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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…

Shah to land at Umroi tomorrow

SHILLONG, July 22: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah is likely to land at Umroi Airport at 11 am on Saturday. Official sources on Thursday said that he (Shah) will proceed to North East Space Application Centre (NESAC) from the airport to…

Stage set for official border talks today

SHILLONG, July 22: The stage is finally set for both Assam and Meghalaya to once again initiate discussions to resolve the long-pending boundary row between both states. Chief Ministers of Meghalaya and Assam are meeting here "officially"…

Some MLAs seeking BJP tickets: Hek

SHILLONG, July 22: A few MLAs are seeking tickets from the BJP to contest the 2023 Assembly polls, Health Minister Alexander L. Hek said on Thursday. “At least four sitting legislators have approached me, but it is too early to share the…

CoMSO hopes to meet Amit Shah

SHILLONG, July 22: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisation (CoMSO) is pinning hope on meeting Union Home Minister, Amit Shah when he visits Shillong on Saturday. CoMSO chairman, Robertjune Kharjahrin said if the Home Minister…

New landfill site soon, Dhar assures

SHILLONG, July 22: Under pressure from the Seng Samla Mawlai Pyllun (SSMP), Urban Affairs Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar on Thursday inspected the Marten dumping ground and assured steps to identify a new landfill site soon. The SSMP had on…

State records highest deaths in 33 days

SHILLONG, July 22: Meghalaya recorded 14 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, the highest in the last 33 days while the number of fresh cases hovered above the 500-mark for the third straight day. The death toll in the state climbed to 988…

Tribal pensioners harassed over TDS

SHILLONG, July 22: Pensioners in the state are facing a lot of hassles in securing their pensions as banks have been asking them to obtain no objection certificate (NOC) from the Income Tax Department to avail the pension. Revealing this,…