Meghalaya: West Garo Hills hit by cyclonic storm, sustains heavy damage

Meghalaya: West Garo Hills hit by cyclonic storm, sustains heavy damage

From Our Correspondent, TNT News | Tura, April 25, 2018:  When nature strikes, the world wanders! Garo Hills in Meghalaya has yet again been hit by a cyclonic storm which struck the region on Tuesday, damaging many houses and properties. The Anjumane UP Madrassa in the village of Maulakandi in West Garo Hills was yesterday […]

Why death penalty for child rape doesn’t mean swifter, better justice

Why death penalty for child rape doesn’t mean swifter, better justice

IANS | Mumbai, April 25, 2018:  About 90 per cent of child rape cases were pending trial in India in 2016, no more than 28 per cent of such cases ended in conviction, and there is a 20-year backlog in bringing cases to trial, the latest available national crime data show. These data indicate the […]

Meghalaya has the lowest LPG connections in India

Meghalaya has the lowest LPG connections in India

SHILLONG, April 25, 2018: LPG connections in Meghalaya cover only 29 per cent of the State’s population and is the lowest in the country, State Level Coordinator of Oil Industries SS Thangkhiew said here on Tuesday. Addressing media persons at Shillong Press Club, Thangkhiew attributed the low number of LPG connections due to the availability […]

Meghalaya: After city’s roads, Japan’s JICA focuses on health, education, livelihood

Meghalaya: After city’s roads, Japan’s JICA focuses on health, education, livelihood

SHILLONG, April 25, 2018: Focusing on health, education, and livelihood apart from road infrastructure development, a study team from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held its first meeting with Meghalaya planning department in Shillong. The nine member delegation from JICA was headed by Chiaki Kurinama, Special Advisor and Chief Consultant. During the meeting, suggestion was […]

Meghalaya’s rural schools: Is universal education possible in deplorable school conditions?

Meghalaya’s rural schools: Is universal education possible in deplorable school conditions?

By Our Correspondent  Tura, April 25, 2018: Despite Meghalaya being one of the most popular education hubs in the North-east, most schools in the rural areas witness a different reality altogether. In most cases, such schools lack basic amenities and infrastructure required for their proper functioning. This is the case in a school located in the […]

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