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Newspaper Editors and Publishers concerned by frequent litigations 1.2.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Jan 31: Owing to frequent litigations faced by several newspapers, the Editors of various newspapers of Meghalaya met in Shillong on Friday to find out a way forward in dealing with the problem. Editors have cited various instances when Editors and Publishers were dragged to courts unnecessarily even on frivolous grounds by litigious litigants (plaintiffs). Instead of devoting and concentrating on the day-to-day journalistic work, editors are busy in attending court cases filed by various parties.

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Headmen take a defiant stand, decide to continue issuing certificates 1.2.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Jan 31: Notwithstanding the recent ruling by the Meghalaya High Court, a conglomeration of traditional heads under the banner of the Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong (SKRS) on Saturday unanimously decided to continue issuing certificates and demanded the Meghalaya government to grant ‘official recognition’ to the dorbar institutions.
The meeting which was attended by headmen from over 100 dorbar shnongs also resolved to constitute a Joint Action Committee (JAC) to take up the matter with the state government and District Council.
“The JAC will soon meet the state government and Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma to discuss the matter, the date of which will be decided on its sitting slated on February 4,” SKRS president W Kharshiing told pressmen after a meeting held here on Saturday.

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4-laning of Ghy-Shillong road by next month 31.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
4-laning of Ghy-Shillong road by next month
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Meghalaya pays tribute to Mahatma 31.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya pays tribute to Mahatma
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NE Tiwa Cultural Festival begins 31.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
NE Tiwa Cultural Festival begins
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NHRC notice to State on fluorosis contamination 31.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
NHRC notice to State on fluorosis contamination
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Stress on zealous farming 31.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today laid thrust on aggressive farming for enhancing rural livelihood and marketing in Meghalaya as an alternative destination for investment.
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India's senior-most IPS officer retires 31.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
The country's senior-most Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Kulbir Krishan, will retire tomorrow.
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ARC impress again 31.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Manipur hockey
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NGOs threaten indefinite agitation over Mookhep firing incident 31.1.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Jan 30: Irked by what they have termed as the insensitive attitude of the state government, the conglomeration of seven NGOs from Jaintia Hills region on Friday said that they will soon launch an indefinite agitation till the report of the September 24-Mookhep firing incident killing at least two civilians and injuring several others is ‘made public’.
“We would soon announced series of agitations which will be indefinite against the state government failure to make public the report of firing incident,” the NGOs said in a joint statement issued here on Friday.

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Committee on Influx to submit report next week 31.1.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Jan 30: The government constituted committee headed by the Deputy Chief Minister in charge Law department, Rowel Lyngdoh will likely submit its report and recommendations to the state government this coming Monday.
“We will submit the report and recommendations to the government most likely by next week,” Lyngdoh said here.
The committee was tasked with the responsibility of examining the Meghalaya Benami Transaction Prohibition, Act 1980 and reframing the Tenancy Verification Bill.

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Deceased cop’s wife refutes suicide claim, demands CBI probe 31.1.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Jan 30: The family members of a cop on Friday lodged a complaint demanding investigation by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) or Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the sudden death of a Sub-Inspector (SI), who as alleged by police had ‘shot himself’ inside his official quarters at Patharkhmah in Ri Bhoi District.
The FIR was filed at the Nongpoh police station.
“We have submitted the FIR to the police station seeking an immediate investigation,” the cop’s wife Chaleth Pyngrope said even as she refuses to accept her husband’s death as a case of suicide.

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A sudden cloud over Maharashtra’s nutritional progress 30.1.2015 India Together - Economy

Data from the recently released DLHF Survey shows disheartening figures for nutritional indicators, when compared to the last national level survey. Shambhu Ghatak delves deeper into the state’s nutrition records and also tracks where others stand.

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13 Canadian varsities on NE tour 30.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
13 Canadian varsities on NE tour
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Coal mining ban in Meghalaya to continue 30.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
Coal mining ban in Meghalaya to continue
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Hockey Union thrash Moral 30.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Hockey Union thrash Moral
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Tribunal extends royalty period 30.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today gave time to coal mine owners and dealers to pay royalty in lumpsum and transport the extracted coalwithin two weeks,though it refused to lift its interim ban on coal mining in Meghalaya.
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NGT: Demolish illegal structures 30.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) to identify and demolish all unauthorised structures built on the banks of the Umkhrah and Umshyrpi in accordance with the law within three months.
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Yi opens Shillong chapter 30.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
The Confederation of Indian Industry's Young Indians (Yi) recently launched its chapter in Meghalaya, the 35th in the country.
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