Mon, 16 Jan 2017

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December Edition, NET Bureau, Statewide Meghalaya, Saidul Khan In an innovative and ingenious attempt to make best use of untapped raw materials, the villagers of Rangmangre in West Garo Hills

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    American Saxophonist George Brooks Visits Meghalaya

American Saxophonist George Brooks Visits Meghalaya

American Jazz saxophonist George Brooks and his wife Emily Klion were thrilled with their recent visit to Meghalaya, where they explored the unique traditional music of the hills. Brooks is

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    NPP to Contest Manipur Polls on Its Own

NPP to Contest Manipur Polls on Its Own

The Manipur unit of National People’s Party (NPP) will contest the ensuing Manipur assembly polls on its own, party national executive member and Meghalaya legislator James Sangma announced on Saturday.

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    KSU Threatens to Return to Demand for ILP

KSU Threatens to Return to Demand for ILP

The Khasi Students Union (KSU) has demanded the Meghalaya state government to fast track the implementation of the comprehensive mechanism to tackle influx and illegal immigration into the state, failing

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    Shillong Chamber Choir to Open Jaipur Literature Festival

Shillong Chamber Choir to Open Jaipur Literature Festival

As a whirlwind of literary heavyweights prepare to descend on the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, like every year, an eclectic mix of music artists are also set to perform during

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    Meghalaya Police Announces Rs 2 Lakh Cash Reward for Info on ASAK Chief

Meghalaya Police Announces Rs 2 Lakh Cash Reward for Info on ASAK Chief

With an aim of finally nabbing the commander–in–chief of ASAK, Reding T Sangma, Mehalaya Police has promised a 2 lakh reward to anyone who can provide information which will lead

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Meghalaya Police Claim Julius Admits to Involvement in Crime

  Meghalaya Police Claim Julius Admits to Involvement in Crime

Meghalaya legislator Julius Dorphang, who has been accused of raping a minor girl and arrested-has reportedly confessed before the police

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“Abductor Used Dummy Weapons”: SP

  “Abductor Used Dummy Weapons”: SP

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan Meghalaya police on Wednesday said that dummy weapons were used in the abduction of the three

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Elephant Destroys 3 Houses in North Garo Hills

  Elephant Destroys 3 Houses in North Garo Hills

An elephant caused havoc in Bekbekgre village in North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya destroying three houses, officials said. The

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Women’s Organisations Demand Sacking of Meghalaya Home Minister

  Women’s Organisations Demand Sacking of Meghalaya Home Minister

Women’s organisations in a rally on Wednesday demanded that Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma sack Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh, whose

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Three Traders Abducted in South Garo Hills

  Three Traders Abducted in South Garo Hills

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday abducted three traders from Telekhali Forest Reserve area near Dumnikura village in

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Northeast Could Feed India up to 1,100 MW of Power by Yearend

  Northeast Could Feed India up to 1,100 MW of Power by Yearend

The northeastern region, with its huge energy potential — 50,000 MW, by some estimates — could soon become the “power

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Centre Sets up Region Centric Council to Boost Northeast Tourism

  Centre Sets up Region Centric Council to Boost Northeast Tourism

Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday announced the formation of the North-Eastern Tourism Development Council

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NEEPCO to Generate 2,000 MW by End-2017

  NEEPCO to Generate 2,000 MW by End-2017

With three projects in the pipeline, the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) is expected to generate 2,000 MW

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‘Tea Garden Workers to Benefit from Amendment in Plantations Labour Act’

  ‘Tea Garden Workers to Benefit from Amendment in Plantations Labour Act’

Over 80 lakh tea garden workers across the country will benefit from the Centres proposed amendment to the Plantations Labour

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Meghalaya MLA Accused of Raping Minor Girl, Arrested in Guwahati

  Meghalaya MLA Accused of Raping Minor Girl, Arrested in Guwahati

An independent MLA from Meghalaya, Julius K Dorphang, who is accused of raping a minor girl, was arrested early on

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David R Syiemlieh Appointed Interim UPSC Chairman

  David R Syiemlieh Appointed Interim UPSC Chairman

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the appointment of academician David R Syiemlieh as interim chairman of the Union Public Service

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