State to decide on relaxations today

SHILLONG: The state government will take a decision on more relaxations on Monday following the Centre’s directive on lockdown which has been extended only in containment zones. As Meghalaya does not have any containment zones, the…

Groups protest against move to import labour

SHILLONG: The state government’s move to engage “highly skilled” labour from outside for infrastructure development has drawn flak from several organisations which fear that in the bargain the local labour force would become unemployed…

Walking is the way of life in lockdown

SHILLONG: For some people it is a way of breaking away from the shackles of lockdown. For some it is a healthy way of life and for many others it is simply necessity. But for all, walking is the way of life amid lockdown. With multiple…

CM assesses damage due to GH flash flood

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Sunday visited Tikrikilla to review the damages caused by the flash flood last week, particularly to the AMPT road, which is the lifeline for the people of plains in West Garo Hills. He held a…

ST report prompts officers to help poor

SHILLONG: Touched by a news report published in The Shillong Times which highlighted the plight of migrants not receiving ration from fair price shops, a group of people decided to step in and address their needs. In a statement on…

Village gets essentials from RKM

SHILLONG: The children and inhabitants of Laitduh village have expressed gratitude to Sohra Ramakrishna mission for the timely help rendered to them during the present crisis suffered as a result of the prolonged lockdown. Few Swamis…