Meghalaya

Killer quake

  Nearly 1,500 dead in Nepal, 51 in India Kathmandu/NEW DELHI:  Nepal was on Saturday struck by the worst earthquake in 80 years, leaving nearly 1,500 people, including two [Full Article...]

Regional

Unrest along Assam, Nagaland border continues

Kohima: Tension ran high along the Nagaland-Assam border area of Yajang (C) village in Mokokchung district when a mob from Assam, under alleged protection of Assam Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), destroyed farms and Jhum fields belonging to Yajang (C) village. According to Yajang (C) Village Council Chairman Imtionen, more than a [Full Article...]

National

Nepal earthquake: Airtel, others pitch in with local, free calls

New Delhi: As a massive earthquake rocked Nepal, telecom major Airtel on Saturday announced free calls to Nepal on its network over the next 48 hours, while state-run BSNL and MTNL decided to charge local rates for calls made to the Himalayan nation for the next three days. “We are deeply saddened by the [Full Article...]

International

Deadliest earthquakes of the past 30 years

Kathmandu: Below is a list of some of the world’s deadliest earthquakes in the past 30 years. August 11, 2012: Twin earthquakes with a magnitude 6.3 and 6.4 leave 306 dead and more than 3,000 injured near the Iranian city of Tabriz. March 11, 2011: Nearly 18,900 are killed when a tsunami triggered by [Full Article...]

Sports

Salgaocar tame Lajong at home

By Our Reporter SHILLONG/Pune: Salgaocar FC ended hosts Shillong Lajong’s five-match unbeaten run in style with a 3-1 drubbing of the Reds in their backyard in a Hero I-League match at the JN Stadium here on Saturday. The visitors so to say snatched the match away within the first 45 minutes scoring all their [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Populist resistance

    The recent protest against the coming of BJP President, Amit Shah to Shillong by a group that professes to wage a war on behalf of the poor and powerless (Thma Ki Rangli Ki Juki- TUR) by having a beef party is a populist move aimed at drawing attention to the Organisation rather than the cause. The cause as claimed by some of its members was to make known their antagonism towards the fascist policies of the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre. If that is the case why did [Full Article...]