New tubewell inaugurated at Sishunu village

New tubewell inaugurated at Sishunu village

Officials of Department of Geology and Mining along with the village representatives at the inauguration on January 25 at Sishunu village. (Photo Courtesy: Sishunu Village council) Kohima, January 29 (MExN): A new tubewell constructed by Department of Geology and Mining, Government of Nagaland at Sishunu village, Tseminyu sub-division Kohima district was inaugurated on January 25 […]

‘IRA’ claims responsibility for Londonderry car bomb

‘IRA’ claims responsibility for Londonderry car bomb

The scene of a suspected car bomb is seen in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on January 20, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) Belfast, January 29 (Reuters): A group calling itself the “IRA” said it was responsible for placing the car bomb which detonated in Londonderry in a statement sent to the Derry Journal on Tuesday. Northern Irish police […]

Congress banking on ‘chocolaty faces’ to fight polls: BJP leader on Priyanka

Congress banking on ‘chocolaty faces’ to fight polls: BJP leader on Priyanka

New Delhi, January 27 (PTI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s appointment as a Congress general secretary reflected the lack of confidence in Rahul Gandhi’s leadership within the party. Equating Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with actors Kareena Kapoor and Salman Khan, the former Madhya Pradesh minister said the Congress wanted […]

Former Scottish leader Salmond charged with attempted rape

Former Scottish leader Salmond charged with attempted rape

Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond speaks to the media following his case at the Court of Session in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain on January 8, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) EDINBURGH, January 24 (Reuters): Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond denied committing any crime after he appeared in court on Thursday, charged with multiple sex offences […]

Caracas Spring? Not so fast, Venezuela’s armed forces say

Caracas Spring? Not so fast, Venezuela’s armed forces say

Venezuelan National Guards fire tear gas during clashes with demonstrators during a protest close to one of their outposts in Caracas, Venezuela on January 21. (REUTERS Photo) CARACAS, January 23 (Reuters): Buoyed by a telegenic new congressional chief, Venezuela’s opposition is daring to hope that President Nicolas Maduro’s days in office could be numbered, but […]

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 23

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 23

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Jan 23 Official portrait of the former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. In January 22, 1997 Albright becomes first female U.S. Secretary of State (File Photo: Public domain via Wikimedia Commons) Reuters 1937 – The trial of 17 leading Communists began in Moscow after […]

Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in two years

Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in two years

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses state, local, and community leaders as he hosts a “roundtable discussion on border security and safe communities” in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on January 11, 2019. (REUTERS/Leah Millis File Photo) Washington, January 22 (IANS):  Two years after taking the oath of office, US President Donald Trump has made […]

Planned activities for BBBP week launched in Wokha

Planned activities for BBBP week launched in Wokha

DC Wokha Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon, IAS with participants during the launching of planned activities for BBBP week cum consultative meeting stakeholders held at DC conference hall, Wokha on January 21. (DIPR Photo) Wokha, January 21 (MExN): Launching of planned activities for BBBP week cum consultative meeting of District Task Force/BTF/Police and other key stakeholders […]

‘Tripartite talk’ date rescheduled to January 28

Newmai News Network Senapati |January 19 The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has rescheduled the date for the next round of ‘tripartite talk’ on the district creation to January 28. According to the ‘meeting notice’ issued to the United Naga Council (UNC) by the MHA, the latter has decided to reschedule the […]

Marches of two champions: Federer schools Fritz, Nadal subdues local hope

Marches of two champions: Federer schools Fritz, Nadal subdues local hope

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning the match against Australia’s Alex de Minaur. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon MELBOURNE, January 18 (Reuters): Roger Federer celebrated his 100th match at the Australian Open on Friday by giving young American Taylor Fritz a centre court schooling to reach the last 16 and set up a mouthwatering clash with ‘Next Gen’ […]

Meghalaya CM seeks exemption from coal mining Act

Meghalaya CM seeks exemption from coal mining Act

Shillong, January 18 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s intervention in getting exemption from the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act and Coal Mines Nationalisation Act to restore mining in the northeastern state at the earliest, said an official here. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had banned […]

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