Hotter seas threaten marine wildlife with extinction

Isabelle Gerretsen Thomson Reuters Foundation   Polar bears and other iconic animals could be extinct by the end of the century if ocean temperatures continue to rise at the current rate, marine biologists warned Monday.   Warming temperatures caused by climate-changing emissions may result in a catastrophic loss of marine wildlife and drastic changes to […]

Government announces 75 resource centres for online refresher progs

Government announces 75 resource centres for online refresher progs

For complete list see table below.   The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on May 4 announced 75 National Resource Centres (NRCs) for Online Refresher Programmes in different Universities/institutions across India.   According to a official release through PIB, the MHRD identified the NRCs as a part of its initiative of online professional development […]

JNVs students’ success rate increasing in JEE (Main): MHRD

JNVs students’ success rate increasing in JEE (Main): MHRD

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Longleng at Tangha Village, under Longleng district (Image for representational purpose only; courtesy: http://longleng.jnv.academy/)   The students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas run by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti under Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) have shown excellent results in Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018, an official release maintained.   JEE is conducted […]

Quiz #109

Quiz #109

1. A new One Stop Centre (OSC) was approved for women affected by violence in Nagaland on May 8. With this, the total number of such centre in the state is a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 5   2. Which among the following institutions is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018? a) Nagaland […]

‘AFSPA slap on face of Constitution, Supreme Court, Parliament’

‘AFSPA slap on face of Constitution, Supreme Court, Parliament’

Aroonim Bhuyan IANS   Book Review: Strangers No More; Author: Sanjoy Hazarika; Publisher: Aleph; Price: Rs 799; Pages: 420   With the Union Home Ministry last month removing the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and reducing it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Director and award-winning […]

Addressing Career Dilemmas

Dr. Asangba Tzüdir Even as students who have appeared this year’s Nagaland Board exams wait with bated anticipation for the results, thoughts about career and choice of stream of study will keep them engaged. For sure, it will be a disturbing dilemma where the same dilemma is bound to have different constraining effects on each […]

24-hour total shut down affects normal life in south Mizoram

24-hour total shut down affects normal life in south Mizoram

AIZAWL, MAY 8 (NNN): Many passengers were stranded on Tuesday at Tawipui South area in Lunglei district, southern Mizoram, due to a 24-hour bandh called by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the area in protest against the government’s alleged failure to address their demands.   The total shut down demanding the allocation of two […]

UNC for ‘immediate’ Modi’s intervention on border issue

Newmai News Network Senapati | May 8   The United Naga Council (UNC) has ‘demanded’ the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to ‘immediately’ intervene in the Indo-Myanmar border pillar ‘dispute’.   The UNC’s memorandum to the Prime Minister, complete with history and background of the issue, came few days after the Naga body had inspected the […]

Twin blasts rock Imphal, one injured

IMPHAL, MAY 8 (NNN): One Assam Rifles jawan was injured when two blasts rocked Imphal simultaneously late this evening.   According to police, two grenades exploded near the gate of Assam Rifles’ Liaison office, North AOC in Imphal. The incident occurred at around 7 pm. The police identified the injured as one N Prem Singh […]

District creation issue:  next tripartite talk on May 19

 Newmai News Network Senapati | May 8   The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has invited the State Government of Manipur and the United Naga Council (UNC) for the next round of tripartite talk on the district creation issue to be held on May 19, according to UNC sources. The talk will […]

NFR holds safety awareness campaign with Loco Pilots

Dimapur, May 8 (MExN): In order to boost their morale, a safety seminar cum awareness programme for NFR’s Loco Pilots of was held at Zonal Railway Training Institute at Alipurduar on May 3.   Adequate safety of train operation has been the most pivotal issue concerning running of trains and as the drivers run the […]

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