Everything you need to know about South Garo Hills: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about South Garo Hills: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, June 19 (IANS) England entered their second Champions Trophy final steam-rolling South Africa in the tournament's first semifinal match at the Kennington Oval here Wednesday.
Sohra, June 19 (IANS) It has been raining cats and dogs in India's northern states, but Cherrapunjee (renamed Sohra) - known as one of the wettest places on the earth - nestled in the abode of clouds in Meghalaya in is "burning hot" at over 28 degrees Celsius!
Washington, June 19(ANI): Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon have reconciled and they are reportedly living together again after the rocker convinced his wife that he has been drug and alcohol free for months.
Johannesburg, June 19 (ANI): The South African media has said that England will try to convert the distraction of a looming Ashes series into motivation for Wednesday's first ICC Champions Trophy semi-final at the Oval against South Africa.
London, June 19 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that he is 'he has never felt more nervous' ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa, despite backing his team to withstand the pressure.
Johannesburg, June 19 (ANI): South African captain AB de Villiers has said that England will be the favourites during their ICC Champions Trophy semi final clash with South Africa at The Oval on Wednesday because they are playing at home and know the conditions well.
London, June 19 (ANI): Amid the ball-tampering suspicions that are currently clouding England's ICC Champions Trophy campaign, South Africa captain AB de Villiers stoked the fire by admitting that England seemed to reverse swing the ball more quicker than other teams, which may be a possible concern.
Johannesburg, June 18 (ANI): South African captain AB de Villiers has said that national pride will be the primary focus of his team when they take on England in the first semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval on Wednesday.
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi linkmen of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were arrested in Meghalaya's South West Garo Hills district while attempting to cross over back into their country, an official said Tuesday.
London, June 18 (ANI): South African golfer Justin Rose has admitted that his US Open triumph was only possible after the healing of the scars from his 'traumatic' early career.
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) A gun battle ensued in Meghalaya's restive West Garo Hills district Monday after Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels tossed a faulty grenade at a police team.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): US lawmakers have pressed President Barack Obama to go beyond supplying Syrian rebels with small arms and to consider imposing a no-fly zone over the war-torn country.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The already grave situation in Uttarakhand may worsen with more landslides as the hillsides have become weak following incessant rain, the NDRF said Monday.
London, June 17 (ANI): UK's eavesdropping agency, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) had reportedly snooped on the emails and telephone records of the foreign politicians and officials during the G20 summit in 2009.
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen who has not played since March owing to knee injury has confirmed that he will be returning to the team and aim for the Ashes series.
Sydney, June 17 (IANS/EFE) A temporary ban has been imposed by the Australian government on the sale of 19 synthetic drugs in the wake of the death of a teenager who used a substance similar to LSD, the media reported.
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels lobbed a grenade at a police station in western part of Meghalaya late Sunday night but there were no casualties, police said.
Washington, June 16(ANI): Jodie Foster has put one of her extremely private home in the Hollywood Hills for sale for a price of 6.399 million dollars. he 50-year-old actor's Spanish villa is located in the distinguished Bird Streets - called a refuge for those seeking much privacy, security and style, Contactmusic reported.
Recife (Brazil), June 16 (IANS) Veteran midfielder Xavi said Spain will not accept anything less than victory at the Confederations Cup as the reigning World Cup champions begin their quest for the only major trophy that has eluded them.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): As South Africa prayed for former African president Nelson Mandela, who spent his eighth day in hospital, his ex-bodyguard wished to 'set him free.'
London, June 15(ANI): The risk of breast cancer has increased among British Asian women, a new research has revealed.
Johannesburg, June 15 (ANI): South Africa has managed to advance into the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy on a good average run-rate after their rain-marred match against the West Indies at Sophia Gardens ended in a tie on Friday.
Wellington, June 14(ANI): Paris Hilton posed for pics at her Beverly Hills mansion, which will be published in the upcoming issue of Elle magazine.
Berlin, June 14 (IANS) Hamburg striker Heung Min Son will join Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal, Leverkusen said on its official homepage.
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Former Australian Test captain Mark Taylor has said that there is a need to re-instill 'team feeling' among Australian players, adding that although Australia's leadership structure is not 'totally out of order', but there is a need for a fast improvement in it.
Quito (Ecuador), June 14 (IANS) The Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) will file a complaint with world body FIFA against Paraguayan referee Enrique Caceres over his arbitration in Tuesday's 2014 World Cup South American qualifier.
Sydney, June 14 (ANI): Former Australian Test captain Mark Taylor is reportedly set to make a return to the Cricket Australia (CA) board, after he was controversially overlooked when the body was streamlined to a new nine-member board.
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been left off South Africa's team of 32 athletes for the Paralympic athletics world championships, to be held next month in Lyon, France from July 19-28.
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): South Africa will return slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's assets and cash stashed in the country to Libya.
Shillong, June 13 (IANS) In a setback to the jailed chief of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebel outfit, Champion R. Sangma, the Meghalaya High Court Thursday dismissed his petition challenging his detention under the Meghalaya Preventive Detention Act (MPDA).
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) Three people were arrested Thursday and a cache of arms and ammunition, suspected to be meant for the Meghalaya-based militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was seized here, Assam Police said.
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) With research showing South Asians being among the people most susceptible to heart diseases in Canada, a walk is being organised in the city of Edmonton to create awareness about the issue.
London, June 13 (IANS) A newly discovered art piece - "Painting No. 1" of 1962 - by Indian artist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde has been sold for 698,500 pounds (about $1,093,000) at the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale here.
Johannesburg, June 13 (ANI): South Africa paceman Dale Steyn has raised hopes that he will be fit for the critical ICC Champions Trophy game against West Indies on Friday after he bowled at full intensity in the nets on Wednesday.
Sydney, June 13 (ANI): Australia's stand-in captain George Bailey has raised questions about the legitimacy of England's methods for gaining reverse-swing, and hinted that one of the home side's bowling trump cards for the Ashes may be pushing the rules' boundaries.
Johannesburg, June 12 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Wednesday announced progress in Nelson Mandela's health condition as the former leader spent his fifth day in hospital, reported Xinhua.
Beijing, June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korea's top policymaker in charge of inter-Korean relations said Wednesday that the abrupt call-off of high-level inter-governmental talks between Seoul and Pyongyang would be a temporary pain for new inter-Korean relations, implying that Seoul is still open to the dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Puerto Ordaz, June 12 (IANS) Uruguay have restored their 2014 World Cup qualification hopes after a first-half strike from Edinson Cavani gave them a 1-0 away victory over Venezuela.
Islamabad, June 12 (ANI): Former Pakistani cricketers have criticised the team's poor batting performance after their ICC Champions Trophy defeat to South Africa, which has left them on the verge of dropping from the tournament.
New York, June 12 (IANS) German supermodel Heidi Klum reportedly got into a public argument with boyfriend Martin Kristen while dining at The Spotted Pig eatery, here.
Johannesburg, June 11(ANI): Mandela's frail health and prolonged hospital stays have kept the former president out of public eyes but analyst believe that the awareness about his mortality will not have a dramatic impact on domestic politics.
London, June 11 (ANI): Pakistan Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul Haq has admitted that his team's batsmen were 'totally lost' after their poor show during the 67-run defeat by South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS) South Africa defeated Pakistan in a must win game at Edgbaston here Monday to keep themselves alive in the Champions Trophy.
London, June 10 (IANS/CMC) India have won all their matches since arriving in Britain but the West Indies, the reiging World Twenty20 champions, will pose a big challenge in Tuesday's crucial Group B clash in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Karachi, June 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Shoiab Akhtar has urged Pakistan bowlers to play aggressively and aim for the wickets in their group matches against South Africa and India in the ongoing Champions Trophy in the UK.
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) The Queen of the Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, has been shortlisted for a global project to lower greenhouse gas emissions on the pattern of European cities, a municipal official said here Monday.
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): South African captain AB de Villiers has reportedly said that the Australians are preparing for a bigger counter attack especially after losing to England at Edgbaston and vouched for the Australian cricket team's Ashes prospects.
Beijing, June 11 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to hold a government meeting in Seoul later this week to resolve inter-Korean issues, media reported Monday.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler officially exchanged their wedding vows at the Woodmont Christian Church in Nashville, Tenn. on June 8.
Islamabad, June 9 (ANI): Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq has picked out the positives and highlighted the performance of his bowlers, instead of worrying over the narrow loss against West Indies in the ICC Champions Trophy opener, which has put Pakistan in a do-or-die battle against South Africa.
Buenos Aires, June 8 (IANS) Sergio Aguero had two goals ruled out for offside as Argentina were held to a goalless draw by Colombia in a fiery World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Monumental.
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela was hospitalised Saturday, following a "recurrence of lung infection", the Presidency said.
Johannesburg, June 8 (ANI): South African ODI skipper AB de Villiers is being groomed for the job of Test captain, along with captaining the one-day side at the ICC Champions Trophy, according to outgoing coach Gary Kirsten.
Wellington, June 8 (ANI): New Zealand off-spinner Nathan McCullum has said that he felt that their victorious ODI series against England, which was highlighted by opener Martin Guptill's 330-run onslaught, will be a key factor in their favour against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Tokyo, June 8 (ANI): Japanese lawmaker Nariyaki Nakayama has said that Korean women were not forcibly taken as sex slaves during wartime.
Miami, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Actress Eva Longoria is executive producer of "Devious Maids", a TV series about Hispanic domestic help working in Beverly Hills.
Johannesburg, June 8 (ANI): South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris will replace paceman Morne Morkel in their ICC Champions Trophy squad, after Morris was ruled out of the tournament because of an injury.
Seoul, June 7 (IANS) South Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the first quarter was revised down to 0.8 percent amid the still fragile consumer spending, central bank data showed Friday.
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Actress Esther Williams, known as "The Mermaid of Hollywood", died Thursday at her home in Beverly Hills, California, her publicist announced. She was 91.
Karachi, June 7 (ANI): Pakistani pace lynchpin Umar Gul has said that he is likely to return to bowling again by mid July.
Cardiff, June 7 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan's maiden ODI ton powered India to a winning start in the Champions Trophy beating South Africa by 26 runs in their first Group B match at Sophia Gardens here Thursday.
Cardiff, June 6 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the opening match of the Champions Trophy between India and South Africa in Group B here at the Sophia Gardens Thursday.
Cardiff (Wales), June 6 (ANI): Riding on southpaw Shikhar Dhawan's belligerent 114, India posted a mammoth target of 331 for 7 against the Proteas in the opener of the ICC Champions trophy being played here.
Cardiff (Wales), June 6 (ANI): South African cricket captain A.B. De Villiers has said that his team is tough, and would like to be in a good space mentally, when they take on their opponents in the ICC Champions Trophy that begins from today (Thursday).
Cardiff (Wales), June 6 (ANI): Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said the team will have to adapt quickly to the new set of one-day cricket rules that will be applicable during the ICC Champions Trophy, when they take on South Africa in the first match of the tournament today.
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces launched combing operations in Meghalaya after rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) set ablaze a government bus Wednesday.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): The Obama administration will be extending six-month sanctions exemptions to India and eight other countries for significantly reducing oil imports from Iran, officials have said.
Karachi, June 5 (ANI): India had thrashed Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warm-up match after skittling out the defending champions for just 65 in Cardiff on Tuesday.
Johannesburg, June 5 (ANI): South African player Ryan McLaren has said that he hoped that the ICC Champions Trophy will be the tournament where he cements his position as the all-rounder in South Africa's Castle Lager sponsored-ODI team.
Sydney, June 5 (ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has become a doubt for the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy against India in Cardiff on Thursday, because of a side strain.
Shillong, June 4 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Tuesday instructed Meghalaya Police to undergo training on laws relating to women and child rights.
Johannesburg, June 4 (ANI): Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius had been reportedly whisked away by his bodyguards and the South African police force after his case for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was postponed to August 19.
Cardiff (Wales), June 4 (ANI): The Indian cricket team toiled hard in Cardiff on Monday, a day before their practice match against Australia, and three days before their Champions Trophy encounter against South Africa.
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Young Indian-origin Australian fast bowler Gurinder Sandhu has reportedly received a special marketing contract from Cricket Australia (CA) as it aims to attract more Australians of Asian descent to the game.
London, June 4 (ANI): The parents of Oscar Pistorius' dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp have said that they want to know why their daughter was shot.
Los Angeles, June 4 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says she feels blessed after getting a lavish baby shower from her friends and family.
Shillong, June 3 (IANS) A lower Court in Meghalaya Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against a police officer arrested for rape and who is now on the run after escaping from custody, even as a child rights panel sought a detailed report on the crime.
Shillong, June 3 (IANS) The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Monday sought a detailed report from the Meghalaya government on the alleged rape of two minor girls by a police officer who is now on the run after escaping from custody.
Sydney, June 3(ANI): A team of 46 Australian scientists is going to lead a voyage to Antarctica in a bid to retrace Sir Douglas Mawson's 1911-14 expedition.
Washington,June 3 (ANI): Kim Kardashian celebrated her baby shower on Sunday in Beverly Hills.
London, June 3 (ANI): In response to the criticism over its role in the territorial disputes in South and East China Seas, China has dismissed all allegations, saying that it wanted peaceful development alongside its neighbours.
Shillong, June 3 (IANS) A Meghalaya police officer who escaped police custody after being held on suspicion of raping two minor girls is still on the run, and efforts are on to nab him, police said Monday.
Johannesburg, June 3 (ANI): South African cricketer J.P. Duminy has said there is scope for improving his skills in all departments of the game, following his unbeaten 150 in Proteas Vs. Netherlands one-day warm-up encounter ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy being played in England.
Shillong, June 2 (IANS) A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district Sunday, a district official said.
Sydney, June 2 (ANI): A recent study has found that Australians are becoming addicted to their mobile phones for checking work emails even on holidays or weekends.
London, Jun 2 (ANI): South African captain AB de Villiers has said that beating India in their first ICC Champions Trophy clash is the key to success in the eight-nation tournament.
London, Jun 2 (ANI): The former lead investigating officer of the murder case of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has said that the Paralympic sprinter could go free because of the pictures of the crime scene, which had been recently revealed to the public.
London, June 2 (ANI): David Beckham might move back to Los Angeles with his family, now he has retired from playing football.
New York, Jun. 2 (ANI): Harold Robbins' former wife has revealed in her new book, the author's demands for an "open marriage" and his affairs ranging from Beverly Hills to Cannes.
Shillong, June 1 (IANS) Three people were killed when a bus in which they were travelling turned turtle in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district Saturday, police said.
Seoul, June 1 (IANS) South Korea posted a trade surplus of $6.03 billion in May as exports grew at a faster pace than the previous month despite the continued devaluation of the Japanese yen, a government report showed Saturday.
New York, Jun. 1 (ANI): Arvind Mahankali, who won the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year, has offered winning tips to win the annual competition.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): How and when turtle shell originated has fascinated and confounded biologists for more than two centuries.
Astana, May 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kazakhstan have held talks over their bilateral relations.
London, May 30 (ANI): Pamela Anderson revealed her sublime legs as she stepped out after a 'date'.
Tokyo, May 29 (IANS) Taking their strategic cooperation further, India and Japan Wednesday announced that bilateral naval exercises would be regularized and held more frequently.
Mumbai, May 29 (ANI): The Indian cricket team left for England on Wednesday morning to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Cape Town, May 29 (IANS) South Africa's seasonally adjusted real GDP at market prices for the first quarter of 2013 increased by 0.9 percent, down from 2.1 percent during the fourth quarter of 2012, according to official data.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) An IT delegation from Australia will visit Kerala soon to strengthen bilateral business relations, officials said.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), May 28 (IANS) India's progress came up for discussion when a panel at the African Union deliberated upon the UN's Human Development Index.