Farmers Trained on management of horticultural crops in Tuensang

  Dimapur, August 5 (MExN): The Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH), Medziphema, Nagaland in collaboration with A.H. Agri & Allied Cooperative Society conducted farmers training at Helipong, Ngangpong and Tuensang ‘C’ khel village under Tuensang district from July 31 –August 2.   The training was aimed at equipping the farmers with scientific method of cultivation […]

Entrepreneurship Club’s ‘Skill Development Programme’ held in KROS College Kohima

Entrepreneurship Club’s ‘Skill Development Programme’ held in KROS College Kohima

    Dimapur, August 5 (MExN): The Entrepreneurship Club, Kros College Kohima organised a skill development program under the theme, “Learning from Doing” on August 5.   With the objective to foster creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial culture in the College, the club was started by a group of students with lecturer as the in-charge.   […]

ATMA, Chumukedima conducts training, demo

ATMA, Chumukedima conducts training, demo

    Dimapur, August 5 (MExN): A training-cum-demonstration programme on poultry and vermicompost was organised by ATMA, Chumukedima block under Dimapur District on August 4 at Model village, Chumukedima. The programme was held with a view to create employment opportunity, upgrading skill and developing qualitative standard of the product for Self Help Group, an ATMA […]

Asia security forum to push social media use to counter extremism

  MANILA, August 5 (Reuters): More than two dozen Asian countries will agree to utilize social media to counter the spread of violent extremism in the region, according to a draft statement being prepared ahead of a top security gathering on Monday.   Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

Rwanda leader wins 3rd term in vote he called ‘a formality’

  KIGALI, August 5 (AP): Rwanda’s longtime President Paul Kagame has easily won a third term in office in what he had called “a formality.” He faces another seven years leading the small East African nation praised for its economic performance but criticized for its silencing of opponents.   Electoral authorities overnight said Kagame had […]

Southeast Asian states say Korea standoff threatens ‘global peace’

Southeast Asian states say Korea standoff threatens ‘global peace’

    MANILA, August 5 (Reuters): Southeast Asian foreign ministers expressed grave concern on Saturday about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula stemming from long-range missile tests by North Korea that “seriously threaten” global peace and security.   Taking a stronger tone than it has previously on the standoff, the Association of South East Asian […]

350 million in Europe at risk of extreme weather: Study

  London, August 5 (IANS): Two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by heat waves, coastal floods and other weather-related disasters, largely due to global warming and climate change by the end of the century, a study said.   That’s 350 million people in 31 countries subjected to an increased risk […]

Decoded: what caused Neanderthals to die out

  London, August 5 (IANS): Early modern humans and Neanderthals shared a similar diet — consisting mainly of mammoth and plants — and also competed for food which led to their downfall, new research has claimed.   “According to our results, Neanderthals and the early modern humans were in direct competition in regard to their […]

50 militants killed in Afghan airstrike

    Kabul, August 5 (IANS): At least 50 Taliban militants were killed and three wounded in an airstrike on a militants’ hideout in Afghanistan’s Khost province, a local official said on Saturday.   “The strike was conducted in a remote locality in Piri area of Musa Khil district late on Friday evening,” District Chief […]

Eating chocolate may provide relief from bowel disease

  New York, August 5 (IANS): Consuming protein rich foods such as nuts, eggs, seeds, beans, poultry, yogurt, cheese and even chocolates may foster a more tolerant and less inflammatory gut environment, which could mean relief for people living with abdominal pain and diarrhoea of inflammatory bowel disease, a study has said.   These food […]

US submits formal notice to UN on withdrawal from Paris climate pact

  WASHINGTON, August 5 (Reuters): The U.S. State Department has officially informed the United Nations it will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement in a document issued on Friday, but left the door open to re-engaging if the terms improved for the United States.   The State Department said in a press release the United […]

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