Bust of ex-MLA unveiled

SHILLONG, SEPT 13: South Shillong legislator Sanbor Shullai today unveiled the bust of former Laban MLA and MDC Late Bhaskar Choudhury in his memory at Laban in the city here. Addressing on the occasion, Shullai lauded the efforts taken up by the Raid Laban Sports and Socio Culture Organization (RLSSCO) Read More

Red sander logs seized

SHILLONG, SEPT 13: Sleuths of the Customs Headquarters (Preventive Unit) Shillong and Silchar Customs Preventive Force today seized 110 logs of Red Sander (Pterocarpus santalinus) worth Rs 60.22 lakh from Silchar-Mizoram national highway. Acting on a tip off, the team conducted a joint operation with the assistance of 53 BSF Read More

MLAs in JH violates SRWP guidelines: RTI

SHILLONG, SEPT 13: Most of the sitting legislators representing the seven constituencies in Jaintia Hills region have failed to follow the guidelines laid down while implementing the Special Rural Works Programme (SRWP), RTI reports revealed. As per the RTIs filed by the Meghalaya People’s United Front (MPUF), at least four Read More

State police nabs 7 fraudsters in New Delhi

SHILLONG, SEPT 12: As many as seven persons including six Nigerian nationals were arrested from the New Delhi for their involvement in a cyber-fraud case in which a victim from Meghalaya was duped to the tune of Rs 21 lakh. Acting on a complaint, two officers of the Cyber Crime Read More

NEC inaugurates SBIK

SHILLONG, SEPT 12: North Eastern Council (NEC) Secretary Ram Muivah today inaugurated the Space Based Information Kiosk (SBIK) in the city here. CH Kharshiing (Planning Adviser), NEC, Dr PLN Raju, Director, North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) and other senior officials of NEC and NESAC were also present on the Read More

Holiday declared

SHILLONG, SEPT 12: The Additional Chief Secretary in-charge General Administration (A) Department informed that all State Government Offices and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts and educational institutions in the East Khasi Hills District shall remain closed on the September 18, on account of Unitarian Anniversary Day.                Read More

State to seek clarification over teachers’ status

SHILLONG, SEPT 12: The state government would soon seek clarification from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on whether elementary schoolteachers who completed different training courses should be considered as trained teachers. This was informed by the secretary of the education department WR Lyngdoh to a delegation of the Meghalaya Sarva Read More

5 died, 10 injured in road mishap

SHILLONG, SEPT 11: Five persons died while 10 others were critically injured after an overloaded auto rickshaw they were travelling hit an electric post at a village in West Garo Hills District on Monday morning. The victims are passengers from Mankachar, Assam and are travelling to Tura on the auto Read More