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  • Juggernauts emerged as winners of the 25th edition of the Winter Cricket Challenge (WCC) after defeating Imperials on January 16.
    Wokha: Juggernauts edge Imperials to lift 25th WCC trophy
    Wokha, January 16 (MExN): Defending champions Juggernauts emerged as winners of the 25th edition of the Winter Cricket Challenge (WCC) played at local ground, Wokha on January 16.  In the final match, Imperials won the toss and elected to bat first. Abemo K
  • 6th edition of Unity Cup underway
    Dimapur, January 16 (MExN): The 6th Unity Cup T-20 cricket tournament, organized by Nepali Baptist Church (NBC) Chümoukedima sports ministry, kicked off in Chümoukedima on January 16 under the theme ‘Solidarity for Peace’. With 25 teams in
  • CVA emerged as the champion of the 3rd Supongmeren Memorial Volleyball Trophy 2021
    Changtongya Volleyball Association (CVA) emerged as the champion of the 3rd Supongmeren Memorial Volleyball Trophy 2021 after beating Clark Memorial Club (CMC), Molungkimong in the final match on January 15. CVA prevailed over CMC in the deciding fifth set after bo
  • Hyderabad hold Mumbai City to goalless draw
    Bambolim (Goa), January 16 (IANS): Hyderabad FC held Mumbai City to a 0-0 draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Saturday. Hyderabad put up a solid performance in defence to restrict Mumbai from establishing their superiority and ended up threa
  • Thailand Open badminton: Axelsen, Marin through to finals
    Bangkok, January 16 (IANS): Danish fourth seed Viktor Axelsen will face Hong Kong's seventh seed Angus Ng Ka Long in the men's singles final of the Thailand Open badminton on Sunday. In the women's final, world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei will f
  • IPL auction: Feb 4 registration deadline; no player agent allowed
    New Delhi, January 16 (IANS): The Indian cricket board has said that it would deal and communicate directly with the state associations and not with any player agents in case of individual players wishing to register themselves for the Indian Premier League (IPL) p
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    NorthEast, Jamshedpur hope to get back into top 4
    Vasco (Goa), January 16 (IANS): NorthEast United face Jamshedpur FC in their first match since the departure of coach Gerard Nus in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Sunday at the Tilak Maidan Stadium. A recent slump in form has resulted in both clubs falling out of
  • Indian fan complains of racism at SCG
    Sydney, January 16 (IANS): Even as authorities at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) are investigating reports from the Indian team that pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj were subjected to racist comments, they have received another complaint from an Indi
  • Momota resumes training after testing Covid positive
    Tokyo, January 16 (IANS): Kento Momota, the world's top-ranked men's singles badminton player, has resumed training 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19. Japan's state broadcaster NHK said that Momota has returned to practice by himself after
  • Imperials to take on Juggernauts in WCC final
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 15 (MExN): Imperials and Juggernauts will clash in the final match of the Winter Cricket Challenge (WCC) being held in Wokha.  In the first semi final match on January 14, Imperials defeated KLSU by 9 wickets.  Earlier, KLSU had won
  • Tehecece Nado (B), the winner of the men’s PSA open penalty shootout tournament.
    2nd PSA open penalty shoot-out held
    Our Correspondent Kohima | January 15  The Phek Sports’ Association (PSA) today conducted its 2nd edition of open penalty shoot-out tournament 2021 for both men and women at Phek village. Khosapa Venuh, President, Phek District Congress Committee
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    4th Test: Spectators call Siraj, Sundar 'bloody grub' at Gabba
    Brisbane, January 15 (IANS): Some spectators at the Gabba on Friday called India bowlers Mohammed Siraj and Washington Sundar "bloody grub" on the first day of the fourth Test against Australia, less than a week after racist abuse allegations directed at
  • Galle: England captain Joe Root plays a sweep shot during the first test match between Sri Lanka and Engaland at Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)
    Joe Root scores big ton, helps England gain sizeable lead over SL
    Galle, January 15 (IANS): England captain Joe Root scored an unbeaten 168 as his team ended the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at 320 for four. The visitors are 185 runs ahead of Sri Lanka. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler was at the crease on seven
  • Arsenal and Crystal Palace (Photo Credit: Twitter)
    Arsenal remain in midtable after 0-0 draw with Palace
    London, January 15 (AP): Arsenal's three-match winning streak in the Premier League ended with a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace as the Gunners missed a chance to keep their momentum going and climb up the table. Arsenal remained rooted in 11th place with 24
  • Brisbane:  India's Thangarasu Natarajan, second right, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. AP/PTI
    4th Test: India hang on despite Labuschagne ton on Day 1
    Brisbane, January 15 (IANS): Marnus Labuschagne on Friday once again lived a charmed life as he went on to score a brilliant hundred to help Australia have a slight edge over India on Day One of the fourth and final Test at The Gabba. At Stumps, Australia r


  • Chinese health experts call to shun Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid vaccine
    Beijing, January 15 (IANS): Amid the news of deaths of 23 elderly Norwegian people who received Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine, Chinese health experts have called on Norway and other countries to suspend the use of it, especially among elderly people due to the vaccines' safe
  • DNA test can identify pneumonia in patients with severe Covid
    London, January 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation. For patients with the most severe forms of Covid-19, mechanical ventilation is often the
  • Discrimination ups anxiety risk regardless of genetics
    New York, January 15 (IANS): Regardless of genetic risks, exposure to discrimination in life plays a significant role in developing anxiety and related disorders, suggests a new study. Published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences journal, the study determined that even a
  • Depression, stress can reduce vaccine efficacy
    New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): Depression, stress and loneliness can weaken the body's immune system, and lower the effectiveness of certain vaccines, including the new Covid-19 preventives that are in development and the early stages of global distribution, scientists say.  Acco
  • Past COVID-19 infection gives 5-month immunity, but risk exists: UK study
    London, January 14 (PTI): An official UK study released on Thursday concludes that a past COVID-19 infection provides some immunity for at least five months, but people may still carry and transmit coronavirus. The Public Health England (PHE) analysis found that naturally acquired immun



  • Online abuse cannot be normalised, says Zoya Akhtar on cyberbullying
    New Delhi, January 16 (IANSlife): Director and producer Zoya Akhtar's success with titles like 'Made in Heaven', 'Luck by Chance', 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Gully Boy' has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya recently
  • Kajol: Understood my mother after I had my daughter
    New Delhi, January 16 (IANS): Bollywood star Kajol cherishes her special bond with her mother, veteran actress Tanuja, and says she truly understood her only after she had a daughter. The actress says she realised her mother's sacrifices after having her duaghter Nysa. "I only
  • 'Demand for organic, vegan chocolate increasing in India'
    New Delhi, January 15 (IANSlife): The artisanal, bean-to-bar chocolate making will further gain feet in India in the coming years. An evolving palate of Indian consumers will help the rise of India-made chocolates and brands that use honest, natural ingredients and practise small-batch han
  • 83% single Indians comfortable in meeting in-person
    New Delhi, January 15 (IANSlife) Virtual dating is the new norm in India, but real-life connections will pick pace post-pandemic, reiterates Bumble's recent nationwide survey. After connecting with people virtually, 83 per cent of single Indians are comfortable to meet up with their co
  • Katy Perry reveals the most important thing in her life
    Los Angeles, January 15 (IANS): Singer Katy Perry loves being a working mom, though she says her daughter is the most important thing in her life. The singer welcomed her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with her fiance Orlando Bloom in August last year. "She'll always be t