Meghalaya

Warjri orders probe into exodus of labourers

  SHILLONG: The State government while condemning the attempt to create tension between different communities living in Assam and Meghalaya by spreading rumours by Assam based TV channels — [Full Article...]

Regional

Suicide, road accident, crime on women override history of militancy: Congress

Agartala: The opposition party Congress in Tripura Assembly on Tuesday alleged that the suicides, road accident and crimes on women have replaced the figure of deaths due to militancy over past two decades in the state. Senior Congress leader Ratan Lal said here due to administrative inaction, political shelter against the perpetrator and uncertainty [Full Article...]

National

Arati Mukherjee joins BJP

KOLKATA: Popular playback singer Arati Mukherjee, who gained fame for numerous songs both Bengali and Hindi, on Tuesday joined the BJP. General secretary of state unit of BJP Rahul Sinha said, “it is good people like her has joined the party” . Mukherjee said “I have joined the party not for politics, but to [Full Article...]

International

Japan to aid connectivity upgrade in NE India

Tokyo: India and Japan have decided to strengthen cooperation for improving connectivity and socio-economic development in northeastern states of India. According to an Indian government release issued after summit meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, both sides welcomed the study by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on “regional [Full Article...]

Sports

India humiliate England to clinch series

Visitors register first ODI series win on English soil in 24 years Birmingham: Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched their first 50-over series win on English soil in 24 years after thrashing the hosts by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Trouble in Pakistan

    The clash between the Nawaz Sharif government and Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (TEI) in alliance with cleric Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek is threatening democracy in the country. Mobs have attacked the offices of GO TV and Pakistan TV. The army had to muscle in to put the channels back on air. The government is in a fix and it was rumoured that the army had asked Sharif to resign. It was also rumoured that Imran Khan and Qadri had been arrested on grounds of terror. Sharif’s government had promised [Full Article...]