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Shillong: A mild earthquake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, rocked Meghalaya and its neighbouring states on Sunday, an official said.
Published 12-Feb-2017 11:42 IST
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan, who put in his papers on Thursday following allegations of "inappropriate behaviour".
Published 27-Jan-2017 16:57 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan resigned on Thursday in the wake of accusations of inappropriate behaviour and hurting the decorum and prestige of the Raj Bhavan, official sources said.
Published 27-Jan-2017 07:02 IST
Shillong: Former Lok Sabha Speaker, the late Purno Agitok Sangma has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, his family said on Wednesday. He has become the first recipient from Meghalaya to be awarded India's second-highest civilian honour.
Published 25-Jan-2017 18:08 IST
Dawki: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that relation with China is normal and talks related to the boundary issues are going on.
Published 25-Jan-2017 08:17 IST
Dawki (Meghalaya): Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Meghalaya's first Integrated Check Post (ICP) here in West Jaintia Hills district near the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Published 24-Jan-2017 22:13 IST
Shillong: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday said it had extended support to the Congress during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. The RSS took out its 'Path Sanchalan' (procession) here in the capital of Christian-majority state Meghalaya with a mission to unite India.
Published 24-Jan-2017 09:09 IST | Updated 11:16 IST
Shillong: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped at least twice by seven minor boys in Mawten village in South West Khasi Hills district, police said on Sunday.
Published 22-Jan-2017 13:23 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya legislator Julius Kitbok Dorphang, who had been hiding for 11 days after being accused of raping 14-year-old girl but was eventually arrested late on Friday from Assam's Guwahati, was set to five days police custody by a court here on Saturday.
Published 08-Jan-2017 08:06 IST
Shillong: Independent Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphang, who was wanted in connection with a sex-racket case involving a 14-year old girl here, was on Saturday arrested from his hideout in neighbouring Assam, the police said.
Published 07-Jan-2017 12:05 IST
Shillong: A local court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against absconding Independent MLA Julius Dorphang, wanted in a case of sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl. The chief judicial magistrate, Shillong, issued the warrant against Dorphang, legislator of Mawhati constituency, who isMore
Published 05-Jan-2017 08:06 IST
Shillong: An independent legislator in Meghalaya was on Monday booked by police for his alleged role in sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl, a police official said. "We have registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against Julius Dorphang for his involvementMore
Published 02-Jan-2017 18:29 IST
Shillong: Air Marshal Anil Khosla took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Eastern Air Command here on Sunday. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Air Marshal Khosla was commissioned in the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in December 1979 and has over 4000 hours of accidentMore
Published 02-Jan-2017 08:17 IST
Shillong: Midnight services in churches across the state heralded the advent of birth of Jesus Christ as tourists and locals joined in the festivities with religious fervour, mixed with merriment, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.
Published 25-Dec-2016 17:18 IST
Shillong: An employee of a guest house owned by the wife of Meghalaya Home Minister H D R Lyngdoh was arrested along with another woman on charge of trafficking and forcing a minor into prostitution, police said. The minor was rescued after she managed to escape from the guest house, they said.
Published 18-Dec-2016 07:25 IST
Shillong: The ruling Congress suffered a blow in the bypolls to two tribal autonomous district councils in Meghalaya, winning just two of the six seats they contested levelling score with each of the two regional parties, United Democratic Party and the Hills State Peoples Democratic Party. The BJPMore
Published 16-Dec-2016 14:08 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being a "brand ambassador" of corporate houses promoting their businesses through the demonetisation exercise. "I have analysed it (demonetisation) and I have seen that the main agenda of this governmentMore
Published 15-Dec-2016 09:28 IST
Shillong: Demonetisation has dealt a blow to fake Indian currency notes (FICN) racketeers in Meghalaya who operate along the porous international border with Bangladesh, a BSF official has said.
Published 26-Nov-2016 15:39 IST
Shillong: Two unclaimed bags with Rs 60 lakh in demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currencies were recovered from Laitumkhrah premises of Ramkrishna Mission in the city and handed over to the Income tax officials, police said on Wednesday.
Published 24-Nov-2016 08:37 IST
Shillong: Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare Susharshan Bhagat on Tuesday accused Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of misleading the people over allocation of funds by the Centre.
Published 08-Nov-2016 11:55 IST

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