Battle of Brisbane: Pacquiao’s title is on the line versus Horn

Battle of Brisbane: Pacquiao’s  title is on the line versus Horn

BRISBANE, July 1 (AP): Manny Pacquiao has ducked and weaved, has been accused of being late and rude, and of thinking more about a Floyd Mayweather rematch than his WBO welterweight world title defense against Jeff Horn.   After week of fine-tuning in Australia, Pacquiao and Horn easily made weight at the Saturday morning weigh-in. […]

Nagaland: Employment Green Pasture for others, not for the Nagas!

Rev. Fr. George Rino Assumption University, Bangkok   Is the backdoor appointments and non-availability for job opportunities the epicenter of the problem in Nagaland? Yes, there are backdoor appointments in many of the Departments or even appointment of three-four persons against a single vacancy. It is a sad thing to ponder about. But such practices […]

‘Nothing in the way of using VAR at World Cup’

‘Nothing in the way of using VAR at World Cup’

ST PETERSBURG, July 1 (Reuters): FIFA President Gianni Infantino signalled that he is in favour of introducing video assistant referees (VAR) at next year’s World Cup following its success at the Confederations Cup, although he conceded the system needs to be improved.   “Nothing is standing in the way of using VAR (at the World […]

Confed Final: Germany to take on Chile today

Reuters Germany will take on Chile in Sunday’s Confederations Cup final feeling like they have already won the tournament after a fine run with a second-string team has yielded several top prospects for next year’s World Cup defence.   Coach Joachim Loew is not a huge fan of a the eight-team event that acts as […]

DC Kohima constitutes DLSC for by-election

Kohima, July 1 (DIPR): Deputy Commissioner of Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan (IAS) has notified that a District Level Standing Committee (DLSC) has been constituted for the by-election to the 10 Northern Angami-1 AC scheduled for July 29.   The first meeting of the DLSC has been convened at DC’s conference hall, Kohima on July 4 at […]

Bethel HSS, TM Govt HSS win

Our Correspondent Kohima | July 1   Bethel HSS and TM Govt HSS today registered wins on day six of the ongoing 1st edition of Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament 2017 being held under the aegis of Royal Club Kohima and School Education Department here at Khuochiezie.   In the first match of the day, […]

ERO-Net launched in Tuensang

Tuensang, July 1 (DIPR): District level training and ERO-Net launching programme was held at CKS Hall, Tuensang on July 1. ADC & ERO Tuensang, Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon was the special guest on the occasion, which was attended by EAC HQ, BLOs, Supervisors and other staff.   Dr. Jeelani, in his speech, reminded the gathering […]

PTYO 1st Inter Ward Sports Meet

Pughoboto, July 1 (MExN): Pughoboto Town Youth Organisation (PTYO) will be organising the 1st Inter Ward Sports Meet to commemorate the ‘Tuluni festival’ from July 7 to 8. Highlights of the sports meet will include volley ball, top spinning, spear kick, fat eating and other indigenous games, a press release informed. ADC, Pughoboto, Avelu Ruho […]

India hammer Windies to take 2-0 series lead

Antigua, July 1 (Reuters): India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni top-scored with an unbeaten 78 and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets as they beat West Indies by 93 runs in a one-day international on Friday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.   India eked out 251 for four off 50 overs on a […]

Corruption is a threat to Nagaland

K Thong (Achilo)   Nagas have witnessed how corruption has demoralized them and their institutions. It has divided and degraded the Naga society into isms undermining a sense of modesty and honesty which happened to be their pride once upon the time. Because of corruption many talented and deserving youth failed to get the right […]

Curry inks $200 million deal with Golden State

Curry inks $200 million deal with Golden State

Los Angeles, July 1 (AFP): Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has clinched a new five-year deal worth $201 million, the richest contract in NBA history, ESPN reported on Friday.   Curry, who recently helped the Warriors to their second NBA Finals crown in three years, is the first player to break the $200 million […]