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March 6, 2013

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mukul takes oath as 26th CM

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…

Tradition broken, swearing-in turns lavish

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Simplicity which was often stressed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi was not visible during the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Tuesday. Breaking the tradition, the swearing-in ceremony…

NPP State president resigns

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: National People's Party (NPP) State president WR Kharlukhi on Tuesday tendered his resignation from the party on moral grounds for the poor performance of the party in the recent Assembly election in the State. The…