• Prohibition…calling Spade a Spade 18 Jul 2019 18:40 Khekiye K. Sema IAS (Rtd) Forest Colony, Kohima In the midst of a stormy RIIN downpour any other subject would have sounded out of place. However, in the midst of a resounding support for the implementation RIIN by all Tribal Hohos, NGOs and Civil …
  • Rs 10 cr set aside for Parrikar memorial: Goa CM 18 Jul 2019 18:08 Panaji, July 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar here. Sawant was presenting a revenue surplus budget in the …
  • Big wedding, bigger government 18 Jul 2019 18:03 On the face of it, there is nothing exceptionable about the Delhi government’s move to frame regulations in respect of “social functions”, including weddings, at farmhouses and motels in ‘low-density residential areas’ in Outer Delhi. The draft proposals …
  • Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates 18 Jul 2019 12:08 At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations and link them to their medical records via biometric information. Some 20 million children are estimated to miss key vaccinations. Most aid …
  • BJP Nagaland welcomes dismissal of ILP case 18 Jul 2019 11:54 Our Correspondent Kohima | July 2 The whole state BJP party unit today joined the rest of the Nagas in rejoicing at the victory, and the subsequent dismissal of the ILP case that came up for hearing in the Supreme Court today before the Chief Justice …
  • Anthill Ventures and HCG announce 6 startups for ‘Lumos Health’ programme 18 Jul 2019 08:56 BENGALURU: Anthill Ventures, an investment platform for early-stage startups, in partnership with HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG) today announced that it has shortlisted six startups for Lumos Health. Lumos Health is a market access programme …
  • Consultative meet agrees on RIIN, with caveat 18 Jul 2019 06:55 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and his cabinet colleagues speaking at the consultative meeting held among Nagaland legislators, tribal hohos, civil society organizations, NGOs and government officials on the exercise for creation of Register of …
  • Where parties fail, can civil society succeed? 17 Jul 2019 20:41 Defending the people and fighting for their rights at the ground level became less and less important. The present crop of Indian political parties have been largely incapable of taking on the BJP’s brand of authoritarian and religiously sectarian politics …
  • Seminar on conserving biodiversity held in Mon 17 Jul 2019 19:33 ADC Mon, Hiazu Meru with participants during the District level seminar on ‘conserving biodiversity and threatened species in community conserved areas’ held at Council Hall Mon on July 17. (DIPR Photo) Mon, July 17 (MExN): District level seminar on ‘ …
  • Journalists: ‘We are almost extinct’ 17 Jul 2019 17:20 By: Mosin Saleem Ullah The media have for many years been the lifeline of freedom of expression. The presence of pluralism and independence of the media are essential to democratic rule, and freedom of the media is crucial to the practice of journalism. …
  • Bangladesh: South Asia Floods: More than three million children affected by severe flooding across India, Bangladesh and Nepal 17 Jul 2019 09:01 Landslides, damaged roads and bridges are making access to remote communities difficult with thousands of villages cut off from outside world Fears that water-borne diseases could lead to a health emergency Frequency and intensity of flooding as a result …
  • Transferring money to the Pacific is expensive, despite NZ efforts to cut costs 17 Jul 2019 00:30 Sending money to the Pacific from New Zealand is becoming more expensive, despite Government efforts to lower the costs. Several Pacific countries will report on the issue to the United Nations in New York this week, as part of a huge meeting on the …
  • Shift mentally treated people to half-way homes: CS 16 Jul 2019 21:07 Hyderabad: Chief Secretary S K Joshi today directed officials concerned to shift mentally-treated people to Half Way Homes and provide all facilities.  During a review meeting with the officials of monitoring committee at the Secretariat, the Chief …
  • 'Companies anticipating, adapting to changes to stay relevant' 16 Jul 2019 19:50 Organisations today are beginning to anticipate and adapt to changes around them in order to survive in the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. Initially, the changes manifest as opportunities; but if organisations are unable to keep …
  • DCs Asked To Identify Land For Solid Waste Management     16 Jul 2019 18:15 SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday asked Deputy Commissioners to identify “suitable land” in all areas which are falling under Municipal Committees for solid waste management. They were also asked to “immediately furnish a …
  • Bombay HC sets aside CRZ clearance for coastal road project in Mumbai 16 Jul 2019 14:46 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday set aside the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance given for a coastal road project in Mumbai and said that Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai cannot proceed with the …
  • Community radio stations to give big push to Modi 2.0’s 100-day agenda 16 Jul 2019 14:24 New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Giving a big push to its 100-day development agenda, and as part of securing people’s participation at every level, the Modi government is setting up community radio stations across all the 115 ‘aspirational districts’ in the …
  • Over 14,800 foreign-funded NGOs deregistered in last 5 yrs: Govt 16 Jul 2019 13:24 PTI| Jul 16, 2019, 04.00 PM IST BCCL Rs 16,894.37 crore foreign contribution has been received by various NGOs in 2017-18. The government in the last five years has deregistered over 14,800 NGOs which were registered under the Foreign Contribution …
  • Infiltration in J&K reduced by 43% in 2019: Home Ministry 16 Jul 2019 13:24 Reuters A week after the United Nations report on human rights violations in Kashmir was published, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday, July 16, released data on the number of militant infiltration in J&K. Minister of Home Affairs G. Kishan …
  • Infections slow in hepatitis A outbreak, but more patients likely 16 Jul 2019 05:24 Almost 30 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in North Yorkshire since June 19. Public Health England (PHE) Yorkshire and the Humber, North Yorkshire County Council and National Health Service organizations are investigating the outbreak in Ripon with …
  • Annual ‘Mudiya Poonau’ fair in Goverdhan to end on Tuesday 16 Jul 2019 05:23 BY BRIJ KHANDELWAL Goverdhan (Mathura district), July 14 (IANS) Lakhs of pilgrims from different parts of India, including NRIs, are part of the the sea of humanity that has deluged the holy Goverdhan ‘Parbat’, or hill, that little Lord Krishna is believed …
  • Celebs come out in support of LGBT community 16 Jul 2019 04:13 Recently, Vidya Balan and Mithila Palkar were seen waving the rainbow flag with pride at the New York City and Los Angeles LGBTQIA+ pride parades, respectively. A few days after that, Sonam Kapoor moderated a panel, where LGBTQIA+ personalities and …
  • Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its establishment in Hong Kong 15 Jul 2019 23:24 HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its establishment in Hong Kong, Messe Frankfurt looks forward to an even stronger future in the Greater China region with a strengthened business outlook in Asia Since its founding in 1949, …
  • Israeli hi-tech threatened by diplomatic success it created 15 Jul 2019 21:17 A woman walks near high-rise buildings in the hi-tech business area of Tel Aviv. (photo credit: REUTERS/AMIR COHEN) The economic summit in Bahrain organized by the Trump administration last month was the latest example of how Israel’s hi-tech industry …