SHILLONG, Apr 29: In its bid to strengthen its footing in the North Eastern states of the country, the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) is all geared to step into the Scotland of the East and take on the upcoming assembly polls by storm.
Sources have revealed that Trinamool Congress, led by West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee (popularily known as Didi) is keeping her targets in the lone Congress dominated state.
Sources also said that name of former Home Minister, RG Lyngdoh who is also under suspension from Indian National Congress, has been proposed for the partyâ€™s president ship in the state.
Shillong, Apr 29: The beautiful Khasi, Garo and Jaintia Hills of two decades ago, the greenery and clean water, have all gone.
Worse still is the greed of the â€˜private coal minersâ€™ and their agents who are behind child trafficking, slave labour and exploitation of the poor labourers of Nepal.
Shillong, Apr 29: Reacting to the Rs 10 lakh bounty announced on his head by the Meghalaya Police, Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Commander - in â€“ Chief, Sohan D Shira, Sunday said â€œinstead of paying Rs 10 lakhs to catch me, government should make proper roads, bridges in Garo hillsâ€ asserting â€œRs 10 lakhs on my head is not fairâ€.
In Williamnagar Bazaar, two girls would not have been swept away into the river had that Rs 10 lakhs been utilized to build proper bridge in the market which will be beneficial to all the common people instead of spending on me alone, he stressed.
SHILLONG, Apr 29: The Leadership Training Service (LTS), Shillong region, here on Sunday celebrated its â€˜Annual Day cum Talent Show 2012â€™, here in the city at St Edmunds College.
Speaking at the function as the chief guest, State Chair Person of Womenâ€™s Commission, Roshan Warjri said, â€œPeople should need the qualities of being leaders in different aspects of life, be it at home, school, work places, locality, and an association.â€
Shillong, Apr 29: The annual Seng Khasi (Kmie) Mawkhar, Shillong Cremation Ground Cleansing Programme was held on Sunday at Jaiaw cremation Ground, Shillong, which was inaugurated by Member Khasi Autonomous District Council, Adelbert Nongrum in the presence of other members of the Council.
A large number of youths drawn from different Seng Khasi units of Shillong and the suburbs took part in the programme in a spirit of enthusiasm.
The Lum-Jingthang Committee of the Seng Khasi (Kmie) Mawkhar, Shillong expressed its gratefulness to all those who took part in the programme.