Day: May 22, 2020

Bethany hospital to reopen on Saturday

May 22, 2020

SHILLONG May 22: Bethany Hospital which was closed after it’s Director and owner Dr. John L Sailo Ryntathiang succumbed to COVID-19 on April 15, about 48 hours after he was found positive to the virus, is all set to open again on Saturday. “We have missed seeing our patients and we are excited to inform Read More

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Mukul accuses NDA Govt of undermining past governments’ work; CM slams back

May 22, 2020

Shillong, May 22: Leader of Opposition Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday, ignited a heated debate in the Assembly after he accused the NDA government of constantly comparing the work done by their government and the previous governments. “There is a tendency from this government to make comparisons, yesterday also during the budget speech, they say Read More

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90% quarantines done in community centres: CM

May 22, 2020

Shillong, May 22: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, on Thursday, informed that 90% of people are being quarantined in community quarantine centres. He said that almost all the quarantines is being done at community centres. The Chief Minister’s comment came after a suggestion by the Leader of Oppostion Dr Mukul Sangma, stating that institutional or Read More

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Opposition over coal transport was due to COVID-19: CM

May 22, 2020

Shillong, May 22: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma claimed that protests staged in East Jaintia Hills were not because of transportation of coal from Assam, but because of concerns regarding plying of trucks from outside the state amidst COVID-19 crisis. The Chief Minister, in his reply to call the attention motion by Mawlai MLA P.T Read More

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Discussion on ration card issuance turns tense at Budget Session

May 22, 2020

Shillong, May 22: Congress MLA from Mawsynram H M Shangpliang, on Thursday, raised the issue of 1 Lakh pending ration card applications in the Assembly, and accused the Food and Civil Supplies department of not taking any action. He informed that he had held a review meet with headmen from his constituency, who told him Read More

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Online classes not a substitute for Classroom teaching: Education Minister

May 22, 2020

Shillong, May 22: Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, on Thursday, said that the government is planning to re-open schools, colleges and other educational institutions as soon as possible, since the state is not equipped to substitute classroom teaching with online classes. He said that the department will ensure all protocols for social-distancing, sanitising etc. are Read More

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