Shillong: The central executive committee of Garo Students' Union has apprised the Divisional Forest Officer (Territorial), West Garo Hills of the urgent need to enforce strict measures to stop illegal felling of tress and smuggling of timber in the State, particularly in Garo Hills.

SHILLONG: The MUA Government will hold talks with KSU on the contentious issue of UCIL's first-phase development programmes on Friday.

SHILLONG: KHNAM has asked the government for a White Paper on the UCIL "pre-project" development programmes and the proposed uranium project in West Khasi Hills district.

The Central Executive Council of KHNAM has decided to make representations to Chief Minister DD Lapang and ask him to stop the UCIL development projects in Mawthabah, West Khasi Hills, the site for the uranium project.

Dreaded disease claims 138 lives in 2009
SHILLONG: The sudden outbreak of swine flu across the country and the ever-increasing death toll due to H1N1 infection may cause serious concern, but in Meghalaya meningitis still remains a greater threat.

SHILLONG, Sept 15: The West Khasi Hills Confederation of Association for Development (WKHCAD) today met Chief Minister DD Lapang demanding absolute coverage to the West Khasi Hills district in terms of development with the UCIL-earmarked money of Rs 209 crore.

SHILLONG, Sept 14: Opposition to the proposed uranium mining in West Khasi Hills has gained its momentum during the public rally taken out by the anti-uranium lobby spearheaded by the KSU, LYWA and HSPDP today.

SHILLONG/NONGSTOIN: With just a day left for expiry of its 15-day deadline to the Congress-led MUA Government over UCIL's development programmes, KSU has geared up for a public rally at Iew Umdohlun, West Khasi Hills on Monday to protest against the authorities' reported attempt at facilitating uranium mining in the State.

SHILLONG: Forest Department officials will investigate reported rampant felling of trees in West Khasi Hills and Ri-Bhoi districts for charcoal production which has posed a serious threat to the forest cover and the environment in the State.

Party has not changed stand on uranium mining

SHILLONG, Sept 2: Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang said his government will not review the decision of leasing out 422 hectares of land of the State to Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) for uranium mining.