SHILLONG, Mar 01: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Meghalaya Unit has blamed the MUDA of a blatant lie after the latter had claimed that 19 buses funded under the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewable Mission (JNNURM) are presently defective.
Citing the number of buses which, according to it are being ‘dumped’ in various places in and around the city, the AAP said that these numbers provided by MUDA are a ‘blatant lie’.
NEW DELHI, March 01 (IANS): A show dedicated to Muga silk will feature at the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017.
It will be an offsite show at the National Rail Museum here. It will be held on day two of the four-day fashion extravaganza, which commences on March 15 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
SHILLONG, Feb 28: The NPP legislator representing South Shillong Constituency, Sanbor Shullai has moved the Centre demanding an immediate stop to what he termed as ‘illegal encroachment’ by Defense authority in the Lawsohtun area of Shillong.
In a letter sent to the Union Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday, Shullai said, “The Defense establishment in Shillong, Meghalaya has been encroaching upon the public land in and around Shillong and more particularly in Lawsohtun, Shillong.”
TURA, Feb 28: The loss of a life which could have otherwise been saved through speedy medical attention has raised the specter of negligence at the Dainadubi PHC prompting NGOs to stage a sit in protest demanding stern action against the head of the PHC.
It may be noted here that a woman had attempted suicide by drinking Brashmol oil and was rushed to the PHC by her family members. However she was unable to receive medical treatment as the doctor who was supposed to be on duty there was nowhere to be found.
SHILLONG, March 01: In view of the sad tragic incident on February 26 last in West Khasi Hills and to avoid any untoward incident to happen thereafter, especially for the upcoming Synod to be held at Mihmyntdu and Ummulong respectively, the Superintendent of Police, DSB, West Jaintia Hills has requested those coming for Synod to follow the safety rules requesting them not to travel in Trucks, Goods Vehicles, Pick-Up Trucks and such, not to make any unnecessary overtaking especially at sharp curves and turning and at the same time to avoid over-speeding.
SHILLONG, Feb 28: A proposal to merge the Plan and Non Plan classification in the state’s budget was approved by the state cabinet which met here on Tuesday afternoon.
“We have approved the proposal for merger of Plan and Non Plan expenditure in the state budget,” Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma informed after the cabinet meeting which stretched to over five hours on Tuesday.
AGARTALA, Feb 28 (IANS): Preservative formalin having an adverse impact on human body was found in 11 fish samples in Agartala markets, which forced the Tripura government to take “severe action”.
“Following the media reports, the state health department officials collected 40 fish samples from Agartala and formalin was found in 11 samples,” Tripura Health Minister Badal Choudhury said in the Tripura assembly on Tuesday.