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Shillong: Four persons were arrested by police in connection with the loot of over Rs 39 lakh from an ATM kiosk in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, a senior police officer said on Sunday.
Published 22-Oct-2017 12:36 IST
Shillong: The BJP on Friday said there would not be any beef ban in Meghalaya and alleged that the Congress was "misleading" the people on the issue to gain political mileage ahead of the assembly elections next year.
Published 20-Oct-2017 19:17 IST
Shillong: The anti-narcotics division of the Meghalaya police on Wednesday arrested a suspected drug peddler and seized over 400 gm of heroin, worth nearly Rs 35 lakh, from their vehicle at Mawblei in East Kashi Hills district.
Published 18-Oct-2017 17:41 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya home department has transferred 18 senior police officers including 7 IPS officers, some of whom have been handed out promotions, an official notification said on Tuesday. The department announced the transfers and promotions in the state, where assembly elections are dueMore
Published 18-Oct-2017 07:46 IST
New Delhi: With Assembly elections scheduled in Meghalaya nest year, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said his state will not see a repetition of Manipur and Goa, states where the BJP assumed power this year. "Politicians are lining up along with BJP because they think that maybe somethingMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 19:51 IST
Shillong: Students and faculty members of the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong on Sunday paid homage to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 87th birth anniversary. Kalam had died while delivering a lecture at the institute on July 27, 2015 from apparent cardiac arrest.
Published 15-Oct-2017 22:04 IST
Shillong: The People's Democratic Front (PDF) has been allotted a "pair of candles" as their party symbol by the Election Commission. The president of the newfound party, I Marbaniang, said the poll body has accepted the registration of the PDF and allotted candles as its symbol on October 3. TheMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 16:36 IST | Updated 16:47 IST
Tura: A CRPF constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver in West Garo Hills district, police said on Thursday. The Superintendent of Police, West Garo Hills, MGR Kumar, said the constable had completed his duty and was returning to his quarters at DakopgreMore
Published 12-Oct-2017 14:17 IST
Shillong: Power ministers from the eight Northeastern states will meet here on Wednesday to find out ways and means to manage the huge power deficit in the region, officials said. At the meeting, the member states, which constitute the North Eastern Regional Power Committee (NERPC), will assess theMore
Published 10-Oct-2017 19:23 IST
Tura (Meghalaya): A Congress ticket aspirant in Meghalaya has lodged a compliant against unknown persons for uploading and circulating her fake and indecent picture on Facebook and WhatsApp, a police official said on Monday. Anamika J.G. Momin is vying for a Congress ticket from South Tura assemblyMore
Published 10-Oct-2017 08:55 IST
Shillong: Over 40,000 entrepreneurs in the country have availed loans of over Rs 8700 crore sanctioned under the Government's Stand-Up India scheme, Union Minister Subhash Bhamre said on Monday. Stand-Up India scheme encourages entrepreneurship by providing bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1More
Published 09-Oct-2017 17:43 IST
Shillong/New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday criticised the BJP government at the Centre for rolling out the GST in a "hurry" and changing the rules "everyday". "You (BJP) can t run a government by changing every day. You must think seriously. My own view about thisMore
Published 07-Oct-2017 15:09 IST
Shillong: Senior Congress leader and Meghalaya Health Minister Roshan Wajri will not contest the 2018 state assembly election due to health reasons, party source said here on Saturday. The decision in this regards was conveyed to the members of the Shillong North Block Congress Committee on Friday,More
Published 07-Oct-2017 14:11 IST
Shillong: Former Bihar politician Ganga Prasad was on Thursday sworn in as Governor of Meghalaya at the Raj Bhavan here. Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court Dinesh Maheshwari administered the oath of office to Prasad at a brief ceremony attended by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and most of hisMore
Published 05-Oct-2017 18:12 IST
Shillong: The IAF's Eastern Air Command conducted its annual Air Fest here on Sunday leaving the viewers enthralled though adverse weather conditions delayed the flypast. The flypast could not be due to inclement weather prevailing for the last couple of days. On Sunday too, there was drizzling inMore
Published 02-Oct-2017 07:20 IST
Shillong: Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that Nartiang village in West Jaintia Hills district - which is home to a 500-year-old Durga temple will be declared as a national heritage site. "I will ask the village council and people here to send a proposal (in this regard).... This placeMore
Published 30-Sep-2017 22:28 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Frederick K Kharkongor on Wednesday said Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) EVMs introduced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) will be used during the state assembly elections, slated to be held next year. "The VVPAT will be used inMore
Published 27-Sep-2017 20:30 IST
Tura: Two close aides of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief, Sohan D Shira, surrendered with arms on Monday at the Williamnagar in East Garo Hills district.
Published 26-Sep-2017 07:06 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya cabinet on Friday approved a proposal of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited to raise the bond of Rs 800 crore with the state government as the guarantor. "We have agreed to extend this support for the required bank guarantee to enable the MeECL to raise the bond whichMore
Published 23-Sep-2017 08:12 IST
Shillong: Job card holders in Meghalaya will be compensated in case there is 15 days delay in payment of wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). This decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday.
Published 23-Sep-2017 07:18 IST

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