Daily Archives: Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Robredo stuns Federer in straight sets at US Open

NEW YORK: Roger Federer suffered a shock loss to Tommy Robredo at the US Open, ruining the prospect of meeting Rafael Nadal at the only grand slam where the two greats have never played each other. In the biggest upset of the tournament, Robredo demolished a badly out-of-sorts Federer 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4 in the fourth round, marking the first time in a decade [Full Article...]

WKH U-12 tourney sees flurry of goals

SHILLONG: The first round of matches in the West Khasi Hills Block Level Under-12 Football Tournament were held on Tuesday. In the Nongstoin Block tournament, held at Nong-pyndeng playground, two close matches were played before a goalfest ensued. Mawiong Lumsyntiew SC beat New Nongstoin SC 2-1, while Upp. New Nongstoin SC played out a goalless draw against Nongstoin Sports SC Club. The next two [Full Article...]

Boxers selected for upcoming State championship

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The boxing coaching camp organised by the East Khasi Hills Boxing Association, which began on July 29, came to a close recently in the city with an announcement of the names of the boxers chosen to take part in the upcoming State Boxing Championship, a press release from the EKHBA said on Tuesday. Amongst these selected candidates, 10 of them [Full Article...]

Shillong Premier League postponed after one match

SHILLONG: The organisers of the Shillong Premier League received a jolt on Tuesday after they were forced to postpone the league after just one game. Although the first match between Rangdajied United FC and Meghalaya Police Football Team went ahead on Tuesday, the second game, set to be played under floodlights between Royal Wahingdoh FC and Malki SC, was called off after the Deputy [Full Article...]

No sign board or barricade by PHE is increasing traffic problems

No sign board or barricade by PHE is increasing traffic problems By our reporter Shillong : An MTC bus carrying school students is stuck on the Polo-Golf Club road in city on Tuesday due to sheer callousness on the part of PHE department which is laying the pipes for the GSWSS without any sign board or barricade. It is reported that several vehicles have suffered a similar fate in the last few days. (ST)

ILP call gets UDP boost

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The UDP has decided to back the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) system to regulate the entry of outsiders into the State. “We have unanimously resolved to endorse the implementation of the ILP system,” UDP working president Paul Lyngdoh said after a special meeting of the party convened by its president Dr Donkupar Roy on Tuesday ahead of the [Full Article...]

Border villagers serve ultimatum to Govt

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Villagers along the disputed inter-state border of Assam and Meghalaya in Ri-Bhoi district have served an ultimatum to the state government to decide on their citizenship failing which they said they would enrol themselves with the neighbouring state. “It is high time for the State government to decide which sides do the people living in the border areas belong – [Full Article...]

ILP row: Bindo lambasts Ampareen

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Former Deputy Chief Minister Bindo Mathew Lanong on Tuesday lambasted Urban Affairs Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh for “making a U-turn” on the recommendations of the High Level Committee (HLC) on influx that had recommended the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP). Ampareen, had on Monday, claimed that senior Congress ministers, including herself, never got a chance to preview the recommendations [Full Article...]