SHILLONG, May 28: Tribal Chiefs of Meghalaya have urged the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to intervene into what they term as a ‘Constitutional Anomaly’ which has existed since 1948.
SHILLONG, May 28: Meghalaya on Saturday lost a scholar par excellence in Reverend Father Sylvanus Sngi Lyngdoh who passed away in Nazareth hospital.
Father Sngi as he was known to many was not only a Catholic priest but also a scholar who many believed had the ability to heal people through prayer.
SHILONG, May 28: The Confederation of Industries of Meghalaya(CIM) has lamented the fact that there is a dearth of coal supply in Meghalaya even as the State has an abundance of the mineral which cannot be extracted due to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on coal mining activities in the State.
In this regard, the CIM has urged the Centre to expedite measures to ensure the resumption of supply of coal for the survival of industries in the State.
SHILLONG, May 28 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Khasi Heritage Village here in Meghalaya to get first hand knowledge about the rich cultural and traditional heritage of the Khasi-Jaintia tribe and also played the traditional Khasi drum.
Before his visit to Mawphlang village, adjacent to the sacred groves, the prime minister also visited the Elephant Falls, one of the major tourist destinations in Shillong.
TURA, May 28: The resident s of an area near the town of Tura on Saturday got down to road repairs after the Public Works Department (PWD) – Roads stopped work on the road for quite some time.
In reaction to this, the Garo Students Union (GSU) has come down heavily on the failure of the PWD in ensuring the completion of the road which has left residents of the area high and dry.
SHILLONG, May 28: The Garo Hills State Movement Committee has on Saturday called for improved connectivity and education in the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya.
In a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi GHSMC chairman Nikman Ch Marak sought the intervention of the PM for sanctioning of three more Navodaya Vidyalayas schools in Chokpot, South Garo Hills, Resubelpara in North Garo Hills, and Dadenggre in West Garo Hills. At present Garo Hills has only three such schools.
SHILLONG, May 27: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on Friday said that connectivity is instrumental for the development of the North East Region while adding that his government is committed to connect the North East region with the rest of the country by rail.