Cricket and minority – the enemy within

  Garga Chatterjee   Middle class citizens of the subcontinental fractions of the British Empire get to specially engage with each other in mutual hate in the run up, during and follow up of a cricket match that involves any two of the sighted male cricket teams of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. War is the […]

Khushwant’s India: A country he loved, but did not like

  Saket Suman IANS   That creative juices of sublime writing flowed through the veins of late writer Khushwant Singh is reflected in the reverence with which he is read even after his death. But it is uncommon for a writer of such stature to openly pronounce himself an unproud Indian. And, with two new […]

ANSCU commemorates 38th Foundation Day

ANSCU commemorates 38th Foundation Day

    Morung Express News Kohima | August 2   The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANSCU) commemorated its 38th Foundation Day on August 2 with its vas the key speaker to exhort the students.   In his speech, Medo mentioned that ANSCU is an outcome after the long felt need to have a common […]

We have questions

  Aheli Moitra   It is that time when focus is needed on the Indo-Naga peace process.   But first, a bit about the Colombian peace process. The Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army, or FARC-EP) led a campaign since 1964 for the economic, social and political transformation […]

‘Skinny legs may up death risk by 300%’

  London, August 2 (IANS): If you have a lean body shape with normal body mass index but with skinny lower legs, you may be at three-fold increased risk of dying from cardiometabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease, a research has claimed.   According to the study, lean people who are […]

Sons of militants steered to new path

Sons of militants steered to new path

    Niniek Karmini Associated Press   The slim boys in Muslim caps and robes at the Al Hidayah Islamic boarding school are grinning bolts of energy who love football, need a little coaxing to do their math and Quran lessons assiduously and aspire to become policemen or respected preachers.   Their school, like many […]

ATMA Kohima conduct orientation training

  Kohima, August 2 (MExN): ATMA Kohima district conducted an orientation training programme for ATMA functionaries on August 2 at DAO conference hall, Kohima. The programme was chaired by Rokoshuno Angela, Dy. PD, ATMA Kohima. Vizonyü Liezie, DAO & PD (ATMA) welcomed all the new ATMA functionaries. He highlighted the rules and regulations that need […]

Induction cum Orientation Programme at MITE Kohima

  Kohima, August 2 (MExN): The Modern Institute of Teacher Education (MITE) Kohima held its Induction cum Orientation Programme for the new B.Ed student-teachers for the Session 2017-19 on July 27 at the institute’s auditorium.   Devanand Sinha, the Principal welcomed the new student-teachers with a note on the various activities progressing in the institute. […]

Robots tackle extremist videos better: Google

  San Francisco, August 2 (IANS): Google has said that its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven robots are more accurate than humans in identifying and blocking the extremist videos online.   According to a report in The Telegraph on Tuesday, Google claimed that its robots flag three in four offensive videos from YouTube even before they are […]

Case thrown out against former Thai PM Somchai in rare win for anti-junta camp

  BANGKOK, August 2 (Reuters): A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed a case against former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat, a brother-in-law of deposed former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, in a rare victory for the pro-Thaksin, anti-junta movement.   Somchai, along with then-deputy prime minister Chavalit Yongchaiyuth, was accused of abuse of power over a deadly […]

US wants North Korea dialogue ‘at some point’

  WASHINGTON, August 2 (Reuters): The United States does not seek to topple the North Korean government and would like dialogue with Pyongyang at some point, but only on the understanding that it can never be a nuclear power, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.   Speaking to reporters at the State Department […]

Admissions at LPU to close on August 10

  Jalandhar, August 2 (Agencies): In accordance to its set admission schedule and amp, procedures as per previous years, Lovely Professional University has set last date of admission for all programs as August 10 this year too.   Thousands of new students from 50+ countries & all 29 states of India have already taken admission […]