Shillong

Salman Khurshid criticises BJP for rolling out GST in a hurry

Salman Khurshid criticises BJP for rolling out GST in a hurry

The senior Congress leader admitted that his party have not done well in many elections since 2014 but said the party is taking initiatives to counter the BJP.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Meghalaya's South Garo Hills affected by floods

The water level at the Umiam reservoir in Ri- Bhoi district was nearing the danger level and the floodgates of the dam have been opened as a precautionary measure.

Aug 12, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Eight police vehicles gutted in fire in Meghalaya

On noticing the fire, some of the personnel raised an alarm and prevented the fire from spreading further till the arrival of fire tenders which then successfully doused the flames.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Jailed Meghalaya MLA appointed to assembly panels

Dorphang, who is lodged in Shillong jail and facing trial in the case of raping a 14-year-old girl, was appointed a member of the Committee of Privileges and the Committee on Subordinate Legislation.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Meghalaya: Man dies in mob attack

The man, who allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl and had taken her photographs on his smartphone, was locked in his room in a house where he was staying as a tenant before being fatally attacked by a mob on Saturday, they said.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind to campaign in Meghalaya on Friday, HSPDP to abstain from voting

While the vote value of 60 legislators is 1,020, that of three parliamentarians -- Conrad Sangma (NPP), Vincent Pala and Wansuk Syiem (both from Congress) -- is 2,124.

Jul 06, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Meghalaya proposes railway connectivity between Shillong, Sohra

Meghalaya proposes railway connectivity between Shillong, Sohra

The 19.47 km railway line will connect Mendipathar to Dudhnoi in Assam`s Goalpara district.

Jun 16, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Meghalaya passes resolution opposing Centre's notification on cattle sale

Sangma, introducing the resolution, alleged that the notification was "designed to affect" the people of the north-east in general and Meghalaya in particular.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Food poisoning kills eight children in Meghalaya

The children died after consuming pork after attending a church gathering on Sunday at Nongkya village.

May 30, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi addresses centenary celebrations of Bharat Sevashram Sangha

PM Narendra Modi addresses centenary celebrations of Bharat Sevashram Sangha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the centenary celebrations of Bharat Sevashram Sangha being organized at Shillong, Meghalaya on Sunday.

May 07, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Meghalaya Assembly passes bill for transparent public services

Meghalaya Assembly today passed a bill for efficient delivery of public services in a transparent way through social audit and to ensure course correction as a programme/scheme is being implemented.

Mar 24, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Three killed on Shillong bypass due to diesel leakage from vehicle

At least three persons were killed including the driver of a diesel tanker on Mawpun- Umroi Shillong Bypass on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

Three injured in police firing; mob attack police station in Meghalaya

Three persons were injured in an alleged police firing triggering a mob to torch a police station and five vehicles at Resubelpara in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district, police said today.

Mar 07, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

GNLA Chairman released on bail in Meghalaya

Chairman of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Champion R Sangma was released on bail from Shillong district jail on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Million Dollar Kick: Different kind of 'football' awaits six Indians in US

Million Dollar Kick: Different kind of 'football' awaits six Indians in US

Apart from a trip to US for training and the players have a chance to make it to the NFL

Feb 12, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Earthquake jolts Meghalaya, neighbouring states

A mild earthquake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, rocked Meghalaya and its neighbouring states on Sunday, an official said.

Feb 12, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
11-year-old gang-raped by 7 minors

11-year-old gang-raped by 7 minors

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped at least twice by seven minor boys in Mawten village in South West Khasi Hills district, police said today.

Jan 22, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
Govt to organise investment summit in Shillong on Jan 30-31

Govt to organise investment summit in Shillong on Jan 30-31

The summit will also explore the possibility of convergence of efforts by various union ministries and states to attract investment in the region.

Dec 23, 2016, 19:43 PM IST
You cannot afford to miss these monsoon destinations in India!

You cannot afford to miss these monsoon destinations in India!

Check out these top five monsoon destinations!

Jun 29, 2016, 12:23 PM IST