MeECL workers demands equal pay

SHILLONG, OCT 18: Casual workers of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited today demanded the state government to direct the MeECL to immediately implement the Supreme Court’s order of ‘equal pay for equal work’ pending regularization of their services. Under the banner of the MeECL Progressive Workers’ Union (MPWU), a delegation Read More

Thadlaskein to host Bacardi NH7

SHILLONG, OCT 18: The Meghalaya edition of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender will take place at the picturesque Jaintia Hills, at ‘Wenfield’ – The Festive Hills, Thadlaskein, Lad Mukhla. The venue located by the Thadlaskein Lake will have festival stages set up in between the hills and promises to provide a gorgeous Read More

MCVU serves ultimatum to Govt

SHILLONG, OCT 18: Meghalaya Commercial Vehicles’ Union (MCVU) today served a one-week deadline to the state government to take action against trucks coming from outside the state without necessary permit. At the same time, the Union has also slammed the autonomous district councils (ADCs) in Khasi-Jaintia Hills region for failing Read More

Heroin worth Rs 35 lakhs seized, one arrested

SHILLONG, OCT 18: Nearly half a kilo of heroin worth approximately Rs 35 lakhs was seized from one person while two others managed to escape when a vehicle they were travelling in was caught plying on the wrong side of the road at the outskirt of the city here on Read More

14 primary units formed

SHILLONG, OCT 17: The Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) has recently formed 14 primary units in Mawhati, a constituency which is currently being represented by the jailed independent MLA Julius K Dorphang. The meeting for strengthening the party in the constituency ahead of the 2018 state elections was attended Read More

Reserve all seats for STs in state Assembly: MPUF

SHILLONG, OCT 17: The Meghalaya People’s United Front (MPUF) has demanded implementation of the Representation of People (Second Amendment) Act, 1987 to ensure that all 60 constituencies in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly are reserved as scheduled tribe (ST) seats. Speaking to reporters after meeting the state’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Read More

SSCB wins Wushu

SHILLONG, OCT 17: For the first time in the history of National Wushu Championship, the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) team lifted overall Championship during 26th Senior National Wushu Championship held at Assam Rifles, Shillong. The team consisted of 15 Taolou players and 11 Sanshou players alongwith two support staff Read More

Special camp

SHILLONG, OCT 17: A special camp for identification and assessment of persons with intellectual disabilities was held at Ampati Mother’s Union SSA School in South West Garo Hills on Tuesday. The Camp was organized by the District Unit, SSA in collaboration with the National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Read More