SHILLONG, April 23: As part of the Earth Day celebration, the District Administration, South West Khasi Hills District in collaboration with the Office of the Divisional Forest Officer, Social Forestry Division, Nongstion organized an Awareness Programme relating to critical catchment areas of Wahsala stream on Monday at Mawkyrwat where members of the Wahsala Catchment committee and District Officials participated.
Williamnagar, April 23: The people of the East Garo Hills region took out a mass rally to protest the building of the dam project in the Darebokgre area, near Nokrek. The procession started in Williamnagar and included the Nokmas and NGOs who want an immediate stop to the construction of the dam in the area as they feel the project would cause more damage than good to the sections of Garo Hills.
SHILLONG, April 23: The Chief Executive Officer, Shillong Municipal Board (SMB) has directed all residents within the Shillong Municipal are to register their pet dogs with the SMB and obtain tags on payment of Rs. 200. All pet owners are to ensure that their dogs are not let loose in public places or roads. Any dog found without a tag will be treated as stray dogs and necessary action to catch such dogs will be taken so as to prevent the spread of diseases.
SHILLONG, April 23: The World Mission Society Church of God will organize a blood donation camp at NEIGRIHMS from 10 am onwards on April 26. The event will be conducted in the presence of the Director NEIGRIHMS and the Deacon of the church Mathew Mao along with other members.
Shillong, April 22: In a jubilant news for the medical students pursuing their courses in North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Medical Science (NEIGRIHMS), the Medical Council of India (MCI) has finally recognized the MBBS course offered by the super – specialty centre.
Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Director of NEIGRIHMS, Dr AG Ahangar informed that NEIGRIHMS has finally been recognized by the MCI to reward graduate and post-graduate courses. “I am happy to announce before you that the MCI has granted recognition to the undergraduate (MBBS) course conducted by the institute,” he said.