Shillong, April 19, 2021(MMP):Shillong and its adjoining areas on Sunday bore a deserted look following imposition of Section 144 Cr. P.C. by East Khasi Hills District Magistrate, Isawanda Laloo. The imposition of Section 144 Cr. P.C. prohibits opening of shops, establishments and markets, as well as roadside vendors in Shillong and its adjoining areas, as these places are frequented by large number of people. This order, however, exempts Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical stores and other essential services. The order came into effect yesterday and will operate on all Sundays after inspections were conducted and it was found that COVID-19 protocols of social distancing, hand hygiene, and masks wearing were not adhered. The order was imposed on the ground of the rising cases of Covid-19 in the state. Our correspondent who went round Shillong found that petrol pumps and medical shops opened normally with scanty visitors. Wards’ Lake who was full of visitors, yesterday was found empty. MMP
Meghalaya Congress announced the world’s largest poverty eradication programme initiated by Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
Shillong, March 26, 2019 (MMP): Meghalaya Congress today announced the world’s largest poverty eradication programme initiated by Congress President, Rahul Gandhi. The scheme titled Nyuntam Aay Yojana has been coined with its acronym “NYAY”, a Hindi word for justice to provide maximum income for the poor and disadvantaged. Addressing media persons in Shillong, the […]
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare visits ICAR, Research Complex for NEH region in Ri-Bhoi District
Shillong, October 4, 2021(MMP) : Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar visited the ICAR, Research Complex for NEH Region today . The Director of the Institute Dr V K Mishra along with all the employees of the Institute welcomed the honourable Union Minister. He planted saplings in the institute premises along with […]