Category Archives: Meghalaya

Chief Minister inaugurates NEAT FEST 2015

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma inaugurated the four-day NEAT FEST 2015 (North East Agro Business and Trade). The annual festival of Self Help Groups is being organized by the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP), a joint ...Read More

Puja’s in Shillong will follow ‘swachhwata’ (cleanliness) policy this year

It is that time of the year when Shillong will be in a festive mood and while this year the Puja's are expected to bring joy and celebration amongst many,The Central Puja Committee (CPC), an umbrella body comprising all puja ...Read More

Headmen body want Guv ousted over VAB fiasco

SHILLONG: Pushing a step further on the rising stalemate on the Village Administration Bill, the Synjuk Ki Nongsynshar Shnong Ka Bri U Hynñiewtrep (SKNSKBH) has passed a resolution to write to the President Pranab Mukherjee to recall Governor V Shanmuganathan ...Read More

Lajong remain undefeated after Lalrammuana’s brace

SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong mustered up yet another win in the Shillong Premier League beating Nangkiew Irat 2-1 on Saturday at the JN Stadium following a brace by youngster Lalrammuana. Nangkiew Irat showed promise early on even though the Reds came ...Read More

How democratic is the district council’s poll?

SHILLONG: The recent move of the NPP to field a non-tribal candidate in the upcoming GHADC election has evoked criticisms from various quarters including the Garo Hills based student organizations. Terming the NPP’s move as ‘half hearted propaganda’, the student ...Read More

PA Sangma’s move to field Non Tribal Candidates in GHADC elections draws NGO’s wrath

PA Sangma and his party have come under heavy criticism by Local NGO's based out of Garo Hills for their stand on nominating Non Tribal's in the GHADC election. It maybe mentioned that NPP had stated during the Lok Sabha ...Read More

BSF apprehends Assam based cattle smugglers from Garo Hills

SHILLONG: The BSF troops deployed at Kalaichar, South West Garo Hills district apprehended six Indian cattle smugglers along with cattle near zero line while being smuggled out from India to Bangladesh. The apprehended persons have been identified as Manirisal Islam ...Read More

M’laya includes persons with disabilities (PWDs) in all poverty alleviation schemes

SHILLONG: Meghalaya has included persons with disabilities (PWDs) in all poverty alleviation schemes under the Community and Rural Department. According to the annual report of the office of the commissioner for persons with disabilities for 2013-14 and 2014-15, presented on the first ...Read More

State Govt committed to regulate mining activities: Mukul Sangma

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that the State Government was committed to regulate the mining activities in the State. “The State Government had approved the Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy, 2012 with the sole objective to facilitate systematic and ...Read More