‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells UK parliament

Former British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, leaves his home at Carlton House Terrace, in central London, Britain on July 11. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, July 18 (Reuters): Britain’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused Prime Minister Theresa May of betraying millions of Brexit voters and urged the government to rethink its strategy, adding that the […]

Turkey’s emergency rule expires as Erdogan’s powers expand

Turkey’s emergency rule expires as Erdogan’s powers expand

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the attempted coup at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey on July 15. (REUTERS Photo)   ANKARA, July 18 (Reuters): A two-year state of emergency imposed after Turkey’s failed 2016 coup will end on Thursday but Tayyip Erdogan’s opponents say […]

Kohli retains top ODI spot, Root shoots to No.2

Kohli retains top ODI spot, Root shoots to No.2

Dubai, July 18 (IANS): India skipper Virat Kohli held on to his No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI player rankings for batsmen, but had a new man just after him with England Test skipper Joe Root vaulting to the No.2 spot at the end of the three-match rubber.   Root struck two […]

Global fight against AIDS is at ‘precarious point’: UN

Global fight against AIDS is at ‘precarious point’: UN

A student displays his hands painted with messages as he poses during an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign to mark the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, in Chandigarh. (REUTERS/Files)   LONDON, July 18 (Reuters): Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United […]

Deplorable roads in Nagaland cry for attention

Deplorable roads in Nagaland cry for attention

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (center) with the team from Nagaland during the meeting held at Transport Bhawan, New Delhi on July 17.   • Union Minister plead for improvement and up-gradation of road conditions • Urgent need for rehabilitation of old and weak bridges stated • Reiterate request for construction of Foothill Road on phase […]

1,10,333 rape cases in India between 2014-16

NEW DELHI, JULY 18 (PTI): As many as 1,10,333 cases of rape were registered in the country between 2014-16, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday. Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that 38,947 cases of rape were registered in 2016, 34,651 cases of rape were registered in 2015 and 36,735 cases of rape were registered […]

Madrid will sign ‘brilliant’ players: Perez

Madrid will sign ‘brilliant’ players: Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez during the press conference. (Reuters Photo)   MADRID, JULY 18 (REUTERS): Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has vowed that his club will make a splash in this summer’s transfer market.   European champions Real have had a tempestuous close season with Zinedine Zidane stepping down as coach in May days […]

Education Minister interact with Naga students in Delhi

Education Minister interact with Naga students in Delhi

Minister Temjen Imna Along speaking during an interaction session with the Naga students in Delhi at Nagaland House, New Delhi on July 17.   Dimapur, July 18 (MExN): Minister for Higher Education and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along hosted an interaction session with the Naga students in Delhi over dinner at Nagaland House, New Delhi […]

Forest Watch Towers constructed at Kigwema

Forest Watch Towers constructed at Kigwema

DFO Kohima, Rongsenlemla Imchen, IFS (center) with department officials and local functionaries during the routine inspection at Kigwema village held on July 17. (DIPR Photo)   Kohima, July 18 (MExN): Forest Watch Towers cum Forest view points were constructed at two separate locations along the way to Shurho peak by Kigwema village community sponsored by […]

Hockey: India U-23 play out 1-1 draw vs Belgium

Antwerp, July 18 (IANS): India’s U-23 men’s team were held to a 1-1 draw by Belgium in their third round robin match of the Five Nations Tournament here.   India had a mixed bag of results in their first two matches of the tournament as they beat Ireland 5-0 in their first match, but lost […]

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