All shops, restaurants and bars in the West Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya to close by 9 pm.
The Meghalaya chief minister said that all actions are being taken to ensure illegal mining activities are stopped.
The plea for grant of pre-arrest bail was made in connection with the FIR filed on January 22 and registered with the Khliehriat police station.
Alleging that the state government was caught sleeping over the ILP issue, Congress leader Mukul Sangma said that CLP had to pull up the state government in the last Assembly session.
Around 70 per cent of the 443-km Meghalaya-Bangladesh border has been fenced, with the BSF directing the construction agency to expedite the erection of fencing on the remaining 30 per cent
Director of Health Services (MI), Dr Aman War on Wednesday said that 21 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 while 19 have recovered from the viral infection.
'The entire Garo Hills is a herbal garden which abounds in medicinal plants and herbs, including rare species of plants'.
Expressing disappointment on the delay to implement the ILP, the CoMSO leader said one Christmas has gone and the next is coming, yet the Centre is still undecided on the ILP, which is a long pending aspiration of the people in the state.
Meghalaya has detected a total of 9,607 Covid-19 cases out of which 1,055 are active cases.
The Hundred Drums Wangala Festival of the Garo tribe in Meghalaya was held at Asanang in West Garo Hills every year since 1976.e
Two more deaths due to Covid infection were reported in the state
In a notification issued on Sunday, the DC said that only cyber cafes registered with the office of the DC, East Jaintia Hills district shall operate on the days and time allowed.
The death of pigs was reported from Synrang Shahkhain village (Rymbai) and Wapungskur village of East Jaiñtia Hills district, DC FM Dopth said
State Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong informed that the state has so far reported the unnatural death of 73 pigs.
Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said NEIGRIHMS wants to set up a plasma bank for the Northeast
The ‘U Tirot Sing Syiem Youth Achievement Award’ was conferred to five national youth awardees namely Kitboklang Nongphlang, Scaletty Lawriniang, Pranab Pariat, Empower Warbah and Andreas H Marwein who, since 2006, had received awards on various national platforms.
One of the most affected sections of the highway is the area of Kuliang village where a landslide has blocked the highway, effectively cutting off road communication.
"A decision to shift the proposed Jengjal Farmers’ market from its original site was strongly opposed by organizations and public who want it to come up in the existing Jengjal market".
The Achik Students’ Welfare Association said that while the focus has now shifted to online studies, a good percentage of students have no access to either laptops, tablets or even a smartphone.
Education Minister Rymbui informed that the education department will convene a meeting on June 15 to discuss the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for reopening of educational institutions.
The Meghalaya government has urged people in the state to adhere to safety protocols announced by the government to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
An enquiry has been ordered on the reports that locust-like insects were found at Umkiang under East Jaintia Hills distric has been issued, said S Nongbet, director, horticulture department, Meghalaya
The Meghalaya deputy chief minister stressed the need to bring in highly skilled workers into the state.
Many villagers do not want to buy rice from government as rice from the open market is far cheaper, the Ka Sur U Paidbah Ka Bri U Hynniewtrep said.
"Those stranded residents of the state who are entering Meghalaya have to go through three types of testing, thermal scanning, rapid test and RT-PCR test and only then they are allowed to go,” Sangma said