Daily Archives: 4 March

Cyclonic storm devastates parts of upper Assam

GUWAHATI: Properties worth lakhs of rupees have been ravaged when a huge storm unleashed a reign of terror in upper Assam district disrupting surface communication in many places on Saturday. Accompanied by heavy downpour, the hails storm hit Sivasagar, Jorhat, ...Read More

Meghalaya:RTI activist’s house vandalised in Mawkneng

SHILLONG: The under-construction house of a prominent RTI activist, Mr. Curtis Rani was wrecked by unknown miscreants on Thursday March 2 at Mawkneng Village in the East Khasi Hills District of Megahalya. In the FIR filed by Mr. Rani to the ...Read More

Meghalaya: Dacoits extorts family of 4 lakh and mobile phones in South Garo hills

Baghmara, March 4: In yet another dacoity case, one house was ravaged by unknown miscreants leaving its family members unharmed. However, the criminals managed to run away with 4 lakh rupees along with 6 to 7 mobile phones. A group ...Read More

Read this firsthand account of the 1897 Great Earthquake in Shillong!

SHILLONG: When one talks about ‘earthquake’, the topic revolving around the 1897 major earthquake in Shillong never ceases to skip one’s mind even as they predict that if an earthquake of the same magnitude hits the city again, the destruction ...Read More

Facts about Krem Puri in Meghalaya, longest sandstone cave in India explored

SHILLONG: Cave research, encompassing the study of speleology and biospeleology, is still in its infancy in India. Although there are thousands of caves in India, research expeditions occur in few states. The Siju Cave of state Meghalaya is the first ...Read More

Assam: Woman rescued from human trafficking in Delhi

Delhi Police rescued a 27-year-old mentally unstable woman from Assam who was allegedly held captive here by three men. Subham Gosai (25), Sagar Rout (25) and Ranjan Koiri (28) have been apprehended for allegedly operating an organised gang involved in ...Read More

Assam: SI-level officer allegedly charged for corruption

GUWAHATI March 4: Police arrested an SI-level officer for alleged corruption in district on Friday. The officer, identified as Harbilash Das of Haiborgaon Police, was allegedly caught taking a bribe. Sources said, "Das demanded money from a person who was ...Read More

Cyclonic storm warning in Guwahati, weather advisory issued

Kamrup district administration has taken preparedness measures after Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast possibility of storm in the district and its adjoining areas. The district administration has also appealed to the people to follow the advisory, issued by the administration, ...Read More

East Bengal to take top spot on I-league beating Lajong

Shillong March 4: Riding on a double from Chris Payne, East Bengal regained their place at the top of the table by edging past Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 in an I-League football game here on Saturday. Payne (9th, 33rd) scored ...Read More