RN Ravi gets one-year extension as JIC chief

  New Delhi, August 10 (PTI): R N Ravi was on August 9 given one-year extension as chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), a body tasked to assess intelligence gathered by various snoop agencies including IB and RAW. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in tenure of Ravi for a period of […]

Govt to fund permanent solution to NE floods: Rijiju

    New Delhi, August 10 (PTI): The government proposes to fund a permanent solution to floods in the Northeast including Assam, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Replying to a calling attention motion on the problem of floods in various parts of the country, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju also rejected claims […]

NVS 21st Regional Youth Parliament held

  Zunheboto, August 10 (MExN): Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Lumami, Zunheboto conducted the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) 21st Regional Youth Parliament at its campus on August 8 with Dr. YV Krishnaiah, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Nagaland University as the chief judge and Howoto, Head GB Lumami Village and Kinito, Chairman, Zaphumi Village Council as the […]

What next for North Korea, Guam & Donald Trump? Experts weigh in

What next for North Korea, Guam  & Donald Trump? Experts weigh in

    SAN JOSE, August 10 (AP): Threatening language between the U.S. and North Korea is flaring this week. After President Donald Trump vowed to respond with “fire and fury” if Pyongyang continued to threaten the U.S., the North’s military said it is finalizing a plan to fire four midrange missiles to hit waters near […]

North Korea releases jailed Canadian pastor

North Korea releases jailed Canadian pastor

    SEOUL/TORONTO, August 10 (Reuters): North Korea freed a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence on humanitarian grounds, the official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday, just hours after the United States warned it would counter any threat from the North with “fire and fury.”   There was no clear connection between the release […]

Stem cell technique likely to aid in diabetes cure

  London, August 10 (IANS): Scientists may be one step closer to finding a cure for diabetes with the help of a stem cell technique that can make insulin-producing cells from skin cells. The technique helped researchers to transform punctured skin cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, which could then be transplanted under […]

Value Your Right, Voice And Vote!

  Eyiekhrote Vero Pfutsero Town   Looking at the present political crisis of the state, there are lots of chaos and confusion. People under the state are suffering from political confusion due to lack of clarity with regard to the governmental processes. There has been a lot of debate in social media in regard to […]

International Day of World’s Indigenous People observed

  Dimapur, August 10 (MExN): North East Institute of Social Science and Research (NEISSR) commemorated the International Day of World’s Indigenous People on August 9 at NEISSR Conference Hall.   Addressing the social work trainees, Dr. Toli H. Kiba, Assistant Professor highlighted that “Indigenous people have skills sets and knowledge which are indigenous and well […]

A Collective Attitude

  Witoubou Newmai   As we know, daunting circumstances which are already huge challenges for our society have become even more challenging today. Various reasons have contributed to this. One has been the collective attitude of our society that does not reflect well on the issue based campaigns the civil society is engaging with.   […]

Pakistan’s ‘Light to the Lepers’ Ruth Pfau dies

Pakistan’s ‘Light to the Lepers’ Ruth Pfau dies

    Islamabad, August 10 (IANS): Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and who has been described as the country’s “Mother Teresa”, died in Karachi on Thursday. She was 87.   Pfau was undergoing treatment at a hospital since two weeks and passed away during […]

KDLSA raise awareness on Indigenous & Tribal Rights

  Kohima, August 10 (MExN): Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) in collaboration with District Administration SDO (C) Jakhama observed International Day of the World’s Indigenous People at SDO (C) Jakhama on August 9.   Speaking on role and duties of village authorities in government set up, Alemyapang Longchar, SDO (C) Jakhama pointed out that […]

Favouritism politics will hamper future politics: Patton

Favouritism politics will hamper future politics: Patton

    Our Correspondent Kohima | August 10   Nagaland’s Minister for Home Y. Patton on Wednesday initiated an open public interaction here at Hotel Japfu for Yikhum villagers to reach out to his supporters.   Yikhum village falls under 37th Tuyi Assembly constituency where he represents to the state assembly. Patton said the open […]