Category Archives: Meghalaya

Meghalaya: ANVC, ANVC(B) peace pact implementation reviewed closely by Ministry of Home Affairs

TURA/SHILLONG, April 27: In a recent move by the Centre to review the progress of the agreed text of Settlement Peace Pact that was signed between the Centre, the State Government, the Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) and its breakaway ...Read More

Meghalaya: Husband abandons wife after miscreants molest her

TURA, April 27: A 20 something housewife was earlier abandoned by her husband after two miscreants molested her at her house while her husband was away working in Guwahati. According to sources, two miscreants, identified tentatively as Dhola Sheikh and ...Read More

Meghalaya: Forced into a marriage, alleged rapist demands auto-rickshaw to marry the victim

TURA, Apr 23: While forced marriages to cover up one's criminal acts are unheard in the state, one such case in West Garo Hills has not just trigger resentment from various quarters, but also questions the foundation of the popular belief ...Read More

Northeast India triumphs at 64th National Film Awards, 2016

April 27, 2017: When the 64th National Film Awards, 2016 were announced this month, filmmakers from the Northeastern part of India must have felt bucked up by list of winners from the region. One can recall the year 1997, when ...Read More

Centre likely to revive job creation policy in Northeast India

NEW DELHI, April 27 2017: The Narendra Modi led NDA government is holding talks to revive job creation policy in the Himalayan states and the Northeast. A team of Niti Aayog and department of industrial policy and promotion members has prepared a ...Read More

Did you know that an ‘Extinct’ Frog was Rediscovered After 150 yrs in NE India?

SHILLONG: Did you know that a bizarre frog that breeds inside trees and lays eggs for its tadpoles to eat was rediscovered in Northeast India after 150 years. Last recorded in the wild in 1870, Jerdon’s tree frog was feared extinct ...Read More

Football: “We will give a tough fight to Aizawl FC”, says Shillong Lajong coach!

SHILLONG, April 27: Aizawl FC may be a point away from creating history but Shillong Lajong coach Thangboi Singto promised that he won’t let them “walk away” with the I- League title in the ‘North East Derby’ slated for Saturday. ...Read More

Meghalaya: Regional parties prepare to play the role of ‘game-changers’ in 2018 Assembly Polls

SHILLONG, April 26 2017: The board is set, the dice are rolling as regional parties prepare to play the role of a ‘game-changer’ in the 2018 Assembly elections, preventing national parties – Congress and BJP from gaining an upper hand, ...Read More

Meghalaya: Father attempts rape on own daughter in Tura

TURA, April 26: In another extreme case of sexual violence, a step father was allegedly beaten up by residents of his own locality after being accused of raping his own 13-year-old step daughter. The incident occurred yesterday on the outskirts ...Read More

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