TODAY in HISTORY: FEBRUARY 08

TODAY in HISTORY: FEBRUARY 08

An artist’s impression of the newly discovered dinosaur name Guanlong wucaii is shown in this handout photograph released February 8, 2006. A fossil of the dinosaur dug up in a remote Chinese desert is clearly the earliest example yet found of a Tyrannosaur, scientists reported on Wednesday. Guanlong wucaii lived 160 million years ago, more […]

Revised Nagaland Sports Policy on verge of completion: Er. Zale

Revised Nagaland Sports Policy on verge of completion: Er. Zale

Er. Zale Neikha with ASA officials and others during the inaugural function of ASA 47th meet on February 7. (Morung Photo) ASA 47th meet 2019 underway it Kohima Our Correspondent Kohima | February 7 A two day long 47th meet 2019 of the Angami Sports Association (ASA) got underway here today at Indira Gandhi Stadium. […]

NBA roundup: Bucks stay hot, pound Wizards

NBA roundup: Bucks stay hot, pound Wizards

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dunks during the third quarter against the Washington Wizards at Fiserv Forum. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports) Reuters Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 43 points, Eric Bledsoe added 22 points and 11 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the visiting Washington Wizards 148-129 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win. Antetokounmpo […]

1st Bhandari Departmental Sports meet kicks off

Bhandari, February 7 (MExN): The 1st Bhandari Sub-division Departmental Sports meet in support of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao 2019 kicked off on February 7 2 at the Public Ground, Bhandari Town. According to a DIPR report, altogether 21 departments are taking part in the meet and the oath taking was conducted by Match Official, James […]

CWA ready to host for 1st Open Wrestling C’ship

CWA ready to host for 1st Open Wrestling C’ship

CWA officials supervising the preparation pose for lens at Pfutsero Sports Complex. (Photo Courtesy: Kuzhovesa Soho) 64 prominent Chakhesang, Angami wrestlers confirm participations Pfutsero, February 7 (MExN): Preparation is under full progress for the 1st Chakhesang Open Wrestling 2019 kicking off at Pfutsero Sports Complex, Pfutsero on February 8. The inaugural program will be graced […]

Canada’s Trudeau denies pressuring justice minister on SNC-Lavalin

Canada’s Trudeau denies pressuring justice minister on SNC-Lavalin

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the opening session of the Lima Group meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 4, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) TORONTO, February 7 (Reuters): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday denied a newspaper report that his office had attempted to pressure Canada’s former justice minister to intervene in the […]

Briton Gill battles brutal conditions to claim World Marathon title

Briton Gill battles brutal conditions to claim World Marathon title

Mike Wardian (Left) Susannah Gill (Right) at the World Marathon Challenge. (Photo Courtesy: @theworldmarathonchallenge/Facebook) American Mike Wardian claims the men’s title Reuters British runner Susannah Gill has won the women’s title at the World Marathon Challenge after completing seven marathons in seven days, battling diverse conditions across seven continents. Gill finished a gruelling 295-kilometre (183 […]

U.S. military ready to protect diplomats in Venezuela: admiral

U.S. military ready to protect diplomats in Venezuela: admiral

People attend a protest against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government at Plaza Bolivar in Lima, Peru on February 2, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, February 7 (Reuters): The U.S. military is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and diplomatic facilities in Venezuela if needed, the U.S. admiral in charge of American forces in South America said on […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says swift steps needed for Syria safe zone

Turkey’s Erdogan says swift steps needed for Syria safe zone

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan holds a joint news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (unseen) in Ankara, Turkey on February 5, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) ISTANBUL, February 7 (Reuters): Steps on forming a planned safe zone in northern Syria should be taken as soon as possible, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Speaking to […]

Trump, Xi unlikely to meet before March 1 trade deadline: U.S. officials

Trump, Xi unlikely to meet before March 1 trade deadline: U.S. officials

U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on November 9, 2017. (REUTERS File Photo) WASHINGTON, February 7 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are unlikely to meet before their countries’ March 1 deadline to reach a trade […]

ZCO to stay away from consultative meet

Dimapur, February 7 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Civil Organizations (ZCO) has resolved not to attend the consultative meeting of Th Muivah, General Secretary of the NSCN (IM) group who has arrived from Delhi to conduct public consultative meeting at Hebron camp today. A press release from Media and Publicity Cell, ZCO asserted that it was to […]

UNDP raises concerns on ‘People’s Project’

Dimapur, February 7 (MExN): The United Naga Democratic Party (UNDP) has raised concerns on the “People’s Project” for construction of the Foot Hill Road, which has been lying unattended for the past 6-7 years. UNDP President Hotongse Sangtam in a press release stated that the long awaited project started in 2013, under the common goal […]

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