Ben Affleck honoured for charity work

Ben Affleck honoured for charity work

Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck was honoured here for his humanitarian work with Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI). He took centre-stage at the Starkey Hearing Foundation awards gala in St. Paul, Minnesota, on July 16. Affleck told that working with the Congolese people has been “one of the greatest, most awe-inspiring experiences of my life”.   The […]

Ethics and Politics

Vini Sumi Dimapur   Centuries old now-debunk political doctrine of Machiavellianism which is defined: “The political doctrine of Machiavelli, which denies the relevance of morality in political affairs and holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing and maintaining political power” appears to be the core ideology of Naga legislators to be specific and […]

All Eyes on the Speaker

Sebastian Zumvu   Oh dear, we have done it again. We are in the news for all the wrong reasons and the next few weeks we could be making history: We shall be in the front pages of all local and national media.   I am reminded of a troll in the social media where […]

Quiz #69

Quiz #69

1. The District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Chiechama won the “All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions” for its project titled ___________. a) The Garden Project b) The Garden School Project c) The Organic Garden School Project d) The School Organic Garden Project   […]

Shutdown in hills to go on, GJM wants Gorkhaland issue raised in Parliament

Darjeeling, July 18 (IANS) The Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) on Tuesday said the indefinite shutdown in the north Bengal hills will continue and urged their national alliance partners to raise the Gorkhaland issue in Parliament’s ongoing monsoon session.   The committee that held its third meeting in Kalimpong since its inception last month, also […]

Weekly Internship List

Weekly Internship List

Digital Marketing at Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs. 2,000/Month Link – Deadline – 29th July 2017   Operations at Rothshield Healthcare Location – Asansol, Burdwan, Bongaigaon, Guwahati Stipend – Rs. 6,000-8,000/Month Link – Deadline – 27th July 2017   Web Development at Infra IT Solutions Location – Work from […]

US Govt: Iran complying with nuke deal but defying its spirit

WASHINGTON, July 18 (AP): The Trump administration told Congress for a second time Monday that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal and can keep enjoying sanctions relief, even as it insisted Tehran would face consequences for breaching “the spirit” of the deal.   President Donald Trump, who lambasted the 2015 pact as a candidate, […]

Swiss glacier yields bodies of couple missing for 75 yrs

GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters): The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago in the Alps have been found on a shrinking glacier, Swiss media said on Tuesday.   Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin, the parents of seven children, had gone to milk their cows in a meadow above Chandolin in the […]

Afghan civilians continue to suffer in ‘ugly war’: UN

United Nations, July 18 (IANS): The UN mission in Afghanistan said on Monday that civilians continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan’s “ugly war.”   “Civilian lives, including those of women and children, continue to be lost at record high levels amid a worsening toll of suicide attacks,” Xinhua quoted head of the UN Assistance […]

Most users can’t detect fake news on social media

London, July 18 (IANS): As the spread of fake news on social media gains momentum, researchers now reveal that people can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60 per cent of the time.   Even then, they can only tell what is wrong with the image only 45 per cent of the […]

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