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Wokha Excise dept seize liquor Wokha, April 22 (MExN): The Excise department of Wokha seized assorted liquor during a raid conducted at GA colony here on April 22 at 11:00 am. 1655 bottles of assorted liquor were seized and the owner of the consignment, Y. Kikon, was arrested and booked under various sections of NLTP […]

Nagaland: 203 cases settled during National Lok Adalat

Nagaland: 203 cases settled during National Lok Adalat

Mobile Lok Adalat being held in Longleng district on April 22.   Kohima, April 22 (MExN): National Lok Adalat benches constituted across Nagaland took up 300 cases and disposed a total of 203 cases, mostly at pre-litigative stage, on April 22. The total settlement amount involved in the disposed cases was Rs. 80,40,489/-.   A […]

AR apprehend NSCN (R) cadres, 2 others

Dimapur, April 22 (MExN): Dimapur battalion of Assam Rifles apprehended three NSCN (R) cadres from a hotel in Eros Lane, Dimapur on April 21. The three were apprehended in possession of illegal arms and ammunition, alleged a press release from PRO, HQ IGAR (North). The cadres have been identified as Lt Col Phumthyan Puimi, Leacy […]

Manipur civil servants called to rededicate and recommit

Newmai News Network Imphal | April 22 Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has urged the civil servants of the State to “rededicate and recommit themselves for the cause of the people.” The CM was speaking at the 12th Civil Service Day held at the Conference Hall of Secretariat South Block in Imphal on April […]

Elderly man held for repeatedly raping minor girl in Tripura

Agartala, April 22 (PTI): A 58-year-old-man has been arrested on charge of repeatedly raping a minor girl for about three months in Tripura’s Khowai district, the police said today.   The 14-year-old girl was repeatedly raped at the man’s house at Champlai, about 60 km from here, since February this year, they.   “The person […]

Two Army personnel killed in Arunachal as road caves in

Itanagar, April 22 (PTI): Two Army personnel were killed and another went missing when a vehicle of the Madras Regiment skidded off the road and fell into the Kundil River in Lower Dibang Valley district early today, official sources said.   Four other officers also sustained minor injuries in the accident, they said.   The […]

Manipur agrees in principle for staff salaries as per pay panel

Imphal, April 22 (IANS): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said that the state government had agreed “in principle” to give enhanced salaries to its employees as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.   However, he added, the government is seeking some time so that a committee formed in this connection could work […]

Trump says ‘long way’ to go on North Korea crisis

Trump says ‘long way’ to go on North Korea crisis

A combination photo shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) in Pyongyang, North Korea and U.S. President Donald Trump (R), in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., respectively from Reuters files. (REUTERS File Photo)     WASHINGTON/SEOUL, April 22 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump said the North Korean nuclear crisis is far from conclusion on Sunday, […]

Germany’s Social Democrats choose first female chair in hope of revamp

Germany’s Social Democrats choose first female chair in hope of revamp

Designated SPD leader Andrea Nahles addresses a one-day party congress of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Wiesbaden, Germany on April 22. (REUTERS Photo) Wiesbaden, GERMANY/BERLIN, April 22 (Reuters): Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) elected Andrea Nahles as their first ever female leader on Sunday, hoping she can reinvigorate the country’s oldest party after it suffered […]

Trump’s travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown

Trump’s travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown

  A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, DC, US. (REUTERS File Photo)   WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters): The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies is set for Wednesday when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban […]

Air strikes pound insurgent enclave close to Damascus

Air strikes pound insurgent enclave close to Damascus

Smoke rises from Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus, Syria on April 21. (REUTERS Photo)   BEIRUT/LONDON, April 22 (Reuters): Air strikes pounded a jihadist-held area near Damascus on Sunday, footage broadcast by Syrian state TV stations showed, as the Syrian government stepped up efforts to wipe out the insurgency’s last foothold near the capital.   […]