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Meghalaya: Langrin MDC Nassar Marwein passes away

KHADC, MDC, Meghalaya,

SHILLONG | October 28, 2019:

An MDC of the KHADC representing Langrin constituency, Nassar Marwein passed away in NEIGRIHMS today at 2 pm.

As per sources he was hospitalized in NEIGRIHMS Hospital from October 23, then his health continue to deteriorate showing no sign of improvement

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The mortal remains of Mr. Nassar will be taken first to his house in Mawpat Shillong.

This news has been confirmed by Ranikor Constituency MLA Pius Marweiñ.



Meghalaya Teachers Eligibility Test (MTET) not compulsory for existing teachers, says AGHSSASTA

TURA | Nov 24, 2018: 

The decision of the State Government to Meghalaya Teachers Eligibility Test (MTET) mandatory for primary school teachers in the state has caught many by surprise creating a wave of confusion and worrisome amongst the existing teachers.

Police reveal detailed report on Motphran Clash

By Our Reporter | Shillong, June 1, 2018: 

Amid the hostile atmosphere in Motphran area, Police on Friday has arrested the main person who was connected with the assault of the conductors of the STPS buses at Them Iew Mawlong on Thursday.

Meghalaya Police Recruitment: Physical Efficiency Test postponed

SHILLONG | March 13, 2020:

This is for the information of the candidates who applied for the various posts of (1) SF-10 Group, (2) AB/UB Group and (3) Follower Group in Meghalaya Police 2019-20 that Physical Efficiency Test (PET) scheduled to be held in two Centres w.e.f 17th March 2020 to 15th May 2020 in 1st MLP Bn, Mawiong and 23rd March 2020 to 15th May 2020 in 2nd MLP Bn, Goeragre is hereby postponed and fresh dates will be announced in due course.

This is due to the Advisory issued by the Director, Health Services, (MI), Meghalaya, Shillong vide L/No. HSM/EST/GZT/89/17/34730 dated 11/03/2020 and Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Office Memorandum No. Z-21020/14/2020-PH dated 05/03/2020 which is advisable to avoid mass gathering for the time being.

However, the new date and time of the PET schedule will be intimated through the Meghalaya Police website

For more information contact 0364-2591238 , 6033164273

Meghalaya Schools shine in ICSE, ISC examinations

TNT News | Shillong | May 07, 2019

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared the ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 results 2019 today at 3 p.m .

Meghalaya schools fared well with many schools recording pass percentage above 90 percent.


Among the successful schools were Meghalaya Police Public School (MPPS), Shillong which recorded 100 per cent pass percentage with all 30 students clearing the ICSE 10th examination.

Shillong Public School recorded 90 per cent pass percentage with 27 out of 30 students having cleared the examination. The topper from the school is Wanshanlang Kharmalki who secured 91 percent.


Jowai Public School also recorded 100 per cent pass percentage with all 26 students getting through the exams. The topper from this school is Heibhahmi Suchen who secured 86.6 percent.

Pine Mount School, Shillong also recorded a 100 per cent pass percentage in the ISC class 12 examination declared today. The final tabulation of the ICSE exams is however yet to be retrieved by the school due to some technical defect with the Council’s website.

The results of St. Edmund’s School, Shillong as well as Loreto school was yet to be known until the filing of this report.

It may be mentioned that for the first time ever, ICSE and ISC will have compartmental exams allowing unsuccessful candidates a second chance at clearing their papers in the same year.

Declaring the 2019 results on Tuesday, the CISCE also said the pass percentage for the 1.96 lakh students who attempted its Class 10 or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination was 98.54%.

The joint toppers were Juhi Rupesh Kajaria of Mumbai and Manhar Bansal of Muktsar, Punjab, who both scored 99.6%.

The results are available at

Meghalaya| Good news for deficit school teachers; new pay scale to be implemented next month

By Our Reporter | Shillong, June 08, 2018

The Meghalaya Cabinet today decided to implement the 5th pay revision to the deficit school teachers of the State with effective from July 1, 2018.

“The deficit teachers will be getting the new pay scale from next month,” Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui told media persons after the Cabinet meeting today.

He further said that the arrears will be paid to the deficit teachers in four installments with 25 percent each.

Revealing the financial involvement, Education Minister said that the additional fund which is required for implementation of the new pay revision is Rs 84 crore.

“The Government would need an amount of Rs 126 crore for payment of the arrears from January 1, 2017 to June 01, 2018,” Rymbui said adding that the department will work out with the Finance Minister for payment of the first installment of the arrears.

On the number of deficit teachers in the State, Education Minister informed that in the deficit secondary school, the total number of non-teaching school is 322 while the teaching staff is 1921.

In the deficit higher secondary school, Rymbui informed that the total number of teaching staff is 129 and the number of non-teaching staff is 57.

He further informed the total number of teaching staff in the deficit pattern 85 while the total number of non-teaching staff is 17.

Replying to a query, he said that as of now, the State Government is spending around Rs 278.39 crore on the salaries of the deficit schools annually.

“With the implementation of the new pay, the Government will be spending more than 300 crore plus annually on the salaries,” Education Minister said.

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