Daily Archives: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Gogoi assures to fill up consumer forums vacancies

From Our Corrspondent Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has assured the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to fill up vacances in the Assam State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission as well as district consumer forums in the State soon. In reply to a letter written by Justice Ashok Bhan, President, NCDRC, regarding early appointments in the office of president and members of consumer [Full Article...]

ULFA declares slain leader as martyr

From Our Correspondent Guwahati: The outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) anti-talks faction has declared its slain leader self-styled ‘sergeant major’ Dilip Asom alias Rajen Saikia as ‘national martyrs’of their revolution. The leader was killed in an encounter with Army at Diyun in Arunachal Pradesh on March 3 last. Though the security forces claimed that the ULFA man was killed in encounter, the [Full Article...]

Aussies fall in spin trap, India take 2-0 series lead

Hyderabad: Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja produced a mesmerising spell as India crushed a clueless Australia by an innings and 135 runs in less than three and half days to win the second Test and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series here on Tuesday. Ashwin grabbed five for 63 while Ravindra Jadeja took three for 33 as Australia displayed surprising [Full Article...]

Lajong begin U-20 I-League campaign today

SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong FC will open their Under 20 I-League campaign with an expected high-octane encounter against Goan side Churchill Brothers SC at the JRD Tata Complex in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, on Wednesday at 1pm. Lajong finished third in the 2012 edition – an achievement of sorts-after fielding a very young squad. The SLFC squad is ably coached by Gumpe Rime – a man who [Full Article...]

We have let each other down, says disappointed Clarke

Hyderabad: A livid Australian skipper Michael Clarke lashed out at his team mates for the manner in which they had lost the first two Tests against India, saying “we have let each other down”. Clarke said his players performance in these two Test matches have been unacceptable and was nowhere near the standard set out by an Australian cricket team. “I think in the [Full Article...]

Australia’s capitulation a sorry sight

By Sunil Gavaskar Australia will have to use the week-long gap before the third Test to find some answers to playing India’s spinners. A lot of teams have come down to India and floundered against spin, notably some English teams of the late 1990s. However, the Englishmen have hardly been known to be good players of turn, while the Australians who play some spin [Full Article...]

Mukul pledges to ‘deliver’

Mukul pledges to ‘deliver’ By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has assured that his Government would take all possible steps to ensure that the various promises made in the Congress manifestoes are fulfilled. “I have already circulated the manifestoes to my officers so that they plan the budget as per the commitments given by the party. We would start to work towards achieving our goals [Full Article...]

Mukul takes oath as 26th CM

Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma is administered the oath of office by Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary 
at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.  (ST) By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Dr Mukul Sangma was sworn in as the 26th Chief Minister of the State by Governor RS Mooshahary at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. Dr Sangma was sworn in alone while his Cabinet colleagues are likely to be sworn-in next week. “I would be going to Delhi after the oath taking ceremony of the 60 newly elected legislators to get approval [Full Article...]