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February 15, 2012

Central funds going to wrong hands: Guv

Mooshahary rues underdevelopment of North-East By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Governor RS Mooshahary has said the North-East has remained underdeveloped because the funds allotted by the Centre are going to wrong hands. Considering the amount of…

New security features embedded: RBI

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said new security features have been embedded in currency notes to check the flow of fake Indian currency notes in the country. ''It was practically impossible for a…

Traffic jam claims another woman

From Our Correspondent  JOWAI: Traffic jam along the National highway NH-44 in Jaintia Hills district has claimed another woman's live. The victim -- Phrai Bang (45) of Tuber Shohshrieh village, who was pregnant, died on her way to hospital…

JNNURM buses

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The East Khasi Hills Local Taxi Welfare Association (EKHLTWA) has sought clarification from the State police whether the JNNURM buses having Government registration number can operate for commercial purposes. In a…

Rural devp progs bearing fruits, says Agatha

From Our Special Correspondent NEW DELHI: Union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma has said the Centre's initiatives to improve living condition of rural people have started bearing fruits. In an interview published a…

Office picketing in Ri-Bhoi

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Normal functioning of the government offices and financial institutions in Ri-Bhoi district remained paralysed on the first day of the two-day picketing called the Joint Action Committee (JAC), a conglomerate of…

Parents awake

Editor, The article ''Ideal Parenting' (ST 12 Feb, 2012) was worth reading. After going through it a question arose in my mind whether the parents of today's generation are really bringing up their children in a proper and healthy…

Khurshid versus EC

The Election Commission had charged Law & Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with violating the model code of conduct by promising a 9% quota to the minorities in the run-up to the UP elections. Khurshid is reported to have toned…