Roko Angami to lead U-21 Nagaland team at NE international tournament

Roko Angami to lead U-21 Nagaland team at NE international tournament

Roko Angami (Middle) with Inonito G. Ghukhvi and Tove H. Zhimomi. (Morung Photo) Our Correspondent Kohima | February 14 Nagaland Football Coaches Association (NFCA) president Roko Angami will be leading U-21 Nagaland football team at the forthcoming U-21 North East International Tournament to be held from February 19 to 28 at Guwahati. Roko Angami, a […]

Asensio nets late Real winner as Ajax left to rue VAR decision

Asensio nets late Real winner as Ajax left to rue VAR decision

Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos in action with Ajax’s Noussair Mazraoui. (Reuters Photo) AMSTERDAM, February 14 (Reuters): Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio scored a late winner in a 2-1 victory at Ajax Amsterdam, who were left to rue a goal disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in their Champions League last-16, first leg on Wednesday. Asensio […]

NWA informs on 12th open wrestling meet 2019

Kohima, February 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) has informed that entry forms for 12th Open Naga Wrestling Meet 2019 scheduled on March 7 are made available with the three Wrestling constituent units viz; Angami Sports’ Association (ASA), Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) and Zeliang Wrestling Association (ZWA). According to a press statement issued by […]

Woods honoured as Genesis Open granted ‘elevated status’

Woods honoured as Genesis Open granted ‘elevated status’

Tiger Woods reacts to chipping in for birdie on the 17th hole during the Match. (USA TODAY Photo) LOS ANGELES, February 14 (Reuters): The Tiger Woods-hosted Genesis Open was granted “elevated status” on the PGA Tour on Wednesday, promising a bright future for the tournament to go with its rich history. The tour announced that […]

Starving girl shows impact of Yemen war, economic collapse

Starving girl shows impact of Yemen war, economic collapse

The sister of malnourished Fatima Ibrahim Hadi, 12, who weighs just 10 kg, carries her at a clinic in Aslam of the northwestern province of Hajjah, Yemen on February 12, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) HAJJAH, Yemen, February 14 (Reuters): Displaced by war, starving and living under a tree, 12-year-old Fatima Qoba weighed just 10kg when she […]

EU lawmakers urge Saudi Arabia to end women’s guardianship system

EU lawmakers urge Saudi Arabia to end women’s guardianship system

Saudi job seekers talk to a company representative at Glowork Women’ s Career Fair in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 2, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) BRUSSELS, February 14 (Reuters): The European Parliament urged Saudi Arabia on Thursday to abolish its male guardianship system, under which women have to seek permission from their guardian on issues such […]

Egyptian lawmakers back changes that could keep Sisi in power til 2034

Egyptian lawmakers back changes that could keep Sisi in power til 2034

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses the opening of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 10, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) CAIRO, February 14 (Reuters): The Egyptian parliament on Thursday approved in principle draft constitutional amendments that […]

3rd Master Shield Trophy from Feb 20 in Mokokchung

Mokokchung, February 14 (MExN): The Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation will be organizing the 3rd Master Shield Trophy from February 20 at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung. A press note informed that the T20 cricket open tournament will be played on knockout basis and carries cash prizes with trophy for champions as well as for runners-up […]

Kremlin, after summit, says no offensive planned in Syria’s Idlib

Kremlin, after summit, says no offensive planned in Syria’s Idlib

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attend a news conference in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia on February 14. (REUTERS Photo) SOCHI/MOSCOW, February 14 (Reuters): President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia, Turkey and Iran had agreed to take unspecified extra steps to clear Syria’s Idlib […]

ISL: NorthEast climb above Mumbai with timely win

Mumbai, February 14 (IANS): NorthEast United FC took a big step towards clinching a play-off spot after a crucial 2-0 win over Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Wednesday. Two first-half goals from Rowllin Borges (4′) and star striker Bartholomew Ogbeche (33′) were enough […]

MP Tokheho responds to NPF over absenteeism during CAB voting

MP Tokheho responds to NPF over absenteeism during CAB voting

Tokheho Yepthomi. (Morung File Photo) Dimapur, February 14 (MExN): Nagaland ‘s lone Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Tokheho Yepthomi in a rejoinder to the Naga People’s Front (NPF) said that all Naga citizens are equally responsible in the interest of Nagas and Nagaland. “No party or individual should write or speak as if he/she is […]

Wawrinka powers into Rotterdam quarter-finals

Reuters Swiss wildcard Stan Wawrinka booked a quarter-final place at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament with a 6-4 7-6(4) victory over Canadian fourth seed Milos Raonic on Wednesday. Wawrinka, seeking his first title since undergoing knee surgery in 2017, will next face another Canadian for a place in the last four after Denis Shapovalov […]

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