Shillong, Jan 09: Meghalaya Medical Services Association (MMSA) President Dr R Nongbet Wednesday said the association members will go ahead with their 24 hour ‘cease-work’ on January 11 – 12 to protest against the failure of the government to take any action against the criminals involved in looting and assaulting of Medical & Health Officer of Mahendraganj CHC ,Dr Apchan A Sangma.
SHILLONG, Jan 09: Bajendoba Block Congress Committee (BCC) members including office bearers, workers and supporters Wednesday tendered mass resignation from their primary membership of the Congress.
“The Bajengdoba BCC stands dissolve with the mass resignation of the members and supporters,” Bajendoba BCC secretary Senstar B Marak said in a letter to the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president, Dr DD Lapang on Wednesday.
He said the workers and supporters of the Bajendoba BCC and 35 polling booth units including the Bajendoba Mahila Unit and the Bajendoba Youth Congress Committee under North Garo hills district have resigned with immediate effect.
Shillong, Jan 09 (PTI): An aide-de-camp (ADC) of the Meghalaya Governor R S Mooshahary had a narrow escape when a truck hit a vehicle ferrying him from Guwahati in Ri-Bhoi district, officials sources said on Wednesday.
The incident took place between the district headquarter Nongpoh and Byrnihat late Sunday night at around 8:35 pm when an ADC, Deputy Commandant Sashi, who was returning from his leave, was on his way back from Guwahati airport, they said.
SHILLONG, Jan 09: The ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya on Wednesday celebrated its 38th Foundation Day at ICAR Institute, Barapani. The Institute stated its journey on January 9, 1975 from a rented house at Laban (Amrit Bhavan) in Shillong.
“Though we are deficient in major areas of various crop productions in the region; our strength lies in taking benefits of tribal farmer-led innovative farming technologies”, said Director ICAR-RC-NEH- Umiam, Meghalaya, S.V. Ngachan, during his foundation day speech.
SHILLONG, Jan 08: Following the peace-talks with the Garo hills-based militant outfit –A’chik National Volunteer Council (ANVC), Meghalaya government Tuesday approved the ‘settlement-agreement’ even as it added that the demand for expansion of powers would also be extended to the other two Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) in the Khasi and Jaintia hills region of the state.
Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting here on Tuesday, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma said, “We have approved the settlement agreement.”