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MeECL’s casual employees demand equal pay for equal work 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 18: With the regularization of their services still lying pending, casual workers of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) have demanded that the state government directs MeECL to ensure that they are given salaries equal to their counterparts who have had their services regularized.

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BJP’s antics burning the country: Lanong 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 18: Senior UDP leader Bindo M Lanong on Wednesday said that the entire country is burning due to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) antics like trying to rewrite the history of the century old Taj Mahal. He also said that there is a serious dearth of leadership in the saffron brigade.

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Meghalaya’s roads no worse than those in Switzerland: Pala 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 18: Shillong MP, Vincent Pala made an interesting statement on Tuesday wherein he said that the roads in Meghalaya are no better off than those he has seen in Switzerland.
“I have been to Switzerland and other European countries and let me tell you that when you travel the West Khasi Hills roads, it feels like Switzerland and no country has better roads than us,” Pala said.

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Perps meticulously planned Tura cash looting case: Police 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 18: The sensational bust of a gang that stole Rs 25 lakhs from a bank manager saw more development with sources revealing the role of two more members allegedly of the same gang. Two more members, who were allegedly present at the branch and relayed information to the perpetrators of the crime, were able to get away as the police were chasing the group that stole the money.

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Reckless driving leads to undoing of smugglers 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 18: Wednesday was an unfortunate day for suspected smugglers who were driving on the wrong side of the road and were stopped for the traffic violation.
A home guard personnel had flagged down the erring Bolero SUV on Wednesday morning near a petrol pump at Mawblei because the driver was driving on the wrong side of the road. Upon seeing the home guard, three persons including a woman immediately came out of the vehicle and start running away which in the process one of them who was carrying a bag was apprehended.

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41 lakhs goes missing from Tura ATM, inside job suspected 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
TURA, Oct 18: The town of Tura woke up to another shock when Rupees 41 lakh rupees went missing from the SBI Tura Super Market ATM early on Wednesday morning.
Incidentally on Tuesday, two criminals (including a minor) were taken into custody from near Phulabri while they were making off with Rupees 25 lakhs stolen from a bank manager from Tura.

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There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama 19.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

IMPHAL, Oct 18 (IANS): There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because terrorists are no more religious once they embrace terror, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday.
“People cease to be Muslim, Christian or any group the moment they became terrorists,” the Dalai Lama said at a public reception here on the second day of a three-day visit to Manipur.

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National Ayurveda Day observed in Meghalaya 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
National Ayurveda Day observed in Meghalaya
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Cherry Blossom Festival 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Cherry Blossom Festival
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Mob damages MeECL vehicle 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Mob damages MeECL vehicle
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Model UN 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Model UN
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Elephants kill farmer 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Elephants kill farmer
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Govt attempting to do justice to Meghalaya’s tag of Educational Hub 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 17: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma has said that the state government has tried to align different programmes and interventions to live up to the name and fame of the state as the centre of Education.
“The state has for long missed upon leveraging upon the legacy of being the hub of Education and the opportunities that could have been generated out of it,” Dr. Sangma said while speaking during a programme organized to mark the losing ceremony of the Sesquicentennial Celebrations of Cherra Teachers’ Training Centre (CTTC) at Sohra on Tuesday.

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Aadhaar Cards lying undelivered in GPO 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 17: A number of Aadhaar Cards are presently lying undelivered in the General Post Office (GPO) at Shillong owing to the fact that incomplete address of the recipient was provided at the time of applying for the same. This has rendered the staff of the GPO unable to deliver these important documents to the intended applicants.

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Khango Konyak elected new chairman of NE militant groups’ umbrella organisation 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

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GUWAHATI, October 17: NSCN-K’s Chairman Khango Konyak has been elected as the new Chairman of United Nationals Liberation Front of West South East Asia (UNLF), an umbrella organisation of many militant groups in North East India.
Khango Konyak took charge the top UNLFW post during the general session held on October 13-14 at the Myanmar based headquarter of NSCN-K.

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Congress will return to power post 2018 states Laloo 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Oct 17: The Deputy Chief Minister, RC Laloo has expressed his confidence that the Congress will return to power in Meghalaya post the 2018 state elections.
“Congress will rule the state again as there is no alternative,” Laloo said in an interview here on Tuesday.

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Mob vents frustrations on MeECL vehicle 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 17: Angered by the slow response to a fire emergency in the village of Garobadha in South West Garo Hills (SWGH) district, an angry mob damaged a vehicle of the MeECL early on Tuesday morning.
According to police, a fire broke out through a short circuit around midnight after which the Fire and Emergency Service (F&ES) team was called. While the F&ES team reached the spot quickly to try and douse the fire, the nature of the fire (electrical) meant they had to wait until the lines were shut down before any attempt could be made.

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Major reshuffle in Home department 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 17: As many as 18 senior police officials of the state have been given promotions on Tuesday necessitating a major reshuffle in the higher echelons of the department.
The department issued a notification on Tuesday announcing the transfers and promotions in the state, where assembly elections are due early next year.

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Criminals rob Tura bank official 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
TURA, Oct 17: In sensationally quick work done by the West Garo Hills (WGH) police, two thieves, who had run off with Rs 25 lakhs from a bank manager, were apprehended while they were trying to escape with the looted bounty from the town of Phulbari, about 85 kms from the spot of the incident.

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Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival 17.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival
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