JOWAI: The slow progress in trials is leading to piling up of cases related to NGT mining ban violation in Jaintia Hills, the mineral-rich part of the State.

The Hima Nongstoin Land Owner Coal Trader and Producers’ Association has appealed before the Supreme Court to stay the National Green Tribunal’s blanket ban on mining and transportation of coal.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary to regularly review the matter pertaining to alternative mining plan with the Centre and address all issues on time.

Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Mukul Sangma recently told media persons to assess the impact of the ban on coal mining by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) He has joined the chorus of those who say t

Four persons were killed and five others critically injured when lightning struck on Tuesday afternoon in Central Assam’s Morigaon district.

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slapped an environment compensation of Rs 25 lakh on Assam- based Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) for destruction of forest cover in Golaghat district to

Case of 15 ‘missing’ miners

Guwahati: The current wave of flood has caused extensive damage to the infrastructure in the famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP) besides claiming 310 animals including 21 rhinos and 221 hog deer si

TURA: Farmers in the plains belt region of West Garo Hills who have had their standing crops washed away in the recent floods are calling upon the government to waive their loans.

SHILLONG: After slapping closure notices on several city hotels and guest houses for failing to install Effluent Treatment Plants (ETPs) and releasing untreated polluted water directly to the river