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February 19, 2012

India aim to stifle cornered Aussies

BRISBANE: Australia's back-to-back losses have thrown the ODI tri-series open and a revitalised India would look to corner the struggling and injury-hit hosts when the two sides clash in the critical second phase of the league on Sunday.…

India maul minnows Singapore 15-1

New Delhi: It was expected to be a one-sided affair and it turned out to be one as favourites India routed minnows Singapore 15-1 to mark a grand opening to their campaign in the men's hockey Olympic Qualification tournament here on…

Del Potro storms into Rotterdam final

ROTTERDAM: Juan Martin del Potro mowed down a surprisingly listless Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-1 to reach the final of the Rotterdam Open on Saturday. The Argentine third seed needed just an hour and a quarter as he handed Berdych a first defeat…

Kaneria vows to clear his name

KARACHI: Under the cloud of spot-fixing controversy, Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to do everything in his control to get his name cleared in the scandal, which has led to the jail sentence of county bowler Mervyn Westfield.…

PC appeals Reangs to return to Mizoram

From Our correspondent AGARTALA: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday appealed to displaced Reang refugees from Mizoram to return to their homeland without any delay for beginning life afresh. "Your problem will not be solved…

Uneasy calm prevails in Nagaland

From Our Correspondent Guwahati: Friday’s killing of a member of Naga rebel group NSCN-K in Kohima has once again proved that ‘peace’ in Nagaland is passing through a testing time. The cadres of the rebel groups in truce with government of…

Satellite townships need of the hour: Rio

Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday stressed on the need of Satellite township and suburban development. Inaugurating the Kohima Village Development Road (VDB) Link Road of Rural Development Block Kohima constructed…

All-party meet opposes Manipur

Imphal: Opposing the idea of conducting re-poll by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in Manipur, an all party meeting barring the Congress was held on Saturday in which the parties reaffirmed their stand for invalidation of proxy votes…

Peace meet in Dimapur

Dimapur: Various Naga underground leaders, Naga civil society organisation leaders, Naga intellectuals and church leaders will come together in Dimapur on February 29 in a programme convened by Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) in order…