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Air Deccan to begin operations on NE routes from May 1

Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Low cost carrier Air Deccan, which has conducted test flights to Agartala, Shillong and Dimapur on Thursday, will begin commercial operations from May 1 under the regional air connectivity scheme, an official said. We conducted test flight to Agartala, Shillong and Dimapur today (Thursday) and commercial operations will begin from May 1. Bookings for the same are...

11 days ago
Rising Students Club clinch women's football championship

Shillong, April 14 (IANS) Rising Students Club were crowned champions of the second edition of the Hero Indian Womens League (IWL) football tournament as they defeated defending champions Eastern Sporting Union (ESU) 5-4 on penalties after the full-time scoreline read 1-1 here on Saturday. Rising Students Club of Cuttack started the match on an attacking note and in the 3rd minute a scra...

13 days ago
Women's League: Eastern Sporting Union enter final

Shillong, April 12 (IANS) Eastern Sporting Union (ESU) defeated Sethu FC 2-0 in extra time in the semi-finals of the second edition of the Hero Indian Womens League (IWL) here on Thursday to set up a title clash with Rising Students Club. Prameshwori Devi and Mandakini Devi scored after the 90 minutes of regulation time yielded no goals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. A drab and...

13 days ago
Women's League: Rising Students Club beat KRYHPSA to enter final

Shillong, April 12 (IANS) KRYHPSA lost to Rising Students Club 3-4 on penalties in the semi-finals of the second edition of the Indian Womens League (IWL) after the full-time produced a 0-0 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday. The first half started in an electric manner as KRYHPSA wasted little time in formalities and Bala Devi almost scored in the 1st minute, but her ...

14 days ago
Super Cup : Mohun Bagan overcome Lajong 3-1 to book semis berth

Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) Mohun Bagan got the better of fellow I-League side Shillong Lajong 3-1 in the second quarter-finals of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday. Goals from S.K. Faiaz, Nikhil Kadam and an own goal by Shillong's Liberian defender Laurence Doe, ensured Mohun Bagan a place in the semi-final. On April 17 they will take on the winners of the...

15 days ago
Mohun Bagan favourites against Lajong in Super Cup quarters

Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will start as favourites against Shillong Lajong in a Super Cup quarter-finals tie here at the Kalinga Stadium on Wednesday. Mohun Bagan coach Sankarlal Chakraborty urged his football players to take Lajong match as an opportunity to repay the fans who have supported them through thick and thins. I always say this to my players that Mohun ...

15 days ago
IWL: KRYPSA thrash Gokulam Kerala FC

Shillong, April 10 (IANS) Continuing their dominance in the ongoing Indian Women's League (IWL), Kangchup Road Young Physical and Sports Association (KRYHPSA) thrashed Gokulam Kerala FC 5-0 in a group match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday. The win also lifted KRYPSA to the top of the group -- courtesy a higher goal difference -- despite being level on points with Eastern ...

16 days ago
NCP candidate files nomination for Meghalaya assembly by-poll

Shillong, April 9 (IANS) NCP candidate Krenilla Marak, the widow of the party candidate killed in an IED blast before the February assembly elections, on Monday filed her nomination papers for the April 27 bypoll to the Williamnagar constituency in Meghalaya's East Garo Hill district. Election to the seat was adjourned following killing of Nationalist Congress Party candidate, Jonathone ...

17 days ago
Super Cup: East Bengal beat Aizawl 1-0 to seal semis berth

Bhubaneswar, April 8 (IANS) A last-gasp Laldanmawia Ralte goal helped East Bengal edge past Aziawl FC 1-0 to secure a semi-final berth in the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Ralte scored from the spot as the match looked to headed for extra time to dash Aizawl's hopes and help Khalid Jamil's side into the last-four stage. The game that was balanced at both ends w...

17 days ago
Women's League: Rising Student Club defeat India Rush SC

Shillong, April 8 (IANS) Rising Student Club defeated India Rush SC 2-0 in a group stage match of the second edition of the Hero Indian Womens League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. A Pyari Xaxa strike in the 37th minute and Jabamani Tudu's 42nd minute header helped Rising Student Club register an easy win over their opponents and grab three points from the fixture.

18 days ago
Constable dies after being hit by Meghalaya minister son's Mercedes

Shillong, April 7 (IANS) A constable of the Meghalaya armed police was killed and a jail officials injured in an accident involving a Mercedes car driven by Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister Alexander Hek's son early on Saturday, police said. A police officer said that the head-on collision between the Mercedes and a two-wheeler driven by jail official Probin D. Sangma and con...

19 days ago
Women's League: Gokulam Kerala held to draw by India Rush

Shillong, April 6 (IANS) India Rush SC played out a goalless draw with Gokulam Kerala FC in a group stage match of the second edition of the Indian Womens League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. Both teams shared the spoils of battle as neither team emerged victor, despite Gokulam Kerala FC dominating the majority of the match. It was all a one-woman show for Gokul...

20 days ago
Super Cup: Kerala expecting 'tough challenge' from Neroca

Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Kerala Blasters head coach David James is expecting nothing short of a 'fierce game' against Neroca FC in the final round-of-16 game of the Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. It's definitely going to be a fierce game against a side who finished second in the I-League. We have seen some terrific matches in the qualifiers and the round of 16. We are a...

21 days ago
Must strengthen India-Bangladesh economic ties for NE's growth: Conrad Sangma

Shillong, April 4 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday underscored the need to further strengthen economic ties between India-Bangladesh to facilitate economic growth in the northeastern states. More discussion is required including with all Chief Ministers of the northeastern states especially while discussing about Act East and Act South policy as the idea is to d...

21 days ago
Women's league: Rising Student Club outplay Indira Gandhi Academy

Shillong, April 4 (IANS) Rising Student Club outplayed Indira Gandhi Academy for Sports and Education 6-1 in a group stage match of the second edition of the Hero Indian Womens League here on Wednesday. Rising Student Club maintained their grip throughout the match and braces by Pyari Xaxa, Anju Tamang and Sanju led the club to an easy win. Indira Gandhi Academy had reduced the deficit i...

22 days ago
Meghalaya CM moots work permit to Bangladeshi nationals

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Kongkal Sangma on Friday mooted the idea of issuing work permit to Bangladeshi nationals to address the challenge of infiltration, an official said. Sangma made this proposal to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when the latter along with State Home Minister James Sangma and Tourism Minister Metbah Lyngdoh called on her. ...

22 days ago
Super Cup: Lajong test for FC Pune City

Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) Indian Super League semi-finalists FC Pune City are 'smart enough and intelligent' to swing the tie against Shillong Lajong FC when they face-off in the Super Cup Round of 16 at the Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday. Pune's Serbian coach Ranko Popovic said they 'have to be top of the game' to get the better of the 'young and smart' Shillong Lajong FC. ...

23 days ago
Women's League: Bala strike sinks India Rush as KRYHPSA win 2-0

Shillong, April 2 (IANS) KRYHPSA continued their unbeaten run in the Indian Womens League with a 2-0 victory over India Rush SC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday. Captain Bala Devi struck first blood in the 21st minute with a header before she doubled the lead in the minute. The win takes KRYHPSA to seven points from their three matches while India Rush SC are yet to registe...

23 days ago
Women's League: ESU register 2-0 victory over Gokulam

Shillong, April 2 (IANS) Eastern Sporting Union (ESU) registered their fourth consecutive victory with a 2-0 triumph over Gokulam Kerala FC in the Indian Womens League (IWL) football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday. Mandakini opened the scoring in the first half with her strike in the 24th minute before Kamala Devi doubled the lead after the break in the 50th mi...

24 days ago
Everything has a time: Rannvijay on reality shows

Shillong, April 1 (IANS) TV host-actor Rannvijay Singha, who is currently busy with MTV's Roadies Xtreme, says reality shows have evolved, but the audience is getting attracted to fiction entertainers once again. The growth of reality shows is a lot, said Rannvijay, who shot to popularity as the winner of Roadies and then hosted multiple editions of the show. I think everything h...

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