Drug abuse killed 65 in Mizoram in 2017

Aizawl, January 15 (IANS): At least 65 persons, including 12 women, died in Mizoram last year due to drug abuse, an official said on Monday.   The Excise and Narcotics Department official said 28 persons died due to heroin overdose and the rest due to abuse of various other narcotics.   According to the official, […]

Chief Justice meets SC judges, AG says ‘storm’ is over

New Delhi, January 15 (IANS) A semblance of normalcy marked the functioning of the Supreme Court on Monday after the Chief Justice and all other judges, including those who revolted against him on Friday, had an informal meeting and discussed issues raised by the four rebel judges.   No details of what was discussed at […]

Nagaland News File

ADC/ERO Dimapur informs electors Dimapur, December 18 (MExN): The Additional Deputy Commissioner & Electoral Registration Officer of Dimapur, Sara S Jamir has informed the electors of 1-Dimapur-I, 2-Dimapur-II, 3-Dimapur-III, 4-Ghaspani-I, and 5-Ghaspani-II A/Cs that the deletion list for List of Possible Duplicates has been prepared based on the verification report of the respective Booth Level […]

Need of the hour among Nagas is reconciliation, building trust: Rio

Need of the hour among Nagas is reconciliation, building trust: Rio

Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and others during the advent Christmas celebration at Nagaland House, New Delhi on December 10.   Nagas in NCR Delhi celebrate advent Christmas Dimapur, December 10 (MExN): Under the theme, ‘Home is when we are together’, the Naga diaspora of National Capital Region (NCR) celebrated advent Christmas at Nagaland House […]

With foes absent, Venezuela’s socialists to gain from local vote

CARACAS, DECEMBER 10 (REUTERS): Venezuela’s ruling Socialist Party looked set to sweep Sunday’s nationwide mayoral polls, deepening opposition splits and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro’s position ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campaign.   Major opposition parties were boycotting the elections for 335 municipal mayors around the South American nation of 30 million people, in protest […]

Aadhaar to be big weapon against benami properties: Modi

New Delhi, November 30 (IANS) Describing Aadhaar as a major “power” to bring about an “irreversible change” in the common man’s life, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Unique Identification Number will now be used in cases involving benami properties.   “By linking Aadhaar to Mobile and Jan Dhan, we have created […]

Virtual reality boom brings giant robots, cyberpunk castles to China

Virtual reality boom brings giant robots, cyberpunk castles to China

A view of the Oriental Science Fiction Valley theme park at sunset, in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joseph Campbell/Files   GUIYANG, China, November 24 (Reuters) – Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China’s poorest provinces.   […]

‘Sincerely Yours’ coming this winter

‘Sincerely Yours’ coming this winter

Dimapur, November 11 (MExN): A new book titled ‘Sincerely Yours’ written by Sentilong Ozukum will be releasing this winter. It is a collection of short fiction written over a period of five years. The book is published in India by Heritage Publishing House, Dimapur and through Amazon KDP for international readers.   100% of the […]

Stakeholders attend workshop on formulation of bankable Mithun project

Medziphema, November 1 (MExN): Mithun is traditionally reared under a free-range forest ecosystem with almost zero input and they are left to the mercy of mother nature. However, such system is not only less remunerative but does not allow any scientific intervention in terms of management, breeding, nutrition and disease control.   Considering the significance […]

Sitharaman assures defence firms over licensing, tax concerns

New Delhi, October 28 (PTI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today issued directions to officials for addressing top military firms’ concerns over licensing and tax issues and reiterated the government’s commitment to facilitating private sector’s participation in defence manufacturing.   Sitharaman discussed various issues relating to implementation of the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative in the […]

Spreading tobacco awareness through ‘Music and Act’

Dimapur, October 26 (MExN): Perseverance Club Kohima in partnership with Kohima College Students’ Council and District Tobacco Control Cell Kohima organised an acoustic musical concert under the theme ‘Awareness on Tobacco Consumption through Music and Act’ on October 25 at APO Hall, Kohima.   The event was marked by voices of young artists alongside the […]

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