Eight ongoing EAC offices construction in Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima | September 20   Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio who is also in-charge of CAWD informed that there are eight ongoing EAC offices construction in the state.   Replying this to MLA Yitachu on the floor of the House, Rio furnished the total amount required for each such office to complete as follows; […]

IAS of Nagaland cadre has an authorized strength of 94: Report

Our Correspondent Kohima | September 20   The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of Nagaland cadre has an authorized strength of 94. Out of this, 66 are direct recruit posts and the remaining 28 are promotional posts from SCS and Non- SCS.   As on February 28, 2018, there were 62 IAS officers in position of […]

Kohima College IQAC Team visits Peren Govt College

Kohima College IQAC Team visits Peren Govt College

IQAC Team of Kohima College and others during the visit to Peren Government College on September 20.   Kohima, September 20 (MExN): The IQAC Team of Kohima College led by the Principal Dr. Watijungshi Jamir and IQAC Coordinator, Megovono Usou visited the Peren Government College (PGC) on September 20 and held a motivational talk on […]

Deadline looms for accuser of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Deadline looms for accuser of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh listens during his U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 4. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, September 20 (Reuters): The woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault faced a Friday deadline to decide whether to testify before […]

Meghalaya HC dismisses PIL against cement major LafargeHolcim

SHILLONG, SEPTEMBER 20 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court has dismissed a PIL filed by a group of villagers in East Khasi Hills district against cement major LafargeHolcim observing that it was “totally without merit” and “tainted with ill design”.   The PIL, pending since 2007, had alleged that the land bordering Nongtrai and Shella had […]

Amazon buys stake in owner of Indian supermarket chain More

Amazon buys stake in owner of Indian supermarket chain More

An employee of Amazon walks through a turnstile gate inside an Amazon Fulfillment Centre (BLR7) on the outskirts of Bengaluru on  September 18. (REUTERS Photo)   MUMBAI, September 20 (Reuters): Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake in Indian supermarket […]

Irish PM says Britain’s May promised him new border proposals

Irish PM says Britain’s May promised him new border proposals

Ireland’s Prime Minister, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives for the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria on September 20. (REUTERS Photo) SALZBURG, Austria, September 20 (Reuters): British Prime Minister Theresa May told Ireland’s Leo Varadkar that she would make new proposals on the post-Brexit Irish border but presented nothing in writing, the Irish prime […]

India may look to lock in oil futures to stem rupee slide: source

India may look to lock in oil futures to stem rupee slide: source

An attendant at a fuel station arranges Indian rupee notes in Kolkata on  August 16, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, September 20 (Reuters): India’s government is planning to ask state oil firms to lock in their crude futures purchase prices, a government source said on Thursday, anticipating a spike when U.S. sanctions on Iran […]

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

An aerial photograph of the research camp above the Helheim glacier near Tasiilaq, Greenland on June 20, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)   Greenland/New York, September 20 (Reuters): A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. […]

Over 300 mn children not in school: Unicef

Over 300 mn children not in school: Unicef

United Nations, September 20 (IANS): Over 300 million children globally between the age of five and 17 years of age were not in school, the Unicef said in a news report. More than one-third of them, or about 104 million, are in countries affected by conflict or disaster, the report titled “A future stolen: young […]

Iran dismisses U.S. offer of talks, says Washington broke last deal

Iran dismisses U.S. offer of talks, says Washington broke last deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he attends a bilateral meeting with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore on August 3, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) LONDON, September 20 (Reuters): Iran hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had […]

Manipur rout Sikkim by 10 wickets to register maiden win

VADODARA, SEPTEMBER 20 (PTI): Manipur registered their maiden victory in domestic cricket with a 10-wicket win over Northeastern rivals Sikkim in a plate group match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy One-Day cricket tournament here Thursday.   Medium pacer Bishworjit Konthoujam returned with excellent figures of 7-2-9-3 as Manipur bundkled out Sikkim for 84 in 37.2 […]