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‘Northeast united against HIV and Aids’

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on ‘Northeast united against HIV and Aids’

Nagaland hosts region’s first anti-HIV/Aids multimedia campaign in Kohima Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 18 (EMN): The first ‘Northeast multimedia campaign’ to combat HIV and Aids in the region was held based on the theme ‘Northeast united against HIV and Aids’ at Khuochiezie in Kohima on Monday. The campaign was an initiative of the National Aids […]

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Athawale to launch RPI in Nagaland

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Athawale to launch RPI in Nagaland

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 18 (EMN): Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale will launch the Nagaland unit of the Republican Party of India (RPI) at the Agri Expo site in Dimapur on Feb. 19. Athawale is the president of RPI. Addressing a press conference at the Raj Bhavan on Monday […]

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Congress to finalise candidates, manifesto by February

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Congress to finalise candidates, manifesto by February

New Delhi, Feb. 18 (IANS): With a view to preventing infighting due to ticket distribution, the Congress has directed all its state units to expedite the process of candidate selection as well as state-wise electoral understanding for the Lok Sabha before this month which shall be then approved by the Congress Election Committee. The recent […]

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Shiv Sena, BJP confirm alliance for Lok Sabha, assembly polls

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Shiv Sena, BJP confirm alliance for Lok Sabha, assembly polls

Mumbai, Feb. 18 (IANS): Ending weeks of speculation, the ruling NDA constituents – Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party – finally sealed their alliance for the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the formula worked out is BJP will contest 25, of the total 48 Lok Sabha seats in the […]

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Abe mum on Trump’s claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Abe mum on Trump’s claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Tokyo, Feb. 18 (PTI/AP): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kept quiet Monday over President Donald Trump’s claim that he had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, but praised him and emphasised he did not deny doing so. Trump’s assertion Friday that Abe had nominated him for the honour and sent him a copy of […]

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Pakistan confers highest civilian honour on Saudi Crown Prince

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Pakistan confers highest civilian honour on Saudi Crown Prince

Islamabad, Feb. 18 (IANS): Pakistan on Monday conferred its highest civilian honour on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the end of his two-day visit to the South Asian country. President Arif Alvi awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan to Mohammad Bin Salman, also known as MBS, acknowledging his outstanding support for revitalizing bilateral relations between […]

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7 MPs split from UK’s Labour Party over Brexit

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on 7 MPs split from UK’s Labour Party over Brexit

London, Feb. 18 (PTI): Britain’s Opposition Labour Party suffered a jolt on Monday as seven anti-Brexit MPs quit the party in protest against its leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. MPs Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey held a press conference in […]

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There is fire in my heart over Kashmir suicide bombing — Modi

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on There is fire in my heart over Kashmir suicide bombing — Modi

Begusarai (Bihar), Feb. 17 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was “fire” in his heart over the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers. “Jo aag aapke dil mein hai, wahi aag mere dil mein bhi hai” (I feel the same fire in my heart […]

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Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra key for BJP in Lok Sabha polls

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra key for BJP in Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Feb. 17 (IANS): Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra, the states where the BJP had done exceedingly well in the 2014 elections may hold the key to the party returning to power in the coming elections, depending on its alliances or the rivals. As non-BJP parties gear up to forge a “mahagathbandhan” at least […]

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Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince

Islamabad, Feb. 17 (PTI): Amid heightened security, cash-strapped Pakistan on Sunday received Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, whose maiden trip to Islamabad was delayed by a day for unknown reasons. Unease ran in the government circles in Islamabad that the Saudi prince might call off the trip due to security reasons after building up […]

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