SHILLONG - What does human trafficking mean, why is it done, what punishment can it attract and how do we rehabilitate victims? A manual on human trafficking brought out by an NGO is proving a boon for police in the northeast where trafficking is a major issue.

SHILLONG - The Meghalaya Right to Information Movement (MRTIM) Wednesday exposed what it termed a "wheat scam" worth crores of rupees after the Food Corporation of India (FCI) revealed that the state has been receiving wheat from 2008 but none of the fair price shops are distributing it.

SHILLONG - The proprietor of a Reliance petrol depot is suspected to have been abducted at gunpoint by a rebel group near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said Saturday.

SHILLONG - Meghalaya's opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described Mukul Sangma as a "nervous chief minister" for shying away from visiting the riot-hit areas of the state.

SHILLONG - The Meghalaya government Tuesday announced compensation of Rs.3 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in the ongoing ethnic conflict between the Garo and Rabha tribes.
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