‘Nagaland needs a vibrant statistical system’

Our Correspondent Kohima | June 29   Parliamentary Secretary for Economics & Statistics and Municipal Affairs, R Tohanba today stressed on the need for the state to have a vibrant statistical system. “In absence of accurate statistics, the state would be a back bencher for which we need a vibrant statistical system,” said Tohanba while […]

NSCN (K) commander arrested by NIA in Chandel

Guwahati/New Delhi, June 29 (IANS): The NIA on Monday said it has arrested a self-styled regional commander of Naga militant outfit NSCN-K who masterminded the June 4 ambush on an Indian Army convoy in Manipur.   According to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Khumlo Abi Anal of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) was […]

Naga Hoho accuses Gov of alienating NE

DIMAPUR, JUNE 29 (MExN): The Naga Hoho today slammed Nagaland state Governor, PB Acharya for propagating “agendas detrimental to the very existence of the North East.”   Citing a speech, which the Nagaland Governor allegedly made at Mayaput Temple in West Bengal on June 26, the Naga quoted the Governor as saying: “There are some […]

Manipur denies receiving info on Army strike inside Myanmar

Our Correspondent Imphal | June 29   Manipur Home Minister, Gaikhangam today refused to officially acknowledge reports on the recent Indian Army surgical strike against insurgents responsible for the Chandel ambush that killed 18 soldiers on June 4.   The national media quoting intelligence reports had said dozens of insurgents belonging to the groups responsible […]

UTNA poster campaign on July 2

DIMAPUR, JUNE 29 (MExN): The Unemployed Trained Nurses Association (UTNA) is scheduled to undertake a poster campaign on July 2 at all the district headquarters of Nagaland state. A press note from the UTNA informed that this campaign is aimed at sensitizing the people to “support us in our move against the adamant attitude of […]

Don’t touch unidentified objects, warns Police

Kohima, June 29 (MExN): The Nagaland state Police today advised citizens to be wary of unidentified objects and report them to officials as soon as possible. A police advisory issued by Wabang Jamir, IGP (Range), PHQ Kohima advised, “not to touch or tamper with any unidentified objects, as the same could be an explosive bomb […]

Top Leader of NSCN(K) Arrested for Manipur Ambush in Which 18 Armymen Died

Top Leader of NSCN(K) Arrested for Manipur Ambush in Which 18 Armymen Died

New Delhi (agencies): A top leader of Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang or NSCN(K) has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency for his alleged involvement in an ambush in which 18 Army personnel were killed in Manipur on the Indo-Myanmar border earlier this month. [google_ad_728_90_text] Khumlo Abi Anal, a regional commander of the NSCN(K), […]

Serve veggies at dinner to become a loving mom

Serve veggies at dinner to become a loving mom

New York, June 29 (IANS) Do you want to be seen as a more loving parent and a better cook too? Serve vegetables to your kids at dinner time.   If families want to eat more vegetables, dinner is the place to start.   “If you serve vegetables at dinner, not only will your family […]

Special protein in brain may up stroke risk

New York, June 29 (IANS) A special protein found in the brain’s tiniest blood vessels may increase the risk of stroke, find researchers.   The protein called FoxF2 is found in the brain’s smallest blood vessels called capillaries and are essential for the development of the blood-brain barrier.   In a study done on mice, […]

Secondary education reduces HIV risk for girls: Study

Secondary education reduces HIV risk for girls: Study

Washington, June 29 (IANS) Longer secondary schooling reduces the risk of contracting HIV, particularly for girls, shows a study.   Students with longer secondary education had an eight percent lower risk of HIV infection, about a decade later, from about 25 percent to about 17 percent infected, found the research from Botswana.   “It is […]

Cord ‘milking’ improves blood flow in pre-term infants

Washington, June 29 (IANS) A technique to increase the blood flow from the umbilical cord into the infant’s circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood cell levels in premature infants delivered by Caesarean section, shows a study by Indian-origin researchers.   The technique, known as cord milking, consists of encircling the cord with the […]

Calcium essential for deep sleep: Study

Calcium essential for deep sleep: Study

Washington, June 29 (IANS) If you are having sleepless nights, blame it on calcium deficiency as a key calcium channel has been identified as responsible for deep sleep, says new study.   The study also gives us a clue to understanding both normal and abnormal waking brain functions.   “It is the same brain, same […]