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Public meeting on Garoland today 28.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Public meeting on Garoland today
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Meghalaya building bye-laws for villages 28.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya building bye-laws for villages
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Guwahati among 7 NE Smart Cities 28.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Guwahati among 7 NE Smart Cities
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Northeast Briefs 28.8.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Northeast Briefs
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From black diamond to green agar 28.8.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today said the state had learnt a lesson from coal ban by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) last year and the ban had an adverse impact on the state's economy.
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MLCU confers degrees to 565 graduates during 8th convocation ceremony 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 27: Martin Luther Chrsitian University (MLCU) on Thursday held its 8th Convocation at the U Soso Tham Auditorium Hall where a total of 320 graduates from the University and 245 graduates from Affiliated Institutes were conferred their degrees in the Convocation Ceremony amidst an august gathering of guests, parents and faculty of the University.

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GHSMC to hold public meeting on Garoland demand 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Aug 27: Renewing their demand for a separate Garoland state, the Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) is all set to hold a public rally in the village of Garobadha on Friday.
The committee stated in a release issued on Thursday that their demand will now intensify till the state and central governments listen to the demand for a separate state.

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KLCL employees slam company for depriving them of benefits 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 27: The management of the 40 year-old Komorra Limestone Company Ltd (KLCL) has been alleged of dishonoring a settlement by failing to provide its employees with the many benefits they are entitled to.
This was alleged by a delegation of the Komorra Employees & Limestone Quarry’s Workers Union (KELQWU) along with Hynniewtrep Youth Council -Riwar Shella Circle (HYC-RSC)here on Thursday.
The allegation came in the wake of the failure of the KLCL to clear the pending dues of over 140 employees related to Provident Funds, arrears, salaries and others.

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NCP minority chairman to seek Panchayati Raj for non - tribal areas 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Aug 27: The call for exclusion of non - tribals in the upcoming elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) met its first opposition from the chairman of minorities of the National Congress Party (NCP), Meghalaya, Islam Hoque Choudhary.
Choudhary who had earlier contested for the seat of MLA of Rajabala constituency in West Garo Hills (WGH) hit out at the threat made by the Garo Students’ Union (GSU) (Interim body) to bar non - tribals, while also stating that he will seek the system of Gram Panchayat for non - tribal areas if there was a bar on voting or contesting by non - tribals.

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RTI activist flags irregularities in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 27: An RTI activist, Desparsing Rani on Thursday alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), a centrally sponsored scheme for construction of toilets.
“As per the RTI finding, in some of the blocks like Mawphlang, the scheme was given only to a single clan,” Rani told reporters at a press conference held here on Thursday.
According to him, the selection of beneficiaries of the scheme was done by the Village Water Sanitation Committee (VWSC).

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Shillong makes it to ‘Smart Cities’ list, to get Rs.500 crore 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 27: The Centre on Thursday revealed the names of 98 of the 100 cities across the nation that it plans to develop as Smart Cities under the Smart City Mission, wherein the name of Shillong, Capital of Meghalaya, figures prominently.
The Centre has proposed to give financial support to the extent of Rs.48,000 crore to these cities over the next five years. Each Smart City would get a central assistance of Rs.100 crore per year for five years. The cities include 24 capitals of States and Union Territories.

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Headmen support KHADC opposition to Ordinance, MUDA building byelaws 28.8.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 27: Hundreds of headmen on Thursday decided to support the stand of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) to strongly oppose the implementation of the Government Ordinance as well as the implementation of the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) building byelaws in the Sixth Schedule areas.
The unanimous decision was taken during a meeting convened by the Executive Committee (EC) of the KHADC led by the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) with the traditional chiefs from across the Khasi Hills region which was held at the KHADC premises on Thursday.

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Sheena's birth certificate shows grandparents as parents: Reports 27.8.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Sheena Boras birth certificate available in her school records lists her as the daughter of Upendra Kumar and Durga Rani Bora who are actually her grandparents reports said on ...
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Riflemen enter semis 27.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Riflemen enter semis
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Meghalaya’s Christian population up to 74.59 pc 27.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya’s Christian population up to 74.59 pc
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‘Indian varsities lagging behind’ 27.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
‘Indian varsities lagging behind’
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Full list of 98 smart cities 27.8.2015 TOI: India
The government on Thursday released a list of 98 cities, including 24 state capitals, which are to be developed as smart cities. Here is the list of smart cities released by the government ...
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Northeast Briefs 27.8.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Northeast Briefs
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Shillong varsity 27.8.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong varsity
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84th death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang to be observed widely 27.8.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
84th death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang to be observed widely
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