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Meghalaya
North East  /  Published 13.11.19

Cherry blossom fest takes off

Will they bloom or won’t they? Unlike two years ago, when the cherry blossoms failed to bloom in time for the festival named after them, this year the trees are a captivating profusion of pink and w...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 03.11.19

KSU steps in to repair border school

The Khasi Students’ Union has decided to repair a lower primary school in Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district in the disputed Block II along the border with Assam. The school was allegedly dismantled by ...
By Babul Dkhar in Shillong

North East  /  Published 24.03.19

First-time voters hold trump card in Meghalaya

First-time voters will play a decisive role in the electoral outcomes of aspiring parliamentarians from Meghalaya in this year’s Lok Sabha polls.There are 76,782 first-time voters registered so far,...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Cartel aids illegal coal trade: Mukul

Leader of Opposition in Meghalaya Assembly Mukul Sangma said a “cartel” was operating within and outside the state to facilitate illegal coal mining and transportation.Speaking to reporters here o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.03.19

Cavers on an exploration high

When an international caving expedition reaches the abode of clouds, the thrill of exploration multiplies.Eight new caves have been explored and mapped in Meghalaya while the world’s longest sandsto...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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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 15.03.19

SC stays court order on Shillong editor

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Meghalaya High Court’s judgment convicting The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shoba Chaudhuri in a contempt case.The high court had also i...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

Travel  /  Published 25.02.19

In photos: The living root bridges of Meghalaya

We walked for a few more metres to reach Nongriat village, where the double decker bridge is located. There was a counter for entry tickets. The path from the village took us only a few minutes and we...
By Subhadeep Biswas

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Two Meghalaya MPs pledge Rs 1 crore each

Meghalaya MPs Vincent H. Pala and Agatha K. Sangma on Monday allotted Rs 1 crore each from their MPLADS fund for procuring Covid-19 testing kits, masks protective suits and other necessary equipment. ...
By PTI in Shillong


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