Gunman kills at least two, injures several others at video game tournament in Florida

Gunman kills at least two, injures several others at video game tournament in Florida

Police officers cordon off a street outside The Jacksonville Landing after a shooting during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on August 26. (REUTERS/Joey Roulette)     JACKSONVILLE, August 27 (Reuters):  A video gamer killed two people and wounded several others on Sunday when he opened fire with a handgun at a tournament that […]

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dead

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dead

Kuldip Nayar (File Photo)   President, PM condole Kuldip Nayar’s death   New Delhi, August 23 (IANS): Senior journalist, author and human rights activist Kuldip Nayar died at a hospital here. He was 95, his family said on Thursday.   Nayar breathed his last at the Escorts Hospital at 12.30 a.m. The cremation will take […]

Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 58

Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 58

Indian Army soldiers rescue people from flood affected areas after the opening of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi on August 15, 2018. (REUTERS/Sivaram V)   Thiruvananthapuram, August 15 (IANS): An incessant downpour battered Kerala again on Wednesday resulting in 19 more deaths and further destruction, forcing the authorities […]

Nagaland CM calls for lasting peace to bolster state’s economy

Nagaland CM calls for lasting peace to bolster state’s economy

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio (File Photo)   Integration of contiguous Naga inhabited areas ‘legitimate and democratic right,’ says Rio   Kohima, August 15 (IANS): Thousands of people across Nagaland on Wednesday celebrated the nation’s 72nd Independence Day amidst tight security, as Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio called for lasting peace to bolster the state’s economy. […]

Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change ahead of 2019

Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change ahead of 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the honour guard during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi   Announces space mission, health & other schemes   New Delhi, August 15 (IANS):  Setting the stage for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday projected himself […]

Human-made disaster or natural disaster in Kohima? KVYO asks

Human-made disaster or natural disaster in Kohima? KVYO asks

A landslide caused by incessant rains recently at Naga Bazaar area, Kohima.  (DIPR File Photo: For representational purposes only )    Appeals CM to ‘save Kohima City’   Kohima, August 13 (MExN): Are the disasters unfolding in Nagaland State natural or human made? Joining more voices reflected in The Morung Express Poll published on Sunday, August 12, […]

Kiphire still facing shortage of essential commodities

Kiphire still facing shortage of essential commodities

A view of Kiphire Town (Morung File Photo)   Morung Express News Kiphire | August 13   The Kiphire District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting was successfully conducted at Deputy Commissioner’s Office conference hall, Kiphire on August 13. Minister for Soil & water Conservation, Geology & Mining, Kashiho, who is the DPDB Chairman, presided […]

Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee (File Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 13   Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee died here on Monday at a private clinic following a cardiac arrest and prolonged illness, nursing home sources said, the IANS news agency reported. He was 89.   “He died at 8.15 a.m.,” […]

Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

British author V.S. Naipaul at his home near Salisbury, Wiltshire, October 11, 2001 after it was announced that he has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. (REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo)   Naipaul, who began writing in the 1950s, won numerous coveted literary awards during his career during which he wrote critically acclaimed novels such as “A […]

Nagaland: Multiple landslides in Nerhema destroy terrace fields & houses

Nagaland: Multiple landslides in Nerhema  destroy terrace fields & houses

Portion of terrace field destroyed by major landslides on August 7. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | August 7   Heavy rainfall in the last few days has triggered multiple landslides in Nerhema along National Highway-2, affecting a large number of terrace fields, houses, and the village approach road.   Nerhema village lies 24 […]