First campus auditions for Miss Nagaland 2017

First campus auditions for Miss Nagaland 2017

    Five girls were selected during the campus audition for the Miss Nagaland 2017 organized by the Beauty & Aesthetic Society of Nagaland (BASN) held at Sazolie College, Jotsoma this afternoon.   The contestants were selected out of the total 19 girls registered where 14 got eliminated. The selection was based on age, height, […]

South Asia faces flood fury

    Farid Ahmed Inter Press Service   Aid agencies warn of a serious unfolding humanitarian crisis as floodwaters continue to inundate new areas of three South Asian countries, forcing millions of people to flee their homes for shelters.   The death toll from drowning, snakebite, house collapse and landslide triggered by monsoon rains and […]

A spreading emergency in the Indian Union

    Garga Chatterjee   The Bihar state of the Indian Union has just witnessed the most serious post-election reversal of its people’s electoral will. In its last assembly elections, the citizens of Bihar had delivered a direct reversal of the electoral mandate of Lok Sabha 2014 that had enabled the BJP to do a […]

Denzel Washington to return to Broadway

Denzel Washington to return to Broadway

    Actor Denzel Washington is set to make his Broadway return next year with Eugene ONeills “The Iceman Cometh”. “Iceman Cometh” was written in 1939 and the play got published in 1946. It debuted on Broadway in the same year. Since then, the play has been revived four times – with the last production […]

Scientists and tech leaders want to stop ‘killer robots’

  IANS Scientists and prominent tech leaders have called for the United Nations (UN) to take action to stop the proliferation of “killer robots.”   At the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Melbourne on Monday, technology leaders from around the world congregated at the event, first held in 1969, and requested that the […]

This is how indigenous peoples help curb gas emissions, end hunger

  IPS World Desk A third of global forests, crucial for curbing gas emissions, are primarily managed by indigenous peoples, families, smallholders and local communities, according to the United Nations.   Moreover, indigenous foods are also particularly nutritious, climate-resilient and well-adapted to their environment, making them a good source of nutrients in climate challenged areas, […]

Spanish police shoot suspected Barcelona attacker

  BARCELONA, August 21 (Reuters): Spanish police on Monday shot down a man who local media identified as the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people.   Police did not immediately give the man’s identity, saying only that he had appeared to be wearing an explosive belt […]

New-Age 8th Gen Intel core processors coming in September

  San Francisco, August 21 (IANS): Chip giant Intel on Monday announced the roll-out of its 8th Gen Intel Core processors for a range of mobile processors designed for thin and light Notebooks and 2-in-1s. The first wave of 8th Gen Intel Core processor-powered devices featuring i5/i7 processors will come to market beginning September.   […]

Stories with human characters influence children more deeply

  New York, August 21 (IANS): Children learn moral lessons more effectively from stories with human characters than with “cute” human-like animals, a new study has revealed.   The study, carried out by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, found that four to six-year-olds shared more […]

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