For an Inclusive Nagaland

Nagaland governor, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, writing a message on the banner after lighting the ‘Flame of hope; organized by Special Olympics Nagaland at DDSC Stadium on Tuesday. Also seen is Independent MLA and chairman, NSMDC, Thomas Lotha.   DIMAPUR, APRIL 15 (MExN): Nagaland governor, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, has expressed optimism about an “Inclusive Nagaland” where […]

For an Inclusive Nagaland

Nagaland governor, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, writing a message on the banner after lighting the ‘Flame of hope; organized by Special Olympics Nagaland at DDSC Stadium on Tuesday. Also seen is Independent MLA and chairman, NSMDC, Thomas Lotha.  SON launches torch run and flame of hope DIMAPUR, APRIL 15 (MExN): Nagaland governor, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, has […]

IPL 7 to kick off in UAE under shadow of graft

Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS): The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway here Wednesday night with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it. The first 20 matches, from Wednesday to April 30, will be played in the UAE as the dates were clashing with India’s General Election. The Twenty20 […]

Zidane wanted to coach France

PARIS, APRIL 15 (AP):  Midfield great Zinedine Zidane offered to coach the national team two years ago but was turned down by the president of the French Football Federation. Noel Le Graet says in a book due out this week that Zidane expressed an interest in replacing Laurent Blanc after the 2012 European Championship. Blanc […]

Oscar Pistorius: ‘I Did Not Fire at Reeva!’

PRETORIA, April 14 (agencies):  Oscar Pistorius has broken down on the stand for a second time today, as the prosecution continues its attempts to slowly tear apart his version of the night he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius claims he thought an intruder was in his home that night, and that in his fear […]

Argentine club named for Pope Francis opens play

LUJAN, APRIL 14 (AP): A new Argentine football team named after Pope Francis and meant to promote nonviolence has played it first official match in a regional league — a 2-2 draw that saw four players sent off. The Papa Francisco team was founded by Jorge Ramirez, an admirer of the pope. It has 47 […]

Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal

MARANELLO, April 14 (AP): Stefano Domenicali resigned as Ferrari team principal on Monday and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. Domenicali stepped down after six years in charge following a poor start to the season. "There are particular moments in everyone’s professional life in which you have to have the […]

Pacers continue to eye top seed in East

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, fouls Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Watson as he grabs a rebound in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Ibaka was also charged with a technical after complaining about the foul call. The Pacers defeated the Thunder 102-97. (AP Photo)   […]

Nagaland State “A” Chess Premier 2014 underway

Thejao Vihienuo inaugurating Nagaland State “A” Chess Premier 2014 in Kohima on Monday. (Morung Photo) A four day long 14th Nagaland State “A” Chess Premier 2014 got underway here today at Red Cross Society Conference Hall under the aegis of Nagaland Chess Association (NCA). The tournament was formally inaugurated by Thejao Vihienuo, State Mission Director, […]

NTF champ's in 7th Asian Taekwondo C'ship

Dimapur, April 14 (MExN): Menuodilhou Maurice Usou & Obed Khiamniungan from Nagaland Taekwon-Do Federation (NTF) got selected for the upcoming 7th Asian Taekwondo Championships to be held from April 18 to 23 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Sports Council, Kathmandu, Nepal. A press note informed that both the participants are all set […]

1st 10 Northern Angami 1 T20 Championships

Organizer during the press conference in Kohima on April 13. The 1st 10 Northern Angami –1 T20 Championship with the theme “Bat for Unity” will take place from April 21 to 30 at Government High School Ground, Kohima under the aegis of the Brotherhood Group. The tournament is initiated by MLA Khriehu Liezietsu, advisor New […]

Pacquiao beats Bradley by decision in rematch

Timothy Bradley, left, lands a left to the head of Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo)   LAS VEGAS, APRIL 13 (AP): Manny Pacquiao won a unanimous decision in his rematch with Timothy Bradley on Saturday, avenging his 2012 loss and […]