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archiveDecember 11, 2018


UK PM faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal

London, December 10: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a fight for her political life this week in a parliamentary vote that will decide the fate of her Brexit divorce deal. The beleaguered leader's splintered government appears to be facing a heavy defeat in parliament on Tuesday on the draft withdrawal agreement she signed with Brussels last month. The text defining terms on which the island nation leaves its main trading partner after 46 years is the most important to face the House of Commons in years. A big loss...

Sri Lanka president Sirisena accuses foreign forces of intimidating him

Colombo, December 10: Sri Lanka’s current political crisis is a result of a clash between external and local values, defiant President Maithripala Sirisena has said as he accused “foreign forces” of intimidating him. The island nation has been in a political crisis since October 26 when Sirisena removed Ranil Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place. Sirisena later dissolved Parliament, almost 20 months before its term was to end, and ordered snap election. The Supreme Court overturned Sirisena’s decision to dissolve Parliament and halted the preparations for snap...

Pak continues to harbour terrorists, US should not give it even one dollar: Nikki Haley

New York, December 10: Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists that turn around and kill American soldiers, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said, asserting that Washington should not give Islamabad even a dollar until it addresses the issue. Haley, the first Indian-American ever appointed to a Cabinet position in any US presidential administration, said the US did not need to give money to countries that wish harm to America, go behind its back and try and "stop us from doing things". "...I think there should be a strategic...

Indian diplomat walks out of SAARC meeting in Islamabad over presence of PoK minister

Islamabad, December 10: An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event, according to source in Islamabad. Diplomat Shubham Singh left the meeting to register India's protest over the presence of PoK minister Chaudhary Muhammad Saeed at the SAARC Chambers of Commerce and Industry meeting on the SAARC Charter Day in Islamabad on Sunday. India considers Kashmir as its integral part and does not recognise any minister for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir...

Human Rights Day observed in State

Dimapur, December 10: Kohima Law College observed International Human Rights Days on Monday along with the rest of the nations. In his keynote address, Professor-in-charge Kezhokhoto Savi emphasized on Article 1 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights - "All Human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights". Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 - the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and this year Human Rights Day marks its 70th anniversary of the Universal...

NMYO celebrates 45th Foundation Day

Kohima, December 10: The New Market Youth Organisation (NMYO) celebrated its 45th foundation day today here at New Market Panchayat hall with Keneizhakho Nakhro, MLA as the special invitee. Nakhro said youth are the pillar of the society, and stated that divide and rule policy in the society must be abolished. He urged NMYO to be a model youth organisation and be a new example to other youth organisation. Vikholie Yiese, president NMYO delivered the welcome address. Roukuobizo Nyusou, Chairman NMAP also exhorted the gathering. (Page News Service)...

NEN observes 16 days global activism protesting violence against women and girls campaign

Dimapur, December 10: On International Human Rights Day, and the concluding day of the 16 days Activism Protesting Violence against Women and Girls Campaign (25Nov- 10 Dec), 80 youth and women rights advocates from Chizami, Enhulumi, Chizami Town, Pfutsero, Razeba convened at NEN Resource Centre Chizami for a Choral evening. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Wetshelo T Mero, Senior Specialist at District Hospital Phek called on the urgent need to empower men and boys in understanding gender equality if we aim to bring about a social change. He emphasized on...

Seminar on rights of women & children held at Mon

Dimapur, December 10: An awareness seminar on 'Rights of women and children' was held Monday at DRDA conference hall Mon. Resource person Lynnee, Sub Inspector, Mon Women Police spoke on the "Overview of violence against women and children in Mon and services provided by police"; Wanloi H. Konyak, legal cum Protection Officer, DCPU Mon shared on "Service of integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS)" and M Moba, Panel Lawyer from Mon District Service Legal Authority shared on "Service under the Nagaland State Legal Service Authority for Women and Children". Deputy Commissioner...

LFHSS awarded top school in India for co-curricular education

Dimapur, December 10: After scrutinizing more than 1300 survey forms, Livingstone Foundation Hr. Sec. School has been ranked No.1 School in India under the Top Day-cum-Boarding School - Parameter Wise for 'Co-curricular Education' by Education Today. The award was presented at the Annual India School Merit Awards Function held at Bengaluru on December 8. The award was received on behalf of the school by its Director, Ani Yepthomi. The school was also ranked at No.16 in India, No.1 in Nagaland and No.1 in Dimapur as well for its overall excellence...

FSPU inaugurated at Tuensang

Dimapur, December 10: A Fish Seed Production Unit (FSPU) was inaugurated by SDO (Civil) Tuensang, Pakon Phom at Thimlak of L. Khel, Tuensang village on December 10 in presence of District Fishery Officer (DFO) Tuensang, Rongsenkumzuk and L. Khel Tuensang village council members. Speaking on the occasion, SDO(C) congratulated the DFO and his team for successfully completing the project and emphasised on more fish seeds production in order to fulfil the requirements of fish seed for the farmers within the District. While explaining about the project DFO, Rongsenkumzuk said that...
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