SHILLONG, Sept 16: Meghalaya, in the past few years, has become the ‘soft target’ state for fake chit fund companies coming from outside and duping the citizens luring them with higher interest rates which, after awhile, vanish into thin air.
Recently, many customers from across Meghalaya filed FIRs against a Kolkata based M/s ACME Service company after it decided to close down all its branches set up in the North East Region (NER) including Meghalaya giving excuses of weak financial condition faced by the company.
SHILLONG, Sept 16: The country’s renowned Dental Clinic Chain – Aesthetica - the provider of holistic dental care and facial surgery has collaborated with Shillong’s Woodland Hospital to launch its first centre in Shillong.
The new centre was inaugurated by Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare minister AL Hek on Monday. This centre specializes in addressing dental related challenges, like Keyhole Dental Implants, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Treatments and Smile Designing Procedures.
Tura, Sept 15: The ongoing agitations by the consortium of ten NGOs for the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) within the state, is set to rock Garo Hills once again with the announcement of a slew of agitations announced by the 5 NGOs in Garo Hills. The NGO have called for a night blockade, along with a sit in demonstration as well as a bandh call for the next week. However, there is a twist to the tale as the Administration is set to oppose the protestors.
SHILLONG, Sept 16: Shillong has gone through a massive change from the beautiful natural past into an unpleasant and unplanned concrete jungle in recent times. But amidst these changes the habits of the local cabbies, which are a part and parcel of the pine city, have not adjusted in contrast. The sight of the stranded passengers along with local cabbies is not a new phenomenon as it exists here from the days of yore.
Office picketing, road blockade on Sept 17 & 19, bandh on Sept 20
SHILLONG, Sept 15: The NGOs demanding for implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya announced the third phase of their agitations that will include a statewide office picketing, night road-blockade and a 24 hours bandh from September 17, 19, and 20 respectively even as it warned to intensify its stir until the state government succumbs to its demand.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the ten NGOs held at an undisclosed location at around 3 am on Sunday morning.
KSU vice president Fredrick Kharmawphlang informed after the meeting, “We have decided to call for a statewide office picketing followed by night road blockade in the evening on September 17 and 19.”
Bhubaneswar, Sept 15 (IANS): India Sunday successfully test fired its longest-range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile for the second time in less than one and a half years, defence ministry sources said.
It was fired from the Inner Wheeler Island, a launch site at Bhadrak, about 200 km from Bhubaneswar. The missile can hit targets deep inside China and Pakistan, the sources said.