Shillong: Meghalaya is still a favourite among tourists and the improving law and order situation in Shillong, which witnessed tension early this month, has brought about "positive vibes", aiding tourist inflow, according to state Tourism Minister Metbah Lyngdoh.
Published 18-Jun-2018 12:25 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya government on Saturday suspended mobile internet services in seven districts of Khasi-Jaintia Hills region after intelligence inputs raised concerns over the law and order situation in those areas. The suspension order was issued at 3 pm today, three days after it was lifted,More
Published 16-Jun-2018 21:36 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya government will implement the Centre's Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), state Health Minister A L Hek has said.
Published 15-Jun-2018 12:58 IST | Updated 13:40 IST
Shillong: Internet services on mobile telephones was restored on Wednesday in the Meghalaya capital as normalcy returned, an official said. Meanwhile, curfew will be relaxed for 15 hours - from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday in in 13-tension hit areas of the city, while night curfew in the ShillongMore
Published 13-Jun-2018 16:43 IST
Ranikor (Meghalaya): The opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday suffered a setback after its party members from South West Khasi Hills district's Ranikor block resigned en masse and joined the ruling National People's Party while the local legislator is likely to follow suit.
Published 13-Jun-2018 06:45 IST
Shillong: The situation further improved in Shillong with no incidents of violence being reported during the past 24 hours, prompting authorities to extend the curfew relaxation on Sunday.
Published 10-Jun-2018 16:38 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal for pay revision of over 7,000 teachers of deficit schools and deficit colleges in the state. " The cabinet has decided to extend Fifth Pay Commission benefits to the deficit teachers of Meghalaya with effect from January 1, 2017 whichMore
Published 08-Jun-2018 20:30 IST
Shillong: The situation was returning to normal in trouble-torn Shillong and curfew relaxed for nine hours today, a week after assault of local boys and subsequent clashes between protesters and security forces shattered peace in the hill station. Curfew was relaxed for nine hours on Friday in theMore
Published 08-Jun-2018 13:42 IST
Shillong: Curfew was relaxed for seven hours on Thursday in the 14 "vulnerable" areas of Shillong as no incident of violence was reported from any part of the city in the past 24 hours, a senior district official said.
Published 07-Jun-2018 13:46 IST
Shillong: The situation in the violence-hit Meghalaya capital has "improved" with no fresh clash reported from any part of the city over the past 12 hours, a top district official said. Barring the 14 "vulnerable" localities, where the 24-hour curfew continued to remain in force, life was limpingMore
Published 05-Jun-2018 15:52 IST
Shillong: Curfew continued on Tuesday in violence-hit areas in the Meghalaya capital Shillong while Internet on mobile telephones was restricted even as the situation was showing steady improvement. "For today (Tuesday) we have decided not to relax the curfew even as the situation in the area isMore
Published 05-Jun-2018 14:45 IST | Updated 17:43 IST
Shillong: The Indian Army on Monday conducted a flag march in Shillong in the wake of violence after clashes broke out between two groups. Giving rise to a fresh incident of violence, around 400 protesters pelted stones at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp near Mawlai Bridge on SundayMore
Published 05-Jun-2018 09:59 IST | Updated 11:52 IST
Shillong: The Army conducted flag marches after fresh outbreak of violence, including an attack by protesters on a CRPF camp last night, in the Meghalaya capital where authorities re-imposed curfew.
Published 04-Jun-2018 22:23 IST
New Delhi: The National Commission for Minorities will send a member to the Meghalaya capital Shillong to investigate the clashes between residents of the city's Punjabi Line area and Khasi drivers of state-run buses, the panel's chief said on Monday. The panel has decided to send its member ManjitMore
Published 04-Jun-2018 18:16 IST
Shillong: The Centre has approved deployment of six additional companies of paramilitary forces in Shillong, where fresh bouts of violence broke out on Sunday night, prompting police to use tear gas shells to quell a mob, a top police officer said.
Published 04-Jun-2018 14:17 IST
Shillong: The authorities on Monday extended curfew in the Meghalaya capital as violence continued in tension-hit areas the previous night with mobs indulging in stone-pelting on security forces for the last four days.
Published 04-Jun-2018 13:16 IST
Shillong: Police on Sunday detained five people in connection with the recent unrest in Shillong that ensued after clashes broke out between two communities.The police used tear gas shells to disperse protesters.
Published 03-Jun-2018 22:14 IST
Chandigarh: Concerned about reports of security threats to Sikhs in Shillong, the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab has decided to rush a four-member team headed by Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa to the Meghalayan capital, an official said here.
Published 03-Jun-2018 21:09 IST
Shillong: Curfew was relaxed for seven hours on Sunday in violence-hit areas here but internet services remained restricted even as Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said police had found that some people were funding stone-pelters. Meanwhile, Sikh leaders denied reports that a gurdwara hereMore
Published 03-Jun-2018 19:54 IST | Updated 22:59 IST
New Delhi: There has been no damage to any gurdwara or other institutions belonging to the Sikh community in Meghalaya where clashes took place between a group of bus drivers and locals, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said.
Published 03-Jun-2018 19:14 IST

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