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Woman detained in Agnes attack case, released

JOWAI/SHILLONG: Two persons, one of them a woman, were detained on Thursday in connection with the November 8 attack on CSWO president Agnes Kharshiing, who is recuperating at NEIGRIHMS. East Jaintia Hills police detained the woman and her…

Apex Court defers coal mining case to Dec 4

NEW DELHI/ SHILLONG: The Supreme Court has deferred till December 4 the hearing on several petitions against the ban on coal mining imposed by NGT and the state government for the first time challenged the ban imposed by the Tribunal. The…

MNF hopes to win more than 25 seats in Mizoram polls

Our Bureau AIZAWL/GUWAHATI: The Mizo National Front (MNF), which is contesting all the 40 Assembly seats, hopes to form the government this time by toppling the Congress. The Front leader, Pu Zawma, told The Shillong Times that the party is…

Assam couple killed in accident in Ri Bhoi

NONGPOH/ SHILLONG: A bike rider and a lady pillion rider were killed when the bike hit a road divider at Sumer in Ri Bhoi on Sunday evening. Police sources informed that it was informed that the bike (AS01 D 3350) was driven by Prabhakar…

Review meeting on measles rubella vaccination in WJH

JOWAI/Shillong: The office of the District Medical and Health Officer, West Jaintia recently held a review meeting on Measles- Rubella Vaccination Campaign (MRVC) in the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner’s office. D M Wallang,…

Vigilance awareness week on corruption

SHILLONG/TURA: In pursuance of Central Vigilance Commission’s guidelines, vigilance awareness week is being observed in NEC from October 29 to November 3 on the theme ‘Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India’. A slew of programmes have…