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archiveNovember 7, 2018

North East

First chairperson of Meghalaya Lokayukta sworn in

Shillong, November 6: Retired Gauhati High Court judge Pranoy Kumar Musahary was on Tuesday sworn in as the first chairperson of Lokayukta in Meghalaya. The Lokayukta is empowered to probe allegations of corruption against public functionaries such as the chief minister, deputy chief minister, ministers, speaker and deputy speaker of Assembly, MLAs, besides government officials. Governor Tathagata Roy administered the oath of office to Justice (retd) Musahary at a function in the Raj Bhavan here. The chairperson of the Lokayukta urged the Conrad Sangma government to speed up the appointment...

Vahan 4.0 launched at Tsg

Dimapur, November 6: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tuensang, L. Jamithung Lotha officially launched Vahan 4.0 Services for Tuensang District at an event held at the Office of the District Transport Officer, Tuensang on November 5. While launching 'Vahan 4.0', the DC said that the service will save applicants from long hours of waiting and numerous visits for the registering and licensing office as one can now apply online. He thanked the NIC Transport Division Kohima for their tireless efforts. He appealed to the concerned officers to make the general public aware...

Communal politics

The clamour of voices for building Ram temple is a clear indication of undermining the Supreme Court, which has adjourned the case for the time being. Beginning a fresh discourse on settling the matter by bringing in an ordinance points out to the teeming hurry that the saffron brigade is in to bring the issue out of its bag and ignite it to the maximum possible. The reasons are pretty obvious. The BJP which till a few months ago had been talking about respecting court verdict on the issue has...
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On celebration of Diwali

Dear Madam, "Let the darkness of evil gets burnt and new light of goodness emerge” --- perhaps one of the most repeated lines revolving the spirit of Diwali (actually most abused line). Will we just stop a bit and indulge in a bit of introspection and contemplation? Now celebration of Diwali is not a recent phenomenon, rather a tradition thriving since centuries involving generation after generation rendering it to perhaps the most pan-Indian festival. Yet how can darkness afford to stand ground that too with full flow! Racism to communalism...

Sensitization programme on Market-led Extension held in Kohima

Kohima, November 6: The Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Kohima under Nagaland State Agriculture Marketing Board (NSAMB) in collaboration with Directorate of Sericulture and Directorate of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources today facilitated market avenue to the farmers of Kohima district by conducting sensitization programme on 'Market-led Extension cum Sales Day' at Super Market area here. Farmers from 18 villages under Kohima district turned up with Seyie Auto sponsoring prizes for winners of agricultural products, which include Pumpkin- Zerüüno (Jotsoma), Flower- Neibano (Jotsoma), Banana- Thejasenuo (Kezoma), Local Beans- Jamvii (Kijümetouma), Potato-...

Zayn kills One Direction reunion dream by revealing he no longer speaks to boys

Zayn Malik has once and for all killed the dream that One Direction will reunite. The singer, who is dating model Gigi Hadid, left the group in 2015, four years after they were put together on the X Factor and achieved global fame. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson continued as a four-piece for another year before the lads all went their separate ways to launch solo projects, announcing an indefinite hiatus. And the hope that they'd one day get back together in their original line-up is...
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7th November 2018

ARIES: A lighter mood descends today. It's just the day to enjoy a movie or other relaxing form of entertainment. After a long day of taking care of business you will need a good laugh, so why not rent your favourite comedy? it's time to laugh your troubles away. TAURUS: Hold your head high stars encourages you to tap into your wealth of emotional strength. You can succeed at anything you choose today; even a speculative venture might prove quite profitable. Children seem more enjoyable than usual. GEMINI: Your natural...

Karnataka bypolls results: It’s 4:1 for ruling alliance, Congress says ‘teaser for 2019’

Bengaluru, November 6: Testing ground with their alliance of six months, the Congress and Janata Dal Secular have scored a 4:1 win over the BJP in crucial by-elections for three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats in Karnataka. The sweep includes a big upset in Ballari, a BJP stronghold for the last decade and a half. The Congress has called it a “teaser for what is in store for the BJP next year,” in a tweet that celebrated “the sweeping victory of the Congress-JD(S) alliance.” Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram...
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