Meghalaya

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  • Meghalaya CM criticises Modi's decision

    Meghalaya CM criticises Modi's decision

    "What we do and how we do things are very important. It may be for the larger good, but the way they are doing things shows their bankruptcy of ideas in implementing this decision," Mukul said.

    November 9, 2016
  • 20 Taekwondo athletes from Meghalaya win medals

    20 Taekwondo athletes from Meghalaya win medals

    Twenty taekwondo athletes from Garo Hills representing Meghalaya have brought laurels to the state by clinching five gold, six silver and six bronze medals in the recently concluded 4th Open National All Martial Arts Games 2016 at Guwahati, Assam. Athletes......

    September 21, 2016
  • 15,000 faithfuls pledge for peace in NE

    15,000 faithfuls pledge for peace in NE

    Over 15,000 Unitarian faithfuls celebrated the 129th anniversary of the Unitarian Church in Meghalaya and Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Sunday pledging for peace, love and brotherhood among fellow humans. The church draws its theology largely from the indigenous Khasi......

    September 18, 2016
  • Meghalaya CM encourages spices cultivation

    Meghalaya CM encourages spices cultivation

    Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma has encouraged the cultivation of spices in Garo Hills as an alternative means of cultivation and livelihood. The cultivation of spices will enhance livelihood opportunities in the rural areas, he said while attending the Promotion......

    September 18, 2016
  • Children's film festival to open in Meghalaya

    Children's film festival to open in Meghalaya

    A four-day festival of children's films, organised by Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) is set to begin in Meghalaya on Monday. For the first time, children from various schools in the remote centres in the Northeastern state will get......

    September 18, 2016
  • Opposition withdraws no-confidence motion after marathon debate

    Opposition withdraws no-confidence motion after marathon debate

    Opposition parties in Meghalaya on Thursday withdrew the no-confidence motion tabled against the Congress government after a marathon 6 hour-long debate. "The no-confidence motion is withdrawn with the leave of the House," Speaker Abu Taher Mondal said after the debate.......

    September 16, 2016
  • 4 new border haats in Meghalaya delayed due to pending joint inspection: CM

    4 new border haats in Meghalaya delayed due to pending joint inspection: CM

    The construction of four new border haats designated along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya is delayed pending a joint inspection of officials from both the countries, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Wednesday. "The constructions of the new border haats......

    September 14, 2016
  • Pujara, Jackson put India Blue on top in Duleep Trophy final

    Pujara, Jackson put India Blue on top in Duleep Trophy final

    Saurashtra batsman Cheteshwar Pujara remained unbeaten on 256 as India Blue declared their first innings for a monumental 693/6 against India Red on the second day on Sunday of the final of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament. Pujara, who was......

    September 11, 2016
  • Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill unanimously

    Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill unanimously

    Meghalaya on Friday became the 21st state in the country to ratify the Goods and Service Tax Bill which was unanimously passed in the first day of the assembly session here. It is the third Congress-ruled state after Himachal Pradesh......

    September 9, 2016
  • Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill

    Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill

    Meghalaya on Friday became the 21st state to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the assembly unanimously gave its assent. It is the fifth Congress-ruled state after Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Mizoram and Arunachal......

    September 9, 2016
  • Meghalaya opposition serves no-confidence motion against Speaker

    Meghalaya opposition serves no-confidence motion against Speaker

    The autumn session of the Meghalaya Assembly beginning on Friday is expected to be stormy with the combined opposition Meghalaya People's Front (MPF) bringing in a no-confidence motion against Speaker Abu Taher Mondal. The Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government......

    September 8, 2016
  • Meghalaya overjoyed as Mother Teresa becomes Saint

    Meghalaya overjoyed as Mother Teresa becomes Saint

    Catholic across Meghalaya erupted with joy as Pope Francis pronounced Mother Teresa of Calcutta a Saint of the Catholic Church even as thousands were glued to television sets to witness the canonisation at St. Peter Square in Vatican City. There......

    September 4, 2016
  • Meghalaya to announce calendar for holding ADC by-polls

    Meghalaya to announce calendar for holding ADC by-polls

    Meghalaya government on Thursday said it would soon announce the calendar for holding the by-elections for the seven vacant seats to the two autonomous district councils (ADCs). The seats had fallen vacant after elected members resigned in the wake of......

    September 1, 2016