Aishwarya calls for economic empowerment of women

Aishwarya calls for economic empowerment of women

Mumbai, September 3 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has lent support to IMC Ladies’ Wing’s Women Entrepreneurs’ Exhibition, and says it is vital to promote economic empowerment of women.   “For more than thirty years, the Women Entrepreneurs’ Exhibition has positioned itself as a prime destination for fresh, new talented entrepreneurs who need a platform […]

Not a smooth ride

In year 2003, when late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on a three-day tour to Nagaland from October 27 to 29, the inclement weather then proved to be a blessing in disguise for the people of Nagaland. Vajpayee, who had to travel by road along National Highway- 39 from Dimapur to Kohima, literally had […]

More than 300,000 people suffer from kidney ailments: Expert

More than 300,000 people suffer from kidney ailments: Expert

Dharamsala, September 2 (IANS) More than 300,000 people are suffering from end-stage kidney ailments and despite that only 10,000 transplantations are taking place, nephrologist and renal transplant physician Raka Kasuhal said on Sunday.   She said a major hurdle in kidney transplantation is the availability of a suitable healthy donor in the family.   About […]

ASD may increase depression risk

ASD may increase depression risk

London, September 3 (IANS) People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) — especially without intellectual disability — may have a greater risk of depression in their young adulthood, a new study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, suggests.   ASD are developmental conditions with difficulties in reciprocal social interaction and restricted and repetitive behaviours and interests.   […]

Chinese medicine ingredient may help reduce obesity

Chinese medicine ingredient may help reduce obesity

London, September 3 (IANS) A herbal ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicines may help you to reduce your body weight, a new study has found.   The scientists were able to show that the herbal active substance, celastrol — used in Chinese medicines — leads to a significant weight loss and an improvement of diabetes […]

PDS beneficiaries not getting due share in Nagaland: NPRAAF

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 2 (MExN): Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) on Sunday indicated there is siphoning and diversion of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) under National Food Security Act 2013 (NFSA) in Nagaland.   With a view to make receipt of food grains under TPDS a legal right; Government of India enacted […]

NRMSATA-2016 to intensify agitation with 2nd phase

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 2 (MExN): Nagaland RMSA Teachers Association-2016 on Sunday announced that it will begin its 2nd phase agitation from September 4, 2018 onwards.   The RMSA teachers in a press statement expressed resentment that despite the ongoing class boycott against the ‘Office Memorandum’ directing the teachers to either accept the reduced payment within a […]

NPP Tuensang dist observe Foundation Day

Tuensang, September 2 (MExN): National people’s party (NPP) Tuensang district celebrated its Foundation Day cum birth anniversary of founding leader Lt PA Sangma on September 1 at District Office, Tuensang.   During the program, N Kaimang, State Vice President highlighted a brief life history of Lt PA Sangma. He added that Sangma was brought up […]

Role of opposition to raise issues of concerns: NPF

Role of opposition to raise issues of concerns: NPF

Dimapur, September 2 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has issued a response rejoinder to the statement of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) issued on September 1.   The statement issued by NPF Press Bureau stated that the rejoinder was “another version of its desperate attack on the NPF Party with an abrupt zeal […]

Respect should be earned: Sukhalu

Respect should be earned: Sukhalu

K.T. Sukhalu (File Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | September 2 Advisor for School Education, K.T. Sukhalu on Sunday said that one need not demand respect from others but rather earn through one’s principle, attitude and service to the society.   He was speaking as a special guest at the 15th Nagaland Muslim Students’ […]