Human rights activists meet in Imphal

Disappointed with CBI’s ‘tardiness’ in filing FIR   Newmai News Network Imphal | May 6   Human rights activists from various parts of the country after two-day meetings in Imphal have reached several “conclusions”.   The participants of the meetings were Ravi Nair of South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, Kirity Roy of Banglar Manab […]

Mizoram: Diseases kill at least 1026 pigs

Newmai News Network Aizawl | May 6   At least 1026 pigs and piglets have died and 3639 others affected in Mizoram due to the outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Classical Swine Flu since March this year, officials said on Sunday. This is the third time Mizoram is witnessing the outbreak of […]

Marx: A discredited theorist or a far-sighted prophet?

Vikas Datta IANS   A huge statue of Karl Marx was unveiled in his birthplace in the German city of Trier to mark his 200th birth anniversary on May 5 — and it was donated by the Chinese government. But wasn’t China’s move towards market capitalism, even more than the Soviet Union’s demise, the final […]

Rita Ora to release girl power anthem

Rita Ora to release girl power anthem

Singer Rita Ora has joined forces with rapper Cardi B and fellow singers Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha for a new girl power anthem.   Ora revealed the all-star line-up for her forthcoming single, appropriately named “Girls”, on social media when she shared a photograph of a Scrabble board with each of the stars’ names […]

Marx’s chequered legacy

“Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were Right!” read a widely circulated New York Times’ article on April 30 anticipating his 200th birth anniversary on May 5. “Don’t Celebrate Karl Marx. His Communism has a death count in the millions,” the USA Today wrote a week after. When a statue of the philosopher was unveiled in […]

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