Abiogenesis performs at Shillong’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Abiogenesis performs at Shillong’s Cherry Blossom Festival

The Government of Meghalaya kick-started the 2nd India International Cherry Blossom Festival on November 9at the 5th Ground, Polo Grounds, Shillong with the Meghalaya Minister for Forests & Environment, Clement Marak was the chief guest.   The Festival is being held in association with the Institute of Bio-resources & Sustainable Development (IBSD), Government of India […]

Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without US

Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without US

Leaders pose for a group photo at the APEC economic leaders meeting in Danang, Vietnam, November 11, 2017. (L-R): Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull; Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah; Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski; Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet; Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte; China’s President Xi […]

JOY Of GIVING

JOY Of GIVING

JOY Of GIVING: The proceeds from the event will be for the education of the less privileged children around supermarket, held at Super market (The Garden), Dimapur on November 11, 2017. (Photo by Sorei Mahong)  

South Sudan govt using food as weapon of war: UN report

South Sudan govt using food as weapon of war: UN report

Refugee children from South Sudan ride their bicycles at Palorinya settlement in Moyo district northern Uganda October 25, 2017. Picture taken October 25, 2017. (Reuters Photo)   UNITED NATIONS, November 11 (Reuters): South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s government is using food as a weapon of war to target civilians by blocking life-saving aid in some […]

First Indian wheat consignment via Chabahar reaches Afghanistan

New Delhi, November 11 (IANS): In a significant sign of trilateral cooperation, the first consignment of wheat from India to Afghanistan, that was flagged off by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani on October 29, reached the Afghan city of Zaranj near the Iran-Afghanistan border on Saturday via the Iranian […]

World needs new digital Geneva Convention: Microsoft President

World needs new digital Geneva Convention: Microsoft President

Geneva, November 11 (IANS): There is now a need for a new digital Geneva Convention that commits governments to defending and protecting civilians from state-sponsored cyber-attacks, Microsoft President Brad Smith has said.   A cyber arms race is underway with nations developing and unleashing a new generation of weapons aimed at governments and civilians alike, […]

Alibaba’ Singles Day fest fetches $12bn in two hours

Alibaba’ Singles Day fest fetches $12bn in two hours

Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group, attends a show during Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping festival in Shanghai, China, November 10, 2017. (Reuters Photo)   Shanghai, November 11 (IANS): Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Saturday announced the sale of about $12 billion worth goods within two hours of launch of its 11.11 Global […]

New RENAULT CAPTUR arrives in Dimapur

New RENAULT CAPTUR arrives in Dimapur

Regional Manager, SBI Abhay Lakhra (left) and Sameer Mansuri, Managing Director, SK Autokrafts Pvt Ltd, Renault Authorized Dealer seen after unveiling the new Renault Captur in Dimapur on November 11. (Morung Photo)   Renault Captur Engine Type 1.5 H4KL Petrol Engine   Variants • RXE Petrol (11.23 Lakh) • RXL Petrol (12.96 Lakh) • RXT […]

New RENAULT CAPTUR arrives in Dimapur

New RENAULT CAPTUR arrives in Dimapur

Regional Manager, SBI Abhay Lakhra (left) and Sameer Mansuri, Managing Director, SK Autokrafts Pvt Ltd, Renault Authorized Dealer seen after unveiling the new Renault Captur in Dimapur on November 11. (Morung Photo)   Renault Captur Engine Type 1.5 H4KL Petrol Engine   Variants • RXE Petrol (11.23 Lakh)   • RXL Petrol (12.96 Lakh)   […]

Delhi government defers odd-even, to approach NGT for exemptions to women, two-wheelers

Delhi government defers odd-even, to approach NGT for exemptions to women, two-wheelers

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Delhi government on Saturday put on hold the odd-even traffic rationing system from Monday saying it would approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and request that women drivers and two-wheelers be exempted, hours after the green court okayed the scheme but with only emergency vehicles exempted, in a major […]

North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, U.S. September 21, 2017 and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque, KCNA/Handout via REUTERS/Files   SEOUL, November 11 (Reuters) – North Korea said on […]

Bengal doctor suspended for Facebook post on dengue

Kolkata, November 11 (IANS) A doctor working in a state-run district hospital was suspended by the Health Department for alleged Facebook posts in which he described the condition of the healthcare facilities, the plight of the patients and his challenges as a doctor amid an outbreak of dengue in the state.   According to West […]

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