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World Bamboo Day celebrated 20.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Shillong Bamboo with support from the Bamboo Mission and Directorate of Soil and Water Conservation department, Shillong, celebrated the World Bamboo Day in Mawkasaiñ, East Khasi Hills, on Friday. Various officials held talks to increase the bamboo plantation with specific species, to augment the financial support in these areas, and to support rural artisans ...
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JMC Projects bags orders worth Rs 1,342 cr 18.9.2020 PTI: All news
JMC Projects bags orders worth Rs 1,342 cr
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State seeks Rs 60 crore from NEC for jinxed city water scheme 18.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The jinxed Greater Shillong Water Supply Scheme (GSWSS), twelve years since laying of foundation, has remained incomplete being embroiled in financial and other hurdles. The project which aims to augment water supply in the Greater Shillong area, besides some villages enroute from Mawphlang, has already overshot its original estimate of Rs 193 crore but […]
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Water pipeline ruptures at Colvale; repaired 17.9.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Mapusa The main water pipeline of 1,000 mm coming from Assonora water treatment plant got ruptured at Colvale on Wednesday morning when work of the highway expansion was underway and, as a result, a large amount of treated water went waste. The main line of 1,000 mm caters to Mapusa, Porvorim, Colvale and […]

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Department urged to provide alternative livelihood to Nokrek villagers 16.9.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The West Garo Hills District Administration is considering providing alternative livelihood options to villagers residing in the Nokrek region in an effort to prevent further destruction of forests and water catchment areas due to jhum cultivation which has been the practice by local residents since ages. A meeting in this regard was recently convened […]
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Nitish assures PM timely completion of all central govt schemes in Bihar 16.9.2020 PTI: All news
Nitish assures PM timely completion of all central govt schemes in Bihar
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Modi to launch 7 more projects in poll-bound Bihar 15.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Modi to launch 7 more projects in poll-bound Bihar
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Mega Food Park on the cards in Barak Valley 14.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Mega Food Park on the cards in Barak Valley
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Dohling lays base for water supply project 14.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Urban Affairs Minister Hamlet Dohling laid the foundation stone for additional water supply project for Greater Laban area, here on Saturday. The project, worth Rs 4.04 crore, was sanctioned under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme. Speaking on the occasion, Dohling said that the implementation of the project would start […]
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Conrad moves Union minister on conservation of elephant corridors 12.9.2020 The Shillong Times
By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday met Union Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar and submitted the proposal from state government for in situ conservation of wildcats and high-quality elephant corridors in the state. “Met with Hon’ble Union Minister, Sh. Prakash Javdekar Ji. Discussed proposals submitted by Meghalaya Government pertaining to in situ ...
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Govt constitutes 3 panels for preparation of draft plan for khazan land management 12.9.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

Panaji: The state government has constituted three different committees under the chairmanship of Dr Simon D’Souza a former Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) chairman and scientist of National Institute of Oceanography for preparation of draft plan for khazan land management, a comprehensive plan for fishermen community living in CRZ areas and for mangrove management. […]

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Meghalaya submits proposals for conservation of wildcats, elephant corridors 11.9.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today met the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Prakash Javadekar to submit proposals from Meghalaya Government for in-situ conservation of wildcats, and preservation of high-quality elephant corridors in the state. “Met with Hon’ble Union Minister for @moefcc, Sh. @PrakashJavdekarJi. Discussed proposals submitted by #Meghalaya Govt. ...
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House Committee red flags series of environmental violations across Garo Hills, including Tura 10.9.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA:  Destruction of natural forest cover to make way for jhum cultivation in the Nokrek national biosphere region thereby threatening the catchment areas that feed Simsang and Ganol rivers, illegal stone mining in dozens of quarries leading to the disappearance of dozens of hills in the plain belt region and the widespread pollution of streams that ...
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'Biden's climate plan will give free pass to worst polluters like China, Russia, India' 10.9.2020 PTI: All news
'Biden's climate plan will give free pass to worst polluters like China, Russia, India'
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CM announces Rs 6.4 cr for better water supply in Mawlai 9.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 6.4 crore for the renovation of old pipelines and feeder lines in Mawlai constituency. The funding for the first phase of work will be met through the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), a centrally-sponsored scheme for urban development. Meeting PHE officials and other stakeholders in the […]
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Bouquets and brickbats at halfway for Sangma ministry 8.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The NPP-led MDA Government has completed half its term of 2.5 years this month. At the half-way mark, it would be appropriate to take a look at the performance report. Although the Conrad Sangma-led government has enumerated it’s physical achievements, to be fair, the Government was beset with waves of challenges on law and […]
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New pollution control guidelines for hotels, restaurants, banquet halls 8.9.2020 The Navhind Times

Panaji: In the midst of reopening, after the pandemic-induced lockdown, hotels, restaurants, motels and banquet halls in the state have been ‘dished out’ new pollution control guidelines for compliance by the Central Pollution Control Board. The guidelines by the CPCB are in response to an NGT order, dated September 19, 2019. The guidelines say that […]

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Water supply to resume today 7.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Water supply to resume today
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Sanbor inspects govt projects 7.9.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: South Shillong MLA and the Chairman of Monitoring-cum-Implementation Committee, Sanbor Shullai, on Saturday carried out a joint inspection of the ongoing construction works of Working Women Hostel at Rilbong and Organic Municipal Market Complex at Kench’s Trace Road, Bishnupur. He also inspected the scheme for constructing motorable road including widening/ blacktopping and construction of […]
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Trump urges Iran to spare life of popular wrestler 5.9.2020 World News – The Navhind Times

AP Tehran President Donald Trump has urged Iran not to execute a popular wrestler who authorities say killed a man during 2018 anti-government rallies. Citing reports on the death sentence for 27-year-old Navid Afkari, Trump said in a Thursday tweet: “… To the leaders of Iran, I would greatly appreciate if you would spare this […]

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