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Nagaland NPF greets voters for electing 4 MLAs in Manipur

KOHIMA, MAR 12 (UNI) The Naga People’s Front, Central Office, wishes to congratulate the party rank and file in Nagaland and especially voters in Manipur State, for ensuring the victory of four of NPF candidates who have been declared elected

In a release issued by the Chief Minister and NPF President Dr. Shurhozelie congratulated the elected NPF legislators from their respective Constituencies and would like to place on record our deep and sincere appreciation to the Nagaland Minister in charge of NPF Manipur State Unit Yitachu. The NPF Central office reiterates its stand to rid the region of the Congress party and pledges our support to any non-Congress coalition Government in Manipur.

Meanwhile, Nagaland Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio on Saturday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party Naga Peoples’ Front and the National People’s Party (NPP) for their electoral win in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur.

In a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and General Secretary Ram Madhav, Rio congratulated the party for the landslide victories in UP and Uttarakhandand and BJP’s performance in Manipur. He said the inspiring leadership of the BJP led by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah and the Central party leaders was instrumental and remarkable. With this, Rio was positive that the BJP-led NDA would be further strengthened to the country forward.

Rio also congratulated NPF president, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu for the party winning four seats in Manipur. He said NPF was able to come this far because of the competent leadership and effort put in by the president. Rio was of the firm believe that NPF would do better even in the coming days, the message said.
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India, Netherlands call for zero tolerance to terror

Amsterdam, June 27 (UNI) After sending out a strong message to Pakistan on terrorism from the US soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his counterpart of the Netherlands Mark Rutte today called for a unified and collective effort by the international community to eliminate terrorism.

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27 Jun 2017 | 9:48 PM
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Prez Trump "gladly accepts" Modi's invite for India visit

Washington, Jun 27 (UNI) The US President Donald Trump would be visiting India soon as Mr Trump today gladly accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to visit India.

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27 Jun 2017 | 2:26 PM
India – Myanmar explores more shipping and air connectivity at 6th JTC

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New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) India and Myanmar today explored the feasibilities of direct shipping lines with Vizag/Chennai and the need for direct air connectivity with Chennai/ Guwahati.

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27 Jun 2017 | 8:58 PM
GST is akin to 'tax terrorism': Congress

GST is akin to 'tax terrorism': Congress

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Hardly four days before the much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is enforced in the country, the Congress today said the uniform taxation norm is like 'tax terrorism' and will only result in adding to the burdens of the common man.

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27 Jun 2017 | 8:51 PM
Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway line will boost tourism in Ladakh: Suresh Prabhu

Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway line will boost tourism in Ladakh: Suresh Prabhu

Leh, Jun 27 (UNI) Terming opening of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh Railway line as an important step, Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said this important railway line would prove a boon not only in tourism promotion, but would open so many employment opportunities to the locals besides strengthening the nation’s security.

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27 Jun 2017 | 10:00 PM
Textbooks must be designed to suit needs of children: Sisodia

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27 Jun 2017 | 8:51 PM
100 days in office; Yogi blames opposition for mess in UP

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27 Jun 2017 | 8:52 PM

Trump to nominate Textron executive for Pentagon acquisition post

28 Jun 2017 | 7:26 AM

WASHINGTON, Jun 28 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Textron Systems Chief Executive Ellen Lord for the position of under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, the White House said in a statement.

Action against Sarpanches and Councillors on cards for attesting fake documents

27 Jun 2017 | 11:45 PM

Jalandhar, 27 Jun (UNI) Setting the wheels of District administration in motion for two major fresh surveys, deputy commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today directed all the sub divisional magistrates (SDMs) to conduct fresh surveys for distribution of wheat and pensions in fair and transparent manner.

Ostapenko chases more Wimbledon glory as Kasatkina lurks

28 Jun 2017 | 7:32 AM

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Smriti Irani to inaugurate 65th National Garment Fair in Mumbai on July 10

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27 Jun 2017 | 10:27 PM

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European Union Film Festival in Goa from Jul 1

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27 Jun 2017 | 11:26 PM

Panaji, Jun 27 (UNI) The European Union Film Festival, organized jointly by the Delegation of the European Union, Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) and Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, will be held in Goa from July 1 to 8.

Namibia bans poultry imports from South Africa, Belgium after bird flu outbreaks

Namibia bans poultry imports from South Africa, Belgium after bird flu outbreaks

27 Jun 2017 | 2:28 PM

WINDHOEK, Jun 27 (Reuters) Namibia has suspended poultry imports from South Africa and Belgium with immediate effect following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu in the two countries, its Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) said today.

Ubisoft founding family raises stake to ward off Vivendi

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27 Jun 2017 | 4:10 PM

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JPCC celebrates 26th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

21 May 2017 | 6:22 PM

Ranchi, May 21 (UNI) The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee today paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna late Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary which was celebrated by the party as ‘Shahdat Diwas’.

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