Cancer wing yet to start

SHILLONG: The delay in the commissioning of cancer wing of Shillong Civil Hospital has affected the cancer patients in Meghalaya. An official source said on Sunday that though the building is ready, the necessary equipment are yet to be…

Intl short story writing contest

SHILLONG: Twist & Twain, an online literary magazine, will be holding its first short story contest open internationally to budding writers aged 18 years or above in English language. Cash prize of Rs 25,000 will be given. There are no…

CoMSO to march to Raj Bhavan tomorrow

SHILLONG: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) will march to the Governor’s Secretariat on Friday at 2 pm and people will gather at Motphran and then proceed to Raj Bhavan. In a statement issued, the vice chairman of…

Cabinet to decide on HNLC offer

SHILLONG: The state government is likely to discuss the offer of the banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) for talks in the cabinet and take a decision on the matter. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said that he will…

Thappa wants NEIGRIHMS to be free of corruption

SHILLONG: NEIGRIHMS Director DM Thappa said that there should be a corruption free NEIGIRHMS and he will strive to achieve this. In a statement issued on Saturday with a title ‘True Inside Story by the Director, Thappa, who has been…

Police hunt for drug lord

SHILLONG: Police hunt is on to get the drug lord Bashkembor Nongbet who was involved in supply of Yaba tablets in parts of the city. Police last week arrested a person identified as Pinak Das and recovered huge quantity of Yaba tablets from…

MLA asks PWD to repair Sohiong-Nongspung road

SHILLONG: Mawphlang MLA SK Sunn has urged the Secretary PWD (Roads and Bridges), P R Marwein to take steps to repair the dilapidated Sohiong- Mawkneng- Nongspung road. In a letter addressed to the PWD official, Sunn said he had gone to…

BSF holds multiple events to mark 55th Raising Day

SHILLONG: The 55 Bn BSF, in its continuous organisation of events to mark its 55th raising day, held an interaction programme at community hall in Gasuapara. The programme was attended by teachers and students from nearby schools during…

News Capsule

Natl Press Day An interactive session on ‘Reporting-Interpretation: A journey’, will be conducted at the Shillong Press Club on the occasion of National Press Day on Saturday. Former PTI Correspondent, Islamabad and presently overseas…

Crime update

Assault Satalson D Sangma of Resubelpara, NGH, lodged a complaint that on November 6 around 7 pm, one Korak G Momin of the same place assaulted latter’s wife causing grievous injuries to her. The accused also threatened her and her children…
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