News Capsule


BSNL strike
The employees and officers of BSNL are going on a one day strike on December 15 in protest against the government’s alleged move to ‘finish off BSNL, by fragmenting it into pieces’. The Ministry of Communications has sent a Cabinet Note, for forming a subsidiary company to manage BSNL’s mobile towers. If the Cabinet approves it, BSNL’s 65,000 mobile towers will be hived off to the new subsidiary tower company. The entire trade unions of employees and associations of officers are opposing this move.
Overloaded trucks restricted
The District Magistrate, South West Khasi Hills District has promulgated an Order under Section 144 CrPC restricting trucks carrying more than 9 tonnes from plying over Bridge No. 16/1 at 16th Km of MBGM.
Cleaning drives
The Dorbar Shnong Madan Laban and Riat Laban will organise a cleaning drive in the locality from 8 am onwards on Saturday.
Dorbar Shnong Jaiaw Laitdom will conduct a cleaning drive from 8 am onwards on December 17.
Laban Dorbar Shnong will conduct a cleaning drive from 8 am to noon on December 17. Entry of vehicles will be restricted.