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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......

Post Xi's visit, India to woo Chinese travellers

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi played the perfect host to Chinese President Xi Jinping during his India visit, almost playing the role of a guide as he showed the Chinese premier......

'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......

A bridge to friendship, courtesy Rajinikanth

'For me, he was a bridge to lifelong friendships in a land where I had none.''He helped break barriers of language and suspicion.'Maharaj Damodardas salutes the one and only......

PIX: A sneak peak into Shraddha Kapoor's awesome life!

Shraddha Kapoor is steadily rising up the ranks of Bollywood, and seems to lead quite an envious life. We look through her Instagram pictures, and take a peek into her diva life.   ......

11 places to vacation this Christmas!

Hindi movies are not only entertaining, they also give you amazing ideas. From fashion to dream destinations, we are treated to so much in these movies. Take Tamasha, for instance. The film does......

Why Farhan Akhtar shot Rock On 2 in Shillong

Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor and director Shujaat Saudagar recently shot a long spell in Shillong for their film Rock On!! 2. And this was their way to pay tribute to the long-neglected......

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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Better roads likely before festivals

SHILLONG: Roads in parts of the city are expected to get a facelift before the festival season.PWD (Roads) Minister Martin Danggo said plans are... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/09/25/better-roads-likely-before-festivals/
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Govt learns from Kezo experience SHILLONG: The State government will take the consent of senior police officers before finalising the name for... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/09/25/consent-of-cop-must-for-dgp-post-hdr/
Five arrested with endangered geckoes

SHILLONG: Five persons including a woman from the State were arrested for possessing geckoes. Geckoes are in the list of endangered wildlife... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/09/25/five-arrested-with-endangered-geckoes/
BJYM pays tribute to Uri martyrs

SHILLONG: People from different walks of life on Saturday paid tribute to the eighteen brave soldiers of the Indian army who were recently killed... ...

http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/09/25/bjym-pays-tribute-to-uri-martyrs/
Were his serene eyes watching?

He has always been a part of my life. As a child, I had noticed his framed picture on the wall of my parent's room. He looked calm, wise and... ...

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