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December 17, 2012

Boithang rescues Lajong with late goal

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: It was the brilliant individual effort of Boithang Haokip that saved Shillong Lajong FC from defeat as they managed to hold Air India to a 1-1 draw in an I-League match in Pune on Sunday. Haokip’s 85th minute…

Churchill down Sporting 8-4

MARGAO: In a high-scoring encounter, Churchill Brothers beat Sporting Clube de Goa 8-4 to move to the top of the I-League here on Sunday. Bineesh Balan (ninth minute, 38, 40) recorded a hat-trick, while Henry Antchouet (45+2, 59), Roberto…

Lawmali beat Wahingdoh in cricket league

SHILLONG: Lawmali SCC defeated Wahingdoh SCC by 37 runs in a league match of the Super Division Shillong Cricket League 2012, organised by the Shillong Cricket Association, at Polo Grounds. Lawmali won the toss and elected to bat first,…

Trott helps keep India at bay

Nagpur: A desperate India's push for a series-levelling win was met with dogged resistance from England, who rode on Jonathan Trott's gritty half-century to overcome a nervous phase as the fourth and final cricket Test seemed headed for a…

Dilshan ton leads Lanka counter-attack

Hobart: Tillakaratne Dilshan led a fighting counter-attack with a pugnacious century as Sri Lanka trailed Australia by 141 runs with two days to play in the first Hobart Test here on Sunday. Dilshan batted for almost seven hours for his 147…

Alonso rated as top F1 driver

LONDON: A top-ten poll conducted by Autosport with each of the 12 team principals revealed Fernando Alonso as the driver of the year, beating this season’s champion Sebastian Vettel convincingly in the survey. The Ferrari driver lost the…

Six killed in Pak gun battle

Islamabad: A fierce gun battle broke out between Pakistani security personnel and militants holed up in a house on the outskirts of Peshawar leaving six people, including a policeman, dead on Sunday, hours after an abortive bid by Taliban…

Clinton faints, suffers concussion

Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who had been suffering from a stomach virus, fainted and sustained a concussion after becoming dehydrated, according to her spokesperson. 65-year-old Clinton would work from home till she…

US school massacre victims identified

New York: Two days after the horrific shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut that killed 20 children and six adults, US authorities on Sunday identified the younger victims as 6-7 year-old first graders who were shot multiple times…