My Zumba Adventures!

My Zumba Adventures!

    Over the past few days, there has been enough hullabaloo over the political scenario, clean elections, the flood situation, broken bridges, condition of roads, and the overall mess in Nagaland. It appears like there is nothing to be desired in Nagaland. I will not present you with another depressing scenario, neither will I […]

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Recruitment

    The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has advertised a notification to conduct online examination for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs VI) for recruitment of 14192 Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”- Office Assistants (Multipurpose) vacancies is tentatively scheduled between September and November […]

Campus Buzz

43rd fresher’s social at Mount Tiyi College     Mount Tiyi College Wokha celebrated the 43rd fresher’s social on August 5. While welcoming the freshers, Amos Ovung, Vice-Principal, congratulated the students for their success in the previous HSSLC exams and encouraged them to take up the degree course with a different mindset and seriousness.   […]

Mafe Mobile launches budget smartphone ‘Shine M810’

  New Delhi, August 8 (IANS): Domestic handset manufacturer Mafe Mobile on Tuesday launched an affordable 4G smartphone ‘Shine M810’ at Rs 4,599.   ‘Shine M810’ features 5-inch FWVGA display and sports 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera with LED flash. Backed by 1.3Ghz Quad-core SPREADTRUM processor, the device comes with 1GB RAM and […]

‘Twining’ PAN and AADHAAR

  Dr. Asangba Tzüdir   The Supreme Court recently had to stare at a kind of legal vacuum as Maharashtra government, through a senior advocate demonstrated that the 40 year old judicially laid down foundation for privacy as a fundamental right was a misnomer. Two categorical judgments, one in 1954 (eight-judge bench M P Sharma […]

Smartphones are rendering teens lonely and distressed

  IANS   Teenagers in the US today are working less, having less sex and are far less happy than previous generations because of increased use of smartphones, says a social psychologist who has been researching generational differences for 25 years.   In an article for The Atlantic, adapted from her forthcoming book on the […]

An unforgettable date with a Russian n-plant

  Sirshendu Panth IANS   Imagine “shutting down” a nuclear power plant by pressing a button with your thumb, or having access to no-go zones for the public in a nuclear site — all accompanied by experts lucidly explaining the core operations.   These and various other thrills awaited a small group of mediapersons from […]

New UN sanctions might not budge North Korea

New UN sanctions might not budge North Korea

    WASHINGTON, August 8 (AP): The strongest sanctions yet against North Korea could still prove no match for the communist country’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions.   While the United States hails a new package of U.N. penalties that could cut a third of North Korea’s exports, the sanctions themselves aren’t the American objective. They’re […]

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

  A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files.   HBO, which had previously acknowledged the theft of “proprietary information,” said it’s continuing to investigate and is working […]

Diabetes, high BP in midlife may up dementia risk later

  New York, August 8 (IANS): Middle-aged persons who have cardiovascular health risk factors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and are also current smokers, have a greater chance of suffering from dementia later in life, researchers have warned.   The findings showed that the chances of dementia increased most strongly with age followed by […]

Haruo Nakajima, who played the original 1954 Godzilla, dies

Haruo Nakajima, who played the original 1954 Godzilla, dies

    He stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world Godzilla, the fire-breathing, screeching monster that became Japan’s star cultural export and an enduring symbol of the pathos and destruction of the nuclear age.   Haruo Nakajima, who portrayed Godzilla in the original 1954 classic, died Monday of […]

24 killed in China landslide

24 killed in China landslide

    Beijing, August 8 (IANS): At least 24 people were killed and five others injured in a landslide on Tuesday in China’s Sichuan province.   The landslide occurred around 6 a.m. in Gengdi village in an area mainly inhabited by the Yi ethnic minority, Xinhua news agency quoted officials as saying.   The landslide […]

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