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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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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

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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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Nagaland: PAC seeks clarification from DC Dimapur

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur Sep. 17: On the second day of PAC-led monitoring of illegal collections at check-gates, the committee submitted an official representation to the deputy commissioner of Dimapur seeking explanation on  why two departments—Geology and Mining, and Forest—were collecting royalty on goods coming from outside the state. This was informed at a press […]

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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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Top UK court hearing challenge to Johnson’s Parliament break

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London, Sep. 17 (PTI/AP): Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings on Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the UK is due to leave the European Union, in a case that pits the powers of elected lawmakers against those of the executive. Johnson sent lawmakers […]

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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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    Cabinet likely to consider ordinance to ban e-cigarettes today

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    New Delhi, Sep. 17 (PTI): The Cabinet is likely to consider an ordinance seeking to ban production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes, and a jail term for violators, sources said on Tuesday. The Prohibition of E-cigarettes Ordinance, 2019, was recently examined by a Group of Ministers (GoM) following directions from the Prime Minister’s […]

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    Modi turns 69, spends birthday in Gujarat; leaders across political spectrum greet PM

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    Kevadiya(Guj)/New Delhi, Sep. 17 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and spent his birthday in his home state of Gujarat offering prayers to goddess Narmada at the Sardar Sarovar dam filled to capacity for the first time, visiting the Statue of Unity and sharing a meal with his nonagenarian mother.

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    Saudi has assured India oil supply won’t be disrupted — Oil minister

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    New Delhi, Sep. 16 (PTI): India, the world’s third-largest oil consumer, will not face any supply disruption after a reduction in production at its No. 2 supplier Saudi Arabia, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. “Following the attacks on the oil stabilisation centres of @Saudi_Aramco, top executives of Aramco have been contacted,” he tweeted. […]

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    Farooq Abdullah arrested under PSA; home declared jail

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    Srinagar, Sep. 16 (PTI): Farooq Abdullah, a three-term chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and five-time parliamentarian, was arrested on Monday under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) and his residence was declared a jail, officials said here. Abdullah has been under detention since August 5, the day the Centre abrogated special status of the […]

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    Indian techie discovers Uber bug, bags INR 4.6 lakh reward

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    New Delhi, Sep. 16 (IANS): Ride-hailing giant Uber that recently fixed a hacking bug found by Bengaluru-based cyber security researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone’s Uber account, and paid him $6,500 (nearly INR 4.6 lakh as reward. The bug was an account-takeover-vulnerability on Uber that allowed attackers to take over any […]

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    Congress, NCP to contest 125 seats each in Assembly polls

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    Mumbai, Sep. 16 (PTI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress will contest 125 seats each in next month’s Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Monday. Pawar announced that the seat-sharing pact between the grand old party and his 20-year-old organisation has been finalised. As per the arrangement, 38 seats […]

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      Top UK court hearing challenge to Johnson’s Parliament break

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      London, Sep. 17 (PTI/AP): Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings on Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the UK is due to leave the European Union, in a case that pits the powers of elected lawmakers against those of the executive. Johnson sent lawmakers […]

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      Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls

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      Kabul, Sep. 17 (PTI/AFP): Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts Tuesday — one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul — with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections. The first attack saw a motorcyclist detonate a suicide bomb […]

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      Israel votes in second parliamentary polls

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      Jerusalem, Sep. 17 (IANS): People across Israel voted on Tuesday in the country’s second parliamentary elections in five months after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failed to form a government after the first polls in April. Some 6,395,396 Israelis were eligible to vote at over 11,000 polling booths that opened at 7 a.m. till 10 […]

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      US not seeking war with any country, says Trump

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      Washington, Sep. 17 (IANS): US President Donald Trump has said that America was not seeking a war with any country amid tensions with Iran after Washington indicated that Tehran was behind the drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields. “Do I want war? I don’t want war with anybody,” Trump told reporters at the White […]

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      HK’s Lam to meet citizens to defuse protest crisis

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      Hong Kong, Sep. 17 (IANS): Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced that she would meet 100-200 citizens next week in a bid to reconnect with the public and find a way to defuse the ongoing political crisis. Speaking before Tuesday’s weekly Executive Council meeting, she said: “This is an open dialogue platform which […]

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      Petition to remove Maryam as PML-N VP dismissed

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      Islamabad, Sep. 17 (IANS): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday dismissed a plea to remove PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz as a Vice President of the party and ruled that she was eligible to hold the position. A three-member ECP bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Sardar Raza Khan had reserved its […]

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      Facebook suspends Netanyahu’s chatbot for sharing polling information

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      Jerusalem, Sep. 17 (PTI): Social media giant, Facebook, on Tuesday suspended Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Facebook chatbot for the second time in less than a week, this time for “violating local laws”. Facebook suspended Netanyahu’s chatbot for the remainder of election day after it illegally shared polling information, the Times of Israel reported. We’re […]

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      Big global climate protests on Friday get union support

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      Berlin, Sep. 17 (PTI/AP): Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a UN climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster action to fight climate change. Organisers said Monday that more than 800 events were planned in the United States […]

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      Imran vows to support Saudi Arabia’s security after attacks on oil installations

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      Islamabad, Sep. 17 (PTI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to support Saudi Arabia against any terrorist attack and reaffirmed that Islamabad will stand by Riyadh in case of any threat to the security of the Kingdom, the official media reported. Khan telephoned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Monday after drone attacks […]

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      Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

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      Tehran, Sep. 17 (PTI/AFP): Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US “at any level”, as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the US adopted a policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran because it believes it cannot bring the […]

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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

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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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          Agri. division introduces Mon to farmers’ pension scheme

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          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

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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

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          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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            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

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            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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            Ashes: Wade century in vain as England level series

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            London, Sep. 16 (IANS): England beat Australia by 136 runs at The Oval on Sunday and thus avoided falling to a first series defeat to their Ashes rival at home since 2001. The five-match Test series has been drawn 2-2. It is the first instance of a drawn Ashes series since 1972. Australia were set […]

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            Sourabh Verma wins 2019 Vietnam Open badminton

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            Ho Chi Minh City, Sep. 15 (IANS): India shuttler Sourabh Verma won the Vietnam Open after he defeated China’s Sun Fei Xiang in the summit clash here on Sunday. The Indian registered a 21-12, 17-21, 21-14 win in the final to win the tournament. Sourabh made a positive start in the first game as he […]

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

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              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

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              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

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              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”

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              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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              Liam came to know of Miley’s decision to split from social media

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              When Miley Cyrus issued the public statement announcing the end of her marriage with Liam Hemsworth on August 10, he was totally unaware of the development and was still struggling to save the relationship. Liam came to know about Miley’s decision after reading her statement online like millions of their fans, reports “Page Six”. The […]

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              Why Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner made Hailey Baldwin insecure

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              Model Hailey Baldwin has admitted that she used to harbour an inferiority complex comparing herself to fellow models and friends, Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Gigi Hadid. “I’m shorter than most of the girls… I’m not a runway girl and I totally used to feel inferior to some of my friends,” the 23-year-old told “Vogue […]

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              JLo’s ‘Hustlers’ gets India release date

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              Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez’s “Hustlers” will open in India on September 27. Directed by Lorene Scafaria, the heist thriller is based on a 2015 “New York” magazine article by Jessica Pressler. The film is about a group of strippers in New York City who begin to drug stock traders and business honchos who visit their club, […]

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              Is Kanye West setting up Khloe Kardashian with Brad Pitt?

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              Rapper Kanye West is reportedly trying to set up his sister-in-law Khloe Kardashian with Hollywood star Brad Pitt. He hosted Pitt at his Sunday Service, alongside Khloe, as well as her sisters Kim, Kendall and Kourtney, reports “mirror.co.uk”. Khloe has never hidden the fact that she has a crush on Pitt, and has revealed on […]

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              Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut about Chandrayaan 2

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              The fate of India’s Chandrayaan 2 Vikram lander found a surprise mention during Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt’s question-answer session with a NASA astronaut. Pitt was at NASA’s Washington headquarters and he called the International Space Station (ISS) to converse with astronaut Nick Hague. The actor asked many questions to get an idea about how life […]

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              GoT wins big at Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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              “Games Of Thrones” dominated the Creative Arts Emmy Awards by taking home 10 trophies. The 71st Emmy Awards kicked off with a two-night event starting with the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, held at Microsoft Theater here, reports “variety.com”. “Game Of Thrones”, which wrapped up its story with the final season earlier this year, dominated […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imkong Imchen

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                  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   5 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 […]

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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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                  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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