Shillong, June 28: In view of the accident which occurred at Khliehriat on June 27 last, the Inspectorate of Electricity, Meghalaya Shillong has informed that such accidents are avoidable provided the rules and regulations are adhered to during construction of houses or lines.
The Inspectorate also warns the citizens of the danger of residing in close proximity of 11000 volts, 33000 volts and 132000 volts.
Shillong, June 28: The 125th Birth Anniversary of Sri Sri Thakur Anukulchandra will be solemnized at Satsang Vihar Bishnupur, Shillong, on June 30.
In this connection a free medical camp has been organized in the premises of Shishu Mandir Secondary School, Bishnupur, Shillong. Multi – specialty doctors will conduct free spot BMD test, Uric Acid test, Blood Sugar test along with Dental and Eye check – up. Sweets and fruits will be distributed in all orphan houses of Shillong.
Shillong, June 28: The Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya, has informed that the Shillong Half – Marathon Challenge 2013, which was scheduled to be held on July 6 has been postponed to July 20 due to technical reasons.
Interested runners can submit their entry till July 15. The athletes who are willing to accept the prize money, if selected, have to represent the sports department at Delhi Half Marathon in October 2013, may submit their entries.
SHILLONG June 28: The Meghalaya Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Zenith M Sangma along with local MLA, Mankachar, Assam, Javed Islam and Deputy Commissioner, South West Garo (SWGH) Hills, Ampati, Ram Sing held peace meetings at Ichaguri, Dakergaon and Jonjona in South-West Garo Hills on Assam-Meghalaya Border on Thursday.
SHILLONG, June 27: In a tragic incident, seven people of whom five are minors were electrocuted in Khliehriat West under East Jaintia hills (EJH) district in the wee hour of Thursday.
It is learnt that heavy down pour led to short circuit which has caused the death of the victims.