North East  /  Published 11.03.19

SC rejects Meghalaya coal transport plea

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected pleas to allow transportation of coal by trucks in transit prior to an order which halted it. The Assembly was informed that more than 1,000 cases of illegal coal ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Centre assistance to three states for crop damage

The Centre on Wednesday said it has approved a financial assistance of Rs 111.70 crore for Rajasthan, Manipur and Meghalaya for crop damage due to locust attack, drought and flood during the 2019-20 k...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

'Over Rs 100 crore spent fighting Covid-19'

The Meghalaya government has incurred an expenditure of more than Rs 100 crore since the fight against Covid-19 pandemic began.Informing this in the Assembly on the second day of the reassembled budge...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.19

Meghalaya is the abode of neutral clouds

Shillong, the name that momentarily flummoxed the Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, last week when the Supreme Court named it as a ‘neutral venue’ for the interrogation of the Calcutta polic...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

North East  /  Published 17.01.20

HNLC says it planted IED

The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Friday claimed to have planted the improvised explosive device which was recovered by police from an under-construction coke plant in M...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


North East  /  Published 13.01.19

Hopes wane but wait still on for 15 miners

On a cold December morning, a group of miners descended into a coal mine at Ksan in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, allegedly to haul out the “black diamond” but never returned till today.It was...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 20.01.19

A tale of opposition to two bills

On a wintry day of January 21, 1972, Meghalaya — the abode of clouds — came into being as a full-fledged state. The birth of Meghalaya, first as an autonomous state in April 1970, was the result o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Chopper cheat in net

A cellphone store employee was arrested late on Thursday on charges of cheating a New Town resident of Rs 58,000 by promising her a helicopter ride from Guwahati to Shillong, police said.The ride usua...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.08.19

Conrad harps on economy

Meghalaya aims to double its economy in the next five years to reach at least $10 billion from the current $4.2 billion while announcing that a programme —MOTHER — would be launched to improve inf...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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


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