SHILLONG: The State Government will request the Parliamentary Standing Committee to exempt Meghalaya from the purview of the proposed National Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation and Resettlement B

The Maitshaphrang Movement, a social organisation, today warned of approaching the judiciary if the Meghalaya government failed to address the issue of deforestation to meet charcoal requirement fo

SHILLONG: KHADC CEM Pynshngain N Syiem has informed that the Council has received a total allocation of around Rs 4 crore from the 13th Finance Commission to create the necessary infrastructure for development of the ‘traditional heritage village’ at the proposed sites near the Sacred Groves in Mawphlang.

In what may be termed as retaliation to Chief Secretary WMS Pariat’s comments that the Government would have the final say on whether the four laning would pass through the Umsning bypass or the ex

Residents of Shella Village in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya on Tuesday alleged that French cement firm Lafarge

SHILLONG: The KHADC is planning to come up with projects to protect and preserve the various water bodies and resources in the Khasi Hills even as it has appointed the Martin Luther Christian University as a consultant to prepare the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for the projects.

"The DPRs for these projects would be completed within a week's time.

SHILLONG, Sept 16: The State NCP today launched

SHILLONG: Pulled up by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the rampant use of child labour in coal mines, the State Government is working on a rehabilitation package for the children.

"We are coordinating with all the relevant departments to work on the beneficial package for children working in the coal mines," Chief Secretary WMS Pariat said.

The NHRC has directed the State Go

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to accept the Centre

The National Board of Wild Life (NBWL) has decided to conduct a site inspection in response to the proposal from Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to de-notify an area of 8 sq km at Rongcheng Plateau in Balpakram National Park in Meghalaya for exploratory uranium mining even as protests have been raging in the hill state over bid to tap uranium deposit in the area.