Thursday, February 2, 2023

Shillong

M’laya’s forest cover reduced by 73 sq kms

Meghalaya’s forest cover has reduced by 73 sq kms, State Forests and Environment Minister, James P K Sangma said on Friday and urged students and millennials to dedicate themselves to save planet earth.“We as stakeholders should start to move...

38 custodial deaths in Meghalaya since 2012: Govt to HC

The Meghalaya government has informed the high court that 38 custodial deaths have been recorded in the state since 2012.A bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice H S Thangkhiew said that an exercise has to be carried...

BJP to support NPP govt till its full term: Shullai

Meghalaya’s lone BJP minister Sanbor Shullai on Thursday said the party would continue to support the National People’s Party (NPP)-led government till it completes its full term.However, NPP State president and Rajya Sabha member, Wanweiroy Kharlukhi dared the BJP...

IIT engineers to probe dome collapse in M’laya

The High Power Committee (HPC) of the Meghalaya Assembly on Tuesday decided to appoint a third-party to probe the collapse of the dome over the under-construction assembly building in the New Shillong Satellite Township on Sunday, besides to audit...

Under-construction M’laya assembly dome collapses

A sizeable portion of the under-construction new assembly building of Meghalaya at Mawdiangdiang in the New Shillong Township collapsed in the wee hours of Sunday apparently due to faulty design even as no human casualty was reported as there...

Meghalaya CM inaugurates waste-to-fuel plant

Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday inaugurated the waste-to-fuel plant, the first of its kind in Meghalaya, in the presence of Ambassador of South Korea to India, Chang Jae-Bok.The plant situated at Tura Municipal Board landfill site at Rongkhon...

Complaint against shoddy construction of ISBT in M’laya

A social activist on Monday lodged a complaint before the Lokayukta seeking an investigation into the shoddy construction of Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Shillong.In her complaint to Lokayukta Chairperson Bhalang Dhar, social activist Angela Rangad said the ISBT...

Naga Students’ Union Shillong observes ‘Naga Plebiscite Day’

Naga Students’ Union Shillong (NSUS) and its federating units in collaboration with well-wishers observed ‘Naga Plebiscite Day’ on the theme “Rekindling Our History” at Shillong on Monday.In a press release, NSUS informed that the programme was held with an...

Ease traffic congestion in Shillong: HC to M’laya govt

The Meghalaya High Court has directed the state government to draw plans for easing the traffic congestion in Shillong.Hearing a PIL, a bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice W Diengdoh said on Thursday that several suggestions have...

NIA takes over probe into Shillong IED blast

CorrespondentThe National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over investigation into a bomb blast in this state capital of Meghalaya that took place on January 30, an official said on Tuesday.“We will be investigating the improvised explosive device (IED) blast...