Home

Print

Violence continues in Assam, rail blockade hits life

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Guwahati, Aug 02 (IANS): Assam's Karbi Anglong continued to burn over the statehood demand for the third consecutive day Friday while a rail blockade by several Bodo organizations demanding separate Bodoland state disrupted rail traffic across the state.
The indefinite curfew, imposed in the district headquarter Diphu and its adjoining areas, continued Friday. Four people where injured at Dongkamokam in Hamren subdivision when police opened fire to disperse a mob surrounding the police station.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Baghmara JAC on indefinite picketing of NH62 offices

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Tura, Aug 02: The fight for development for the people of the South Garo Hills (SGH) continues with the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Baghmara continuing their agitation for the fourth consecutive day. Though initially intended to be just a two day agitation, the explanation given to them from the PWD(NH) office has not been satisfactory and as such their agitation continues.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

‘Fighting for revolution and wearing ‘Che Guevara’ t-shirt not same’

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Aug 02: Fighting for revolution is not exactly as romantic as wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt and flaunting it in colleges, Sanjay Kak, Director of Red Ant Dream observed.
The documentary on Maoists and other revolutionary ideas persisting in India may seem romantic from afar, but in reality it is quite the opposite, Kak said here on Friday.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Education Scam: SET Pass teachers start 2 - day office picketing

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Tura, Aug 01: With the Government playing truant when it comes to booking those who played a major part in the Education Scam, the aggrieved teachers have taken a strong stand to ask the Government to wake up to reality and ensure things were done to get them justice. The teachers, who have called for the two-day office picketing of Education department in the whole Garo Hills region starting Thursday, asked for their jobs to be given them as was to happen before the scam hit.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Bansara Eye Care to launch Diabetic Retinopathy Management in Meghalaya

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Aug 02: The Bansara Eye Care Centre in collaboration with World Diabetes Foundation and Society for Promotion of Eye Care and Sight (Charitable unit of Bansara Eye Care) Friday announced that they would be launching a Diabetic Retinopathy Management Project in Meghalaya.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Meghalaya Government declares KHADC Delimitation bill as ‘null’ and ‘void’

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Aug 01: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) resolution for delimitation of the MDCs constituencies for the upcoming council elections in 2014 has been declared ‘null’ and ‘void’ by Meghalaya government. The three Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) of Meghalaya have now been asked to submit fresh proposals for the proposed delimitation of constituencies.

FaceBook  Twitter  
Print

Lack of MPSC forms in Williamnagar upsets aspirants

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
Williamnagar, Aug 01: The Meghalaya Public Service Commission (MPSC) is by far the most important exam for the people of the state. The exam is looked forward to by most of the aspirants who work through almost for a year to do well in the exam that can get them into the power echelons of the state administration. However, for the aspirants hailing from East Garo Hills, the forms to their dream job is looking a distant dream due to one reason –lack of application forms in Williamnagar.

FaceBook  Twitter