Pension benefits for teachers

SHILLONG, AUG 31: The state government on Monday approved the proposal to extend the retirement benefits to the deficit lower primary schools to ensure social security for the teachers. Addressing pressmen after a cabinet meeting on Monday, chief minister Mukul Sangma said, “We have approved the proposal of the education Read More

MVAT on coal & limestone

SHILLONG, AUG 31: The state cabinet approved the Meghalaya Value Added Tax (VAT) Act to ensure revenue realisation from sale of coal and limestone to private cement factories and other industries. “We have approved the amendment of the Section 106 of the MVAT, Act, which is in relation to the Read More

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Another year, another “Environment Day” and Shillong will witness a barrage of programme from symbolic to the holistic and all the way to the extravaganza. Discussion galore, unrelated performances and profligate lunches and dinners will dominate the day. Call me sarcastic, complain box, radical or cynical but it is high time that actions should dominate our methods of Read More