September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day Rev. Fr. C. Joseph Counsellor-St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama These should always be taken seriously. Many actual suicides are suicide gestures or cries for help that go very wrong. Always act on the cry for help, however insignificant you feel the cause of the threat is. We […]
Fr. Stephen Fernandes Secretary, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) Office for Justice Peace and Development On Thursday, 6 September 2018 the Indian Supreme court struck down the law which up to now has criminalized consensual gay sex. Section 377 of IPC considered homosexuality, i.e. homosexual behavior or act between consenting adults in private […]
Kohima, September 9 (MExN): The state level Capt. N. Kenguruse Memorial Football Tournament will start from September 10 at Kohima Local Ground. Nagaland’s Governor, PB Acharya will grace the inaugural function at 1:25pm.
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) “The story sort of wrote itself,” American singer-actor Nick Jonas said of his romance with “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra, opening up for the first time about how they met and what led to their engagement. The former Jonas Brothers band member told the story during an episode of “The […]
England’s Harry Maguire celebrates after the match. (REUTERS Photo) Russia, September 09 (Reuters): England defender Harry Maguire has signed a new five-year contract with Leicester City which will keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2023, the Premier League club said on Sunday. The 25-year-old was linked with a move to Manchester United by […]
Police officers detain a protester during a rally against planned increases to the nationwide pension age in St. Petersburg, Russia on September 9. (REUTERS Photo) MOSCOW, September 9 (Reuters): Thousands of supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny protested across Russia on Sunday against planned increases to the pension age, with a rights group saying […]
Afghan men look outside a broken window at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on September 9. (REUTERS Photo) KABUL, September 9 (Reuters): At least seven people were killed and 25 wounded on Sunday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated explosives near a procession in Kabul commemorating the death of […]
Do you agree with the statement that Centrally Sponsored Schemes like MGNREGs funds are being ‘misuse’ in Nagaland? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. The nexus between the Village council members, VDB members and Rural Development officials is the root cause for the misuse of MGNREGs funds. The naive villagers are also to blamed for keeping silent while funds are being siphoned by the crorepati BDOs. […]
SHILLONG, SEPTEMBER 9 (PTI): The Meghalaya government is planning to appeal to the Centre to facilitate the increase of trading points along the India-Bangladesh border for the benefit of the people living at the eastern edge of the country, an official said. Currently, there are 10 land custom stations in the state for import […]
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu, Nepal on August 30, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) DHAKA, September 9 (Reuters): Bangladesh’s prime minister urged the global community, including the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), on Sunday to increase pressure on Myanmar to ensure […]
JUBA, September 9 (Reuters): At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official said. There were 22 people on board the flight that departed Juba International Airport in the morning, said State information Minister Taban Abel. […]
Karachi, September 9 (IANS): Former cricketer Aamir Sohail reckons the Pakistan team led by Sarfraz Ahmed will come up with a clinical show in the upcoming Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15. Sohail, who will work as an expert with tournament broadcaster Star Sports, has said […]