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Guwahati/Kohima: Security has been beefed up in Assam, Nagaland and Meghalaya to ensure peaceful and violence free Independence day celebrations on Wednesday. Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia on Tuesday said a multi-layer security arrangement has been put in place across paradeMore
Published 14-Aug-2018 21:42 IST
Guwahati: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday appealed to the Central government to remove the bottlenecks for setting up mobile towers along the Indo-Bangladesh border to ensure better connectivity in border areas.
Published 11-Aug-2018 19:39 IST
Shillong: The United Democratic Party (UDP), an ally of the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government on Tuesday said it will constitute a committee to propose safeguard mechanisms to deal with the problem of influx and illegal immigration in the state.
Published 07-Aug-2018 22:04 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya government, which is keen on marketing jackfruit available in plenty in the state, has entrusted a hotel management institute here to popularise it, Popularising the fruit will also create livelihood opportunities for jackgruit growers in rural and urban areas, the officialMore
Published 07-Aug-2018 11:37 IST
Shillong: The ruling National People's Party (NPP)-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government on Monday said it is open to the idea of conducting National Register of Citizens (NRC) updation exercise in the state, on the lines of Assam.
Published 07-Aug-2018 03:37 IST
Shillong: The powerful All Assam Students Union (AASU) on Sunday warned political parties not to politicise and communalize the National Register of Citizens (NRC) which was published in Assam on July 31.
Published 05-Aug-2018 21:30 IST
Tura (Meghalaya): A member of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) was allegedly beaten to death by a mob at Baringgre in East Garo Hills district, police said on Saturday.
Published 04-Aug-2018 13:06 IST
New Delhi: A BJP member in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday raised the issue of about 40 youths not getting posting in the Meghalaya Rural Bank despite being appointed a year ago.
Published 01-Aug-2018 15:33 IST
Meghalaya: The centre on Monday launched Rs 215 crore Meghalaya Milk Mission to augment the milk production in the state. The mission will facilitate in achieving the centre’s goal of doubling farmer’s income by 2022 through promotion of milk business in the state, said Union Minister forMore
Published 30-Jul-2018 17:59 IST
Shillong: Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday visited an organic farm at Lawsohtun area of the city and assured all possible help to the farmers. The minister, who was here on a two-day visit, interacted with members of around 20 families who practice organic farming here and encouraged themMore
Published 29-Jul-2018 18:30 IST
Umiam: Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday appealed scientists here to act as change agents and help in bringing about economic development of the farmers of the region.
Published 29-Jul-2018 07:47 IST | Updated 07:53 IST
Shillong/Kohima: Several north-eastern states which share borders with Assam have kept their police forces on alert to thwart possible infiltration of illegal immigrants after the final draft of NRC is published in Guwahati on July 30.
Published 27-Jul-2018 18:46 IST
Shillong: The by-election to Ranikor assembly constituency in Meghalaya will be held on August 23, the day when by-election to South Tura will also be conducted. State Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma will contest from South Tura in West Garo Hills district.
Published 27-Jul-2018 18:35 IST
Shillong: A suspended junior bureaucrat has been arrested for his alleged role in the arson attack at the Meghalaya Public Service Commission (MPSC) building earlier this month, police said.
Published 27-Jul-2018 07:43 IST
Shillong: Key political parties in Meghalaya on Wednesday urged the Election Commission to consider holding simultaneous by-elections in two assembly seats in the state following the EC's announcement of by-poll to only one seat.
Published 25-Jul-2018 20:19 IST
Shillong: Four persons were arrested for their alleged involvement in the recent petrol bomb attack inside the Meghalalya Public Service Commission (MPSC) building, police said on Monday.
Published 24-Jul-2018 07:18 IST
Shillong: The by-election to South Tura assembly constituency, from where Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma will contest, will be held on August 23, state Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor said.
Published 23-Jul-2018 19:56 IST
Rangthylliang (Meghalaya): Deep in the tropical forests of Meghalaya, an uncharted territory even two decades ago, the aerial root bridges that bear testimony to the ingenuity of Khasis are dying a slow death, overburdened by tourist inflow.
Published 22-Jul-2018 17:02 IST | Updated 18:00 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday said north-eastern states should engage more with neigbouring nations and the larger ASEAN region to promote trade, commerce and cultural relations.
Published 19-Jul-2018 22:47 IST
Tura: A huge cache of arms and ammunition hidden by the outlawed GNLA and its dead 'commander-in-chief' Sohan D Shira was seized by the East Garo Hills police on Friday.
Published 13-Jul-2018 22:57 IST

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