Category Archives: Meghalaya

PM takes steps to clear air on NE security stereotype

19 May: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now made one-night stays mandatory for Union ministers who visit the northeastern states - an effort to send out a message that the insurgency-hit region is safe for all. The directive comes two ...Read More

Meghalaya: FCI rice siphoning comes to light as police halt Assam truck!

Tura, May 20, 2017: A truck full of rice, that was earlier in the FCI godown and meant for distribution under the state’s PDS scheme, was caught by policemen while it was making suspicious rounds near the Dakopgre area of ...Read More

GST: Cab services, movies cheaper; no tax on education and health

MAY 20: Education and healthcare will continue to be exempt from taxation in the upcoming GST regime that will tax services at four different rates with transport, including economy class air travel, being taxed at 5%. The GST Council finalised ...Read More

Meghalaya: At 83, SweetyMon Rynjah is ‘Dancing until her hips can’t move!’

-Written by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia DISCLAIMER: This article was first published in The Hindu and TNT- the Northeast Today does not own any rights to the authenticity of this piece SweetyMon Rynjah’s house in Shillong’s bustling Bara Bazar market is small, grey and ...Read More

Northeast India to continue witnessing light rains; Thanks to Cyclonic Circulation!

GUWAHATI, May 20: While almost the entire country is battling with the heat conditions and sweltering temperature levels, Northeast India is enjoying good spell of showers. Most states of the region have been witnessing light to moderate rainy spells. In the ...Read More

Religious radicalisation in Northeast India: Meghalaya on its toes to counter security threats

SHILLONG, May 20: Days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh described religious radicalisation as a serious security threat in the Northeast region of the country, Meghalaya cabinet minister, Prestone Tynsong acknowledged the threat while stating that the state government is ...Read More

Sex racket busted, Meghalaya girl among 4 rescued

BHOPAL, May 20: Cyber Crime Cell personnel have placed nine members of a gang under arrest – at a flat in the posh Arera Colony here – on the charge of luring girls from Maharashtra and Meghalaya into the flesh ...Read More

Historic win for Indian Football as India proves ‘TWO’ good for Italy in U-17!

New Delhi, May 19 2017:  In a historic moment for Indian Football, for the first time, the Indian U-17 World Cup Squad defeated the U-17 Youth Team of Italy who have won the FIFA World Cup four times 2-0, in ...Read More

Meghalaya: Tackling unemployment & school dropouts one step at a time – Nai Manzil scheme

NONGSTOIN, May 19: Tackling the social problems like high rate of school drop-out and unemployment, the government has rolled out the Nai Manzil scheme, to provide the school dropouts with an integrated input of formal education and skill training along ...Read More

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