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Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 151 runs in first Test

Zimbabwe cricketers celebrate after winning the match on the fourth day of the first Test against Bangladesh.(AFP) SYLHET (Bangladesh), November 6: Brandon Mavuta and Sikandar Raza shared seven wickets between them as Zimbabwe recorded their first Test win in five years with a thumping 151-run victory over Bangladesh on Tuesday. Debutant leg-spinner Mavuta claimed 4-21 and off-spinner Raza's 3-41 as hosts Bangladesh were left chasing 321 runs on the fourth day in the northeastern city of Sylhet. Wellington Masakadza, another debutant, also shone with two wickets as Zimbabwe made quick...
Nagaland

Meet on NTCP held at Peren

Dimapur, November 6: The District level co-ordination committee meeting on National Tobacco Control Programme was held on November 6 in the DC's conference hall, New DC Complex, Peren under the chairmanship of S. Tainiu, chairman, DLCC & DC Peren. The keynote address was delivered by Dr Sabino, District Nodal officer, NTCP Peren. The members discussed on agenda including information to the public regarding Tobacco Control Act, enforcement drive under COTPA (cigarettes and other Tobacco products Act 2003 and implementation of tobacco free educational institutions, villages and Government office. Dr Sabino...
Nagaland

Elavenil-Hriday shoot gold at Asian Championship with world record score

Kuwait City, November 6: India’s 10m rifle mixed team pairing of Elavenil Valarivan and Hriday Hazarika struck gold at the 11th Asian Championship with a junior world record score in the final here Tuesday. Mehuli Ghosh and Arjun Babuta also won bronze in the same event. Elavenil and Hriday earlier qualified for the five-team final in third position with a combined score of 835.8. Mehuli and Arjun logged 833.5 to qualify in fourth place. In the 45-shot final, the gold medal winning pair made a strong start and led from...
Nagaland

Cultural fest held at SJHS Diphupar

Dimapur, November 6: Saint John's High School Diphupar 'B' conducted its cultural fest cum talent show at the school premises on November 1&2. The class-wise event saw students showcasing their competitive spirit. The events included scripture recitation, dazzling dances, mellifluous music, beat boxing, extempore speech, drawing and poster making, solo competition, traditional and fancy dress competition followed by amazing performances from the tiny tots of St. John's pre-nursery and nursery students. A debate competition was also held on the topic "Are social networking site a curse or a boon for...
Nagaland

Peren DPDB meet held

Dimapur, November 6: The District Planning and Development Board Peren was held on November 6 in the DC's conference hall under the chairmanship of vice-chairman DPDB and DC Peren, S. Tainiu. The DC congratulated all heads of offices for their contributions and support in making the recently concluded Mini Hornbill festival celebration a success. The meeting approved opening of Yettrang Academy Nagaland at Ahthibung; up-gradation of GMS to GHS Khelma; up-gradation of CHC Jalukie to 50 bedded. Lack of manpower in SBI branch Tening was discussed and the board after...
Nagaland

Zale asks budding musicians to stay focused to be professional

Wokha, November 6: Advisor for Youth Resources & Sports, Zale Neikha graced the 'Outstation Artists Nite' marking the second evening of the Tokhu Emong cum Mini Hornbill Festival under the aegis of Lotha Hoho at Wokha local ground. Addressing the gathering, Neikha while expressing that music has always been an integral part of human life in all forms of culture since the primeval times of history, said that music as an art is widely recognised, accepted and appreciated worldwide, irrespective of language barriers. On the same note, he said since...
North East

Everybody is safe in Assam : CM

GUWAHATI, November 6: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stated that ”Everybody is safe in Assam as the government machinery is on its toes round the clock to defeat any evil design.” Sonowal said that if there was peace the state would marches towards progress. He however said that some vested interests were hell bent to create rift in the state. He said that the people of Assam who had been living harmoniously for centuries taking the philosophy of Sankardev, Ajan Peer, Bishnu Rabha, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika and others will...
Nagaland

CMO Peren holds district review meeting

Dimapur, November 6: The Chief Medical Office, Peren District under the chairmanship of the Dr. Supongmenla, Dy. CMO held it's District Review Meeting on November 5 at Conference Hall, Chief Medical Office, District Headquarter, New Peren. The meeting was attended by the District Programme Officers, Nurses, Pharmacist, District and Block Program Management Unit Staff NHM. At the outset, Dy. CMO welcome all the members and express her deepest condolence for Late. Dr Rokovilie, Medical Officer Azailong PHC and in his remembrance a minute of silence was observed. Addressing the gathering,...
North East

NIA charge sheets against NSCN-K men in abduction case

Guwahati, November 6: The National Investigation (NIA) Agency has filed charge sheets against five members of NSCN (Khaplang), a Myanmar-based militant group in a case related to the abduction of an employee engaged in the construction of railway tunnels in Manipur. The employee of Bharti Infra Projects Limited was abducted earlier this year following which the outfit demanded Rs 1 crore but was released in May after payment of Rs 25 lakh, the NIA said. The NSCN-K, a Naga outfit has its hideouts in Myanmar but comprise of cadres from...
Nagaland

CM launches GPS mapping of Govt schools

Dimapur, November 6: GPS mapping of all Government schools and Personnel Location System (PLS) was launched by Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio on November 5 in a significant step towards computerization and digitization of records by the School Education Department. While congratulating the Department for the exercise undertaken, the Chief Minister was of the view that the Department should keep Visitors' Book in all schools so that visiting or inspecting officials and also dignitaries place their visits or inspection reports on record which can be digitised to be viewed by the...
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