Common approach on political chasm

T Y Tikhir Dimapur   The Naga cause our forbearers took initiative out of necessity and urgency and the landmark symbolized of free Naga through the declaration of Naga independence on 14th of august, 1947, and the plebiscite of 1951, reaffirming the Naga political solidarity and aspiration for ownership in self determination has reached its […]

Nagaland State Chess Championship deferred

Kohima, June 24 (MExN): The 17th Nagaland State Chess Championship 2018 has been deferred due to unavoidable circumstance from July 3 to 6 at Red Cross Conference Hall Kohima.   Nagaland Chess Association, Jt. Secretary Mughaho Awomi in a press note stated that the Championship will have three category, open category, under-14 and under 17 […]

Gaming Disorder: A New Disease Experts say is Hard to Diagnose

Carmen Arroyo and Emily Thampoe Inter Press Service   The World Health Organization (WHO) has formally added “Gaming Disorder” as a disease recognized by the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) in its 11th revision of its official collection of recognized conditions.   However, since it is a very new condition, no one is really sure […]

Public interest & prerogative

Whose interest and prerogative?   The current imbroglio over the transfer of the Nagaland State Police chief has raised pertinent questions on governance and accountability in the state, and adds another dimension to the process of statecraft and polity.   Increasingly, with the onset of technology and public awareness, those at the helms of affairs […]

Three Countries Protect Half the World’s New Refugees

Jan Egeland Inter Press Service   Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced by war and persecution.   International responsibility-sharing for displaced people has utterly collapsed. Rich countries are building walls against families fleeing war, at […]

Missing Messi fan’s body found in Kerala river

Kottayam (Kerala), June 24 (IANS): Two days after he went missing after Croatia whipped Argentina, the body of a 30-year-old Lionel Messi fan was found floating in Meenachil river near Kottayam town in Kerala. According to police, a group of people who had come to take a bath in the river on Sunday found the […]


Uruguay, Russia eye top spot in Group A Uruguay and Russia will battle for the top spot in Group A and enter the knockout rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in style when they meet here on Monday.   Both teams have won their previous two matches but Uruguay need a win in order […]

Senegal, Japan play out 2-2 thriller

Senegal, Japan play out 2-2 thriller

Japan’s Hiroki Sakai and Maya Yoshida in action with Senegal’s Cheikh N’Doye and M’Baye Niang. (Reuters Photo)   YEKATERINBURG, June 23 (Reuters): Japan twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Senegal in their World Cup Group H encounter on Sunday.   Goals from Senegal captain Sadio Mane and Moussa Wague were matched by strikes […]

No Concrete Solution from the Government until 5th day of Agitation by All Nagaland Adhoc Teachers’ Group 2015 Batch

The All Nagaland Adhoc Teachers Group- 2015 Batch comprises of Grade-III teachers such as GT, PT, AT, LT,DT, CI, KI and HT who have been appointed on Adhoc basis against the vacant state sanctioned post. The appointments were made under certain terms and conditions by the government, where the Adhoc Teachers were mandated to undergo […]

Indian boxers clinch nine medals at Ulaanbaatar Cup

Ulaanbaatar, June 24 (IANS): Commonwealth Games silver medallist Mandeep Jangra stamped his authority on the men’s Welterweight (69 kilogram) division as the Indian contingent amassed a total of nine medals at the Ulaanbaatar Cup here.   Apart from Jangra’s gold, the Indians also bagged four silver and an equal number of bronze medals at the […]

Maradona demands access to Argentina training ground

Maradona demands access to Argentina training ground

Diego Maradona   Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS): Argentine legend Diego Maradona, who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, has demanded access to the team’s training ground in the run-up to their decisive final Group D game against Nigeria.   “I want to be able to talk to the players and make […]