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Israel election: Netanyahu trails by a seat with majority votes counted

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Jerusalem, Sep. 18 (PTI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party trailed its main rival Blue and White by 31 to 32 seats on Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, putting the country’s longest serving premier on a shaky ground and raising the possibility of a unity government. Israelis voted on Tuesday in their country’s […]

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EU warns no-deal Brexit imminent if UK doesn’t get serious

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Strasbourg, Sep. 18 (PTI/AFP): The European Union’s two top officials handling troublesome Brexit negotiations warned on Wednesday that the risk of a no-deal exit looms large unless Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government offers concrete proposals. “The risk of a no deal remains very real. That will maybe be the choice of the United Kingdom but […]

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‘We are losing the race’ on climate catastrophe, warns UN chief

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Washington, Sep. 18 (PTI/AFP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday the world was “losing the race” to avert climate disaster, but that greenhouse gas reduction targets were not out of reach yet. He was speaking during an interview with the Covering Climate Now coalition of media, which includes AFP, days before a UN youth […]

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India rules out Kashmir talks with Pakistan

By   24 hours ago

New Delhi, Sep. 17 (IANS): India on Tuesday made its position on Kashmir very clear, stating that revocation of Article 370 was a purely internal affair which it would not discuss with Pakistan, and that it expects to one day to have “physical jurisdiction” over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. , addressing his first press conference on completion […]

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Nagaland launches milk fortified with vitamin A, D

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland State Dairy Cooperative Federation Ltd. launched the first fortified milk with Vitamin A and D in the state at Hotel Japfü in Kohima on Tuesday. R Khing, Advisor to Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Women Resources Development, said that milk has always been a “needful item for […]

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Wild leopard kills livestock in Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 17: A wild leopard attacked and killed livestock at Purana Bazaar-B Village under Chumoukedima circle in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the Extra Assistant Commissioner (EAC) and administrator of Chumoukedima, Thejavizo Nakhro. Nakhro told Eastern Mirror that after Forest department officials were alerted, they could confirm that the […]

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Business Association of Nagas proposes centralised tax collection system

By   24 hours ago

Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): Even as the citizens of Dimapur have taken it upon themselves to check the menace of ‘illegal collections’ from transporters at various check-gates, the Business Association of Nagas (BAN) has come up with certain proposals for the government to tackle it. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the association asserted that […]

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Yeputhomi pitches Nagaland’s tourism potential at ministers’ conclave

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Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): Advisor to Tourism, Art and Culture H Khehovi Yeputhomi represented Nagaland at the tourism ministers’ conclave 2019 held at Kovalam, Kerala, on September 16. According to a press release received here on Tuesday, Yeputhomi gave a presentation on the best practices in sustainable tourism with regard to Nagaland. He also highlighted […]

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Nagaland: ‘Taiwan ties will boost bamboo development’

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Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency (NBDA) will be collaborating with Taiwan in order to promote bamboo through resource and enterprise development, a press release from the mission director of NBDA, Imtirenla Jamir informed on Tuesday. NBDA has been assisting the livelihood of farmers by empowering them and skilling of artisans and […]

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Armed miscreants torch houses in Manipur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 17: Around 100 unidentified miscreants from Maram Khullen Circle Union entered Makhan Khuman village area in Senapati district, Manipur and burnt down houses at around 4.30 am on Tuesday, according to DP Thaoveiwo, sub-inspector of Mao police station. The incident is related to a land dispute, it was informed. As […]

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    Never asked for imposing Hindi over native languages, says Shah; Stalin postpones protest

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    Ranchi/Chennai, Sep. 18 (PTI): Amid a heated debate over his remark that Hindi should be a common language, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said he has never asked for imposition of Hindi over native languages in the country but advocated its use as the second language, following which DMK announced postponement of its […]

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    Ceiling of 20 weeks for abortion can’t be extended – Centre to SC

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    New Delhi, Sep. 18 (PTI): The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the right to reproductive autonomy does not outweigh the state’s interest in protecting the life of a foetus and therefore the ceiling of 20 weeks for abortion cannot be extended in a blanket manner. The government said that an unborn child cannot […]

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    Student threatens self-immolation, Chinmayanand hospitalised

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    Shahjahanpur (UP), Sep. 18 (PTI): The student who has levelled rape charges against Swami Chinmayanand threatened self-immolation on Wednesday if he is not arrested even as the BJP leader was admitted to a local hospital complaining of uneasiness. “Even two days after I recorded my statement before a magistrate, Chinmayanand has not been arrested. If […]

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    States’ top priority should be to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022 – Env Secy

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    New Delhi, Sep. 18 (PTI): In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to put an end to single-use plastic, a senior official of the ministry of environment on Wednesday said states need to make it a top priority to eliminate it from the society by 2022. Speaking to PTI, Environment Secretary C K Mishra […]

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    Armed forces in India most trusted, politicians least – Survey

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    New Delhi, Sep. 18 (IANS): Over 70 per cent of Indians in urban areas find the armed forces the most trustworthy profession, while a majority of them are sceptical about politicians, according to a new survey. Scientists and teachers bagged the second and third places respectively in terms of trustworthiness in professions in India, showed […]

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    Imran Khan warns Pakistanis not to go to Kashmir to fight jihad

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    Islamabad, Sep. 18 (PTI): Prime Minister Imran Khan warned Pakistanis on Wednesday not to go to Kashmir to fight jihad, saying it will hurt the cause of the Kashmiris. “If anyone from Pakistan goes to India to fight jihad…he will be the first to do an injustice to Kashmiris, he will be the enemy of […]

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    India rules out Kashmir talks with Pakistan

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    New Delhi, Sep. 17 (IANS): India on Tuesday made its position on Kashmir very clear, stating that revocation of Article 370 was a purely internal affair which it would not discuss with Pakistan, and that it expects to one day to have “physical jurisdiction” over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. , addressing his first press conference on completion […]

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    10 crore e-cards in first year of Ayushman Bharat

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    New Delhi, Sep. 17 (IANS): As the Ayushman Bharat healthcare programme of the Modi government completes one year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Tuesday that 45 lakh patients took hospitalisation benefits under the scheme with a government funding of INR 7,500 crore. While giving details during a media conference as part of […]

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    NGOs receiving substantial financing from govt come under RTI Act, says SC

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    New Delhi, Sep. 17 (PTI): Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) receiving substantial financing from the government are bound to give information to the public under the RTI Act, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday. The top court said that institutions like schools, colleges and hospitals which receive substantial aid from the government both directly or indirectly in […]

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    CBI special team to track ex-Kolkata top cop

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    New Delhi, Sep. 17 (IANS): Troubles seem to be mounting for the former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar, who is evading the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summons for questioning in Saradha chit fund case, as the agency has constituted a special team to trace his location, sources said on Tuesday.

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      Israel election: Netanyahu trails by a seat with majority votes counted

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      Jerusalem, Sep. 18 (PTI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party trailed its main rival Blue and White by 31 to 32 seats on Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, putting the country’s longest serving premier on a shaky ground and raising the possibility of a unity government. Israelis voted on Tuesday in their country’s […]

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      NZ PM welcomes Facebook’s action against extremism

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      Wellington, Sep. 18 (IANS): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday welcomed Facebook’s initiative on technology improvement and policy shift to prevent the harm of social media. “These are the kinds of efforts the Christchurch Call to Action was designed for as we try to eliminate the spread of terrorist and violent extremist content […]

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      EU warns no-deal Brexit imminent if UK doesn’t get serious

      By   37 mins ago

      Strasbourg, Sep. 18 (PTI/AFP): The European Union’s two top officials handling troublesome Brexit negotiations warned on Wednesday that the risk of a no-deal exit looms large unless Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government offers concrete proposals. “The risk of a no deal remains very real. That will maybe be the choice of the United Kingdom but […]

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      Imran inaugurates 24/7 Pak-Afghan Torkham border crossing

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      Islamabad, Sep. 18 (IANS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday formally inaugurated the Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border crossing which will be operational round-the-clock with the aim to enhance trade between the two countries and to facilitate ease of business. The border crossing was opened round-the-clock earlier this month on a trial basis. Torkham — one […]

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      ‘We are losing the race’ on climate catastrophe, warns UN chief

      By   38 mins ago

      Washington, Sep. 18 (PTI/AFP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday the world was “losing the race” to avert climate disaster, but that greenhouse gas reduction targets were not out of reach yet. He was speaking during an interview with the Covering Climate Now coalition of media, which includes AFP, days before a UN youth […]

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      Trump names US hostage negotiator as his new NSA

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      Washington, Sep. 18 (PTI): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named his chief hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as the new National Security Adviser to replace John Bolton, who was fired last week. O’Brien, who has been serving as the special envoy for hostage affairs at the Department of State, has been chosen for the role, […]

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      S Korea removes Japan from preferred trade partner list

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      Seoul, Sep. 18 (IANS): South Korea on Wednesday officially removed Japan from its list of preferred trading partners, in a latest development in the conflict between the two neighbours in view of their historical differences. As Seoul had announced, a new ranking scheme for South Korea’s trade partners came into force, classifying nations into three […]

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      Sri Lanka to hold presidential poll on Nov. 16

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      Colombo, Sep. 18 (PTI): Sri Lanka’s election commission on Wednesday announced to hold presidential polls in the country on November 16. Filing of the nomination papers will start from October 7, the National Election Commission said. Nearly 15.9 million people are eligible to vote, it said. According to constitutional provisions, the polls must be held […]

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      Tehran vows to retaliate any anti-Iran move by US

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      Tehran, Sep. 18 (IANS): Iran warned the US that it would retaliate against any attacks in the wake of strikes on the Saudi oil facilities over the weekend, the media reported on Wednesday. The message, which was sent through the Swiss Embassy in Tehran that handles US affairs in the country, condemned remarks by Secretary […]

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      Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

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      Kabul, Sep. 18 (PTI/AFP): The Taliban’s chief negotiator has said their “doors are open” to resuming talks with Washington, hours after two attacks by the insurgents killed at least 48 people in war-weary Afghanistan. Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai also defended the Taliban’s role in recent bloodshed across the country after US President Donald Trump cited […]

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        Armed miscreants torch houses in Manipur

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        Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 17: Around 100 unidentified miscreants from Maram Khullen Circle Union entered Makhan Khuman village area in Senapati district, Manipur and burnt down houses at around 4.30 am on Tuesday, according to DP Thaoveiwo, sub-inspector of Mao police station. The incident is related to a land dispute, it was informed. As […]

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        Bamboo can contribute to PM’s call on single-use plastic — WBD founder

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 17 (EMN): Bamboo can also contribute to Prime Minister’s call on single-use plastic and help the rural and bamboo economy, said the founder of the World Bamboo Day Founder.

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        Biren Singh assures welfare schemes for Manipur journalists

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 17 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh assured to extend all possible help and provide welfare schemes for the journalists of the state.

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        Assam NGO demands CBI probe on NRC funds

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        New Delhi, Sep. 17 (PTI): The Assam Public Works (APW), the original petitioner in the Supreme Court that led to the initiation of the NRC process in the state, on Tuesday demanded a CBI investigation on utilisation of funds allocated for updating the citizens list.

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        ONGC fined INR 2.05 cr. for green norm violation in Assam

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        Guwahati, Sep. 17 (PTI): The Pollution Control Board, Assam has slapped a fine of Rs 2.05 crore on PSU firm Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for allegedly violating an order by the Supreme Court and causing pollution to the environment.

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        Meghalaya woman gets Hrant Dink Award in Istanbul

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        Shillong, Sep. 16 (IANS): Meghalaya’s Right to Information (RTI) activist Agnes Kharshiing was awarded the 11th International Hrant Dink Award at the Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Istanbul on Sunday. Kharshiing, who was assaulted by a group of 40 people for complaining against illegal mining and transport of coal in the East […]

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        Governor sent registers bill to President, says Mizoram speaker

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        Aizawl, Sep. 16 (PTI): Mizoram Assembly speaker Lalrinliana Sailo on Monday said the state governor has informed him that he referred to President Ram Nath Kovind a Bill that seeks to detect foreigners illegally residing in the northeastern state. The Mizoram Maintenance of Household Registers Bill, 2019, was unanimously passed by the Assembly on March […]

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        Tripura: Pak is deep in communal milieu — B’desh minister

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        Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS): Pakistan is sunk in the poison of communal milieu, Bangladesh is totally free from that danger and that’s why the country (Bangladesh) is now a role model for many developing nations, Bangladesh Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said here. “Bangladesh is now heading in many indices because the country is entirely free […]

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        India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya

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        Umroi (Meghalaya), Sep. 16 (IANS): The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said. A total of 100 troops from the Indian Army led by Colonel Rahul Joshi and 45 troops of Royal Thai Army led by Colonel Thiradej Limkunagul are taking part in the […]

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        No press freedom during Chamling’s 25-year rule, alleges Golay

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        Gangtok, Sep. 16 (PTI): Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang aka Golay on Monday charged his predecessor Pawan Kumar Chamling with muzzling the press during his 25 year-long rule in the Himalayan state. However, the situation will change under the new Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government, he said at the 17th Foundation Day function of […]

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          Peren gets helpline for children in need of help

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          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The district administration of Peren has launched an emergency 24-hour national toll-free helpline ‘1098’ for children. The facility was launched on September 17 in the deputy commissioner’s complex in Peren. The facility will be a mechanism to provide services to abused children, child labourers, ‘emotionally and physically disturbed’ children, abandoned children, […]

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          Wokha board approves villages to be adopted

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          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The Wokha administration has approved in principle several villages that are to be ‘adopted.’ The administration has named a village each from the four constituencies of Wokha district. The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) gave updates on Tuesday informing about a meeting of the board […]

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          Mon board approves projects for LADP 2019-20

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          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The Mon administration has approved a number of Local Area Development Programme (LADP) projects for 2019-20. The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) gave updates on Tuesday informing about a meeting of Mon’s District Panning and Development Board (DPDB). The board conducted a meeting for the […]

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          Pfutsero-Phek road ‘completely cut off’

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          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The road leading to Phek from Pfutsero via Sakraba is said to be ‘completely cut off’ following landslides. A note issued by concerned citizens on Tuesday appealed to commuters and the public to be cautious and to take alternative routes. The note informed travellers that the road leading to Phek from […]

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          Asiatic Bear handed over to zoo

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          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): A one-year and two months old Asiatic Bear was “donated” to the Nagaland Zoological park on Monday, Sep. 16, in Dimapur by the press secretary to Nagaland’s deputy chief minister. “According to Hachio Patton the bear was ‘a gift by a well-wisher villager who had handed the bear named Babloo as […]

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          Nagaland launches milk fortified with vitamin A, D

          By   24 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 17 (EMN): The Nagaland State Dairy Cooperative Federation Ltd. launched the first fortified milk with Vitamin A and D in the state at Hotel Japfü in Kohima on Tuesday. R Khing, Advisor to Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Women Resources Development, said that milk has always been a “needful item for […]

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          Agri. division introduces Mon to farmers’ pension scheme

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The department of Agriculture in Mon has inaugurated a pension scheme on September 17 for the district, in Mon. The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) gave updates on Tuesday informing about the programme. District Agriculture Officer Nungsangkaba, no surname given in the IPR report, explained […]

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          Wild leopard kills livestock in Dimapur

          By   24 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 17: A wild leopard attacked and killed livestock at Purana Bazaar-B Village under Chumoukedima circle in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the Extra Assistant Commissioner (EAC) and administrator of Chumoukedima, Thejavizo Nakhro. Nakhro told Eastern Mirror that after Forest department officials were alerted, they could confirm that the […]

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          Business Association of Nagas proposes centralised tax collection system

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): Even as the citizens of Dimapur have taken it upon themselves to check the menace of ‘illegal collections’ from transporters at various check-gates, the Business Association of Nagas (BAN) has come up with certain proposals for the government to tackle it. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the association asserted that […]

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          Yeputhomi pitches Nagaland’s tourism potential at ministers’ conclave

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): Advisor to Tourism, Art and Culture H Khehovi Yeputhomi represented Nagaland at the tourism ministers’ conclave 2019 held at Kovalam, Kerala, on September 16. According to a press release received here on Tuesday, Yeputhomi gave a presentation on the best practices in sustainable tourism with regard to Nagaland. He also highlighted […]

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            Panghal, Kaushik assure India of medals at Boxing Worlds

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            Yekaterinburg (Russia), Sep. 18 (IANS): India’s Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg) on Wednesday reached the semi-finals in their respective weight categories and thus assured themselves of a medal each at the ongoing men’s World Boxing Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia. India have won only four medals in the history of the Worlds thus far […]

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            Vinesh locks Olympic quota with bronze at Worlds, Pooja in line for second medal

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            Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep. 18 (PTI): Indian wrestling had a lot to celebrate on Wednesday as Vinesh Phogat secured Tokyo Olympics qualification and won a bronze, while Pooja Dhanda put herself one win away from her second medal at the World Championships here. Having endured a medal-less run in three World Championships before, Vinesh finally ended […]

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            India, SA aim to take unassailable lead in Mohali

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            Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS): With the first match being washed out, both India and South Africa will hope that the rain gods stay away from Mohali when the two teams meet each at the IS Bindra Stadium for the second T20I on Wednesday. The first match in Dharamsala had to be called off without a […]

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            Imchaba Master Memorial Nagaland Open Volleyball Trophy underway

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            Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): The 14th edition of Imchaba Master Memorial Nagaland Open Volleyball Trophy 2019, organised by Mokokchung District Volleyball Association (MDVA), got underway at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Mokokchung on Tuesday, September 17. The tournament was declared open by Rajesh Soundararajan, President MDSC and deputy commissioner, Mokokchung as the inaugural patron, stated […]

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            ‘Catch Them Young Tourney’ in Phek on Sep. 21 and 23

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            Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): A two-day district-level ‘Catch them Young Tournament-cum-selection camp’ for boys and girls (U-14) under the aegis of District Sports Officer (DSO) Phek office, will be held at Phek town local ground on September 21 and the 23rd. According to a press statement issued by the DSO, Phek on Tuesday, the camp […]

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            Chanu aims for Olympic berth at World Weightlifting C’ship

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            Pattaya, Sep. 17 (IANS): Ace weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will aim to seal an Olympic spot when she leads the Indian challenge at the World Weightlifting Championship, starting here on Wednesday. Chanu had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship. She was down with a lower back injury but made […]

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            Real Madrid fans are more ‘real’ than Chelsea’s, feels Hazard

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            Paris, Sep. 17 (IANS): Real Madrid supporters are more invested in the club than Chelsea fans, feels the club’s new star recruit Eden Hazard. Hazard spent seven years at English Premier League side Chelsea before moving to Spanish La Liga giants Real. “I think that here the fans are really fans,” Hazard was quoted as […]

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            CAS reduces Neymar’s Champions League ban

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            Madrid, Sep. 17 (IANS): The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced from three to two matches a ban imposed by UEFA on Neymar for insulting a referee during a Champions League match last season. The ruling was made on Tuesday after a hearing held on September 13 at the Lausanne-based court, reports Efe news. […]

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            Two dart players from Nagaland to compete at national c’ship

            By   2 days ago

            Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 16 (EMN): Two dart players-Limatoshi and Vikehelie Suohu will be representing the state in the 4th IDF National Darts Championship-cum-2nd India Qualifier for Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) at Madras Race Club in Chennai from September 21 to the 22nd. Addressing a press conference at Indian trial office in Jail colony on […]

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            DFL: State Boys Hostel thrash Spartan FC 4-0

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            Dimapur, Sep. 16 (EMN): State Boys Hostel thrashed Spartan FC 4-0 in a Dimapur Football League (DFL) match at the DDSC stadium in Dimapur on Monday, September 16. Playing the first match of the day, State Boys Hostel totally outplayed Spartan FC to emerge victorious. Hitova of State Boys Hostel scored the first two goals […]

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              LiveNow Events brings 2nd edition of Dimapur Music Festival

              By   35 mins ago

              LiveNow Events is getting ready to present its second edition of Dimapur Music Festival (DMF) to be held on Sep. 20 and the 21nd at Urban Haat in Dimapur. The second edition of the DMF powered by TaFMA comes back after a break of a year and the organising team calls it ‘The Happy Fest’. […]

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              Mandy Moore returns to music after a decade

              By   43 mins ago

              Singer-actress Mandy Moore has released her first song in a decade. Titled “When I wasn’t watching”, the number is from her new album, the name of which is yet to be declared. The album is slated for release early next year. “The idea of diving back into music after so much time and personal change […]

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              Dia Mirza to attend UN climate summit in New York

              By   43 mins ago

              Actress Dia Mirza, who is also a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, will play a key role in an important UN conference this year. Apart from being a speaker at The Climate Action Summit, Dia will also spend time with the Secretary General of the UN to highlight issues in India and possible solutions to them. […]

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              ‘Nakkash’ wins two big awards at film fest in Boston

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              The Hindi film “Nakkash” has bagged two major awards at India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB). Filmmaker Zaigham Imam received the Best Director award, while the lead star Inaamulhaq was felicitaed with the Best Actor award. The film revolves around an artist named Alla Rakha Siddiqui, who is a widower living with his only […]

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              ‘Lord Of The Rings’ series could have $1-billion budget

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              Amazon Studios’ upcoming “Lord Of The Rings” series will be shot in New Zealand. The show, based on JRR Tolkien’s fantasy novels, has already started pre-production in the country, which was the backdrop for Peter Jackson’s acclaimed feature films as well, reports “hollywoodreporter.com”. Production in Auckland is expected to begin later this year. According to […]

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              Horror director Shyam Ramsay no more

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              Filmmaker Shyam Ramsay, who made Bollywood horror a cult affair, died here on Wednesday. He was 67. According to reports, he was suffering from pneumonia. Shyam, as part of the Ramsay brothers, made films like “Veerana”, “Purani Haveli” and “Andhera”. Ramsay brothers also consisted of Tulsi, Kumar, Keshu, Arjun, Gangu and Karan. Apart from films, […]

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              NK Naga’s song is soundtrack for TV series on Naga woman Army officer

              By   1 day ago

              Ngukavi Zhimo, who goes by the stage name of NK Naga, is known in the local music scene for his singing in Hindi. He has released two originals in Hindi and won talent shows including ‘The Beat of Heart – ‘Geet Zindagi Ki’ at Guwahati, Assam in 2017. And now, his song ‘How’s the josh’ […]

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              TaFMA to organise band beat contest in Tuensang on Sep. 27

              By   1 day ago

              The Task Force for Music & Arts (TaFMA) in association with Tuensang Hills Accolade Society (Thas) Tuensang, will be organising ‘Band Beat’ contest with theme, ‘A Ticket to Hornbill,’ on Sep. 27 at Tuensang Town Hall. An update issued on Sep. 17 informed that the winner of the contest would take part directly in Hornbill […]

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              Lanka Speaker Jayasuriya poses challenge to Wickremesinghe for presidential polls

              By   1 day ago

              Colombo, Sep. 17 (PTI): Sri Lanka’s Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on Tuesday announced his candidature for the presidential race, becoming the second leader within the ruling United National Party (UNP) to challenge Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in the election. Wickremesinghe had been the frontrunner to be the UNP candidate until Jayasuriya and party’s deputy leader Sajith […]

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              Naga band Avancer releases new single “An Ode”

              By   1 day ago

              Dimapur-based pop/Rock band, Avancer, have released their latest song ‘An Ode’. An update from the band informed that the song is about mourning the loss of a loved one as well to cherish and remember them. The song was written by the vocalist of the band Opang Jamir in memory of his late father. The […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imkong Imchen

                By   6 days ago

                  Meet Imkong Imchen, a young lad of few words, whose love for music was borne  from a journey of pain. He says music is an outlet to pen down his pain into lyrics and using the art to portray his feelings. Imchen has released three originals on his YouTube channel ‘Imkong Imchen’ and plans […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nahyoh Wenkhuhum

                By   2 weeks ago

                Meet Nahyoh Wenkhuhum who started pursuing music after a tragedy although he had a knack for things musical since he was a child. There was no turning back for this young lad since. He has performed more than 10 songs, which are on YouTube channel. He has 13 songs in the pipeline. He is concentrating […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Chathavi Vüprü

                By   4 weeks ago

                    Meet the young and talented piano prodigy, Chathavi Vüprü. He recently won the prestigious piano competition, ‘Con Brio 2019’ held in Mumbai.  Chathavi Vüprü, who started playing  piano at a tender age of three, won the award on his second attempt. The 19-year-old pianist says, ‘learning piano did not only help me gain […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Metet Jamir

                By   1 month ago

                  Metet Jamir is a rising musician who started singing at the age of six years in Church and small gatherings, in pursuance of her passion of music.  The rising musician was discovered in 2012 at a gig in Kohima Local Ground. A teacher by profession, Jamir is also involved in a band called Run […]

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                Rhythm Of Love: In conversation with Meyisanen Lemtur

                By   2 months ago

                Instagram users from the Naga demographic will probably recognise a young lad, Meyisanen Lemtur. If not, the parody video “Bohemian Examdy” will definitely make you want to. In today’s Rhythm of Love we bring to you young musician Lemtur who has been passionate about music, but never pursued it until 2016. He joined a band, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                By   2 months ago

                Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                By   2 months ago

                  Meet Imnasenla Aier, the lead actress of  the YouTube channel ‘Dreamz Unlimited’. Over the years, Aier has been entertaining people with her acting skills, playing the role of mother, friend and daughter in various videos. Though she rose to fame through ‘Dreamz unlimited,’ her talent for singing was discovered and honed at a young […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Marmenla M Pongen

                By   3 months ago

                  Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                By   3 months ago

                With stage name Macnivil, Martin Longkumer is a rapper from Nagaland who grew up listening to his dad’s collection of old classics. More into the hip-hop genre of music, Macnivil says, ‘music for me is solace, it enables me to find refuge, a platform where I can share my story and voice out opinions and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Phongjei Konyak Naga

                By   3 months ago

                  Aspiring singer Phongjei Konyak Naga from Mon district is determined to follow his heart- love for music. With no formal education in music, the aspiring singer grew up listening to songs played on a tape recorder that belonged to his brothers. Phongjei’s love for music persuaded him to come out of his comfort zone; […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imkong Imchen

                  By   6 days ago

                    Meet Imkong Imchen, a young lad of few words, whose love for music was borne  from a journey of pain. He says music is an outlet to pen down his pain into lyrics and using the art to portray his feelings. Imchen has released three originals on his YouTube channel ‘Imkong Imchen’ and plans […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Nahyoh Wenkhuhum

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Meet Nahyoh Wenkhuhum who started pursuing music after a tragedy although he had a knack for things musical since he was a child. There was no turning back for this young lad since. He has performed more than 10 songs, which are on YouTube channel. He has 13 songs in the pipeline. He is concentrating […]

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                  Nagaland: Two friends ditch army uniform for aprons to chase food dream

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 3: Food trucks are yet to pick up pace in this part of the country but two childhood friends, who also served in the army together, have taken the commercial hub of Dimapur by storm with their well-equipped and state-of-the-art, attractive food truck stationed near the Clock Tower every evening. […]

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                  Costly collateral as Ao indigenous religion nears extinction

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Imrongkumba Aier Mokokchung, Aug. 25 (EMN): In the Christian-majority state of Nagaland, few indigenous tribal religions of pre-Christianity days have withstood the passage of time. However, the Ao Naga indigenous religion is on the verge of extinction. Being overwhelmed and outnumbered by a growing population in a predominantly Christian society has led to the (natural) […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Chathavi Vüprü

                  By   4 weeks ago

                      Meet the young and talented piano prodigy, Chathavi Vüprü. He recently won the prestigious piano competition, ‘Con Brio 2019’ held in Mumbai.  Chathavi Vüprü, who started playing  piano at a tender age of three, won the award on his second attempt. The 19-year-old pianist says, ‘learning piano did not only help me gain […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Metet Jamir

                  By   1 month ago

                    Metet Jamir is a rising musician who started singing at the age of six years in Church and small gatherings, in pursuance of her passion of music.  The rising musician was discovered in 2012 at a gig in Kohima Local Ground. A teacher by profession, Jamir is also involved in a band called Run […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                  By   2 months ago

                  Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                  By   2 months ago

                    Meet Imnasenla Aier, the lead actress of  the YouTube channel ‘Dreamz Unlimited’. Over the years, Aier has been entertaining people with her acting skills, playing the role of mother, friend and daughter in various videos. Though she rose to fame through ‘Dreamz unlimited,’ her talent for singing was discovered and honed at a young […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Marmenla M Pongen

                  By   3 months ago

                    Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                  Dimapur’s courier companies: Big names, poor services?

                  By   3 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 2: Nagaland, without exception, is part of the growing window of consumerism with people shopping online from the comfort of their homes. However, in what is supposed to be a smooth transition between placing the order and delivery, there appears to be a disconnect. In Dimapur, there is an apparent […]

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