Monthly Archives: August 2013

India enter Asia Cup final

Ipoh (Malaysia): India booked a berth in next year’s World Cup hockey as they marched into the Asia Cup final with a 2-0 win over hosts Malaysia in the semi-final at the Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium here on Friday. India took an early lead in the eighth minute through drag-flicker V.R. Raghunath and forward Mandeep Singh doubled it at the hour-mark. India will face [Full Article...]

‘SA tour an opportunity for Test team to improve’

New Delhi: Former captain Sourav Ganguly reckons the upcoming foreign tours, starting with the one in South Africa, will be an opportunity for the Indian Test team to regain lost ground overseas after successive reverses in England and Australia. They have been doing well in ODIs, but Ganguly doesn’t think that India’s Test team is on the decline either. “You need to give them [Full Article...]

Manipuri striker Tuboi back in action for Lajong

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong FC has announced that Seikhohao Tuboi, who missed the last season due to an injury, would be fit for the upcoming I-League as they renewed the contract with the Manipuri forward. “A well structured and intensive health regime has ensured that Tuboi regain full fitness and will be a part of the team in the upcoming season,” Shillong [Full Article...]

SC notices to BCCI, Srini, India Cements

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the BCCI, N Srinivasan, his company India Cements which owns IPL team Chennai Super Kings, and Rajasthan Royals on a plea challenging Bombay high court order refusing to appoint a fresh committee to probe IPL spot fixing scam. A bench headed by Justice AK Patnaik agreed to hear the appeal filed by Cricket Association [Full Article...]

Detain for doin the right thing…

Detain for doin the right thing… Mumbai : Police personnel detain a woman who threw eggs on one of the accused in the Mumbai photo-journalist gang-rape case, outside a court in Mumbai on Friday. (PTI)

HC takes up PIL against Mukul’s ST certificate

By Our Reporter  Shillong: The High Court of Meghalaya on Friday, while hearing the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the authenticity of the Scheduled Tribe certificate issued to Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma, asked both parties to produce copies of the necessary laws and rules during the next hearing scheduled on September 6. Hearing the case on Friday, a division bench of Acting Chief [Full Article...]

Teachers to finalise action plan today

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Irked by the irresponsive attitude of the State Government vis-à-vis their demands, the agitating school and college teachers of the State, under the banner of Joint Action Committee of All Teachers’ Associations of Meghalaya (JACATAM), have decided to meet on Saturday to finalise their future course of action. The meeting is scheduled to be held at the Youth Hostel here [Full Article...]

Political parties in the dark over Sept 3 meet

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Political parties of the State have expressed their ignorance on the proposed all-party meeting convened by the Chief Minister on September 3 to discuss the issue of implementation of the Inner Line permit (ILP) in the State. When contacted, representatives and leaders of several political parties on Friday confirmed that they have not received any official invitation for the all-important [Full Article...]