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Law and order Shillong NCM

Law and order situation satisfactory in Shillong: NCM

National Commission for Minorities (NCM) member, Manjit Singh Rai, who had arrived in Shillong to review the prevailing situation, said that the situation of law and order in the area is satisfactory.He said, “My suggestion is people should stay together, there is no chance of relocation right now. I am satisfied with the law and

Nagaland polls

EC to announce dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the poll dates for Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland polls in the national capital on Thursday.The Legislative Assembly elections 2018 in Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland will be conducted in a single phase. The polling in all the three states is likely to be held in February.

Meghalaya CM slams RSS chief’s ‘Indians are Hindus’ remark

Shillong, Dec 19, Slamming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s remark that “anybody living in India is a Hindu”, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said “India is a secular, democratic country and secularism is part of our constitution”. “Their agenda is only to divide the Indian people on lines of religion and create communal tension.

Govt gets 141 proposals for UDAN flight, chopper services

Govt gets 141 proposals for UDAN flight, chopper services

Govt gets 141 proposals UDAN flight: The government said it has received as many as 141 initial proposals for operating flight and helicopter services on 502 routes, including to Haridwar, Srinagar and Tirupati, under the second bidding round of regional air connectivity scheme. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the second round of bidding

Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise

Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise begins in Meghalaya

Shillong, Nov 7, Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise begins in Meghalaya : The Indian Army and its Bangladesh counterpart have begun their week-long joint training exercise at the Joint Warfare Centre in Umroi cantonment of Meghalaya.The Indo-Bangladesh exercise, the seventh such joint training exercise, is held alternately in India and Bangladesh every year to build and

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma on ‘top hit list’ of militant group

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma on ‘top hit list’ of militant

Quake hits Myanmar, northeast India

Earthquake hits Myanmar, northeast India border region. Shillong, July 2 (IANS) India’s northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said.The quake were felt at 10.57 a.m. with its epicentre in the Myanmar-India border region, said an official of the Regional Seismological Centre in Shillong.Seven of the northeastern states-

Six killed in Meghalaya landslides

Landslides Meghalaya Six killed damage several roads. Shillong, June 18 (PTI) The death toll rose to five with the recovery of two more bodies in a rain-hit landslide in Ri-Bhoi district today, while a child was killed in a separate landslide in Meghalaya.While three persons were killed in the landslide at Umiam industrial area yesterday,

4 boys raped 16-year- old girl

4 held for gangraping 2 minors

Tura: Four persons were today arrested inconnection with the Christmas eve gangrape incident of two minors in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. The four accused – Chanang Marak (24), Junbirth Marak (22) Pringbal Sangma (20) and Goldistar Marak (24) – are residents of Sankarigre near Garobadha in West Garo Hills, a senior police officer said

Aamir Khan celebrates wife Kiran Rao’s birthday in Meghalaya

Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan is in Meghalayato celebrate wife Kiran Rao’s birthday. The 51-year-old actor along with his family is on trip to North East and has been sharing pictures from the vacation on Twitter. “Bringing in Kiran’s birthday in beautiful Meghalaya!,” the actor captioned the picture of him, Kiran and their son Azad posing

Meghalaya remembers sacrifice of patriots on Independence Day

Shillong: Meghalaya today recalled the contributions made by patriots who sacrificed their lives for freedom even as people from all walks of life celebrated 70th Independence day in a befitting manner. “We remember and recollect with a strong sense of pride,the selfless sacrifice made by the patriots of the state – U Tirot Sing, U

BSF on high alert along Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya

Shillong: BSF has been put on “very highalert” along the 443-km long Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya following the killing of 20 hostages in a terror attack at a restaurant in Dhaka, an official said today. “The force has been put on very high alert along the Indo-Bangladesh border following the armed attack in Dhaka. Security

Disaster strikes Meghalya: 30 feared dead as bus rolls down gorge

Guwahati: Thirty people are feared dead after a bus fell into a deep gorge in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills on Tuesday night. A police official said a rescue team evacuated five people from gorge on Wednesday morning. They are in a critical condition. “The bus had about 35 people, and the gorge is so deep