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Curtain falls on 8th Meghalaya Assembly 18.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Curtain falls on 8th Meghalaya Assembly
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Steps taken to strengthen NE air connectivity: AAI 18.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Steps taken to strengthen NE air connectivity: AAI
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Dimchrang festival concludes 18.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Dimchrang festival concludes
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Congressman resigns to contest upcoming elections 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Dec 17: Senior party worker for the Congress party in West Garo Hills (WGH), Olpiash N Arengh, recently quit the party after a period of 15 years in an effort to make a mark as an independent candidate from the Rongjeng constituency in East Garo Hills.
Arengh had submitted his resignation on Nov 29 and will join the fray with as many as 10 more contestants from the constituency. Yesterday, the NPP MDC from Daurgre, and deputy chairman of the GHADC, Mettrinson G Momin resigned to contest from Rongjeng after being denied a ticket from the party. Like the former NPP MDC, Arengh too will contest as an independent candidate.

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Tourist vehicles looting public large at Police Bazar 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: Created scarcity and overcharging rules the roost at Police Bazar where tourist vehicles are running riot of late. These tourist vehicles are having a field day at the city’s commercial hub where they are resorting to all kinds of “foul tactics” to make passengers give in to their demands.

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Mukul accuses Modi of making official programme a BJP rally 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

Shillong, Dec 17 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the official programme for a BJP rally here on Saturday.
Modi, who had inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoi-Rongjeng-Tura Road, launched the public rally dubbed as "The Rally for Change" wherein he claimed that Meghalaya was not witnessing any development during the 15 years rule of the Congress.

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For improving roads, highways in NE PM Modi announces Rs 90,000 crore aid 17.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
For improving roads, highways in NE PM Modi announces Rs 90,000 crore aid
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NPP MDC resigns from party 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
NPP MDC resigns from party
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Connectivity in NE to get huge fillip: Modi 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Connectivity in NE to get huge fillip: Modi
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SSA teachers seek Modi’s intervention in realization of dues 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Seeking the realization of their pending dues, teachers working in the SSA schools spread across the state have sought the intervention of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
In a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister here on Saturday, the teachers under the banner of the Meghalaya Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Schools Association (MSSASA) have informed that their dues have been pending for the last 8 months.

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Mukul, Amit Paul strike a chord at Dimchrang Fest 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: The crowd attending the Dimchrang festival on Saturday was enthralled by the performance of former Indian Idol contestant, Amit Paul who was accompanied on a number of bollywood hits by Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma.
Singing alongside Amit Paul, the Chief Minister who is also known for his singing prowess held his own against this national star even while singing Kishore Kumar’s evergreen number “Kabhi alvida na kehna”.

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No educational funds for Meghalaya in 6 years: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Meghalaya has not received any educational funds in the last 6 years due to a failure to provide utilization certificates.
“Meghalaya is not getting any educational funds sanctioned for the last six years as the state government failed to utilise the fund that was sanctioned in previous years,” Modi had said while addressing a public rally which was held Polo 5th Ground (Dalang Open Stage) here on Saturday.

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Pynshngain bids Congress party adieu 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: Mawsynram MLA, Pynshngain N Syiem has formally parted ways with the party which has placed him on a three – year suspension namely the Congress Party here on Saturday.
“I hereby tender my resignation from the membership of the Congress party with effect from today (December 16),” Syiem said in a letter submitted to the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Party (MPCC) president, Dr. DD Lapang here on Saturday.

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Rahul attacks Modi for indulging in ‘medieval’ politics 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): In a generational shift that ended the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress, her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new party President and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of taking the country “backwards to a medieval past” where people are butchered because of what they eat and believe in.

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Rs 5700 crores for 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: The National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDC) will soon take up the construction of 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya at a cost of Rs. 5700 crores, according to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
Announcing this here on Saturday, Modi said that over 1200 kms of roads was constructed at an expenditure of nearly Rs 14,000 crore during the last three years only.

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Congress govt in Meghalaya favoring mining mafia: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has accused the Congress – led Government in Meghalaya of favouring the mining mafia even as he added that there is a plethora of scamsrunning in the state.
“The Congress led government in the state is not for the people but belongs to the mining mafia,” Modi said while addressing at the BJP’s ‘rally for change’ held in the state capital here to kick-start the election campaign in poll-bound Meghalaya.

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Suspended Cong MLA resigns 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Suspended Cong MLA resigns
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PM to launch BJP’s poll campaign in Meghalaya today 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
PM to launch BJP’s poll campaign in Meghalaya today
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Christmas, New Year celebrations 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Christmas, New Year celebrations
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42 dogs rescued from illegal meat smugglers 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
42 dogs rescued from illegal meat smugglers
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