Globalisation has to retune itself to needs of the time

Kula Saikia IANS   The tsunami of change was all-pervasive to engulf most of the nation states. Liberalisation, free trade, WTO, TPP, NAFTA,EFTA, EU, the information revolution et al came together and broke the historically defined geographical barriers. Isolationism became a hated and much maligned term in international trade, commerce and strategic considerations. There arose […]

New GHS Dilong building inaugurated

New GHS Dilong building inaugurated

Joint Director, School Education, Rowainla with other officials during the inauguration of the newly constructed section of building at GHS, Dilong, Mokokchung on September 12. (DIPR) photo)   A newly constructed section of building at Government High School, Dilong, Mokokchung constructed under RMSA was inaugurated on September 12 with Joint Director, School Education, Rowainla as […]

JNU announces admission to various courses

JNU announces admission to various courses

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi has released official admission notification for the academic year 2018-19 for various courses. One of the top-ranked universities under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017, by Ministry of Human Development Resources, the admission process which is usually held in the year has been advanced this year.   […]

My Trip to Molungkimong village

My Trip to Molungkimong village

“Travelling- it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta   Travelling has always been a passion for me but it has always felt like a distant dream due to typical problems like not having enough time or money. But recently I had an opportunity to visit a village in Mokokchung district, […]

Catalan celebration focuses on right to break from Spain

Associated Press   Hundreds of thousands of people packed the sunny streets of downtown Barcelona on September 11 to celebrate Catalonia’s national day, an anniversary that provided a stage for the many Catalans who hope to vote within weeks for the region’s independence from Spain.   The Spanish city’s broad, tree-lined boulevards were a sea […]

Rs 100 coins coming soon

New Delhi, September 12 (IANS) New coins in the denomination of Rs 100 and Rs 5 will soon be issued by the government to commemorate the birth centenary of the late Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran of Tamil Nadu, according to an official announcement here.   “The coins of the denominations (Rs 100 and Rs 5) […]

Bank employees call for protest march on September 15

New Delhi, September 12 (PTI): Bank employees are preparing for a strong protest action during the next couple of months in order to convey their resentment.   Bank employees will conduct “March to Parliament” on September 15 to draw the government’s attention towards various issues, Deepak Kumar Sharma, General Secretary of SBI Officers Association, Chandigarh […]

Abducted Kerala Catholic priest rescued in Yemen – with Oman’s intervention

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, September 12 (IANS) A Catholic priest from Kerala, Tom Uzhunnallil, abducted by terrorists in Aden in March last year, has been rescued from captivity from an undisclosed location in Yemen, thanks to the intervention of the Oman government.   Uzhunnallil, who belongs to Kottayam district, was brought to Muscat, the capital of Oman, […]

North Korea does not want war, world does not want regime change: U.N.

North Korea does not want war, world does not want regime change: U.N.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country’s founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files   GENEVA, September 12 (Reuters) – North Korea does not want to start a nuclear war and the world is not seeking to […]

Hopes for healthy macro numbers, global cues lift equity markets

Mumbai, September 12 (IANS) Investors’ hopes for healthy macro-economic numbers, along with positive global cues on the back of easing geo-political tensions, lifted the key Indian equity indices — the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 — on Tuesday.   According to market observers, both the key indices extended gains as healthy buying was witnessed […]

How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

This Monday, June 19, 2017, photo shows fingers on laptop keyboard in North Andover, Mass. The Equifax breach not only exposed sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans, but it also underscored the huge and largely unaddressed vulnerabilities that make widespread identity theft possible. Experts have warned for years that the widespread use of Social […]

Electric cars, small SUVs dominate buzz at Frankfurt show

Electric cars, small SUVs dominate buzz at Frankfurt show

BMW i vision dynamics is presented at a BMW event during the first media day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, which runs through Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)   FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12 (AP) — Carmakers at the Frankfurt auto show are unveiling the low-emissions […]