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Akbar resigns amid #MeToo storm; more than 2,500 cases in past four years

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Editor-turned-politician MJ Akbar on Wednesday resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs amid sexual harassment and molestation allegations levelled against him by more than a dozen women. He had initially refused to resign and filed a criminal defamation case against one of the complainants, claiming the allegations […]

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Khango Konyak in Nagaland, not averse to ceasefire with GoI

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Former chairman of the NSCN (K), Lt. Gen. (Retired) Khango Konyak, has reportedly arrived at Yongkhao village under Tobu sub-division in Mon district and a welcome programme for him was held on October 16. It is learned that representatives from civil societies and NGOs from Eastern Nagaland were present […]

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Gov. extends durga puja, dussehra greetings

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Our Correspondent Kohima Oct. 17 (EMN): Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra. In his message, Acharya said that Maa Durga is perhaps the most-widely worshipped deity of Shakti. Durga means one who is difficult to […]

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Nagarjan Bridge: Reopening being awaited

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: The bridge across Dhansiri River at Kuda ‘B’ khel of Nagarjan in Dimapur has been facing many problems during the past one year, forcing commuters on National Highway 29 to experience unpleasant rides besides disturbing traffic. There is no respite for the public as the bridge remains closed. The […]

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Conman dupes Dimapur businessman of INR 10 lakh

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: The Dimapur Police arrested a 35-year-old man last week for duping a Dimapur-based businessman of INR 10 lakh. The accused named Ashutosh Srivastava from Delhi was arrested from Danapur in Patna with the help of Railway Protection Force after a complaint was lodged on Aug. 21 by the victim, […]

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Amur falcon: Lone satellite-tagged survivor on its way to Nagaland

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Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 17: Out of the eight amur falcons that were tagged with satellite transmitters, the lone surviving ‘winged guest’ by the name ‘Longleng’ is on its way to Nagaland, according to an official. The wildlife warden in Dimapur, Caroline K Angami, and district forest officer in Wokha, Zuthunglo Patton, had earlier […]

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Afghan election candidate among four killed in bomb attack

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Kandahar (Afghanistan), Oct. 17 (PTI/AFP): A bomb placed under a sofa killed four Afghans including an election candidate on Wednesday, officials said, as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot. The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes the number of candidates killed so far during the campaign season to […]

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Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

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London, Oct. 17 (IANS): Anna Burns from Northern Ireland has won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for her third novel “Milkman”. She won the much coveted 50,000 pound award for her timely, troubles-set novel about a young woman being sexually harassed by a powerful man. Burns, 56, became the first Northern Irish winner of the […]

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Pompeo meets Turkish President over missing Saudi journalist

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  Ankara, Oct. 17 (IANS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here on Wednesday following his trip to Saudi Arabia to discuss the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared two weeks ago after entering his country’s consulate in Istanbul. The meeting in Ankara came following the […]

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DMC toll: Municipal body points finger at collectors

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Moa Sangtam says government ‘at no point of time’ authorised contractors to charge more Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Oct. 16: In the face of a furious backlash from the business community of Dimapur as well as consumer groups following allegations that the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) was imposing ‘item tax’ at the entry gates, the […]

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    Sabarimala temple opens: Protests near turn violent; media bears brunt

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    Nilackal/Pamba (Kerala), Oct. 17 (PTI): Women journalists were heckled, their vehicles smashed and young female Ayyappa devotees turned back as hordes of Hindu right activists besieged the road leading to the Sabarimala temple whose gates open for women of menstrual age Wednesday evening for the first time after the Supreme Court’s verdict.

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    Jaswant son Manvendra joins Cong.

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    New Delhi, Oct. 17 (IANS): In a big boost to the Congress ahead of Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, son of former Union Minister and one of the founders of the BJP, Jaswant Singh, joined the Congress on Wednesday.

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    Death toll in cyclone-hit Odisha rises to 52; damage put at INR 2,200 crore

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    Bhubaneswar, Oct. 17 (IANS): The number of deaths in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha increased to 52, and the state government more than doubled the compensation amount to the kin of the deceased, an official said on Wednesday. Authorities conducted a review meeting to assess the extent of damage due to the cyclone that battered the state […]

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    #MeToo: 2nd case surfaces against artist Jatin Das

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    New Delhi, Oct. 17 (IANS): Artist Jatin Das was named on Wednesday by writer Garusha Katoch in a second allegation against the Padma Bhushan recipient, accusing him of trying to kiss her forcibly when she had interned under him in 2013.

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    Guard shot judge’s wife, son in fit of fury — Police

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    Gurugram, Oct. 17 (IANS): Gurugram’s Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant’s wife and son were shot at by the judge’s security guard in a fit of fury, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.

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    AIADMK puts up brave front on founding day; blasts DMK on corruption

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    Chennai, Oct. 17 (PTI): Beset by graft cases filed by DMK against its senior leaders, including the Chief Minister K Palniswami, AIADMK celebrated its 47th foundation day by launching a spirited counter attack on its arch rival,calling its chief M K Stalin “the embodiment of corruption.”

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    Kerala on edge before Sabarimala temple opens for all women today

    By   2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram, Oct. 16 (PTI): Kerala Tuesday waited with bated breath for the opening of the gates of Sabarimala temple tomorrow, the first time since the Supreme Court allowed women of all age groups to enter the shrine, under the shadow of ominous warnings of “mass suicides” and threats of disruption.

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    Centre working to achieve zero hunger by 2030 — Minister

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    New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the NDA government was working continuously to achieve the goal of ‘zero hunger’ by 2030 in the country.

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    Municipal poll process ends in J&K with overall 35.1 % turnout

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    Srinagar, Oct 16 (PTI): The four-phase polling for all 79 urban local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir ended Tuesday, recording an overall 35.1 per cent voter turnout in the state.

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    Allahabad officially renamed Prayagraj

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    Lucknow, Oct. 16 (PTI): The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a proposal to rename the historic city of Allahabad as Prayagraj. Opposition parties have criticised the decision, which comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela in January next year. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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      Afghan election candidate among four killed in bomb attack

      By   1 day ago

      Kandahar (Afghanistan), Oct. 17 (PTI/AFP): A bomb placed under a sofa killed four Afghans including an election candidate on Wednesday, officials said, as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot. The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes the number of candidates killed so far during the campaign season to […]

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      Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

      By   1 day ago

      London, Oct. 17 (IANS): Anna Burns from Northern Ireland has won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for her third novel “Milkman”. She won the much coveted 50,000 pound award for her timely, troubles-set novel about a young woman being sexually harassed by a powerful man. Burns, 56, became the first Northern Irish winner of the […]

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      Pompeo meets Turkish President over missing Saudi journalist

      By   1 day ago

        Ankara, Oct. 17 (IANS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here on Wednesday following his trip to Saudi Arabia to discuss the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared two weeks ago after entering his country’s consulate in Istanbul. The meeting in Ankara came following the […]

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      China successfully tests world’s largest unmanned transport drone

      By   1 day ago

      Beijing, Oct. 17 (PTI): China has successfully tested the world’s largest unmanned transport drone which can carry a payload of 1.5 tonnes, official media reported on Wednesday. A large commercial drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) developed and modified by the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology made a successful test flight at Baotou test site in North […]

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      Attack on Crimea college kills at least 17

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      Simferopol, Oct. 17 (PTI/AFP): At least 17 people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after an attack on a college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, with conflicting versions referring to a lone shooter and a bomb. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attack was carried out by 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov, who […]

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      Lanka rejects reports on President Sirisena’s assassination plot

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      Colombo, Oct. 17 (PTI): Sri Lankan government on Wednesday rejected as “baseless and false” the media reports that President Maithripala Sirisena accused India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of plotting his assassination and he opposed awarding a key port project to India. The media reports came ahead of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit […]

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      UN allocates $34.6mn for drought-affected Afghans

      By   1 day ago

      Kabul, Oct. 17 (IANS): The UN has allocated $34.6 million in emergency aid to support 2.2 million Afghans affected by a severe drought, it was announced on Wednesday. The amount was allocated by UN Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund and Central Emergency Response Fund, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a […]

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      At least 30 killed by Hurricane Michael, according to estimates

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      Washington, Oct. 17 (PTI/AFP): Hurricane Michael killed at least 30 people in four states, as the storm made its way through the southeastern United States last week, new local estimates showed Tuesday. Twelve bodies were recovered in Bay County, Florida, Sheriff Tommy Ford told local media, bringing the death toll up to 20 in that […]

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      Former Buddhist monk gets 16-year jail for abduction, rape

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      Bangkok, Oct. 17 (IANS): A former Buddhist monk on Wednesday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for the rape and abduction of an underage girl, officials said. Wirapol Sukphol, 39, was found guilty of child abduction and sexual abuse and was given eight-year sentences for each offence, said the Criminal Court in Bangkok. He […]

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      Saudi Arabia probing Khashoggi disappearance, says Trump

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      Washington, Oct. 17 (PTI): Saudi Arabia has started a full investigation into the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, US President Donald Trump has said and insisted that blaming Riyadh over his disappearance was premature. Soon after talking with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over […]

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        Centenary commemoration of Anglo-Kuki war held

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        Our Correspondent Tuibong, Oct. 17 (EMN): Paying homage to the departed souls of Kukis who valiantly fought for their rights and freedom, a centenary commemoration of Anglo-Kuki war (1917-19) was held at Tuibong village, about 60 km south of Imphal in Manipur’s Churachandpur district today.

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        Village in Mnp. remembers APJ Kalam

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        Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): “Bunglawn is a special place and it’s not an ordinary village”, says Pukhrem Sharatchandra Singh, MLA of Moirang Assembly Constituency at the Dr Kalam Day celebration at Bunglon High School in Churachandpur district of Manipur on Tuesday. Speaking at the commemoration

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        Zeliangrong organisation temporarily lifts ban

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        Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): An organisation’s complete ban on the construction works of national project in Zeliangrong areas in Manipur has been lifted. The Zeliangrong Baudi of Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland issued a press release on Wed. Oct. 17 through its general secretary stating that the complete ban on

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        Durga Puja clash: Meghalaya HC orders arrest of priest, headman

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        Shillong, Oct. 17 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court has ordered police to arrest the headman and the priest of the 500-year-old Nartiang Durga temple in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills district if they create problem during Durga puja rituals.

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        Biren 3rd best chief minister in the country

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 16 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh was adjudged as the 3rd ‘Best Chief Minister of the Country’ in a nation-wide survey conducted by the media group – India Today.

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        Over dozen policemen including ASP injured as two groups clash

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        Shillong, Oct. 16 (PTI): Over a dozen policemen including an ASP were injured when two groups of devotees clashed in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills district, prompting the district administration to impose prohibitory order in the area, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

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        Mnp. opp. parties submit memorandum to gov.

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Oct. 16 (EMN): The committee of political parties, a platform of opposition parties on Tuesday submitted a memorandum — seven-point resolution adopted during the people’s political convention in Imphal to the state Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla.

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        Arrested Mnp. University teachers, students released

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        Imphal, Oct. 16 (IANS): Six teachers and eight students of Manipur University arrested nearly a month ago in the course of their agitation to seek the removal of the Vice Chancellor were released on Tuesday.

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        Amit Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign today

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        Aizawl, Oct. 16 (PTI): BJP president Amit Shah will kick off party’s campaign on Wednesday for the November 28 assembly elections in Mizoram.

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        MNF urges use of ballot papers in assembly polls

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        Aizawl, Oct 16 (PTI): The opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Tuesday demanded that ballot papers be used in the November 28 assembly polls in Mizoram instead of EVMs.

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          Measles drive in good stead; 3 lac children vaccinated, says NHM

          By   23 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The vaccination campaign against German measles or Rubella, across Nagaland has reported progress. Updates from the National Health Mission on Wednesday stated that the campaign—“measles-rubella” as dubbed by the state’s health agencies—has ‘crossed three lakh coverage’ with 3,05,948 children having been vaccinated.

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          Business group throws in weight behind one tax

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The East Dimapur Business Association (EDBA) has expressed full support and cooperation to the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hardware Merchants’ Association of Dimapur to stop multiple taxation in a single product as well as excess collection at DMC gate by the lessee in the name of entry […]

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          Sangkor school has no science teacher

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          Dimapur, Oct.17 (EMN): A government high school at Sangkor village in Tuensang district doesn’t have an assistant headmaster or a science teacher, according to two student organisations that reportedly visited the school.

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          Kigwema school declared plastic-free

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The government high school at Kigwema in Kohima district has been declared plastic-free on October 15 during a function at Kigwema village with the initiative of the Kohima Forest Division, the DIPR informed on Wednesday.

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          District officials inspect fuel depots in Wokha

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          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): A team of officers from the district quality control task force of Wokha inspected two petrol outlets at Wokha on October 17. Updates from the DIPR on Wednesday informed that the team comprised members of the district administration, police, Food & Civil Supplies, Legal Metrology & Consumer Protection and the DPRO.

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          Tesminyu discusses mini-Hornbill schedule

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          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): Local authorities at Tesminyu subdivision in Kohima district are getting ready to celebrate the mini-Hornbill Festival.

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          Wokha hosts Sainik entrance refresher

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): Staff of the Sainik School at Punglwa in Peren district conducted what updates from the DIPR on Wednesday called “promotional lecture for entrance exam to Sainik school 2019-20.”

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          Agri. dept. asks workers to pursue ‘zero hunger world’

          By   24 hours ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): The Agriculture department has urged personnel of the department to work hard to secure food security as has been declared in the vision statement ‘Food for all by 2025,’ according to updates from the department’s World Food Day programme recently.

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          On Durga Puja, Gov. calls for brotherhood and compassion

          By   1 day ago

          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): On the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra, the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya and his wife visited the mandirs in Kohima and called for brotherhood and compassion in the society. The governor visited the Durga mandirs of ‘the Hindu Navyuk Sangh, Durgabari and Gorkha Singhadevi Mandir’ on Oct. 16 and […]

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          Phek College ready for NAAC assessment

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          Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): MLAs Kuzholuzo Nienu and Kezhienyi Khalo extended fullest cooperation to the ongoing Phek Government College’s preparation for accreditation by the prestigious National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The former home minister, while conveying deep concern for the overall growth of the college, assured to pursue whatever commitment made through government’s reply. […]

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            Martyrs’ trophy: Underdog Meriema VYO overcome Tribal Brothers via penalty to enter final

            By   1 day ago

            Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 17 (EMN): Underdog team Meriema Village Youth Organisation scripted a historic 4-3 win over Tribal Brothers D Khel Kohima Village via tie-breaker after the thrilling encounter ended in 3-3 draw in the first semi-final match of the ongoing NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy at the Kohima local ground on Wednesday. Meriema’s forward […]

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            MDFA Trophy: Grand Elites, Zonipang, and Alempang YA win

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            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct.17 (EMN): Defending champions Zonipang S/A booked their berth for the quarter-final after crushing OCYU while the dark horse of the tourney Grand Elites secured hope for the quarter-final spot after defeating Unicorn FC and Alempang registered win in the ongoing MDFA Trophy at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex in Mokokchung on Wed. […]

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            Nokdenlemba open volleyball tournament underway

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            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 17 (EMN): The third edition of Padmashree W Nokdenlemba Open Volleyball Tournament organised by the Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) got underway at the Multi-Sports Complex in Mokokchung on Wed. Oct. 17. The tourney was officially kicked off by Imyapangla, Block Development Officer as the chief patron. Speaking at the programme, Imyapangla […]

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            Chetheba youth team wins Chetheba open volleyball tournament

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            Kohima, Oct. 17 (EMN): Host Chetheba Town Youth Organisation (CTYO) emerged as the champions of the first open volleyball tournament for Phek district held at Chetheba town local ground on Wednesday’s evening. Chetheba youth team proved to be strong as they defeated Runguzu Nasa Village 25-14, 25-23 in the final match to take the title. […]

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            Nagaland open table tennis championship underway

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            Our Correspondent Kohima Oct. 17 (EMN): The 23rd inter-district cum Nagaland open table tennis championship got underway at the indoor table tennis stadium in Kohima, with Zale Neikha, advisor for youth resource & sports as the special invitee. Neikha in his speech said that Nagas are second to none when it comes to sports but […]

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            Germany’s woes continue with 1-2 loss to France in Nations Cup

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            Paris, Oct. 17 (IANS): Antoine Griezmann had a double to lead World Cup champions France to a 2-1 win over Germany in a UEFA Nations League match here. The result leaves Les Bleus atop League A Group 1 with 7 points from three matches, while struggling Germany have just 1 point after three games and […]

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            Shuttler Srikanth advances in Denmark Open

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            Odense (Denmark), Oct. 17 (IANS): Kidambi Srikanth thrashed Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark in the opening round to advance in the Denmark Open here late on Tuesday night. Srikanth defeated Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 in a match which lasted 35 minutes. India’s campaign in men’s doubles and mixed doubles ended as the men’s pair of Manu […]

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            South Africa paceman Steyn named for Australia tour

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            Johannesburg, Oct. 17 (PTI/AFP): Dale Steyn was named on Wednesday as part of a strong South African fast bowling arsenal for the limited-overs tour of Australia later this month. Steyn, 35, was named in the 15-man squad which includes young stars Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi, as well as returning fast bowling all-rounder Chris Morris, […]

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            Want to change the mindset of people towards disability, says Kargil war hero Maj. D.P. Singh

            By   1 day ago

            New Delhi, Oct. 17 (IANS): Kargil war veteran and India’s first blade runner, Major Devender Pal Singh, said he wanted to change the mindset of people towards disability and this is why he took up running with the prosthetic leg. On July 15, 1999 during the Kargil war, Singh was injured when a mortar shell […]

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            MDFA Trophy: YA Marepkong and Rongpang Reju win

            By   2 days ago

            Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Oct. 16 (EMN): In a do or die match Y/D Marepkong defeated Kumlong SA 2-1 to secure their hope to enter the quarter-final while Rongpang Reju registered a win and SSS Yellow settled for a goalless draw against Telongjem FC in the ongoing MDFA trophy at the Imkongmeren Sports Complex on Tue. […]

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              Northeast festival in New Delhi from October 26

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                Fashion designer Khrielasier Liezietsu to represent Nagaland. Naga fashion designer Khrielasier Liezietsu will be showcasing his collection at the fashion show of Northeast festival 2018. An update issued on October 17 stated that the Northeast festival would be held at New Delhi from October 26 till the 28th. The three days event is said […]

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              Magnum Opus on October 24 and 25th at Urbaan Haat

              By   1 day ago

              Organised by Act Of Kindness, the Magnum Opus IV will be held at Urban Haat in Dimapur on October 24 and the 25th. An update from the organisers issued on October 17 stated that this year’s Magnum Opus would be from a destination blog – Artsy Naga. Artsy Naga is said to be a blog […]

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              I don’t understand scripts, says Shah Rukh Khan

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              Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he never listens to a script and rather chooses to understand the filmmaker’s vision while choosing a film. “I normally, and even till date — which might finally, ultimately, 75 years from now lead to my downfall — never listen to a script. I listen to the heartbeats of people […]

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              Ariana Grande to stay away from social media

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              Singer Ariana Grande plans to quit social media following her split from “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson. Just two days after it was revealed that the 25-year-old singer and Davidson have called off their engagement, Grande announced an internet hiatus, reported people.com. “Ok today was very special and I am so grateful I was […]

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              Suniel Shetty supports ‘Let Avni Live’ campaign

              By   1 day ago

              Actor Suniel Shetty has come out in support of a campaign to save man-eating tigress Avni from being killed. The “Hera Pheri” actor on Wednesday tweeted: “Chasing and killing a mother means risking the lives of young babies, especially when she’s not been getting out of the forest and has confined herself to her home, […]

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              Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney movies

              By   1 day ago

              Actress Keira Knightley says her daughter is banned from watching some of the Disney movies, including “Cinderella”. Knightley is currently making the rounds to promote Walt Disney Pictures’ upcoming movie “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”. But the 33-year-old actress confessed on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” that she is not a fan of every movie […]

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              #MeToo: Producers Guild of India amps up efforts to tackle cases

              By   1 day ago

              Within a week of setting up a special committee on sexual harassment, the Producers Guild of India has made it mandatory for all members to sign a declaration affirming that laws around sexual harassment of women at workplace are instituted and implemented. Last week, the Producers Guild appointed a new committee, with producer Sneha Rajani […]

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              CharlizeTheron condemns Donald Trump

              By   2 days ago

              Actress CharlizeTheron has condemned US President Donald Trump for mocking Christine BlaseyFords accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Ford accused Kavanaugh during his confirmation process. Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her memories of the alleged assault — testimony that Trump went on to mock during a rally in Mississippi. Theron had […]

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              Chris Evans walk backs on his Captain America goodbye post

              By   2 days ago

              Actor Chris Evans has clarified his Captain America goodbye message was not a spoiler. In an emotional post on Twitter on October 5, Evans had said it was an honour for him to play the iconic Marvel character. “Officially wrapped on ‘Avengers 4’. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role […]

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              Marriage to Cruise protected me against sexual abuse, says Kidman

              By   2 days ago

              Actress Nicole Kidman says marrying actor Tom Cruise protected from being sexually harassed in Hollywood. She was just 22 when she wed Cruise. In an interview with New York magazine, Kidman, 51, has reflected back on that time, saying she now realises that her then-husband’s superstar status protected her from the dark side of Hollywood, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                By   1 week ago

                    Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                By   2 weeks ago

                      Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                By   3 weeks ago

                        Meet Meribeni Patton, a solo artist and vocal trainer, teaching in musical institutions in Dimapur. She tutors at home too. Not a new face for music enthusiasts in Dimapur, Meribeni has also performed at various programs. To her credit, Patton has grade- 8 certification in voice. She is a topper from […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                By   4 weeks ago

                    Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                By   1 month ago

                          Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                By   1 month ago

                  Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mengulhoulie Mepfuo

                By   2 months ago

                    Before the current young breed of ‘well known’ Nagas musicians, there were legends much bigger and storied. Like Mengulhoulie Mepfuo, or more popularly “Raj.”  Veterans and forerunners of rock and metal in Nagaland will know “the Raj.” Mengulhoulie Mepfuo is an accomplished musician, a veteran rocker and one of those Nagas who were […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dohan Yimchunger

                By   2 months ago

                  Dohan Yimchunger is a Bachelor’s degree student at the Salesian College of Higher Education in Dimapur. The student has a debut, a single called ‘One Day.’ He has no formal training in music, but the church has played a vital role in providing him with opportunities to hone his passion and discover his love […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger

                By   2 months ago

                  Toshi Kip’s Yimchunger, a student of MGM College in Dimapur, is a young musician with a number of songs written and ready for breakthrough. Although he is yet to release the songs and launch himself into the music scene, he is determined to take his passion higher. The young lad says to launch his […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Tsali Stm

                By   2 months ago

                    Tsali Stm, a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, is a young musician whose musical journey started at school where he was a guitarist of a band ‘The Magic Bean.’ The band was a finalist of the ‘The Battle of the bands’ in 2014. Here, Tsali Stm speaks about how he fell […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Gugu Sekhose

                  By   1 week ago

                      Khriekethozo “Gugu” Sekhose is a guitarist from Kohima who has, among several other achievements, opened for power metal band Halloween. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. He is also a guitar instructor. In today’s Rhythm of Love, the guitarist talks to us about his musical journey. Read on………. Eastern Mirror: […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Vecülü Rhakho

                  By   2 weeks ago

                        Vecülü Rhakho from Dimapur is a young aspiring musician who sees music as a profession and not just an escape. Her debut ‘The story I know’ is about God’s eternal love for all. Commenting on her first official video, Rhakho said she enjoyed every bit of time that she spent on making […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Meribeni Patton

                  By   3 weeks ago

                          Meet Meribeni Patton, a solo artist and vocal trainer, teaching in musical institutions in Dimapur. She tutors at home too. Not a new face for music enthusiasts in Dimapur, Meribeni has also performed at various programs. To her credit, Patton has grade- 8 certification in voice. She is a topper from […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Keyi Zeliang

                  By   4 weeks ago

                      Keyi Zeliang, is a gospel singer from Dimapur who started singing at a very young age. Keyi Zeliang  who mostly performs with her ukulele is an active YouTuber  and uploads only secular songs but has plans to make her page a gospel one in days to come. Keyi says, she was also invited […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Thunglamo Ngullie

                  By   1 month ago

                            Thunglamo Ngullie is remembered as one of finalists and runner-up of “Naga Idol 2012”. He is a member of Zowe Madrigal and a Vocal teacher at Musik-A, The Institute for Music Education, Pilgrim school and Octet school of Music and Milestone. With his soulful voice, Ngullie firmly believes in touching […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with J. Yang

                  By   1 month ago

                    Who said 18 years is too early an age for one to follow a dream? J. Yang a 12th standard student of Patkai Higher Secondary School, Dimapur has already set a dream on what he wants to become. The young musician who grew up performing in churches, weddings, local concerts and various school events […]

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                  Daily market for local produce established in Dimapur

                  By   1 month ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 4 (EMN): An organic marketplace by the name ‘Local Products Daily Market’ was inaugurated by the principal secretary for Horticulture MK Mero at the Supermarket in front of the Mokokchung bus and taxi stand in Dimapur on Tuesday. The market is an initiative of the Farmer Producer’s Organisation (FPO) of Dimapur district. The […]

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                  World War II brunt: Nun seeks to meet relatives after 75 years of separation

                  By   2 months ago

                  Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): Sister Blanche Bernice Bouche’s life story reminds you of the child character in Roberto Benigni’s comedy-drama Life Is Beautiful that has World War II as its backdrop. The reel character was united with her mother and relatives towards the end but the one in real life is yet to find any […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Mengulhoulie Mepfuo

                  By   2 months ago

                      Before the current young breed of ‘well known’ Nagas musicians, there were legends much bigger and storied. Like Mengulhoulie Mepfuo, or more popularly “Raj.”  Veterans and forerunners of rock and metal in Nagaland will know “the Raj.” Mengulhoulie Mepfuo is an accomplished musician, a veteran rocker and one of those Nagas who were […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dohan Yimchunger

                  By   2 months ago

                    Dohan Yimchunger is a Bachelor’s degree student at the Salesian College of Higher Education in Dimapur. The student has a debut, a single called ‘One Day.’ He has no formal training in music, but the church has played a vital role in providing him with opportunities to hone his passion and discover his love […]

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