TODAY in HISTORY: MAY 14

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on May 14 Reuters 1948 – The state of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, eight hours before the British mandate in Palestine was to end. 1955 – The Warsaw Pact was signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and […]

A Just Future: way forward for NSF

“The Naga youth needs to take a decisive stand on the question of peace and dialogue, reconciliation and healing, governance, and accountability, development and growth and all aspects of building the Naga future,” articulated the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on choosing ‘For A Just Future’ as the theme for its recently concluded 28th General Conference […]

After cloud, email & digital camera claims, Modi’s interview triggers new questions

After cloud, email & digital camera claims, Modi’s interview triggers new questions

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards his supporters during a roadshow in Varanasi on April 25, 2019. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi File Photo) New Delhi, May 13 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interview to News Nation may have already caused enough embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters, but the fact-checking website Alt News now […]

South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision

South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision

South Africa’s Caster Semenya before the women’s 800m (REUTERS/File Photo) PRETORIA, May 13 (Reuters): The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country’s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Semenya. Yet Athletics South Africa (ASA) […]

New type of insect infesting crops in Manipur

New type of insect infesting crops in Manipur

An example of the crop damage caused by the Fall Armyworm caterpillar is seen in this picutre provided by here DIPR Nagaland. (DIPR Photo) Newmai News Network Imphal | May 13 Even as Manipur Agriculture department struggles to combat the Fall Armyworm (FAW) in the state, a different type of insect is also found attacking […]

Sudan’s military and opposition agree on transitional power structure

Sudan’s military and opposition agree on transitional power structure

Sudanese protesters burn tyres and barricade the road leading to al-Mek Nimir Bridge crossing over Blue Nile; that links Khartoum North and Khartoum, in Sudan on May 13. (REUTERS Photo) KHARTOUM, May 13 (Reuters): Sudan’s military council and opposition groups have agreed to a power structure for the country’s transition but have yet to decide […]

D’ voter dies in Assam detention camp

Tezpur, May 13 (PTI): A ‘D’ (doubtful) voter has died in Assam after falling from his bed in a detention camp at Tezpur central jail, jail authorities said. The ‘D’ voter identified as Basudev Biswash (58) was rushed to Kanaklata Civil Hospital on Saturday where he was declared dead, the jail authorities said here Sunday. […]

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years

British Prime Minister Theresa May listens to Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the Parliament in London, Britain on March 25, 2019, in this still image taken from video. (REUTERS File Photo) LONDON, May 13 (Reuters): Deadlocked over navigating Britain’s exit from the European Union, the country’s parliament session is now the longest […]

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast

Tanker A. Michel is seen off the Port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates on May 13. (REUTERS Photo) DUBAI/LONDON, May 13 (Reuters): Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security […]

Suspected explosive material recovered in Moreh

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | May 13 Police in Manipur’s border town Moreh on Monday recovered a suspected explosive material. The material recovered weighs 1.5 kg. Police sources said that the suspected highly explosive material was recovered from a house in Moreh town. Police recovered the item after the house owner (named not revealed) informed […]

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