Press Releases

02 June 2010

Press Release No. 242/10

GRATUITOUS AMOUNT RELEASED

Shillong, June 2, 2010: The Deputy Commissioner, Jaintia Hills District, Jowai has informed that an amount of Rupees Six Lakhs Fifty Nine Thousand (Rs. 6,59,000.00) has been released for payment of Gratuitous Relief. Reconstruction of damage houses/etc to the families affected by fire incident/hail storm/cyclone (natural calamity) in different villages under Laskein Block Development, Jaintia Hills District.

Press Release No. 243/10

ILLEGAL S K OIL SEIZED

Shillong, June 2, 2010: The Supply Department’s effort to check and detain anyone engaged in black marketeering paid dividends when the Department detained a vehicle bearing registration number ML08/B/0559, while it was plying on Tura-Gorabadha road on May 18, 2010 and seized 2420 litres of blue dyed S K Oil from the loaded pick up vehicle. The driver of the vehicle Mr. Dhinananda Kock could not produce any valid documents pertaining to the seized S K Oil and therefore was detained.

Press Release No. 244/10

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Shillong, June 2, 2010: On the occasion of World Environment Day 2010, the Meghalaya State Pollution Control board, Shillong wil be conducting an Inter-School Quiz Competition on June 4, 2010 at the Talents Club (near All India radio, Shillong) from 11:00 AM onwards.

Press Release No. 245/10

SECTION 144 CRPC IMPOSED IN JAINTIA HILLS DISTRICT

Shillong, June 2, 2010: The Deputy Commissioner Jaintia Hills District, Jowai has promulgated an order under section 144 CrPC prohibiting assemble of more than 5 persons in one place, carrying of any lethal weapons and obstruction of any vehicular traffic / person in the whole of Jaintia Hills District with immediate effect.

This was necessitated in view of the bandh called by some organizations of Jaintia Hills on 3rd June 2010.

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