Taiwanese activist confess to subversion according to video

Taiwanese activist confess to subversion according to video

Pro-democracy protesters carry a photo of detained Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-Che during a demonstration in Hong Kong on September 11. (REUTERS Photo) BEIJING, September 11 (Reuters): A Taiwanese activist on trial in China confessed on Monday to attempting to subvert the Beijing government, according to videos of his hearing released by Chinese authorities, although […]

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Shoabib, 7, lies on the floor next to his father at Sadar Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Shoabib got a bullet injury on the chest when Myanmar soldiers attacked his village. He and his father lost track of their family members when fleeing to Bangladesh. (AP Photo) COX’S BAZAR, September 11 […]

Condolences extended to former Gov Nikhil Kumar

Kohima, September 11 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, PB Acharya, Chief Minister of Nagaland, TR Zeliang, and Member of Parliament Neiphiu Rio today mourned the demise of former Member of Parliament, Shyama Singh, who was also the wife of Nikhil Kumar, former Governor of Nagaland. She died in New Delhi at the […]

Dimapur Police arrest people on various charges

Dimapur, September 11 (MExN): Dimapur Police have arrested several people on various charges in the last one week.   On September 9 around 4:45 pm, the Dimapur Police Anti-Extortion Team (AET) Zone-II party apprehended one person from Nyamo Lotha Road, Dimapur while he was allegedly extorting money from the shops. Identified as Toluto Chophy (22), […]

Wokha DPDB monthly meeting held

Wokha, September 11 (DIPR): The monthly Wokha District Planning and Development Board meeting was held on September 11 at DC’s conference hall, Wokha. The meeting chaired by Vice Chairman and Deputy Commissioner, Wokha, Wezope Kenye, approved the registration of Wokha District Construction Workers Society (WDCWS) and recommended the same for consideration of the higher authority. […]

Assam Rifles celebrate Teacher’s Day

Kohima, September 11 (MExN): Assam Rifles battalions under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) celebrated Teacher’s Day in various Assam Rifles Public Schools across the State on September 5.   At Assam Rifles Public School, Kohima, children organized a special function for the teachers as a mark of respect and conducted various activities, including cultural […]

News in brief

AYO condemns killing of fishmonger Kohima, September 11 (MExN): The Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) has condemned the death of a trader, Pradeep Mahato, a fishmonger hailing from Chapra district of Bihar at the hands of some unidentified persons after an altercation in Kohima Town on September 8, 2017. “The law enforcing agency should book the […]

PTMA expresses distress over killing

Pfutsero, September 11 (MExN): The Pfutsero Town Mothers’ Association (PTMA) has expressed distress at the murder of Swuduve Nakro of Pholami village under Phek district. In a condolence message issued by its president, Zhonelü Tunyi and secretary, Sarhü Leah, the association shared grief with the bereaved family members and urged upon the State government to […]

Spl summary revision of photo e-roll in Mon

Mon, September 11 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer, Mon, W. Honje Konyak has in a notification on September 6 informed of the Special Summary Revision of photo electoral roll, which will be carried out in the district from October 3 to 31. The notification has informed all eligible voters who have attained the […]

Age limit to join NPS raised to 65 years: Regulator

New Delhi, September 11 (IANS): The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Monday announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60. Chairman PFRDA Hemant Contractor made the announcement here at a conference on “Transferring Superannuation Funds to National […]

‘E-cigarettes linked to risk of heart attack and stroke’

London, September 11 (IANS): Vaping e-cigarettes with nicotine may cause stiffening of the arteries in humans and that may increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes in later life, researchers have found.   Researchers conducted a study that included young adults — average age of 26 — with no history of electronic cigarette use […]

Bannon: Comey firing was biggest mistake in ‘modern political history’

Washington, September 11 (IANS): US President Donald Trump’s decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey was perhaps the greatest mistake in “modern political history”, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has suggested in an interview.   Bannon made the statement during an online segment of his interview with “60 Minutes” […]