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Meghalaya: Encroachment of forest area on the rise says report

SHILLONG, April 22, 2018: Encroachment into reserved forest areas in Meghalaya is “increasing continuously”, the latest report of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India for the year ending on March 31, 2017 has highlighted.

Fighting crime against women: Time to take the battle to the next level!

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 21, 2018: 

In light of the growing oppression and violence against women, minorities and the marginalized in the whole country including Meghalaya, Thma-U-Rangli-juki (TUR), a progressive people’s group of Meghalaya, organised an open discussion against hate crimes, moral policing and violence against women and children at Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah here on Saturday.

Mawlai Bypass will help ease traffic congestion in Shillong: CM

TNT Desk | Shillong, April 21, 2018: 

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today inspected the bypass road and VIP road in Shillong along with Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, Mawlai MLA Process T. Sawkimie and Umroi MLA George Lyngdoh.

Cyclonic storm hits WGH; houses damages, trees uprooted

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, Apr 21, 2018:

Many houses were damaged and trees, towers were uprooted in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya after the district, mainly the plain belt area, was badly hit by a cyclonic storm last evening.

RTI reveals misappropriation of central funds by former GHADC CEM

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, April 21, 2018: 

Just days before Williamnagar goes to poll on April 27, the district headquarters of East Garo Hills witnessed a huge revelation after RTI findings revealed anomalies in the completion of projects undertaken by then GHADC CEM, Denang T Sangma.

Centre approves ordinance on death penalty for raping children below 12

IANS | New Delhi, April 21, 2018:

The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12.

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