Prof Prabha Shankar Shukla appointed VC of NEHU

SHILLONG:  The President of India has appointed Prof. Prabha Shankar Shukla, Professor of G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand as the Vice-Chancellor of North Eastern Hill  University (NEHU) for a term…

Normal or below normal monsoon likely this year

SHILLONG/NONGPOH, July 20: Although the rain has been pouring mercilessly for the past few days, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) here says that monsoon this year is expected to be normal or below normal across the state. A…

MDC resolves to raise awareness on vax, COVID

SHILLONG/TURA, July 18: Becoming fully vaccinated, BJP MDC from Tura Bernard N Marak has resolved to raise awareness through campaigns on the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The MDC is planning to organise sports and…

Meghalaya remembers U Tirot Sing on death anniv

SHILLONG/MAIRANG, July 17: The circumstances — whether he surrendered or was captured — that led to legendary Khasi freedom fighter U Tirot Sing’s death in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka remain a mystery after 186 years. Academics and scholars…

NHIDCL provides 10 ambulances to Meghalaya govt

SHILLONG, July 13:National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) has 10 ambulances to Meghalaya government as part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) venture. The ambulances were formally…

Hairdressers, cobblers in Mawkyrwat get assistance

MAWKYRWAT/ TURA, July 11: Hairdressers and cobblers, one of those who have been severely hit by the pandemic, were provided with financial assistance and hand sanitisers by the HSPDP Youth Wing in a programme organised at Mawkyrwat.…

EKH, WJH extend containment measures

SHILLONG/ JOWAI/ NONGSTOIN, July 10: The deputy commissioners of East Khasi Hills and West Jaintia Hills have extended the containment measures in their districts. East Khasi Hills In East Khasi Hills, the night curfew will be imposed…