ministry had sanctioned INR 1,400 crore projects in the eight north-eastern states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the past five years, said Pratima Bhowmik, a Tripura MP, on Tuesday quoting Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. Replying to a question by Bhowmik in the Lok Sabha […]

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Fake call centre racket: All arrested employees, including from Nagaland, released on bail

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 16: All the employees—including those from Nagaland—arrested during the bust of a fake call centre racket in Indore on June 11 were given immediate bail, according to the Special Director General Of Police, Madhya Pradesh, Purushottam Sharma. Speaking to Eastern Mirror over the phone on Tuesday, he said that none […]

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Nagaland: NPF Legislature Party to boycott RIIN consultation

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Terming the state government’s call for a ‘consultative meet’ on July 17 to discuss issues concerning the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) as an exercise in damage control, the NPF Legislature Party has announced its decision to skip the meet. In a press release issued on Tuesday, the party […]

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Nagaland Planning Machinery Service Association emergency meeting today

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Following a request from the chief secretary to call off its agitation, the Nagaland Planning Machinery Service Association (NPMSA) has called for an emergency meeting to decide whether it should suspend its agitation. According to a press release from the association on Tuesday, the chief secretary had told its office bearers […]

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Cry for Staff Selection Board in Nagaland gets louder

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Cry for Staff Selection Board in Nagaland gets louder

Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Citing data availed through RTI applications, the Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland (PSAN) has (once again) asked the government of Nagaland to set up a Staff Selection Board (SSB), which will conduct a yearly examination for recruitment to all posts that do not come under the purview of the NPSC. The […]

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RIIN consultation should be without pre-conditions — Naga Mothers’ Association

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Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Citing the state government’s failure to implement ILP regulations across the state till date, the Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has expressed apprehension over the implementation of the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN). According to a press release by the NMA on Tuesday, it was “deeply concerned about the notification” […]

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Pakistani journalists hold protests to denounce censorship

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  Karachi, July 16 (PTI/AP): Pakistani journalists held nationwide protests on Tuesday to denounce rampant censorship by the country’s powerful security services, massive layoffs due to budget cuts and months-long delays in payments of their wages. The rallies, dubbed Day of Protests, were spearheaded by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, which said that journalists, […]

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Khamenei: Iran to keep rolling back nuclear commitments

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  Tehran, July 16 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. “You did not carry out a single one (of your commitments), why do you want us to stick to our commitments?” Khamenei said, criticising European […]

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Trump and Democrats clash over President’s “racist” tweets

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Washington, July 16 (PTI): A livid Democratic Party has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives, condemning the “racist” tweets of President Donald Trump against four non-white women lawmakers from the Opposition party. Trump sparked a furore on Sunday when he said the women lawmakers “originally came from countries whose governments are a […]

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