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February 11, 2012

Umkhen bridge inaugurated

Empty trucks to be diverted through Shillong Bypass By Our Reporter Shillong: After a delay of almost ten years since its commencement in 2002, a strategic bridge over the Umkhen river was inaugurated by Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on…

State Forest dept refutes allegations

FSI reports of massive felling, transportation of timber in Garo Hills   By Our Reporter Shillong: The State Forest and Environment Department has rubbished the allegation made by Ranjit Singh Gill, Joint Director, Forest Survey of India…

Umkhen power project mulled

By Our Reporter Shillong: In a bid to address the growing demand for power in Meghalaya, the State Government is now contemplating to generate power from the Umkhen river located on the border between Ri Bhoi and Jaintia Hills districts.…

CID confident of cracking case soon

Child sacrifice case at Tura   By Our Reporter Shillong: The CID, which is probing into the child sacrifice case in Tura, on Friday, said that the case was on the right track despite the accused Tantrik, Lukman Haqib, being granted bail…

DC to review LPG distribution bottlenecks

By Our Reporter Shillong: The hard-pressed LPG consumers of the city would be expectantly awaiting the outcome of a proposed meeting called by East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, Sanjay Goyal, with the various gas agencies in the city as…

Samples of dead pigeons sent for testing

Shillong: Veterinary authorities in Meghalaya on Friday sent blood samples of dead pigeons, which died here in Keating Road area over the last one month, while the district authorities sounded a general alert in the area. Animal and…

Court relief to SP Mahanta

Land grabbing case   By Our Reporter Shillong: A lower court on Friday dismissed a case against former State Additional Advocate General SP Mahanta related to a complaint of land grabbing. Tushar Nath Bhattacharjee, an NRI, had filed the…

Tribal chief held

Shillong: A tribal chief was arrested for the first time in Meghalaya on the charge of aiding and providing shelter to some cadres of the banned GNLA in Garo Hills area, police said on Friday. TR Marak was arrested under Unlawful…