Commissioner & Secretary for Home & IPR retires

Dr. Watimongla Jamir, Vice Principal IETC and In-charge Agricultural Soil Chemistry Laboratory along with Deputy Project Directors SAMETI and training participants.   Kohima, December 2 (DIPR): Commissioner & Secretary for Home & IPR, Wopen Lotha (IAS) retired on November 30 with numerous departments bidding him farewell at a function held in the Secretariat conference hall. […]

Farmers trained on package of practices, protection of crops

Dimapur, December 2 (MExN): All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on vegetable crops, Department of Horticulture, SASRD: NU under TSP (Tribal Sub Plan) conducted farmers’ training on ‘Package of practices of winter vegetable crops’ and ‘Plant protection of vegetable and fruit crops” at adopted village Hekheshe on November 29.   The objective of the training […]

Chicks rearing farm inaugurated in Zunheboto

Chicks rearing farm inaugurated in Zunheboto

Zunheboto, December 2 (DIPR): A chicks rearing farm was inaugurated at Old DVO office, South Point (W), Zunheboto on November 30 by Dr. IP Khala, Director, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Nagaland as the chief guest.   The chief guest, in his speech, said the focus and objectives should be on chicks rearing and not […]

People now fear cows, not tiger: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad

Gaya (Bihar), December 2 (PTI) RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today accused the BJP of promoting cow vigilantism in the country and said people earlier used to fear tigers, but now, were scared of cows.   The former Bihar chief minister also said that he would fight the BJP, even if he was “hanged in public” […]

Politics has taken strong hold on everything today: Raveena

Politics has taken strong hold on everything today: Raveena

New Delhi, December 2 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon, who has slammed the protests and violence against the release of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansalis “Padmavati”, on Saturday said that politics has taken a “very strong hold” on everything today.   Speaking at the Agenda Aaj Tak conclave here, Raveena also slammed the Central Board of Film […]

Mayawati demands ballot paper-based Lok Sabha polls in 2019

Lucknow, December 2 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday demanded voting through ballot paper in the 2019 general elections.   Flush with the victory in two mayoral seats in municipal corporations of Aligarh and Meerut, the Dalit leader repeated her demand for a ballot paper-based election […]

UP civic polls: Drum beating by BJP after results was premature

Lucknow, December 2 (IANS) A day after the civic polls results were announced and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed yet another ‘saffron tsunami’ in its favor, questions being asked now are whether this muscle flexing, chest thumping and drum beating was justified? The party should, at least, hold the ladoos for a while. […]

Infosys appoints Salil Parekh as CEO and MD

Infosys appoints Salil Parekh as CEO and MD

Mumbai, December 2 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018 for a five-year term, a regulatory filing by the company said here on Saturday.   “We are delighted to have Salil joining as the CEO and MD of Infosys. […]

GDP data fails to cheer markets; Sensex, Nifty50 slump over 2%

Mumbai, December 2 (IANS) The equity markets turned bearish during the week on growing concerns over the country’s widening fiscal deficit as well as rising crude oil prices and persistant selling by foreign institutional investors (FIIs).   According to market observers, upbeat gross domestic product (GDP) growth data for the second quarter of 2017-18 failed […]