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Farmers trained on plant protection, soil & water conservation

  Tuensang, August 2 (MExN): Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Tuensang conducted trainings under Soil and Water Conservation and Plant Protection division at Chang Khulei Setshang Hall, Tuensang on July 29 for farmers of Hakchang and Tuensang village (C-khel). 40 people…

A better Dimapur

A better Dimapur

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Malaysia: $1 million worth in trafficked wildlife seized by airport customs officials

  KUALA LUMPUR, August 2 (Reuters): Malaysian authorities seized trafficked ivory tusks and pangolin scales worth nearly $1 million over the weekend, airport customs officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of seizures in Asia of products made…

Kohima Law College takes campaign to KABA Bayavü Youth Fellowship

Kohima Law College takes campaign to KABA Bayavü Youth Fellowship

    Kohima, August 2 (MExN): Kohima Law College conducted its awareness campaign on Citizen Rights & Duties at Kohima Ao Baptist Church (KABA) Bayavü Youth Fellowship on July 30.   Topics such as Lokayukta, Consumer Rights, Clean Election, National…

Philippines’ Duterte calls NKorea’s Kim a “fool” over nuclear ambitions

  MANILA, August 2 (Reuters): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday described North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “fool” and a “son of a bitch”, just days before Manila hosts an international meeting certain to address Pyongyang’s long-range…

Russian military denies Reuters report on losses

  MOSCOW, August 2 (Reuters): Russia’s Defence Ministry on Wednesday denied a Reuters report about a rise in the losses suffered by Russia in its military campaign in Syria, calling it “a lie from beginning to end”, Russian news agencies…

Panchayat level capacity building on digital payment

  Mon, august 2 (DIPR): Panchayat Level Capacity Building on Digital Payment under RD Block, Phomching, Mon District was held on August 2. Two participants from each VDB and Block staff attended the programme.   DIO, NIC, Mon, Ravi Rajan…

16 wagons of goods train derail in Bihar

  Patna, August 2 (PTI): Sixteen wagons of a goods train today derailed at a place under Mughalsarai division of East Central Railway (ECR) zone forcing cancellation of many trains and diversion of routes of a large number of them.…

Aadhaar data safe as servers are in India: Minister

New Delhi, August 2 (IANS): Aadhaar related data is safe as the servers that contain the data are in India, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.   Answering a question on cyber security in the Lok Sabha,…

New Pakistan PM consults ousted boss Sharif on cabinet picks

New Pakistan PM consults ousted boss Sharif on cabinet picks

    ISLAMABAD, August 2 (Reuters): Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi began his first full day in office on Wednesday by meeting his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after…

Cholera, hunger push Yemen to edge: UN official

  United Nations, August 2 (IANS): A senior UN official has said that war-torn Yemen, already reeling from malnutrition and dwindling healthcare, is plummeting into further distress amid a deadly cholera outbreak and looming famine.   “Historically, Yemen has been…

Embassy attack fuels fears ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

Embassy attack fuels fears ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

    KABUL, August 2 (Reuters): An attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul has reinforced fears that Islamic State militants are seeking to bring the group’s Middle East conflict to Afghanistan, though evidence of fighters relocating from Iraq and…