Quake in South Korea left 1,500 homeless, dozens injured

Quake in South Korea left 1,500 homeless, dozens injured

A damaged vehicle and debris caused by recent earthquake are seen in Pohang, South Korea on November 15. (REUTERS Photo)   SEOUL, November 16 (AP): A 5.4 magnitude earthquake that was South Korea’s second-strongest in decades damaged infrastructure, injured dozens of people and left about 1,500 homeless, officials said Thursday.   No deaths have been […]

China, Philippines agree to avoid force in South China Sea dispute

BEIJING/MANILA, November 16 (Reuters): China and the Philippines have agreed to avoid force to resolve their differences over the South China Sea, according to a joint statement issued on Thursday by China at the end of a visit to Manila by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.   China and the Philippines have long sparred over the […]

Soothe the ‘winter alienation’ of the ‘have-nots’

Witoubou Newmai “…when women without fur coats grow kind to their husbands…you know for sure that winter is near at hand”. This is a line from O Henry’s short story, ‘The Cop and the Anthem,’ which tells the story of a homeless man called Soapy who struggles to escape the severity of the New York […]

The word “Kempering”

Zapra Chakhesang New Minster Hill, Kohima The word “Kempering” (German) is a word of Civil Engineering particularly for the Engineers of PWD(Roads & Bridges). This word is not found in a common dictionary book, but from the dictionary of Civil Engineering terms. It is simple but it has a very profound meaning and a different […]

NSDZ is a threat to Nagaland

Kuolachalie Seyie ACAUT rally at Kohima on November 12, 2017 In my opinion, if the Resolution of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly made on 24. 03. 2014 to set up Nagaland Special Development Zone (NSDZ) is to be implemented; it would be a threat to Nagaland. The question of NSDZ implementation had some relaxation for sometime […]

Cyber Crime

Visato Kiso, Kolkata With the development and advancement of technology in this 21st century, especially in the field of information technology and its widespread availability and usage, particularly the use of internet has diversified; people have started using internet as a means of communicating their thoughts and ideas on various issues and problems and not […]

Nagamese movie ‘Just for Laugh – II’ in stores now

Nagamese movie ‘Just for Laugh – II’ in stores now

Just For Laugh – II, a sequel to 2015 Nagamese movie ‘Just For Laugh’ produced and directed by Akash Atae Konyak under the banner of Shiyeli Richard Production has reached the market for distribution.   The 60 minutes comedy film features ten actors from Dimapur and is the 8th movie as a director for Konyak […]

Mizoram given Rs 252 cr under NHM

Newmai News Network Aizawl | November 16   Mizoram has received over Rs 252.53 crore from the Centre under National Health Mission during 2012–2017, Mizoram Health Minister Lal Thanzara informed the assembly today.   Replying to a volley of combined questions from Dr. K. Beichhuah, Lalruatkima and Er. Lalrinmawia of the opposition Mizo National Front […]

Media persons urged to become partners in development process

ITANAGAR, NOVEMBER 16 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein today exhorted the state media fraternity to continue to function as a partner in development of the state by way of constructive and developmental journalism.   “I hope we will able to build a positive image of the state in the eyes of the […]

North East News File

3 Manipur Rifles personnel die in road accident IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 16 (PTI): Three Manipur Rifles personnel died in a road accident when the escort vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident along Tamenglong-Khongsang road near Khongsang, police said today. The deceased were part of the security convoy of Chief Minister N Biren Singh […]

20 nations join global pact to phase out coal by 2030

BONN, NOVEMBER 16 (Reuters): Twenty countries and two U.S. states have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, environment ministers said on Thursday.   Since signing the Paris Agreement in 2015, which aims to wean the world off fossil fuels, several countries have made national plans to phase out […]

Da Vinci painting sells for record $450 million

Da Vinci painting sells for record $450 million

New York, November 16 (IANS): Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” has become the most expensive artwork to ever sell at an auction, going for $450.3 million at Christie’s in New York.   Dating back to around 1500, the rare painting is one of some 16 known surviving paintings, including the “Mona Lisa”, by da Vinci, […]

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