A hollow discourse

Witoubou Newmai The tragedy of our society is not the issues confronting us. The tragedy is our society’s inability to garner enough courage to collectively point ‘loudly’ at how the issues are being created. In other words, we know our society’s ‘conscious’ hypocrisy is creating a moral coarseness, and yet, we will not repudiate it. […]

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 18

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 18

Journalists and officials at a ceremony for the return of the Euphronios krater to Rome. CreditDario Pignatelli/Reuters Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Jan 18 Reuters 1919 – The Versailles Peace Conference ending World War One opened. It was chaired by French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau. 1943 – After seven days […]

Re-imagining the Peace Process: An Imperative

M. Sashi Jamir Dimapur With the dawn of a fresh year Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) is making a right clarion call to the Nagas. Nagas, both young and old, must once again re-look at our political ambience hence our aspiration. FNR is absolutely correct to say that Nagas should re-imagine our peace process in […]

Kikheto Sema call Nagas for self-analysis and aim for lager issues

Kikheto Sema call Nagas for self-analysis and aim for lager issues

Commissioner & Secretary, Finance and Land Recourses Department, Y Kikheto Sema, IAS speaking at the 2nd Khiamniungan Sports Council Meet 2019 at Pathso Area Public Ground, Noklak District on January 17. (Photo Courtesy/NEPS) Pathos, January 17 (NEPS): Commissioner & Secretary, Finance and Land Recourses Department, Y Kikheto Sema, IAS called upon the Naga people for […]

Graf backs Williams to surpass Court’s Grand Slam record

Graf backs Williams to surpass Court’s Grand Slam record

Germany’s Steffi Graf watches Andre Agassi play his exhibition tennis match against Czech Republic’s Jiri Novak in Prague June 7, 2011. (REUTERS/David W Cerny/File Photo) Reuters Serena Williams will eventually overtake Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles even if the American fails to equal the mark at the ongoing Australian Open, according to former world […]

Our society identifies no superior tribe: Nagaland Deputy CM

Our society identifies no superior tribe: Nagaland Deputy CM

Deputy CM Y Patton along with other dignitaries during the unveiling of the Monolith at the 8th Mimkut Mini Hornbill Festival on January 17. (DIPR Photo) Mimkut Mini Hornbill Festival concludes Peren, January 17 (MExN): ‘Our society identifies no superior tribe, and all are equal partners, agaland Deputy Chief Minister and Minister In-charge for Home […]

Australian Open: Key Highlights from Day Four

Australian Open: Key Highlights from Day Four

Reuters Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates after winning the match against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. on January 17. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi) Highlights of Thursday’s fourth day of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. SERENA CRUISES PAST BOUCHARD Serena Williams, chasing a record 24th Grand Slam title, struck 20 winners and converted six break […]

Assam Rifles conduct lectures across the state

Assam Rifles conduct lectures across the state

Assam Rifles along with students after the lecture at Government High School, Zunheboto January 15. (Photo Courtesy/AR Zunheboto & Jalukie Battalion) Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): Different Battalions of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted lectures at different districts from January 14 to 17. Wokha Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted lecture on […]

Settlement of Indo-Naga Talk

Reverend L Suohie Mhasi The Framework Agreement which was said to have been signed on August 3, 2015 is recognition of the uniqueness of the Naga political situation and history. If so, it is recognition of the Memorandum of the Naga elders submitted to the Simon Commission in 1929 and the Naga Plebiscite in 1951. […]

Tennis: Muguruza stars in late, late show at Melbourne Park

Tennis: Muguruza stars in late, late show at Melbourne Park

TenSpain’s Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning the match against Britain’s Johanna Konta on January 17. (REUTERS/Edgar Su) MELBOURNE, January 17 (Reuters): Garbine Muguruza claimed a 6-4 7-6(3) 7-5 win over Johanna Konta early on Friday to reach the Australian Open third round and etch in her name into the record books as the winner of […]

Phizo’s son passes way

Phizo’s son passes way

Kevitsielezo Phizo (File Photo) Kohima, January 17 (MExN): Kevitsielezo Phizo, son of Naga freedom fighter AZ Phizo passed away on January 17 after a prolonged illness. He was 66. Kevitsielezo was the second youngest among the eight children of AZ Phizo. The funeral service will be held at Ura Academy, Kohima at 12 noon on […]

Mokokchung police issues travel advisory

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 17 (MExN): Mokokchung Police has issued a travel advisory to commuters not to travel to or via Golaghat, Assam from 6 am-6 pm on January 18 in view of the 12-hour bandh called by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS).

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