Young people at higher risk of abusing drugs

Young people at higher risk of abusing drugs

Students availing the HIV screening facility set up by Naga Hospital Kohima at the drug abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness programme held at Sazolie College on September 11.   Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness prog at Sazolie College   Kohima, September 12 (MExN): The Red Ribbon Club (RRC), Sazolie College, Jotsoma, in collaboration with KRIPA Foundation, […]

Longleng district to start collection drive for CM’s Relief Fund

Longleng, September 12 (MExN): In connection with Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, a coordination meeting of all the administrative officers, Head of Departments, churches, heads of educational institutions, Chamber of Commerce & Industries, NGOs and civil societies of Longleng was held on September 12 at DC’s conference hall, Longleng.   According to a DIPR report, the […]

CityLife fashion stores now in Kohima

CityLife fashion stores now in Kohima

Dignitaries during the inauguration of CityLife in Kohima on September 12. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | September 12   After successful operation of 100 retail stores across India, CityLife- one of India’s fastest growing fashion stores was formally opened in Kohima today at K.C. Complex, Kezieke.   With this, Kohima became the 101 […]

Alibaba fest to celebrate innovations by young Chinese

Bhavana Akella IANS   Hundreds of young Chinese entrepreneurs are revving up to showcase their smart technologies and products at Taobao Maker Festival of e-tailer giant Alibaba from Thursday in this ancient city, 180 km southwest of Shanghai.   “The festival celebrates the creativity of merchants, especially from the younger generation, on our online marketplace Taobao. The four-day event will draw inspiration from this great […]

Brexit rebels in UK PM May’s party discuss ousting her

Brexit rebels in UK PM May’s party discuss ousting her

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a speech at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit at the ICC in Birmingham on September 11. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, September 12 (Reuters): About 50 Brexit-supporting lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s party have met to discuss how and when they could force her out of her job, the […]

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse: Vatican

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse: Vatican

Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland on June 21, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) VATICAN CITY, September 12 (Reuters): Pope Francis has summoned senior bishops from around the world to the Vatican in February to discuss the protection of minors from sexual abuse, the Vatican said on Wednesday.   A Vatican […]

Bangladesh says it won’t assimilate Rohingya Muslims

Bangladesh says it won’t assimilate Rohingya Muslims

Smoke is seen on the Myanmar border as Rohingya refugees walk on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh. (REUTERS File Photo)   HANOI, September 12 (Reuters): Bangladesh has no plans to take in hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees permanently, its foreign […]

India’s August inflation falls below RBI target despite rupee slide

India’s August inflation falls below RBI target despite rupee slide

A vegetables shop is pictured at a market area in Mumbai on  September 12. (REUTERS Photo) NEW DELHI, September 12 (Reuters): India’s retail inflation fell below the Reserve Bank of India’s medium-term target in August, increasing the likelihood it will keep interest rates on hold in October after raising them at its past two meetings. […]

For India’s poorest, an Aadhaar card can be the difference between life and death

For India’s poorest, an Aadhaar card can be the difference between life and death

A woman goes through the process of eye scanning for Unique Identification (UID) database system at an enrolment centre at Merta district in Rajasthan. (REUTERS File photo)   RAMGARH, September 12 (Reuters): Prem Malhar says his 50-year-old father died of hunger a few months ago because he did not have the government’s Aadhaar identity card […]

Vijay Mallya’s extradition decision set for December 10

Vijay Mallya’s extradition decision set for December 10

Vijay Mallya arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain on September 12. (REUTERS Photo)   No evidence to justify extradition, Mallya’s lawyer to court   LONDON, September 10  (Reuters):  The ruling on whether Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges will be given on Dec. 10, a London […]

Saudi, UAE trying to avoid civilian harm in Yemen: Pompeo

Saudi, UAE trying to avoid civilian harm in Yemen: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo waves to the media before his meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the State Department in Washington, US on August 8, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) WASHINGTON, September 12 (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he had certified to Congress that Saudi Arabia and the […]

Chinese activists renew push for same-sex marriage in their thousands

Chinese activists renew push for same-sex marriage in their thousands

A participant takes part in a Pride Run, an event of the ShanghaiPRIDE LGBT celebration in Shanghai, China. (REUTERS  File Photo) BEIJING, September 12 (Reuters): Chinese activists are rallying in their thousands to renew a push for same-sex marriage, making use of a rare window of opportunity to suggest revisions to a draft piece of […]