Today in History: January 11

Today in History: January 11

Hundreds of thousands of French citizens take part in a solidarity march (Marche Republicaine) in the streets of Paris, Jan. 11, 2015. CREDIT: Charles Platiau/Reuters 1928 – The English writer and poet Thomas Hardy, noted for his novels “The Mayor of Casterbridge” and “Tess of the d’Urbervilles”, died. 1935 – The American aviator Amelia Earhart […]

DDFA informs on selection of players

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 10 (MExN): The Dimapur District Football Association (DDFA) will conduct selection of players for the Dr T Ao Trophy (Inter District) on January 15 at DDSC stadium. The selected players will also be eligible to play Santosh Trophy to be held in Aizawl. For more information, those interested have been informed to contact […]

LKM: Football and volley semi final berths filled

LKM: Football and volley semi final berths filled

Teams come out to the field for one of the football semi final matches. DIMAPUR, JANUARY 10 (MExN): The ongoing Langpangkong Kaketshir Mungdang (LKM) saw the football defending champion Merangkong outplay Changtongya 3-0 making them the first team to reach semi-final. Meanwhile, Yaongyimsen booked their semifinal berth beating Chakpa in penalty kick after the match […]

Trump says likely to declare emergency if no deal on border wall

Trump says likely to declare emergency if no deal on border wall

WASHINGTON, January 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was likely to declare a national emergency to secure funds for his long-sought wall along the U.S. southern border if he cannot reach an agreement with Democrats in Congress to provide the money. Speaking to reporters at the White House as he […]

Mini Hornbill Festival

Mini Hornbill Festival

People participate in the pulling of traditional log drum during the inaugural of Poang Lum Mini Hornbill Festival at Loyem Memorial ground Tuensang on January 10. The Mini Hornbill festival was introduced by the Nagaland government in April 2018 in all the districts coinciding with the respective tribal festival. It will culminate with the main […]

Now NPF MLAs allege ‘arbitrary changes’ in allocation of funds

Now NPF MLAs allege ‘arbitrary changes’  in allocation of funds

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 10 (MExN): In yet another allegation on mismanagement of Grand-in-Aid (GIA) sanctioned by the Centre, four legislators from Mokokchung district has revealed ‘arbitrary changes’ by the PDA government in the sub-allocation of funds made by the High Level Committee (HLC). A joint press statement issued by four MLAs from Mokokchung namely Imkong L […]

Hijacking by pseudoscience: A Threat to our legitimate sense of wonder

Aniruddha Babar, Ph.D Tetso College, Dimapur “The less he understands something, the more firmly he believes in it.” Wilhelm Reich, Listen, Little Man! The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists, namely, Professor J. L. Simonsen and Professor P.S. MacMahon. It occurred to them that […]

Citizenship Bill: Sedition charges against Sahitya Akademi awardee, RTI activist, scribe

Guwahati, January 10 (IANS): Assam Police has filed a case of sedition against Sahitya Akademi awardee Assamese litterateur Hiren Gohain, RTI activist Akhil Gogoi and a senior journalist regarding speeches made by them against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, informed sources said on Thursday. The meeting where they spoke was held in Guwahati on January […]

NEHUTA supports FEDCUTA on AlTU demands

Shillong, January 10 (MExN): The North-Eastern Hill University Teachers’ Association (NEHUTA) has supported and stands in solidarity with Federation of Central Universities Teachers’ Associations (FEDCUTA) for lending full support to the strike call given by the All India Trade Unions (AITU) for their various genuine and legitimate demands. A press release from President NEHUTA, Dr […]

NPP announces 2nd list of candidates for KHADC polls

Newmai News NetworkShillong | January 9 The ruling National People’s Party (NPP) has announced its second list of four candidates for the upcoming elections to the 29-member Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) slated to be held on February 27. The list declared by the election committee, KHADC of the party on Wednesday includes Raton […]

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