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Nutrition programme aims to reach every household

Mawkyrwat/Tura: As part of the observation of the Poshan Abhiyan month, the office of the Child Development Project Officer, Mawkyrwat in collaboration with line departments on Wednesday conducted a Poshan Mela cum healthy baby show under 1…

West Khasi Hills DC launches cleanliness campaigns

NONGSTOIN/AMPATI: The Deputy Commissioner of South West Khasi Hills, I. Laloo, who is also the chairman Swatchh Bharat Mission (G), Mawkyrwat, launched the Swatchhata Hi Seva and Swachhata Shramdaan on Monday. The initiative was launched in…

Religious leaders’ help sought to end superstition

SHILLONG/ JOWAI: The National Health Mission, Meghalaya, and UNICEF organised a first-of-its-kind sensitisation workshop on Monday for religious leaders of all faiths and denominations on the upcoming Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign.…

Nongpoh, Umroi legislators meet Lapang in vain

NEW DELHI/ SHILLONG: DD Lapang refused to withdraw his resignation despite the AICC and state leaders' requests. Congress MLAs from Nongpoh and Umroi, Mayralborn Syiem and George Lyngdoh, respectively, met Lapang at Meghalaya House in Delhi…

Lapang refuses to budge despite requests

NEW DELHI/ SHILLONG: DD Lapang refused to withdraw his resignation on Friday despite requests from senior party members, including AICC president Rahul Gandhi. Lapang, who is staying in Meghalaya House in Delhi, even refused to take calls…

Rs 34-crore burden on state for SSA salary

SHILLONG/ JOWAI: The state government has to spend additional Rs 34 crore for the salary of SSA teachers due to the change in the funding pattern. "The SSA scheme was initially launched in the ratio of 90:10 sharing pattern but it has…

Khasi resident killed in Assam-M’laya border

SHILLONG/ NONGPOH: Tension gripped a disputed Assam-Meghalaya border village after a local resident died following the assault of another person on Tuesday prompting Chief Secretary Y Tsering to seek a report into the matter. The chief…

Riwar Mihngi stops LPG distribution

SHILLONG: The arbitrary decision of Riwar Mihngi Gas Agency, Rilbong to transfer the distribution of LPG cylinders to another agency, has irked many consumers in the area. More than 2,000 consumers are unhappy over the sudden message from…

Teachers’ Day celebrated 

Nongpoh/Tura: Along with the rest of the country, the office of the District School Education Officer together with the office of Sub Divisional School Education Officer Ri Bhoi District on Wednesday observed the 57th Teachers Day…

Teachers’ Day celebrated across state

SHILLONG/TURA: The 57th Teachers’ Day was celebrated in the state.The AROH Foundation, a National NGO, organised various cultural and informative events at Lam-shaphrang Sengkynthei School of Block Laitkroh, East Khasi Hills. To commemorate…