Historic maiden Grand Slam title for Barty; first Australian to win French Open in 46 years

Historic maiden Grand Slam title for Barty; first Australian to win French Open in 46 years

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic on June 8. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) PARIS, June 8 (Reuters): Ashleigh Barty claimed her maiden Grand Slam title when she crushed Czech teenager 6-1 6-3 on Saturday to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win […]

It’s now Jet versus Jet as endgame nears

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS): Even as the lenders and the employees hope against hope and expect a white knight to rescue the grounded Jet Airways, the airline’s promoter Naresh Goyal, now deboarded from the pilot seat, knew weeks back that it was time to abandon the sinking ship. Goyal’s travel firm Jet Air in mid-May […]

Adding to flyers’ burden, government ups security fee

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS): Reeling already under high air fares after Jet Airways suspended operations, flyers would have to shell out Rs 20-112 more come July 1, with government raising passenger security fee (PSF) for both domestic and international travel. As per the Civil Aviation Ministry order, domestic passengers would have to pay Rs 150 […]

Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

Participants display a large rainbow flag at the “Equality Parade” rally in support of the LGBT community in Warsaw, Poland on June 8. (REUTERS Photo) WARSAW, June 8 (Reuters): Tens of thousands of people joined a pride march in Warsaw on Saturday as gay rights continue to become a major issue in Poland’s election campaign. […]

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron (not pictured) at the Prefecture of Caen, on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy, France on June 6, 2019. (REUTERS Photo) WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump on […]

Dark web listings of malware on the rise: Study

London, June 8 (IANS): There has been a 20 per cent rise in the dark net listings of malware targeting enterprises, warns a study. The dark net is that part of the Internet which is inaccessible when using standard browsers like Google.  The study by cybersecurity company Bromium and researchers at the University of Surrey in […]

NRC on Mithun celebrates 31st Foundation Day

NRC on Mithun celebrates 31st Foundation Day

National Research Centre (NRC) on Mithun celebrated its 31st Foundation Day on June 8. (Photo Courtesy: ICAR) Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): The National Research Centre (NRC) on Mithun celebrated its 31st Foundation Day on June 8. On the occasion, Mithun Bull Shed, Experimental Sheds and Fencing of the Mithun Farm were inaugurated by Dr Joykrushna […]

Khezhakeno village gets tribal museum

Khezhakeno village gets tribal museum

ADC Pfutsero, Zeneikhonuo Vimero, Chairman Charity Welfare Society Ezekiel Koza with leaders of Khezhakeno and chairmen of various societies at the inauguration of the Tribal Museum on June 7. Phek, June 8 (MExN): Khezhakeno village, the ancestral home of the Nagas, under Phek district of Nagaland got its first Tribal Museum on June 7 which […]

Maintain peaceful environment: Yimchungrü Tribal Council urges NPGs

Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): The Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC) reminded to all the Naga Political Groups (NPGs) to refrain from “bloodshed/kidnapping/intimidation within its jurisdiction irrespective of different political affiliations” in order to create a congenial peaceful atmosphere within the various section of the society and in the interest of the Naga people. The peaceful co-existence […]

Snail and trout festival in Poilwa today

Peren, June 8 (MExN): The Mt Rhododendron Adventure Club in collaboration with HK Mbung’s Tours & Accommodations Poilwa under Peren district will hold the Snail & Trout festival on June 9 at Hepui Zang, Poilwa Namci from 12 noon onwards. The festival, a first of its kind in the State, will showcase the rich aquatic […]

LOU NH-29 reiterates position on land compensation

Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): The Landowners Union (LOU) NH-29 (Purana Bazaar-Chümoukedima) at a general body meeting on June 8 “reaffirmed the objective and stand of the Union in connection to land compensation issue.” A press release from Kewetso Kenye, Information & Publicity Secretary LOU NH-29 stated the house resolved “to empower the office bearers along […]

DEEHA appeals for PCC drainage in road construction

Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): The Joint Council Forum of Dubagaon, Ekaranipathar, Eralibill, K Hollohon Colony and Aoyimti villages (DEEHA) while appreciating Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Minister of Road and Bridges Tongpang Ozüküm for timely intervention and initiating the construction of roads along the stretch its jurisdiction, M/S Vilelie Khamo & Sons for timely execution […]

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