Catalan police chief to be questioned for sedition

Madrid, October 4 (IANS): A Spanish National Court judge on Wednesday called the head of the regional Catalan police and two pro-independence figureheads to give testimony in a probe into allegations of sedition.   National court judge Carmen Lamela called on Mossos d’Esquadra police force Major Josep Lluis Trapero and the presidents of two of […]

60 yrs after Sputnik, Russian space program faces troubles

In this file photo taken on Thursday, April 28, 2016, A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny Cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia. Six […]

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged but frees up more liquidity

MUMBAI, October 4 (Reuters): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its policy rate steady at a near seven-year low of 6.00 percent on Wednesday despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth, after a surge in inflation that threatened the central bank’s target.   The decision had been widely expected, with all but three of […]

France approves tough anti-terror laws

Paris, October 4 (IANS): France has approved new anti-terror laws that include easier searches of homes and confining individuals to their home towns, without judicial approval, a media report said. The new law was expected to come into force before the latest state of emergency extension expired on November 1, the BBC reported. The new […]

All 3 billion user accounts were hacked in 2013: Yahoo

San Francisco, October 4 (IANS): Revealing last year that its one billion user accounts were affected by a data breach in 2013, Yahoo has now announced that all of its users — nearly 3 billion at that time — were impacted by the massive data breach.   Yahoo, now part of Oath — a subsidiary […]

Crackdown on Muslim-run leather units dents exports, hits jobs

Crackdown on Muslim-run leather units dents exports, hits jobs

A shoemaker poses for a picture in an underground workshop in Agra, India, June 9, 2017. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, October 4 (Reuters): A government crackdown on Muslim-dominated abattoirs and the trade of cattle dragged down India’s exports of leather shoes by more than 13 percent in June, as leading global brands turned […]

India extends $4.5 billion in project finance to Bangladesh

DHAKA, October 4 (Reuters): India on Wednesday signed an agreement with Bangladesh extending a $4.5 billion credit line for several infrastructure projects, as New Delhi tries to expand its influence over its smaller neighbour amid rising Chinese competition.   The loan, the biggest credit line provided by India to any country, was first announced by […]

News in brief

UN experts decry Myanmar atrocities GENEVA, October 4 (Reuters): The U.N. committees for women’s and children’s rights called on Myanmar’s authorities on Wednesday to immediately stop violence in northern Rakhine state, which hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled in the past six weeks.   “We are particularly worried about the fate of Rohingya […]

‘Nagaland lack awareness of immunization programmes’

‘Nagaland lack awareness of immunization programmes’

Addl. Director, Family Welfare, Dr. Tia Jamir addressing the sensitization workshop on Intensified Mission Indradhanush held on October 4 at Hotel Vivor, Kohima. (DIPR Photo)     Intensified Mission Indradhanush-Targets Full Immunization Coverage By 2018   Kohima, October 4 (MExN/DIPR): A one day sensitization workshop on Intensified Mission Indradhanush was organised by National Health Mission […]

Children camp of GLAD (God’s Little Army of Disciples) held

Children camp of GLAD (God’s Little Army of Disciples) held

Children camp of GLAD (God’s Little Army of Disciples) Church of Sinai Ministry was held on the theme ‘The Tent’, from September 27-29 at DBIDL, Don Bosco Hr. Sec. School campus, Dimapur. Forty-six children attended the camp. The main speakers were Judah Philip, Evangelist, The Lighthouse Church, and Anung Jamir, Teacher, The Maple Tree School, […]

MLA Jacob inspect collapsed bridges and roads

MLA Jacob inspect collapsed bridges and roads

MLA Jacob Zhimomi along with Executive Engineer, PWD (R&B) Dimapur Division and others inspecting the washed away Balijan Bridge on October 1.   Dimapur, October 4 (MExN): MLA, Jacob Zhimomi inspected the Balijan Bridge, Chathe Bridge, Seithekiema-New Showuba and Seithekeima-Old Showuba roads on October 1. He also interacted with the area elders and commuters, taking […]

Dimapur Bengali Samaj distribute clothes

Dimapur Bengali Samaj distribute clothes

Dimapur Bengali Samaj distributes clothes at Shree Shree Ram Thakur Sevashram, Dimapur.   Dimapur, October 4 (MExN): On the eve of Shree Shree Durga Puja Festival, the Dimapur Bengali Samaj distributed clothes to 400 poor and needy women at Shree Shree Ram Thakur Sevashram, Dimapur.   The DBS in a press release said that the […]

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