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Tension rising in Assam-Meghalaya border 23.7.2014 The Assam Tribune
Tension rising in Assam-Meghalaya border
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TSECL signs MoU with NEEPCO to upgrade 3 projects 23.7.2014 The Assam Tribune
TSECL signs MoU with NEEPCO to upgrade 3 projects
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Transmission line shutdown hits power supply in State 23.7.2014 The Assam Tribune
Transmission line shutdown hits power supply in State
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Blast in Assam Kills One, Injures Three Others 23.7.2014 NDTV
One person was killed and three others injured in a blast in front of a police station in Assam's Goalpara district ...
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Students’ IT camp 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Students’ IT camp
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Encephalitis toll rises to 102 in Bengal 43 in Assam 23.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Encephalitis toll in seven north Bengal districts rose to 102nbspon Tuesdaynbspsince January with five more deaths reported since last Sunday In the last two days 42 people have lost their lives in the disease in the seven north Bengal ...
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Tension escalates in Assam-Meghalaya border after brutal killing of labourer 23.7.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Tension escalates in Assam-Meghalaya border after brutal killing of labourer
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Fallout of militancy - Williamnagar residents find renting houses difficult in Tura 23.7.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Fallout of militancy - Williamnagar residents find renting houses difficult in Tura
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Tension escalates in Assam-Meghalaya border 23.7.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Tension escalates in Assam-Meghalaya border
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Probe on into vendor murder: SP 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Tura, July 22: Meghalaya police today handed over the body of 30-year-old Sahed Miah to his family.
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MeECL grapples to combat power woes 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 22: Nature's mercy has not yet been showered and the beleaguered Meghalaya Energy Corporation Ltd (MeECL) is still uncertain when its consumers in the state will be free from the ongoing power cuts.
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Tribunal eye on Meghalaya pollution 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) again, just months after the tribunal had banned "rat-hole" coal mining in the state.
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Reckless collection of fees effects school dropout rate 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times
Staff Reporter SHILLONG, July 22: The problem of school dropouts is not a new one in the state. But if the dropout is a result of inhumane fee collection and taxing poor parents then there is surely something very wrong with the system which calls for immediate action from the side of the state government. Of late, there are certain reports that parents have to withdraw their wards from government deficit and other aided schools because these have started taxing them with fees and other charges under alleged fictitious particulars. These parents are running from pillar to post to admit their wards in schools where there are no charges even as students of other schools have to give up their studies mid – way through simply because they are unable to meet the cost of attending these schools. Since mid-year admission is not allowed in any school, these poor students have to wait thereby losing a precious year before seeking admission in another school which does not tax their ...
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MIPRLM demands ‘moratorium’ for coal business community, to hold ‘Silent March’ 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 22: The Movement for Indigenous People’s Rights and Livelihood – Meghalaya (MIPRLM) Tuesday sought the immediate intervention of the state government on the need to grant ‘moratorium’ to the coal business community for payment to banks and financial institutions due to ban on coal mining and sale of coal by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
“We urge the state government to intervene into the matter since the ban on coal mining by the NGT has adversely affected the business community and organization to a great extent,” MIPRLM vice chairman Erwin KS Sutnga told reporters at a news conference held here on Tuesday.

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Tension escalates in Assam-Meghalaya border after brutal killing of labourer 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, July 22: The brutal killing of a 30 year old casual labourer in the outskirts of the town of Tura on Monday has escalated tensions along the Meghalaya-Assam border, with the SUCI announcing a protest march through the towns of Mankachar, Garobadha and South Salmara to protest the killing.
Miah (30) was working as a casual labourer in construction sites in the town of Tura and had Rs 5,000 in his pocket. Initial reports indicate that he was killed in an attempt to loot the money in his possession. The incident happened near Danakgre, about 8 kms from the town of Tura and Miah’s body was found near the Montfort Centre, by children who were playing there.

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Ardent ready to step down if position is ‘unconstitutional’ 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 22: “I am ready to step down if holding dual position as MLA and MDC is unconstitutional.” This was said by the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit while reacting to a recent petition filed by the Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO).
The CSWO had filed a petition to the Governor of Meghalaya Dr. KK Paul seeking the disqualification of MLAs who are also MDCs at the same time.

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Congress's Assam unit backs Gogoi, slams rebel minister 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

Guwahati, July 22 (IANS): A day after Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma resigned from the Tarun Gogoi government and said he would work as a "constructive opposition", the Congress state unit said he had violated party discipline and the High Command's direction was awaited.
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) said that no member of the Congress can identify as a separate group and that all the elected members of the party must follow the instruction of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).
Addressing newsmen at the party headquarters Rajiv Bhavan, chief spokesperson Mehdi Alam Bora said they have intimated the latest developments in the state unit and government to the party's central leadership and waiting for their direction in this regard.

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Court backs KHADC in closing down business establishments by Non – Tribals 23.7.2014 Meghalaya Times
Staff Reporter SHILLONG, July 22: A writ – petition by a businesswoman against the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) was quashed by Meghalaya High Court which has ruled in favour of the KHADC. Deloris Marbaniang, the owner of a multi – storied RCC building at Bara Bazar, Shillong, had alleged that the KHADC had closed down nine shops in her building without adhering to the procedures prescribed under sections 7A and 7B of the Council’s Trading by Non Tribal Regulation Act, 1954. According to the writ petition, non-tribal businessmen were conducting business in Marbaniang’s old building for a number of decades after obtaining the license from the Shillong Municipal Board. However, after construction of the new multi-storied RCC building in place of the old building, Marbaniang claimed that the process to obtain the license under the said Regulation for the non-tribal businessmen was started. Marbaniang in the writ petition had also categorically pleaded that the process of obtaining trading ...
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IT camp 22.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
IT camp
Encephalitis alert in state 22.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 21: Japanese encephalitis, which claimed over 40 lives in Assam, has put neighbouring Meghalaya on high alert, including districts along the inter-state boundary.
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