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  • Portfolio reshuffle: James gets health and family welfare

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  • Govt sanctions over Rs 100 crore to improve schools

    Shillong, Sept 17: The government has provided Rs 109 crore to improve over 191 schools in the state. Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui informed this in Assembly on Friday while replying to a question by Congress legislator HM Shangpliang. Rymbui said out of the 191 schools to be taken up, 10…

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  • Charles for one more district in EKH

    Shillong, Sept 17: Congress legislator Charles Pyngrope said on Friday that the government should examine creation of one more district to be carved out of East Khasi Hills with its headquarters in Sohra. Earlier to a question on the creation of more districts by George Lyngdoh (Congress), Chief Minister Conrad…

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  • Ampareen brings bottle of muddy water to House

    Shiillong, Sept 17 : Congress legislator Ampareen Lyngdoh on Friday showed a bottle of muddy water supplied by PHE and the pictures of contaminated water, in Assembly. Lyngdoh raised a question on the quality of water being supplied by PHE to the residents of the city. She showed a bottle…

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  • Advisor to CM post to Mawrie

    Shillong, Sept 16: The government has appointed BJP president Ernest Mawrie as advisor to the Chief Minister of Meghalaya for matters relating to DoNER, Tourism and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department with perks and facilities under Category ‘A’ with effect from the date of assumption of charge.

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  • Minister admits impact of Assam cattle law in state  

    Shillong, Sept 16: Animal Husbandry & Veterinary minister Sanbor Shullai admitted the impact of the Assam’s Cattle Prevention Bill 2021 in Meghalaya. In reply to a question in the Assembly on Thursday, Shullai said the state government had written a letter to the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in…

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  • Maternity and Child Hospital to come up in Mahendraganj

    Shiillong, Sept 16: The state government will start the construction of Maternity and Child Hospital in Mahendraganj. Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, in reply to a question by Congress legislator from Mahendraganj Dikkanchi D Shira (in picture) in the Assembly on Thursday, said one of the landowners has donated a…

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  • Police identify gunman killed in Tura

    Shillong, Sept 15: The gunman who was killed by the police in West Garo Hills on Wednesday evening has been identified as Robison R Marak of Raksamgre , an overground worker of ASAK , UALA and other militant groups active from 2014 to 2018, according to police. Later, he was…

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  • Speaker announces withdrawal of NC against him

    Shillong, Sept 14: Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh informed the House on Wednesday that the resolution seeking his removal has been withdrawn by the opposition Congress. Metbah said he received a letter signed by Congress MLAs – Zenith Sangma, Himalaya Shangpliang, George B Lyngdoh and Kimfa S Marbaniang informing that they…

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  • Stress on gender & disability studies, English language

    Shillong, Sept 14: Educationists on Tuesday called for a larger thrust on gender and disability studies and critical assessment of ground realities while also exhorting the importance of English language in the education system. During a panel discussion on the importance of the new National Education Policy and its implementation…

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