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Ban on tobacco products near educational institutions comes into force in WGH

TURA | June 30, 2019:

In a welcoming move, the district administration of West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya has banned all tobacco related items from being sold near any educational institutions.

This was informed by the deputy commissioner of WGH, Ram Singh, though a communiqué.

Meghalaya among other NE states with high malaria burden

SHILLONG | June 28, 2019: 

Meghalaya is recognised as one of eight states in the northeastern region of India, with high malaria burden.

JE cases in Garo Hills were a ‘false alarm’, none test positive

TURA | June 21, 2019:

In a major relief to residents, none of the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases that until now were thought to be positive, have shown any symptoms of the disease as per the latest reports of the Central team that visited Tura in West Garo Hills.

Govt sounds medical alert following JE outbreak in Garo Hills

SHILLONG | June 20, 2019:

The Meghalaya Government has sounded a medical alert in view of the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) outbreak in Garo Hills region of the state.

Another 13 cases of JE detected in West Garo Hills, emergency meeting called

TURA | June 19, 2019:

Days after a medical alert was sounded in West Garo Hills following the detection of two cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE), the number has gone up to 15 with most of the cases being reported from the district headquarter of Tura.

West Bengal doctors strike: NEIGRIHMS docs to join all India strike on June 17

SHILLONG | June 15, 2019:

The NEIGRIHMS Resident Doctors Association strongly condemned the “barbaric acts of violence” on Dr P Mukherjee, NRSMCH, Kolkata who was performing his duty as an intern.

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