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Asking people to join hands with the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah lamented that traffic congestion is a pressing problem in the city. He also said that the saffron party will work to connect every village in the state with roads besides making Meghalaya the biggest tourism draw in the country.
Asking people to join hands with BJP and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, he also lamented that the traffic congestion was ever increasing in Shillong. He also stated that BJP would work to connect every single village in Meghalaya with roads besides making Meghalaya the biggest tourism destination.

One January morning, Ilias Ali, a businessman in Bangladesh's Chhatak town, set out for India. He drove past the historical city of Sylhet to reach the hilly hamlet of Tamabil where he crossed the India-Bangladesh border outpost to enter picturesque Dawki in Meghalaya - the first town on the other side of ...
Tura based NGO, Bakdil, was entrusted with the responsibility of looking after the project where eleven villages under Kharkutta Block with a total 535 ... Meanwhile, political parties and candidates are now in top gear organising public meetings at small level in different colonies and pockets of the town.
SHILLONG: A grenade was recovered from a vehicle of a Congress worker in poll-bound Meghalaya on Monday, police said. Shillong City police Chief Spill Thamar said that the Chinese-made grenade was found in the spare Tyre of the car of Michael Pakyntein, a key campaigner for Congress candidate ...
The reason why Meghalaya is known as the abode of clouds can be exemplified through the city, for the constant presence of clouds like guardian spirits is ... delicacies and chic street fashion, the real charm of Shillong, however, lies in its rustic towns and villages amidst wide expanses of lush greenery.

SHILLONG: The election Commission headed by chief election commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will hold poll meeting for two days in the city from ... Later, based on the suggestion of the EC, the Meghalaya chief secretary will hold video conferencing with his Assam counterpart seeking help from the ...
"I felt like I had met with an accident, it happened so suddenly," a coal miner in Khliehriat town in East Jaintia Hills district recalled his reaction to the announcement of the ban. He claimed his business has fallen by 80% since then. Across Jaintia Hills, several people associated with the coal trade and the ...
JOWAI: BJP candidate, Lakhon Biam of Nangbah village under 30 Raliang Constituency informed that he need police protection as he had been informed ... West Jaintia Hills to declare all poling stations under Nangbah village, Kyndong Tuber village and Shangpung villages as venerable and most critical ...
These are the voters of Umniuh Tmar village under Shella assembly constituenct in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district. Not only countries name, some people of the village also have names of some states, cities like Tripura, Meghalaya, Goa, Bombay, Vellore etc. Umniuh Tmar village, which is close to the ...
When a child is born, it is his/her name that gives them a sense of identity. Names are important. Because for most of us, they last a lifetime. We literally carry them to our graves. But names can be complicated. I mean, you are reading the author's name, you probably understand his feelings. Well, if you ...
The village's elected chief, named Premier, said the best English name is that of a 30 year-old woman whose mother 'Sweater' named her 'I Have Been Delivered!' PTI. Updated:February 11, 2018, 6:12 PM IST. facebook · twitter · Google skype whatsapp. Meghalaya Village Has the Funniest Voter List, ...
Roy always told his close friends, "If we empower our villages, our rural economy will grow." ... He empathised with farmers and daily wage labourers residing in villages who had to commute all the way to Shillong to withdraw or save money in SBI branches. ... In Meghalaya, this RRB was run by SBI.
Tura(Meghalaya), Feb 10 (PTI) National Peoples Party president Conrad K Sangma today claimed that the NPP will form the next government in Meghalaya after the February 27 Assembly election. Addressing a rally in Gokul village under the Bajengdoba assembly constituency in North Garo Hills, ...
Rajasimla (North Garo Hills district, Meghalaya): Standing against the fading sun, the modest Baptist church in Rajasimla, in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Pastor Marak, continued, "But he was chased out of his village because the villagers were then followers of the animist religion called Songsarek.
UMNIUH: Italy, Argentina, Sweden and Indonesia will vote and choose their representative to the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly this February 27!. Well, if ... Italy, Argentina, Sweden and Indonesia are the names of voters of Umniuh-Tmar Elaka village under Shella constituency in East Khasi Hills district.
Skhemborlang Diengdoh lodged a complaint that on February 8, unknown miscreants stole twenty four battery cells and one Diesel Generator Battery valued around Rs 1 lakh from Umphyrnai village (EKH). Shankar Chettri lodged a complaint that on February 8, he found that unknown miscreants broke ...

Shillong, Feb 10 (UNI) In the run up to the Meghalaya assembly polls, the internal squabbles within the state Congress leadership amid anti incumbency of seven years of ... The deserted look of the Congress Bhavan in capital town Shillong in Meghalaya is testimony to the fact that all is not well in the party.
"In the past, many religious leaders be it Pope (John Paul II) or Dalai Lama or Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have visited Meghalaya without any objection. We have never opposed to any of their visit since we have no hidden agenda," Mr Sangma said, adding the step only demonstrates the hidden agenda of the ...
Rahul's visit to Meghalaya on January 29 changed all that. BJP's attack on Rahul and his sartorial choice at Congress's music rally went viral. "So @OfficeOfRG , soot(pun intended!)-boot ki sarkar with 'black' money fleeced from Meghalayan State exchequer by rampant corruption? Instead of singing away ...
A part of poll-bound Meghalaya is unhappy with New Delhi for denying visa to the Pope equivalent of the Baptists, who was scheduled to attend a four-day celebration of 150 years of Christianity in a small town in the State. The Garo Baptist Convention had invited Dr. Paul Msiza, the Johannesburg-based ...
Meghalaya BJP sure of forming govt ... Shillong: The BJP on Tuesday exuded confidence in leading the next government in Meghalaya after a majority of its candidates filed their nominations on Tuesday. ... A sea of BJP supporters filled city roads, leading to massive traffic jams between 10am and 3pm.
The usual hullabaloo associated with the election in mainstream India is conspicuous by its absence. The capital town of Shillong, known for its natural beauty worldwide, wears a usual look. There are hardly any banners hanged on the roads or a lifesize cutout of political leaders one can notice in the city.
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) welcomed Manas Chaudhuri to the party on Tuesday at Congress Bhavan here. Chaudhuri had resigned from the BJP on Monday after not getting a ticket for the upcoming assembly election. A visibly happy Chaudhuri said the felicitation ...
Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma Faces Stiff Competition in His Stronghold, Ampatigiri ... Ampatigiri (South West Garo Hills, Meghalaya): One of the best takeaways from a road trip in any Northeastern region is the village bazaar. Halt at one ... Ampatigiri town is about 35 km from the India-Bangladesh border.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its second list of two candidates for the Meghalaya assembly elections to be held on February 27. The Central Election Committee of the BJP headed by party president Amit Shah approved the name of former Congress member of the Khasi Hills ...
Speaking to reporters after filing his nominations on Saturday, Shylla said the Meghalaya Town and Country Planning Act, 1973, was amended in 2004 after which it was made clear that the bylaws were "applicable to the whole state except the autonomous districts". Shylla wanted to know what Lambor did ...
The victim was taken to the hospital. Assauted. Rimjak Marak lodged a complaint that on January 31, two persons Walseng Sangma and Notsing Sangma assaulted his 21-year-old daughter at Watrigre village, South West Garo Hills. facebook twitter Google+ LinkedIn WhatsApp email SMS PrintFriendly ...
It is human induced contamination from its catchment area, Shillong city, in both liquid effluents as well as solid waste, that has led to the condition the ... to come on board in a participatory manner to achieve something that everyone wants - Cleaning up our towns and cities and restoring our environment ...
The air quality in India's cleanest towns does not meet the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, according to a Greenpeace India report. With an annual reading of 26 µg/m3, the temple town of Hassan in Karnataka, hilly Pathanamthitta in Kerala, or Nongstoin in the West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya ...
On January 11, 2018, Garo National Liberation army (GNLA) 'deputy commander in chief' Matchallang M. Sangma aka Vietnam was killed in an encounter with Meghalaya police at Bawe Duragre village in East Garo Hills District. No other insurgency-linked killing has been reported from the State in 2018 ...
On January 26 around 8.30 pm, four persons in a local taxi extorted money from coal laden trucks at Nongprut village in West Khasi Hills. The police rushed to the spot and arrested two of the accused persons Forester Dkhar (23) and Serosing Kharsyntiew (24) while two of their accomplices managed to ...
GUWAHATI: The United Democratic party, a constituent of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), has said Meghalaya is heading for a "non-Congress" government this time. ... Prior to that, the party was part of the Meghalaya Progressive Alliance coalition government between 2008 and 2009.
Last Monday, Tikrikilla, a tiny town in the plains of Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, wore a festive look. It was Saraswati Puja. In eastern parts of the country, the spring festival of Basant Panchami is an occasion to pay obeisance to the Hindu goddess of learning. Freshly bathed young men and women, ...
Rahul to attend music concert in city tomorrow ... Titled as 'Celebration of peace', an evening celebrating Meghalaya's way of life', the events will highlight music, culture, tradition and youth, besides paying ... There are over 86,000 young voters in Meghalaya as per the official list of the election Department.
The man next to me, 22-year-old Bakking S. Marak of Daribokgre, a village in Meghalaya's Garo Hills, whispers excitedly: "Huro". In a flash, the white squiggles are gone -- the caterpillars that have scampered up into the canopy, it turns out, are the knitted eyebrows of an endangered male western hoolock ...
Meghalaya like Nagaland will go to the polls on February 27, following the election Commission's announcement, the West Garo Hills Deputy ... other parties in the state have come into a mild controversy where villagers from Ransel Village have expressed their displeasure at him not keeping a promise .
TURA: Two Meghalaya police officers, including a lady officer, hailing from the Garo Hills have been nominated to the Indian police Service (IPS) by the ... The militant leader was so irked with the repeated raids that kept him on his toes that he led a group of rebels into Williamnagar town during a winter ...
Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri announced on Friday that Silvassa (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) has topped the list of winning cities in the fourth round of Smart City competition. The others in the list include Erode (Tamil Nadu), Diu (Daman & Diu), Bihar Sharif (Bihar), Bareilly (Uttar ...
SHILLONG: With the date for the state assembly election being announced on Thursday, political parties are bracing for the February 27 showdown. While the National People's Party (NPP), headed by Tura MP Conrad Sangma, and the BJP have emerged as major contenders to unseat the Congress from ...
NONGSTOIN: The manager of a private company lodged an FIR on Friday alleging that five persons demolished a toll gate at Miangmawdar village in West Khasi Hills last month. FM Syiemlieh, the manager of A.C.Gare Private Road Ltd, said in his complaint lodged with Shallang police that Lindro Puwein, ...
SHILLONG: With the assembly elections approaching, the district election officer, East Khasi Hills, on Friday met the members of the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC), returning officers and local cable network operators for a briefing on the Election Commission of India's instructions ...
In a pre-election campaign at Adokgre village which was attended by around 2000 people, NPP chief Conrad Sangma welcomed the former speaker into the NPP fold. Welcoming E D Marak and his supporters, Conrad Sangma said that winds of change are blowing in both the Khasi-Jaintia and Garo Hills ...
SHILLONG: The state Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) led by its president Jamil Ahmed has submitted a memorandum to the Governor, Ganga Prasad on Thursday which featured certain issues and challenges faced by the state. The state unit of LJP demanded the inclusion of Khasi, Jaintia and Garo languages ...
But in his office in a corner of Meghalaya's Tura town, a Father belonging to the Catholic Church placed it in the context of upcoming elections in the state, ... Back in Shillong, after the Sunday service at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, the city's oldest church, a group of young men, employed in the ...
Matchallang who was one of the most wanted rebels in the region, was notorious as a dreaded killer and had gunned down Orget Sangma, a village elder from Dambuk on ... A search of nearby villages was also on for any GNLA cadres who might have been injured and taken refuge among villagers.
But in his office in a corner of Meghalaya's Tura town, a Father belonging to the Catholic Church placed it in the context of upcoming elections in the state, ... Back in Shillong, after the Sunday service at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, the city's oldest church, a group of young men, employed in the ...
SHILLONG: Eight MLAs, including five from the Congress, today joined the BJP ally in the NDA at the centre National People's Party (NPP) in poll-bound Meghalaya. All eight MLAs, who recently resigned from the Assembly, joined the NPP at its rally in Meghalaya capital town of Shillong.
"The host city will have to complete building of infrastructures by 2021 a year ahead of the Games.A There is also a penalty clause of Rs two crore per year in case of delay in hosting the games," Mehta told journalists. He said the central government will provide 30 percent of the total budget for the National ...
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya government, the Indian Olympic Association and the Meghalaya State Olympic Association on Wednesday signed the host city contract to hold the 39th National Games in the state in 2022. The mega sports event will coincide with the 50th year of Meghalaya's statehood, Prime ...


 

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