Meghalaya

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

Substance abuse highest among M’laya kids

From CK Nayak NEWDELHI: In a shocking revelation, a study has found that use of tobacco and heroin by children is highest in Meghalaya followed closely by some other North Eastern states. Use of alchohol among children in the state is also comparatively higher. Use of tobacco is highest at 96.4% among school children [Full Article...]

International

‘Netaji deputy, Nehru aide was Soviet spy’

Documents claim ACN Nambiar visited Moscow as guest in 1929 London: A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an “old friend” of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, A C N Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy. According to documents declassified under the 30-year-rule at the National Archives [Full Article...]

Sports

Dynamos drub Chennaiyin on night of stunning goals

New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos fired three stunning goals and scored another one from the penalty spot to outplay Chennaiyin FC 4-1 to record their first win in the Hero Indian Super League here on Saturday. Wim Raymaekers and Mads JUnker scored in the second and 21st minutes before Bruno Arias and Gustavo dos Santos [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...]