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Policeman held with drugs

SHILLONG: A policeman was arrested along with three others for allegedly carrying out drug trade on Saturday. According to police, around 8.50 pm information was received from the officer-in-charge of Basistha police station, Assam that…

Search underway for poachers in GH

TURA: Wildlife officials in Garo Hills have opened an investigation to identify the gang behind the recent killing of wild elephants in the border belt with Bangladesh following the arrest of a villager from whom they recovered a pair of…

Health dept wants strict adherence to protocols

Shillong: The Department of Health and Family Welfare has amended The Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 to strictly adhere to protocols. A statement issued by the Health and Family Welfare department said that wearing…

Police detain 2 illegal coal trucks

SHILLONG: Continuing its crackdown on trucks carrying illegal coal, Ri Bhoi police on Saturday detected two trucks transporting coal. Ri Bhoi police said that the two coal laden trucks bearing ML 10 B 2654 and ML 12 0592 transporting…

Brothers drown in Umtyngar

SHILLONG: In a tragic incident, two brothers drowned in Umtyngar river when they had gone there for swimming on Friday, a delayed report said. Police said 21-year-old Tylliborsing Swer drowned while he was trying to save his…

NEHU VC accused of violating lockdown norms

SHILLONG: The North Eastern Hill University Teachers Association (NEHUTA) has expressed resentment against the ‘unlawful’ removal of two heads of the department during the lockdown and asked Governor and Chief Rector of NEHU, Tathagata…

Additional permitted activities

Khliehriat: East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner has allowed the operation of private establishments with 33 per cent employee strength and non–contact sports excluding gymnasiums in the district. The Deputy Commissioner also stated that…