SHILLONG, June 22: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government will soon weigh the possibility of creating a new civil sub division at Mawsynram as has been assured by Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong.
Tynsong had made this assurance to a delegation of the All Mawsynram Constituency People’s Conference (AMCPC) which met him at his residence in the city here on Friday.
SHILLONG, June 23: The NCC Directorate (NE Region) at Shillong achieved a milestone on Thursday by organizing the largest demonstration of NCC cadets performing yoga in India as part of its observation of the 4th International Yoga Day.
This demonstration was led by the ADG, NCC Dte NE Region, Maj Gen Raju Chauhan.
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IMPHAL, June 22: Manipur will have a ‘Flying Doctor’ or ‘Flying Dispensary’ soon, according to Manipur Governor, Dr Najma Heptulla.
“After realising the shortcomings of health services in the remote areas in the State especially the hill districts she pursued the Central Government for introducing ‘Flying Doctor’ in the State. Under this, there will be medical outreach for timely medical assistance through helicopters. Such a service will be a reality soon as the Central Government has already announced for starting the ‘Flying Dispensary’”, the Governor added.
SHILLONG, June 21: The ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) coalition government will complete its full five year term by dint of an anti – Congress stand of all its constituent partners, according to the Deputy Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Timothy D Shira.
“All the coalition partners in the present ruling coalition are ‘anti-Congress’. This will help to bind all the coalition partners. I am confident that the present coalition government will last its full term. May be it will go beyond the term,” Shira said here on Thursday.
SHILLONG, June 22: Martin M Danggo who resigned as the MLA of Ranikor constituency on Thursday has penned an emotional resignation letter to the President of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday.
In his letter to Dr. Celestine Lyngdoh, Danggo who has represented Ranikor in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly for five separate terms said, “As per the desire of my people, I have tendered my resignation of my seat in the Assembly from Ranikor.”
SHILLONG, June 21: The MLA representing Ranikor constituency in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Martin M Danggo left the state in anticipation on Thursday when he seemingly failed to tender his resignation from the Congress party which is widely expected to prelude his joining of the ruling National People’s Party.
Danggo however later laid all specutation to rest when he finally tenered his resignation as an MLA before the Assembly’s deputy speaker Timothy D Shira in absence of the Speaker Donkupar Roy here on Thursday.
SHILLONG, June 21: The tendering process for the construction of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly building may soon start afresh with the High Powered Committee having asked the PWD to consider the possibility of doing so.
Informing this here on Thursday, the Deputy Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Timothy D Shira said that in the rate quoted by the various firms in the last tender which was floated was not acceptable since the rate quoted by one of the firms was very high while the rate quoted by another firm was very low.