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Pay panel examines draft report

SHILLONG: The empowered committee dealing with the finalisation of the Fifth Pay Commission’s recommendations has prepared the draft report. An official said on Friday that once the final report is ready, it will be submitted to the chief…

Regional Democratic Alliance formed

SHILLONG: The HSPDP-UDP-GNC coalition has formed the Regional Democratic Alliance (RDA) to form the next government in Meghalaya after the 2018 polls. UDP president Donkupar Roy said the coalition was strong and the three parties would be…

29 detained for bursting crackers, gambling

SHILLONG: Sadar police detained as many as 29 revellers for bursting crackers after 10 pm on Thursday. Police said 10 persons were also detained for gambling while 10 more were detained for drinking and creating nuisance. Police also found…

BJYM president resigns

SHILLONG: The president of the Shillong city unit of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Daniel Lyngdoh, has resigned from the party. In a statement released on Frday, Lyngdoh stated that he has sent his resignation letter to the state…

Himanta attends meet in Umiam

SHIILLONG: Senior BJP leader from Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday attended the extended core committee meeting of the party in one of the resorts in Umiam. BJP functionaries said it was an internal meeting and various issues pertaining…

Rowell to join NPP after House session

SHILLONG: Former Congress leader Rowell Lyngdoh, who broke his ties with the Congress recently, will join the National People’s Party (NPP) after the next Assembly session. “We are waiting for the last Assembly session before we switch over…

Probe sought against MV inspector

SHILLONG: An individual has sought a vigilance probe against a motor vehicle inspector in the city for allegedly possessing black money. A complaint was recently lodged with the State Vigilance Commissioner seeking action. The complaint…