Saturday, Oct 23, 2021


Meghalaya Govt. Exploring To Make Pineapple Leather, Says State's Environment Minister

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Vegan leather is a material that is looks and feels just like leather but created from artificial or plant produce instead of animal skins.

Bomb Recovered Near NPP Office In Shillong After Vice President’s Arrival In Meghalaya

Oct 04, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The proscribed Hynñiewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility.

After DGP’s Warning, Meghalaya Cops Remove Sympathy Posts On Ex-Militant's Death

Some officers and constables were found to have set black flags as their display pictures or status on social media.

Meghalaya Unrest: Petrol Bombs Hurled At CM Conrad K Sangma's Private Residence

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place around 10.15 pm when vehicle-borne attackers lobbed two Molotov cocktail bottles at the premises of his personal residence at Third Mile in Upper Shillong, they said.

Meghalaya Home Minister Resigns Amid Violence In Shillong Over Police Encounter Of Ex-Militant

The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.

06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya Identify Six Areas Of Dispute In 2nd Border Meet

Outlook Correspondent

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.

06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya To Set Up Committees To Resolve Border Disputes

Outlook Web Bureau

Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.

25 July, 2021

Amit Shah’s Silence On ILP: Troubled Days Ahead For Meghalaya?

Outlook Web Bureau

Pressure groups spearheading the demand for implementation of ILP had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday, but were not allowed to proceed further than just making their submission.

25 July, 2021

Pressure Groups In Meghalaya Raise Concerns Over Amit Shah’s Silence On ILP

Dipankar Roy

The inner line permit (ILP) is viewed by many as a shield against entry of illegal immigrants and numerous pressure groups in Meghalaya have for long demanded its implementation

25 July, 2021

Centre Keen On Resolving Border Disputes In Northeast, Restoring Peace In Region: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s comments come in the backdrop of rising border disputes between Assam and Meghalaya.

23 July, 2021

Ahead Of Amit Shah’s Visit, Assam And Meghalaya CMs Discuss Border Disputes

Outlook Bureau

During his two-day visit, Amit Shah will chair a meeting with chief ministers of all the eight states of the northeast to find ways and means to resolve boundary disputes among other things.


29 June, 2021

Failed Bank Heist: Missing Woman Found Locked Inside Bank

Outlook Web Bureau

A 40-year-old woman was locked inside the Bishnupur branch of Meghalaya Rural Bank for three days as a robbery attempt went wrong.

31 May, 2021

Five Persons Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

Dipankar Roy

The incident occurred in Sutnga area of East Jaintia Hills district on Sunday. The miners got trapped after water flooded the mine, police said

27 May, 2021

How Laitumkhrah Of Meghalaya Is Coping With Covid Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

Meghalaya Congress MLA Ampareen Lyngdoh has hired a guest house at Laitumkhrah and converted it into a 10-bed corona care centre.

05 May, 2021

Sauropod Dinosaurs Fossils Dating Back A 100-Million Years Unearthed In Meghalaya

Outlook Web Bureau

According to researchers, the fossils found might belong to that of sauropod dinosaurs with a Titanosaurian origin.

18 April, 2021

Scientists Discover New Bamboo-Dwelling Bat Species In Meghalaya

Dipankar Roy

The species, which has been named Eudiscopus denticulus (disk-footed bat), has prominent ‘disk like pads on its thumb with a bright orange colouration’

30 March, 2021

Defamation Law Meant To Curb Free Speech, Needs To Be Revoked: Patricia Mukhim

Midhat Fatimah

Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.


25 March, 2021

SC Dismisses FIR Against Journalist Patricia Mukhim Over Facebook Post

Outlook Web Bureau

Patricia Mukhim’s counsel had earlier argued before the apex court that there was no intention to create disharmony or conflict through the post

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu