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With an eye on 2018 polls, PM Modi kicks-off BJP campaign in Meghalaya and Mizoram 17.12.2017 Zee News : India National
The Prime Minister inaugurated several developmental projects in the two poll-bound states
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NPP MDC resigns from party 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
NPP MDC resigns from party
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Connectivity in NE to get huge fillip: Modi 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Connectivity in NE to get huge fillip: Modi
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SSA teachers seek Modi’s intervention in realization of dues 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Seeking the realization of their pending dues, teachers working in the SSA schools spread across the state have sought the intervention of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
In a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister here on Saturday, the teachers under the banner of the Meghalaya Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Schools Association (MSSASA) have informed that their dues have been pending for the last 8 months.

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Mukul, Amit Paul strike a chord at Dimchrang Fest 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: The crowd attending the Dimchrang festival on Saturday was enthralled by the performance of former Indian Idol contestant, Amit Paul who was accompanied on a number of bollywood hits by Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma.
Singing alongside Amit Paul, the Chief Minister who is also known for his singing prowess held his own against this national star even while singing Kishore Kumar’s evergreen number “Kabhi alvida na kehna”.

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No educational funds for Meghalaya in 6 years: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Meghalaya has not received any educational funds in the last 6 years due to a failure to provide utilization certificates.
“Meghalaya is not getting any educational funds sanctioned for the last six years as the state government failed to utilise the fund that was sanctioned in previous years,” Modi had said while addressing a public rally which was held Polo 5th Ground (Dalang Open Stage) here on Saturday.

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Pynshngain bids Congress party adieu 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: Mawsynram MLA, Pynshngain N Syiem has formally parted ways with the party which has placed him on a three – year suspension namely the Congress Party here on Saturday.
“I hereby tender my resignation from the membership of the Congress party with effect from today (December 16),” Syiem said in a letter submitted to the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Party (MPCC) president, Dr. DD Lapang here on Saturday.

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Rahul attacks Modi for indulging in ‘medieval’ politics 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): In a generational shift that ended the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress, her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new party President and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of taking the country “backwards to a medieval past” where people are butchered because of what they eat and believe in.

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Rs 5700 crores for 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: The National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDC) will soon take up the construction of 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya at a cost of Rs. 5700 crores, according to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
Announcing this here on Saturday, Modi said that over 1200 kms of roads was constructed at an expenditure of nearly Rs 14,000 crore during the last three years only.

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Congress govt in Meghalaya favoring mining mafia: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has accused the Congress – led Government in Meghalaya of favouring the mining mafia even as he added that there is a plethora of scamsrunning in the state.
“The Congress led government in the state is not for the people but belongs to the mining mafia,” Modi said while addressing at the BJP’s ‘rally for change’ held in the state capital here to kick-start the election campaign in poll-bound Meghalaya.

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Modi launches road project in Meghalaya, bats for NE development 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Inaugurating the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura road project here in Meghalaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for connectivity to ensure development in the north-eastern region (NE).
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It's high time! 16.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
While travelling across India is quite a high by itself, in all our forays, we love trying out the local tipple whenever its been offered to us. Be it feni or urak in Goa, bhang during Holi, apong in Arunachal Pradesh during the Sollung Festival, kyad on a trek to a living root bridge in Meghalaya, chhang to combat the Ladakhi winter, raksi in Sikkim and Nepal, taadi and handia with tribals in Jharkhand or saraph (salfi) and mahua in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha; we have happily imbibed Indian spirits in all its glorious forms wherever we have travelled… The history of intoxication in India is as old as its gods. Like the Greek ambrosia or nectar, Hindu texts mention amrit or soma, the divine elixir that gave Vedic gods immortality. Agni consumed it in copious quantities and Indra drank rivers of soma for strength to overcome Vrittra, the fearsome three-headed dragon. Soma, a Vedic Sanskrit word, literally "to distill, extract or sprinkle", is derived from the juice of the ...
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Two NDFB terrorists gunned down 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Two cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) anti-talk faction were gunned down by Assam Rifles personnel during a joint operation with Assam and Meghalaya Policealong the inter-state border on Saturday, a defence official said.
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Two women fighter pilots among over 100 Flying Officers commissioned into IAF 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Over 100 officers, including two women fighter pilots, were commissioned in the Indian Air Force on Saturday during the Combined Graduation Parade of Pilots and Ground Duty Officers at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal near here.
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PM Modi's Rs 90000 cr boost for northeast roads, Mizoram to be gateway to southeast Asia 16.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
PM Modi, who earlier today visited Mizoram, said BJP government's Act East Policy would soon make the state the gateway to the South East Asian countries.
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Modi attacks Meghalaya government, seeks votes for BJP on development issue 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government, saying it had created scam after scam while his BJP was only for development.
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PM Modi announces Rs 90,000 Cr for improving roads, highways in North East 16.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
PM Modi announces Rs 90,000 Cr for improving roads, highways in North East
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Watch: Want to develop Meghalaya as a top tourist destination in India, says PM Modi 16.12.2017 Zee News : India National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road in Shillong.
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PM Modi announces Rs 90,000 cr for improving roads, highways in Northeast 16.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Meghalaya was the second stop of the prime minister after Mizoram during his day-long visit to the Northeastern region today
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PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura road in Meghalaya 16.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
'Transformation by transportation' is our motto, says PM Modi
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