‘Be an asset and not a liability’

‘Be an asset and not a liability’

HSLC & HSSLC successful candidates of Peren during the felicitation programme held on June 4 at Peren Baptist Mipui Kangbau Hall, Peren Town.   Peren, June 4 (MExN): A felicitation programme for HSLC & HSSLC successful candidates of Peren community was jointly organised by Peren Council (apex body of all Peren villages), Peren Government Employees’ […]

A primer on populism and its unexpected past practitioners

Book Review: History Repeating – Why Populists Rise and Governments Fall; Author: Sam Wilkin; Publisher: Profile Books/Hachette India; Pages: 288; Price: Rs 599   Vikas Datta IANS   Take a prosperous country facing a recent economic crisis where there is suddenly an improbable candidate for top office – a businessman claiming to be so rich […]

Assam girl ambassador of ‘promote science’ initiative in France

Assam girl ambassador of ‘promote science’ initiative in France

Source: Maxpixel/Linkedin   New Delhi, Jun 3 (PTI): Assam’s Priyanka Das, working on satellite navigation for French major Safran, has been appointed ambassador for an initiative in France to encourage girls to follow scientific careers and take it to higher education levels.   “For Girls and Science” initiative was launched in 2014 to promote more […]

Embrace the fear of extinction

Imlisanen Jamir   Every year since 1974, on June 5, the world observes World Environment Day. United Nations sanctioned ‘International Days,’ despite having to do with issues of pertinence, do get tedious in their observations, for the most part.   The same could be the case for the World Environment Day, with mostly rhetoric from […]

FNR reflection on the Public Interactions

  Forum for Naga Reconciliation   “It is always wise to seek the truth in our opponents’ error and the error in our own truth”                                      Reinhold Niebuhr Introduction The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) was formed at […]

NFR conducts special ticket checking drive

Dimapur, June 4 (MExN): As many as 211 defaulters were held and fine to the tune of Rs. 70,000 were recovered during a 3-day special ticket checking drive conducted by the NFR Vigilance department. The drive was conducted jointly with Commercial and Security department at various locations over Lumding division from May 29-31, informed a […]

The hotel where top brass, dealers & spies rub shoulders

Greg Torode Reuters   For the region’s military officers, diplomats, weapons manufacturers and spies, there are few livelier places than the lobby of Singapore’s Shangri-La hotel around mid-year.   Here, beneath pillared ceilings and chandeliers, they gather for an annual informal bash – called the Shangri-La Dialogue – organised by the London-based International Institute for […]

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