UK fund managers are selling investments in jatropha plantations as a wallet-swelling, planet-saving financial bonanza. But the reality for poor farmers is very different.

SHILLONG, Jan 5: Solar street lights were inaugurated at Lungwa village and Wakching village and handed over to the respective village council chairmen by the 37th Assam Rifles on behalf of IGAR(N) and DIG 7 Sector AR.

New Delhi: Is coal mining in Meghalaya known as 'rat hole mining' becoming another Jharia spitting fire and polluting ground water round the year?

Athena, Jaypee bag Kynshi projects

SHILLONG: Congress-led MUA government has decided to hand over two power projects of 100 MW each to private parties. Athena Private Ltd has bagged the Kynshi Stage I, while the Jaypee Group will execute the Kynshi Stage II project.

The Cabinet took this decision in a hurriedly convened meeting here on Monday.

The Meghalaya government has okayed the execution of the 500 MW thermal power project by the state-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO).

"One per cent of the project cost would be used for the development works in the project area in the East Garo Hills district," Meghalaya Power minister Mukul Sangma told reporters after a cabinet meeting last night.

Shillong: Coal exports from Meghalaya to Bangladesh will resume on Monday after the neighbouring country lifted its ban, official sources said.

SHILLONG, June 23: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister in-charge of Finance Dr Mukul Sangma today placed the Budget estimate of the State for the current fiscal that is expected to close with a deficit of Rs 400,31,25,640.

In compliance to para 3.4 of the

By Naba Bhattacharjee

Meghalaya Chief Secretary Ranjan Chatterjee on Saturday asked miners in the State to adhere to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by them with the State Government to prevent taking outside