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Dolloi of Rymbai Elaka, 2 others drown in Prang River in EJH

KHLIEHRIAT | Sept 19, 2019:

In a tragic incident, the Dolloi (traditional chief) of Rymbai Elaka, Elios Swer (40s) and two others drowned at Prang River in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya on Thursday afternoon.

NGO leader, arrested over rape charges, no longer member of GSU

TURA | Sept 19, 2019:

Days after an NGO leader was arrested over rape charges, the Garo Students’ Union, Eastern Zone on Thursday clarified that the accused was no longer a member of the student body even as they maintained that he had been impeached more than a month ago.

A few cases of illegal mining, transportation of coal might have slipped govt’s notice, admits CM

SHILLONG | Sept 18, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday accepted that there might have been few cases of illegal transportation and mining of coal but maintained that the state government is continuously monitoring mining and transportation adding that they have been able to reduce it to a considerable extent.

Meghalaya: H Brolding Nongsiej sworn in as minister in Conrad led cabinet

SHILLONG | September 18, 2019:

Senior MLA of the United Democratic Party (UDP), H Brolding Nongsiej was sworn-in as the Minister of the National People’s Party (NPP) led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Government in Meghalaya today.

Bangladesh to strengthen ties with India especially with Meghalaya

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SHILLONG | September 18, 2019:

Bangladesh Information Minister, Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that the Bangladesh is looking to improve its ties with India especially with Meghalaya.

Meghalaya CM plans to visit Bangladesh within a month

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SHILLONG | September 18, 2019 (PTI):

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Tuesday he is planning to visit Bangladesh within a month to strengthen ties between India and her neighbour.

Bangladesh Information Minister Muhammad Hasan Mahmud called on Sangma during the day and discussed ways to bolster connectivity and trade between the two countries.

Mahmud invited Sangma to the centenary celebrations of the birth anniversary of Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, scheduled to be held on March 17 next year.

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“We discussed the need for strengthening road links and trade between the two countries besides establishing new routes of communication between Bangladesh and India’s Meghalaya,” Mahmud said.

The Bangladesh Information Minister said he also discussed with Sangma ways to make the border haats (markets) set up along the international border between Bangladesh and India’s Meghalaya more effective.

A bus service connects Dhaka with Shillong.

 

 

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