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‘Cyber-threats increase as India goes cashless’

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS): As India shifts to a cashless economy, cyber-threats are at a new high with the number of such incidents occurring in banking systems increasing in the last five years, a study here said on Tuesday.…

What’s the last word in Oxford English Dictionary?

‘Zyzzyva’, a genus of tropical weevils (beetles) native to South America has dethroned ‘zythum’, an ancient Egyptian malt beer as the Oxford English Dictionary’s final entry in its latest updates on June 30.   The OED is updated four times…

Kovind and Kumar to campaign in Meghalaya

Shillong, July 4 (IANS): The NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and his rival Meira Kumar will visit the Meghalaya capital this week to drum up support for their candidature.   While Kumar, the former Lok Sabha Speaker and the…

Take strict action against Delhi Golf Club: NE students group

  Shillong, July 4 (IANS): The powerful North East Students Organisation (NESO) has asked the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) to probe the Delhi Golf Club incident where a woman from Meghalaya was asked to leave for wearing a…

Flavours of eight North East states on Delhi’s platter

Flavours of eight North East states on Delhi’s platter

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS): It’s spring rolls, Thai curry and chowmein-free zone. Rosang, where spices and herbs are sourced from all the eight states of northeast India to acquaint foodies of the country’s capital with flavours of the region,…

Rediscover your Roots: Five must-read folktale companions for this summer

As the summer vacation begins, are you in a mood to go back in time and delve into a world devoid of modern gadgets while ‘re-discovering’ your roots. The Morung Learning invites you into the world of oral narratives, where…

MLA session from July 20

  Newmai News Network Imphal | July 4   The Manipur State Cabinet decided to summon the Second Session (Budget Session) of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly from July 20, 2017.   It was decided a meeting chaired by Chief Minister N…

Darjeeling shutdown enters 20th day, situation remains tense

Darjeeling( WB), July 4 (PTI): The situation in Darjeeling remained tensed as the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland entered its 20th day today.   Internet services remained suspended for the 17th consecutive day as the Darjeeling district extended the ban…

ZNP opposes Panchayati Raj system

Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 4   Opposing the propose plan for restructuring of Mizoram’s traditional local government apparatus called the Village Council and embracing Panchayati Raj system, opposition Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP) said introduction of Panchayati Raj system…

Flood situation remains grim in Assam

  Guwahati, July 4 (IANS): The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim with over 3.5 lakh people remaining affected in 13 districts, an official of the state Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday.   The floods have claimed…

David Beckham ‘always affectionate’ towards his kids

David Beckham ‘always affectionate’ towards his kids

Former football star David Beckham, who had come under fire for sharing an image of himself kissing his five-year-old daughter Harper on the lips, has defended his decision saying that he and his wife Victoria Beckham are “always very affectionate”…

Barry Gibb shares his secret to ‘stayin’ alive’

Barry Gibb shares his secret to ‘stayin’ alive’

The last remaining Bee Gees member Barry Gibb has shared his secret to “Stayin alive” and it comes down to getting plenty of sleep.   “I don’t believe in getting up early in the morning. My secret is: don’t get…