Home

Print

Bandh timing reduced to 12 hours

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 16: The pro Inner Line Permit (ILP) activists on Wednesday relaxed the timing of the proposed bandh from 24 hours to 12 hours on October 17.
The decision was taken by the 13 NGOs following request from a certain Church whose programmes will start from Thursday.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Hate messages in circulation

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Shillong, Oct 16: The East Khasi Hills district administration has cautioned that miscreants are now trying to vitiate the already fluid situation in the state by circulating hate messages. As such, the administration has urged all not to pay heed to such mails, messages and rumors.
The advisory was issued after the Meghalaya and Assam based media houses received press releases (hate mails) from nondescript organizations on Wednesday evening that were highly inflammatory in nature and potent to flare up communal tension. 

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Tura gears up for 36th 100 drum Wangala fest

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Shillong, Oct 16: The much awaited 36th Hundred Drum Wangala festival 2013 will kick start on November 07 this year. The annual colorful Wangala dance festival of the Garos will be held at Asananggre, 18 km from Tura in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Fresh ILP stir announced: NGOs call for 24-hr bandh

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 15: The 13 NGOs demanding for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya on Tuesday decided to call for a 24-hour statewide “bandh” in protest against the state government’s adamant attitude towards their demand.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the NGOs held at an undisclosed location here on Tuesday after they had temporarily suspended their agitations in view of the Puja celebrations in the state.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Cyclothon to continue despite ILP bandh call

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
TURA, Oct 16: In a note of defiance to the ongoing protests for the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in the state, the District Administration of West Garo Hills announced that the upcoming cycle marathon would continue as usual. The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday from 7 am.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Roads that will dampen the spirits

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

The town of Phulbari has been a horror show over the past few years. This is the state of the road after a short shower, with mud and slush being more integral than the tar on the road itself. No wonder the people of the town have started to question the motive of the road makers.


 

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Murder after kidnap – grisly tale shocks the region

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Tura, Oct 15: Ram Charan Thakur, about 70 years of age and a resident of New Bhaitbari, was kidnapped by unknown miscreants on August 26 last while he was returning home from his brick kiln. The saga that occurred after his abduction has sent shockwaves amongst the communities living in the plain belt area in Garo Hills as well the whole of West Garo hills district itself.

FaceBook  Twitter