Saturday, June 19, 2021



Nagaland bags 20 medals in 6th NTWPC 2018

Kohima, May 5: Under the aegis of the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) 14 strong wrestlers against different categories participated in the 6th National Traditional Wrestling & Pankration Championship 2018 held at Shree Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Maharastra from May 2 and successfully culminates today (5 May). The NWA team participated in Belt Wrestling and MAS Wrestling and bags 20 medals comprises of 15 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze. The following wrestlers won the medals in Belt Wrestling A. Gold Medallists: 1. Menuosetuo Yiese 2. Vekutho Soho 3. Visedelhou...
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Continued Deferment Of Ad-hoc Teachers Service Regularisation

We all read and quote the famous saying "Teachers are the backbone of any country, the pillar upon which all aspirations are converted into realities," by Dr Abdul Kalam, but a teacher alone cannot be the backbone. Teachers do need the support, encouragement and their basic facilities taken care of by the Govt. The Government is equally important in being the pillar of the country and the State. Which is why we, the Ad-hoc Teachers from the Dimapur Unit 2015 share our plight with everyone. We have been in the...

Govt polytechnic inaugurated at Tuensang

Dimapur, April 16: Minister Higher and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along inaugurated Government Polytechnic Sedum Tuensang on April 11 at Tuensang Town. Addressing the gathering the Minister thanked the landowners for their contribution in construction of the polytechnic institution which will benefit the people of Tuensang. He added that changes cannot be brought by the Government alone without people's support and every individual has a role to play for any successful establishment of new institutions. The polytechnic institution will offer civil engineering from this semester. The minister urged the teaching...

Pakistan’s Sharifs and Imran under threat from Taliban: Report

Islamabad, April 4: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is biding its time to target former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz Sharif, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan and their families, a media report said today. “We have received multiple intelligence reports, submitted by the premier intelligence agency, that the TTP may attack the family members of Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif,” a senior Interior Ministry official was quoted as saying by The News. Following the intelligence reports, the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) dispatched a formal threat letter to the police...

Malaysian university’s contest to convert gay students sparks anger

Kuala Lumpur, April 4: A contest at a leading Malaysian university seeking ideas to “convert” gay students sparked anger on Wednesday, with activists warning it could drive people in the Muslim-majority country to suicide. It was the latest example of what rights groups say is growing intolerance towards Malaysia’s gay community as religious fundamentalism increases, eroding the multi-ethnic country’s traditionally moderate Islam. The contest organised by the Muslim Students Association at publicly-owned Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) called for participants to create videos and posters as part of a campaign called...

I &B ministry withdraws guidelines on fake news

New Delhi, April 3: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry today withdrew its contentious press release on fake news after a directive from the Prime Minister's Office. "PIB Press Release titled 'Guidelines for Accreditation of Journalists amended to regulate Fake News' issued on 02 April 2018 stands withdrawn," the ministry said in a brief statement. Taking note of condemnation from various quarters, the PMO had ordered the ministry to withdraw the release, holding that the decision on what amounts to fake news should be left to press bodies. According to official...

The Aching Grace of Suffering (A Reflection for Good Friday)

Pain, sickness, accidents, death, and natural calamities are a part of daily life and they raise questions that cause people a great deal of personal anguish. The existence of suffering is an undeniable reality of life, and hardly anyone escapes from the clutches of this painful mystery. It makes many of us, if not most of us, question the very existence of a good and omnipotent God. Many have lost their faith and even turned out to be hardcore atheists on account of suffering. There have been loud protests from...
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