Shillong, June 13: ANVC(B) on Thursday informed that its Chairman is safe. The outfit said their Chairman, Rimpu N Marak, was rescued from a place near Tura by its Secret Operation Squad (S.O.S).
Revealing this through a press communiqué, General Secretary (GS) of ANVC(B), Jakrik Wareng A. Sangma said, “Chairman was rescued from a place near Tura, where he was hiding after police raided a place in Babupara. Seeing the police enter the building, Chairman moved out from behind, jumping a two storied building, escaping into the nearby jungle.”
SHILLONG, June 13: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has been directed to improve the surface of the 61 km four-lane Jorabat – Umiam road which is still under construction following concern expressed by the general public.
Addressing journalists after a review meeting on the status of the project held on Thursday, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma said, “I have directed the NHAI to look into the issue regarding the need for maintaining the surface of the road in which the officials have agreed to address the problem within ten days.”
SHILLONG, June 12: Giving his verdict against the controversial Chandra Mohan Jha (CMJ) University, Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary Wednesday asked the state government to dissolve the Varsity in the interest of maintaining proper standards of higher education.
“Established facts clearly indicate mismanagement, mal-administration, indiscipline and failure in the accomplishment of the objectives of the University, apart from criminal liability. In the interest of maintaining proper standards of higher education it would be desirable that the CMJ University be wound up. The state government is accordingly being addressed to consider Dissolution of the CMJ University in terms of Section 48 of the CMJ University Act, 2009,” Mooshahary said in a personally signed order issued here, under his capacity as the University’s Visitor.
Shillong, May 12: ANVC(B) on Wednesday allegedly that police in collusion with ANVC is involved in the episode of their Chairman going missing, whose whereabouts are still unknown.
In a press communiqué, General Secretary, ANVC(B), Jakrik Wareng .A. Sangma claimed that the vehicles (ML 08C 3602 and ML 08C 4247) that were allegedly used in the operation against their Chairman, Rimpu N Marak, belonged to ANVC.
TURA, June 13: The fencing of the border between Bangladesh and India is almost complete, with large tracts of land being used for the purpose. The National Border Co-ordination Committee (NBCC) has speedily constructed the fences so as to ensure that people from across the border are unable to gain entry and likewise for the people of India.
However, a lot of people have been left in the lurch as the fencing has completely affected them. For most of the people of the border areas, compensation is still due and it has been four years since they saw even a rupee for the land that was acquired for the fencing.
SHILLONG, June 12: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued advisory to students against seeking admission in private universities in the different states of the country citing that it has found that most of these universities have violated the UGC (Establishment and Maintenance of Standards in Private University) Regulation 2003.
At the same time, the UGC has stated that these universities have violated the Supreme Court order by setting up off campus and franchise without permission.
SHILLONG, June 12: For Manoj (18), Rabina (14), Chintu (8) and many others, World Day Against Child Labour holds no significance. They have to rag-pick or duel their services at various homes to support oneself for a two-time meal.
They want to study in schools but cannot afford to visit their classes as they do not want to lose their means of sustainability.
Some hit the streets to rag-pick, beg and even flesh trade because of the unwanted situations, while some are forced by their parents so that they can bring some money to support their family.