News Capsule

Vaccination campaign
To protect children against Japanese Encephalitis, the Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, West Jaintia Hills District, will run a vaccination campaign from May 15 till May 30 for children of age group 1-15 years. The Office has requested the parents to take their children for vaccination.
Appeal for release
The Bengalee Association of Garo Hills, Tura, have expressed shock on the abduction of Gaganendra Sanyal, retired teacher of Don Bosco School, Tura. The Association condemned the cowardly act of abduction of such a senior citizen and a National awardee and appealed for his immediate safe and unconditional release.
The past pupils of Don Bosco School, Tura, have appealed to the abductors for the immediate and safe release of former teacher of the School, Gaganendra Sanyal. A.G. Momin, on behalf of the past pupils of Don Bosco School, Tura, also condemned the kidnapping of the ex-teacher.
Order
Following the High Court of Meghalaya’s order that no mentally challenged person is seen abandoned or roaming about uncared in public places or in other places inviting danger and causing inconvenience to public, the East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner has informed that if any such person is seen in public places, the public are requested to inform the respective Thana or Police Station or call the Police Control Room on Telephone No. 2222277, Extn: 427 (PCR) at 2222001, PCR Direct at 100 and the DC’s Office at 2224003.
Function
The Jeebon Roy Memorial Welfare Institute, Shillong, and Lakreh Memorial School will organize a function to commemorate the Jeebon Roy Memorial Day on May 16 at 3.30 pm at Lakreh Memorial School, Umsohsun. Dr. Streamlet Dkhar, HoD, Khasi Department, NEHU, will be the chief guest.