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'Meghalayan Age' the new phase in Earth's history 19.7.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The new scale came into effect after sediments were collected by an international team of researchers including those from a stalagmite on the floors of caves in the northeastern state of Meghalaya and it helped define the smallest climatic event in Earth's history.
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Meghalaya receives 14 formalin detection kits 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya receives 14 formalin detection kits
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‘NRC to include all genuine Indians’ 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘NRC to include all genuine Indians’
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New phase of Earth’s history defined as ‘Meghalayan Age’ 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
New phase of Earth’s history defined as ‘Meghalayan Age’
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'Meghalayan Age' is defined as the new phase in Earth's history 19.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Scientists have defined a new geological time scale called the 'Meghalayan Age' - a period which began 4,200 years ago and experienced an abrupt mega-drought and cooling around the globe. Sediments collected by an international team of researchers including those from from a stalagmite from a cave in Meghalaya helped define the smallest climatic event in Earth's history. Agricultural-based societies that developed in several regions after the end of the last Ice Age were impacted severely by the 200-year climatic event that resulted in the collapse of civilisations and human migrations in Egypt, Greece, Syria, Palestine, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and the Yangtze River Valley. Evidence of the 4,200-year climatic event has been found on all seven continents. The Late Holocene Meghalayan Age was ratified as the most recent unit of the Geologic Time Scale after many years of research. Two other ages: the Middle Holocene Northgrippian Age and the Early Holocene Greenlandian Age with beginnings defined at ...
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A record 37 teams in Ranji Trophy; logistical nightmare on cards as BC... 19.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
A record 37 teams in Ranji Trophy; logistical nightmare on cards as BC...
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ICAR Manipur Centre conferred prestigious National award 19.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
ICAR Manipur Centre conferred prestigious National award
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MU crisis completes 50 days 19.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MU crisis completes 50 days
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ICAR Manipur centre bagged prestigious National Award 19.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
ICAR Manipur centre bagged prestigious National Award
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MU Community says they will not co-operate with Fact Finding Committee 19.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MU Community says they will not co-operate with Fact Finding Committee
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AIJIF alleges negligence of duty on MeECL 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, July 18: The Achik Indigenous Justice Initiative Forum (AIJIF) has shot off a letter to the State Power Minister, James K Sangma over allegations of negligence by the MeECL. The allegation comes in the wake of some villages being without electricity for close to two months as well transformer repairs being paid for by the villagers themselves.

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Introduction of anti-human trafficking bill a 'resounding victory': Satyarthi 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi termed the tabling of anti-human trafficking Bill on Wednesday a "resounding victory", saying that if passed, it will be one of the most comprehensive anti-trafficking laws in the world.
"The tabling of Anti-Human Trafficking Bill is a resounding victory for the children of India and the common people who joined Bharat Yatra with me in 2017.

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MDA prioritizing power sector: James 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILONG, July 18: The state’s Power Minister, James Sangma has stated that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government is prioritizing issues related to the power sector in the state as power is one of the essential needs of the citizens.
Having reviewed the power scenario in Garo Hills on Wednesday, James said that to understand the ground realities and in order to improve and upgrade the working condition and delivery of good service to the people, review meetings should be conducted at least twice a year. He also suggested that the concerned officials look into other means of generating energy like solar power, etc. for substitution of energy when necessity arises.

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Garo Hills belongs to Garos not to Sub tribes: Bernard Marak 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 18: The former chairman of the now disbanded breakaway faction of the Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC.B), Bernard Marak has made a contentious statement wherein he has opined that Garo Hills belongs to Garos not to Sub tribes.
In a release issued here on Wednesday, Bernard claimed that Hajong, Koches, Rabhas, Boro Kacharis and Manns were given equal status by the Garos in Garo Hills. He said that they enjoyed all privileges in Garo Hills but demanding a separate Council and reservation of 10 seats is a betrayal of the Garos.

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Pius Marwein to contest Ranikor by polls for UDP 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 18: The United Democratic Party (UDP) has finally made a final decision where it has opted to field Pius Marwein as its candidate for the upcoming by elections to the Ranikor seat in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.
“We have decided to field Pius Marwein as the party candidate for the upcoming by election to the Ranikor seat,” UDP general secretary Jemino Mawthoh said here on Wednesday.
The decision was taken after a consultative meeting held with the PDF chairman Pynshngain N Syiem here on Wednesday.

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Formalin threat notwithstanding: No ban on import of fish in Meghalaya 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 18: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has decided to put on hold any decision on the ban of the import of fish into the state following the 13 negative reports received from the State Public Health Laboratory (SPHL) in Guwahati which conducted tests on fish samples from the state.

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Scientists discover new Meghalayan age in Earth’s history 18.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

LONDON, July 18 (IANS): Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct Earth age and are calling it a new chapter the “Meghalayan Age” the onset of which was marked by a mega-drought that crushed a number of civilizations worldwide.
The new classification came about after stalagmites on the floors of caves in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya were discovered that were considered as a significant proof for the latest distinction, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

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BCCI to host 2000-plus matches in upcoming domestic season 18.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 18 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced its plans to host over 2000 matches in the upcoming 2018-19 domestic season.
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Traditional and Sustainable Farming in North Eastern Region 18.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched a Central Sector Scheme named “Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region” (MOVCDNER) for implementation in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura during 2015-16 to 2017-18.
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Deficient rain shrivels India's east, North-East 18.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Rain deficiency in eastern and western Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya is 20-46 per cent less than normal as of June 17.
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