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Meghalaya celebrates 72nd Republic Day

January 26, 2021

Shillong, Jan 26: Along with the rest of the country, Meghalaya celebrated the 72nd Republic Day. In the state capital, Shillong, Governor of Meghalaya, Satya Pal Malik unfurled the National Flag and took the Rashtriya Salute of Marching Contingents comprising of Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Regiment, NCC, District Executive Force and Brass Band of Read More

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East Khasi Hills celebrates National Voters Day

January 25, 2021

Shillong, Jan 25: Commemorating the foundation day of the Election Commission of India in 2011, the 11th National Voters Day was observed today on the theme, “Making our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed”. The programme organized by the office of the District Election Officer, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong was held in the Conference Read More

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Governor lauds govt’s effort to ensure young voters take part in electoral process

January 25, 2021

Shillong, Jan 25: Meghalaya Governor, Satya Pal Malik on Monday lauded the efforts put in by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer along with the District Election Offices in leaving no stones unturned in ensuring that the young voters take part in the electoral process. The Governor was speaking on the occasion of 11th Read More

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BJP legislators not aware of party chief demanding Rymbui’s resignation

January 25, 2021

Shillong, Jan 25: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), legislator from South Shillong, Sanbor Shullai on Monday said that he was not aware about the state unit of the party demanding the resignation of Home Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui. On Sunday, BJP’s state president, Ernest Mawrie sought the resignation of Rymbui for failing to curb illegal coal mining Read More

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Pressure groups could not take up ILP with Shah

January 23, 2021

Shillong, Jan 23: Pressure groups of the State who met Union Home Minister, Amit Shah in the city on Saturday were irked by the fact that he did not give them time to discuss issues like Inner Line Permit (ILP). “The only thing we did was submit a memorandum to him. We were not allowed Read More

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COVID-19 taught us the importance of having credible and timely information: James

January 22, 2021

Tura, Jan 22: Information & Public Relations minister, James K. Sangma today inaugurated the Fixed Audio System of the DIPR at Tura, West Garo Hills District. Addressing the occasion, James K. Sangma said that COVID-19 pandemic has taught all of us the importance of having credible and timely information. Fixed Audio System will strengthen the Read More

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Govt seeks details of miners death from district administration

January 22, 2021

Shillong, Jan 22: Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong today said that the government has asked the East Jaintia Hills district administration to provide details of the incident wherein six persons died in a mining accident. “We came to know yesterday evening in fact and now we have already directed the district administration to give us Read More

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Conrad: Govt yet to get appointment to meet Amit Shah

January 22, 2021

Shillong, Jan 22: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today informed that the State government has not got an official communication if Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be meeting the government during his visit to the state. Sangma said that he was hopeful that the cabinet will get an appointment to meet the Union Home Minister. Read More

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Conrad: State govt committed to finding solution to border dispute with Assam

January 21, 2021

Shillong, Jan 21: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today assured citizens of the state that the government is committed to finding a solution to the long pending border issues with Assam. He stated that the government will resume talks after Assam’s assembly elections, likely to be held in April or May of this year. “The Read More

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Meghalaya celebrates 49th statehood day, CM thanks leaders

January 21, 2021

Shillong, Jan 21: Meghalaya today celebrated its 49th year since attaining statehood. To commemorate the day, a short programme was held at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Information & Public Relations Minister, James Sangma, Health Minister, A. L Hek, Chief Secretary M. S Rao and other senior government officials graced the event. Read More

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