Meghalaya: Illegal transportation of coal on the rise, MCTOOA blames Govt

Meghalaya: Illegal transportation of coal on the rise, MCTOOA blames Govt

JOWAI, Sept 8, 2017: The Meghalaya Commercial Truck Owners and Operators Association on Friday alleged that the state machineries entrusted with a responsibility to check illegal transportation of coal, has failed miserably even as they termed this act as a ‘planned move’ to feed the cement factories in Jaintia Hills. According to a release issued on […]

Meghalaya: Jaintia Hills Pressure Groups demand removal of weighbridge at 7th Mile

Meghalaya: Jaintia Hills Pressure Groups demand removal of weighbridge at 7th Mile

Shillong, September 08, 2017: Two pressure groups in Jaintia Hills- Meghalaya People’s United Forum (MPUF), Laskein Circle and the Hynniewtrep Student’s Union (HSU)- demanded the removal of weighbridge at 7th Mile in West Jaintia Hills. Talking to media persons here on Friday, president of the MPUF, Laskein Circle, H Bhoi said that after the setting up of a […]

Army to induct 800 women in military police after India gets 2nd woman Defence Minister!

Army to induct 800 women in military police after India gets 2nd woman Defence Minister!

September 8, 2017: The Army has finalized a plan to induct women in the military police, a senior officer said on Friday. The plan — being seen as a major step towards breaking gender barriers in the force — is to induct approximately 800 women in military police with a yearly intake of 52 personnel […]

Northeast India’s unexplored yet potential solution to Unemployment- SPORTS!

Northeast India’s unexplored yet potential solution to Unemployment- SPORTS!

-By Jessica Passah Whenever sports is discussed in the Northeast, there is a focus which sits primarily on football with the 3 M’s and the talent that emerges from the states. Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya—they dominate conversations of football but however, on talking about other sports we cannot ignore how much Manipur has contributed to […]

Assam: ULFA(I) asks Ravi Shankar to stick to his ‘Pretentious Religion’ & not make false promises!

Assam: ULFA(I) asks Ravi Shankar to stick to his ‘Pretentious Religion’ & not make false promises!

Guwahati, September 8, 2017: Assam’s rebel outfit, ULFA (I) has written an open letter to spiritual leader from India Ravi Shankar expressing resentment upon the issues addressed by him during a press briefing on September 8. ULFA(I) also asked him to “stick to your pretentious religion and let us continue our journey to freedom”. The release […]

Nagaland to implement Direct Benefit Transfer under MGNREGA from this year

Nagaland to implement Direct Benefit Transfer under MGNREGA from this year

KOHIMA, Sept 8, 2017: To ensure transparency and check corruption, the Nagaland government will start implementing the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under MGNREGA beginning from the current financial year. According to Secretary of Rural Development Kelei Zeliang, wages of the MGNREGA workers will be directly credited to the individual accounts of the job-card holders through National Electronic […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Congress warns of socio-economic tsunami if new Tibetan settlements are created!

Arunachal Pradesh: Congress warns of socio-economic tsunami if new Tibetan settlements are created!

Itanagar, September 8, 2018: The Congress Party in Arunachal Pradesh has said that it will soon call on Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama, to apprise him about what it termed the Centre’s flawed Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy (TRP), announced in 2014. The president of the state Congress unit, Takam Sanjoy, said that Arunachal Pradesh being a predominately […]

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