Utilize improving security situation: Rajnath to northeast

Shillong, July 10 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the central and state governments in the northeast should take advantage of the improving security scenario to develop the region hit by decades of insurgency.   “Issues in the northeast can be resolved through mutual dialogue,” he said on the second day […]

Modi government committed to northeast’s socio-economic development: Rajnath

Shillong, July 9 (IANS): Stressing India’s northeastern states suffered from lack of adequate private investment, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government is committed to ensure socio-economic development of this region as per its potential and to also ensure peace and prosperity to the citizens.   “Our Government is […]

Rajnath Singh to chair NEC meet in Shillong on Monday

Shillong, July 8 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, here on Monday, an official said.   Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura – who are also members of […]

Agartala-Deoghar Express flagged off

Agartala, July 6 (PTI): Union Minister Rajen Gohain and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today jointly flagged off the Agartala-Deoghar Express to ease the journey of devotees visit the pilgrim town of Deoghar.   Gohain, Union Minister of State for Railways, said in his address that the train would help devotees of Anukulchandra visit […]

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma (File Photo)   Shillong, July 6 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said the four-month-old Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government is “stable” and rubbished media reports of coalition partner People’s Democratic Front (PDF) pulling out of the alliance.   The MDA comprises the National People’s Party (NPP) […]

Gold biscuit worth over Rs 3.5 lakhs recovered

Newmai News Network Shillong | July 2   Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have recovered a gold biscuit worth over Rs. 3.5 lakhs from a place lying along the Indo-Bangla international border in East Khasi Hills (EKH) district, according to BSF officials.   The seizure was made after a packet fell on the ground while […]

Rajnath to chair NEC meet in Shillong on July 9

Shillong, July 2 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair here from July 9 the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, an official said on Monday. Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura — who are […]

Mentally challenged man kills woman in Meghalaya

Shillong, June 30 (IANS): A mentally challenged man shot dead a 65-year-old woman in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district, police said on Friday.   According to police, the incident took place on Thursday evening in Old Bhaitbari village when Habinur Rahman fired at Salam Bewa from his father’s single barrel shotgun.   “She was hit […]

Meghalaya emerging as ‘heroin distribution centre’

Shillong, June 26 (IANS): Meghalaya is slowly emerging as the “heroin distribution centre” of India, a police official said on Tuesday.   “With Shillong as the transit point, many players, some with militant background or affiliations are involved in the drug trafficking business to fund their anti-social activities,” said East Khasi Hills district police chief […]

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