Itanagar, April 13 (PTI): As per Centres directive to streamline and ensure easy, fast, and accountable service in supplying PDS items to the targeted people, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has launched the 'Arun e-PDS' scheme for Papum Pare district.
Jorhat (Assam), April 13 (PTI): An army officer of the Jorhat Military Station at Lichubari has been fined for lighting up in a no smoking zone at the Deputy Commissioner's office here.
SHILLONG, April 12: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Friday announced that Meghalaya will find a place on the railway map of the country ‘very soon’ with the inauguration of the state’s first railway station at Mendipathar in East Garo Hills.
Participating in the discussion on Budget in the state Assembly, the Chief Minister said all sections of the people of the Garo Hills have extended their wholehearted support to the railway project and urged similar show of support from the people of the Khasi-Jaintia Hills for establishing rail links to Byrnihat and even Shillong.
SHILLONG, April 12: Shillong’s Pro Fight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) representative to the Super Fight League (SFL) Johny Ryntathiang crushed Delhi’s Mahesh Kr Baliyan, winning his debut fight in record time of 1.42 secs by submission.
Competing in the bantamweight category, the Shillong winner was equipped with a range of expertise from Kungfu, wushu, Karate to Boxing. Speaking in his debut match, Johny said, “SFL is a great platform to showcase martial arts skills”.
SHILLONG, April 12: Meghalaya Power Minister Clement Marak on Friday informed the Assembly that the state government has to pay an outstanding amount of Rs 244.48 crore to NEEPCO, and the dues must be cleared in 24 installments.