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Rameswaram included under AMRUT as tribute to Kalam: Centre

Commemorating the first death anniversary of former president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, his life-size statue was unveiled here today, while the Centre also announced inclusion of his hometown......

Remembering Kalam: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Dr Abdul Kalam passed away on July 27, last year while delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong in Meghalaya Rediff.com remembers a great and wonderful Indian with this interview in which......

From AGP to BJP: Sonowal's journey to the peak

IMAGE: Sonowal left the AGP in January 2011 following differences with the party leadership and went on to join the BJP in February 2011. Photographs: sarbanandsonwal/Twitter From student politics......

Why we need an A P J Abdul Kalam party

'When you can use Mahatma Gandhi and Babasaheb Ambedkar's names, why can't you use Dr Kalam's name?''The idea is to take Dr Kalam's vision to the people.''Elections will come and go, but the vision......

Quake hits at Indo-Myanmar border, tremors felt in several parts of India

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit Myanmar, tremors of which shook the northeast, several parts of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and even Delhi and NCR on Wednesday. Jolts were......

Polytechnics the pivot point for Make in India dream

The polytechnic graduate is on the front line of our war to establish a vibrant manufacturing sector in India, says Ajit Balakrishnan. Last weekend I found myself in Shillong staring out of the......

India's e-retail revolution: Too good to be true?

  The e-retail market is set for a shake-out with slowing growth, greater competition, huge losses, bloated costs and reduced funding, notes Mohandas Pai The last five years have witnessed a......

Scam helped Rose Valley create Rs 2,500-cr assets

Unlike Saradha mastermind, Gautam Kundu used illegally collected money to expand the company's hotel business across India "I am not a fool like Sudipta Sen," Rose Valley Chairman Gautam Kundu shot......

Review: Rock On 2 is staggeringly dull!

Rock On 2 does more for Meghalaya tourism than it does for rock music, feels Sukanya Verma. I enjoyed Abhishek Kapoor's Rock On, its 'Let's do this, guys' zeal enriched by an untried combination of......

'National Awards are not corrupted'

Rock On II sees the dishy Arjun Rampal back on the big screen, where he reunites with the members of Magik -- Farhan Akhtar and Purab Kohli. Joining the cast, and the band, are Shraddha......

'I want to be directed by Farhan'

The amazing Shraddha Kapoor on Rock On 2, acting as Dawood's sister and why she thinks journalists are unfair sometimes. Shraddha Kapoor would love work with the Khans and is patiently waiting her......

Nobel for Dylan carpers, go home

'Show me songs that become larger than songs better than Dylan's.' 'Show me words that are like the master key to every human emotion under the sun better than Dylan's.' 'And show me someone who......

'I have become more confident after PINK'

'I did not grow up watching Bollywood movies because I don’t understand Hindi. The only Bollywood movie I have watched is Piku.' 'I may have seen Hindi films with my mother when I......

Fed Cup semis: Bagan take five-goal advantage over Lajong

Jeje Lalpekhula scored a hat-trick as a rampaging Mohun Bagan routed Shillong Lajong 5-0 in their home leg semifinal of the Federation Cup football tournament at the Vidyasagar Krirnagan in......

Fed Cup: Sporting down Mumbai FC; Lajong beat East Bengal

IMAGE: Mumbai FC captain Taisuke Matsugae (right) shields the ball as Sporting Clube de Goa player Nicholas Fernandes tries to gain possession during the Federation Cup......

I-League: Bengaluru FC crowned champions

IMAGE: Bengaluru FC players celebrate with coach Ashley Westwood. Photograph: Twitter Bengaluru FC were crowned as I-League football champions for the second time in three years as they......

Sporting Clube De Goa hold EB to goalless draw

Sporting Clube de Goa held a lacklustre East Bengal to a goalless draw in their penultimate I-League fixture at the Vidyasagar Krirangan, in Barasat on Friday. Playing their first match after the......

Fresh injury has Kashyap fighting time for Rio qualification

Kashyap suffered a knee injury during his clash against Korean Son Wan Ho on Thursday night and had to retire midway with the score reading 12-21, 11-16 IMAGE: Parupalli Kashyap.......
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SBoP launches mobile wallet State Bank Buddy

Labour minister launches ESIC's tele-medicine services for N-E Bandaru Dattatreya, Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Govt. of India,... ...

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Meghalaya a Christian state?

Editor, A lot of debate has been ensuing the couple of days with respect to the question, Is Meghlaya a Christian state?. For many, this may... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/12/05/meghalaya-a-christian-state/
Victory claims a week before by-polls

SHILLONG: With just a week left for the by-polls to the six KHADC and lone JHADC seats, parties are making claims and counter claims to ensure... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/12/05/victory-claims-a-week-before-by-polls/
Nun from Kerala scripts success story in Garo Hills sans Govt

Rubber & coconut cultivation, dairy & poulty empower villagers Sr Rose examines assists workers in examining rubber sheets at Mendipathar Multi... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/12/05/nun-from-kerala-scripts-success-story-in-garo-hills-sans-govt/
Cyclist duo covers 3600km for nature, differently abled

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Two young men from Meghalaya, Jonas Lyngshiang and Balanus Mawroh, who cycled their way from Puducherry to Shillong... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/12/05/cyclist-duo-covers-3600km-for-nature-differently-abled/

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