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September 4, 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,…

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…

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,"…

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…

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…

Villagers await supply of essential items

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Around 70 villages situated along the Meghalaya-Bangladesh border have been cut-off from the rest of the State after a culvert connecting Ranikor with Borsora and Nongjri snapped on Monday. All vehicles carrying…

Teachers observe mass casual leave

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Continuing their agitation for fulfillment of a series of demands, thousands of school and college teachers on Tuesday observed 'mass casual leave'. The mass casual leave is part of the ongoing first phase of…