NEHU Tura Campus to get a Digital Planetarium

NEHU Tura Campus to get a Digital Planetarium Meghalaya: Digital planetarium in NEHU Tura Campus to be set up Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said that the State Government would establish a digital planetarium in the Tura Campus of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in partnership with the University. He made the announcement while addressing the gathering as the chief guest during the observance of National Science Day in the presence of former Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University Prof. O. K. Medhi, NEHU Vice Chancellor Prof. S. K.Srivastava, Campus In-charge, Tura, Prof. G. Singaiah, Deputy Commissioner Pravin Bakshi Read More


Fests take off in Garo hills

Fests take off in Garo hills – Tableau showcases and spreads anti-militancy message Mukul being presented the festival souvenir on Wednesday. Picture by Saidul Khan Ampati (Meghalaya), Dec. 16: The winter festivities in Garo hills kicked off today on a colourful note at Ampati in the South West Garo Hills, Resubelpara in North Garo Hills and at Tasek in East Garo Hills. At Ampati, two events are being held simultaneously -Dimchrang and Kite Festival while at Resubelpara, Awe Festival is under way. Tasek Festival is being held in East Garo Hills. Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma inaugurated the Dimchrang and Read More


Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma Meghalaya proposes to hold an annual function in honour of the People’s President SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Wednesday observed that an annual programme to commemorate the death of the People’s President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam is needed as a refreshed reminder of Kalam’s rich values and visions. “His (Kalam) teachings, his inspirations and his visions are to be followed and absorbed by every one, especially the young people and I feel that a programme should be held every year to commemorate his life and death,” Dr Sangma said. Dr Sangma Read More


Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma not to be part of Narendra Modi’s trip to Bangladesh

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma not to be part of Narendra Modi’s trip to Bangladesh Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma is not part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s entourage to Bangladesh during his two-day visit beginning June 6. New Delhi, Jun 3: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma is not part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s entourage to Bangladesh during his two-day visit beginning June 6. Sangma had accompanied the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he had visited Bangladesh in September 2011 when an enabling legislation to ratify the land boundary agreement was signed by the two countries. “No, I Read More


Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma for setting up more ‘haats’ along Indo- Bangla border

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma for setting up more ‘haats’ along Indo- Bangla border NEW DELHI: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today strongly pitched for setting up more border ‘haats’ or markets along the Indo-Bangla border to encourage trade and commerce between the two countries. Sangma also hoped that the Prime Minister would discuss with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina the possibility of jointly developing road networks so that the land-locked Northeastern states could use Bangladesh’s Chittagong port for exports. “The Meghalaya government has plans to set up 22 border haats along Read More


Mukul nod to students’ demand

Mukul nod to students’ demand Rining Lyngdoh Members of the Khasi Students’ Union meet chief minister Mukul Sangma in Shillong on Thursday. Picture by UB Photos Chief minister Mukul Sangma greets KHADC chief executive member Adelbert Nongrum in Shillong on Thursday. Picture by UB Photos Shillong, March 5: Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today agreed to the demand of students to scrap an agreement between the state government and an agency for providing coaching to students who aspire to appear for various competitive examinations, including the civil services examinations. Last year, the Meghalaya government signed the agreement with Jain’s IAS Read More


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