Meghalaya: BJP, Congress vocal for Khasi, Garo in schools

Last Updated on August 7, 2020 at 6:19 pmShillong, August 7: The BJP in Meghalaya has demanded that learning either Khasi or Garo be made compulsory for all students up to class 5 in the state. At a meeting of…

Mizoram Governor writes 13 books including collection of poems during lockdown

Last Updated on August 7, 2020 at 11:10 amAizawl, August 7: Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai did not let the coronavirus induced lockdown go in vain, but made use of his free time at the Raj Bhavan by writing…

Assam flood situation improving; 84,000 affected in 10 districts

Last Updated on August 6, 2020 at 10:01 pmGuwahati, August 6: Flood waters continued to recede in Assam improving the situation considerably, though 84,100 people across 10 districts are still affected by the calamity, an official bulletin said on Thursday.…

Meghalaya completes over 1,300 km roads under PMGSY despite COVID-19 crisis

Last Updated on August 6, 2020 at 5:44 pmShillong, August 6: The Meghalaya government has completed over 1,300 km of rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), despite the COVID-19 crisis in the state, according to a…

Assam well fire: Oil India objects to committee’s report in NGT

Last Updated on August 6, 2020 at 5:31 pmNew Delhi, August 6: Oil India Ltd has objected before the National Green Tribunal to a preliminary report filed by a committee of experts on the fire incident in Assam’s Baghjan oil…

44 more COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya push tally to 983

Last Updated on August 6, 2020 at 5:30 pmShillong, August 6: At least 44 more people, including 14 BSF personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, raising the tally in the state to 983, officials said here on Thursday.…

20 fresh cases push Meghalaya’s COVID-19 tally to 937

Last Updated on August 5, 2020 at 6:33 pmShillong, August 5: Meghalaya’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 937 on Wednesday as 20 more people, including a BSF personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. East Khasi Hills…

Mizoram bans entry of paramilitary personnel till Aug 15 as COVID-19 cases spike

Last Updated on August 4, 2020 at 10:30 pmAizawl, August 4: The Mizoram government has decided not to allow paramilitary personnel enter the state till August 15 in the wake of the surge in COVID-19 cases among the forces, an…

11 more test positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya

Last Updated on August 4, 2020 at 7:13 pmShillong, August 3: Eleven more people, including two BSF personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Tuesday, taking the northeastern state’s tally to 913, officials said. Eighteen people were discharged from…

COVID-19 patient flees from facility in Assam’s Dhubri, booked

Last Updated on August 4, 2020 at 7:12 pmDhubri, August 4: A COVID-19 patient fled from a medical facility in Assam’s Dhubri district, and was brought back on Tuesday after an operation that lasted for hours, police said. The patient…