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Lajong hold Mumbai in I-League tie

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) 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 the start when Victorino Fernandes found the net in the second minute with a powerful shot following a build up from the midfield. However, Ki...

41 seconds ago
Lajong hold Mumbai in I-League tie

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) 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 the start when Victorino Fernandes found the net in the second minute with a powerful shot following a build up from the midfield. However, Ki...

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Meghalaya CM files FIR over fake Twitter account

Shillong, April 23 (IANS) 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 was informed of the fake account, Davies Marak, district police chief of East Khasi Hills, told IANS. The message posted from the fake Twitter ...

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I-League: Shillong aim to improve standing

Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Shillong Lajong FC will aim to improve on their best-ever position in the I-League when they take on Mumbai FC at the Cooperage Football Ground here on Sunday. Shillong Lajong are currently at the fifth spot with 24 points from 16 games. A win on Sunday in their penultimate match of the season may see them upstage defending champions Bengaluru FC from the fourth p...

16 hours ago
I-League: Aizawl beat Mohun Bagan in crucial tie

Aizawl, April 22 (IANS) Zohmingliana Ralte headed in a late winner as Aizawl FC edged closer to creating history with a 1-0 victory over Mohun Bagan in a crucial I-League match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday. Ralte (83rd minute) exploited some loose marking by the Mohun Bagan defenders to find the net in the closing stages of a match which saw an intense battle between the ...

18 hours ago
I-League: Aizawl beat Mohun Bagan in crucial tie

Aizawl, April 22 (IANS) Zohmingliana Ralte headed in a late winner as Aizawl FC edged closer to creating history with a 1-0 victory over Mohun Bagan in a crucial I-League match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday. Ralte (83rd minute) exploited some loose marking by the Mohun Bagan defenders to find the net in the closing stages of a match which saw an intense battle between the ...

20 hours ago
I-League: Aizawl beat Mohun Bagan in crucial tie

Aizawl, April 22 (IANS) Zohmingliana Ralte headed in a late winner as Aizawl FC edged closer to creating history with a 1-0 victory over Mohun Bagan in a crucial I-League match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday. Ralte (83rd minute) exploited some loose marking by the Mohun Bagan defenders to find the net in the closing stages of a match which saw an intense battle between the ...

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BJP's poll strategist predicts Congress' downfall in Meghalaya

Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Predicting Meghalaya's Congress-led government's downfall, BJP poll strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma has shown confidence that his party will win the people's mandate in the state in 2018. Sarma, who is considered the chief architect of BJP's success in Assam and Manipur, was optimistic that Chief Minister Mukul Sangma will lose in the next assembly elections. ...

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Meghalaya CM is not performing at all: BJP leader

Shillong, April 21 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the Congress-led government in Meghalaya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday held Chief Minister Mukul Sangma responsible for the underdevelopment of the state. Rating the performance of the Mukul Sangma-led government as zero, the Assam Finance Minister also slammed Sangma as one of the worst-performing Chi...

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Mohun Bagan, Aizawl FC to lock horns in I-League title decider

Aizawl, April 21 (IANS) The I-League title will be up for grabs when Mohun Bagan and Aizawl FC lock horns at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday. Bagan, who wore the crown in the 2014-15 season under coach Sanjoy Sen, are top of the table with 33 points from 16 matches. Aizawl have the same number of points as Mohun Bagan but are second owing to an inferior head-to-head record. ...

1 day ago
Mohun Bagan, Aizawl FC lock horns in I-League title decider

Aizawl, April 21 (IANS) The I-League title will be up for grabs when Mohun Bagan and Aizawl FC locks horns at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday. Bagan, who wore the crown in the 2014-15 season under coach Sanjoy Sen, are top of the table with 33 points from 16 matches. Aizawl have the same number of points as Mohun Bagan but are second owing to an inferior head-to-head ...

2 days ago
Meghalaya rebel group threatens to burn peace agreement

Shillong, April 20 (IANS) The Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC-B), a disbanded rebel outfit in Meghalaya, on Thursday said the Agreed Text of Settlement signed with the government was a total failure and threatened to burn the document publicly. However, a Union Home Ministry official said a lot of progress has been made in the implementation of the Agreed Text of Settlement signed...

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BJP to lodge complaint against 'vested interest' group

Shillong, April 19 (IANS) The BJP will lodge a police complaint against vested interest groups labeling it on social media as an anti-Christian party, a leader from the BJP's Meghalaya unit said on Wednesday. We will see that false propaganda will not be allowed. We will submit complaints to the state police department and central intelligence agencies and demand action against the veste...

5 days ago
Green court moved over defence encroachment in Meghalaya

Shillong, April 17 (IANS) A civil society group has filed a petition in the National Green Tribunal court over encroachment and pollution in a critical catchment area in Meghalaya by defence authorities, its members said on Monday. In its petition filed on April 12, the Greater Laban Community Development Society (GLCDS) accused the defence authorities of rampant felling of trees and ill...

6 days ago
Cyclonic storm hits parts of Meghalaya

Shillong, April 16 (IANS) A number of houses in Meghalaya's South West Garo Hills district have been affected by a storm that hit the region on Saturday afternoon, an official said on Sunday. Strong winds accompanied by heavy rain lashed parts of the state, extensively damaging houses, plantations, roads and some government installations across the South West Garo Hills distict, adjoinin...

6 days ago
Meghalaya celebrates Easter Sunday

Shillong, April 16 (IANS) Candlelight processions, baptism of newborns and coloured Easter eggs and buns were the hallmark of the day as Christians in Meghalaya on Sunday joined their brethren the world over in celebrating Easter. Cathedrals and churches across this Christian-majority state were thronged by people for special mass and other celebratory events. Archbishop of Shill...

7 days ago
I-League: Mohun Bagan beat Minerva to take top spot

Ludhiana, April 15 (IANS) Sony Norde produced a late winner as Mohun Bagan beat Minerva Punjab FC 1-0 to climb to the top spot in the I-League football tournament here on Saturday. Norde picked up the ball near the centre line six minutes from the end during a counter-attack and produced a speedy run down the left before coming up with an excellent finish. The goal came as a reli...

7 days ago
Bengaluru beat Shillong Lajong 2-0 in I-League

Shillong, April 15 (IANS) Bengaluru FC beat Shillong Lajong 2-0 to lift themselves to the fourth spot in the Hero I-League due to their better head-to-head record over the hosts here on Saturday. Skipper Sunil Chhetri (26th minute) and Harmanjot Khabra (49th) were the scorers for Bengaluru, who secured their second win on the trot to make it 24 points from 16 matches. The visito...

7 days ago
I-League: East Bengal aim to get their house in order against Shivajians

Barasat (West Bengal), April 15 (IANS) Smarting from a 1-2 defeat at the hands of arch-rivals Mohun Bagan which more or less ended their I-League football title hopes, East Bengal will look to get their house in order when they take on DSK Shivajians here on Sunday. Sony Norde and Azharuddin Mallick scored first half goals for Bagan on Sunday to deflate East Bengal after Bengaluru FC hal...

8 days ago
Good Friday observed in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram

Shillong, April 14 (IANS) With fasts and day-long prayer services in churches, Christians in the Christian-majority states of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram observed the occasion of Good Friday. Marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, faithful of the Roman Catholic Church took out a procession to the Calvary in towns and villages of the three states. Good Friday is of great sig...

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