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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Manish Chatrath: Will try my best no one leaves Congress

January 12, 2021

Shillong, Jan 12: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Meghalaya, Manish Chatrath today said that he will try his best that nobody leaves the party. The AICC in-charge who is on his maiden visit after taking charge of Meghalaya said that it was his duty to ensure that no one leaves the Congress Read More

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Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh elected as president of NERIPSTR

January 12, 2021

Shillong, Jan 12: Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker, Metbah Lyngdoh on Tuesday was unanimously elected as the President of North East Regional Institute of Parliamentary Studies, Training and Research (NERIPSTR), Khanapara. The announcement was made at a joint meeting of the executive committee, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, India region, Zone III which includes all 8 Northeastern states.  The Read More

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Pala bats for alternative ILP

January 11, 2021

Shillong, Jan 11: Congress MP from Shillong Vincent Pala said that the state needs alternative Inner Line Permit (ILP) with scope for employment opportunities for the indigenous people of Meghalaya. “Not only protection (of the indigenous) people you should also think about being employed,” Pala said. According to him, with the state facing ban of Read More

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