MBKK day celebrated with volleyball tourney

MBKK day celebrated with volleyball tourney

The men’s final match in progress between BCMV (Blue) and TBCM (Yellow). Medziphema, June 23 (MExN): The Medziphema Baptist Khriesarüü Krotho (MBKK) celebrated its Raising Day which falls on June 19, where a volleyball tournament for the youths from four Angami Naga Baptist churches in Medziphema was successfully organised under the aegis of MBKK on […]

KTC wins Xavier Rutsa memorial exhibition match

KTC wins Xavier Rutsa memorial exhibition match

Players, and other participants of the 2nd exhibition match played between KTC and KPC in memory of late Xavier Rutsa on June 23 in Kohima. KOHIMA, JUNE 23 (MExN): The Kohima Town Club and Kohima Press Club played the 2nd Xavier Rutsa Memorial Running Trophy as a tribute to the two clubs’ colleague late Xavier […]

Of clogs and bags

In April this year, chairing a review of pre-monsoon preparedness meeting, the State Chief Secretary had urged all the departments to take preventive checks and be prepared for any emergencies as most disasters occur due to excessive rains in the form of landslides and clogged drainages during monsoon. A sort of reality check occurred last […]

TODAY in HISTORY: JUNE 24

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 24 Reuters 1901 – The first exhibition by the 19-year-old painter Pablo Picasso opened in Paris to critical acclaim. 1908 – Grover Cleveland, twice U.S. president, died. 1916 – The first Battle of the Somme began in World War One. 1948 – The […]

Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one

Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the final against Germany’s Julia Goerges with the trophy Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday. The 23-year-old beat Germany’s Julia […]

Hamilton wins French Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

Hamilton wins French Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the race REUTERS/Vincent Kessler LE CASTELLET, June 23 (Reuters): Lewis Hamilton put on a display of domination at the French Grand Prix on Sunday to go 36 points clear in the Formula One world championship and stretch Mercedes’s winning run to 10 races. […]

Bumrah burnishes death-overs reputation with yorker barrage

Bumrah burnishes death-overs reputation with yorker barrage

India’s Jasprit Bumrah in action. (Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers) LONDON, JUNE 23 (REUTERS): In a supreme display of control and accuracy, Bumrah kept lobbing the white Kookaburra ball unerringly at the feet of the petrified Afghan batsmen at the Hampshire Bowl. Shami (4-40) became only the second Indian, after Chetan Sharma in 1987, to […]

AICF plans Indian Chess League as part of Vision 2020

Chennai, June 23 (IANS): Promoting an Indian Chess League (ICL), holding a round-robin event with top Grandmasters (GM) funded by sponsors, creating a separate division for promoting chess in schools, two women round-robin events for securing international title norms and engaging foreign coaches for 15 top junior players are some of the Vision 2020 plans […]

Kohli fined for excessive appealing against Afghanistan

Kohli fined for excessive appealing against Afghanistan

India’s Virat Kohli talks to umpire Richard Illingworth. (Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs) SOUTHAMPTON, JUNE 23 (REUTERS): India captain Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for excessive appealing in Saturday’s tense World Cup contest against Afghanistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced. The two-time champions survived a scare against Afghanistan, […]

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