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  • Exodus in Mawryngkneng does not worry Cong candidate

    Shillong, Oct 24: The Congress’s candidate in Mawryngkneng, Highlander Kharmalki, has said his prospect of winning the bypoll has not been affected by an iota after the exodus of a local party leader and his supporters. To a query, Kharmalki, a former civil engineer, said the exodus “is helpful”. Norbert…

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  • Campaign restriction on GHADC CEM

    Shillong, Oct 22: The Returning Officer of Rajabala constituency has restricted GHADC CEM Bendict Marak from campaigning further for violating model code of conduct. Marak campaigned for party candidate even after 7 pm on October 18 and hence he was restrained from campaigning further. Earlier, there was allegation that he…

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  • SSA teachers to protest on Nov 9

    Shillong, Oct 22: Meghalaya Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan School Association President Aristotle Rymbai on Friday announced its decision to hold mass protest rally on November 9 in the city for the release of pending salary for four months from June, creation of posts, shifting of all 12,541 SSA teachers from state…

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  • HITO for selection exam centre at Barato

    Shillong, Oct 22: The Hynniewtrep Integrated Territorial Organisation, Jaintia Hills has urged MBoSE authorities to create one more Secondary School Leaving Certificate selection examination centre at Barato village to help  the student community of the area. In a letter to MBoSE secretary, Shillong on Friday, the association said as far…

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  • Pala to attend COP 26 in Glasgow in November

    Shillong, Oct 20: Congress MP Vincent Pala will raise the issues of jhum cultivation and purification of waterbodies polluted by mining effluents at the COP 26 Conference in Glasgow next month. Pala will attend the COP-26 Conference as a member of the Parliamentarian Forum on Climate Change. The Lok Sabha…

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  • Cong on revamp mode, launches membership drive for youths

    Shillong, Oct 20: The Congress has launched membership drive for enrolling the youth of the state in the party. Speaking to reporters, Indian Youth Congress (IYC) national secretary in-charge Meghalaya Sarifa Rahman said  the membership drive will start from November 12 to December 12. “There age limit for enrollment is…

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  • MDA more divided than Cong: Shillong MP  

    Shillong, Oct 20: Shillong MP Vincent Pala said on Wednesday that there is no unity among the MDA coalition partners and that they are more divided than the Congress. His response is after the Chief Minister Conrad Sangma criticised the Congress by saying that it is a driverless party. “The cabinet…

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  • VHP takes out car rally in city in protest against Bangla violence

    Shillong, Oct 20: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Shillong took out a car procession from Jhalupara Point to Butchar Road on Wednesday in protest against the vandalisation of temples and killing of devotees in Bangladesh by unidentified miscreants during Durga Puja celebrations. In a statement, VHP said it had requested…

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  • Paid holiday for bypolls

    Shillong, Oct 19: The government has declared that all state government offices and educational institutions falling under Mawryngkneng, Mawphlang  Assembly constituencies in East Khasi Hills and Rajabala Assembly constituency in West Garo Hills will  remain closed on October 30  to enable voters to exercise their franchise in connection with the…

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  • Birds and Bees talks launched in state

    Shillong, Oct 19: Reckitt, the global leader in consumer healthcare, has launched ‘The Birds and Bees Talk’ programme in Meghalaya for children and adolescents. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by  A. Ch. Marak Secretary , Meghalaya Education Department and State Project Director, SEMAM. Jenny Synrem, State Planning/Community Mobilization/ Gender…

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