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February 2, 2012

Jaago Garos !

Editor, It does not mean that we, the A’chik (Garo) are sleeping but to go ahead we need much more criticism so that the lacunae can be corrected. Four A’chik brothers have been killed within a span of one week (first three in Songsak area…

Garo Hills challenge

This is not the first time that Garo Hills is plunged into darkness. The reasons given are aplenty. On Christmas eve electricity failed the people of Garo Hills. Yet, except for a solitary letter to the editor there was not much protest.…

Border neglect: Meghalaya’s Policy

By Barnes L Mawrie   It would not be cynical at all to say that Meghalaya lives only in the urban areas. Development in Meghalaya is almost exclusively restricted to a few urban areas like Shillong and Tura (may be the former enjoys the…

Official policies lack focus

Grim story of orphans in India By Rashmi Saksena   As India showcased its progress and military might during this year's Republic Day parade at Rajpath, just a few kms away in the Walled City, on display was the country's shame. An 11 year…

Wahingdoh, Ar-Hima make winning starts

I-League 2nd Division   By Our Reporter SHILLONG: In a good day for city football clubs, both Ar-Hima FC and Royal Wahingdoh FC won their inaugural matches in the preliminary round of the 2nd Division I-League which kicked off on Wednesday.…

It’s full points to the Reds

Lajong beat HAL Bangalore 1-0; Sporting rally to beat Pune 4-2   By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Eugeneson Lyngdoh struck in the 39th minute to secure a much needed win for Lajong in a Round 18 I-League match against HAL at the Bangalore Football…

No rift in the team, says coach Reddy

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Commenting on the recent controversy that erupted after the drawn match against Pune FC here, Shillong Lajong FC coach Pradhyum Reddy said that there was no rift in the team following the incident. "Such things do…

Include Irfan Pathan, insists Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the Indian team management must think of including all-rounder Irfan Pathan in the team as he may come handy with the bat as well as on the field. "It is important to look at the…

Brilliant Wade sets up Aussie win

Sydney: The change of format and infusion of young blood failed to bring about a turnaround for India as Australia thrashed the lacklustre visitors by 31 runs in the first T20 International here on Wednesday. Australia rode on…