State to vaccinate on war footing

SHILLONG, April 21: In a desperate bid to contain the rapid outbreak of corona infection in the state, the Meghalaya government has decided to step up vaccination drive on a war footing. The target is to vaccinate all the 6.5 lakh eligible…

Spread in Dawki under control

SHILLONG, April 21: The Health department is contemplating to carry out a case study after 120 people were tested positive for the COVID-19 in a cluster of villages under Darrang in West Jaintia Hills bordering Bangladesh. Stating that…

Govt refuses to give up on NEIGRIHMS

SHILLONG, April 21: NEIGRIHMS authorities’ forewarning about its inability to cope with COVID cases like last year has not impressed the state government. As cases of infection are soaring by the day, officials have pinned their hope on…

Row over final glimpse of COVID-19 victim

SHILLONG, April 21: The electric crematorium on Wednesday evening became witness to an altercation between the staffers and the family of a COVID-19 victim. The family of the victim, who was cremated on Wednesday, alleged that they were…

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Condolence Members of Geetali, a socio-cultural organisation of Laban, condoled the demise of CA Ajit Paul, a patron of the club, who had passed away in Shimla recently. “Apart from being a successful professional, Paul was a noble human…

Efforts for separate dist on, says MLA

SHILLONG, April 21: NPP leader and Phulbari MLA, SG Esmatur Mominin, on Wednesday said that all efforts are on to see that the demand for a separate district in West Garo Hills, comprising the plain belt, is realised. “There is a need for…