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Pvt hospitals in Shillong to be empanelled under MHIS-IV

SHILLONG | April 17, 2019:

Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek informed that all the private hospitals in Shillong city would be empanelled for implementing the MHIS-IV within this month.’

Decision to implement CAB should be left to respective states, says Hek

SHILLONG | April 17, 2019:

Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek, who is also a BJP leader, today said that the discretion to implement the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) should be left to the respective States if the BJP is determined to pass the bill in both houses of the Parliament in the near future.

‘illegal gambling’ on the rise; NGOs seek police interference

TURA | April 17, 2019:

In view of the reported rise in illegal gambling in Tura, the students’ organisations of Garo Hills region of Meghalaya on Tuesday filed an FIR against people and groups practicing this ‘illegal business’.

Miscreants try to rob SBI Happy Valley Branch in Shillong; FIR lodged

Shillong | April 17, 2019

In what may be termed as a foiled attempt at robbing a bank, it has come to light that miscreants tried to rob an SBI bank in Shillong on the night of April 12.


As per an FIR report filed with the Meghalaya Police, Biplab Kr. Basak, Branch Manager of State Bank of India, Happy Valley, Shillong lodged a complaint that on April 12 at around 11.30 pm, unknown miscreant(s) attempted to enter inside the Bank by trying to break the lock and dislocating the CCTV cameras and the entrance tube light.

The matter is being looked into by the police.

More details are awaited…

Cyclonic Storm hits Meghalaya again; many houses damaged

TURA | April 17, 2019:

A cyclonic storm accompanied with rain wreaked havoc yet again in certain areas in Meghalaya during the wee hours of Wednesday with several houses being damaged, roads blocked and trees uprooted.

Govt seeks ECI’s permission to resume implementation of ongoing projects

Shillong: Newly sworn-in Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma addresses a press conference in Shillong, Meghalaya on Tuesday. PTI Photo (PTI3_6_2018_000189B)

SHILLONG | April 16, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said that the Government has requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allow the Government to resume the implementation of the ongoing important projects.

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