Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS): While the monsoon advanced to parts of Maharashtra and eastern India, the weather office does not see much respite from the soaring temperature in north India, and forecast that a heat wave will likely hit parts of the region from Wednesday.   Head of the National Weather Forecasting Centre at […]

Democracy, society need free press: Ansari

Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS): Recalling the contribution of journalists to the Indian freedom struggle, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said a democracy needs a free press and the same goes for society as well. He also said that press played an important role in educating, convincing and mobilising people.   In his keynote address […]

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NEET results will be out by June 26: CBSE New Delhi, June 12 (UNI): In an interim order today, the Supreme Court stayed the Madras High Court’s directive which had restrained the publication of results of NEET for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. Almost 12 lakh students across India had appeared for the NEET […]

Nagaland BJP embarks on promotional tour for Modi Fest

Nagaland BJP embarks on promotional tour for Modi Fest

Morung Express News Dimapur | June 12 With Assam PWD Minister, Parimol scheduled to visit Nagaland as part of the BJP’s promotional Modi Fest on June 14, the BJP’s Nagaland state unit has embarked on a promotional tour endorsing the event. On June 12, BJP Nagaland unit president Visasolie Lhoungu flagged off a mobile promotional […]

KVC clarifies on articles regarding village history

Phek, June 12 (MExN): The Kikruma Village Council (KVC) today pointed out that certain individuals have written and made publications in local dailies about the village history on visit of the Japanese and the presence of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (Leader of INA) in the village during World War II.   In this regard, KVC […]

Kidima Students’ Union honours new NSF president

Kohima, June 12 (MExN): Kidima Students’ Union (KSU) organized felicitation programme to honour the new NSF president, Kesosül Christopher Ltu on June 11 at Kidima Village Council Hall. The programme was well attended by elders and well wishers, according to a press release from KSU general secretary, Vilapa Vitso.   Visüto Yore, Village Council Chairman […]

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DPC offers condolences Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): The Dimapur Press Club (DPC) has condoled the demise of R. Nikendangchetla Tzudir, grandmother of DPC Vice President Temjenrenba Anichar. She passed away on June 10 in Changki village of Mokokchung district following a brief illness. The DPC in a message conveyed condolences to the bereaved family and […]

Parting social at Unity College of Teacher Edu

Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): Unity College of Teacher Education (UCTE), Dimapur organized parting social for the 1st batch of B.Ed 2-year course on June 9. A colourful mix of melodious songs and dances was showcased by the 2nd semester student-teachers, informed a press release.   In her message, Dr. T. Yolila Sangtam, Principal told the […]

CTC begins new academic year with community retreat

Mokokchung, June 12 (MExN): The Clark Theological College (CTC) celebrated the beginning of a new academic year with a soul searching community retreat programme with Pastor Alemsunep Jamir of the World Impact Community Church, Dimapur as the main speaker. The two-day retreat programme on the theme “Witnessing to Christ in a Pluralistic World” was held […]

The Maute brothers: Southeast Asia’s “Walking Time-Bomb”

The Maute brothers: Southeast Asia’s “Walking Time-Bomb”

MARAWI CITY, June 12 (Reuters): On his Facebook profile page Omarkhayam Romato Maute describes himself as a “Walking Time-Bomb”.   When a band of militants led by Omarkhayam and one of his brothers over-ran a town in the southern Philippines on May 23, festooning its alleyways with the black banners of Islamic State, the Facebook […]

E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking

New York, June 12 (IANS): Electronic cigarettes loaded with nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes when it comes to cancer causing DNA damage, new research has found.   Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat up liquid and turn it into an aerosol vapour that can be inhaled. Using e-cigarettes […]