Govt sets up multi-disciplinary group to  plug Maoist funds, seize assetsTop Stories

Govt sets up multi-disciplinary group to plug Maoist funds, seize assets

New Delhi, May 7: Government has set up a multi-disciplinary group to initiate action to choke funding sources of Maoists and to seize assets of their leaders, officials said on Monday. The group comprises officers from various central agencies and…

NSDMA issues landslides alertTop Stories

NSDMA issues landslides alert

Dimapur, May 7: The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has issued alert about likelihood of floods in low lying areas (Dimapur, Tizit & Tuli), erosion of river banks in landslides as a result of the incessant rains in the…

IMD alert forecasts thunderstorm, squall in  several Indian states on TuesdayTop Stories

IMD alert forecasts thunderstorm, squall in several Indian states on Tuesday

NEW DELHI, May 7: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued an alert forecasting that several parts of north India could witness thunderstorm and squall tomorrow with winds gusting up to 50-70 kilometers per hour. The IMD issued an amber-coloured…

AFSPA may be withdrawn from J&K, Assam & Nagaland if situation improves: RijijuTop Stories

AFSPA may be withdrawn from J&K, Assam & Nagaland if situation improves: Rijiju

NEW DELHI, May 7: Days after the Centre completely removed the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and partly restricted it in Arunachal Pradesh, it emerged on Sunday that the Act may be removed from other states like…

Thunderstorms, rains likely in 13 states, 2 UTs today: Nagaland likely to get heavy rain for next 2 daysTop Stories

Thunderstorms, rains likely in 13 states, 2 UTs today: Nagaland likely to get heavy rain for next 2 days

New Delhi, May 6: Thunderstorms accompanied by squall, hail and heavy rains are likely to occur in at least 13 states and two Union Territories across the country on Monday, the Home Ministry said. Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and hail…

Heavy rain lashes Akuluto townTop Stories

Heavy rain lashes Akuluto town

Kohima, May 6: Rains accompanied by storm which has been lashing the region for a week now has created devastation in several places including Nagaland. In the latest incident, heavy rain accompanied by storm lashed Akuluto town Sunday afternoon in…

No precedent of govt returning collegium’s recommendation: Justice Kurian JosephTop Stories

No precedent of govt returning collegium’s recommendation: Justice Kurian Joseph

Kochi, May 6: The government’s decision to send back the Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph as a judge of the top court was unprecedented and needed more detailed discussions, Justice Kurian Joseph,…

PCI rejects World Press Freedom IndexTop Stories

PCI rejects World Press Freedom Index

New Delhi, May 6: The Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138th among 180 countries, saying there was a “lack of clarity” on the inputs that…

Rio presses for development along Indo-Myanmar borderTop Stories

Rio presses for development along Indo-Myanmar border

Dimapur, May 5: Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio has welcomed the Free Movement Regime (FMR) that will facilitate free movement of Indian and Myanmarese citizens within 16 km along the Myanmar border. He, however, said there is a need to…

Mini-Hornbill festivals will  boost economic growth: NDPPTop Stories

Mini-Hornbill festivals will boost economic growth: NDPP

Dimapur, May 5: The ruling NDPP has said that the decision of the PDA Government to hold mini-Hornbill festivals across the State coinciding with the respective tribal festival will boost tourism throughout the State, which in turn will have a…