India to sign free trade agreement with Eurasian Economic Union

Moscow, June 18 (IANS) India has confirmed it will sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on June 18 at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2015). [google_ad_728_90_text] “We are definitely signing this agreement”, Amit Telang, first secretary in the Indian embassy in Russia, told TASS news agency on Thursday.   […]

Nine killed in US church shooting

Nine killed in US church shooting

Washington, June 18 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a shooting at a historic African-American church in US’ South Carolina state, media reported on Thursday. [google_ad_728_90_text] The shooting took place on Wednesday night at Charleston city’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church in the South Carolina, CNN […]

PM non-committal on northeastern states’ status: Tripura CM

PM non-committal on northeastern states’ status: Tripura CM

Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained “non-committal” on continuation of the special category status for eight northeastern states, demanding the arrangement be continued for their development. [google_ad_728_90_text] “Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained silent on the eight chief ministers’ demand to continue with the special category […]

A dao and two hens to start a farm

A dao and two hens to start a farm

From scratch, a young farmer is now one of the largest producers of seasonal vegetables   Morung Express News Mokokchung | June 17   For someone who started a farming enterprise with just a dao and two clucking hens way back in 2003, Mejongkaba of Yimchalu village has come a long way in his pursuit […]

Cost of violence hits $14.3 trillion in 2014

LONDON, June 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, equivalent to the combined economies of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, a global security report said on Wednesday.   The divide between the most and least peaceful regions deepened with many […]

Warriors are NBA champs

Warriors are NBA champs

Golden State Warriors end 40-year drought   CLEVELAND, June 17 (AP): The Golden State Warriors clinched their first NBA championship since 1975 by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 on Tuesday, extending Cleveland’s even-longer title drought and denying LeBron James the fairytale finish to his homecoming season. [google_ad_728_90_text] League MVP Stephen Curry and […]

Irregularity at ITI ruining students’ career: PTCSU

Dimapur, June 17 (MExN): Non-attendance and apathy from the teaching staff at Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Phek is ruining the career of students, the Phek Town Chakhesang Students’ Union (PTCSU) and Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) has alleged on Wednesday.   This was detected after the two students’ bodies conducted a surprise checking on receipt of […]

Amguri-Kohima National Highway to be given 1st priority: Nuklutoshi

KOHIMA, June 17 (NEPS): Minister for National Highways and Mechanical Engineering, Nuklutoshi said out of the five National Highways declared in Nagaland, the construction works for the Amguri-Kohima National Highway would be taken up as first priority. [google_ad_728_90_text] Talking to NEPS here on Wednesday, the Minister who recently met the Union Minister for Road Transport […]

NAGA MARKET: Inviting local entrepreneurs

Dimapur, June 17 (MExN): Continuing its effort to promote dignity of labour and work culture, Survival Nagaland (SN), in collaboration with the District Administration, Dimapur, Developmental Authority of Nagaland (DAN) and Department of Handloom & Handicraft has once again invited local entrepreneurs/ food item/vegetable sellers to open stalls at Supermarket, Dimapur on June 20 from […]

ENPO appeal to SAPO, Mao Council

Dimapur, June 17 (MExN): Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO) has made an appeal to the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO) and the Mao Council to resolve the ongoing boundary issue through peaceful means in the larger interest of the Nagas as a whole.  “We believe there are ways and means where we can amicably resolve […]

International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

Indian Muslim students practice yoga at a school ahead of first International Yoga Day in Ahmadabad on Wednesday, June 17. The United Nations has declared that June 21 will be observed as the International Day of Yoga. (AP Photo) [google_ad_728_90_text]

Hong Kong debates election reform plan with veto likely

HONG KONG, June 17 (Reuters): Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers appeared to be standing firm on Wednesday in their pledge to veto Beijing-backed electoral reforms, as the Asian financial center’s legislature debated the package that will define its democratic future.   The former British colony has reinforced security after mass protests crippled parts of the city […]

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