Strictly enforce and observe October 29, 2015 resolution, UNC directs

Newmai News NetworkSenapati | January 14 The United Naga Council (UNC) has “directed” the Naga frontal organizations, “tribe hohos” and the Naga public under its jurisdiction to strictly enforce and observe the resolution number 3 of the October 29, 2015 “presidential council meeting”. As per that resolution, “any Naga MLA/minister who works against the established […]

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 15

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 15

Egyptian workers remove the wreckage of a military train crash in the Giza neighbourhood of Badrashin, about 40 km (25 miles) west of Cairo, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Jan 15 Reuters 1919 – German Communist leader Rosa Luxemburg and her colleague […]

Geo-physicists conduct survey at coal mine accident site in Meghalaya

Geo-physicists conduct survey at coal mine accident site in Meghalaya

FILE PHOTO: Rescuers work at the site of a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018. (REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika/File Photo) Shillong, January 14 (IANS): A team of scientists from National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) on Monday conducted an electrical resistivity tomography survey in Meghalaya’s Ksan area where 15 […]

Serena ready to claim first Slam as a mum – coach

Serena ready to claim first Slam as a mum – coach

Serena Williams and her coach Patrick Mouratoglou at a practice. (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon) MELBOURNE, January 14 (Reuters): Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, having arrived at the Australian Open in her best condition since coming back from maternity leave, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Frenchman Mouratoglou, who has guided […]

Clarity in language

Imlisanen Jamir People these days tend to think of George Orwell as a writer for high school students since his reputation now rests on two late novels–Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four—that are seldom read outside the classroom. But through most of his career, Orwell was known for his journalism and his rigorous unsparing essays […]

Maradona released from Argentine hospital

Buenos Aires, January 14 (IANS): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona was released from the Clinica Olivos on Sunday, his representative said. “Diego Maradona has just been released and is heading home to continue his recovery. Thanks to the medical personnel and nurses of the clinic for their professionalism. Diego wants to thank all those who […]

KKTAGSA 38th sports meet underway at Pfutsero

KKTAGSA 38th sports meet underway at Pfutsero

Minister for planning &coordination and land revenue Neiba Kronu and Dimapur DC Kevekha Kevin Zehol and others during the inaugural function of KKTAGSA sports meet at Pfutsero on January 14. Our Correspondent Pfutsero | January 14 A four day long 38th sports meet of Khezha-Kuzha Tephe Area Games & Sports Association (KKTAGSA) got underway here […]

Lotha Women’s Volleyball Tourney – Day 3

Lotha Women’s Volleyball Tourney – Day 3

A match being played between Mt. Morashan Old Riphyim and Tonki United Saron during the ongoing 4th Edition of Lotha Women’s Volleyball League at local ground, Wokha on January 14. Wokha, January 14 (MExN): Rising Star Forest Colony, Etsutchukha Eloe Ekhung, Yanthamo Wokha Town, Mt Morashen Old Riphyim, Home Maker registered wins on the 3rd […]

NBA ROUNDUP: Ibaka lifts Raptors over Wizards in 2OT

NBA ROUNDUP: Ibaka lifts Raptors over Wizards in 2OT

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) is fouled while shooting the ball by Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) in overtime at Capital One Arena, Washington, DC on January 13. The Raptors won 140-138 in double overtime. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters) Reuters Serge Ibaka’s 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining lifted the visiting Toronto […]

Selection trial for State Sports Academy postponed

KOHIMA, JANUARY 14 (MExN): The department of Youth Resources and Sports has informed that the upcoming selection trial for admission to the State Sports Academy (football/boys) for under-14 and under-17, which was initially scheduled from 16-18 January, has been postponed to February 5-7 “due to unavoidable obligations.” It further informed that forms can be obtained […]

Bangladesh garment workers stage protests, say pay rise insufficient

Bangladesh garment workers stage protests, say pay rise insufficient

Garment workers block a road as they protest for higher wages at Ashulia, outskirt of Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 14. (REUTERS Photo) DHAKA, January 14 (Reuters): Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday, rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as insufficient, police and union leaders said. Garment […]

Too much salt: water desalination plants harm environment – U.N.

Too much salt: water desalination plants harm environment – U.N.

Brine water flows into the Mediterranean Sea after passing through a desalination plant in the coastal city of Hadera on May 16, 2010. (REUTERS File Photo) OSLO, January 14 (Reuters): Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the envi ronment, a U.N.-backed study said […]

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