Singapore protest calls for inquiry over PM’s alleged abuse of power

Singapore protest calls for inquiry over PM’s alleged abuse of power

SINGAPORE, July 15 (Reuters): Around 400 protesters gathered at Singapore’s Speakers’ Corner on Saturday calling for an independent inquiry into whether Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong abused his power in a battle with his siblings over what to do with their late father’s house.   The heirs of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s long-serving first prime […]

Eight people attended Russia meet with Donald Trump Jr.

Washington, July 15 (IANS): A June 2016 meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer who allegedly had compromising information about former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, was attending by at least eight people, the media reported.   The revelation came after Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian-American lobbyist who once served in the Soviet army, confirmed […]

Naga Appetite: A Collection of Essential Recipes

Naga Appetite: A Collection of Essential Recipes

Naga Chef Season 3 winner releases recipe book   A very unique and rare volume entitled as ‘Naga Appetite: A collection of Essential Recipes’ was authored by Salang Yanger, winner of ‘THE NAGA CHEF’ session 3 in the year 2015 and was released with prayer and thanksgiving by Rev. A. Chuba Jamir, Associate Pastor, Kohima […]

Summer Children Theatre workshop

Summer Children Theatre workshop

Around 20 children from different schools, age group of 8 to 11 years are having their summer vacation in the world of ‘Theatre In Education’ with Bendang Walling and Arun Thapa from National School of Drama. Sashila Ozukum, Proprietor of Hope Academy is the coordinator for the workshop which is organised by NSD (Theatre In […]

Hamilton on pole for home British Grand Prix

Hamilton on pole for home British Grand Prix

SILVERSTONE, England, July 15 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Grand Prix for the third year in a row on Saturday with a sensational lap that left him one step away from Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record.   Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen will join the Mercedes driver on the front row, […]

Honolulu high-rise fire that left 3 dead like ‘horror movie’

Honolulu high-rise fire that left 3 dead like ‘horror movie’

HONOLULU, July 15 (AP) — Karen Hastings was in her 31st floor Honolulu apartment when she smelled smoke. She ran out to her balcony, looked down, and saw flames five floors below her.   “The fire just blew up and went flying right out the windows,” the 71-year-old Hastings said of the first moments of […]

I’m against Emergency: Kirti Kulhari

I’m against Emergency: Kirti Kulhari

Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari, who is playing the title role in the forthcoming film “Indu Sarkar”, says she does not support the Emergency that was imposed for 21 months in 1975 in India.   Asked if her political opinion reflects in the film, Kirti told IANS here: “Whatever I read about Emergency […]

Dia Mirza feted with Valerian of Environmental Issues

Dia Mirza feted with Valerian of Environmental Issues

Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who has been awarded Valerian of Environmental Issues by the makers of the film “Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets”, says she is grateful for being acknowledged for doing her bit.   “I think as citizens of this planet, it is incumbent upon us to become […]

GST registration closes on July 30

GST registration closes on July 30

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government on Saturday exhorted traders liable for registration under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime to do so at the earliest as July 30 is the last date, failing which would attract a penalty.   “As per the GST laws, one is required to take registration on or […]

Kashmir cop arrested on suspicion of aiding Amarnath attack

Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Monday’s Amarnath Yatra terror attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding terrorists strike the bus on July 10, killing seven pilgrims.   Claiming a major breakthrough in cracking the terror attack on a Yatra bus, the SIT has arrested a policeman and […]

Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in final British GP practice

Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in final British GP practice

SILVERSTONE, England, July 15 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton was fastest in final practice for a home British Grand Prix that he is aiming to win for the fourth year in a row on Sunday.   The Mercedes driver, who looks a favourite for pole position later on Saturday, lapped the cold, wet and windswept Silverstone […]