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December 16, 2012

‘Mei-Ramew’ festival

Mawphlang : Chi Suwichan and Kuewa from Karen community, Thailand perform with a traditional instrument Tehnaku at the 'Mei-Ramew' festival at Mawphlang on Saturday.

Govt okays new industrial policy

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Replacing the 15-year-old state industrial policy, the State Cabinet on Saturday approved the new Meghalaya Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy, 2012 aimed at preventing land alienation and to protect the…

State Govt doles out pre-poll bonanza

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: With a clear eye on the assembly elections likely in February-March next year, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Saturday launched the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) which will provide health insurance cover…

State NCP told to keep watch on Agatha

By Our Reporter SHILLLONG: The NCP leadership has directed the party's state unit to keep a watch on the activities of Agatha Sangma and send a report to the high command if she campaigns for the newly-formed NPP during the upcoming…

Get to polling station using Google Map

Agartala: The electors can now locate their polling stations and access other electoral information online using Google Maps, an official said here on Saturday. "Electors can now locate online the polling stations where they are supposed to…

Locals to get preference in power projects

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The State Cabinet has decided to incorporate a new clause in the power policy to encourage local tribal residents to take up power projects in the State. Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma told reporters after the…

Mulayam threatens to review support

Mainpuri : Terming the proposed legislation on SC/ST quota in promotion as anti-national, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said his party would review its stand on supporting the UPA government from outside, if the…

Jail probe panel yet to submit report

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The magisterial inquiry panel, probing the alleged irregularities in the Shillong district jail, is yet to submit the report to the State government as it is still waiting to get a statement from Kulbir Krishan,…

Doc assaulted, looted in GH

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Unidentified miscreants, armed with lethal weapons, assaulted a resident doctor of Mahendraganj Community Health Centre (CHC) Dr Apchan Sangma on Saturday afternoon. According to police, the miscreants, numbering…

Ban extended

Guwahati: The Union Home Ministry has extended the ban on United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) under the Unlawful Prevention Act. (PTI)