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50-m stretch of NH incomplete

SHILLONG: A 50-m stretch of the national highway that will be inaugurated on Saturday is yet to be completed. An official of the PWD (national highways) informed that work on the stretch will be taken up on Thursday. According to officials,…

SPG carries out spot inspection

SHILLONG: The members of the Special Protection Group (SPG) who arrived on Tuesday evening carried out the inspection of the Polo Grounds on Wednesday ahead of the Prime Minister's visit scheduled for Saturday. The SPG team also met DGP SB…

‘MDCs can contest polls’

SHILLONG: Though the dual post Bill has been made operational, it will not prevent existing MDCs from contesting the Assembly polls in 2018. The issue figured in the Assembly during the question hour on Wednesday. Chief minister Mukul…

Govt defends scrapping of power projects

SHILLONG: The state government on Wednesday defended its decision to terminate the four power projects after 10 years. Replying to a motion moved by Mawsynram MLA PN Syiem, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said the government cannot outrightly…

House discusses single mothers’ plight

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Wednesday had a detailed discussion on the plight of single mothers who are the most vulnerable section of the society. Initiating the discussion during a special motion on the need to extend…

Border land registration figures in Assembly

SHILLONG: The issue as to who has the authority to register the land in the border areas figured in the State Assembly on Wednesday. In reply to a question by UDP’s Jemino Mawthoh, the deputy chief minister in-charge of revenue and disaster…