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 […]

ECONOMY | Why RBI should abolish the concept of foreclosure charges  

ECONOMY | Why RBI should abolish the concept of foreclosure charges  

By MADHU AGRAWAL | December 5, 2017 Reserve Bank of India in an RTI response dated 03.09.2009 had mentioned that RBI does not approve policy of foreclosure-charges on pre-payment of loans, but keeping short of issuing any directives. But subsequently foreclosure-charges in respect of home-loans were abolished by an RBI directive dated 05.06.2012 but only […]

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 […]

For a better Nagaland, Jenpu Rongmei leaves trails of hope amid social dilemma

"There is a need to tap the youth’ potential right from the nascent stage to prevent them from going into drugs or other abuse and to pave way for a better future because “We know the youth hold the power to change the world,” Jenpu asserted.

For a better Nagaland, Jenpu Rongmei leaves trails of hope amid social dilemma

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, TNT News | DIMAPUR, Nov 29, 2017: It was back in the early 2000s when he lost all hopes and even considered going off track and staying aloof, but at the nick of time, goodwill prevailed and a sense of ownership and responsibility (not only for himself but for the society), took […]