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December 18, 2012

The Dubai Conference

The World Conference on International Telecommunications held in Dubai failed to set up the framework for a UN controlled internet. It was not unexpected. A US led group of countries refused to sign a treaty granting governments more…

MUA’s last gift for the state

By HH Mohrmen   One of the most important benchmarks for judging the government is by the way it treats its environment, or what the government’s attitude towards saving the environment is. If this is the yardstick that one is to evaluate…

UP calls the shots again

By Insaf   Uttar Pradesh is enjoying its envious position like never before. Its warring BSP-SP leaders are revelling in the power they yield both in national politics and Parliament this winter session. However, whether by design or…

Pre-Christmas party

Congress leader Wansuk Syiem welcomes UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at a pre-Christmas party -- National Christmas Celebrations - hosted by former Union Minister and Shillong MP Vincent H Pala at New Delhi on Monday. A host of dignitaries…

England conquer India, win series 2-1

Nagpur: England broke a 28-year-old jinx on Monday by achieving a historic Test series win on Indian soil, leaving the hosts embarrassed with a 2-1 verdict after the fourth and final match ended in a draw. The last time an English side…

Time for Kohli to take over, says Gavaskar

Nagpur: Calls for sacking Indian skipper MS Dhoni grew louder on Monday with batting legend Sunil Gavaskar leading the chorus after India's dismal performance during the last 18 months capped by a series loss to England. Apart from…

Riatsamthiah win in Shillong Cricket League

SHILLONG: Riatsamthiah SCC defeated Lumdiengjri SCC by six wickets in the Super Division Shillong Cricket League at Polo. Lumdiengjri won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 141 all out in 39.4 overs. Wallam Lyngdoh scored 22 while Washid…

Cricket tourney

SHILLONG: The Young Guns Sports, Social and Cultural Club will organise a cricket tournament at Gorkha Pathsala School, Naspatighari. The final will be held on December 19. Jaiaw MLA Paul Lyngdoh will be the chief guest.