Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Meghalaya move to 4th with win over Sikkim

January 19, 2021

Shillong, Jan 19: Meghalaya moved to fourth place in the plate group of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament with an eight-wicket victory over Sikkim in Chennai today. Meghalaya won the toss for the first time and elected to field, restricting Sikkim to 111/5 in 20 overs before chasing this down for the loss Read More

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MDA govt to take up issue of ILP with Amit Shah during his visit to Shillong

January 19, 2021

Shillong, Jan 19: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government will take up the issue of implementation of Inner Line Permit with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah during his visit to Shillong. Shah will inaugurate the plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council on January 23. On Tuesday, after the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance meeting to discuss the Read More

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COVID-19: Meghalaya records 12 new cases, 12 recoveries

January 17, 2021

Shillong, Jan 17: Meghalaya on Sunday recorded 12 fresh COVID-19 cases and an equal number of persons recovered from the viral infection. Director of Health Services (MI), Dr. Aman War informed that out of the 12 new cases, 11 were recorded in East Khasi Hills and one in East Jaintia Hills. Dr. War informed that Read More

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832 healthcare workers vaccinated in Meghalaya

January 16, 2021

Shillong, Jan 16: Meghalaya today partook in the massive vaccination drive against COVID-19 along with the rest of the country. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed that 832 healthcare workers received the vaccine at 11 designated hospitals, PHCs and CHCs in nine districts of the state on the first day. Terming the nation-wide roll out of Read More

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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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