‘Kindly withdraw from overseeing’

Khekiye K. Sema IAS (Retd.) Upper Forest Colony, Kohima   “NSCN (I-M) clarifies on 4-lane project issue” (Saturday, June 24, 2017). [Quote]:- “The NSCN/GPRN have been overseeing all kinds of developmental Projects being undertaken within Nagalim to see that the works are executed according to the specifications and quality is maintained for the good of […]

Appeal to Chief Manager SBI Zunheboto Main Branch

Hekuto Yeptho Customer, Zunheboto   I take this privilege to air the grievances experience by the customers banking with you all the way thus far. Its quite disheartening to hear, see and feel a series of unprofessional and unethical behavior of some employees of SBI Main Branch Zunheboto. Its has been a daily experience that […]

Kohima Inter-School Tournament

BMS Jotsoma, Mt. Hermon win    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 28   BMS Jotsoma and Mt. Hermon HSS today registered wins on day three of the ongoing 1st edition of Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament 2017 being held under the aegis of Royal Club Kohima and School Education Department here at Khuochiezie.   In […]

Japanese chess child prodigy, breaks 30-year winning streak

Japanese chess child prodigy,  breaks 30-year winning streak

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters): A 14-year-old Japanese player of the traditional chess-like board game of shogi has captured the nation’s heart by winning a record straight 29 matches, breaking a record held for 30 years.   Sota Fujii, who trains himself with computer software and was the youngest player ever to turn professional, surpassed the […]

From fringe to mainstream

I Longkumer   In the past three years and still counting, under the BJP-led government, lynching of minorities – Muslims as well as Dalits, has become a regular feature. There isn’t a single day when such horrific and gruesome incidents are not reported. The best defense of the BJP is to say that such ‘fringe […]

FIFA discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report

Lausanne, June 28 (AFP): FIFA on Tuesday released a long-withheld report on alleged corruption in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar after more leaks deepened the controversy surrounding the vote.   World football’s governing body had previously declined to publish in full the 400-page report into awarding the 2018 World Cup to Russia and […]

Afghan teenager has English counties in a spin

Afghan teenager has English counties in a spin

London, June 28 (AFP): Afghanistan teenage leg spin ace Rashid Khan is being courted by two English counties according to Wednesday’s Daily Mail.   The 18-year-old — who earlier this month produced the fourth best bowling figures ever in ODI cricket, taking seven for 18 to destroy the West Indies batting line-up in Saint Lucia […]

Six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster

Six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters): Britain’s state prosecution service on Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people over the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in which 96 fans died, the country’s worst sporting disaster.   The victims, all Liverpool supporters, died in an overcrowded, fenced-in enclosure at the Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield, northern England, during an […]

For a Fair Election

Liberal Democratic Party of Nagaland   Needless to say, the resolution taken by the NBCC with the political parties for a clean election is quite appreciative and is indeed a great step for a possible better future that could change the course of Nagas voyage in this world of uncertainty, from a grim one to […]

Rural Poverty? Cooperatives!

Johan Galtung Inter Press Service   Humanity has had and has big projects. Mastery of nature is one, still going on. Middle range phenomena have been mastered, but not the micro level of viri–HIV is a current case–nor the macro level of climate–to the contrary, humanity is making it worse.   Another huge project can […]

The Invisible Prison

Atina Pamei   Women’s Human Rights versus Customary Laws   Naga men and women take pride in their identity, culture and traditions. Young and old Nagas speak with passion of Naga nationalism and the struggle for their right to self-determination. Traditions, religion, art, music, language, dress, food, drinks are the pillars of contemporary Naga culture […]

A global tour of expressive words English needs

Vikas Datta IANS   Book Review: The Greeks Had a Word For It – Words You Never Knew You Can’t Do Without; Author: Andrew Taylor; Publisher: Corgi Books/Penguin Random House; Pages: 202; Price: Rs 399   Marmalade, bikini, shampoo, garage, robot, honcho, banjo, and so on may seem English but have actually gathered from all […]