Turkish forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attacks repulsed

Turkish forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attacks repulsed

A Turkish military convoy arrives at a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, Turkey on January 21. (REUTERS Photo)   AZAZ, January 21(Reuters):  Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, the army said, after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep […]

News in brief

Late date of GSTR3B extended New Delhi, January 21 (PTI): The revenue department said that the last date for GSTR-3B return filing for December has been extended by two days to January 22. GSTR-3B is a simple return form introduced by the CBEC after the roll out of the goods and services tax (GST) from […]

Book on ‘Elections launched

Book on ‘Elections launched

New Delhi, January 21 (MExN): Datanet India – India’s premier IT-enabled organization disseminating socio-economic and electoral statistical data – today released its book titled, Election Atlas of India, at the World Book Fair in New Delhi.   Carrying a Foreword by Dr Nasim Zaidi, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, the book is edited and […]

Printing of Budget documents begins with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

After the ceremony, for almost 11 days, employees, who are a part of the budget-making process, are locked up in a basement, only to emerge once the finance minister presents the budget in the Lok Sabha. New Delhi, January 21 (UNI): The ‘Halwa Ceremony’ is the event which indicates the start of the printing of […]

Why is Jerusalem so central to Pence’s Middle East visit?

Why is Jerusalem so central to Pence’s Middle East visit?

Birds fly on a foggy day near the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem’s Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, Jerusalem on January 2. (REUTERS Photo)   JERUSALEM, JANUARY 21 (Reuters): U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s planned trip to Israel on Sunday has […]

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on January 21. (REUTERS Photo)     KABUL, January 21 (Reuters):  Gunmen dressed in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel battled Afghan Special Forces for 13 hours in an overnight siege that caused heavy casualties among hotel guests, officials and witnesses said […]

Why mothers’ response to baby’s babbling is important

New York, January 21 (IANS): Do not stop your little ones when they are babbling. According to new research, babies tend to listen to mothers’ verbal languages that further helps them in learning language skills.   Babies organise mothers’ verbal responses, which promotes more effective language instruction and infant babbling is the key, the research […]

A ‘vital’ collateral damage

The poll bugle has already been sounded in Nagaland. With perceptible activism in air, it was unofficially blowing for a long time, till the formal announcement on January 18 by the Election Commission of India.   Notwithstanding the call for ‘Solution before Election’ from many quarters, electoral machineries have been kick started in full-swing by […]

Two kids killed by accidental grenade explosion

Newmai News Network Imphal | January 21   Two children were killed while three others injured critically when a hand grenade exploded in west Manipur on Sunday, January 21. The children had reportedly presumed the grenade to be a toy and were playing with it when it accidentally exploded on Sunday around 9.30 am at […]

Two children seen in traditional attire…

Two children seen in traditional attire…

Two children seen in traditional attire at the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Western Chakhesang Hoho held at Selouphe Village, Dimapur, on January 20. Girl children and women have been surging ahead in terms of education in Nagaland State, poised to be its most promising future. (Photo courtesy: Vecuto Tenyi)

Lifelike robots made meant to win over humans

Kelvin Chan Associated Press   David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems.   If only it were as simple as that.   The Texas-born former sculptor at Walt Disney Imagineering and his Hong Kong-based startup Hanson Robotics […]

Are those in power and wanting the status quo to continue feeling threatened by the Naga Reconciliation process? Why?

Are those in power and wanting the status quo to continue feeling threatened by the Naga Reconciliation process? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, our factional leaders, tribal leaders and politicians are benefiting most from our divided Naga society. They are all very busy building their own kingdoms and piling up their wealth. They have forgotten that even if they get away with their corrupt dealings, there […]

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