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Sindhu becomes first Indian to win World Championships

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Basel (Switzerland), Aug. 25 (IANS): Ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in a one-sided final. Sindhu’s gold is the second medal that India won at the Worlds this year with Sai Praneeth winning a bronze […]

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Costly collateral as Ao indigenous religion nears extinction

By   17 hours 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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4% job reservation for persons with benchmark disabilities

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Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has announced 4% reservation for persons with benchmark disabilities in government jobs, under section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act of 2016, a statement from the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities informed on Sunday. Benchmark disability refers to having at least 40% […]

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Modi calls for ‘revolution’ against single-use plastic

By   17 hours ago

New Delhi, Aug. 25 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged Indians to launch “a new revolution” to banish single-use plastic so that environment is protected. “This year, when we celebrate Bapu’s 150th birth anniversary, we shall not only dedicate to him an India that is Open Defecation Free, but shall also lay the […]

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NSCN (R) wants civil societies, churches to intervene

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Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): To settle the renewed tension between NSCN ((IM) and NSCN (R), the latter has sought the help of ‘all the important civil societies and churches.’ In a statement issued on Sunday, the president of NSCN (R) Wangtin Naga maintained that the killing of NSCN (IM) ‘Maj.’ Toishe on August 16 as […]

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In digital age, print journalism trusted source of news — Pranab Mukherjee

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Kolkata, Aug. 25 (PTI): Affirming that print journalism has the maximum impact among readers, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday cautioned people about sharing information on social media, while underlining the importance of checking facts. Speaking at a media awards function here, Mukherjee said people should be careful while sharing information on the social media. […]

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitley cremated with State honours

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New Delhi, Aug. 25 (IANS): The mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, one of the veterans of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), were given the last rites with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat here on Sunday amid heavy rain, a day after he passed away. A virtual Who’s Who of the […]

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Former finance minister and BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley dies

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New Delhi, Aug. 24 (PTI): Arun Jaitley, who as finance minister ushered in India’s biggest tax reforms and was the chief trouble-shooter of the BJP and the Modi government, died at the AIIMS here on Saturday after battling multiple health issues for the last several months. He was 66. In a brief statement, the hospital […]

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Naga Hoho seeks to clear air over park controversy

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Dimapur, Aug. 24 (EMN): The Naga Hoho has sought to ‘set the record clear’ with regard to the controversy surrounding the unveiling of Imkongmeren Memorial Park. In a letter to the family of Late Imkongmeren, copies of which were made available to the local newspapers on Saturday, the Naga Hoho stated that construction of the […]

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Three arrested for social media abuse in Mokokchung

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Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Aug. 24 (EMN): Three persons were arrested by Mokokchung Police in connection with social media abuse on August 23. According to the PRO of Mokokchung Police, the arrests were made in connection to a video clip, that went viral on social media platforms, showing a juvenile girl in semi-nude state. He added […]

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    Thousands pay last respect to Jaitley

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and senior leaders from across the political divide paid last respects to former finance minister Arun Jaitley at the BJP headquarters on Sunday afternoon before his final journey. Wrapped in the national flag, the mortal remains were brought to the BJP headquarters on the […]

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    SC to hear Chidambaram’s plea against HC order denying him anticipatory bail today

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday former Union finance minister P Chidambaram’s pleas challenging the Delhi High Court’s order which denied him anticipatory bail in the INX Media money-laundering and corruption cases. A bench headed by Justice R Banumathi is also scheduled to hear a fresh plea […]

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    EC announces Assembly by-polls on four states

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): The Election Commission on Sunday announced by-elections to one assembly seat each in Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Chhattisgarh and Kerala. The bypolls for Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Pala (Kerala), Badharghat (Tripura) and Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh) Assembly seats will be held on September 23. The bypoll in Hamirpur was necessitated by the disqualification of […]

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    J-K state flag removed from Civil Secretariat

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    Srinagar, Aug. 25 (PTI): The flag of Jammu and Kashmir which used to fly along with the tricolour was removed from the Civil Secretariat here on Sunday, three weeks after the Centre revoked Article 370 provisions which granted special status to the state, officials said. Under Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir was permitted to have […]

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    5 persons booked under Gangsters Act

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    Noida, Aug. 25 (IANS): Five men, who identified themselves as journalists, have been booked under the Gangsters Act for allegedly putting pressure on police personnel and using their media outfits for personal gains. Four of the accused — Sushil Pandit, Udit Goyal, Chandan Rai, Nitesh Pandey — were arrested on Saturday and sent on four […]

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    Yogi Adityanath government to cancel arms licences of mafia, criminals

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    Lucknow, Aug. 25 (IANS): The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to cancel the arms licenses of mafia and criminal-turned-politicians and is preparing a list of such names. According to highly placed sources, the state Home Department is drawing up the list of such persons on the instructions of the Chief Minister. “We […]

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    Oppn, press got taste of ‘draconian administration’, ‘brute force’ in J-K, says Rahul

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said leaders of the opposition and the press got a taste of the “draconian administration” and “brute force” unleashed on the people of Jammu and Kashmir when they tried to visit Srinagar. A delegation of opposition leaders, including Gandhi, which wanted to visit Kashmir […]

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    Over 1,100 parks developed across country under AMRUT

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): Over 1,100 parks have been developed so far across the country under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), an official said on Sunday. According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry, more than 4,288 acre of land is being enriched as green spaces and parks […]

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    Modi calls for ‘revolution’ against single-use plastic

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    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged Indians to launch “a new revolution” to banish single-use plastic so that environment is protected. “This year, when we celebrate Bapu’s 150th birth anniversary, we shall not only dedicate to him an India that is Open Defecation Free, but shall also lay the […]

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    In digital age, print journalism trusted source of news — Pranab Mukherjee

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    Kolkata, Aug. 25 (PTI): Affirming that print journalism has the maximum impact among readers, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday cautioned people about sharing information on social media, while underlining the importance of checking facts. Speaking at a media awards function here, Mukherjee said people should be careful while sharing information on the social media. […]

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      G7 to help nations hit by Amazon fires — Macron

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      Biarritz, Aug. 25 (PTI/AFP): World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible, French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday.

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      Imran govt. bans new jobs, purchase of vehicles

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      Islamabad, Aug. 25 (IANS): Pakistan’s Imran Khan government has banned creation of new posts, purchase of all vehicles, rationalised utilities spending, provision of one newspaper and decided to keep other expenditures at the bare minimum under its austerity drive for the current fiscal year, said media reports.

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      Police, protesters skirmish in Hong Kong after march

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      Hong Kong, Aug. 25 (PTI/AP): Police were skirmishing with protesters in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday following a pro-democracy march in an outlying district. While a large crowd rallied in a nearby park, another group of protesters took over a main street, building barricades with traffic barriers and cones and strewing […]

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      N Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher

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      Seoul, Aug. 25 (PTI/AP): North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the US.

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      Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

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      Port Velho (Brazil), Aug. 24 (PTI/AP): Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil’s Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro has authorised use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policies. Brazilian forces will deploy starting Saturday to border areas, indigenous territories and other […]

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      G7 to tackle Amazon fires, Brexit, rising trade tensions

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      Biarritz (France), Aug. 24 (IANS): As leaders arrived to the quaint seaside town of Biarritz for the annual G7 summit, high on the agenda was the need to rally the international community to tackle wildfires in the Amazon, resolutions to the ensuing Brexit deadlock and de-escalation of trade tensions. The G7, which includes France, Germany, […]

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      Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in fresh clashes

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        Hong Kong, Aug. 24 (IANS): The riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as a tense standoff turned violent in the 12th week of anti-government protests with Beijing accusing the US forces of sponsoring the movement. Thousands of demonstrators, many in hard hats and gas masks, marched through […]

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      Twelve dead in Niger Boko Haram village attack

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      Niamey, Aug. 24 (PTI/AFP): A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday. The attack on Friday night in the border district of Gueskerou, is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad, which is crisscrossed […]

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      US, Taliban resume push for peace at Doha talks — US source

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      Doha, Aug. 24 (PTI/AFP): The US and the Taliban met in Doha on Saturday, an American source close to the negotiations said, resuming potentially decisive talks to allow Washington to drawdown militarily in Afghanistan. “Talks resumed this afternoon,” the US source said. The second day of the two sides’ ninth round of dialogue had been […]

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      UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no military prosecutions

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      United Nations, Aug. 24 (PTI/AP): A member of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar warned Friday that there will be no long-term peace in the country and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the “brutality” of Myanmar’s military forces. Radhika Coomaraswamy, a Sri Lankan lawyer who is one of […]

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        Researchers at IIT-Guwahati develop lab grown meat

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        New Delhi, Aug. 25 (PTI): Researchers at IIT-Guwahati have developed lab grown meat, which is nutritious and will be a step towards cruelty-free food. Lab-grown meat will open new vistas towards cruelty-free food thereby saving the environment as well as the animals, said Dr Biman B Mandal of IIT-Guwahati. In Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering laboratory, […]

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        Visit picturesque Northeast: Modi in Mann ki Baat

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        Agartala, Aug. 25 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to visit places with natural beauty and wildlife such as north-eastern India and Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. “There is glorious abundance of nature in the northeast and Jim Corbett National Park,” Modi said in his monthly “Mann Ki Baat” programme. In […]

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        Hindus trump Muslims in forging documents to find way into NRC

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        Guwahati, Aug. 25 (PTI): With the hugely contentious NRC exposing communal faultlines in Assam, it has emerged that more Hindus than Muslims forged documents to find their way into the National Register of Citizens, sources with close knowledge of the exercise said on Sunday. The final NRC list, which will identify bonafide citizens of Assam, […]

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        Smriti Irani to lay foundation of textile tourism park

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        Shillong, Aug. 25 (PTI): Union Minister Smriti Irani is scheduled to lay the foundation of a textile tourism park on Monday at Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi district, an official said here. The textile minister will also review the construction work of National Institute of Fashion Technology centre in East Khasi Hills district during the visit, he said. […]

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        Indo-Bangladesh rail project progresses at snail’s pace

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        Agartala, Aug. 25 (IANS): Works on a 12.23 km India-Bangladesh new railway line are moving at a snail’s place in both the countries, around a decade after Rs 972 crore project was finalised. The new target of end of the much expected project has been re-fixed in September next year. The Agartala (India)-Akhaura (Bangladesh) railway […]

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        Manouria impressa tortoise sighted in Arunachal Pradesh

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        Itanagar, Aug. 25 (PTI): Another species of ‘impressed’ tortoise, also known as ‘Manouria impressa’ has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year. The second sighting of Manouria Impressa occurred at Kakoi area under Banderdewa forest division in Papum Pare district recently, officials said. The tortoise is […]

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        NFR becomes first railway zone to complete provision of Wi-Fi in 100 stations

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        168 railway stations in NE are now Wi-Fi enabled Dimapur, Aug. 24 (EMN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has become the first railway zone in the eastern region to complete the provision of Wi-Fi in 100 stations within a span of just 41 days. Out of 363 railway stations under Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), 168 […]

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        Manipur govt. to register all indigenous ponies

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        Our Correspondent Imphal, Aug. 24 (EMN): In an effort to protect Manipuri Pony which has been designated as a critically endangered species, the state government has announced to register all the indigenous ponies. The ponies would be registered under the Manipuri Pony Conservation and Development Policy 2016, according to state Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Director […]

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        Inter-ministerial central teams to visit flood-hit states

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        New Delhi, Aug. 24 (PTI): Inter-ministerial central teams with representatives from key ministries like home, finance, agriculture and power will be visiting 11 flood-affected states including Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura to have first hand on-the-spot assessment of damages caused and relief work carried out so far.

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        Northeast governors and CMs condole death of Arun Jaitley

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        Guwahati, Aug. 24 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has mourned the death of former union minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Saturday.

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          About 14 lakh covered by F & CS in 2018

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          Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 25: In line with the central government’s guidelines, the department of Food and Civil Supplies census 2011 states that 2, 37,434 Priority House Hold (PHH) and 47500 Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) have been identified which covers a total population of 14, 03, 579, the department of Information and Public Relations […]

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          Citizens’ group supports separate apex for Nagaland

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          Rejects move to shift DC office to Chumu Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum has expressed support for a separate apex organisation for the tribes of Nagaland. The organisation issued a press release to the media on Sunday informing about a number of resolutions it took during a recent meeting.

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          Oriental forms group to lead in peacemaking

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): Members of Oriental colony in Dimapur have formed a group they have named the ‘People’s Forum for Peace’ (PFP). The objective behind forming the forum is to ‘strengthen the local capacities’ for peace and enabling the community members to act for peace, updates stated.

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          VDB union supports DRDA demand

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The Kohima District Village Development Board Union has expressed support to the district rural development agency (DRDA) employees’ demand that their salary be released.

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          Senior citizens worship together on ‘seniors day’

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): Under the aegis of the Chakhesang Baptist Church of Ministers’ Hill in Kohima, members of the seniors’ fellowship observed on August 25 what updates called a ‘seniors’ day’ in the church’s premises.

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          NSCN (IM) hopeful of solution; rues security forces’ actions

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The NSCN (IM) says that the government of India has ‘done a great job to assure the Nagas that they deserve solution that is nothing less than honourable and acceptable.’ That said, the group has also rued actions of the security forces in Dimapur.

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          SSB: JD (U) seeks all-party meeting

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The Nagaland unit of the Janta Dal (united) urges the government to urgently take steps to set up the Nagaland State Staff Selection Board (NSSSB). The party requests the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government to convene an all-party meeting to discuss the matter.

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          Diocese of Kohima celebrates Bible Sunday

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The Diocese of Kohima celebrated Bible Sunday on August 25 across the parishes in the diocese. A diocese is a district under the pastoral care of a bishop in the Catholic church.

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          Costly collateral as Ao indigenous religion nears extinction

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          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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          4% job reservation for persons with benchmark disabilities

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          Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has announced 4% reservation for persons with benchmark disabilities in government jobs, under section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act of 2016, a statement from the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities informed on Sunday. Benchmark disability refers to having at least 40% […]

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            Sindhu becomes first Indian to win World Championships

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            Basel (Switzerland), Aug. 25 (IANS): Ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in a one-sided final. Sindhu’s gold is the second medal that India won at the Worlds this year with Sai Praneeth winning a bronze […]

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            Sensational Stokes helps England rise from the ‘Ashes’

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            Leeds (United Kingdom), Aug. 25 (IANS): One-and-a-half-month after he guided England to their maiden World Cup victory, Ben Stokes played another knock of the highest quality to script an improbable one-wicket win against Australia and keep the Ashes alive, on Day 4 of the third Test at Headingley on Sunday. The series is now tied […]

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            Good pitches will help revive Test cricket — Tendulkar

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            Mumbai, Aug. 25 (IANS): Batting great Sachin Tendulkar said that Test cricket will be helped a lot by competitive pitches like the ones that have been on offer at the Ashes, thus far. Tendulkar said that despite the introduction of the World Test Championship, the cricket on offer has to be interesting to keep the […]

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            Khonoma Rüffüno sports meet concludes

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            Dimapur, Aug. 25 (EMN): The 75th Khonoma Rüffüno sports meet concluded at the Keziekie ground, Khonoma village on August 24. The sports meet is a prelude to the 75th Platinum jubilee celebration to be held on September 1, which is marked as Khonoma Rüffüno Day, stated an update received here on Sunday. Football, volleyball and […]

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            Nagaland Pencak Silat Association seeks recognition from state government

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            Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Aug. 24: The Nagaland Pencak Silat Association (NPSA) has appealed to the state government to recognise Pencak Silat under the state Ministry of Youth Resources and Sports and Nagaland Olympic Association; and to send proposal for inclusion of Pencak Silat in Khelo India to Central government to avail benefits from the […]

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            Northeast Futsal League from today

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            Dimapur, Aug. 24 (EMN): The Northeast Futsal League (NEFL) is all set to kick-off from today at the NC Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai Guwahati, Assam. It is India’s first-ever mixed-gender futsal league, which will feature six teams in total, and will be played over a period of seven days (August 25 to the 31st), stated […]

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            ATK signs new players Dheeraj Singh, Sehnaj Singh

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            Kolkata, Aug. 24 (IANS): Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) has signed two new domestic players Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem for five years and Sehnaj Singh for a year. Dheeraj plays as a goalkeeper and Sehnaj is a central midfielder. The 19-year-old Dheeraj Singh is best known for his brilliant performance at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup […]

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            World Championships: Sindhu storms into 3rd successive final; Praneeth settles for bronze

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            Basel (Switzerland), Aug. 24 (PTI): P V Sindhu stood one win away from an elusive World Championships gold after entering a third successive final but B Sai Praneeth settled for bronze following his defeat to Kento Momota here on Saturday. Sindhu, who had claimed successive silver in the last two editions of the prestigious tournament […]

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            Borussia Dortmund impressed by growth of ISL and Indian football

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            Dusseldorf (Germany), Aug. 24 (IANS): Even as German football club Borussia Dortmund is planning to reach out to the Indian market, the club has made it clear that they won’t be investing in any of the Indian football clubs. Dortmund is planning to play Dortmund legends team’s exhibition football matches in India which can be […]

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            What is the way to ensure timely analysis of samples — BCCI to NADA

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            New Delhi, Aug. 24 (IANS): Having first put the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in this mess by agreeing to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), CEO Rahul Johri has now written to the Director General & Chief Executive Officer of NADA, asking for clarity in the ongoing […]

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              Tom Holland addresses Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man’ split

              By   21 hours ago

              Actor Tom Holland has finally addressed the controversial decision to remove Spider-Man from the Marvel Cinematic Universe following a tussle between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures. Despite the rift between Disney and Sony, Holland on Saturday made an appearance at Disney’s ultimate fan event D23 Expo here to promote his Pixar movie “Onward”. He addressed […]

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              Salman becomes station master for ‘Bigg Boss 13’ first promo

              By   21 hours ago

              The first promo of the 13th season of the controversial reality TV show “Bigg Boss” is out, and it’s host Salman Khan promises a “twisted” season this time. In the promo video, Salman is seen in the avatar of a station master explaining the new concept of the game. Salman revealed that the upcoming season […]

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              Angelina Jolie feels fighting for beliefs sign of strength

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              Hollywood star Angelina Jolie feels it is very important to fight for ones beliefs, and says it makes one stronger. The actress says that it is the theme for her forthcoming “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” in which she will be back as the infamous villain Maleficent. “We brought two people, two creatures, who were stark […]

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              Emma Stone goes punk rock for ‘Cruella’

              By   21 hours ago

              Actress Emma Stone will be bringing the story of one of Disney’s greatest villains, Cruella de Vil, on the big screen with “Cruella”, and she says it comes with a fresh approach and is very “punk rock”. Disney on Saturday shared a first look of the actress as the iconic villain at the D23 Expo […]

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              Shawn Mendes apologises over racist remarks

              By   21 hours ago

              Singer Shawn Mendes has made a public apology for passing “racially insensitive comments” in the past. “I posted some racially insensitive comments on social media when I was younger, and I am so sorry. I apologise wholeheartedly for what was said and understand how offensive those posts were. There is no place for comments like […]

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              My failures made me who I am today, says Hrithik Roshan

              By   21 hours ago

              Actor Hrithik Roshan made a blockbuster Bollywood debut 19 years ago with “Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai”, and since then he has been featured in several films that ran the gamut of genres from love story to patriotism. His movies like “Fiza”, “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Koi Mil Gaya”, “Dhoom 2” and “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” […]

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              Christina Aguilera escaped chaotic household with music

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              Grammy Award winning singer Christina Aguilera says music helped her escape chaotic household while growing up. The singer opened up about her childhood while accepting the Disney Legends award at D23 Expo on Friday here. “Disney is what inspired me to sing,” the singer said in her acceptance speech. “When I first saw the ‘Sound […]

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              Hilary Duff to be back with ‘Lizzie McGuire’

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              Actress Hilary Duff is set to reprise her beloved character of Lizzie McGuire in the reboot of the series. The show will stream on Disney+, which will launch internationally on November 12. The news was announced at Disney’s ultimate fan event D23 Expo on Friday here. Duff made a special appearance at the event to […]

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              Scarlett Johansson is highest-paid actress in ‘Forbes’ list

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              “Lucy” star Scarlett Johansson has topped the “Forbes” list of the highest-paid actresses for the second time, beating names like Sofia Vergara, Reese Witherpoon and Nicole Kidman among others. According to “forbes.com”, Johansson earned top spot with an earning of $56 million (approx Rs 402.01 crore). According to the portal, the actress, who is popular […]

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              Robert Downey Jr, Jon Favreau become Disney Legends

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              Disney’s ultimate fan event D23 Expo started with a mini-“Iron Man” reunion with Hollywood’s charismatic Robert Downey Jr and director Jon Favreau getting together to pick the Disney Legend honour. They were named as Disney Legends at the 2019 Disney Legends Award ceremony here on Friday. Loud cheers, ‘RDJ’ chants and ‘I Love You 3000’ […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Chathavi Vüprü

                By   4 days 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 weeks 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   4 weeks ago

                Instagram users from the Naga demographic will probably recognise a young lad, Meyisanen Lemtur. If not, the parody video “Bohemian Examdy” will definitely make you want to. In today’s Rhythm of Love we bring to you young musician Lemtur who has been passionate about music, but never pursued it until 2016. He joined a band, […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                By   1 month ago

                Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                By   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   2 months ago

                  Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                By   2 months ago

                With stage name Macnivil, Martin Longkumer is a rapper from Nagaland who grew up listening to his dad’s collection of old classics. More into the hip-hop genre of music, Macnivil says, ‘music for me is solace, it enables me to find refuge, a platform where I can share my story and voice out opinions and […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Phongjei Konyak Naga

                By   2 months ago

                  Aspiring singer Phongjei Konyak Naga from Mon district is determined to follow his heart- love for music. With no formal education in music, the aspiring singer grew up listening to songs played on a tape recorder that belonged to his brothers. Phongjei’s love for music persuaded him to come out of his comfort zone; […]

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                By   3 months ago

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

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                Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Skylab

                By   3 months ago

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

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                  Costly collateral as Ao indigenous religion nears extinction

                  By   17 hours 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 days 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 weeks ago

                    Metet Jamir is a rising musician who started singing at the age of six years in Church and small gatherings, in pursuance of her passion of music.  The rising musician was discovered in 2012 at a gig in Kohima Local Ground. A teacher by profession, Jamir is also involved in a band called Run […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo

                  By   1 month ago

                  Meet Jez Vibeizonuo Rupreo the vocalist of renowned folk fusion band Purple Fusion who joined the band after it’s two-year break. Jez is ‘studious and a geek of a person, also has a Masters Degree in Science majoring in Chemistry’, as described by her band mates. However, her passion for music was never lost even […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Imnasenla Aier

                  By   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 […]

                  Read More →

                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Marmenla M Pongen

                  By   2 months ago

                    Meet Marmenla M Pongen aka Amenla who has created a niche for herself as a musician not only in Nagaland but also in Hyderabad. Pongen works as a Karaoke Jockey and performs with her band at various events in Hyderabad. But as an artist she had her own share of challenges to survive and […]

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                  Dimapur’s courier companies: Big names, poor services?

                  By   2 months ago

                  Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 2: Nagaland, without exception, is part of the growing window of consumerism with people shopping online from the comfort of their homes. However, in what is supposed to be a smooth transition between placing the order and delivery, there appears to be a disconnect. In Dimapur, there is an apparent […]

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                  First instalment released for NHAK cancer centre

                  By   2 months ago

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

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Macnivil

                  By   2 months ago

                  With stage name Macnivil, Martin Longkumer is a rapper from Nagaland who grew up listening to his dad’s collection of old classics. More into the hip-hop genre of music, Macnivil says, ‘music for me is solace, it enables me to find refuge, a platform where I can share my story and voice out opinions and […]

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                  Rhythm of Love: In conversation with Dibya Ranjan

                  By   3 months ago

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

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