Parliamentary Secretary for Irrigation & Flood Control, Tovihoto Ayemi inaugurating a multi brand foot wear showroom, Shoe Planet at Deluxe Point, Dimapur on Monday. (Morung Photo)

Paytm mall to offer accidental damage cover to smartphones

New Delhi, November 20 (PTI): Paytm Mall today said it will offer smartphone buyers ‘Mobile Protection Plan’ to safeguard their devices against accidental damages.   This plan will offer year-long coverage against accidental damage including screen damage, liquid damage and theft, Paytm Mall said in a statement.   The service will be available at about […]

Apple served with search warrant over Texas church shooting

San Francisco, November 20 (IANS): Luxury US tech-giant Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, the media reported.   The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs […]

‘North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition’

‘North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition’

Women work at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill during a government organised visit for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. (REUTERS File Photo)   GENEVA, November 20 (Reuters): North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a […]

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

People light candles to mark World AIDS day in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. (REUTERS File Photo)   CAPE TOWN, November 20 (Reuters): Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/AIDS and ending the disease as a public health threat by 2030, […]

Alcohol ban on US troops in Japan after car crash

Tokyo, November 20 (IANS): The US military has banned all its personnel deployed in Japan from drinking or buying alcohol after one of its servicemen was involved in a deadly crash on Okinawa island linked to drunken driving. The accident took place on Sunday when 21-year old Marine Nicholas James-McLean, whose blood alcohol level was […]

Notorious cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83

Washington, November 20 (IANS): Charles Manson, the fiery-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that terrorised Los Angeles and shocked the US, has died at 83. He had been behind bars for 48 years.   He died of natural causes at 8.13 p.m. on Sunday at a hospital in Kern County, the California […]

A Hidden Illness

Imlisanen Jamir   “I have of late – but wherefore I know not – lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercise; and, indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory.”   These words from William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ matches those found in […]

The Manifesto of Clean Election and Beyond

The Manifesto of Clean Election and Beyond

Vemedo J Kezo Dept. of Education, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   It is heartening to see the Church in Nagaland strenuously promoting the idea of Clean Election. The jargon of Clean Election has become a refrain to most of the Church leaders and we appreciate and encourage for their usage in conscientising people for the […]

Aadhaar data is fully safe, assures UIDAI

Aadhaar data is fully safe, assures UIDAI

NEW DELHI, November 20 (PTI): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on Monday that Aadhaar data is completely safe and secure.   Aadhaar number, it said, is not a secret number and it is to be shared with authorised agencies if one wishes to avail a certain service or benefit of government welfare […]

Smriti Irani draws attention to ‘tolerant’ government

Smriti Irani draws attention to ‘tolerant’ government

Panaji, November 20 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that a minister who can a take a joke on herself is an example that the current government is tolerant.   The minister, who was an actor before she started her political career, was referring to the joke that actor Rajkummar Rao […]

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