French Pacific Territory New Caledonia Rejects Independence

New Caledonia was established as a French colonial possession in 1853, and used as a penal colony. New Caledonia is of strategic importance to France, giving the nation a foothold in the Pacific in the face of growing Chinese influence. New Caledonia is home to a quarter of the world’s known supplies of nickel — a vital electronics component — and is a foothold for France in the Pacific where China is increasing its influence. On the final count, 56.4 per cent of people had rejected the proposition that New Caledonia…

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Faizabad Will Be Known As Ayodhya: Yogi

AYODHYA: Yogi Adityanath has reached Ayodhya alongwith South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook who is the chief guest on the occasion. The announcement comes days after the UP government officially renamed Allahabad as Prayagraj.The city Ayodhya is located in UP’s Faizabad district and is at the centre of the Ram mandir dispute. The Faizabad district comprises the twin towns of Faizabad and Ayodhya on the banks the Saryu.Previously,the Yogi Adityanath government renamed Mughal Sarai railway junction to Deen Dayal Upadhyay junction. Yogi also announced that a new airport, named after Ram, and a new medical…

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Karnataka By-Election 2018 Results: Congress-JD(S) Alliance Wins 4 Out 5 Seats

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Tuesday said that they will contest the next Lok Sabha elections together against the BJP.  BENGALURU: Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka today won 4 out of 5 seats where by-elections were held on Saturday. The three Lok Sabha seats where elections were held are Bellari, Shimoga and Mandya. The two assembly seats are Jamkhandi and Ramanagara.Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said he was confident of a better result in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The Congress party has…

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DBC Emerges As Winner Western Zone

By: Dr. Dakter Esse, Editor-ICN ITANAGAR: Don Bosco College, Jullang emerged winner of the zonal level debate competition (western) for the Chief Minister’s Running Trophy, held at the Tadar Taniang hall in the Don Bosco Youth Centre here on Monday. The competition is organized annually by the Arunachal Press Club, the Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists, and the Arunachal Electronic Media Association, in collaboration with the department of information & public relations. Debating on the topic, ‘Trial by media is fair in democracy’, Don Bosco’s Mito Bage spoke for…

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Defence Minister Sitharaman Visits Spear Corps Zone

By: Dr. Dakter Esse, Editor-ICN KOHIMA: The Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, is visiting Spear Corps Zone on 06 and 07 Nov 2018. On arrival at Chabua on 06 Nov 18, Nirmala Sitharaman was received by Lt General MM Naravane AVSM, SM, VSM, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command and Lt Gen Gopal R, General Officer Commanding Spear Corps.The Raksha Mantri thereafter proceeded to Dinjan where she was briefed by General Officer Commanding, Dao Division on the security situation in Upper Assam and operational preparedness along the LAC with China. She complimented the efforts…

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GLOBAL LAUNCH OF PAWA’s GLOBAL PEACE CONCERT OF MUSICAL MEDIATION BY CHIEF MINISTER DEVENDRA FADNAVIS

Mumbai, 4th Nov 2018: International Singer-Composer-Song Writer Pawa’s Global Peace Concert of Musical Mediation based on Lord Buddha’s philosophy is launched by Chief Minister today. Pawa had released a music album Sambuddha- Evoking Buddha’s Spirit through global music couple of years back and got an overwhelming response from the listeners across the globe. This album portrayed how Lord Buddha and his teaching of Dhamma can open a new channel for Global Peace. The album was number one hit and much appreciated by each and every person who listened it. Pawa has involved various musicians from Europe,UK…

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