Final electoral rolls published in Tripura

Agartala, January 6 (PTI): The final electoral rolls of Tripura have been published with names of 25, 69,216 voters, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said.   For the first time, the ‘third gender’ option was included in the final rolls and 11 people have registered their names under the category, Taranikanti said.   Of […]

Butchers cheating customers, NVCO alleges

Kohima, January 6 (MExN): The Nagaland Voluntary Consumers Organisation (NVCO) today charged the butchers in Kohima for cheating customers when weighing meat by putting extra metal on scales.   NVCO President, Kezhokhoto Savi, in a press statement, stated that the alleged incident took place on January 3, 2018 when he and his wife were purchasing […]

Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Australia’s Usman Khawaja celebrates after reaching his century during the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match. (REUTERS)   SYDNEY, January 6 (Reuters): Usman Khawaja hit a mammoth 171 and Shaun Marsh was approaching his sixth test century as Australia eased 133 runs ahead of England on 479 for four after the third […]

Celtics pull away late in win over Timberwolves

Celtics pull away late in win over Timberwolves

Celtics’ Al Horford (right) and Jaylen Brown (middle) defend a shot from Jimmy Butler. (USA TODAY Sports)   Los Angeles, January 6 (AFP): Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier combined for 32 points as Boston’s reserves keyed the Celtics’ 91-84 NBA victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.   In a hard-fought contest that included 15 […]

Manipur man gets rigorous life imprisonment for raping daughter

Imphal January 6 (IANS): A special court in Manipur has sentenced a 42-year-old man to rigorous life imprisonment for raping his minor daughter. The complaint against the man was lodged on September 19, 2016 when the mother of the victim alleged that her husband raped the minor at least three times. Police arrested the father […]

NDA government trying to legalise immigrants: Mukul Sangma

Shillong, January 6 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday accused the BJP-led NDA central government at the Centre of trying to legalise immigrants by proposing to amend the Citizenship Act.   “On one hand they wanted to push illegal immigrants, but on the other, they wanted to legalise immigrants by amending the Citizenship […]

Williamson ton sinks Pakistan in Wellington downpour

Williamson ton sinks Pakistan in Wellington downpour

New Zealand posted a daunting total of 315 for seven on a wet and windy day at the Basin Reserve (AFP Photo)   Wellington, January 6 (AFP): Kane Williamson may have been New Zealand’s hero in their dominant win over Pakistan in the opening one-day international in Wellington on Saturday, but he said it was […]

NERLP SHG credit linkage with SBI Jalukie Branch

NERLP SHG credit linkage with SBI Jalukie Branch

The beneficiaries with officials during the financial literacy cum bank credit linkage for 39 SHGs of North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) held on January 6.   Jalukie, January 6 (MExN): A financial literacy cum bank credit linkage for 39 SHGs of North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) was successfully held on January 6, changing […]

Ao Baptist Church Diphupar 50 years celebration begins

Ao Baptist Church Diphupar 50 years celebration begins

Intermediate Choir, ABCD presenting a song during the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Ao Baptist Church Diphupar on January 6.   Dimapur, January 6 (MExN): Two-day Golden Jubilee celebration of the Ao Baptist Church Diphupar commenced on January 6. During the inaugural service, greetings were delivered by Diphupar Village Council, Chairman, Lanutoshi; Ao Senso Telongjem […]

South Africa gain advantage over India, sweat on injured Steyn

South Africa gain advantage over India, sweat on injured Steyn

India’s Cheteshwar Pujara avoids being hit by a shot. (REUTERS)   CAPE TOWN, January 6 (Reuters): South Africa built a sizeable second-innings lead after reaching 65 for two against India at the close on day two of the opening test at Newlands on Saturday but were sweating over another potential injury blow for experienced seamer […]

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