Solving the decades-old Naga issue is one of the top-most commitments in the Congress' manifesto, party president Mallikarjun Kharge said at an election rally here. "The Narendra Modi government does not have the political will to put into effect the agreed solutions to the Naga political issue and has cheated the people of Nagaland and the country as well," he said. "Prime Minister Modi announced on August 3, 2015, that the Naga issue has been resolved with the signing of the Naga Accord which was later renamed as Framework Agreement with the NSCN-IM. If voted to power, the Congress will implement measures for the development of the Eastern Nagaland region, Mr Kharge said. "Given an opportunity, the Congress will fulfil the aspirations of the people of the state," he said at the rally.
NR Narayana Murthy made the point while underscoring the importance of market research. (File)Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy on Thursday said India lacks quality market research firms, which leads to over-estimation of the opportunity by unicorns and eventually reporting of huge losses. "One of the lacunae in India at this point in time is that we do not have a company that specialises in quality market research," NR Narayana Murthy said. Companies spend much more than what they should because of this and then wake up to reverses in the business, NR Narayana Murthy said while speaking at an event organised by Symbiosis International here. NR Narayana Murthy made the point while underscoring the importance of market research during an interaction with students and said he had to shut his first company Softronics founded in the late 1970s in Pune itself due to lack of market research itself.27 days ago NDTV.com
The Thackeray faction had on Tuesday insisted that the court decide the disqualification proceedings as that was the only way to "uphold the democratic spirit of the Constitution". Your argument is that they (Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde camp) have acted contrary to the interest of the party. It's a very significant point you (Sibal) have made that they (Shinde faction) are elected representatives of Shiv Sena party and their behavior must be dictated by the party. Mr Sibal submitted all these developments took place after the court order which allowed the status quo to be changed. In this case, the governor did not stop them (Eknath Shinde faction) or chose not to stop them.28 days ago NDTV.com
She said her neighbours were feeding the stray dogs despite objections by some residents there. "Earlier also, stray dogs attacked the locals and complaints were made to municipal authorities then and they caught the dogs. She demanded the municipal authorities to immediately take away the stray dogs from the area as they are pouncing on children and others. This comes close on the heels of the gruesome instance of a pack of stray dogs attacking and killing a four-year-old boy in Amberpet in the city on February 19. GHMC officials briefed the meeting that there are currently 5.5 lakh stray dogs in the corporation area.28 days ago NDTV.com
He was also given 15 months for having written "fake police statements". An Iran court sentenced a police chief to 15 months in jail, the judiciary said Friday, after a newspaper linked him to the alleged rape of a girl that sparked bloody protests. "On December 3, the military tribunal sentenced to 15 months in jail the former police commander of Chabahar, Ebrahim Kouchakzai, and stripped him of his public functions," the judiciary's news agency Mizan Online said. He was also given 15 months for having written "fake police statements" and to 15 months in prison for "scrapping (some) orders, and for threats". All the sentences are served concurrently in Iran, so he will serve 15 months only.1 month ago NDTV.com
In 1947, they reached London, where Mr Soros studied philosophy at the London School of Economics. In 1956, Mr Soros moved to New York, where he worked initially as an analyst of European securities, as per Encyclopaedia Britannica. As per Forbes, Mr Soros shorted the British pound and reportedly made a profit of $1 billion. After the end of the Cold War, Mr Soros established these foundations more than 70 countries. “I may be naive, but I expect a democratic revival in India," said Mr Soros.1 month ago NDTV.com
Bruce Willis starred in movies such as Die Hard, Sixth Sense and Armageddon. (File)Action star Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with untreatable dementia, his family said Thursday, less than a year after he retired from acting because of growing cognitive difficulties. The 67-year-old US actor known for his role in the "Die Hard" franchise stepped away from Hollywood in March and has been out of the limelight since then. "Unfortunately, challenges with communication are just one symptom of the disease Bruce faces," the family statement said. "Jumanji" and "Cars" star Bonnie Hunt wrote on Demi Moore's Instagram page: "An abundance of love for you dear Demi, for Bruce, for all of you."1 month ago NDTV.com
US will shoot down any object that threatens American security, Biden said. Three other high-flying objects were shot down by American fighter jets - two in the US and one in Canada. Biden at the same time asserted that the US will shoot down any object that threatens American security. Second, we will implement further measures to improve our capacity to detect unmanned objects in our airspace. Third, we'll update the rules and regulations for launching and maintaining unmanned objects in the skies above the United States of America," Biden said.1 month ago NDTV.com