Shillong, Dec 2 - Meghalaya's principal opposition party, the United Democratic Party on Friday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to increase the withdrawal cash limited from the banks ahead of the Christmas celebrations across India. We request your good office to kindly consider this plea, which will only strengthen the support for your progressive programmes, UDP legislator Jemino Mawthoh said in a letter to Modi.
Shillong, Dec. 1: Persons with disabilities today staged a demonstration near the additional secretariat here, demanding the Meghalaya government to implement their demands, including three per cent reservation in government jobs. According to the association, the state government had agreed to implement its demands during a meeting with officials on December 2 last year.
Shillong, Dec. 1: A missed call can now help monitor patients infected with both tuberculosis and the human immuno-deficiency virus during antiretroviral therapy. A programme to provide daily regimen of fixed dose combination pills for patients co-infected with TB and HIV and isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV was rolled out in the state here today on the occasion of World AIDS Day.
Shillong, Dec. 1: Hawkers today assembled at their respective spots and asked the Meghalaya government to conduct a survey on them and start implementing the Meghalaya Street Vendors Act, 2014. Hawkers near Shillong Civil Hospital, Malki, held placards with their names, the goods they sell and the duration of the business.
Shillong, Dec 1 - Two men were arrested on Thursday on charge of depositing Rs 28 lakh in the bank accounts of the Garo National Liberation Army terror outfit, Meghalaya Police said. We have arrested two civilians -- Sengchang Momin and Solly Sangma -- for depositing Rs 28,00,000 in bank accounts in Tura after demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, Inspector General of Police G.H.P. Raju told IANS.
Shillong, Nov. 30: The BSF today expressed concern over jihadi elements creating problems along the border. It, however, hailed its counterpart, the Border Guards of Bangladesh , for putting in all efforts to contain their activities.
Shillong, Nov. 30: People from Meghalaya are falling prey to Assam-based criminals who are enticing them with the lure of money and then abducting them. The criminals offered dwarf bones, money and old coins as part of a "rice puller" hoax, not only to extract money but to kidnap for ransom as well.
How the Northeast is represented in Indian mainstream cinema becomes a point of discussion yet again with the release of Rock On 2 , the sequel to the 2008 hit Rock On . The film was set largely in the northeastern state of Meghalaya - something to look forward to, one would hope, for all those in touch with any aspect of the Indian rock music scene .
Demonetisation has dealt a blow to fake Indian currency notes racketeers in Meghalaya who operate along the porous international border with Bangladesh, a BSF official has said. SHILLONG: Demonetisation has dealt a blow to fake Indian currency notes racketeers in Meghalaya who operate along the porous international border with Bangladesh, a BSF official has said.
Shillong, Nov. 24: Shillong police recovered old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes valued at over Rs 60 lakh here last night. A police officer today said cash amounting to Rs 60,02,500 in old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes covered with plastic was recovered on the Ramakrishna Mission campus at Laitumkhrah here.