Meghalaya

Meghalaya to balance economic, environmental activities: CM

April 18, 2018, 5:33 am
Shillong (Meghalaya) , April 18 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said his government will strive to strike a balance between economic activities and environment protection.
 
The chief minister's comments came in the backdrop of the impact of an NGT ban on coal mining in the state four years ago.
 
 

Meghalaya man lynched, wife, pregnant daughter attacked for practising witchcraft

April 18, 2018, 5:12 am
Tura (Meghalaya ), April 18 : A 68-year-old man was lynched and his wife and pregnant daughter were injured in a Meghalaya village when a group of people attacked them on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, police said on Tuesday.
 
 
Five people, including three brothers, were arrested in connection with the attack that took place at Dainadubi area in North Garo Hills district on Monday night.

Meghalaya : Petrol bomb hurled at Editors residence

April 18, 2018, 12:06 am
Shillong (Meghalaya), April 17 : Miscreants this evening hurled a petrol at the residence of the Editor of  a local English  daily  published from the state . According to official  sources the incident took place at around  8.30 pm in Umpling  area of the city.
 
According to sources , two unidentified  persons hurled a  bomb at her residence  and escaped under the cover of darkness.  Noted journalist, Activist   and Editor of The Shillong Times , Patricia Mukhim  was present at her residence at the time of th incident .
 

Meghalaya ranks 4th in cancer cases in NE region

April 16, 2018, 9:13 pm
 
Shillong (Meghalaya), April 16 :The North East has the highest number of cancer cases in the country and Meghalaya ranks below Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur in the region, the Meghalaya Assembly was informed today.
 
People are much aware of cancer now and are coming forward for detection, timely treatment and this has led to the increase in cancer cases being registered, Health Minister A L Hek said.
 
 

World Bank to lend $48 mn for landscape management in Meghalaya

April 16, 2018, 8:19 pm
New Delhi, April 16 : India on Monday signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to strengthen community-led landscape management in Meghalaya.
 
Meghalaya's natural resources such as land, water and forests is a source of livelihood for a majority of the population in the state.
 

Langsning F C and Mohammedan share points once again

April 14, 2018, 12:23 am
Shillong(Meghalaya) April 13:Langsning FC and Mohammedan Sporting shared points once again as their Group C Second Division League match ended 1-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday.
 
Stephanson Pale scored his third goal for Langsning in three games in the 30th minute with a tap-in from close range, while EchezonaAnyichie equalised for Mohammedan in the 53rd minute with a header off a corner.
 

Langsning to begin reverse leg of Second Division vs Mohammedan Sporting on Friday

April 12, 2018, 9:31 pm
Shillong(Meghalaya ), April 12 :After securing a vital point away at Mohammedan Sporting on April 9, Langsning FC have returned to Shillong to take on the same opponents in the reverse leg of their Second Division campaign and will look to grab a victory against the Kolkata side on Friday. 
 

Meghalaya : No 'Booze' in 17 Liquor Free Zones in the state

April 11, 2018, 12:12 pm
Shillong (Meghalaya), April 11 : The declaration of certain areas in Meghalaya as ‘liquor free zones’ has not resulted in any revenue loss to the state’s exchequer, according to State Excise Minister, Metbah Lyngdoh.
 
 Replying to a query raised by Congress MLA, Winnerson D Sangma during the question hour in the Assembly on Tuesday, Metbah however said the government will review and check if there are other losses.
 

Tripura : Centre sets up new forum on NE

April 10, 2018, 5:36 pm
Agartala (Tripura) , April  10 : The Niti Forum was constituted at Agartala for the Northeastern States, which was attended by Minister of State DoNER Dr. Jitendra Singh and Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog Rajiv Kumar.
 
 
 
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma was present along with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and other ministers from different State of Northeast.   
 
 
 

Langsning F C hold Mohammedan Sporting to a draw in Second Division League

April 9, 2018, 11:25 pm
Kolkata(West Bengal) Apr 9:A resolute Langsning FC bagged a vital point away at Mohammedan Sporting in their Second Division League Group C match in a 0-0 draw in Kolkata on Monday. 
 
The goalless match saw both sides manufacture several opportunities throughout the 90 minutes but failed to find a breakthrough. 
 

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