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December 22, 2012

Grenade lobbed in Tura shop

By Our Reporter TURA: Failure by police and lack of commitment by politicians to contain the menace of extortion and militancy in Garo Hills has led to a second attempt by armed men to create fear psychosis by lobbing a hand grenade in the…

BJP in talks with NPP for poll alliance

From Our Correspondent Guwahati: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to have an alliance with the newly-formed Nationalist People's Party (NPP) in Meghalaya for the forthcoming Assembly election in the hill state. A senior BJP leader…

SD Khongwir to support Cajee in polls

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: In what can be considered as a major jolt for the UDP, the party's central committee member SD Khongwir has decided to support sitting Mawlai legislator Founder S Cajee in the upcoming 2013 assembly election. The…

Meghalaya martyr laid to rest

From Our Correspondent NONGSTOIN: Several relatives, friends, representatives of Mawkyrwat District Administration and Assam regiment personnel paid their last respects to Army Kitborlang Lyngkhoi who died on Sunday last in Jamu and Kashmir…

ISBT project clears major hurdle

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The much-anticipated inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) project at Mawlai Mawiong has cleared a major hurdle with the State government agreeing to look into the grievances of Dorbar Shnong of Mawlai Mawiong. "The…

Drama unfolds at Grade IV sit-in demo

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The members of the East Khasi Hills Qualified and Unemployed Grade IV Association, 2011 were prevented by the magistrate who was accompanied by the police to hold the sit-in protest at the Additional Secretariat…

Opp irked over slow progress

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Leader of Opposition Conrad Sangma on Friday asked the Transport Minister, AT Mondal to speed up the process of shifting of Umkiang Transport Check Point to Ratacherra. The Government approved the shifting on…