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.
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.
A public archive in Meghalaya is documenting the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on everyday lives
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.
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.
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.
Some of the posters read, “All Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis” and “Khasiland for Khasis; Foreigners Go Away.”
The tank in question goes back to the time the Atomic Minerals Directorate (AMD) was carrying out exploratory mining in Meghalaya in the 1970s.
"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.
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.
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”.
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.
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”.
Harun Sheikh was accused of raping the eight-year-old in the intervening night of August 7 and 8.
The kids at school referred to Syiemlieh as ‘’Mei’, which is Khasi for mother.
The complaint was filed on Monday by the Dorbar Shnong of Lawsohtun — Dorbar Shnongs are traditional Khasi village governing bodies.
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.
The Act, in its present form, allows the state to establish ‘facilitation centres’ at entry and exit points in the state.
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”.
Meghalaya government announced plans to issue licenses for the manufacture of homemade fruit wines to encourage sales in domestic and international markets
The inter-district movement has been allowed in the green zones on the condition that people do not transit through East Khasi Hills district, he said.
Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has condemned the incident and assured justice.
Meghalaya remains under tight vigil after a clash on the border, a stabbing spree in Shillong and three deaths have thrown the spotlight on the ethnic complexities of the state.
Meghalaya: A total of three persons – one Khasi and two Muslims – have lost their lives last week in the state due to the violence.
Curfew for the entire evening and night - from 6pm on Monday to 6am Tuesday - was imposed across Shillong city to prevent any law-and-order situation, while in three particular areas of the city curfew remained in place for the entire day.