TURA, April 9 � Two new daily newspapers, one English and another Garo, were launched by Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma at a simple function here yesterday.
The new English daily, The Tura Times and its sister publication in Garo, Salantini Ku�rang, were launched from here.
Addressing the gathering, Sangma stated that dissemination of information go hand in hand with the endeavour of the government to bring development to the people and assured the media persons of government�s support.
The Chief Minister said, �while the media must play a role of a watchdog without being biased, they must also ensure that positive news are also not left out, so as to bring hope to the people�. He also cautioned the members of the Press on the misuse of media.
The Editor of the two dailies, Pangseng R Marak and Senior Editor Andriano Marak highlighted the objectives of bringing out these two newspapers.