Men’s big three and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome

Men’s big three and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his second round match against Portugal’s Joao Sousa at Italy on May 16. (Reuters Photo) ROME, May 16 (Reuters): Former world number one Roger Federer marked his return to the Italian Open for the first time since 2016 with a 6-4 6-3 second round win over Joao Sousa on Thursday […]

Climate Change, health, and localized engagements

Witoubou Newmai “The overall health effects of a changing climate are likely to be overwhelmingly negative,” according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is because, according to various studies, Climate Change also intensely determines health outcomes. Our society’s failure to foster deliberative inquiry to dilate discourses related to health issues connotes that our responses […]

Champions League final – football match or showbiz extravaganza?

Champions League final – football match or showbiz extravaganza?

Singer Dua Lipa performs before the match. (Reuters File Photo) NYON, May 16 (Reuters): Football fans are renowned for their creativity and passion, adapting the most unlikely songs into stadium anthems and brightening up the drabbest of grounds with their banners and flags. Yet, at major matches such as the Champions League final, the World […]

Priyanka steps down from roadshow to save man

Priyanka steps down from roadshow to save man

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra gestures along with other party leaders during a roadshow election campaign in Varanasi. (Image: AFP) Varanasi, May 16 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, during her roadshow in Varanasi on Wednesday evening, saw that a man in the crowd had fallen down. She immediately got down from her truck and offered water […]

‘We must encourage a healthy exchange of ideas’

TS Meren JamirDuncan Bosti, Dimapur This happened the year 1993. While serving as one of the Joint Secretaries of All India Chess Federation, I was appointed as Team Manager of the Senior Indian Chess Team that was selected to represent India in the Asian Team Chess Championship which was held in Kualalumpur, Malaysia from 15th […]

‘Nagaland always belonged to the Nagas’

Adinno Phizo President, Naga National Council Today we are here to commemorate the 69th Day of Naga Voluntary Plebiscite where the main event took place on 16 May, 1951 in Kohima. For love of our country the Nagas had shown to the world that Nagaland belonged to the Nagas and expressed in thumb impression. How […]

Myanmar Army chief’s Twitter account suspended

Naypyitaw, May 16 (IANS): Twitter account of Myanmar Army chief Min Aung Hlaing, accused of masterminding genocide against the Muslim Rohingya population, has been suspended following complaints about him using the social media platform for hate speech. Hlaing had his @sgminaunghlaing account taken offline this week. His Facebook account was taken off in August 2018 […]

NCLT asks SEBI to de-attach corporate debtor’s properties

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS): The Principal Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has directed market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to de-attach the properties of a corporate debtor attached during its execution proceedings. The matter brings into focus the issue of the in-built disagreement between the Sebi Act and the […]

Sudan opposition decries army’s suspension of talks, sees growing anger

Sudan opposition decries army’s suspension of talks, sees growing anger

Sudanese protesters burn tyres and barricade the road leading to al-Mek Nimir Bridge crossing over Blue Nile; that links Khartoum North and Khartoum, in Sudan on May 13, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo) KHARTOUM, May 16 (Reuters): Sudan’s opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council’s 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a “regrettable” […]

PANW observes 69th NNC Anniversary

PANW observes 69th NNC Anniversary

Members of Pfutsero Area National Workers on the 69th Anniversary of the NNC, Plebiscite day which was observed at Calvary Baptist Church, Pfutsero town on May 16. (Photo Courtesy: PVC) Phek, May 16 (MExN): Pfutsero Area National Workers (PANW) observed 69th Anniversary of the Naga National Council (NNC), Plebiscite day at Calvary Baptist Church, Pfutsero […]

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