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NSCN (IM) claims responsibility for Dimapur shooting

By   15 hours ago

Blames NSCN (R) of killing its cadre Toishe Yeptho Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the shooting at the residence of defence kilonser and UT-1 supervisor’ of NSCN (Reformation), Khekato Kinny in Thilixu village, Dimapur. The group has described the incident as “a fluke for him (Kinny).” Kinny sustained […]

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6000 workers registered with state welfare board

By   15 hours ago

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 21: There are more than 6000 workers registered as beneficiaries with the welfare board and insurance cover under the Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (BMSBY), children education assistance, medical assistance, maternity assistance for wives of registered workers and women registered workers; grant for purchase of […]

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Naga mothers pained by rising crime against women in Nagaland

By   16 hours ago

Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has expressed pain and serious concern over a series of rape and murder incidents on women and girls in the state. The NMA said through a press statement that it is shocking to see Nagaland being traumatised with gory incidents almost every day. “In order to curb […]

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Naga People’s Front extents support for peaceful settlement of Naga issue

By   16 hours ago

Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Wednesday asserted that the party would extent full cooperation for any peaceful and amicable settlement to the vexed Naga political problem. The party stated through a press communiqué that a delegation of its leaders led by secretary general KG Kenye called on the newly appointed […]

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Nagas in Myanmar appeal for unity

By   16 hours ago

Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Naga Civil Society Organisations in Myanmar have sent greetings to ‘all Nagas across ancestral Naga Homeland divided by two countries, regions and states’ and appealed for unity. This was conveyed through a joint statement issued by Naw Aung Sann, acting president of Council of Naga Affairs; and Solomon Theibung, president of […]

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New health warnings on tobacco products from Sep. 1

By   16 hours ago

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 21: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has amended the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008 wherein new specified health warnings will be displayed on all tobacco products. The amended rules will come into effect from September 1 2019, a notification from the Ministry stated […]

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Be a Biblical BJP of Nagaland, says Luoliehu Yimsung

By   16 hours ago

Our Correspondent Kohima, Aug. 21 (EMN): Reverend Luoliehu Yimsung, founder of Leader Arise Nagaland (LAN) and Initiator of Oversees Naga Association (ONA), reminded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland unit not to go to “alliance for the sake of alliance” and asked the leaders to lead their political group with strategy and purpose. Using various […]

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Naga Students’ Federation serves ultimatum to Nagaland state government

By   16 hours ago

Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has served an ultimatum to the government of Nagaland after its demand for setting up of committee for implementation of the Staff Selection Board (SSB) fell on deaf ears. The federation said in a letter addressed to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio that it had submitted a […]

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Nagaland: DoNER Ministry plans to partially fund Kohima airport

By   16 hours ago

New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): The DoNER Ministry has plans to partially fund an INR 6,000-crore proposed greenfield airport in Kohima, which could be the first in the Nagaland capital. This was conveyed by Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh to Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who called on him […]

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Sudan sovereign council chairman sworn in

By   18 hours ago

Khartoum, Aug. 21 (PTI/AFP): Sudan was taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule on Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar […]

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    New health warnings on tobacco products from Sep. 1

    By   16 hours ago

    Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 21: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has amended the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008 wherein new specified health warnings will be displayed on all tobacco products. The amended rules will come into effect from September 1 2019, a notification from the Ministry stated […]

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    Chidambaram arrested, says not hiding from law

    By   18 hours ago

    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): High drama preceded the arrest of senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram as officials of the CBI scaled the walls of his Jor Bagh residence here, minutes after his press conference at the party headquarters where he said he was “not hiding from the law but seeking […]

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    CBI books Prannoy Roy, his wife for criminal misconduct

    By   19 hours ago

    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against senior journalist and co-founder of listed broadcaster New Delhi Television (NDTV) Prannoy Roy, his wife Radhika Roy and the compamy’s CEO and Director Vikramaditya Chandra for bringing tainted money of unidentified public servants through a web of complex transactions […]

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    UGC targets 30 pc enrolment in higher education by 2020

    By   19 hours ago

    Bhopal, Aug. 21 (PTI): The University Grants Commission has set a target to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education to 30 per cent by 2020 from the present 25.4 per cent, UGC Chairman Prof D P Singh said on Wednesday. The UGC has also set certain objectives to improve the quality of […]

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    Yogi brings in 23 new ministers, eyes by-polls, 2022 polls

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    Lucknow, Aug. 21 (IANS): In what can be termed as a near-total revamp of the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh, 23 new ministers were sworn in on Wednesday at the Raj Bhawan by Governor Anandiben Patel. The newly-inducted ministers include six cabinet ministers, six ministers of state with independent charge and 11 ministers of […]

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    Ex-MP CM Babulal Gaur passes away

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    Bhopal, Aug. 21 (IANS): Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital here after prolonged illness. Gaur (89) suffered a cardiac arrest late on Tuesday night, Narmada Hospital director Rajesh Sharma told the media. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to […]

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    Floods hit life in Punjab and Haryana, Delhi threat dips

    By   19 hours ago

    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): Large areas across Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday remained affected by the flood waters which have submerged crops and marooned villagers even though water levels in swollen rivers were receding, officials said. In Delhi, the Yamuna was still above the danger level, but not rising any more. Punjab has declared […]

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    Ayodhya: Lord Ram’s birthplace is deity, no one can claim right over it, Ram Lalla’s lawyer tells SC

    By   19 hours ago

    New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): The birthplace of Lord Ram at Ayodhya is itself a deity and no one can claim ownership right over the sacred place by merely putting up a structure like a mosque, a counsel for ‘Ram Lalla’ told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. ‘Ram Lalla Virajman’, a deity which is one […]

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    INR 4,432 crore more approved for 3 natural disaster-hit states

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    New Delhi, Aug. 20 (IANS): The Centre on Tuesday approved INR 4,432.10 crore additional assistance for Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh, which faced natural disasters, like drought, avalanches, hailstorm and landslides, this as well as last year. Of this, INR 3,338.22 crore will be given to Odisha for Cyclone Fani, INR 1029.39 crore to Karnataka […]

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    Yamuna continues to swell, Delhi CM says situation under control

    By   2 days ago

    New Delhi, Aug. 20 (PTI): The Yamuna river was flowing almost a metre above the danger mark and it may swell even further after Haryana released 25,590 cusec of water from a barrage on Tuesday afternoon. However, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the current situation in under control. According to a Delhi government official, […]

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      Maryam Nawaz’s remand extended by 14 days in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case

      By   18 hours ago

      Lahore, Aug. 21 (PTI): An accountability court here on Wednesday extended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s remand by 14 days in the alleged money laundering and income beyond means case. Maryam, 45, and her cousin Yousuf Abbashad appeared before the accountability court in connection with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, where she is […]

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      Bangladesh urged to halt returning Rohingyas

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      New York, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Myanmar and Bangladesh governments should suspend plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees until returns are safe, voluntary and dignified, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. With new repatriations set to start on Thursday, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps protested that they will face the same violence and oppression in Myanmar […]

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      Beijing says holding UK’s Hong Kong consulate employee

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      Beijing, Aug. 21 (PTI/AFP): A employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong who went missing earlier this month is being held in China, Beijing confirmed Wednesday. The incident comes as relations between Britain and China have become strained over what Beijing calls London’s “interference” in pro-democracy protests that have wracked Hong Kong for three months. […]

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      US ready to engage in working-level talks with North Korea

      By   18 hours ago

      Seoul, Aug. 21 (IANS): The US special representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) affairs, Stephen Biegun, said Wednesday that his country was ready to engage in working-level talks with Pyongyang for the Korean Peninsula’s denuclearisation. “We are prepared to engage as soon as we hear from our counterparts in North Korea (DPRK),” […]

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      China threatens sanctions on US firms linked to Taiwan warplanes sale

      By   18 hours ago

      Beijing, Aug. 21 (PTI/AFP): China on Wednesday blasted a huge planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets. The US State Department on Tuesday approved the transfer of 66 Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan in a US 8 billion deal, following […]

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      New Zealand Speaker cradles MP’s baby in parliament

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      Wellington, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Speaker of New Zealand’s parliament, Trevor Mallard, cradled a lawmaker’s baby while he presided over a debate in the House of Representatives. Mallard took to Twitter on Wednesday to share a picture of himself feeding MP Tamati Coffey’s baby boy in the Speaker’s seat, the BBC reported. “Normally the Speaker’s […]

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      Australia’s Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal

      By   18 hours ago

      Melbourne, Aug. 21 (PTI): Disgraced Cardinal George Pell was sent back to jail on Wednesday after an Australian court quashed the most senior Catholic cleric’s appeal against convictions for child sex abuse, a landmark decision cheered by the victims and welcomed by the Prime Minister. Once the Vatican’s third-ranking official, Pell, 78, will continue his […]

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      Sudan sovereign council chairman sworn in

      By   18 hours ago

      Khartoum, Aug. 21 (PTI/AFP): Sudan was taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule on Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar […]

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      Boris Johnson issues backstop ultimatum to EU over Brexit

      By   2 days ago

      London, Aug. 20 (PTI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has issued an ultimatum to the European Union over what he has branded an “anti-democratic” Irish border backstop, which must be scrapped to negotiate a new deal before the October 31 Brexit deadline. In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday night, Johnson […]

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      Zakir Naik apologises to Malaysians for race remarks; police bans his public activities

      By   2 days ago

      Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 20 (PTI): Zakir Naik on Tuesday apologised to Malaysians for making racist comments, after the radical Indian televangelist was grilled for 10 hours by police and banned him from any public activities in the multi-ethnic country. The official Bernama news agency reported that Naik, wanted by Indian authorities since 2016 for alleged […]

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        Helicopter service re-launched in Manipur

        By   19 hours ago

        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Manipur helicopter service connecting Imphal with border towns such as Jiribam and Moreh besides Tamenglong, a hill town have been re-launched during a simple function at Imphal International Airport on Wednesday, August 21.

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        Assam Cong. charges PM with diverting people’s attention from economic slowdown

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        Guwahati, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Congress in Assam on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of diverting the attention of the people from the economic slowdown by bringing up issues such as Article 370, triple talaq and Ram Mandir.

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        No new dev. projects in Loktak Lake without the authorisation of the High Court of Manipur

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 21 (EMN): No new developmental projects can be taken up in and around Loktak Lake, the largest fresh water Lake in India’s Northeast without the authorisation of the High Court of Manipur until the progress with regards to preservation of the Lake is ascertained, according to legal sources.

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        NF Railway (Construction) takes Sadbhavana pledge

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        Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The general manager of NF Railway (Construction), N K Prasad on Wednesday, August 21 administered the Sadbhavana pledge to staff and officers of headquarters of NF Railway (Construction) organisation at Maligaon on the occasion of the 75th birth anniversary of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

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        Major bureaucratic reshuffle in Arunachal Pradesh

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        Itanagar, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh government on Wednesday carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle.

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        NFR Special Task Force recovers smuggled goods worth INR 5.50 lakh

        By   19 hours ago

        Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): A Special Task Force (STF) of Commercial department of NF Railway recovered foreign-made cigarettes worth INR 5.5 lakh being transported illegally in 15646 Guwahati – Lokmanya Tilak Terminas Express on August 18, stated the chief public relations officer of NF Railway in an update on Wednesday.

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        ABVP demonstrates demanding error-free NRC in Assam

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        Kokrajhar (Assam), Aug. 21 (PTI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad staged a three-hour demonstration on Wednesday demanding an error-free National Register of Citizens (NRC) here in Kokrajhar district.

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        IIT-G collaborates with IISc, Bangalore for breast cancer research

        By   19 hours ago

        Guwahati, Aug. 21 (PTI): Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) have collaborated on the flow dynamics of breast cancer cells, which could pave the way for better screening programmes for cancer treatment.

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        Assam BJP to only admit leaders from Bodoland areas now

        By   19 hours ago

        Guwahati, Aug. 21 (IANS): The Assam BJP has closed its doors for leaders of other political parties, except those from Bodoland areas, state BJP President Ranjit Kumar Dass said on Wednesday. He added that the decision had been taken in view of the BJP’s ongoing organisational elections.

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        More women access public health facilities for safe abortion in Assam

        By   19 hours ago

        Guwahati, Aug. 21 (PTI): A majority of women seeking safe abortion services in Assam turn to public health facilities instead of their private counterparts, a recent study has said.

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          NSCN (IM) claims responsibility for Dimapur shooting

          By   15 hours ago

          Blames NSCN (R) of killing its cadre Toishe Yeptho Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the shooting at the residence of defence kilonser and UT-1 supervisor’ of NSCN (Reformation), Khekato Kinny in Thilixu village, Dimapur. The group has described the incident as “a fluke for him (Kinny).” Kinny sustained […]

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          6000 workers registered with state welfare board

          By   15 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 21: There are more than 6000 workers registered as beneficiaries with the welfare board and insurance cover under the Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (BMSBY), children education assistance, medical assistance, maternity assistance for wives of registered workers and women registered workers; grant for purchase of […]

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          Naga mothers pained by rising crime against women in Nagaland

          By   16 hours ago

          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has expressed pain and serious concern over a series of rape and murder incidents on women and girls in the state. The NMA said through a press statement that it is shocking to see Nagaland being traumatised with gory incidents almost every day. “In order to curb […]

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          Naga People’s Front extents support for peaceful settlement of Naga issue

          By   16 hours ago

          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Wednesday asserted that the party would extent full cooperation for any peaceful and amicable settlement to the vexed Naga political problem. The party stated through a press communiqué that a delegation of its leaders led by secretary general KG Kenye called on the newly appointed […]

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          Nagas in Myanmar appeal for unity

          By   16 hours ago

          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): Naga Civil Society Organisations in Myanmar have sent greetings to ‘all Nagas across ancestral Naga Homeland divided by two countries, regions and states’ and appealed for unity. This was conveyed through a joint statement issued by Naw Aung Sann, acting president of Council of Naga Affairs; and Solomon Theibung, president of […]

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          New health warnings on tobacco products from Sep. 1

          By   16 hours ago

          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 21: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has amended the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008 wherein new specified health warnings will be displayed on all tobacco products. The amended rules will come into effect from September 1 2019, a notification from the Ministry stated […]

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          Be a Biblical BJP of Nagaland, says Luoliehu Yimsung

          By   16 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, Aug. 21 (EMN): Reverend Luoliehu Yimsung, founder of Leader Arise Nagaland (LAN) and Initiator of Oversees Naga Association (ONA), reminded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland unit not to go to “alliance for the sake of alliance” and asked the leaders to lead their political group with strategy and purpose. Using various […]

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          Trucks block National Highway 39 for three hours at Phesama, Nagaland

          By   16 hours ago

          Our Correspondent Kohima, Aug. 21 (EMN): Vehicular movement at Phesama road along NH 39 was blocked for almost four hours after a truck proceeding towards Imphal got stuck in the middle of the road due to mechanical failure at around 8:30 am on Wednesday. Another truck heading towards the same direction also broke down at […]

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          Naga Students’ Federation serves ultimatum to Nagaland state government

          By   16 hours ago

          Dimapur, Aug. 21 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has served an ultimatum to the government of Nagaland after its demand for setting up of committee for implementation of the Staff Selection Board (SSB) fell on deaf ears. The federation said in a letter addressed to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio that it had submitted a […]

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          Nagaland: DoNER Ministry plans to partially fund Kohima airport

          By   16 hours ago

          New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): The DoNER Ministry has plans to partially fund an INR 6,000-crore proposed greenfield airport in Kohima, which could be the first in the Nagaland capital. This was conveyed by Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh to Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who called on him […]

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            Durand Cup: Gokulam Kerala stun East Bengal to seal final berth

            By   19 hours ago

            Kolkata, Aug. 21 (IANS): Gokulam Kerala FC stunned East Bengal to book their place in the final of the 129th Durand Cup as they won 3-2 on penalties after the first semi-final was tied 1-1 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday. Samad Ali Mallick had given East Bengal the lead in the […]

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            Pollard XI to face off against Bravo XI for The Selector Fans Cup

            By   19 hours ago

            New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): Imagine the power to decide the playing XI and the captain. If that is not enough, you can also play a role in deciding who gets to bat at the fall of every wicket and bowl every over, all in real-time as a live match unfolds. It may sound unbelievable […]

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            Sehwag bats for Kumble to become selector in future

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            New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag on Wednesday put his weight behind Anil Kumble to become a national selector in future. “When Anil Kumble became the captain, he came to my room and said ‘go and play how you play as in the next two series you won’t be dropped’. That […]

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            I want to make Assam smile again — Halicharan Narzary

            By   19 hours ago

            New Delhi, Aug. 21 (IANS): Besides the determination of making a mark in the national football team after coming back from a long injury lay-off, Assam’s own Halicharan Narzary — the prolific 25-year-old midfielder has another yearning at the back of his mind. “I want to make Assam smile again,” said Narzary. “Assam has suffered […]

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            Ashes: Blow for Australia as Smith is ruled out of third Test

            By   2 days ago

            Leeds, Aug. 20 (IANS): In a big blow to Australia, premier batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test against England beginning on Thursday at Headingley. With a turnaround time of three days between the two Tests, it was always going to be tough one for Smith to be ready in […]

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            Wokha Open District Badminton Championship held

            By   2 days ago

            Dimapur, Aug. 20 (EMN): The Open District Badminton Championship-cum-selection of players for the inter-district tournament organised by the Wokha District Badminton Association (WDBA) at indoor badminton stadium at GHSS Colony in Wokha on the theme,” revive badminton for greater heights” was held from August 16 to the 17th. The chief quest of the tournament, Chonpenthung […]

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            One-day Inter-college sports meet held

            By   2 days ago

            Dimapur, Aug. 20 (EMN): A one-day inter-college sports meet 2019 jointly organised by the Dimapur Government College (department of Commerce) and Unity College, Dimapur (department of Commerce) was held at the Dimapur Government College campus on August 17. The event was organised to foster sportsmanship spirit and to develop healthy relationship within and between colleges. […]

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            HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan to advance in World Championships

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            Basel (Switzerland), Aug. 20 (IANS): World No 30 H.S. Prannoy, who is on a comeback trail after recovering from a stomach problem, on Tuesday registered one of his biggest upsets in recent times as he beat five-time champion Lin Dan of China to advance to the third round of the ongoing World Championships. Prannoy,who has […]

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            Ashes: Australia cling on to draw despite Archer, Leach heroics

            By   3 days ago

            London, Aug. 19 (IANS): The exceptionally talented Jofra Archer and left-arm spinner Jack Leach gave Australia a real scare before Travis Head and Pat Cummins held on to a draw in the high-octane clash, after Steve Smith was ruled out with concussion on Day 5 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord’s here on […]

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            Sainik School Inter-House Badminton C’ship concludes

            By   3 days ago

            Dimapur, Aug. 19 (EMN): The Sainik School Punglwa, Inter-House Badminton Championship that began on August 8 culminated on August 17. The championship was organised with a motive to inculcate physical flexibility, endurance and self confidence in cadets, stated Col C Konwer, PRO (Defence), in an update on Monday. The championship was played in four categories; […]

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              Abiogenesis tours Europe

              By   18 hours ago

              Abiogenesis have successfully completed their Europe tour with their brand of Naga Howey music and Bamhum enthralling the music lovers of the country. An update from the band issued on Aug. 21 informed that the first gig was held on Aug. 16 at the Von Krahli Theatre in Tallinn, Estonia, the north of the three […]

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              De Niro’s firm files $6mn suit against ex-employee for bingewatching at work

              By   18 hours ago

              Hollywood icon Robert De Niros company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee, who spent “astronomical amounts of time” watching Netflix during work hours. Canal Productions, De Niro’s loan-out company, also accuses Chase Robinson of racking up exorbitant hotel and restaurant charges and using millions of De Niro’s frequent flyer miles for […]

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              Netizens troll Kangana over wearing sari worth INR 600

              By   18 hours ago

              Actress Kangana Ranaut’s love for saris is well known. Recently, she made a public appearance wearing a plain cotton sari that cost INR 600 only. Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel, who is quite active on social media, took to Twitter and uploaded the photograph of Kangana in the particular sari, and described it in detail. “On […]

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              Sonam Kapoor spreads awareness on #WhyTheGap

              By   18 hours ago

              Sonam Kapoor has joined the Bollywood bandwagon spreading awareness on childrens rights, as part of #WhyTheGap campaign promoted by Save The Children India. The actress shared a group photo of her batch from her school days in Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai, and tweeted: “My school days were some of my happiest memories. I believe that […]

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              Demi Lovato joins Will Ferrell in comedy ‘Eurovision’

              By   18 hours ago

              Singer Demi Lovato has been roped in for Netflix’s upcoming comedy movie “Eurovision”. Actor Will Ferrell, who has co-written the film with Andrew Steele, took to Instagram to announce the news on Tuesday. In the post, he wished Lovato a happy birthday with a “homemade” cake, reports variety.com. Following the announcement, the “Heart Attack” singer […]

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              Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss return for ‘Matrix 4’

              By   18 hours ago

              Actors Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss are returning for the fourth installment of the “Matrix” franchise, which will be helmed by Lana Wachowski. Wachowski is set to write and direct a fourth science fiction film set in the world of “The Matrix,” with Reeves and Moss reprising their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively, reports […]

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              Spider-Man no more a part of Marvel

              By   18 hours ago

              The Marvel Cinematic Universe will reportedly no longer produce “Spider-Man” films, after negotiations fell through between Disney and Sony Pictures. The two studios have been sharing the brand “Spider-Man” across a plethora of films since 2015. As part of the previous agreement, Marvel had also been acting as producer of the 2017 and 2019 standalone […]

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              You never know who to trust, people can be fake, says Britney Spears

              By   19 hours ago

              Singer Britney Spears’ life has been full of ups and downs. In her latest social media post, she opened up to caution fans about fake people and how life can get lonely at times. She took to Instagram to share a quote: “Pay close attention to the people who don’t clap when you win.” She […]

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              Legendary music composer Khayyam passes away at 92

              By   2 days ago

              National award winning Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, who was known only as Khayyam in his musical journey, passed away late on Monday night in a private hospital in Mumbai following a brief illness, an aide said. He was 92. He is survived by his singer wife Jagjit Kaur. Khayyam was known for his […]

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              ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ is the most politically incorrect film, says KJo

              By   2 days ago

              Filmmaker Karan Johar made his directorial debut in 1998 with “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji. The film continues to be a fan favourite, but the director feels the romantic-drama is the most politically incorrect film. “KKHH is the most politically incorrect film. I remember (actress) Shabana Azmi saw […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Metet Jamir

                By   7 days 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   3 weeks 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   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 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   2 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   2 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 Dibya Ranjan

                By   3 months ago

                Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Skylab

                By   3 months ago

                Skylab, an ambient rock band from Kohima as they identify themselves, is a five member band formed in 2013. The band’s intention is to incite every listener to feel connected to their music by the sounds or the words in a song as they make effort to make their craft as special as the other. […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Temsukala Lemtur

                By   3 months ago

                  Stage name ‘Temsuclover’, Temsukala Lemtur is a passionate music lover and a composer who is passionate about art and its aesthetics. Lemtur from Dimapur, who holds a graduate degree in Agriculture, plans to study further whilst also working on her music. The young artist says unavailability of platforms is one issue that needs to […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Metet Jamir

                  By   7 days 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   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 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   2 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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                  First instalment released for NHAK cancer centre

                  By   2 months ago

                  Our Correspondent Kohima, July 2 (EMN): Nagaland Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) will be receiving INR 23 cr. for setting up a Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC) from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. This will be the first instalment of the state’s TCCC project of INR 43.50 cr. The Union Minister of State […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                  By   2 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 Dibya Ranjan

                  By   3 months ago

                  Meet Dibya Ranjan, a native of Odhisa but born and brought up in Nagaland. Dibya Ranjan commonly known as Randiv is a talented upcoming freelance music producer and a mixing engineer whose love for music grew from a very young age. The artist says, in Nagaland he found how broad a human’s mind can be […]

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                  In Konyak village, Hope springs eternal where opium once grew

                  By   3 months ago

                  S Henlly Phom Dimapur, May 26 (EMN): In a remote corner of Mon district, in Tobu subdivision, is a small Konyak village by the name of Obay Hoangup. Obay in Konyak means the Tragopan and Haongup, hilltop. Located 15 km away from its “mother village Pessao”, bordering Myanmar, Obay Hoangup has an interesting story to […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with NK Naga

                  By   4 months ago

                      NK Naga is a musician from Nagaland who started singing at the age of 9. He decided to audition for a show called ‘The Beat of Heart – Geet Zindagi Ki’ in 2017 where he was declared as the winner. In 2018 too, Naga participated in the Bengali Semi Classical Song competition, and […]

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