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October 2012

37 vehicles clamped in the city

A police personnel clamps wheel of a vehicle parked illegally in Police Bazaar area on Tuesday. Altogether 37 vehicles were wheel clamped on the first day of the police department's drive against wrongful parking in the city. According to…

Panel to meet legal experts

Implementation of ILP in Garo Hills   By Our Reporter SHILLONG: As the Inner Line Permit based on Bengal Frontier Regulation Act, 1873 cannot be applied to Garo Hills, the High Level Committee (HLC) on influx has decided to seek opinion…

Tynsong flays land tenure system

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Forest and Environmental Minister Prestone Tynsong has blamed the present land tenure system for the failure of many developmental projects to take off in the State. "This (land tenure system) is the greatest…

Govt official in paddy stealing case

From Our Correspondent JOWAI: Nineteen sacks of paddy weighing around 1900 kgs were allegedly stolen by some miscreants including a government official from the house of one Ms. Bun Kam (Sariang) of Lumstong village Nongjngi in West Jaintia…

Police custody

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: A city court on Tuesday remanded six persons arrested in connection with the murder of one Losber Pyngrope (45) at Thangbnai village near Mawlyngngot in East Khasi Hills on Monday to five-day police custody. The…

Sandy toll 33

New York: Megastorm Sandy hit the US East coast with fierce force on Tuesday, claiming at least 33 lives across seven states, plunging millions of homes into darkness. (PTI)

Purno plea

New Delhi: Describing as ill-conceived a petition challenging his election as president, Pranab Mukherjee has told the Supreme Court that at the time of filing his nomination papers he held no office of profit. In his recent preliminary…