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Use polite manners to improve public service delivery: Meghalaya DC to officials

September 25, 2019 4:15:04 am

In a note dated September 20, East Garo Hills DC Swapnil Tembe wrote, “While talking to people utmost care should be taken regarding the tone and texture of your voice. The same should not be offensive or rude in any manner whatsoever.

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Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy dies, PM Modi, CM Sangma express condolences

July 28, 2019 7:43:57 pm

According to reports, Roy was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram on July 18 after he complained of some stomach-related complication.

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Over 1 lakh people affected as Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district gets flooded

July 15, 2019 12:20:09 pm

Rising waters of the Brahmaputra and the Jinjiram rivers, both flowing from Assam, submerged the low-lying areas of the West Garo hills district, an official said.

Coal mine mishap: SC allows Meghalaya govt to call off ops to retrieve bodies

Coal mine mishap: SC allows Meghalaya govt to call off ops to retrieve bodies

July 13, 2019 12:59:49 am

The illegal mine is located at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district, about 3.7 km deep inside a forest. It was flooded in December last year when water from the nearby Letein river gushed into it, trapping 15 miners inside.

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Rain batters Meghalaya, throws life out of gear

July 11, 2019 11:40:04 am

Several villages in the district have been cut off from Shillong, as roads were damaged in a flash flood last weekend, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Kyrmen Shylla said.

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Tribal rights recognised, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

July 4, 2019 3:00:28 am

Meghalaya, he said, must now ensure that mining is proper, scientific and systematic by adhering to rules while giving utmost concern to environmental aspect.

Meghalaya: Supreme Court says mining can continue if rules followed

July 4, 2019 2:57:27 am

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph also ruled that a ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on mining in the state will only apply in case of illegal mining.

New status for NPP: what conditions did it meet?

Meghalaya: NPP gets national party status

June 8, 2019 1:56:21 am

The NPP, which is BJP’s ally in the Northeast, is also part of the alliance government in Manipur.

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Meghalaya: 1 held in assault video case

June 7, 2019 2:24:00 am

A police officer said Teibirling Marwein (24) was picked up from his home in Ranikor and has confessed that he is one of the men in the video.

Young villagers are on a mission to preserve the ancient living root bridges of Meghalaya

June 5, 2019 2:07:36 pm

A 23-year-old is rounding up locals from his village to preserve an ancient form of architecture: that of the world-famous living root bridges of Meghalaya

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Shillong civic body asks residents for land papers

June 4, 2019 2:07:56 am

The Punjabi community that forms a majority of the residents of the lane has reacted sharply to the notice, seeing it as another bid to oust them.

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Meghalaya HC overrules own judge who called for Hindu India

May 26, 2019 9:18:19 am

Justice Sen had also called the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam “defective as many foreigners become Indians and original Indians are left out which is very sad”.

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Meghalaya: CM Sangma promises to restart coal mining after addressing safety, environment issues

March 28, 2019 4:11:20 am

In December last year, at least 15 workers were trapped inside a mine in East Jaintia Hills district and are believed to have died, even though rescue operations are still on.

SC stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

Meghalaya HC’s contempt order against Shillong Times intimidatory: Editors Guild

March 12, 2019 4:12:59 am

The Guild said the court’s order, “which among other things imposes a fine along with a threat of imprisonment and a ban on the publication, is intimidatory and undermines press freedom”.

SC stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

Contempt case: Shillong Times editor, publisher told to pay Rs 2 lakh each in a week

March 9, 2019 3:48:15 pm

The contempt order — against editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri — came regarding two reports published in The Shillong Times, on December 6 and 10 last year, about a court order seeking better facilities for retired judges and their families.

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

Navy detects fourth body in Meghalaya mine

February 28, 2019 1:40:21 am

At least 15 workers were trapped and feared dead inside the mine in Ksan area on December 13 — and rescue operations have been on since then.

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Supreme Court issues notice on Meghalaya High Court ‘division’remark

February 26, 2019 4:05:08 am

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the HC registrar on the plea filed by Advocate Sona Khan and others, who contended that the judgment authored by Justice S R Sen was “legally flawed and historically misleading”.

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

Install high-power pumps immediately to de-water Meghalaya illegal mine: SC

February 25, 2019 5:01:03 pm

On January 28, the apex court was informed that body of a person, among the 15 miners trapped, was retrieved while another body was spotted by the Indian Navy.

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Governor Tathagata Roy’s latest gem: Boycott Kashmir — and Kashmiri

February 20, 2019 11:59:19 am

"It is a non-violent way of reacting to what has been going on for the last 2-3 decades... we have been fighting the separatists in Kashmir with limited success, we have not been able to subjugate them - our soldiers are dying."

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Boycott everything Kashmiri, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

February 19, 2019 4:35:49 pm

"An appeal from a retired colonel of the Indian Army: Don't visit Kashmir, don't go to Amarnath for the next 2 years. Don't buy articles from Kashmir emporia or Kashmiri tradesman who come every winter. Boycott everything Kashmiri. I am inclined to agree," he tweeted.

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