Nagaland: Nine shops gutted in Mokokchung

Nagaland: Nine shops gutted in Mokokchung

A fireman clearing debris from the fire accident site at Alongmen Ward, Mokokchung on January 21. (Morung Photo) Morung Express NewsMokokchung | January 21 Nine shops including seven pork stalls, a general store and a dry fish stall were completely razed down in a fire accident here this evening at Alongmen Ward, Mokokchung when a […]

NBA roundup: Wolves’ Rose beats buzzer to bury Suns

NBA roundup: Wolves’ Rose beats buzzer to bury Suns

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose (25) drives in the fourth quarter against Phoenix Suns at Target Center, Minneapolis USA on January 20. (USA TODAY Sports via Rueters) Reuters Derrick Rose buried a 20-foot, tie-breaking jumper with nine-tenths of a second remaining Sunday night, delivering the Minnesota Timberwolves a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns in […]

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 22

TODAY in HISTORY: JANUARY 22

Actor Heath Ledger, nominated for best actor for “Brokeback Mountain”, arrives at the 78th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, March 5, 2006. Ledger was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Tuesday, New York City police said. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Jan 22 Reuters 1901 – […]

Shuttler Sindhu star attraction at Indonesia Masters

Shuttler Sindhu star attraction at Indonesia Masters

P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens’ singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen. (Reuter File Photo) Jakarta, January 21 (IANS): Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu will be the star attraction while Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their impressive run when they start their campaign at the […]

Australian Open: Key Highlights from Day VIII

Australian Open: Key Highlights from Day VIII

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during the match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. (REUTERS/Edgar Su Photo) DJOKOVICHALTS MEDVEDEV CHARGE TO REACH QUARTERS Top seed Novak Djokovic wore down Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-7(5) 6-2 6-3 to reach his first Australian Open quarter-final since winning the title in 2016. The Serb converted seven of the 18 break […]

Make most of the FOCUS project

Imlisanen Jamir At a time when the pervasiveness of climatic aberrations and the associated socio-economic vulnerability are widely recognised and experienced across the globe, action is required to integrate top-down government schemes and scienti?c innovations, with stakeholder needs to build lasting resilience in agriculture. On January 19, the ‘Fostering Climate Resilient Upland Farming Systems (FOCUS)’ […]

Serena edges top seed Halep to reach last eight

Serena edges top seed Halep to reach last eight

Serena Williams of the U.S. and Romania’s Simona Halep shake hands after the match. (Reuters Photo) MELBOURNE, January 21 (Reuters): Serena Williams staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday and remain on course for her first Grand Slam triumph since becoming […]

Amid ‘yellow vest’ rebellion, Macron woos business leaders

Amid ‘yellow vest’ rebellion, Macron woos business leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron addresses a meeting with the mayors of Occitania, for them to relay their constituent’s grievances, in Souillac, southern central France on January 18, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) VERSAILLES, France, January 21 (Reuters): President Emmanuel Macron will tell dozens of the world’s most powerful executives on Tuesday that he remains committed to reforming the […]

Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty

Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty

Mumbai, January 21 (IANS) Actress Shipa Shetty Kundra, who is known as a fitness icon in Hindi film industry, says she will launch her health app in a couple of months. Shilpa was interacting with the media at the first edition of Hindustan Times Palate Festival on Sunday here. Asked what initiatives she has taken […]

Sweden hosts ‘constructive’ North Korea talks, eye on second summit

STOCKHOLM, January 21 (Reuters): Talks held near the Swedish capital Stockholm that ended Monday and included representatives from North and South Korea and the United States were constructive, Sweden’s foreign ministry said. They were seen helping pave the way towards a second summit planned for next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean […]

Nigeria’s ruling party accuses opposition of plotting pre-vote violence

Nigeria’s ruling party accuses opposition of plotting pre-vote violence

Nigeria’s main opposition party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar attends an interview with Reuters in Lagos, Nigeria on January 16, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) ABUJA, January 21 (Reuters): Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s government accused the main opposition party of planning violence ahead of next month’s election in a nation with a history of unrest and fraud allegations […]

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