Meghalaya govt orders probe into firing incident

The Meghalaya government has ordered a magisterial probe into the Wednesday's security forces' firing in East Jaintia Hills district resulting in the death of two persons including a woman along National Highway 44.

SP attacked, govt vehicles damaged in Meghalaya

An SP ranked police officer was injured and at least five government vehicles were damaged by miscreants on National Highway 44 in East Jaintia Hills district, an officer said Wednesday.

Circumcision of tribal boys illegal, says Magisterial inquiry

A magisterial inquiry into the `ritual circumcision` of 11 tribal boys at a state-run super specialty hospital near here, has declared it illegal.

Fishes die in Meghalaya river, probe initiated

Several thousand fishes have died in a river near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya`s East Jaintia Hills district since last Saturday following which a probe has been initiated, officials said Thursday.

Seven persons electrocuted in Meghalaya

Seven persons, including five minors, were on Thursday electrocuted in a remote village in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, officials said.

Seven electrocuted in Meghalaya

Seven people, including five minors, were electrocuted to death in Meghalaya`s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday, an official said.