Myanmar fears Bangladesh dragging feet over repatriating Rohingya

Myanmar fears Bangladesh dragging  feet over repatriating Rohingya

A Rohingya refugee boy sits on a bus that is transporting him to a registration centre in Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on November 1. (REUTERS Photo)   YANGON, November 1 (Reuters): Myanmar has blamed Bangladesh for delaying the start of a repatriation process for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees, […]

Japan’s Abe re-elected prime minister after big election win

Japan’s Abe re-elected prime minister after big election win

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) gestures as he talks with ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Seiko Noda at the Lower House of the Parliament in Tokyo on November 1. (REUTERS Photo)   TOKYO, November 1 (Reuters): Japan’s Shinzo Abe was re-elected prime minister on Wednesday after his ruling bloc’s big election win last month […]

Air pollution may up mortality risk beyond lung cancer

London, November 1 (IANS): Air pollution can increase the risk of death from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer besides causing lung cancer, a study has showed. According to researchers, air pollution represents a complex mixture of a broad range of carcinogenic and mutagenic substances that may play a role in chronic systemic inflammation, oxidative stress […]

Defector: Information, not force, can bring change in North Korea

Defector: Information, not force, can bring change in North Korea

In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong Ho, center, speaks with media at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Seoul, South Korea. The highest-level North Korean defector in two decades says America should bring change peacefully by challenging the totalitarian regime’s grip on information rather than […]

Pope condemns militant attacks, says killers abuse name of God

Pope condemns militant attacks, says killers abuse name of God

VATICAN CITY, November 1 (Reuters): Pope Francis condemned on Wednesday recent deadly attacks in Somalia, Afghanistan and New York, saying militants were abusing the name of God to justify their violence.   “I am profoundly saddened by the terrorist attacks in these recent days in Somalia, Afghanistan and yesterday in New York,” the pope said […]

KVK Tuensang organizes training for farmers

KVK Tuensang organizes training for farmers

Resource person Dr. Shisarenla Aier, SMS (Horticulture) interacting with the farmers.   Tuensang, November 1 (MExN): Two days farmers training on ‘Composting, types & uses in organic farming’ and Advances in production technology of major spice crops (Ginger & Naga King Chilli) was organized for farmers of Kuthur village by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Tuensang […]

Directorate of Field Publicity organises National Unity Day

Kohima, November 1 (DIPR): Along with the rest of the country, the National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) was observed at St. Joseph School, Kohima on October 31 to mark the birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The occasion, organised by the Directorate of Field Publicity, was to foster and […]

Stakeholders attend workshop on formulation of bankable Mithun project

Medziphema, November 1 (MExN): Mithun is traditionally reared under a free-range forest ecosystem with almost zero input and they are left to the mercy of mother nature. However, such system is not only less remunerative but does not allow any scientific intervention in terms of management, breeding, nutrition and disease control.   Considering the significance […]

When Naga National Movement came to Eastern Konyak Area

K. Honwang General Secretary. Eastern Konyak Union (Myanmar) In the late 1949-50s, the Naga National Council (NNC) message reached the Eastern Konyak Area. The NNC called the Eastern Konyak public in the meeting at Yongpang field. In that meeting, Late Tahbo attended on behalf of Eastern Konyak people. AZ Phizo NNC president asserted that we […]

NYC attack happened near Priyanka Chopra’s home

NYC attack happened near Priyanka Chopra’s home

Actress Priyanka Chopra says the attack in Lower Manhattan took place just five blocks away from her house here. “This happened five blocks from my home. As I drive back home from work, dreary sirens remind me that this is the state of the world. NYC. Peace,” Priyanka, who keeps juggling between India and the […]

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