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MEGHALAYA

No record of Kumbh Mela returnees

SHILLONG, April 20: While neighbouring Assam appears to be witnessing COVID surge courtesy the Maha Kumbh Mela attendees, the Meghalaya government does not have any information on the number of people from the state who attended the holy…

Hek for spl panel’s meet on COVID

SHILLONG, April 20: Health Minister AL Hek said a coordination committee meeting of health professionals is vital for taking stock of the COVID-19 situation in the vulnerable state capital. “Looking at the spike in cases, Shillong urban…

Politicians divided over owning this up

SHILLONG, April 20: Practice what you preach — the popular saying fits in perfectly in the present context in Meghalaya with Health Minister AL Hek on Tuesday blaming the politicians of the state for equally contributing to the spike in…

Solve your own fiscal issues: Dy CM to ADCs

SHILLONG, April 20: The state government on Tuesday reiterated that the autonomous district councils (ADCs), facing financial difficulties, should sort out their own problems. Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong told reporters that it…

Lumdiengjri PS best in M’laya, declares MHA

SHILLONG, April 20: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has declared the Lumdiengjri Police Station in East Khasi Hills as the best police station in Meghalaya in its annual ranking of Police Stations for the year 2020.…

MDC gives ‘hefty’ assurances

TURA, April 20: Soon to be Deputy CEM of the GHADC and Rongrikkimgre MDC, Nikman Ch Marak on Tuesday assured a delegation of pressure group members that their various demands which include the preparation of a separate electoral roll for…