TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 21

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 21

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Jan 21 Rugova, icon of the ethnic Albanian drive to win independence from Serbia, died on Saturday, January 21, 2006. Rugova, 61, was diagnosed with lung cancer in September 2005 and had been undergoing treatment at his residence in Pristina. Picture taken October 21, […]

Skill reader, lesser arithmetician

Various reports and findings over the years have had pointed to one conclusion – students in Nagaland excel at reading skills but are average arithmeticians. The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 released last week reaffirmed the conclusion. The report, based on an annual survey, aims to provide reliable annual estimates of children’s […]

Gandhi rooted for secularism, successfully forged Hindu-Muslim unity: Historians

Gandhi rooted for secularism, successfully forged Hindu-Muslim unity: Historians

Kolkata: Biographer Rajmohan Gandhi addresses during Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival in Kolkata on Jan 18, 2019. (Photo: IANS) Kolkata, January 20 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi’s secularism was much more than just a religious yearning and he was successful in forging Hindu-Muslim unity, a panel of historians and political scientists said here on Sunday. “I would like […]

Sumi Games and Sports Association meeting

Dimapur, January 20 (MExN): In view of SGSA Meet 2019 to be hosted by Niuland Area Sports Association at P. Vizheto village from 12-20 February, the Sumi Game and Sports Association (SGSA) has convened a meeting on January 22, 9:30 am in Hotel Saramati, Dimapur. SGSA president Akihito Zhimomi has informed all the office bearers, […]

KV Dimapur wins at Regional Incentive Award

KV Dimapur wins at  Regional Incentive Award

Chief guest Brigadier DS Rawat, Guest of Honor SK Chopdar along with recipients of the awards at the Regional Incentive Award held at KV, Dimapur on January 19. (Photo Courtesy: KV Dimapur) Dimapur, January 20 (MExN): Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) RO Tinsukia organized Regional Incentive Award at Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Dimapur on January 19. The […]

ATMA Ahthibung launches Ginger Farm School

ATMA Ahthibung launches Ginger Farm School

Ahthibung block under ATMA Peren officials with others during the launching of Ginger Farm School at Lilen Village on December 17. (Photo Courtesy: ATMA Peren) Peren, January 20 (MExN): Ahthibung block under ATMA Peren launched Ginger Farm School at Lilen Village on December 17 with Dimvei as the Farm teacher. Capacity building on post-harvest management […]

AR conducts interaction meeting

AR conducts interaction meeting

Kiphire Battalion of Assam Rifles along with Village officials and residents of Kiphire after the interaction meeting on January 16. (Photo Courtesy: AR) Kiphire, January 20 (MExN): Kiphire Battalion of Assam Rifles under aegis of HQ IGAR (North) organized an interaction meeting with Village Officials and ESM of Kiphire town and village, chaired by Major […]

Nagaland: News in brief

AR apprehends NSCN (K) cadres Dimapur, January 20 (MExN): Mon Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) launched an operation on January 17 and apprehended two individuals – NA/20353 SS Pvt Yango Konyak, 18 years and NA/20354 SS Pvt Longphong Konyak, 24 years. Lt Col L Vincent Patton, PRO, HQ IGAR […]

Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come, president’s spokesman warns

Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come, president’s spokesman warns

Police patrol in Harare, Zimbabwe on January 20. (REUTERS Photo) HARARE, January 20 (Reuters): A crackdown last week on protests in Zimbabwe is a foretaste of how the government will respond to future unrest, the president’s spokesman said, fuelling concerns that the southern African country is reverting to authoritarian rule. Police say three people died […]

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