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India and Israel: Personal Chemistry Shores up Strategic Ties

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on India and Israel: Personal Chemistry Shores up Strategic Ties

C. Uday Bhaskar | IANS The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India (January 14-19) commemorates the 25th anniversary of the opening of an Indian embassy in Tel Aviv in 1992 and will further consolidate an important and strategically distinctive bilateral relationship for both nations. It has had a chequered past since the […]

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A Brief Signifance of Tsungkam-Neo or Neoto-Neo Festival

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Toshi Wungtung Tsüngkamneo also known as Neotoneo which means chief festival of festivals. It is by tradition & customary practices the most significant & important festival. There are almost 10 significant festivals that were celebrated by the Yimchungrü Nagas in the ancient past. However, with the changes in the social system & norms in the […]

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Nasser: Forgotten Colossus of the Arab World

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Nasser: Forgotten Colossus of the Arab World

(January 15 is Gamal Abdel Nasser’s 100th birth anniversary) By Vikas Datta |IANS An abiding image of much of the Arab world now would be members of an indiscriminate and unconscionable violent Islamist terror group, but it was not always like that. A few decades ago, the model was a hugely charismatic and genuinely popular ruler […]

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India’s Economy: Tough Macro and a Better Micro in 2018

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on India’s Economy: Tough Macro and a Better Micro in 2018

By Mithilesh Kumar Sinha | EMN If 2017 was the year of disruption, the government will be hoping that 2018 shapes up as a year of consolidation. Most analysts expect economic growth to pick up in 2018, helped by a global recovery and a domestic manufacturing rebound. Recent indicators of exports, core sector data and […]

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The Virtue of Meekness

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Virtue of Meekness

By Ambrose.J. Chakre Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 The virtue of meekness is evident only in those who has self control. In our modern English idiom the word meek is hardly one of the honorable words of life. It portrays the picture of a submissive and ineffective creature. I […]

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An Appeal

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on An Appeal

The Working Committee (WG) of the NNPGs is grateful to God for enabling us to enter into a political dialogue with the Government of India. We are also grateful to Naga public, Naga friends and well wishers for the unflinching support at every level. As the Committee enters into a crucial stage of intensive negotiation, […]

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In Memory of the Submission of the First Naga Political Representation to Simon Commission

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“Do not remove the ancient landmark which your fathers have set” Proverb 22:28 186 years ago, there had been intermittent wars between the British forces and the Nagas of Naga Hills for 44 years. Then after an unwritten Peace Treaty reached between the British and the Nagas on 27th March, 1880 at Mezoma Village whereby […]

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The Worst Excuses Ever Given (The Funny Side)

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By Nury Vittachi | IANS When police arrested a man for drug possession, he claimed that the illegal substances were not his. This would have been fine except for the fact that they were found up his bottom. It was a risky defence and judges in the US state of Pennsylvania speedily rejected it in a […]

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Saudi Arabia: Transforming the Face of a Kingdom

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By Nilova Roy Chaudhury | IANS  There is a huge buzz throughout Saudi Arabia as the hitherto conservative Kingdom — seen as the religious font of Islam and home to its holiest shrines — gets ready to welcome women into its sports stadiums Friday.

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Decoding Genome of HIV Variant Found in India

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Decoding Genome of HIV Variant Found in India

By Sarah Iqbal | India Science Wire The Human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) continues to engage scientists because of its complex nature. A team of scientists from India, UK and Spain have isolated near full genomes of HIV virus from a subset of South Indian patients – a subtype known as HIV clade C. Because HIV exhibits […]

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