Category Archives: Meghalaya

Northeast India gets its 1st and only PO Passport Seva Kendra in Assam!

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SILCHAR, March 26: A Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) was inaugurated in Silchar on Saturday. This is the first and only POPSK in the northeast, said Guwahati's regional passport officer John Mai. The POPSK will cover Barak Valley and ...Read More

Meghalaya government fails to realize royalty on coal

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SHILLONG, March 25: The Meghalaya government has failed to realize royalty amounting to Rs 16.47 crore on 2.44 lakh metric ton of declared/assessed coal following the interim ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal(NGT) on mining of coal in the ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW- This country will become the 1st to get rid of all school subjects!

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Finland’s education system is considered among the finest in the world, as the country produces some of the world’s most intelligent and evolved students. What deserves the greatest attention, however, is the minimalist approach the Finnish education system takes. The ...Read More

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


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