Northeast India tourism hurdles will end, says Union minister KJ Alphons

Northeast India tourism hurdles will end, says Union minister KJ Alphons

Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Tuesday assured that he will take up at proper level the issue of northeastern states being kept as Level II destinations by many countries. He also said that he would look into the issue of having direct flights from foreign countries to northeastern states to boost […]

Meghalaya: NPP legislator confident of defeating CM from Songsak constituency

“He (Dr Mukul) will have his task cut out by contesting from Songsak. Being the ‘son of the soil”, I will be a huge threat for the Chief Minister,” Shira told newsmen here on Tuesday.

Meghalaya: NPP legislator confident of defeating CM from Songsak constituency

Shillong, Dec 05, 2017: As the Assembly poll draws closer, confidence level of politicians and candidates also goes up.  As the battle for the Songsak seat rages on between Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma and sitting National People’s Party (NPP) legislator  Nihim D Shira, the latter has expressed confident to defeat Chief Minister from the […]

IN PICTURES: Thousands attend funeral service of former minister Manirul Islam Sarkar in Garo Hills

IN PICTURES: Thousands attend funeral service of former minister Manirul Islam Sarkar in Garo Hills

DECEMBER 5, 2017 Thousands attended the funeral service of former minister, Manirul Islam Sarkar at the village of Chibinang after his untimely demise two days ago. The funeral was held yesterday at around 3:30 pm and saw the presence of former RS member, Thomas Sangma, Meghalaya Speaker AT Mondal, NPP legislator from Dadenggre, James K Sangma, NPP […]

Meghalaya: Five MCS officers nominated to IAS

Meghalaya: Five MCS officers nominated to IAS

SHILLONG, Dec 05, 2017: Five Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) officers are all set to be elevated as Indian Administrative Officer (IAS), according to a notification issued by Ministry Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) on December 5. All the five MCS officers who have been appointed to the Indian Administrative Service are from […]

Meghalaya: Untold stories from Shillong by Community Children Reporters

Meghalaya: Untold stories from Shillong by Community Children Reporters

SHILLONG | DECEMBER 5, 2017 On Dec 9, 2017 in Shillong, a screen Community News Video produced by the Community Children Reporters will be screened. Under the banner of ‘Shillong First’, the Community Children reporters who have been trained by EFL University, Shillong Campus under Project CHIME supported by UNICEF Assam. The screening will be […]

Meghalaya: Five MCS officers nominated to IAS

Meghalaya: Five MCS officers nominated to IAS

SHILLONG, Dec 05, 2017: Five Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) officers are all set to be elevated as Indian Administrative Officer (IAS), according to a notification issued by Ministry Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) on December 5. All the five MCS officers who have been appointed to the Indian Administrative Service are from […]