Honduran army enforces curfew after vote count stalls

Honduran army enforces curfew after vote count stalls

A woman walks past soldiers standing guard outside a store at the main square in downtown Tegucigalpa minutes before the start time of a curfew enforced by Honduras government while the country is still mired in chaos over a contested presidential election in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on December 2. (REUTERS Photo)   TEGUCIGALPA, DECEMBER 3 (REUTERS): […]

Court issues NBW against four officials of Supertech

Ghaziabad, December 3 (PTI): A court has issued non-bailable warrants against realty firm Supertech’s chairman, director, managing director and joint managing director on a complaint alleging breach of trust. Chief Judicial Magistrate Archana on Monday issued NBWs against chairman R K Arora, his wife and joint MD Sangeeta Arora, his son and MD Mohit Arora […]

Monetary policy review to drive key equity indices

Monetary policy review to drive key equity indices

All glued. A broker monitors a screen displaying live stock quotes on the floor of a trading firm in Mumbai. ( REUTERS File Photo)   Mumbai, December 3 (IANS):  The central bank’s upcoming monetary policy review, combined with the direction of foreign fund flows are expected to drive investors’ sentiments in the equity markets in […]

Economy may grow by over 6.5% in FY’18, says Panagariya

New Delhi, December 3 (PTI): Noted economist and former vice chairman of Niti Aayog Arvind Panagariya expects the economy to grow by over 6.5 per cent in the current financial year. He said the macro-economic indicators have remained stable for the past 3 years with current account deficit hovering around 1 per cent and inflation […]

Crime, casualties undermine US’s Afghan gains

Crime, casualties undermine US’s Afghan gains

Afghan police officers keep watch at their forward base on the outskirts of Kunduz province, Afghanistan on November 26. (REUTERS File Photo)   KUNDUZ, DECEMBER 3 (REUTERS): Since U.S. forces began stepping up air strikes against the Taliban, Kunduz shopkeeper Najibullah no longer fears another insurgent takeover of the northern Afghan city. But he does […]

Pope defends Myanmar silence, says he spoke the truth in private

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, DECEMBER 3 (Reuters): Pope Francis on Sunday defended his strategy of avoiding the term “Rohingya” in Myanmar, saying he believed he got his message across to both the civilian and military leadership without shutting down dialogue.   Speaking to reporters aboard the plane returning to Rome from Bangladesh, the pontiff also […]

Mohun Bagan down East Bengal in I-League derby

Kolkata, December 3 (PTI): Mohun Bagan rode on a header from their Nigerian central defender Eze Kingsley to down East Bengal by a solitary goal in the first I-League derby of the season at a packed Salt Lake Stadium here today.   Man of the Match Kingsley scored off a low but powerful header from […]

Nagas of the South Negotiating “Inclusionary Domination”

Sani Athisü In a recent editorial column in Morung Express, Witoubou Newmai cautions Nagas of the South the dangers of uncritically embracing developmental packages from the Meetei majority government of Manipur. And despite committing redundancy, I have decided to further situate the significance of the discourse. In what Newmai initiated, serves us well to take […]

“Praise Sunday” for Hornbill music lovers

“Praise Sunday” for Hornbill music lovers

Gospel artists of Nagaland perform during the ‘Praise Sunday’ at the Hornbill International Music Festival at Agri Expo site, Dimapur on December 3. (Photo by Manen Aier)     The Hornbill International Music Festival 2017 continued in Dimapur at the Agri Expo site, 4th Mile.   Sunday evening kicked off with some of the best […]

Dozholu Swuro – Champion of traditional fire making

Dozholu Swuro – Champion of traditional fire making

Participants of the Naga traditional fire making competition held at the Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on December 3.   Duzholu Swuro representing Chakhesang tribe was declared champion of the famous Naga traditional fire making competition held on the 3rd day of the ongoing Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama. The participants […]

Artists from different states perform at Handshake Concert

Artists from different states perform at Handshake Concert

Artists from Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim mesmerized the audience at Raj Bhavan here Saturday evening through the Handshake Concert organized by Rattle & Hum Music Society as part of Hornbill Festival of Nagaland.   The local performers included Renbeni, Colored Keys, Ethnic Future, Angam & friends and Harmonic Voices, while cultural performances were also […]

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