Union Minister stresses on skilling North East

Union Minister stresses on skilling North East

Newmai News Network Shillong | December 9   Adding skill sets to the people of Meghalaya in particular and the North East Region in general has been stressed by Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan.   Speaking at the function for signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Skills Development […]

Meghalaya to get own LPG bottling plant

Newmai News Network Shillong | December 9   Meghalaya will soon get its very own Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant with the Central Government having already sanctioned Rs. 75 cores for the setting up of the facility.   Informing this here on Saturday, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, “I have signed an MOU to […]

GNLA area commander surrenders

Shillong, December 2 (PTI): An area commander of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) today surrendered before the BSF in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district, BSF officials said.   David Ch Marak, who was in charge of West Khasi Hills district, also deposited a China-made sniper rifle and ammunition. He surrendered before the 58 […]

Meghalaya Governor to decide on fate of 17 MLAs

Shillong, November 14 (IANS) All eyes are on the Raj Bhavan that is to take a call on whether 17 Meghalaya legislators who quit as Parliamentary Secretaries after the High Court last week struck down a state law providing for such appointments can be disqualified as members of the state Assembly.   A Raj Bhavan […]

 Meghalaya HC strikes down State Parliamentary Secretaries Act

 Meghalaya HC strikes down State Parliamentary Secretaries Act

Meghalaya High Court   SHILLONG, NOVEMBER 9 (MExN): In a set back to the ruling Congress in Meghalaya, the High Court on Thursday struck down the Meghalaya Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2005.   Delivering its judgment on the case on Thursday, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and […]

India, Bangladesh begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya

Umroi, November 6 (IANS): Indian and Bangladeshi army personnel began a joint exercise in Meghalaya on Monday, an official statement said.   A total of 14 officers from the Bangladesh Army and 20 officers from the Indian Army are taking part in the seventh edition of Exercise SAMPRITI, which is slated to go on till […]

Over 1,000 in Meghalaya seek to opt out of Aadhaar

Shillong, November 4 (IANS): More than 1,000 people in Meghalaya who had enrolled for Aadhaar have sought to withdraw from the biometric scheme, alleging that they were coerced/misled into it on warnings that they would lose their rights as a citizen if they did not enrol.   “As many as 1, 202 people had signed […]

Meghalaya CM says he is yet to enroll for Aadhaar

Shillong, November 1 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said he was yet to enrol himself for Aadhaar as he shared the concern of the people over the right to privacy.   “I have not registered for Aadhaar number. I share the same concern with my people. (Our) right to privacy is important in […]

Meghalaya CM rubbishes Alphons’s accusation

SOHRA (MEGHALAYA), OCTOBER 27 (IANS): Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday rubbished Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons accusing him of “stealing people’s money” and said it requires legal examination.   “This type of allegation will require legal examination. What does he mean by ‘stealing people’s money’,” Sangma asked while speaking to IANS.   Alphons, on […]

Cong a sinking boat in Meghalaya : BJP

Shillong, October 24 (PTI): The BJP today said the ruling Congress in Meghalaya is a “sinking boat” and claimed many senior Congress leaders are contacting its leadership in Delhi for “safe passage” to the saffron party before the assembly poll in the state.   Election to the 60-seat assembly in the hill state, which is […]

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