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Meghalaya Govt working to improve standard of living: Governor Malik

Staff Correspondent SHILLONG, March 5: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik today informed the State Assembly that the NPP-led MDA Government is making concerted efforts to improve the standard of living through better governance. Addressing the Budget Session of the Meghalaya Assembly on the first day, Malik said: “The Government is

254.2 lakh man-days generated under MGNREGA despite COVID-19 crisis: Meghalaya Guv

Shillong, March 5: Despite the economic slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Meghalaya government has generated 254.2 lakh man-days by the end of December 2020 in the current fiscal under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. Meghalaya is among the top three states in the country

No fresh COVID-19 case in Arunachal, 38,090 people inoculated

Itanagar, March 5: Arunachal Pradesh did not report any fresh COVID-19 case in the past two days, a senior health department official said on Friday. The northeastern state's coronavirus tally stood at 16,838, he said. Arunachal Pradesh currently has two active cases, both in Tirap district, while 16,780

One new COVID-19 case in Mizoram, tally at 4,428

Aizawl, March 5: Mizoram reported just one new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, which took the state's tally to 4,428, an official said on Friday. A 23-year-old woman in Aizawl tested positive for the infection after she returned from Delhi, he said. "The woman arrived at Lengpui

3 Myanmar police constables cross over to Mizoram seeking refuge

Aizawl, March 4: Three Myanmar police constables have crossed over to Mizoram fleeing military junta in the neighbouring country. Serchhip police in central Mizoram said the three police personnel arrived at Lungkawlh village in Serchhip district, about nine kilometres from the international boundary on Wednesday evening. “They claimed to have

Indian insurgent group’s HQ raided, 18 deadly weapons recovered in B'desh

Agartala, March 4: The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has dug out as many as eighteen rocket launchers concealed in Bangladesh’s Satchari National Forest of Habigunj district, according to sources. It is suspected that the arms belong to the outlawed All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) who might have kept the

Drugs worth Rs 20 lakh seized in Manipur, 2 arrested

Imphal, Mar 4: Drugs worth Rs 20 lakhs were seized from Manipur's Imphal East district and two persons were arrested, police said on Thursday. A joint team of Manipur Police and 38 Assam Rifles seized 610 Yaba tablets and 27 gm of heroin from a person at the Pheidinga waiting