Bill Gates commits $100 million for fund, start-ups, to fight Alzheimer’s

Bill Gates commits $100 million for fund, start-ups, to fight Alzheimer’s

Microsoft founder Bill Gates looks on during a healthcare event in Brussels, Belgium on February 16, 2017. (REUTERS File Photo)   LONDON, November 13 (Reuters): Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the […]

DIMAPUR’S TRAFFIC: That golden opening is closing

Imlisanen Jamir There is carnage in Dimapur’s roads. The traffic in the state’s commercial hub has always been atrocious. But the closing down of the Nagarjan Bridge in July this year, which was preceded by the closure of the Old Dhansiri Bridge, and the collapse of the iron girder bridge at 4th Mile, immensely compounded […]

Manipur: Two AR jawans killed, six injured in Chandel IED blast

Manipur: Two AR jawans killed, six injured in Chandel IED blast

Civil Society Organisations observing a sit-in-protest after the IED blast in Chandel on November 13. (NNN Photo)   Chandel orgs condemn blast   Newmai News Network Imphal | November 13   Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and six others injured critically in an explosion of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Chandel district headquarters in […]

Make peace accord public: Ibobi Singh

Imphal, November 13 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has demanded that the Centre make public the peace accord it signed with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM).Singh demanded this while participating at a sit-in protest organised by the Congress at Thangmeiband area yesterday. He said any solution […]

Former Assam Cong ministers son arrested in cash-for-job scam

Guwahati, November 13 (PTI): Assam Police today arrested former Congress minister Nilamani Sen Dekas son in a cash-for-job scam, the 22nd civil service official to be nabbed in six days, a top police official said. Assam Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay told PTI that Rajarshi Sen Deka had allegedly got a job in the […]

Flower festival held in Ukhrul

Ukhrul, November 13 (MExN): The Ukhrul Flower Festival – 2017 under the theme “Flower for Love and Livelihood” was held at Thahao, Assam Rifles Town Post, Ukhrul from November 8-12 with the participation of around 75 florists.   Competitions and exhibition-cum-sale of flowers on various category like indigenous and hybrid flowers, ornamental flowers plants, orchids, […]

Records rise in traffic block availability: NFR

Guwahati, November 13 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has been able to allot greater time for renewal of assets due to systematic planning in train operations, an official claimed today. Timely maintenance of assets like tracks, points and crossings, minor bridges, girders, over bridges etc. are vital for safety of passenger and operation of […]

Who is more corrupted: People or Politicians?

Who is more corrupted: People or Politicians?

Seyiekhotuo Chucha Assistant Professor St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama Nagaland being one the most beautiful state in North East India has been blessed with exotic rich culture and tradition. Nagas were known for their honesty and hospitality. However with the passage of time there have been much changes in the attitude of the people. Majority of the […]

Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMAs

Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMAs

Singer Shawn Mendes won big at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) by taking home three honours. Mendes had been expected to fare well, going into the EMAs with five nominations, and won for Best Artist, Best Fans and Best Song for “There’s nothing holdin’ me back”.   Singer Taylor Swift had more nominations, […]

Julianne Moore can’t bear idea of entertainment figures as leaders

Julianne Moore can’t bear idea of entertainment figures as leaders

Actor Julianne Moore said she cannot visualise entertainment figures such as her ‘Suburbicon’ director George Clooney as political leaders. Clooney, who is politically active and leans towards the Democratic Party, has often been touted as a future candidate for the post of the USA president.   Reportedly, the 56-year-old actor said she believes the position should only be assumed by someone […]

Fear of God makes a man wealthy

Dr. RK Behera Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) At the point of death, a man, Tom Smith, called his children and he advised them to follow his footsteps so that they can have peace of mind in all that they do.. His daughter, Sara, said, “Daddy, its unfortunate you are dying without a penny in your […]

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