Trump-Times: Don’t say dasvidaniya yet Donnie!

Trump-Times: Don’t say dasvidaniya yet Donnie!

(Washington Diary) Washington, July 15 (IANS) When Narendra Modi came calling, Donald Trump “conspired” with his “true friend” from India to keep the big Russian bear at bay.   But no such luck for POTUS in Paris where it followed him like Mary’s little lamb. As he and the French President Emmanuel Macron emerged after […]

Three militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Three militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, defence sources said.   The anti-terror operation was still on in the densely forested Satoora area of Tral.   Two of the slain militants were locals affiliated with the Zakir Musa group. […]

Mayweather, McGregor wrap up profane PR tour in London

Mayweather, McGregor wrap up profane PR tour in London

LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wrapped up the four-day promotional tour for their boxing match in Las Vegas in August with another foul-mouthed press conference, this time in front of thousands of fans at the Wembley Arena in London.   The undefeated American Mayweather and the UFC lightweight champ McGregor […]

China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is “free”

China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is “free”

SHENYANG, China, July 15 (Reuters) – Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated on Saturday and his wife is “free”, a government official said, as a state-run newspaper attacked him as a “despised” criminal out of step with Chinese society.   Liu, 61, died of multiple organ failure on Thursday in a […]

Bamboo mat for tarmac

Bamboo mat for tarmac

A villager’s ingenuity makes landslide affected road pliable   Morung Express News Dimapur | July 14   Ingenuity in the most trying of circumstances certainly works wonders. Who would have imagined that the bamboo, besides its myriad uses could also come in handy as a makeshift road tarmac?   Unrelenting rainfall and landslides for almost […]

CNTC demands Gov to dissolve present NLA

DIMAPUR, JULY 14 (MExN): The Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) has demanded that the Governor immediately dissolve the present house and impose President’s Rule.   “There is a total breakdown of constitutional machinery in the state and therefore cannot be allowed to continue. The present legislators have failed extremely short of people’s aspirations, hope and […]

Present MLAs are immature, fragile and unfit: NTC asserts

DIMAPUR, JULY 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC) has expressed dismay at the “unbecoming behavior of our elected leaders taking the people for a ride beyond reasonable limit.” A press note from the NTC stated that the prevailing crisis in the NPF led Ministry has immense adverse impact on the citizens of the state. […]

President’s Rule the only solution: NPCC

DIMAPUR, JULY 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) today stated that President’s Rule is the “only solution for Nagaland.”   A press note from the NPCC said that the unprecedented drama of power struggle being enacted by the NPF legislators for the past one week “should make every sensible Naga to hang their […]

Kaziranga campers return, greeted with jeers

Kaziranga campers return, greeted with jeers

Morung Express News Chumukedima | July 14   In an apparent sign of mounting frustration against the one too many power games played by legislators at the cost of development, NPF Party workers and public at large of 4 Ghaspani-I assembly constituency demanded their elected leaders to “stop playing desperate games” and even went as […]

TR Zeliang meets Governor

TR Zeliang meets Governor

DIMAPUR, JULY 14 (MExN): The NPF legislators led by former CM, TR Zeliang reached Kohima this afternoon after they were reportedly evacuated by boat from a resort in Assam’s Kaziranga, where they have been camping since last week. Zeliang reportedly met the Governor at around 7:00pm, and the meeting lasted for around 15-20 minutes. However, […]