‘Action Northeast’ initiative to focus on region at LFW

Mumbai, January 26 (IANS) At the forthcoming edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), IMG Reliance in collaboration with the United Nations in India will host an action-oriented dialogue on the northeastern region (NER) followed by a curated show featuring six sustainable fashion designers from the region on Sustainable Fashion Day on February 1.   The […]

Mizoram prospering on path of peace: Governor

Aizawl, January 26 (IANS) Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma on Friday said that driven by peace, the state has been on a path of development and economic prosperity.   After unfurling the national flag at the Assam Rifles Ground on Republic Day, Sharma said: “Collective efforts of law enforcing agencies, civil societies, voluntary […]

Protest in Assam district leaves thousands stranded

Guwahati, January 26 (IANS) Protests continued in Assam’s Dima Hasao district as two of the nine persons injured in Thursday’s police firing died on Friday. A mob also stopped a train, leaving thousands of people stranded.   The Silchar-Guwahati passenger train was stopped at the New Haflong railway station.   The agitating organisations called for […]

Protest in Assam district leaves thousands stranded

Guwahati, January 26 (IANS) Protests continued in Assam’s Dima Hasao district as two of the nine persons injured in Thursday’s police firing died on Friday. A mob also stopped a train, leaving thousands of people stranded.   The Silchar-Guwahati passenger train was stopped at the New Haflong railway station.   The agitating organisations called for […]

India celebrates 69th R-Day with 10 Asean guests

India celebrates 69th R-Day with 10 Asean guests

The President, Ram Nath Kovind giving away the Highest Gallantry Award Ashoka Chakra to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, 13 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (posthumously), the award received by his Wife and Mother, on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day Parade 2018, at Rajpath, in New Delhi on January 26, 2018. (PIB Photo)   Delhi, January […]

NPF, BJP to work out seat-sharing formula

Kohima, January  26 (IANS) The ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the BJP have agreed to work out modalities for seat sharing for the upcoming Nagaland Assembly election, Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang said on Friday.   “We agreed to select the teams from the respective party to work out the modalities for seat sharing,” he […]

NIA arrests NSCN-U ‘Brigadier’ Chopey

Dimapur/New Delhi, January 26 (IANS) The NIA has arrested self-styled ‘Brigadier’ of NSCN-Unification Aheto Chopey in connection with his involvement in a six-year-old case of supplying robbed government arms and ammunition to the Naga underground.   Chopey was held on Wednesday in a joint operation conducted by the National Investigation Agency and Assam Rifles, an […]

Solution to Naga insurgency not far: Governor

Solution to Naga insurgency not far: Governor

Kohima, January 26 (IANS) Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya on Friday said the solution to the seven-decade-long Naga insurgency is not far as efforts are on to bring other factions of Naga separatist groups to the negotiating table.   “Twenty years of negotiations with NSCN-IM (National Socialist Council of Nagaland Issac-Muivah) and signing of the framework […]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a photo opportunity ahead of their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton   NEW DELHI, January 26 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, heavily criticised […]

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