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Book donation programme held 20.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Book donation programme held
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World Bamboo Day celebrated 20.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Shillong Bamboo with support from the Bamboo Mission and Directorate of Soil and Water Conservation department, Shillong, celebrated the World Bamboo Day in Mawkasaiñ, East Khasi Hills, on Friday. Various officials held talks to increase the bamboo plantation with specific species, to augment the financial support in these areas, and to support rural artisans ...
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‘Little scope for improvement’ of Umiam-Shillong road 20.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: With landslides along the Umiam-Shillong Road keeping citizens on their toes, it can be said that the road has become one of the scariest roads to ply on. Two landslides had recently occurred in the area. Just a little further from the Umiam Viewpoint towards neighbouring Assam, there are two spots where massive landslides […]
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COVID recoveries surpass active cases in Ri Bhoi 20.9.2020 The Shillong Times
NONGPOH: Ri Bhoi Deputy Commissioner, RM Kurbah, on Friday informed that the number of recovered COVID-19 cases has exceeded the caseload of the district by 91. Speaking to media persons, Kurbah informed that various schools, which were being used as quarantine centres, have been vacated except St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Nongpoh. The school was […]
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The Indian village that protects ‘young ladies’ 20.9.2020 The Shillong Times
By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha Come September and the residents of Keechan, a tiny village near Phalodi town of Jodhpur district of Rajasthan gets ready to welcome their winged visitors from across the Himalayas. Already 350 “visitors” have landed in the first week of September. Caretaker Sewaram is busy preparing for their comfortable ‘stay’. For the ...
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SC orders status quo on demolition of iconic Collectorate Building 19.9.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered status quo on the proposed demolition of the iconic Collectorate Building/Afim Ka Bhandar in Patna city. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notice notice on a plea, which cited the historical significance, and its Dutch connection. The petitioner, Indian National Trust for Art […]

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Shobhaa De | A monument to a monumental ego 19.9.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
Heritage and history need to be respected, even by those determined to rewrite both
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Biswakarma Puja sans pomp and grandeur 19.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Biswakarma Puja sans pomp and grandeur
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GSU demands safety for MeECL workers 18.9.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: Following the tragic incident in which an MeECL lineman fell to his death while engaged in work to restore power at Nangalbibra of South Garo Hills, the GSU from Songsak in East Garo Hills has urged the department to provide proper safety equipment to the workers so that such incidents do not recur in […]
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Anand K. Sahay | Kashmiris respond to Centre with 'Gupkar II' 18.9.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
Its defining feature can be summed by a phrase in it: "nothing about us without us"
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Centre reluctant to implement Clause 6, alleges AASU 17.9.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The All Assam Students Union (AASU) has raised doubts over the Centre’s sincerity in implementing Clause 6 of the Assam Accord. Close to seven months have passed since the high-level committee submitted its recommendations, but the report, by the home ministry’s admission, is yet to be handed over to the Centre. Union minister of […]
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Assam govt still studying Clause 6 report 17.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam govt still studying Clause 6 report
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China: War games a signal to Taiwan leader, foreign backers 17.9.2020 PTI: All news
China: War games a signal to Taiwan leader, foreign backers
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Mapusa farmers demand restoration of names 17.9.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Mapusa Farmers of Mapusa on Wednesday approached the Mapusa Municipal Council demanding restoration of names of farmers who are not mentioned in the draft land use register. They also demanded a joint meeting with North Goa Planning and Development Authority over the issue. The civic chairperson Ryan Braganza assured of convening a meeting […]

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Water pipeline ruptures at Colvale; repaired 17.9.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Mapusa The main water pipeline of 1,000 mm coming from Assonora water treatment plant got ruptured at Colvale on Wednesday morning when work of the highway expansion was underway and, as a result, a large amount of treated water went waste. The main line of 1,000 mm caters to Mapusa, Porvorim, Colvale and […]

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Study shows difficulty in finding evidence of life on Mars 16.9.2020 DNA
NASA's Perseverance rover which launched on July 30, will land at Mars' Jezero Crater next February; the European Space Agency's Rosalind Franklin rover will launch in late 2022.
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Department urged to provide alternative livelihood to Nokrek villagers 16.9.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The West Garo Hills District Administration is considering providing alternative livelihood options to villagers residing in the Nokrek region in an effort to prevent further destruction of forests and water catchment areas due to jhum cultivation which has been the practice by local residents since ages. A meeting in this regard was recently convened […]
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Clause 6 panel’s report yet to “reach” Centre 16.9.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The report of the high-level committee constituted for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord is yet to reach the Centre, even after its submission to the Assam government in February this year. “The high-level committee constituted by the ministry of home affairs on Clause 6 of Assam Accord has submitted its report […]
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Linesman dies after fall from tower in GH 16.9.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: A linesman plunged to his death while working atop a high-tension tower line in Nangalbibra sub-station of South Garo Hills on Tuesday raising questions about the apparent lack of safety gears for workers in high-risk jobs. The deceased has been identified as Lathinson G Momin (57). The entire West Garo Hills district had been […]
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Bid to wrest global recognition for Bihu 16.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bid to wrest global recognition for Bihu
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