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 participated in the training.   Eliseni Tsopoe, Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Protection), one of the […]

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 Food Security Act, Environment, RTI, Food Safety & Standard Act, and Human Rights were presented […]

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 missile tests.   Duterte held nothing back in rebuking Kim for “playing with dangerous toys”, […]

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 reported.   “This is not the first time that Reuters is attempting to discredit by […]

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 Kumar, giving a presentation on Digital Payment Methods with detailed analysis apprised of the need […]

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.   Earlier, the ECR said that 20 wagons had derailed.   Chief Public Relations Officer […]

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, the Minister said: “Data is the new oil… As far as Aadhaar is concerned entire […]

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 the Supreme Court disqualified him.   Domestic television broadcast images of Abbasi’s motorcade arriving in […]

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 one of the poorest Arab nations — if not the poorest — with (poverty) and […]

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 Syria remains elusive.   Islamic State said it carried out Monday’s attack, which began with […]