A look at Duterte’s stormy first year in power

A look at Duterte’s stormy first year in power

Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano Associated Press   It’s been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a “human rights calamity.” One accused him of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court.   A […]

Is the Govt Equipped?

A defining character of responsible governance is in its use of democratic means to evolve equitable solutions based on inclusive, participatory and nonviolent approaches. This is foundational to its ability for constructively addressing conflicts.   Nagaland is filled with examples where the state government has used forceful methods for its own gain. These examples are […]

‘Brain training’ app may improve memory

  IANS   A “brain training” game app developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge could help improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia, suggests a study.   In the study, published in The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, the researchers tested the effects of the game on patients with […]

TT tourney at Mopungchuket

TT tourney at Mopungchuket

DIMAPUR, JULY 3 (MExN): The inaugural edition of Ao Temulung Championship, a Mokokchung district open table tennis tournament got underway here today organized by Pongen Khel Sports Association (PKSA), Mopungchuket under the aegis of Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association (MDTTA). A total number of 26 players from across the district are participating in the tournament. […]

Force India drivers reminded that the team comes first

LONDON, JULY 3 (Reuters): Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has reminded drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon that the team must take priority after a collision at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix wrecked hopes of a first win in Formula One.   The Indian said they would be allowed to continue racing without the need to […]

MODESTY IN DRESSING

Chandemo Murry M. Div, SABC   This write up is a result of a post that I recently read on facebook pertaining to the issue of Modesty in dressing which was addressed to the women. Unsurprisingly, there was mixed opinions (favored and disfavored) based on their own reason and perspective. And this drew my attention […]

On appointment of Advisors to Dimapur Municipal Council

Hejeto Chishi Former Member (Ward No. 9) Dimapur Municipal Council   I, as a former councillor of the Dimapur Municipal Council having concern for well being and smooth functioning of the office of the civic body would like to share my personal view on the appointment of advisors to the DMC. For the first time […]

‘Wonder Woman’ flies past Batman v Superman, Man of Steel, and Suicide Squad at box office

‘Wonder Woman’ flies past Batman v Superman, Man of Steel, and Suicide Squad at box office

Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, is riding a wave of positive reactions, and has crossed fellow DC movies, Batman v Superman, Man of Steel, and Suicide Squad at the US box office. The Princess of Themyscira has achieved another milestone. According to Entertainment Weekly, Wonder Woman has become the highest-grossing film of the DC Extended […]

THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Kahuto Chishi Sumi Akukau (G.B.) Hevishe Village Khaghaboto Range, Dimapur   In my article,”Missing the Forest for the Trees”(Eastern Mirror 10-11-16), I pointed out how we Nagas were so engrossed in the symptoms of corruption like bad roads, irregular electricity, blocked drains etc (the trees of corruption) that we were missing the fact that Nagaland […]

Whoopi Goldberg among Academy’s new Board of Governors

Whoopi Goldberg among Academy’s new Board of Governors

Veteran actress Whoopi Goldberg has been elected to the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy announced the election results, which included Goldberg, who will represent the actor’s branch. Goldberg toppled actors Geena Davis, Edward James Olmos and Rita Wilson for her spot.   The 61-year-old actress won […]

Indian manufacturing growth cools in June

Indian manufacturing growth cools in June

Mumbai , July 3 (Reuters): Activity in India’s manufacturing sector eased to a four-month low in June amid a slowdown in output and new orders as softer domestic consumption partly offset strong foreign demand, a private business survey showed on Monday.   The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, compiled by IHS Markit, fell to […]

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