Friday, July 1, 2022

'NPP-led govt in Meghalaya proxy govt run by BJP'

Shillong |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Wednesday said time has come for Meghalaya to oust the NPP (National People's Party) from power, which according to him is a proxy government run by the BJP.... read..

Meghalaya: BSF seizes medicines, cosmetics worth Rs 20 lakhs, 1 held

Shillong (Meghalaya) | June 26, 2022 8:57:31 PM IST
The Border Security Force troops recovered medicines, cosmetics and clothing items at the India-Bangladesh border on June 25, informed the officials on Sunday.... read..

IAF airlifts 96 tonnes of relief material for flood-hit Assam, Meghalaya

Guwahati / Shillong (Assam/Meghalaya) | June 26, 2022 11:57:14 AM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has airlifted at least 96 tonnes of relief material on Saturday using the aerial platforms in continuation with its humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) operation in Assam and Meghalaya, the IAF said on Sunday.... read..

Another landslide hits Meghalaya's Sonapur Tunnel, commuters requested to avoid unnecessary travelling

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | June 20, 2022 10:55:24 PM IST
Torrential rains continue to lash Meghalaya as Sonapur Tunnel in the East Jaintia Hills district was hit by another round of landslides.... read..

Damage to vital NH cuts off access to parts of NE

Shillong |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The National Highway-6, which connects Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and the southern part of Assam with the rest of the country continues to be cut off for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday due to landslides triggered by incessant rains. The single line r... read..

Meghalaya CM takes stock of landslide situation in East Jaintia Hills district

Shillong (Meghalaya) | June 19, 2022 11:54:39 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, along with Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, on Sunday, visited and took stock of the damages after a landslide on NH 6 at Lumshnong in East Jaintia Hills district in presence of district officials, PWD Engineers and ... read..

Heavy rainfall triggers landslide in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills

West Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | June 17, 2022 12:56:54 PM IST
Incessant rainfall in Meghalaya caused a landslide in Darrang village on Darrang Shnongpdeng Road under Dawki Police Station limits in the West Jaintia Hills district. The restoration work is underway at present.... read..

4 children among 5 killed in landslides in Meghalaya

Shillong |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Five persons, including four children, were killed in landslides in Meghalaya on Thursday after incessant rains for the past one week flooded many areas in the state, causing large-scale damages to properties, officials said.... read..

Damage to key National Highway disconnects parts of NE

Guwahati/Shillong |Friday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
As the single line railway route, which connects Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and the southern part of Assam, has been cut off for around 35 days, massive landslides triggered by the incessant rains on Thursday caused enormous damage to the National Highway-... read..

Four minors dead, two injured in landslide in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills

Shillong (Meghalaya) | June 16, 2022 11:25:27 PM IST
Four minors were killed and two injured in a landslide that occurred at Laitlarem village under Mawphlang C&RD block in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district on Thursday.... read..

Heavy rainfall triggers damage in parts of Assam, Meghalaya

Baksa/East Jaintia Hills (Assam/Meghalaya) | June 16, 2022 3:25:17 PM IST
Heavy downpour triggered damage in several parts of Assam and Meghalaya on Thursday morning leading to traffic disruption.... read..

Meghalaya CM holds review meeting to assess flood situation in Garo Hills region

Tura (Meghalaya) | June 11, 2022 11:25:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday held a review meeting to assess the situation in the state's Garo Hills region, which has been hit by landslides and floods.... read..

Landslides kill 4 persons in Meghalaya

Shillong |Friday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
At least four persons, including three members of a family and a two-and-a-half-year old child, were buried alive in landslides in two different places in Meghalaya's Garo Hills on Thursday, officials said.... read..

Meghalaya: Three of a family buried alive in landslide

South West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | June 9, 2022 3:24:19 PM IST
Three members of a family including two minors were killed in a landslide in Meghalaya's South West Garo Hills district on Thursday morning, police said. The incident took place at Jibalgre village under Salmanpara police station in South West Garo Hills ... read..

BSF nabs Bangladeshi national, his Indian companion in Meghalaya

Shillong (Meghalaya) | May 24, 2022 7:24:04 AM IST
BSF Meghalaya on Sunday apprehended one Bangladeshi national who entered Indian territory from the bordering area of East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.... read..

Meghalaya CM rejects demand to repeal gambling act

Shillong |Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday ruled out repealing of the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021, saying abolishing the act would incur loss of government revenue to the tune of Rs 8-10 crore.... read..

Eastern Air chief DK Patnaik visits Air Force station Laitkor Peak in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | May 21, 2022 5:24:50 PM IST
Eastern Air Commander Air Marshal DK Patnaik on Saturday visited the Air Force Station, Laitkor Peak on an inspection visit and was briefed on the operational potential and the warfighting capacity of the base.... read..

Korean company setting up waste-to-energy plant in Meghalaya

Shillong |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A pilot project for a refuse-derived fuel plant is being set up by a Korean company in Tura, the headquarters of West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.... read..

Meghalaya gets new police chief

Shillong |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The Meghalaya government on Monday appointed Lajja Ram Bishnoi, an Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer of 1991 batch, as the Director General of Police, officials said.... read..

Meghalaya: Police begin probe after video of woman tied to pole goes viral

West Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | May 14, 2022 2:54:09 PM IST
A woman was allegedly tied to a pole at a marketplace in Jowai town in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills district on the charge of being a pickpocket.... read..

Eastern Air Command Chief felicitates air warriors part of Deoghar rescue operation

Shillong (Meghalaya) | April 29, 2022 10:53:19 PM IST
Eastern Air Commander Air Marshal DK Patnaik on Friday felicitated the Air Warriors who took part in the Deoghar rescue operation, where three people died in a cable car accident which took place earlier this month in Jharkhand.... read..

Meghalaya govt's decision to legalise gambling for tourists faces opposition

Shillong |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Various organisations, including the influential Meghalaya United Christian Forum (MUCF), on Thursday voiced "apprehension and shock" over the state governments decision to legalise gambling and online betting for tourists coming to the state.... read..

Meghalaya CM confers Lifetime Achievement Award on Lou Majaw

Shillong |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday conferred 'Lifetime Achievement Award on septuagenarian musician Lou Majaw during the launch of 'Meghalaya Grassroots Music Project', an initiative to promote music in the state.... read..

Meghalaya launches Rs 121 cr 'Ginger Mission' to increase output

Shillong |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Meghalaya government on Tuesday launched the Rs 121 crore "Ginger Mission", a flagship programme aimed at increasing its current production from about 60,000 MT to 1.5 lakh MT per year and to make the state the third largest producer of ginger in the ... read..

Covid pandemic turned the world upside down: Devi Shetty

Shillong |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Noted cardiac surgeon and Chairman of Bengaluru-based Narayana Health, Devi Prasad Shetty, said on Wednesday that the world has turned upside down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and when historians would pen the history of the world 100 years from now, the... read..

Top Tamil Nadu table tennis player D. Vishwa dies in road accident

Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya) | April 17, 2022 11:54:04 PM IST
Deenadayalan Vishwa, one of the top Tamil Nadu Table Tennis players, passed away in a road accident on Sunday, while travelling by road from Guwahati to Shillong for the 83rd Senior National Table Tennis Championships.... read..

Meghalaya: BSF seize 45 cattle along India-Bangladesh border

Shillong (Meghalaya) | April 8, 2022 6:53:39 PM IST
Troops of Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya Frontier on Thursday seized 45 cattle, on the way to be smuggled out to neighbouring Bangladesh from the International border of Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills and West Jaintia Hills districts, an official st... read..

Meghalaya HC stays all fresh govt recruitment process

Shillong |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Meghalaya High Court has stayed all fresh recruitment processes of the state government until a roster system is put in place, a court official said on Wednesday.... read..

Abode of clouds appears to be abode of anarchy, says Meghalaya HC

Shillong |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Meghalaya High Court has severely criticised the Meghalaya government on the faulty rules on illegal extraction of minor minerals, observing that the "abode of clouds (the meaning of Meghalaya) appears to be an abode of anarchy".... read..

Assam govt plans to upgrade existing State Police Training College into a world-class police academy

Umiam (Meghalaya) | April 7, 2022 3:53:12 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that the state government is implementing a project to upgrade the existing Assam Police Training College into a World Class Police Academy. "The Assam government will recruit 16,000 youths in ... read..

Al-Qaeda will never understand importance of uniform, says Assam CM on K'taka hijab row video

Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya) | April 6, 2022 10:52:51 PM IST
Reacting to the video statement released by Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al Zawahiri on the hijab row, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said Al-Qaeda will never understand the importance of wearing uniforms in educational institutions.... read..

Meghalaya CM welcomes Centre's decision on AFSPA, says it sends out positive message to North-East people

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 31, 2022 8:54:06 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for reducing the overall impact of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in most areas of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland.... read..

Meghalaya's Living Root Bridges in UNESCO world heritage site

Shillong |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Meghalaya's Living Root Bridges, a unique natural phenomenon shaped by human ingenuity, has been included in the UNESCO world heritage site tentative list, officials said on Tuesday.... read..

MHA convenes meeting of Assam, Meghalaya CMs on border disputes

Shillong |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Union Home Ministry has invited Assam and Meghalaya Chief Ministers to the national capital to hold a meeting on March 29 to discuss the inter-state border disputes in six of the 12 disputed areas of the two northeastern states, officials said on Frid... read..

Minister lauds Assam Rifles' role in northeast

Shillong |Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai on Thursday said that the Assam Rifles has shown exemplary performance in the fight against insurgency in the northeast region and in preventing drug smuggling along the India-Myanmar border.... read..

MoS Home Nityanand Rai participates in Assam Rifle Raising Day event , appreciates role of force in Northeast, J-K

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 24, 2022 9:52:38 PM IST
Union Minister of State Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Thursday took part in the 187th Raising day celebrations of Assam Riles in Shillong and appreciated the role of the force.... read..

Meghalaya: 5 criminals arrested, AK-47 rifle recovered

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | March 13, 2022 2:51:52 AM IST
East Jaintia Hills district police of Meghalaya in a special operation on Saturday, apprehended five criminals and recovered one AK-47 rifle, AK series ammunition, machetes and several other incriminating materials from them.... read..

Stop illegal coal mining at once, Meghalaya HC tells Chief Secy

Shillong |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Expressing its strong displeasure, the Meghalaya High Court ahas asked the state Chief Secretary to ensure that illegal coal mining activities are stopped at once and a committee free from political interference be set up to monitor the execution of Supre... read..

Centre assures of all help to students of Meghalaya stuck in Ukraine: CM Sangma

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 28, 2022 9:51:41 AM IST
Amidst the ongoing military operation in Russia and Ukraine, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said he had communicated the list of Meghalaya students stuck in Ukraine to the Centre and was assured all the help.... read..

BSF seizes 597 bottles of Phensedyl from Meghalaya's South Garo Hills region

South Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 17, 2022 12:52:14 PM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) seized 597 bottles of prohibited cough syrup 'Phensedyl' from the border area under South Garo Hills district in Meghalaya on Wednesday.... read..

Conrad Sangma: A unique Medical Skill Development Centre to be set up in Meghalaya

Meghalaya | February 16, 2022 1:51:56 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma announced that a 'Medical Skill Development Centre' will be set up in the state.... read..

Our govt has accorded adequate trust to neglected regions, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

By Payal Mehta

Baghmara (Meghalaya) | February 10, 2022 2:50:55 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday said that the National People's Party-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has accorded adequate trust to neglected regions of the State.... read..

RT-PCR tests not required for double vaccinated people to enter Meghalaya, says CM

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 9, 2022 10:50:41 PM IST
Double vaccinated people will not require RT-PCR tests to enter Meghalaya, from February 11 onwards, informed Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday.... read..

Cong-BJP part of same alliance in Meghalaya; CM says no permanent friends, enemies in politics

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 9, 2022 10:20:51 AM IST
After accepting support of Congress MLAs for the alliance which includes Bharatiya Janata Party, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said there are no permanent friends or enemies in politics.... read..

5 remaining Congress MLAs join BJP-backed Meghalaya Democratic Alliance

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 8, 2022 6:51:20 PM IST
Months after losing 12 MLAs to Trinamool Congress (TMC), the remaining five MLAs of the Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday joined the National People's Party-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government.... read..

Centre's 'one district one product' mission gets technology boost in Meghalaya

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 5, 2022 8:21:04 PM IST
West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya on Saturday witnessed a first-of-its-kind Fly-Off event to demonstrate the use of novel and innovative Drone/UAV technology for payload delivery that could serve as a model of solving the 1st-mile connectivity issu... read..

Meghalaya CM condemns Shillong blast incident, says perpetrators will not be spared

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 30, 2022 10:50:32 PM IST
Condemning the blast incident at Police Bazar in Shillong on Sunday evening, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma called it a "coward attack" and said that the perpetrators will not be spared.... read..

Former Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma test positive for COVID-19

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 29, 2022 10:20:41 PM IST
Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma on Saturday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.... read..

Shillong couple's hunger strike against attacks on non-tribals

Shillong |Monday, 2022 6:15:09 AM IST
A middle-aged couple from Shillong on Sunday started their 'indefinite hunger strike till death' in protest against the alleged atrocities committed against the people belonging to non-tribal communities in Meghalaya.... read..

Amid rising Covid cases, anti-vaccine protesters rally in Meghalaya

Shillong |Sunday, 2022 7:15:07 AM IST
Amid the surge of Covid-19 cases in Meghalaya, anti-vaccination protesters organised a rally in the capital city Shillong against the alleged mandatory inoculation drive by the state government.... read..

Meghalaya CM test positive for Covid-19

Shillong |Saturday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, a day after he and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma held a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on the inter-state border disputes.... read..
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