Shillong: Meghalaya Home Minister James K Sangma assured the Assembly that action will be taken against miscreants who hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim.
Published 20-Apr-2018 20:44 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya government will take necessary steps to stop Assam from constructing roads "unitarily" in the rural areas of the state's Ri-Bhoi district, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Friday.
Published 20-Apr-2018 18:07 IST
Tura: In a heart-rending incident, an elderly man was arrested for allegedly raping his seven-year-old grand daughter here in the northern Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.
Published 19-Apr-2018 14:06 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday said documents on its claims over disputed areas along the boundary with Assam can pave the way for adjudication before the judiciary, if the situation warrants. Replying to a resolution moved by Khun Hynniewtrep National AwakeningMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 19:37 IST
Shillong: Two unidentified men hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of Patricia Mukhim, the editor of English daily The Shillong Times, in Meghalaya's Umpling area, the police said on Wednesday. Mukhim escaped unhurt in Tuesday's attack as the petrol bomb missed the glass panes of her bedroom by aMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 18:18 IST
Shillong: Admitting that "bank scams tarnish the image" of the country, Vice President Venkaiah K Naidu on Monday said the "leaders of Brand India should possess "uncompromising honesty, integrity and ethical values". The absence of fear for law among some people has led to the increase of scamsMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 19:07 IST
Tura: In a case of 'moral policing', a woman was allegedly assaulted by a group of men for enjoying a picnic with her friends in Garo Hills of Meghalaya with a video of the incident uploaded on social media, police said on Monday. A person was taken into custody in connection with the incident, theMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 14:36 IST
Shillong: Union Minister Sushma Swaraj has called for a meeting of all chief ministers of northeastern states on May 4 to discuss the provisions of the 'Act East Policy', Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma told the Assembly on Thursday.
Published 12-Apr-2018 17:21 IST
Tura (Meghalaya): A police team on Wednesday recovered a huge cache of ammunition stashed in a number of villages in East Garo Hills district. The police got information about the hidden ammunition from the five Garo National Liberation Army activists (GNLA), who were arrested recently, a policeMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 21:38 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday said that his government will soon decide on the demand to increase the upper age limit of SC/ST candidates, appearing for the Meghalaya Civil Services (MCS) examination. The matter of increasing the upper age limit is being examined byMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:24 IST
Shillong: Four persons, including three women, were killed and six others were injured when the taxi they were travelling in was hit by a truck in Meghalay's Ri-Bhoi district on Monday, police said.
Published 09-Apr-2018 22:48 IST
Meghyalaya: Northeast’s first ever road built by mixing plastic waste with bitumen has been constructed in coal rich Nongkynjang village in West Khasi Hills. This black topped meandering road leading into the lush green valleys of Meghalaya has used 500 kilograms of plastic waste including cups,More
Published 09-Apr-2018 22:32 IST
Shillong: Krinilla Marak, wife of deceased NCP leader Jonathone N Sangma, stepped into her husband's shoes today and filed nominations for the April 27 election to Williamnagar assembly constituency, an official said here on Monday. The polling to the seat in East Garo Hills district wasMore
Published 09-Apr-2018 19:44 IST
Shillong: A constable of the Meghalaya armed police was killed and a jail officials injured in an accident involving a Mercedes car driven by Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister Alexander Hek's son early on Saturday, police said. A police officer said that the head-on collision between theMore
Published 07-Apr-2018 17:31 IST | Updated 18:10 IST
Shillong: The high powered committee of the Meghalaya Assembly has decided to float fresh tender with two conditions for the construction of the the new Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang. Speaker Donkupar Roy who chaired the committee told reporters on Friday that the committee had added twoMore
Published 07-Apr-2018 11:20 IST | Updated 11:27 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said his government has prioritised education and allotted nearly Rs 1000 crore for the sector.
Published 06-Apr-2018 20:57 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya government is exploring the possibility of having additional roads in the Guwahati-Shillong route to minimise the vibration caused by vehicular traffic causing harm to the wall of the Umiam hyro-electric dam, the assembly was informed on Friday. The Central Water CommissionMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 19:36 IST
Shillong: The severe hailstorm that lashed Meghalaya last week and affecting over 2,500 households, has forced the government to keep Rs 20 lakh each with the district chiefs for immediate relief in case of calamity, the Assembly was informed on Thursday.
Published 05-Apr-2018 17:19 IST
Shillong: Thousands river snakes and fish, all dead, were found floating in the Ranikor river in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills district, officials said on Wednesday. The state government, as a result, has launched an official probe into the incident, the officials said. District DeputyMore
Published 04-Apr-2018 19:05 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and other Union ministers in New Delhi, and apprised them about the new welfare initiatives of the state government.
Published 04-Apr-2018 07:51 IST

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