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Meghalaya CM lays foundation stone for sports complex in Tura district

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma recently laid the foundation stone for an integrated sports complex in Tura district, which is to be named after the former Chief Minister of the state PA Sangma. The 125 crore-project will include a football field and a multi-purpose indoor stadium. The construction of the complex is to be funded jointly ..

Sixth Schedule Area Status proposed for Ladakh

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry of India in order to look after all the requirements that will be needed to preserve and enrich the legacy of the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh has proposed the Sixth Schedule Area status for Ladakh. The Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on Friday, 24th January 2020 announced ..

Statehood Day of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya

The people of the three North-eastern states- Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura celebrated their Statehood Day on January 21. On the same day in 1972, these three states became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971. This year, the states celebrate their 48th Statehood day. Many National Leaders including the Prime Minister and ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

India-China ‘Hand-in-Hand 2019’ from 7 to 20 December 2019

The Eighth edition of India-China bilateral training exercise Hand-in-Hand will be conducted from 07 to 20 December 2019 at Umroi, Meghalaya. The theme for the training exercise: Counter-Terrorism under United Nations mandate   Tibet Military Command comprising 130 personals will represent the Chinese contingent. Aim of the exercise will be to conduct and practice joint ..

Meghalaya School wins Subroto Cup U-17 category

The Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya defeated Krida Shiksha Prothishtan of Bangladesh 1-0 to win the U-17 junior boys Subroto Cup football tournament. Sangti Janai of the Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School scored the match’s solitary goal in the 32nd minute. The winning team Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya took home ..

Indo-Thailand joint military exercise Maitree 2019 being conducted in Meghalaya

The joint Military Exercise Maitree-2019 between India and Thailand is being conducted at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16-29 Sep 2019. Its aim is to share experience gained during various counter terrorism operations in their respective countries.

Meghalaya government launches Walk to Work on Wednesdays (WWW) campaign

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has launched Walk to Work on Wednesdays (WWW) campaign in the state. The campaign is a part of the nationwide Fit India Movement, which has been launched in the country by the Prime Minister. The idea of ‘walk to work’ will have multiple benefits like cost cutting of fuel ..