SHILLONG, July 02: After showing much tardiness, Meghalaya finally seems to have decided to fall in-line with the guidelines of PMGSY scheme for its effective implementation.
After the scheduled time – period for completion of the said scheme has reached half mark (two and an half year), Meghalaya PWD Minister, Sniawbhalang Dhar, on Tuesday announced that the State Government is considering creating separate wings for the State districts for speedy implementation of PMGSY scheme.
Shillong, July 02: Five people were on Tuesday evening picked – up from around Tura town for drinking in public places.
Together with district administration, many NGO leaders, church leaders and South Tura MLA took a round allover Tura checking for drunken driving and drinking in public places besides other anti – social activities taking place.
Shillong, July 01 (IANS): United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) general secretary Anup Chetia, who has been in a Bangladeshi jail since 1997, would be repatriated this month to India, a senior union home ministry official said Monday.
"He (Chetia) should be reptratriated to India by July 15 or a few days before that," Shambhu Singh, joint secretary (northeast) in the Union Home Ministry, said.
Shillong, July 01: In an unfortunate incident, a pregnant lady was killed and another expecting mother was injured when they were hit by a TATA Sumo on Monday afternoon.
The incident occurred at Saphai village under Laskein Block, West Jaintia Hills, when the victims were walking back home after their check up at the Saphai Sub Health Center, since both were in their early stages of pregnancy.
Shillong, July 01: Former Delhi Police Commissioner, Dr Krishan Kant Paul, has been appointed the new Meghalaya Governor. He will be taking over as Meghalaya Governor from RS Mooshahary.
This was announced by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday.
Dr Paul is the husband of Omita Paul, Principal Secretary to the President.
Shillong, July 01: In an atrocious case brought to light, one mother has been beaten and put behind the bars by her own son.
The case is from Nongpoh, wherein one 60 – year old Usti Syiem was beaten up allegedly by her son and then put away in jail, based on a FIR filed by one Sabrina Lyngdoh of Umtham, Marngar.
SHILLONG, July 01: The District Administration of West Garo Hills (WGH) has decided that every locality would constitute Village Defense Committees (VDC) which would be funded Rs 15,000 from the Voluntary Action Fund to ensure peace and security.