Fossil of school bus-sized dinosaur dug up in Egyptian desert

Artist’s life reconstruction of the titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago is pictured in this undated handout image obtained by Reuters on January 29, 2018. Andrew McAfee/Carnegie Museum of Natural History/Handout via REUTERS   WASHINGTON, January 29 (Reuters) – Scientists […]

‘Trump victory may seem drug dream but shows how extraordinary is now ordinary in US politics’

‘Trump victory may seem drug dream but shows how extraordinary is now ordinary in US politics’

President Trump confers with White House Communications Director Hope Hicks as White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders listens during an interview with Reuters at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   Jaipur, January 29 (IANS) Over a year after his shocking but not entirely unexpected victory, the reality of Donald Trump as the US President may […]

Diabetes, hypertension rates high in India: Study

Diabetes, hypertension rates high in India: Study

Washington, January 29 (IANS) Diabetes and hypertension are common among middle-aged and elderly people in India, home to more than a sixth of the world’s population, researchers said on Monday.   Pascal Geldsetzer of Harvard University and colleagues looked at health data collected from 1,320,555 adults across India between 2012 and 2014, which included plasma […]

Our real enemy

Kevitho Kera   I remember I was a little boy as I stood on the roadside, 5th mile. A dead body was transported in a Vehicle and my mom held my hand and was weeping. As a little boy I was wondering why she was weeping and only later as I grew up I came […]

In the matter of election or solution

T.L Angami Election is a universal phenomenon practices all over the world to elect the leaders to legislate and rule the country whereas contrary to it solution is a process of adjudication of various laws.   Therefore, election should never be brought into the same parameter of solution where the two definitions itself is clearly […]

PRAYER WILL MAKE US BETTER HUMAN

PRAYER WILL MAKE US BETTER HUMAN

Sr. Lincy St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama, Nagaland   William James, the father of modern psychology, wrote to his friend Prof. Thomas Davidson “as the year’s passes I fell that it is impossible to live without God”.   Human beings are living with depressions, worries, tensions, etc. most of the time.They always turn to the world […]

ASER 2017: A grim view of education in Nagaland

We’re great at the ‘lighter’ side of the academic milieu, while not having a particular knack for the more ‘rigorous’ disciplines.   That is a quasi-racist accusation that many Naga people have had to be on the receiving end of.   Some brush these off, and rightly so—as there is nothing wrong if a large […]

Method in his madness: Trump is having his way on most issues

Arun Kumar IANS   His supporters may be a “basket of deplorables”, as presidential rival Hillary Clinton suggested on the campaign trail, but Donald Trump is no basket case as his detractors have insinuated.   Twitter-thumb Trump may well be the most obnoxious egomaniac to ever occupy the White House as left liberal media paints […]

The Future of Our Cities: New Agenda, New Faces, New Year

The Future of Our Cities: New Agenda, New Faces, New Year

City view of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Asia-Pacific region is urbanizing rapidly. (UN Photo)   David Kuria Inter Press Service   Urban development is one of our greatest challenges. While the world is highly urbanizing, our cities are transforming the nexus for the social, economic, environmental and political realities of our times.   The United Nations […]

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