Role Model Bureaucrats and Good Governance

Nellayappan B Assistant Director Directorate of School Education, Kohima Few months back the nation was shocked to hear the news about the physical assault of Chief Secretary of Delhi by few elected members of the ruling party in presence of the Chief Minister. Many might have forgotten the news at the arrival of the next […]

The need for systematic privatization (de-provincialisation) and effective regulation of education sector in Nagaland

Yanpvuo Kikon We have created our own monster in order to satisfy our vote banks with the vicious cycle of corrupted electoral politics in Nagaland. The education department at present is in such a big mess that only a radical systematic reform with strong political will can rescue our future generation from a disaster.   […]

The journey in beautiful forest

Philip H Alo Kohima In a jungle far away, dwelt animals of all shape, size and color, from white to grey. The citizens lived privy from beyond the boundaries of the jungle, sufficed and contend with the pasture where they grazed. And yet they never knew what joy and harmony was, for the grass was […]

Assam pacifies protesters on Citizenship Bill

Guwahati, May 12 (IANS): In the wake of recent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, the Assam government on Friday said it will not do anything which is detrimental to the interest of the state.   However, the state is also not going to take any decision like Meghalaya which opposed the bill, Industry […]

Buttler leads Rajasthan to exciting victory

Buttler leads Rajasthan to exciting victory

Jaipur, May 12 (IANS): Rajasthan Royals rode a heroic batting effort by Jos Buttler to edge out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Friday.   Buttler batted through the innings to help Rajasthan overhaul a stiff 177-run target with […]

NIA interrogating 24 Bangladeshi youths held in Tripura

Agartala, May 12 (IANS): Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are interrogating 24 Bangladeshi youths arrested in Agartala on Thursday reportedly before they could return to their country, a senior police officer said on Saturday evening.   “A two-member NIA team from Guwahati is interrogating since Friday the 24 Bangladeshi youths lodged in three […]

3 killed in landslide in Mizoram

Aizawl, May 12 (PTI): At least three people, including a minor girl, were killed when a landslide hit Mizoram’s Zemabawk area, police said. Aizawl District SP C Lalzahngova told PTI that three persons were confirmed dead in the incident and efforts were on to recover the bodies. The number of casualties could rise as people […]

Bus falls into ditch, 21 injured

Rangia (Assam), May 12 (PTI): At least 21 passengers were injured when a Shillong-bound bus fell into a roadside ditch beside NH-37 in Assam’s Kamrup district today, police said. The accident occurred at Lampara under Bako policestation area after the driver lost control of the bus coming from Siliguri in West Bengal. The seriously injured […]

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Quantico’ axed after three seasons

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Quantico’ axed after three seasons

 Indian actress Priyanka Chopra’s “Quantico” will not be getting a fourth season.   The network ABC has opted to cancel the terrorism drama. Its season 3 finale will now serve as the series ender, reports deadline.com.   “Quantico”, from ABC Studios and producer Mark Gordon, was a breakout when it debuted in 2015, setting delayed […]

High-voltage Karnataka battle ends, millions vote

High-voltage Karnataka battle ends, millions vote

A polling officer, right, monitors the electronic voting machine as a woman casts her vote at a polling station in Bangalore, India, Saturday, May 12, 2018. (PTI Photo)   Bengaluru, May 12 (IANS) A high-stake battle for the Karnataka Assembly ended on Saturday evening, with over 35 million voting in an election crucial for the […]

DC United coach Olsen confirms Rooney interest

DC United coach Olsen confirms Rooney interest

London, May 12(Reuters): DC United coach Ben Olsen has confirmed the club’s interest in signing Everton’s Wayne Rooney but added any deal to take the English striker to Major League Soccer had yet to be completed.   Former England captain Rooney has been subject to intense speculation over the last few days, with multiple British […]