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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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Indigo to resume flights on Shillong-Kolkata route from Feb 1

January 8, 2021

Shillong, Jan 8: Airport Authority of India on Friday informed that Indigo airlines will resume direct flights between Kolkata and Shillong from February 1. The operation was suspended earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking to tweeter, AAI Shillong Airport authorities tweeted, “After long suspension of their flight due to #COVID19 pandemic, M/s. Indigo @IndiGo6E Read More

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IIM Shillong-DICCI Sign MoU for Advancement of SC/ST Entrepreneurship

January 6, 2021

Shillong, Jan 6: The Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC) at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce Industry (DICCI) today for the development of entrepreneurial culture among the Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes living in north-east India. Chairman of the IESC, Prof Sanjeeb Kakoty Read More

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Pongtung gateway to Mawlynnong and Shnongpdeng can be a major tourist hub

January 6, 2021

Shillong, Jan 6: Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong on Wednesday inaugurated the community-cum- multi-facility hall at Pongtung village under Pynursla constituency. Speaking at the function, Tynsong informed that the facility was built at a cost of Rs. 1.20 crore. The Deputy Chief Minister also said that Pongtung village which is the gateway to two most Read More

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ILP demand: Sawkmie wants all 60 MLAs to go to Delhi

January 6, 2021

Shillong, Jan 6: Congress legislator from Mawlai, Process T Sawkmie has said that if the centre delays in implementing Inner Line Permit (ILP), all the 60 legislators of the state should go to Delhi to press for the demand. “With the Budget Session of the Parliament soon to start all the sixty MLAs should make Read More

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Debates on current issues mark State Youth Parliament

January 5, 2021

Shillong, Jan 5: Heated discussions on prevalent issues and deliberations marked the Meghalaya State Youth Parliament held through virtual mode on Tuesday at the conference room of the Task Force, MATI building. The Union government’s autonomous body of the Ministry of Youth Affairs, the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghathan, Meghalaya organised the event. Inaugurating the event, Read More

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RBI cautions public against unauthorised digital lending platforms

January 4, 2021

Shillong, Jan 4: The Reserve Bank of India has informed that there have been reports about individuals/small businesses falling prey to growing number of unauthorised digital lending platforms/Mobile Apps on promises of getting loans in quick and hassle-free manner. According to RBI, these reports also refer to excessive rates of interest and additional hidden charges Read More

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KSU demands ILP during Rijiju’s visit to NEHU

January 4, 2021

Shillong, Jan 4: The Khasi Students; Union (KSU), on Monday, raised banners and placards in support of Inner Line Permit (ILP) and against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the visit of Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju during the inauguration of sports infrastructures at the SAI, centre, North Eastern Hills University Read More

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Bangladeshi intruders enter India attack villager

January 3, 2021

Shillong, Jan 3: In yet another incident of assault on an Indian National, Bangladeshi miscreants on January 2, attacked a local along the India-Bangladesh border. According to Border Security Force (BSF) authorities, one Bangladesh national namely ‘Iqbal’ resident of Sylhet, Bangladesh along with four accomplices intruded in the betel nut orchard belonging to one Vijay Read More

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Pope Francis appoints Most Rev. Victor Lyngdoh as Archbishop of Shillong Archdiocese

December 28, 2020

Shillong, Dec 28: The current Bishop of Jowai, Most Rev. Victor Lyngdoh was on Monday appointed as the new Archbishop of Shillong Archdiocese. The appointment was made by Pope Francis in Rome on Monday, at noon, corresponding to 4:30 pm, Indian Standard Time. Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (64) was born on January 14, 1956, at Wahlang Read More

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