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Social media: A technological boon or curse or a bit of both

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie

SHILLONG | Aug 27, 2019:

With only 30 percent of the population of India being digitally enabled in this technological world, the chances of irresponsible use of the social media and the rapid flow of fake news and rumours are very high.

Meghalaya Police’s witty tweet on drug peddlers selling ‘Rasna’ powder takes social media by storm

SHILLONG | Aug 16, 2019:

The drug peddlers in Shillong has surely taken their business to a whole new level OR should we say a new low!

Meghalaya Police K-9 Unit steals the show during I-Day celebration in Shillong

SHILLONG |August 15, 2019:

 The Meghalaya Police K-9 Unit stole the show during the Independence Day celebration in Shillong on Thursday.

The K-9 Unit led by Inspector Sagar Sharma along with Narcotics Sniffer Canines were extensively used by Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF), East Khasi Hills District for conducting raids and detection of Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances in and around Shillong city, in recent operation against drugs.

Whistling village – Kongthong sends “tuneful” invitation to PM Modi

SHILLONG | Aug 14, 2019:

The residents of Kongthong village, popularly known as the whistling village of Meghalaya, has sent a distinct musical and melodious invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the village.

Plastic bags banned in East Jaintia Hills

SHILLONG | Aug 6, 2019:

The Additional District Magistrate, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat has promulgated an Order under section 144 Cr.P.C prohibiting manufacturing, stocking, distributing or selling any plastic carry bags which is less than 50 microns in thickness.

Facts you need to know about Late Dr Donkupar Roy

SHILLONG | July 29, 2019:

The demise of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker, Late Dr Donkupar Roy has left a void in the state’s political arena.

Dr Roy passed away on July 28 in New Delhi due to organ failure. His body was flown back to Guwahati on July 29 morning from where it was brought to Shillong via road.

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