Shillong, March 16, 2020 (MMP): As a preventive measure to stop the spread of COVID-19, all Border Haats in East Khasi Hills District shall remain suspended with immediate effect until further orders. This was informed by the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District. This order is issued in pursuance to the directions in the emergent video conferencing meeting with the Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya held on 12th March, 2020 to review preparedness for COVID-19 and reference made in respect of directions from Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Meanwhile, Meghalaya Government has ordered 50000 personal protective equipments and 6 lakh hand sanitizers in view of Corona-virus outbreak. In this regard, MeghalayaChief Minister Conrad Sangma said that apart from personal protective equipment, Government has ordered 50,000 N-95 masks, 6 lakh 3 ply masks, 32 ventilators, 6 lakh hand sanitizers and many thermal scanners. Terming the situation as critical, Sangma said that the transmission rate of COVID-19 is 42 percent and the mortality rate in China is 4 percent whereas globally it is 2 percent. MMP
Shillong, August 28, 2020 (MMP) : Meghalaya Government has decided to open three tourist spots to locals only from September 01 on a trial basis following a decision made by the Government after a review meeting this afternoon. Health Minister AL Hek said that the State government will open only three spots which include Elephant […]
Need for State Government and Meghalaya Assembly to constitute a special Committee to look into the urgent need for strengthening and providing internet services to all sections of people throughout the state as a means to encourage facilitate academic sessions including meetings in the Government, or Assembly if in the event people are faced with home quarantine.
Shillong, October 14, 2020(MMP): Our ongoing personal experience of meeting a covid19 positive individual few days ago led us to undergo RT-PCR test on 3rd October 2020 and receiving the results on the evening of 4th and 5th October 2020. Unexpectedly while I myself turned out negative a family member became positive and based on the advise and […]
Shillong, March 20, 2019 (MMP): In its continued drive against illicit liquor, the Excise staff of East Khasi Hills District, Shillong conducted raids in the restaurants and stalls in the town and its outskirts during the month of February, 2019. The Excise staff detected 8 cases with a seizure of 74.600 litres of Indian made liquor and 1.500 litres Indian Made Foreign […]