Cong supporter arrested

SHILLONG, SEPT 22: A lower court has remanded a frontline supporter of probable Congress candidate from West Shillong to 14 days judicial custody after he was arrested by police for intimidating the UDP sitting legislator Paul Lyngdoh on social media. Michael (alias Mike) Pakyntein, a former hardcore supporter of the Read More

SC directs allocation of 10 medical seats to Meghalaya

SHILLONG, SEPT 23: In a big sigh of relief for Meghalaya, the Supreme Court has passed an interim order directing the Assam government to allocate the 10 medical seats to the students of the state. In its order passed on Friday, the Court said,“Keeping in view the interest of the Read More

Doctors appointed

SHILLONG, SEPT 22: The state Cabinet today approved the appointment of 11 non-bonded doctors under 3F regulation of the Meghalaya Public Service Commission (MPSC) Regulations, 1972. Addressing newsmen after the meeting here, health minister Roshan Warjri said the eleven non-bonded doctors also include one specialist doctor. The appointment under 3F Read More

Compensation for job card holders

SHILLONG, SEPT 22: The state government today approved the proposal for payment of compensation to job card holders under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme in the event of delay in the release of wages. Addressing newsmen after a cabinet meeting here, chief minister Mukul Sangma said, “The job Read More

Poster campaign

SHILLONG, SEPT 22: The National People’s Party (NPP) 17-North Shillong Constituency Committee has decided to organize poster campaign in the different parts of the city as a mark of protest against price rise on essential commodities. The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee held at Umsohsun in Read More

Complaint against erring teacher

SHILLONG, SEPT 22: The Achik Students’ Welfare Association (ASWA) has filed a complaint against a teacher of the Rastriya Madhiyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) school in West Garo Hills District for allegedly being absent for the past four months, which has affected the students. In a letter to the Director of Read More

State gears up for Puja celebrations

SHILLONG, SEPT 21: Meghalaya is all geared up to celebrate the Durga Puja, a major annual festival of the Hindus, which will begin from September 26 to 30. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, the Central Puja Committee (CPC) president Naba Bhattacharjee said that along with the festival, the committee will Read More

Marketing conclave for farmers

SHILLONG, SEPT 21: Multitudes of farmers and entrepreneurs from all over Garo Hills on 21st last gathered at the Marketing Conclave held at Ampati Multi Facility Centre near here. The Conclave, an initiative of the Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA) and organized by the Basin Development Unit (BDU), Ampati, aimed at Read More