Meghalaya

Regional

Funeral for slain Mizo policemen held

Aizawl: Mizoram government on Sunday vowed to take firm action against Hmar People’s Convention-Democrats as a funeral was held here with full police honours for the three Mizoram policemen gunned down by suspected extremists of the Manipur-based outfit in an ambush on Saturday. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, his cabinet colleagues, legislators, chief secretary Lalmalsawma [Full Article...]

National

Minister carries revolver at kids’ event

Mumbai: Maharashtra minister and BJP leader Girish Mahajan faced flak on Monday after he attended an event for deaf and dumb children with a revolver tucked in his waist, an act dubbed as “inappropriate”. The matter was also raised in both the Houses of state Legislature with the opposition demanding the sacking of Mahajan, [Full Article...]

International

Around 500 Pakistanis return home from strife-torn Yemen

Islamabad:Around 500 Pakistanis stranded in the conflict-ridden Yemen arrived home on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane on Sunday night, according to media reports. Families of the passengers on board the PIA special flight reached the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi to receive their loved ones, reported Geo News. The flight landed at [Full Article...]

Sports

Aussies lift record fifth World Cup

Melbourne: Australia on Sunday clinched the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup for the fifth time, thrashing New Zealand by seven wickets to provide a perfect farewell gift to skipper Michael Clarke, who played a key role with a 74-run knock in his final ODI appearance. After the bowlers produced a clinical performance skittling out [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • AAP in crisis

    THE Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won a spectacular victory in the Delhi election but it has since been beset with problems.  It is not a cohesive unity with a well-defined ideology except for its fight for the people and against corruption. The cracks are showing. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have been ousted from the party’s national executive. The two may soon have to quit the party along with Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha. Bhushan has also ceased to be head of the party’s national disciplinary committee. The party [Full Article...]