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 PattonAsst. 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. Preparing […]

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-MazziniThomson 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 their […]

Forget mansions, modest homes needed amid land pressures, Indian architect says

Rina ChandranThomson Reuters Foundation   Sustainable, low-cost homes must become the default option for builders and buyers amid increasing pressure on land and the environment, according to a leading architect in India, which has among the most densely populated cities on the planet.   While affordable housing is getting an enormous push in India because […]

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 […]

Bayern sweat to down Hamburg in Bundesliga

Berlin, October 22 (IANS): Hamburg made German football league defending champions Bayern Munich sweat it out to seal a 1-0 win.   Thanks to a goal from France’s Corentin Tolisso in the 52nd minute on Saturday, Bayern maintained their 100 per cent record since coach Jupp Heynckes took the helm earlier this month, reports Efe. […]

Barcelona beat Malaga in La Liga

Madrid, October 22 (IANS): FC Barcelona continued their fine start to the season as Ernesto Valverde’s side piled the agony on bottom of the Spanish football league table Malaga in the Camp Nou Stadium.   Barcelona went into the game after just two day’s rest following their Champions League win at home to Olympiakos and […]

U-17 World Cup: Spain outclass Iran in quarters

Kochi, October 22 (IANS): Spain produced a sublime performance to defeat Iran 3-1 and enter the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Sunday.   Abel Ruiz (13th minute) and Sergio Gomez (60th) gave Spain a decisive advantage before Ferran Torres (67th), who had a hand in both goals, found the target himself. […]