Easter celebrated across Nagaland

Easter celebrated across Nagaland

The Easter Sunrise Service at the historic Kohima War Cemetery on April 21. (Photo Courtesy: RNU, AIR Kohima/Facebook) Morung Express News Dimapur | April 21 Easter Sunday, signifying the resurrection of Jesus Christ, one of the major observance of Christian across the world, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Nagaland. Besides, special programmes […]

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Donald Trump and Melania Trump. (Reuters File Photo) WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters): Congressional Democrats took legal action on Friday to gain access to all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe’s findings dented President Donald Trump’s poll ratings. The number of Americans […]

Timeline: Jet Airways – How the ‘Joy of Flying’ airline’s dreams soured

Timeline: Jet Airways – How the ‘Joy of Flying’ airline’s dreams soured

Jet Airways singage at Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai. (Reuters Photo) Reuters Beleaguered carrier Jet Airways halted all operations on Wednesday after its lenders rejected its plea for emergency funding from the airline that was once India’s largest private carrier. The airline, known for its “The Joy of Flying” tagline, has been teetering for weeks, saddled […]

How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante, and forced al-Bashir from power

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir has resigned after three decades in power. AHMED YOSRI/EPA Andrew Edward Tchie, University of Essex Following months of protests, and a prolonged sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was placed under house arrest on April 11 as the country’s military prepared for a transitional government. Many have […]

Russians meddled in polls, but Trump didn’t collude

Russians meddled in polls, but Trump didn’t collude

New York, April 18 (IANS):  Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that the inquiry into alleged cooperation between Russia and US President Donald Trump’s campaign in the 2016 election found there was no collusion between them, although it established Moscow’s interference. Speaking to reporters in Washington before the release of a redacted version of […]

Lit cross above the ruins offers hope amid Notre-Dame debris

Lit cross above the ruins offers hope amid Notre-Dame debris

Smoke rises around the altar in front of the cross inside the Notre Dame Cathedral as a fire continues to burn in Paris, France, April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool PARIS, April 17 (Reuters): Reuters photographer Philippe Wojazer was at the Elysee Palace waiting for President Emmanuel Macron to hold a press conference on the “yellow […]

50 lakh jobs lost after note ban, youth worst hit: Report

50 lakh jobs lost after note ban, youth worst hit: Report

Long queues outside banks like this were a common sight in the wake of the note ban in November 2016. (Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters File Photo) New Delhi, April 17 (IANS): Nearly 50 lakh people in India lost their jobs between 2016-2018, a report said highlighting that the “beginning of the decline” coincided with demonetisation, although “no […]

Fire guts historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild

Fire guts historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild

The Notre-Dame Cathedral spire collapses during a fire in Paris, April 15. (Photo: Instagram/@nicolas_marang via REUTERS) PARIS, April 15 (Reuters): A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing […]

Explainer: what charges does Julian Assange face, and what’s likely to happen next?

Explainer: what charges does Julian Assange face, and what’s likely to happen next?

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen as he leaves a police station in London, Britain April 11, 2019. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls) Holly Cullen, University of Western Australia Julian Assange, the Australian cofounder of Wikileaks, was arrested on April 11 by British police at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he had been claiming political asylum for […]

A happy ending for ‘Game of Thrones’? No thanks

Anthony Gierzynski, University of Vermont With the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” commencing, I imagine most fans are harboring hopes that things will turn out well for the remaining heroes in Westeros. A large part of me hopes for the same. But a different part of me – the part that researches the […]

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