Meghalaya

  • Meghalaya flood toll rises to 21, another 24 feared dead 16 hours 28 minutes ago

    Shillong: Twenty-one persons have lost their lives and another 24 are feared dead after being reported missing in flood affected areas of Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, according to state government officials. Incessant rains for the last 36 hours has affected more than three lakh people and more than 20,000 people...
  • Flash floods in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 dead, over 1 lakh affected Yesterday

    Guwahati: Flash floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, leaving at least 10 people dead and over 1 lakh affected. Incessant rain over the past 24 hours has caused heavy waterlogging in Guwahati with water levels in the Brahmaputra river rising. In Meghalaya, heavy rains lashed the state inundating...
  • 12 dead in Meghalaya floods Yesterday

    Shillong: At least 12 people, including five children, have been killed in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rain in the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, an official said on Monday. "As of now, 12 people have been confirmed dead in various parts of Garo Hills. About 20 more people are...
  • Garo militant groups to sign pact with Centre, Meghalaya government, says CM Mukul Sangma 6 days ago

    Shillong: A peace pact with at least two Garo militant groups in Meghalaya will be signed in New Delhi next week on September 24 with the Centre and the state government, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Wednesday. "The final signing of the text agreement for settlement will be signed next...
  • Meghalaya seeks guidance from Indian Institute of Packaging 1 week ago

    Shillong: Meghalaya government on Tuesday sought guidance from the Kolkatabased Indian Institute of Packaging to improve packaging of locally available agrihorticultural produce which are on high demand in the market. "We need your guidance in packaging technology," state's Planning Principal Secretary RM Mishra said while addressing a one day national workshop...
  • Meghalaya: Army kills two terrorists in Garo Hills August 22, 2014

    Garo hills: The Army on Friday killed two terrorists in Garo Hills in Meghalaya. Explosives have also been recovered from the two arrested. More details awaited. ...
  • Heavy rains to lash several parts of India July 30, 2014

    Heavy rainfall predicted to occur in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Konkan and Goa. Also places such as East Rajasthan, Assam, Meghalaya and Telangana are predicted to face heavy downpour. ...
  • 5 extortionists lynched by public in East Garo Hills July 15, 2014

    Shillong: Five alleged extortionists were lynched by public in separate incidents in East Garo Hills on Tuesday, police said. A group of seven armed persons had come to Jambal, about a kilometre from Rongjeng, and demanded money at gunpoint this afternoon, police said. Angry villagers gheraoed them. The sevenmember group then...
  • In Garo Hills, a man is abducted every other day July 5, 2014

    Shillong: Believe it or not, kidnapping has become the order of the day in the insurgencyhit Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, with one person being abducted every alternate day in the past six months. A total of 98 people were abducted for ransom in the past six months till June, while...
  • World Bank grants Rs 8 crores for developmental projects in Northeast June 19, 2014

    Guwahati: The World Bank on Thursday awarded grants worth $1.4 million (over Rs 8 crore) to 12 organisations for various developmental projects in Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram. "From low cost eye care, to tapping unbanked populations through technology, to providing energy efficient solutions for water and sanitation issues these...
  • Kidnapped banker in Meghalaya rescued after gunfight June 18, 2014

    Shillong: A kidnapped bank official in Meghalaya was rescued Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in the West Garo Hills district, police said. Arvind Kumar, manager at State Bank of India's Ampati branch, was kidnapped at gunpoint by three unidentified men from Garobadha area while he was going towards his...
  • SBI branch manager abducted in Meghalaya June 16, 2014

    Shillong: Suspected militants abducted a branch manager of the State Bank of India on Monday in Meghalaya's South West Garo Hills district, police said. The bank official, Arvind Kumar, was on his way from Guwahati when his vehicle was stopped by three armed persons at Rangatari near the Garobadha bridge...
  • 7 killed, 35 injured in Meghalaya road accident June 16, 2014

    Shillong: Seven persons were killed today and 35 others severely injured when an overloaded bus in which they were travelling fell into a 35feetdeep gorge in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district. The mishap happened at around 9.30 AM on a bridge near Baghmara, district deputy commissioner CP Gotmare told PTI. ...
  • Encounter on with molesters who killed woman, says Meghalaya police June 5, 2014

    The Meghalaya police on Thursday morning said that an encounter was on with the terrorists who allegedly blew up a woman's head for resisting alleged molestation. Meghalaya DGP PJP Hanaman said that the encounter began on Thursday morning after the terrorists involved in the brutal crime were identified. "The camps were...
  • Meghalaya murder: Union government steps in, demands report June 4, 2014

    The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the state government in the murder and rape case of a 35yearold woman by militants from the Garo National Liberation Army in remote South Garo Hills in Meghalaya. They terrorist group allegedly entered her house, locked up her husband and five...
  • India shamed, spate of rapes in UP, Meghalaya woman killed by molesters June 4, 2014

    Shillong: Rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. On a day when the US criticised India over the state of crime against women, alleged militants shot at a woman from point blank range and blew off her head for resisting...
  • Meghalaya: GNLF terrorists blow up woman's head after she resisted their attempts to molest her June 4, 2014

    In a shocking incident in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, alleged terrorists shot a woman at point blank range for resisting their attempts to molest her outside her home on Tuesday evening. The Meghalaya police said the woman's five children, locked up in the house along with their father by...
  • Meghalaya: Woman resists molestation, terrorists blow up her head June 4, 2014

    In a shocking incident in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, alleged terrorists shot a woman at point blank range for resisting their attempts to molest her outside her home on Tuesday evening. The Meghalaya police said the woman's five children, locked up in the house along with their father by...
  • Meghalaya Board class 12th results for arts, vocational streams declared May 19, 2014

    The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Monday declared the results for Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC) for arts and vocational streams on its official website at 10.00 am. The students can log on to http://results.mbose.in, results.meghalayaeducation.net, http://megresults.nic.in/ to check their results. The result for the Arts...
  • Meghalaya Board declares class 12th examination results May 5, 2014

    Guwahati: The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Monday declared the results for Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC) on its official website at 10.00 am. The students can log on to http://results.mbose.in, results.meghalayaeducation.net, http://megresults.nic.in/ to check their results. The results have been declared for science, commerce and...
  • Cong strategy to reach out to voters through paragliders suspended due to bad weather April 18, 2014

    Congress's much publicised plan to reach out to voters through cruiser powered paragliders in Uttarakhand's hills has been upset by the inclement weather, keeping the flying machines grounded at the party office in Dehradun. With the weather not clearing up over the past few days, the party has not been able...
  • Watch: Key poll issues in the North East April 9, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Arijit Sen explains what are the key poll issues in the northeast which goes to polls on Wednesday. ...
  • Watch: Shillong Chamber Choir's song asking Indians to vote April 9, 2014

    As Meghalaya goes to polls on Wednesday, here's a song by Shillong Chamber Choir asking the voters of their state and other parts of India to come out and vote in this elections. ...
  • Meghalaya witnesses 10 per cent voting till 9 am April 9, 2014

    Shillong: Meghalaya witnessed ten per cent of the voters exercising their franchise till 9 am for the two Lok Sabha constituencies where polling began this morning. Defying a 12-hour bandh called by a banned separatist group in the Khasi Jaintia Hills region, voters turned out more in urban areas compared to...
  • LS polls live: Modi files nomination, says Vadodara has been his 'karmbhoomi' April 9, 2014

    Follow all the updates on the Lok Sabha elections here. Today is the second phase of polling wherein six Northeast seats are voting. Assembly elections are also being held in Arunachal Pradesh as the Assembly was dissolved by the ruling Congress. ...
  • LS polls 2nd phase voting: Very high in Manipur, moderate in Arunachal April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Update: At least 55 per cent votes cast their votes on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of the 60 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, where the simultaneous polling was held peacefully. The vote percentage from interior districts are yet to be received. In...
  • LS polls: Voting in 6 Northeast seats, Sangma, Nagaland CM in the fray April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Manipur are voting in the second phase on April 9. Two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland, one of the two Lok Sabha seats in Manipur and both the Lok Sabha seats in...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Meghalaya votes on April 9 March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Meghalaya will vote for Lok Sabha elections in a single phase on April 9. ...
  • Monolith festival: Experience Meghalaya's rich cultural heritage November 24, 2013

    Meghalaya, which is known for its natural beauty has much more to offer. It also has a rich cultural heritage and unique tradition, which one can enjoy at the Monolith festival in Shillong. ...