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NIA arrests Nagaland govt officers in extortion case

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Dimapur, April 26 (EMN): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested three Nagaland Government officers for providing substantial amount to National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN) by contributing government funds to them in official capacity reported ANI today. The NIA officials arrested Joint Director/DDO, Department of Social Welfare, Joint Director/DDO, Department of Land Resources […]

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Cabinet recommends withdrawal of indigenous status to Rongmeis

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Dimapur, April 26 (EMN): The Nagaland cabinet has recommended that the recognition accorded by the state government to Rongmeis as an indigenous tribe of Nagaland be withdrawn with immediate effect. This decision, according to an official document, was taken by the cabinet in a meeting on April 25 last. Its resolutions read:

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BJP’s hat-trick win in Delhi civic poll routs AAP, Congress

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New Delhi, April 26 (IANS): Riding on a Modi wave and defeating anti-incumbency, the BJP on Wednesday retained with a sweeping majority its 10-year hold on the capital’s three civic bodies, routing the city’s ruling AAP which blamed rigged EVMs for its poor show in the municipal polls. The BJP won 181 of the 270 […]

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Karbi bandh: Meeting fails to break deadlock

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Our Correspondent Diphu, April 26 (EMN): On Wednesday afternoon, a meeting was held at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s office between the district administration and members of the 24 organizations who have called for Karbi Anglong bandh from 6 pm this evening. The meeting remained inclusive as both parties failed to agree to […]

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Over 100 km of road being built daily: Govt

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New Delhi, April 26 (IANS): Road construction in rural areas of the country under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana’ (PMGSY) has achieved the highest so far average with daily construction rate of 130 km, it was announced on Wednesday. The announcement came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed progress of key infrastructure […]

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No red beacons in Nagaland from May 1

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Dimapur, April 26 (DIPR): As decided by the state cabinet, the government of Nagaland has banned use of red beacon light on all central/state government vehicles in the state of Nagaland with effect from 1st May, 2017. Ban on use of red light beacon shall apply to civil/military paramilitary/police functionaries, officials of central and state […]

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RBI to issue new Rs 5 and Rs 10 coins

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Mumbai, April 26 (IANS): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said that it will soon issue new Rs 10 and Rs 5 coins in circulation. According to the RBI, the central government has minted new Rs 5 coins to commemorate the “150th Anniversary of Allahabad High Court” and Rs 10 coins on the […]

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Threatened Naga traders shut business

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Dimapur, April 26 (EMN): Two business establishments ran by Naga entrepreneurs in Dimapur’s supermarket area have recently closed business “out of fear” of threats issued by members of NSCN (IM), according to the Business Association of Nagas (BAN). The business association issued a press release on Wednesday expressing disgust at the turn of events. “BAN […]

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AAP bites dust in its own strongholds

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New Delhi, April 26 (IANS): The BJP’s victory sweep in the civic polls saw most Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers fail to ensure victory for the AAP candidates in their own constituencies. Riding on the ‘Modi wave’, the BJP won 181 of the 270 wards that went to the polls to storm to power in […]

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Longleng and Mokokchung leads in malaria prevalence rate

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Our Correspondent Kohima, April 25 (EMN): Since the outbreak of malaria at Mangkolemba under Mokokchung district in 2009 resulting in 20 deaths, cases of malaria in the state over the years have drastically come down with 828 cases and zero deaths in the year 2016. This was informed by joint director and state programme officer […]

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