Nagaland participates in junior nat’l basketball c’ship

Nagaland participates in junior nat’l basketball c’ship

The Nagaland team who are participating in the 69th junior national basketball championship being held in Punjab.   DIMAPUR, MAY 8 (MExN): Nagaland Basketball Association in collaboration with Dimapur District Basketball Association sent a 12 member boys team to the 69th Junior National Basketball Championship which began on May 7 in Ludhiana, Punjab.   The […]

Tripura government attacking democratic acts: Manik Sarkar

Agartala, May 8 (IANS): Former Tripura Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Manik Sarkar on Tuesday said the BJP government in the state was attacking democracy and democratic activities.   “They are trying to establish one party rule in Tripura,” Sarkar said after visiting an area where the West Trupura district administration on Monday bulldozed seven […]

Trooper kills family, commits suicide in Tripura

Agartala, May 8 (IANS): A security personnel on Tuesday gunned down his wife and two children before committing suicide at his home on the outskirts of the Tripura capital here, police said.   Forty-year-old Naik Manik Ghosh gunned down his wife Ratna Ghosh, 29, and two children — Jitraj, 11, and two-year-old Hritika — with […]

PM likely to inaugurate Pakyong airport in Sikkim

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to commission the strategically important Pakyong airport in Sikkim, sources in the Civil Aviation Ministry have said.   The greenfield airport, close to the capital city of Gangtok, received the aerodrome license from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation last Friday for commercial operations. […]

Brain cholesterol may increase Alzheimer’s disease risk

Brain cholesterol may increase Alzheimer’s disease risk

London, May 8 (IANS) Cholesterol — a molecule normally linked with cardiovascular diseases — may also play an important role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have found.   The findings, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, suggests that in the brain, cholesterol acts as a catalyst which triggers the formation of […]

Modi, Sonia face-off in Karnataka polls, target each other

Modi, Sonia face-off in Karnataka polls, target each other

Vijayapura (Karnataka), May 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi squared off in Karnataka on Tuesday attacking each other with Modi accusing her and her son Rahul of destroying Congress to save the “dynasty” while she said “only speeches do not fill empty stomachs”.   The two leaders took on each […]

FNR – Naga people’s hanging bridge will be as strong or as weak as we make of it

James Pochury New Delhi   My perception of FNR…subjective though it might be comes from a not-so-close-not-so-distant observation of some of its founding leaders. And this prompts me to share my personal feelings and thoughtson FNR and its journey that touched AND inspired me to the core. Their honest intention, integrity and courage of conviction […]

Open penalty shootout tourney on May 11 at Zhadima

Kohima, May 8 (MExN): The Chadanyi Krotho Zhadima is organizing an open penalty shootout tournament on May 11 at Zhadima Local Ground under Kohima district.   The inaugural function will be graced by Neinguvoto Krose, president Angami Youth Organization (AYO) as the chief guest while Metekhrielie Mejura, treasurer AYO will be the guest of honour. […]

Developing research capabilities among young faculty

Developing research capabilities among young faculty

Nagaland University organises capacity building programme   Morung Express News Meriema | May 8   “Teachers have one of the most demanding vocations in the world and in order to play their roles and fulfill their responsibilities with dedication, they need continuous education and training, they require motivation and regular mental, emotional and spiritual rejuvenation,” […]

SSPN inter house hockey c’ship concludes

DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): Sainik School Punglwa held its annual Inter House Hockey Championship from April 30 to May 7. Six houses were in the fray and locked horns with each other for the trophy. The championship was played on the basis of league cum knock out.   Patkai House played with Japfu House in […]