Bangladesh to sue Manila bank over $81 mn heist

DHAKA, February 7 (Reuters): Bangladesh’s central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world’s biggest cyber-heists two years ago, a deputy governor said on Wednesday. Unidentified hackers stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account at the New York Fed in February 2016, using fraudulent orders on […]

Most powerful solar magnetic field measured

Tokyo, February 7 (IANS): With data from the Hinode satellite, astronomers in Japan have observed the strongest magnetic field ever directly measured on the surface of the Sun.   Astronomers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) determined that the powerful magnetic field was generated as a result of gas outflow from one sunspot […]

Nagaland News File

DC & DEO Kohima informs on postal ballot Kohima, February 7 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer of Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan (IAS) has informed all the Grade IV staffs detailed for general election duty to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly 2018 to apply for Postal Ballot from the Deputy Commissioner’s office, Kohima, Revenue […]

Food-mad Italy on mission to cut waste, feed hungry

Food-mad Italy on mission to cut waste, feed hungry

ROME, February 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The young Roma woman gingerly touched the oranges and cabbages, bright, fresh and neatly stacked in crates. Francesco Fanoli, an anthropologist, insisted they were hers to take – for free.   With a toddler playing in a nearby pram and more mouths to feed at home, the mother […]

Nobel laureate says Saudi, UAE “betrayed” Yemen in push to expand influence

Nobel laureate says Saudi, UAE “betrayed” Yemen in push to expand influence

Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman of Yemen smiles during a news conference as part of the Nobel Women’s Initiative to gather a first-hand account of the ongoing violence against women land defenders, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera/Files   DUBAI, February 7 (Reuters) – Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkol Karman called for […]

Maldives President continues crackdown as Nasheed seeks India’s intervention

Maldives President continues crackdown as Nasheed seeks India’s intervention

Opposition supporters protest against the government’s delay in releasing their jailed leaders, including former president Mohamed Nasheed, despite a Supreme Court order, in Male, Maldives, February 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer   Male/Colombo, February 7 (IANS) In a widening emergency crackdown, the government of Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday arrested three family members of jailed Supreme […]

Millions of viruses fall from sky daily: Study

Toronto, February 7 (IANS) Millions of viruses daily circle around the Earth’s atmosphere as well as get deposited on the planet’s surface, a team of international scientists have discovered.   The study has for the first time quantified the viruses being swept up from the Earth’s surface into the free troposphere, the layer of atmosphere […]

‘Election duties are constitutional duty’

‘Election duties are constitutional duty’

Polling officials attend the training held at Pughoboto Town Hall on February 6. (DIPR Photo)   Pughoboto, February 7 (DIPR): Training for Presiding Officers, all polling personnel, and Grade IV staff for the forthcoming State general election was held at Pughoboto Town Hall on February 6.   ADC & DEO of Pughoboto, Avelu Ruho stated […]

KBBB strengthens ‘Free, Fair and Clean Election’

Mon, February 7 (MExN): In order to uphold and observe Free, Fair and Clean Election within the Konyak jurisdiction, a joint consultative and coordination meeting was held with various political parties on February 7 at KBBB Mission Centre.   KBBB CEC Convenor Nyamto Wangsa in a press release stated that the meeting was convened by […]

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