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No French trees big enough to rebuild Notre Dame roof

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Paris, April 17 (IANS): France no longer has trees big enough to replace the ancient wooden beams that burned in the massive Notre Dame fire, according to a French cultural heritage expert. Bertrand de Feydeau, Vice President of preservation group Fondation du Patrimoine, told France Info radio that the wooden roof that was ravaged in […]

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Pope thanks Notre-Dame firefighters on behalf of whole Church

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Vatican City, April 17 (PTI/AFP): Pope Francis on Wednesday thanked the firefighters who risked their lives to save the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on behalf of the entire Catholic Church. “The gratitude of the whole Church goes to all those who did everything they could, even risking their lives, to save the Basilica,” he said […]

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Masood Azhar issue heading towards settlement — China

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Beijing, April 17 (IANS): China on Wednesday said the issue of blacklisting Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar at the UN panel was heading towards a settlement and asked the US not to force through its own resolution on the matter. Beijing also rejected the report that the US, the UK and France asked China to lift […]

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Whitecross brings the Kingdom message to Dimapur

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Entertainment, Top News  /  Comments Off on Whitecross brings the Kingdom message to Dimapur

            American Christian metal band Whitecross captivated music lovers in Dimapur with a long-awaited concert during which they performed live, on Tuesday at the DDSC Stadium in Dimapur. The band’s performance was an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for music fans, especially ‘80s rock fans, to witness the band perform live. The band […]

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Inferno ravages Paris’ iconic Notre Dame

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Paris, April 16 (IANS) A devastating fire that engulfed the Notre Dame, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage landmark in Paris, was brought under control on Tuesday, while the Cathedral’s main structure as well as its two towers has been saved, the city’s fire brigade has confirmed. “The fire is completely under control. It is partially […]

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NPF suspends 7 legislators

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on NPF suspends 7 legislators

Dimapur, April 16 (EMN): The opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Tuesday suspended seven of its sitting legislators for voting in favour of the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate to the lone Lok Sabha seat during the April 11 elections. In two separate orders, the NPF supremo, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu announced the suspension […]

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FIR against Patton

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Dimapur, April 16 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has filed an FIR against Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton for alleged violation of the election model code of conduct. The NPCC issued a press statement on Tuesday informing that it has lodged a complaint against Patton “for serious violation of election model code of […]

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Naga ceasefire: NDDP, PDA welcome latest extension

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Dimapur, April 16 (EMN): The NDPP and the PDA government have welcomed the extension of the period of ceasefire agreement between the government of India and three armed Naga groups with the GPRN/NSCN and the NSCN (Reformation) for another year with effect from April 28, 2019 to April 27, 2020; along with the signing of […]

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Campaigning ends for second-phase Lok Sabha polls

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Campaigning ends for second-phase Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): The campaigning came to an end on Tuesday for 97 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 13 states and Union Territories which will go to the polls on Thursday in the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. Since poll timings vary in different seats, the campaigning period also ended […]

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SC seeks response on women’s entry in mosques

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New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre, the Central Waqf Council and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board on a plea seeking the entry of women in mosques. A bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and S. Abdul Nazeer asked if Right to Equality guaranteed under Article […]

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