North East  /  Published 02.05.19

6000 youths in the running for army jobs

Over 6,000 youths from across Meghalaya have registered themselves for an army recruitment drive, which commenced here on Thursday, pointing to a job crunch elsewhere.According to official data, 6,417...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 24.04.19

Northeast cultural splendour in London

The claps of bamboo staves of Mizoram’s cheraw and the beats of Garo dance of Meghalaya will reverberate around the Thames this weekend as the two dance forms of the Northeast will be staged for the...
By Sudeshna Pal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to preserve biodiversity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for preservation, conservation and exploration of India’s biodiversity as he referred to the discovery of the largest fish among aquatic species found under t...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.02.20

Complaint over checks by pro-ILP group

A woman from neighbouring Assam has lodged a complaint with Union home minister Amit Shah against the Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations, an umbrella of pro-ILP organisations, and demande...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.02.20

SC upholds Meghalaya HC order to shift case

The Supreme Court has upheld a Meghalaya High Court judgment of transferring a criminal case from the court of the sessions judge to the court of the judge of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council.T...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


North East  /  Published 10.04.19

Weather holds key to voter turnout

The weather could be the biggest factor in determining the voter turnout on Thursday as Meghalaya has been experiencing inclement weather for the past few days.Heavy rain accompanied with hail stones,...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 02.04.19

Conrad, partners blow unity bugle

The partners of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government on Tuesday showed unity with the NPP chief and chief minister Cornad K. Sangma addressing a rally here to garner support for UDP cand...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 31.03.19

Braille for all booths in hills

The Election Commission’s decision to introduce Braille ballot papers across all polling stations in Meghalaya for the Lok Sabha polls has been hailed as a step towards a more inclusive participatio...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 15.05.20

Meghalaya warns returnee violators

Around 400 citizens who have returned to Meghalaya from other parts of the country were found to have violated self-quarantine protocols.Deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong on Friday said a few day...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.05.20

Meghalaya stranded people to return tomorrow

Thousands of stranded Meghalaya citizens outside the Northeast will start arriving from May 15 onwards via Guwahati, and all will be treated as those coming from “red zones”.Deputy chief minister ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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