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Barengapara-ni gitcham MDC, NPP-o napa

TURA: 6-Barengapara GDC Constituency-ni gitcham MDC Kurosh M Marak, antangna kam kaenggipa manderang baksa National Peoples Party (NPP)-o napangaha aro uamangko rimchaksona gita Dalu-o NPP Dalu Block Committee-ni gita dingtangmancha tomaniko ongatangaha. Barengapara-ni gitcham MDC Kurosh Marak aro uni manderangko NPP-ona rimchaksona gita tomaniko ongatanio Dalu-ni MLA Brening A Sangma-ba dongpae bak raangaha aro ia [] The post Barengapara-ni gitcham MDC, NPP-o napa appeared first on The Shillong

9 Aug 2022 8:14 am
Indian Army-ni sipairang Pa Togan Nengminjana mande rapilskaaniko daka

WILLIAMNAGAR: India asongni bilsi 75 gapaniko maniani bak gita Freedom Ride (Motorcycle Rally)-o bakko raenggipa Indian Army Red Horns Division-ni sipairang, Sombar salo East Garo Hills ajaona sokbaenba, Chisobibra-o tarie dongipa Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma-ni statue ba mangkrongo, una mande rapilskaanirangko dakangaha. India asongni jakgitelko manaoni bilsi 75 gapaniko maniani bak gita Indian Army Umroi [] The post Indian Army-ni sipairang Pa Togan Nengminjana mande rapilskaaniko daka appeared f

9 Aug 2022 8:13 am
NGH-o chang 8-gipa National Handloom Day-ko manianga

RESUBELPARA: Bara dokanichi asongni economy-ko radoenggipa manderangko mande rapilskana gita Sombar salo, changchetgipa National Handloom Day-ko North Garo Hills ajani Resubelpara-o donggipa Jonglapara Community Hall-o maniangaha. Ia national handloom day-ko asong gimikon, bara dokani karkanako tangdoatanichi, bara doke chaenggipa manderangna nambata janggi tangani gadangko onna gita maniangtokahachim. Ia salko manianio North Garo Hills ajani Extra [] The post NGH-o chang 8-gipa National Handloo

9 Aug 2022 8:12 am
Rimpu Bagan-o jokata mangipa bisarangko chelchakchina Social Welfare dept-ko geeta

SHILLONG: Adita salrangna skang, Tura-ni Edenbari jolo donggipa Rimpu Bagan-o jokatako mangipa bisarangna nanga gita chelchakanirangko onchina Sombar salo, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Committee for Empowerment of Women, adokni Social Welfare department-na geetaniko onangaha. Sombar salo, ia Assembly Committee, Social Welfare department baksa tomaniko ongatangenba, West Garo Hills ajani Rimpu Bagan-o jokatako mangipa bisa sakdokna nanga [] The post Rimpu Bagan-o jokata mangipa bisarangko chelc

9 Aug 2022 8:11 am
Electricity Amendment Bill-ko pass kajachina dabie MeECL-o kam kagiparang jingjengata

SHILLONG: Dao ongatenggipa Parliament-ni Monsoon Session-o Electricity Act-ko taridape, Electricity Amendment Bill 2022-ko pass kagenchimode Meghalaya adokoba bijoli jakkalenggipa manderang nengnikanirangko chagrongna nangtokgnok ine Sombar salo, Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL)-ni engineer-rang aro gipin kam kagiparang, ia Bill-ko pass kajachina gita kontagnina kamrangko kagija Shillong songjinmani Lumjingshai-o jingjengatanirangko dakangaha. Ia Electricity Amendment Bill-ko dao ong

9 Aug 2022 8:10 am
Tura MDC-ko rimanio politics-ni gita jak dongama dongja name aganna mankuja: Hek

SHILLONG: Adita salrangna skang, Tura-ni Edenbari jolo donggipa Rimpu Bagan-ko chadrapani jaman Tura-ni BJP MDC Bernard (Rimpu) N Marak-ko police-rangni rimanio politics-ni gita jak dongama dongja name aganna mankujawa ine Sombar salo, BJP-ni MLA aro BJP-ni national executive membor Alexander Laloo Hek parakataha. BJP-ni MDC-ko rimanio National Peoples Party (NPP) jak dongna nanga ine Garo [] The post Tura MDC-ko rimanio politics-ni gita jak dongama dongja name aganna mankuja: Hek appeared first

9 Aug 2022 8:10 am
Niam gri koela badinganio adok sorkari jak donga ine TMC matnanga

SHILLONG: Meghalaya adoko niam gri koela bikotani aro koela salruraaniko NPP-chi dilenggipa MDA sorkarian dakdilenga ine adokni Opposition Trinamool Congress (TMC) matnangataha. TMC-ni Chief Whip George B Lyngdoh-ni parakatani gitade, adoko niam gri koela bikotani aro koela salruraanirangko changni chang rima manengoba, niam gri koela badinganiko adok sorkari jegalrongaiachim. Niam gri koela salruraaniko changni chang [] The post Niam gri koela badinganio adok sorkari jak donga ine TMC matnanga

9 Aug 2022 8:09 am
Sindhu, Sen dazzle to win their maiden CWG singles golds

BIRMINGHAM, Aug 8: Superstar P V Sindhu and young gun Lakshya Sen lived up to expectations by clinching gold medals as India swept the singles badminton competition at the Commonwealth Games for the first time, here on Monday. Indias sporting icon Sindhu added a CWG gold to her already bulging collection with a convincing straight [] The post Sindhu, Sen dazzle to win their maiden CWG singles golds appeared first on The Shillong Times .

9 Aug 2022 2:05 am
Beyonces Renaissance tops Billboard 200 as 2022s biggest debut by female artiste

Los Angeles, Aug 8 :Singer Beyonces Renaissance is at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart as 2022s biggest week by a woman and the second-largest week of the year overall as the set launches atop the chart with 332,000 equivalent album units earned in the US in the week, according to [] The post Beyonces Renaissance tops Billboard 200 as 2022s biggest debut by female artiste appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 9:15 pm
China drills show Beijing doesnt need to invade Taiwan, rather it can strangle it

Seoul, Aug 8 :Chinas military exercises show Beijing doesnt need to invade Taiwan to control it rather it can strangle the self-ruled island, cutting it off from the outside world, Chinese and American analysts say, media reports said. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) drills, which officially began last Thursday, focused on six zones that [] The post China drills show Beijing doesnt need to invade Taiwan, rather it can strangle it appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 9:00 pm
Truce between Israel, Palestinian militants holds; Gaza crossings reopen

Tel Aviv, Aug 8 :An Egypt-brokered ceasefire to halt a flare-up in fighting by Israel and Palestinian militants was holding on Monday, with crossings into the besieged Gaza Strip also reopening. An Israeli army spokesperson said no new rockets had been fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip since the ceasefire to end three days [] The post Truce between Israel, Palestinian militants holds; Gaza crossings reopen appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 8:45 pm
800 fire fighters battle blaze in German national park

Berlin, Aug 8 :Some 800 emergency workers were battling a forest fire in Germanys Saxon Switzerland National Park on Monday with little improvement in sight. The fire is in a controllable area, but flames are still coming out of the ground, dpa news agency quoted Thomas Kunz of the district administration office as saying. The [] The post 800 fire fighters battle blaze in German national park appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 8:30 pm
Modi bachao, Beti padhao

Loose talk dominates the Indian political scene. The ground realities are often scary. Consider a report tabled this past week by a parliamentary panel that noted that around 80 per cent of the funds allotted for Prime Minister Narendra Modis much-trumpeted Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme was spent on media advertisements. Nothing goes to show [] The post Modi bachao, Beti padhao appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 7:41 am
Shillong and its Public Transport System

By Toki Blah A friend who is also a concerned citizen of this city, who from time to time raises his concerns over the dismal civic amenities that we as innocent residents are suffered to endure, recently raised a post in his FB page with the remark that, apparently the powers that be are once [] The post Shillong and its Public Transport System appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 7:40 am
Cash must for small business

By Shivaji Sarkar The government must come out of the perils of the cycle of debts to ensure growth amid high multiple taxes and little corporate investment. The large business houses get the sweet pill of Rs 19.18 trillion loan write-off bonanza since 2013, even as the nation gets into a borrowing mess. Indias inflation [] The post Cash must for small business appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 7:40 am
Writing about education

Editor, There is much to admire in Deepa Majumdars article What is Education? Overcoming the Noetic Factory! that appeared in the Shillong Times on Aug 6, 2022. The call to mastery of text is spot on and I wonder if the author would include in this, also mastery of skills and the acquiring of values. [] The post Writing about education appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 7:39 am
Zimbabwe clinch ODI series win over Bangladesh

HARARE, Aug 7: Sikandar Razas three-wicket haul (3/56) and excellent century (117 not out off 127) helped Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the second T20I and take an unassailable 2-0 series in the three-match series, here on Sunday. It was Zimbabwes first series victory over Bangladesh since 2013. In the nine-year period in [] The post Zimbabwe clinch ODI series win over Bangladesh appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:46 am
Ex-footballers want Bhutia to run for AIFF prez post

New Delhi, Aug 7: With half of the electoral college for the upcoming elections of All India Football Federation (AIFF) made up of former players, some of the ex-India international players feel that the legendary Bhaichung Bhutia should contest the polls for the post of president. The Supreme Court, after a hearing on Wednesday, had [] The post Ex-footballers want Bhutia to run for AIFF prez post appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:45 am
India A, C teams secure wins

MAMALLAPURAM, Aug 7: India B played out a 2-2 draw against Azerbaijan in the 9th round of the open section, while India A and C teams registered identical 3-1 wins in the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Sunday. Teenaged Grandmaster D Gukesh saw his winning streak come to a halt after he drew his top [] The post India A, C teams secure wins appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:44 am
Kyrgios advances to Citi Open final

Washington, Aug 7: Nick Kyrgios found the consistency that has long eluded him, reaching a second consecutive tournament final for the first time in his career with a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over Mikael Ymer at the Citi Open on Saturday night. Kyrgios, the runner-up at Wimbledon to Novak Djokovic, has adjusted well to the [] The post Kyrgios advances to Citi Open final appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:43 am
Vishy Anand elected deputy chief of chess federation

Chennai, Aug 7: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand was on Sunday elected deputy president of FIDE, the sports world governing body, while incumbent president Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term. Five-time world champion Anand was part of Dvorkovichs team. Dvorkovich received 157 votes as against 16 by his rival Andrii Baryshpolets while the [] The post Vishy Anand elected deputy chief of chess federation appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:43 am
Shillong Muslim League cricket tournament

Titan CC defeated Hallabol in the final of the Shillong Muslim League cricket tournament, in the city, on Sunday. Titan CC scored 114/7 in 15 overs before bowling out Hallaboll for 43 in 11.5 overs. MD Muksodul Chaoudary of Titans CC was adjudged Man-of-the-Match while Tarique Hussain was the Man-of-the-Series. The post Shillong Muslim League cricket tournament appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:41 am
Players sold for over Rs 2 cr at PKL auction

Mumbai, Aug 7: Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, who was acquired by Tamil Thalaivas, emerged as the most expensive buy at the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 9 player auction held here. A total of 130 players were sold to the 12 franchises during the player auction over the two days, across the four categories of players [] The post Players sold for over Rs 2 cr at PKL auction appeared first on The Shillong Times .

8 Aug 2022 2:40 am
Emerging trend of Astro-tourism in India

Co-founder CEO of Confirmtkt Dinesh Kumar Kotha said, The juxtaposition of tourism and science piqued the interest of travellers of all backgrounds in the United States as a recent phenomenon. The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 witnessed a participation of around 7 million people, which also marked the beginning of the upcoming big travel trend, [] The post Emerging trend of Astro-tourism in India appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:45 am
Police launch inquiry after bags of coal found in SGH

BAGHMARA, Aug 6: An inquiry by the police department of South Garo Hills (SGH) has been lodged after a huge quantity of coal packed into gunny bags and apparently meant for transport to Bangladesh through the Simsang river was detected in the town of Baghmara in SGH. As per sources, the coal packed in the [] The post Police launch inquiry after bags of coal found in SGH appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:43 am
Union ministers coal remark untrue: Saleng

SHILLONG, Aug 6: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) state president Saleng Sangma asked the Meghalaya government to double check information before sharing the same with the central government. His statement has reference to the written reply of Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi in Parliament. Sangma described as far from truth Joshis [] The post Union ministers coal remark untrue: Saleng appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:41 am
Closure notice served to GVK; govt issues tender

SHILLONG, Aug 6: The state government has served the closure notice to GVK EMRI and tenders have been floated for a new partner. The agreement was over long ago but we had extended the services during COVID. We terminated GVKs services last week, a senior health official said on Saturday. He said that the closure [] The post Closure notice served to GVK; govt issues tender appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:41 am
Discontent within MDA: Opp

Saturday said that there is discontentment within the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA), while justifying the claim by citing reports about sitting MLAs of the National Peoples Party (NPP) allegedly approaching the TMC and other parties for greener pastures. There is lots of discontentment within the ruling coalition and there are also reports that many [] The post Discontent within MDA: Opp appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:40 am
Congress reconstitutes NE coordination panel

NEW DELHI, Aug 6: More than eight months after former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma quit the Congress along with 11 other party MLAs to wear Trinamool Congress colours, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday reconstituted the virtually-defunct North East Congress Coordination Committee (NECCC) by appointing former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki [] The post Congress reconstitutes NE coordination panel appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:31 am
MGNREGA: MLA seeks central funds

SHILLONG, Aug 6: In spite of the tall claims of the Meghalaya government that the state has been performing exceptionally well in terms of implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) project, the ground reality rather appears to be in stark contrast. Material liability amounting to several crores is what the [] The post MGNREGA: MLA seeks central funds appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:28 am
Hindu ritual at Shillong airport annoys TMC

SHILLONG, Aug 6: A war of words erupted between a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and the Shillong Airport authorities over a ritual of a community at the airport. The national spokesperson of TMC, Saket Gokhale questioned the Shillong Airport for recently performing Rudrabhishekam at the airport when it was not even native to the state. [] The post Hindu ritual at Shillong airport annoys TMC appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:26 am
Traffic police realises nearly Rs 2 cr through e-challan system

SHILLONG, Aug 6: Since the introduction of e-challan, a digital challan solution, in Shillong, which is marred by traffic snarls, the Shillong Traffic Police (STP) has realised almost Rs 2 crore from traffic violation cases through e-challan alone. The platform of e-Challan (A Digital Challan Solution) was implemented in Shillong in March last year. According [] The post Traffic police realises nearly Rs 2 cr through e-challan system appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:25 am
One death, 64 fresh cases in 24 hours

SHILLONG, Aug 6: Meghalaya on Saturday recorded one more COVID-19 related fatality while the caseload increased by 64 fresh infections taking the toll of active cases to 706, according to official data. Recoveries, which has begun seeing slight rise, had outnumbered fresh cases on Saturday. Total deaths in the state stood at 1,610, while the [] The post One death, 64 fresh cases in 24 hours appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 6:24 am
ICAR holds awareness on organic farming in NE

SHILLONG, Aug 6: The ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam in collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming System Research (IIFSR), Modipuram, on Friday organised a webinar-cum-mass awareness campaign on organic farming in Northeast India, in a bid to popularise scientific organic farming among farmers. According to a statement, over 250 people farmers, rural [] The post ICAR holds awareness on organic farming in NE appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 5:26 am
Innerwheel Club holds distribution drive

SHILLONG, Aug 6: As part of World Breastfeeding Week 2022, over 150 children and lactating mothers at Ganesh Das Hospital Shillong benefitted following a distribution drive conducted by the Innerwheel Club of Shillong. A statement in this regard informed that Club distributed 75 bottles of Wanto Lact powder, 75 food packets, 25 kg of apples [] The post Innerwheel Club holds distribution drive appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 5:23 am
Chinas Belt And Road grapples with mounting debt crisis

Shanghai, Aug 6 :Like Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan also has a swelling state debt and took on billions worth of loans over the last decade from Chinas Export-Import Bank for a series of infrastructure plans under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Chinese leader Xi Jinpings signature policy, which he once dubbed the project of the [] The post Chinas Belt And Road grapples with mounting debt crisis appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 1:25 am
Three dead in bomb last on second day of attacks in Kabul

Kabul, Aug 6 : Three persons were killed and seven others were injured in a blast in Kabuls Pol-e-Sukhta area on Saturday evening, according to Mawlawi Zabihullah, commander of PD6 in Kabul, media reports said. Reports from the explosion scene said that the explosives were put in a pot on the side of the road, [] The post Three dead in bomb last on second day of attacks in Kabul appeared first on The Shillong Times .

7 Aug 2022 1:20 am