Akshay Kumar unveils ‘Kesari’ first poster

Akshay Kumar unveils ‘Kesari’ first poster

Actor Akshay Kumar shared the first official poster of his upcoming film “Kesari”, which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi where 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897.   To mark the anniversary of the Saragarhi battle, Akshay took to Instagram to unveil the poster on Wednesday, suggesting that the film will be […]

Creating more awareness among elephant affected villages

Creating more awareness among elephant affected villages

Minister CM Chang, IAS (Rtd), and Advisor Mhathung Yanthan with officials and participants during the awareness campaign held at Hajang Baptist Church (HBC) on September 11.   Wokha, September 12 (MExN): An awareness campaign for conservation of forest and wildlife to mitigate human elephant conflict and wildlife crime, was organised by the Dimapur Wildlife Division, […]

Japan, U.S. say ballistic missile defense system test was successful

Japan, U.S. say ballistic missile defense system test was successful

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones conducts a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii, US. (REUTERS File Photo)   WASHINGTON, September 12 (Reuters): The United States and Japan successfully tested Japan’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system off the coast of Hawaii […]

Accounting crimes against humanity

Aheli Moitra The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) came into force on July 1, 2002. The establishment of an ICC was part of the same humanitarian agenda that crystallised in the post-World War II era in the form of the creation of the United Nations and the adoption of instruments such as […]

Twenty-five years on, Oslo Accords peace hopes a fading memory

Twenty-five years on, Oslo Accords peace hopes a fading memory

A general view shows the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank on September 11. (REUTERS Photo)   JERUSALEM, September 12 (Reuters): As Palestinians prepare to lower the flag over their shuttered mission in Washington, no one can predict when they will return to the city where just a quarter of […]

Quake rocks parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar and Bengal

Guwahati, September 12 (MExN): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, the Met said.   The quake occurred at a depth of 13 km around 10.20 a.m. with its epicentre in Kokrajhar district, IANS reported quoting the India Meteorological Department.   An Assam State Disaster Management […]

‘Rafale will power India to fight ‘grave threat’ from China, Pak’

New Delhi, September 12 (IANS): Rafale jets will power the Indian Air Force (IAF) to fight “grave threats” India faces from Pakistan and China, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Wednesday, strongly batting for the French-made fourth generation aircraft whose purchase has triggered allegations of financial irregularities.   The IAF chief said that by […]

How JGU law professors contributed to Supreme Court’s 377 ruling

Sonipat, September 12 (IANS): Four law professors of the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) have been cited by the Supreme Court in its landmark decision last week of decriminalising homosexuality in India.   In a historic judgment, the top court struck down the archaic 158-year-old Section 377 under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalised […]

Naga struggle not aimed at economic development: UNC

Newmai News Network Senapati | September 12   The United Naga Council (UNC) asked the Government of India (GoI) to “give up its traditional policy of looking at Naga resistance movement from a security point of view.”   The UNC also said that “no amount of money pumped into Naga territory could put an end […]

Renewed campaign against AFSPA soon in Manipur

Newmai News Network Imphal | September 12   Various organisations in Manipur have affirmed to campaign against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) with much vigour. They said that AFSPA should be repealed for good from the entire North East region.   Speaking to reporters in Imphal, members of Committee on Human Rights (COHR), […]

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