TODAY in HISTORY: FEBRUARY 22

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Feb 22 Reuters 1924 – Calvin Coolidge became the first U.S. president to give a radio broadcast from the White House. 1942 – Stefan Zweig, the Austrian writer, committed suicide in Brazil. 1980 – Israel introduced a new currency, the shekel, replacing the pound. […]

The Scheduled Tribe issue

The Scheduled Tribe issue

Witoubou Newmai The other lurking spectre in Northeast When plumes of smoke and dust from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill conundrum are still settling in the Northeast India region, another spectre is lurking around – the issue of the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status demand. The nerve centre of the Northeast—Assam – is burning with the issue […]

Motor racing: Kvyat puts Toro Rosso on top in F1 testing

Motor racing: Kvyat puts Toro Rosso on top in F1 testing

BARCELONA, February 21 (Reuters): Russian returnee Daniil Kvyat put his Honda-powered Toro Rosso on top of Formula One’s testing timesheets at the Circuit de Catalunya on Wednesday with the fastest lap yet in 2019. After former Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen led the way for Alfa Romeo in the morning, Kvyat went quicker at the end […]

Cricket: ICC expects India-Pakistan game to go through despite tensions

Cricket: ICC expects India-Pakistan game to go through despite tensions

Fans of Pakistan’s cricket team (L) and India’s (R) cheer in the stands before Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup match against India in Adelaide, February 15, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo LONDON, February 21 (Reuters): The International Cricket Council is confident the June 16 World Cup match between Indian and Pakistan will go ahead despite last week’s […]

Improvement of road vital for development, says Acharya

On War footing to improve roads in Kohima, Dimapur city Our Correspondent Kohima | February 21 Nagaland’s Governor PB Acharya said that improvement of road communication is essential for boosting socio-economic development of the state. Stating this in his address to the 3rd session of 13th NLA here today, Acharya said projects are being taken […]

Work order issued for construction of Kohima Medical College

Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign achieved 97.80% Our Correspondent Kohima | February 21 Nagaland’s Governor PB Acharya today said that the work order for construction of Medical College at Kohima has already been issued and all necessary steps will be taken to ensure that the aspirations of people for a medical college will be a reality. […]

Nagaland: NVBDCP State Review meeting conducted

Kohima, February 21 (MExN): The National Vector Borne District Control Programme (NVBDCP) State Review meeting was held at the directorate of Health and Family Welfare Kohima on February 20 and 21. Dr. Avdesh Kumar, Additional Director, Directorate of NVBDCP, Ministry of Health and family Welfare, Government of India, NVBDCP state and district officials and staff […]

Cricket: ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

Cricket: ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

February 21 (Reuters): The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday it had banned United Arab Emirates-based coach Irfan Ansari from all cricket for 10 years after he was found guilty of corruption. Cricket’s world governing body said Ansari, the coach of the One Stop Tourism and Multiplex team, had breached three counts of its […]

Mini legal services camp held at Tseminyu

Tseminyu, February 21 (MExN): Mini Legal Services Camp, organized by Nagaland State Legal Services Authority for Kohima District in collaboration with various Government departments was held at Tseminyu town hall on February 21. According to a DIPR report, ADC Tseminyu Nokchasashi Kichu delivered the welcome address of the program in which ADC appreciated and thanked […]

I don’t like defining people or be defined: Lisa Ray

I don’t like defining people or be defined: Lisa Ray

Actress Lisa Ray, who plays a lesbian in web series “Four More Shots Please”, says she doesn’t like the idea of labelling or defining people, especially when it comes to one’s choice of partner. Excerpts from the interview: Q. How has life been treating you? I believe some beautiful things have happened to you during […]

CIH conducts training on horticulture crops

CIH conducts training on horticulture crops

Participants during the training on ‘Post Harvest Management and Value addition of Horticulture Crops’ held on February 18 and 19. (Photo Courtesy: CIH) Medziphema, February 21 (MExN): Two days training on ‘Post Harvest Management and Value addition of Horticulture Crops’ was organized by Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH), DAC & FW, Ministry of Agriculture and […]

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