India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Sunday May 24, 2015
Despite logistical difficulties, including hilly terrain, bank officials in Meghalaya have achieved what they are calling a hundred per cent success rate in opening bank accounts under the Jan Dhan scheme, a project spearheaded by Prime Minister Nare...
India News | Monideepa Banerjee | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Bangladeshi opposition party chief spokesman, who had gone "missing" about two months ago, has been arrested and admitted to a mental hospital in the bordering state of Meghalaya, his family claimed today.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday May 5, 2015
The cabinet today cleared the bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh. The bill is expected to come up in Rajya Sabha tomorrow. The bill paves the way for land exchange with Bangladesh in four states -- West Bengal, Tripur...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has arrived in Tel Aviv on a three-day visit to Israel to explore possibilities of collaboration in various fields including agriculture and crisis management, where it has an expertise, and to attract inv...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The ruling BJP's call for a nationwide beef ban has alarmed its own members and workers in Meghalaya, where party president Amit Shah is likely to be greeted today by a protest "beef party."
Thursday April 16, 2015
Infrastructure company KEC International on Thursday said it has entered into a pact with ATC Telecom Tower for sale of telecom assets in Chhattisgarh, Meghalaya and Mizoram comprising 381 telecom sites.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 12, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday inaugurated a festival showcasing the culture of India's northeast region and highlighted the "immense contribution" made by the people of the region in nation building.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 10, 2015
A minor tremor measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale occurred this evening in the West Khasi Hills area of Meghalaya.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 7, 2015
The Mission Indradhanush, an immunisation programme, was launched on Tuesday in 33 districts of northeastern states to vaccinate children by 2020, an official said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 16, 2015
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), which is building rail infrastructure in the region, has targeted to connect all its eight state capitals by 2020, a senior official has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Four police personnel were today killed while at least two others injured after an armed cadre of a banned insurgent group ambushed them in the jungles of South Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
Meghalaya government has embarked on 'Destination Meghalaya' with thrust on education, health care, hospitality and investment on renewable natural resources in the next seven years, Deputy Chief Minister R C Laloo said here today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Coal-dependent industries in neighbouring Bangladesh have been badly affected in view of the ongoing ban imposed by a green tribunal on unscientific rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya, officials said in Shillong.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had taken the Union government to Supreme Court for alleged attempts to ease him out of office, was today shifted to Mizoram.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Soon after launching a bus service to Nepal, India will study feasibility of a regular bus service to Dhaka from Guwahati in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to foster ties with neighbouring countries.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
Meghalaya today came on the country's rail map more than six decades after Independence, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off the first train to the northeastern state and favouring privatisation of railway stations.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Sanjay Chakraborty | Thursday November 20, 2014
A toilet for each home, dustbins found everywhere.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday November 14, 2014
Meghalaya Social Welfare Minister Deborah Ch Marak, who has been charge-sheeted for her alleged links with a militant outfit, will appear before a local court in Williamnagar today.
India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday October 22, 2014
In a major breakthrough, six suspected terrorists of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) were arrested last night in Meghalaya in a joint operation by Army troops and the state police.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Meghalaya government on Wednesday sought financial assistance of Rs.3,072 crore for restoring propery damaged by floods and landslides due to incessant rains following cloudburst in the Garo Hills region.
India News | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee | Tuesday October 14, 2014
It has been more than a fortnight since floods in Meghalaya and Assam claimed over 100 lives, but what rules the scenes in flood-hit remote villages in only sorrow and despair and very little government help.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Monday October 6, 2014
The body of a 15-year-old girl in Meghalaya who had been missing for days was found in a jungle this morning, beheaded and burnt. Her father has been arrested.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 1, 2014
The recent flash floods and landslides in Garo Hills in Meghalaya which have claimed over 55 lives have also severely affected educational activities.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.