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KSU opposes ‘dependent agencies’ to study leakages of uranium waste from concrete tanks

October 23, 2020

SHILLONG, Oct 23: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has opposed the proposal of the State government to assign the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, and North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) to carry out an in-depth study into the reports of leakages from the concrete tanks at Nongbah Jynrin in South West Khasi Hills. It may Read More

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Former Meghalaya CM alleged illegalities in auctioning of unclaimed coal

October 22, 2020

Shillong, Oct 22: Opposition leader, and Congress leader Dr. Mukul Sangma on Thursday alleged that there is illegalities in the auctioning of unclaimed coal. According to Dr. Sangma public auction means everybody has to know and the auctioned coal is awarded to the highest bidder. “In order to ensure that you have the highest bidder Read More

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Ammunition recovered in East Garo Hills

October 22, 2020

Shillong, Oct 22: Meghalaya Police on Thursday recovered arms ammunition from Nengmandalgre jungle under East Garo Hills district. Police said that based on information from reliable sources, a team of police carried out search operation in the jungle area of in and around Nengmandalgre jungle beyond Simsang river. During the operation, the police team recovered Read More

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Conrad to groups: Ready to talk to solve differences

October 21, 2020

KSU rakes up Ichamati killing SHILLONG, Oct 21: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma today said that his government was ready to talk to the different groups to resolve the misunderstandings arising over the Ichamati issue. It may be pointed out that last week three non-tribals had met the Governor Satya Pal Malik and alleged discrimination against Read More

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Meghalaya CM launches ‘Micro ATM’

October 21, 2020

Shillong, Oct 21:Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today launched and distributed the “micro ATM” to Business Correspondent Agents (BCA) in presence of Community & Rural Development Minister Hamletson Dohling at Yojana Bhavan in Main Secretariat Shillong. “Micro ATM is a hand held device, which will be operated by the BCA in rural areas to Read More

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Govt Holiday: 26th Oct Durga Puja, 13th Nov Wangala festival

October 21, 2020

Shillong, Oct 21: The Commissioner and Secretary General Administration (A) Department today informed that 26th October, 2020 has been declared as a holiday instead of 23rd October, 2020 as appeared in the Holiday List on account of Durga Puja. Earlier the Meghalaya Central Puja Committee requested 26 October be declared as paid holiday in the state Read More

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124 new recruits inducted into Meghalaya police

October 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Oct 20: A Passing Out Parade of the new recruits of the 2nd batch basic training recruit constables of 6th MLP battalion was held today at Meghalaya Police Academy, Umran. A total of 124 personnel graduated today, comprising of 116 male and eight female personnel. The recruits underwent a rigorous basic training module for Read More

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KHADC forms committee to inquire allegations against council

October 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Oct 20: The Khasi Hill Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has formed a special committee to go into the allegations made by the three non-tribals made against the district council. It may be mentioned that the three persons had alleged that Hindus are being discriminated in the State. The trio recently met Governor Satya Pal Read More

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MHRC issues notice to Meghalaya govt on deaths of infants and pregnant women

October 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Oct 20: The Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC), has issued notice to the government on the deaths of 877 infants and 61 pregnant women during the month of April to July. It may be mentioned that recently women and child rights activist Agnes Kharshiing filed a petition before the MHRC regarding the deaths of Read More

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Pressure groups demand action against non-tribals who allege discrimination

October 18, 2020

SHILLONG, Oct 18: A conglomeration of pressure groups in Meghalaya has demanded that the government, police and district councils take action against the three non-tribals who recently met, Meghalaya Governor, Staya Pal Malik accusing tribals of discrimination against the Hindus. It may be mentioned that the three have cited that Hindus in Meghalaya are denied Read More

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