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Children with special needs enjoy an afternoon of joy, laughter, music

Posted in May 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 29:
Bethany Society played host to an afternoon of joy and laughter, as Students from the Avenues Academy led children living with disabilities, through an energetic session of song and dance in an initiative intended to further the development of Interpersonal Skills through Inclusive Education, and the use of alternative Communication Skills by Youth and Young Adults.
Avenues have, for almost a decade, been synonymous with Effective Communication and Life Skills and are considered to be Shillong’s leading Finishing Academy.

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Despite political attention, under-development, apathy looms large against Langpih

Posted in May 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 29:
“People of Langih have now shot to the limelight after the incident of May 2010, were 4 persons were killed. Various political parties and NGOs have taken Langpih as a platform, but everyone failed to see and understand the ‘under developed’ scenario of Langpih”, says 70 year old, Marka K’bani, a resident of Langpih area while speaking to Meghalaya Times.

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BSF organized a Free Medical Camp for the Old Age Home

Posted in May 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, May 29:
As an innate respect to the elderly and a concern for their welfare the Border Security Force once again extended a hand of welcome, care and friendship. This time the area of concern is health issues of elderly at the Old Age Home.
The BSF on Tuesday organized a free medical health check-up camp for reaching out to the requirements of health issues of the much needy and mostly abandoned people of Shillong at The Sisters of Charity, Holy Child, Old Age Home at Domthering, Shillong.

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CM lays Foundation stone for 100 bedded Hospital

Posted in May 2012

AMPATI, May 29: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma, in presence of the Deputy Chief Minister, in-charge, Health, Rowel Lyngdoh,  has laid the foundation stone for 100 bedded hospital for Ampati on Monday last.
In his speech Dr Sangma urged the people of the area to avail the health-care facilities being rendered by the medical department at various levels. Expressing concern for improving of
health-care facilities, Dr Sangma informed the gathering that an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is being commissioned very soon at Tura Civil Hospital. He also mentioned that a Health Insurance Scheme will also be launched in the state.

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GVK EMRI 108 celebrates ‘Pilot Day’

Posted in May 2012

Our Bureau
SHILLONG, May 29:
Additional Superintendent of Police (Traffic), East Khasi Hills, Herbert G Lyngdoh, Tuesday thanked the pilots of 108 emergency services for their good job done and praised them for their dedication towards the duty of saving lives, while speaking as the Chief Guest at the ‘Pilot Day’ celebration organized by the GVK EMRI services.

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