North East  /  Published 05.12.18

Orchid hub for Meghalaya

Meghalaya, home to around 300 orchid species, will have a state-of-the-art Orchidarium and an orchid production unit here, which, according to chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, will be a game changer f...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.10.19

Stress on syllabus completion: Conrad K. Sangma

Meghalaya will implement a strict mechanism to ensure that schools complete their syllabus on time while low-performing schools will get a fillip.Making the announcement, chief minister Conrad K. Sang...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 24.10.19

Voters’ love for Donkupar Roy passes to son

The United Democratic Party retained the Shella Assembly constituency after its candidate Balajied Kupar Synrem won the bypoll with a massive margin, thereby consolidating the strength of the Meghalay...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Meghalaya hikes fuel taxes for funds

Meghalaya has increased taxes on petrol and diesel in a bid to augment its resources, which are under stress in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.In an order issued on Tuesday, the government announced en...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy


North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Kindness is the need of the hour: Conrad

A silent burial of the mortal remains of the first Covid-19 patient in Meghalaya was held here on Thursday, hours after two places denied him a place to rest. Chief minister Conrad K. Sangma stressed ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Say a prayer for grace

Light a candle, say a prayer, resonated across Meghalaya on Sunday as the people, led by chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, prayed and interceded for the world.Meghalaya Prays, an initiative of the chie...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Isolation wards in 13 hospitals

Meghalaya has listed 13 hospitals across the state which will have isolation wards as precautionary measures in view of the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Speaking to reporters on Friday, chi...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 02.03.20

Tearful adieu to KSU activist on final journey

“I will go to Ichamati whenever a meeting takes place (against the Citizenship Amendment Act)…I will fight for my land, and for the future of my children…”These were the words of Lurshai Hynñ...
By Andrew w. Lyngdoh

India  /  Published 31.08.19

NRC: Influx-wary Meghalaya union steps up vigil

Activists of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) in Meghalaya on Saturday checked vehicles coming from Assam after the final NRC list was made public in the neighbouring state on Saturday.The KSU has de...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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