Sports

  • Niathu sports festival underway
    Players in action at the opening match of the Neithou Sport Festival at Chumkidema, Nagaland on Friday, November 04. (Photo by Caisii Mao)DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 4 (MExN): The second edition of Niathu Sports Festival, organized by Niathu Privilege Club, kicked off Friday with last year’s festival champion Assam Terriers beating Global Open University in two straight sets (25-19 and 25-17) in the men’s volleyball.In women’s volleyball, Lamkang Snu Lop Dimapur also outplayed
  • AR PROMOTES WOMEN FOOTBALL
    28 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) organized the Borchand Singh Memorial Manipur University Inter College Football Tournament (Women) 2011-12” in conjunction with Manipur college on 07 Oct 2011 at Pishumlampak Ground near Singjamei. The tournament was inaugurated, Commander 9 Sector AR. A total of seven teams are participating in the tournament which will end on 10 Oct 11.Such efforts which will go a long way in building a friendly relationship and ushering an era
  • IIM Shillong initiates talk on sports development
    Shillong, November 4 (Agencies): IIM Shillong through the Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER) organized a half day Stakeholders Discussion on “Effective Sports Management: A Catalyst for Performance” in the institute campus on November 4. Key office bearers from all the Sports Associations in Meghalaya participated in the discussion.Welcoming the participants, Prof. Ashoke K Dutta, Director of IIM Shillong, highlighted this event as a part of the institu
  • CS to grace Niathu Sports Festival closing function
    Kohima, November 4 (DIPR): Chief Secretary Nagaland, Lalthara, IAS will grace the closing function of the on going Niathu Sports Festival at Niathu Resort, Chumukedima on November 6 at 5 pm. The sports festival is being hosted by Niathu Resort and organised by Niathu Privilage Clube in collaboration with the Department of Youth Resources & Sports, Nagaland Tennis Association, Nagaland Volleyball Association, Nagaland Snooker & Billards Association and Diampur District Spo
  • 5th Peren district legislature trophy 2011 underway
    Peren, November 4 (DIPR): The Minister for Planning and Co-ordination, Evaluation, Vety. & A.H. and Parliamentary Affairs, Nagaland T. R. Zeliang inaugurated the 5th Peren District Legislature Trophy (PDLT) 2011 on November 3 at Peren Town, local ground. Speaking at the inaugural function, the Minister congratulated the Peren District Referee Association and the Tournament Board for the successful conduct of the past four Legislators Tournament and extended his appreciation for org
  • Candidates selected for admission into Sports Academy IG Stadium
    Kohima, November 3 (MExN): The Directorate of Youth Resources & Sports has declared the candidates selected in archery discipline for admission into the Sports Academy, Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima.The selection was done on merit basis out of the interview held on October 27 at IG Stadium, Kohima for the session 2011-12.Selected players (Boys): Neisalhou Pienyü- Chedema model village, Tokivi- Lokobo village, Namdwayi- Ngwalwa village, Nuvozo Tetseo- Thipuzu village, Kelevilie
  • DAKT Annual Sports Carnival concludes
    Boys volley ball match in action during the annual sports carnival organised by the Delhi Ao kaketshir Telongjem on October 27 at the Central Civil Services Sports Complex, New Delhi. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, November 3 (DIPR): The two day Annual Sports Carnival organized by the Delhi Ao Kaketshir Telongjem, (Delhi Ao Student Union-DAKT) concluded on October 27 at the Central Civil Services Sports Complex, New Delhi with Director, Tax Research Unit, Ministry of Finance, Limatula Yaden
  • 12TH NSF MARTYRS MEMORIAL TROPHY 2011
    OCTOBER 24 MATCH 3rd Quater Finals Time: 2:00 PM*Lamkang Students’ Union vs Tangkhul Students' Union
  • DIMAPUR DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCATION FIXTURE INTER CLUB CRICKET TOURNAMENT 2011
    24.10.11(Mon)    (A) Kachari CC VS Wiskers CC    (D) Blue Star CC VS Xineth25.10.11(Tue)    (C) Dimapur CC VS Victoria CC    (F) Dominant CC VS Lomithi CC26.10.11(Wed)    (E) Sovima CC VS Scarlet CC    (B) Flamingo CC VS N. Market CC27.10.11(Thru)    Winner of A Vs Winner Of B    Winner of A Vs Welstar CC (G)28.10.11(Fri)    Winner of C VS Winner of D&#
  • Inter-departmental badminton tourney concludes
    Wokha District Administrators with the trophy winners of the 2nd inter-departmental Badminton Tourney.   Dimapur, October 23 (MExN): The 2nd Inter-Departmental Badminton Tourney jointly organized by Wokha District Administration and Wokha District Badminton Association concluded on October 22, 2011. A press note issued by Dr. Robin Mozhui, President WDBA stated that altogether 13 departments under Wokha District participated in the tournament. In the finals, NEEPCO Hydel Elec
  • Excel United move to semi finals
    Kohima | October 22 : Excel United today entered the semi finals after overpowering Life Sports FC in the quarter finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Chumbenthung Kikon opened the account for Excel United in the 37th minute and the team took the lead 1-0 till the first half.Akang of Life Sports FC converted the spot kick into goal in the 64th minute and the match witnessed 1-1 draw.Kethozapu inked a winning goal for Excel United i
  • Zonipang edge pass Kichutip for semi-final berth
    Kichutip SA players (in red) rush in for the ball as Zonipang forwards volley a pass into Kichutip’s D-box during their quarter-final outing at the ongoing XVII MDFA Trophy 2011, as spectators from jam-packed galleries of the Imkongmeren Sports Complex look on, Mokokchung, October 21 (Morung Photo).  Mokokchung | October 21 : In a breathtakingly exciting match played between Zonipang SA and Kichutip SA at the ongoing XVII MDFA Trophy 2011, the boys from Longkhum edged past K
  • DDTTA informs
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 21 (MExN): The Dimapur District Table Tennis Association (DDTTA) has convened a general body meeting on October 24 (Monday) at 3:00 pm at the conference hall of NIIT Dimapur Centre. A press release from the association stated that the meeting has been called to discus matters relating to the forthcoming Inter-District cum Nagaland Open Table Tennis Tournament. “There would also be election of members to the vacant posts of the Executive Body. All officials and ex
  • Profile of Top 21 Contestants of Naga Orpheus Hunt 2011…
    NAME: Sungtinaro Zarina Longchar (contestant no. 05)AGE: 28aLOCATION: DimapurQUALIFICATION: PUPROFESSION: Self EmployedMUSICAL BACKGROUND : Performed at Hornbill 2000, staged a concert in 1999, performed at Miss Kohima 2009HOBBIES: Singing and CookingMOST INSPIRING ARTIST: Gwen Stefani and Amy Mac DonaldFAVORITE GENRE OF MUSIC: Classic rock, pop and countryNAME: Arenla Imchen (Contestant no.06)AGE: 19LOCATION: DimapurQUALIFICATION: B.A Ist year, Pranabananda Women’s CollegePROFES
  • Kevi, Aben take Saku’s MC to semi finals
    Our CorrespondentKohima | October 21Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur today downed St. Joseph College, Jakhama 2-0 and moved into the semi finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Kevi opened the account for Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur in the 27th minute and Aben added another goal for the team in the 37th minute.With this, Saku’s Mission College, Dimapur will meet the winner of 2nd quarter finals - Life Sports FC o
  • Defending champions Fusion thrash Ozzys 6-0
    Action from the MDFA Trophy 2011 first quarter-final match played between Fusion SA and Ozzys Mokokchung.(Photo courtesy Sashi Jamir) Mokokchung | October 20 : The first Quarter-final match of the XVII MDFA Trophy 2011 was played between Fusion SC and Ozzys Mokokchung at Imkongmeren Sports Complex.  Defending champions Fusion handed a thumping defeat to the Ozzys as the score-line stood at 6 goals to nil at the end of the match. Fusion dominated the game from the word go with
  • Annual Sports Meet of Balijan School Underway
    Dimapur, October 20 (MExN): Balijan Hindi English School under Bokajan Sub- division, Karbi Anglong (Assam) began its annual sports meet under the motto “let’s bring Laurels under team spirit discipline and leadership” on October 20 in its school playground. The event was Kicked off when Asst. Teacher Mr. Rama Shankar Pandey unfurl the flag and addressing key note to the students.He said to the students “game and sports is playing a vital role in the modern worl
  • 9th Lt. Imlitemjen memorial open TT tournament underway
    Mokokchung, October 20 (DIPR): The 9th Late Imlitemjen Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament organized by Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association. (MDTTA) got underway on October 20 at the Badminton Stadium, Mokokchung. Gracing the inaugural function as the Chief Guest, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Mokokchung Dr. S. S. Akaba in his address maintained that Asian Countries like China, Korea and Japan dominated the world of table tennis and in this regard he felt that Nagas have simi
  • Lamkang SU, Tangkhul SU, Excel United for quarter finals
    Kohima  | October 20 : The Lamkang Students’ Union, Tangkhul Students’ Union and Excel United today registered win in their respective pre-quarters match and qualified for quarter finals of the ongoing 12th NSF Martyrs Memorial Trophy 2011 here at the Kohima Local Ground.Lamkang Students’ Union defeated Pholami Youth Organization, Phek 3-2 in the first match of the day. Beduta Getsa opened the account for Pholami Youth Organization, Phek in the 28th minutes and t
  • MDFA enter crucial, knockout stage
    Players of Rising Star SC (Yellow) and Marepkong YA vie for the ball during their group stages outing on October 19. The last league match of the tournament went in favour of Marepkong as they won the match by a goal to nil. (Photo courtesy Sashi Jamir) Mokokchung | October 19 : The last match of the group stages of the 17th Mokokchung District Football Association (MDFA) Trophy 2011 was played today between Rising Star Sporting Club and Marepkong Youth Association. Nokyim (Jersey