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Five Persons Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

May 31, 2021 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

How Laitumkhrah Of Meghalaya Is Coping With Covid Pandemic

May 27, 2021 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.


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

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

Scientists Discover New Bamboo-Dwelling Bat Species In Meghalaya

Apr 18, 2021 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’


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

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.

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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


18 March, 2021

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik Backs Protesting Farmers: What He Said

Outlook Web Bureau

Satya Pal Malik said that the prime minister and home minister should not send farmers home from Delhi empty-handed.


15 March, 2021

Meghalaya Governor Extends Support To Protesting Farmers, Urges Centre Not To Offend Them

Outlook Web Bureau

'When the farmers go to sow (crops), there is some price, and when they go to reap it, the price decreases by almost Rs 300', says Meghalaya governor


16 January, 2021

Family Health Survey Reveals Rising Prevalence Of NCDs In India

Dr. Kanika Agarwal and Ms. Ishita Agarwal

The recent report of NFHS indicates a high prevalence of overweight/obesity, hypertension and elevated random blood glucose levels in Indian men and women


16 December, 2020

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Veena S Rao

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?


29 November, 2020

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29 November, 2020

Nagaland Minister Expresses Shock Over Meghalaya's Proposal For New Land Lease Agreement

PTI

'It is a matter of trust and confidence between two governments,' Nagaland Housing Minister Tongpang Ozukum said.


21 November, 2020

Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Preetha Nair

Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.


18 November, 2020

Nigerian Commission Seeks Release Of 12 Nationals Lodged In Meghalaya Prisons

PTI

The arrested Nigerians are languishing in prisons in Meghalaya even after completing their six-month jail terms


29 October, 2020

Govt Makes Packaging Of Food Grains In Jute Bags Mandatory

PTI

Decision to benefit 4 lakh workers in jute sector along with thousands of farmers, says Prakash Javadekar


23 October, 2020

Meghalaya Students Union Puts Up Anti-Bengali Posters, Police Pulls Them Down

PTI

The banners, reading 'All Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis', were put up by the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) at various places in the state.


13 October, 2020

90-Year-Old Man Buried Alive For ‘Witchcraft’ In Meghalaya, Body Exhumed

PTI

The body with hands and legs tied and face covered was exhumed on Monday from a 5-feet-deep pit.


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25 September, 2020

Drugs, Guns And Four Stories From The Northeast

Binalakshmi Nepram

Chemicals from India help make heroin in Myanmar, which in turn has devastated India’s northeast with the help of venal druglords, politicians, and even some elements of the armed forces


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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