Meghalaya

Regional

ULFA vows violent action against illegal migrants

Rehabilitation of migrants ‘suicidal and anti-people’ Guwahati: The anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA-Independent) has warned that it will not hesitate to use its weapons to evict illegal migrants from neighbouring countries who have settled down in Assam, which ULFA claims is causing an identity crisis among the indigenous people [Full Article...]

National

MGNREGA wage lowest in Meghalaya

From Our Special Correspondent New Delhi: Meghalaya has not made much progress under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA) and wages paid there under this Centrally-sponsored scheme is the lowest in the whole country, said NPP leader and Tura MP Punro A Sangma on Monday. “If you go through the list [Full Article...]

International

UNSC calls for immediate, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

United Nations: The UN Security Council has called for an “immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire” between Israel and Palestine, asking the parties to implement the truce beyond the Muslim holiday of Eid and allow delivery of urgently needed assistance in Gaza as the raging conflict has killed over 1,000 people. The 15-nation Security Council [Full Article...]

Sports

Ri-Bhoi delights in first kickboxing championship

SHILLONG: The 1st Ri-Bhoi District Level Kickboxing Championship came to an end on Saturday at Umling Umsarang village. The Kickboxing Association of Ri-Bhoi District and the Meghalaya Association of Kickboxing Organisations were the main organisers of the two-day tournament. Sixty kickboxers took part and the Best Team trophy went to Nongtluh Area near Umden [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Garo Hills in flames

    IT is now time for the Government to get its act together in Garo Hills. Mere condemnation of the heinous crimes and announcing measly amounts to compensate for the lives of those killed in bomb blasts and guns makes a mockery of human misery. Our policemen are badly equipped even today. Their bullet- proof jackets weigh are half of their own weights. Add to that the guns and other equipments they have to carry on their persons in the sweltering heat and we can imagine how hard life is [Full Article...]