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IAF Finance planners discuss modernization budget in EAC HQ in Shillong


SHILLONG, December 1, 2017: Indian Air Force assets – aircraft, missiles and associated equipment – are invariably high value assets.  Their upkeep and maintenance involve heavy expenditure making financial management an onerous task.

POLITICS | I don’t want to strain my brain over future of my Govt: CM


Shillong, December 1, 2017: Pressurized and criticized from several quarters over the delay in convening the Winter Assembly session, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday explained the reason behind the delay stating that he wanted to get a clear picture of the current mindset of his party legislators.

“The main reason for the delay in holding the Winter Assembly Session is because I wanted to see who are the MLA’s who wanted to resign,” Sangma said adding that he does not want to strain his brain over the future of his Government.

POLITICS | Meghalaya: Opposition likely to move No-Confidence motion against Mukul Sangma Govt


Shillong, November 30, 2017: With only 3 months left for the state to go to polls, the Opposition is contemplating to move a no-confidence motion against Congress led MUA II Government in the State.

Meghalaya: Land acquisition for construction of Nongmynsong-Diengpasoh 4-lane underway


Shillong, November 30, 2017: The hassle bustle and congestion while travelling from the main city to Shillong bye-pass will likely cease to exist in the coming years following the announcement of the government to construct the four lane road along the stretch, the work of which is currently under process.

Air Deccan ready to conduct flight services starting December with Shillong airport as main hub


SHILLONG, November 28, 2017: Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), low cost airline Air Deccan is set to start operations in the Northeast in December. The scheme is also known as UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) and will begin December 21.

Meghalaya: Government to restart lotteries


Shillong, November 25, 2017: Mukul Sangma, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya announced that the Excise Registration Taxation Stamps Department (ERTS)  has notified the new lottery rules and that there would soon be a bidding process to appoint a distributor to market the state government’s lotteries in states where such lottery sales are permitted. Sangma added that the government would prefer paper lotteries over online lotteries and the same would apply to central law, Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998 and rules framed there under.

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