Pence, in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in ‘Israel’s capital’

Pence, in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in ‘Israel’s capital’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauds US Vice President Mike Pence ahead of his address to the Knesset, Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem on January 22. (REUTERS Photo)   JERUSALEM, January 22 (Reuters): US Vice President Mike Pence pointedly referred to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Monday as he met the country’s leader, further vexing Palestinians […]

Apple joins Malala Fund to empower girls’ education

Apple joins Malala Fund to empower girls’ education

L to R: Malala Yousafzai and Tim Cook visit students in Beirut, Lebanon. (Image credit- Apple)   London, January 22 (IANS): Apple on Monday announced to support The Malala Fund — led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai — which is focused on advocating every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe and […]

‘Gross NPA may rise to Rs 9.5 lakh crore by March’

New Delhi, January 22 (IANS): Gross non-performing assets (NPA) in Indian banks are expected to rise to Rs 9.5 lakh crore by March, from Rs 8 lakh crore in March last year, said a ASSOCHAM-Crisil joint study.   Stressed assets in March 2018 are expected to be at Rs 11.5 lakh crore, the report titled […]

Trying to bring petrol, diesel under GST: Pradhan

Ujjain/ Indore, January 22 (PTI): Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said his Ministry is trying to bring petrol and diesel under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).   “We are trying that petrol, diesel and kerosene should also come under the ambit of GST. We are hopeful that the GST Council […]

French prison guards start nationwide strike

French prison guards start nationwide strike

Prison wardens block the Baumettes jail in Marseille during a nationwide protest, France on January 22. (REUTERS Photo)   PARIS, January 22 (Reuters): French prison guards launched a nationwide strike on Monday in a showdown with President Emmanuel Macron’s government over staffing levels and violence which they say is spiralling out of control in overcrowded […]

‘Kabul hotel attack toll at least 22’

Kabul, January 22 (AFP): At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials said Monday, as fears grew that the attackers may have had inside help.   Authorities warned they were still investigating how militants breached security, which was taken over by […]

Elections. How Exciting!

Imlisanen Jamir   It’s all so exciting isn’t it?   Just 12 hours after the Election Commission of India announced dates for polls to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly, the considerations that dominated conversations over the past year seemed to fizzle out quickly.   Quite a few people I know have suddenly vanished to those camps […]

CONCERN CANDIDATE

CONCERN CANDIDATE

Wedeii Mero Asst. Professor, St. Joseph’s College,Jakhama.   Concern Candidate, wish you well for intending to contest for the upcoming election 2018. Very proud of you taking a big bold responsibility to show your concerns for the people of Nagaland. Had I been in your shoes, I would be trembling with nervousness. Yet you did […]

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