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Consider law to protect medical professionals — Vardhan to states

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New Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. Along with a letter to all chief ministers, he also attached a copy […]

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DGP launches app and website for department

By   /  June 15, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on DGP launches app and website for department

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, June 15: The department of police has embraced the digital age with the launch of an e-patrol app designed to monitor patrolling units. The landmark occasion was flagged off by the Director General of Police (DGP), T John Longkumer from Rhododendron Hall, Chumoukedima on Saturday. The app has been developed in […]

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How officials, bankers cheated poor students

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New Delhi, June 15 (IANS): Initial investigation by the CBI into the multi-crore scholarship scam reveals a deep-rooted nexus between government officials, private institutions and public sector banks to siphon-off funds meant for poorest of the poor students. Students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Minorities were also deprived of scholarships to pursue basic education. Sources […]

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AYO lauds government

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Dimapur, June 15 (EMN): The Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) has expressed approval of the “quick steps taken by the government in constructing the roads in the capital city of Nagaland.” In a statement issued on Saturday, the organisation said that it was seeing “quality change of roads” for the first time in Kohima covering almost […]

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Acharya completes five years on the job

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Dimapur, June 15 (EMN): A “gratitude social” for governor PB Acharya, on completion of five years in office, was held at Nagaland House in Guwahati on June 14, according to a Raj Bhavan statement on Saturday. Acharya, in his address, recalled his first visit to Nagaland in 1963. “He said the people of the region […]

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‘Halleluiah’: Mason in Manipur attempts world record

By   /  June 15, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on ‘Halleluiah’: Mason in Manipur attempts world record

Daily wage earner sings a one-word song for two-and-a-half hours straight Our Correspondent Imphal, June 15 (EMN): A mason in Manipur’s Churachandpur district on Saturday made an unusual attempt to set a world record by singing a ‘one-word song’ for two-and-a-half hours straight. Thirty-six-year-old Lalzomlien Gangte, a resident of Tuinom in Churachandpur, sang a one-word […]

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‘Every 20 seconds, 1 Indian suffers a brain-stroke’

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Mumbai, June 15 (IANS): Every 20 seconds, one Indian suffers a brain stroke, or three every minute, and the numbers are increasing alarmingly due to changing lifestyles. At this rate, around 1.54 million Indians are affected by strokes every year and the worse is 90 per cent of stroke patients failed to reach hospital on […]

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Thousands of Swiss women protest for equal treatment

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Geneva, June 15 (IANS): Thousands of women across Switzerland took to streets in protests demanding equal treatment and conditions compared with their male counterparts. The protests organized by trade unions and civic organizations came almost three decades after a 1991 strike when women demanded that a constitutional article on equality of the sexes be written […]

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China supports suspension of Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill after massive protests

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Beijing, June 15 (PTI): China on Saturday said it supports the Hong Kong leader’s decision to suspend a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to China, following massive protests. About an hour after Hong Kong Chief Executive of Carrie Lam announced the suspension of the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation […]

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Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

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Washington, June 15 (PTI/AP): President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit US threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area. A day […]

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