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KSU urge nursing council to grant licence to students awaiting results

September 23, 2020

Shillong, Sept 23: The Education Cell of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has written to the Registrar Meghalaya Nursing Council requesting the granting of licence to nursing students who are awaiting their results. In the letter the education cell of the KSU has requested that due to the pandemic COVID 19, students who have recently Read More

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NEHU Vice-Chancellor’s term extended amidst protests by NEHU-JAC

September 23, 2020

Shillong, Sept 23: The North-Eastern Hill University, on Wednesday informed that the tenure of Vice-Chancellor SK Srivastava has been extended, despite protests by the University’s Joint Action Committee. In a statement issued by the University, it was revealed that the NEHU VC will continue to hold the post for another year or till his successor Read More

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Agnes alleges illegal coal mining in East Jaiñtia Hills

September 22, 2020

Shillong, Sep 22: Activist Agnes Kharshiing on Tuesday wrote to Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP) R. Chandranathan alleging illegal transportation of coal and mining in East Jaintia Hills. “There are also reports of illegal coal mining going on which is in violation of Supreme Court and NGT orders,” the activist said in her letter Read More

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Lam Thabah’s sudden demise shocks press fraternity

September 22, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 22: Lambok Thabah, a seasoned journalist of the State and Editor of U Nongsaiñ Hima a Khasi daily, expired on Tuesday morning. Thabah who suddenly took ill on Tuesday morning, died while he was on the way to Bethany Hospital. His colleagues said that on Monday he had attended office and at no Read More

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CM flags off bio medical waste disposal vans

September 22, 2020

Shillong, Sept 22: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday flagged off three bio-medical waste disposal vans in presence of Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling from Meghalaya Secretariat. The three vehicles purchased from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) has been allocated for use at Shillong, Tura and Jowai. Dedicating the vehicle for the State, Read More

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12 Industrial Training Institutes to reopen in Meghalaya on September 24

September 21, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 21: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, on Monday, informed that 11 government Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) and one private ITI will be reopened by September 24. Speaking to reporters after the review meeting, he said that the focus of the meet was primarily on the present COVID-19 situation. The Chief Minister stated that Read More

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International Day of Peace celebrated in Meghalaya

September 21, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 21: The Meghalaya Bharat Scouts and Guides celebrated the International Day of Peace on Monday. This day is also celebrated every year under the umbrella of Messengers of Peace to make a commitment day for year-round peace actions.  This year the International Day of Peace was celebrated at the State Headquarters with only Read More

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Edu Minister inaugurated webinar on continuing professional development for teachers

September 17, 2020

Shillong, Sept 17: Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui today inaugurated an international webinar conducted by Sankardev College and English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI) as on “Continuing Professional Development for Teachers.” He said that the education sector has suffered due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and so it was time to reflect on what can Read More

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UGC approves Meghalaya govt’s proposal to postpone final semester UG & PG exams

September 17, 2020

SHILLONG, Sep 17: Meghalaya Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui said that the University Grants Commission on Wednesday agreed to the state government’s proposal to postpone the final semester examinations for under graduate and post-graduate courses to postpone the examinations to October. It may be mentioned that the state government in consultation with North Eastern Hill University Read More

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Govt has failed the fight against COVID-19: Zenith

September 16, 2020

Shillong, Sept 16: Congress Spokesperson and MLA, Zenith Sangma, on Wednesday, said that the government has failed in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. He said that the COVID situation has ‘gone out of control’ and yet there was no coordination between the government and respective district administrations and no proper road map. “There is Read More

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