TODAY in HISTORY: FEBRUARY 19

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Feb 19 Reuters 1951 – Andre Gide, French novelist, died. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1947. 1997 – Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping died at 93. He ruled from 1978 until retiring from his last official post in 1990, but his influence […]

No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, US on September 26, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) OSLO, February 18 (Reuters): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated […]

Mexican president will not ‘confront’ church over sexual abuse claims

Mexican president will not ‘confront’ church over sexual abuse claims

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference to announce a plan to strengthen finances of state oil firm Pemex, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico on February 15, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) MEXICO CITY, February 18 (Reuters): Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would not confront the […]

Sohomi villagers allege procedural lapses in Tizu valley hydro project

Phek, February 18 (MExN): The Sohomi Village Council (SVC) and Sohomi Students’ Union (SSU) has alleged “procedural lapses” in the Tizu valley hydro project and has asked concerned department to look into the matter. The bodies a joint statement stated that “the feasibility survey on the proposed site of Tizu Valley Hydro Project under Phek […]

Saudi visit highlights Pakistan’s search for investment

Saudi visit highlights Pakistan’s search for investment

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan accompanies Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on a carriage to the President House in Islamabad, Pakistan on February 18. (REUTERS Photo) ISLAMABAD, February 18 (Reuters): The lavish welcome for visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Islamabad this weekend could hardly have made more clear Pakistan’s dependence on […]

Major bureaucratic reshuffle in Nagaland

Major bureaucratic reshuffle in Nagaland

Kohima, February 18 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland has announced major reshuffle and posting of IAS/ NCS officers in State’s bureaucratic set-up . Separate notifications from the Chief Secretary to the Government of Nagaland informed that IAS, NCS officers and other officers have been transferred with immediate effect. The posting of NCS Probationers will be […]

Athawale to launch RPI (A) in Nagaland today

Athawale to launch RPI (A) in Nagaland today

Our Correspondent Kohima | February 18 Union minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, who also heads Republican Party of India (Athawale) will be launching the party in Nagaland at Dimapur on February 19. On his maiden visit to Nagaland, he will also announce the RPI (A) Nagaland state office bearers. He […]

Ukraine seeks more EU aid for south, east regions as elections near

Ukraine seeks more EU aid for south, east regions as elections near

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin speaks during an annual news conference in Kiev, Ukraine on January 18, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo) BRUSSELS, February 18 (Reuters): Ukraine’s foreign minister asked the European Union on Monday for hundreds of millions of euros in loans and aid for infrastructure and businesses in its troubled east and south, regions […]

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on maiden visit to Nagaland

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on maiden visit to Nagaland

Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya with Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Government of India, Ramdas Athawale at Raj Bhavan Kohima on February 18. (Photo Courtesy: PRO Raj Bhavan) Our Correspondent Kohima | February 18 Union minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale is currently in Nagaland. Visiting Nagaland […]

Boon for education: GHS Ahthibung benefits from AR donation

Boon for education: GHS Ahthibung benefits from AR donation

Students and teachers of GHS, Ahthibung with Assam Rifles at the school on February 18. (Photo Courtesy: GHS, Ahthibung) Peren, February 18 (MExN): The Assam Rifles under Operation SADHBHAVNA 2018-2019 Project donated school furniture and study materials to Government High School, Ahthibung under Peren district on February 18. The items were almirahs, chairs, study table, […]

ANTA tenders ‘unconditional apology’ to Lhisemia Youth Organisation

Kohima, February 18 (MExN): The All Nagaland Taxi Association Hqs. Kohima has tendered its “unconditional apology” to the Lhisemia Youth Organisation (LYO) pertaining to a letter addressed to Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO). The letter also appeared in some local dailies few days back. In a press statement from President Vibasetuo Solo, the association reprised […]

Nagaland: MCMC for 2019 Lok Sabha election constituted

Nagaland: MCMC for 2019 Lok Sabha election constituted

Chief Electoral Officer, Abhijit Sinha, IAS addressing the meeting with the members of state level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee for the forthcoming General Election to Lok Sabha on February 18. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, February 18 (MExN): The Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha, IAS in an office memorandum informed that in continuation to the […]

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