Meghalaya

Regional

Assam, Nagaland church leaders meet Gogoi

Guwahati:A joint peace mission comprising church leaders of Assam and Nagaland met Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to discuss the issues relating to the troubled inter-state border. “Church leaders from Catholic and Protestant churches while apprising the chief minister about peace initiatives undertaken by them in the trouble-torn areas along the Assam- Nagaland border, said [Full Article...]

National

Blackmoney: Congress dares Jaitley to come out with full info

New Delhi: Congress today launched a blistering attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks that disclosure of names of those holding illicit foreign accounts will embarrass the Opposition party and dared him to come out with full information instead of “half truths” and “selective leakage”. “Congress is not going to be blackmailed [Full Article...]

International

No end in sight for HK protests after talks

Hong Kong:  Hong Kong student leaders said on Wednesday they may shun further talks with the government, accusing it of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass pro-democracy rallies and roadblocks. The comments are a blow to the city’s Beijing-backed leaders who had expressed hopes for fresh rounds of talks [Full Article...]

Sports

AIBA suspends Sarita Devi for protesting at Asiad

New Delhi: Taking a strict action, AIBA has provisionally suspended India’s woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony. Protesting against a controversial verdict, Sarita in an unprecedented move, had refused to wear the medal around her neck as she broke down on the [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Clear the murky air

    THE Opposition NPP’s recent plea for making public the tripartite peace agreement with ANVC is spot on, even though its other suggestion for NIA probe into alleged politico-militant nexus in Garo Hills might be seen as a face-saving response to Chief Minister Mukul Sangma’s  libel suit against NPP supremo Purno A.Sangma in Delhi High Court. NPP is absolutely right in asking  for the full text of the Agreement which sure has wider ramifications for the whole State. It is simply absurd that only the three parties having a hand [Full Article...]