Information blackout

Aheli Moitra If there is an information overload on border activities in the western peripheries of the Indian Union, there is an information blackout on the eastern periphery. As the democratic machinery of the Union was put into play over the last couple of months, the Indo-Myanmar borders were witnessing growing military action. A joint […]

TODAY in HISTORY: MAY 23

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on May 23 Reuters 1934 – Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, notorious American outlaws, robbers and murderers, were killed in a shootout with police. 1937 – John D. Rockefeller, U.S. multimillionaire and founder of the Standard Oil Company, died. 1945 – Leading German Nazi Heinrich […]

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And conventional wisdom suggests that those Americans are largely conservative populists who question many government regulations and do not welcome cultural diversity. But the growing influence of Native American nations in […]

How to tackle India’s sexual violence epidemic – it starts with sex education

Madhumita Pandey, Sheffield Hallam University “Do you masturbate?”, “When did you first have sexual intercourse?”, “Did you ask for consent?” These are just some of the taboo-breaking questions I asked convicted rapists in a Delhi prison during interviews for my research. Most of these men did not understand what consent meant or that it needed […]

DDCA U-16 inter school tourney

Wins for St Mary HSS and Christian HSS DIMAPUR, MAY 22 (MExN): St Mary HSS today defeated Millenial Vision School today in the first match on day three of the DDCA U-16 inter school cricket tournament. Opting to bat first, St Mary HSS put up a total of 75 runs before being bowled out in […]

We yearn for better roads

Z Lohe The State of Nagaland may not be the poorest State in India. Yet, Nagaland has the worst condition of roads in India by which our State remains to be the least developed and most backward. The road condition is the major indicator of our poverty and the degree of corruption in governance too. […]

By only one life

Rev L Suohie Mhasi The heaven and the earth are existing by ONE LIFE only and unknowing the LIFE is the greatest loss to mankind and knowing Him is the greatest asset and happiest life for mankind. To the men and women who really know God, the world is beautiful and His creations are beautiful. […]

Elle Fanning faints at Cannes due to tight dress

Elle Fanning faints at Cannes due to tight dress

Elle Fanning. (Xinhua/Zhang Cheng/IANS) Hollywood actress Elle Fanning said she fainted at an event of the ongoing Cannes Film Festival due to her tight dress. Elle reassured everyone that she is okay after suffering a medical emergency at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday. She called her gown the main culprit. The “Maleficent: Mistress of […]

Nagaland’s ‘first plastic free forest nursery’ opens

Nagaland’s ‘first plastic free forest nursery’ opens

SP Tripathi PCCF & HoFF Nagaland with senior officials of the department during the inauguration of ‘first plastic free forest nursery in Nagaland’ held at Kohima on May 22. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, May 22 (MExN): The ‘first plastic free forest nursery in Nagaland’ was inaugurated by SP Tripathi PCCF & HoFF Nagaland in presence of […]

NMA, NPCC, others flay Arunachal killing

Dimapur, May 22 (MExN): More condemnations poured in today over the tragic killing of sitting National People’s Party (NPP) MLA of Arunachal Pradesh Tirong Aboh, who along with 10 others were killed during an ambush near Khonsa under Tirap district on May 21. NMA: The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) expressed pain and strongly condemned the […]

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