Committee to submit report to SC on border fencing

Agartala, October 23 (IANS): A committee set up by the Supreme Court to oversee the fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border and other issues would soon submit its report to the apex court about the intricacy of the border issues, an official said here on Monday.   The three-member Supervisory Committee headed by retired IAS officer […]

Eastern Regional Writer’s Meet in Imphal

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | October  23   Eminent Manipuri Writer from Manipur, Ratan Thiyam will inaugurate the Eastern Regional Writer’s Meet on October 24 at Lamyanba Sanglen, Palace Compound, Imphal.  The Writer’s Meet from October 24-25 is jointly organised by Sahitya Akademi and Ashangba Communication.   The writer’s meet will have altogether four session […]

Tamei Sub-division VACC, CSOs appeal general public

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | OCTOBER 23   The Village Authority Chairman Council (VACC) of Tamei sub-division and civil society organizations have fervently ‘appealed’ the general public of ‘Tamei area’ not to lodge complaints or condemn the government or government officials who are working hard to ease the hardship of the people in the area. […]

Table Tennis tournament in Kohima

KOHIMA, OCTOBER 22 (MExN): The Quasar Club Kohima in collaboration with Kohima District Table Tennis Association will be organising a Table Tennis league match on October 28 at Kohima TT Stadium Raj Bhavan. Intrested players can contact :- +91 70052 53758, +91 82 56 976924  

Beyond Victimhood!

For Nagas to make positive changes in our daily lives and follow a long term vision, we need to decisively overcome the victim mentality. Due to decades of conflict, suffering and trauma, we have a tendency to locate our individual and collective identities within the broad framework of victimhood.   These assumed identities have resulted […]

Interview and Self confidence

Interview and Self confidence

Y. Lumchio Patton Asst. Prof., Dept. of Sociology, St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Interview and Self confidence After successfully completing education, every young individual looks for a decent, well-paying, challenging job to make a rewarding career for the working life. Therefore, in order to achieve this, one has to go through a rigid selection process. […]

As scientists ponder “hacking the climate,” poor countries are wary

Could geoengineering the planet to curb climate change leave people in poor countries better – or worse – off?   Anna Pujol-Mazzini Thomson Reuters Foundation   As a child during Ethiopia’s deadly famine of 1984, Asfawossen Kassaye remembers watching people from the countryside flock to his town, desperately looking for food after a drought devastated […]

Ruthless Pliskova eases past Williams in Singapore opener

Ruthless Pliskova eases past Williams in Singapore opener

Karolina Pliskova   SINGAPORE, OCTOBER 22 (Reuters): Karolina Pliskova put on a ruthless display of big hitting to swat aside crowd favourite Venus Williams 6-2 6-2 in the opening match of the WTA Finals at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Sunday.   The 37-year-old Williams is making her first appearance since 2009 at the elite […]

Hockey: India beat Japan in Sultan of Johor Cup opener

Johor Bahru, October 22 (IANS): The Indian junior mens hockey team started their seventh Sultan of Johor Cup campaign with a hard fought 3-2 victory against Japan at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.   Dilpreet Singh (11th and 53rd minutes) and Sukhjeet Singh (41st) scored the goals for India, while Kyohei Ogawa […]

Magic end 17-game skid to Cavs, 114-93

CLEVELAND, OCTOBER 22 (AP): The Orlando Magic certainly know how to end a long losing streak.   Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and the Magic snapped a 17-game skid against the Cleveland Cavaliers, routing the defending Eastern Conference champions 114-93 on Saturday night.   Orlando’s players knew their first win over Cleveland since Nov. 23, […]

Bhullar lifts Macao Open trophy for the second time

MACAU, OCTOBER 22 (PTI): Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar romped home to a three-shot victory at the Macao Open to bag his eighth Asian Tour title here today.   As a result, Bhullar etched his name on the Macao Open trophy for the second time having previously won the event in 2012.   Bhullar (64-65-74-68) was […]