Meghalaya farmers prohibited from burning straws as it destroys forests!

Meghalaya farmers prohibited from burning straws as it destroys forests!

Shillong, January 12, 2018: The West Khasi Hills district administration has imposed prohibitory orders in the district to prevent farmers from burning straws and grasslands, officials said on Friday. Acting on reports about unscrupulous burning of stubble and grasslands in the district during the dry winter season, deputy commissioner Arunkumar Kembhavi said, the prohibitory order […]

USD 30 million project approved for livelihood and rural development project for Northeast India

USD 30 million project approved for livelihood and rural development project for Northeast India

Shillong, Nov 10, 2017: The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) has approved a USD 30 million soft loan for phase four of the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project for Upland Areas (NERCORMP). NERCORMP is a livelihood and rural development project under the North Eastern Council, covering several districts in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal […]

Meghalaya’s WKH roads are better than Switzerland’s roads, says MP Vincent Pala

Pala went on to say the Meghalaya has the best highways in the whole country.

Meghalaya’s WKH roads are better than Switzerland’s roads, says MP Vincent Pala

SHILLONG, Oct 17, 2017: Shillong MP and Congress leader from Meghalaya, Vincent Pala on Monday proudly compared West Khasi Hills’ highways to Switzerland’s roads whereby he stated that no other country in the world has better roads than Meghalaya. “I have been to Switzerland and other European countries and let me tell you that when […]

Meghalaya: GNLA hide-out busted; huge cache of weapons recovered in West Khasi Hills

Meghalaya: GNLA hide-out busted; huge cache of weapons recovered in West Khasi Hills

NONGSTOIN, Aug 22, 2017: Meghalaya Police on Tuesday busted a hide-out of banned militant outfit – Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition besides others items in Riangdim-Nongdawak forest area under Shallang PS in West Khasi Hills district. Acting on a tip off, Shallang police conducted raid in Riangdim-Nongdawak forest area […]