150 IS militants killed in US airstrike in Syria

Washington, January 24 (IANS): The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) in Syria has said it killed 150 militants in an air strike on the terror group’s hqs. The strikes took place on Saturday in the Syrian town of Al-Shafah, located in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, an area where remnants of the IS […]

Petrol prices at 3-yr high; diesel at record high

New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices kept spiralling even on Wednesday, touching new highs in the national capital and other metros.   Petrol was sold at Rs 72.43 per litre in Delhi, the highest in three years. It cost Rs 72.51 on August 2014, according to data from Indian Oil Corp.   […]

Don’t announce Delhi bypolls till Monday, High Court tells EC

New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday restrained the Election Commission from announcing bypolls till Monday to 20 Delhi Assembly seats in the wake of the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries.   “Don’t take precipitative steps that will aggravate the situation,” Justice Vibhu […]

Gunmen storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

Gunmen storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

Vehicles are seen on fire after a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on January 24. (REUTERS Photo)   JALALABAD, January 24 (Reuters): Gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces surrounding the building, with at least three people killed and 20 […]

Pope Francis condemns ‘evil’ of fake news and its use for political gain

VATICAN CITY, January 24 (Reuters): Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the “evil” of fake news, saying journalists and social media users should shun and unmask manipulative “snake tactics” that foment division to serve political and economic interests. “Fake news is a sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance […]

Principal shot dead by a student; where do we proceed?

Nellayappan B Assistant Director DoSE, Kohima. You might have come across the shocking news of a school Principal at Haryana shot dead by her own class 12 student inside her office room on 20th January 2018. The sad news brought shivering in my blood cells and I am unable to comprehend the gravity of the […]

Nagaland Roads in retrospect

Nagaland Roads in retrospect

Ketu Angami Kohima If you have travelled through the Secretariat road in the last couple of days, you must have noticed people filling potholes with mud. This scene completely changed overnight. And by the time you read this, you will see blacktopped roads. Or since it was what you called “applying lipstick” in view of […]

Election for solution is false

Rev. Dr. V. K Nuh If any Naga look the Naga political problem is in the cross road, he must have seen from a broken glass.. Any river is flowing must begin from clear stream spring of water. So also Naga political smuggle started 80 years ago with clear vision. But there are many human […]

The real-life inspiration for Rosie the Riveter dies at 96

The real-life inspiration for Rosie the Riveter dies at 96

A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state.   The New York Times reports that Naomi Parker Fraley died Saturday in Longview. She was 96. Fraley was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After the Japanese attack on Pearl […]

‘Echoes of Music’ choral concert on January 28

‘Echoes of Music’ choral concert on January 28

The second season of the choral concert ‘Echoes of Music’ organised by the Harmonic Voices of Nagaland (HMV) will be held at the Regional Center of Excellence in Music and Performing Arts (RCEMPA), Jotsoma on January 28 at 4:00 PM.   With the aim to promote and bring choral music singing in Nagaland, the annual […]

Be a job giver, not a job seeker

Kuolachalie Seyie Kohima The ‘I care’ is essential for our most precious asset-‘our children’. To re-make our Naga world what we need is to re-build our children from the Delhi dependency syndrome. Mould the child constantly, with a fine tuned balance. Encourage the ‘unique spark’ of each child’s individuality; a core area to expose the […]

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