Garo rebel leader killed, camp busted in Meghalaya

Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos of Meghalaya on Tuesday busted a Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) hideout, killing its top commander in a fierce gun battle, police said.

Meghalaya Police cracks down on illegal SIM cards in state

The Meghalaya Police have begun a crackdown on illegal SIM cards procured from Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Tripura and sold to militants in the state, police officers said today.

Three held for assaulting tea stall worker in Shillong, released

Three students hailing from Manipur and studying at the North Eastern Hill University here were arrested for assaulting and molesting a tea stall worker in the university campus, the police said.

Five bodies exhumed from mass grave in Meghalaya

The bodies of five persons, including that of a school teacher and an elderly woman, were recovered from a mass grave in a remote village in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, a police official said on Wednesday.

'Rock On 2' to be shot in Shillong
'Rock On 2' to be shot in Shillong

The upcoming sequel to Farhan Akhtar's 2008 rock musical film 'Rock On' will be shot in the hill station of Shillong, Meghalaya.

Guwahati, Shillong likely to host SAF Games this year

Three years behind schedule, the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games may just see the light of the day this year in November with the Sports Ministry proposing the north-eastern cities of Guwahati and Shillong as possible venues for the regional showpiece.

Sought Modi's intervention to stop attacks on churches: Sangma

Expressing concern on the frequent attacks on on churches and Christian institutions, former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma said he has sought personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take appropriate measures to prevent recurrence of such attacks.

I-League: Royal Wahingdoh look to upset Bengaluru FC
I-League: Royal Wahingdoh look to upset Bengaluru FC

On a high after three back-to- back wins, I-League debutant Royal Wahingdoh FC will look to upset defending champions Bengaluru FC in a round 4 I-League match on Saturday at the JN Stadium here.

I-League: Royal Wahingdoh beat Lajong FC 2-1 in North East derby
I-League: Royal Wahingdoh beat Lajong FC 2-1 in North East derby

Meghalaya's I-League debutant Royal Wahingdoh came from behind to beat long-time local rival and host Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 in North-Eastern derby of the I-League football tournament, here on Sunday.

CISF head constable killed by subordinate in Meghalaya

Shillong: A head constable of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was stabbed to death by his junior colleague at the Airport near here and the accused was arrested, police said Thursday.

Air Marshal SB Deo new chief of Eastern Air Command

Shillong: Air Marshal SB Deo Thursday took over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Air Command at a ceremony here.

Dip in icy water, music welcome New Year in Meghalaya

From a midnight dip into the icy water of a swimming pools to concerts, private parties and prayers marked the New Year celebrations in Meghalaya on Thursday.

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma calls for unified war against home-bred terrorists

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said that there should be a unified war against the perpetrators of terror in the country in the wake of the killings of over 80 Adivasis by NDFB(S) militants in Assam.

Meghalaya's 100-year-old tree decked up for Christmas, New Year

Meghalaya's 100-year-old towering coniferous pine tree that withstood the 1897 Assam earthquake, is all lit up to usher in the Yuletide spirit.

Christmas celebrations take over Meghalaya

Choir groups singing carols in churches and at public places and decorated shops are a common sight across Meghalaya as people gear up for the Christmas celebrations in this "abode of the clouds" where about 70 percent of its three milllion population practise Christianity.

Terrorism threatening to disrupt development, progress: Rijiju

Challenges like terrorism, insurgency and left-wing extremism persistently threaten to disrupt the development and progress of the nation, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said.

Centre proposes another bus service to Bangladesh

Aiming to strengthen people-to-people contact between India and Bangladesh, the central government on Saturday said it plans to introduce regular passenger bus service to Dhaka from Assam's Guwahati via Meghalaya's Shillong.

Next meeting of Brahmaputra Board to be held in Shillong

Stressing the need for a detailed water mapping of the Northeast, Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday said that she would be holding the next meeting of the Brahmaputra Board in Shillong.

Sangma condemns IED blast in S Garo dist, asks police to act

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.

India third largest passport issuing country: Swaraj

Shillong: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Friday said that India is the third largest passport issuing country after China and the US.