Influx: Land acquisition

SHILLONG, AUG 3: Meghalaya government has ordered fast tracking of land acquisition for setting up the entry/exit points even as it approved the proposal for introducing the draft bills on benami and tenancy in the forthcoming assembly session. “The direction has been given that land acquisition process must be fast-tracked Read More

‘Enhance scholarship’

TURA, AUG 3: The A’chik Students Welfare Association (ASWA) today demanded an increase in the post metric scholarship amount.  In a statement issued on Monday , ASWA president Dikki N Marak said, “The scholarship is not enough to meet all the requirements of the students, including admission fees, purchase of 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