Vijay Merchant U-16 Trophy: Nagaland defeat Arunachal by 187 runs

Dimapur, October 23 (MExN): The Nagaland team today defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 187 runs to claim victory in its debut three-day Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy (2018-19).   The match was played from October 21 to 23 at Mahabir Chilorai Stadium, Abhayapuri under Bongaigaon in Assam.   Batting first, Nagaland scored 218 in first innings. In […]

NPP confident of leading KHADC and JHADC after 2019 polls

Newmai News Network SHILLONG | October 23   The National People’s Party (NPP) is confident that it will be able to perform well in the elections to the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) and the Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC), which will enable it to lead these two councils after they go to […]

M Noke Trophy Football Tournament Oct 30

Mon, October 23 (MExN): M Noke Trophy Football Tournament, an inter club tournament organized by Mon District Football Association will commence from October 30 at local ground Mon. All interested district clubs have been invited to register on or before October 27. The registration fee is Rs 5,000. Advisor DUDA, Bongkhao Konyak will grace the […]

On Section 377 Verdict

 Dr. Asangba Tzüdir The Supreme Court earlier this year in July had reserved its verdict after hearing a number of petitions challenging Section 377 of the IPC which states that, “whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with […]

CM N Biren Singh launches Loktak Livelihood Mission

Newmai News Network IMPHAL| OCTOBER 23   To protect Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake, and to provide employment opportunities to fish farmers and youths of Manipur, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today launched the Loktak Livelihood Mission. The launching function was held at Ningthoukhong, Bishnupur district.   The Chief Minister said that Manipur is […]

State government will develop ‘the sacred place’: N Biren Singh

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | OCTOBER 23   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that the State Government will develop “the sacred place,” where Manipuri pilgrims used to perform sacred rituals and religious practices in the 19th Century at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.   He conveyed the Government’s plan while speaking as the chief […]

NEGATIVE CRITIQUES

Liba Hopeson 1. After doing a strenuous and commendable job, you relish by looking at what you have done. The imaginations of the good deed executed can enliven and invigorate you when you are extremely fatigued. We feel good when we are appreciated. However, we shouldn’t ardently anticipate or solicit appreciation. We talk about the […]

Hindu Methods of Tribal Absorption

Dr. Visakhonü Hibo, Kohima I am from the Angami tribe. My paternal grandfather, Holn, was the Phichü-u of Viswema village for 10 plus years. He had no social, political or economic status. Neither he nor anybody had those cravings or awareness even. Gender, age and sanity determined who the Phichü-u should be. As the handler […]

Saudi, Bahrain add Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to terrorism lists

Saudi, Bahrain add Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to terrorism lists

Members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards march during a military parade to commemorate the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war in Tehran. (REUTERS File Photo) DUBAI, October 23 (Reuters): Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it and Bahrain had added Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and senior officers from its Quds Force to their lists of people and organisations suspected of […]

Ireland to exhume babies’ mass grave to provide proper burial

Ireland to exhume babies’ mass grave to provide proper burial

A children’s playground now occupies part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns, next to where the remains of an unknown number of babies and toddlers were found buried, in Tuam, western Ireland. (REUTERS File Photo)   DUBLIN, October 23 (Reuters): Ireland’s government on Tuesday approved the exhumation […]

Trump accuses Puerto Rico of using disaster funds for other debt

Trump accuses Puerto Rico of using disaster funds for other debt

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in Houston, Texas, US on October 22. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, October 23 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Puerto Rico’s politicians of using “massive and ridiculously high amounts of hurricane/disaster funding” to pay off other debts, and said he […]

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