Daily Archives: 23 April

Shillong Lajong FC hold Mumbai FC in I-League tie

MUMBAI, April 23: Yuta Kinowaki produced a late equaliser as Shillong Lajong FC held Mumbai FC to a 1-1 draw in an I-League football match at the Cooperage Stadium here on Sunday evening. Mumbai took the lead almost immediately after ...Read More

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma elected President of badminton federation

GUWAHATI, April 23: Himanta Biswa Sarma was elected President of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) at an executive committee meeting held in Lucknow on Sunday. "Humbled at being elected as President of Badminton Association of India @BAI_Media. My sincere ...Read More

Meghalaya: SCPCR files FIR against JNV teacher for sexual harassment

SHILLONG, April 23: The Meghalaya State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has filed an FIR against a former Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya School teacher, accused of sexual harassing students. SCPCR chairperson, Meena Kharkongor lodged the FIR against Vishwajit Jha, ...Read More

Nagaland observes World Earth Day in Wokha district

KOHIMA, April 23: World Earth Day was celebrated at Pangti Community Hall in Wokha district yesterday by three Eco Clubs under the aegis of the Nagaland Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation Trust. According to a release stated that the day was ...Read More

Assam: Text message brings about women empowerment in state!

GUWAHATI, APRIL 23 2017: Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) is highest in Assam. At 300 in 2011-2013, it is almost double the average MMR in the country. However, things are getting better now, thanks to a nonprofit project called End Maternal ...Read More

Meet Vijay Byrsat who quit his dream job at NYC to become NE India’s leading social entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurship today is one of the most widely conceptualised use of techniques by start up companies , NGOs or individuals to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. With this in mind, Vijay Byrsat went on ...Read More

Meet Nagaland’s first woman auto driver, Toliho Chishi!

By Y Merina Chishi April 22, 2017: When Toliho Chishi first started driving an auto rickshaw, her family and friends thought she had lost her mind. They told her, “it’s a man’s job” and “girls don’t drive auto rickshaws.” But she ...Read More

Meghalaya: Rape cases rock West Garo Hills; 2 Minor girls raped by juveniles

Tura, Apr 23, 2017: In another case of sexual violence, a 15 year old minor was allegedly raped by another 15 year old juvenile near a village Hajirhat under Phulbari PS in West Garo Hills. The delayed report of rape ...Read More

Meghalaya CM files FIR over fake Twitter account!

Shillong, April 23, 2017: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has filed an FIR over a fake Twitter account created in his name, a police official said here on Sunday. Sangma lodged a formal complaint in the Sadar police station after he ...Read More