Mining prohibited

By Our Reporter   SHILLONG, APR 25: The District Magistrate, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat has promulgated an Order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting fresh mining of coal and illegal transportation of coal in the entire District. All coal laden truck should possess transportation challan, Royalty challan and other related Read More

Shella road repair

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 25: The State government has sanctioned Rs 18 crore for black topping of an 8 km road stretching from Mawsmai to Shella in East Khasi Hills District.This was informed by the Secretary of Public Work Department (Roads & Buildings) B Kharbuli to a delegation of Read More

ADCs meet on amending rules

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 25: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will again convene a meeting next month to discuss on the proposed amendment of the AD Rules, which seeks to allow non-tribal to participate in the election process. “We will soon hold another round of meeting of Read More

Champion case

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 24: The Meghalaya High Court on Monday granted ten days time to the jailed chairman of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Champion R Sangma to file an affidavit-in-opposition. In its order issued here, the High Court said, “Having regard to the submissions made and the peculiar Read More

Youth against Warjri

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 24: Tony Marbaniang, a resident of Shillong Police Reserve today announced his decision to contest in the upcoming 2018 state elections against cabinet minister and sitting MLA Roshan Warjri from 17-North Shillong. Addressing newsmen here on Monday, Marbaniang said that he has decided to contest the Read More

Congress to retain power: MPYC

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 24: The Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress (MPYC) today said the Congress party would come back to power and predicts that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not be able to open an account in 2018. “The people of Meghalaya have full faith in the Congress Read More

Ganja seized

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 21: High quality ganja worth around Rs 36 lakh was seized from cement loaded 12-wheeler truck along the Shillong By-pass on Friday afternoon. Acting on tip off, sleuths of the Customs Headquarter Preventive, Shillong intercepted the truck bearing Tripura registration number near Diengpasoh village along the Shillong By-pass and Read More

Lawyers protest

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, APR 21: The legal fraternity in the state today burnt the copies of the recommendation and Bill of the Law Commission of India as a mark of protest against its attempt to take away the autonomy and independence of the Indian Bar. As part of the Read More