ANALYSIS-Violence, “old boys’ clubs” put women off life in politics but at what cost?

ANALYSIS-Violence, “old boys’ clubs” put women off life in politics but at what cost?

A teacher stands in her classroom, Soda, Rajasthan, India, September 5, 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Himanschu Sharman   “The view women are crucial, for equal opportunity and development for all of society’   * Women hold less than a quarter of parliamentary seats globally * Wide recognition that women MPs put other issues in spotlight * […]

Motor racing: Hamilton wins U.S. GP but made to wait for title

Motor racing: Hamilton wins U.S. GP but made to wait for title

Oct 22, 2017; Austin, TX, USA; Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain poses with Olympic champion Usain Bolt after Hamilton wins the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports   AUSTIN, Texas, October 23 (Reuters) – Mercedes won the Formula One constructors’ title for the fourth year […]

Insight: China’s recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

Insight: China’s recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

Batteries for electric vehicles are manufactured at a factory in Dongguan, China September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip   SHANGHAI, October 23 (Reuters) – After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting […]

Macri’s coalition sweeps Argentina’s mid-term vote

Macri’s coalition sweeps Argentina’s mid-term vote

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri and Buenos Aires’ governor Maria Eugenia Vidal hold hands as they celebrate at their campaign headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci   BUENOS AIRES, October 23 (Reuters) – Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Congress […]

Nagaland Health Minister against holding 2018 polls

Nagaland Health Minister  against holding 2018 polls

Imkong L. Imchen (File Photo) ‘Everybody should concentrate and give support to the ongoing political dialogue with utmost sincerity’   Our Correspondent Kohima | October 22   Nagaland State Minister for Health & Family Welfare and Election, Imkong L. Imchen today said that it is assumed that the Naga political issue is about to be […]

Tackle illegal immigration issue with coordinated effort: CNTC

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 22 (MExN): The Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) has expressed support to the Western Sumi Hoho’s (WSH) 30 days ultimatum for bringing back the Inner Line Permit (ILP) gate to its original place.   A press note from the CNTC said that this decision of support to the ultimatum was taken with the […]

Rains cause flash flood in Khuzama

Rains cause flash flood in Khuzama

The havoc caused by the flash flood in Khuzama Village on October 22.   DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 22 (MExN): Incessant rainfall during the past few days has severely affected Khuzama Village under Jakhama Sub-division, Kohima district as sudden flashflood occurred in the wee hours around 2:00 am on October 22.   The flash flood damaged at […]

Public confidence low in state health system

Morung Express News Dimapur | October 22   Nearly 91% of the participants who took part in a recent The Morung Express Poll are of the opinion that Nagaland state’s public health system is ill-prepared to respond to public health emergencies.   Not assured about its ability, they felt that the Nagaland government is “very […]

Meagre resources to combat an ever increasing Dengue outbreak

Morung Express News Dimapur | October 22   The public disbelief in the state government’s medical capability is further brought to fore by the current Dengue outbreak in Dimapur. Increasing every year, the government’s lackadaisical response to the annual outbreak in Dimapur is rather disconcerting since the state recorded its first Dengue case in 2009. […]

Now NSCN (K) joins the anti-Aadhaar bandwagon

Dimapur, October 22 (MExN): The NSCN (K) today imposed a “ban” on Aadhaar card in “Naga inhabited territories with immediate effect”. The decision, a NSCN (K) MIP press release stated, was enforced after “taking numerous reports of common public grievances into account” as a result of “making Aadhaar mandatory for various governmental and non-governmental agencies.” […]

UNTABA discusses border issue with NNPGs Working Committee

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 22 (MExN): A team from the United Naga Tribes Association on Border Areas (UNTABA) consisting the Advisors, Executive Committee Members, Action Committee Members, Dimapur District GBs Association and concerned leaders from the Border Areas met all the leadership of the Working Committee of the Six Naga National Political Groups today at Dimapur and […]

KPU band on NH-2 from October 31

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 22 (MExN): The Kandi Public Union (KPU) has decided to impose a total bandh along National Highway-2 for 48-hours with effect from 6:00 AM of October 31 till the midnight of November 1. A press note from the KPU informed that this move has been initiated as despite the state government issuing work […]

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