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Meghalaya government constitutes three regional committees to resolve border dispute with Assam

Guwahati: The Meghalaya government has constituted three regional panels to resolve its border dispute with Assam.

Meghalaya CM inaugurates facilitation centre at Mendipathar railway station

Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday inaugurated the Mendipathar Facilitation Centre at Mendipathar Railway Station in North Garo Hills in presence of Deputy Speaker Timothy D Shira.

Meghalaya: HNLC: Seeking Attention

On August 13, 2021, a combined Police team of East Khasi Hills and East Jaintia Hills had gone to Mawlai-Kynton Massar locality in Shillong (East Khasi Hills District) to arrest former Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) ‘general secretary’ from his home.  However, the former militant resisted and held a knife forcing the police to shot in self-defense leading to his death.

Meghalaya HRC chairperson to head judicial inquiry into death of former HNLC leader: Conrad Sangma

Guwahati/IBNS: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said that, the Chairperson of the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission will be heading the judicial inquiry team which was set up by the Meghalaya government to investigate the death of former Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) General Secretary Cheristerfield Thangkhiew on August 13.

Assam CM requests Conrad Sangma to ensure safety of stranded people in Meghalaya

Guwahati/UNI: Amid ongoing curfew in several parts of Meghalaya, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday requested his counterpart Conrad Sangma to take measures for the safety of people from Assam stranded in the hill state.

UDP requests Meghalaya CM to initiate judicial probe into death of former HNLC leader

Guwahati/IBNS: Conrad Sangma-led NPP in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government’s coalition partner United Democratic Party (UDP) has requested the Meghalaya Chief Minister to initiate a judicial probe into the death of Chesterfield Thangkhiew – former general secretary of militant outfit Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC).

Petrol bombs lobbed at Meghalaya CM’s house amid violence over former militant's killing

Shillong/UNI/IBNS: Miscreants lobbed petrol bombs at Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma’s private house  on Sunday after district authorities clamped curfew and suspended mobile internet facility.

Two injured in IED blast in Meghalaya's Shillong

Guwahati/IBNS: At least two people including a woman were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Meghalaya's capital city Shillong on Tuesday evening.

Assam and Meghalaya decide to form regional committees led by cabinet ministers to resolve boundary dispute

Guwahati: The Assam and Meghalaya government on Friday decided to resolve the inter-state border dispute issue in a phased manner.

Assam and Meghalaya CMs to hold second round of border talks in Guwahati

Guwahati/IBNS: The Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya will hold the second round of talks on the inter-state border dispute in Guwahati on Friday.

Assam and Meghalaya CM pay tribute to Kargil martyrs on Vijay Diwas

Guwahati/IBNS: Marking the completion of 22 years of the Kargil War, which is unanimously celebrated as the Kargil Diwas, the entire country has remembered the heroes of the Indian Army who lost their lives back in 1999 but ensured India’s victory over Pakistan.

Six labourers suspected to be trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills

Guwahati: At least six labourers from Assam are suspected to be trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district.

Meghalaya announces ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 to next kin of COVID-19 deceased from Apr 1

Shillong/IBNS: The Meghalaya government on Thursday has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 to each of the next kin of COVID-19 deceased in the state.

Six coal miners die in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills

Guwahati: Six coal miners have died in an accident inside a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills.

COVID-19: Night curfew extended in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills

Shillong/IBNS: In view of the prevailing situation concerning COVID-19 in the state and in order to put in place preventive and mitigation measures so the pandemic of COVID-19 is contained, reduced and eliminated in East Khasi Hills District and Meghalaya, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District has extended night curfew in the state from Jan 11.