Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday condemned yesterday's IED attack in the remote South Garo Hills district, which killed two policemen and injured three others, and directed the police to take steps to neutralise the outfit.
The Meghalaya government will provide micro grid systems in some villages in the state where power will be generated using renewable resources and energy thus saved will be routed to industries, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the country's top military commanders for the first time at a conference during which he outlined his strategic vision and was briefed on the overall security situation.
Meghalaya government has sought Rs 3,072 crore financial assistance from the Centre for restoration of key infrastructure damaged in last month's flash floods and landslides caused by cloudburst in which 59 lives were lost and five persons are missing since then.
Meghalaya's proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on Friday threatened to carry out serial blasts in the Garo Hills region in protest against Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's decision to intensify counter insurgency operations there.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today congratulated BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the party`s sweeping success in the Lok Sabha elections saying the Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and a bad economic phase leading to inflation in the country.