North East  /  Published 25.10.18

Ganguly bats for Northeast talents

Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India Technical Committee and former India captain Sourav Ganguly received a rapturous welcome here on Thursday.Sourav unveiled the foundation stone of ...
By Keshav Pariat in Shilong

North East  /  Published 30.04.20

Meghalaya to rescue 2400 stranded citizens

Meghalaya will bring back over 2,400 of its stranded citizens from different parts of the Northeast, including Sikkim, from May 5.There are over 10,000 students and working professionals, who have bee...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.20

Cruel month plays out in northeast

The Ides of March, a portent of doom for the Romans, seems to have cast an ominous shadow over the month. Not only has the novel coronavirus wrapped the planet in a mantle of dread, but pockets of pro...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

North East  /  Published 09.06.19

No compromise on NE aspirations: Sangma

A day after the Election Commission (EC) granted the National People’s Party (NPP) the status of a national party, its president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma has asserted that his p...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Row erupts over Meghalaya ‘unrepresented tribes’

The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs has disagreed with the Meghalaya government on the nomination of unrepresented tribes to the proposed autonomous territorial councils while batting...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


North East  /  Published 30.05.19

Meghalaya needs to curb tobacco use

Alarm bells have been sounded on the high usage of tobacco in Meghalaya, a state with the highest incidence of oesophageal cancer in the country.On the eve of the World No Tobacco Day, the Meghalaya g...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Conrad launches muga mission in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya muga mission was launched by chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday to boost muga production over the next five years.The mission entails a financial implication of more than Rs 138 ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Meghalaya: ILP resolution to be tabled in Assembly

A resolution seeking implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya will be tabled in the state Assembly during its special session on Thursday, officials said.Section 144 of CrPC has been...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 11.01.19

5 navy ROVs deployed to rescue miners: Meghalaya to SC

The Meghalaya government told the Supreme Court on Friday that the Indian Navy has deployed five remotely-operated vehicles (ROVs) to rescue 15 miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.01.19

Meghalaya mulls joint teams to check mines

The Meghalaya government has decided to rein in illegal coal mines across the mining districts by forming joint teams of the police, mining and geology and transport departments.The decision to form t...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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