- Water level of Umiam recedes, triggering loadshedding; students, industry affected.

A meeting sensitizing NGOs and Media persons on the ongoing Measles catch up campaign was conducted on Wednesday at the social Mobilization Experimentation and Training Centre (SMELC) in Dakopgre, Tura. The measles catch up campaign is a special drive to vaccinate all children between the age group of 9 months to below ten years in the district. The objective of the campaign is to swiftly make the populace immune to measles and reduce death due to the disease through 100% immunization of the children in the targeted age group.

SHILLONG: Together with the rest of the world, the International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer was observed in Tura today with day-long programmes, including tree plantations and various comp

TURA: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Monday handed over Nirmal Gram Puraskar Awards to seventy-one villages of West Garo Hills, the highest achievement for the state, in a glittering programmee at the district auditorium here.

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Shillong: The State Government is making efforts to protect the indigenous medicinal plants found in the State.

Through the State Medicinal Plant Board (SMPB), the Government is implementing the Centrally sponsored scheme in four districts of the State to encourage the plantation of these medicinal plants.

Despite the fact that Meghalaya is a biological hotspot, over-exploitation by local pe

Shillong: Nokrek Biosphere Reserve in West Garo Hills district, which has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list of Worldwide Network of Biosphere Reserves, eyed for more fund to carry out further research and development programmes on the existence of varieties of flora and fauna.

HATSINGIMARI, June 19: A picture of emptiness is engulfing the fertile lands of Mankachar Land Revenue circle in Dhubri district on the outskirts of the West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya where agriculture is being badly effected due to the growing number of quarries in the hills.

Shillong: Five villages of West Garo HilJs district were given Nirmal Gram Puraskar (NGP) awards under the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) in a function held at Rombagre village on April 29.

TSC was launched in West Garo Hills in 2004 and is implemented through the District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) with an aim to promote hygiene in the rural areas.

Shillong: Ahead of the first phase Lok Sabha elections, wild elephants in Meghalaya