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Meghalaya High Court tells state government to file affidavit on implementing Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
India

Meghalaya High Court tells state government to file affidavit on implementing Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

It also directed the state to also take appropriate measures in terms of the Transport of Animals Rules, 1978 and Rule 125E of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989

Woman tied to a pole, heckled in Meghalaya; police initiate probe
India

Woman tied to a pole, heckled in Meghalaya; police initiate probe

A senior police official said all the people seen in the video, which went viral, will be called for questioning

Meghalaya: BSF seizes 45 cattle along India-Bangladesh border
India

Meghalaya: BSF seizes 45 cattle along India-Bangladesh border

The cattle were hidden in dense bushes around 200 meters from the International boundary when they were intercepted by BSF troops

Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases
India

Why AFSPA should be lifted but it done judiciously and in phases

The Centre’s decision to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from parts of Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland is historic. And it would further trigger calls for AFSPA to be lifted from other conflict zones, including Kashmir

Meghalaya Police recruitment: Exam schedule out at megpolice.gov.in, admit card to be issued from 17 February
India

Meghalaya Police recruitment: Exam schedule out at megpolice.gov.in, admit card to be issued from 17 February

As per the schedule, the written examination is to be conducted on 26 and 27 February, this year.

Meghalaya to end mandatory COVID-19 testing for double-dosed entrants; reopen schools for Classes 1-5 from 14 February
India

Meghalaya to end mandatory COVID-19 testing for double-dosed entrants; reopen schools for Classes 1-5 from 14 February

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma also said the night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am will also be withdrawn from 12 February, 2022

Republic Day parade 2022: India’s rich cultural heritage shines through 21 tableaux
India

Republic Day parade 2022: India’s rich cultural heritage shines through 21 tableaux

As part of its Republic Day celebrations, 12 tableaux of various states and Union Territories and nine of ministries rolled down Rajpath showcasing India's diversity

Watch: Meghalaya’s top political leaders sing 'yeh dosti' at 50th Statehood Day event
India

Watch: Meghalaya’s top political leaders sing 'yeh dosti' at 50th Statehood Day event

Deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong from NPP, Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh from UDP and TMC leader Mukul Sangma can be seen in the video

President Kovind, Narendra Modi wish Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on Statehood Day
India

President Kovind, Narendra Modi wish Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on Statehood Day

Every year on 21 January, Manipur, Tripura, and Meghalaya mark their statehood day. Meghalaya, which was earlier part of Assam, got its full statehood under the North Eastern Region (Re-Organisation) Act, 1971

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma shares stage with Opposition leaders, sings Christmas carol
India

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma shares stage with Opposition leaders, sings Christmas carol

The pre-Christmas bash hosted by Lyngdoh saw Conrad Sangma, Opposition Leader and former CM of Meghalaya Mukul Sangma, along with TMC leader and former Meghalaya Speaker Charles Pyngrope singing a Christmas carol together

Meghalaya: Two IEDs, live grenade, ammunition recovered in separate counter-insurgency ops
India

Meghalaya: Two IEDs, live grenade, ammunition recovered in separate counter-insurgency ops

Meghalaya Police have registered cases in connection with the discoveries and investigation is underway

Those blaming AFSPA for the Nagaland killings are ill-informed. Here’s why
India

Those blaming AFSPA for the Nagaland killings are ill-informed. Here’s why

The clamour for the withdrawal of AFSPA from the remaining areas of the Northeast is both ill-timed and ill-informed

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Kerala, TN, Odisha, Meghalaya and Services churn out wins
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Kerala, TN, Odisha, Meghalaya and Services churn out wins

It was Kerala seamer M D Nidheesh who stole the show against Maharashtra with a stunning 5/49 including the vital breakthrough of the dangerous Rahul Tripahi, who fell one run shy of century

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
India

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD

Demand for AFSPA repeal renews after Nagaland incident: All you need to know about law
India

Demand for AFSPA repeal renews after Nagaland incident: All you need to know about law

AFSPA confers special powers on the armed forces in areas deemed disturbed. A military officer can fire upon an unlawful assembly of five or more people if the need arises or even for illegal possession of fire arms

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD
India

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD

Light to moderate rainfall at many places, with heavy rainfall at isolated places, likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, said IMD

Head-on | Mamata Banerjee is on the march, but electoral math of 2024 may stop her in her tracks
Politics

Head-on | Mamata Banerjee is on the march, but electoral math of 2024 may stop her in her tracks

An alliance between the TMC, a Congress-led UPA and regional parties is a theoretical possibility

NFHS Survey: Fertility rate dips to 2.0; more than half women, children anaemic in 14 states, UTs
India

NFHS Survey: Fertility rate dips to 2.0; more than half women, children anaemic in 14 states, UTs

The Centre has released the factsheets of key indicators on population, reproductive and child health, family welfare, nutrition and others for India as well as 14 states and UTs under phase two, of the 2019-21 NFHS-5

Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya
India

Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya

The health minister reviewed the situation in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Puducherry where the first dose coverage is less than 70 percent

Wangala Festival 2021: How is the 100 drum festival of Meghalaya celebrated
India

Wangala Festival 2021: How is the 100 drum festival of Meghalaya celebrated

During this auspicious festival, tribals in the state pray and offer sacrifices to their deity Saljong, the Sun God in order to please her.