9 Hong Kong democracy activists found guilty of criminal contempt

HONG KONG, October 13 (Reuters): A Hong Kong court on Friday found nine pro-democracy activists guilty of criminal contempt of court for refusing to leave a protest site during the 2014 “Occupy” demonstrations which brought major roads in the city to a halt.   The charge relates to a court-ordered injunction to clear a protest […]

Death toll in Vietnam floods, landslides reaches fifty-four

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), October 13 (IANS): At least 54 people have died and another 39 are missing in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in several provinces of Vietnam, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Friday.   The floods also left 31 people injured in the […]

ATMA functionaries attend training on ‘Climate Resilient Agriculture’

Dimapur, October 13 (MExN): State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) organised a three days training on ‘Climate Resilient Agriculture: Approaches & Practices’ for ATMA functionaries at SAMETI, Medziphema from October 10 to 12.   Welcoming the participants, Director SAMETI, Dr. I. Amenla Jamir stressed on the importance of creating awareness and finding means […]

Training on production technology on Lemon

Mon, October 13 (DIPR): Training on production technology on Lemon under RKVY project was held on October 13 at District Horticulture Office (DHO), Mon.   District Horticulture Officer, Y. Bongti Konyak who chaired the programme, welcomed the beneficiaries and said they were selected for the training with the hope that they were responsible individuals. He […]

Training for Livestock Service Providers concludes

Medziphema, October 13 (MExN): A three days training programme for Livestock Service Providers (LSP) of Tuensang and Kiphire districts was conducted by ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema in collaboration with Northeast Initiative Development Agency (NEIDA), an initiative of TATA trusts from October 11 to 13 at NRCM, Medziphema.   During this training, the participants witnessed the […]

China’s most-wanted fugitive jailed for 8 yrs for graft

China’s most-wanted fugitive jailed for 8 yrs for graft

Yang Xiuzhu reads a newspaper during a meeting in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province. (REUTERS File Photo)   BEIJING, October 13 (Reuters): A Chinese court on Friday jailed the country’s number one most wanted fugitive for eight years for graft and taking bribes, state media said.   Yang Xiuzhu, a former deputy mayor of Wenzhou city in […]

Broccoli may ward off leaky gut problems

New York, October 13 (IANS): Suffering from digestive problems like leaky gut and colitis? Consuming three and a half cups of a fibrous vegetable with many nutrients, like broccoli, each day may help maintain a healthy gut, a new study has suggested.   Good intestinal barrier function means that the gastrointestinal tract is helping protect […]

Tyga sued by former business partner

Tyga sued by former business partner

Rapper Tyga has been sued by his former associate Chuon Guen Lee. Lee has accused Tyga of setting up ancillary companies to avoid settling a $2 million-plus judgment that the former was granted in connection with a business dispute over their Last Kings T-shirt company. She said in documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior […]

Senior Citizen Protection – Need of the hour

It is being increasingly noticed that senior citizens are being subject in increasing numbers to the specter of the ever increasing cyber crime threat. Especially cases of eliciting personal information from them through the devious techniques of Phishing and Vishing and then using this information to commit a cyber financial crime on them. This cyber […]

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