NHHDCL invites application for handloom expo

Dimapur, March 4 (MExN): The Nagaland Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. (NHHDCL) Dimapur is organizing National Handloom Expo at Gorkha panchayat public ground, Chandmari, Kohima from March 22 to April 4. A press release from Managing Director K Hokishe Assumi has invited interested co-operative societies, NGOs, apex societies, SHGs to apply for participation and […]

TODAY in HISTORY: MARCH 05

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Mar 05 Reuters 1945 – First flight of Gloster Meteor, Britain’s first combat jet. 1953 – Soviet dictator Josef Stalin (Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) died after three decades in power. 1953 – Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev died on the same day as Stalin; best known […]

Tribal leaders meeting on March 6 in Imphal

Newmai News Network Imphal | March 4 Against the backdrop of the movement of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDCM) for the inclusion of Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list of India gaining momentum, tribal organisations and leaders in Manipur will have a “threadbare consultation” in this regard on March 6 from 11 am […]

Northeast state capitals to be connected by BG Rail Link by 2020

Guwahati, March 4 (MExN): General Manager, Construction wing, North East Frontier Railway N.K. Prasad stated that “as per Indian Railways’ Vision Document, all Northeast state capitals are to be connected by BG Rail Link by 2020”. Prasad was speaking at the monthly Inter Media Publicity Coordination Committee (IMPCC) meeting held in North East Frontier Railway, […]

Rajnath to unveil high-tech security system on India-Bangladesh border

Guwahati, March 4 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Tuesday inaugurate the BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) project on the India-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Dhubri district to ensure surveillance in areas with adverse terrain. The Border Security Force (BSF) is responsible for safeguarding the 4,096-km-long border, which has border fencing on […]

150 Islamic State fighters surrender in Syria battle: monitor

150 Islamic State fighters surrender in Syria battle: monitor

A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) carries ammunition in Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria on March 3. (REUTERS Photo) DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria, March 4 (Reuters): Scores of Islamic State fighters surrendered to U.S.-backed forces on Monday, a war monitor said, after a ferocious assault to overrun their last shred of territory in […]

Flag comes down on U.S. Palestinian mission in Jerusalem

Flag comes down on U.S. Palestinian mission in Jerusalem

An American flag flutters at the premises of the former United States Consulate General in Jerusalem on March 4. (REUTERS Photo) JERUSALEM, March 4 (Reuters): The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians, merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy […]

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