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Jaintia Hills
North East  /  Published 19.04.20

3 killed in Jaintia hills mishap

Three persons who were hiding inside a truck carrying bitumen died when the truck overturned in Meghalaya’s Jaiñtia Hills.According to the East Jaiñtia Hills police, the accident occurred on Satur...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

KSU warns parents of traffickers

The Khasi Students’ Union cautioned parents from sending their children to metros, especially to New Delhi, after a girl hailing from Meghalaya’s West Jaiñtia Hills managed to escape from a broth...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

CM divulges plans for Jaintia hills

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, who chaired a cabinet meeting for the second time outside Shillong on Tuesday, announced initiatives for Jaiñtia hills and the promotion of tourism.The firs...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Jowai

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Pressure groups halt mining hearing

The second public hearing in Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills to garner views on the proposed limestone and shale mining project of a cement company could not be held on Thursday following stiff oppo...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.12.19

1124 seized cattle die

The BSF on Thursday said more than 1,000 head of cattle seized this year had died owing to poor basic amenities and the force admitted it was struggling to managing the animals.In a statement issued o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 14.09.19

Nigerians held in Meghalaya

Meghalaya police have arrested six Nigerian nationals in East Jaiñtia Hills on Saturday, taking the total of foreign nationals arrested to nine in a span of two days.East Jaiñtia Hills superintenden...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.09.19

UDP quartet joins BJP

Four elected members of the Jaiñtia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) belonging to the United Democratic Party (UDP) joined the Meghalaya BJP on Saturday though the party had hoped to get alt...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Forgotten mission to rescue Meghalaya miners ends

Unknown to many in the rest of India, a coalmine rescue operation was officially going on for the past 211 days, or seven months, in Meghalaya.The rescue-and-retrieval mission in East Jaintia Hills, w...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Down the pit, the price of the illicit

One body is all they have yet been able to recover. It is being billed as the country’s longest rescue operation and has the might of the Supreme Court behind it.A highly trained squad — comprisin...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

North East  /  Published 03.05.19

Plea in Supreme Court to transport all coal stock from Meghalaya

Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves, who is the amicus curiae in the coal mining cases being heard in the Supreme Court, on Friday submitted that all coal stock from Meghalaya should be transported to Guw...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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