BJP trying to establish religious based kingdom: Lal Thanhawla

Newmai News Network Aizawl | April 12 Former Mizoram Chief Minister and state Congress president, Lal Thanhawla on Friday accused the BJP of attempting to establish a “religious based kingdom” in the country. Addressing a political session at the Congress Bhavan here, the veteran Congress leader said even many of the Hindus do not endorse […]

ECI to decide on re-poll in Konarchar polling station

Newmai News Network Shillong | April 12 Whether or not re-polling will be carried out in a polling station in Tura parliamentary constituency will depend on the decision of the Election Commission of India (ECI) which has been apprised of a “human error” in this polling station. In this regard, election officials in Meghalaya informed […]

ZPM-Cong flay ruling MNF’s complaint

Aizawl, April 12 (NNN): The media cell of the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) and the Congress alliance on Friday slammed the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) for lodging a complaint against the ZPM-Congress consensus candidate, Lalnhihglova Hmar over a “misprint” of the MNF party’s symbol in a local daily in which Hmar is the joint […]

Late Alonso header, Kepa saves hand Chelsea win in Prague

Late Alonso header, Kepa saves hand Chelsea win in Prague

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso scores their first goal. (Action Images via Reuters) PRAGUE, April 12 (Reuters): A late header by defender Marcos Alonso and Kepa Arrizabalaga’s goalkeeping heroics helped Chelsea beat a stubborn Slavia Prague 1-0 in their Europa League quarter-final, first leg on Thursday. Spaniard Alonso broke the deadlock for the west London side in […]

Arsenal take 2-0 advantage over Napoli in Europa League

Arsenal take 2-0 advantage over Napoli in Europa League

Arsenal’s Petr Cech in action. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, April 12 (Reuters): An Aaron Ramsey strike and a Kalidou Koulibaly own goal gave Arsenal a 2-0 victory over Napoli in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final on Thursday – and a rare and valuable clean sheet to take to Italy in a week’s time. […]

Europa triumph would be best way to end career: Petr Cech

Europa triumph would be best way to end career: Petr Cech

Petr Cech in action. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, April 12 (Reuters): Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech hopes to finish his silverware-laden career in the best possible way by adding a final Europa League trophy before he hangs up his boots at the end of the season but may have to beat his old side Chelsea to do […]

Goa, Chennaiyin face off in Super Cup final

Goa, Chennaiyin face off in Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS): Both FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC will look for redemption when they square-off in the Hero Super Cup 2019 final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. Goa had to endure the heartbreak of losing out on the Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2018-19 title on the last day of the […]

Boxing: Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

Boxing: Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem attends a training session in preparation to her first official boxing bout in Royan, France. (Reuters Photo) ROYAN (France), April 12 (Reuters): Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing fight, hoping to […]

Captain Cool’ Dhoni fined for confronting IPL umpires

Jaipur, April 12 (IANS): Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 100th Indian Premier League (IPL) win against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) was marred by an incident where he lost his cool dramatically towards the end of the game, leading to former players criticising the move. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scripted their sixth win in seven games on […]

Benfica teenager Joao Felix nets treble in 4-2 Eintracht win

Benfica teenager Joao Felix nets treble in 4-2 Eintracht win

Benfica’s Joao Felix scores their first goal from the penalty spot. (Reuters Photo) LISBON, April 12 (Reuters): Benfica’s 19-year-old forward Joao Felix became the youngest player to score a Europa League hat-trick as he led them to a 4-2 win over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt in their quarter-final first leg on Thursday. The Bundesliga side, who […]

Woods turns back the clock with a 70 in Masters first round

Woods turns back the clock with a 70 in Masters first round

Tiger Woods hits from a sand trap on the second hole during first round play of the 2019 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (Reuters Photo) AUGUSTA, April 12 (Reuters): Tiger Woods “laid up” with a chip shot during the first round at the Masters, where he missed a couple […]

Last-gasp double puts Valencia in Europa League driving seat

VILLARREAL, April 12 (Reuters): Valencia scored twice in stoppage time to secure a 3-1 victory away to local rivals Villarreal and take the upper hand after the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final on Thursday. The result was harsh on the home side, who largely dominated possession yet were unable to create clear-cut chances […]

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