SHILLONG, Feb 23: The Chief Adviser to the Government of Meghalaya, Dr. D. D. Lapang has stated that Ri Bhoi district is marching ahead with the times while stressing the need for the people of the district to work hard and combat the challenges for a better tomorrow.
SHILLONG, Feb 23: Meghalaya PHE Minister, P. Tynsong has declared Mawkynrew C&RD Block as the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) C&RD Block under East Khasi Hills District at a function held at the Office Campus of the Block Development Officer, Mawkynrew C&RD Block on Thursday.
SHILLONG, Feb 22: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has resolved to scrap the 2006 MoU signed with UCIL and cancel the NOC for proposed extraction of uranium ore at Kylleng-Pyndengsohiong Mawthabah.
The Council has also resolved to constitute an independent inquiry pertaining to all aspects of the construction of the Wahkaji – Mawthabah road undertaken by the KHADC.
The official resolution on this was moved by the KHADC chief Pynshngain N Syiem during the last day of the Council’s budget session on Wednesday, after there was huge protest registered by the members of the House.
KOHIMA, Feb 22 (IANS): Naga People’s Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Wednesday sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland following the resignation of T.R. Zeliang.
Governor P.B. Acharya administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 81-year-old veteran leader and an 11-member council of ministers at the Raj Bhavan.
SHILLONG, Feb 22: The first ever No Confidence Motion (NCM) that was moved by a member of the ruling side against the Executive Committee (EC) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) was withdrawn albeit after a heated argument on alleged scams being indulged in by the present EC.
UDP MDC from Nongkrem constituency, Hispreaching Son Shylla had moved the NCM backed by 6 Congress MDCs and 1 independent MDC from Sohryngkha even as Shylla’s own party refused to support the NCM as it is a part of the ruling coalition in the KHADC.