SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul M.

The State government is currently looking into presentations from firms coming from outside the State in implementing the cleaning of Wahumkhrah and Umshyrpi project.

SHILLONG: The State exchequer has lost over Rs 1,527.23 crore till May owing to the ban on coal mining by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Considering ill effects on environment due to use of harmful materials on making idols during festivals like Ganesh and Durga Puja, the Forests and Environment Department, has issued a Government a

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ka Hima Nongstoin Land Owners, Coal Traders And Producers Association Vs All Dimasa Students Union, Dima Hasao District Committee And Others dated 21/09/2016 regarding illegal coal mining in Meghalaya. Supreme Court in the Order allows the petitioners, as well as the respondents, who have mined the coal, to transport the coal on payment of royalty and other fees. The extracted coal can be transported from 1 st October, 2016 till 31 st May, 2017.

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

After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning the unscientific rat hole mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya, East Jaintia Hills District police have so far seized around 319 coal laden