SHILLONG, March 22: The Mawlai By-Pass is likely to be completed soon after the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department recently agreed to handover the land to the Public Work Department (PWD).
Informing this in the Assembly here on Wednesday, PWD Minister Martin M Danggo said a solution for a length of 850 m stretch of land was arrived at a meeting held with the PHE minister in his official chamber recently.
SHILLONG, March 22: The Inspector General of Police (TAP) cum Chairman, CRB, Meghalaya, has informed that candidates appearing for the written test of SF-10 and AB/UB Group are strictly prohibited from carrying anything which will hamper the procedures of conducting the exam. Calculator or any accessories are also not allowed in the Examination Hall.
SHILLONG, MAR 21: Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) today lambasted at the failure of the state government leading to surrendering of huge amount of money almost in every financial year.
“At the end of every financial year we find that thousand of crores of money is returned,” UDP chief and Leader of Opposition Donkupar Roy said while raising a supplementary during the Question hour in the Assembly here.
SHILLONG, MAR 21: Opposition Hill State People Democratic Party (HSPDP) today demanded the state government to cancel the proposal to acquire land for setting up of a BSF Battalion headquarter at Nongstoin in West Khasi Hills District.
Moving a call attention in the Assembly here, HSPDP legislator Diosstarness Jyndiang said that the state government should stop this proposal keeping in mind that one day Nongstoin will become a city.
SHILLONG, MAR 21: Minister in-charge Taxation Zenith Sangma today informed the House that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) soon to be implemented will be one of the most important indirect tax reforms in the country.
Replying in the Assembly here, Sangma said that the GST will replace the multitude of indirect taxes presently being levied by the Centre and the States like Excise Duty, Service Duty, Special Additional Duty of Customs, VAT, Central Sales Tax, Luxury Tax and others.