Friday, Jun 5, 2020

Meghalaya government urges firms for employment to returnees

“We have seen various groups expressing their concern. Even the government has taken serious note of this and hence the decision,” Deputy Chief Minister Tynsong said.


Meghalaya government seeking info on locusts in East Jaintia Hills

An enquiry has been ordered on the reports that locust-like insects were found at Umkiang under East Jaintia Hills distric has been issued, said S Nongbet, director, horticulture department, Meghalaya


Tynsong urges pressure groups to permit entry of outsiders into Meghalaya

The Meghalaya deputy chief minister stressed the need to bring in highly skilled workers into the state.


Indiscriminate dumping of fish raises fears in Phulbari

Concerned residents of the area, after the discovery of the dead fishes immediately posted photos and videos of the phenomenon seeking to understand what could have led to their death.


Meghalaya public forum demands clarification on subsidized rice status

Many villagers do not want to buy rice from government as rice from the open market is far cheaper, the Ka Sur U Paidbah Ka Bri U Hynniewtrep said.


Curfew extended till June 1 in West Garo Hills

The permission for the operation of private transport within the district to the extent of 50 per cent and plying on “odd / even” number basis from 9 am to 5 pm will continue.


Meghalaya following stringent Covid-19 testing: CM Conrad Sangma

"Those stranded residents of the state who are entering Meghalaya have to go through three types of testing, thermal scanning, rapid test and RT-PCR test and only then they are allowed to go,” Sangma said


Villagers build COVID-19 quarantine centres for over 4,680 returnees to Meghalaya

In Shillong, Nongmensong has set up two quarantine centres – St Claret’s School and St Jerome’s School in the locality, while a similar initiative is on under Sohiong constituency, East Khasi Hills