TURA, March 19: A teacher, working in a school in Phulbari and affiliated with the Congress party and the former MLA of Phulbari, AT Mondal, was brutally beaten up by a group believed to be workers of the National People’s Party (NPP) on Sunday evening leading to a huge ruckus in the town of Phulbari in West Garo Hills (WGH) district.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): Voicing concern on the financial deficit states of the northeast, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the Central government will extend full support to reverse the situation in the region, an official statement said on Sunday
Jaitley made this statement during a meeting with Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, at his residence in New Delhi Saturday evening, to discuss on the financial situation of the state.
Shillong, March 19: The Botanical Survey of India, Eastern Regional Center Shillong organised a forthnight long Botanical Art Workshop at its premises, which is surrounded by a treasure trove of varieties of plant species. The workshop is being organised under the stewardship of an internationally renowned artist, Mahaveer Swami.
Altogether sixteen Botany scholars and artists from different parts of the country participated in the art workshop.
The paintings by all the participating artists and some of the artworks of Mahaveer Swami will be on display at MAD Gallery, Riti Academy of Visual Arts on March 23 and 24, 2018 from 4 PM to 7 PM.
SHILLONG, March 19: The implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) is the best way to curb influx into Meghalaya according to Mawlai legislator, Process T Sawkmie.
Moving the amendments to the motion of thanks to the Governor’s address in the Assembly here on Monday, Sawkmie said that ILP was the best solution to curb influx.
SHILLONG, March 18: Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma led a delegation of cabinet ministers and called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at his residence in New Delhi on Saturday evening to discuss on the financial situation of the State.
Giving a patient hearing to the Chief Minister and other cabinet ministers, Jaitley assured all support and cooperation to increase revenue generation in the State.
The Union Minister expressed concern on the deficit states of North East and said that the Centre will extend full support to reverse the situation in the region.