Celebration of Naga Club- A Bounden Duty

Naga Club Publicity Committee   The very few of the first batch of enlightened Nagas in the erstwhile Naga Hills based at Kohima formed the Naga Club in 1918. Despite the lack of exposure to outside world during this period of time, the sense of patriotism for self rule was rich in the blood of […]

A reflection on Declaration of the Naga Collective Spirit

M. Sashi Jamir Associate Professor, Oriental Theological Seminary   First, a due acknowledgement to the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) for creating an environment wherein various but important Naga social and political organizations could come together and deliberate onNagas’ present scenario and future directions. Creating such platform requires vision, time, energy, and many other sacrifices […]

Kenyan Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

Kenyan Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge celebrates winning the Berlin Marathon and breaking the World Record. (Reuters Photo)   BERLIN,  September 16 (Reuters):  Kenya’s Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge pulverised the marathon world record with a blistering run on Sunday, to shave off a staggering 78 seconds off the previous best and land the one major running crown that […]

Russia must turn over lab database to be compliant, WADA says

Reuters The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) emphasised on Saturday that Russian officials will have to submit a copy of the former Moscow laboratory database and raw data if the country’s anti-doping agency RUSADA is to be reinstated later this month.   WADA’s compliance review committee (CRC) recommended on Friday that RUSADA, which has been suspended […]

‘Unique’ Hazard can be Europe’s best, says Sarri

‘Unique’ Hazard can be Europe’s best, says Sarri

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Eddie Keogh   LONDON, September 16 (Reuters): Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said Eden Hazard was arguably the best player in Europe after his hat-trick engineered the 4-1 win over Cardiff City that put the Blues top of the Premier League.   The Belgian struck in the 37th […]

Barcelona ride luck to sink Sociedad, Real held in Bilbao

Barcelona ride luck to sink Sociedad, Real held in Bilbao

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez shoots at goal. (Reuters Photo)   SAN SEBASTIAN, September 16  (Reuters): Barcelona moved two points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday after riding their luck to come from behind and win 2-1 at Real Sociedad on Saturday while Real Madrid could only draw 1-1 in a highly entertaining game […]

Gold for Mary Kom, Manisha gets silver in Polish boxing tourney

Gold for Mary Kom, Manisha gets silver in Polish boxing tourney

  New Delhi, September 16 (PTI): The seasoned M C Mary Kom (48kg) collected her third gold medal of the year with a display of tactical brilliance while Manisha (54kg) settled for a silver in the 13th Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women in Gliwice, Poland.   Five-time world champion Mary Kom, returning to the […]

Spain’s Marin claims Japan Open badminton title

Spain’s Marin claims Japan Open badminton title

Madrid, September 16 (IANS): Spain’s Carolina Marin, Olympic champion and three-time badminton world champion, won the Japan Open women’s singles title on Sunday with a victory over Japanese player Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 17-21, 21-11.   Marin, 25, played an exciting match lasting one hour and 15 minutes, in which Okuhara pushed back to win the […]

Russians resume protests against pension age reform after detentions

Russians resume protests against pension age reform after detentions

Policemen and servicemen of the Russian National Guard stand guard during a rally against pension reforms, which envisage raising the retirement age of Russian citizens, in St. Petersburg, Russia on September 16. (REUTERS Photo)   ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 16 (Reuters): Around 500 people demonstrated in St Petersburg on Sunday against planned increases in Russia’s pension […]

40-year-old Bryan helps keep U.S. Davis Cup hopes afloat

40-year-old Bryan helps keep U.S. Davis Cup hopes afloat

France’s Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut celebrate winning their match, against Spain’s Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez, and the Semi-Final REUTERS/Benoit Tessier   Reuters Mike Bryan used all his experience as the world No.1 doubles player at the age of 40 to prevail in an epic five-set rubber alongside Ryan Harrison on Saturday and help […]