Leadership skills for 21st century (A perspective)

Fr Paul Lelen Haokip It is easier to talk or write about leadership than enter into its praxis dimension. Leaders lead while managers manage. Roles and expectations of being a leader are diverse. So being equipped is the only dress necessary if a leader wants to lead (well). There seems to be more problems with […]

Elections for solution?

Kaka D. Iralu All the Indian state political parties that will be contesting the coming elections are saying that they are all for a political settlement between the Government of India and the various Naga factions. They have also said over the years that they would be most willing to vacate their elected seats if […]

India will meet one Pakistani bullet with countless bullets: Rajnath

Agartala, February 3 (IANS) India wanted peaceful relations with Pakistan, but its forces have been told that if one bullet come from across the border, they should fire countless bullets to retaliate, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday night.   “I have given standing orders to our forces to shoot limitless bullets […]

Ellen Degeneres gives $1 mn to fans

Ellen Degeneres gives $1 mn to fans

Celebrity television host Ellen Degeneres has given $1 million to fans in the audience for a taping of her talk show, as they all contributed to her One Million Acts of Good campaign. “I wanna take a moment to say, everybody in the audience is here for a special reason. All season long, I’ve partnered […]

Lady Gaga halts world tour due to ‘severe pain’

Lady Gaga halts world tour due to ‘severe pain’

Singer-actress Lady Gaga has cancelled the last 10 dates of the European leg of her world tour due to “severe pain”. In a statement posted on Twitter, the pop star apologised to fans and said she was “devastated”, but needed to put “myself and my well-being” first, reports bbc.com.   The Grammy award-winning singer has […]

BJP using Bofors issue to hide its failures: Congress

New Delhi, February 3 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday accused the BJP government of conspiring against it, saying it (the CBI moving SC to reopen Bofors case) was being done to “save itself from facing public backlash in the 2019 general elections” and to divert attention from its failures.   “The decision of the Delhi […]

Value ties with India but firm on ‘sovereign rights’: China

Chinese foreign minister said that Beijing handled the Doklam standoff with “restraint”, showing the “emphasis” it places on ties with New Delhi.   New Delhi, February 3 (PTI): China always values the good neighbourliness and friendship with India, but it is also firm on upholding its “sovereign rights”, interests and territorial integrity, Chinese foreign minister […]

Reliance industries to invest Rs 2,500 cr in Assam: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance industries to invest Rs 2,500 cr in Assam: Mukesh Ambani

Guwahati, February 3 (IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Saturday that the company will invest Rs 2500 crore in Assam in the retail, petroleum, telecom, tourism and sports sectors creating job opportunities for at least 80,000 people.   Addressing the Global Investment Summit which opened here on Saturday, Ambani added that while the […]

Two Pakistan-trained LeT militants arrested at Wagah-Attari crossing

Jammu, February 3 (IANS) Two Pakistan-trained LeT militants from Jammu and Kashmir were arrested soon after they returned to India via the Wagah-Attari border crossing in Punjab with valid passports and visas, police said on Friday.   “Baramulla police, army and CRPF have arrested two militants who had gone to Pakistan on valid Pakistani visas […]

BJP, NDPP enter into seat-sharing deal for Nagaland polls

BJP, NDPP enter into seat-sharing deal for Nagaland polls

PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with former Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio in New Delhi. (File Photo)   Guwahati, February 3 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home and senior BJP leader Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said the BJP has entered into a seat-sharing agreement with the newly-floated National Democratic Peoples’ Party (NDPP) ahead of […]

Eat grapes to ward off depresion

Eat grapes to ward off depresion

New York, February 3 (IANS) Including grapes in your diet may have psitive impact on your mental health as researchers have found that certain grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression.   The results, published online in the journal Nature Communications, indicate that these natural compounds may reduce depression […]

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