Arunachal CM inaugurates state’s first Sainik School

Arunachal CM inaugurates state’s first Sainik School

Kohima, September 12 (MExN): The Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on September 11 dedicated the state’s’ first Sainik School in East Siang District.   The Sainik School began its first academic session with an intake of 60 students selected from all over Arunachal and other parts of the country, informed a press release from […]

‘My camera couldn’t ignore northeast India’s astonishing diversity’

‘My camera couldn’t ignore northeast India’s astonishing diversity’

Exhibited photograph on northeast India clicked by Shyamal Datta   New Delhi, September 12 (IANS): For Assam-born photographer Shyamal Datta, the “astonishing diversity of the northeast” led him to visually document his homeland in thousands of photographs, some of which are displayed in an exhibition that opened here on Wednesday.   Titled “Fire to Fire […]

4 PLA cadre arrested in Manipur

Imphal, September 12 (IANS): Four militants of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) were arrested by the Manipur police from two different parts of Imphal east district, according to a press release issued by the police department on Wednesday.   In a raid conducted on Tuesday evening the police rounded up one militant of the […]

Manipur to ban old vehicles

Imphal, September 12 (IANS): Manipur may ban auto-rickshaws and other vehicles which are 15 years old or more.   L. Radhakishore, Chairman of the Manipur Pollution Control Board, said on Wednesday that health hazards posed by the polluted air would be discussed in the next cabinet meeting.   “There is an immediate need to ban […]

Man abducted by Bangladeshi criminals return home

Shillong, September 12 (PTI): A 67-year-old man of Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district, who was abducted by armed criminals from Bangladesh three months ago, was handed over to the Indian authorities along with two others, officials said Wednesday.   The three were received by the state police in presence of other authorities at Dawki on […]

Cambodia leader tells world to stay out of Indochina politics

Cambodia leader tells world to stay out of Indochina politics

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen drinks water while he attends the New Vision for the Mekong Region session of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN at the Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 12. (REUTERS Photo) HANOI, September 12 (Reuters): Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that countries outside Indochina are too critical […]

Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Wang takes her medicine at the accommodation where some patients and their family members stay while seeking medical treatments in Beijing, China. Wang, who suffers from cervical cancer, came from Inner Mongolia to seek treatment at a specialist hospital in Beijing. (REUTERS File Photo) LONDON, September 12 (Reuters): Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 […]

Putin says Russia has found men accused by UK over poisoning

Putin says Russia has found men accused by UK over poisoning

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia on September 12. (REUTERS Photo)   VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, September (Reuters): President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia had found the two men accused by British prosecutors of trying to murder ex- Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in […]

Iran has 3,000-4,000 working centrifuges: parliament speaker

Iran has 3,000-4,000 working centrifuges: parliament speaker

Iran’s parliament speaker Ali Larijani holds a news conference in Istanbul. (REUTERS File Photo) GENEVA, September 12 (Reuters): Iran has between 3,000 and 4,000 active centrifuges, still within the limit allowed under the nuclear deal with world powers, the speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani said on Wednesday.   The rare announcement of specific data on […]

As Trump embraces more tariffs, U.S. business readies public fight

As Trump embraces more tariffs, U.S. business readies public fight

U.S. President Donald Trump holds an Oval Office meeting on preparations for hurricane Florence at the White House in Washington, US on September 11. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, September 12 (Reuters): After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 60 […]

China vice premier says protectionism poses ‘serious hazard’ to global economy

China vice premier says protectionism poses ‘serious hazard’ to global economy

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during their meeting at the government office in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 11. (Reuters Photo) HANOI, September 12 (Reuters): Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Wednesday called for a rejection of protectionism and said unilateral trade policies by some countries posed a “most […]

EU parliament pushes Hungary sanctions over Orban policies

EU parliament pushes Hungary sanctions over Orban policies

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during a meeting with Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in Milan, Italy on August 28, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) STRASBOURG, September 12 (Reuters): The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to sanction Hungary for flouting EU rules on democracy, civil rights and corruption in an unprecedented step that left Prime Minister […]