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Meghalaya & Cricket: State players shine in regional matches

SHILLONG | Nov 20, 2018:

Centuries for Raj Biswa and guest/professional Yogesh Nagar took Meghalaya to 338/5 at stumps on the first day of the Ranji Trophy plate group match against Nagaland at the Meghalaya Cricket Association Ground here today.

Arunachal trail Meghalaya by 90 runs on first day of U-16 Vijay Merchant match

SHILLONG | Nov 18, 2018:

Arunachal Pradesh trail Meghalaya by 90 runs at the end of the first day of the U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy North East Zone match in Mangaldai, Assam, today.

Meghalaya U-16 boys win tight Vijay Merchant Trophy match against Nagaland

Shillong | Nov 13, 2018:
Eight wickets by Nirdesh Baisoya sealed a 38-run victory for Meghalaya over Nagaland in the U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Golaghat, Assam, today.

Meghalaya CM’s team wins football match against Baichung Bhutia’s team in Shillong

Shillong | Oct 28, 2018: 

In a show of sportsmanship, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma along with his cabinet ministers on Sunday conquered the football field in JN Stadium, Shillong during the exhibition match against Young Leaders Connect (YLC) XI.

Govt to build infrastructure for Natl. Games in existing Govt. land to avoid additional financial burden

The Chief Minister along with Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Banteidor Lyngdoh had left for Delhi to approach various Ministries of the Union Government to help the State in the allocation of funds for the preparation of the infrastructure of the National Games.

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 15, 2018:

Taking into account the financial crisis in the State, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that they are looking to build the infrastructure for the National Games in the existing Government land which are available in and around Shillong city.

National Games Stadium to be constructed in New Shillong Township; Centre sanctions Rs 300 cr for project

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Meghalaya gets Rs 300 crore from Union Ministry of Social Justice to construct the National Games stadium at the New Shillong Township
  • Government has already identified the lands for setting up of National Games Stadium and Games Villages
  • Dy CM informs that the process of engaging consultants, architects and  the CEO of the National Games will be over by November 15

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 10, 2018: 

In a bid to improve the sports infrastructure in Meghalaya in view of the 2022 National Games, the Union Ministry of Social Justice has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 300 crore for the construction of the National Games stadium at the New Shillong Township.

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