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Lumshyiap community hall gets facelift

SHILLONG, Jan 24: After a period of around 25 years, the Lumshyiap community hall, which falls under Mawkhar Pynthorumkhrah MDC Constituency and Pynthorumkhrah Assembly Constituency, was renovated with the assistance of local MDC, PN Syiem.…

DC declares dry day in SWKH

MAWKYRWAT, Jan 24: The Deputy Commissioner (Excise) of South West Khasi Hills, C Kharkongor, has declared dry day in the entire district on January 26 on account of Republic Day. All IMFL and liquor shops, bars, hotels, outstill stalls et…

Glitches galore at NEC plenary

SHILLONG, Jan 23: The 69th plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) here on Saturday was far from smooth. Protocols of social distancing were not maintained at the function held at the NEC auditorium and there were many without…

‘Settle your boundary disputes mutually’

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asked the states in the Northeast to mutually resolve their boundary disputes before August 15, 2022 when the country celebrates its 75th anniversary of Independence. Speaking at…

Developed NE key to India’s growth: Shah

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre is ready to develop the North East so it can also play an important role in helping the country become a $5 trillion economy. He said Atmanirbhar Bharat,…

Illegal mining on in M’laya, CM admits

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today reluctantly admitted to illegal mining activities in the state even as he staunchly averred that there were stringent laws in place to prevent such illegalities. "If anybody is…