Student body pays floral tribute to U Tirot Sing

NONGPOH/SHILLONG: The Khasi Student Union, North Khasi Hills, on Wednesday paid a floral tribute at Krem Tirot to honour the Khasi freedom fighter U Tirot Sing Syiem at his secret cave located at Umthlu Nongkhla under Hima Nongkhlaw, West…

Amit Shah assures aid to flood-hit Meghalaya

Ministers visit Phulbari-Rajabala areas by boat TURA/ SHILLONG: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured assistance to the flood affected areas of Meghalaya.Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong and…

State plans Tribal University

Behdeinkhlam festival concludes SHILLONG/JOWAI: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Sunday said the state government is planning to set up a Tribal University.Addressing the gathering during the concluding day of Behdeinkhlam festival in…

Shah directs officials to be on high alert

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday directed the NDRF and all agencies dealing with flood rescue and relief operations to remain on high alert so that they can handle any situation arising out of the natural calamity. The directive…

Rain respite in city, misery in villages

Roads cut off in GH-WKH border, erosion in Balat village SHILLONG/MAWKYRWAT/TURA/GUWAHATI: Barring a brief respite in the city, torrential rain continued in the state on Thursday.As many as 40 villages were affected during the last 24…

State grapples with flash floods, landslides

Rivers breach banks in Garo Hills region; several schools remain closed in Nongstoin   SHILLONG/ TURA/ NONGSTOIN: Scores of incidents of collapse of walls, flash flood, landslides and uprooting of trees have been reported from different…

Land owners hail SC order on coal mining

Judgment historic says TUR   SHILLONG/ NONGSTOIN: The Hima Nongstoin Land Owners Coal Traders & Producers Association has expressed gratitude towards the Supreme Court of India to restore the ownership of land and its minerals to the…

SC rejects plea to declare PoK, Gilgit as LS seats

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the Centre to declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as two Lok Sabha seats and imposed Rs 50,000 fine on a former intelligence officer for filing it.…

SL face Windies in must-win game

Chester-le-Street: Mathematically still alive in the race for the semifinals, Sri Lanka will aim to give their best shot against West Indies, who have just pride to play for in their World Cup encounter, here Monday. Sri Lanka's 20-run win…
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