Changes in curfew curbs in EJH, WGH

TURA /Khliehriat: Following instructions received from the state government, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Association and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department, the district magistrates of East Jaintia Hills and West Garo Hills…

Groups donate to CM’s relief fund

SHILLONG/ JOWAI: In response to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma’s appeal to contribute to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, many organisations have come forward to lend a helping hand in the fight against the pandemic. The Ferndale Apartments…

Curfew extended in three districts

NONGPOH/Khliehriat/MAW-KYRWAT: Curfew has been promulgated in three districts including Ri Bhoi, East Jaintia Hills and South West Khasi Hills. The Ri Bhoi district magistrate issued an order under Section 144 stating promulgating curfew…

PM’s lights-off call evokes mixed response in city

SHILLONG/ TURA: There was lukewarm response to the call of Prime Minister to switch off lights and light candles on Sunday night. Governor Tathagata Roy, BJP members and a few citizens joined the Prime Minister's call to light candles and…

Faithful observe Palm Sunday via live stream

SHILLONG/ TURA: A usually packed audience in churches and their premises and the annual procession of faithful waving palm leaves gave way to empty streets across the state for the first time on the religious celebration of Palm Sunday. A…

Aldrin laid to rest in Delhi

New Delhi/ SHILLONG: The mortal remains of Aldrin Lyngdoh, a migrant waiter from Meghalaya who had killed himself at Agra on Monday, was buried as per Khasi rites at Burari Christian Cemetery on Thursday. The body was brought from Agra in…

All inter-state entry points, roads sealed

SHILLONG/ TURA: Moving in swiftly to prevent any possibility of COVID-19 infection spreading from Assam into the state, the chief secretary issued an order to seal all inter-state border and permitted transportation of goods only through…

Lockdown may be eased if no case detected: Dy CM

MAWKYRWAT/ SHILLONG: Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Tuesday made a subtle hint that the state government might relax the lockdown in the state if no positive case of coronavirus is detected in the state by mid-April.…