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March 5, 2013

Jungle raj in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh state minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya was booked for the murder of a senior police officer. Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul Haq was killed in Balipur village in Pratapgarh district, over 100 km from…

India on course for a big win in second Test

Hyderabad: Cheteshwar Pujara struck his second Test double century to ensure a huge first-innings lead as hosts India took a stranglehold of the second Test against a hapless Australia here on Monday. Pujara's masterly knock of 204 and his…

Decongesting: Hoping against hope

By Aafaque Hussain Shillong in recent years has become one of the most congested cities in the North East region with increased investments, concrete buildings and unprecedented traffic jams. Though traffic is at its peak in the hilly town,…

Fighting for the last drop

By Lamphrang Nongspung The overuse of ground water resources in various parts of the State especially in Shillong city is posing a huge threat to the availability of fresh water in this part of the country. Many rich individuals on their…

SKY THIS MONTH

The chart alongside shows the night sky over Shillong during the month of March 2013 at 7 p.m. Shillong being at 25.5o N,latitude we see mostly northern constellations. The E-W line shows the celestial equator and the line cutting it shows…

Mukul to take oath today

From CK Nayak New Delhi: Dr Mukul Sangma will take oath as the 26th Chief Minister of the State for a record second term on Tuesday at 11:30 AM at Raj Bhavan, while his ministry will take oath of office later, party sources said here on…