SHILLONG: Forest and Environment Minister Prestone Tynsong has admission that the iconic Ward’s Lake of Shillong is polluted due to discharge of untreated wastes from a hotel and the Shillong Club.

Replying to a Call Attention Motion on Thursday he said due to constant seepage of effluents even fishes were dying. He also informed that the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board (MSPCB) had taken up the issue of non-compliance of environment rules by the polluters

Mawprem legislator Manas Chaudhuri on Wednesday raised concern over the shoddy manner the drainage system under the JNNURM Scheme is being implemented in various parts of the city.

“It is really painful that there are many drains being constructed in slipshod and unprofessional manner,” Chaudhuri said during the Question Hour in the Assembly.

SHILLONG, Feb 26 – Deputy Chief Minister, in-charge of Mining and Geology, Bindo Lanong literally tore apart a recent report of a High Level Committee (HLC), stating, cements plants in Jaintia Hill

Shillong, Feb.

Meghalaya governor R.S. Mooshahary today asserted the need to introduce an “evergreen revolution” to enhance agricultural productivity and ensure better credit flow to farmers.

Operation of JNNURM buses

Shillong, Feb.

SHILLONG: After the successful implementation of the SPTS buses in the East Khasi Hills, the State Government has now decided to introduce ten buses, procured under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), in Jaintia Hills district.

Urban Affairs Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh will formally flag off a fleet of swanky buses on February 18.

Govt unable to acquire land for flyovers

Shillong: Hopes for Shillongites to see flyovers in the city is about to come crashing to the ground with the government expressing its inability to acquire land for construction of these flyovers.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has flagged off the Shillong Supplement Public Transport Services at U Soso Tham Auditorium here for the benefit of the people in the capital city.