TURA, Sept 16: The ruckus over the unconditional release of the 25 Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) has been getting louder by the day with various people pressurizing the administration into letting the arrested people off without charges.
However, the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills, Pravin Bakshi has clarified that the same would not be possible as the matter was now with the judiciary and could not be acted upon by the administration.
TURA, Sept 16: The indefinite bandh called by the GHSMC from Sept 18 has irked citizens of Tura with most urging for its withdrawal. NGOs and people alike have not taken kindly to the threat of an indefinite bandh and have come out in social media opposing the call.
With the administration also on the lookout for GHSMC activists it could be an uphill struggle for the GHSMC activists to enforce the bandh.
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.
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: 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.”