NH-6 partially reopens to traffic

SHILLONG, May 16: Traffic movement on the arterial Umkiang-Ratacherra stretch of National Highway 6 was partially restored on Monday afternoon. Hundreds of passengers and scores of vehicles were stranded on NH-6 since Friday due to…

Dengue cases on the rise in Meghalaya: DHS

SHILLONG, May 16: The state has seen a rise in the number of dengue cases reported in 2021 from the almost negligible number in 2020. The number of dengue cases reported during the first wave of COVID in 2020 was only four, while a total…

Sawkmie to join UDP before year-end

SHILLONG, May 16: Suspended Congress MLA from Mawlai, PT Sawkmie said he will join the United Democratic Party (UDP) by November or December this year. Sawkmie had, earlier, announced that he would join the UDP after the All India Congress…

Funds released under FOCUS not loans: CM

SHILLONG, May 16: Clearing the misconception of farmers in some parts of Rongjeng, East Garo Hills, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said funds that are released under the state government’s flagship programme FOCUS (Farmers Collectivization…

News Capsule

Unclaimed body The body of a middle-aged man (40-45 years) was found at Bawri Complex, Garikhana, on May 13, according to the office of the Superintendent of Police, East Khasi Hills. Accordingly, inquest and other legal formalities were…