NPP is independent: Yumnam

SHILLONG, SEPT 11: Newly appointed National People’s Party (NPP) national youth president Ratika Yumnam today said the NPP is the most forward thinking, progressive and secular party and people should vote for it in the upcoming 2018 state elections. “The party is also basically rooted in the North East and Read More

HC defers hearing

SHILLONG, SEPT 11: The Meghalaya High Court today deferred the hearing on the criminal contempt against the Court by a former KHADC chief Adelbert Nongrum and five NGO leaders toOctober 25. The division bench headed by chief justice Dinesh Maheshwari in its order issued on Monday said that the criminal contempt matter Read More

Advocacy workshop

SHILLONG, SEPT 11: To promote inclusion of the young generation in the Indian Red Cross Society, an advocacy workshop on Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) was hosted by the Raj Bhavan, Shillong today at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan. Addressing on the occasion, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said that India Read More

Petition against PIO for offering ‘no comment’ reply

SHILLONG, SEPT 8: The Meghalaya People’s United Front (MPUF) today filed a petition before the Appellate Authority against the failure of Transport department to provide information sought through RTI Act, 2005 over the installation of a weighbridge in the interior of West Jaintia Hills District. “No comments” was the reply Read More

‘Consensus’ missing over Sixth Schedule

SHILLONG, SEPT 8: The attempt to bring in a “collective opinion” on the proposed amendment of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India has failed after the 3 tribal district councils and the stakeholders decided to submit separate memorandums on the matter. The decision was taken a meeting held Read More

New PS created

SHILLONG, SEPT 8: For public convenience and better administration, the state government has created a new Police Station at Lumshnong in East Jaintia Hills District. On creation of the Lumshnong Police Station, the areas coming under its jurisdiction shall cease to be under the Khliehriat Police Station. This was informed by Read More

Literacy day

SHILLONG, SEPT 8: For the first time since creation of the district, South West Garo Hills joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Literacy Day in a befitting manner at Ampati on Friday. Organized by the District Unit of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA), the celebration began with a Read More

MBOSE issues warning

SHILLONG, SEPT 7: The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) has asked all affiliated institutions to maintain an average pass percentage of 50 per cent in the board’s examinations failing which they may be liable for de-affiliation. In a statement issued here, MBOSE executive chairman Pravin Bakshi said that as Read More