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Meghalaya: State aims to generate 1659 MW from 15 power projects to meet power shortfall

SHILLONG, April 11, 2018: The State government of Meghalaya is attempting to generate 1659.05 mega watts from as many as 15 power projects to meet the shortfall of power in Meghalaya and the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of most of these projects have been completed.

Police are on the job to wipe out GNLA, says Prestone

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 10, 2018: 

The death of the commander-in-chief of banned militant outfit, Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Sohan D Shira which subsequently resulted in a spate of surrenders has ‘presumably’ reduced the strength of the dreaded outfit in Garo Hills region of Meghalaya.

Police quick to clarify on release of Hek’s son; says case is bailable offence

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 10, 2018: 

Amid criticisms from several quarters over the alleged ‘partiality’ of the police when it comes to handling an accident case which involved a minister’s son, the district police chief on Tuesday clarified that the police’s hands are tight since it is a baliable case and because no FIR was filed by the deceased’s family.

Living Megalithic Culture of Khasi-Jaintia can help understand global megalithic culture better

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, Shillong News | Shillong, April 10, 2018:

As archaeologists and historians from across the world continues to collect every piece of pre-historic remains and records to ascertain the significance of Megaliths and Monoliths spread across the globe, an expert and author from Bangalore upheld that the living Megalithic Culture of the Khasi-Jaintia in Meghalaya might hold the key to understanding megaliths all over the world.

Will A. L. Hek’s son be convicted or released?

By MAYBORN LYNGDOH R | April 09, 2018


The Editor

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

Following a recent incident of a Meghalaya MLA’s son being involved in a tragic road accident that led to the death of a cop associated with Shillong Jail while critically injuring another constable of Meghalaya police, a question that has been lurking in people’s mind is that, “Will the minster’s son ever be convicted or will he be out on bail for he happens to be the son of Meghalaya  Health Minister, AL Hek.

READ | Meghalaya: Mercedes driven by Health Minister’s son hits motorbike killing a cop, injuring another


KSU closes various banks’ offices for working on occasion of Shad Suk Mynsiem

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 09, 2018:

The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Monday closed many financial institutions’ offices after they were informed that the banks located within the jurisdiction of East Khasi Hills district remained open despite the fact that today was declared a ‘holiday’ on occasion of Shad Suk Mynsiem.

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