SHILLONG: Lone KHNAM MDC in the KHADC, Adelbert Nongrum, has come down heavily on the Congress-led Executive Committee for allowing Maheshwari Mining Private Limited to operate in West Khasi Hills district despite claiming that it had cancelled the company’s trading license.

“I have inspected the spot and seen for myself that the firm has its office in Ranikor area,” Nongrum said while speaking during Question Hour on Wednesday.

NONGSTOIN: Water scarcity in Marngor area consisting of six villages Marngor, Langlew, Mawkhanpamdeh, MawBlei mawjnoin, Phyllut and Mawkhan Wahkwang is reaching an alarming proportion with people of the area suffering a lot due to water crisis.

Residents of the locality can be seen waiting in long queues at some of the water ponds in the area with empty buckets and plastic gallons for their turn. On many occasions this wait for water often leads to quarrels and fights between the residents.

SHILLONG, Feb 2 – Assam’s world famous tea has propelled the State as the leader in terms of export from the Northeast during 2010-11. Assam exported goods worth Rs 476.59 crore during 2010-11.

SHILLONG: The State Government has directed Jaypee Group, which has been entrusted to execute the 450 mega watt Kynshi (stage -II) hydro electric project on Kynshi river, to shift the project 3 km

NONGSTOIN: State PHE Minister Shitlang Pale on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Nongstoin Urban Water Supply Scheme at the PHE Campus in Nongstoin.

Shillong, Nov. 20: The rampant felling continues unabated whether it is for charcoal or for the wood-based industries situated in parts of Ri Bhoi district.

Shillong, Nov.

SHILLONG: About 37.7 percent of the state’s population has been covered under the Measles Catch Up Campaign which is being carried out to provide children between 9 months to 10 years of age with a

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has admitted that the Atomic Mineral Division (AMD) has requested the State Government for shifting the proposed Kynshi Stage-II hydro-electric project to another site.

“I have been brief by AMD officials that if the project is not shifted it will submerge areas where there are uranium deposits,” Dr Sangma told reporters on Friday.

SHILLONG: The 2nd day of the Measles Catch-up Programme in East Khasi, West Khasi and Jaintia Hills districts picked up momentum especially at the school session sites.