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FKJGP – MC tell non-indigenous employees to procure valid documents

Posted in July 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 30:
The Mairang Circle of the Federation of Khasi – Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP - MC) Monday demanded that non-indigenous employees should have valid documents as per Inter State Migrant Workmen Act 1979, even as they threatened to take stern actions against violators.
The decision came in the wake after the members attended the meeting convened by the district administration here.
The meeting convened by the Mairang Sub-divisional officer (SDO) AM Sangma has deliberated on the inspection conducted by the FKJGP and apprehended 65 non-indigenous employees of the BSC C&C company on July 26 last.

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Gratuitous relief released

Posted in July 2012

Jowai, July 30: The Deputy Commissioner, Jaintia Hills District, Jowai has informed that an amount of Rs. 7,07,200  has been released to the families affected by cyclone during the year 2012 in different villages under  Laskein Block Development , Jaintia Hills District.


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North Garo Hills District formed

Posted in July 2012

Shillong, July 30: The Government of Meghalaya has upgraded the Resubelpara Civil Sub-Division of East Garo Hills into a District to be named as North Garo Hills District with its headquarter at Resubelpara. This was informed by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya.

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Brisk business for Gift, Chocolate Shops as ‘Rakhi’ approaches

Posted in July 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 30:
Of all the important relationships that exist, the most important relationship is between a brother and his sister which is one of the most endearing one.
With just two-days left for ‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’ a day dedicated for brother and sister, where a sister ties a knot in her brothers arm so that the brother will protect his sister at all the times.

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PHCs in Meghalaya remain unutilized, serving as cowshed

Posted in July 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 29:
While many die every day due to lack of proper heath facilities and medication, in Meghalaya, shockingly, Primary Health Centres (PHCs) have been left unutilized and are now serving to the needs of the cattle instead of patients.
In what can be termed as “wastage” of public-money, four PHCs in East Khasi hills district have turned into cowshed as the state government have left these newly constructed structured “unutilized” even after the construction work was completed for the last four years now.
As per the State Health & Family Welfare ‘s website, till March 2010, out of 29 PHCs in East Khasi hills district, the state government has not been able to implement four PHCs as they were still under construction.

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