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Urban Ministry seeks report 29.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Urban Ministry seeks report
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Sonowal calls for exemplary action 29.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal calls for exemplary action
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Delhi Golf Club panel to probe ‘dress code’ case 29.6.2017 Hindu: News
The Delhi Golf Club (DGC) has decided to set up an inquiry panel, comprising people who are not members of the club, to probe the incident on June 25 when a Meghalaya woman dressed in traditional atti...
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AYC denied information under RTI 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, June 28: The Achik Youth Council (AYC) has sought the intervention of the state Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) after the PWD (Roads) of South West Garo Hills (SWGH) failed to provide information to the NGO even 56 days after the NGO filed an RTI for information from the department.

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Miscreants abduct former GHADC MDC 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, June 28: A former MDC of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council, Cary Marak is suspected to have been kidnapped by a group of yet to be identified miscreants while he was returning from the state capital, Shillong on Tuesday evening.

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GCCM seeks action from NCST against Delhi Golf Club 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, June 28: After reports of discrimination along racial lines, the Grand Council of Chiefs of Meghalaya (GCCM) has urged the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) to take action against the Delhi Golf Club.
In a letter to the NCST chairperson Nand Kumar Sai, GCCM chairman John F Kharshiing said, “We urge your intervention to investigate, inquiry, bring to justice and report to President of India, who as per Article 388 A, Section 5,6, &7, shall cause the reports to be placed before both houses of Parliament (Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha) this grave injustice against our tribal Khasi woman by the Delhi Golf Club on June 25.”

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Naidu to issue advisory over Delhi Golf Club incident 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

NEW DELHI, June 28 (IANS): Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said his ministry will issue an advisory to the Delhi Golf Club after its staff asked a Meghalaya woman to leave the club for wearing Jainsem, a traditional dress worn by Khasi women.
“The land to Delhi Golf Club was given by the union government, so we will be issuing them an advisory after getting a report of the incident,” Naidu said.

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Centre notifies mandatory linking of Aadhaar with PAN 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

NEW DELHI, June 28 (IANS): The Central government has notified rules that require all assessees to mandatorily link their Aadhaar number with the Permanent Account Number (PAN) effective from July 1.
All tax payers who have been allotted Permanent Account Number (PAN) need to intimate their Aadhaar number to the income tax authorities for the purpose of linking both the numbers, according to the notification dated June 27.

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BJP accuses state government of nexus with cement companies 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, June 28: The State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the Congress led state government of conniving with the cement companies based here and hiking the price of cement before the 2018 state elections.
The party has also served a 30 - day deadline to the state government and the cement companies to roll back and regulate the price of cement failing which they will take stern action including seeking the intervention of the Court.
“We suspect this is a very strong nexus between the government and the factories, because all this is not possible without political backup,” BJP state general secretary Bashailang Khongwir said here on Wednesday.

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Mukul trying to force Administrator’s Rule in KHADC: Shylla 29.6.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, June 28: The Nongkrem MDC, Hispreaching Son Shylla has accused the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma of forcefully trying to impose Administrator’s Rule in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) because of his enmity with the present Chief Executive Member (CEM), Pynshngain N Syiem.

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Khasi woman thrown out of Delhi Golf Club 28.6.2017 deccanherald.com
A Khasi woman was asked to leave the plush Delhi Golf Club for wearing her traditional attire a couple of days ago, and the government has come down sharply on the incident, calling the incident of "a case of racial discrimination". Tailin Lyngdoh, a resident of Meghalaya, was wearing a 'Jainsem', a traditional Khasi dress, when she went to a lunch hosted by a member of the club on June 25. Lyngdoh said she was asked by the manager to leave while they were having lunch, saying such a dress was not allowed. The club has tendered an apology to the member who had brought the guest, Nivedita Barthakur Sondhi. Lyngdoh, who is Sondhi's son's governess, was accompanying her employer. Lyngdoh said the manager told her that "it is not allowed, so you must go out. I went out, but it was very sad for me to hear such a thing. I have travelled to many places and everybody has complimented me on my traditional dress and nobody has ever said such a thing to me". In a Facebook post, Sondhi said, "Lyngdoh, an extremely ...
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Golf Club investigates entry denial 28.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Meghalaya traditional chiefs, women's groups demand action in Delhi Golf Club issue 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Traditional chiefs and women's groups in Meghalaya on Wednesday voiced their anger over the the Delhi Golf Club issue where a woman wearing a Jainsem, a dress worn by the indigenous Khasi women, was asked to leave.
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Venkaiah Naidu to issue advisory over Delhi Golf Club incident 28.6.2017 Zee News : India National
The Delhi Golf Club on Tuesday said it has apologized to the member whose guest was the woman from Meghalaya and that disciplinary action against the erring staff "is in process".  
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Delhi Golf Club incident: Panel headed by Mukul Mudgal to look into Meghalaya woman's ouster 28.6.2017 Zee News : States
Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju yesterday called the incident a "case of racial discrimination" and asked the city police chief to take appropriate action on it.
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Naidu to issue advisory over Delhi Golf Club incident 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said his ministry will issue an advisory to the Delhi Golf Club after its staff asked a Meghalaya woman to leave the club for wearing Jainsem, a traditional dress worn by Khasi women.
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Delhi Golf Club incident: Mukul Mudgal-led committee to look into Meghalaya woman’s charge 28.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Justice (retired) Mukul Mudgal will head a committee to look into a Meghalaya woman's charge that she had been turfed out of the dining room of The Delhi Golf Club because her traditional Khasi attire looked like a "maid's uniform" to the staffers. The three-member panel, set up by the club today, will include lawyer Renu Sehgal and journalist Sunayana Arora Singh, the CEO and founder of an NGO, Organ India. "Since there are conflicting versions of the incident, it is deemed appropriate to institute an inquiry by independent persons who are not members of the club," the club said in a statement. Tailin Lyngdoh, who was wearing a 'jainsem', a traditional Khasi dress, told reporters she was asked to leave a lunch hosted by a member of the club in the heart of the capital on June 25. Lyngdoh said the manager informed her that the outfit she wore was not allowed in the club. The club, an elite golfing establishment situated in acres of rolling greens, added that Shailja Laxman, its HR manager, will provide ...
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Chasing the monsoon 28.6.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Blogger and avid traveller Neelima Vallangi gives us a glimpse of rain-soaked landscapes
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Delhi Golf Club case: Time old institutions let their beliefs go, says Khasi woman's employer 28.6.2017 Zee News : States
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said he would write to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) urging to take e cognisance of the incident and direct the Delhi Police to register a Suo Moto case.
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One GNLA militant killed 28.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
One GNLA militant killed
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