HORNBILL FESTIVAL 2017

HORNBILL FESTIVAL 2017

Hornbill Cultural Extravaganza continues The 4th day cultural programme, under the theme ‘Culturally Yours,’ witnessed a host of performances by various Naga tribes at Heritage Village, Kisama on December 4 with Advisor, State Lotteries and Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency (NBDA), Naiba Konyak and Rajani Ranjan Reshmi, IAS, Chief Secretary of Manipur as the Chief Guest […]

HIMF presents intense rock show

HIMF presents intense rock show

Various bands from Pfutsero, Mokokchung, and Dimapur perform at the Hornbill International Music Festival at Agri Expo, 4th Mile on December 4. (Photo by Manen Aier)   Monday’s show at the Hornbill International Music Festival (HIMF) was a treat for local fans with various bands from Pfutsero, Mokokchung, and Dimapur rocking the stage at Agri […]

Abiogenesis, the folk fusion band from Nagaland performing on the 2nd day of the ongoing North East Green Summit

Abiogenesis, the folk fusion band from Nagaland performing on the 2nd day of the ongoing North East Green Summit

Abiogenesis, the folk fusion band from Nagaland performing on the 2nd day of the ongoing North East Green Summit at Zizina Otis Resort, Pobitora Sancturary, near Guwahati in Assam on December 2. The band will also be performing at RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Loinloom Festival at Deizephe Village and on December 10 at the Hornbill Official Closing […]

‘Miss Nagaland 2017’ beauty pageant on Dec 8

Coinciding with the ongoing 18th edition of the Hornbill Festival, Miss Nagaland 2017 beauty pageant is all set to find the ultimate queen of the state on December 8 to be held at RCEMPA, Jotsoma at 5:00 pm.   12 contestants from all the districts of Nagaland who were selected after a series of screening […]

Smartphone addiction is more dangerous than you thought. It causes depression, anxiety

Smartphone addiction is more dangerous than you thought. It causes depression, anxiety

Seoul, December 4 (PTI): Prolonged use of smartphones may significantly increase the risk of depression, anxiety and insomnia among teenagers, a study warns. Researchers from the Korea University in South Korea have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones and the internet.   They used magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) […]

Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

A teenage girl is seen smoking cigarette in Springfield, Virginia in this undated handout photo. (REUTERS File)   Delhi, December 4 (IANS) Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey.   The survey […]

Rakishly good looking actor who became India’s first international star (Obituary)

Rakishly good looking actor who became India’s first international star (Obituary)

By Vikas Datta IANS | December 4 The youngest of the famous Kapoor brothers of Bollywood, he did not have their one defining and enduring cinematic image — Raj’s simple, honest ‘tramp’ in the Charlie Chaplin tradition or Shammi’s Elvis-like jiving, rebellious ‘playboy’ persona.   Shashi Kapoor, however, surpassed both in sheer variety of acting. […]

‘Ockhi’ skirts Maharashtra, Coast Guard rescues 19 more

Mumbai, December 4 (IANS) As the cyclonic storm “Ockhi” averted the Maharashtra coast and Mumbai, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Monday rescued another 19 fishermen from the Arabian Sea, top officials said here.   Inspector General K.R. Nautiyal, the Commander – ICG West Region, said these fisherfolk were rescued by ICGS Shoor from a […]

Bitcoin hits record high of nearly $11,800 after futures lift

Bitcoin hits record high of nearly $11,800 after futures lift

Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration   LONDON, December 4 (Reuters) – Bitcoin powered to a record high just below $11,800 on Sunday, continuing its surge from below $1,000 at the start of the year.   The cryptocurrency, which trades 24 hours […]