Coca-Cola shuts down factories at Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Rajasthan

Coca-Cola shuts down factories at Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Rajasthan

Coca-Cola has halted manufacturing at three plants in India temporarily on lower sales, company officials said Thursday, as the US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater. Nearly 300 people work at the three plants in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Rajasthan, where activists have waged a more than decade-long […]

Indo-Japan pact on road development to boost Northeast India

Indo-Japan pact on road development to boost Northeast India

GUWAHATI: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which pledged a loan for around Rs 4,000 crore for two major highways projects in Mizoram and Meghalaya. The Japanese agency this time has signed a technical cooperation agreement with the Government of India for “capacity development project on highways in mountainous regions”. The agreement was signed by Takema […]

Meghalaya CM is not concerned about the indigenous people: Ardent

Meghalaya CM is not concerned about the indigenous people: Ardent

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma is not fit to represent the indigenous people of Meghalaya because he is not sufficiently concerned about the interests of the tribal people, the HSPDP`s Ardent Basaiawmoit said on Thursday. “He (Dr Sangma) is not fit to be a leader or to represent the tribal and indigenous people of the […]

Meghalaya: GNLA all set to hold peace talks with State govt

Meghalaya: GNLA all set to hold peace talks with State govt

TURA: The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) expressed its willingness on Thursday to come forward for peace talks with the Meghalaya government and asked the latter to appoint an interlocutor for holding negotiations. In a press release issued to this effect, Gantong Ch Marak, publicity officer of GNLA, stated, “Let the government appoint an interlocutor and […]

Meghalaya: First ever engineering college to commence classes soon

Meghalaya: First ever engineering college to commence classes soon

SHILLONG: The first degree engineering college in Meghalaya is all set to kick start its academic session from this year, Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma announced on Thursday. “We have decided to see that we lose no further time, the new degree engineering college will start with effect from this academic session. I have also got […]

IN PICTURES: Purab Kohli captures Meghalaya through the lens

IN PICTURES: Purab Kohli captures Meghalaya through the lens

Purab Kohli who is shooting for his upcoming film Rock On!! 2 in Meghalaya is having a fun time exploring the mountains and valleys on his bike. The actor who loves travelling is in love with the natural scenic beauty of Meghalaya and is also very fond of biking, so post shoots the actor often hit […]

DoNER to discontinue project sanctions for Meghalaya

DoNER to discontinue project sanctions for Meghalaya

The Ministry of Development of North East Region (DoNER) will not sanction any new projects for Meghalaya until and unless the state produces utilisation certificates for previously sanctioned projects, the State wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Tuesday. Having met the Union Minister of DoNER at New Delhi in January this year, a […]

Meghalaya: First karaoke lounge launches in Tura

Meghalaya: First karaoke lounge launches in Tura

TURA: The eatery landscape in Tura received a boost with the launch of a new karaoke joint-cum lounge – Quick Bites Home Delights – at Ringrey in Tura on January 2 last. The joint boasts of thrilling karaoke singing sessions, video shows and mouth-watering food and beverages priced reasonably. The joint is mainly focusing on the entertainment […]