SHILLONG, June 08: A State Level Awareness Programme on National Food Security Act, 2013 was organised by the Meghalaya State Food Commission in coordination with the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), West Garo Hills,Tura for the entire Districts of Garo Hills on Thursday at District Auditorium, Tura. Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Meghalaya, in-charge Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Prof. R C Laloo graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
Speaking as the Chief Guest of this awareness programme, Deputy Chief Minsiter, Professor RC Laloo spoke about the initiatives of the government to ensure food security in the state through the implementing of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and functioning of the State Food Commission to provide food and nutritional security by accessing to adequate quantity and quality of food at affordable prices.
Kolkata, June 07 (IANS): Accusing the West Bengal government of interfering in the working of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration - the development body in the north Bengal hills, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri on Wednesday said a separate state was now the only solution for the Darjeeling hills.
"A separate state is the only solution for the development of our people," Giri said after his meeting with state BJP president Dilip Ghosh here.
Aizawl, June 07 (IANS): Mizoram remained cut off from the rest of the country by road as NGOs and student bodies continued a road blockade on a key highway protesting against the transfer of a doctor from a hospital, officials said on Wednesday.
Several hundred goods-laden trucks, passenger buses and small vehicles were stranded on both sides of Kolasib town, a police official said here.
SHILLONG, June 07: With the objective to educate and sensitize the youth about positive psychology and how they can implement it to tackle different kinds of addiction, the Department of Counselling Psychology, Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU organised a one day awareness programme on Positive Psychology, in the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Rynjah on Wednesday.
SHILLONG, June 07: The office of Sankur-Rikynti Khain Nonglang & Mawkyrwat Hat in collaboration with the office of the Deputy Commissioner & Chairman, Block Development Unit, Mawkyrwat organized an awareness programme on Solid and Liquid Waste Management cum Cleaning Drive at Mawkyrwat Market on Wednesday which was participated by traders, officials of different departments and members of the public.