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Nagaland makes industry out of its music


August 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 27 (IANS) Nagaland is known as a hub of musical talent. There are songs of love, there are even songs of war here. The rich musical tradition of ... Read more...

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Nagaland government appeals for calling off blockade


August 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.Five ... Read more...

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English mass-market books tap Hindi speakers (Feature)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Popular books in English are cutting through the language barrier to reach Hindi speaking readers in north India.Five commercially successful titles, "Hello Bastar", "The ... Read more...

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Nagaland announces award for Swuro


July 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 31 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.25 lakhs for archer Chekrovolu Swuro for becoming an Olympian.Rio, accompanied by his colleagues, are ... Read more...

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‘Manipur situation too complex to expect dramatic change’


March 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Congress may have won a clear mandate in Manipur but the tribal situation in the state is too complex to expect any dramatic changes ... Read more...

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Amish rules fiction roost, Steve Job bio falls a spot (IANS Books)


February 18th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography yielded its first place to Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" in the non-fiction section of the bestseller ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ bio bestseller again (IANS Books)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography continued to lead the non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of the Nagas" ... Read more...

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Shutdowns, blockades: Manipur’s main poll issues


January 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 25 (IANS) The common man in Manipur has one big hope from Saturday's assembly polls - a lasting solution to shutdowns. They are still smarting from ... Read more...

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Congress eyes hat trick in Manipur (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 25 (IANS) The battlelines for next month's assembly elections in Manipur has been drawn, with the ruling Congress party eyeing a political hat trick and the regional ... Read more...

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Manipur parties in poll mode for Jan 28 battle


December 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 25 (IANS) With polls to the 60-member Manipur assembly scheduled to be held Jan 28, parties in the northeastern state are gearing up to reach out to ... Read more...

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Scattered Mizos must live in unity, says Lal Thanhawla


December 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 12 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Monday stressed that Mizo people living in various regions, including Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and neighbouring Myanmar, must live in unity for ... Read more...

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For people in Imphal, the state is a failure


December 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 11 (IANS) Ibungochoubi Ningthoukhongjam, 49, owns five mobile phones, not because he is a gadget freak but to ensure he does not lose contact during an emergency, as ... Read more...

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Blockade lifted, but Manipur still tense


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 2 (IANS) The economic blockage has been lifted in Manipur, but it has not done much to douse the seething anger of people still reeling under the crippling ... Read more...

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Situation in Manipur remains grim: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 1 (IANS) The state of affairs remains grim in Manipur even though a crippling 121-day economic blockade has been temporarily lifted, says a minister while stressing that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

United Naga Council temporarily lifts Manipur blockade


November 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur that entered its 121st day Monday has been temporarily withdrawn, said a leader of the United Naga Council (UNC) ... Read more...

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Blocklade-hit Manipuris find solace in cultural fest


November 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Affected by the more than 100 days of gruelling economic blockade and ethnic clashes, people here are trying to find some solace in the ongoing 10-day ... Read more...

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PM to visit blockade-hit Manipur


November 28th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit blockade-hit Manipur Dec 3 to attend a series of programmes and address a public gathering, an official said here ... Read more...

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Nagaland donates Rs.1 mn to flood-hit Thailand


November 17th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Nov 17 (IANS) The tribal Nagas of Nagaland Thursday donated Rs.1 million to the flood-affected people of Thailand. The amount was generated through a platform, 'Solidarity Concert for Thailand', organised ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography on top (IANS Books)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last month, is on top of the non-fiction section and Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of ... Read more...

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Manipur blockade enters 100th day, supplies drying up


November 8th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 8 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur entered its 100th day Tuesday with no signs that the government was making an effort to break the deadlock and ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs on top of book cart (IANS Books)


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died early last month, has made it to the top of the non-fiction section and Amish ... Read more...

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Resolve issues through dialogue: Chidambaram


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday urged people in Manipur to resolve all issues through dialogue, even as there is no end in sight to the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit blockade-hit Manipur


October 29th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit Manipur, where an economic blockade to press for a separate district has resulted in soaring prices of ... Read more...

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Mark Tully, Amish Tripathi top book chart (IANS Books)


October 27th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran journalist Mark Tully's "Non-Stop India" tops the non-fiction section while "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi still rules the fiction section ... Read more...

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Prices soar in blockade-hit Manipur


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 23 (IANS) The economic blockade in Manipur demanding a separate district entered the 84th day Sunday, even as it has led to sky rocketing prices of various ... Read more...

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BJP team meets PM over Manipur blockade


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday on the continuing economic blockade ... Read more...

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Gadkari to meet PM on Manipur blockade


October 21st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari, a team of party leaders from Manipur will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday over ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi retain their top positions in the non-fiction and the ... Read more...

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‘Ease tensions in Manipur’


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former union minister and social worker Mohan Dharia Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps to ease tensions in Manipur and ... Read more...

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Team Anna to visit blockade-hit Manipur


October 15th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday said that a two-member team, led by Arvind Kejriwal, will go to Manipur Oct 24 to find a possible ... Read more...

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Parties demand President’s Rule in blockade-hit Manipur


October 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal/Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) Opposition parties Friday demanded imposition of President's Rule in Manipur where a 75-day-long highway blockade has made the prices of essentials shoot up two to ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top authors of week (IANS Books)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of The Nagas" continued its bestseller run in the fiction category while historian Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" led ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top charts again (IANS Books)


October 6th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" leads this week's non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi again rules the fiction list with ... Read more...

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60-day blockade brings Manipur to its knees


October 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 4 (IANS) A litre of petrol at Rs.200 in the black market and a cooking gas cylinder for Rs.1,500 or more... After two months of a blockade in ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi rule book charts (IANS Books)


September 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" reigns over the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for another week, while Amish Tripathi continues to top ... Read more...

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