SPC condemns killing of journo

SHILLONG, SEPT 21:The Shillong Press Club expresses deep grief and angst over yet another brutal assassination of a comrade. Young Shantanu Bhowmik working with Din Raat channel in Agartala was brutally murdered by a rowdy mob allegedly pledging allegiance to the Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) while he was Read More

Prohibitory order

SHILLONG, SEPT 21: The District Magistrate, West Garo Hills, Tura has prohibited the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to any person who is under eighteen years of age, at the market place and in an area within a radius of one hundred yards of any educational institution and Read More

Plying of trucks restricted

SHILLONG, SEPT 21: In order to ease traffic congestion in Shillong city during the Durga Puja celebrations, where movement of vehicles and people in large number is expected, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (ER) has imposed restrictions on the movement of trucks fromSeptember 27 to October 1. No trucks Read More

Border youths slams MLA

SHILLONG, SEPT 20: Youths of a remote village in the border area of West Jaintia Hills District today slammed the Nartiang sitting legislator Sniawbhalang Dhar for allegedly making false promises by delaying the construction of a road. The people of the Lapangap, a village near Khanduli located along the inter-state Read More

Inquiry demanded

SHILLONG, SEPT 20: The Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) and Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) today demanded institution of an independent inquiry into the alleged abuse of official position by a nominated IAS officer. In a letter to the Secretary of Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT), Gov’t of India on Read More

Tura MP met Goyal

SHILLONG, SEPT 20: NPP Tura MP Conrad K Sangma today met Piyush Goyal Union Minister of Railways today at New Delhi in Rail Bhawan and congratulated him for taking over as the new Minister in charge Railways. He expressed optimism that under Goyal’s leadership Railway in India would achieve greater Read More

State PSUs incur 400 cr revenue loss

SHILLONG, SEPT 20: Cash-strapped Meghalaya has incurred a revenue loss of nearly 400 crore due to the poor performances of 15 state public sector undertakings (SPSUs). Today the heads of the different SPSUs were summoned by the Assembly’s Committee on Public Sector Undertakings headed by former chief minister Salseng C Read More

Ex-UDP leader joins Congress

SHILLONG, SEPT 19: In a boost to the ruling Congress, a former leader of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) KK Lyngkhoi along with his supporters decided to join the party to support the Ranikor sitting legislator Martin M Danggo in the upcoming 2018 state elections. Lyngkhoi had unsuccessfully contested Read More