Day: September 24, 2020

Meghalaya records highest single day recovery of COVID-19 patients

September 24, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 24: Meghalaya on Thursday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in a single day bringing the number of active cases below 2000. It may be mentioned that on Wednesday, the number of active cases was 2060. However, with Thursday recording 199 new recoveries, the number of total recovered cases now has crossed Read More

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Health Dept not exaggerating COVID count: Sampath

September 24, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 24: The state’s health department has said that reports being circulated that healthcare institutions are exaggerating COVID-19 numbers in order to receive financial assistance are “rumours”. “This allegation is absolutely false and baseless. It is the responsibility of the State to ensure that diagnosis of COVID-19 is accurately made to contain the spread Read More

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Meghalaya govt legalises wine making

September 24, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 24: The Meghalaya cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal to formulate rules on the introduction of the manufacture and sale of homemade fruit wines. Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma informed reporters that with the formulation of the rules, individuals can now make home made wine and sell them in the market. According to the Read More

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Farm Bills passed forcibly, against the interest of the people: Congress

September 24, 2020

Shillong, Sept 24: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee, on Thursday, began their agitation against the farm bills passed in the parliament and demanded the bills be repealed. In a briefing held at Congress Bhavan, Thana Road, Shillong, the Congress accused the NDA government of forcibly passing the bills without consulting stakeholders, farmers’ associations and opposition Read More

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Govt to take call on GHADC polls next cabinet

September 24, 2020

Shillong, Sept 24: Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today said the issue related to holding of the elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) will be discussed in the next cabinet. “We will be discussing the agenda in the next cabinet. Only when we take up this agenda and we discuss it then, Read More

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Prerogative of the political parties to decide on representation in cabinet: CM

September 24, 2020

Shillong, Sept 24: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today said that it is the “prerogative” of the political parties to decide who should represent from their party in the cabinet. The NPP led MDA Government headed by Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma will be completing its two and half years this month. “These are matters which Read More

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2% interest Subvention approved on KCC loans, financial implication of Rs. 2.5 Cr

September 24, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 24: The Meghalaya cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal of the Agriculture department to reimburse two percent of interest from the loans taken by farmers availed through Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loans. Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma speaking to reporters after the Cabinet meet said, “There will be interest subvention from the state government Read More

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Elderly man with co-morbidities beats COVID-19

September 24, 2020

Shillong, Sep 24: During the COVID-19 pandemic an inspiring story of an elderly man who suffered from multiple diseases and beat the virus has come to light Dr Kyntiewlang Sanmeit , spokesperson of Bethany hospital said that the story of how a patient battling multiple diseases contracted Covid – 19 and fought it till he Read More

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