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 […]

Pope’s Good Friday service focuses on sex trafficked girls

Pope’s Good Friday service focuses on sex trafficked girls

Pope Francis leads the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession during Good Friday celebrations in front of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, April 14, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi The Church has set its sights on human trafficking in recent years, with Francis branding forcing women into prostitution a ‘crime against humanity’ LONDON, April 19 (Thomson […]

Scrapped 1,500 laws in 5 years: Modi to traders

Scrapped 1,500 laws in 5 years: Modi to traders

Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat’s chief minister, attends the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) national convention in New Delhi February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/Files New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In the middle of the ongoing general election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the NDA government scrapped […]

Northern Ireland journalist killed by gunman during riot

Northern Ireland journalist killed by gunman during riot

Journalist Lyra McKee is seen in this undated handout picture released April 19, 2019 by the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Courtesy of Lyra McKee’s family and partner/Handout via REUTERS BELFAST, April 19 (Reuters) – A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and […]

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress; joins Shiv Sena

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress; joins Shiv Sena

Priyanka Chaturvedi (PTI File Photo New Delhi, April 19 (PTI): Former Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Friday joined the Shiv Sena, blaming the Rahul Gandhi-led party for reinstating party workers who misbehaved with her recently. At a press conference, Chaturvedi was welcomed into the Sena by the saffron party president Uddhav Thackeray, who said Shiv […]

Scaling up vegetable farming in Phek

Scaling up vegetable farming in Phek

A farmer in Tsupfume village, Phek District, shows off his cabbage and potato plantation. Tsupfumi village is one of the largest producers of cabbage in Nagaland. (Morung Photo) Limasenla Jamir Phek | April 18 Nagaland government is, over the years, promoting economic self-sufficiency and adopting farming villages and also declaring farmer years. These many initiatives […]

Nagaland: Expect heavy rain & thunderstorm from April 19-21

Nagaland: Expect heavy rain & thunderstorm from April 19-21

Reflection on the windshield of a car during a heavy shower in Dimapur on April 14. (Representative Image: Morung File). Be vigilant, don’t take shelter under trees or near river banks Kohima, April 18 (MExN): The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department, in coordination with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Regional Office Guwahati, […]

Phase 2 of LS polls: Moderate to high voter turnout

Phase 2 of LS polls: Moderate to high voter turnout

A voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote, during the second phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Kathua, J & K, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (PTI Photo) New Delhi, April 18 (PTI) Moderate to high voter turnout was recorded in the 95 constituencies in 11 states and Puducherry that […]

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 […]

Sporadic violence as millions vote in second phase of India’s mammoth election

Sporadic violence as millions vote in second phase of India’s mammoth election

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis BENGALURU/NEW DELHI, April 18 (Reuters) – Millions of voters across swaths of southern India cast ballots early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered […]

CRPF truck meets with accident; 2 injured

CRPF truck meets with accident; 2 injured

A CRPF mini truck ran into a road divider at Riverbelt Colony junction in the wee hours of Wednesday. (Photo courtesy: Social Media) Morung Express News Dimapur | April 17 A mini truck of the Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) ran into an accident early Wednesday morning. A traffic police source informed that a mini […]

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