• Call to ensure a clean city

    Shillong, Oct 3: As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Government of Meghalaya celebrated the 9th Anniversary of Swachhata Divas on Monday with fervour, showcasing a dedicated effort towards cleanliness and beautification. The event, held at Motphran, featured a cleaning drive and the launch of the beautification of public…

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  • Ampareen visits Keating Road blast victims

    Shillong, Oct 2: Health and Family Welfare Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh visited the victims of explosion at Keating Road at Shillong Civil Hospital on Sunday. Three permanent residents of Barpeta, Assam were injured with 10% to 40% burns. Of the injured, one patient with higher burn wounds was referred to Guwahati…

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  • PT Sawkmie keen to contest LS polls

    Shillong, Oct 2: UDP member PT Sawkmie wants to contest the Shillong Lok Sabha seat. Speaking to reporters on Monday, the former Mawlai MLA said that it is upto the party to take a decision on his offer to contest the seat. According to Sawkmie, the sitting MP Vincent Pala…

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  • A signboard saying Mukroh Village

    CBI probe into Mukroh not a new demand, Assam, Meghalaya & Centre forgot it for over 10 months

    Shillong, Oct 2: The announcement of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati on last Saturday that both Meghalaya and Assam have agreed to hand over the CBI inquiry into the Mukroh incident is nothing new. Scrapping of both the inquiries was a suprise move as the CBI inquiry…

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  • Epicentre of earthquake in North Garo Hills

    Shillong, Oct 2: The epicentre of earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale that shook the city on Monday at 6.15 pm is North Garo Hills. The EQ Parameters below Measurement: 5.2 Date: 02/10/2023 Time: 18:15:18 IST Latitude: 25.90 N Longitude: 90.57 E Depth: 10 Km Region: North Garo Hills,…

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  • Megha Kayak Fest from Oct 12-14 offers 20,000 USD prize money

    Shillong, Oct 2: The Megha Kayak Fest will be held from October 12-14 on the Umtrew river near Umtham village, Ri Bhol district. Addressing a press conference on Monday,  coach Ian Vincent said the event will be held for three days featuring local and international kayakers. The sixth edition of…

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  • Challenges ahead for a spit-free Shillong

    Shillong, Oct 1: Challenges are ahead to make the city free from spitting. East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner RM Kurbah hinted this at an event to create awareness on the need to maintain hygiene by avoiding spitting in public places. The Innerwheel Club of Shillong organised a silent public rally…

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  • Jowai Bishop assumes office

    Shillong, Oct 1: Fr Ferdinand Dkhar was ordained Bishop of Jowai on Sunday. The Episcopal Ordination was held at Ummulong in the presence of Archbishop Victor Lyngdoh and others. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Deputy Chief Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar, cabinet ministers AL Hek and Kyrmen Shylla among others were also present.…

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  • Police bust cough syrup factory; over 9k phensedyl bottles seized, three held

    Shillong, Oct 1: Police on Saturday busted a factory producing cough syrup in East Jaintia Hills meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh and arrested three persons involved in the crime. Police also seized over 9,000 bottles of phensedyl from a godown. According to the police, a person identified as Altaf…

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  • Five injured in explosion at Keating Road

    Shillong, Oct 1: Five persons were injured following an explosion at a scrap shop in Keating Road, in the city around 1 pm on Sunday. Smoke billowed out of several shops at the ground floor for several hours as the fire service personnel tried to find a way to control…

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