SHILLONG: The tight vigilance on festive occasions has turned many a drunken dreams into a nightmare, when of course; they get busted and thrown in jail for breaking the rules, despite repeated warning. An advisory was issued two days before Christmas by the East Khasi Hills district police, calling upon people to abstain from drunken […]
With the New Year approaching, now is the best time to think about some cool resolutions for the next year. Unfortunately, almost 90% of people who make New Year’s resolutions fail to keep them. One of the reasons why the success rate is so low is that people often resolve goals that are very difficult […]
The end of the year brought more clarity on demonetisation after one-and-a-half months of confusing rules and revisions and several flip-flops. A few huge grey areas have been covered by the government in the past 24 hours. Below are a few decisions that came in just as the year ends: 1. ATM withdrawal limit relaxed […]
Don’t drink and drive on the last night of the Year because Shillong Police has got its eyes fixed on you!
SHILLONG: If you’re planning to hit the streets with your four/two wheelers drunk, then you better think again, because the Shillong Traffic Police are on the move to intensify patrolling in many areas of the city to curb drunken driving and of course, to prevent any accident from happening. The police are all prepared to […]
Mizoram: AIFF player of the year Jeje Lalpekhlua hints ‘My position is not secure in the India team’!
Jeje Lalpekhlua is the first from Mizoram to win the Player of the Year award and the sixth from the northeast region after Baichung Bhutia, Tomba Singh, Surkumar Singh, Gouramangi Singh and Eugeneson Lyngdoh. The award was insituted in 1992. Asked on anyone can be dropped from the Indian football team on current form, while […]
Security have been beefed up running up to New Year after a crude bomb exploded at New Dhansiri bridge in Dimapur town, Nagaland. A narrow escape for Ronald Lotha, general secretary of the newly formed Nagaland Congress party as the shockwave of the blast hit the rear window of his car. The blast injured two […]
SHILLONG: Hunt is on by the police to get Mawhati MLA Julius Dorphang, who has been charged under the POCSO Act after an FIR named him as sexually exploiting a minor girl. The case first surfaced after one Usha Deb Barman, a waiter at Marvelene’s Inn in Rilbong owned by Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh’s family, […]
Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh announced new projects for Kamjong district which was recently formed. He was speaking during a Thanksgiving Ceremony for the creation of Kamjong held at Tribal Research Institute (TRI), Chingmeirong, organised by District Administration Kamjong. The developmental projects were Tribal Inclusive Infrastructure Projects at Phungyar and Kasom Khullen, Augmentation of […]
GUWAHATI: In an unexpected superstitious move, Assam government announced to postpone inauguration of the second bridge over the Brahmaputra to avoid the “inauspicious month of Puh”. “Many leading citizens and intellectuals have advised the government not to inaugurate the bridge in the month of Puh, as no positive work is commenced in this month as […]