AR troops apprehend alleged arms dealers

Dimapur, November 1 (MExN): Personnel of 32 Assam Rifles apprehended three alleged arms dealers in two separate incidents in Dimapur recently.   One person identified as Inache H Awomi (45) was apprehended along with .22 mm pistol with magazine and other “incriminating documents” during an operation conducted at Burma Camp, Dimapur on October 30, according […]

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DEO Dimapur informs Dimapur, November 1 (MExN): District Education Officer’s office, Dimapur has informed all the new schools/schools yet to be covered under UDISE & SDMIS under Dimapur district to submit the school details report on or before November 3, 2017 to the DEO office, Dimapur (Room No. 3). This notification has been issued in […]

AR celebrate National Unity Day

Kohima, November 1 (MExN): Assam Rifles battalions under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) celebrated Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) with various activities such as ‘Run for Unity’, lectures, and pledge ceremonies in various locations of Nagaland on October 31. National Unity Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. […]

CM extends Kut greetings

Kohima, November 1 (MExN): Chief Minister of Nagaland, TR Zeliang has extended warm greetings to Kuki community of Nagaland on the occasion of ‘Kut’, the autumn post-harvest festival.   “The festival is a reflection of thanksgiving to the Almighty God for His blessings and bountiful harvest and it must be an occasion for the people […]

Ease of Doing Business: Rahul, BJP spar over economy

Jambusar (Gujarat), November 1 (IANS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s sharp criticism of the government over a World Bank report on ease of doing business and the state of economy on Wednesday triggered a bitter war of words between him and the BJP.   While Gandhi rejected India’s improved rank in the latest World Bank […]

‘Poison’ in Delhi air: No time safe to go outdoors, says advisory

New Delhi, November 1 (IANS): As the national capital and its adjoining areas see constant dip in the air quality, medical experts on Wednesday came up with a health advisory that suggested against outdoor exercises, saying “there is no safe time to be outdoors”.   According to the advisory, while the city with high volume […]

CBI is Compromised Bureau of Investigation: Congress

New Delhi, November 1 (IANS): Terming the CBI ‘Compromised Bureau of Investigation’ following its clean chit to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam scam, the Congress on Wednesday said it will file a private complaint against the agency in a trial court.   The party also pointed fingers at certain appointments […]

Goa and Kerala top in gender vulnerability; Bihar, UP at bottom

New Delhi, November 1 (IANS): Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are at the bottom in a new Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) prepared by Plan India, while Goa, Kerala and Mizoram occupy the top three positions.   Delhi was placed 24th in the survey by the independent child development organisation.   According to the index — prepared […]

‘High rate of needle reuse among insulin-users in India’

Kolkata, November 1 (IANS): Flagging India’s low rate of insulinisation, a group of experts here on Wednesday drew attention to the “disturbingly high” rate of needle reuse with both syringes and pens among diabetics.   Highlighting the importance of correct injection practices, leading clinical experts in diabetes care said with only about three million injecting […]

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Cabinet approves amendment in Teacher Education Act New Delhi, November 1 (IANS): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposed law to recognise universities that have been training teachers without permission from a statutory body, making their alumni eligible for government jobs.   The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the amendment of […]

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