Author: Shillongmail

State’s first cable car from Pongtung to Pynter

January 15, 2021

Shillong, Jan 15: People of Meghalaya will soon be able to enjoy cable car rides once it is installed. The first ever cable car will come up in Pynursla constituency, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong informed. Tynsong informed that the cable car from Pongtung to Pynter under Pynursla will be around 2.5 km. “The scenery Read More

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Garo groups urge CM to take action against illegalities in state

January 15, 2021

Shillong, Jan 15: The Garo Indigenous Development Federation (GIDF) and Garoland State Movement Committee (GSMC) today wrote to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma urging him to look into ‘illegalities’ including alleged rat hole mining taking place in West Khasi Hills. The groups alleged that despite a ban on rat hole coal mining in the state, by Read More

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James asks BJP leaders to take up issues in right platform

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: National People’s Party (NPP) leader and Dadenggre MLA, James Sangma on Thursday said that the BJP which is a coalition partner in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government should be raising issues of the government in the right forum. “BJP is very much part of the government and we have always made Read More

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Govt optimistic to commission Ganol power project by May 2022

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: State Power Minister, James Sangma on Thursday said that the government was optimistic that the Ganol Hydro Power Project will be commissioned by May 2022. Sangma said that the work is being monitored constantly by the high powered committee which is chaired by the Chief Secretary, M.S. Rao. According to the state Read More

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Govt to regulate online gaming in bid to earn revenue

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: To regulate online gaming within the state and to bring revenue to the Government, the cabinet approved the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Ordinance, 2021. Taxation Minister, James K. Sangma informed that in its bid to increase revenue collection by ways of improving the existing taxation acts, and through embracing the usage of Read More

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Illegal coal mining: LO urges CS to initiate legal proceedings

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: Leader of Opposition, Dr. Mukul Sangma has written to Meghalaya Chief Secretary, M.S Rao urging him to initiate legal proceedings as per relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, in relation to alleged illegal coal mining and transportation in the state. He added that laws under the Mines and Minerals Read More

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BJP Kisan Morcha disappointed at Apex Court’s verdict on farm laws

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: Meghalaya Pradesh BJP, Kisan Morcha today expressed their disappointment with the Supreme Court order to put a stay on the new farm laws, but added that they will respect the verdict of the apex court. The BJP Kisan Morcha also urged anti-farm law protestors to withdraw their protest and not create law Read More

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Meghalaya BJP meets Nadda takes up issue of illegalities in district councils

January 13, 2021

Shillong, Jan 13: The Meghalaya Unit of the BJP on Wednesday evening met national president J. P. Nadda. According to Meghalaya BJP president, Ernest Mawrie, during the meeting, the state unit informed that discussed the issue of corruption in the autonomous district councils of Jaintia Hills and Garo Hills. “We also discussed the issue of Read More

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BSF personnel attacked by cattle smugglers

January 13, 2021

Shillong, Jan 13: Cattle smugglers on January 12 attacked Border Security Force (BSF) personnel along the Indo-Bangla international border in South Salamara district of Assam. According to BSF, officials, the incident took place in the area of responsibility of border out post Deepchar under Guwahati Frontier. The BSF personnel on duty saw a group of Read More

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COVID-19 vaccines for 16, 000 Meghalaya’s health workers arrive

January 12, 2021

Shillong, Jan 12: With the country set to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine from January 16, the first set of consignment for Meghalaya has arrived on Tuesday evening. Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War informed that 35, 000 doses have reached the state and are being stored at Central Vaccine Store, Pasteur Institute, Read More

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