Daily Archives: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Israeli embassy staff targeted in India

An Israeli embassy car in flames after an explosion in it near the mission in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI) Diplomat among four hurt in car blast in Delhi New Delhi: In a coordinated terror attack, an Israeli embassy car exploded on Monday when a magnetic bomb stuck to it went off in a high security area here critically injuring a woman diplomat hours after a car bomb was defused near its mission in Georgian capital Tbilisi. Tal Yehoshua(40), wife of Israeli Defence Attache, [Full Article...]

Pillai raises concern over M’laya situation

From Our Correspondent Guwahati: Former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Monday raised concern over deteriorating law and order situation in Meghalaya for the last few years. Delivering the key-note address in a seminar on “Sustaining Peace in Northeast India: Changing Dimensions” sponsored by the British Deputy High Commission, Eastern India in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Peace Studies (CDPS), Pillai, [Full Article...]

Admin diverts 100 empty trucks at Lad-Umroi

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: More than 100 empty trucks coming from Guwahati to Jaintia Hill district were diverted through Mawlasnai-Nartiang road at Lad-Umroi on Monday. Informing this here, Ri-Bhoi Superintendent of Police Claudia Lyngwa on Monday said empty trucks were directed to move through the Mawlasnai-Nartiang road till 4 pm. Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh, also in charge of the PWD, had, during an inspection [Full Article...]

Govt seeks NGOs’ help

Operation of JNNURM buses   By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The State Government has urged the NGOs and individuals to come forward in assisting the Government in monitoring the operation of buses procured under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). “We would like to offer remuneration to any NGO or group of people who are ready to assist the Government in monitoring the operation [Full Article...]

Spend some time with students, CM advises teachers

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has urged school teachers to spend few minutes with their students to shape up their careers. ‘The role of the teachers must not only be confined to lessons but they should also spend at least a few minutes in their class counselling the students to motivate and guide them to face challenges in life,” Dr Sangma said on [Full Article...]

Controversy over Delhi M’laya House canteen contract

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Delhi Meghalaya House has always been in news for wrong reasons. This time it is over allocation of contract to operate the canteen there. According to sources, all the seven bidders who had submitted tender papers to operate the canteen were asked to come to Delhi on Monday for opening of tender papers. Five bidders, who had turned up [Full Article...]

Sister Amalia passes away

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Sister (Dr) Amalia Pereda Ortiz de Zarate, better known as Mother Teresa of Meghalaya, died in Shillong on Monday morning. She was 85. Born on 31 August 1927 to Daniel and Aurora Pereda Ortiz de Zarate in Spain, Sister Amalia joined the Missionaries of Christ Jesus in 1946. She came to India in April, 1961 soon after completing her religious [Full Article...]

4 coal labourers crushed to death

Shillong: Four labourers were crushed to death, when part of a coal-laden crane, fell on them in Jaintia Hills district, police said. The four were killed when the main shaft of the crane, laden with coal, fell on them in the coal pit at interior Chyrmang village under Khliehriat sub-division on Saturday night,police said quoting delayed report on Monday. (PTI)