Road proposal to DoNER
The Tripura government has sent a proposal to the DoNER ministry to construct a new road from Agartala to Simna village of West district to Shillong in Meghalaya via Bangladesh, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said in reply to a query by Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) legislator Bishaketu Debbarma, during the question hour of the budget session of the Assembly on Tuesday.
The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Tuesday got a new chief executive member (CEM) with the election of two-time member from Sohra constituency, Titosstarwell Chyne, to the post without any contest.
The Mizoram government will constitute a medical operation team to be headed by health family welfare board vice-chairman Dr Z.R. Thiamsanga to fight coronavirus spread, an official of the state health department said on Tuesday.
2 killed in mishap
Two persons died in two different road accidents on NH 17 in Kamrup district on Tuesday. A van lost control and collided with a road side tree. The driver of the vehicle died on the spot. Another accident took place at Kenduguri village, when a bike collided with a passenger bus. The biker died on the spot and his pillion was injured.
A 38-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped and killed by four youths at Jainpur area in Chirang district on Monday. According to reports, the woman was abducted from her residence and raped and murdered near a sluice gate. The body was recovered on Tuesday.
Mizoram power and electricity minister R. Lalzirliana on Tuesday said the state government is making an effort to ensure that the state faced no interrupted power supply during the fight against coronavirus.
The district magistrate, East Khasi Hills district, in an order issued on Tuesday, directed contractors of all construction sites in the district to strictly ensure that their labourers remain inside the premises of their respective construction sites.
Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) & Workers Power of Meghalaya urged the state government to provide distress support to hawkers and street vendors, domestic workers and daily wages and workers not registered with Meghalaya Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.
The Chirang District Health Society organised an awareness-cum-media meeting on Covid-19 here on Tuesday.