President, PM greet people of Nagaland on Statehood Day

President, PM greet people of Nagaland on Statehood Day

File Photo: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind during the inaugural day of the Hornbill Festival in Kohima on December 1, 2017.  (Photo Credit: President of India @rashtrapatibhvn/Twitter)   Dimapur, December 1 (MExN):  The President of India, Ram Nath Govind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others, have greeted the people of Nagaland on Statehood […]

Climate Change: Australian kids walk out of school to protest government inaction

Climate Change: Australian kids walk out of school to protest government inaction

Thousands of children hold placards and chant slogans after they walked out of school in protest against government inaction on climate change in Sydney, Australia, November 30, 2018. (AAP/Dan Himbrechts/via REUTERS)     SYDNEY, November 29 (Reuters):  Thousands of children walked out of school across Australia on Friday in protest against government inaction on climate […]

World’s 1st Genetically Modified Babies? Chinese geneticist reveals another ‘potential’ gene-edited pregnancy

World’s 1st Genetically Modified Babies? Chinese geneticist reveals another ‘potential’ gene-edited pregnancy

Scientist He Jiankui attends the International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China November 28, 2018. (REUTERS/Stringer)   Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited babies Asked whether there were any other edited gene pregnancies […]

MP, Mizoram witness 75 per cent polling

MP, Mizoram witness 75 per cent polling

Elderly voters showing marks of indelible ink after casting their votes, at a polling booth, at Govt. Primary School-I Tanhril, in Aizawl, during the Mizoram Assembly Election, on November 28. (PIB Photo)     Bhopal/Aizawl, November 28 (IANS): Over 75 per cent of voters in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram voted on Wednesday in the Assembly […]

Delhi HC upholds trial court conviction of 89 people in 1984 riots

Delhi HC upholds trial court conviction of 89 people in 1984 riots

Delhi High Court. (File Photo: IANS)   New Delhi, November 28 (IANS): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court conviction of 89 people for rioting, burning houses and breaching curfew in Trilokpuri area in east Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.   Justice R.K. Gauba, in its 79-page judgement, said: “Thirty-four long […]

Modi, Jaitley resort malicious jugglery in GDP back-series data: Congress

Modi, Jaitley resort malicious jugglery in GDP back-series data: Congress

Flag of the Indian National Congress. (Photo credit: [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)   New Delhi, November 28 (IANS): The Congress on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of resorting to “malicious and fraudulent jugglery” of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures to hide the “enormous body blow” caused by them […]

Hornbill International Music Festival: K-pop ‘MONT’ to take centre stage in Nagaland

Hornbill International Music Festival: K-pop ‘MONT’ to take centre stage in Nagaland

The current trio of  MONT.  (Photo Courtesy: The band’s Official Facebook page – MONTofficial@montlove1)   The organiser promises to enthrall fans of all genres   Morung Express News  Dimapur | November 27   The Hornbill International Music Festival (HIMF) 2018,  scheduled at the Agri Expo Site Dimapur Nagaland from December 1 to 10,  promise to […]

Sunil Arora to be new CEC

Sunil Arora to be new CEC

File Photo: Sunil Arora. ( Photo Courtesy: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (GODL-India) [GODL-India (https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/Gazette_Notification_OGDL.pdf)] via Wikimedia Commons)     New Delhi, November  26 (IANS):  Election Commissioner Sunil Arora is set to head the poll panel after incumbent O.P. Rawat demits office on December 1, official sources said on Monday.   A former Rajasthan-cadre IAS officer […]

‘Lightening’ the load: Centre puts cap on weight of school bags, no homework till class 3

‘Lightening’ the load: Centre puts cap on weight of school bags, no homework till class 3

Students with their school  going to school in Dimapur. The Centre has recently asked  the states and UTs to ensure that there is no homework for students of Classes 1 and 2 and the guidelines capping the weight of school bags for classes 1-10 are adhered to. (Morung File Photo: For Representational Purposes Only).     New […]

Divided by war, Israel and Gaza’s Instagrammers tell their own stories

Divided by war, Israel and Gaza’s Instagrammers tell their own stories

Israeli teens, Meshy Elmkies (R), 16, Liam Yefet (C), 16 and Lee Cohen, 17, co-managers of Instagram account, Otef.Gaza, play with a dog near a barrier which borders the Gaza Strip, in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom in southern Israel November 11, 2018. Picture taken November 11, 2018. (REUTERS/Amir Cohen)     ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER, November 22 (Reuters): […]