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Covid-19: Night curfew to continue in Meghalaya, Mizoram capitals
Shillong/Aizawl, Feb 8 (IANS) In a bid to contain spread of coronavirus, officials in Meghalaya said that the night curfew would remain in force in Shillong and other adjoining areas under the East Khasi Hills district for the next seven days from Monday.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Night curfew to continue for 7 more days in Shillong, adjoining areas
Shillong, Jan 31 (IANS) In an effort to contain the further spread of the coronavirus pandemic, officials in Meghalaya on Sunday said that the night curfew will remain in place in Shillong and other adjoining areas under the East Khasi Hills district for the next seven days from Monday.
2021-01-31
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Meghalaya to study radiation level in uranium mining sites
Shillong, Jan 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has decided to undertake a fresh study at the proposed uranium mining sites in South West Khasi Hills district after the reported incident of radiation hazard, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'Restart Meghalaya Mission' to boost economy: Governor
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Tuesday that the 'Restart Meghalaya Mission' (RMM) of the state government has earmarked Rs 14,515 crore for various developmental and business activities over the next three years, which will boost the economy of the state.
2021-01-27
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Northeast has potential to become big tourist hub: Amit Shah (Ld)
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned in promoting the northeast on the world map and bringing progress and prosperity to the region.
2021-01-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Northeast has potential to become big tourist hub: Amit Shah
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving no stone unturned in promoting Northeast on the world map and bringing progress and prosperity in the region.
2021-01-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Meghalaya CM inaugurates India's longest steel arch bridge
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) In a big boost to tourism and trade with Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday formally opened the longest steel arch bridge in the country on the Wahrew river in the states southern region.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
6 coal mine workers from Assam killed inside Meghalaya mine
Shillong, Jan 22 Jan 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed when they were working inside a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district on Friday, police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amit Shah to preside over NEC plenary session in Shillong
Shillong, Jan 20 (IANS) The 69th plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in the Meghalaya capital on January 23 with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the chair, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-01-20
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
National Games in Goa this year, in Meghalaya next year: Rijiju
Shillong, Jan 4 (IANS) Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that he is optimistic that the National Games, affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic, would be held this year in Goa and in Meghalaya next year.
2021-01-04
Category: India, Meghalaya,Sports,Politics
Northeast's lone ginger processing plant being revived after 16yrs
Shillong, Dec 31 (IANS) Keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for "Vocal for Local" in mind, the northeast India's lone "Ginger" processing plant in Meghalaya is being revived after 16 years, officials said on Thursday.
2020-12-31
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Muted Christmas celebrations in NE
Shillong/Agartala, Dec 25 (IANS) There was something unprecedented about the Christmas celebrations across northeast India on Friday. It was subdued due to the Covid restrictions which forced people to remain indoors.
2020-12-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion
Direct air service begins between Shillong-Delhi
Shillong, Dec 22 (IANS) Fulfilling a long pending demand, Meghalaya capital Shillong on Monday was connected with the national capital by direct flight services, coinciding with reopening of the state through the Umling in Ri Bhoi district for tourists after remaining closed for nine months due to Covid-19 outbreak, officials said.
2020-12-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Macro issues will help boost India-B'desh ties: Indian envoy
Shillong/Agartala, Dec (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami said on Wednesday that macro issues would help boost India-Bangladesh relations and economic growth of the two neighbouring countries.
2020-12-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Meghalaya SSA teachers send postcards enmasse to PM seeking pending salaries
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) Thousands of teachers under the Centre's Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) mission in Meghalaya on Tuesday sent postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank seeking their intervention in releasing their salaries, which have been pending for five months.
2020-12-15
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Education
Mrghalaya CM tests positive for Covid-19
Shillong, Dec 11 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday informed that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and asked all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested.
2020-12-11
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
BSF seizes 58 B'deshi boats smuggling 45,000 kg dry peas
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Tuesday seized 58 country made boats carrying 45,000 kg of dry peas in Meghalaya along the India-Bangladesh border, officials said.
2020-12-08
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meghalaya parties' stir to enforce ILP to keep state out of CAA purview
Shillong, Dec 4 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday assured an apex body of over 17 organisations that he along with Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma would soon go to Delhi to urge Home Minister Amit Shah to implement the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across the state.
2020-12-04
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
After months of quiet, Meghalaya parties up in arms on permit issue
Shillong, Nov 29 (IANS) After lying low for months, an apex body of over 17 organisations are intensifying their agitation for an Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across Meghalaya to keep the hill state out of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) purview.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nigerian High Commission seeks release of 12 nationals from Meghalaya jails
Shillong, Nov 19 (IANS) The Nigerian High Commission in India has sought the Meghalaya governments intervention to release 12 Nigerian nationals lodged in the states jails following their arrest for illegally crossing over to India from Bangladesh, a minister said on Thursday.
2020-11-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Shillong Times editor Mukhim resigns from Editors Guild of India
Shillong, Nov 17 (IANS) Veteran journalist and Padma Shri awardee Patricia Mukhim has resigned from the Editors Guild of India (EGI), alleging that the esteemed scribes' body "defends" only celebrity journalists.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Media
Top ULFA(I) leader, 4 other dreaded terrorists surrender in Meghalaya
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Drishti Rajkhowa, the second-in-command of the outlawed ULFA(I) after the outfit's chief Paresh Baruah, and four other top cadres of the group have surrendered to the Meghalaya Police on Wednesday, the police said.
2020-11-11
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Assam Rifles chief apprises Shah, Rijiju about various NE issues
Shillong, Oct 28 (IANS) Assam Rifles Director General Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in Delhi and briefed them about various affairs of the northeast region, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security
Assam BJP leader asked to withdraw case against Khasi group, declines
Shillong, Oct 26 (IANS) A BJP legislator in Meghalaya on Monday has asked a party youth wing leader in Assam to withdraw the FIR registered by him against Khasi Students Union (KSU) chief for putting up posters in the hill state, terming all Bengalis in the state "Bangladeshis".
2020-10-26
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Meghalaya parties urge Centre to resolve border disputes with Assam
Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) After inter-state border disputes between Assam, Mizoram and Tripura, various political parties including the BJP in Meghalaya have urged the Centre to resolve its border issues with Assam, party sources said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Truck mows down 4 women vegetable vendors, pedestrian in Meghalaya
Shillong, Oct 17 (IANS) Five people, including four women vegetable vendors, were mowed down by a speeding truck on the Shillong bypass road near the Meghalaya capital on Saturday, the police said.
2020-10-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meghalaya to probe reported toxic waste leakage
Shillong, Oct 17 (IANS) The Meghalaya government on Friday ordered a probe into the reported leakage of toxic waste from the tanks containing uranium wastes in the South West Khasi Hills district, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said.
2020-10-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Union Minister lauds NE states for better Covid management
Shillong, Oct 7 (IANS) Union DoNER (Development of North Eastern Region) Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday praised the northeastern states for better Covid management, which has earned the respective state governments as well as the civil society groups appreciation from all quarters, an official release said.
2020-10-07
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Fake currency worth Rs 1 lakh seized, Bangladeshi held in Meghalaya
Shillong, Sep 17 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested a Bangladeshi national and seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) worth around Rs one lakh from his possession, an official release said on Thursday.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's biggest piggery development project launched in Meghalaya
Shillong, Sep 10 (IANS) India's largest piggery development project worth Rs 209 crore was launched on Thursday in Meghalaya to enhance the income of 25,000 households in the northeastern state.
2020-09-10
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bill on better use of NE water resources to be tabled in Parliament
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The Union Jal Shakti Ministry has prepared a bill which is likely to be tabled in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament for better utilisation of the water resources of India's northeast region, which can provide 60,000 MW clean energy to the country, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.
2020-09-03
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Business/Economy
Pregnant women, newborns die in Meghalaya as medical services hit
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 61 pregnant women and 877 newborn children have died in Meghalaya in four months -- April-July -- due to lack of institutional support and lack of medical services following the Covid-19 pandemic, a top official said on Monday.
2020-08-31
Category: India, Meghalaya,National
Shillong Times halts publication after staff test Covid-positive
Shillong, Aug 23 (IANS) The Shillong Times, a 75-year-old leading newspaper of northeast India, did not publish its edition on Sunday as the district administration declared its office building as a containment zone after three non-journalists tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-08-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Media
Outgoing Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy keen to join active politics
Shillong/Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Outgoing Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy, who hails from West Bengal, is keen to join active politics soon.
2020-08-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Meghalaya has set up task force to revive economy: Sangma
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) On the occasion of the 74th Independence Day on Saturday, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said that a "Task Force" on the economy has been formed to suggest reforms for rejuvenating the economy in the short, medium and long-term. Based on the recommendations, the state government will launch the "Restart Meghalaya Mission".
2020-08-15
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Meghalaya's Covid tally crosses 1K-mark, Arunachal's 2K
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) As the deadly coronavirus spreads across the country, Meghalaya became the latest state in the northeastern region to see its tally cross the 1,000-mark, with 1,023 Covid-19 cases as on Saturday.
2020-08-08
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Hundreds of paramilitary troopers in NE test Covid positive
Shillong/Aizawl/Agartala, July 14 (IANS) Several hundred central paramilitary troopers and personnel of other central agencies in the northeastern states have tested positive for coronavirus, ministers and officials said on Tuesday night.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
8-month-old, monk die of Covid-19 in Meghalaya, Arunachal
Shillong/Itanagar, July 7 (IANS) An eight-month-old baby, who was brought from Arunachal Pradesh to Shillong with Covid-19 symptoms, died before being testing positive while a 40-year-old Buddhist monk, who was suffering from kidney-related ailments, succumbed to the disease in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Meghalaya CM tests corona negative
Shillong, June 29 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma has tested negative for novel coronavirus, an official said on Monday.
2020-06-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Meghalaya becomes 5th NE state to be Covid-free
Shillong, May 18 (IANS) Meghalaya on Monday became the 5th Covid-19-free state out of the eight northeastern states as its lone corona patient, a woman, recovered from the dreaded disease, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said.
2020-05-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
After 2,000-km road travel, new Meghalaya CJ quarantined after oath
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Justice Biswanath Somadder, who travelled around 2,000 km by road from Uttar Pradesh to Meghalaya via West Bengal, went into home quarantine hours after taking oath as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on Monday, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-04-28
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Curfew re-imposed in Shillong as youth stabbed
Shillong, March 5 (IANS) Curfew was reimposed curfew in the Meghalaya capital and adjoining areas on Thursday night even as a 21-year-old non-tribal youth was stabbed here by unidentified assailants, officials said.
2020-03-05
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Curfew extended in Shillong, no fresh violence reported
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) Curfew was extended in several areas of Meghalaya's capital Shillong and its outskirts on Monday though there was no fresh violence reported in the hill state, officials said.
2020-03-02
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security
Curfew re-imposed in Shillong after youth's death
Shillong, Feb 29 (IANS) After a four-hour relaxation, curfew was re-imposed on Saturday in areas under two police stations in the capital city Shillong and Internet services were suspended in six of the eleven districts of Meghalaya following the death of a Khasi Students Union (KSU) activist on Friday, officials said.
2020-02-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Indo-Bangla 14-day joint exercise concludes
Shillong, Feb 16 (IANS) The two-week India-Bangladesh military training exercise Sampriti-IX that focused on counter-insurgency, counter-terrorism and disaster management concluded at Umroi, Meghalaya, on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security
Ordinance on registration of visitors with Meghalaya Guv
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre, NSCN-IM to sign Naga peace accord soon
Shillong, Oct 31 (IANS) The Centre would soon sign the Naga peace accord with various Naga insurgent factions, including the National Socialist Council of Nagalim Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), to put an end to the seven-decade long Naga insurgency, an official said on Thursday.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Archbishop Jala laid to rest in Shillong
Shillong, Oct 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people from across Meghalaya bade a tearful adieu to Archbishop Dominic Jala here on Wednesday, recalling his dedication and service to the church and the society as a whole.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion
India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rs 5 lakh reward to those who helped locate AN-32 aircraft
Shillong, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh to ten individuals who helped in locating the missing transport aircraft AN-32 on June 3 this year in Arunachal Pradesh.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security