China says hopes to get Japan ties back on track

BEIJING, JANUARY 28 (Reuters): China hopes to work with Japan to get relations back onto a normal track, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart on Sunday, amid a series of disputes, some dating back to before World War Two.   China and Japan have long sparred over their painful history, with Beijing […]

Israel criticises bill banning statements implicating Poland in Holocaust

JERUSALEM/WARSAW, JANUARY 28 (Reuters): Israel called on Poland on Saturday to amend a bill approved this week by Polish lawmakers that would make it illegal to suggest Poland bore any responsibility for crimes against humanity committed by Nazi Germany on its soil. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he instructed his ambassador to meet Polish […]

Saudi elites released after ‘corruption settlements’

Riyadh, January 28 (IANS): Prominent businessmen in Saudi Arabia, detained in November in an anti-corruption purge, have been released after reaching financial settlements with the Kingdom authorities, a media report said.   Among those set free on Friday were Waleed al-Ibrahim, the head of regional television network MBC and Khalid al-Tuwaijiri, a former chief of […]

69th Republic Day observed across Nagaland

Kohima, January 28 (DIPR): Addressing the gathering, the Governor lauded the foresight and statesmanship of the founding fathers and architects of our nation and also saluted the freedom fighters and martyrs, who made the supreme sacrifices for the unity and integrity of our nation.   He said Nagaland, today, stands at the cusp of history […]

Healing Garden – A place for peace, tranquility, sharing

Healing Garden – A place for peace, tranquility, sharing

Pari Sanyü Meyasetsu introducing guests from Japan, Ireland and New Zealand during the inauguration of Healing Garden at Medziphema, Dimapur on January 27. (Inset) Dr. Visier Sanyü Meyasetsu sharing his vision for the Healing Garden.   Dimapur, January 28 (MExN): Symbolic of returning to his native Nagaland after long years of travel and stay abroad […]

ACYA Kohima Town region observes Youth Day

ACYA Kohima Town region observes Youth Day

Parish priest Fr. Richard Fernandez, ACYA members and others during the Youth Day at St. Francis de Sales in Kohima on Sunday. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | January 28   The Angami Catholic Youth Association (ACYA) of Kohima Town region held its 37th Youth Day at St. Francis de Sales (SFS) Parish here […]

IPPI: Children immunized in Nagaland

IPPI: Children immunized in Nagaland

Children were administered polio drops during the first round of Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) in different districts of Nagaland on January 28.   Dimapur, January 28 (MExN): The first round of Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) for 2018 was launched in Nagaland on January 28. Polio drops were administered to eligible children from 0 […]

ZRSU celebrates golden jubilee

Zunehboto, January 28 (MExN): The Zunheboto Range Students’ Union (ZRSU) celebrated its golden jubilee from January 23 to 25 at Asukhomi village under the theme ‘Era of Enlightenment’.   The union during the programme resolved that it shall be the “guardian” of all public properties under Zunheboto range and any damage caused will be strictly […]

Grim reminders of a war in Vietnam, a generation later

Robert Burns Associated Press   It’s been over for 40-plus years, the war that Americans simply call Vietnam but the Vietnamese refer to as their Resistance War Against America.   Yet it lingers in so many ways, as was apparent when Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dropped in for a couple of days of defense diplomacy […]

Why mustard needs to be put on the national agenda

Vivek Puri IANS   Carrots came to India from Afghanistan sometime around the 10th century; potatoes were brought by the Portuguese in the 17th century. However, there is nothing alien about mustard. It is native to India and has been around for thousands of years. Food historians tell us that mustard was cultivated in the […]

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