Shillong, November 22: Two persons who claimed to be members of ‘Art of Living’ landed in police net for arranging an ‘unauthorized’ meeting with a banned militant outfit — Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC).
Shillong, November 22: Three martial arts athlete from Meghalaya who represented the country at the International Jeet Kune Do Championships have won gold at the event.
Shillong, November 22: The Meghalaya Government on Tuesday decided to file an appeal before the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Division Bench of the Meghalaya High Court to order a CBI probe on the irregularities in the appointment of assistant teachers in the Government Lower Primary Schools.
It may be mentioned that after nearly ten years, the Meghalaya High Court recently directed the CBI to take over the criminal case filed against a “Government official and a politician” who allegedly tampered the result scores of candidates in a Government teachers’ recruitment process in 2009-2010.
Shillong, November 21: Gabriel Nongrum, a 23 year old Blind footballer from the remote village of Umskun Nongpoh in Ribhoi district, Meghalaya plays Blind Football which is an exciting, fast paced 5-a-side football played by visually impaired athletes using a ball with a noise-making device inside.(For more info: http://www.blindfootball.in/ibf.php).
Tura, November 21: The North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) once again made headlines for the wrong reasons after the university delayed providing answers to a Right to Information (RTI) request made by a former faculty member of the NEHU – Tura campus.
Shillong, November 21: Days after the submission of a representation by a local resident Madal Sumer, seeking the disqualification of 17 state legislators who resigned as Parliamentary Secretaries, Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has clarified that the matter has been referred to the Election Commission on Nov 16 and it is not pending with the Governor’s office as reported.
Official sources informed that the Governor has sought the Election Commission’s views on the disqualification of 17 MLAs after the Meghalaya High Court held as invalid the state law providing for the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries.