SHILLONG: Meghalaya being one of the 14 states of the country today has began to fight against the spread of measles and reduce deaths from measles with the State Health Department has started to c

SHILLONG: The State Health Department through the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is all set to conduct the Measles Catch-Up Campaign targeting to provide mass vaccination to more than 6 lakhs children (from 9 months of age to 10 years) covering 93-99 per cent of the population especially in the rural areas of the state.

SHILLONG: The Union Ministry of Forest and Environment has given environment clearance to the Meghalaya Ferrous Limited for setting up of the ferro alloys plant at Porla village near Nongstoin in West Khasi Hills.

SHILLONG, The South West Khasi Hills Unit of the Khasi Students

SHILLONG, In order to ease traffic congestion on the National Highway-40, the process for land acquisition and activities like shifting of electric posts, telecom lines etc. on the Shillong

SHILLONG, The Meghalaya Government on Tuesday said it has yet to decide whether it will allow its rich deposits of uranium to be mined, something which has been firmly opposed by various groups in the state on health and environmental grounds.

Ques tioning the manner in which environmental clearances are granted in the country,the Supreme Court on Friday noted that the environment ministry has for 17longyearsletprivatecompanies pay

Shillong: The state government has apparently shelved the uranium mining project in Meghalaya for the time being. No decision has been taken regarding the matter after chief minister Mukul Sangma assumed power in April last year replacing D.D.


SHILLONG: State Planning Board Chairman, Dr Donkupar Roy, has sent a letter to Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma demanding an amendment to the existing Land Transfer Act to be taken up during the next budget session.

"The local indigenous people are not at all benefiting from the Act as it is not promoting the economic interest of the tribals," Roy said in the letter.

According to Government st