Category Archives: Meghalaya

Earth Hour: Everything you need to know about why lights go off for 1 hour!

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March 25: At 8.30 tonight lights will go off in over 7,000 cities across the globe for one hour. The skyline will turn dark as the world will observe the Earth Hour. Thousands of landmarks across the landmasses will plunge in ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW– This man from Northeast is India’s first sportsperson to become state CM!

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Manipur’s Nongthombam Biren Singh is the India’s first sportsperson to become a Chief Minister of a state. The former National footballer, who is the 12th Chief Minister of Manipur,  and also the first BJP CM confessed that he considered 2017 ...Read More

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, parts of Myanmar!

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Shillong, March 25: An earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked India's Northeastern states and parts of Myanmar on Saturday, an official said. There were no reports of any casualties or damage. The tremor was felt at 7.05 a.m. with ...Read More

Meghalaya: 5 facts to know about Jaintia Hills- The Land of the Twelve Chiefs

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Jantia Hills, locally known as ‘Ri Jaintia’ or the ‘Land of the Jaintias’ is a magnificent hilly region located in the eastern part of Meghalaya. The land is lavishly gifted by nature with numerous cascading rivers, mighty waterfalls, undulating grass ...Read More

Meghalaya: S B Singh appointed as the new DGP of the state!

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Shillong Mar 25:The Meghalaya government has appointed S B Singh as the full fledged Director General of Police of the state, an official said today. The government issued an official notification yesterday approving Dr. Singh (1986 batch) as the new ...Read More

Meghalaya Assembly passes Rs 13,048 crore state budget

SHILLONG, March 24: The Meghalaya Assembly passed the annual state Budget of over Rs 13,048 crore for the year 2017-2018 by a voice vote. On March 15, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma had presented a Rs 1,236-crore deficit Budget for 2017-18, ...Read More

Meghalaya: Legislator moves privilege motion against editor of English daily

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Shillong, March 24: Independent legislator John Leslee Sangma on Friday moved a privilege motion against an editor of English daily in the Meghalaya assembly, which referred the matter to its Privilege Committee. Speaker Abu Taher Mondal referred the matter to ...Read More

‘SAY ENOUGH’ to VIP Culture! Shillong Fire incident reflects people’s mindset during Emergency situations

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SHILLONG, March 24: At a time when fire fighters are trying to prevent the inferno from engulfing the entire petrol pump at Nongrim Hills (till 8pm on Friday), the repercussion was worse – Say hello to Traffic nightmares. Traffic snarl ...Read More

Shillong Petrol pump fire update: No casualties reported, huge loss to property

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Shillong March 24: Firefighters are still trying to douse the inferno which broke out at a petrol Pump in Nongrim Hills on Friday afternoon  even as the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Till 8 pm, the ...Read More


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