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  • 12th Open Naga Wrestling Meet today
    NWA officials with wrestlers from US, Myanmar and other delegates during the interactive session in Kohima on March 6. (Morung Photo)   Interactive session with visiting team from US, Myanmar   Our Correspondent  Kohima | March 6  Ahead of the 12th Open Naga Wrestling meet 2019 scheduled for March 7 at Kohima Local Ground, the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) today organized an interactive session with the visiting team from United States a
  • An appeal to ACAUT and PSAN
    Pikato Purana Bazaar, Dimapur I would like to congratulate the executive members of Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) and Public Service Aspirant of Nagaland (PSAN), for their victory in the fight against backdoor appointment . Since they have already won the case against backdoor appointment, one is left to wonder as to what is holding back the ACAUT and PSAN from the termination of all the backdoor appointments including those, whose service had already been regu
  • Self defense Taekwondo course for girl students in Phek
    PHEK, MARCH 5 (MExN): The district administration in collaboration with the district education department launched a Self-defence Taekwondo course for a period of 3 months w.e.f March till May 2019 for the girl students of Residential Girls hostel, run by the SSA, Phek under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program on March 4. The SDO Civil in her speech remarked that girls should be empowered with various skills in today's generation to face the challenges of the world. The instructors meanwhi
  • Naga wrestlers to participate at Riyadh’s World Belt Wrestling Championship
    Vechita Khesoh- 2nd from right (front row) and Keduovilie Zumu- 2nd from left (front row) posing lens with NWA officials during the sent off service at the NWA office on March 4. (Photo Courtesy: NWA)   Kohima, March 4 (MExN): NWA wrestlers Vechita Khesoh and Keduovilie Zumu will be participating in the World Belt Wrestling Championship 2019 to be held at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, The Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) on March 4 held a sent off service at its office and
  • Kohima Ward Adoption Committee holds sports meet
    Kohima, March 4 (MExN): The Ward Adoption Committee for 10th Northern Angami-I A/C under the chairmanship of MLA Khriehu Liezietsu organized and sponsored a sports meet for their adopted ward ‘Kenezou Colony’ at I.G.Stadium, Meriema, Kohima on March 2.  The programme was organized under the aegis of Kohima District Planning and Development Board activities 2018-2019, a DIPR report informed.  The main idea of organising the sports meet was to create oneness in or
  • CPL: Natak FC clear path to claim title
    Nizams' Ravi takes a shot as CASE FC player Gaibi looks on. (Photo by Talimoa Pongen)   Dimapur, March 3 (MExN):  Runaway league leaders Natak FC trumped defending champions Trinity Sporting 3-0 on Matchday 12 of the CASE Premier League clash clearing its path to claim the Season 4 championship title with two matches remaining. The first few minutes of the game saw little from both sides, but the Trinity forwards seemed more menacing, enterprising, and created more
  • US wrestlers Rung Lian Ceu lands in Nagaland for NWA meet
    US wrestler Rung Lian Ceu along with his two colleaques on landed at Dimapur Airport yesterday (2/3/2019) posing lens with NWA officials.   The 12th  Open Naga Wrestling 2019 kicks off on March 7   Kohima, March 3 (MExN): United States Wrestler and Champion Rung Lian Ceu, who has confirmed his participation in the 12th Open Naga Wrestling 2019, scheduled at Khuochiezu on March 7 landed in Dimur on March 2.  He was accompanied with Ang Cung, Chai
  • ASU St. Joseph College emerges overall champ of ASU Nousi Rüzhü
    Kohima, March 3 (MExN): The 4th edition of ASU (Angami Students’ Union) Nousi Rüzhü was held from March 1 to 2 last at D. Khel Ground Seikhazou, Kohima. Six college unit of ASU, which include ASU Kohima College Kohima (KCK), ASU St. Joseph College Jakhama (SJCJ), ASU Kohima Science College Jotsoma (KSCJ), ASU Don Bosco College Kohima (DBCK), ASU Baptist College Kohima (BCK) and ASU Oriental College Kohima (OCK) joined this two day long sports meet. The opening ceremony ch
  • SASRD interclass outdoor games championship held
    Winners and participants of SASRD’s 6th Interclass Outdoor Games Championship. (Photo Courtesy: SU, SASRD)   Medziphema, March 3 (MExN): The School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD), Nagaland University Medziphema Campus held its 6th Interclass Outdoor Games Championship from February 28 –March 2. Col. Udai Bhanu of 41 Assam Rifles, Medzephima Town graced the opening ceremony as the Special Guest.  According to a SASRD’s release, dur
  • US, Myanmar wrestlers to join 12th Open Naga Wrestling meet 2019
    NWA, ASA and Ground Management officials during press conference in Kohima on March 2. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | March 2 Apart from 52 Naga wrestlers, six professional wrestlers from United States, Myanmar, Jharkhand have confirmed their participation so far for the forthcoming 12th Open Naga Wrestling 2019 scheduled for March 7 at Kohima Local Ground. Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) officials along with host Angami Sports Association (ASA)
  • Vincent 'A' lifts Master Shield T20 trophy
    Morung Express News  Mokokchung | March 2 The 3rd Master Shield Trophy 2019 organized by the Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation culminated here today at Imkongmeren Sports Complex where Vincent 'A' was crowned the new champions after defeating Tritons CC in their final match encounter. Tritons after winning the toss elected to bat first but could manage to set only a paltry total of 104 runs all out in exactly 20 overs. Hem Bahadur, 35 runs, was the lone Tritons
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Delhi defeat Nagaland; qualify for Super league
    Dimapur, March 2 (MExN): Delhi became the first team from Group A to qualify for the Super league of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 with an easy seven-wicket win over Nagaland in Round 7 at the Chukkapalli Pitchaiah Cricket Ground, Mulapadu in Andhra Pradesh. With this, Nagaland finished their maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy campaign without a win. With five wins and one loss in six matches, Delhi claimed 20 points, leaving Kerala and Jharkhand to fight for the only spot fro
  • Agape School Kiphire holds annual sports
    Kiphire, March 1 (MExN):  The Agape School Kiphire held its annual sports day on March 1. The Administrator of the school, Lipi, who inaugurated the event, said that sports helps bring people together and can also bridge gap between people who have differences.  However, noting that sports can also create walls if one doesn't know the ethics of sorts, he urged the students to enjoy the sports and not to enjoy the defeat of others.  The best winner in any m
  • 12th Open Naga Wrestling: Forms submission extended
    Kohima, March 1 (MExN): The Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) today informed that the submission of entries for 12th Open Naga Wrestling 2019, scheduled on March 7 at Khuochiezuo, have been extended till March 4.  The deadline was extended following requests from several quarters, said NWA  General Secretary, Vekhozo in a press statement. Wrestlers can submit their forms either in person to NWA Office AMK Building, Room-18, near NSF office on or before 12 noon on
  • Football trails for upcoming talents underway in Kohima
    The upcoming budding footballers during the trail on Friday at IG Stadium, Kohima.    Kohima, March 1 (MExN): Sudeva Residential Football School is currently conducting selection trails for U-13, U-15 and U-18 in Kohima at IG Stadium.  On March 1, 84 upcoming footballers below the age of 18 turned up for the football trails. Anuj Gupta co-owner of the academy stated the event saw some ‘great untouched football talents’ even though the turn up was low,
  • 35th PDSA meet: CAGSA leads medal tally
    Kohima, February 28 (MExN): Chokri Area Games & Sports Association (CAGSA) is leading the medal tally with 16 so far at the ongoing 35th meet of Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) at Chizami. As on February 28, CAGSA secured 3 Gold, 9 silver and 4 bronze. Phek Area Sports Association in on second list with 12 medals (7 Gold and 5 Bronze). Chozuba Area Sports Association on third list with 11 medals (5 Gold, 3 Silver and 3 bronze). Centre Chakhesang Sports Associati
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Kerala thump Nagaland by 10 wickets
    Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): Fifties from openers Vishnu Vinod and Rohan Kunnummal fired Kerala to a thumping 10-wicket win over Nagaland in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019, Group A round 6 clash on Thursday, reported cricketcountry.com After keeping Nagaland to 103/8 in Vijayawada, Kerala sailed to their fourth win of the season overhauling the target in 12.2 overs. Vinod struck four fours and three sixes to remain unbeaten on 53 while Kunnumal belted eight fours in his 36-ball 51,*
  • 35th PDSA meet: CAGSA leads medal tally
    Football match in progress at the ongoing PDSA meet at Chizami on February 28.      Kohima, February 28 (MExN): Chokri Area Games & Sports Association (CAGSA) is leading the medal tally with 16 so far at the ongoing 35th meet of Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) at Chizami. As on February 28, CAGSA secured 3 Gold, 9 silver and 4 bronze. Phek Area Sports Association in on second list with 12 medals (7 Gold and 5 Bronze). Chozuba Area Sports
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Kerala thump Nagaland by 10 wickets
    Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): Fifties from openers Vishnu Vinod and Rohan Kunnummal fired Kerala to a thumping 10-wicket win over Nagaland in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019, Group A round 6 clash on Thursday, reported cricketcountry.com After keeping Nagaland to 103/8 in Vijayawada, Kerala sailed to their fourth win of the season overhauling the target in 12.2 overs. Vinod struck four fours and three sixes to remain unbeaten on 53 while Kunnumal belted eight fours in his 36-ball 51
  • Clips beat Cavaliers for 11th straight win
    Los Angeles Clippers's Blake Griffin, center, drives to the basket past Cleveland Cavaliers's Spencer Hawes, left, and Tristan Thompson during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES, March 17 (AP): Blake Griffin entered the back half of his 20s with a birthday serenade from the crowd and another dynamic demonstration of why he’s only getting better with age. The Los Angeles Clippers’ winning streak als