Tripura tribals cross over to Bangladesh to collect food: CPI(M)

Jiten Chowdhury, who is also the president of the party’s tribal wing Gana Mukti Parishad (GMP), said the BJP-IPFT government should declare the areas as “distressed” and take appropriate measures without any delay.   Agartala, June 3 (PTI): The opposition CPI-M on Sunday claimed that the people of Tripura’s tribal inhabited areas were regularly crossing […]

Beware of flying barbs as Serena faces off with Sharapova

Beware of flying barbs as Serena faces off with Sharapova

PARIS, June 3 (Reuters): It has been almost 2-1/2 years since Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova last faced off across the net but when it comes to these two great on-court foes, absence does not make the heart grow fonder.   While Sharapova’s quarter-final defeat by Williams at the 2016 Australian Open ended up being […]

Manipur CM writes to Rathore to intervene in Sanjita doping controversy

Manipur CM writes to Rathore to intervene in Sanjita doping controversy

Sanjita Chanu (File Photo)   Imphal, June 3 (PTI): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the doping controversy involving Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjit Chanu while also suggesting that there could be an error in the identification of the sample of the Manipuri […]

Chhetri eyes landmark as India face Kenya

Chhetri eyes landmark as India face Kenya

Sunil Chhetri   Mumbai, June 3 (IANS): The Indian players will aim to gift their skipper Sunil Chhetri a memorable 100th international match when they face Kenya in an Intercontinental Cup tie here on Monday.   India sit pretty at the top of the four-team table after their facile 5-0 victory over Chinese Taipei in […]

Refresher course at NEHU

Dimapur, June 3 (MExN): The Dept of Political Science and UGC-Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong will be jointly organizing a Refresher Course in Political Science for young College/University teachers on the theme, “State and Globalization.” A press note from the Course Director Dr Biswajit Mohapatrainformed that the course is schedule […]

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Brazil’s Neymar in action with Croatia’s Duje Caleta-Car. (Reuters Photo)   LIVERPOOL, England, June 3 (Reuters): Neymar scored on his return to action after three months out through injury as Brazil warmed up for the World Cup with a 2-0 friendly win over Croatia at Anfield on Sunday.   The most expensive player in the […]

Mexico ease past Scotland in penultimate World Cup warmup

Mexico ease past Scotland in penultimate World Cup warmup

Mexico’s Raul Jimenez in action. (Reuters Photo)   MEXICO CITY, June 3 (Reuters): Mexico made light work of Scotland in their penultimate World Cup warm-up on Saturday, scoring a 1-0 victory that gave them their fourth win in seven games against European opposition.   The home side got the only goal of the game after […]

Salah’s absence playing on Egypt’s mind, says coach

Salah’s absence playing on Egypt’s mind, says coach

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah looks dejected after sustaining an injury. (Reuters Photo)   CAIRO, June 3 (Reuters): Mohamed Salah’s absence is affecting Egypt’s World Cup preparations, coach Hector Cuper said after the team played out a goalless draw with Colombia at the start of the weekend.   “We are working to cover the absence of Salah. […]

Croatia look to emulate heroes of 1998

Beijing, June 3 (IANS): Croatia’s football history will forever be synonymous with France ’98, when the recently-formed nation defied expectations to defeat Germany on the way to finishing their debut World Cup in third place.   Their star player that summer was striker Davor Suker, whose six goals saw him named the tournament’s top scorer. […]

No damage to any Sikh institutions in Shillong: Rijiju

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has denied rumours of an attack on a Gurdwara or any Sikh institution in violence-hit Shillong which remained comparatively peaceful on Sunday with security forces relaxing curfew for seven hours in some sensitive areas.   The Minister, however, warned the people of […]

SD Jain Higher Secondary School honours State toppers

SD Jain Higher Secondary School honours State toppers

Guests and faculty with State HSLC & HSSLC toppers of SD Jain Higher Secondary School.   Dimapur, June 3 (MExN): SD Jain Higher Secondary School, one of the oldest private schools in Nagaland, organized a ceremony to felicitate the five State toppers of the school in the HSLC & HSSLC Examination 2018 on June 2 […]