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Nagaland

Dimapur well-wishers donate towards CMRF

Dimapur, October 23: Showing gesture towards humanitarian services, NGOs, Schools, Colleges, and individuals of Dimapur district donated a sum of Rs.9,36,725 towards CMs relief fund as contribution to support monsoon disaster 2018, in Nagaland. Seven cheques were handed over to the Chief Minister Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio by the President of Indian Red Cross Society Dimapur and Chairman IRCS Dimapur towards the cause. Meanwhile, DC and President IRCS, Sushil Kumar Patel (IAS) also expressed gratitude to all the well wishers who came forward to donate towards the CMs Relief Fund. (Page...
Nagaland

NLSUC Chandigarh celebrates 1st Annual Gathering Cum Freshers Social

Dimapur, October 23: The Nagaland Student's Union Chandigarh (NLSUC) held its 1st Annual Gathering Cum Fresher's Social on October 18 at YWCA Hall, Sector 11B under the theme, "Igniting the path towards unity". The Nagaland Student's Union Chandigarh (NLSUC) was formed with a vision to bring the Nagas of Nagaland together; unity among the members and educational empowerment of the Nagaland Student's fraternity in Chandigarh. The Union was formed on 22nd August 2018 consisting of members in an around Chandigarh to meet the needs, requirement and challenges faced by Nagas...
Nagaland

Praise Festival on October 26 in Kohima

Kohima, October 23: In an effort to create better understanding on the need for Praise and Worship among the younger generation, Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) and Nagaland Cornerstone TV (NCTV) would collaborative hold Praise Festival at NBCC Convention Centre, Kohima on October 26. Informing this during a media-briefing at Dream Café here today, Director NCTV, Wapong Moa said the Praise Festival will feature popular worship bands including The Warehouse Worship, Dimapur; James Basnet & Band, Sinai Ministry, Dimapur and Chakhesang Baptist Church Kohima Ministers' Hill Worship Band. He said...
North East

Assam Bandh against citizenship bill evokes widespread response

GUWAHATI, October 23: The 12-hour Assam Bandh called by 46 organisations against the citizenship bill evoked a widespread response in the state on Tuesday with markets and financial institutions closed. Though BJP-led Assam government's alliance partner Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) was not in support of the Bandh, it took out a massive rally to protest against the bill. It was led by party president and agriculture minister Atul Bora from Latasil Field to Chandmari area in Guwahati. During the Bandh, picketeers burnt tyres on roads across the state to prevent...
North East

Oinam Sunil appointed as State Information Commissioner of Manipur

Dimapur, October 23: Former Bureau Chief of The Times of India (North East), Oinam Sunil has been appointed as State Information Commissioner of Manipur on October 22 along with a retired IPS officer Soibam Ibocha Singh Oinam Sunil had worked as the Bureau Chief (North East) in The Times of India newspaper for 15 years. Prior to joining The Times of India, Oinam Sunil was the Imphal Correspondent of The Telegraph newspaper. Soibam Ibocha Singh, IPS (Rtd) and Oinam Sunil Singh were sworn in as State Information Commissioners of Manipur...
North East

“Not able to fulfil my duties”: Assam MLA resigns from Assembly

GUWAHATI, October 23: First-time BJP MLA Terash Gowalla from Assam said today he has sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The reason for his resignation, he says, is that he was not able to fulfil his duties as a legislator. The legislator from Duliajan constituency said, "There are various issues. I am not able to fulfil my duties as MLA. So, taking the moral responsibility, I am resigning from the state assembly." A BJP official has confirmed the development. When pointed out that the issue of not...
North East

Youth of NE will soon lead the country: Meghalaya Governor

GUWAHATI, October 23: Governor of Meghalaya, Tathagata Roy has said, “There is no dearth of talent among the youth in the Northeast which has been proved by youth leaders like Mary Kom, Hima Das, Siva Thapa by earning laurels in the global arena. Young filmmaker and director Rima Das has contributed immensely in the field of cinema and her “Village Rock Stars” has gone global because of the outstanding quality of the movie. Because of the exemplary achievements of these youth leaders from the region, the rest of the country...
Editorial

Aadhaar verdict

Though with clear dissenting voices within the five-judge bench, the Supreme Court has virtually upheld the constitutional legality of both the unique identification project and the Aadhaar Act 2016, which was passed as a money bill. Though the final verdict, awaited for a long time, has drawn a list of what can and cannot be linked with Aadhar, the judgement is marked by several ambiguities and flaws. For one, it did not go into the very vital question of whether the bill could be passed as a Money Bill in...
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