Meghalaya

Mukul promotes M’laya in France

Destination of organic food SHILLONG: A ten-member Government delegation led by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has carried out a visit to Paris from October 19 to 23. Though the [Full Article...]

Regional

Home Min to send advisories to states on racially motivated incidents: Rijiju

Bangalore: Union Home Ministry will be issuing advisory to state governments on mechanisms to deal stringently with any racially motivated incident, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday. “Racial discrimination should not exist in India, and for that we are going to issue certain advisories to various state governments that [Full Article...]

National

PM stresses on preventive health care to reduce bills

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday underlined the need to give importance to preventive health care with simple habits like washing hands among children to reduce the burden on the nation’s health care systems. Inaugurating the swank renovated Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in south Mumbai here, Modi said treating illness and convalescence were [Full Article...]

International

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Geneva:  Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organisation has said, after new cases of the virus were reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first case in Mali. Two American nurses were declared cured of Ebola and [Full Article...]

Sports

Dominant NorthEast United stun 9-man Mumbai City

Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in a Hero Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end here on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their previous [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Mamata’s new stance

    THE Trinamul government in West Bengal led by Mamata Banerjee has not only had a minor cabinet reshuffle but also a momentous change in leadership. Her trusted lieutenant, Mukul Ray, has been removed from the office of party secretary presumably on grounds of alleged association with the Sharadha scam. In his place comes her nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, which smacks of a dynastic trend. And now with several agencies probing the October 2 blast in Burdwan, the state government has ordered an audit survey of all Khareji(unrecognized) madrasas in West [Full Article...]