Be proud of your identity: VP to Nagas

Be proud of your identity: VP to Nagas

Indian Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu during the 2nd convocation of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagaland in Dimapur on May 23. (Photo by Soreishim Mahong)   Morung Express News Dimapur | May 23 Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday urged upon the Naga people to be proud of their identity […]

NITTE Mangalore offers seats for Nagaland students

DIMAPUR, MAY 23 (MExN): At the initiative of the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya, NITTE University, Mangalore has announced two seats each in various courses starting from the academic year 2018-19 so as to provide opportunities to the students from Nagaland.   The university will exempt tuition fees in full for the courses. The students […]

RMSA teachers 2013 batch demand 7th ROP

DIMAPUR, MAY 23 (MExN): The Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) teachers 2013 batch today expressed concern at what it termed was the “lackadaisical attitude” of the Government of Nagaland in denying them the 7th ROP despite being regular state employees.   A press note from the Nagaland RMSA Teachers Association 2013 reminded the government that […]

Strife within Cong over support to NPF

AICC says it has not given clearance   Morung Express News Dimapur | May 23 Even as the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) is extending its support to the NPF candidate for the forthcoming Lok Sabha by-elections, all does not seem well within the State Congress and AICC as there was neither an official meeting […]

Now, NDPP & BJP accuse NPF of violating Code of Conduct

DIMAPUR, MAY 23 (MExN): The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and the ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) today accused the Naga People’s Front (NPF) of “gross violations” of the Election Model Code of Conduct during campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha bye-elections.   A press note from the NDPP stated that it had on May […]

Himalayan Cleanup Campaign in Dmp Railway Station

Dimapur, May 23 (MExN): A cleanup drive cum brand audit will be conducted at the Dimapur Railway Station on May 26, 6:00AM, as part of the National Himalayan Cleanup Campaign of Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) and Zero Waste Himalayas.   The drive will be conducted by the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) and LiFE in collaboration […]

Scientists set to search Loch Ness for monster DNA

Scientists set to search Loch Ness for monster DNA

Munin, an intelligent marine robot, explores Loch Ness in Scotland, Britain April 13, 2016. (REUTERS/FILE)   LONDON, May 23 (Reuters):  A global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA (eDNA) in an experiment that may disover whether Scotland’s fabled monster really does, or did, exist. […]

Iniesta on his way to Japanese club Vissel Kobe: Reports

Iniesta on his way to Japanese club Vissel Kobe: Reports

BARCELONA, MAY 23 (REUTERS): Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the verge of signing for Japanese top-flight side Vissel Kobe, Spanish media said on Wednesday, reporting that the former Barcelona captain will announce the move officially on Thursday.   Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo said the midfielder, who played his final game for Barca on Sunday […]

Brynn Cartelli becomes youngest winner of ‘The Voice’

Brynn Cartelli becomes youngest winner of ‘The Voice’

Brynn Cartelli, 15, has been announced as the winner of season 14 of “The Voice”, thereby becoming the youngest ever to win the Emmy Award-winning singing competition series. The fan-favorite contestant Cartelli, known for her mature sound and style, was crowned the winner on Tuesday, reports people.com.   The Longmeadow High School freshman toppled the […]

South Africa’s AB de Villiers quits international cricket

South Africa’s AB de Villiers quits international cricket

CAPE TOWN, MAY 20 (REUTERS): South African talisman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on Wednesday, saying he was tired and wanted to step out while still at the top.   “After 114 test matches, 228 one day internationals and 78 T20 internationals it is time for others to […]

Clark, Coezter, Hesson included in Kumble-led ICC cricket committee

Clark, Coezter, Hesson included in Kumble-led ICC cricket committee

Dubai, May 23 (IANS): Former Australia womens captain Belinda Clark, Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer and New Zealand coach Mike Hesson were on Wednesday appointed to the ICC cricket committee headed by former India skipper Anil Kumble.   According to an ICC statement, Clark was appointed as the women’s cricket representative and replaces Clare Connor (who […]

Ordinance okayed for India’s first sports varsity in Manipur

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.   The proposed university will be spread over 325 acres in Imphal West district and cost Rs 524 crore.   “The decision to set up […]

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