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Getting worse with each decade

MADRID, DECEMBER 4: The current decade, 2010-2019, has been the warmest ever recorded and Earth is headed for a 3 to 5°C temperature rise unless countries rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Tuesday. The 2000-2009 decade was the warmest earlier. The global agency, in a report released on the sidelines of a UN climate conference that opened in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, has also warned of an accelerated mean sea level rise that scientists say could impact multiple sites worldwide, including the Sunderbans. A...
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Can Art 371(A) survive under Pan Naga Hoho(PNH)?

It is reliably learnt that the NSCN(IM) has proposed the establishment of Pan Naga Hoho (PNH) as a major agenda in its negotiation with the GoI. So far as I know the purpose of the PNH is of a cultural organisation of all the Nagas irrespective of the States they do inhabit. How PNH can be constituted? In my speculation, PNH will be composed of the tribal representatives of all the Naga tribes. It will be the proportionate tribal represented body irrespective of the size of the population of each...
Sports

Vekutho Soho and Dushant Kumar emerges champ of 13th Hornbill Naga wrestling

Chairman Dr Neiphrezo Keditsu with winners of 13th International Hornbill Naga Wrestling championship at Kisama on December 4, 2019. Kohima, November 4: Vekutho Soho from Chakhesang community and Dushant Kumar from Jharkhand today emerged winners in the general category and tourist category of the 13th International Hornbill Naga Wrestling championship organized by Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) at Amphitheatre in Kisama. In the general category which had nine each participants from three Naga tribes - Angami, Chakhesang and Zeliang saw Vekutho Soho defeating Mhasilhousie Nagi in the final to emerge as...
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Traditional shot-put competition held

Dimapur, December 4: The Department of Youth Resources & Sports organized Traditional shot- put competition at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on December 4. Altogether, 13 tribes participated in the games. Suiriepeu Zeliang got the first prize while Megorieto Chase Angami and Likho D Sanga Garo won the second and third prizes respectively. Shot- put is the traditional game of the Nagas played by various tribes of Nagaland. In this game, a contestant/participant used his strength and technique and tries to put the shot to the maximum distance and the one...
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Tsg Dist inter-deptt sports begins

Dimapur, December 4: Tuensang District inter departmental carom, badminton and table tennis kicks started today and will continue till December 5. Deputy Commissioner Tuensang Kumar Ramnikant with a brief note inaugurated the tournament. The carom competition was held at Tuensang Town council Office, TT at Town Hall and badminton at Town Hall. (Page News Service)...
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Women volleyball tourney at Longleng

Dimapur, December 4: The 8th edition of women volleyball tournament organized by Phenei Soti Club Longleng will be held at public local gound Longleng from December 10 to 12 with Robi SDO (C) & ADC in-charge as special guest. (Page News Service)...
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Virgil Van Dijk deserved Ballon d’Or, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

London, December 4: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Virgil van Dijk would have been a worthy winner of the Ballon d’Or but understands why Lionel Messi lifted it for a sixth time. The Dutch captain came second to the Argentina forward despite playing a huge role as Liverpool won the Champions League last season, overcoming Messi’s Barcelona in the semi-final. “I see it slightly different and a lot of people see it slightly different but that’s absolutely no problem,” said Klopp. “Lionel Messi, I’ve said probably 500,000 times in my...
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Manchester City find stride in 4-1 victory vs Burnley, Crystal Palace win

Burnley's Danny Drinkwater, left, and Manchester City's David Silva in action during their Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor in Burnley, England, Tuesday Dec. 3, 2019. (AP) LONDON, December 4: After the lights went out in the changing room, Manchester City finally found a way to shine on the pitch again. City bounced back from its disappointing draw at Newcastle by beating Burnley 4-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday, displaying the kind of fluent attacking play that has often eluded Pep Guardiola's team lately. Gabriel Jesus scored twice...
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Lionel Messi says “Retirement Is Approaching” After winning Ballon d’Or for 6th time

Paris, December 4: Lionel Messi said he is aware that his "retirement is approaching". After winning the Ballon d'Or for the sixth time, Messi was quoted as saying by Goal.com, "I'm aware of how old I am. And I enjoy these moments so much because I know that retirement is approaching. Time flies." The 32-year-old has now gone past Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo to win the most number of Ballon d'Or awards. Ronaldo has won it five times while Messi scripted his sixth win. Messi said his future in the sport...
Nagaland

Stone pulling event held at Hornbill fest

Dimapur, December 4: In commemoration of 75 years of embracing Christianity, a stone pulling event as part of the ongoing Hornbill festival was held at Mima village today. The stone pulling symbolises forgiveness, friendship, peace and reconciliation to the enmities that the village had before the coming of the gospel to the village. It is also a remembrance to the pioneers of faith to show their sacrifices have not gone in vain. Around 600 stone pullers with thousands of well wishers from neighbouring villages and frontal organizations of Angami community...
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