NKorean nuclear threat, Myanmar refugees crisis top global concerns: UN

United Nations, September 14 (IANS): Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday ranked the North Korean missile and nuclear threat and the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar as the two top global concerns as the General Assembly prepares for the annual high-level meeting world leaders.   Speaking to reporters, he demanded that Myanmar stop military action, allow the […]

Where shall I turn, divided to the vein?

Witoubou Newmai Ambivalent feelings are fast overwhelming the ‘collective Naga’ today because of skewed responses to the challenges the society is facing. This situation of the Nagas is reminiscent of the poem, ‘A Far Cry from Africa’ by Caribbean poet Derek Walcott:   “…Where shall I turn, divided to the vein? I who have cursed […]

BRICS crafts new mantra of diplomacy

BRICS crafts new mantra of diplomacy

General view of Brazil’s President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the plenary session during the BRICS Business Forum at the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, Fujian province on September 4. (REUTERS File Photo)   Rajendra Shende IANS The BRICS […]

Apolutrosis Band releases debut single ‘My Journey’

Apolutrosis Band releases debut single ‘My Journey’

Apolutrosis- a Dimapur based gospel band formed in the year 2017 has released their debut single ‘My Journey’. The band consist of four members Impang Jamir on Vocals, Khongpe Lam on Drums, Langshen Shiu on Bass and Jos Angh on lead guitar. The Greek word ‘Apolutrosis’ mean redemption or deliverance hence the band is set […]

Manipur CM reviews projects in Ukhrul, Kamjong

Newmai News Network Imphal | September 14   Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh assessed various development projects being taken up in Ukhrul and Kamjong districts in a marathon review meeting held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today.   The meeting was attended by Chingai assembly constituency MLA and Parliamentary Secretary (Transport and Planning) Khashim Vashum, […]

Nagas hold consultation on new district creation issue

Newmai News Network Imphal | September 14   In an effort to strengthen the ongoing movement against the new districts created by Ibobi Singh Government, Nagas including village chiefs today conglomerated at Kanglatongbi and held consultation on the matter.   After a day-long consultation an ‘Adhoc Committee’ was formed to carry out wide contact campaigns […]

IoT to create 15 mn jobs in India: Telecom Secretary

Bengaluru, September 14 (IANS) The Internet of Things (IoT), which enables everyday objects to be inter-connected through the Internet, will help in the creation of 10-15 million jobs in India within the next few years, a senior bureaucrat said on Thursday.   “One of the reasons that IoT is particularly exciting for India is due […]

Bank employees associations to protest against government’s new policies

New Delhi, September 14 (IANS) Members from various bank associations, including the All India Bank Employees Association, will march to Parliament on Friday opposing the government’s new banking policies.   The protest will be held against the government’s decisions such as merger of banks, privatisation of public sector banks and write-off of corporate bad loans. […]

Bigger Japanese role in development of northeastern India

Gandhinagar, September 14 (IANS) With the setting up of a new India Japan Act East Forum, Japan is set to play a more proactive role in the development of northeastern India.   Among the 15 agreements signed after the annual India-Japan bilateral summit here on Thursday, one is on setting up the India Japan Act […]

With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defence

With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defence

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi hold a replica of a brick during the India-Japan Annual Summit, in Gandhinagar, India, September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave   GANDHINAGAR, India, September 14 (Reuters) – The leaders of India and Japan agreed on Thursday to deepen defence ties and push for more […]

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