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Now, NSCN (IM) fires salvo at rival groups

By   13 hours ago

Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): After slating the government of India for its attempt to nullify the ‘framework agreement’ as well as hijack the outcome of the Indo-Naga talks, the NSCN (IM) has now turned its attention to the working committee of NNPGs and termed the latter as New Delhi’s “yes men”. The group issued a […]

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Former Nagaland legislators want negotiators to abide by deadline

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Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Former Legislators Forum has urged the Naga representatives engaged in negotiations with government of India to ‘resolutely’ seek solution within the three-month deadline given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August. In a press release issued on Sunday, the forum stated that the negotiators should be “serious and focused than […]

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Social media etiquettes part of UGC ‘life skills’ curriculum

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New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): Ethics and etiquettes of social media, how to use Google search better, yoga and pranayama and resume writing are part of the “life skills” curriculum developed by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The commission had recently launched “Jeevan Kaushal”, a life skills programme in the curriculum for under-graduate courses across […]

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Lynching: Christian body fumes over RSS chief’s remark

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New Delhi, Oct. 13 (IANS): A full blown war of words is raging between Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat and a top Catholic body over guess what — who invented the word “lynching”. Taking umbrage to Bhagwat’s remarks dissociating the Hindu community with rising incidents of mob lynching in the country and instead […]

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Centre plans ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ to help girl students opt for STEM education

By   13 hours ago

New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): Alarmed by the low percentage of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the Centre has planned a programme to help girl students inculcate interest in these areas and also fund them if they get into any top institute for pursuing these underrepresented subjects, officials said on Sunday. The […]

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Modi dares opposition to bring back Article 370 in manifesto

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Jalgaon, Oct. 13 (PTI): Stepping up attack on the Congress and NCP over abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dared them to declare in their manifesto that they will bring back the provisions which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing his first rally ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra […]

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Indo-Naga talks: NSCN (IM) takes tough stance

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• Accuses government of India of trying to nullify ‘framework agreement’ • Says New Delhi using ‘section of people’ to hijack the outcome of talks • ‘Will be a great loss for both parties if we miss this finest opportunity’ Dimapur, Oct. 12 (EMN): In the aftermath of a stormy round of Indo-Naga talks in […]

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Nagaland’s excessive govt. employees problem

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 12: Notwithstanding the saturation of jobs in government sector, the preference for government jobs in the state has only grown over the years. But with an estimated 1,25,299 people already employed by the government of Nagaland, some have began to question the need to create new posts. An administrative officer […]

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NPF asks why Rio did not oppose CAB

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Dimapur, Oct. 12 (EMN): Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) has asked Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio why he did not object to the Citizenship Amendment Bill when political leaders from other NE states were raising their voice against it. According to an NPF statement on Saturday, it could be agreed that the Mizo Accord, followed by […]

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Flash flood submerges several houses in Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 12: Heavy rains on the night of October 11 triggered a flash flood-like situation in the low-lying urban areas of Dimapur on Saturday morning. An official from Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) told Eastern Mirror that most part of low-lying areas of urban Dimapur viz., Dhobinalla, Zeliangrong colony, Purana […]

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    Social media etiquettes part of UGC ‘life skills’ curriculum

    By   13 hours ago

    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): Ethics and etiquettes of social media, how to use Google search better, yoga and pranayama and resume writing are part of the “life skills” curriculum developed by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The commission had recently launched “Jeevan Kaushal”, a life skills programme in the curriculum for under-graduate courses across […]

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    Lynching: Christian body fumes over RSS chief’s remark

    By   13 hours ago

    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (IANS): A full blown war of words is raging between Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat and a top Catholic body over guess what — who invented the word “lynching”. Taking umbrage to Bhagwat’s remarks dissociating the Hindu community with rising incidents of mob lynching in the country and instead […]

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    Centre plans ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ to help girl students opt for STEM education

    By   13 hours ago

    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): Alarmed by the low percentage of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the Centre has planned a programme to help girl students inculcate interest in these areas and also fund them if they get into any top institute for pursuing these underrepresented subjects, officials said on Sunday. The […]

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    Modi dares opposition to bring back Article 370 in manifesto

    By   13 hours ago

    Jalgaon, Oct. 13 (PTI): Stepping up attack on the Congress and NCP over abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dared them to declare in their manifesto that they will bring back the provisions which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing his first rally ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra […]

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    Modi, media distracting attention from core issues, says Rahul

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    Latur, Oct. 13 (PTI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the media of distracting people’s attention from core issues. Addressing an election rally at Ausa in Maharashtra’s Latur district for the upcoming state polls, Gandhi said when the youth ask for jobs, the government […]

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    To tackle malnutrition, govt. to identify locally available nutritious food

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    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): In a bid to tackle malnutrition, the government is planning to collaborate with agricultural scientists to identify locally available nutritious food in different parts of the country that can be grown at anganwadi centres, a source said. As part of the exercise, regional cropping patterns and local food rich in […]

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    Protracted Ayodhya hearing in SC to enter final leg today

    By   14 hours ago

    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): The protracted hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya will enter into the crucial final leg on Monday when the Supreme Court resumes proceedings on the 38th day after the week-long Dussehra break. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, […]

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    Normal life continues to be hit in Kashmir for 70th day

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    Srinagar, Oct. 13 (PTI): Normal life remained hit in Kashmir for the 70th consecutive day on Sunday since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution as the main markets continued to be shut and public transport stayed off the roads, even as the weekly flea market here was open, officials said. The weekly flea […]

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    No captive mines, future mining leases to go hybrid

    By   14 hours ago

    New Delhi, Oct. 13 (IANS): The government plans a slew of reforms in the mining sector, including giving a big push to commercial mining to help attract investment and improve mineral production in the country. As part of this, highly placed sources said the government would discontinue the practice of offering mining rights for mineral […]

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    NRC implementation across India will have lethal consequences — CPI(ML)

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    Ballia, Oct. 13 (PTI): If the NRC is implemented across India, it will have lethal consequences and the country’s atmosphere will become like that of Kashmir, the CPI(ML) Liberation has said. The Left party has also alleged that the poor and Dalits are being targeted through the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Speaking to reporters […]

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      130,000 displaced as Turkey ramps up Syria offensive

      By   15 hours ago

      Damascus/Ankara, Oct. 13 (IANS): At least 130,000 people have been displaced as Turkey has intensified its offensive against the Kurdish militias in northern Syria, the UN said in a statement on Sunday.

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      At least 26 dead after Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

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      Tokyo, Oct. 13 (PTI/AFP): At least 26 people were killed by powerful Typhoon Hagibis, local media reported Sunday, a day after the ferocious storm slammed into Japan, unleashing unprecedented rain and catastrophic flooding.

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      Pakistan PM in Tehran on mission to ‘facilitate’ Iran-Saudi talks

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      Tehran, Oct. 13 (PTI/AFP): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a “facilitator” between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

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      Let’s finish this off: Johnson’s last-ditch plea to EU

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      London, Oct. 13 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will offer a last ditch plea to the European Union (EU) To help him “finish off” Brexit as a backlash from Conservative party hardliners and the Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have threatened to derail his proposed deal.

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      Chinese President Xi pledges NRs 56 billion in aid to Nepal

      By   15 hours ago

      Kathmandu, Oct. 13 (PTI): Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China will provide Nepalese Rs 56 billion assistance to Kathmandu over the next two years to help Nepal’s development programmes as the two countries inked 20 agreements on Sunday to bolster their bilateral ties.

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      Heavy rain, winds lash Tokyo as powerful typhoon hits Japan

      By   2 days ago

      Fujisawa (Japan), Oct. 12 (PTI/AP): A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan’s worst in six decades made landfall southwest of Tokyo, with streets, beaches and train stations deserted. Store shelves were bare after people stocked up on water and food ahead […]

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      Thousands march again, gas bombs thrown in Hong Kong

      By   2 days ago

      Hong Kong, Oct. 12 (PTI/AP): Protesters marching peacefully hit the rain-slickened streets of Hong Kong again in multiple locations on Saturday, defying police warnings that they were gathering illegally. Police said rioters tossing gasoline bombs also damaged a subway station. The rallies in Kowloon and a small gathering of retirees outside police headquarters on Hong […]

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      Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds defying sanctions threats

      By   2 days ago

      Ras al-Ain (Syria), Oct. 12 (PTI/AFP): Ankara stepped up its assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria on Saturday, defying mounting threats of international sanctions, even from Washington. Buoyed by a night of steady advances in the countryside, Turkish troops and their Syrian allies entered the battleground town of Ras al-Ain, sources on both […]

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      UN chief orders travel, meetings, heat cut over cash crisis

      By   2 days ago

      United Nations, Oct. 12 (PTI/AP): Meetings cancelled. Escalators stopped. Official travel limited. UN documents delayed. Air conditioning and heating reduced. These are some of the measures Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has ordered effective Monday at all UN facilities and operations around the world to deal with the United Nations’ worst cash crisis in nearly a decade. […]

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      Tens of thousands evacuated as California wildfires rage

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      Los Angeles, Oct. 12 (PTI/AFP): Wind-driven wildfires forced the evacuation of about 100,000 people in southern California Friday and destroyed dozens of structures and homes as authorities warned it could take days to extinguish the flames. By Friday evening, the strongest blaze, dubbed the Saddleridge Fire, had consumed 7,542 acres (3,052 hectares) in areas of […]

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        Manipur celebrates Mera Houchongba festival

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 13 (EMN): Mera Houchongba, a festival which exemplifies oneness and brotherhood among the people of different ethnic communities residing in Manipur was celebrated with pomp and gaiety at the historic Kangla Fort in Imphal today. Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said that the […]

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        Two arrested for forgery, running fake job racket

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        New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): A woman and a man were arrested for allegedly duping people by promising to get them jobs in a private airline, police said on Sunday. The accused were identified as Bominglu Tamai (30) and Nitesh Khare (31), they added. A complaint was received in June on behalf of Flyanzo Aviation […]

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        NRL to invest INR 62 cr. in CSR activities in Assam in 2019-20

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        Guwahati, Oct. 13 (PTI): North East India’s largest refiner Numaligarh Refinery Ltd on Sunday said it will pump in over INR 60 crore in various developmental projects under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities during 2019- 20. Of the total spending under the CSR head, the miniratna PSU in Assam’s Golaghat district has earmarked 60 […]

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        India, Japan to hold joint military exercise in Mizoram

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        Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): India and Japan will hold a joint military exercise at counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte  in Mizoram from October 19 to November 2. The focus of the two-week-long exercise “Dharma Guardian”  will be to increase the interoperability between the two forces and enhance coordination in dealing with various security […]

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        One ULFA (I) cadre apprehended  in Upper Assam

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        Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN):  The Indian Army and Assam Police in a joint operation apprehended one ULFA (I) cadre in Upper Assam on October 11. The joint team launched number of simulations operations in the district of Upper Assam, based on information led to the arrest of the cadre, informed an update received from PRO […]

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        Favourable conditions for monsoon withdrawal from west Assam, Sikkim

        By   13 hours ago

        Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The rainfall activities have significantly reduced over parts of Northeast India during the last 24 hours. According to Skymet Weather, the conditions are favourable for the withdrawal of Monsoon from some more parts of Northeast such as West Assam and Sikkim after the next two to three days. As per meteorologists, […]

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        Manipur governor flags off organic farming tour for farmers from NE

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          Dr. Najma Heptulla along with the farmers from Northeast and Assam Rilfles at the Raj Bhavan in Imphal on Saturday.Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla flagged off the organic farming tour to Sikkim for 50 farmers from all the north-eastern states on October 12 at Raj Bhavan in Imphal. The tour […]

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        Manipur cabinet approves ‘Stand Up Manipur’ scheme, Vision 2030 Document

        By   2 days ago

        Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 12 (EMN): Manipur cabinet approved the “Stand Up Manipur” scheme under the existing scheme Start-up Manipur to provide subsidy and soft loans to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), OBC, women and minorities for setting up business.

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        Assam mob attack: Nine held for theft, search on for assaulters

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        Hailakandi (Assam), Oct. 12 (PTI): The police on Saturday arrested nine people in connection with the alleged theft of a buffalo, which led to an incident of mob attack in Hailakandi district of South Assam on Friday.

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        3 Bangladeshi security personnel held, released later

        By   2 days ago

        Agartala, Oct. 12 (IANS): The Border Security Force (BSF) handed over three jawans of Bangladesh’s elite Rapid Action battalion (RAB) and two women of that country to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after they trespassed into the Indian territory, a BSF official said on Saturday.

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          Here are the Music Awards of Nagaland nominees

          By   12 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The organizers of the annual 11th Music Awards of Nagaland have announced the nominees to the music awards. Native Trax Society, the organizers issued on Sunday an update to the media listing the nominees. Vishal Panday ft. Prakash Kumar Bharati ‘Aradhana,’ in Gospel, local dialects / Hindi category Vishal Panday, a […]

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          Now, NSCN (IM) fires salvo at rival groups

          By   13 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): After slating the government of India for its attempt to nullify the ‘framework agreement’ as well as hijack the outcome of the Indo-Naga talks, the NSCN (IM) has now turned its attention to the working committee of NNPGs and termed the latter as New Delhi’s “yes men”. The group issued a […]

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          Former Nagaland legislators want negotiators to abide by deadline

          By   13 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Former Legislators Forum has urged the Naga representatives engaged in negotiations with government of India to ‘resolutely’ seek solution within the three-month deadline given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August. In a press release issued on Sunday, the forum stated that the negotiators should be “serious and focused than […]

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          Milk production a difficult sector in Nagaland

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          ‘Nagas are not milk drinkers Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 13: A report of the Committee on Estimates pertaining to department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry (V & AH) suggests that the milk production sector in Nagaland may be a difficult economic component and sector. The reason, a report stated, the Naga people are not […]

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          Electrical workers’ training centre in need of powering

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          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Lineman Training Centre (LMTC) located at Electrical colony in Dimapur, stated to have been set up in ‘70s, has been in bad shape. It has been “deteriorating and did not get the due importance that it deserved, which was evident by the fact that it does not have proper class […]

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          Nagaland minister calls for preservation of Indian languages

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          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN):  The minister of Higher Education and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along says that language carries cultural heritage and gives the opportunity to the speaker to represent the cultural heritage of their land. He has urged for preservation preserving of Indian languages and dialects. The minister gave the statements as the chief […]

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          Gorkha Baptist hosts singing competition

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          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The singing competition, Gospel Voice Hunt Competition,’ organized by the youth music ministry of Gorkha Baptist Church of Mon was held on  October 12 at the GBC in Mon. The event was conducted with the theme “Sing to the Lord,” the organisers informed. The competition was organized to give platform to […]

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          Ardour Fall Winter 2019 brings in the warm trend

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct.12 (EMN): Event managers Novaturient Managements presented a fashion show “Ardour, Fall Winter 2019” at the Regional Centre of Excellence for Music and Performing Arts at Jotsoma on Saturday evening  in Kohima. The event marked the official launch of Novaturient Managements which showcased the work of ten designers  and a brand, with […]

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          Bangjak Phom colony grateful for flood relief 

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          Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Bangjak Phom colony council has expressed gratitude to people who helped the area’s people during a recent flood. The Bangjak Phom colony at Walford of ward-4 in Dimapur was affected by a flood on Oct. 12 and the 13th, reports stated. The council acknowledged the efforts and contribution of Dimapur’s […]

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          Finding solution to Climate Change

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              Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): A two-day state-level training programme on “Climate Change and Global Warming” was organised by Earth Friendly Generation (EFG), Nagaland, and Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Delhi, on October 10 and 11 in the conference hall of Northern Angami Youth Organisation (NAYO), Chiephobozou town in Kohima district with Akangmeren Imchen, Scientist […]

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            India crush SA by an innings and 137 runs; seal series

            By   13 hours ago

            Pune, Oct. 13 (PTI): The Indian juggernaut continued to roll as the hosts humiliated South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test to clinch a record 11th consecutive series victory at home, here on Sunday. The struggling South Africa batsmen surrendered yet again against the Indian bowlers, who asserted their supremacy […]

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            Medvedev outsmarts Zverev to win Shanghai Masters

            By   14 hours ago

            Shanghai, Oct. 13 (IANS): Daniil Medvedev of Russia won his second Masters title of the season after beating Alexander Zverev, his fellow rising star from Germany, 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Shanghai Masters here on Sunday. It was Medvedev’s first win over Zverev after losing all their previous four encounters. The 23-year-old has […]

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            India finish with 4 medals at World Boxing Championships

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            Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct. 13 (IANS): Manju Rani’s debut campaign in 48kg at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2019 ended with a silver medal and the Indian pugilists finished with a rich haul of four medals that also included three bronze. Rani gave her all before going down 1-4 to second seed Ekaterina Paltceva of […]

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            Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese GP

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            Suzuka (Japan), Oct. 13 (IANS): Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix (GP) on Sunday ahead of Germany’s Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) and helped Mercedes clinch the constructors’ title for a record sixth time in a row. Championship leader and Bottas’ teammate Lewis Hamilton completed the podium finishes in the race, in which a […]

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            Ramos becomes Europe’s most capped male outfield player

            By   14 hours ago

            Oslo, Oct. 13 (IANS): Defender Sergio Ramos became Europe’s most capped male outfield player as Spain played out a 1-1 draw in Norway to edge closer to Euro 2020 qualification. “All that is personal is a little secondary,” the BBC quoted Ramos as saying after the match on Saturday. “I would have happily traded this […]

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            ‘The Shuttlers’ win Mokokchung badminton championship

            By   14 hours ago

            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 13 (EMN): The Shuttlers, Chuchuyimpang (B) lifted the Mokokchung Inter-Club Badminton Championship for the second year in a row after defeating Soyim Smasher Power in the final at Indoor Badminton Stadium in Mokokchung on October 12. As reported earlier, the championship went to the team that won four out of seven […]

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            World C’ships: Manju Rani enters final, Mary Kom settles for bronze

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            Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct. 12 (PTI): Debutant Manju Rani (48kg) advanced to the final but six-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) settled for a bronze medal in the World Women’s Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Sixth-seeded Rani defeated Thailand’s Chuthamat Raksat 4-1 in her semifinal bout. Mary Kom, seeded third, lost 1-4 to second seed […]

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            All Nagaland Tennis Championship concludes

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              Dimapur, Oct. 12 (EMN): The 30th All Nagaland Tennis Championship 2019 concluded on Saturday at Chavino Memorial Tennis Complex, Kuda village in Dimapur.

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            Pune Test: India take huge lead despite gritty fight from SA tail

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            Pune, Oct. 12 (PTI): Tail-enders Keshav Maharaj and Vernon Philander set an example of gutsy batsmanship as South Africa fought hard against a quality attack but could not stop India from taking a massive 326-run lead on the third day of the second Test here. While a total of 275 in 105.4 overs is far […]

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            Martyrs’ Trophy: MTYO through to semi-final

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            Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 12 (EMN): Medziphema Town Youth Organisation (MTYO) entered the 20th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy semi-final after convincingly defeating Naga Hospital Colony Youth Organisation 3-0 at Khuociezie local ground, Kohima on Saturday. Darhü opened the account for MTYO just eight minutes into the game and the score line remained unchanged in the […]

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              Joaquin Phoenix reportedly hits paramedics’ truck

              By   16 hours ago

              “Joker” star Joaquin Phoenix reportedly hit a Los Angeles Fire Department vehicle in West Hollywood. Phoenix took too narrow a turn and his car struck the unoccupied truck on Tuesday afternoon, according to TMZ, reports pagesix.com. Phoenix pulled over and located the paramedics and explained to them what happened. They called the police, who arrived […]

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              Farhan Akhtar suffers ‘boxing injury’ while shooting for ‘Toofan’

              By   16 hours ago

              Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has suffered a hairline fracture while shooting for his upcoming film “Toofan”, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. Farhan on Sunday shared a photograph of his X-Ray report Instagram. “When nature plays Tetris and yup, that’s my first legit boxing injury… A hairline fracture on the hamate (courtesy @kongkoul ????) found among […]

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              Liam Hemsworth, Maddison Brown engage in PDA in NY

              By   16 hours ago

              After separting from pop singer Miley Cyrus, actor Liam Hemsworth has found his new lady love, Maddison Brown. And the new couple has already started giving major PDA goals. Liam and Maddison were spotted making out on the streets of New York recently, reports Metro newspaper. A lot of pictures are doing the rounds on […]

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              Open hate in society is disturbing, says Naseeruddin Shah

              By   16 hours ago

              Actor Naseeruddin Shah on Saturday said he stands by his remarks on mob violence incidents and is disturbed by “open hate” in the society. Last year, the 69-year-old veteran, referring to the recent spate of mob violence incidents, had said that at many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than […]

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              Arnold Schwarzenegger admires Tim Miller

              By   16 hours ago

              Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger says he admires “Terminator: Dark Fate” director Tim Miller, adding that he shares a “really good rapport” with him. “I just admired him. I loved what he did on ‘Deadpool’. I had a meeting with him and (at the time) he was going to do a second ‘Deadpool’. I said, ‘I want […]

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              Ryan Reynolds serenades Hugh Jackman with cheeky b’day song

              By   16 hours ago

              Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds sang a high-pitched cheeky birthday song for Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who celebrated his 51st birthday. Taking to his social media, Jackman wrote: “At first I thought – Ugh, now I have to actually apologize. But then,” alongside a clip of Reynolds, reports dailymail.co.uk. “Hello Hugh, I was just going to […]

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              Mega Gospel Concert held in Kohima

              By   1 day ago

                The Mega Gospel Concert, organised by the Urban Faith Production, a unique Christian-based group from Nagaland, concluded on Oct. 12 at NBCC Hall in Kohima. The concert featured many prominent local musicians, artists and performers. The show started with a grand performance from the Rengma Baptist Church Kohima Choir while various artists from across […]

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              Venice presents plan to tackle climate change

              By   2 days ago

              Copenhagen, Oct. 12 (IANS): In a bid to save its heritage, the Italian city of Venice has presented a plan to tackle the effects of climate change, calling for responsible tourism at this years C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen. For years, Venice has been facing its toughest challenge ever: the risk of flooding due […]

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              Four arrested for destroying power pylon in Afghanistan

              By   2 days ago

              Kabul, Oct. 12 (IANS): Four militants, allegedly affiliated with the Taliban outfit, have been arrested on charge of destroying a power pylon in Afghanistan’s eastern Parwan province, a statement said on Saturday. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) Special Forces launched a search operation early on Friday, capturing a four-member group linked with the Taliban […]

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              Russell Crowe to star in horror film from Miramax

              By   2 days ago

              Two-time Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe is set to headline a supernatural horror movie for Miramax. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the yet-untitled project Joshua John Miller and MA Fortin from their own script. Crowe, 55, will play a troubled actor who begins to unravel while shooting a horror film. His estranged daughter wonders if he’s […]

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                Rhythm Of Love: In Conversation With Talking Silence

                By   1 week ago

                Talking Silence is an upcoming band from Dimapur with promise. The band considers originality its unique selling point. It was formed just in May 24th, but Talking Silence believe they have so much to offer the music industry. Read on to know more about these talented young lads. EASTERN MIRROR: For the record, could you […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Kshitij Gurung

                By   3 weeks ago

                Meet DJ Kshitij Gurung, whose stage name is CJ Gurung. He’s a Nepali by origin and is happily married to a Naga Lady. He recently moved to Nagaland after spending over a decade in Delhi. CJ, who has been Djing since he was 15-year-old plans to continue his profession in Nagaland though he admits the […]

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                Rhythm of Love: in conversation with Version 2

                By   4 weeks ago

                A newly formed band “Version 2” is composed of members who have been in the music scene for some time. The band is an offshoot of two other bands namely Inyiushong and Echoes Hill. Echoes Hill is a country music tribute band, a genre for both young and old while Inyiushong plays various musical genres […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imkong Imchen

                By   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 months 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   2 months 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   3 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   3 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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                  Patience and love: 99-year-old Naga man’s recipe for happy life

                  By   2 weeks ago

                  On International Day of Older Persons, Eastern Mirror sits with the oldest man in Kiyeto village Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 1: Patience and love is the key to his longevity, says 99-year-old Lughovi Chishi as he speaks cheerfully about a life truly lived to the fullest. At 99, he is the oldest man of […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Kshitij Gurung

                  By   3 weeks ago

                  Meet DJ Kshitij Gurung, whose stage name is CJ Gurung. He’s a Nepali by origin and is happily married to a Naga Lady. He recently moved to Nagaland after spending over a decade in Delhi. CJ, who has been Djing since he was 15-year-old plans to continue his profession in Nagaland though he admits the […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: in conversation with Version 2

                  By   4 weeks ago

                  A newly formed band “Version 2” is composed of members who have been in the music scene for some time. The band is an offshoot of two other bands namely Inyiushong and Echoes Hill. Echoes Hill is a country music tribute band, a genre for both young and old while Inyiushong plays various musical genres […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imkong Imchen

                  By   1 month 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   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 months 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   2 months 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   2 months 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   3 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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