Shillong, April 12: Twenty-first century Meghalaya still faces problems of open defecation, accessibility to sources of lighting and potable water, although the scenario has marginally improved com

The Guwahati High Court has asked the Meghalaya Government to find an alternative parking/stand for the Meghalaya Tourist Transporter Association (MTTA) in Shillong city. After two years of official representations to the government, the MTTA finally moved the court. The legal redressal was sought after 10 days ultimatum served to the State Government expired on April 6.

Shillong, April 11: The state power department today said by 2014 Meghalaya will be self-sufficient in power production. Meghalaya, with 185MW, had a power surplus till 2000.

The first ‘wool bank’ in the North East is likely to be set up here in the capital city of Meghalaya with the Central Wool Development Board (CWDB) and Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) working towa

Haryana tops the list of 16 States where environment and forest clearance norms are being violated, fully or partially, by projects.

SHILLONG: The CSWO has filed an Right to Information (RTI) seeking different facts about the land acquired by the Government for New Shillong Township at Mawdiangdiang and the surrounding areas.

In an RTI application filed with the Public Information Officer of the Revenue department, CSWO president Agnes Kharshiing sought the total area of land acquired as on date for New Shillong Township.

SHILLONG: Open dumping and throwing of garbage is a common sight in Shillong city and there are fears garbage has become so overwhelming that there might even be an outbreak of serious diseases.

Environmental concerns has brought at least 19 NGOs on a common platform to begin with cleaning up the Umkhrah and Umshyrpi rivers before launching on an all out cleaning drives of the city.

SHILLONG, March 19 – Chief Minster Mukul Sangma today presented a deficit budget of Rs 382 crore for 2012-13 and proposed tax increase on alcohol and tobacco products to raise awareness about the i

VIP road from Mawlai to Umroi hits roadblock

The ongoing construction of the proposed 30 km VIP road from Mawlai Mawroh to Shillong Airport at Umroi has been hit by a major roadblock as land owners have decided not to part with their land in the face of inadequate monetary compensation.

Shillong, March 18: An interim audit report of CAG has found a scam of over Rs 17 crore in the process of executing the launch of the 42MW Myntdu Leshka hydel project in Jaintia Hills on February 2