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Gurtej, Chhuantea and Kamaljit to continue with FC Pune City

Pune, July 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City retained defenders Gurtej Singh and Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and goalkeeper Kamaljit Singh for the 2018-19 season, it was announced on Thursday. Gurtej who began his football career with JCT, played for Pailan Arrows, Churchill Brothers, Bengaluru FC and Fateh Hyderabad. Last season, he made 18 appearances and scored his first ...

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BSF only force that allows smartphone use: DG

Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is the only security force in India that allows its troopers to use their smartphones to keep in touch with their families, a top official said here. We are the only force in the country that allow smartphones. I know the Army, Navy and the Air Force do not allow, BSF chief K.K. Sharma told the media on Friday. I took a con...

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Use of pump-action guns has emboldened Bangladeshi smugglers: BSF chief

Shillong, July 14 (IANS) Bangladeshi smugglers have become bolder after the Indian border guards started using pump-action guns instead of regular INSAS rifle along the border, Director General of Border Security Force K.K. Sharma said on Friday. Sharma said the pump-action gun, which is a non-lethal weapon, is not used on India-Pakistan border. BSF is following the policy of non...

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NE Governors, CMs disapprove Centre's decision to stop new schemes

Shillong, July 10 (IANS) Governors and Chief Ministers of the northeastern states have expressed their disapproval of the Central government's decision to put on hold new schemes funded through the North Eastern Council (NEC). The Union Finance Ministry, through its Expenditure Finance Committee had last year decided to stop projects under Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources, followin...

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39 per cent Indians planning couple trip during monsoon: Study

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With the onset of the monsoon, more and more couples are going out on short breaks with their better halves to enjoy the pleasant weather, says a study conducted by travel marketplace ixigo. The data reveals that 39 per cent of Indians travelling during the monsoon are planning it as couples, followed by 24 per cent with family and 18 per cent solo, reads a stat...

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Utilize improving security situation: Rajnath to northeast

Shillong, July 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the central and state governments in the northeast should take advantage of the improving security scenario to develop the region hit by decades of insurgency. Issues in the northeast can be resolved through mutual dialogue, he said on the second day of the the 67th Plenary Session of the North Eastern Counci...

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30 per cent Indians planning couple trip during monsoon: Study

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With the onset of the monsoon, more and more couples are taking advantage of the pleasant weather and heading for short breaks with 30 per cent planning it with their better halves, says a study conducted by travel marketplace ixigo. The data reveals that 39 per cent Indians, travelling during the monsoon, are planning to travel as couples, followed by 24 per ce...

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Petrol bomb attack on MPSC office in Shillong

Shillong, July 10 (IANS) Unidentified persons hurled a petrol bomb at the office of the Meghalaya Public Service Commission (MPSC) here on Tuesday, police said. Nobody was injured in the incident that occurred at around 8 a.m. in the Horse Shoe Building. The attackers hurled a petrol bomb inside the room of MPSC Secretary W.A.M. Booth. We are still investigating into the incident...

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Review decision to put NEC-sanctioned projects on hold, demand northeastern CMs

Shillong, July 9 (IANS) Chief Ministers of the northeastern states on Monday appealed to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singhto review the recent decision to put on hold developmental projects sanctioned by North Eastern Council (NEC), the regional planning body, to meet the development needs of the region. We welcome the proposal to reposition NEC into a conflict resolution, development pl...

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Modi government committed to northeast's socio-economic development: Rajnath

Shillong, July 9 (IANS) Stressing India's northeastern states suffered from lack of adequate private investment, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government is committed to ensure socio-economic development of this region as per its potential and to also ensure peace and prosperity to the citizens. Our Government is taking keen interest to act as a ...

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ISL: FC Goa rope in goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte

Panjim, July 9 (IANS) FC Goa on Monday announced the signing of 25-year-old Mizoram goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte from Bengaluru FC. Ralte is a young, agile goalkeeper who started his senior career with Shillong Lajong in 2011 and debuted against Churchill Brothers the same year. He contributed to Shillong Lajong's success, taking them to the semi-finals of the Federation Cup t...

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Bengaluru FC re-sign former goalkeeper Poirei

Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of former goalkeeper Soram Anganba Poirei who was part of the squad during the 2013-15 seasons, the club announced on Monday. Though he is only 25-year old, Poirei brings in vast experience having been a part of the domestic circuit for nine years. It feels great to be back at the club where I made some amazing memo...

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Rajnath Singh to chair NEC meet in Shillong on Monday

Shillong, July 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, here on Monday, an official said. Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura - who are also members of newly reconstituted NEC - will att...

10 days ago
Women riders aim to end male domination in motor racing

Coimbatore, July 8 (IANS) Who said Indian women have a long way to go to catch up with their male counterparts in a sport like motor racing? Meet these young ladies from various walks of life who have become the cynosure of all eyes during the opening round of the 21st JK Tyre National racing championship here. Founded and conceptualised by former national champion Sarosh Hataria, the Ah...

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Agatha Sangma vacates Meghalaya Assembly seat for CM

Shillong, July 2 (IANS) National People's Party (NPP) legislator Agatha Sangma on Monday resigned as the member of Meghalaya Assembly, paving the way for Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to contest the by-election and continue in the post. Agatha, who is the youngest sister of Conrad and daughter of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Sangma, submitted her resignation letter to Assembly Deputy Sp...

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Rajnath to chair NEC meet in Shillong on July 9

Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair here from July 9 the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, an official said on Monday. Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura -- who are also members of newly reconstituted NEC...

19 days ago
Mentally challenged man kills woman in Meghalaya

Shillong, June 30 (IANS) A mentally challenged man shot dead a 65-year-old woman in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said on Friday. According to police, the incident took place on Thursday evening in Old Bhaitbari village when Habinur Rahman fired at Salam Bewa from his father's single barrel shotgun. She was hit in the eye and died on the spot, district police chief...

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Meghalaya emerging as 'heroin distribution centre': Police

Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Meghalaya is slowly emerging as the heroin distribution centre of India, a police official said on Tuesday. With Shillong as the transit point, many players, some with militant background or affiliations are involved in the drug trafficking business to fund their anti-social activities, said East Khasi Hills district police chief Davis Marak. Addressing a...

22 days ago
Find your own feet in Bollywood, Danny Denzongpa tells his kids

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Danny Denzongpa says he will not deprive his children, son Rinzing and daughter Pema, of their creative satisfaction by launching them in Bollywood -- and wants them to achieve success on their own without his help. The 70-year-old, fondly known as the Bollywood baddie, has featured in hundreds of films in a career spanning almost five decades. Dur...

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Nadda's intervention sought on NEIGRIMS strike

Shillong, June 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister Alexander Hek on Monday sought the intervention of Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda into the ongoing protest by resident doctors of North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS). The resident doctors of NEIGRIHMS Cardiology department were on strike for the last one week in p...

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