SHILLONG: Twenty-seven-year-old Portima Vh Sangma Huripukni (Balat) lost her life while as many as 126 houses were destroyed as a major cyclonic storm that hit several villages under Mawsynram Comm

The High Court of Meghalaya has dismissed a writ petition against Lafarge on allegations of land dispute.

The Division Bench of the High Court of Meghalaya has rejected the PIL filed by Shella Action Committee (SAC) which demanded a halt on excavation and transportation lime stones being carried out by

The United Democratic Party (UDP) on Thursday expressed concern over the proposed acquisition of land by the state government on behalf of the nine cement plants in Jaintia Hills to facilitate the

Consequent to the order of the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal banning sand mining from river beds, the Office of The Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, and the Basin Dev

Censured by the Supreme Court for not putting in place a national regulator for environmental clearances despite its 2011 order, the government informed the court Wednesday that creation of such an

Acquisition of land by the government for the New Shillong Township (NST) is all set to encounter a fresh road block.

West Khasi Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar has issued an order banning mining of limestone at Nongtalang and Amtapoh villages in the district.

MAWPUN: The State Fisheries Research and Training Institute, complete with low cost fibre reinforced plastic hatchery was launched at Mawpun, near Umroi on Thursday. Inaugurating the building and hatchery, State PWD Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar lauded the Fisheries Department for what he termed as a “quality initiative” in the State.

The PWD Minister officiated as Chief Guest in place of Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma who was pre-occupied. Stating that the Fisheries Research and Training Institute would enable farmers to be trained closer home instead of being sent outside the State, Dhar said, “I recently sent 20 farmers from my constituency to Mumbai for training.

Amid fresh concerns in Bangladesh over the construction of two proposed dams in Meghalaya, State Power Minister Clement Marak said on Wednesday that construction of the hydropower projects would no