Philippines orders probe into Sanofi dengue vaccine for 730,000 children

MANILA, December 4 (Reuters): The Philippines ordered a probe on Monday into the immunisation of more than 730,000 children with a vaccine for dengue that has been suspended following an announcement by French drug company Sanofi that it could worsen the disease in some cases.   Amid mounting public concern, Sanofi explained its “new findings” […]

Mokokchung Electrical Division clarifies on electricity bill arrears

Inviting a recent press release on the electricity bill arrears under Mokokchung Electrical Division published in your esteem daily dated 1st Dec 2017 and due to certain communication gap within the department, the arrear list in respect of UEMB in Mokokchung town was not projected in proper perspective. Hence to clear the doubt/confusion of the […]

Giving new meaning

Imkong Walling It is interesting how language evolve. Words become obsolete; vocabularies get coined, gradually becoming part of everyday parlance. Blame it on an inclination for political correctness or wanton distortion of word meanings for no apparent reason; words which were erstwhile uttered without much ado are today considered improper, insensitive or have found place […]

Training-cum-workshop held with political parties

Kohima, December 4 (DIPR): Training-cum-workshop organized by Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland with all the Political Parties was held on December 4 at the DC Conference Hall Kohima. The topic of workshop included Party Accounts, Election Expenditure Monitoring, EVMs & VVPATs, RO Net & APPs, Web Casting, Model Code of Conduct, SVEEP, Malpractices & General instruction […]

Central ministry member to inspect water and sanitation scheme in Mokokchung

Mokokchung, December 4 (DIPR): A lone empanelled member of the Institutional National Level Monitor on drinking water and sanitation under the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, Manoj Dixit arrived in Mokokchung on December 2 to monitor the implementation of centrally sponsored scheme drinking water and sanitation in respect of Mokokchung district. […]

DC Wokha appeals for cooperation and support

DC Wokha appeals for cooperation and support

DC Wokha, Manzir Jeelani Samoon with Rev Sulumo Ezung at the WTBC Sunday devotional service on December 3. (DIPR Photo)   Wokha, December 4 (DIPR): Quoting from Bible verse for peace and tranquility and invoking God’s blessing to the people of the district, Deputy Commissioner Wokha, Manzir Jeelani Samoon appealed for unflinching cooperation and support […]

Mount Tiyi – The Mystical Mountain

Mount Tiyi – The Mystical Mountain

Dr Eyingbeni Hümtsoe-Nienu Not very long time ago, the people of Yanthamo, they say, used to hear the howling of dogs, the grunting of pigs, the cry of babies and torches of flames stretching across the peak of Mount Tiyi till Totsü at Phiro village in Wokha, Nagaland. They were warned by their ancestors not […]

Japanese women too busy to fall in love: Survey

Tokyo, December 4 (IANS): Some 60 per cent of eligible women in Japan are reluctant to fall in love due to the growing burden at their workplace, according to a survey. As women today are facing the same workload as men in Japan, the ensuing fatigue has made women more willing to lounge on a […]

Pakistan government’s agreement with sit-in leaders illegal: Court

Islamabad, December 4 (IANS): The Islamabad High Court on Monday questioned the legal standing of the agreement reached between the government and Islamist protest leaders, saying that none of the terms could be legally justified.   “How can cases filed under the Terrorism Act be dismissed?” Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui asked during the hearing regarding […]

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe cabinet

HARARE, December 4 (Reuters): Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his cabinet on Monday, with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power.   Sworn in as president on Nov. 24 after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit following a de facto military coup, Mnangagwa has […]

FAIR ELECTION

Keduovilie Linyü Kohima The most significant feature of the political leaders was the faith that they with an active mind and body was capable of knowing and controlling the world, and fashioning his own success and happiness. Man is the most fortunate of creatures. Human beings are ‘Kings’ of all beings below God and angles […]

Nanoparticles- Fight to cancer

Nanoparticles- Fight to cancer

Sanjib Katuwal Assistant Professor St. Joseph’s College Jakhama Tiny nanoparticles, far smaller than the width of a human hair, might help the body’s own immune system fight tumors, a new study shows. In experiments with mice, the nanoparticle-based therapy not only wiped out the original targeted breast cancer tumors, but metastases in other parts of the […]

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