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Meghalaya: BSF's 1st Battalion celebrates 58th Raising Day in Garo Hills

Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | March 1, 2024 11:55:52 PM IST
The 1st Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) commemorated its 58th Raising Day with a week-long celebration, showcasing its rich history and exemplary contributions in Meghalaya's Garo Hills.... read..
 

Meghalaya: CM Sanmga inaugurates multiple projects in West Garo Hills

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 25, 2024 6:55:33 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday inaugurated multiple projects at Babadam in West Garo Hills in the presence of Speaker Thomas A. Sangma and PHE Minister Marcuise Marak.... read..
 

Meghalaya: Major fire breaks out in Shillong Bar Association building

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 25, 2024 1:54:59 AM IST
A major fire broke out at the Shillong Bar Association building located behind the East Khasi Hills in the late hours of Saturday.... read..
 

Meghalaya police investigate claims of Garo National Liberation Army regrouping

Meghalaya | February 24, 2024 5:55:58 PM IST
An investigation has been initiated by the Meghalaya state police following a press release on social media claiming the regrouping of the once-feared Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Garo Hills.... read..
 

Objective of resurgent movement of Ayush is Heal in India, healed by India: Sarbananda Sonowal

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 23, 2024 10:56:10 PM IST
The Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal launched multiple projects to scale up capacity at the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy (NEIAH) at its campus in Mawdiangdiang in Shillong on Friday.... read..
 

Meghalaya needs 11.5 per cent annual GDP growth to become 10 billion USD economy by 2028: CM Conrad Sangma

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 18, 2024 12:23:50 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday said that the state needs to achieve 11.5 per cent annual growth (GDP) to fructify its ambitious target of touching the 10 billion US dollar economy by 2028.... read..
 

BSF Meghalaya foils smuggling attempts at Indo-Bangladesh border

West Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | February 12, 2024 11:54:40 PM IST
Border Security Force troops in Meghalaya foiled attempts to smuggle sugar and cattle across the international border of Meghalaya on Monday.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM inaugurates MeghFarm processing hub and Tikrikilla PRIME hub

West Garo Hills, (Meghalaya) | February 10, 2024 10:23:16 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday inaugurated the MeghFarm Processing Hub and Tikrikilla PRIME Hub at Khamari, Tikrikilla, West Garo Hills.... read..
 

Meghalaya: ADG BSF visits border area to review operational preparedness

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 10, 2024 7:23:03 PM IST
Additional Director General (ADG), BSF (Eastern Command) Kolkata, Sonali Mishra, reviewed the current security scenario and discussed various operational and administrative aspects of border management during her two-day visit from February 9 to 10 to BSF... read..
 

"We have not seen kind of growth Shillong deserves": CM Conrad Sangma

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 8, 2024 2:23:24 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that the government has "conceptualised different interventions" to "decongest" and "beautify Shillong."... read..
 

Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 jolts Meghalaya's East Garo Hills

East Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 4, 2024 4:53:42 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was recorded in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills on Sunday afternoon, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.... read..
 

Meghalaya: BSF recovers over 50,000 kg of Sugar near Indo-Bangladesh border

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 3, 2024 4:23:44 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya thwarted attempts to smuggle sugar across the Indo-Bangladesh border and recovered over 50,000 kgs of sugar intended for smuggling into Bangladesh.... read..
 

Meghalaya: Mudslide occurs at Sonapur Tunnel; Police issues advisory to drive cautiously

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | February 3, 2024 1:24:24 PM IST
East Jaintia Hills police issued a traffic advisory after a mudslide occurred at Sonapur Tunnel early this morning along National Highway 6.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM flags off waste collection e-vehicles

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 1, 2024 6:24:33 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Thursday launched and handed over the waste collection e-Vehicles to different blocks in the several districts of the state.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM says, govt will persisit in investing in youth, priority to education

Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) | January 30, 2024 10:53:16 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday stated that the government will persist in investing in education and plans to enhance the development of infrastructure for higher and technical education in the state.... read..
 

Meghalaya: BSF seizes 18,000 kg sugar, 190 bottles of Phensedyl syrup near International border

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 30, 2024 9:52:36 PM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) seized more than 18,000 kg of sugar from different bordering districts of Meghalaya, which were meant to be smuggled across the border to Bangladesh, an official statement said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma lays foundation stone for 3 road projects to connect New Shillong Township

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 25, 2024 4:22:33 PM IST
In a significant milestone for the development of the New Shillong Township, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad laid the foundation for three crucial road infrastructures on Thursday.... read..
 

Meghalaya: BSF intercepts vehicle loaded with clothes worth over Rs 10 lakh

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 24, 2024 9:22:58 PM IST
Troops of the 110th Battalion of the Border Security Forces intercepted a vehicle found to be loaded with a large quantity of clothing items worth more than Rs 10 lakh, "meant to be smuggled into Bangladesh," an official statement from the BSF said on Wed... read..
 

"Amit Shah called Meghalaya govt most corrupt in the country, later partnered with them": Rahul Gandhi

Ri Bhoi (Meghalaya) | January 22, 2024 11:22:36 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah once had termed the National People's Party (NPP) led-Meghalaya government "the most corrupt" in the country but later entered into an alliance with them, adding that Meghalaya... read..
 

Meghalaya: BSF seizes over thousand yaba tablets, three drug peddlers arrested

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 20, 2024 9:54:01 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended three drug peddlers and seized 1728 Yaba tablets from South West Khasi Hills districts in the Ranikor area in Meghalaya, the BSF said on Saturday.... read..
 

Meghalaya: BSF seizes over 17,000 kg of Sugar near Indo-Bangladesh border

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 19, 2024 10:54:03 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya thwarted several attempts to smuggle sugar across the Indo-Bangladesh border, said BSF Meghalaya.... read..
 

Meghalaya: Amit Shah lays wreath at Shillong war memorial

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 19, 2024 2:53:24 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid a wreath at the War Memorial at Headquarters Directorate General Assam Rifles in Meghalaya's Shillong on Friday.... read..
 

Assam CM Sarma attends 11th meeting of the NESAC in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 19, 2024 10:53:23 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday attended the 11th meeting of the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) Society in Shillong.... read..
 

Meghalaya Chief Minister attends CIPS Awards Ceremony 2023

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 19, 2024 11:52:42 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday attended the Centre for Innovation in Public Systems (CIPS) Awards Ceremony 2023 at a hotel in Shillong.... read..
 

"This decade will be considered as Golden period of the Northeast": Amit Shah

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 19, 2024 10:53:27 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah these 10 years under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be considered as Golden period of the Northeast.... read..
 

Traditional Games take center stage at 5th Meghalaya Games: Coaches, players share enthusiasm for preserving cultural heritage

By Shafali Nigam

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | January 16, 2024 11:24:18 PM IST
In a groundbreaking move, the Meghalaya Games 2024 has witnessed the inclusion of traditional indigenous sports, highlighting a rich tapestry of cultural heritage.... read..
 

"Youth should be connected to traditional games...Meghalaya Games a historic event": State Sports Minister

By Shafali Nigam

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | January 16, 2024 10:24:12 PM IST
Meghalaya Sports Minister Shakliar Warjri has said that the youth of the state should be connected to the state's traditional games and Meghalaya Games, inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu on Monday, was a "historic event".... read..
 

President Droupadi Murmu interacts with self-help group members at Baljek Airport in Meghalaya's Tura

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | January 16, 2024 4:24:36 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu interacted with the members of self-help groups (SHG) at Baljek Airport in Meghalaya's Tura on Tuesday.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM and Governor call on President Droupadi Murmu in Tura

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | January 16, 2024 1:22:17 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Governor Phagu Chauhan called on President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday at the Raj Bhavan in Meghalaya's Tura.... read..
 

"Inauguration of Meghalaya Games by President will be great motivation for youths": CM Sangma

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | January 15, 2024 5:53:59 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said that the grand inauguration of the 5th Meghalaya Games, poised to take place today by President Droupadi Murmu would be a 'great motivation and message' for the youth of the state.... read..
 

Meghalaya Governor virtually inaugurates second Raj Bhavan of state

Tura (Meghalaya) | January 12, 2024 5:51:28 PM IST
Meghalaya Governor Phagu Chauhan inaugurated the second Raj Bhavan of the state in Tura on Friday, with the Chief Minister terming it a "moment of pride" for the Garo Hills region.... read..
 

Huge amount of narcotics, fake Indian currency worth Rs 49 crore seized in Meghalaya: BSF

Shillong (Meghalaya), | January 5, 2024 4:50:21 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya Frontier seized smuggled goods, including narcotics and Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) worth Rs 49.20 crore in 2023.... read..
 

BSF rescues 47 cattle heads being smuggled to Bangladesh through bordering areas in Meghalaya

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 30, 2023 2:20:23 PM IST
Thwarting yet another smuggling attempt, The Border Security Force rescued 47 cattle heads that were being smuggled to Bangladesh through the bordering areas of Meghalaya.... read..
 

"Govt not planning to buy chopper": Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma refutes media report

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 28, 2023 9:51:37 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma refuted media reports on Thursday of the government planning to procure a helicopter for the state, citing the substantial costs and technical expertise associated with such an acquisition.... read..
 

Meghalaya: Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 hits Tura region

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | December 23, 2023 9:21:05 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter Scale hit the Tura area in the West Garo Hills region of Meghalaya on Saturday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) informed.... read..
 

BSF rescues 37 cattle heads along international border in Meghalaya

Shillong ( Meghalaya) | December 19, 2023 9:51:31 PM IST
The Border Security Force personnel have rescued 37 cattle heads that were being smuggled from India to Bangladesh from the international border along Meghalaya.... read..
 

Earthquake of magnitude 3.2 hits West Garo Hills region of Meghalaya

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | December 19, 2023 2:51:14 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit the West Garo Hills region of Meghalaya on Tuesday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed.... read..
 

Meghalaya: Indo-US special forces wrap up "Vajra Prahar" joint military exercise

Umroi (Meghalaya) | December 12, 2023 5:50:17 PM IST
In a significant display of military collaboration and shared expertise, the 14th edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise, "Vajra Prahar 2023," concluded successfully at the Joint Training Node in Umroi, Meghalaya.... read..
 

20 tonnes of Khasi Mandarin oranges flagged off from Meghalaya for Dubai

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 11, 2023 10:53:46 PM IST
On a momentous occasion on Monday, the Department of Horticulture, Government of Meghalaya, in collaboration with the Meghalaya State Agricultural Marketing Board, Government of Meghalaya, successfully organized the flag-off ceremony of 20 metric tons of ... read..
 

I-League 2023-24: Aizawl FC take off Shillong Lajong's unbeaten cloak in style

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 11, 2023 7:49:34 PM IST
Aizawl FC capitalized on Shillong Lajong FC errors to notch up a convincing 3-0 win in an I-League match at the Polo Grounds in Shillong on Sunday. For Aizawl, Lalrinzuala Lalbaknia, R Ramdinthara, and Joe Zoherliana were the scorers.... read..
 

'Exercise Vajra Prahar 2023': IAF's 'Super Hercules' carries out precision airdrop of combat troops

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 8, 2023 11:51:43 PM IST
The Indian Air Force's C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft has carried out a precision airdrop of combat troops as well as specialised warfighting equipment in the North Eastern sector during the Indo-US joint military exercise 'Vajra Prahar'.... read..
 

Meghalaya: 3.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 8, 2023 12:52:08 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter Scale hit Shillong, Meghalaya on Friday at 8:46 am, said the National Center for Seismology.... read..
 

Meghalaya: British Asian Trust official inaugurates solar fence to mitigate human-elephant conflict

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | December 7, 2023 4:22:06 PM IST
In an effort to foster coexistence between villagers and wild elephants, a 1.2-kilometer-long solar-powered fence was inaugurated in Borogopal Part 3 village, West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.... read..
 

'Exercise Vajra Prahar 2023': India, US forces conduct joint drills in Meghalaya

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 7, 2023 3:20:55 AM IST
As part of 'Exercise Vajraprahar 2023', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Individual Aunmentees (IA) conducted various joint drills on Wednesday.... read..
 

BSF Meghalaya foils smuggling attempts at Indo-Bangladesh border

Shillong (Meghalaya) | December 7, 2023 11:21:42 PM IST
BSF Meghalaya foiled smuggling attempts for sugar and cattle on the international border on Wednesday.... read..
 

British Asian Trust official inaugurates fence to restrict wild elephant movements in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | December 7, 2023 7:21:11 PM IST
A 1.2 kilometre long and single-wire solar-powered fence to restrict movements of wild elephants was made operational in Borogopal Part 3 village in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya to facilitate coexistence of villagers with wild elephants.... read..
 

BSF Meghalaya foils smuggling attempts, confiscates Rs 11 lakh worth of items

Shillong (Meghalaya) | November 27, 2023 8:17:43 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) intercepted illicit smuggling activities alongside India-Bangladesh border and seized items worth Rs 11 lakhs in various operations, said an official statement by the BSF.... read..
 

I-League: Shillong Lajong FC secure hard-fought 2-1 win over TRAU FC

Shillong (Meghalaya) | November 25, 2023 10:50:25 PM IST
Shillong Lajong FC earned a hard-fought 2-1 win against 10-man TRAU FC in the 2023-24 I-League on Saturday.... read..
 

BSF Meghalaya thwarts cross-border smuggling attempt; seizes goods worth Rs 11 lakh in two separate operations

Shillong (Meghalaya) | November 25, 2023 5:53:24 PM IST
The troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Meghalaya launched an operation and thwarted smuggling attempts near the Bangladesh border in two separate operations and seized goods worth Rs 11 lakh, said an official statement by the BSF on Friday.... read..
 

NPP names two women candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Shillong (Meghalaya) | November 25, 2023 12:24:39 AM IST
The National People's Party (NPP) on Friday announced names of two women candidates from the Shillong and Tura parliamentary seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2024.... read..
 

Meghalaya ready to have peace talks with banned outfit HNLC, says Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister

Shillong (Meghalaya) | November 23, 2023 10:51:11 AM IST
Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) state president Prestone Tynsong on Wednesday said that the Centre and State government are ready to have peace talks with the top leaders of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation ... read..
 
 
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