Tripura to move SC for extension to over 10,000 teachers

Agartala, May 31 (IANS): The Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance government in Tripura would soon submit a Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court to extend the services of 10,323 government teachers for two more years, a minister said here on Thursday after a cabinet meeting.   On March 29 last year, the Supreme Court […]

Weightlifter Chanu fails dope test, suspended

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS): Star Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has been handed a provisional suspension by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after failing a dope test.   “IWF reports that the sample of Ms. Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham (IND) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Testosterone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete […]

CBI questions alleged lobbyist in AirAsia case

CBI questions alleged lobbyist in AirAsia case

New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI): The CBI today questioned ‘lobbyist’ Rajender Dubey in connection with alleged malpractices by AirAsia India Limited and its promoters while trying to get international flying licences by manipulating policies, officials said.  The Central Bureau of Investigation has also summoned group CEO of AirAsia, Tony Fernandes to appear before it on June […]

Trump blasts Samantha Bee’s ‘horrible language’ about Ivanka

Trump blasts Samantha Bee’s ‘horrible language’ about Ivanka

Television host Samantha Bee poses at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files   Washington, June 1 (AP) President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women’s crotches, asked today why comedian Samantha Bee wasn’t fired for using […]

Zayn Malik to entertain Indian fans in August

Zayn Malik to entertain Indian fans in August

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS): British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik will arrive in India for a multi-city tour in August.   “He will kick-start the tour from Mumbai on August 3 and then head to cities like Kolkata, Hyderabad and Delhi. We are planning to organise his concert in Nepal too,” Vishal Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, JPR […]

WHO panel split on soft drink sugar tax to cut obesity

WHO panel split on soft drink sugar tax to cut obesity

FILE PHOTO: A competitor prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call for the second season of the reality television programme “Dance Your Ass Off”, during which overweight or obese contestants hope to lose weight by dancing, in New York December 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly/File Photo   GENEVA, June 1 (Reuters) – […]

NSRLM committed towards empowering rural women

NSRLM committed towards empowering rural women

(Left) Kevipodi Sophie, Addl. Mission Director, NSRLM delivering a speech during the formal program and (Right) Athel O. Lotha, Addl. Secretary and MD NSRLM felicitating awardees Pete VLO at Kezoma Village on May 31.   Celebrates Pete Village Level Organisations’ national award   Kohima, June 1 (MExN): Pete Village Level Organisation (VLO) from Kezoma village […]

Faith Theological Seminary 10th Convocation held

Faith Theological Seminary 10th Convocation held

The graduating students of Faith Theological Seminary with Rev. Dr. Zelhou Keyho, General Secretary, NBCC during the convocation held on June 1. (Morung Photo)   ‘True spirituality is not only right biblical beliefs but right action’   Morung Express News Jotsoma | June 1   Shifting from the usual paradigm of spirituality in Naga society, […]

Second batch of homestay training launched

Second batch of homestay training launched

Participants with the organisers and others during the launching homestay training held at Kohima on June 1.   Kohima, June 1 (MExN): The inauguration programme for the second batch of homestay training in Kohima was inaugurated on June 1. This programme is in partnership with NSDC under Special projects PMKVY.   Pastor Zhavi Kere blessed […]

CHILDLINE 1098 service now in Mokokchung

CHILDLINE 1098 service now in Mokokchung

DC Mokokchung, Sachin Jaiswal IAS with others during the launch of CHILDLINE 1098 Mokokchung held at Ongpangkong Salang on June 1. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Mokokchung | June 1   Deputy Commissioner Mokokchung, Sachin Jaiswal IAS launched CHILDLINE 1098 Mokokchung on June 1, at Ongpangkong Salang. The CHILDLINE 1098 Mokokchung is being implemented […]

Leadership training conducted at St Paul School

Leadership training conducted at St Paul School

Students of St. Paul School Phesama during the event on ‘leadership and self exploration’ held on June 1.   Phesama, June 1 (MExN): Leadership as an important subject the students of St. Paul School Phesama on June 1 was capacitated on ‘leadership and self exploration’ by the Peace Activist Susan Kulnu along with student volunteer […]