India

  • Growth in India, China helped in poverty eradication: WB, IMF
    WASHINGTON, april 16 (PTI): Rapid growth in economies like India and China has helped millions of people escape the dungeons of poverty and based on current economic projections, the world is on track to reduce
  • Keneilhounuo wins extempore speech competition
    Kohima, April 16 (DIPR): The Kohima District Planning & Development Board organized a district level extempore speech competition for the Government High Schools under Kohima district on April 15. The progr
  • Fourth batch of EDP conducted
    Dimapur, April 16 (MExN):  The 4th batch of Entrepreneurship Development Programme was sponsored by the Department of Industries and Commerce, government of Nagaland. 40 unemployed youth of Nagaland from T
  • To pump up brand, VIP ‘bags’ John Abraham
    Mumbai, April 16 (Agencies):  VIP Industries has roped in Bollywood hunk John Abraham as brand ambassador to re-launch Skybags. But this time, the 1993-born brand’s re-launch is targeting a defined 2
  • SBI condoles
    Dimapur, April 16 (MExN): The SBI Staff Association of North East Circle expressed shock at the sudden demise of Swapan Kumar Das on April 11. Late das had a cardiac arrest at Amrit Hospital Calcutta while on h
  • Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations in Nagaland
    Dimapur, April 15 (MExN): The 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Rabindranath Tagore will be celebrated in the state on May 27 and 28, at Dimapur and June 4, at Kohima. While paying tribute to the noted li
  • HIV & AIDS advocacy programme at Longchem
    Dimapur, April 15 (MExN): One day advocacy programme on HIV and AIDS will be held on August 10, organised by the Care & Support Society, Mokokchung and supported by Nagaland Legislators’ Forum on AIDS
  • SC asks Satyam to give Rs. 617 cr bank guarantee in tax dispute
    New Delhi, April 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court today directed Mahindra Satyam to make its presentation before the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) relating to its tax dispute within two weeks, and also asked
  • Key stakeholders attend campaign on HIV and AIDS
    Dimapur, April 15 (MExN): The Advocacy Campaign on HIV and AIDS with the key stakeholders of Tamlu Sub Division was held on April 13 at Tamlu Town by the NNP+ in partnership with Yingli Mission Society with sup
  • Training imparted on effective utilization of fish products
    Phek, April 15 (DIPR): Two-day training on value added fish product began at Phek on April 14, organized by District Fishery Department, Phek in commemoration of the Year of Entrepreneur. Womenfolk from all wal
  • Peren DPDB meeting conducted
    Peren, April 15 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of the Peren District Planning and Development Board was held under the Chairmanship of Minister Planning & Co-ordination & Vety., & AH, T.R. Zeliang at B
  • India has exam system, not education system: CNR Rao’
    MUMBAI, April 14 (Agencies): In the thick of the entrance exam season, a furious dispatch to the Prime Minister from his own scientific adviser has termed such tests as one big menace. Strongly recommending an
  • India’s nuke plants to get additional safety features: NPCIL chief SK Jain
    New Delhi, April 14 (PTI): Following the submission of the report by the four Task Forces set up by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), India’s nuclear plants are all set to get additi
  • ‘Pawar statement ‘taken out of context’
    New Delhi, april 14 (Agencies): With her latest statement about Union Agriculture Minister and senior NCP leader Sharad Pawar controlling the controversial DB Realty stoking a political storm, corporate lobbyis
  • Anna Hazare makes it to the tourism circuit
    New Delhi, April 14 (Agencies): The unprecedented success of Anna Hazare’s ‘India Against Corruption’ campaign has put his model village Ralegansiddhi, near Pune, on the must-visit list of the
  • India yet to ratify UN convention against corruption
    NEW DELHI, April 11 (TNN): India stands out as one of the few countries in the world that have not acceded to the UN convention against corruption. This convention, which came into force in 2005, has 140 countr
  • Israeli travellers to India warned of possible terror attack
    JERUSALEM, April 11 (PTI): Israel’s counter-terrorism bureau has warned Israelis travelling to India and some other countries of a possible terror attack which can target them and Jewish facilities during
  • Furore over Sibal’s remarks on Lokpal Bill
    New Delhi, April 11 (PTI): Controversy dogged the Joint Committee set up to draft an effective Lok Pal even before it starts its work with Gandhian Anna Hazare on Monday asking HRD Minister Kapil Sibal to resig
  • ‘RTI is a tool for common man’
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): One-day training programme on Right to Information Act 2005 was conducted at Calvary Baptist Church, Phezhu, Jotsoma on April 9. The participants numbering 50 were NGOs and Church Yout
  • EGoM to finalise food security bill on April 25
    New Delhi, April 10 (PTI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) is likely to finalise the much-awaited draft of the food security bill at its meeting on April 25, even as the issue related to the number of p