Meghalaya

Regional

Gogoi sets 6-month time for TEs to comply with labour Act

Guwahati: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has directed the tea industry in the state to implement all clauses of the Plantation Labour Act (PLA), 1951 properly within six months time to improve working and living condition of tea workers in the state and warned that punitive measures would be taken against tea gardens for [Full Article...]

National

Sonia Gandhi hospitalised after infection, stable

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was Thursday admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here for an infection in the lower respiratory tract. Her condition was stable, a hospital official said. “Sonia Gandhi was today (Thursday) admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital around 8.30 p.m. She has an infection in the lower respiratory [Full Article...]

International

Reverse Lakhvi bail, India tells Pak

Islamabad court grants bail to  26/11 mastermind Islamabad/New Delhi: An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Thursday granted bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, triggering shock and indignation in India which asked Pakistan to take steps to reverse the decision. Lakhvi’s lawyer Rizwan Abbasi appeared before the court [Full Article...]

Sports

India bowler strike back after batting collapse

Brisbane: India frittered away the opportunity to make a big first innings total as they suffered a late-order batting collapse before Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets on his comeback to leave the second cricket Test against Australia evenly-poised, here on Thursday. Resuming at the overnight score of 311 for four, India lost their last [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • United against terror

    TALIBAN gunmen attacked a military school in Peshawar and killed 141 people on Tuesday. India has shared the grief of the neighbouring country though Delhi’s relations with Islamabad had cooled of late. Parliament and schools in India observed a two-minute silence on Wednesday. Terror presents a common challenge. It is necessary for India and Pakistan to resume bilateral talks and form a joint front to counter terrorism. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed that the attack on the school was in retaliation against the Pakistan army’s offensive in North Waziristan. [Full Article...]