In a partial relief to the coalmine owners, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday allowed transportation of extracted coal till May 31 and at the same fixed the last date of payment of ro

The hearing on the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya by the NGT resumed on Monday. The same will continue on Tuesday, official sources said today.

Nagaland Governor P.B Acharya, a brand ambassador of the ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission, on Monday launched the campaign.

Kohima: Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Birender Singh on Sunday revealed that sixty per cent of the rural population do not have sanitation facilities in the country.

SHILLONG: The state has 1811 wild elephants according to a survey conducted in 2008.

SHILLONG: The Water Resource department has cleared a project worth nearly Rs 1 crore to address the problem of soil erosion and flood in Umngi river in Balat.

SHILLONG: In pursuance of the recommendations of the Group of Officers constituted by the Centre to deal with the issues related to ban on coal mining, the State Government is planning to submit a

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the Meghalaya government to submit a coal mining plan with complete design and scientific methods to be adopted for safety of mines and its workers.

SHILLONG: The State Government is planning to start thermal power projects in Garo Hills, one by NEEPCO, and another by DS Group, but the report released by the Centre for Science and Environment’

SHILLONG: The nine cement companies in East Jaintia Hills, which have violated the Forest Conservation Act, will be allowed to acquire land as per the proposed Land Acquisition Act for afforestatio