60% COVID cases in East Khasi Hills

SHILLONG, May 7: The COVID situation in the East Khasi Hills district is getting worse with each passing day. District Surveillance Officer, Robert R. Marak on Friday said one out of eight persons is testing COVID-19 positive in the…

TUR demands transportation for health workers

SHILLONG, May 7: Thma U Rangli-Juki (TUR) on Friday lodged a complaint with East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, Isawanda Laloo over lack of transport facilities for healthcare workers. In a letter addressed to the DC, TUR’s Angela Rangad…

Scrap Umngot dam project: JAC to CM

SHILLONG, May 7: The Joint Action Committee Against Umngot Hydro Electric Project has petitioned Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma to scrap the proposed hydroelectric project on the Umngot river. "Several villages located along the Umngot…

Six more deaths, 297 fresh cases

SHILLONG, May 7: The total number of fatalities from COVID-19 infection has gone up to 199 with six deaths reported on Friday while the number of active cases has gone up to 2,466 with 297 new cases. 16,262 people have recovered from the…