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MEGHALAYA NEWS

Amit Shah reaches Meghalaya, likely to discuss inter-state border disputes with Northeast CMs

July 24, 2021 6:29:35 pm

After landing at Shillong airport, where he was received by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Union minister Jitendra Singh, Amit Shah attended a meeting of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC).

Meghalaya minister asks Centre to rethink green clearance to mining project in state

June 23, 2021 5:15:34 am

Dohling is a leader of regional party People’s Democratic Front party — a BJP ally and also a member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance.

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Meghalaya mine: Rescuers wait for water level to drop more; 5 trapped for 11 days

June 11, 2021 10:44:41 am

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that the condition is difficult for the rescuers and efforts to reach the trapped miners are making little progress.

5 trapped after explosion in Meghalaya mine

June 1, 2021 12:21:13 pm

Jagpal Singh Dhanoa, SP of EJH district, said, “The main culprit, according to the eyewitnesses is the ‘sordar’ Nizam Ali, who did nothing to rescue the trapped labourers. Rather, Ali threatened the survivors with dire consequences and chased them away from the mining site.”

Garo Hills Autonomous District Council polls: Congress wins 12 seats, NPP 11 in hung house

April 15, 2021 10:25:06 pm

In the 2015 polls, the NPP had emerged as the single largest party with 10 seats, and subsequently formed the council partnering with the BJP and GNC. The Congress — which was in power at the state then — had secured only seven seats.

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Meghalaya further lowers petrol, diesel retail prices by over Rs 5 per litre

February 16, 2021 11:27:32 pm

The new retail price of petrol will be Rs 85.86 from its current price of Rs 91.26, while the new retail price of diesel will be Rs 79.13 from its present rate of Rs 86.23 in the state capital, said Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.

Meghalaya teachers send letters en masse to PM Modi demanding pending salaries

Meghalaya teachers send letters en masse to PM Modi demanding pending salaries

December 15, 2020 11:19:15 pm

Lahkmen Rymbui, Education Minister of Christian-majority Meghalaya, expressed hope that the Centre would release funds for clearing the pending salaries of SSA teachers before the Christmas.

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Meghalaya set to reopen for tourists on Dec 21

December 8, 2020 2:43:49 pm

CM Sangma added that it would be mandatory for the tourists to download the Meghalaya Tourism app and follow SOPs put in place by the government.

The Khlam Archive: How Meghalaya is documenting a raging pandemic  

November 17, 2020 8:19:01 pm

A public archive in Meghalaya is documenting the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on everyday lives

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HC refuses to quash FIR against Meghalaya journalist over Facebook post

November 13, 2020 1:20:59 pm

Disposing of a petition filed by Mukhim, a Padma Shri awardee and the editor of The Shillong Times newspaper, Justice W Diengdoh said that the investigation agency should be given a free hand to probe into the matter.

ULFA (I) second-in-command Drishti Rajkhowa ‘surrenders’ in Meghalaya

November 12, 2020 2:06:38 am

Rajkhowa is said to be a close confidante of the militant outfit’s chief, Paresh Baruah. He is known to have been operating in Bangladesh and along the Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya.

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BJP leader wants KSU designated as terror body for putting up ‘Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis’ banners

October 22, 2020 7:26:58 pm

The outfit, in the banners, also mourned the death of one of its members in clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bengali-dominated Ichamati village along the India-Bangladesh border in February.

Meghalaya: Khasi student outfit puts up posters targeting Bengalis

October 22, 2020 1:42:58 am

Some of the posters read, “All Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis” and “Khasiland for Khasis; Foreigners Go Away.”

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Meghalaya constitutes expert agency to probe uranium waste tank leakage

October 17, 2020 7:22:13 pm

The tank in question goes back to the time the Atomic Minerals Directorate (AMD) was carrying out exploratory mining in Meghalaya in the 1970s.

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Meghalaya: 80-year-old man ‘buried alive’ on suspicion of witchcraft, eight arrested

October 14, 2020 3:35:15 pm

"The accused suspected that he was practising witchcraft on his niece, who had been unwell for a long time," said Herbert Lyngdoh, SP, West Khasi Hills.

13 killed in rain, landslides in Meghalaya over 5 days

September 27, 2020 12:54:14 am

The report also said that 985 people in 37 villages in three districts (East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and RiBhoi) have been affected because of continuous downpour in the last week.

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Meghalaya varsity teachers, students write to President against extension to V-C

September 23, 2020 8:05:32 am

According to the JAC, if Srivastava's term is extended, it would “allow him to exert undue influence on the selection process of the new Vice-Chancellor, as the selection process is already under process”.

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877 newborns, 61 pregnant women died in Meghalaya in last four months: Official

August 29, 2020 3:58:56 pm

Director of Health Services Aman War said the newborn deaths were due to lack of medical attention, care, pneumonia and birth asphyxia, while most of the women died because they were not admitted to hospitals or health centres for institutional delivery.

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Enough action for lifetime, now turn to relax: Satya Pal Malik on way to Meghalaya

August 20, 2020 7:51:22 am

From Bihar to J&K to Goa in two years, and now on his way to Meghalaya, Governor Satya Pal Malik has seen enough action — enough for a lifetime, he says — and it’s finally “time for some relaxation”.

Meghalaya: Man accused of raping minor lynched

August 10, 2020 12:26:45 am

Harun Sheikh was accused of raping the eight-year-old in the intervening night of August 7 and 8.

‘Happiest day of my life’: Three decades after leaving school, 50-year-old Meghalaya woman clears Class XII

July 15, 2020 10:32:38 am

The kids at school referred to Syiemlieh as ‘’Mei’, which is Khasi for mother.

Shillong editor seeks action against youths who beat non-tribals, faces police case

July 8, 2020 2:13:15 am

The complaint was filed on Monday by the Dorbar Shnong of Lawsohtun — Dorbar Shnongs are traditional Khasi village governing bodies.

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Meghalaya withdraws order to reopen places of worship amid rise in Covid-19 cases

June 9, 2020 7:39:15 pm

The state government had earlier drafted safety protocols, and said churches and other places of worship in the Christian-dominated state would be given permission to resume normal services from June 14, provided they abide by the guidelines.

Meghalaya groups seek check gates at entry-exit points

June 4, 2020 5:23:10 am

The Act, in its present form, allows the state to establish ‘facilitation centres’ at entry and exit points in the state.

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Shut for 40 days after its founder tested Covid positive, Shillong’s Bethany Hospital reopens

May 23, 2020 6:09:05 pm

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, who visited the hospital and joined the family in prayers for Dr Sailo, said on the occasion that the biggest tribute to the deceased doctor will be to “continue with the good work and fulfill his vision for the people”.

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