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Last updated: Aug 23 2017 11:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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I dedicate my Arjuna Award to women of India: Bembem 23.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
I dedicate my Arjuna Award to women of India: Bembem
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Tamenglong body decries Army excess; demands shifting of army post 23.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Tamenglong body decries Army excess; demands shifting of army post
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Training prog begins 23.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Training prog begins
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Poll officials to visit State for study 23.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Poll officials to visit State for study
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Kolkata’s Food ATM to ensure that the poor do not go hungry 23.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

KOLKATA, Aug 22 (IANS): ‘Food ATM’, a 320-litre refrigerator laden with leftovers, is ensuring that the poor and needy in the city do not go hungry, thanks to an initiative by a restaurateur here.
Asif Ahmed, the co-owner of Sanjha Chulha restaurant chain, started the ‘Food ATM’ with support of three organisations (Rotary, Round Table, JITO) in front of one of his outlets in Park Circus to help curb food wastage and feed the needy.

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Congress to be greeted with hard surprise in 2018: BJP 23.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 22: The Congress party is indulging in doctoring a political conspiracy in spite of which it will be greeted by a shocking surprise in the ensuing 2018 elections according to the State BJP.
“Today Congress is unable to find fault with BJP, so they have come with a political conspiracy to paint BJP with a tag of anti-Christian and beef-ban,” BJP state vice president John Anthony Lyngdoh said in a statement issued here on Tuesday.
His statement came as a strong reaction to the recent allegation made by Congress senior leader and cabinet minister Ronnie V Lyngdoh that the BJP’s promptness in meeting leaders of religious groups was only a “masquerade” to hide its agenda.

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HYC walks 93 kms in protest against govt 23.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 22: Firm in their stance that the state government has a step – motherly treatment of the West Khasi Hills district, members of the Hynniewtrep Youth Council embarked on a 93 km walk from Nongstoin to Shilong on Tuesday in protest against this alleged treatment.
Around 70 activists of the HYC-Nongstoin Circle began their protest journey from Nongstoin, the district headquarter, at 7 am on Tuesday morning notwithstanding inclement weather. The protest rally will take at least three days to complete.

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Entire office goes on a holiday in Mawsyhnrut 23.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Aug 22: Shock awaited an RTI activist when he went to seek information from the office of the BDO, Mawshynrut C&RD to find the entire office locked on a working day.
“I was absolutely shocked to find the entire office closed today (Tuesday), which is a full working day. The only person present there was the peon cum chowkidaar. What were they doing taking off on a full working day,” asked Avinash M Marak, who went to the office to file the RTI along with a friend.

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Kickboxing body’s meet 22.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Kickboxing body’s meet
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Relief distribution begins in Garo Hills 22.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Relief distribution begins in Garo Hills
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‘Flawless dossier will help get Majuli World Heritage Site status’ 22.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
‘Flawless dossier will help get Majuli World Heritage Site status’
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2700 year-old artefacts recovered in Northeast 22.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
2700 year-old artefacts recovered in Northeast
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Meghalaya Super-60 Programme to empower state’s students 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: With the aim to enable the top 60 meritorious students of Meghalaya to secure high ranks in entrance examinations for engineering & medical in 2019, the Minister for Information Technology and Communication (IT&C), Dr. M. Ampareen Lyngdoh launched the Meghalaya “Super-60” programme on Monday at Yojana Bhavan Auditorium, Meghalaya Secretariat.

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Inebriated army men create ruckus in city 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: Two Assam Rifles personnel caused a ruckus at AR Bazar in Happy Valley on Sunday when they failed to pay for the edibles they had eaten at a small shop there.
The two men who were out of uniform had gone to a shop run by Devi Das where they had eaten 30 rupees worth of pakoras and had attempted to pay for this with a Rs. 500 note.

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EGH DC apologizes in court 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: An unconditional apology was tendered by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of East Garo Hills (EGH) district, HB Marak before the Meghalaya High Court after the court had pulled him up for mistakes made in the appointment of Public Persecutors.
Marak was present during the hearing held here on Monday in compliance with the order passed last week by the division bench of the Meghalaya High Court, which took serious exception against the manner of his dealing with matter related to the appointment of PP.

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MPSC yet to get direction for key changes in MCS exams 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: The Meghalaya Public Service Commission is yet to increase the upper age limit for the candidates appearing for the Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) examinations as it is yet to get any directions from the state government in this regard.

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Mylliem controversy brought to a close, cremation ground to be set up 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: The Mylliem controversy that questioned the fabric of brotherhood and religious tolerance was brought to a close with the village dorbar of Madan Iing Syiem, Mylliem on Monday informing that land at Lai-Kyntoit Nongkhlaw will be used for setting up of a cremation ground for the Seng Khasi Mylliem.
This has come in the wake of an incident on August 11, in Madan Iing Syiem under Mylliem Block, when the dorbar shnong and its residents allegedly tried to prevent the cremation of (Late) Kulam Nongrum (President Sengbah ki Nongshad Nongkheiñ) in accordance with Niam Khasi.

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HYC leaders held in contempt of court, HC grants bail 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

SHILLONG, AUG 21: Five leaders of the Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) were held in contempt of Court and were summarily detained in custody after which the Meghalaya High Court granted them bail.
HYC adviser, Anthony Kharbuli, general secretary, Robert June Kharjahrin, vice president, Donboklang Kharlyngdoh, organizing secretary, Nickson Dohling and asst organizing secretary, Issac Basawiamoit were impleaded in a case related to the derogatory and defamatory statement against the Court made by the former KHADC chief Adelbert Nongrum in 2015.

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Man walking free after raping own daughter 22.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 21: After being picked up by police for allegedly raping his daughter, a man was released the next day as no one had filed a FIR against him.
This perplexing case was revealed on Monday by the Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) which questioned how such a travesty could take place.

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NEUFC aims to break-even within 2 years 21.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
NEUFC aims to break-even within 2 years
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