Ensuring food safety in competitive Industry

Nikili Rochill Electrical Colony, Kohima   The state government in a commendable move, recently cracked down on traders selling fish treated with the carcinogenic agent formalin. The crackdown comes at a time when multiple news reports have been published on the increasing usage of formalin and the seizure of fish treated with formalin. On the […]

WHY DENY POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO THEOLOGICAL STUDENTS?

Yiepetso Wezah Mission Colony, T. Chikri, Pfutsero Town   Nagaland State Government had denied the Post-Matric Scholarship to theological student since 2015. When asked about the reason from the Higher Education Department, it is said that theological colleges are not under All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE). For which the Central Government is not […]

The imbroglio at a DGP posting

Thepfulhouvi Solo. IFS Retired Principal Secretary, Nagaland   The posting of the ‘Director General Police of a State’ is simply a normal formal administrative practice in governance of a State. The placement falls on the seniormost Officer in the Cadre. The State and the Centre meticulously maintain the Seniority list of all its AIS (All […]

Reversing trends

Aheli Moitra Gobbledygook is everywhere. The Indian national space is currently full of it. Who is the worst despot – Indira Gandhi or Narendra Modi? Was Indira Gandhi like Adolf Hitler? Is Narendra Modi like Abdul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Mohammad Aurangzeb?   What do these morbid-aspirational analogies matter to the marginalized people of the country who […]

Coach  Andersson moved as Sweden overcome Germany heartache

Coach  Andersson moved as Sweden overcome Germany heartache

Sweden coach Janne Andersson celebrates after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples   EKATERINABURG, June  27 (Reuters):  Sweden coach Janne Andersson said he was moved by the effort and loyalty of his players as they bounced back from the disappointment of a cruel defeat by Germany to beat Mexico 3-0 on Wednesday and win World Cup Group […]

Friendly T20 match played at Medziphema

Friendly T20 match played at Medziphema

Medziphema, June 27 (MExN): A friendly T20 cricket match was played between the youth department of Duncan Fellowship, Dimapur Ao Baptist Church and the youth department of the Medziphema Ao Baptist church under the theme ‘Cricket for Christ’ at the IETC ground Medziphema Town on June 23 Duncan Fellowship winning the match by 24 runs. […]

Relieved Messi grateful for surviving Nigeria ordeal

Relieved Messi grateful for surviving Nigeria ordeal

Argentina’s Marcos Rojo celebrates scoring their second goal with Lionel Messi. (Reuters Photo)   ST PETERSBURG, JUNE 27 (REUTERS): A relieved Lionel Messi said on Tuesday he had not expected to suffer so much against Nigeria, but that he and his Argentina team mates were always confident about winning the crucial World Cup clash that […]

Kohima District Inter School Football Tournament

Kohima District Inter School Football Tournament

Match in action between Baptist Mission School Jotsoma and Mezhiir Higher Secondary School on June 27. (Morung photo)   Loyola HSS Jakhama, BM School Jotsoma wins   Our Correspondent Kohima | June 27   Loyola Higher Secondary School Jakhama and Baptist Mission School Jotsoma today registered win in their respective matches on day three of […]

Swedes beat Mexico 3-0 but both through to last 16

Swedes beat Mexico 3-0  but both through to last 16

Mexico’s Edson Alvarez in action with Sweden’s Emil Forsberg REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff   YEKATERINBURG, June 27 (Reuters): Sweden thumped Mexico 3-0 on Wednesday, overcoming their opponents after a scoreless first half in a result that means both teams advance to the World Cup last 16 at the expense of defending champions Germany.   Sweden finished top […]

Maradona ‘fine’ after scare, chided for obscene gesture

Maradona ‘fine’ after scare, chided for obscene gesture

Diego Maradona in the stands. (Reuters Photo)   ST PETERSBURG, JUNE 27 (REUTERS): Argentina great Diego Maradona said on Wednesday he was fine after appearing to take ill during the South Americans’ roller-coaster World   Cup win over Nigeria on Tuesday, but found himself in hot water again after making an obscene gesture at the […]

Sindhu, Srikanth in pre-quarters of Malaysia Open

Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS): P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the second round but B. Sai Praneeth and the young men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy exited the Malaysia Open badminton championships in the opening round on Wednesday.   Third seed Sindhu got past Japanese Aya Ohori with a 26-24 […]