Meghalaya

MUDA issue: Ardent calls it quits

Regional

Manipur violence: death toll rises to eight

Imphal:  Three persons were killed on Tuesday when police opened fire on protesters in Manipur’s Churachandpur district taking the overnight toll to eight as fresh violence erupted there, forcing the authorities to continue the indefinite curfew imposed on Monday night. The police said that they opened fire on a mob which attacked Churachandpur police [Full Article...]

National

Indrani should be hanged: First husband

Kolkata: Claiming to be the biological father of Sheena and Mikhail Bora, Siddharth Das, who said he had a live-in relationship with Indrani Mukherjea, on Tuesday said she must hang if she did kill their daughter. Forced to come out in the open after reports emerged that he had fled to Bangladesh, Das, who [Full Article...]

International

Thailand arrests main suspect in Bangkok blast case

Bangkok: A second foreign national believed to be the “primary suspect” in Thailand’s deadliest bombing at a Brahma temple here has been arrested at a checkpost on the Cambodian border, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on Tuesday. General Prayut said the male suspect was apprehended while trying to cross the border at Ban Pa [Full Article...]

Sports

Team India conquer Lanka after 22 years

Visitors win 3rd Test by 117 runs, Mathews’s 7th Test hundred in vain Colombo: India on Tuesday claimed an away Test series win against Sri Lanka after 22 years as they clinched the decisive third match by 117 runs for a 2-1 triumph on the fifth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ground [Full Article...]

Editorial

Manipur’s congenital disorder

  AFTER the Manipur valley had virtually come to a standstill for over two months with schools and colleges shutting down on account of the demand for Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) by civil society organisations in the valley, the State is once again on the boil. On August 31 the Manipur Assembly passed the three Bills namely the Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015, The Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh amendment) Bill, 2015, and The Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill which have led to [Full Article...]