School clarifies on exam centre
SHILLONG: Z.Chhakchhuak, Vice-Principal, Brookside Adventist Higher Secondary School has informed that only one student of the school went to the wrong examination centre.
In response to the news report regarding the agony of SSLC students, the Vice-Principal said on Thursday that the school sympathises with one student for her mistake.
The vice principal said that all 108 students appearing for the SSLC wrote the examinations in their respectively assigned institutions.
“All 58 girl students except one reached the assigned centre of examination in Laitumkhrah Assamese Girls’ Higher Secondary School on time accompanied by two teachers.
However, the school was already informed on March 7 that one girl student reached the centre late by few minutes, the statement of the school said, adding that the school is committed to the care of students.
Human skeleton found
SHILLONG: A human skeleton was recovered from Wah Ramsan on March 2.
According to police, the skeleton was suspected to be of 27-year-old Aipliebiang Nongsiej, who was drowned in the river on September 20 last year.
However, autopsy reports failed to identify the sex and age of the deceased.
Police said that the portion of the skeleton will be sent for DNA analysis to confirm the identity of the deceased.
KHNAM favours all party meet for ILP
SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma’s statement that ILP cannot solve influx menace disappointed the Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM).
KHNAM vice president Thomas Passah pointed out that on September 23, 2013, the KHNAM, UDP, HSPDP and the NPP had agreed to pressurise the government to implement ILP in the state and now the chief minister’s contradicting statement on the issue is disappointing.
Therefore, Passah said that Sangma should call a meeting of all the political parties to discuss on the matter, adding that KHNAM will continue its fight for ILP in Khasi-Jaintia Hills as per the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation 1873.
New traffic rules
SHILLONG: SP traffic BJ Laloo on Thursday issued new traffic rules to owners of vehicles including two wheelers.
The SP has directed the police personnel of all traffic branches in the city to detain any vehicle including two wheelers with LED light bar mounted on top of the bumper or any other white lights.
“Modified exhaust, silencer pipes or modified pipe mufflers which are not original fitments should be removed and replaced with the original ones”, the SP added.