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Nurse’s murder case: Body taken to Manipur; Tangkhul, Naga bodies demand speedy inquiry

By Our Reporter | Shillong, May 30, 2018: 

A day after a decomposed body of a missing nurse from Nazareth Hospital was recovered from Ryndang Briew in Shillong, the family members have left for Manipur, along with the body, today afternoon.

“I am a Khasi, no Bill can take away my identity”: An open letter on KHADC bill 2018

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Shillong | July 26, 2018: 

Dear Leaders, Members and Office bearers of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC),

I am a common Shillong woman in my mid twenties borne out of a Khasi mother and a non Khasi father wedlock. My family members never followed the religion of my father or grandfather rather I have been taught to proudly display the practice of a matrilineal society whenever and wherever I represent myself outside the state of Meghalaya in any platform that I go to.

WATCH : Ampareen speaks in Khasi in Assembly

Shillong News Desk | Shillong, March 19, 2018: 

Meghalaya Congress legislator from East Shillong constituency, M Ampareen Lyngdoh on Monday continued with the trend set by Governor Ganga Prasad of using a language other than the English language in the Assembly.

Mukul’s daughter, Miani kicks up virtual storm after calling Selsella residents ‘less-intelligent’

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, May 11, 2018: 

As the by-poll battle for the Ampati Assembly seat gets interesting by the day, Congress candidate Miani D Shira, daughter of former chief minister, Dr Mukul Sangma has invited controversy after she ‘presumably’ refer to the people of Ampati as ‘more intelligent’ while calling those of Selsella as ‘less intelligent’.

Here are the names of the newly inducted cabinet ministers in Conrad-led MDA govt

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 06, 2018: 

It’s a new day for Meghalaya as it greets its newly sworn-in Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, who will lead the NPP led coalition government in the state for the next 5 years.

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The NPP chief was administered the oath of office by Governor Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday morning in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu besides Congress leaders like outgoing CM Mukul Sangma and former MPCC chief DD Lapang.

BJP leaders — Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Here are the names of the cabinet ministers in the Conrad led coalition government in the state.

1. Prestone Tynsong – NPP
2. James P.K.Sangma – NPP
3. A.L.Hek – BJP
4. Sniawbhalang Dhar – NPP
5. Comingone Ymbon – NPP
6. Metbah Lyngdoh – UDP

The jubilant newly inducted cabinet ministers — James Sangma, AL Hek and Sniawbhalang Dhar.

7. Lahkmen Rymbui – UDP
8. Kyrmen Shylla -UDP
8. Banteidor Lyngdoh – PDF
10. Hamletson Dohling -PDF
11. Samlin Malngiang – HSPDP

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

As per the results of the Meghalaya State Assembly polls declared on March 3, the Congress party retained its hold with 21 seats, while the NPP bagged 19 seats.

Following its defeat in the state Assembly polls here, the BJP on Saturday had suggested that the NPP and UDP to enter into an alliance to form a “non-Congress government” in the state.

Outgoing Chief Minister of Meghalaya– Dr Mukul Sangma

After which the NPP got support from United Democratic Party (UDP), People’s Democratic Front (PDF), Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the BJP and an Independent. UDP, PDF, HSPDP and BJP have six, four, two and two seats respectively.

Veteran Congress leader and former MPCC chief Dr DD Lapang

Therefore, the Congress failed to form a coalition government in the state even after emerging as the single largest party.

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Shillong dentist, Dr Phindarilang Chyne receives ‘Best Dental Surgeon award’

By Our Reporter | Shillong, June 12, 2018: 

In a major achievement for the medical fraternity in Meghalaya, a dentist from Shillong, Dr Phindarilang Chyne was awarded the Best Dental Surgeon award while Shillong – Floss Multispeciality Dental clinic Dental Clinic, located at Laban was awarded the Best Multidisplinary Dental clinic in “India’s most Prominent Dental Award 2018” in Hyderabad on Sunday.

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