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Meghalaya: Residents, Traders call for bandh to protest over demand for AMPT roads in Phulbari


TURA | OCT 19, 2019:

The traders and residents of Phulbari in response to their demand for construction and repair of the AMPT roads have decided to shut down all the shops and movements in the area as a form of protest against the non initiation to repair roads by the authorities on the said section.

The Shillong Times editor held guilty of contempt by Meghalaya HC


SHILLONG, March 8, 2019: The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri, was on Friday, found guilty of contempt by the Meghalaya High Court.

Bollywood movie shoot begins in Shillong; Over 100 local artists seen on set

SHILLONG, March 1, 2019: The filming of yet another Bollywood movie in the capital city of Shillong has begun on Wednesday after the opening clap was given byHealth Minister AL Hek who was present during the day of shoot.

Former J&K CM responds to Meghalaya Governor’s controversial tweet after Pulwama attack


SHILLONG, February 21, 2019: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy sparked a controversy on February 19 by supporting a call to “boycott everything Kashmiri” and stop visiting Kashmir and the Amarnath shrine for two years.

Indian Navy suspends operation to retrieve body of dead miner


SHILLONG, January 21, 2019: The Navy on Sunday “suspended” its operation to retrieve the body of one of the 15 miners trapped inside an illegal 370-ft flooded coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, an official said.

Mining disaster could have been prevented: Tenzing Norgay National Adventure awardee


SHILLONG, January 5, 2018: Tenzing Norgay National Adventure awardee, Brian Dermot Kharpran Daly, said on Friday that coal mining disaster in Meghalaya could have been prevented if the state mining policy was in place.

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