World Photography Day ‘Beautiful Nagaland’ through the lens

World Photography Day  ‘Beautiful Nagaland’ through the lens

  Commemorating the World Photography Day, the Photography Club of Dimapur converged at Le Bistro, Dimapur under the theme ‘Beautiful Nagaland’ on August 19.   Ababe Ezung, a professional photographer and owner of ‘The Portrait Studio’ addressing the shutterbugs as the guest of honour accounted his early days as a photography enthusiast in the mid […]

Photography contest captures ‘Image of Mokokchung’

Photography contest captures ‘Image of Mokokchung’

  In commemoration of World Photography Day, a photography contest was held for the amateur photography enthusiasts of Mokokchung. The contest was initiated by Toshi Kichu, a photographer himself, under the theme “Image of Mokokchung”, with an aim to promote photography and to encourage amateur photographers of Mokokchung.   Around 30 photo entries were exhibited […]

Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for President Trump agenda

Bannon vows to ‘go to war’  for President Trump agenda

    Washington, August 19 (IANS): Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has vowed to “go to war” with President Donald Trump’s opponents in the media and on the Capitol Hill after he was fired from his job.   Bannon was fired on Friday and just hours after his ouster, Breitbart News announced that […]

Finland stabbings a terror attack: Police

  Helsinki, August 19 (IANS): The stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured are being treated as acts of terror, police said on Saturday. “The incidents were initially investigated as murders, but in the light of further information received during the night, the offences now include murders […]

Catalan leaders – Barcelona attack will not derail independence drive

  BARCELONA/MADRID, August 19 (Reuters): Catalonia’s leaders said on Friday that a deadly van attack in their capital, Barcelona, would not affect plans to hold an October referendum in the northeastern region on breaking away from the rest of Spain.   Thirteen people were killed when a van ploughed into crowds in central Barcelona on […]

India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over alleged violations

India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over alleged violations

    NEW DELHI, August 19 (Reuters): The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws, according to a letter sent to the company by the health ministry.   The letter was prompted by a Reuters investigation last month that […]

Infosys to buy back 11.3 Cr shares at Rs 1,150 each

  Bengaluru, August 19 (IANS): Global software major Infosys Ltd announced on Saturday that it would buy back 11.3 crore shares of Rs 5 face value at Rs 1,150 each via a tender offer.   “The Board has approved a proposal to buy back 11.3 crore equity shares of Rs 5 face value from the […]

Cities seek creative ways to prevent car or van attacks

Cities seek creative ways to prevent car or van attacks

    PARIS, August 19 (AP): From Barcelona to Times Square and beyond, extremists have used vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming frequency in recent years, whether to promote jihad, get attention or express despair.   In response, ugly concrete blocks as well as more aesthetic deterrents are sprouting up in front of landmarks and […]

Prez Kagame sworn in; won nearly 99 pct of vote

  KIGALI, August 19 (AP): Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote.   Many African leaders attended the ceremony in the capital, Kigali. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as “a formality” while campaigning.   The East […]

Modi govt dealing with Kashmir issue with all seriousness: BJP

  Bhopal, August 19 (PTI) The Centre is tackling the Kashmir issue with all seriousness and “good results” have been visible in the last two-three months, BJP president Amit Shah said today.   On the border standoff with China in Dokalam, he said the government has already made its position clear.   “The BJP government […]

Growing numbers of cardiac patients in 30-40 age group in India

Growing numbers of cardiac patients in 30-40 age group in India

  Hyderabad, August 19 (IANS) Cardiologists attending a global conference here have voiced concern over the growing numbers of cardiac patients in the age group of 30-40 years in India.   The four-day ACVSA (Advanced Cardiovascular Solutions) India 2017 conference organised by the Facts Foundation, India in partnership with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), USA, […]

GST return filing date extended till Aug 25

  New Delhi, August 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday announced a five-day extension for filing GST returns till August 25, after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return filing portal was hit by a technical glitch and stopped functioning, a day ahead of the last date for filing GST returns.   Traders across the […]

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