3100 drug users are affected with HIV/AIDS in 8 districts of Meghalaya

Meghalaya AIDS Control Society (MACS) has mapped as many as eight districts of the state and found that around 3100 drug users are affected with

Govt initiates process to get UGC grant for Capt. Williamsons Sangma State University

EXCLUSIVE   Education Minister Rakkam A Sangma said that the  Meghalaya Government has initiated the process to get University Grants Commission (UGC)  recognition to Captain

Govt will soon issue notification for admission in Patharkhmah and Rongjeng degree college

EXCLUSIVE   With Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) declaring the class xii results (Arts), the state Government will now issue a notification for the

Cyclone Renal triggers destruction in Garo Hills

Cyclone Renal triggered heavy rainfall across Meghalaya. In Garo Hills this has left a trail of destruction. Roads were damaged, power supply was disrupted, trees

Cyclone Remal creates havoc; 1 dead and 5 sustain injury

Cyclone Remal has created havoc across Meghalaya. One person died and five others sustain injury in the last 24 hours.   In the last 48

HYC president appears before IO Sadar Police Station

SHILLONG, MAY 28: President of Hynniewtrep Youth Council Roy Kupar Synrem on Tuesday appeared before the investigation officer (IO) at Sadar police station in connection

3100 drug users are affected with HIV/AIDS in 8 districts of Meghalaya

Meghalaya AIDS Control Society (MACS) has mapped as many as eight districts of the state and found that around 3100 drug users are affected with HIV/AIDS. With an aim to contain HIV transmission due to injecting drug use (IDU), efforts are made to adopt Opioid substitution therapy (OST). Principal Secretary, Continue Reading

Govt initiates process to get UGC grant for Capt. Williamsons Sangma State University

EXCLUSIVE   Education Minister Rakkam A Sangma said that the  Meghalaya Government has initiated the process to get University Grants Commission (UGC)  recognition to Captain Williamson Sangma State University in the state. Talking Exclusively to Meghalaya News 24, the Education Minister said as soon as the recognition is granted, the Continue Reading

Govt will soon issue notification for admission in Patharkhmah and Rongjeng degree college

EXCLUSIVE   With Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) declaring the class xii results (Arts), the state Government will now issue a notification for the admission at the degree colleges at Patharkhmah in Ri Bhoi and Rongjeng in East Garo Hills.   Informing this, Education Minister Rakkam A Sangma told Continue Reading

Cyclone Renal triggers destruction in Garo Hills

Cyclone Renal triggered heavy rainfall across Meghalaya. In Garo Hills this has left a trail of destruction. Roads were damaged, power supply was disrupted, trees and electrical poles were uprooted, and landslides were reported.   In North Garo Hills, around 840 people were affected due to the cyclonic storm under Continue Reading

Cyclone Remal creates havoc; 1 dead and 5 sustain injury

Cyclone Remal has created havoc across Meghalaya. One person died and five others sustain injury in the last 24 hours.   In the last 48 hours, over 1,222 people were affected, a total number of houses damaged are 233 and around 79 villages are affected. Trees were uprooted, low lying Continue Reading

HYC president appears before IO Sadar Police Station

SHILLONG, MAY 28: President of Hynniewtrep Youth Council Roy Kupar Synrem on Tuesday appeared before the investigation officer (IO) at Sadar police station in connection with the case registered against carrying of unlawful eviction drive at Lum Survey on May 23.   Speaking to reporters,  Synrem said, “We have nothing Continue Reading

Govt decides to strengthen presence of VDPs to eradicate menace of drugs and narcotics

SHILLONG, MAY 28: Social Welfare Minister Paul Lyngdoh on Tuesday reviewed the progress of the Drug Reduction Elimination and Action Mission (DREAM) and informed that the government has decided to strengthen the presence of the village defence parties (VDPs) to eradicate the menace of drugs and narcotics in Meghalaya.   Continue Reading

NEHU Hosts Capacity Building Programme on ICAR-IIHR Technologies for Horticultural Crop Production in NEH Region

The Department of Horticulture, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Tura, in collaboration with the NEHU-Deen Dayal Upadhyay Community College for Skill Development (DDUCCSD), Wahiajer, Jowai, and the ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru, organized a “Capacity Building Programme on ICAR-IIHR Technologies for the Production of Horticultural Crops in NEH Continue Reading

HYC submits memorandum to DGP seeking intervention to solve menace of drugs

SHILLONG, MAY 27: The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP) Idashisha Nongrang requesting her intervention into the problem of drug menace in the state.   In the letter, the HYC president Roy Kupar Synrem said the police department should Continue Reading

Cyclone Remal impact: Schools and Colleges to remain close on May 28 in Meghalaya

SHILLONG, MAY 27: The state government has directed closure of schools and colleges on May 28 in view of the cyclone Remal.   The order for closure of educational institutions has been issued by different district administrations of the state.     “In view of the cyclone Remal, the Indian Continue Reading

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