In much-anticipated clash, 22-year old from Jhajjar lost 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 after giving a glimpse of his talent at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night . Nagal became only fourth Indian to win a set in main draw of a Grand Slam in last 20 years. What made it special was that it came against Federer, a colossal figure with 20 Grand Slams to his credit
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PM Launches Fit India Movement
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Kotak, Mhambrey Replace Dravid As India A, U-19 Head Coaches
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Focus On Pant As India Eye Another Clean Sweep
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The Pride of Nagaland
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the beauty in diversity
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THE LOST Valley
Relatively less explored with a landscape that enthrals, the Dzukou Valley in Nagaland is a paradise that can make even the most discerning trekker an ardent fan.
NAGA PEAGE TALK STILL A LONG WAY TO GO
Even as Naga peace talks have reached a stalemate- the Govt. is trying to convince NSCN (IM) to sign the pact. It has been over five years since the framework agreement for the peace process was signed with the NSCN-IM by the Union Government, and it was a defining moment as it was widely believed that the path to lasting peace is round the corner. Northeast Today writes
An alien gone native
TREE TOMATOES FROM NAGALAND ARE A WORTHY SUBSTITUTE FOR THE REGULAR ONES
Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains
ON AN UNSEASONABLY WARM October morning in Delhi that made me pine for the jungle encrusted hills of the northeast, I received a Facebook message from a British journalist and travel writer, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent. Antonia was planning to travel through Nagaland and wanted to make a stop at the Tzu Valley, where I worked with local communities on a conservation project. I was intrigued when she mentioned she had written a book on her motorbike journey through Arunachal Pradesh—a land lately forgotten by the outside world, still bewilderingly wild and peopled by tribes with fascinating cultural and folkloric traditions, beliefs, and practices. Whose origins remain shrouded in mystery.
NAGA PEACE ACCORD AND THE KUKIS: A HOLISTIC SOLUTION IS THE ONLY WAY FORWARD
The Naga peace talks, after going past the October 31, 2019 deadline set by the Government, has recently witnessed renewed efforts to clinch the final deal on the accord signed between the Naga rebels and GOI on 3rd August 2018. Amid talks of finalising the agreement, the NSCN IM in a scathing attack to the interlocutor Mr. N Ravi, had released a Press Statement, accusing N. Ravi, who is also the Governor of Nagaland, of branding the Naga issue as just a ‘law and order' issue, among others.
A SHARP BITE
On July 3, Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy tweeted that the state government has decided to ban import and trading of dogs and the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked. In the message he tagged Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Maneka Gandhi, Member of Parliament and founder of non-profit People for Animals. A day later, the government issued a notification, which says violations will attract punishments under sections 428 and 429 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, which deal with “mischief” against animals and the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Act, 1960. Though Nagaland does not have a formal dog meat industry, certain Naga tribes consume it for nutrition. The ban might look logical to the outsider, but the Nagas believe it infringes on their cultural freedom and will lead to stigmatisation and further alienation. Small wonder, when ISHAN KUKRETI spoke with several organisations and individuals across Nagaland, he found many opposers but hardly any supporters of the ban
Tried Axone With Paneer Yet?
BEING a Northeasterner in India is not easy—a shadow of suspicion, that oddballish mistrust, tails each one who ventures west of those river valleys and forested highlands of the tourist brochures.