Meghalaya

Regional

Hydro-carbon vision for North East soon: Oil minister

New Delhi: A hydro-carbon vision document on the natural resources available in the Northeastern region will soon be released by the government, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also said the vision document will cover all natural resources available in the Northeast, as well as on possibility of finding hidden [Full Article...]

National

SC nod to NGT order on old vehicles

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has rejected a plea to bring aging vehicles back on Delhi roads as it dismissed a petition challenging the National Green Tribunal order which said that all diesel vehicles older than 10 years should stay off the roads. “Let us assist them instead of discouraging them,” said the apex [Full Article...]

International

Chinese President in Pakistan, set to unveil $46bn in investments

Islamabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Monday on his first visit to Pakistan where he is expected to sign a deal for an economic corridor worth USD 46 billion and other agreements to bolster their all-weather strategic ties. The Chinese president and his wife Peng Liyuan were accorded a red-carpet welcome when [Full Article...]

Sports

Gambhir steers KKR to victory

NEW DELHI: Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir’s third fifty in this Indian Premier Lague, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here tonight. Chasing a modest 147 for a win, KKR lost a few early wickets but Gambhir (60) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not out) [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Meaningless bandh

    The Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) a motley group of disenchanted, beleaguered militants are calling a bandh to protest the visit of BJP President Amit Shah to the State. Their issue is the desecration of churches across the country, attacks on minority institutions, the proposed ban on cow slaughter amongst others. While no one will disagree with the issues raised by the HNLC, a bandh is not the best way to demonstrate opposition to an issue or person. The HNLC have instrumentalised an important issue, mainly to remind us [Full Article...]