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Awards for state cops

SHILLONG: Several Meghalaya police personnel received various awards on the occasion of Independence Day. The recipients of police medal for gallantry are Vivekanand Singh, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Gopison R Marak constable, TC…

FIR after women activists trolled over lineage bill

SHILLONG: Social activists Agnes Kharshiing and Angela Rangad were trolled over their criticism of the Khasi Lineage Bill, which denied women ST status if their spouses are non-Khasis. Kharshiing, in her FIR lodged with the police, alleged…

‘Sweepers’ Lane belongs to Nongkhlaw clan’

SHILLONG: The Executive Committee (EC) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Committee has asserted that Sweepers’ Lane belongs to the Nongkhlaw clan and should be handed over to its rightful owners. With a view to strengthen their stand…

Prayer to extend MA admission date

Editor,  Our esteemed NEHU declared the B.A on July 20, 2018 at night and the last date for submission of forms for Masters Degree is July 23, 2018. July 21& 22 were weekends (Saturday & Sunday). On this basis we would like to…

Trump reverses Obama-era affirmative action in schools

Washington:  US President Donald Trump's administration has rescinded seven Obama-era policy guidelines that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses. In a joint letter, the Education and Justice…

State showcased at intl art exhibition in Delhi

Shillong: The international art exhibition “Abode of Clouds” which is a pioneer step of Indo-European Cross-cultural collaboration embedded in Meghalaya was inaugurated at India International Centre in New Delhi on June 8.  The exhibition…

State yet to recommend for Khasi language recognition

SHILLONG: The state government is yet to recommend to the Centre for the inclusion of Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution. An official source said the matter is lying with different committees set up by the state…

Deputy Speaker assures people of development

TURA: Meghalaya Deputy Speaker and Resubelpara MLA Timothy D Shira on Thursday met the people of Boda Apal under his constituency at Boda Apal English School where various problems being faced by the people were raised. During the meeting,…

BJP, NPP yet to name candidate for Ampati polls

SHILLONG: The state BJP leadership has intimated the Central leadership about the Ampati by-polls to seek their advice about party’s plan for the election. BJP state president Shibun Lyngdoh on Friday said that the party leadership in the…