ONGC strikes ‘good’ offshore oil, gas find

NEW DELHI, September 20 (Reuters): The latest discovery of India’s largest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corp, to the west of its Mumbai High offshore fields is estimated to hold in-place reserves of about 20 million tonnes, sources with knowledge of the matter said.   The Mumbai High field annually produces oil and natural […]

World running out of antibiotics: WHO

Geneva, September 20 (IANS): Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.   Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions, WHO said.   There are, […]

3 Indians in Forbes’ list of ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds’

3 Indians in Forbes’ list of ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds’

(From left to right): Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla.   Mumbai, September 20 (PTI): Three Indian corporate czars – Lakshmi Mittal, Ratan Tata and Vinod Khosla – have been named in Forbes’ special list of the world’s ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds’.   Lakshmi Mittal is the chairman and CEO of Arcelormittal, Ratan […]

Leonardo DiCaprio announces $20 million environmental grants

Leonardo DiCaprio announces  $20 million environmental grants

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has announced that his Foundation will give $20 million in grants to more than 100 environmentally focused organisations.   The new grants, ranging from wildlife and habit conservation and combating climate change to the defence of indigenous rights, increase the organisation’s total direct financial impact to over $80 million since 1998, reports […]

Rihanna answers all your most pressing beauty questions

Rihanna answers all your most pressing beauty questions

ELLE’s exceptional October issue is out today! Complete with global megastar Rihanna on the cover, plus a whole host of other treats – you can pick up your copy at your local newsagents and selected book stories now. Let the feverish page-turning commence.   To save your Riri appetite until you make it to the […]

Red Ribbon Club launched at JMC

Red Ribbon Club launched at JMC

Members of Red Ribbon Club, Jubilee Memorial College, pose for Lens after the official launch of the RRC in the college. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Mokokchung | September 20   Red Ribbon Club (RRC) was officially launched at Jubilee Memorial College on September 20. The launching programme was held in the college premises […]

Practicing nonviolence

Aheli Moitra   Kazu Haga had an awakening at the age of 17 when he walked, with a Japanese Buddhist order dedicated to peace and justice, from Massachusetts to New Orleans. The walk was part of a longer one that later went down the west coast of Africa to South Africa, retracing the slave route. […]

More than a billion live on degraded land, at risk of hunger – UNCCD says

Alex Whiting Thomson Reuters Foundation   “We cannot prevent drought but we can prevent the calamity and crisis that comes with that”   More than 1.3 billion people live on agricultural land that is deteriorating, putting them at risk of worsening hunger, water shortages and poverty, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said […]

Lower Jail colony Kohima residents undertakes road repairing work

Lower Jail colony Kohima residents undertakes road repairing work

The Lower Jail colony Kohima residents undertakes road repairing work within the colony on September 20. The colony chairman in a press note stated that due to the deplorable road condition in the colony it has been compelled to maintain the road voluntarily through the contributions from panchayat and well wishers from the colony.

China and India take different roads to green Asia’s infrastructure

Adela Suliman Thomson Reuters Foundation   India and China, Asia’s two economic heavyweights, have taken starkly different approaches to how the region could green its infrastructure, a conference at London’s Asia House heard this week.   China – with its ambitious, multi-national New Silk Road plan – is looking outward, while India appears to prefer […]

Senior priest of Nagaland Catholic Church dies at 72

Senior priest of Nagaland Catholic Church dies at 72

Fr. Mathew Keemattam   Funeral service at St. Joseph’s Church, Chumukedima on Sept 21 at 4:00 pm   Dimapur, September 20 (MExN): Fr. Mathew Keemattam, one of the senior priests of Nagaland Catholic Church passed away on September 20 at Bethel Hospital, Kohima after a brief Illness. He was 72 years old. His funeral service […]

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