Meghalaya

Bandh on; puja exempted

Defy shutdown call: Roshan Warjri  • Refrain from  merry-making on Oct 1, 2: HNLC   SHILLONG: Home Minister Roshan Warjri has urged the people of the State to defy [Full Article...]

Regional

Gogoi refutes Sonowal’s ‘State not using central funds’ claim

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday refuted Union Minister of State (Independent) Sarbananda Sonowal’s claim that the state government has failed to utilise Central funds for disaster relief. “The state government has utilised the central allocation for disaster relief in the last fiscal, but the Centre is yet to release its share [Full Article...]

National

Panneerselvam sworn in as TN CM

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam was Monday sworn in as the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Panneerselvam, 63, elected leader of the AIADMK legislature party Sunday evening, succeeds J. Jayalalithaa, who was sentenced to four years in prison Saturday for indulging in corruption. Several AIADMK legislators were also sworn in as [Full Article...]

International

‘Rock star’ Modi makes a big splash in US media

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit Monday with President Barack Obama. Modi “sold himself on Sunday as a onetime tea vendor who wanted to lift India to glory by [Full Article...]

Sports

Lack of proper training affected Indian footballers: Garcia

KOLKATA: ISL team Atletico de Kolkata’s marquee player Luis Garcia today said Indian footballers have talent but lack of proper training impedes their success. “Indian players have quality, talent and passion for football. It is only the lack of proper training facilities that has hindered their growth. In Spain, kids take up football at [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Modi in New York

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has undoubtedly made a terrific impact at the UN General Assembly in New York. His speech in Hindi was highly appreciated and he met all the high officials of the UN. He established rapport with all of them. He is widely seen in the US as India’s most credible interlocutor since Rajiv Gandhi. Of course, he could not entirely live down his controversial involvement in the Gujarat massacre of 2002. There were small demonstrations but overshadowing them was the evidence of overwhelming enthusiasm about him [Full Article...]