Naga archers shine at Indo Bhutan Archery competition

Naga archers shine at Indo Bhutan Archery competition

The two Naga archers with the state coach.   Dimapur, June 20 (MExN): Two Naga archers Archer Kilenmeren and Kevikieno bagged a gold and bronze medal respectively in the Individual Olympic Round representing India in the recently concluded India-Bhutan Friendship Archery Championship in Bhutan.   Hunezo, State Archer Coach in a press release stated that […]

Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

Smoke rises during the annual 4/20 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO)   TORONTO, JUNE 20 (AP): Canada’s Senate gave final passage to the federal government’s bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country […]

An overview of governance

Khekiye K. Sema, IAS (Rtd.) Upper Forest Colony, Kohima. Thus far, one has silently been updating the developing events of governance with a modicum of scepticism in some sectors. We owe it to our people to share the truth without bias. While there are several other unsavoury issues worth delving into, for this time round […]

Vintage Suarez on the spot as Uruguay go through

Vintage Suarez on the spot as Uruguay go through

Uruguay’s Martin Caceres shoots at goal with an overhead kick (REUTERS)   ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, June 20 (Reuters): Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor goalkeeping to eliminate Saudi Arabia with a 1-0 win on Wednesday.   Suarez […]

MATCHDAY 8 – PREVIEW

MATCHDAY 8 – PREVIEW

Argentina look to make amends against Croatia Nizhny Novgorod, June 20 (IANS): Captain Lionel Messi will again be the centre of attraction when Argentina look to recover from their shock draw against Iceland and record a victory against a confident Croatia in a crucial Group D clash here on Thursday.   FC Barcelona superstar Messi […]

The Shack – café with a bar experience minus the alcohol

The Shack – café with a bar  experience minus the alcohol

Rongseninla Walling CHEERS… Mocktail lovers! You can now enjoy taste bud stimulating and high-quality mocktails and food menu at The Shack. Located at Duncan Basti, Dimapur, The Shack is a small café which offers their very own signature, authentic mocktails and of course, some of the very famous mocktails including Blue Lagoon Curacao and Frappucino. […]

World Cup 2018: Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco’s hopes end

World Cup 2018: Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco’s hopes end

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal (REUTERS)   Becomes Europe’s top scorer Morocco becomes the first team to be eliminated from the tournament   MOSCOW, June 20 (Reuters):  Cristiano Ronaldo powered-home a fourth-minute header to give Portugal a1-0 World Cup victory over Morocco that took them top of Group B on Wednesday and meant the […]

No Wimbledon wildcard for Evans on return from ban

No Wimbledon wildcard for Evans on return from ban

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters): Britain’s former top-50 player Dan Evans was left off Wimbledon’s wildcard list on Wednesday following his recent return from a one-year ban for cocaine use.   Evans, who reached a career-high 41 last year shortly before announcing he had tested positive for cocaine at the Barcelona Open, was not even handed […]

Rakul’s film with Ajay Devgn is 50 per cent complete

Rakul’s film with Ajay Devgn is 50 per cent complete

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS): Actress Rakul Preet, who last featured in Neeraj Pandey’s “Aiyaary”, says 50 per cent of the shoot of her forthcoming urban romantic comedy film with Ajay Devgn, is complete.   During an interaction with the media on the sidelines of the Femina Miss India grand finale here on Tuesday, Rakul said: “Right […]

Colombia, weary but brave in defeat, still in with chance

Colombia, weary but brave in defeat, still in with chance

Japan’s Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal (REUTERS)   SARANSK, Russia, June 20 (Reuters): Colombia arrived at the World Cup lauded as one the most attractive teams, spearheaded by the influential James Rodriguez and with expectations of going far in the tournament.   It took just three minutes into Tuesday’s game against underdogs Japan […]

Michael Jackson Broadway musical in works

Michael Jackson Broadway musical in works

New York, June 20 (IANS): A stage musical based on late King of Pop Michael Jackson’s life is heading to Broadway.   The yet untitled show is being developed by executors of the Michael Jackson Estate and bosses at Columbia Live Stage, with a book written by Lynn Nottage, reports aceshowbiz.com.   Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon […]

Rick Ross hit with $2 mn judgment

Rick Ross hit with $2 mn judgment

Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS): Hip-hop star Rick Ross has been asked to cough up $2 million in a trademark infringement case.   Independent rapper Raul Caiz sued Ross and his label heads at Def Jam Records and Universal Music Group in November 2015 for trademark infringement, unjust enrichment and misappropriation, claiming Ross began using his […]