EKH DC sends reminder on extension of Gram Sevika merit list to Govt.

EKH DC sends reminder on extension of Gram Sevika merit list to Govt.

SHILLONG: East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar informed that he has sent a fresh reminder to the State Government for the extension of the merit list of the qualified candidates for the post of Gram Sevika. “I have already written a letter to the Personnel department in this connection on Monday,” Dkhar who is also […]

One arrest in Victoria’s death case

One arrest in Victoria’s death case

GUWAHATI: The city’s Dispur police station arrested Manbha Kumar Haijam Syiem from Meghalaya in connection to the suspected suicide case of Victoria Kharkongor who hung herself inside the police station’s toilet on July 5. Police arrested Syiem, from Laitumkhrah in Shillong, on charges of abetment of suicide. Sources said that, Victoria committed suicide after a fight […]

Doctors in Police net for beating patient

Doctors in Police net for beating patient

SHILLONG: Two doctors of the Shillong Civil Hospital were arrested by the police on Monday for assaulting a patient who had come for medical check up. According to the police, the doctors identified as Dr W Pde and Dr Kevin Sangma were in an inebriated state and beat up a patient identified as Pynshailang Kurbah […]

Awards distributed to the Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers

Awards distributed to the Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers

SHILLONG: In recognition of the outstanding performance of the Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers of East Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi District, the Department of Social Welfare organized the distribution of the State Level Award, 2014-2015 and District Incentive Award, 2014-2015 to the Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers of the East Khasi Hills and Ri […]

Meghalaya: Sohra Marathon immobilises traffic in the region

Meghalaya: Sohra Marathon immobilises traffic in the region

SHILLONG: Speaking to media, Federation of Khasi Jaiñtia and Garo People (FKJGP) Sohra circle president RL Nongrum on Saturday has made a statement of discontent regarding the organising of the Sohra Marathon. According to Nongrum, the organizer of the marathon had decided to close down the road without publicizing it leaving hundreds of people stranded […]

KSU unveils life-sized statue of U Tirot Sing

KSU unveils life-sized statue of U Tirot Sing

SHILLONG: The life-sized statue of legendary freedom fighter of the Khasi, U Tirot Sing Syiem was unveiled at Madan Iewrynghep here in Shillong on Friday to mark the 180th death anniversary of this Khasi patriot. The statue was erected by the Khasi Student Union (KSU) under the supervision of former KSU president, Danny Khyriem. The […]

‘Rock On 2’ all set to be shot in Shillong

‘Rock On 2’ all set to be shot in Shillong

SHILLONG: ‘Rock On 2, ‘ is all set to be shot in Shillong, the ‘Scotland of the East”. A formal memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Excel Entertainment, the makers of the sequel to the 2008 hit ‘Rock On’, and the Meghalaya government. The team has chosen the best locations for the shoot. The […]

Thousands participate in Sohra Marathon-2015

Thousands participate in Sohra Marathon-2015

SHILLONG: Thousands of people from all walks of life, including the ministers, bureaucrats, officials, bankers, policemen, tourists, parents, children and persons with disabilities participated in the 2nd Sohra Marathon, 2015 which was flagged off at Mawkdok by Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma, who also joined the runners in the marathon on Friday morning. The events of […]