Shillong, March 07: He was held captive by militants for 56 days. He underwent the most horrific time for his life. Yet, he was denied transfer. The man is Robinus Syngkon, now the independent legislator from Mowkaiaw in 9th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.
And, he is a man on a mission.
SHILLONG, March 07: Over hundred farmers from Ri-Bhoi district attended the ‘Field Day’ organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), North-eastern Hills, at its division farm on Wednesday.
Tribal farmers from Umeit, Mawnonsynrum, Mawlawi, Kyrdem, Sohrublei, Mawlfin-Mawkhan and Nongdewsaw attended the education and training programme on conservation agriculture with crop yield enhancement.
SHILLONG, March 07: Students and members of different NGOs took out a rally to create awareness on the need to eliminate violence and crimes against women and children here on Thursday.
Carrying placards with messages like “Together we can end violence against women and girls”, “Violence against women is an everyday reality, act now always and forever before it’s too late”, “Men: be real, stop hitting women; Women: be confident, be you”, the marchers walked from Jingkieng Nongthymmai to St Anthony’s playground.
Shillong, March 07: Mission Trust along with Bawri Nathralaya is conducting a free Glaucoma check up and awareness programme on March 11. The programme will be held from 10 AM onwards at Bawri Nethralaya to disseminate information regarding Glaucoma to patients and general public.
SHILLONG, March 07: The singing competition organized by the Seng Hynñiewtrep Cultural & Welfare Organisation (HTCWO) along with the Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR) and the Department of Arts & Culture of Meghalaya held at State Central Auditorium conduced on Wednesday.