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Conrad roots for regulated mining in state

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has reiterated the need to have regulated mining in Meghalaya with focus on safety of miners and environment before Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Sangma held a meeting with Singh along with MDA…

Assam family claims kin among trapped miners

SHILLONG: The list of miners trapped in the rat-hole mine at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district could grow from 15 to 16 if a claim made on Friday by the family of one Kuti Miyan that he, too, was in the ill-fated mine when the accident…

PDF writes to PM rejecting CAB

SHILLONG: The People's Democratic Front (PDF) has shot off a letter to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, rejecting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The letter signed by the party president, Ivanlumlang Marbaniang, and general…

Mukul unimpressed by MDA ‘tamasha’

SHILLONG: Opposition leader Mukul Sangma on Friday termed the meeting of MDA delegation with the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill as a mere tamasha. Mukul said that people of the state were very…

Bingo! Meghalaya could have a casino

SHILLONG: Imagine a slice of Las Vegas in Meghalaya! Even if it is a small slice, and at Byrnihat at that. It is not about letting your imagination run riot. The state government is actually exploring the possibility of opening a casino — a…

CAB, farmers’ plight Cong weapons

SHILLONG: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) will be the Congress’s weapon against its rivals even in the district council election, the preparation for which has already started. Addressing a gathering at a meeting of council election…

Petrol pump robbed

SHILLONG: Miscreants on Friday night robbed a petrol pump in Pomshutia near Pynursla. Police said the incident happened around 8.45 pm. It was informed around six robbers came with pistols and daggers and looted approximately Rs 3 lakh from…
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