Frontpage View All →

High drug prices, pharma monopoly killing Hepatitis sufferers in Nagaland

World Hepatitis Dayacb

By   5 hours ago

KOHIMA, JUL 28 : High cases of the deadly Hepatitis C virus have been reported in Nagaland but the state does not have even a testing and diagnosis facility. As if the matter weren’t already enough, people cannot access treatment drugs too although they are available, due to exorbitant prices and monopoly exercised by pharmaceuticals. Interestingly […]

Read More →

Mithun development chief meets Nagaland CM

webacb

By   5 hours ago

Dimapur, July 28 : The director of the ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, based in Jharnapani, met with Chief Minister TR Zeliang at the residential office of the latter in Kohima town on July 28. Dr Abhijit Mitra, the director of the center, briefed the chief minister about the achievements of the institute, a press release […]

Read More →

Nagaland lands a piece of center’s Rs. 2000+ crore tourism dream

By   5 hours ago

Dimapur, July 28 : From January 2015 till date, the government of India has release funds amounting to a colossal Rs. 2, 048 crore for tourism development projects in the northeast, among which Nagaland has a share too. The Ministry of Tourism had, during the past 18 months, sanctioned projects worth Rs. 2333 crore under the […]

Read More →

UNC wants accord with IM ‘finalized, translated’

By   5 hours ago

IMPHAL, July 28 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has urged the Government of India and the ‘National Socialist Council of Nagalim’ (NSCN-IM) to ‘translate’ and finalize the “framework agreement” with political will and acceptable and honorable to the Naga people. It should be based on the unique history of the Naga people and their situation […]

Read More →

State’s co-op bank workers to join strike on July 29

By   5 hours ago

Dimapur, July 28 : Employees of the Nagaland State Cooperative Bank will be joining the nationwide strike called by the United Forum of Bank Union on July 29. The Nagaland State Cooperative Bank Employees’ Union (NSCBEU) issued a press release to the local media informing about the event. The union said to have decided during an […]

Read More →

    State View All →

    DPDB Mon recommends Vision Document 2030

    Minister for RD & REPA, CL John addressing the monthly DPDB meeting at DC’s conference hall, Mon on July 28

    By   5 hours ago

    Dimapur, July 28: The Mon District Planning & Development Board meeting was held under the chairmanship of N. Thongwang Konyak, Chairman DPDB Mon at DC’s conference hall on July 27. Welcoming the DPDB members present, the chairperson briefed on the Vision Document 2030 and appealed to the members to come forward with innovative ideas and suggestions […]

    Read More →

    Financial literacy prog held at Henbenji village

    By   5 hours ago

    Dimapur, July 28: Nagaland State Co-operative Bank Ltd. Tseminyu Branch organized a financial literacy programme on July 27 at Henbenji village. The programme is supported by FIF and managed by NABARD. Earlier, the programme was chaired by Kegwanye Tep Asst. BM, while Soyhunlo Thug Pastor HBC and Nthyuga Tep Ex- VCC invoked Gods’ blessing and delivered […]

    Read More →

    National Tobacco Control prog held in Peren, Dimapur

    By   5 hours ago

    Dimapur, July 28: District level coordination meeting on National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) Peren District was held on July 28 at Deputy Commissioner Conference Hall, New Headquarter Peren. The programme was chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Zarenthung Ezung. Dr. Hutokhu Chishi State Nodal Officer (NTCP) Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Kohima and other officials from Chief […]

    Read More →

    In rough waters but Nagaland’s fishery sector swims on

    In rough waters but Nagaland’s fishery sector swims on

    By   1 day ago

    KOHIMA, JULY 27: There is considerable potential for aquaculture and fishery in Nagaland if not for constraints that are putting to difficulty the sector. The constraints are many: poor implementation of aquaculture-related skill development due to lack of training infrastructure and lack or organized market in the state and the lack of scientific knowledge among fish […]

    Read More →

    Members of Child Welfare Comm. get the table test

    Members of Child Welfare Comm get the table test

    By   1 day ago

    DIMAPUR, JULY 27: The Nagaland government has instated a new bench of the Child Welfare Committees (CWC) for the term July 2016-June 2019. An “induction training” program for new members of the CWC was conducted by the State Child Protection Society of Nagaland. The event was conducted from the 26th of July and till the 27th […]

    Read More →

      Region View All →

      Assam floods: Sarbananda Sonowal sends ministers to districts

      Majauli: Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal with Water Resource Minister Keshab Mahanta and Social Welfare Minister Naba Kumar Doley during a visit to take stock of the flood situation in Majuli in Assam on Thursday. PTI Photo(PTI7_28_2016_000212B)

      By   8 hours ago

      GUWAHATI, JULY 28: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed his ministers to visit flood-hit districts and supervise relief and rescue operations even as there are reports that over 16 lakh people have been affected by the floods in 21 districts of Assam. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said the flood waters have inundated […]

      Read More →

      Manipur submits quake, storm impact report

      By   8 hours ago

      IMPHAL, July 28: Manipur government has submitted the earthquake assessment report along with the recent reports on impact of hailstorm besides 2015 flood in the state, to the centre,according to official sources. The report also sought a financial assistance of Rs 279.30 for the January 4 earthquake and Rs 37.62 crores for the devastating hailstorm that […]

      Read More →

      Innovative teaching makes math learning interesting

      By   8 hours ago

      SHILLONG, JULY 28: An innovative method of teaching math in the foundation classes in Meghalaya has made ‘Maths phobia’ a thing of the past and transformed the subject into a fun-filled activity for learners. With the state government roping in an NGO three years ago to address the problem, innovative teaching methods have been taken up […]

      Read More →

      Centre agrees to sanction Rs 24 cr for displaced families in Mizoram’s Indo-Bangla border

      By   8 hours ago

      AIZAWL, JULY 28: The Centre today agreed to provide over Rs 24 crore for compensation of displaced families and development of the areas where Indo-Bangladesh border fencing was undertaken in southernmost Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district, Additional Secretary for state Home department Lalbiakzama said. Lalbiakzama told PTI from Delhi that the approval was made in the meeting convened […]

      Read More →

      Border forces of India, B’desh tighten vigil

      By   1 day ago

      AGARTALA, JULY 27: Even though there is no major terror threat along the India-Bangladesh border, border forces of both countries are maintaining a strict vigil, Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh officials said here on Wednesday.

      Read More →

        Nation View All →

        Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over price rise

        By   5 hours ago

        New Delhi, July 28 : Targeting the government over rise in prices of essential commodities, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a date by which the prices would come down. In a brief speech at the Lok Sabha, Gandhi reminded the Prime Minster of his promises in the run-up […]

        Read More →

        Government forms new agency for effective scheme performance

        By   5 hours ago

        New Delhi, July 28 : The Union government on Thursday formed a District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) in place of the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (DVMC) for effective implementation of Central government schemes. Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement in the Lok Sabha, saying the new committee has been named […]

        Read More →

        Deadline extended for govt. employees to declare assets

        By   5 hours ago

        New Delhi, July 28 : Central government employees and NGOs receiving government funds now need not declare their assets by the deadline of July 31 as Parliament today approved an amendment in the Lokpal Act to extend the timeline. The amendment to Section 44 of the Lokpal Act was approved by voice vote by the Rajya […]

        Read More →

        Sidhu likely to join AAP next month

        By   5 hours ago

        New Delhi, July 28 : Navjot Singh Sidhu, who quit the Rajya Sabha earlier this month and fired uninterrupted salvos at the BJP for asking him to remain away from Punjab, is likely to join Aam Aadmi Party in the second week of August. The 52-year-old former cricketer, who had a long innings with the BJP […]

        Read More →

        SC to hear plea of Army docs for enhancement of retirement age

        By   6 hours ago

        New Delhi, Jul 28 : he Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a plea of eight Army doctors seeking a direction to the Centre that their age of superannuation, which is 58 years, be raised to 65 in view of the public announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “List the petition for hearing tomorrow,” […]

        Read More →

          World View All →

          Obama offers full-throated support for Hillary’s bid to defeat Donald Trump

          U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic Nominee for President Hillary Clinton appear onstage together after Obama addressed the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 27, 2016.  REUTERS/Jim Young

          By   8 hours ago

          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 28: President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. He urged Democrats to enable Clinton to finish the job he started with his election nearly eight years ago in a […]

          Read More →

          France names 2nd church attacker

          By   8 hours ago

          PARIS, JULY 28: The second jihadist involved in a French church attack had tried to travel to Syria, prosecutors said today as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack. The prosecutor’s office said that the second killer was 19-year-old Abdel Malik Petitjean, who was listed on France’s […]

          Read More →

          IS behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

          By   1 day ago

          DAMASCUS, JULY 27: A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria today, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria’s state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

          Read More →

          54 killed in Nepal as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides

          By   1 day ago

          KATHMANDU, JULY 27: At least 54 people have been killed and several others are missing as floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Nepal, displacing thousands of people. Scores of houses and bridges have been swept away in several parts of the country as incessant rains have swelled rivers, posing a […]

          Read More →

          Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

          Hilary clinton

          By   1 day ago

          PHILADELPHIA, JULY 27: Scripting history, Hillary Clinton today became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major US party as she secured the backing of the Democrats at the convention here to set up an epic clash with Republican rival Donald Trump in the November polls. Clinton, who has been secretary of […]

          Read More →

            Entertainment View All →

            Vince Neil Pleads Not Guilty in Battery Case

            Vince Neil Pleads Not Guilty in Battery Case

            By   8 hours ago

            Vince Neil has pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an April incident in which he pulled a woman to the ground. According to the Las Vegas Sun, Neil’s attorney, David Chesnoff, entered the plea for the Motley Crue singer, resulting in a trial date for Sept. 19. “I ask people not […]

            Read More →

            Rod Stewart covers The Beatles for Netflix animated series Beat Bugs

            By   8 hours ago

            Sir Rod Stewart will cover The Beatles song ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ for the Netflix animated series ‘Beat Bugs’. The ‘Maggie May’ hitmaker – who is married to Penny Lancaster – has been announced as one of the artists contributing a track to the new show at a Netflix panel at the Television […]

            Read More →

            ‘Abundant Grace’ by Mercy Wave released

            Mercy Wave released

            By   2 days ago

            A new album entitled “Abundant Grace” by Mercy Wave was released by Rev. Temsu S Pastor, Alempang Baptist Church at Mokokchung. The album was published by ISPCK Delhi and recorded at Wave Recordings, Mokokchung.

            Read More →

            Priyanka inspires me a lot: Parineeti Chopra

            Priyanka inspires me a lot says Parineeti Chopra

            By   2 days ago

            Actress Parineeti Chopra says cousin the way Priyanka is working hard on her career in the West is inspiring and “insane”. Priyanka has created waves internationally with her debut American show “Quantico” and is now gearing up for the release of “Baywatch”, where she stars as the main antagonist. The film also stars Hollywood biggies […]

            Read More →

            Drama comes back into Lindsay Lohan’s life

            By   2 days ago

            Just when it looked as though drama had exited from Lindsay Lohan’s life her relationship with her fiancé has imploded in spectacular fashion. Things kicked off when the 30-year-old actress took to her Instagram and Twitter accounts in the early hours of Sunday morning (24.07.16) to tell her followers that millionaire businessman Egor Tarabasov had […]

            Read More →

              Sports View All →

              Gunn’s shootout saves earn Guardiola first win

              Angus Gunn makes a save during the shootout as Manchester City won 6-5 on penalties.

              By   5 hours ago

              Shenzhen, July 28: Angus Gunn makes a save during the shootout as Manchester City won 6-5 on penalties. Despite conceding a last-gasp equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City were able to celebrate Pep Guardiola’s first win in charge thanks to a penalty-shootout success. It looked as though City would claim the triumph […]

              Read More →

              Lodha effect: Services, Railways to lose voting rights in AIFF

              By   5 hours ago

              NEW Delhi, July 28: The landmark effect of the Lodha Committee reforms for BCCI has also touched chord with other sporting bodies as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has also decided to make institutional bodies like Railways and Services associate members with no voting rights. At its executive committee meeting today, some landmark decisions were […]

              Read More →

              DDVFA inform members

              By   5 hours ago

              Dimapur, July 28: Dimapur District Veteran Football Association (DDVFA) has informed all members to participate in the football practiced at S.A.I Ground (Govt. High School), Nagarjan, at 5 a.m. everyday for the upcoming Independence Day exhibition match. This was informed in a press release issued by the association.

              Read More →

              NADA concludes hearing, decision on Yadav’s fate deferred

              By   5 hours ago

              New Delhi, July 28: The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic participation was today prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal surrounding him to Saturday or Monday at the end of a two-day hearing here. A day after Narsingh and his lawyers presented their case on the failed […]

              Read More →

              Nagaland state badminton meet gets underway

              Nagaland state badminton meet gets underway

              By   1 day ago

              “The state and the department concerned has failed to acknowledge and give due credit to the sportspersons” KOHIMA, JULY 27: Organized by the Nagaland Badminton Association (NBA), the Yonex-Sunrise 40th Nagaland Inter District and State Open Badminton Championship started on Wednesday at the Indoor badminton Stadium, Officers Hill Colony in Kohima. The event was hosted by […]

              Read More →