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In the NE, its advantage Congress but the BJP has arrived

Apart from Kerala, the northeast perhaps is the only region where Congress can expect a decent win in the recently held Lok Sabha elections. K G Suresh looks at what the elections hold for the......

Meghalaya polls: Veteran P A Sangma faces tough battle against a greenhorn

As the two parliamentary constituencies in Meghalaya, Tura and Shillong go to polls on Wednesday, the glare will be on Tura constituency where former Lok Sabha Speaker and eight-time Lok Sabha......

So if not Modi, then who?

'Someone is needed to restore India back to Indians. So you decided you won't vote for Modi. But then, who will you vote for?' 'List your leaders from the north to south and east to west, and ask......

Militants kill 2 BSF jawans in Meghalaya

Militants on Friday shot dead two BSF personnel at a remote border outpost along Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills district. Heavily-armed militants raided Ketakona......

Shillong Chamber Choir founder: We still have time for each other in India

Our beloved country although evolving still retains a precious simplicity. We still have time to visit one another without having to make appointments, says Neil Nongkynrih, founder of the famous......

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......

Implementation of tax reforms unlikely before 2016

It was believed the Direct Taxes Code (DTC), the law to replace the archaic Income-Tax Act of 1961, was set to be rolled out from April 1, 2014 — three years later than originally planned.......

AI to expand presence on regional routes

Taking cue from SpiceJet’s success in tier-II and III markets, Air India wants to expand its presence on regional routes.The state-run carrier will shortly invite bids to replace its fleet of......

If I were the Finance Minister...

In a developing county like India, the role of the Finance Minister is a crucial one, specially when the country is going through it's worst period in recent times. M R Venkatesh, has a few valid......

Prepaying your loan? Remember this

Suman Chandok's home loan tenure has been extended for the second time - since January this year. Fearing another extension in the increasing interest rate scenario, Chandok wants to pay-off his......

What Carlos Santana thinks about India

E-mail interviews are a tricky beast, especially when the person to be interviewed is someone like Carlos Santana, stories about whom are part of rock, guitar, and music legend. He once told an......

Review: KBC 6 has lost some of its fizz

When it comes to entertainment, few succeed like Amitabh Bachchan does. The 69-year-old's popularity has not just expanded over the decades but sustained itself even in this day and age of instant......

'I don't know why only my fights were shown on Bigg Boss'

Samir Soni talked about his stay in Bigg Boss during a Rediff Chat on Wednesday. He chatted about life on camera, the housemates, and answered the crucial question: Is Bigg Boss scripted?  ......

India's Got Talent champs to sing for Obama

John W Thabah reports from Shillong on the Choir that will once again make waves, this time before an American president.Their style is both unique, and heartwarming. After charming India, they now......

Asian Games: UAE crush India 5-0 in men's football

An unimpressive display by India saw them surrender without a fight to United Arab Emirates as they went down 0-5 in their opening Group G match at the Asian Games in Incheon, on Monday.The......

ISL: Domestic Player Draft to kick-off on Monday

The best of Indian footballing talent will be up for grabs when the franchises of the Hero Indian Super League will vie to pick the players from the Domestic Player Draft in a three-day event which......

Churchill and three other clubs axed from I-League

In a stunning development in Indian football, two-time champions Churchill Brothers were thrown out of the I-League along with three other teams for failing to fulfil the AIFF's club licensing......

I-League: Bengaluru ease past Churchill Brothers

Bengaluru turned on the style in an emphatic second-half performance as they stayed on top of the table with a 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers at the Bangalore Football Stadium, in Bangalore in the......

I-League: Dempo edge out 10-man East Bengal

Dempo beat East Bengal through Tolgay Ozbey's 75th minute goal in the 18th round encounter of the I-League, played at the Nehru Stadium, Margao on Sunday. With Sunday's win, Dempo took their tally......
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Q. My d.o.b- 21-01-1967 place-SHILLONG Time-2.15 PmMy question-How will pass the year 2011My name- Bidhan Ch Das-Shillong
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Q. Why normally people call either south India or north India but never they call east or west India?
Bidhan Ch Das:  A. This is one of the big tragedies of India which has been neglected since Independence. East has always been neglected and yet we want to call it as...... more

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Q. I need a prediction, based on astrology, about my health and longevity. Will i have any big diease which cannot be cure or something like that. My Details areName: Sankar DuttaPlace of Birth : ShillongDAte of Birth : 28/01/1981Time Of Birth : 2:20 am
Nikhil:  A. For health consult the doctors and not astrologers dear more

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Q. How many times you have visited your school since you left? Have you contributed anything to your school after getting employment?
Sankar Dutta:  A. I started my schooling at St Mary's school in Shillong and studied there for two years.I have never entered the school after that but whenever I go...... more

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Q. wuts ur fav english newspaper?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. the times of india and our local newspaper......the shillong times....... more

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Soccer with a twist to promote peace

Shillong, Oct. 25: Kick the football as a kick-off to building of bridges instead of walls between the Northeast and mainland India. But this is... ...

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Lyngdoh inaugurates tourist hubs

SHILLONG, Oct 25 Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister, Rowell Lyngdoh today inaugurated tourist hubs at Dympep and Arwah Lum Shynna localities in Sohra... ...

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Time to mainstream our borderfolk

Most people in Delhi (or even most parts of India) are quite ignorant about the Northeast. And this applies equally to educated people. In fact... ...

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Love, Cell & Dhokha

Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh: For Pankaj, it was love at first sight. He saw Nidhi from his office window, and then waited to see her every day, as she... ...

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A three-day tryst with the history of Assam tea

Jorhat, Oct. 24: A stay in a bungalow inside a lush green tea estate, a walk along the tea bushes, a look at tea tasting and processing in a... ...

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