North East  /  Published 04.02.19

Coal transport continues despite SC ban

Illegal mining and transportation of coal from Meghalaya are continuing through Kamrup district of lower Assam despite a ban on such activities by the Supreme Court till February 19.After 15 miners we...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Rs 33-lakh cattle seized on border

Attempts to smuggle cattle along the international border with Bangladesh are continuing, BSF’s Meghalaya frontier said on Wednesday.Over the past few days, the troops have been able to seize severa...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.05.19

Three labourers die in Meghalaya ring well

The bodies of three persons, trapped inside a 54-foot ring well near New Shillong township on Thursday morning, were recovered in the evening. The under-construction ring well (so called because of th...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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

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


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