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Emergency turned democracy into constitutional dictatorship — Jaitley

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New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Union Minister Arun Jaitley today recalled how more than four decades ago the government led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed ‘phoney’ Emergency, turning democracy into constitutional dictatorship. Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency on June 25, 1975 on account of international disturbances, suspending key fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution to […]

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DGP issue: Acharya promises to relay NPRAAF’s opposition

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Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): Alleging that the government of Nagaland had “worked overtime” to ensure removal of Rupin Sharma as the state’s director general of police (DGP), the activist Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) has suggested that if the former were to “work with the same stamina for the welfare of the […]

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War, wine and wonders: hopefuls vie for place on UNESCO heritage list

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Manama, June 24 (PTI/AFP): Inuit hunting grounds, World War I cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai and Italy’s wine-producing Prosecco hills are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO’s famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets from today in Bahrain. Delegates at the annual gathering will also debate adding locations including Kenya’s […]

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Major held for colleague’s wife’s murder

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The victim and the accused are believed to have got acquainted in Dimapur New Delhi, June 24 (IANS): An army major was arrested on Sunday for his alleged role in the murder of his colleague’s wife whose body was found with her throat slit on a road in Delhi Cantonment, police said. Major Nikhil Handa […]

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11 PSB chiefs to appear before Parliamentary panel

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New Delhi, June 24 (IANS): Senior officials of 11 public sector banks (PSBs) will appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday on the issue of the banks’ massive non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, and increasing number of fraud cases, according to official sources here. The committee, headed by Congress leader M. […]

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Fake news proving deadly in India – BBC

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London, June 24 (PTI): Fake news spread instantaneously over WhatsApp chat groups and Facebook is causing a firestorm in India and resulting in the loss of lives, warns the BBC in a new investigative report from Bangalore. The British public broadcaster is set to highlight the issue in a report to be aired on BBC […]

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SC notifies new roster, 2 days after Justice Chelameswar’s retirement

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New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Two days after the retirement of Justice J Chelameswar, the Supreme Court today notified a new roster for the allocation of cases to the judges, which will come into effect from July 2 when the top court reopens after summer vacation. Like the previous roster notified on February 1, the […]

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LeT commander among 2 killed in Kashmir, one surrenders

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Srinagar, June 24 (PTI): Ahead of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including its self-styled divisional commander Shakoor Ahmed Dar, were killed in an encounter with security forces, while another militant surrendered, in Kulgam district of south Kashmir today, police said. The police said that a tip-off had been received about the presence of […]

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England thrash Panama to move into World Cup last 16 with Belgium

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Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia), June 24 (PTI/AFP): England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 on Sunday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games. A hat-trick from captain Harry Kane — which means he is now the leading scorer in the tournament with five goals — […]

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Japan hold Senegal 2-2

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Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS): Takashi Inui inspired Japan to come back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday. The wide forward pulled Japan level in the 34th minute after forward Sadio Mane had given Senegal the lead in the […]

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    Emergency turned democracy into constitutional dictatorship — Jaitley

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    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Union Minister Arun Jaitley today recalled how more than four decades ago the government led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed ‘phoney’ Emergency, turning democracy into constitutional dictatorship. Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency on June 25, 1975 on account of international disturbances, suspending key fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution to […]

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    GST symbol of cooperative federalism, says Modi

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    New Delhi, June 24 (IANS): Hailing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as “probably the worlds biggest tax reform”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said its implementation was a celebration of honesty and a symbol of cooperative federalism. With the rolling out of GST about a year ago, the ‘One Nation, One Tax’ dream […]

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    Purohit warns against bid to ‘overawe’ TN governor’s office

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    Chennai, June 24 (IANS): Tamil Nadu ws office on Sunday warned that those who try to overawe the Governor will be dealt with sternly as per law. In a statement issued here, the Raj Bhavan said the Governor would continue his visits to districts in the coming months and the Office of Governor was protected […]

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    DRI serves arrest warrant to Nirav Modi via email

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    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Revenue intelligence agency DRI has served an arrest warrant via email to absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi in a case of alleged customs duty evasion, officials said today.

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    Last MP Assembly session before polls likely to be stormy one

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    Bhopal, June 24 (PTI): The monsoon session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly is likely to be a stormy one as it will be the last before the state polls scheduled for later this year. The Opposition Congress has submitted a no-confidence motion against the state government over what the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, […]

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    SC notifies new roster, 2 days after Justice Chelameswar’s retirement

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    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Two days after the retirement of Justice J Chelameswar, the Supreme Court today notified a new roster for the allocation of cases to the judges, which will come into effect from July 2 when the top court reopens after summer vacation. Like the previous roster notified on February 1, the […]

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    LeT commander among 2 killed in Kashmir, one surrenders

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    Srinagar, June 24 (PTI): Ahead of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including its self-styled divisional commander Shakoor Ahmed Dar, were killed in an encounter with security forces, while another militant surrendered, in Kulgam district of south Kashmir today, police said. The police said that a tip-off had been received about the presence of […]

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    Pvt. hospital sealed after doctor booked for ‘stealing’ patient’s kidney

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    Muzaffarnagar, June 24 (PTI): A private hospital at New Mandi area here has been sealed after a doctor there was booked for allegedly stealing a kidney of a patient during surgery to remove stones from the organ, an official said.

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    15 districts to be adopted on pilot basis to implement govt. de-addiction plan

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    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): The government plans to adopt 15 districts in the country on a pilot basis to implement an intensive action plan for de-addiction and make the districts drug-free, according to the redrafted National Drug Demand Reduction Policy.

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    Mehbooba hits back at Shah; says PDP never ‘wavered’ on agenda of alliance

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    Srinagar, June 24 (PTI): In a strong rebuttal to BJP chief Amit Shah’s allegations against the coalition government led by her, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today claimed “false charges” had been levelled against her party and asserted her commitment to the common minimum programme never wavered. Breaking her silence on the […]

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      ‘We want the children free!’: a cry from inside migrant detention centre

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      Otay Mesa (US), June 24 (PTI/AFP): “Where are the children?” several women shout together from behind the detention centre wall. “We want the children free!” “Do you hear us?” supporters ask from outside. “What do you need?” This was the short interplay yesterday between hundreds of protesters and people being held at a US detention […]

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      Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

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      Riyadh, June 24 (PTI/AP): Saudi women are in the driver’s seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world’s last remaining ban on women driving was lifted today. It’s a euphoric and historic moment for women who have had to rely on their […]

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      Polling underway for Turkey elections

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      Ankara, June 24 (IANS): Polling was underway on Sunday in Turkey’s parliamentary and presidential elections where incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking re-election for a new five-year term which he says will bring prosperity and stability to the country. Polling began at 8 a.m. and will continue till 5.00 p.m. There are a total […]

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      Hope all countries cooperate with Human Rights Council – UN official

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      United Nations, June 24 (PTI): A UN official has hoped that all countries would cooperate with the UN’s human rights body and give access to human rights rapporteurs. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ deputy spokesman Farhan Haq’s remarks came in response to a question on Pakistan’s comments that it was ready to facilitate the Commission […]

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      Prince William begins historic Middle East visit

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      London, June 24 (IANS): Prince William on Sunday began his first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories in a five-day tour of the Middle East. He will arrive in Jordan on Sunday, meeting Jordanian Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II, reports the BBC. The Duke of Cambridge is scheduled to meet both […]

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      Thousands march in London demanding new Brexit vote

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      London, June 23 (IANS): Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand a second vote on Britains departure from the European Union. Thousands of people joined the march to Parliament Square to mark the second anniversary of the Brexit vote. The capital’s streets were filled with swathes of EU flags […]

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      EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

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      Brussels, June 23 (PTI/AP): European Union leaders tomorrow will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe’s shores in search of better lives – a growing political crisis threatening to undermine the entire EU project.

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      S Korean former PM Kim Jong-pil dies at 92

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      Seoul, June 23 (IANS): Former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil died here on Saturday at the age of 92 while being taken to a hospital. Kim, considered among the most influential politicians in the country in previous decades, served as Prime Minister on two occasions, between 1971 and 1975, and between 1998 and 2000, […]

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      Grenade blast at Ethiopian PM rally kills one, injures 154

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      Addis Ababa, June 23 (IANS): A grenade blast at a crowded rally in support of Ethiopia’s new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday killed at least one person and injured over 154 others. The explosion took place at the rally attended by thousands, shortly after Ahmed finished a speech at the capital’s Meskel Square.

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      Brazil Supreme Court quashes Lula’s latest appeal

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      Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS): Brazil’s Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed on bail or granted house arrest while he pursues further appeals of a corruption conviction.

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        Literature reflects the level of civilisation, says Manipur gov.

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 24 (EMN): The 84th foundation day and the 83rd annual sitting of the Manipuri Sahitya Parishad (MSP) came to an end by holding an award presentation ceremony at Maharaja Chandrakirti Auditorium Palace Compound in Imphal on Sunday. The governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla, was the chief guest of the event; […]

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        Pilgrims throng Kamakhya temple in Assam to attend annual fair

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        Guwahati, June 24 (PTI): Amid tight vigil, pilgrims and devotees from across the country and abroad have thronged the Kamakahya Temple atop the Nilachal Hill here to offer prayers on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela. The fair, promoted as an integral part of ‘religious tourism’ by the Assam government, began on June 22 […]

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        Assam lynching: Media houses, students launch campaigns on social media use

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        Guwahati, June 24 (PTI): Social organizations, media houses and student communities in Assam are working to create awareness on responsible use of networking websites, in the aftermath of the recent lynching episode in the state, fuelled by circulation of rumours. Nilotpal Das (29), a sound engineer, and Abhijeet Nath (30), a businessman, were on June […]

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        CPI-M accuses BJP of ‘playing with emotive issues’ in Assam

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        New Delhi, June 24 (IANS): Alleging authorities bias in compiling the national register of citizens (NRC) in Assam, the CPI-M on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of “playing with emotive issues” in the state for electoral gains. It said that the proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act on the basis of religious affinity of the […]

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        Manipur collector claims Indian territory encroached upon

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        Imphal, June 24 (IANS): The Collector of a Manipur district bordering Myanmar on Sunday said a part of Indian territory has been encroached upon and he has refused to sign a Survey of India report certifying the location of the pillars demarcating the border. Tengnoupal Collector A. Tombikanta told IANS that he is seeking to […]

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        NSCN(IM) cadre arrested in Arunachal Pradesh

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        Itanagar, June 24 (PTI): Security forces in Arunachal Pradesh has apprehended an over-ground worker of NSCN (IM) during an operation at Longding district on Saturday. Based on specific intelligence inputs, the Longding Battalion of Assam Rifles yesterday launched an operation and apprehended the cadre of the outlawed outfit, Kohima-based Defence Spokesman Colonel Shiranjeet Konwer said. […]

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        KAAC celebrates 67th Foundation Day

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, June 23 (EMN): The 67th Foundation Day of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) was held at Joysing Doloi Auditorium with Sarbananda Sonawal, Chief Minister of Assam gracing the celebration as the chief guest. Sarbananda Sonowal, in his speech, said Karbi Anglong hill district was blessed with beautiful natural environment and encouraged the […]

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        CEM distributes gearless scoter to 24 Asha workers

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        Our Correspondent Diphu, June 23 (EMN): On the occasion of the 67th KAAC foundation day, 24 Asha workers for the year 2016-17 were given gearless scooters as part of their incentive from the KAAC. The programme was held at Joysing Doloi Auditorium on June 23 Saturday. CEM Ronghang while giving away the gearless scooters to […]

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        Manipur conducts programme to implement national nutrition mission

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, June 23 (EMN): A comprehensive training cum sensitisation program of Anganwadi workers and accredited social health activists (ASHA) workers was conducted on June 23 Saturday at the Indoor Stadium of Chandel district headquarters 70 km south of Imphal. It was conducted in view of implementing the National Nutrition Mission (NNM). The event […]

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        CBI to probe two Tripura journalists’ killings

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        Agartala, June 23 (IANS): Responding to the state government’s requests, the CBI will probe the killing of two journalists in Tripura last year, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Saturday. “Following the state government’s requests, necessary notifications were issued last week allowing the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) to probe the killings of […]

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          Advisor Yanthan tours Sanis constituency; interacts with public

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): Advisor for Horticulture Mhathung Yanthan, MLA from 39th Sanis assembly constituency, accompanied by entourage of officials from different departments undertook an official tour of the constituency and held a series of public interactions. An e-mailed press release received here on Sunday, while terming the said tour as ‘a rare but concerned […]

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          Governor lauds student about to work on e-governance project

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): Launching e-governance project at Raj Bhavan in Kohima, Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya gave appreciation letter to Bharat Goyal, a student of class-11, Delhi Public School, RK Puram, Delhi for excellent work as a volunteer.

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          BTC welcomes new session with spiritual prog

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): With the begining of the new academic session of the college, Baptist Theological College conducted a spiritual awakening programme from June 22-24. Rev. J Thungjamo Lotha and Rev. Zunecho Thingo were the speakers for the event. During the programme, speakers spoke on topics related to revival of spiritual life, overcoming temptation, […]

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          ENSF condemns Aboi incident ; appeals for restraint

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has vehemently condemned the recent Aboi incident between NSCN (K) and security forces which claimed the lives of three Indian security forces. The federation said that the incident has only created more sense of insecurity and fear psychosis in the minds of innocent populace.

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          Merit student receives Dr. HR Lotha Award

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          Our correspondent Wokha, June 24 (EMN): Wonchibemo Murry who secured the highest percentage among the students of Wokha village in the recently declared HSLC result on Sunday June 24, received the Dr. HR Lotha Award for academic excellence during the church service at Wokha Village Baptist Ekumkho (Church). The award carried a cash and a […]

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          Locality in Kohima launches litter-free campaign

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          Kohima, June 24 (EMN): With a call to generate awareness on sanitation and sensitise residents on cleanliness, the sanitation committee of New Market in Kohima has launched a litter-free campaign at its Panchayat Hall on June 23. During the event, the chairman of New Market Panchayat, Ruokuobeizo Nyusou formally declared the colony as ‘litter-free zone’ […]

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          Senior citizens familiarise with legal entitlements

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): The Wokha District Legal Services Authority (WDLSA) in collaboration with the Office of the District Welfare Officer organised legal awareness for senior citizens at Old Riphyim Community hall on June 23.

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          NIHESW hosts state-level resource persons’ workshop

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): The Nagaland Institute of Health, Environment & Social Welfare (NIHESW) of Kohima on June 22 hosted a state state level resource persons’ workshop of the National Children Science Congress (NCSC) in the DIC Conference Hall in Kohima. Jayanta Kumar Sharma, member of the National Academy Committee of the NCSC was the […]

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          Naga students in Delhi reach out to save lives

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): A blood donation camp was organised by the Naga Students’ Union, Delhi (NSUD) in collaboration with the Helping Hands, an NGO with the theme ‘donate blood, save life’ for the Nagas in Delhi at All India Institute of Medical Sciences’ hospital in New Delhi on June 23. A press release from […]

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          KCSU organises skill development seminar

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          Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): The Kohima Chakhesang Students’ Union (KCSU) organised a seminar about skill development on June 23 at the Chakhesang Baptist Church Kohima’s conference hall. A press updates from the union informed on Sunday about the seminar. Deputy Director R Tsalise and the Training Coordinator Menguzelie both from the department of Employment, Skill […]

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            England thrash Panama to move into World Cup last 16 with Belgium

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            Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia), June 24 (PTI/AFP): England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 on Sunday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games. A hat-trick from captain Harry Kane — which means he is now the leading scorer in the tournament with five goals — […]

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            Spain need a convincing win vs Morocco

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            Kaliningrad (Russia), June 24 (IANS): Spain will be eyeing for a point in their final Group B match to see themselves into the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 when they take on Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Monday. The Spanish currently share leadership of their group with Portugal, who will […]

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            This could be my last World Cup – Pogba

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            Moscow, June 24 (IANS): France midfielder Paul Pogba says the current World Cup in Russia could be his last despite only being 25 years old. Pogba has been important for France in both their wins and scored the winning goal with a long range shot that gave the French team a win over Australia in […]

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            Nagaland chess championship postponed

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            Dimapur, June 24 (EMN): Nagaland Chess Association in a press note stated that the 17th Nagaland State Chess Championship 2018 which was supposed to be held from July 2 to 5 has been deferred to July 3 till the 6th due to unavoidable circumstance at the Red Cross Conference Hall Kohima, Nagaland. The Championship will […]

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            Kohima inter-school football tourney from June 25

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            Kohima, June 24 (EMN): The second edition of Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament will commence from Monday at Khuochiezie ground in Kohima. The inaugural function of the championship, scheduled to be held at 1.30 pm, will be graced by MLA Khriehu Liezietsu as patron. The tournament is being organised by Royal Club Kohima in collaboration […]

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            Maradona demands access to Argentina training

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            Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS): Argentine legend Diego Maradona, who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, has demanded access to the team’s training ground in the run-up to their decisive final Group D game against Nigeria. “I want to be able to talk to the players and make them understand what it […]

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            Uruguay, Russia eye top spot in Group A

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            Samara (Russia), June 24 (IANS): Uruguay and Russia will battle for the top spot in Group A and enter the knockout rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in style when they meet here on Monday. Both teams have won their previous two matches but Uruguay need a win in order to finish the opening […]

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            Japan hold Senegal 2-2

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            Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS): Takashi Inui inspired Japan to come back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday. The wide forward pulled Japan level in the 34th minute after forward Sadio Mane had given Senegal the lead in the […]

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            Coric dethrones Federer at Halle Open

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            Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS): Croatia’s Borna Coric on Sunday claimed the Halle Open title after beating defending champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer of Switzerland 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 in the final match, effectively handing the top spot in the ATP ranking back to Spain’s Rafael Nadal. It took world No. 34 Coric […]

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            World Cup: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive

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            Sochi, June 24 (IANS): Tony Kroos produced a last gasp winner as Germany revived their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sweden in a Group F match of the FIFA World Cup here. Ola Toivonen gave Sweden the lead with a superb finish in the 32nd minute during the match on Saturday. Germany displayed large […]

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              ‘GoT’ stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie get married

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              “Game of Thrones” stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, who played on-screen lovers in the hit show, got married at a church in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. As they left from the wedding venue, they were cheered and showered with flower petal confetti by guests who lined up, reports The Guardian. The couple got into an […]

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              5th edition of NE music fest. in Dimapur on July 5

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              Rocklore 2018, the 5th edition of the Northeast Indigenous Music Festival will be held at Don Bosco Institute Ac Hall in Don Bosco School compound on July 5 from 6 pm onwards. An update from the organisers issued on June 24 mentioned that the Rocklore would be held by the conglomeration of top-notch bands from […]

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              World Music Day observed in Peren

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              The Peren district music society commemorated the much anticipated World Music Day (WMD) on June 21 at Town Hall in Peren town. A press release issued on June 24 mentioned that the event was graced by Er. Asembe Mbung, SDO, PWD. Many young and old from different corners of the district throng in to celebrate […]

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              Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari happy to represent India at BRICS film fest

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              Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says she is honoured to represent India at the BRICS film festival, to be held in Durban in July. Her short film “Ghar ki Murgi” (“Taken For Granted”), which found its place at Shanghai International Festival, will be showcased at the BRICS film fest and will release in China soon. Ashwiny […]

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              Helen Flanagan gives birth to second child

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              “Coronation Street” actress Helen Flanagan, who portrays Rosie Webster in the show, has given birth to her second child. The new baby was delivered on Friday at a hospital here. Taking to her Helen Flanagan Instagram account, the actress announced the news to fans and shared pictures of her newborn, reports dailystar.co.uk. The 27-year-old revealed […]

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              Adele works on her fitness for film role

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              Singer Adele is working towards becoming fitter so that she can try acting in a film. The “Hello” singer has been secretly working out to videos of British fitness coach Joe Wicks. Adele’s new fitness target is to lose weight as she prepares to launch an acting career, reports dailystar.co.uk. “Adele is a big fan […]

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              Alec Baldwin invites Melania Trump to ‘SNL’

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              Actor Alec Baldwin has extended an invitation to US First Lady Melania Trump to appear on “Saturday Night Live” in the wake of a controversy over a jacket she wore inscribed with the words “I really dont care”. Baldwin is known for spoofing US President Donald Trump on the sketch comedy show. He tweeted on […]

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              Tom Cruise planning more ‘Mission: Impossible’ films

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              Hollywood star Tom Cruise says he has ideas for at least two or three more “Mission: Impossible” movies. The 55-year-old actor, who returns as Ethan Hunt in the sixth movie of the series with the upcoming “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”, believes there is still a lot of mileage in the character. ‘I have a lot […]

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              Madonna’s love letter to female model up for auction

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              Singer Madonna was crushing hard on the model she famously kissed in her 1990 “Justify My Love” video, and professed it in a love letter that is now up for auction. The “Material Girl sent the handwritten letter to Amanda Cazalet in 1991, not long after the 2 worked together on the sexy music video. […]

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              Tom Holland reveals ‘Spiderman 2’ title in social media gaffe

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              Actors attached with Marvel have a way of letting out the secret details that the franchise strives to guard with all fierceness and “Avengers: Infinity War” star Tom Holland has done just the same. The 22-year-old actor revealed the name of his next stand-alone, which is “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in a faux pas on […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pretty Rhythm

                By   3 days ago

                Pretty Rhythm, as the name suggests, is a four-member all-girls band from Dimapur that was formed in early 2017. Since their inception as Pretty Rhythm, these girls have been the face and voice of a number of events in Dimapur. The band comprises four vocalists: Likivi and Lovikali Yepthomi who are pursuing BA at Unity […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dieze Sothu

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                Mirror shares an interview with a young musician who has recently graduated from St. Joseph’s College. Dieze Sothu says, ‘writing and composing is something that I really love and I hope someday I can help dreamers like me achieve their goals.’ The singer has recently released his debut single “Twist and turns” on indihut. He […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Storyline

                By   2 weeks ago

                  Storyline is a Christian band comprising young believers with a common vision to bring you a band that relates a Christian life.  The band follows their passion to sing and make use of it for God’s glory and by objective not for fame. In today’s ‘Rhythm of Love’ Storyline talks about their love and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Pelenuo Yhome

                By   3 weeks ago

                  In recent years, a bunch of young singers/songwriters have emerged from the state with a sound that sounds nothing like anything we have heard before, and much better than their predecessors. Pelenuo Yhome is a part of that bunch and she just might be the cream of the crop. Pelenuo’s voice weaves charming melodies […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Aosunep Jamir

                By   1 month ago

                It was during the 90’s when Aosunep Jamir’s love for rock music began to grow. Aosunep who hails from Mokchung district is a government servant by profession and a music lover by passion. He recalls his early years when he first got involved into music as a vocalist for a band. Jamir was also adjudged […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nagaland Civil Service

                By   1 month ago

                  Administrative officers of the Nagaland Civil Service are doing something different besides governance — music. They are venturing into music making with a band of their own. It’s been a while though. They have formed the ‘Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) band’ in July 2017 with seven members who shared the same passion for music […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Bors-Im Bey

                By   2 months ago

                Bors Im Bey from Priloo in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam makes his living performing at various private events in restaurants and bars. He moved to Goa in 2015 and started performing shows in various entertainment events there too. Bors is categorised as an upcoming singer from Karbi Anglong. He was part of the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mhachen Yanthan

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                Mhachen Yanthan a.k.a Achen is a 23-year old musician from Nagaland who is at present pursuing his music degree at Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christian College. Achen credits music and mother as his two biggest inspirations who have always been his companions and comforters through all times. His musical journey started at a […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Syphilectomy

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                Syphilectomy is a three-member death metal band from Kohima. They were formed in early 2007 with Toshi (bassist / vocalist) and Asetuo (guitarist) as a duo. They were joined by Akhrielie (drummer). The band released their first demo ‘Sadomasochistic Haemophilia’ in 2013 and was later signed by an Italian label called Death Metal Industry. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imcha Imsong

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                Imcha Imsong from Mokokchung is a talented singer who is presently working as an Associate Youth Pastor at Tuli town. Imsong says though singing rock songs has always been his comfort zone, his theological journey introduced him into various genres of music. The budding artist is also a member of the Ao dialect band ‘Osen’ […]

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                  Regina Maram and the ‘beauty’ of equipping youths with skills

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Esther Verma Dimapur, June 8 (EMN): As unemployment is witnessing extremity in the Northeast region, many young people between the ages 15 and 25 are straying towards addictive and abusive habits. This is represented in the growing number of school drop-outs in the region. This was where Regina Pamma Maram from Maram Khullen village in […]

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                  Road-less Karbi Anglong village wants govt. to bridge the gaps

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 30: A small village in Karbi Anglong in Assam is caught between two maladies that they wish the authorities of the area would address: a bridge and a road or the lack of them. The lack of said facilities for the area continues to trouble especially Borlangpher model village, particularly […]

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                  The long winding road of a Nagamese singer from Mon

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                  Musician is the subject of a local heritage project   Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): It was in the ’90s and early 2000s that a new wave of ‘Nagamese’ music was the trend of local musicians in Nagaland. It was before reality singing contests, social media, or mobile phones came into the picture. […]

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                  Hygiene project wins a battle in Dimapur garbage war

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                  Scrap sculpture set up as testimony against city’s garbage trend Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 20 (EMN): The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has transformed with approximately INR six lakh in funds the otherwise public dumping area outside the Shri Ramakrishna Society at Duncan Bosti in Dimapur into a treat for eyes. There, as a testimony to […]

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                  From HSLC topper to pipping UPSC, Dimapur lad looks to making impact

                  By   2 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 2: Swapneel Paul (28) from Dimapur secured the 64th rank in the recently declared Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) results. Prior to his success, Paul had been serving as an assistant commissioner at the Indian Revenue Service. Born and brought up at Netaji Colony in Dimapur, Paul is the son […]

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                  How a weaver in KA is weaving success

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                  Vivian Longki Rongpi Diphu, May 2 (EMN): The growth of interest towards the love for traditional attires in the Northeast region are seen on the rise. The demand for vibrant colourful traditional attires of various tribes of the region has increased but with very few who are capable of presenting hand woven goods. Basapi Tokbipi, […]

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                  Turning Nagaland’s plastic waste into durable roads

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                  S. Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 29 (EMN): The use of plastic has become a primary feature of our lives today but it carries with it disadvantages if we are not responsible with the use of plastic. A government order in November 2015 made it mandatory for all road developers in the country to use plastic […]

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                  Image rebranding: This Naga is changing the ‘face’ of people’s image

                  By   3 months ago

                  Henlly Phom Dimapur, April 8 (EMN): Image consulting is a growing professional field that works at improving the image of clients personally or professionally by developing personality aspects such as appearance, behaviour, and communication. It’s all about, simply put, making people ‘look good.’ The most visible presence the field has is in entertainment, fashion and […]

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                  Two strangers, one dream: Public library to become a reality

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                    Esther Verma Dimapur, April 4 (EMN): A few years ago, a Dimapur citizen Susan Lotha and her father would sit and talk about anything and everything under the sun. During one of the conversations, he expressed a desire to see a beautiful library set up in Dimapur where he and his “pensioner friends” can […]

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                  Dr. Dolie: An icon of compassion, humility and passion to serve

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                  Atono Tsükrü Kohima, April 3 (EMN): It is rightly said that medical profession is all about compassion, altruism and credibility as they serve the humanity through restoration of patients’ health and give quality of life. Of late, much has been debated and written about the lack of dedication by professionals in the field of medicine […]

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