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December 18, 2012

Malki beat Pynthor ahead of final

SHILLONG: Lummawbah SC beat Lawsohtun SC by a solitary goal scored by Caribel Tangsang in the 37th minute in the Women's Football Tournament as part of the Shillong Games. Although it was a dead rubber, both teams played their hearts out…

Boxing camp held in Mawryngkneng

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: As part of the Year of the Youth 2012, the East Khasi Hills District Sports Officer, in collaboration with the Mawryngkneng Cultural &Sports Club, organised a two-day boxing coaching camp on December 13-14 at…

RS nod to SC/ST quota Bill

New Delhi: The Constitution amendment Bill providing for quota in promotions for SCs and STs in government jobs was on Monday passed by Rajya Sabha with an overwhelming support in which the Samajwadi Party was isolated. The Constitution…

Champion moves HC for bail

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: GNLA chairman Champion R Sangma moved a bail petition before the Shillong Bench of Gauhati High Court on Monday. Champion's wife Enritha N Marak filed the bail petition on behalf of her husband. While admitting the…

Intimidation charge a ‘bad joke’: Paul

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: UDP's Jaiaw legislator Paul Lyngdoh has castigated the All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) secretary in-charge of Meghalaya Poonam Rani Wangkhem for her allegation of intimidation in Shillong West constituency terming…

Congress hoping a clean sweep in Garo Hills

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) secretary in-charge of Meghalaya State Poonam Rani Wangkhem said that the party is looking to improve its performance in Garo Hills. "We are hoping to win more seats in comparison…

One more gang rape accused arrested

Our Bureau TURA/Shillong: East Garo Hills police have arrested another member of the gang involved in the brutal gangrape of a young girl at Williamnagar, bringing the total arrested to fourteen. The teenage girl was gangraped while she was…

Environmentalists find loopholes

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Megh-alaya Forest Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2012 has come under scanner for its definition of 'forest'. The Bill was passed on the last day of the Winter Session of the State Assembly on Friday. The…

Police to seek GNLA cadre’s custody

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The State Police will seek the help of BSF to get the custody of GNLA foreign secretary Briansim Marak alias Bikdot Nikjang, who was arrested in Bangladesh on Saturday. Nikjang had earlier functioned as political…

JHADC staff calls off stir

From Our Correspondent JOWAI: The staff of Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) called off its indefinite strike following an assurance from the authorities that their dues would be cleared on or before December 19. Due to…
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