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KSU paste posters and stickers in State

January 21, 2020

Shillong, Jan 21: Various pressure groups of the state on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of Meghalaya Statehood Day organised protest by hanging banners and pasting stickers on vehicles in Khasi-Jaintia Hills demanding Inner Line Permit (ILP) and Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) and condemning the implementation if Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Read More

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Conrad: Govt to ensure state’s entrepreneurship ecosystem improves

January 21, 2020

Shillong, Jan 21: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today inaugurated Meghalaya Entrepreneurship & Start up Summit 2020 at State Convention Centre which was also attended by CEO NITI Ayog, Amitabh Kant as the Guest of Honour. Delivering the Inaugural Address, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that the country and the world as a whole Read More

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PM Modi greets Meghalaya on its Statehood Day

January 21, 2020

New Delhi, Jan 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of the state of Meghalaya on the occasion of its statehood day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “The people of Meghalaya are known for their kind and compassionate nature. From sports, music to conservation of nature, there is much to learn Read More

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Conrad: power projects delayed for various reasons

January 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 20: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Monday said that a number of power projects in the state has been delayed due to various reasons. “These has been stuck due to various reasons like land acquisition, delay in the detailed project reports, delay in the transmission lines to be put up. Different challenges have Read More

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MHRC directs Meghalaya govt to probe electrocution of woman

January 17, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 17: The Meghalaya Human Rights Commission, Shillong headed by its Chairperson (Acting), P. J. P. Hanaman and the Judicial Member, B. Giri has registered a Suo Motu case on a news report wherein a woman died from electrocution near Tura. According to the Commission, the death as reported appears to reveal sheer negligence Read More

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In a big reliefs to traders, government withdraws export fees on forest product

January 13, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 13: In what can be termed as a major relief to exporters, the Meghalaya cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has decided to do away with Export Fees (Domestic Export) on certain forest product. The forest product are broomstick, bay leaf, bamboo, firewood and minor minerals. Speaking to the media person after Read More

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CM blames non-functional power providers outside the state for load shedding

January 13, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 13: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Monday today said that the present power situation in the state is not something which was there in the past. “This year the load shedding is not because of any particular issues with NEEPCO, in fact with NEEPCO the MeECL has been paying on an average Rs Read More

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Illegal coal transportation: Conrad meets state DGP

January 10, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 10: Following reports of alleged illegal transportation of coal in the state, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday held a review meeting with Director General Police (DGP) R. Chandranathan. “Thoroughly reviewed and discussed the matter related to allegations of the movement of illegal transportation of coal laden trucks in the State,” Conrad later Read More

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CoMSO to file petition against CAA in Supreme Court next week

January 10, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 10: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) on Friday said that it will file a petition challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in the Supreme Court latest by next week. “If everything is in place we hope to file a petition in the Supreme Court by next week,” CoMSO chairperson Robertjune Kharjahrin Read More

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Meghalaya Lokayukta orders probe into alleged corrupt practices by state govt departments

January 9, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 9: The Meghalaya Lokayukta has called for a CBI probe into the alleged corruption by various state government departments into import and export of goods to Bangladesh through Khliehriat, East Jaiñtia Hills district. Meghalaya Lokayukta Chairperson, PK Musahary was acting on a complaint filed by one Abhijit Basumatary. Basumatary had alleged that collusion Read More

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