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Turkey defiant on Syria operation as US demands ceasefire

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Ceylanpinar (Turkey), Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): Turkey rebuffed international pressure to curb its military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria on Wednesday as US President Donald Trump dispatched his deputy Mike Pence to Ankara to demand a ceasefire. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected any negotiations, telling parliament the only way to solve Syria’s problems was […]

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Hong Kong chief abandons policy speech; protest leader hospitalised

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Hong Kong, Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): Hong Kong’s embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday after she was shouted down by opposition lawmakers on a day that also saw a prominent protest leader left bloodied by hammer-wielding thugs. The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win […]

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Project to turn India into majoritarian nation has ‘crippled’ economy—Congress

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New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): In a scathing attack on the government, the Congress on Tuesday said the condition of the economy is a “man-made tragedy” and the “project” to turn India into a majoritarian nation has “completely crippled” its economic development. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the slowdown has a humanitarian side to it […]

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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

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London, Oct. 15 (IANS): The judging panel for the Booker Prize in London named Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo as the winners of the prestigious literary award. Despite the fact that the rules of the competition say that the award may only be bestowed on a single individual each year, the […]

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US imposes sanctions on Turkey, ready to ‘swiftly destroy’ its economy for invading northern Syria

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Washington, Oct. 15 (PTI): The US is ready to “swiftly destroy” Turkey’s economy in response to Ankara’s military offensive in northern Syria, President Donald Trump has said, as he imposed sanctions on Turkish ministries and senior officials, proposed to raise steel tariffs and end negotiations on a USD 100 billion trade deal. Trump also phoned […]

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‘Girls, not cows’: Naga girl’s message to Modi sends social media into frenzy

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 15 (EMN): A video of one of the contestants of this year’s Miss Kohima beauty pageant responding to a question from the judges has gone viral on the internet, drawing the attention of various national news outlets on Tuesday. During the recently concluded Miss Kohima pageant, Khrielievinuo Suohu, crowned first runner-up, […]

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This festive season, exploring NE tops Indian travellers’ bucket list—Survey

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New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): Exploring Northeast is on top of Indian travellers’ bucket list this festive season, a new survey has revealed. According to the study by online travel portal Yatra.com, 25 per cent of their 5,000 respondents said they preferred to travel across the north-eastern states of the country, over visiting conventional holiday […]

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Indo-Naga talks: Don’t delay solution – NTC

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With every passing day, split in Naga society is accentuated more  Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Divisions in Naga political as well as social spectrums become more pronounced every day, triggered by the uncertainty that continues to surround the fate of Indo-Naga talks even as hectic parleys are currently underway. The NSCN (IM) has made it […]

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Fraudsters, including Naga woman, held in Hyderabad

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 15: One woman from Nagaland and three Nigerian nationals have been arrested in connection with a fraud registered against them with the Cyberabad Metropolitan Police in Hyderabad. The arrests were made on October 13. K Srinivas, an inspector in the Cyberabad Metropolitan Police, informed Eastern Mirror that the fraudsters would […]

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Monsoon withdraws from eastern, NE India

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Agartala/Guwahati, Oct. 15 (IANS): The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday. According to the rainfall data of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the monsoon (June to September) rainfall was normal in seven of […]

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    After 55 days in CBI and judicial custody, Chidambaram now may be arrested by ED

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    New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): After spending 55 days in CBI and judicial custody in the INX Media corruption case, former finance minister P Chidambaram now faces the prospect of arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after a city court allowed his interrogation in Tihar jail here on Wednesday in a related money laundering matter.

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    After 55 days in CBI and judicial custody, Chidambaram now may be arrested by ED

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    New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): After spending 55 days in CBI and judicial custody in the INX Media corruption case, former finance minister P Chidambaram now faces the prospect of arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after a city court allowed his interrogation in Tihar jail here on Wednesday in a related money laundering matter. […]

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    Hours after mobiles restored, SMS services blocked in Kashmir

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    Srinagar, Oct. 15 (PTI): SMS services were withdrawn as a “precautionary measure” hours after the government restored post-paid mobile connections in Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.

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    Ayodhya case: Need to correct historical wrong committed by Babur, Hindu party tells SC

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    New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): A “historical wrong” was committed by Mughal emperor Babur after his conquest of India over 433 years ago by constructing a mosque at the birthplace of Lord Ram in Ayodhya and it needs to be rectified, a Hindu party told the Supreme Court on Tuesday in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri masjid […]

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    Hours after mobiles restored, SMS services blocked in Kashmir

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    Srinagar, Oct. 15 (PTI): SMS services were withdrawn as a “precautionary measure” hours after the government restored post-paid mobile connections in Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday. Mobile phone services for post-paid subscribers resumed in Kashmir after 72 days on Monday noon, but without any internet facilities. By about 5 pm, SMS services had been suspended […]

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    Happy over Kartarpur corridor; will not allow water to Pak — Modi

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    Charki Dadri/Kurukshetra (Haryana), Oct. 15 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.

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    50 lakh get hospitalisation benefit under Ayushman Bharat

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    New Delhi, Oct. 14 (IANS): Achieving another milestone in just over a year, the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) on Monday crossed the 50 lakh treatment mark. There are nine hospital admissions every minute across India under the scheme. Under the flagship health assurance scheme of the Narendra Modi government, free secondary […]

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    Online RTI portal: SC gives 4 weeks more to Centre, states to file replies on the plea

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    New Delhi, Oct. 14 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday gave four more weeks to the Centre and 25 states to file responses on a plea seeking directions for setting up online RTI portals, enabling people to apply electronically for the information required instead of filing applications physically. A bench of justices N V Ramana, […]

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    SC refuses to entertain plea seeking linking of Aadhaar with social media accounts

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    New Delhi, Oct. 14 (PTI): The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a petition seeking a direction to the Centre to take steps for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar to check the menace of “fake and paid news”. The apex court granted liberty to the petitioner to approach the high court. The matter came […]

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    Reform plan for Indian universities to achieve global rankings

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    New Delhi, Oct. 14 (IANS): A 10-point ambitious growth and reform plan for Indian universities was presented on Monday at an event here to enable them to achieve global rankings. This plan was presented by the Founding Vice Chancellor of O P Jindal Global University, Prof C. Raj Kumar and Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director (Middle […]

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      Turkey defiant on Syria operation as US demands ceasefire

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      Ceylanpinar (Turkey), Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): Turkey rebuffed international pressure to curb its military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria on Wednesday as US President Donald Trump dispatched his deputy Mike Pence to Ankara to demand a ceasefire. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected any negotiations, telling parliament the only way to solve Syria’s problems was […]

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      Trump vetoes measure to end Mexico border emergency

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      Washington, Oct. 16 (IANS): US President Donald Trump has again vetoed a Congress resolution to end the national emergency at the southern border. “The southern border continues to be a major entry point for criminals, gang members, and illicit narcotics to come into our country,” Trump said in a letter to the Senate on Tuesday, […]

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      Brexit: Talks continuing amid claims deal is close

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      London, Oct. 16 (IANS): The UK government is playing down reports of an imminent Brexit deal with the EU, saying talks are still ongoing. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure to get a fresh agreement by Thursday’s EU summit, but his spokesman said there was “more work still to do”. EU chief negotiator […]

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      US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’

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      Washington, Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): The US House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous territory, prompting an angry response from China. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which will now move to the Senate before it can […]

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      Kim vows to fight US sanctions, visits sacred N Korean peak

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      Seoul, Oct. 16 (PTI/AP): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to surmount US-led sanctions he says have inflicted “many hardships and trials” on his country. State media on Wednesday showed Kim riding a white horse to climb Mount Paektu. The highest peak on the Korean Peninsula is considered sacred by North Koreans, and […]

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      Hong Kong chief abandons policy speech; protest leader hospitalised

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      Hong Kong, Oct. 16 (PTI/AFP): Hong Kong’s embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday after she was shouted down by opposition lawmakers on a day that also saw a prominent protest leader left bloodied by hammer-wielding thugs. The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win […]

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      Italian President meets Trump, seeks dialogue on trade

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      Washington, Oct. 16 (IANS/AKI): Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday lauded his country’s “solid” relations with the US during a meeting with American counterpart Donald Trump in Washington, and urged dialogue on international trade. “Italy has solid ties with the US that are based on human relationships not merely the transatlantic one,” Mattarella told Trump […]

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      Sri Lanka’s army chief in controversy over election ad

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      Colombo, Oct. 16 (PTI/AP): Sri Lanka’s election chief said on Wednesday that he has asked for an explanation from the defense ministry on why the army commander features in an advertisement promoting a candidate for next month’s presidential election. The advertisement, which appeared in a newspaper last weekend, had comments made by Lt Gen Shavendra […]

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      Not feasible to relaunch universal suffrage debate, says Lam

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      Hong Kong, Oct. 15 (IANS): Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has told a EU representative here that it was not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now, as the society was too polarised, according to an internal report. The report by the European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macau, dated October 8, […]

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      Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

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      London, Oct. 15 (IANS): The judging panel for the Booker Prize in London named Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo as the winners of the prestigious literary award. Despite the fact that the rules of the competition say that the award may only be bestowed on a single individual each year, the […]

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        Cong. didn’t support BJP on Citizenship Bill — Himanta

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        Guwahati, Oct. 15 (IANS): Launching another attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that while the party is now showing sympathy towards those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), it, however, did not support the BJP-led government in Assam when the latter tried to get the […]

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        12-hour strike cripples normal life in Manipur

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 15 (EMN): A 12-hour general strike called by several proscribed underground groups operating in Manipur crippled normal life in Manipur on Tuesday.

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        Chamling demands President’s Rule in by-poll-bound Sikkim

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        Gangtok, Oct. 15 (PTI): Alleging that the law and order situation in bypoll-bound Sikkim has broken down, former chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Tuesday demanded that President’s Rule be imposed in the border state.

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        Meghalaya CM calls for stringent steps to arrest revenue leakages

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        Shillong, Oct. 15 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has called for more stringent monitoring by concerned government departments to arrest revenue leakages in the state.

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        88 Bru refugee families repatriated from Tripura to Mizoram

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        Agartala/Aizawl, Oct. 15 (PTI): A total of 408 people belonging to 88 displaced Bru families staying in six relief camps of Tripura have left for their homeland Mizoram since the repatriation exercise began on October 3, officials said on Tuesday.

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        CAB: panel set up to safeguard rights of Arunachal people

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        Itanagar, Oct. 15 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has constituted a consultative committee to safeguard the rights of the indigenous people of the state following the Centre’s announcement to enact the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).

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        NE to open up trade with ASEAN, BIMSTEC nations through ‘tea and khadi diplomacy’ — Jitendra Singh

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        New Delhi, Oct. 15 (PTI): Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the Northeastern states will open up trade and commerce with ASEAN and BIMSTEC nations through “tea and khadi diplomacy”.

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        Ex-chief engineer arrested in Tripura over multi-crore PWD scam

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        Agartala, Oct. 14 (IANS): Tripura police arrested a former Chief Engineer of PWD and attempted to arrest ex-PWD Minister after registering an FIR in alleged “irregularities of multi-crore developmental package during previous Left Front rule”. Police arrested former PWD Chief Engineer Sunil Bhowmik late Sunday night soon after the vigilance wing of Tripura police registered […]

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        Special Marriage Act to be applicable to Sikkim

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        New Delhi, Oct. 14 (PTI): President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the extension of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, under which inter-religion weddings can be registered, to Sikkim. Punitive provisions for the violation of the Act will also come into force in the Northeastern state with the publication of a notification by the Union Home […]

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        Total shutdown in Manipur, Tripura today against ‘forced merger’ of two states

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        Dimapur, Oct. 14 (EMN): A join team of Alliance for Socialist Unity Kangleipak (ASUK) and National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) has called total shutdown in Manipur and Tripura from 5 am to 5 pm of October 15. According to reports, the shutdown was called to protest against the ‘forced merger’ of the two states […]

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          Govt. agencies examine ways to augment skill resources

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Speakers and observers at a skill development programme in Kohima are advising that entrepreneurship will not grow or progress no matter how many development policies are in place if the skills of the people are not developed first.

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          Govt. stipulates procedures for promotion after retirement cases

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): The Nagaland government has stipulated procedures to deal with cases relating to government employees’ promotion after retirement.

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 15: As a promotional platform for local artists, the Dimapur Art Festival (DAF) got underway on October 15 at the Supermarket in Dimapur. The event was conducted with the motto ‘The environment I dream.’ It is a five-day festival organised by the Eastern Art Council (EAC).

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          Healthcare providers sensitised on child rights

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Nagaland branch of the Family Planning Association of India, in collaboration with Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) and Urban Primary Health Centre, Seikhazou, organised an orientation programme for healthcare providers on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Termination of Pregnancy Act, and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique (Regulation and Prevention of […]

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          Empowering women through skills development

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): With the objective to empower women, Nagaland Police Family Welfare Association (NPFWA) in collaboration with the Nagaland State Social Welfare Board (NSSWB) launched an intensive skill development on garment production at the Durbar Hall, 4th NAP Battalion, Thizama in Kohima district, on October 15. The training programme was inaugurated by Meyisangla […]

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          International Day of Rural Women: Investing in social capital

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          Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 15 (EMN): On the occasion of International Day of Rural Women, the Nagaland unit of the Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch, a forum for the rights of women in farming, conducted a programme ‘Nagaland Women Farmers Convention,’ on October 15 at the SIRD in Kohima.

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          NPF convenes general convention

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): In exercise of the power conferred by Article V Clause 3 of the party constitution and in pursuance to the decision of the CEC dated August 7, president of Naga People’s Front (NPF), Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu has summoned the party’s general convention on November 22 at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima, from […]

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          Mega health camp held in Pfutsero

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Kalos Society, conducted a two-day mega multi-specialty health camp at Community Health Centre (CHC), Pfutsero, on October 11 and the 12th. An update from Kalos Society on Tuesday stated that a total number of 1006 patients were registered during the camp. […]

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          Kuki organisations mourn demise

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Kuki Inpi Nagaland (KIN) and the Kuki Students’ Organisation Nagaland (KSON) have mourned the demise of former Interim Board Member (IBM) member, Lutjakai Haokip, who passed away on October 13. Lutjakai was a prominent figure among the Kukis and the first Interim Body Member of the current Nagaland state in the […]

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          Naga lad cracks SSB

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          Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Cadet J Jackson of 1 Nagaland Air Squadron NCC cleared his Services Selection Board (SSB) and got selected for Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai through ‘C’ Certificate special entry scheme. A defence release on Tuesday stated that the NCC cadet joined OTA, Chennai, for pre-commission training. On successful completion of […]

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            WC qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited B’desh

            By   9 hours ago

            Kolkata, Oct. 15 (IANS): India snatched a 1-1 draw from the jaws of defeat against much lower ranked Bangladesh to dent their chances of qualification in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie at the packed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday. A first-half strike from Saad Uddin in the […]

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            MDFA Trophy: Intermingle Club in quarter-final; Kumlong win

            By   9 hours ago

            Our Correspondent Mokokokchung, Oct. 15 (EMN): Defending champions Intermingle Club comfortably beat Revolution 6-1 in their last league match of the ongoing MDFA Trophy at Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Tuesday to qualify for the quarter-final as Pool A chart leaders. They remained unbeaten in the tournament this season. Opanglemzung’s hat-trick and a goal each from […]

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            Martyrs’ Trophy: ASU Senior FC beat Kohima KBA

            By   9 hours ago

            Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 15 (EMN): Angami Students’ Union Seniors FC (ASUS FC) defeated Kohima Bar Association (KBA) 3-0 in the fourth edition of football exhibition match that was played as part of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy at Khuociezie local ground in Kohima on Tuesday. The first half of the encounter ended goalless but ASUS […]

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            14th M Noke Trophy kicks off in Mon

            By   9 hours ago

            Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): The 14th M Noke Trophy, an inter-club football tournament organised by the Mon District Football Association (MDFA), kicked off at Mon town local ground after the opening ceremony on October 15. An update from the organisers informed on Tuesday that contractor Methlow Konyak was the special guest of the inaugural programme. […]

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            Workshop for aspiring football coaches announced

            By   9 hours ago

            Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): The department of Youth Resources and Sports in collaboration with Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools and Nagaland Football Association (NFA) is organising a Coaches Development Workshop for all current and aspiring coaches from October 21 to the 25th at IG Stadium, Kohima. This was informed by secretary of NFA K Neibou Sekhose […]

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            Loyem Memorial Trophy: Hügel Hifler senior beat junior

            By   9 hours ago

            Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Hügel Hifler (senior) defeated Hügel Hifler (junior) 2-1 on the fifth day of the ongoing Loyem Memorial Trophy 2019 on Tuesday. An update from the organisers of the tournament informed that Hopong opened the account for Hügel Hifler (senior) by scoring a goal just 10 minutes into the game but Lachumong […]

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            Women’s Senior T20 Trophy: Tripura beat Nagaland

            By   9 hours ago

            Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): Tripura defeated Nagaland by 74 runs in the Women’s Senior T20 Trophy 2019-20 played on October 15, an update from joint secretary of Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA), A Rahman informed. According to the update, Tripura put up a total of 129 runs for loss of four wickets in the stipulated 20 […]

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            Ganguly set to become BCCI president

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            New Delhi, Oct. 14 (IANS): Sourav Ganguly and team were in for a shock on Monday when they entered the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) HQ in Mumbai to file the nominations for the various posts of office bearers as Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami was absent. He was not in office till […]

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            MDFA Trophy: Telongjem FC and Alempang YA win

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            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 14 (EMN): Telongjem FC continued their dominance in Pool D by stunning SSS Yellow 3-0 on Monday to collect nine points out of three matches played so far in the ongoing MDFA Trophy matches at Imkongmeren Sports Complex. Kakhevi Assumi put Telongjem FC ahead in the first half by scoring in […]

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            Martyrs’ Trophy: Viswemi FC through to semi-final

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            Our correspondent Kohima, Oct. 14 (EMN): Viswemi FC were through to the semi-final of the ongoing 20th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2019 organised by the Angami Students’ Union (ASU) by defeating Unity FC 2-1 at the Khuochiezie, Kohima local ground In the fourth quarter-final match played between Viswemi FC and Unity FC, Keneikhrietuo opened the […]

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              Katrina Kaif launches her own beauty line

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              Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has come out with her own beauty line called Kay by Katrina. On Wednesday, the actress shared a sneak-peek of her beauty line on Instagram and captioned the video: It’s finally ready… Arriving October 22, 2019.” Katrina said she dreamt about the beauty line two years ago. “Two years ago I […]

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              Bella Hadid is the world’s most beautiful woman, says science

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              Supermodel Bella Hadid is the most beautiful woman in the world. At least, that’s what Greek mathematics says. Scientists determining the most beautiful woman on the planet according to the “Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi Standards” have picked the Victoria’s Secret model’s face as the one that comes closest to perfection, reports goss.ie. The “Golden […]

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              ‘War’ becomes 10th highest-grossing Hindi film of all time

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              The Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff-starrer “War” has emerged as the 10th-highest grossing Hindi film of all time. The action thriller has also become the highest-grossing Bollywood release of 2019, leaving behind “Kabir Singh” and “Uri: The Surgical Strike”. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, “War” has collected INR 280.60 crore including collections from Hindi, […]

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              Purple Fusion wins at Akademia awards for second time

              By   26 mins ago

              Purple Fusion, after an absence of almost three years are back with a big win again at the Akademia awards for the 2nd time with their hit single “Grace” which is yet to be officially released on YouTube and other social media sites. An update issued on Oct. 16 informed that the band won the […]

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              Shirui Lily Festival 2019: Three bands from Nagaland to compete at ShiRock 2019

              By   26 mins ago

              Three band from Nagaland namely The Paradigm Shift, Papersky and Fifth Note are competing at the ongoing ShiRock 2019 Band competition at Bakshi Ground, Ukhrul in Manipur. ShiRock 2019 is a part of Shirui Lily Festival, a state festival of Manipur that aims to spread awareness about conservation of the rare pinkish white flower which […]

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              The Stage Nagaland: 22 contestants selected for battle round

              By   26 mins ago

              After the successful completion of “The Stage Nagaland” auditions, the screening round was held at Tourist Lodge Conference Hall in Dimapur on Tuesday, Oct. 15 where six contestants have been eliminated out of 28 contestants, a press release from the organisers informed. The remaining 22 contestants will be going through the battle-round on Oct. 26. […]

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              Shirui Lily Festival 2019: Nazareth to open ShiRock 2019 tonight

              By   6 hours ago

              Nazareth, the Scottish hard rock veterans, arrived in Imphal on Oct. 15 to perform during the upcoming four-day ShiRock 2019, an annual rock music competition cum festival held as part of Shirui Lily Festival 2019. The festival will commence today at various locations in Manipur’s picturesque Ukhrul district. Nazareth will perform tonight while American glam […]

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              2nd Film Festival of Nagaland on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1

              By   6 hours ago

              The second Film Festival of Nagaland, organised by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) in collaboration with Film Association of Nagaland (Fan), will be held at Capital Convention Centre in Kohima on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The first Film Festival of Nagaland organised by Dreamz Unlimited and sponsored by DIPR was held […]

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              Angelina Jolie: Being strong woman not about beating men

              By   6 hours ago

              Hollywood star Angelina Jolie wants women to show their strength by working with rather than fighting men to improve the world. The actress, filmmaker and activist plays the titular Disney villain in her latest movie “Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil”, but believes women need not act tough to get ahead in an unequal world, and can […]

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              Ryan Reynolds’ witty hint at possible MCU future

              By   6 hours ago

              Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds has hinted at his possible appearance in future installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The actor teased his meeting with Marvel Studios’ executives as he took to his Instagram page on Monday to share a photograph of his reported visit to the studio, reports aceshowbiz.com. In the picture, the “Deadpool” […]

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                Rhythm Of Love: In Conversation With Talking Silence

                By   2 weeks 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   3 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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