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Meghalaya celebrates 72nd Republic Day

January 26, 2021

Shillong, Jan 26: Along with the rest of the country, Meghalaya celebrated the 72nd Republic Day. In the state capital, Shillong, Governor of Meghalaya, Satya Pal Malik unfurled the National Flag and took the Rashtriya Salute of Marching Contingents comprising of Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Regiment, NCC, District Executive Force and Brass Band of Read More

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East Khasi Hills celebrates National Voters Day

January 25, 2021

Shillong, Jan 25: Commemorating the foundation day of the Election Commission of India in 2011, the 11th National Voters Day was observed today on the theme, “Making our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed”. The programme organized by the office of the District Election Officer, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong was held in the Conference Read More

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Governor lauds govt’s effort to ensure young voters take part in electoral process

January 25, 2021

Shillong, Jan 25: Meghalaya Governor, Satya Pal Malik on Monday lauded the efforts put in by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer along with the District Election Offices in leaving no stones unturned in ensuring that the young voters take part in the electoral process. The Governor was speaking on the occasion of 11th Read More

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COVID-19 taught us the importance of having credible and timely information: James

January 22, 2021

Tura, Jan 22: Information & Public Relations minister, James K. Sangma today inaugurated the Fixed Audio System of the DIPR at Tura, West Garo Hills District. Addressing the occasion, James K. Sangma said that COVID-19 pandemic has taught all of us the importance of having credible and timely information. Fixed Audio System will strengthen the Read More

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Govt seeks details of miners death from district administration

January 22, 2021

Shillong, Jan 22: Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong today said that the government has asked the East Jaintia Hills district administration to provide details of the incident wherein six persons died in a mining accident. “We came to know yesterday evening in fact and now we have already directed the district administration to give us Read More

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Meghalaya celebrates 49th statehood day, CM thanks leaders

January 21, 2021

Shillong, Jan 21: Meghalaya today celebrated its 49th year since attaining statehood. To commemorate the day, a short programme was held at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Information & Public Relations Minister, James Sangma, Health Minister, A. L Hek, Chief Secretary M. S Rao and other senior government officials graced the event. Read More

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10 Meghalaya police personnel selected for Governor’s Police Medal

January 20, 2021

Shillong, Jan 20: Ten Meghalaya police personnel have been selected for the Governor’s Police Medal 2021. Assistant Inspector General of Police Gabriel Iangrai informed that the awardees are – Crescency Wanlyne Lyngdoh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (ACB/CID) attached to West Jaintia Hills as Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crime). Anthony Ch. Momin, Deputy Superintendent of Police 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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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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